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Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

Lauren Fix is a nationally recognized automotive expert, media guest, journalist, author, keynote speaker and television host. A trusted automotive expert, Lauren provides an insider’s perspective on a wide range of automotive topics, energy and safety issues for both the auto industry and consumers. Her analysis is honest and straightforward.

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Is The NEW 2022 Nissan FRONTIER SV BETTER Than The TACOMA?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 25, 2021

The 2022 Nissan Frontier SV has been redesigned with a standard 3.8L V6 engine, its more rugged, new athletic design, and has all-new technology with a few tricks for a mid-sized truck. We review the Frontier SV and take it for a test drive and show you what you need to know before you buy one. We have reviewed the PRO4X here: youtu.be/-dlirG1peKo

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2021-Ford-Bronco-Wildtrak-Review

Is the 2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrak BETTER than a JEEP Wrangler?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 22, 2021

Bronco is BACK! In 1965, the Bronco was born. It was a capable, durable, authentic, and innovative design that make it “Built wild”. Today the 2021 Ford Bronco Woldtrak takes its history and updates this offroad vehicle with the Sasquash package. Each sale includes the Bronco Rodeo school to learn how to off-road your Bronco. We test-drive the Bronco and give you all the details before you take it for you buy one.

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2021-Mercedes-Benz-GLS580-Review

2021 Mercedes Benz GLS580 V8 | Review and Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 20, 2021

The 2021 Mercedes Benz GLS580, is the S-Class among SUVs, combines luxury with impressive levels of comfort, agile dynamics, and extensive safety systems in a full-sized SUV for up to seven passengers. Our test car is a 4Matic and power by a 4.0L V8 Bi-turbo engine with EQ Boost offering 483 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque.

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2021-Ford-Explorer-Review

2021 Ford Explorer XLT REVIEW and TEST Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 17, 2021

The updated 2021 Ford Explorer has a new sport appearance package on XLT trim. A more affordable version of the Explorer ST debuts and a platinum trim is now available for the hybrid engine. We review the XLT trim.

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Is The NEW 2022 TOYOTA TUNDRA The BEST TRUCK On and Off-Road?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 14, 2021

The all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra comes in 5 trim levels and 2 engines options. Some of the new highlights include a 14” Multimedia screen; up to a 12,000 Max towing; optional gas and hybrid engines; new features; better Off-Road capabilities; new colors and more.

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Is the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT and GT Performance A TESLA Model Y KILLER?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 13, 2021

Is the all-new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance edition a Tesla Killer? Ford has invested big to create a front runner in the EV marketplace, one that gives Tesla a run for its money. We test-drive the Ford Mustang Mach E GT and GT Performance edition #electic SUV and […]

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2022 Ford Maverick First Drive | His Turn – Her Turn

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 13, 2021

The all-new 2022 Ford Maverick is a new kind of pickup that is versatile and capable. Designed for urban and suburban lifestyles. Same platform as Escape, uni-body design. For the maker, the doer, and creative movements. There are two engine choices, we drive them both.

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2022 Toyota Tundra SR5 TRD Sport Walkaround | HANDS-ON

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 13, 2021

Is the 2022 Toyota Tundra the BEST 1/2 Ton Truck? Check out the new gas and hybrid engines, 14” Multimedia screen technology, 12,000 Max Towing, new features, better Off-Road capability, new colors, and more. If you have additional questions, put them in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer.

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2022-Lexus-NX-Review

The ALL NEW 2022 Lexus NX may be the BEST Luxury SUV

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 10, 2021

The 2022 Lexus NX Luxury entry-level SUV comes with four different trim levels and 4 different motors. It’s all-new inside and out. One of the biggest improvements is the 14″ multimedia center screen, the new technology is impressive along with many other updates.

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Is the 2022 KIA Stinger GT2 The BEST Sports Sedan?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 4, 2021

The 2022 KIA Stinger GT2 and Stinger GT have proven to be a sports car machines. For 2022, it has evolved with new design, safety, tech, and performance upgrades. Now available as GT-Line, GT1, and GT2 trim levels with new exterior design details that offer a more upscale appearance, enhanced performance with a more powerful standard engine, and an unparalleled driving experience with several technologically advanced driver assistance systems as standard.
Is the 2022 KIA Stinger GT2 The BEST Sport Sedan?

