Tag: reviews

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It's Best to Shoot for a Better-Than-Average Rating
Apr 08, 2020

It's Best to Shoot for a Better-Than-Average Rating

Dear Car Talk

Your back deserves better-than-average seats

seats reviews Ford F-150

Getting Taken for a Ride at the Car Repair Shop
Jan 07, 2020

Getting Taken for a Ride at the Car Repair Shop

Dear Car Talk

Here's help on sorting the good shop reviews from the booooogus. 

repairs mechanics reviews

Electric Nissan Leaf Plus
Dec 05, 2019

Shooting Sparks: The Electric Leaf Plus and Kia Niro Head to Head

Jim Motavalli

Battery cars are getting serious, offering more than 200 miles of range and decent performance. Prices are still too high, and charging takes too long, but we're making progress.

reviews Nissan Leaf

2018 Audi Q7
Aug 31, 2018

Aging Hippies Opt for Luxury SUVs

Jim Motavalli

I take a fancy Audi Q7 to The Shires of Vermont and a brand-new folk/old-time festival.

reviews Audi Q7 2018

Genesis concept car
Jul 18, 2018

In the Beginning: The Genesis G70

Jim Motavalli

Hyundai has big plans for its high-end spinoff brand, Genesis. The new G70 is on the performance end of its "athletic elegance" spectrum. The company is bringing out six new models by 2021.

reviews Hyundai Genesis

2018 Volkswagen Jetta
Apr 20, 2018

2019 VW Jetta: Big Car, Small Price, Great Fuel Economy

Jim Motavalli

The seventh generation Jetta is more aerodynamic, roomier, and improved in almost every way.

reviews Volkswagen Jetta

Red VW Golf R
Feb 06, 2018

VW's Sleeper: The $40,000 Golf R Looks Mild, but Really Roars

Jim Motavalli

VW sticks with hot hatches (and pivots electric) as the market obsesses over crossovers. Volkswagen is in penance mode.

reviews Volkswagen Golf R

Jun 21, 2017

Bucket-List Benz: From Whistler to Vancouver in the E-Class Coupe

Jim Motavalli

The two-door midsize Mercedes showcases high tech, safety and luxury appointments.

reviews coupes Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017

Volvo XC60
Jun 08, 2017

Volvo's New XC60 is an Ultra-Safe Luxury Package

Jim Motavalli

Volvo is staying competitive with a brand-new product line--including the refreshed XC60, aimed straight at the luxury crossover buyer.

auto industry reviews Volvo XC60

May 02, 2017

If It Can Make It Here: The New Volkswagen e-Golf in Manhattan

Jim Motavalli

VW updated its electric e-Golf with more power and range. Since EVs are supposed to be city cars, I took it into the maelstrom that is Times Square.

electric vehicles reviews Volkswagen e-Golf 2017