Road Test: 2018 Subaru Impreza Sedan

The Pacific Northwest Answer Machine Living in the Northwest, with our more than ample amount of annual rainfall and occasional winter snow storms, all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles always made sense to me. Crossover SUVs of all sizes have flooded our streets and highways, and most of them in these parts are ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 BMW i3 Electric

Less Shocking, More Range                                                 When BMW introduced its new i3 electric car for the 2014 model year, I was impressed, but also a little shocked. The styling, frankly, is oddball, but I think that was done intentionally to differentiate it from the Ultimate Driving Machines on the BMW lot. After ... Read More...

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...