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2022 Ford Maverick Small Pickup Truck Walkaround | HANDS-ON

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 1, 2021

The all-new 2022 Ford Maverick is a new kind of pickup that is versatile and capable. It’s designed for urban and suburban lifestyles who want to do things and for the maker and the doer. This truck uses the same platform as Ford Escape, which is a uni-body design. Powered by a 2.0L ECO Boost or hybrid engine that should earn 40 mpg.

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2022-Genesis-G70-Review

Is The 2022 Genesis G70 3.3 Turbo BETTER Than German Sports Sedans?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 24, 2021

We test drive the 2022 Genesis G70 RWD 3.3T launch edition. The high-end cabin, crisp handling, and new design represent a great value. Check out the full review and test drive before you buy one. Let’s see if the G70 is better than the German.

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2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy AWD | LUXURY 3-Row SUV

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 15, 2021

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy AWD is the most premium SUV in the lineup. It has every option you would want. The new Calligraphy trim, includes new exterior accents, distinctive grille, lighting, quilted leather door panels, and 20-inch wheels. Check out the test drive and full detailed review.

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross | Review and Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 14, 2021

The all-new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross is a small SUV based on the Corolla. It slots between the subcompact C-HR and RAV4 in terms of size. There is an impressive list of standard and available features and tons of safety are standard. Check out the full review and take one for a test drive.

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2022 Genesis GV70 SPORT 3.5L is IMPRESSIVE!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 14, 2021

The 2022 Genesis GV70 is finally here! The GV80 mid-luxury SUV has had great success, but this is about performance and style. The GV70 will be based on the rear-wheel-drive platform; all-wheel drive will also be available. We test drive and review the 3.5L engine, a 2.5L engine is also available.

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ALL NEW 2022 Infiniti QX60 LUXURY SUV | His Turn Her Turn

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 14, 2021

The 2022 INFINITI QX60 is designed to connect you with what matters. The 2022 QX60 is a ground-up redesign of the brand’s three-row mid-size SUV complete with more dramatic styling and a more premium cabin

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2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Review

Is the 2021 Ford F-150 RAPTOR the BEST OFF-ROAD Truck? ON and OFF-ROAD

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 3, 2021

The 3rd generation of the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor has some major changes that will impress any off-roader. We take the Raptor for a test drive in the desert to test the truck. Exhaust, interior, and all the specs you want to know.

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2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Review

Is the 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line the BEST Sport Sedan?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 2, 2021

The new 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line sedan has more power, sharper handling, and improved technology. There are many standard features in all N Line vehicles which improve the value.

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Detailed Review and Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 2, 2021

The new 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV is a 3-row SUV. Mitsubishi upgraded the new Outlander just about everywhere. we take a look at the all-new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander. We dive into the cool features, and learn more about what makes this new crossover special!

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Limited

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Limited Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 2, 2021

The all-new 3-row 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L offers one of the best values in the SUV market. Our test car is the Limited model that adds premium features, including Capri leather seats, heated steering wheel, standard heated seats in the first two rows, remote start, and a new power liftgate with adjustable height.

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2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport HPD

2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport HPD AWD Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 1, 2021

I spent a week with the 2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport HPD package. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline Sport offers a more aggressive front end, chunkier tires and new dual chrome exhaust tips. Inside, you’ll find surprisingly upscale amenities, including the available leather-trimmed seats, moonroof, and wireless phone charger. Check out the full tested rive and review.

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Jeep Wagoneer

2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Jeep Wagoneer |His Turn Her Turn

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 1, 2021

The all-new 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer are both premium American icons. The Wagoneer is reborn as the new standard of sophistication, authenticity, and modern mobility. It competes with full-size 3-row SUVs like the Lincoln Navigator, Cadillac Escalade, Lexus, BMW, Mercedes Bens, and more.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder

2022 Nissan Pathfinder Road Test & Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 24, 2021

All-new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder is re-invented from the ground up to maximize family adventures. The Nissan Pathfinder is 35 years old, now to the 5th generation. It’s fully redesigned with an all-new interior and exterior and an updated powertrain with improved fuel efficiency.

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2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye for sale

2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 15, 2021

The 2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye is a “bad-ass” family sedan and the world’s only four-door muscle car. This could be a future collectible as manufacturers move to electric and hybrid platforms.

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Electric Vehicles

Politicians Are Rushing a Transition to Electric Vehicles and Small Businesses Will Pay for It

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 15, 2021

Small business owners beware: From California to Minnesota to Washington, D.C., governments are pushing policies to eventually eliminate gas-powered vehicles and subsidize the electric car market.

