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Review: 2018 Toyota RAV4 Gets Adventurous Before Next Year’s Update

Overall Score: B The 2018 Toyota RAV4 isn’t much different from the last couple of years, but it’s still a mainstay in the compact crossover market. The RAV4…

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

Advanced safety systems, Corolla towing capacity, error codes, rumble at 35 mph Q. I purchased a new Subaru with the advanced safety system (EyeSight) that is designed…

Review: 2018 Ram 1500 Still Holds Its Own, But Lags In Towing

Overall Score: C+ The Ram 1500 has always done things a bit differently from competitors, from offering the widest range of trims in the full-size truck category…

Review: 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Holds Its Own vs 2019 Model

Overview (Final Score: B) Full-size sedans are known for providing excellent passenger comfort and a glass-smooth ride. They’re not known for achieving high fuel economy figures. That…

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

Axle boots, timing belts and recalls Q. I was changing the oil in my Honda CR-V and noticed the axle boot was ripped open. I went to…

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

Is oil synthetic?, off-balance drive shaft, latest and greatest safety features, and LED taillights  Q. I recently read your answer to a reader’s question about synthetic oil. My…

Review: All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Adds More Excitement To a Safe Bet

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: A) The Toyota Camry is the dominant midsize sedan in America. Together with the Honda Accord, it defines the…

Review: 2018 Buick Regal Shakes It Up With Sportback and TourX Wagon Models

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B) Buick has fully redesigned the 2018 Regal for the new model year, adding more length and body options….

Review: All-New 2018 Nissan Leaf Delivers Great Mix of Fun, Value and Space

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: A) For 2018, Nissan’s legendary Leaf battery electric vehicle (BEV) is all new. This Leaf feels more energetic on…

Review: 2018 Chrysler 300S Is Old-School Cool

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: C) Automakers try their best to give their vehicles an air of coolness through design, features and marketing. For…

Review: 2018 Nissan Rogue Loses Third Row But Upgrades Standard Active Safety

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B+) The two-row Nissan Rogue compact crossover is Nissan’s top-selling family vehicle. At times it has topped the sales…

Review: 2018 Lexus LC 500 Sports Some Serious Performance Cred

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B+) For the longest time, Lexus was the safe player in the luxury market. They didn’t go crazy…

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