The Median

The Median2019-11-09T08:59:47-06:00

This Kia has Soul

The Kia Soul was made famous by Kia's hamster ad scheme. But the little Kia that could found a cult following. Backed by Kia's class-leading warranty, the Kia Soul has become a familiar site on the road. The latest iteration of the hamster-mobile has made some physical changes to the appearance and offerings both inside and out. Click to read the full article to see if these changes add up to a better end product.

Artem ad Vitam

Volkswagen introduced the all-new Arteon at the Chicago Auto Show in February of 2018 as a new flagship model for the brand. Based off of the European version of the Passat platform, the Arteon competes with much higher-priced sedans from brands such as BMW, Acura, Mercedes-Banz and Lexus. Does Volkswagen have a winning combination on its hands? Click to read our full review...

Tackling Tarmac and Tough Terrain in Toyota’s Tacoma TRD Pro

Toyota's Tacoma TRD Pro is designed to be a serious off-roader while meeting all the requirements of an every day family vehicle. To see if they succeeded we ran this VooDoo blue Taco through the ringer at the biggest airshow in the world, EAA AirVenture. One week of arduous use over a 1400-acre airport gave us a pretty good look at the capabilities of this hard core Toyota. Click to read the full story...

A Regal Road Trip

Last year Buick launched its first station wagon in more than twenty years…the Regal TourX. Based on an Opel chassis but powered by an all-American engine, the gorgeous lines make a good case for some station wagon love as an alternative to all of the crossovers and SUVs currently on the market. To see just how good the wagon life can be, we took a Regal TourX from Detroit to Florida and back. Check out the story for all the details.