2019 KIA Sorento SXL AWD Crossover

The KIA Sorento was taken over to Pirate Radio (FM 104.7-Greeley) for an analysis by DJ George “Elvis” Gray:

Titanium Silver metallic paint – Black/Terracota leather seating – 7 passenger   109.4” wheelbase – 189” long – Weighs 4,243 lbs. –  11.3 cubic ft. of cargo space with all seats in place    73.0 cubic ft. with 2nd and 3rd rows folded down – 19” chrome alloy wheels and P235/55R19 Michelin all season radials   LED daytime running lights & headlights plus 8” infotainment screen   Backup camera, navigation, adaptive cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto capability, lane keep assist, blind spot monitor, surround view monitor, and panoramic moon roof – Heated and ventilated leather front bucket seats   heated rear – XM/AM/FM Harman Kardon performance enhanced sound system – 10 speakers – 3.3 liter, 290 horsepower 6 cylinder engine with 8  Speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive – $48,020.00  list price           Built in West Point, Georgia – 451 miles of range, 24 mpg highway/19 mpg city/21 mpg combined – 18.8 gallon tank

2019 Toyota C-HR FWD Crossover

The C-HR was driven to Pirate Radio (104.7-FM) for an analysis by George “Elvis” Gray and Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello:

Front wheel drive – Blue Flame metallic paint – Black cloth seating with gunmetal accents – 5 passenger – 103.9” wheelbase – 171.2” long – Weighs 3,300 lbs. –  19 cubic ft. of cargo space with all seats in place, 36.4 with second row folded down – 18”, Vortex-styled aluminum alloy wheels – LED daytime running lights, halogen headlights and 8” infotainment center – Backup camera, GPS compatibility, adaptive cruise control, tilt wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and Bluetooth capability – Blind spot monitor, electric parking brake, pushbutton start and rear cross traffic alert – XM/AM/FM Entune premium sound system – 2.0 liter, 144 horsepower four cylinder engine with CVT automatic transmission – zero to 60 in 8.1 seconds   $24,710.00  list price           Built in Isawa, Iwate, Japan – 409 miles of range, 31 mpg highway/27 mpg city/29 mpg combined – 13.2 gallon tank – regular gasoline

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

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 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 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