The 2021 Hyundai Sonata was revamped at the end of 2019 for the 2020 model year and it is a dramatic change from the previous generation’s styling and design. There is a unique shark-like grille with accented lighted strips that fade back into the hood sides that giving it a modern and elegant touch. The side profile is contemporary and sleek, offering several character design lines as well as some aerodynamic tail lamps that give the Sonata a sporty feel to its look. Read more
There was so much made in the months leading up to the debut of the first mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette in the summer of 2019 that you might have wondered if the vehicle itself could live up to all the hoopla. Read more
The refreshed and updated 2021 Genesis G80 offers gorgeous styling, a superb driving experience and a graceful interior, making the Genesis brand, a serious contender to the established luxury brands. Read more
The completely redesigned, 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is now all grown up. The overall design, ride comfort and the seating height all create a feel that is exactly what a proper small SUV should be. Read more
Since replacing its mid-size SRX with the XT5 for the 2017 model year, Cadillac has since expanded its crossover SUV fleet with the addition of the XT4 last year and now for 2020 the XT6. Read more
Occasionally, I get in a vehicle and it feels just right and the Lincoln Aviator is one of them. Positioned as a three-row large, luxury SUV, the Aviator has the capability to take on almost any task you ask of it, from long distance cruising to early morning school carpooling, this versatile and handsome SUV can handle all these tasks with ease. Read more
Having undergone a name change in 2014 and a redesign for 2019, Infiniti’s QX50 gets two new trim levels for 2020 with Sensory and Autograph models adding to the top of the lineup and giving buyers five looks to choose from, all offering a choice of either front-wheel or available all-wheel drive. Read more
With automatic transmissions coming with Sport and Sport+ modes and manual gear selection via paddle shifters mounted to the steering wheel or, in some cases, the steering wheel column, vehicles equipped with manual transmissions continue to fade from the market.
According to various sources such as Carfax.com and autowise.com, just over 40 vehicles for 2020 come with the capability of the traditional clutch and shift operation, which sounds like a decent number of options. Read more
Introduced as a 2017 model, the Alfa Romeo Giulia gets technology updates for 2020 that makes it an even more attractive option for those looking for “something different” in the compact luxury sedan segment.
Its Italian styling and lively handling made it an immediate hit among critics, and now such new features as a new 8.8-inch touchscreen display for infotainment functions and connectivity features like a wi-fi hotspot and SOS call add to its appeal. Read more
Say the words Ford Mustang and for a lot of people, it means a classic American sports car that over the last 55 years, has become an iconic shape and design. The current generation has well placed retro touches both on the exterior as well as the interior, paying homage to its storied legacy. Ford, for the most part (yes, we will exclude the Mustang II of the 70’s) has done a great job with the ethos that the Mustang represents and the 2020 model, with the 2.3-liter high-performance Ecoboost engine is no exception. Read more
If you still cling to the notion that a gas-electric powertrain has to be a boring vehicle that is no fun to drive, you need to check out the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. You will likely change your mind. Read more