921 Blog Posts From the Eric Peters Tag


2018 Mazda 6 Review

2018 Mazda 6 Review

How good a car is the Mazda6? Good enough to go without its six for four long years — and still sell better than it did when it offered a six. When Mazda redesigned this car back in 2014, it came out a wolf-whistle looker — easily the sexiest car in a classroom full of […]

Dracula and the Dawning Sun

Dracula and the Dawning Sun

Did you know that the percentage of new cars sales that are actually leases has risen from about 3-5 percent in the early-mid 2000s to more than 30 percent as of this year? It appears about a third of the population — about five times as many as used to be able to — is […]

The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

I wish I could take credit for this one, but I can’t. However, I will shamelessly use it — and credit the reader (thanks, Jim!) who made the analogy: Auto-stop/start systems — which have become de facto standard equipment in all new cars — are the automotive equivalent of the low flush toilet. You may […]

2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Review

2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Review

One of the things that’s new about the just redesigned Ram 1500 is that if you want a regular cab, you’ll have to buy the old Ram 1500 — which will be sold alongside the new one under the “classic” label, like Classic Coke. The new Ram comes only in four-door form — at least […]

The Suicide of Harley Davidson

The Suicide of Harley Davidson

Imagine a Harley that doesn’t vibrate. No bark through the straight pipes when you push the starter button. No nothing through the pipes — which aren’t there anymore. There is no starter button. Just an On/Off switch. No shifter, either. Because no gears. All that remains is the “Harley” name on the tank — which […]