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Hyundai Santa Cruz Review

Is the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz BETTER Than the Ford Maverick?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 15, 2021

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz is an urban adventure vehicle, built for light off-road, and fuel-efficient. The Santa Cruz is built in the USA. We test drive it and show you all the details and what you need to know. Watch out for 2022 Ford Maverick and compact pickup trucks.

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Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

Does the NEW 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X BEAT the Toyota Tacoma?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 12, 2021

The all-new 2022 #NissanFrontier The vehicle has a standard 310-horsepower, 3.8-liter direct-injection V6 engine matched to a 9-speed automatic transmission. New technology, safety, and features truck owners want. We test drive it on road and off road.

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2021 Mazda MX-5 Club RF

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club RF Review-BEST Sportscar?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 12, 2021

Is the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club RF the BEST sports car ever built?
Over 1 million Miatas sold, best selling 2 seater sports car. How many times do I say the word “blast”, it’s because this car is a ton of fun!

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2021 Ford-150 Hybrid

2021 Ford F150 Full Review and Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 12, 2021

The 2021 Ford F 150 3.5L PowerBoost Truck powered by a 3.5L PowerBoost full Hybrid V6 engine is a combination of gas and electric energy. Its impressive power comes with 430 horsepower, 570 lb.-ft. of torque and a maximum of 12,700 lbs. of towing capability. To top it off, the available hybrid engine has a heavy-lifting maximum available payload rating of 2,120 lbs. Check out the cool technology, interior, and handling of this truck.

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2021 Volkswagen New Passat

2021 Volkswagen Passat Review & Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 12, 2021

We review and road test the 2021 Volkswagen Passat R Line. All-new sporty body, new technology plus other upgrades, and a Fender audio system.

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Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

Is the 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X better than Tacoma?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 3, 2021

The all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X better than the Toyota Tacoma? This new truck is all new inside and out and has a standard 310-horsepower 3.8-liter direct-injection V6 engine. Matched to a 9-speed automatic transmission. 80 accessories and more.

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2021 Acura TLX type S

2021 Acura TLX Type S Fast Sport Sedan | Detailed Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 3, 2021

The all-new 2021 Acura TLX Type S, is the first in a new generation of Type S performance sedan with a 3.0-liter Type S Turbo V6 engine with 355-horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque
3.0-liter Type S Turbo V6 engine.

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2022 Honda Civic

2022 Honda Civic Touring | In-Depth Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 28, 2021

2022 Honda Civic Sedan is updated inside and out, this includes more technology, safety, and improved suspension tuning. We give you an in-depth review and test drive.

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2021 Lexus UX

2021 Lexus UX250 HYBRID REVIEW

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 28, 2021

The 2021 Lexus UX 250h has a lot going for it: an attractive base price, lots of standard features, and expressive styling for an extra-small crossover SUV. The interior is modern and clean.

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2021 Nissan Kicks SUV UNDER $20K Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 28, 2021

There’s no shortage of subcompact SUVs in the market so a vehicle needs to make an impression to stand out. The 2021 Nissan Kicks SUV is all-new for this year with new safety, technology, and features.

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2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 28, 2021

What happens when you take the power of a Hellcat motor and put it in a Durango SUV- you get a very cool Durango SRT hellcat with 710 hp. Is this the most powerful SUV? We will find out!

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2021 Cadillac XT4

Is the 2021 Cadillac XT4 the BEST LUXURY SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 19, 2021

The 2021 Cadillac XT4 is the brand’s smallest luxury SUV. Cadillac has made only a few minor changes to the XT4 for 2021, starting with the base Luxury trim, which receives a new standard power rear liftgate and the option of leather upholstery. The #Cadillac #XT4 #SUV is ready to give you a balance of style, comfort, and luxury. Under the hood is a 2.0L turbocharged engine.

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2021 Toyota Corolla In-Depth Review & Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 16, 2021

The sleeker design 2021 Toyota Corolla has new trim levels, hybrids, and gas engine options and now Android Auto compatible. We take it for a test drive and give you a complete review of all the trim levels.

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Is The 2021 Lincoln Corsair a Smaller Aviator? Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 14, 2021

The 2021 Lincoln Corsair is a 5-passenger, two-row compact luxury crossover that combines spirited agility with responsive adaptability to deliver an exciting ride that is fun to drive. What’s new for 2021? A Grand Touring plug-in hybrid model, new Monochromatic appearance package, and more technology.

