2018 Kia Niro Review: A Small Hybrid SUV that Makes Sense  [LINK]
Smaller than it looks, the 2018 Kia Niro gets mileage in the high 40s. It's comfortable for 4-5 passengers. Cargo room is just adequate. The post 2018 Kia Niro Review: A Small Hybrid SUV that Makes Sense appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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WeBoost Drive Sleek Review: Cellular Signal Booster Helps in Remote Areas  [LINK]
Quick to install, the Drive Sleek improves in-car quality calling for a cellphone used outside cities. Just don't expect an amplified signal where there's no service. The post WeBoost Drive Sleek Review: Cellular Signal Booster Helps in Remote Areas ... [Read More]
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Lexus NX 300 Review: Why It’s a Best-Selling SUV  [LINK]
Comfort and luxury for four, great fuel economy with the hybrid, and a standard safety suite. Cargo capacity is limited and the driver may feel hemmed in. The post Lexus NX 300 Review: Why It’s a Best-Selling SUV appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 First Look: Big Power, Big Wing, Big Bet  [LINK]
It’s official. After spy shots, speculation, and leaks, the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 formally breaks cover here in Dubai, home of the fast, rich, and fabulous. Yes, this latest iteration shares much of the bones of the Z06 but adds more power, refinement, a giant optional rear wing, and a pledge that this really fast car is for everyone. Even though the new ZR1 has a top speed of more tha... [Read More]
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Toyota Prius Prime Review: The Best Deal in a Toyota Hybrid  [LINK]
You can get a Prius that goes two miles on battery power, or a Prius Prime plug-in that goes 20-25 miles. Both get 53-54 mpg, and the price difference is less than $1,000. The choice shouldn't be hard. The post Toyota Prius Prime Review: The Best De... [Read More]
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Toyota Prius Prime Review: The Best Deal in a Toyota Hybrid  [LINK]
You can get a Prius that goes two miles on battery power, or a Prius Prime plug-in that goes 20-25 miles. Both get 53-54 mpg, and the price difference is less than $1,000. The choice shouldn't be hard. The post Toyota Prius Prime Review: The Best De... [Read More]
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2018 Audi SQ5 SUV Review: Sporty, Luxurious, and Pricey  [LINK]
Performance, style, comfort, and handling make the the SQ5 and Q5 the most desirable compact SUV you can buy. Too bad some key safety tech is only on the costliest trim line, as an option. The post 2018 Audi SQ5 SUV Review: Sporty, Luxurious, and Pri... [Read More]
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Kia Optima Diesel Wagon Forbidden Fruit Review  [LINK]
Diesel wagons are rare in the U.S., yet two-thirds of all Kia Optima sales in Europe are expected to be the wagon and the volume powertrain is a turbodiesel. Intrigued by this forbidden fruit, I recently spent some time in the English countryside driving a new Kia Optima diesel wagon in attractive GT-Line S trim. Although a diesel-powered wagon definitely won’t reverse the U.S. market’... [Read More]
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2018 Honda Accord Review: Way Better, and Honda Even Fixed Display Audio  [LINK]
Honda sticks the landing with the 2018 Honda Accord. The midsize car category is down in 2017, but cars like the Accord (and the almost-as-new Camry) will keep the segment off life support. Display Audio is finally fit to use--and about time. The pos... [Read More]
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Hands Off With Cadillac Super Cruise, the Masterful One-Trick Pony of Self-Driving  [LINK]
Despite minor gotchas--not glitches--Super Cruise is a powerful tool that is the pinnacle of Level 2 autonomy. You'll want it on your car. The post Hands Off With Cadillac Super Cruise, the Masterful One-Trick Pony of Self-Driving appeared first on E... [Read More]
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