Toyota has jumped into the mini compact crossover market with a new stylish Ute that stands out. The new C-HR is also a value buy with many safety and convenience features at a lower-than-expected price.
It’s not just the cost of new and used cars that keeps going up. Car insurance rates have also continued to climb – a new study showing rates have jumped about 3.5 percent since last year, and over 10 percent since 2011. And while that’s a lot, it’s still about half as high as the national average premium increase this decade.
Mike Parris wades into the world of cars and crossovers that offer hybrid models, starting this week with the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4. Check out his review.
“They’re not only cars that won’t cost you a lot of money, but they’re cars that’ll be a pleasure to own,” said U.S. News’ Best Cars executive editor. The rankings were released this week.
Mazda isn’t giving up on sedans, says car guy Mike Parris. The new Mazda6 Signature is a premium sedan that’s fun to drive. See photos.
The 2018 Nissan Maxima SR is a stylish, premium sedan that you can probably get a good deal on as the 2019 redesign comes in. WTOP car guy Mike Parris spent a week with the car, and gives his impressions.
Car guy Mike Parris says the second crossover from Jaguar is another winner. The E-PACE R-Dynamic mixes luxury and sport very nicely with plenty of power and a high-quality interior in a smaller package. See photos.
Need more sport in a compact luxury crossover? The BMW X3 M40i gives you the power.
GMC’s redesigned Terrain, especially in the Denali trim, shows off a number of luxury-level upgrades, but the changes come with a price.
Lexus put itself on the map in 1989 with its large, classy sedan, the LS. 30 years later, the car is getting a remake to appeal to drivers who may want the same Lexus quality in a larger, sporty looking sedan.
Looking for a subcompact crossover? Hyundai has a new stylish choice called the Kona.
Power-hungry enthusiasts don’t have to suffer with boring family hauler status anymore. The Dodge Durango SRT 392 pairs the powerful V-8 engine with the well-rounded utility needs of a larger SUV.
Volvo has in just a few short years evolved from sleepy to head-of-the-class making safe cars that are now stand-out vehicles. The S90, the flagship car for Volvo, demonstrates what a modern luxury car should be.
If you’re thinking about a lightly driven used car, it would be smart to consider BMW or Hyundai sedans made since 2015 for the best deals.
Mike Parris gets behind the wheel of a premium edition of the redesigned Ford Expedition for this week’s Car Review.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
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