Buying a New Car the Smart Way

2019 Dodge Durango GT an SUV with attitude

By; John Miller Lynn Beckwith If you are considering buying a new car in your future, there are a couple of things you should remember. Make sure that you are buying what you want, and some slick salesman isn’t selling the car he wants to get off the lot. Selecting your new car can be a daunting task, fraught with … Read More

2018 VW Tiguan SEL, Functional Mid-size SUV

2018 VW Tiguan SEL Premium

2018 VW Tiguan SEL Premium The Tiguan SEL Premium is the top of the line offer in the small SUV lineup from VW. Tiguan was redesigned for 2018 upgrading the platform to the same one used on the Golf. The SEL Premium comes well equipped with all of the high tech offered by VW including a full suite of driver … Read More

2019 Cadillac XT5 Nice mid-size CUV

At first glance the XT5 looks very similar to the Chev Equinox or GMC Terrain with the broad sides, sweeping styling and clean lines. Lights and trim set the fore and aft design apart, making it definitely a Cadillac from either vantage. It’s a Cadillac and I really wanted to like it, but when all of the positives and negatives … Read More

2018 Nissan Rogue Hits the Sweet Spot

The 2018 Rogue V grille

2018 Nissan Rogue In a utility vehicle frenzied world the Nissan Rogue hits a sweet spot of usability, drivability and price. The Rogue is offered with 5 or 7 passenger seating and comes as front wheel or all wheel drive. The ease of getting in and out and the ability to carry 82 cubic feet of stuff make the Rogue … Read More

Dodge Durango RT, be the Bad Momma

The Durango RT looks like the king or Queen of the road from the dynamic front grill

2018 Dodge Durango R/T Few SUV’s offer the fun of driving that you find in the Durango R/T while still providing the utility that we need in an SUV. After the first ride in the new Durango my wife was ready to upgrade her family hauler. Our test car for the week long, 400 mile road test was the Durango … Read More

Lexus LX 570, Luxury from Hunting Ranch to Opera House

LX 570 driving in sand

Utility vehicles have become the fastest growing segment of the auto industry expanding from a niche market to an all encompassing trend. From tiny sub-compact utilities through the compact, mid and full-sized models every auto maker is flooding their lines with SUV’s. Nowhere is the influence of this modern trend seen more clearly than in the high end luxury models … Read More

2017 Chevy Trax Premier

2017 Chevy Trax Premier 4 x 4 sub compact SUV The 2017 Chevy Trax competes in the very popular subcompact SUV category against the Honda HR-V, Jeep’s Renegade, the Subaru Crosstrek and the Mitsubishi Outlander. The improvements for 2017 bring the Trax into a closer race with the leaders of this group, however, it is still not going to make … Read More