2020 GMC Terrain Denali AWD Crossover

The Terrain Denali was driven to Pirate Radio for an analysis by the DJ’s, Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello, Bob “Bullet” Bernd, and George “Elvis” Gray:

Summit white paint with light platinum and taupe leather seating for 5 and heated/cooled front buckets and heated rear seats – Weighs 3,635 lbs. and is 182.3” long – 63.3 cubic ft. of cargo space behind front buckets and 29.6 behind second row seating – 19” bright machined aluminum wheels and 235/50R19 Hankook Ventus/Noble2 all season radial tires   Pushbutton/remote start, power seats, heated steering wheel, surround vision camera and gigantic skyscape power sunroof 8” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera, and Bose 7 speaker XM/AM/FM premium sound system – Adaptive cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, power lift gate and blind spot warning – 2.0 liter, 252 horsepower turbo 4 cylinder engine with 9 speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive – $44,330.00  list price – Fuel economy Combined – 23 mpg / Highway – 26 mpg / City – 21 mpg – (15.6 gallon tank with 406 mi.range)

 

 

2020 GMC Acadia AWD AT4

The GMC was driven to Pirate Radio for an analysis by the DJ’s, Matt “the Big Kahuna” Arguello and Ge0rge “Elvis” Gray:

Carbon black metallic paint with Jet black/Kalahari leather seating for 5 –  heated front buckets – Weighs 3,923 lbs. –  193.6” long – 12.8 cubic ft. of cargo space in the rear compartment – 79 if back seat folded down – 17” black painted aluminum wheels and 255/75R17 all terrain Continental radials – Pushbutton and remote startLED daytime running lights and headlights plus 8” infotainment screen and navigation system – 4G LTE WiFi hotspot capability – Backup camera, radar cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto capability, power tailgate, and following distance indicator – XM/AM/FM Bose 8 speaker premium sound system3.6 liter, 310 horsepower V-6 engine with nine – speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive – $45680.00  list price           Built in Spring Hill, TN – 25 highway mpg – 18 city mpg – 21 combined mpg  19.0 gallon tank and 475 miles of range 

2020 Buick Envision Essence AWD Crossover

The new Buick was driven to Pirate Radio for an analysis by the DJ’s, George “Elvis” Gray and Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello:

Chili red metallic paint with light neutral leather seating for 5 and heated front and second row buckets – Weighs 3,848 lbs. – 183.7” long – holds 57.3 cubic ft. of cargo with folded rear seats – 18” polished aluminum ten spoke wheels and 225/60R18 Michelin Premier LTX all season radial tires   Pushbutton/remote start, power seats, power hands free lift gate – 8” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera, analog clock, heated steering wheel, and XM/AM/FM premium sound system – Cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning – 2.5 liter, 197 horsepower four cylinder engine with six speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive – $39,240.00  list price – between 160,000 and 280,000 sold worldwide annually – Fuel economy Highway 27 City21 Combined 24 (17.3 gallon tank with 467 mi.range)

Competition – Volvo XC-60, Acura RDX, BMW X3, Jaguar F-Pace, and Hyundai Sante Fe

2020 Mazda3 AWD Premium Sedan

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

Machine Gray metallic paint with white leather seating for 5 and heated front buckets – Weighs 3,248 lbs. – 183.5” long – holds 13.2 cubic ft. of cargo space in trunk – 18” Alloy bright finish spoke wheels and 215/45R18 all season radial tires Pushbutton start, LED headlamps, moon roof, power seats, and head up display8.8” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera and XM/AM/FM premium Bose sound system with 12 speakers – Radar cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane tracking assist, and blind spot warning – 2.5 liter, 186 horsepower 4 cylinder engine with six speed automatic transmission, floor shift, paddle shifters, and all wheel drive   $30,770.00  list price           Built in Salamanca, Mexico – Fuel economy Highway 33 – City25 – Combined 28  (12.7 gallon tank with 420 mi.range)

2020 GMC Yukon XL 4WD Denali SUV

I drove the GMC to Pirate Radio for an analysis by the three DJ’s, George Gray, Matt Arguello, and Bob Bernd:

