Car Reviews

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!

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Lexus LX570 remains an enviable large, luxury SUV

When it comes to SUVs of any size, the Toyota brand ranks high thanks to its many enviable qualities.
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Ford has high hopes American market will embrace the Fiesta

Although this subcompact car has enjoyed great success overseas, the question lingers for the braintrust at Ford: Why wasn't the Ford Fiesta being sold on American soil?
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Scion iQ: Tiny “smart” car with big upsides

The Toyota folks built the new 2012 Scion iQ for a younger generation of car buyers who are primarily single with a modest lifestyle, live in an urban area, and are seeking a relatively affordable car ($15,265) that gets good gas mileage (36-37 mph).
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2013 Lexus GS 450 Hybrid: Good gas mileage, great performance

This is a hybrid with enviable performance capabilities. If one
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Kia Sorento an enviable midsize SUV

A year ago the Kia Sorento redesign transformed this midsize sport utility vehicle from a truck-based model to a car-like body. The result: The Sorento...
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Infiniti QX56 offers superior power and performance

The 2012 Infiniti QX56 went through a complete redesign a year ago and is a solid choice among its luxury-division competitors.
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Dramatic Improvements for 2012 Ford Focus

Pardon the pun, but this vehicle category hasn't been much of a "focus" for Ford in its long history of producing automobiles.
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Performance-laden 2012 Chrysler 300 adds improvements

Are you the type of car-buyer who loves driving a big, powerful sedan and wants to buy American? If so, give the revamped Chrysler 300 a good look.
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Mercedes M-class delivers both luxury and performance

Even an esteemed automaker like Mercedes Benz understands that changes occasionally need to occur. Stand still for too long and the competition may not only catch up, it may pass up as well.
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Redesigned 2012 Subaru Impreza offers better gas mileage, but less performance

Do you like choices? If so, you will be enamored with the many options that are available for the 2012 Subaru Impreza.