After 18 years as an editor at Road & Track, Patrick Hong’s trying a different tack in reviewing cars — letting his whole family weigh in:
Whenever the discussion comes up to consider a new family car, we—or shall I say I—often dream of a speedy, road-carving people hauler. But speaking to the rest of my family, in particular my wife Elise (though also a fervent fan of performance), they would bring me down to earth and ask the important questions to separate the dream from reality: Will the new car have room to handle our ten- and eight-year old sons’ ever increasing sports gear during the week, plus chairs and sun shade on weekends? Of course, the boys would then chime in to make sure all the latest technology is available for their music and movie-watching needs.
What we really need, therefore, is a comfortable and roomy car to carry out our daily routine with minimal fuss. And that’s what we found in the 2014 Acura RDX AWD.Read More »from 2014 Acura RDX, reliable daily runabout: Motoramic Family Drives