Mazda3: fun and light

December 1, 2017 David Zatz 0

Known in most of the world as the Mazda Axela, the compact Mazda has that fine sense of being in touch with the road, without being punished by it; the engine balances acceleration with mileage nicely, and the light feel makes it a joy to drive. Keeping things like banned […]

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: smooth and fun

December 12, 2016 David Zatz 0

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport was recently refreshed, and it came out better for it. Well-equipped, smooth, and pleasant, we generally liked this compact and inexpensive crossover. The 2.4 liter engine ( 168 horsepower and 167 lb-ft of torque) has an aggressive tip-in to make it feel more powerful at launch, which could require […]

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Premier RS car review

June 15, 2016 David Zatz 0

The American-made Chevrolet Cruze boasts strong gas mileage, good handling, and just about ever safety and comfort item you can find on cars at twice the price. Buyers now have a single engine, a turbocharged 1.4, with a choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmission; you can option up to […]