For 2010, Jeep has upgraded the Patriot's interior, made a host of hardware changes and reworked the rugged little 'ute to be more competitive. We picked up a fully-loaded Limited model to see if this front-drive stepchild is now a viable alternative in a crowded field of small crossovers.
Minivan commercials are typically a vanilla affair. Boring but effective. Toyota appears to be taking a delightfully different tactic to marketing the all-new 2011 Sienna. Wait, we mean the Swagger Wagon.
We're still purring along on One Lap of America in our BMW Performance School-provided 335d and 550i sedans, but while there have been zero mechanical issues for the timing and scoring crew, the event is starting to take its toll on competitors' cars, as well as their drivers.
Also of interest:
- Video: 2011 Corvette Z06 enhancements include new exhaust, carbon ceramic brakes
- Report: Buick to build new compact crossover in Michigan
- Online Find of the Day: Half Ford, half Holden, all awesome
- Patent filing shows U.S. 2012 Buick Excelle compact sedan