2018 Genesis G80 Featured Genesis Test Drive Reviews 

Bring on the Competition: 2018 Genesis G80 Test Drive

In the luxury automotive world, “base model” is a relative term, and it’s not something we get to test often. Usually, our test vehicles are equipped with a lot of the popular equipment and the most performance-oriented engine options. That was the case with the $56,000 Genesis G80 Sport we tested back in February. Following J.D. Power’s recent ranking of Genesis as the top automaker in the U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, we wanted to see what a base G80 had to offer. For that, we hopped…

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2018 Lexus RX 350L Featured Lexus Test Drive Reviews 

Three Rows of Luxury: 2018 Lexus RX 350L Test Drive

Despite having essentially created the luxury crossover segment with the first-generation RX, Lexus has been lacking in one of the most popular segments recently: a three-row crossover. Both dealers and fans have been clamoring for such a vehicle, and Lexus listened. The 2018 Lexus RX 350L allows Lexus to go head-to-head with CUVs like the Acura MDX, the Infiniti QX60, and the Buick Enclave. Lexus claims that the RX has been the top-selling luxury utility vehicle in the U.S. for the last 20 years, and the addition of this much-needed…

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2018 Buick Enclave Avenir Buick Featured Test Drive Reviews 

High-End Family Hauler: 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir Review

Now that Buick has established itself as a solid lineup in the General Motors family, the automaker is taking a page out of the GMC Denali playbook with its all-new Avenir luxury sub-brand. It’s no coincidence that the first model to get Buick’s Avenir treatment is the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir, as it gives GM a much-needed competitor in the popular three-row, mid-size luxury crossover segment. While GM has been hurting for a to go up against the Volvo XC90, Acura MDX, Infiniti QX60 and Lexus RX 350L, is the…

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon Featured Mercedes-Benz Test Drive Reviews 

Sporty, Luxurious, Practical: 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon Review

You know you’re getting old when you start using “when I was your age” lines on your kids, and that’s exactly what happened to me during my week with the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon. While my 6-year-old daughter was riding in the “backety back” (as she calls the rear-facing third row) of this Mercedes, six-year-old me had to make due from the “way back” of a 1977 Chevrolet Impala station wagon. My parents probably wish they had this Benz during summer road trips with me and my siblings! Now, unlike…

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2018 Toyota Sienna Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

Safe, Fun and Efficient: 2018 Toyota Sienna AWD Test Drive

Aside from sliding side doors, there aren’t a ton of differences between today’s minivans and the more popular three-row crossovers.  The biggest one is that  crossovers offer more SUV-like driving dynamics, thanks to the availability of all-wheel drive. So if you like the idea of easy-access minivan doors, but can’t go without all-weather driving capabilities, then you should look at the 2018 Toyota Sienna AWD — because the Sienna is the only model to offer all-wheel drive. The current Sienna was introduced in 2011, but Toyota has kept its minivan…

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