In this episode, Kristin and Aaron talk about all things towing. Kristin tells her epic tale of towing a big RV trailer with a Dodge Durango SRT over the summer. Aaron talks about the practical aspects of towing and his background as a commercial truck driver. Both explain the ins and outs and how easy towing is compared to what people think it is. Action packed and informative!
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In this Skype conversation, Kristin and Aaron talk about the all-new Ford F-150. Why did Ford change its best-selling truck so soon? What’s game changing about it? What new features are added for this new-gen F-150?
Answers to those questions and more in this episode of Drive Mode Show.
Aaron’s calling it the Jeep Wrangler SRT. Jeep unveiled this concept just ahead of Ford’s unveiling of the all-new Bronco. Kristin loves the idea behind this 450-horsepower Wrangler Rubicon. Will this muscular Wrangler go to production? We think so.
In this episode, Kristin and Aaron talk about the various parts of an audio system and what goes into the design of a perfect one. Different sound requirements mean different preferences and components. We look at how some automakers hit it just right and how some fail. Plus, we talk about what’s coming in the future.
See more with our interview with Matthew at Mazda regarding the audio system in the CX-30: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVBOKFsEtSM
In this special episode, we talk to Teia Collier of Dallas Single Mom (https://dallassinglemom.com/) about vehicles for single parents. With three children of varying ages, Teia knows what it’s like to tote kids around on your own. In this video, we talk about a myriad of vehicle choices for various price ranges and needs. Informative and fun!
The Toyota Venza returns as a 2021 model in an all-new design. Aaron is glad to see the wagon-like Venza look more appealing and Kristin likes that it’s a hybrid by default. The new Sienna minivan was unveiled at the same time, sharing the same drivetrain and with a surprise nudge-nudge finger point towards Chrysler in its announcement. Both of these are a big deal for Toyota, whose losing ground in the smaller two-row midsized crossover segment and whose minivan has become aged against newer competition. Both of these seek to rectify those shortcomings and are definitely on point towards doing so. Find out what we know and what we think about the new 2021 Toyota Venza and the 2021 Toyota Sienna.
After attending a virtual presentation from Mercedes-Benz, Kristin and Aaron talk about what they learned as well as experiences taking various Mercedes vehicles off the pavement. It turns out, there’s a lot of unseen technology going on behind that Mercedes-Benz grille marker.
In this episode, Kristin and Aaron talk about the 2020 Hyundai Sonata and the 2020 Mazda 6, both competing sedans in the midsized market. These are both great vehicles, but they each have strengths, weaknesses, and a different approach to the same market. We talk comparisons in differences and similarities. Which is better? You decide.
In this episode, Kristin and Aaron talk about family vehicles with a plug. Most plug-in hybrid vehicles and fully electric (EV) vehicles are not generally family-sized. There are a few, however, and the two of us have driven most of them. From the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid to the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and the Tesla Models X and Y, we talk family vehicles with plugs.
In this video, we explain what the various electrified vehicles are and give an overview of how they work and who they’re suited for. From fully battery electric EV options to plug-in hybrids and hydrogen fuel cells, this video explains the basics to the consumer wondering about efficiency options. Got questions? Comment below or find us at http://www.DriveModeShow.com and ask. We’re happy to help.