FiveCentNickel posted a commentary on GM's announcement of a new hybrid system in their large SUVs, and questioned the value of such a system. I agree with his assessment that the extra $10,000 cost of such a system for a mere 40% gain (i.e. 19-20mpg … [Read more...] about Can we get by without big SUVs?
For our five-day vacation this week, we rented a 2007 Nissan Sentra. Base price on the 2.0 liter, 4 cylinder, manual transmission model is $15,365 after destination & handling. Our model had an automatic transmission and was a nice "Sonoma … [Read more...] about Car Review: 2007 Nissan Sentra
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?