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2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE Review

SEATTLE — If there’s one area that Toyota has undisputed expertise in, is hybrid vehicles. They were one of the early pioneers of hybrid technology. With its 2020 Camry Hybrid XLE, Toyota offers some refinement, great fuel economy and decent performance. There are a couple of viable competitors now that have stormed this market segment ...

Video Review: 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe road tested

BUFFALO, NY — The Hyundai Santa Fe carries into the new model year with no significant changes. This latest-generation Santa Fe is more of an SUV feeling and less of a minivan feel. Hyundais is known for packaging top safety and is loaded with standard features, many of which come at an extra cost on ...

Car Coach Reports: Confusing Automotive Acronyms

BUFFALO, NY — Have you heard of any of these confusing automotive acronyms? Auto manufacturers love their alphabet soup, so let’s break some of it down and complain a little! We communicate much differently today than we have in the past, with text messaging we have come up with some pretty simple acronyms like LOL, ...

Car Coach: Lauren Fix

Car Coach Lauren Fix: How to properly clean your wheels

BUFFALO, NY — Clean your wheels at home and remove brake dust. Learn how to clean them the right way and shine your tires with car expert, Lauren Fix. Have aluminum wheels or painted wheels? Make sure you’re using a product that will protect them and then don’t forget to shine your tires. I recommend ...

Car Coach: Wiper Blades – more important than most realize

BUFFALO, NY — No one thinks about wiper blades until it starts raining. Then we hope we can see clearly and the wiper blades do their job. Do we ever think about when was the last time they were replaced? Most people don’t, so don’t feel like you are the only one. Wiper blades are ...

The 2019 Lexus LC500 is an incredible grand touring coupé

SEATTLE — I get it. The question is, do you – the consumer – get it? I’m referring to the Lexus LC500 which is often mistakenly referred to as a sports car or even a sports coupe’. This is the second time we’ve had an LC500 at CDN and I can tell you with full ...

Road Tested: The 2018 Lexus ES350

SEATTLE:  Even though the car hasn’t seen any major changes since 2012, the 2018 Lexus ES350 continues to be a hot-seller for Lexus and is the number-one selling vehicle in its class. The chief reason for this is that it starts at under $40,000. Built on the same chassis as the Toyota Camry and Avalon, the ...

Road Tested: 2017 KIA Cadenza SX-L

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2017 – Seriously? A Kia? That is a common question one hears when driving the Cadenza SX-L. This modern, well-appointed sedan has the makings of a world-class competitor in the semi-luxury, full-sized sedan market. Let’s break this down, shall we? For starters, it’s time to put away any preconceived notions you ...