I'm going to take an odd tactic in this review. Instead of comparing the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT to other cars in the compact class (and model year), I'm going to compare it to my 2007 MINI Cooper S (yes, they capitalize all 4 letters). Why? Mostly … [Read more...] about Clever Dude Reviews the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT
For our weekend trip to New York for a wedding, we rented a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta from Enterprise. I was very surprised that they would have a European vehicle as a rental considering the higher price of these vehicles. It turns out that they have a … [Read more...] about Clever Car Review: 2007 Volkswagen Jetta
I like the idea of small, fuel-efficient cars making their way to the US, especially hatchbacks, because of their versatility. However, I'm appalled that these small cars are touting their "32/38" fuel economy (such as the Honda Fit, Nissan Versa or … [Read more...] about Why the hype about small cars?
We've finally hit the home stretch! Let's recap what we've covered so far. In Part 1, we realized we needed a replacement for my Acura (well, wanted with a little bit of need in there) and decided that a combo wagon, SUV, crossover (isn't that … [Read more...] about Is the Honda Ridgeline the best truck ever made – Part 3 of 3
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed my rationale for deciding why I should sell my Acura sedan, and then determine what kind of vehicle we needed. Part 2 will discuss my reason to claim that the Honda Ridgeline may be the best truck ever made. … [Read more...] about Is the Honda Ridgeline the best truck ever made – Part 2 of 3
Ok, well maybe I'll be coming at this with a bit of a bias as I recently purchased a Honda Ridgeline n March 2006, but I'll try to keep it objective. My wife and I had 3 cars, all sedans, and 2 of them were getting up there in mileage. We had her … [Read more...] about Is the Honda Ridgeline the best truck ever made – Part 1 of 3