Weidel on Wheels

Weidel on Wheels: Honda provides luxury and practicality with SUVs

It’s apparent from these two vehicles that the folks at Honda know a little something about producing sport utility vehicles. Looking to manufacture a family-friendly SUV that i ...

Weidel on Wheels: Optima rises up from the bargain basement

This used to be a vehicle that only the bargain shoppers would consider. The Kia Optima was indeed, a great bargain. However, it was far from being a great car. Fast-forward to ...

Weidel on Wheels: Accord and Civic still fit your sedan needs

Even though its impact has been diminished somewhat with the emergence of strong competitors, such as Kia, Hyundai and several American manufacturers, Honda vehicles remain near or ...

Weidel on Wheels: Nissan catches the eye with Juke

After giving this rather odd-looking vehicle a quick once over visually, I was prepared to dislike it. What had Nissan done? This vehicle reminded me of a sawed-off shotgun and lef ...

Weidel on Wheels: Nissan scores at both ends of the price spectrum

There is no commonality between these two vehicles — other than they share the same parent company. The subcompact Versa bears the Nissan name, while the M56 mid-size sedan is ...

Weidel on Wheels: Outlander Sport can get the job done

Although the snow wasn’t falling too heavily, the wind that was whipping around Laramie, Wyo., as the new year approached was enough to make this driver stay off the treacherous ...

Weidel on Wheels: Chevy shakes up the Silverado

Chevrolet has historically been a major player in the full-size pickup truck category. So when Chevy makes changes in its truck line, the ripples can often be immediately felt amon ...

Weidel on Wheels: GM scores with GMC's Acadia

As someone who understands that the United States auto industry still has plenty of ground to make up before it can go head-to-head with foreign competitors, it’s always pleasing ...

Weidel on Wheels: Think you know the Jetta? Think again

Volkswagen’s top-selling vehicle arrives in 2011 with some changes. Think you know the Jetta pretty well? Take another look. This VW compact sedan arrived this year with a larg ...

Weidel on Wheels: Legacy sedan keeps customers coming back

It had been awhile since getting behind the wheel of a Subaru Legacy. While never a vehicle that has folks salivating at the opportunity to drive, the Legacy really is a very sweet ...