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Review: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Offers An Excellent New Three-Row Option

Overview (Final Score: B+) The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is an all-new three-row crossover from VW that was designed by its U.S. operations arm for sale in North…

Review: 2018 Lexus RX 350 Continues To Wow, Adds 3rd Row

Overview (Final Score: B) The RX 350 is Lexus’ flagship crossover-SUV, being one the best selling in their lineup of crossovers and the design basis for most…

Review: 2018 Lexus NX 300 Puts a New Name On Established Excellence

Overview (Final Score: B) Formerly the NX 200t, the NX 300 is the small luxury crossover from Toyota’s premium brand. The Lexus NX 300 slots just underneath…

Review: 2018 Toyota 4Runner Is Still the Truck-Based SUV You’re Looking For

Overview (Final Score: C) The 2018 Toyota 4Runner is a body-on-frame sport utility, meaning it’s truck-based rather than car-based as would be a crossover-SUV. This means that…

Review: 2018 GMC Acadia Offers the Best of Both Worlds As a 3-Row

Overview (Final Score: B+) The 2018 GMC Acadia carries on with the long-running GMC crossover, which has been a mainstay for the brand for about a decade….

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

Storm-damaged mid-life crisis car?, rough idling SRX, Check Engine Light, aftermarket sensor? Q. I just recently saw a 2015 Porsche Boxster at a really really good price. When…

Review: 2018 Hyundai Kona is All-New Benchmark for Tiny Crossovers

Overview (Final Score: A) The 2018 Hyundai Kona is all-new, marking the Korean automaker’s latest foray into the subcompact classes. The Kona is competing in the newly-popular…

Review: 2018 Audi Q5 Brings All-New Excellence To the Field

Overview (Final Score: A-) Fully redesigned for the 2018 model year, the Audi Q5 is now utilizing the latest Audi chassis, debuted with the A4 sedan. This…

Review: 2018 Nissan Kicks Is An Entry Level Vehicle You Will Be Proud To Own

Overview (Final Score: B+) The Nissan Kicks is a new offering from the company that slots in with its entry-level vehicles. With its crossover-type looks, four doors…

Review: The 2018 Nissan Maxima is a Chart-Topper In Many Ways

Overview (Final Score: A) The 2018 Nissan Maxima is unusual in the segment in that it competes on both the standard, workaday level of mid-priced sedans and…

Review: 2018 Mazda Mazda6 is Underappreciated Midsize Excellence

Overview (Final Score: B+) The 2018 Mazda6 has been redesigned for more refinement. The 6 was already a great sedan and one of the best-looking in the…

Review: 2018 Mazda CX-5 Brings Style and Fun In A Crossover Package

Overview (Final Score: B) Mazda redesigned its CX-5 compact crossover last year where it made a number of notable improvements. This includes a premium interior, more active…

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