2018 Lexus RX-350 AWD F Sport

 

At Pirate Radio (104.7 FM) George “Elvis” Gray joined me in taking a look at the Lexus SUV in the parking lot:

Nebula Gray Pearl metallic paint – Red leather seating for 5 – 285 horsepower V-6 – 8 – speed automatic transmission – All wheel drive – 20″ Alloy wheels – F Sport package – Navigation/Mark Levinson stereo/12.3″ touchscreen – Moon roof – Power tailgate – Built in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada – $59,345.00 M.S.R.P. – 26 mpg Highway rating

2018 Prius Prime Advanced FWD Sedan

The Prius was driven to Pirate Radio for an analysis by the DJ’s, Matt “The Big Kanuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray……

Blue Magnetism blue metallic – Black SofTex leatherette trim – 4 passenger – 182.9” long, same as a BMW X3 – weighs 3,375# – Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer Hatchback design – 15”, Five spoke alloy wheels with two-tone wheel covers – Heated front seats and heated steering wheel – Backup camera, navigation, blind spot monitor, and radar cruise control XM/AM/FM JBL stereo – 10 speakers – 11.6” touchscreen  1.8 liter 4 cylinder hybrid engine with 95 horsepower (torque is 105) – ECVT automatic transmission – $33,985.00  list price        Built in Aichi, Japan – 629 miles of range, 54 mpg combined, 55 mpg city, and 53 mpg highway – 11.4 gallon tank – 25 miles range on battery power

2018 BMW X3 xDrive 30i

The BMW was driven to Pirate Radio for a look-see by the on-air personalities, Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray……

All wheel drive – Dark Olive metallic – Canberra Beige leather trim -5 passenger – 183.6” long, same as a GMC Terrain – Weighs 4,230 lbs.   Panoramic moon roof with black headliner – 62.7 cubic ft. cargo space behind second row – 8” ground clearance – 19” aluminum wheels – Backup camera, navigation, auto braking, and radar cruise control – XM/AM/FM Harman/Karden stereo – 12 speakers – 8.8” touchscreen – 2.0 liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine with 248 horsepower (torque is 258) – Eight speed automatic transmission – $57,620.00  list price        Built in Spartanburg, S. Carolina – 513 miles of range, 25 mpg combined, 22 mpg city, and 29 mpg highway – 17.7 gallon tank

2018 BMW 740e xDrive Sedan

The DJ’s at Pirate Radio FM 104.7 (George “Elvis” Gray on this occasion) looked over the BMW for an analysis/opinion:

All wheel drive – Megellan Gray metallic paint – Black Dakota leather trim – 5 passenger – 206.6” long, 2.5” longer than a Chevy Traverse – Weighs 4,740 lbs.  Panoramic dual (one power) moon roof(s) – 14 cubic ft. of trunk space – 0 to 60mph in 5.1 seconds – Backup camera, around view camera, navigation, auto braking, and radar cruise control – XM/AM/FM Harman/Karden stereo   10 speakers – 8” touchscreen – 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine with 326 horsepower, counting electric motors – Eight speed automatic transmission   $99,845.00  list price – Built in Dingolfing, Germany – 340 miles of range, 27 mpg combined – 12.1 gallon tank – goes 25 miles on full electric charge

 

 

 

 

2018 Nissan Rogue SL AWD

Pirate Radio review during the Morning Show with Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray: 

All-wheel drive – Caspian Blue metallic paint – Platinum Reserve quilted tan leather trim – 5 passenger – 185” long like a Subaru Forester – Weighs 3,660 lbs. – Panoramic power moon roof – 39.3 cubic ft. of cargo room behind back seat (70 with seat folded) – 0 to 60mph in 9 seconds – Backup camera, navigation, auto braking, and radar cruise control – XM/AM/FM Bose stereo   9 speakers – 7” touchscreen – 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine with 170 horsepower   CVT automatic transmission – Bridgestone Ecopia HL422+ 225/55R19 radials – $36,520.00  list price        Built in Los Angeles – 464 miles of range, 25 mpg city, and 32 mpg highway – 14.5 gallon tank

2018 Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring SUV

“Stu’s Reviews” at Pirate FM Radio 104.7 – Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray on the Morning Show:

Symmetrical four wheel drive – Dk. Blue Pearl metallic paint – Jet black leather trim 5 passenger – 190” long – Weighs 3,902 lbs. – 8.7” of ground clearance – 35.5 cubic ft. of cargo room behind back seat – 0 to 60mph in 6.9 seconds – Backup camera, navigation, auto braking, and cruise control   XM/AM/FM Subaru stereo – 10 speakers – 8” touchscreen – 3.6 liter 6 cylinder horizontal engine with 256 horsepower – CVT automatic transmission   $39,605.00  list price        Built in Lafayette, Indiana – 499 miles of range, 20 mpg city, and 27 mpg highway – 18.5 gallon tank

 

2018 GMC 1500 SLT “Military Edition” 4WD Crew Cab Pickup

Pirate Radio Review : Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray!

Four wheel drive – Onyx Black metallic paint – Jet black leather trim – 5 passenger – 229” long – GVW 7,250 lbs. – 53.4 cubic ft. of cargo room in box – Backup camera, navigation and cruise control – XM/AM/FM Bose stereo – 10 speakers – 8” touchscreen – 5.3 liter 8 cylinder engine with 355 horsepower – Six speed automatic transmission – $67,110.00  list price        Built in Silao, GJ, Mexico – 520 miles of range, 17 mpg combined, 16 mpg city, and 20 mpg highway – 26 gallon tank

 

2018 KIA Rio EX Sedan

Pirate Radio Review : Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray!

Front wheel drive – Azure Blue metallic paint – Jet black fabric trim – 5 passenger – 172” long like a Chevy Sonic – Weighs 2,750 lbs. – 13.7 cubic ft. of cargo room in trunk – Backup camera and cruise control – XM/AM/FM KIA stereo – 5 speakers – 7” touchscreen – 1.6 liter 4 cylinder engine with 130 horsepower – Six speed automatic transmission – 15”  spoke alloy wheels  185/65HR15 Bridgestone all season radials – $19,425.00  list price        Built in Pesqueria, NL, Mexico – 380 miles of range, 32 mpg combined, 28 mpg city, and 32 mpg highway – 11.9 gallon tank