Road Test: 2017 Chrysler 300 S Hemi V-8

The Past Meets Present Fuel Efficiency Chrysler’s 2017 300 Series sedans are certainly too new to be called classics, but they bristle with touches from the past: classic proportions—long hood, short rear deck and a dramatic profile; a grille reminiscent of the mid-1950s; spacious, luxurious appointed cabin; rear wheel drive; and, ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsu Best-Seller—Maybe the Best Buy Mitsubishi’s subcompact Outlander Sport crossover SUV is the automaker’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S. Smaller than the Outlander that I reviewed a few days ago, the ES base trim starts at a very thrifty $19,795 (plus $895 destination charges), which is $3,700 less than the three-row ... Read More...

EVs Can Go with the FLO

Charging Your Electric Car Depends on a Reliable Network The biggest change switching from the traditional gasoline or diesel car to an EV is refueling. The lifelong routine of refilling your tank—maybe once a week, maybe more, maybe less—is replaced by plugging in—typically daily. With a home- or work-charging set up, ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Update to a Classic Plug-in As “Kleenex” is to tissues, or “Google” is to search engines, “Prius” is to hybrid cars. It’s surprising that “priusing” hasn’t become a verb for “driving efficiently.” The original Prius had an engine and an electric motor sharing duties to extend the range and efficiency of the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander

A Sum of All That’s Right & Wrong with Mitsubishi With more than a dozen compact crossover SUVs on the market like the Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V and Toyota’s RAV4, Mitsubishi’s seven-seat Outlander often gets overlooked. However, with unique styling, a choice of a four- or six-cylinder engine, the ability to ... Read More...