2016 Toyota RAV4

Disclosure:  The RAV4 in the feature below was provided to me for a week compliments of Toyota! Soccer moms rejoice. Your favorite crossover SUV, the RAV4 is now available in a hybrid model! Bringing tech, style and efficiency to all your adventures. The RAV4 Hybrid’s advanced innovations matched with Toyota's proven hybrid powertrain, lets you make the most of any trip! And in addition to its great fuel economy, RAV4 Hybrid adds extra thrills with 194 net horsepower and outstanding acceleration.The 2016 sports RAV4s got a new front end that features a a higher hoodline, a more unified grille and skid … [Read more...]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Disclosure: Many thanks to Chrysler for sponsoring my trip to Detroit. Last week I flew from warm and sunny Florida out to cold and snowy Detroit to take a look at the all new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, and I am so glad I did. It is a total game changer for many families, including families who live on the road full time!Boasting an impressive 80MPGe with a 30 mile all electric driving range is enough to make me scream and shout hooray! But when I crunched the numbers, I was even more impressed. The average full time family goes to the front of the campground, the local national park and the grocery … [Read more...]

Volvo XC90: First Drive

Do you need a minivan but don't want a minivan? Then you must read this post. The 2016 Volvo XC90 is a seven-passenger large luxury crossover that is perfect for those with young children at home or grandparents that often have visitors. It represents a very large step forward for Volvo with innovative powertrains (including a plug-in hybrid), distinctive styling, an ultra-modern and high-tech cabin, and numerous safety advancements.The XC90 was due for an update. There wasn't really anything wrong with the current model, accept it hasnt been updated since 2003. However, the fact that Volvo hasn't … [Read more...]

2015 Chrysler 200

Disclosure: Chrysler let me test drive a 2015 200C for a week! If affordability, comfort, luxury and style are something you crave, the 2015 Chrysler 200 could very well be the perfect vehicle for you. Starting at just $26,000.00 and offering 23 city/36 highway miles per gallon this vehicle makes the perfect vehicle for long distance travelers looking for a luxury vehicle with out paying too much.The 2015 model is a fresh take on the 200 sedan. The front of the vehicle was completely redesigned. The front end now features a smooth, rounded, and capped with a stylish grille. The interior cabin provides … [Read more...]

2014 Toyota Highlander

Disclosure:  The Highlander in the feature below was provided to me for a week compliments of Toyota! Have a large family? Not ready to make the switch to a minivan yet? Then the 2014 Toyota Highlander with seating for up to eight, advanced luxury and stylish design, may just be the perfect vehicle for you. The Highlander looks much smaller on the outside than it is on the inside, which I learned to really appreciate when trying to fit into tight parking spaced. The exterior features a dramatic new grille that really turns heads and attractive chrome roof rails. My husband was impressed that even … [Read more...]

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

Disclosure: Chevrolet let me test drive a 2015 Tahoe for a week! If style, luxury and interior space are on your must have list for a vehicle- then the 2015 Chevy Tahoe may just be the SUV for you! The interior has been completely redesigned. Inspired by the craftsmanship of high-end wristwatches, the appearance of the instrument cluster is intricate and refined.  Premium materials contribute to the functional, sophisticated design. Storage in the center console is large enough to fit a laptop computer, diaper bag or large purse.. Plus, the 8-inch color touch-screen slides up to reveal space behind … [Read more...]

2014 Toyota Rav4

Disclosure:  The Rav4 in the feature below was provided to me for a week compliments of Toyota! I fell in love with the 2013 Rav4 after it received a contemporary new look which relocated the spare tire from the rear door to a well under the vehicle. The removal of the tire on the rear door allowed Toyota to switch the swing out door for a much more conventional swing up rear lift-gate that opens and closes, much like a minivan. That small change made the Rav4 For the price of the Rav4 (starting at $23,550.00), the interior features are a plenty. Steering wheel mounted controls put everything at my … [Read more...]