Category: Test Drives
You’ll notice our Test Drives are a bit different than most.
We focus on what we like about each vehicle we drive. And we highlight the ‘Top-3’ things we like about every vehicle in each review we publish.
Instead of a ‘shootout’ or this ‘car versus that car’ format we prefer to focus on the positive.
Because every car on the roads these days has something great about it. And whether the topic is safety, fuel economy, or countless other aspects all vehicles are heavily regulated too.
So beyond our famous Top-3 we fill you in on the vehicles’ best uses, drivers it’s intended for and how it drive – in laymen’s terms. :-)
Of course, we also deliver the basics like horsepower, torque, and safety ratings but we try to keep it simple.
There are nearly 17,000 new car dealers in the United States and they’re all selling the exact same cars!
Test driving the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV for this review was a bit of a transformational experience for me. It was my first time behind the wheel of a Bolt and I was literally thrown back into my seat from the torque. I know everyone likes to talk-up the serious torque electric cars have by […]Read More
I wasn’t planning to test drive the 2019 VW Golf GTI Rabbit Edition during a recent visit to Ontario Volkswagen, but the special Rabbit Edition Cornflower Blue color and styling grabbed my attention and wouldn’t let go.
“What do you think about that color?” “I love it!” I replied […]
The 2019 Honda CR-V carries over its top-selling performance across the United States and especially right here in Southern California.I had our Professor, Clinton Quan, test drive one during a recent visit to Rock Honda. He came back with […]Read More
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I’m Tom, owner of iDriveSoCal.
Our content covers automotive news and the future of transportation.
That includes a lot of vehicle reviews and car buying tips.
I’ve always loved cars. But, not the car buying process.
It’s actually pretty simple when you can trust who you’re buying from.
And, part of what we do is identify the truly exceptional car dealers and work with them.
So, email me with questions. Or reach out to our partners directly. They’ll be glad to hear from you.
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