The Best, and the Worst, Rides of the Year

, MiataBy John Miller and Lynn Beckwith What makes a car or pick up the best, or the worst? How do you pick the best car for you? There are basic metrics that you can find in a hundred different reviews, articles, and maker’s websites. The selection may vary considerably based on the driver’s needs and budget. Let’s not forget … Read More

2019 Toyota Avalon, Quietly Awesome

2019 Avalon LED Headlamp

Avalon has been redesigned for 2019 with a sleeker body riding on a longer, wider, stiffer frame resulting in one of the best rides I have had this year. Our test car was the top of the line Limited Hybrid with a sticker price of a bit over 44K. The Avalon comes in the base XLE trim, the sporty XSE, … Read More

2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Avalon dash showing 40 mpg

2016 Avalon Hybrid Toyota has all but perfected hybrid technology and the 2016 Avalon Limited Hybrid is an example of the best that is available today. The Avalon is a full size sedan offering roomy comfort, high end amenities and excellent fuel economy in an affordable package. To find a comparable sized car in a true hybrid you would have … Read More