The Review Garage

Rating the best and worst in cars, SUVs, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

Welcome to The Review Garage!

Garages provide shelter for cars, bikes, tools and overflow from your household. They can also be meeting places, project centers, studios and dream catchers. The Review Garage publishes car, truck, SUV and motorcycle reviews from experienced writers. We also feature... Continue Reading →

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Relaxing Ride, Good Acceleration and Above-Average Warranty Are Hallmarks of the 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Following the introduction of the all-new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander three-row crossover sport utility vehicle, the Japanese manufacturer now trumpets its electrified sibling, the 2023 Outlander PHEV. For those who haven’t noticed,... Continue Reading →

All-Electric 2023 Toyota bZ4X Promises Long Range and a Quiet, Relaxed Ride

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer What the bZ4X? Yep, it sure looks like a cuss word in a comic strip. But it’s actually the brand-new 100% battery electric vehicle from Toyota. Not only that, the bZ4X... Continue Reading →

The Acura Integra Returns as a Feisty Four-Door Hatchback with an Available Manual Transmission

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer The Integra from Acura, the luxury marque of Japan’s Honda, returns for sport-oriented enthusiasts as a 2023 model after a spotty history that started in 1985. It had gone through four... Continue Reading →

2023 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo AWD Is Quick and Easy to Drive

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer It’s unusual to assign aspirations to a fine example of engineering like the 2023 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo AWD. Yet that’s how the Japanese manufacturer has been describing its mainstream products for... Continue Reading →

2023 Toyota Corolla XSE Hatchback Offers the Practicality of a Small SUV

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer In the not too distant past, before they were rescued by an unlikely avatar, hatchbacks like the 2023 Toyota Corolla were the pariahs of the automobile marketplace. Despite their practicality, they... Continue Reading →

Affordable 2023 Kia Niro EV Wave Is Well Appointed and High Performing

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Even though battery electric vehicles generally are more expensive than their gasoline engine counterparts, South Korea’s 2023 Kia Niro EV Wave demonstrates that it’s possible to deliver an appealing, well appointed... Continue Reading →

All New 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD Adds Luxury Amenities to Engaging Driving Experience

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Mazda traditionally has focused on the performance side of the automotive spectrum, offering engaging and even exciting handling along with tightly wound engines and transmissions, even as it expanded its efforts... Continue Reading →

The Competent 2023 Cadillac XT4 AWD Makes for a Cordial Daily Companion

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer For people of a certain age and persuasion, Cadillac has always signified unbounded luxury and prestige, often with dashes of schmaltz. That’s why the 2023 XT4 AWD Premium Luxury crossover sport... Continue Reading →

Three-Cylinder 2023 Nissan Rogue Offers Respectable Performance and a Comfortable Ride

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Befitting its outcast name, the Nissan Rogue has operated in the shadows of its competitors, the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CRV. For 2023, it joins the elite cadre, especially with the... Continue Reading →

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