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2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i Review By John Heilig

2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 BMW X5 xDrive 40i ENGINE: 3.0-liter twin turbo I-6 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with sport-manual shift modes HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 335 hp @ 5,500-6,500 rpm/330 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-5,200 rpm WHEELBASE: 117. ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

When it comes to automobiles, I am schizophrenic. My demographic group and my hair color lead me to large, comfortable American sedans. However, I was weaned on small British sports cars and the thrill of driving a fun small car is still in my blood. AGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau ... Continue reading

2019 Nissan Altima SV Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Nissan Altima SV Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Nissan Altima SV ENGINE: 2.5-liter DOHC I-4 TRANSMISSION: Xtronic CVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 188 hp @ 6,000 rpm/180 lb.-ft. @ 3,600 rpm WHEELBASE: 111.0 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Kia Optima SX Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Kia Optima SX Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Kia Optima SX ENGINE: 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 245 hp @ 6,000 rpm/260 lb.-ft. @ 1,350-4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 110.4 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review By John Heilig

2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review By John Heilig

Overall, the Mazda CX-9 is a true pleasure to drive ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD Review By John Heilig

2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD Review By John Heilig

The Hyundai Kona is touted as a utility vehicle (it even has the award to show for it). ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

Overall, the Hyundai Santa Fe has all the practicality and utility required of an SUV, coupled with very good fuel economy and a luxury sedan nearly silent ride. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus RX 350 Review By John Heilig

2019 Lexus RX 350 Review By John Heilig

I have owned (and enjoyed) driving our family's 2010 RX 450h over the past 9 years and brag that its the best car I have ever owned. Recently I had the opportunity to road test the long wheel base three row versions of both the RX and the RX450hL Hybrid. Both are virtually identical with MPG also about the same 25 MPG ... Continue reading

2007 Saturn Sky/Pontiac Solstice Review

2007 Saturn Sky/Pontiac Solstice Review

THE AUTO PAGE By JOHN HEILIG SPECIFICATIONS Model: 2007 Saturn Sky/Pontiac Solstice Engine: 2.4-liter 4 Horsepower/Torque: 177 hp @ 6600 rpm/166 lb.-ft. @ 4800 rpm Transmission: 5-speed manual Wheelbase: 95.1 in. Length x Width x Height: 161.1 x 71.4 x 50.2 in. (Sky) Tires: Cargo volume: 3.8 cu. ft. ... Continue reading

Dodge Stratus/Plymouth Breeze (1996)

Dodge Stratus/Plymouth Breeze (1996)

Dodge Stratus/Plymouth Breeze (1996) ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda3 AWD Review By John Heilig

2019 Mazda3 AWD Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Mazda3 AWD ENGINE: 2.5-liter 4 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic with manual mode HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 186 hp @ 6,000 rpm/186 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 107.3 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Volkswagen Golf SE Review By John Heilig

2019 Volkswagen Golf SE Review By John Heilig

Our tester had so many things that didn’t work the way I expected them to, that I am disappointed with the car. First, the air conditioner simply didn’t cut it. In mid-90-degree weather it seemed to take forever to cool down, and then it would shut off when you came to a stop sign or red light. The start/stop butto ... Continue reading

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Review +VIDEO By John Heilig

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Review +VIDEO By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt ENGINE: 5.0-liter V8 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed manual HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 480 hp @ 7,000 rpm/420 lb.-ft. @ 4,600 rpm WHEELBASE: 107.1 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4 - Review By John Heilig

2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4 - Review By John Heilig

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4 ENGINE: 3.2-liter V6 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 271 hp @ 6,500 rpm/239 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 rpm WHEELBASE: 109.6 in. ... Continue reading

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