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2021-Volvo-V60-Cross-Country-Review

2021 Volvo V60 Cross Country-Best Wagon To Buy?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 7, 2021

The 2021c Volvo V60 Cross Country is Volvo’s smallest and most affordable wagon has recently received the brand’s Cross Country treatment. It has 2.5” more ground clearance and larger wheels

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy AWD Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 7, 2021

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy 2.5T AWD is the new top trim level for Santa Fe. This CUV offer all the options and only comes in H-Trac all-wheel drive. We show you everything you need to know, score it in 10 categories with Car Coach Reports ratings before you go for a test drive. If you have additional questions, put them in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer.

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2021-Ford-Bronco-Review

2021 Ford Bronco is BACK- First DRIVE

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 30, 2021

The 2021 Ford Bronco is BACK! We test-drive the 2-door and 4-door and all 7 trim levels. Is it worth the wait? YES! Paul Brian and Lauren Fix drive all trims levels on the street and off-roading. This is LEGOs for adults, just pick what you want. Even the Sasquatch package with 17″ wheel and 35″ tires, beadlock-capable wheels, front- and rear locking differentials, 4.7 final drive ratio with electronic-locking front and rear axle. And a manual transmission is available. Standard on all Bronco’s is the 4×4 GOAT mode (Goes Over Any Type of Terrain) with 7 settings.

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2021-Mercedes-Benz- S-Class-Review

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class REVIEW|TEST DRIVE

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 30, 2021

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S580 Class 4MATIC Sedan offers a newly designed exterior, dynamically designed rear window, and seamless door handles. Redefined dimensions with Increased length, width, wheelbase, and track width.

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2021 Lincoln Nautilus Luxury SUV Review-Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 30, 2021

The new 2021 Lincoln Nautilus arrives with a new interior with a sense of calm and big technologies that elevates the midsize luxury SUV. We test drive the Black Label edition. We show you everything you need to know, score it in 10 categories with Car Coach Reports ratings before […]

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2021-Jeep-Grand-Cherokee-L-Review

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Review-First Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 30, 2021

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, is the first-ever three-row Grand Cherokee, pricing starts at $36,995. Available 4×4 can be added for $2000 more. The interior is filled with modern, premium touches and tech features. All Jeep Grand Cherokees offer an impressive list of standard and optional advanced driver aids. Jeep got this one right!

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2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 17, 2021

The Mazda CX-5 stands out from other compact crossover SUVs with its modern design and energizing driving experience. What’s New: new infotainment system with a larger screen, new Carbon Edition, and new standard safety features.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 – Exhaust, Test Drive and Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 17, 2021

Ford replaces the GT-350 with the 2021 Mustang Mach 1. Mach 1 first came to the Mustang lineup in 1969. The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 has huge tires with tons of grip and a unique exhaust system that sounds great! The Mach 1 strikes a truly impressive middle ground between the GT and the Shelby GT500. The Mustang Mach 1 can be a capable track car and a comfortable daily driver. A great balance.

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2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Test Drive and Burnout!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 17, 2021

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody is a “bad-ass” family sedan and the world’s only four-door muscle car. Powered by a 6.2L High-Output Supercharged HEMI V8 engine producing 797 hp and 707 lb.-ft. of torque, with a top speed of 203 mph. The 0-60 mph times are 3.6 seconds, super fast.

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WHY F1 WILL NOT GO TO ROAD AMERICA-WHERE THEN?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 9, 2021

The buzz started early today here in the States due to the nine hours advance from where the F1 folks are gathered around The Castle this weekend in Baku, Azerbaijan for their event. Singapore had announced it was cancelling its date due to, what else, the COVID Cooties and the […]

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2022 KIA Carnival Un-Minivan -Review & Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 8, 2021

The all-new Carnival is Reimagined three-row pushes expected boundaries of design and innovation and replaces the Kia Sedona. We test-drive the 2022 Carnival SX and the Carnival SX Prestige.

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2021-Volkswagen-ID.4-1st-Edition-Review

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition | In-Depth Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / June 4, 2021

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition is a new electric $40,000 crossover
with as much interior space as VW’s Tiguan. The estimated range for the rear-wheel-drive models is 250-260 mile range. With the government incentive, the price will reduce to the low $30,000 range. If you have additional questions, put them in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer.

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2021-GMC-Canyon-AT4-Review

I 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Better Than a Colorado ZR2?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 26, 2021

the 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 is a midsize pickup. It’s less focused on off-road adventure, it can easily do that, it is more geared toward trailering and on-road comfort. The punchy V6 engine has an eight-speed transmission, an excellent infotainment, and technology that makes it a standout in the class.

