More stories by Dennis Buterbaugh

2018 Toyota C-HR

If your idea of a new car is something totally different, Toyota might have your machine.

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

The Hyundai Elantra has long been a popular compact car, with low cost and good gas mileage. The latest Elantra version, the four-door hatch…

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti

There’s a reason Alfa Romeo’s Giulia is Motor Trend’s Car of the Year. It’s gorgeous, a blast to drive, and – compared to the competition – …

2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL Premium

If you like conservative styling, the Volkswagen Passat is probably the most conservative sedan in the world. Some might call it boring, but…

2017 Ford Focus RS

The wild Nitrous Blue paint job and roof mounted rear wing make the Ford Focus RS look fast, but this car really has the goods to back up th…

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab

It’s been 17 years now since Ford introduced the Raptor pickup truck, a machine with amazing off-road ability. The new Raptor is even more i…

2017 Fiat 500 Pop Cabrio

The Fiat 500 is so small, it’s just not practical for most people – but there’s no doubting this little Italian’s style and flair.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited

It’s only fitting that a hybrid like the Toyota RAV4 should come in a color like Electric Storm Blue. The boost from electric power really s…

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander

Among Japanese car brands, you just don’t see that many Mitsubishis on the roads – and there’s a reason for that.

2018 Hyundai Sonata

Many carmakers are redoing family sedans and Hyundai is not about to be left behind. The Sonata has all-new front and rear styling, and more…

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Advanced

People don’t buy the Toyota Prius Prime because it looks so awesome; they buy it to squeeze the most miles out of a gallon of gas.

2018 Genesis G80 Sport

The Genesis G80 Sport delivers more luxury than sport, but it’s still a very tasty package.

2018 Mazda 3 5-Door Grand Touring

Europeans have known for years that four-door hatchback cars are very practical. One of the best hatches in the U.S. comes from Mazda.

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser

While many SUVs on our highways look like they can go off-road, few of them actually can. The Toyota Land Cruiser loves the rough stuff.

2017 Ford Edge Sport

For some families, a compact crossover vehicle is too small while a full-size one is too big. The Ford Edge targets those buyers.

2017 Jeep Renegade Altitude

It should be called the Tennis Ball Edition. There’s no doubt Jeep’s new color for the Renegade – Hyper Green – is highly visible. Even thou…

2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk

There are few vehicles with such a thorough transformation as the new Jeep Compass. While the old Compass was uninspired and ineffective, th…

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SV

At first, it looks like the same old Nissan Rogue. then you realize the Rogue Sport is smaller; a full foot shorter and six inches lower.