Posts tagged "Toyota Avalon competitor"

2016 Nissan Maxima Platinum - Luxuriously Living Down 4DSC Moniker - Quick Review

Re-designed 8th Generation 2016 Nissan Maxima attempts to "Live Up" to the "4DSC" moniker it established in 1988.<br> <br> The premium executive sedan is offered in 5 monospec trims, starting at $32.5K, each equipped with standard 8"-inch display GPS Navigation. The top Maxima Platinum variant lists for $40,905.<br>
* * * * * * * * * * * * (Contributing Editor: George Straton, Roadblazing.com) “Hype” = “Hyperbole”. Often creating an unrealistic expectation , Hype is hard to live up to and nearly impossible to live down. WHAT: 2016 Nissan Maxima Platinum  (Gen.8, A36) : Lives another day to live down the hype.... Read more »

2014 Kia Cadenza - Ringer For a Four Ringer - Review

The 2014 Kia Cadenza. The full-sized front-drive sedan is appointed with Nappa leathers, heated steering, seating, ventilated front seats, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control.<br>  <br>Throw in a panoramic roof, voice commanded navigation & infotainment, dual-zone auto climate, HID and LED lighting, and 19" wheels and the MSRP is under $42,000.<br>
________________________________ At a time of overwhelming SUV popularity, nothing in the junior executive lot proclaims “You’ve arrived” better than a premium full size sedan.  Like the 2014 Kia Cadenza. It’s Bavarian handsome, with a milder rendition of the “tiger nose” culled from the mid-size Kia Optima , is nearly a  ringer for a previous Audi A8... Read more »

Two Full-Sized Americans - 2013 Ford Taurus Limited and 2013 Chrysler 300S - Review / Comparo

"Super-Size" us. (top to bottom) the 2013 Ford Taurus Limited AWD and the Chrysler 300S V6. Two full-sized American premium sedans, each priced at $40,000, well contented.
Outside North America and certain Middle Eastern kingdoms, emirates and principalities, anything sized this large wears a luxury nameplate and works in livery service. Decades of piss poor American compact and (have mercy) sub-compact cars combined set their course. A simultaneous explosion in conspicuous tastes and waists cemented their appeal. We are speaking of the... Read more »
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