2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Touring

2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Touring

The CR-V is a perennial best-seller for Honda because it excels in so many areas. This compact crossover is easy to drive, has a roomy, comfortable and upscale cabin, and gets good fuel economy, especially with the hybrid powertrain. The one drawback is clunky controls on the infotainment system. Still, the CR-V is so good…

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat FWD

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat FWD

The Ford Maverick is brand-new for 2022. This compact pickup truck is small, inexpensive, and practical. The interior isn’t as upscale as many full-size pickups, but it can haul a surprising amount of stuff and it drives like a small SUV. It’s available as a hybrid or with a turbocharged traditional engine. Base Price: $25,490…

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Edition

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Edition

Whenever I get behind the wheel of a Subaru, I feel like I’m driving Oregon’s car. Subarus seem to be everywhere across the state. They’ve been popular here since their introduction in the mid-90s for being a versatile blend of a wagon, sedan and SUV with standard all-wheel-drive and lots of amenities and safety features.…

2022 Mercedes-Benz S 580 Sedan 4Matic

2022 Mercedes-Benz S 580 Sedan 4Matic

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is so over the top in oh so many ways. It’s a super-duper luxury vehicle with a six-figure price tag, loaded with tech and safety features, the finest materials, countless creature comforts and a choice of powerful engines. Base Price: $117,700 As Tested: $137,760 Horsepower: 496 Mileage: 16 mpg city/25 mpg…

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring

The Civic gets a complete makeover for 2022 and Honda has made this popular compact car even better. While most seem to want SUVs and crossovers these days, the Honda Civic is just a darn good car and is definitely worth consideration for its peppy handling, good fuel economy and reasonable price. Base Price: $29,400…

2022 Lexus UX 250h Luxury

2022 Lexus UX 250h Luxury

The Lexus UX is the smallest and cheapest compact crossover from Toyota’s upscale brand. It’s got bold styling and a choice of traditional or hybrid powertrains. It’s considered an entry-level Lexus because it doesn’t have as many luxurious touches as other vehicles in the company lineup. Base Price: $40,240 As Tested: $44,365 Horsepower: 181 Mileage:…

2022 Volkswagen Taos SE 4Motion

2022 Volkswagen Taos SE 4Motion

Small crossovers keep gaining in popularity and Volkswagen joins the party with the Taos, an all-new model for 2022. It becomes the smallest and cheapest crossover from the German automaker. The Taos fits below the Tiguan in the VW line-up and its boxy shape makes it look like a mini version of the Atlas, VW’s…

2021 Ford F-150 SuperCrew XLT

2021 Ford F-150 SuperCrew XLT

Ford definitely knows what people want in a pick-up. The F-150 is not only the most popular pick-up in the U.S. but has also been the best-selling vehicle in the country since 1981, when Ronald Reagan was president. Base Price: $43,805 As Tested: $60,545 Horsepower: 430 Mileage: 24 mpg city/24 mpg highway/24 mpg combined The…

2022 BMW X3 M Competition

2022 BMW X3 M Competition

The X3 is the most popular BMW in the U.S. and has sold well around the globe. This Sports Activity Vehicle, as BMW calls it, slots in between the X1 and X5 and is a good mix of comfort, athleticism, tech, and practicality. It’s the Goldilocks of the BMW SUVs in that it has more…