Tag: fuel efficient family car

2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring - Spoiling Budget Enthusiasts' Glutes - Quick Review

2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring: Possibly the most "Buff-looking" front-drive mid-size family sedan, in its most upscale trim, finished in Machine Grey Metallic, garners admiring stares from on-lookers;<br> <br> Priced at $34,530 it is among few in the segment imparting as much "Oneness of Driver and Steed."<br>
* * * * * * * * * * * * (Contributing Editor: Peter Stamatis) Three+ years ago “Drive…He Said” heaped restrained praise:   “There, we said it. In spite of the [meh] interior styling, [flimsy trim and spartan appointments], we cannot immediately think of another family sedan for $21,000 out the door that... Read more »

2012 Toyota Prius V - A Stretched Rude Gesture Towards Gas Prices

The 2012 Toyota Prius V. A "super-sized" wagon version of the world's most popular family gas-electric hybrid car, prepares for battle against rising gasoline prices.
Just some Facts: -% Increase Americans have paid in Price Per Gallon of unleaded fuel: 150% (between 2003 and 2012) -Barrels of crude oil consumed by U.S. each year: 6.9 billion barrels – Motor vehicle petroleum consumption as a % of total annual U.S. consumption: 44% -Total annual petroleum yield of  U.S. oil fields: 2... Read more »