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Car fanatic journalist living in the PNW covering all things automotive.

2021 Audi A7 Plug-in Hybrid priced at $75,895

2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e

Audi has announced the pricing for the 2021 Audi A7 plug-in hybrid, which starts at $75,895, including the destination fees. That means that the pricing for the A7 55 TFSI e starts $5,700 more than the base A7, but look closer and the price difference isn't actually that much more. The A7 plug-in hybrid...

2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo arrives with 250 HP and AWD

2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo

The 2021 Mazda3 is getting a nice power upgrade thanks to the addition of the brand's 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that's already offered in the CX-5, CX-9 and Mazda6. The turbocharged engine packs up to 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque with 93 octane fuel. That rating drops...

2020 Subaru Legacy Review: A new higher standard of Legacy

2020 Subaru Legacy Review

The 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan is a stellar value with impressive tech. It’s easy to give up on the 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan and head straight for the five-door Outback wagon across the same showroom that’s based on the four-door model. You wouldn’t be alone either; the wagon outsold the sedan 4-to-1 last year.  That is, it’s...

2021 Cadillac XT6 gets a 2.0-liter turbo and cheaper base trim

2020 Cadillac XT6 Sport

The 2021 Cadillac XT6 is going to be a bit more attainable with the introduction of a new base trim level and a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The new four-cylinder is the same 2.0-liter that powers the XT4. It generates 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque and is...

2020 BMW X6 Review: The Original Crossover Coupe

2020 BMW X6 Review

The 2020 BMW X6 is the sleeker version of the X5. With the X6, BMW crossover coupe’s always been ahead of the styling curve by defying both convention and practicality. Now, in a market awash with coupe-overs, a market that BMW created, the X6 still takes the lead. The redesigned 2020 BMW X6 looks sharper, is more...

2020 Honda CR-V Review: The Small SUV Leader

2020 Honda CR-V Review

The 2020 Honda CR-V hits right at the heart of many buyers’ needs: comfortable, spacious, quiet, and efficient. Boring didn’t kill the family sedan, compact crossovers like the 2020 Honda CR-V did. It's hard not to be impressed by the CR-V small SUV; it's comfortable, spacious, and in the case of the popular Honda, relatively fuel efficient...

2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line specs leaked

2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line

Back in April Hyundai released the first teasers of the 2021 Elantra N Line, the high performance version of the new Elantra sedan. While Hyundai gave us a preview of what we can expect on the outside, Hyundai did not release any details about what is under the hood. Well now we know, thanks to a...

2020 Toyota Corolla Review: The Sensible Sedan gets some Sass

2020 Toyota Corolla Review

The 2020 Toyota Corolla shows how serious the company remains about small sedans and hatchbacks, even as rivals drop theirs in favor of crossover SUVs. It’s still among the more mildly flavored mass-market sedans, but the 2020 Toyota Corolla has dropped the bland from its diet. The latest Corolla sedan adds luster to one of the longest-lived...

2021 Kia Seltos Review: The New Stylish Kid on the Block

2021 Kia Seltos Review

The 2021 Kia Seltos combines the practicality of the hatchback Soul in a larger package with the automaker’s low price and astounding warranty. It’s Kia’s answer for buyers who’ve asked for an all-wheel-drive Soul for more than a decade. The Seltos is slightly larger than the Soul and strikes out in its own styling direction, although the...

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 leaked

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Leak

Here's your first look at the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric crossover, which has leaked online today. Several leaked photos of the VW ID.4 were just posted on the ID4 forums at VWIDTalk.com, which gives our first look at the first ID model that will be sold in the United...