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31 Jan 2018 | No Comment | 300 views

By Don Hammonds

Prepare to be surprised by the 2018 Kia Niro.

First this small front wheel drive crossover is pretty roomy when you see how small it is on the outside.  It can hold an incredible number of boxes with the back seat folded down–ten of the standard boxes used by grocery stores for stocking. It’s economical beyond belief.  And the styling is just about the coolest you will find with a hybrid product.  And did we mention price?  The value …

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31 Jan 2018 | No Comment | 204 views

By Don Hammonds

That sleek looking blur that just roared past  you just might be a 2018 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400.

Infiniti is not playing with this car–they are deadly serious about making a name and building a rep for this particular model.

Of course, the big elephant in the room in the superfast midsized luxury sedan market are from BMW in the form of its M sedans. But never mind.  The Infiniti has a couple of cards to play that I think one-up …

Honda, Sports Utility Vehicles / Crossovers, Uncategorized »

6 Oct 2017 | No Comment | 317 views

 

 

 

By Don Hammonds

Talk about your big time changes!

Just look at the all-new 2017 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD Touring!

It’s got all new, tough looking styling that really catapults it to the top in terms of head turning design and a look that truly can’t be mmistaken for anything else.

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And there’s a host of new features and innovations, including an all new engine, marking the first time that there will be a choice of two for …

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6 Oct 2017 | No Comment | 299 views

By Don Hammonds

Looking for a really cool compact to midsized crossover with [pizzazz for a relatively low price?

Let’s introduce you to the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate.

It’s a really sharp, contemporary, well-made and quite sexy looking crossover which costs $39,875–not bad for a top of the line model with quite a bit of desirable, up to the minute equipment and technology.

The Santa Fe Sport  is powered by a 2.0T 2.0 liter turbocharged, direct injection four cylinder putting out 240 …

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6 Oct 2017 | No Comment | 306 views

By Don Hammonds

Tried, true, familiar–and fun.

Pretty much sums up the Toyota RAV4 compact utility vehicle, don’t you think?

 

We do.  We just finished a test drive of the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited with all wheel drive, and we could not have been more pleased.

The RAV4, in our view, is one of the top contenders in the CUV end of the market, but it especially shines when it comes to sporty, lively driving–especially this Hybrid version.  It’s faster than the conventional …

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