Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Kia's Latest Ad: The World's Shortest Test Drive


Kia's latest ad highlights features of the 2019 Sorento, the brand's midsize SUV/crossover.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The 7-Year Auto Loan: America's Middle Class Can't Afford Its Cars



For the past few years, we've been addressing this issue on Auto Trends with JeffCars.com with our auto analysts, what is the tipping for these car prices. Every time we get behind the wheel of a new car, the sticker can easily range from $40,000 to $90,000 as if most of us can make those payments without batting an eye. However, according to this article that appeared in Wall Street Journal their finally echoing what we've been talking about, as the middle class is beginning to scream mercy.
Walk into an auto dealership these days and you might walk out with a seven-year car loan.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 9, 2019

Its Shop Time Mondays: Ram And Ford Trucks Are Being Recalled


1. Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly
If the tailgate opens while the vehicle is being driven, cargo may fall out the vehicle and create a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V347000


Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

2019 BMW X2 M35i: The Brand's Performance-Oriented Crossover


Highlights: The X2 is BMW’s entry-level crossover. The curvaceous X2 , X4 and X6 are sibilings. They all were named using even numbers. Outside of the exterior styling, the X2 shares many of the same components as its SUV-styled cousin, the X1.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $55,020 (Base Model: $37,395)

Seating Capacity: 4

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

2019 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE R-Line AWD: The Brand's New Flagship Car


Highlight: The Arteon is the replacement for the CC that faded away a few years ago.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $39,905 (SE Model: $36,840)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a rearview camera; daytime running lights; heated foldable, power adjustable side mirrors; forward collision warning system; autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian monitoring; a hill hold control system; an electronic blind spot monitor; an automatic dimming rearview mirror; and a tire pressure monitoring system