2018 Mazda6 Featured Mazda Test Drive Reviews 

Gorgeous Inside and Outside: 2018 Mazda6 Test Drive

There’s no hiding the fact that American buyers absolutely love crossovers and SUVs, but sedans still play a crucial role in the automotive industry. With Ford’s recent announcement that it will scaling back its car lineup to focus on higher-profit CUVs and SUVs, the sedan market is going to get even crazier as automakers fight for extra market share. The 2018 Mazda6 is an excellent example. Heavily updated for the 2018 model year, the Mazda6 brings a host of improvements to an already-solid family sedan, including a peppier optional turbocharged…

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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Featured Mitsubishi Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Test Drive Review

If you need any proof on how crucial crossovers and SUVs are to the global automotive industry, just look at Mitsubishi. To keep up with its high-volume rivals, Mitsubishi has gone all in with a trio of distinct compact CUVs. Slotting between the entry-level Outlander Sport and the three-row Outlander is the all-new 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. Before you get excited about the return of the Mitsubishi Eclipse, this is no sports car. Instead, Mitsubishi says that the use of the Eclipse name “builds on a history of style, technology…

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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Featured Jaguar Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Test Drive Review

Station wagons are back, and it isn’t hard to see why. With sedan-like comfort and added utility, these cars are the ultimate crossovers. That said, modern station wagons are far from the boxy grocery getters of yesteryear. For an illustration, look no further than the all-new 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake. This isn’t Jaguar’s first station wagon, as that distinction goes to the X-Type Sportwagon, which was a compact model built from 2005 until 2008. The new Sportbrake is based on Jaguar’s midsize XF sedan – specifically the XF S – giving…

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2018 Volkswagen Passat Featured Test Drive Reviews Volkswagen 

Space to Spare: 2018 Volkswagen Passat Test Drive

The market for cars in the U.S. might be on the decline, but the mid-size sedan segment is as hot as ever. In May, Volkswagen celebrated a huge milestone with the production of the 700,000th Passat in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and although the current model has been around since 2011, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat brings some key upgrades. Looking to stay competitive against new rivals like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Altima, Volkswagen has brought a handful of changes to the 2018 Passat, including a longer bumper-to-bumper…

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2018 BMW i3s BMW Featured Test Drive Reviews 

Responsible Fun: 2018 BMW i3s Test Drive Review

BMW delivered two totally different takes on plug-in cars when it introduced the i8 and i3 in 2014. The i8 was a futuristic-looking sports car with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, while the i3 was an all-electric hatchback with an optional range-extending gasoline engine. As BMW’s lineup of plug-in vehicles continues to grow, the new 2018 BMW i3s injects a little sportiness into the updated hatchback. Although the i3s makes no promises of being an electric M3, BMW says that the i3s was given a high-performance motor and a sport suspension….

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