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 Test2: 2017 Kia Soul ! (Exclaim) Turbo

A Funky Box on Wheels Those quirky hip-hop hamster TV ads made the Kia Soul famous. This four-door urban passenger vehicle/compact crossover/tall wagon (it’s all of those things) has not only clicked with fashion-forward young buyers, but it delivers enough utility to attract the older crowd as well. You don’t have to ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid

A Fresh Kind of Hybrid You may think you know what a hybrid car looks like. But with the all-new 2017 Kia Niro, you’re wrong. Eschewing the hunkered down Prius look, the Niro is a remarkably handsome compact crossover, but still earns the kind of fuel economy numbers that are the ... Read More...