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2021-Nissan-ARMADA-Platinum-Review

2021 NISSAN ARMADA Platinum Review-New Model

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 19, 2021

The Armada receives some major changes from Nissan for 2021. Every 2021 Armada comes with a 5.6-liter Endurance V8 engine, a 7-speed automatic transmission, and front and rear independent double-wishbone suspension. Nissan’s advanced Auto 4WD system and more technology.

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2021-Lexus-GX460.Review

Is the 2021 Lexus GX460 the BEST Luxury SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 12, 2021

The 2021 Lexus GX460 is rugged, capable, and luxurious, but is it the best luxury SUV you can buy? We look at the new Premium Plus package which includes third-row power seats and premium audio, and more.

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2021-Lincoln-Navigator-Black-Label-Review

Is The 2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label the World’s BEST Luxury SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 11, 2021

Is The 2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label the World’s BEST Luxury SUV? The best large luxury SUVs generally priced are priced above $55,000. The race to offer the best luxury, technology, and design both inside and out. Chris Saeli reviews the 2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label and compares it to the competition.

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2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition Review

Is 2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition the BEST Sedan to BUY?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 11, 2021

The 2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition has an ALL-NEW trim called “Carbon Edition” but its NOT carbon fiber trim but there are some improvements. On the outside, you will find a signature color, wheels, and other unique touches. On the inside, Mazda delivers a premium interior, and great fit and finish. Under the hood is a 2.5L turbocharged inline-4 that is producing 250HP & is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. We answer: hIs the 2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition the BEST Sedan to BUY?

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2022-Hyundai-Tucson-Review

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid Review- BEST SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / May 1, 2021

The redesigned 2022 Hyundai Tucson makes a big statement is larger, with more passenger and cargo space. Powered by new engines: a 1.6L hybrid, 2.5L gas engine, N-Line, and a Plug-in Hybrid motor. Check out the full review of the bold and modern, best-selling SUV with some very cool technology. We drive both the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and SEL models.

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2021-Ford-Bronco-Sport-Review

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Review-First Edition Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 21, 2021

The 2021 Bronco Sport – First Edition is one of 4 different models, all Bronco Sports come All Wheel Drive (AWD). Every Bronco is different and can be built to your needs. Big Bend and Outer Banks trim levels is a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine, the First Edition and Badlands offer a 2L Turbo engine. Extra drive modes and more make this SUV with test driving.

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2021-Ford-Ranger-TREMOR-Review

2021 Ford Ranger TREMOR – is it almost a RAPTOR?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 17, 2021

The new 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor off-road package is a SuperCrew that comes standard with 4×4, and you are going to want to use it every day. The Tremor package goes beyond the FX4 Off-Road Package. The Tremor offers increased ground clearance, off-road tuned suspension, and aggressive 32” General Grabber tires. We are still waiting for the Ranger Raptor, this will have to hold you till then.

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2021-Buick-Envision-Review

2021 Buick Envision Review – Is it the BEST Compact Luxury SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 17, 2021

Check out the ALL NEW 2021 Buick Envision has made a host of changes to its top luxury compact SUV. On the outside, you will find all-new sheet metal, front fascia, grille, and wheels. The interior of the Envision is more spacious and features an all-new integrated 10.2″ infotainment system, wireless connectivity. This is Buick’s small 5-passenger SUV that slots between the even smaller Encore and the larger three-row Enclave. Buick is all SUV.

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2021-Toyota-Camry-Hybrid-XSE-Review

2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid XSE Review-Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 9, 2021

Check out the 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid XSE Hybrid, it offers a redesigned front fascia, new gloss-black 19-inch wheels, a floating multimedia screen, and the debut of Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+. No matter the grade, each Camry Hybrid uses the fuel-efficient Toyota Hybrid System (THS II) engineered to provide spirited performance and driving enjoyment.

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2021-Genesis-GV80-Review

2021 Genesis GV80 Review – Is it the BEST Luxury SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 4, 2021

The ALL NEW 2021 Genesis GV80 2 5L AWD is a 3-row SUV. This luxury SUV is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged Inline-4. Take a detailed review and test drive in the GV80 2 5L AWD. Is the 2021 Genesis GV80 Prestige the BEST NEW luxury SUV you can BUY?

