Mixed Emotions: The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club

Front 3/4 view of 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.
Never before have I been so conflicted in writing a review.  Regular TireKicker readers know the Mazda MX-5 Miata has long been one of our favorite cars and has occupied a place in the TireKicker's Best Cars list on the right of this page since we began that list more than five years ago. I've eagerly awaited this new generation.  And now that I've driven it...

A Whole New Thing: The 2016 Hyundai Tucson Sport

Front view of 2016 Hyundai Tucson Sport
The 2016 Hyundai Tucson Sport.
If you want a sense of just how big a leap forward the 2016 Hyundai Tucson Sport is, look no further than our review of the 2014 Tucson. The pictures alone tell the tale.  The last-Gen Tucson was a 2009 vehicle in a 2014 world.

Excellence (Slightly) Refined: The 2016 Lexus IS350 F-SPORT

2016 Lexus IS350 F-SPORT front view
The 2016 Lexus IS350 F-SPORT.
Less than two months ago, I wrote the latest in what has become a series of TireKicker reviews praising the Lexus IS350 F-SPORT.  So why another?  Because that was the 2015 model, and I have just driven the 2016.

Honey, I Shrunk The CX-5: The 2016 Mazda CX-3

Front 3/4 view of 2016 Mazda CX-3
The 2016 Mazda CX-3.
If you've read TireKicker before, you know of our admiration of and appreciation for the Mazda CX-5. In the past three years, what had been the "baby" Mazda crossover (smaller than the CX-9 and CX-7) never put a foot wrong.  But now, the CX-7 has been dropped from the lineup, the CX-5 is the middle child and there's a new baby in the family.