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Toyota Prius: still ahead of the game, under minor conditions

Full model name: Toyota Prius Limited HV Final assembly point: Toyota, Aichi, Japan Fuel economy (manufacturer’s data): 54 mpg city / 50 mpg hwy / 52 mpg combined Fuel economy (our data): 58 mpg city / 53 mpg hwy / 53.4 mpg combined Engine: 1.8L DOHC 16V 4-Cylinder Power: 121 hp & 105 lb-ft Price […]

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback: no excuse for boredom

Every time we do a review, I should follow the protocol and get myself shaved, dressed, and drink a cup of coffee to bring my energy to you. But today was different. This 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback looks so good that I thought nobody would even notice me not following the protocol. The secret ingredients The […]

2020 Mazda3 Hatchback POV Review

Trim level: PremiumPrice as tested: $32,065Engine: 2.5L Fuel economy: 24 mpg city / 32 mpg highway / 27 mpg combinedHorsepower: 186 hpSeating: 5 Final assembly plant: Hiroshima, Japan 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback boasts beauty and performance inside and out. On top of that, we’ve also got it in the best Mazda color — Soul Red Crystal Metallic. Mazda3 Hatchback is probably one of […]

2020 Ford Expedition: Swiss Army knife for your everyday life?

Trim level: PlatinumPrice as tested: $75,925Engine: 3.5L EcoBoostFuel economy: 17 mpg city / 23 mpg highway / 19 mpg combinedOur average MPG after driving 450 miles in one week: 17.7 MPGHorsepower: 375 hpSeating: 7 passengersFinal assembly plant: Kentucky, USA When you need towing capacity of a larger pickup truck and functionality of a 7-8-seater minivan, […]

2020 Volkswagen Golf: plain but still awesome?

Back in 1974, Volkswagen decided to show the world a long-term replacement for the Beetle. They named this newborn Golf. After 46 years, this long-term replacement finally happened, and 2020 was the last production year of the Beetle, but the 2020 Volkswagen Golf is here, and we’re driving it today. What does the Golf mean […]

2020 Toyota Highlander: get it, or skip it?

Since the introduction of the Highlander lineup in 2001, it’s been one of the most popular SUVs worldwide, hands down. We admire Toyota for many of their models, but when we received the new 2020 Highlander for review, we had to answer one main question: “What’s actually new about it?” In this review, we’ll answer […]

2020 Acura RDX: find your unique destination

When you first look at this 2020 Acura RDX, you will like the sharp and sporty design language that’s absolutely unique in comparison with the “overpopulated crossover market.” It’s not blended like most of the crossovers out there, and that’s definitely a good thing. Under the hood Under the hood, you’ve got a 2.0L 272hp […]

2020 Lexus LS 500: Rolls-Royce on a budget?

By Dennis Bindarau, Vera Sauchanka In 2016 we did a review of the previous LS 460 generation and didn’t find it particularly impressive. In 2017, Lexus made significant changes and introduced Lexus LS 500, so we thought now is the best time to give it another chance and find out if it would stand up […]