I’m not a fan of Sport Utilities Vehicles. First and foremost, they’re not much fun to drive, they are not fuel efficient, and not especially roomy( Mini vans generally offer much more room take up less space and drink less gas). However, they make a lot of money for the auto industry anywhere from 5 … More BIG MAN RIDES 2014 Ford Escape
When a large company acquires a smaller company , the smaller company often suffers. American Motors Corporation was the smallest manufacturer in the US. Chrysler bought AMC in 1987. Chrysler wanted Jeep. Specifically the new Jeep Grand Cherokee that was in development. Chrysler rebadged the AMC cars into its new Eagle Division. While the Jeep division was thriving, in 1999 Chrysler closed Eagle. There … More BIG MAN RIDES: 2014 Mazda 6 ( The return of the Zoom)
When you think of Lincoln, you think Towncar and Limos cars that whisk you away from airports or take you to posh events. But never a car you would own. Buick and Cadillac has abandon grandpa, gone is the floaty numb cars of old. The Lincoln Motor Company (new name) wants to change your perception on … More A Luxury Car that gets 45mpg, is the 2013 Lincoln MKZ for you?
The ambitious 2013 Ford Fusion comes tantalizingly close to setting a new standard for midsize sedans. A number of nagging little flaws hold it short of that, but there’s a lot to like about the elegant and advanced new Ford. In almost any other year, the new Fusion would be a jaw-dropping achievement. Arriving within … More 2013 Ford Fusion has elegance, but also small flaws
The Mid Size Class of 2013 5 of the 8 cars are completely new this year. The elders, the Hyundai Sonata and the Kia Optima are two years old and the Volkswagen Passat was introduced last year. Most of the cars are overachievers, the average hwy mpg is 35 . Hybrid models get as much as 48mpg city. … More The Class of 2013 (Which would you Take Home?)
Subaru, Toyota and Honda builds the most reliable cars on the planet. Loyal owners trade their Legacy’s, Camry‘s and Accords for other Legacy’s Camry’s and Accords. The Camry and the Accord has been the first and second best selling car in the US for a number years. Last year, Nissan’s Altima moved in the second place. This year … More 2013 Honda Accord: When yawn meets YAWN!
Not too big, not too small best describes the largest and most competitive segment in the US car market. Mid Size cars. Once upon a time, General Motors owned the segment with it’s A bodied cars the Chevrolet Celebrity, Buick Century, Oldsmobile Ciera and the Pontiac 6000. By the mid nineties Toyota’s Camry took the sales crown from GM … More BIG MAN RIDES: 2012 Ford Fusion,2012 Nissan Altima, 2012 Toyota Camry