2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory AWD

George and Alana were instrumental in reviewing the QX-60 outside the Pirate Radio studios:

Moonbow blue metallic paint with sandstone leather seating for 8 – heated and cooled front buckets with electronic console mounted shifter, weighs 4,393 lbs. and has a 114.2” wheelbase and is 198.2” long – 52.3 cubic feet of cargo space with back seats erect, 20” – Silver and black polished and painted aluminum spoke wheels and 255/55R20 Hankook total performance all season radials, 12.3” multimedia infotainment screen for driver  – backup camera, overhead bird’s eye camera setup, navigation, heated leather wrapped steering wheel, wireless phone charger, and 17 speaker premium Bose, 950-watt FM/AM-Satellite stereo – Android / Apple integration, panoramic power moon roof, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 3.5 liter V-6 engine with 295 horsepower, 270 lb. ft. of torque, 9-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 0-60 in 7.6 sec., $60,745.00  list price, fuel economy (22 city/highway combined, 25 highway)  18.5 gallon tank with 462.5 mi.range

                                                                       

20” – Silver and black polished and painted aluminum spoke wheels and 255/55R20 Hankook total performance all season radials

12.3” multimedia infotainment screen for driver  – backup camera, overhead bird’s eye camera setup, navigation, heated leather wrapped steering wheel, wireless phone charger, and 17 speaker premium Bose, 950-watt FM/AM-Satellite stereo – Android / Apple integration, panoramic power moon roof

Radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning

3.5 liter V-6 engine with 295 horsepower, 270 lb. ft. of torque, 9-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 0-60 in 7.6 sec. 

$60,745.00  list price 

Fuel economy (22 city/highway combined, 25 highway)  18.5 gallon tank with 462.5 mi.range  

2022 Mazda CX-30 Turbo AWD with Premium Plus Package


George and Alana of Pirate Radio 104.7FM offered an assist in analyzing the Mazda CX-30 AWD Turbo:

Machine gray metallic paint with black and brown leather seating for 5 – heated and cooled front buckets with console mounted shifter, weighs 3,388 lbs. and has a 104.4” wheelbase and is 173.0” long – 20.3 cubic feet of cargo space with back seats erect,  18” – Black painted aluminum spoke wheels and 215/55R18 Bridgestone total performance all season radials, 8.8” multimedia infotainment screen for driver  – backup camera, head up display in windshield, navigation, heated leather wrapped steering wheel, wireless phone charger, and 12 speaker premium Bose FM/AM-Satellite stereo – Android / Apple integration, panoramic power moon roof, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 2.5 liter four cylinder turbo engine with 227 horsepower, 310 lb. ft. of torque, 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 0-60 in 5.9 sec., $36,435.00  list price, fuel economy (25 city/highway combined, 30 highway)  12.7 gallon tank with 381 mi.range  

 

                              

18” – Black painted aluminum spoke wheels and 215/55R18 Bridgestone total performance all season radials

8.8” multimedia infotainment screen for driver  – backup camera, head up display in windshield, navigation, heated leather wrapped steering wheel, wireless phone charger, and 12 speaker premium Bose FM/AM-Satellite stereo – Android / Apple integration, panoramic power moon roof

Radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning

2.5 liter four cylinder turbo engine with 227 horsepower, 310 lb. ft. of torque, 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 0-60 in 5.9 sec. 

$36,435.00  list price 

Fuel economy (25 city/highway combined, 30 highway)  12.7 gallon tank with 381 mi.range  

 

2022 Mazda CX-5 2.5 Turbo Signature AWD

George Gray of Pirate Radio helped analyze the Mazda CX-5 at the Pirate Studios:Deep crystal blue mica metallic paint with Caturra brown Nappa  leather seating for 5 – heated and air conditioned buckets plus heated second row seating, weighs 3,760  lbs., 180.1” long and has 106.2” wheelbase – 29.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind second row seating, double that with seats folded down, 19” 5-split spoke polished alloy wheels and 235/55R19 Bridgestone all season radials, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, navigation, heated steering wheel, high definition rear, side and frontal view camera system,  10” infotainment screen, flatbed smartphone charger, panoramic moon roof, power lift gate and 10 speaker Bose AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, 227 horsepower 2.5 liter 4 cylinder turbo engine with 6 speed automatic transmission (total torque is 310) – all wheel drive, $39,875.00  list price    built in Hiroshima, fuel economy 27 mpg on highway, 22 city, 24 combined mpg – 15.3 gallon tank goes 413 mi. on a full tank of gasoline

2022 BMW X3 xDrive 3.0i

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 joined me in an analysis of the BMW X3:

Tanzanite blue paint with Canberra beige perforated leather seating for 5 – heated driver and front passenger seats, weighs 4,149  lbs., 185.1” long and has 112.8” wheelbase – 28.7 cubic feet of cargo space with seats erect – 62.7 when flat, 19” alloy wheels and 245/50R19 Pirelli Cinturato all season radials, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, navigation, high definition rear view camera system,  12.3” infotainment screen, moon roof, USB phone charger, and 10 speaker AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, 248  horsepower 2.0 liter turbo four with eight speed automatic transmission (total torque is 258) – all wheel drive – 130 mph top speed, $51,390.00  list price    built in Spartanburg, S. Carolina, fuel economy 28 mpg on highway, 21 city – 17.2 gallon tank goes 500 mi. on a full tank of gasoline

