DRIVER'S SEAT



 The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel provides plenty of power with excellent fuel economy. The four-wheel-drive version averaged 23 miles per gallon in a week of testing.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel sacrifices nothing to be more fuel efficient

Scott Sturgis/Driver’s Seat: 2014 Ram EcoDiesel pickup

6 days ago


 The 2014 BMW X5 is new for the model year. A diesel version recorded mileage readings in the high 20s and offered plenty of power.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: BMW X5 worth every penny

The BMW offers such intuitive controls and handles so well that it’s like being one with the road.

1 week ago


 The 2014 Audi Q5 TDI doesn’t hint that it’s a diesel, besides a slight ticking at idle.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Audi Q5 proves luxury and diesel can coexist

In the Q5, it’s less than perfect, but that’s not the engine’s fault.

2 weeks ago


 The 2014 Ram Power Wagon definitely goes wherever you think of taking it. And gets you noticed along the way.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Ram Power Wagon handles well and begs to be noticed

It handles better than even some smaller pickups. But reliability could be stronger.

3 weeks ago


 Review of the 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

Driver's Seat: Nissan Juke beautifully fun, in a weird, radical way

Review of the 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

1 month ago


 The Golf lineup is redesigned for 2015, on a new platform that allowed Volkswagen to offer the electric-powered e-Golf.

Driver’s Seat: What lies ahead for electric car sales?

While all-electric vehicles comprise just a small drop in the auto sales ocean, they experienced a tidal wave increase in 2014.

1 month ago


 The small 2014 Mazda5 microvan looks as sporty as ever from the outside.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Mazda5’s promise not fully realized

The Mazda5 is like getting a C- paper from an A student. You know the kid’s put his heart and soul into it, but it’s just not there.

1 month ago


 The 2014 Acura TL latest incarnation was never a big hit on the outside but its handling and performance make up for it.

Driver's Seat: Acura TL is elegant but feels a little dated

Sport luxury sedans square off: 2014 Infiniti Q50 AWD Premium vs. 2014 Acura TL SE

1 month ago


 The 2014 Infiniti Q50 is an all-new luxury sport sedan from Nissan's luxury auto division.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Infiniti Q50’s handling disappoints

Several modes of travel allow the driver to control the feel of the handling. Unfortunately, I found none of them satisfying.

2 months ago


Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Tips for rental car drivers

For people who are in the market to buy a car, or those who rent cars frequently, getting used to a new vehicle can be a challenge.

2 months ago


 The Hyundai Santa Fe got a new look for 2013 that carries over for this model year.

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Sante Fe a contender, but Highlander on top

If you need a ve­hi­cle for eight peo­ple, the High­lander is the lone choice. The Santa Fe def­i­nitely does most ev­ery­thing quite well.

2 months ago


 The 2014 Nissan Rogue gets a new look and more room for the model year, and even adds a third row.

Driver's Seat: Review of the 2014 Nissan Rogue SV AWD

Review of the  2014 Nissan Rogue SV AWD

2 months ago


 Toyota Highlander

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Toyota Highlander not boring, with plenty of room

The XLE V6 AWD has enough space for a load of Muppets. But how about Big Bird?

3 months ago


 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop

Scott Sturgis’ Driver’s Seat: Mini Cooper Hardtop a must-have vehicle

The 2014 car was a lot of fun with a few notable improvements.

3 months ago


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