2021 Audi A6: Definitely worth a look

There is certain cache when it comes to Audi. It is brand loyalty, among other things, that has carried it throughout the world. They are great cars, indeed.  Refined. Elegant. More than just a touch of class. Their numbering system is simple.  The…

2021 Lexus ES: More Affordable Than You Think

Starting at $40K US, the Lexus ES is a smart stylish midsized luxury sedan that gets a surprising combined 44 miles to the gallon.   Luxury is getting less and less affordable, as are most things in life.  Of course, it depends…

2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport: A Whole New Atlas

Just to clarify, this is a whole new Volkswagen Atlas. Whereas the traditional Atlas (as if there really is such a thing) is bigger and bulkier and is more for your ‘soccer mom’ needs, the Cross Sport is more ‘athletic’,…

2021 Mercedes Benz E450: Not for the faint of heart

Just in case you don’t already know, you need money to consider owning (or even leasing or renting) a Mercedes E Class car.  A standard bearer, to be sure, the E Class is a symbol of luxury throughout the world.  Just…

2021 Toyota Corolla: Still a good compact car

A half-century later, the Toyota Corolla is still a very affordable car worth a look for meeting your basic day-to-day needs when buying used is an option you’d rather not take. Listed base price is currently $20,025 US, but as…

2021 Cadillac Escalade: Turn-of-the-(21st)-Century Largess and Style

Ever since it hit the scene, The Cadillac Escalade has been the ride to get if you want to get noticed. It’s big, it’s splashy, and – to be perfectly honest – it’s loud.  And that’s the whole point: You…

2021 Acura TLX: Midsized Sedan 21st Century Luxury

At just under $40K US, this year’s TLX is worth consideration and only comes with one notable downside IMHO: there really is almost no room in the backseats. That said, the interior luxury cannot be overstated.  There really is wood and…

2021 Mazda3: Affordable, Practical, Right for the Job

Prices start at $20,650 US for the sedan. Mileage is 28 city / 36 highway. Drowsy driver alert, lane-keep assist and frontal-collision mitigation are standard.  Whenever are trying to decide what to buy, there is always a give and take.  …

2021 Chevy Trailblazer: Not your father’s Trail Blazer

The Chevy Trailblazer is back – but in name only. Chevy decided to bring the nameplate back after a long absence. The new incarnation is a small crossover SUV that really does have a lot of pep, more ground clearance, more aggressive…

2021 Honda Odyssey: For All Your Family. And most of all – You.

About the only downside to the 2021 Honda Odyssey is that you have to remove the second row of seats to get maximum cargo space from the vehicle.  That said, unless you are in need of using all of its…