Gets Better and Better

Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy (2021)

With every model refresh, the Santa Fe not only becomes more upscale and also better looking. Hyundai has made huge strides in design and execution of each model and the refreshed Santa Fe is no exception. The Calligraphy is the highest trim level offered in the Hyundai SUV family, featuring a contemporary design, modern and usable technology, at a price point that’s less than the Japanese or European counterparts. The Santa Fe is positioned just below the full sized, three row Palisade. Read more

A Three-Row Luxury SUV That Appeals to Younger Buyers

Cadillac XT6 AWD (2021)

Cadillac. Mention this single word and for many, it means high-end styling and luxury. For others, typically a younger segment, it really doesn’t say much other than maybe my mom or dad drove one. That’s what GM is trying to change by offering more exciting, stylized and well-equipped SUV’s and sedans. The XT6 is Cadillac’s full sized three-row SUV offering that is smaller than the Escalade. Read more


The big news for the Dodge Durango this year is the introduction of the SRT Hellcat model at the top of the SUV’s portfolio for 2021.

Yes, for a limited time (more on that later), Dodge is offering the mid-size Durango with the 710-horsepower, 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 engine under the hood. With its 645 pound-feet of torque, it zips from zero-to-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, according to the company, and has recorded a time of 11.5 seconds for the quarter-mile as certified by the National Hot Rod Association. Read more

A Real Contender in the Full-Sized Pick Up Market

GMC Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab Denali (2021)

In a crowded market space for full-sized pickup trucks, the GMC 1500 tries to stand out from the rest and that’s a tough thing to do. It’s impossible to look around and not notice the number of Ford F150’s, GMC 1500’s and for that matter, Toyota Tacoma’s, when driving to any destination. Read more


For the last 44 years one constant has remained in the pickup market and that has been the status of Ford’s F-Series as America’s best-selling truck.

Even with sales off 12.5 percent for the fourth quarter and the popular F-150 down 32.7 percent on short inventory in anticipation of the redesign for 2021, a total of 787,422 F-Series trucks were sold in COVID-corrupted 2020. Read more

Great Things Come in Small Packages

Mini Cooper S Convertible (2021)

So, I am going to admit to something that isn’t very popular in today’s crazy world of oversized SUV’s and trucks. I love small, nimble cars! There! I said it. Small cars are a delight to drive, they are responsive, sporty and offer feedback that most large cars or SUV’s just don’t have. The 2021 Mini Cooper S Convertible is exactly that and much, much more! Read more