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

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Frank A. Aukofer

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 →

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz S580 Sedan Remains the Benchmark for the Large Performance Luxury Sedan

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Once upon a time in America, powerful large sedans ruled the roads, and the bigger the better for many drivers. It is one reason why the 2022 Mercedes-Benz S580 elicits nostalgia... Continue Reading →

Fuel Economy, Reliability Are Hallmarks of the 2023 Toyota Camry Hybrid Sedan

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Over its four decades in the U.S., the Toyota Camry was often referred to as the “family Camry,” a bit of alliteration that recognized its years as the country’s favorite midsize... Continue Reading →

2022 Mazda CX-5 Combines Engaging Driving Dynamics with Top Safety Rating

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Most crossover sport utility vehicles, now becoming the vehicles of choice over sedans, embody practicality and comfort for cargo and passengers. But some, notably the 2022 Mazda CX-5, also deliver engaging... Continue Reading →

Large and Luxurious: the Cadillac Escalade and the Lincoln Navigator Deliver the Goods

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer When you’re talking large and luxurious new bruiser cruisers, two names come immediately to mind: the 2023 Cadillac Escalade from General Motors and the 2022 Lincoln Navigator from Ford. Stellantis, the third... Continue Reading →

The First Jeep Grand Cherokee with an Electrified Drivetrain: The Overland 4xe

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer After all, it’s a Jeep. Yet the 2022 Grand Cherokee Overland 4xe performs well as a roomy, luxurious and even economical Interstate conqueror once you get past the price. That’s because it’s... Continue Reading →

2022 Range Rover P400 SE LWB: A Pricey Large Vehicle with Power and Cushy Accommodations

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer A businessman in Baltimore bought a Range Rover partly because he wanted to park it outside his headquarters to convince potential customers that he was running a successful company. Such is the... Continue Reading →

Range Anxiety? The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4Matic Travels 340 Miles on One Charge

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer Mercedes-Benz has produced excellent vehicles for nearly a century, so there’s reason to expect that it would do the same with its all-new electric 2022 EQS 580. It’s the German company’s first... Continue Reading →

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