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The AutoGuide Five-Point Inspection is simple. We break down the top five things you need to know about each vehicle: the good, the bad and the important new features. Easier to digest than a full-length review, the Five-Point Inspection brings you everything you need to know, quickly and efficiently.”

2015 Dodge Journey Five-Point Inspection

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2015 Dodge Journey Five-Point Inspection
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The Dodge Journey feels like it’s been around forever. In reality it’s only existed since 2008. Still, that is a long period of time without any major updates. While I was attending a FCA full-line winter driving event in Montreal, Canada, I had no intentions of getting behind the wheel of the Journey. SEE ALSO:… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Nissan Juke

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Nissan Juke
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The Juke is a hit in Europe with a limited, but loyal and enthusiastic following in North America. Even Nissan admits that its success came as a surprise. But now the Juke is part of what’s become one of the fastest growing segments: sub-compact crossovers. Unlike more mature parts of the market, America’s smallest crossovers… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C400 4Matic

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C400 4Matic
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The Mercedes-Benz W205 C-Class is bigger, more expensive and also more refined than any of its predecessors. It rides on a new modular platform that is stiffer, saves weight and should help to make the new C-Class much better than the W204 generation. Does it? Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Lexus LX 570

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Lexus LX 570
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The 2015 Lexus LX 570 is a large luxury SUV that’s designed to tackle just about anything mother nature can throw its way, but is this machine ready for life in suburbia? Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Ford Fusion

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Ford Fusion
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Depending on where you live, the season’s first snow is already come and gone. Up until my most recent stint with the Ford Fusion, I hadn’t driven it during anything outside temperate weather and even then it showed flaws. Certain aspects were still mediocre and others worse than before. To be fair, perfect cars don’t… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: Volkswagen Passat HyMotion Research Vehicle

Five-Point Inspection: Volkswagen Passat HyMotion Research Vehicle
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  California is the U.S. hotbed for green cars. Yes, the Golden state has a gargantuan soft spot for alternative fuel, even if it means being a habitually early adopter. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 BMW 228i

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The 228i may be the cheapest car in the BMW lineup, but it’s also one of the most authentic. It’s the one that reminds us of older BMWs rather than newer niche vehicles like the X4 and four-door “coupes.” Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Chrysler 200S V6 AWD

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Chrysler 200S V6 AWD
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  Chrysler’s lamentable first-generation 200 is finally gone and the new model replacing it is praiseworthy for a variety of reasons. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Audi A8 L TDI quattro Tiptronic

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Audi A8 L TDI quattro Tiptronic
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The A8 is Audi’s flagship model, sitting at the top of its core lineup. Serving a diversity of luxury customers, the car is offered in two different wheelbases with a variety of engine options. There’s a supercharged V6, two flavors of twin-turbocharged V8 and even an exotic W12. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2005 Mazdaspeed MX-5

Five-Point Inspection: 2005 Mazdaspeed MX-5
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In 2004 Mazda did something truly special. It took the already highly praised MX-5 Miata roadster and improved upon it in nearly every possible way. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Lexus RC 350 F-Sport

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Lexus RC 350 F-Sport
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Lexus executives are keen to reinvent the brand. Toyota’s platinum-clad luxury division has earned a well-deserved reputation for quality and reliability, but the car-buying public at large also perceives it as being pretty dull. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Dodge Viper GTS

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Dodge Viper GTS
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It’s big, it’s bad and it’s a Dodge once more! The Viper is a mean machine from the folks in Auburn Hills. But what’s it like driving this SRT-tuned super snake? Hit the jump for more. Continue Reading...

Five Things I Learned Driving a Formula F Racecar

Five Things I Learned Driving a Formula F Racecar
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You might be aware of the fact that I’m not biggest guy in the world. I wear a size 36 blazer and jeans with a 30-inch waist won’t stay up around my waist without a belt. Consequently, I’m accustomed to feeling like the vehicle I’m driving it a little big for my breeches. Recently, I… Continue Reading...
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