2016 Mazda CX-9 Defeats Pilot, Explorer In MPG Shootout

The 2016 Mazda CX-9 is surely not as efficient as the Mazda CX-5 or CX-3. Nevertheless the new 2.5L turbo engine powering it gives it a hearty dollop of torque and an mpg rating that knocks out its rivals. Combined rating for the new CX-9 is at 25mpg with city driving coming in at 22mpg Read more about 2016 Mazda CX-9 Defeats Pilot, Explorer In MPG Shootout[…]

2016 Tesla Model S: People Scared Of Autopilot, But Want It

People are funny because of how their behaviors contradict one another. A study by the AAA Foundation as cited by the Car Connection found that 75 percent of vehicle users are scared of self-driving cars and most won’t trust one to shuttle them around. At the same time the AAA found that 61 percent of Read more about 2016 Tesla Model S: People Scared Of Autopilot, But Want It[…]

Alfa Romeo Giulia Would Be A Great Autonomous Apple Car

FCA boss Sergio Marchionne sure knows how to grab headlines. He is a self-professed ‘Apple freak’ and knows all the products made by Apple and has spoken out about the possibility of Apple working together with FCA to build its car, according to Automotive News. “There are parts of us that would be interesting for Read more about Alfa Romeo Giulia Would Be A Great Autonomous Apple Car[…]

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Flattens Boxters, Caymans, Panameras Combined

Ask any reviewer about the 2016 Mazda Miata and you’ll mostly get good vibes and praise. It’s a sports car that’s really affordable at a starting price of around $25,000 and as evidence to its value, the car thrived in sales during the cold of winter. There were 759 examples of the Miata sold in Read more about 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Flattens Boxters, Caymans, Panameras Combined[…]

2018 Mazda RX-9: Teasing Everyone Again!

We’ve seen it once, but it’s always nice to see it again. The Mazda RX-Vision that promises a brighter future for the rotary engine has appeared at the Geneva Auto Show to remind everyone that zoom-zoom is on the horizon. How far is that horizon? We don’t really know. Does its appearance serve to appease Read more about 2018 Mazda RX-9: Teasing Everyone Again![…]

2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3: What About Performance?

Hyundai is making an attempt to impress EV fans by making the Ioniq, it’s first dedicated electric vehicle, a triple-threat by introducing it as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle. The hybrid part of the vehicle is interesting as it apparently comes up with better performance numbers than the new Toyota Prius. But what Read more about 2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3: What About Performance?[…]

2017 Ford Escape Brother Dressed Up In Italian Luxury

To think of Ford as luxury is to think of Lincoln, which from its name alone screams American luxury. But Ford is also a global brand, and in Europe there is no Lincoln; so in order to reach upmarket customers Ford Europe has the Italian Vignale badge. The Ford Escape is actually the Ford Kuga Read more about 2017 Ford Escape Brother Dressed Up In Italian Luxury[…]

2017 Maserati Levante: Budget-Friendly Range Rover Alternative

As one of the first few brands to move into the luxury SUV game before the likes of Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce jump in, the Maserati Levante is not too impressive for a brand of its stature. In any case the pricing for the SUV has been announced at the Geneva Auto Show and it Read more about 2017 Maserati Levante: Budget-Friendly Range Rover Alternative[…]

2017 Chevrolet Silverado Does Like Ford, Ram To Stay Alive

The third-generation Chevrolet Silverado pickup is heading into its third year and it will be another three before the next-gen model toes the line. That’s going to be some time, and the truck has to stay fresh and exciting in the meantime. That’s where the Silverado begins mimicking its rivals Ford and Ram by baking Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Does Like Ford, Ram To Stay Alive[…]

2016 Lexus NX vs Mercedes GLA vs BMW X3: Numbers Don’t Lie

Lexus has been trying to chase Mercedes and BMW for some time, but a significant disparity in sales between the more established German duo means that it is a long way off before Lexus can consider itself their peer. The shift is actually starting to occur. In terms of luxury crossovers, the Lexus NX has Read more about 2016 Lexus NX vs Mercedes GLA vs BMW X3: Numbers Don’t Lie[…]

2016 Chevrolet Volt vs Toyota Mirai vs Toyota Prius: Greenest Of Them All!

There isn’t really any legacy when it comes to EVs nowadays. That part of the automotive market is advancing so rapidly that we really don’t know which direction the wind will blow it to. However, there are already established names in the game, and with each year all eyes are on them to see how Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Volt vs Toyota Mirai vs Toyota Prius: Greenest Of Them All![…]

2017 Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V: New Crossover Rivalry

One of the rivals that the upcoming 2017 Toyota C-HR is taking aim at directly is the Honda HR-V. After its launch, the latter took the crossover market by storm. Will Toyota be able to pull it off as well? What makes the C-HR intriguing is that its the only second vehicle to adopt the Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V: New Crossover Rivalry[…]

2016 Dodge Challenger: Set For Another Record Sales Year!

The sales growth of the Dodge Challenger has only one trajectory – up and up. For a long time the muscle had been posting record sales in each consecutive year. It was the case in 2015, and it looks like the same is going to happen in 2016. For the first two months of the Read more about 2016 Dodge Challenger: Set For Another Record Sales Year![…]

2016 Toyota Prius: Absence Of PHEV At Fault?

Toyota spent a lot of money on trying to market the 2016 Toyota Prius that fell out of favor for being too aesthetically daring for people’s liking. The only way to see if it pays off is to look at whether more folks are purchasing the hybrid. It looks like while the Prius V and Read more about 2016 Toyota Prius: Absence Of PHEV At Fault?[…]

2018 Porsche 911 Turbo E Would Drive EV Fans Crazy!

Sure, a number of us were quite disappointed when Porsche turned down the idea of autonomous driving. That hardly makes the automaker a spoil-sport because something that everyone has been calling for has finally arrived – the 2017 Porsche 911 R! If the German premium brand can fulfill people’s wishes to see the two-door that Read more about 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo E Would Drive EV Fans Crazy![…]

2016 Mercedes C-Class Could Use Some Inspiration

People are fawning over the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class showcased in cabriolet form as the C300 model. For those who are hesitant about spotted in a feminine drop-top, there is also the roofed C43 coupe made available. The reception of the new C-Class translates as great news as the current model is not doing so Read more about 2016 Mercedes C-Class Could Use Some Inspiration[…]

2016 Volvo XC90: Cool Feature, Security Threat

To underline how much Volvo is emphasizing tech improvements, it has offered drivers another means of access to their vehicles with smartphone keyless entry. Instead of carrying around a key fob in their pocket, drivers can simply used their phone as the key fob that allows remote unlocking. The feature is accessed via an app. Read more about 2016 Volvo XC90: Cool Feature, Security Threat[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Delivery Could Be Delayed To 2018

Tesla seems to have learned from the Model X that it is not sensible to reach the mass market with a complicated vehicle as it sets up to launch and deliver the 2017 Tesla Model 3. Late 2017 is when people expect to receive their Model 3 orders. Are they going to get it then? Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Delivery Could Be Delayed To 2018[…]

2017 Acura NSX: Has It Made A Halo Brand?

After a long time out in the wilderness, the Acura brand has been reinvigorated with the return of the NSX. It carries a starting price of $156,000 and it can go all the way up to over $200,000 with added options. That puts it in league with the likes of the Porsche 911 Turbo, Audi Read more about 2017 Acura NSX: Has It Made A Halo Brand?[…]