2018 Bentley Bentayga Diesel Driven!

It hasn’t been long since the very idea of a diesel-powered Bentley SUV would have been regarded as the sort of heresy that gets angry mobs lighting up their flaming torches and heading for the creepy castle. Yet the Bentley Bentayga diesel is a thing—albeit one that will be denied to us—and after driving it […]

2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Tested: Going Viral

The Porsche Cayenne Turbo, introduced in 2003, was the vector for a contagion that has since spread to the farthest reaches of the automotive universe. The 1992 GMC Typhoon may have been the first diagnosed case of this high-performance SUV virus, but now even Ferrari is running a fever. Symptoms can include weight gain, swelling […]

2018 Toyota C-HR in Depth: Late to the Party, Nearly Empty Handed

This subcompact-crossover shindig has been in full swing for a while, and Toyota’s all-new C-HR is a late arrival. Its wildly styled exterior is sure to attract attention, and its well-made cabin incorporates cool design elements as well—this is a crossover aimed squarely at extroverted millennial buyers, and these are necessary attributes considering its tardiness. […]

2018 Nissan Pathfinder Review: Its Path Leads Down the Middle of the Road

Overview: The Nissan Pathfinder established itself throughout the late 1980s and 1990s as a rugged, off-road-ready SUV. Then, in 2012, it promptly pivoted to become the on-road-focused, family-friendly three-row crossover that it is today. With seven seats, a standard V-6 engine, and available all-wheel drive, the current, fourth-generation Pathfinder closely fits the mold of competitors […]

2017 Kia Optima Reviewed: As You Like It

Overview: If the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry are the perennial powerhouses in the mid-size-sedan segment, the Kia Optima is the sophisticated secret. While it can’t touch the sales numbers of that pair and remains a bit under the radar, the Optima offers a complete package with plenty to offer and the ability to […]

2019 Volvo XC40 Crossover Full Details: Get Small

The world is in no way short of premium compact SUVs. Still, Volvo believes there’s space at the watering hole for at least one more. The new XC40 launches in the United States in the first quarter of 2018 as the company’s third model line. It also marks the debut for the new Compact Modular […]

2018 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L Tested: The Sporty Camry!

Hell has frozen over and pigs are flying, as Toyota has done the seemingly improbable: build a Camry that, for once, isn’t a wallflower when it comes time to dance. After 16 years of riding on Toyota’s venerable K platform, the 2018 Toyota Camry moves the company’s mid-size family sedan onto the scalable Toyota New […]

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan in Depth: Clearance-Rack Stalwart

Reluctant to say goodbye to its family-hauling icon, Dodge has decided to continue offering the Grand Caravan for 2018 even though it is badly outclassed by both its rivals and its corporate sibling, the Chrysler Pacifica. As the least expensive new minivan on the market, the Grand Caravan has a single selling point: thrift. Its […]