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Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Transmission fluid, cruise control in the rain and snow, Chevy HHR, should I buy a spare tire? Q. I am considering changing the transmission fluid on my…

2019 Toyota 4Runner is an Off-Road Powerhouse of Throwback Greatness

Overview (Final Score: B) The 4Runner is a traditional body-on-frame (truck-based) sport utility but competes in an arena full of more modern crossover (car-based) utilities. The 2019…

Review: 2019 GMC Acadia Continues With Premium Excellence

Overview (Final Score: A) The GMC Acadia is a solid-selling, midsized crossover in the premium market. As one of the first sport utilities in the segment, the…

Review: 2019 Chrysler 300 Is Big, American, and Awesome

Overview (Final Score: B+) There is something purely American about a big sedan with a rumbling engine and a bold, Al Capone look. The Chrysler 300 embodies…

Review: 2019 Honda Civic – Leading the Shrinking Pack

Overview (Final Score: 96%) The 2019 Honda Civic is a compact/midsized car that serves multiple buyer groups. Available in three body configurations, coupe, sedan, and five-door hatchback,…

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Mechanic ripoff?, 30,000 mile maintenance, Ford recall Q. I was hoping you could shed some light on this.  My husband brought his car to our dealer (Honda)…

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Ripped axle boot, Subaru transmission, ABS sensor, timing belt Q: I was changing the oil in my Honda CR-V and noticed the axle boot was ripped open. I went to my local…

Review: 2019 Lexus LX 570 Is the Luxury Land Cruiser of Choice

Overview (Final Score: C+) The 2019 Lexus LX 570 combines two things not often matched well in the luxury sport utility market: true off-pavement capability and rich…

Review: 2019 Nissan Frontier Is the Same As It Ever Was

(Final Score: B-) The Nissan Frontier continues to sell well on the North American market despite all odds seeming to be against it. The reason is simple:…

Review: 2019 Nissan Rogue: Still the Same Best-Seller

Overview (Final Score: B) The Nissan Rogue was introduced in 2014 as an all-new model to compete in the fast-growing and now dominant small crossover-SUV segment. Since…

Review: The 2019 Toyota Camry Still Dominates, As It Should

Overview (Final Score: B+) The Toyota Camry was fully redesigned in 2018 and carries those changes forward into 2019 with just a few updates. There are several…

Review: 2019 BMW MINI Cooper Countryman Offers a True Crossover With MINI Appeal

Overview (Final Score: B-) The 2019 MINI Countryman is the crossover version of the popular MINI Cooper franchise. With underpinnings based on the BMW X1 crossover, the…

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