2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD

The Mazda was driven to Pirate Radio (104.7 FM) for an analysis by George “Elvis” Gray:

All wheel drive – Titanium Flash Mica paint – Sand beige leather seating – 7 passenger – 115.3” wheelbase – 199.4” long – Weighs 4,383 lbs. –  14.4 cubic ft. of cargo space with all seats in place – 20”, Graphite-colored aluminum alloy wheels – LED daytime running lights/headlights and 8” infotainment center – Backup camera, navigation, adaptive cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android  Auto, and Bluetooth capability – Heated and air conditioned front seats, standard sunroof – XM/AM/FM Bose premium sound system with 12 speakers – 2.5 liter, 227 horsepower turbo four cylinder engine with six speed automatic transmission – zero to 60 in 7.1 seconds – $45,310.00  list price           Built in Hiroshima, Japan   507 miles of range, 26 mpg highway/20 mpg city/23 mpg combined – 19.5 gallon tank

2019 GMC Terrain Denali AWD

The Terrain was driven to Pirate Radio (FM104.7) for an analysis by George “50Shades” Gray and Matt “BK” Arguello:

All wheel drive – Red Quartz tint coat metallic paint – Jet black leather seating and mahogany trim – 5 passenger – 107.3” wheelbase – 182” long – Weighs 3,549 lbs. –  29.6 cubic ft. of cargo space (63.3 w/ seats down) – 19”, ultra-brite machined aluminum alloy wheels – LED daytime running lights/headlights and 8” infotainment center – Backup camera, surround view camera, navigation, adaptive cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and Bluetooth capability, remote starter, heated front and rear seats, and heated steering wheel – XM/AM/FM Bose premium surround sound 7 speaker stereo – 2.0 liter, 252 horsepower turbocharged four cylinder engine with nine speed automatic transmission – zero to 60 in 6.8 seconds – $43,650.00  list price           Built in San Luis Potosi, Mexico – 406 miles of range, 26 mpg highway/21 mpg city/23 mpg combined – 15.6 gallon tank

KIA Forte EX FWD Sedan

The Lexus was brought to the studios of Pirate Radio FM104.7 for an analysis by DJ’s George Gray and Matt Arguello:

Front wheel drive – Gravity gray metallic paint – Jet black leather seating – 5 passenger – 106.3” wheelbase – 183” long – Weighs 2,903 lbs. –  15.3 cubic ft. of cargo space – 17”, Graphite finished ten-spoke aluminum alloy wheels   LED daytime running lights/headlights and 8” infotainment center – Backup camera, navigation, adaptive cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and Bluetooth capability – Heated and air conditioned front seats, rear spoiler, and sunroof – XM/AM/FM Harman Kardon premium sound system and wireless phone charger – 2.0 liter, 147 horsepower four cylinder engine with continuously variable automatic transmission – zero to 60 in 8.7 seconds   $26,220.00  list price           Built in Pesqueria, NL, Mexico – 560 miles of range, 40 mpg highway/30 mpg city/34 mpg combined – 14 gallon tank