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2021-Audi-RS7-Sportback-Review

2021 Audi RS7 Sportback Review – Test Drive in Winter

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / April 1, 2021

Check out the 2021 Audi RS 7 – sound, interior, and exterior in detail. The second generation of the RS7 is even more impressive with blazing performance in a five-door coupe, new aggressive RS styling, and striking design. Audi high-performance top performer sedan.

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2022-Chevrolet-Bolt-EUV-Review

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV – America’s Newest Most Affordable EV

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 26, 2021

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is an SUV that’s an EV with more than 200 miles of range for under $40000. This all-electric utility vehicle offers more interior room than the standard Bolt EV and is a better value than competitors like the Mach e, Hyundai Kona Electric, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3, KIA Niro EV.

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2022-Infiniti-QX55-Review

2022 Infiniti QX55 Review: Test Drive and Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 24, 2021

All-new luxury compact crossover with a coupe-style design SUV. The 2022 Infiniti QX55 comes with standard Intelligent All Wheel Drive, tons of standard safety and technology, 2 large touch screens, impressive materials, and more. Check out the full review.

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Women Who Changed Automotive History: Top 10

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 23, 2021

It’s National Women’s History Month, so let’s celebrate the Women who changed automotive history.

You may not realize that reason you have some great features and technologies in your vehicle are because women didn’t like the original method and invented a better solution.

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New 2022 Acura MDX Review: Buyers Guide & Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 21, 2021

Fourth-generation MDX undergoes its most radical design transformation yet with a bold new exterior and sophisticated interior design. The 2022 Acura MDX More space for people and gear, MDX improves passenger space in all three rows and adds an innovative multi-function second-row with the removable middle seat. Lots of new technology including Amazon Alexa.

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2021 Bronco Sport Outer Banks Review: New Ford

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 21, 2021

The newest off-road capable SUV is the 2021 Bronco Sport, the full-sized Bronco in 2022. The Big Bend and Outer Banks trim levels are a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine with 181 horsepower and 190 lb-ft of torque. All Bronco Sports are 4WD and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Band Lands and First Edition, reviewed separately, offers a larger 2L engine and more off-road capability.

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Decoding VIN: Where is My VIN Number Location?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 18, 2021

The 17 characters that identify your vehicle have more meaning than you may think. The vehicle identification number (VIN) tells insurance companies and manufacturers a lot about your car. This information will help you as well if you know how to translate it.

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2021 Lincoln Nautilus Review- What’s New!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 6, 2021

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus midsize luxury SUV with a new interior that exudes a sense of calm and signature technologies. Powered by a 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine, delivering 335 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. Or the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder remains standard, with its 250 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque. Both engines have an 8-speed transmission for smooth acceleration and an effortless drive experience. Nautilus will continue to be built in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

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2021 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / March 4, 2021

The 2021 Chevrolet Camaro offers excellent handling, the latest infotainment features, and plenty of speed no matter which engine you choose. Our test car has a 3.6L V6. Engine choices include: standard – 2L 4 cylinder, 275-hp; LT1 – 455-hp, 6.2-liter V-8; ZL1 – 650-hp, 6.2-liter V-8 with an automatic or manual transmission. We compare the Camaro convertible to the Ford Mustang convertible and hardtop Dodge Challenger. The 2021 Camaro Convertible – is now the time to buy?

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2021 BENTLEY BENTAYGA V8 Review-New & Improved

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 17, 2021

The new 2021 BENTLEY BENTAYGA V8 is an ultra-luxury SUV that offers the ultimate in power, luxury, and usability. We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories.
If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2022 Mini Cooper Full line – What’s NEW

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 15, 2021

2022 Mini Hardtop and Convertible have some cool changes. We give it all to you in one short video, so you can be prepared before you go for a test drive. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Mercedes Benz E450- Detailed Review & Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 10, 2021

The 2021 Mercedes Benz E450 is powered by a turbocharged inline-six-cylinder engine with a 48-volt hybrid system that doubles as an electric supercharger. There are some impressive new technology upgrades that make this Mercedes pretty impressive.

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2021 BMW M5 Review | Performance & Track Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 9, 2021

The 2021 BMW M5 sedan is an impressive thrill ride for the street and the track. The 2021 BMW M5 sedan delivers 617 horsepower from its fine-tuned V8 and earns the zero to 60 mph: 3.0 sec. We take for a test drive on the street and on the Monticello track for soe testing. If you have additional questions, put them in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer.

