By Barbara & Bill Schaffer
Eagle, Idaho – The clerk in the convenience store looked out the front window admiring the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35 we were driving and asked us what a GLI was. We responded, ‘it’s the upper-level Jetta with more performance features and the 35 means it a special model for the 35th anniversary.’ Continue Reading
By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With the automotive market featuring more three-row crossovers and SUVs than we can recite from memory, it’s difficult to sort through the list simply to identify the ones you want to check out before you buy.
“2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum AWD” An Ideal Three-row Hybrid Family Transport The Toyota Highlander was a pioneer in the midsize crossover SUV category 18 years ago, and became the class benchmark. The Highlander entered its fourth generation last year, with seating for up to
By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The car buying process usually requires compromise. Sometimes the styling is compromised for more convenience, or visa versa. Then there is the compromise between performance and fuel economy and the one between the budget and desire.
“2019 BMW X7 xDrive 50i SAV” BMW Launches Two models of Stellar First Ever X7 BMW has just entered the full size SUV arena with two stunning models of their first ever X7 SUV (except their term is SAV for Sports Activity Vehicle). And for the first time it will be possible to pre-order a
“2020 Kia Soul X-Line 4-door Hatchback” Third Generation Soul Exhibits Positive Evolution Kia’s 2020 Soul lineup continues to evolve with its iconic ectomorphic form and silhouette, but on an all-new platform. AWD and optional turbocharging are not offered on this popular subcompact
“2019 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.0T AWD” Adventure Ready Compact SUV The Equinox is Chevoret’s second best selling vehicle following Chevy’s Silverado truck lineup, with nearly 2 million sold to date. The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox steps up to the plate ready to shine with appealing styling cues,
“2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus” Nissan Plus Adds Substance to Already Improved Leaf Earlier this year, Nissan improved the range of the Leaf model lineup, added more power and made the appearance sportier. In 2011, the Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. launched what they claimed to be the world’s first
“2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 AMG 4MATIC Sedan” A Sleek and Sporty Mobile Device Entry level models from automobile manufacturers generally tend to be pared down versions of upper echelon offerings and can often be lacking in overall appeal. Not so with the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A220 4MATIC sedan in
“2019 Hyundai NEXO Fuel Cell Limited” The Next-Generation Fuel Cell SUV is Here Now Late last year, Hyundai introduced its technologically advanced 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV to U.S. media in Hollywood, California. NEXO is the new technological flagship of Hyundai’s growing eco-vehicle portfolio