2014 Hyundai Equus Signature: Obscene Luxury

I’d asked the folks at Hyundai if I could please drive the Equus. I’d heard rumors of a fully reclining passenger seat complete with massages, reclining rear seats, a spacious cabin, wood trim and heated steering wheels. I about kicked my heels up when the car arrived and there were no disappointments. I spent a week in the Signature package Here’s the thing about loving the Equus. Until yesterday (days after the Equus had left my house) I hadn’t read any reviews of it from the automotive magazines. I seldom …

The Kia Rio on a Friday

A few weeks ago I was in the 2013 Kia Rio. It’s adorable and small and not very fast but it’s incredibly comfortable and stickers around $17,000 (I drove a well equipped Rio that was $21,340). You understand that we’re not dealing in a luxury vehicle here but a perfectly good car. This is how I spent Friday in the Rio. Left the house at 12:45 to get Jane to her massage at 1. While she was getting massaged I brought Alexander to Target to pick up a gift card …

2012 Kia Rio Review

  I got an email asking if I wanted to drive a Kia Rio. After I stopped giggling I was like, “Yeah, send her over.” I tried to envision myself in a Kia Rio and had a tough time. I’m a little princessy and I’m ashamed to admit it but I define myself by my car. ┬áMy daughter, on the other hand, was FREAKING OUT. She’s aware that my next car will likely be her first and she has a lot invested in me getting her a very cool car. …

Lexus HS250H Lease

If you follow me on twitter you know that I’ve been car shopping. It feels like it’s been going on forever, and to some degree it has. My husband and I both needed new cars. I wanted something safe, Jane wanted a hybrid, my husband wants something fast and no one wants to pay too much. Lexus has an amazing program for the HS250H that ends tomorrow. If you’re near Van Nuys, CA I went to Sam Santoso at Keyes. It was the easiest transaction I’ve ever had, and it …