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2019 Lexus RC 350 AWD

Model Tested: 2019 Lexus RC 350 AWD Engine:3.5-liter V-6, 311 horsepower 280 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 18-mpg city, 24-mpg highway, 21-mpg combined Base Price: $46,240 As Tested: $54,630 Performance: Strong, smooth V-6 engine Smooth automatic transmission Paddle shifters Dial … read more

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Model Tested: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD Engine:2.5-liter I-4 + electric, 219 combined horsepower Transmission: CVT automatic, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 41-mpg city, 38-mpg highway, 40-mpg combined Base Price: $33,700 As Tested: $37,899 Performance: Very good power and acceleration Excellent fuel economy—our best … read more

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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Model Tested: 2019 Mazda Miata MX-5 Club RF Engine:2.0-liter I-4, 181-horsepower 151 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission, rear-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 26-mpg city, 34-mpg highway, 29-mpg combined Base Price: $32,345 As Tested: $38,955 Performance: Great lively performance Very athletic, nimble Excellent for darting … read more

2019 VW Jetta
Autos

2019 Volkswagen Jetta — Value and Performance Too…

Model tested: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE Engine: 1.4-liter TSI DOHC turbo Transmission: 8-speed automatic Horsepower: 147 Torque: 184 lb.-ft. EPA ratings: 30/city, 40/highway, 34/combined Base price: $22,155 As tested: $23,005 Overview: The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta compact sedan is as well-mannered on the … read more

2019 Honda Passport
Autos

2019 Honda Passport — Challenging the Midsize Segment

Model tested: 2019 Honda Passport AWD Elite Engine: 3.5-liter VTEC V6 Transmission: 9-speed automatic Horsepower: 280 Torque: 262 lb.-ft. EPA ratings: 19/city, 24/highway, 21/combined Base price: $43,680 As tested: $44,725 Overview: The 2019 Honda Passport is an all-new model based on the larger, … read more

A category and overall winner at Run to the Sun, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Four Door offers a sleek design, a 630 HP engine, as well as plentiful tech features. 

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S named the Northwest Most Fun to Drive Vehicle

The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) named the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Four Door ($171,200) the overall winner at the group’s annual Run to the Sun (RTTS) event where 24 performance vehicles and sports cars were road tested over three days in September. … read more

2018 Genesis G80
Autos

2019 Genesis G80 — This Car Has it All

Model tested: 2019 Genesis G80 AWD 3.3T Sport Engine: 3.3-liter GDI twin turbo Transmission: 8-speed Shiftronic automatic w/paddle shifters Horsepower: 365 Torque: 376 lb.-ft. EPA ratings: 17/city, 24/highway, 20/combined Base price: $57,750 As tested: $58,745 Overview: Hyundai launched its Genesis luxury brand for … read more

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