Road Test: 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid

A Stealth Hybrid, Quasi-SUV Kia is marketing the 2017 Kia Niro as a crossover SUV, even though some pundits say it’s more of a tall wagon or a five-door hatchback. It’s not available with all-wheel drive. Ground clearance is comparable to that of most cars, and the 23.1-inch seat height falls ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

Is It Real Or An Italian Job? Renegade is defined as “one who deserts and betrays an organization.” That’s a definition that many Jeep faithful have pinned on the bargain-priced Jeep subcompact Renegade crossover SUV and for good reason. The little Renegade is built in—oh-my-goodness—Italy. That makes the Renegade the first ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Mazda3 Grand Touring

A Zooming David Mazdas are synonymous with zoom. Though this verb was a marketing declaration, it still correctly describes the zippy acceleration and sporty handling offered by models like the 2017 Mazda3. Offered in either four-door sedan or five-door hatchback body styles, the updated 2017 3 has taken the approach of ... Read More...