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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD: The Sporty Crossover Gains A Larger Infotainment Screen

 

Highlight: Optional red seats are now available on the CX-5.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $39,125 (Base model $26,545)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; hill launch assist; traction control system; stability control; a rearview camera with a rear cross traffic alert system; a radar activated cruise control system; a tire pressure monitoring system; lane departure warning system; a lane keep assist system; a blind spot monitor system with a rear cross traffic alert system; and a smart city brake support system with pedestrian protection

Standard Equipment On Sport (Base Model): 17-inch wheels; front wheel drive; a 6-speed automatic transmission; a a 7-inch infotainment screen; rear roof spoiler; manual front seats; cloth seats; a leather wrapped steering wheel; a push button start system; remote keyless entry system; steering wheel mounted controls; a manual operated tilt/telescopic steering wheel; rear seat recline; and an electronic parking brake

Friday, February 19, 2021

‘Auto Trends’ Talks to the Founder of the Only Successful Black-Centric Car Magazine

 


After kicking off Black History Month honoring Carol H. Williams, the advertising goddess behind one of the most successful deodorant taglines in history, Auto Trends with JeffCars.com continues its celebration over the next two Saturdays, talking to Randi Payton.

Payton, who has been one of the leading automotive media advocates to help drive diversity in the automotive arena, launched the first and only Black-centric car magazine, African American On Wheels. After successfully launching his first car magazine in the mid-nineties, it didn’t take long before the multicultural media maven expanded his publishing portfolio to focus on both the Latino and the Asian communities.

 

Sunday, February 14, 2021

2021 Kia K5 GT: The Brand's Midsize Vehicle Gets Turbocharged

 

Highlight: The K5 was formerly known as the Optima.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $35,705 (Base SE Model: $24,455)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; an electronic stability control system; a traction control system; a rear camera; a hill start assist system; a forward collision avoidance system; a lane keep assist system; a driver attention warning system; a high beam assist system; temporary spare tire; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Standard Equipment (LX): 16-inch wheels; front wheel drive; an 8-speed automatic transmission; a fuel saving stop and go system; a single exhaust muffler; an automatic brake hold feature; cloth seats; a manual operated tilt-telescopic steering wheel; front seatback pockets; a dual zone automatic a/c; and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system

2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD: The Sporty Crossover Gains A Larger Infotainment Screen

  Highlight:  Optional red seats are now available on the CX-5. Test Vehicle’s MSRP:  $39,125 (Base model $26,545) Seating Capacity:   5 Sta...