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2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4x4 - Bella Jeep After the Honeymoon - Review, Video

Jeep brings back the Cherokee moniker for 2014 with this all new compact sports activity vehicle.<br> <br> Base Cherokee Sport models, starting at $23,000, offer plenty of style and versatility. Adding 4x4, mid-level Latitude trim, auto climate control including heated seats, power driver's, and an  8.5" center LCD infotainment display prices the new Cherokee at $29,985.<br>
For 2013 a Year of Italian Culture was celebrated in the United States.  In case you missed them, festivities included performing and visual art events.  The gang at Fabbrici Italiano Automobilli Torino, led by bespectacled Mr. Baggy Sweaters, Sergio Marchionne,  also partied over their union with the remaining new Chrysler Corporation’s stock shares. The marriage... Read more »

2014 Subaru Forester + 2014 Toyota RAV4 AWD - DHS Compact Crossover Comparison

(TOP) 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i is far less the "box" it used to be. Though, the engine remains boxer in layout. Starting at $22,000 with 5-speed manual, a loaded Touring model with optional Eye-Sight Collision Avoidance runs $33,220.<br> <br> (BOTTOM): Swept back front of 2014 Toyota RAV4 makes it RAD4! In XLE AWD trim with Navigation the MSRP is $27,580<br>
What’s not to love about the compact cross-over utility vehicle?  Families are smaller these days. You say Fido is a St. Bernard? He’ll still have some sitting room in compact SUV. Equipped with rear-view cameras they are barely trickier to parallel park than a Smart For Two. Make that TWO Smart For Twos. Have you... Read more »

2014 Ford Escape Titanium AWD - Parallel Parking Houdini - Video Review

2014 Ford Escape Titanium AWD - Parallel Parking Houdini - Video Review
Each time “Drive…He Said” ventures to Chicago city neighborhoods to satiate the thirst for the unique cultural offerings breathing quickens, collective palms and brows perspire profusely, and hearts nearly palpitate over the limited parking situation. Back-up cameras with passive park assistance are nice and becoming more common. Soon our federal D.O.T. may mandated these in... Read more »
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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek - On Stilts - Review

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek. BKA Impreza Sport 5-door wagon on stilts. Priced starting just under $25,000. Our loaded Limited version with leather, moonroof and navigation barely crossed the $27,000 line.
As siblings go there are clear advantages to being taller. It’s about being mom’s favorite when it comes time to reach the top shelf of the cupboard. And the satisfaction of denying the others at the net in a game of one-on-one. Reason enough for the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek compact crossover. Even if it... Read more »