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Weidel on Wheels. Author Jeffrey Weidel is an award-winning writer from the Sacramento region who has reviewed automobiles for more than two decades. Check out his latest ride!

Versatile Toyota RAV4 Conquers the Rockies

Exploring Colorado in Toyota's New RAV4 Denver, CO- Any vehicle, large or small, will encounter extreme challenges when traveling through the majestic mountains...

Hyundai Sonata resides at or near top of midsize sedans

If the 2013 Hyundai Sonata isn't on top, it's not far from it. And that's saying a bunch considering its prime rivals are the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu and the Kia Optima

Controversial Acura ZDX exterior a selling point or not?

This is definitely not a vehicle for the masses. And just how do I know that? People show an immediate passion - good and bad - for the 2012 Acura ZDX.

Lexus LS 500 upscale luxury sedan

Exhilarating drive and luxurious comfort Roseville, CA- The Lexus LS brand has existed through four generations and has traditionally been a luxury sedan that rewarded...

Kia Optima a smart, stylish hybrid

Kia jumped into the hybrid fray two years ago with the Kia Optima. It was a great move by the South Korean automaker, which already had a strong, well received product in the Optima

Redesigned Chrysler 200 climbing in sales

Personally, I found the Chrysler 200 unappealing to drive. At times the steering seemed very vague and unsteady.

Dodge Durango good for the long haul

Roseville, CA, - A week of traveling along the central coast of California and a journey home to the northern part of the state proved quite the test for the 2017 Dodge Durango.

Volkswagen Jetta more simplified for 2017

Roseville, CA- The diversity that was the calling card of the Volkswagen Jetta for many years has been diluted a bit in the wake of last year's emissions-cheating scandal.

Mitsubishi Lancer faces tough competition

Roseville, CA- In an era where redesigns are common place, Mitsubishi has stubbornly refused to provide a total makeover for the Lancer.

Sonata Hybrid benefits from smart redesign

Hyundai Sonata delivers on performance and design Roseville, CA - Due to the ramifications of the coronavirus and a late release, Hyundai has already announced...