Long Term Tests
Review: 2012 Mazda Mazda5
By Chris Haak Back in the dark ages, there were cars and trucks. Then there were cars with cargo beds and trucks with seats. Then there were vans. Then there were hippies...
07 Dec, 11
Review: 2011 Chrysler Town & Country Limited
By Chris Haak Chrysler Group had a busy offseason between the 2010 (which we'll call the "treading water" year) and 2011 model years. Though the lineup is not yet fully...
10 Oct, 11
Review: 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite
By Chris Haak When my wife and I decided almost four years ago that we had outgrown our midsize SUV and needed to get a bigger family hauler, I didn't really know where to start...
29 Aug, 11
Ward’s Announces 10 Best Interiors for 2011
By Chris Haak New-vehicle interior design and materials have come a long way since the dark, Tupperware/Fisher-Price days of the 1990s. When once hard plastic and no adornment...
08 Apr, 11
First Drive: 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
By Chris Haak The 2011 model year is definitely shaping up to be the year of the minivan, with the all-new Toyota Sienna and Honda Odyssey duking it out, a significantly upgraded...
02 Nov, 10
Dodge Plans “Man Van” to Battle Toyota Sienna SE
By Chris Haak Perhaps we're on the cusp of a minivan revival. The vehicle most associated with soccer moms, and nerdy, utilitarian transportation will have nearly all new or...
28 Jun, 10
Honda Reveals All-New 2011 Odyssey Minivan
By Chris Haak At this year's Chicago Auto Show, Honda previewed its 2011 Odyssey minivan concept. True to Honda's recent practice, the so-called "concept" was nothing but a...
18 Jun, 10
Review: 2011 Toyota Sienna Limited AWD
By Chris Haak I just finished a week with Toyota's all-new 2011 Sienna, and put it through one of the toughest tests that I knew how to put a vehicle through. (Don't worry,...
27 May, 10