2022 Volkswagen Taos 1.5T SE w/4Motion

Pirate Radio DJ George “Elvis” Gray helped analyze the brand new Volkswagen Taos: Cornflower Blue metallic paint with black premium CloudTex and cloth seating for 5 – heated driver and front passenger seat, weighs 3,430 lbs., 175.8” long and has 105.9” wheelbase – 24.9 cubic ft. of cargo capacity (60) in luggage compartment18” Black alloy wheels and 225/50R18 Pirelli all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8” infotainment screen, oversized moon roof and 6 speaker AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and blind spot monitor, 1.5 liter, 158 horsepower turbo four with a 7 speed automatic transmission, 4 driving modes and all wheel drive, $32,380.00  list price, fuel economy 32 mpg on highway, 25 in city, 28 overall – 14.5 gallon tank  – goes 464 mi. on a full tank of gasoline

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line “Black Edition” AWD

George Gray of Pirate 104.7 radio helped analyze the new 2022 Tiguan at the station parking lot:

Pyrite silver paint with black leatherette seating for 5 – heated front buckets, weighs 3,757 lbs. and has 109.9” wheelbase – 73.4 cubic ft. of cargo capacity, 19” Two toned aluminum wheels and 225/45R19SL all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8” infotainment screen, remote start, power moon roof and rear tailgate, VW 6 speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, blackout front fascia, black badging for R-Line, color keyed door handles, and foldaway heated outside mirrors, 2.0 liter, 184 horsepower turbo four with 221 lb. ft. of torque and an eight speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive, $34,990.00  list price, fuel economy 28 mpg on hwy, 21 in city – 15.9 gallon tank for regular fuel – goes 445 mi. on a full tank

2021 Toyota C-HR “Nightshade Edition” FWD Crossover

George Gray, DJ at Pirate 104.7, assisted in reviewing the Toyota C-HR:Magnetic Gray metallic paint with black and gray sport cloth seating for 5, weighs 3,300 lbs. and has 103.9” wheelbase (172.6” long) – 37 cubic ft. of cargo capacity with all seats folded flat (19.1 with back seat erect), 18” Black aluminum wheels and 225/50R18 all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision, 8” infotainment screen, C-HR puddle lights, and Toyota 6 speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, black chin and tailgate spoiler, black roof, black door handles, black badging and foldaway outside mirrors, 2.0 liter, 144 horsepower four with CVT automatic transmission and front wheel drive, $25,240.00  list price – Built in Isawa, Iwate, Japan, fuel economy 31 mpg on hwy, 27 in city – 13.2 gallon tank for regular fuel – goes 409 on a full tank

2020 KIA Sportage SX AWD Turbo

George “Elvis” Gray, DJ at Pirate Radio, helped me analyze the KIA at the Pirate studios:

Pacific Blue metallic paint with beige leather seating for 5 – heated and cooled front buckets with console and stick shifter, weighs 3,893 lbs. and has a 105.1” wheelbase and is 176.4” long – 60.1 of cargo space with rear seats flat, 19″ silver finishaluminum spoke wheels and 245/45R19 Michelin all season radials, Android / Apple integration, power moon roof, fold-away mirrors and pushbutton start, 8” multimedia infotainment screen – backup camera, navigation, heated steering wheel and Harman/Kardon 8 speaker premium FM/AM-Satellite stereo. radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 2.0 liter four cylinder turbo with 237 (torque is 260) horsepower – Six speed automatic transmission, all wheel drive, 0-60 in 6.7 seconds, $37,290.00  list price  built in Gwangju, Korea, fuel economy (24 mpg highway, 19 mpg city, 21 mpg combined)  16.4 gallon tank with 394 mi.range 

2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer AWD Activ

The Chevrolet was driven to Pirate Radio 104.7 for a review with the help of George “Elvis” Gray:

Zeus bronze metallic paint with Summit white roof – black leather seating for 5 – heated front buckets, weighs 3,084 lbs. and is 173.7” long – 54.4 cubic ft. cargo room, 17” – Dark gray aluminum five spoke wheels and 225/60R17 Hankook mud and snow tires, Android / Apple integration and wireless phone charger, 8” multimedia infotainment screen – backup camera, Bose premium 7 speaker FM/AM-Satellite stereo, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 1.3 liter three cylinder with 155 horsepower – Nine speed automatic transmission, all wheel drive and start stop technology – zero to 60 in 9.4 seconds, $32,155.00  list price  – built in Bupyeong Gu In, Korea, fuel economy (30 mpg highway, 26 mpg city, 28 mpg combined)  13.2 gallon tank with 396 mi.range 

 

2021 KIA Sorento X-Line AWD

DJ George Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 assisted in reviewing the Sorento:

Aruba green metallic paint with rust colored leather seating for 6, heated and air conditioned front buckets, weighs 4,120 lbs. and is 188.9” long, 6.6 cubic ft. cargo room, 20” matte finish aluminum ten spoke wheels and 255/45R20 Continental mud and snow tires, Android / Apple integration, panoramic moon roof, wireless phone charger, 12.3” multimedia infotainment screen, backup camera, surround view camera, navigation, heated steering wheel, Bose premium FM/AM-Satellite stereo, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot warning, 2.5 liter four cylinder with 281 horsepower,  eight speed automatic transmission, all wheel drive, start stop technology, zero to 60 in 8.3 seconds, $44,285.00  list price, built in West Point, GA, fuel economy (28 mpg highway, 21 mpg city, 24 mpg combined)  17.7 gallon tank with 496 mi.range