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JR Chocco

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

2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Review: Practical and Pretty

2019 Mazda CX-5 Review

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 pits practical against pretty. Other crossover SUVs deliver bigger back seats and more cargo hold. But they don’t look as good, and none handle as well. Mazda sells the 2019 CX-5 in Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature trims. The former three sport a 187-horsepower inline-4 and a 6-speed automatic...

2019 Genesis G80 Review: A Graceful Genesis

2019 Genesis G80 Review

The 2019 Genesis G80 strikes a commendable balance between luxury, performance, and value. Genesis hit the mark when its G80 bowed a couple of years ago, but a limited dealership network means this sedan may fly under the radar until the automaker can sign more showrooms to its roster. Hyundai launched its Genesis luxury brand a few...

Jeep introduces North Edition models to help you tackle winter

Jeep already touts its off-road prowess, which makes its vehicles perfect for pretty much any driving situation. Well Jeep has decided to help you get through the crappy winter weather with the introduction of its new North Edition models. The special North Edition models are available across Jeep's lineup. They come standard with all-season...

2020 Acura MDX Review: The Advanced Crossover

2020 Acura MDX Review

The 2020 Acura MDX three-row crossover makes all the right moves for family buyers. It's spacious for up to seven, with handsome lines inside and out, and the MDX is serene and quiet on the road. Overall its friendly confines and quiet road manners will impress most families. All MDXs ride comfortably and calmly, a must-do for any...

Is a new Toyota Land Cruiser going to debut in August?

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser Review

We've been wondering what Toyota has planned for the iconic Land Cruiser, since the current generation originally debuted back in 2008. Toyota has given the Land Cruiser some updates over the years, but it's definitely showing its age. Well a new report claims that the next-generation Land Cruiser is going to debut in August.

2021 GMC Terrain AT4 completes the off-road lineup

2021 GMC Terrain AT4

Last night GMC unveiled the all-new 2021 Yukon and Yukon XL models, which will be available with GMC's new AT4 off-road package. GMC also used the occasion to announce the new 2021 Terrain AT4. GMC showed off the 2021 Terrain AT4, but it didn't reveal any specific details and only stated that it "will...

Bentley Mulsanne 6.75 Edition celebrates the end of the Mulsanne

Bentley is celebrating the end of the Mulsanne and its 6.75-liter V8 with the special Mulsanne 6.75 Edition. You probably didn't know that Bentley's 6.75-liter V8 is the longest-serving V8 in continuous production in the world. The Bentley Mulsanne 6.75 Edition is limited to 30 units and features gloss...

2020 Volvo XC90 Review: The Stylishly Safe SUV

2020 Volvo XC90 Review

The 2020 Volvo XC90 is a sharpened and stylish Scandinavian standout among three-row luxury SUVs. It has a fantastic blend of impressive tech and safety features, a comfortable and practical interior, and head-turning looks. For the 2020 model year, Volvo has given the XC90 a mid-cycle refresh that includes some visual tweaks, Android Auto functionality, and a...

2019 Toyota C-HR Review: Making Style a Priority

2019 Toyota C-HR Review

The 2019 Toyota C-HR compact crossover is all about looks. On looks alone, the 2019 Toyota C-HR is a breath of fresh air for small crossovers, and because it’s all about about the look, and we freely admit that it won’t be for most people. We're totally ok with that. The 2019 C-HR trades on its looks,...

Hummer to return as an electric GMC pickup

Hummer H3T Concept

There have been rumors that General Motors has been thinking about reviving the Hummer brand and now after more than a decade, it looks like it's about to happen. Sources claim that GM will release a GMC electric pickup with the Hummer name in early 2022. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that "people...


2019 Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition Review

2019 Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition Review: Perfect for Marvel fans

Are you in the market for a small SUV? Do you have to love Marvel's Iron Man? Well Hyundai has just the...