For the automotive industry, 2018 is what Major League Baseball would call a “rebuilding year.” Most of the major introductions this year are evolutions to current nameplates. There are only 11 brand new cars with new names this year, and almost all of those names leave a bit to be desired.
As we’ve mentioned several times in the last few weeks, Americans have abandoned the sedan and have pledged their love to the crossover, an amalgam of the best features of both sedans and traditional SUVs. The trouble for many of us, though, is that $20,000 to start, for a 2WD, bare-bones economy crossover is a […]
The all-new 2017 Kia Cadenza is a full-size sedan with a roomy trunk and plenty of room for passengers. In other words, it’s what folks used to call a “car.” But times have changed. As crossovers gain in popularity, sedans aren’t getting any love from car buyers. And the Cadenza might just be the most […]
Last week, at a sustainability conference held in Vatican City, Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann presented His Holiness, Pope Francis with an Opel Ampera-e, as part of a mission to make Vatican City the first CO2-free country on the planet.
The 2017 Kia Niro offers the versatility of a crossover with the exceptional fuel economy of a hybrid. All-new this year, the Niro is the only dedicated subcompact hybrid crossover on the market, but there are competitors offering a hybrid trim of their gas models in this segment.
The 2017 Kia Niro Touring is a green hybrid vehicle that is of a size and shape that makes it a viable family vehicle.
The Kia Soul is cute. It’s the kind of car kids love to point at because it doesn’t look like every other car on the road. It’s boxy, yet manages to come off as almost huggable. The Soul is an instantly appealing car.
Compact Crossover SUVS — those high-riding, smaller, car-based replacements for the trusty family station wagon — have hit the market in a huge way, and the bewildering array of choices has a lot of New England consumers confused about what’s the best choice. BestRide is here to give you your best choice, depending on which […]
Minivans aren’t the coolest cars out there, but they’re still a favorite with families. It’s hard not to love the convenience of sliding door, lots of seating, and the ability to quickly reconfigure the interior for cargo instead of passengers. There are five different Sienna models from which to choose, starting with the base L […]