Sep
17

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – Toyota continues to deepen its offerings of hybrid vehicles. This time it worked its engineering guile on the Toyota Highlander. There was a Highlander Hybrid last year but this model year the automaker has equipped the vehicle with a new engine and transmission, more safety features and it…
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Sep
17

2018 Hyundai Kona SUV – Strong & Impactful

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Tweet By Ken Chester Jr.,  Motor News Media Hyundai has unveiled the latest vehicle in its expanding line-up of stylish SUVs, the Kona compact SUV. With a strong, impactful design and uncompromised individuality, the Kona is designed to appeal to modern customers with active lifestyles. The Kona is a brand-new challenger in the B-SUV segment,…
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Sep
10

2017 Kia Cadenza Limited

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – Kia’s Cadenza falls just short of being a full size sedan but it is an all premium car. For the 2017 model year the Cadenza is stronger, lighter and more ridged, so said the press material. This is the second generation of the premium sedan and Kia has…
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Sep
10

BMW M240i ups the ante

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Tweet By Casey Williams – MyCarData.com Earlier this summer, I reviewed the BMW 230i and declared it my “second favorite BMW” after the i8 plug-in. I may have been a big too hasty in that pronouncement. While I liked the 230i’s simplicity and manual transmission, one should never underestimate what more power and all-wheel-drive can…
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Sep
03

2018 Hyundai Elantra

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington Torrey Pines, Calif. – It was the frosting on the cake. The last day of our stay here, we got the chance to take a brief test drive in the 2018 Hyundai Elantra. There are two models of the Elantra, well, actually three, the sedan, the GT and the GT…
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Sep
03

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

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Tweet By Casey Williams – MyCarData.com If your idea of an Italian car is something small, sexy, fast, and with two seats, then with the first-ever 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio, two out of four ain’t bad. Named for the Stelvio Pass, the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps, Alfa Romeo’s suave new crossover…
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Aug
27

2017 Acura MDX Hybrid AWD

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington HOUSTON – Driving to New Orleans we found the Acura MDX Hybrid to be quiet. It was easy to drive, comfortable and after driving 350 miles when got out there was no fatigue. We made it more than 200 miles to Lafayette, LA when we stopped for gas. But we…
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Aug
27

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI — Close to perfection

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Tweet By Russ Heaps – MyCarData.com Those of us who don’t spend our day kicking around Volkswagen for its diesel fuel-economy-cheating scandal, put that time to good use celebrating its gasoline-fueled cars. High on the list of the cars worthy of praise is the Golf, and high on the list of Golf iterations is the…
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Aug
20

2017 Genesis G90 RWD 5.0 Ultimate

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Tweet   by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – We were in a parking lot and found ourselves answering a bevy of questions from a couple of guys. The first and most important was what kind of car we were driving. It was a Genesis G90. And in those few minutes, we discovered the upside and…
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Aug
20

Restyled 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is so camp

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Tweet By Casey Williams – MyCarData.com Is there anything better than waking up in a tent to the sound of thunder, lightning, and rain pattering? I’m crazy, but I love it. If there’s anything better, it’s knowing the new 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is sitting outside, able to get you back out of the remote place…
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