Behind the Wheel: 2016 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD

Behind the Wheel of Toyota’s latest RAV4 – the most “meh” of SUVs I’ve ever driven.

Behind the Wheel: My Mid-80’s K-Cars

My first 3 cars were all mid-80’s K-Cars, and since they were all so similar I figured I’d just lump them into a single review rather than try and do them individually. 1985 Plymouth Reliant This was my very first car, and though I only had it about 2 weeks, I remember it well. It… Continue reading Behind the Wheel: My Mid-80’s K-Cars

Behind the Wheel: 1996 Chevrolet S-10

Continuing the series of Behind the Wheel reviews of cars I’ve owned, we now move on to the predecessor of my current car… which was actually a truck. Specifically, a 1996 Chevrolet S-10 LS Extended Cab 2-wheel drive pickup truck. This truck was a lot of “firsts” for me: My first non-throw-away car (all my… Continue reading Behind the Wheel: 1996 Chevrolet S-10

Behind the Wheel: 2011 Kia Soul

Long-time readers will remember that I’ve reviewed the Kia Soul before – but that was the 2010 model. About a year after I wrote that review, my wife bought the 2011 model, and Kia had made enough changes to it to warrant reviewing it again. Plus, I’ve had much more time to get to know… Continue reading Behind the Wheel: 2011 Kia Soul

Behind the Wheel: 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander

To keep this “Behind the Wheel” series going I thought I’d mix things up a bit and give some thoughts on cars I’ve actually owned, as opposed to ones I’ve just driven for short periods of time. We’ll begin this little mini-series with my current car, a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS AWD (which I affectionately… Continue reading Behind the Wheel: 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander