2022 Kia Carnival SX

2022 Kia Carnival SX

Take a Kia Sedona minivan, update it with some SUV-like looks and equip it with a new engine, updated tech and all of the practical features you’d expect, and you get the all-new Kia Carnival. Base Price: $41,100 As Tested: $42,770 Horsepower: 290 Mileage: 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway/22 mpg combined The Carnival replaces the…

AAA: Driver Monitoring Systems Need Improvements

PORTLAND, Ore., – As vehicles become more automated, many auto manufacturers realize some technologies may give drivers the false sense that the vehicle can drive itself. To counter this, driver monitoring systems with either a camera or steering wheel detection are used to prevent the deadly consequences of a distracted driver. However, new real-world testing…

2022 Hyundai Sonata N Line

2022 Hyundai Sonata N Line

The 2022 Hyundai Sonata stands out in the midsize sedan category with its bold, coupe-like looks, modern cabin, lengthy list of driver assistance features, and long warranty. The Sonata doesn’t have the liveliest handling of the bunch, although the performance-oriented N Line trim is peppy, but it excels in just about everything else. Base Price:…

2022 Lexus RX 450h F Sport

2022 Lexus RX 450h F Sport

The Lexus RX is the midsize luxury crossover from Toyota’s upscale brand and dominates the class when it comes to sales. It’s not the sportiest ride and has some clunky infotainment system controls but is otherwise a well-rounded luxury vehicle. Base Price: $53,820 As Tested: $62,450 Horsepower: 308 Mileage: 31 mpg city/28 mpg highway/30 mpg…

2022 Toyota Sienna XSE

2022 Toyota Sienna XSE

The 2022 Toyota Sienna is one of just a handful of minivans still being produced. Everyone with growing families seems to want an SUV instead. While minivans have fallen out of favor, they’re still excellent family haulers and are often more practical, economical and fuel efficient than SUVs. Base Price: $42,100 As Tested: $46,455 Horsepower:…

2021 Oregon Gas Price News

For 2022 Gas Price News, visit: 2022 Oregon Gas Price News   Updated 1/4/2022 Refinery, Distribution, Weather Issues Send Pump Prices Higher Oregon has largest weekly jump in the country PORTLAND, Ore., – A refinery fire in Texas and some distribution snags in the Pacific Northwest are putting upward pressure on pump prices as 2022…

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

The Forester is the best-selling model for Subaru. The compact SUV gets a new Wilderness trim for 2022 which gives the Forester more ground clearance and other features to up its off-road capability. If you’re looking for a more compact Subaru, but still want everything the wilderness edition has, check out the 2022 Subaru Outback…

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC

The Mitsubishi Outlander has had a tough time standing out in the competitive small SUV segment but that should change with the 2022 model. The Outlander gets a makeover and now has a lot to offer including a smooth ride, an attractive and spacious interior and lots of standard and user-friendly tech. It’s also one…

AAA: Are you Ready for Snow and Ice?

PORTLAND, Ore. – With snow and below-freezing temperatures expected for much of Oregon, AAA Oregon/Idaho urges drivers to be prepared for winter driving conditions. The National Weather Service in Portland says the forecast looks increasingly wintry for even lower elevations of northwest Oregon as a prolonged period of below normal temperatures begins this weekend. “Make…