Posts tagged "buick regal"

Today's Rant: OnStar + Nav = #Fail

Today's Rant: OnStar + Nav = #Fail
OK, I want to start by saying I love OnStar. And, I also love having an in-car navigation system complete with 4-color map. But, when it comes to General Motors vehicles, I recommend that you get one or the other. Not both. I recently drove the Buick Regal, and it had both OnStar and a... Read more »

Today's Rave: Heated seats in Buick Regal

Today's Rave: Heated seats in Buick Regal
With the recent spate of warm weather in Chicago, heated seats may be the last thing on your mind. But, when it’s cold in Chicago, it’s really cold. And there’s nothing better than hot butt in a cold car. While heated seats in many cars these days are lukewarm at their hottest setting, the heated... Read more »

2011 automotive watch list

For 2011 VW's lifeblood gets a major overhaul. The all-new Jetta will come to the U.S. with four different engine options, including a 2.0-liter TDI clean diesel engine, which delivers 140 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. Gasoline engines include the 2.0-liter (115 horsepower), 2.5 (170 horsepower) and the 2.0-liter TSI (200 horsepower). In addition to a new look, this compact car gets a little bigger for 2011, adding 3.5 inches in overall length, which translates into best-in-class rear legroom. I like VW for it's affordable German engineering, and this new Jetta comes through with a base price of around $16K.
2011 Nissan LEAF With the economy recovering, 2011 looks to be a much better year. Especially for the auto industry. Sales are starting to pick up, and you’ll notice a certain panache in the new vehicles heading our way. There are several that have caught my eye already, so I figured I’d give you a... Read more »
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