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CARJACKINGS EPIDEMIC| What Would YOU Do?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 5, 2021

Carjackings are becoming a pandemic and it’s not just happening in certain cities it’s happening everywhere, gas/charging stations in parking lots, and apartment complexes. We’re starting to see it more and more and you need to be aware of your situation of what’s going on around you. Here are some tips, carjackings, and some tips so this doesn’t happen to you!

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2021 Toyota Sienna XSE Hybrid |Review & Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 3, 2021

The totally redesigned 2021 Toyota Sienna offers unique styling, a standard hybrid powertrain, and available all-wheel drive. The new features and options are enough to make the competitors know that the three players are head to head. The Toyota Sienna competes with Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Odyssey. Also, consider the KIA Sedona (now called the Carnival ); it is a strange name choice.

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2021 Hyundai Elantra Review and Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 27, 2021

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra looks like a small Sonata. We take the 2021 Hyundai Elantra for a review and road test, The Hyundai Elantra wins the North American Car of the Year award for 2021. Competing against the Nissan Sentra and Genesis G80. This is a huge win for Hyundai, the Elantra is all new with new technology and design.

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2021 Alpina XB7 | NEW $150,000 Luxury SUV – Driven

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 25, 2021

2021 Alpina XB7 offers a superior driving experience and outstanding power.
The Alpina XB7 is like nothing else and offers the highest caliber quality material, luxury, bespoke details, and a true BMW driving experience. Prices start at $141,300.

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2021 BMW 430i xDrive – Polarizing Looks, Better Performance

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 20, 2021

The BMW 4-series coupe is completely redesigned for 2021, and it’s wearing a controversial new grill. The 2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder, rear-wheel drive with 255 hp. Prices for the 2021 BMW 4 Series start at $45,600 for a rear-drive 430i, while the xDrive all-wheel-drive system drives that up to $47,600.

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2020 BMW M2 CS | Limited Edition – Impressive On Track!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 18, 2021

The 2020 BMW M2 CS is a limited edition, they need to make more! The new high-performance coupe blends racetrack performance with everyday usability. We take it on the track. Power and torque are rated at 444 hp and 406 lb-ft, an increase of 39 hp over the M2 Competition. Tons of carbon throughout, to help reduce weight, lower the center of gravity, and improved aerodynamics. Exclusive Carbon Fiber and Alcantara interior trim help set this M2 apart from all previous versions. Starting price: $83,600.

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2021 Honda Accord Hybrid | Test Drive and Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 13, 2021

We test drive and review the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid. The revised 2021 Honda Accord gets an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The design changes will give you a new perspective on the Accord.

We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories.

If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Cadillac Escalade Luxury SUV Review | Better than the Navigator?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 11, 2021

The fully redesigned 2021 Cadillac Escalade has more interior space, especially for rear passengers, significant gains in second-and third-row seating space, and added cargo space. The enhanced driving dynamics with a new independent rear suspension and available Magnetic Ride Control, Air Ride Adaptive Suspension and Electronic Limited Slip Differential.

We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Lexus IS300-Review and Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 6, 2021

The 2021 Lexus IS300 and IS350 F Sport have been redesigned. We will test drive and review the IS300 and give you some information on the #IS350 in comparison. We will give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories. See them in the chapters.

If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Kia Sorento – Review and Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 3, 2021

We take the 2021 Kia Sorento to review and road test. With a bold new design with an extended wheelbase, the all-new Sorento offers more passenger and cargo room than the outgoing Sorento SUV. Sorento features new a powertrain line-up with available Turbo and Hybrid. We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2020 Ford Transit – Everything You Want To Know

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 3, 2021

The 2020 Ford Transit All Wheel Drive 150 Cargo van is perfect for making a conversion or up fit this truck to meet so many needs. We cover everything you want to know before purchasing this vehicle.

We test-drive and review the 10-passenger All Wheel Drive 150 and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Review- New & Improved

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 20, 2020

The Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 is Volvo’s first-ever fully electric car. It is based on the best-selling XC40 small premium SUV. inside, an innovative functional interior that provides drivers with plenty of storage space. The XC40 Recharge P8 AWD offers several large and smartly designed storage compartments in the doors, under the seats, and in the trunk. Not having an internal combustion engine means that the car provides drivers with even more storage space, via a so-called ‘frunk’ storage space under the front hood. The range of over 248 miles on a single charge.

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2021 Ford Mach E Review- A Mustang or a Tesla Killer?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 17, 2020

Is the all-new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E – a Mustang or a Tesla Killer? Ford has invested big to create a front runner in the EV marketplace, one that gives the Tesla Model Y a run for its money. It may be less expensive but what are your getting for your money? We take it for a test drive and show you everything you need to know, score it with Car Coach Reports ratings before you go for a test drive.

