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...]

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...]

2014 Lexus ES300h

Disclosure:  Lexus let me test drive a 2014 ES300h for a week! There is nothing more amazing than a luxury car that you can drive for days with out having to even think of refueling. The 2014 Lexus ES300h is jam packed with features that make driving comfortable, convenient and fun and with a 200 total system horsepower and a 40 MPG rating you can keep driving and driving and driving till you reach your destination! Providing impeccable refinement, an extended rear valance and available bamboo trim, the ES Hybrid offers the finest in luxury. But its captivating design is only the beginning. It … [Read more...]

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Disclosure:  The Avalon in the feature below was provided to me for a week compliments of Toyota! If your in the market for a full size sedan that is great on gas mileage and can tote you and your coworkers to work as well as you and the kids to soccer practice, the 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid could be perfect for you! Front passengers ride in pure comfort seated in the Avalon’s standard power-adjustable, premium perforated leather-trimmed heated and ventilated front seats. The driver gets to wrap his or her hands around even more premium leather with the trimmed steering wheel and shift … [Read more...]

2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

With the return of $4-per-gallon gas small cars are in. However lots of people still want or even need a large vehicle. We have 6 kids so own a mini van, but we also own a small car for short trips to save on gas. I wish I would have done my research on larger fuel efficient vehicles before we purchased our car because I know for sure the Toyota Highlander hybrid would have been something we looked at! Gas Mileage The Highlander is a 280 horsepower vehicle that boast a V6 engine and a 17.2 gallon tank! It has a fuel-economy rating of 28mpg which makes it the most fuel-efficient seven-passenger … [Read more...]

2012 Toyoya Prius V

If you are looking for a vehicle that is going to get you tons of miles per gallon than I am sure you have heard of the Prius. With gas prices on the up and up there is no better time to look into owning a hybrid. If you are looking for a small hybrid that is still able to tote the family around town than the Prius may just be the vehicle for you! The PriusV was made for active families with spaciousness and flexibility as well as a comfortable interior! Inside you have super comfy seating for five with ample head room, and an impressive 38-inch couple distance, providing generous rear legroom that a … [Read more...]

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid

With gas prices climbing up and up I keep talking to my husband about getting a hybrid. To be honest they just make more sense. Kia sent me their Optima Hybrid to put to the test and I am flabbergasted about the MPG I got this week! I drove it all over the place trying to use a full tank of gas in a week and just couldn't! The Kia Optima Hybrid is a midsize sedan that has seating for up to five people! The second row has 34.64 inches of leg room which is enough to stretch out in and relax very comfortably! I was able to install three car seats across the backseat with ease! The Optima is 190.7 inches … [Read more...]