Since its redesign two years ago, the Toyota Avalon has established one of the leading sales paces among large cars in the U.S. today. Competing with such comfortable sedans as Buick LaCrosse, Chrysler 300, Ford Taurus and Kia Cadenza,…

  Dominating the roadways as Jeep rolls its way month after month to all-time sales records are the Grand Cherokee, Cherokee and Wrangler. A fourth Jeep model, though, the Patriot, which performs with not quite so much gusto, is also…

Traffic through the Buick display space at the Denver Auto Show last week revolved around the 2016 Cascada, the first convertible for the brand in 25 years. The big show ended Sunday, April 12, at the Colorado Convention Center. The…

Might there be anything more exciting than gripping the heated leather-and-wood steering wheel of one of the world’s finest extended-length luxury sedans, the 2015 Jaguar XJL Portfolio AWD four-door? As a matter of fact, yes; the topper this week is…

     

The Subaru Impreza so dominates the compact all-wheel-drive sedan market, many consumers believe it is the only choice. There is one other, though – the Mitsubishi Lancer SE 2.4 AWC. Its electronically controlled all-wheel-drive system is known as AWC, for…

Tesla to skip Denver Auto Show

Thirty-seven car and truck brands, from Acura to Volvo, will display more than 500 new models at the 2015 Denver Auto Show, which opens Wednesday, April 8, at the Colorado Convention Center. Tesla, the much-ballyhooed electric auto, won’t be there….

Long-stylish Murano adds new lines

On its introduction to the U.S. market 12 years ago, the Nissan Murano surprised, even shocked, automotive followers with two innovations – the most futuristic styling ever seen in the SUV/truck segment and the unheard-of installation of a continuously variable…

Another early ’16  arrival, the Mazda6

  Another 2016 model, the Mazda6 midsize sedan carrying an EPA estimate of 40 miles per gallon on the highway, has been sent my way. It follows last week’s 2016 Kia Sorento crossover SUV. Both will be seen at the…

Boulder event showcases ’15 Chrysler 300

Chrysler showed off four models of its 300 flagship sedan at a gathering in Boulder Thursday evening. Parked out front of the Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center for 30 members of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press were the…