2022 Toyota Prius Nightshade FWD Hybrid

George and Alana both of Pirate Radio 104.7FM, pitched in to help review the Toyota Prius: Classic silver metallic paint with black Softex seating for 5, heated front buckets with dashboard mounted shifter, weighs 3,075 lbs. and has a 106.3” wheelbase and is 180” long, 27.4 cubic ft. cargo space (50.7 w/seats flat), 17” – black painted aluminum spoke wheels and 215/45R17 Bridgestone total performance all season radials, 7” multimedia infotainment screen – backup camera, wireless flatbed phone charger, heated steering wheel, and 6 speaker FM/AM-Satellite stereo – Android / Apple integration, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 1.8 liter hybrid four cylinder engine with 121 horsepower, CVT automatic transmission, front wheel drive, $31,056.00  list price –  built in Toyota, Aichi, Japan, fuel economy (52 city/highway combined, 54 city, 50 highway)  11.3 gallon tank with 565 mi.range

                                        

 

 

 

 

2022 Toyota RAV-4 XSE Prime AWD

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio gave me an assist in analyzing the Toyota RAV-4:

Blueprint blue metallic paint with black Softex upholstered interior for five, heated and cooled front buckets – rear seats heated only, full panoramic moon roof with power tilt and slide feature, head up display in windshield and navigation in touchscreen, electric tailgate that can be foot operated, JBL stereo with 11 speakers, 42 miles of range on electric power, (I am getting 37.5 mpg on gas power), range is 550 miles, console mounted gear shift, continuously variable automatic transmission with paddle shifters, 19” bright finish five spoke wheels with 235/55R19 Yokohama Avid GT all season radial tires, 302 horsepower 4 cylinder engine with plug-in hybrid system, 3.3 kw on board charger, $50,731 M.S.R.P.,  built in Obu, Aichi, Japan

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro S

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 assisted in an analysis of the electric VeeDub:

Dusk blue metallic paint with black painted roof, lunar gray leatherette seating for 5 – heated driver and front pass. seats and panoramic fixed glass moon roof with sunshade, weighs 4,782 lbs., 180.5” long and has 108.9” wheelbase – 30 cubic ft. of cargo capacity behind rear seat and 60 cubic ft. with second row seating folded down, 20” Polished alloy wheels and 235/50R20 Bridgestone all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, digital dash including one mounted to steering column, rear vision camera, 12” infotainment screen, 10 speaker  AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and blind spot monitor, 107 horsepower front electric motor and 201 horsepower rear electric motor (295 hp total) with single speed automatic transmission with dash mounted shifter, (total torque is 339) 4 driving modes and all wheel drive, $50,870.00  list price built in Mosel, Germany, fuel economy 88 mpg on highway, 98 in city, 93 overall – goes 240 mi. on a full charge

 

 

2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Sedan

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio helped analyze the Corolla at the studio parking lot:

Celestite Gray metallic paint with black premium Softex seating for 5 – heated driver and front pass. seat, weighs 2,850 lbs., 182.3” long and has 106.3” wheelbase – 13.1 cubic ft. of cargo capacity in trunk, 15” Alloy wheels (with covers) and 195/65R15 Michelin all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8” infotainment screen, and 6 speaker AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and blind spot monitor, 1.8 liter, 121 horsepower hybrid four with a CVT automatic transmission, three driving modes, and front wheel drive, $27,191.00  list price – built in Toyota, Aichi, Japan, fuel economy 52 mpg on highway, 53 in city, 52 overall – 13.2 gallon tank  – goes 686 mi. on a full tank of gasoline

2021 Toyota Prius XLE AWD Hybrid

The Prius was driven to Pirate Radio for a review with the help of DJ George Gray:

Electric Storm blue metallic paint with black Softex seating for 5 – heated front buckets, weighs 3,220 lbs. and is 180” long – 27.4 cubic ft. cargo room in rear – 50.7 with seats flopped down, 15” – Aluminum wheels, two tone hub caps and 195/65R15  Dunlop radials, pushbutton/remote start, rain sensing wipers and leather wrapped and heated steering wheel, wireless smartphone charger, color head up display, and Android / Apple integration, 7” multimedia infotainment screen – backup camera and 7 speaker XM/AM/FM stereo, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 1.8 liter hybrid four with 96 horsepower – CVT automatic transmission and all wheel drive, $31,629.00.00  list price  – built in Toyota, Aichi, Japan, fuel economy (47 mpg highway, 51 mpg city, 49 mpg combined)  10.6 gallon tank with 498 mi.range

                                                                                             

 

2021 Lexus UX-250h Luxury Hybrid AWD

The Lexus was driven to Pirate Radio for a review with the help of George Gray and Matt Arguello:

Nori green pearl paint with black Nuluxe seating for 5 – heated and ventilated front buckets, weighs 3,605 lbs. and is 177” long – 21.7 cubic ft. cargo room – zero to 60 in 8.6 seconds, 18” – two toned finish ten spoke aluminum wheels and 225/50R18 Bridgestone run flat radials, pushbutton/remote start, navigation, dual power seats, leather wrapped and heated steering wheel and moon roof, wireless phone charger, head up display, and Android / Apple integration, 10.3” multimedia infotainment screen – backup camera and 6 speaker Lexus XM/AM/FM premium sound system, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 2.0 liter hybrid four with 181 horsepower – CVT 10 speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive, $43,875.00.00  list price  – built in Miyawaka, Fukuoka, Japan, fuel economy (38 mpg highway, 41 mpg city, 39 mpg combined)  10.6 gallon tank with 434 mi.range

                                                          

 

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE AWD

Radio review at the Pirate featuring George Gray and Matt Arguello:

Supersonic red metallic paint with black roof and five passenger black Softex upholstered interior, heated and cooled front buckets – rear seats heated only, full panoramic moon roof with power tilt and slide feature, head up display in windshield and navigation in touchscreen, electric tailgate that can be foot operated, JBL stereo with 11 speakers, 42 miles of range on electric power, (I am getting 37.5 mpg on gas power), range is 550 miles, console mounted gear shift, continuously variable automatic transmission, 19” gray finish five spoke wheels with 235/55R19 Yokohama Avid GT all season radial tires, 302 horsepower 4 cylinder engine with plug-in hybrid system, 3.3 kw on board charger, $49,461 M.S.R.P.,  built in Obu, Aichi, Japan

2021 KIA Sorento EX Hybrid

Radio review on Pirate Radio featuring DJ’s George Gray and Matt Arguello:

Runway Red metallic paint, gray SynTex seating surfaces (feels like leather), panoramic moon roof, 7 passenger capacity, 189″ wheelbase (Explorer or Acadia size), four captain chairs, 1.6 liter turbo four with 227 horsepower hybrid drive train, front wheel drive, 6 speed automatic transmission with console dial (backup alarm like a dump truck – does not ride like one), 18.8 gallon tank, 39 mpg city rating providing over 600 miles range, 17″ alloys with Nexen 235/65R17 radials and remote start.