2021 Toyota Tacoma SR-5 4×4 Double Cab

George Gray, Pirate Radio DJ and automotive expert, helped look over the Tacoma at the studio parking lot:

Cement gray paint with gray fabric seating for 5, heated front buckets, 60.5” bed length with twin storage bins on each side – one is a cooler, 16”  dark gray aluminum wheels and 265/70R16 Goodyear Wrangler mud and snow tires, Android/ Apple integration and sliding rear glass, 8” multimedia infotainment screen – backup camera, navigation and Toyota 6 speaker XM/AM/FM stereo, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, and blind spot warning, 3.5 liter V-6 with 278 horsepower – Six speed automatic transmission, 2 speed transfer case, limited slip differential and four wheel drive – zero to 60 in 10 seconds and top speed of 112 mph, $41,193.00  list price  – built in San Antonio, Texas, fuel economy (22 mpg highway, 18 mpg city, 20 mpg combined)  21.1 gallon tank with 464 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 

 

  

 

2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 met me at the studio to help review the Acura MDX:

Phantom Violet Pearl metallic paint with black leather seating for 7, including heated and air conditioned front buckets, weighs 4,565 lbs. and is 113.8” wheelbase (198.4” long) – 95 cubic ft. of cargo capacity with all seats folded flat, 20” Bright machined flow-formed aluminum wheels and 255/50R18 Bridgestone all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision, moon roof, surround view monitor, built in Alexa, second row sun shades, and power hands free tailgate, 12.3” infotainment screen – navigation, ambient door sill lighting, remote engine starter, and Acura ELS 12 speaker AM/FM premium studio sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, wireless phone charger, head up display, console mounted track pad, heated leather steering wheel, 3.5 liter, 290 horsepower V-6 engine with ten speed automatic transmission, start stop technology and all wheel drive, $62,175  list price (base)  Built in East Liberty, Ohio, fuel economy 25 mpg on hwy., 19 in city – 18.5 gallon tank for premium fuel – goes 463 on a full tank

2021 BMW 430i RWD Convertible

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 helped  me analyze the 430i at his studio parking lot: Portimao blue paint with black leather seating for 4, heated front buckets with neck warmers and blue stitching, weighs 3,780 lbs. and is 187.9” long, 7.8 cubic ft. cargo room in trunk, 19” aluminum wheels and 225/40R19 (F) and 255/35R19 (R) Michelin radials, pushbutton/remote start, rain sensing wipers, leather wrapped and heated steering wheel, wireless smartphone charger, color head up display, Android / Apple integration, 8.3” multimedia infotainment screen, backup camera, surround vision, 10 speaker Harman and Kardon XM/AM/FM stereo, radar cruise control, lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot warning, 2.0 liter turbo four with 255 horsepower, eight speed automatic transmission, paddle shifters, rear wheel drive (zero to 60 in 6.2 seconds and top speed of 155 mph) $67,220.00.00  list price, built in Dingolfing, Germany, fuel economy (33 mpg highway, 24 mpg city, 27 mpg combined) 15.5 gallon tank with 511 mi.range 

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD

The CX-9 was driven to Pirate Radio 104.7 so that George “Elvis” Gray could assist in reviewing the SUV:Machine Gray metallic paint with deep chestnut interior with Nappa leather trimmed seats – six passenger, weighs 4,364 lbs. and is 199.4“ long – 14 cubic ft. of cargo space behind third row seating, 20” alloy wheels with  P255/50R20 Falken all season radial tires, head up display, Premier trim, console mounted transmission shifter and flatbed phone charger, 10.25” multimedia display with Sirius satellite radio, 12 speaker Bose studio stereo, power moon roof and leather wrapped and heated steering wheel, radar cruise control, Apple Carplay/Android Auto setup, backup camera,  moon roof, 360 degree overhead view monitor with navigation, 2.5 liter turbo 4 cylinder with 227 horsepower and six speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive – zero to 60 in 7 seconds – 132 mph top speed, fuel economy is 26 on the highway, 20 in town and 23 mpg overall rating.  Fuel tank holds 19 gallons and Mazda can go 494 miles on a full tank, list price is $48,200.00 and car is built in Hiroshima, Japan 