Quicksilver metallic paint with black leather seating for 7 and heated front and second row buckets (a/c for front buckets) – Weighs 5,848 lbs. – 224.4” long   holds 121.7 cubic ft. of cargo space with folded rear seats – 22” bright finish spoke wheels and 285/45R22 Bridgestone Dueler all season radial tires   Pushbutton/remote start, heated steering wheel, moon roof, power seats, adjustable pedals, rear entertainment system, wireless phone charging, power side steps and color head up display – 8” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera and XM/AM/FM premium Bose sound system with 10 speakers – Radar cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane tracking assist, and blind spot warning – 6.2 liter, 420 horsepower V-8 engine with ten speed automatic transmission and four wheel drive   $83,465.00  list price           Built in Arlington, TX – Fuel economy Highway 20/City 14/Combined 16 – (31 gallon tank with 620 mi.range)

2020 Honda Pilot AWD Black Edition

The Honda was driven to Pirate Radio for an analysis by George “Elvis” Gray, the Morning Show DJ:

Crystal black paint with Black leather seating for 7 (4 buckets heated and 2 front are ventilated) – Weighs 3,648 lbs. –  196.5” long – 20” black alloy spoke wheels and 245/50R20 all season Continental tires – Pushbutton and remote start, LED headlamps, dual panel moon roof and heated steering wheel – 10.3” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera, XM/AM/FM premium sound system with 10 speakers, rear DVD entertainment setup   Radar cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane tracking assist, and blind spot warning – 3.5 liter, 280 horsepower V-6 engine with nine speed automatic transmission, paddle shifters, and all wheel drive – zero to 60 in 6 seconds – $50,715.00  list price           Built in Lincoln, Alabama – Fuel economy Highway 26, City 19, Combined 22 (19.5 gallon, 507 mi. range)  

 

 

 

2020 Toyota Sienna AWD MiniVan

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

Toasted Walnut Pearl metallic paint with tan leather seating for 7 and heated front buckets – Weighs 4,748 lbs. – 200.6” long – holds 39 cubic ft. of cargo behind all of the seats – 18” Alloy ten spoke spoke wheels and 235/55F18 all season Bridgestone radial tires – Pushbutton start, LED headlamps, dual moon roofs, power sliding side doors, DVD rear entertainment setup, and heated steering wheel – 8” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera and XM/AM/FM premium JBL sound system with 11 speakers – Radar cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane tracking assist, and blind spot warning – 3.5 liter, 296 horsepower V-6 engine with eight speed automatic transmission, dashboard shift, and all wheel drive – $51,427.00  list price           Built in Princeton, Indiana – Fuel economy Highway 24 – City 18   Combined 20 (20 gallon tank with 480 mi.range)        

2019 Lexus RC-350 AWD Coupe

The Lexus was driven to Pirate Radio for an analysis by the three Friday DJ’s, George “Elvis” Gray, Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello, and Bob “Bullet” Bernd:

Vortex Blue paint with Black leather seating for 4 (2 buckets heated and ventilated) Weighs 3,748 lbs. –  184.8” long/107.5” wheelbase – 10 cubic ft. of trunk space – 19” two tone alloy spoke wheels and 225/40R19 all season Michelin tires – Pushbutton start, triple beam LED headlamps and heated steering wheel – 10.3” infotainment screen and navigation system – backup camera, XM/AM/FM Mark Levinson premium sound system with 17 speakers and Amazon Alexa setup  Radar cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane tracking assist and blind spot warning  3.5 liter, 311 horsepower V-6 engine with six speed automatic transmission, paddle shifters, and all wheel drive – zero to 60 in 6 seconds   Four position driving selector offering ECO, Normal, Sport and Snow modes   $54,630.00  list price            Built in Tahara, Aichi, Japan – Fuel economy is Highway 24, City 18, Combined 21 (17.4 gallon tank with 418 miles range)

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Hybrid) AWD Crossover

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

Pearl White metallic paint with Black leather diamond quilted seating for 5 (2 heated) – Weighs 3,582 lbs. –  184.8” long/105.1” wheelbase – 30.4 cubic ft. of cargo space behind rear rear split fold-down seat – 18” two tone alloy spoke wheels and 225/55R18 all season tires – Pushbutton start, heated steering wheel and tilting/sliding moon roof – LED daytime running lights and headlights plus 8” infotainment screen and navigation system – Multi-view camera system, 4G LTE WiFi hotspot, XM/AM/FM Mitsubishi premium sound system – Backup camera, radar cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay and Android auto capability, lane tracking assist, forward collision mitigation, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind spot warning, and rear cross traffic warning – 2.0 liter, 117 horsepower hybrid four cylinder engine with one speed automatic transmission, paddle shifters, and all wheel drive – $43,600.00  list price           Built in Okazaki, Japan – 74 mpg combined city/highway mileage – 25 combined mpg without battery power – 11.3 gallon tank and 357 miles of range