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FIAT 500 ••• BMW 3 SERIES

| September 1, 2012
FIAT 500   •••  BMW 3 SERIES

The Fiat 500 has been honed and tweaked in many markets in the world and has proved its mettle.

The BMW 3 series is viewed as the benchmark vehicle in its class. It’s the car against which the others are compared.

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CADILLAC ATS ••• LEXUS ES350

| August 1, 2012
CADILLAC ATS   •••  LEXUS ES350

According to Cadillac, the new ATS is aimed directly at competing vehicles like the Mercedes C Class and the BMW 3 Series.

The sixth generation of the very successful Lexus ES350 sedan is about to be launched. The ES model is a midsize near-luxury car with a V6 engine and front wheel drive. It is roomy and comfortable and totally redesigned as a 2013 model.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 ••• AUDI A6

| July 1, 2012
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 ••• AUDI A6

By Kelly Foss, MyCarData.com JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT8 You gotta hand it to Jeep for being willing to try something different. The Grand Cherokee is a largish “midsize” SUV with all the expected Jeep off-road acumen. The current model is a well designed and supremely capable vehicle. Every family has a rebel and the SRT8 […]

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Subaru Impreza & Volvo C30

| June 1, 2012
Subaru Impreza & Volvo C30

By Kelly Foss, MyCarData.com SUBARU IMPREZA   The new Impreza is the compact car in the Subaru stable. Though popular in its previous form, the totally new 2102 Impreza is improved in virtually every respect. The Impreza is offered either as a 4- door sedan or a 5-door hatch for the 2012 model year. The […]

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Buick Verano & Volkswagen Passat

| May 1, 2012
Buick Verano & Volkswagen Passat

by Kelly Foss
Buick has filled the vehicle with purposeful technology. This includes touch screen navigation, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, …..

Though the Passat is substantial, it somehow manages to maintain its lithe supple road manners and responsiveness. Part of the joy of owning a VW is how it drives and handles.

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Toyota Prius C and Jaguar XF

| April 1, 2012
Toyota Prius C and Jaguar XF

By Kelly Foss
The Evoque delivers premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and renowned Land Rover Evoque multi-terrain capability in a more compact package.
The XTS is a large elegant sedan that derives its luxury though technology according to Cadillac.

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Range Rover Evoque & Cadillac XTS

| March 1, 2012
Range Rover Evoque & Cadillac XTS

By Kelly Foss
The Evoque delivers premium levels of craftsmanship, luxury, performance and renowned Land Rover Evoque multi-terrain capability in a more compact package.
The XTS is a large elegant sedan that derives its luxury though technology according to Cadillac.

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Suzuki Kazashi & Chevrolet Malibu Eco

| February 1, 2012
Suzuki Kazashi & Chevrolet Malibu Eco

By Kelly Foss
The basic design philosophy of the Kazashi is to build a rugged yet refined car that is both efficient and fun to drive.
The Chevrolet Malibu Eco uses a standard 2.4 liter EcoTech 4 cylinder engine and adds a mild electric motor assist using the simplest, least complex technology possible.

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SCION IQ & Mercedes C250 Coupe

| January 1, 2012
SCION IQ & Mercedes C250 Coupe

The SCION IQ as an expression of the New Urbanism.

Though smaller and less expensive, the C Coupe still has Mercedes presence and its rock solid feel.

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Volkswagen EOS and BMW X3

| December 1, 2011
Volkswagen EOS and BMW X3

The magic of the EOS is that this city sized car is fitted with an ingenious 3-piece hardtop that, at the press of a button, folds neatly into the trunk.

The X3 is a premium vehicle and comes with the upscale accoutrements and level of refinement that one would expect from BMW.

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Chevy Sonic, and Mercedes S350 Diesel

| November 1, 2011
Chevy Sonic, and Mercedes S350 Diesel

The new Chevy Sonic is the replacement subcompact and is worlds better than its predecessor.
The S Class is the large luxury sedan from Mercedes. It’s big, substantial, has presidential presence and is full of technology.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee & Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

| October 1, 2011
Jeep Grand Cherokee & Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The Nissan Versa if sweeping and stylish, yet the interior is positively cavernous.

Ford Focus has the luxury items and technology of larger, more expensive Ford vehicles compressed into a compact.

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See The New Nissan Versa And The Ford Focus

| September 1, 2011
See The New Nissan Versa And The Ford Focus

The Nissan Versa if sweeping and stylish, yet the interior is positively cavernous.

Ford Focus has the luxury items and technology of larger, more expensive Ford vehicles compressed into a compact.

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Toyota Prius Plug-in and Acura TL

| August 1, 2011
Toyota Prius Plug-in and Acura TL

The Plug-in Prius is fundamentally different because it can be pre-charged.
The Acura TL styling is attractive, rich-looking and tastefully crafted.

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See the new Buick Regal and the Chrysler 200

| July 1, 2011
See the new Buick Regal and the Chrysler 200

BUICK REGAL – engaging, refined and appealing …
CHRYSLER 200 – the styling was masterfully designed …

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SUBARU Outback & HONDA Civic

| June 1, 2011
SUBARU Outback & HONDA Civic

Subaru Outback, as capable as ever!
Honda Civic, the winning strategy refined!

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See the new Dodge Durango and the Smart for Two

| May 1, 2011
See the new Dodge Durango and the Smart for Two

Dodge Durango & Smart For Two

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See The New Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento

| April 1, 2011
See The New Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento

HYUNDAI ELANTRA I’ve always contended that it doesn’t take any more effort to make a good-looking car than a homely one. After all, it’s mostly a matter of stamping metal body panels and the giant presses really don’t care about the shape of the pieces that they stamp out. Well, with the new Hyundai Elantra, […]

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See the New Fiat 500 and the VW Jetta

| March 1, 2011
See the New Fiat 500 and the VW Jetta

FIAT 500 Class: Subcompact Hatch Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive Starting price: about $15,900 Fiat Returns with the 500 Because of the recent marriage of Chrysler and Fiat, the Italians are again coming to our shores. This may in fact be a happy union because of our current economic times and vehicle preferences.  Fiat, well known for […]

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See the new Ford Explorer and Lexus CT200h

| February 1, 2011
See the new Ford Explorer and Lexus CT200h

Ford Explorer
With the totally new Explorer, Ford has started over from scratch and opted for a unibody construction vehicle with front wheel drive that will even be offered with a 4 cylinder engine!
Lexus CT200h
Lexus’ newest car, the CT200h, is the entry model in its lineup. It’s best described as a compact touring car with a hybrid drive similar to the one found in the Prius.

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See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

| January 1, 2011
See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

There’s a mad dash to claim market share in the new small car segment of the automotive world today. Car companies are recalibrating to produce appealing and profitable smaller cars. Enter the Chevy Cruze. This little sedan has actually been on sale in more than 60 world markets for some time, and GM has logged […]

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