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Car Reviews

2017 Mazda CX-5 Improves the Best Seller

Mazda’s CX-5 is the brand’s best selling vehicle, accounting for one-third of all Mazda’s sold, and major improvements have been made to the 2017 Mazda CX-5 to aid already excellent handling, upgrade cabin comfort and improve the profile. Mazda hit...

Fourth-generation 2018 Kia Rio Becoming Popular

Kia’s Rio has been an international success but has suffered declining United States sales, even as small SUVs (Rios come in hatchback or sedan) have become increasingly popular domestically. However, the overhauled, new fourth-generation 2018 Kia Rio has seen...

2018 Toyota Corolla Continues Top Legacy

Toyota’s Camry was the best-selling sedan in the United States last year, edging out perennial rival Honda Accord, but the best selling Toyota is the Corolla with more than 43 million sales worldwide in 150 countries. The 2018 Corolla is...

2018 Lexus IS 300 Adds Horsepower, Features

The feisty, fun to drive, well-handling 2018 Lexus IS 300 adds five more horses to its V6 engine this year, a choice between all-wheel or rear wheel drive, and some former options have become standard. Once costing a couple hundred...

2017-2018 Kia Forte SX Hatchbacks Add Muscle to Lineup

Kia’s 2017 Forte SX 5 hatchback added muscle to the popular compact sedan’s portfolio with a turbo-charged engine and on-road performance to handle twisty turns and curves confidently. Only minor changes have been made to the 2018 edition. This...

Hyundai’s 2018 Santa Fe Cross-over Continues Popularity

It’s been five years since Hyundai’s Santa Fe SUV underwent a major makeover and that’s because its sales have increased every full year since. Improvements in gas mileage, safety features, voice recognition and styling tweaks have kept it one...

Lexus NX 200t Again Dominates Small Luxury SUV Sales

The Lexus NX 200 was launched in 2015 and is now the sales leader among luxury compact sport utility vehicles.  Nationally, the public has turned away from sedans to different sized SUVs and trucks, encouraged by the lower price of...

2017 Lexus IS 300 Competitive Compact Sports Sedan

Launched only last year, the Lexus IS 300 compact luxury sedan was the automaker’s way to provide shoppers a choice between the less powerful turbo-charged IS 200t and the more powerful IS 350 – all performance boasting four-door sport...

Hyundai Sonata Gets Upgrading for 2018

Hyundai Sonata sales slipped last year as buyers favored trucks and SUVs over sedans. In 2018, the Korean automaker hopes new front fascia, a powerful engine and transmission upgrade, suspension improvements and interior/exterior refreshing will make it more attractive...

Subaru Upgrades Limited BRZ Sports Series for 2017

Subaru’s BRZ rear-wheel drive sports coupe has improved its status as a well handling, engine growling, unique-looking, fun- to-drive vehicle for 2017. With a marketing eye towards the racing enthusiast whose wallet isn’t fat enough for a high-priced muscle...

Latest News

5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...