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2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review by Mark Fulmer Still A Winner After All These Years Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The 2021 Accord Hybrid power system has two electric motors, a 1.3 kWh lithium-ion battery, and a 2.0-liter inline-four gasoline engine. Those create 212 horsepower and 232 pounds-feet of torque. ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus ES 350 F SPORT Black Line - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Lexus ES 350 F SPORT Black Line - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Lexus ES 350 F SPORT Black Line Review by Mark Fulmer An Enhanced Edition of the Sporty ES by Mark Fulmer TheAuto Channel This version of the 2021 Lexus ES 350 includes both the dynamics of the F SPORT system and the styling of the Black Line Special Edition. It surprises none of the numerous ES owners and fans th ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Veloster N Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Veloster N Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Veloster N Review by Mark Fulmer A True BLUE Blazer by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The 2021 Veloster N was the most visually acclaimed vehicle I reviewed this year. The "Performance Blue" paint with red stripe caused a ton of smiles and nods wherever I drove, city or country. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Review by Mark Fulmer

To make a solid sedan into a sporty sedan the process begins with the engine. Remove the 1.6-liter powerplant and put in a 2.5-liter inline-4 turbocharged gas engine. And voila, you now have gained 100 horsepower and 116 lb-ft in torque. Then put that power into an N-tuned 8-speed wet dual clutch transmission. And don' ... Continue reading

2021 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review by Mark Fulmer

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf TSI continues its heritage as a good driving solid hatchback, and TSI version standardizes: a sunroof, 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, and heated front seats. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Supra 2.0 Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Toyota Supra 2.0 Review by Mark Fulmer

This week's test of the 2021 Supra had me answering a lot questions in parking lots, gas stations, and street intersections. Probably this most archetypal was a young man who crawled almost out of his tiny sliding window at a neighborhood fast food chain, and bellowed "I LOVE that car !!!" ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus GX 460 by Mark Fulmer

2021 Lexus GX 460 by Mark Fulmer

2021 Lexus GX 460 by Mark Fulmer A Big, Tough, Upscale SUV Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The Lexus GX 460 has a solidly loyal user base, and the 2021 version will follow suit by providing upscale roominess, conservative styling, and upper end fit and finish. The new GX does an excellent job of transporting up to six ful ... Continue reading

2021 Kia Telluride SX Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Kia Telluride SX Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Kia Telluride SX Review by Mark Fulmer A 3-Row MiddleWeight Champ by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel Any idea what a "telluride" is ? It is not a smartphone app where you talk about your car, nor is it a micro organism. If you guessed it's this old Colorado mining town turned ski resort, you are correct. ... Continue reading

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription Review by Mark Fulmer A Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUV with Power to Spare by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The Volvo XC90 Recharge's impressive 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged powerplant has two strong engines. First, a four-cylinder gas engine that gives 313 hp, and secondly ... Continue reading

2021 Honda Odyssey Elite Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2021 Honda Odyssey Elite Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

The Odyessy is powered by a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6 creating 280 horsepower and is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission which routes power the front wheels. It gets an official EPA rating of 19/28/22 mpg due in large part to its variable cylinder management systems which let the engine switch between thr ... Continue reading

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature offers family drivers duality: (1) an upscale family-mover with tech and comfort features for weekend drives as well as long hauls, and (2) a fun going-on errands experience for drivers who prefer some sporty zip. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Elantra Limited Review by Mark Fulmer An Affordable and Value Added Sedan Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The North American Car of the Year is the all-new seventh-generation Elantra compact sedan. With good looks, good tech, and a great sticker price which goes from $19,650 to $28,100 for the Hybrid Limited, ... Continue reading

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

Everyone knows how loyal Subaru owners are about their vehicles, and so I asked a number of them why. Reliability, safety, all wheel drive, and comfort were the universal responses. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited - Review by Mark Fulmer

Under the hood of the 2021 Sonata Hybrid sits a 2.0-liter inline-4 with a 6-speed automatic, a 51-hp motor, and a 1.62-kwh lithium-ion battery for a combined system output of 192 horsepower. Power is pushed to a 6-speed automatic and a front-wheel drive. ... Continue reading

2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer A Good Looking Good Driving Compact SUV Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel Mazda’s most popular vehicle is the CX-5 compact SUV, and because it has been so well received the 2021 model has only added a number of small updates to its safety features and tech. The exterior ... Continue reading

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