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2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio AWD Review – Is It Worth It?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 17, 2020

The 2020 Alfa Romeo has robust engines, sharp handling, and a crisp ride. This luxury sporty compact SUV is a looker and a joy to drive.

We show you everything you need to know, score it with Car Coach Reports ratings before you go for a test drive. We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review- Buy or Pass?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 17, 2020

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and new sporty XSE trim. Has a new interface with top NHTSA crash test safety. 4 trim levels including the 2021 Toyota Highlander; 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE; and 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD.

Check out the in-depth review and the Car Coach Reports ratings in 10 categories. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Land Rover Defender 110 Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 14, 2020

The new Land Rover Defender is tough and capable. This iconic 4×4 represents 70 years of innovation and improvement. Land Rover’s new Defender is more sophisticated than some purists would prefer, but it still has what it takes to be a seriously capable trail vehicle. It offered in two-door and four-door configurations available, available seven-passenger seating. We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories.

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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer Review & Test Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 1, 2020

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer will provide a uniquely youthful, yet functional choice in the fast-growing small SUV segment. After a 12-year hiatus, the Trailblazer name has been revived for the U.S. We take it for a drive and give it a Car Coach Reports Rating in 10 categories.

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2020 Lincoln Navigator – In-Depth Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 1, 2020

The Lincoln Navigator is a staple for American Luxury SUVs, it was the 2019 North American SUV of the Year (@NACTOY). Our test SUV was the Black Label which consists of Lincoln Copilot 360 and a suite of driver assistance technologies, media technology capabilities with SYNC 3, Lincoln embrace with welcome lighting, and Black Label membership privileges including Clear for the airport service concierge and more. Check out the in-depth review and the Car Coach Reports ratings in 10 categories.

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2021 Volvo XC60 Review- New & Improved

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 25, 2020

New for 2021Volvo XC60 receives several new standard features – blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, LED headlights, a wireless smartphone charging pad, and front parking sensors, as well as a new 19-inch wheel design and power-folding exterior mirrors with an auto-dimming function. Check out the Car Coach Reports ratings in 10 categories.

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2020 Toyota Avalon TRD Review- A Sports Sedan?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 25, 2020

2020 Toyota Avalon TRD is a performance sports sedan? This full-size family sedan has a sport suspension and a body kit, does this make sense? Find out if it’s truly a performance sports sedan. If I didn’t cover anything else, put it in the comments below and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

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2021 Ford F150 Review- Is It The BEST NEW Truck?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 25, 2020

The Ford F-150 is a full-size light-duty pickup truck, and it has dominated new vehicle sales in the United States for the last 43 years.

The new 3.5 liter PowerBoost in the 2021 Ford F150 is the only full hybrid powertrain available, generating 430 horsepower and 570 lb.- ft. of torque, it can tow up to 12,700 pounds.

Safety: All-new F-150 offers the latest driver-assist features as part of Ford Co-Pilot360 2.0. More features are now standard on XL, including Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detection to help avoid a possible collision with another vehicle or a pedestrian, rearview camera with dynamic hitch assist, auto high beam headlamps.

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2020Mercedes GLC AMD Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 18, 2020

The 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC 43 AMG is a powerful compact luxury SUV. It’s more than practical, it offers ample cargo space, impressive comfort, passenger room, and seating, safety, high-end features, top interior quality, high-tech features. and towing capability PLUS its a blast to drive! The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC does all this and at a reasonable price for the segment. Here is the 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC 43 AMG Review.

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The 2020 Cadillac CT4V Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 18, 2020

This all new Cadillac model replaces the CTS, and #Cadillac plans to go with more performance to go head-to-head with the German sedans. A higher performance version coming out soon will be known as the #BlackWing. We rate the Cadillac CT4V in 10 categories – exhaust and 0-60 launch too. #CadillacCT4 #CadillacCT4V

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 18, 2020

The first Corvette was a convertible, now in 2020, the all-new redefined @Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, which won the 2020 North American Car of the Year award, earning the mid-engine masterpiece earning the top spot in Corvette’s history.Chevy’s first-ever production mid-engine #Corvette represents the fastest, most powerful entry-level Corvette in the vehicle’s 66-year history.

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The 2021 Nissan Rogue Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 18, 2020

The redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue debuts with all-new looks, updated technology, and additional features. Is the 2021 Nissan Rogue the best new SUV to buy or lease?

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