2021 Acura TLX SH-AWD Sedan (A-Spec equipped)

DJ George “Elvis” Gray assisted in reviewing the beautiful Acura sedan over at Pirate Radio studios:

Lunar Silver metallic paint with ebony and red leather interior with ultra suede inserts – seats five (heated and air conditioned front buckets) and has black headliner, weighs 3,990 lbs. and is 194.6“ long – 13.5 cubic ft. of cargo space in trunk, 19” dark vapor gray alloy wheels with  P255/40R19 Michelin all season radial tires, head up display, A-Spec trim, pushbutton transmission shifter, and flatbed phone charger, 10.2” multimedia display with Sirius satellite radio, 17 speaker Acura/ELS studio stereo, power moon roof and flat bottomed steering wheel, radar cruise control, Apple Carplay/Android Auto setup and backup camera with navigation, 2.0 liter turbo 4 cylinder with 272 horsepower and ten speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive – zero to 60 in 5.9 seconds – 130 mph top speed, fuel economy is 29 on the highway, 21 in town and 24 mpg overall rating.  Fuel tank holds 15.85 gallons and car can go 460 miles on a full tank, list price is $47,275.00 and car is built in Marysville, Ohio

2021 Lexus LS-500 F Sport AWD Sedan

The beautiful Lexus was driven to Pirate Radio (FM 104.7) for opinionated review help in the person of George “Elvis” Gray:   Matador red metallic paint with black leather quilted-stitch interior for five, weighs 4,960 lbs. and is 206.1“ long, 16.95 cubic ft. of cargo space in trunk, 20” dark vapor gray chrome wheels with  P245/45R20 front and P275/40R20 rear Bridgestone summer radial tires, 24” head up display, power rear window shade, ultra suede headliner, F Sport trim, 12.3” multimedia display with Sirius satellite radio, 23 speaker Mark Levinson stereo, power panoramic tinted moon roof, radar cruise control, Apple Carplay/Android Auto setup and backup camera with navigation, 3.5 liter twin turbo V-6 with 418 horsepower and ten speed automatic transmission, all wheel drive,  zero to 60 in 4.5 seconds,  136 mph top speed, fuel economy is 27 on the highway, 17 in town and 21 mpg overall rating, fuel tank holds 21.7 gallons and car can go 586 miles on a full tank, list price is $88,885.00 and car is built in Tahara, Aichi, Japan 

2021 Toyota 4Runner V-6 Trail 4×4

The 4Runner was driven to Pirate Radio 104.7 so that George “Elvis” Gray could help me review the vehicle:

Cement gray metallic paint with black fabric interior for five, weighs 4,400 lbs. and is 190.2“ long, 46.3 cubic ft. of cargo space and 9” of ground clearance, 17” ten spoke dark gray alloy wheels with  P265/70R17 mud and snow radial tires, Yakima Load Warrior cargo basket, leather wrapped steering wheel, 8” multimedia display with Sirius satellite radio, 8 speaker stereo, power rear glass, radar cruise control, Apple Carplay/Android Auto setup and backup camera with navigation, 4.0 liter V-6 with 270 horsepower and five speed automatic transmission and four wheel drive, 40 quart removable cooler with tie down straps as well as sliding rear cargo tray that holds 440 pounds, fuel economy is 19 on the highway, 16 in town and 17 mpg overall rating, fuel tank holds 23 gallons and 4Runner can go 437miles on a full tank, list price is $42,778.00 and car is built in Tahara, Aichi, Japan 

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line

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

Platinum gray metallic paint with storm gray leather interior for five, weighs 3,757 lbs. and is 185.1“ long – 37.6 cubic ft. of cargo space, 20” ten spoke alloy wheels with  P255/40R20 Hankook all season radial tires, leather wrapped, heated steering wheel, 8” multimedia display with Sirius satellite radio, Fender stereo with subwoofer, radar cruise control, Apple Carplay/Android Auto setup and backup camera with navigation, 2.0 liter turbo four with 184 horsepower and eight speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive, panoramic moon roof and hands free power tailgate, fuel economy is 27 on the highway, 21 in town and 24 mpg overall rating, fuel tank holds 15.3 gallons and car can go 413 miles on a full tank, list price is $40,290.00 and car is built in Puebla, Mexico 

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