Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

2019 Mazda CX-5 Trim Differences

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
2019 Mazda CX-5 driving in the countryside

2019 Mazda CX-5 Side-by-Side Trim Comparison

The Mazda CX-5 has been one of the best-selling SUVs of 2019. Even at a glance, it’s easy to see why. The CX-5 is one attractive vehicle, but it also has the performance and build-quality to back that up. It combines the unrivaled athleticism that Mazda is famous for with the classiness of something more reminiscent of a European luxury vehicle. All at an affordable price point.

Honestly, the hardest thing about choosing a CX-5 is which trim level you should get. There’s a lot of features offered at higher tiers that aren’t readily apparent to the casual onlooker. Let us walk you through some 2019 Mazda CX-5 trim differences. (more…)

Is it safe to buy a used Volkswagen with an emissions fixed TDI engine?

Friday, October 25th, 2019
Red 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen parked outside under trees

Safety of the Volkswagen TDI post-Emissions Modification

You may remember ‘Dieselgate,’ the recall issued for turbocharged diesel engines on select German automobiles like Audi and Volkswagen. It was a scandal that caused Volkswagen to issue a buyback policy for various 2009-2015 models. Many of those models have now found their way back to used sales lots. For environmentally conscious drivers and diesel engine enthusiasts alike, the question remains…

Is it safe to buy a used Volkswagen with an emissions fixed TDI engine? (more…)

Is the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan good off-road?

Saturday, October 19th, 2019
Orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan waiting at a crosswalk in the rain

4Motion AWD and Traction Control on the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

Getting stuck sucks. It always happens when you least expect it or have somewhere to be. Whether you’re driving through muddy terrain to get to your destination or you’re in the ditch because you had to swerve to avoid an accident, you still want to be able to get to where you need to be.

So, is the 2019 VW Tiguan good off-road? (more…)

Do cars have to undergo periodic safety tests in Wisconsin?

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
A pair of bent arms hold a clipboard and pen with gloved hands above an opened car hood.

Some states require period safety inspections on vehicles to keep their roads safe. After all, a defective vehicle can bring trouble and terror to the vicinity of even the most cautious driver. Does Wisconsin require its vehicles to undergo periodic safety tests? (more…)