FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019
SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019
Thanks to its uncanny Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive (SH-AWD) system, Acura’s MDX won our love on a white-knuckle drive over Snoqualmie Pass several Christmases ago. Like most crossovers, the MDX ($44,300) is built on a front-wheel-drive platform. But here in snow country its torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system…
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019
FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019
In the years following the Great Recession, automakers discovered an appetite for luxury among small-car buyers. Never blind to an opportunity to boost profits, they began stuffing their compacts with leather seats, genuine wood trim, terrific audio and assorted driver-assist and accident-avoidance tech. This trend...
FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019
Last year, Toyota sold more copies of the 4Runner than at any other time in the SUV’s 35-year history. Which is remarkable, since overall SUV sales have fallen sharply with the rise of car-based crossovers. Moreover, the 4Runner ($35,110) is ancient by any standard; it...
FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019
Bitter cold lay in wait for our late-winter visit to Wisconsin. The thermometer flirted with zero, humidity rose and the Lake Michigan wind sliced through multiple layers of clothing. Conditions like those deepen one’s appreciation of cars that put creature comforts first. Cars that wraps...
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