This isn’t so much a review, it’s more of a tale …
Specifically, a tale of my week driving a taxi -- specifically a 2014 NV200 van from Nissan that had been outfitted as a taxi.
First, the backstory -- As I was setting up future vehicles to review last fall, my Nissan contact mentioned they had a taxi in their fleet of vehicles … My mind kind of did a double-take at this point.
Yes, a taxi in the form of Nissan’s work van -- the NV200 -- with the full NYC paint job on it.
In the realm of luxury vehicles, the Infiniti lineup (Nissan’s luxury arm) has one of the most unique looks in the bunch. One very clear example of this is the Infiniti QX70, with its elongated front and distinct profile that separates it from its competitors in the luxury crossover SUV ranks.
I recently drove a QX70 (which, FYI, was formerly known as the FX) and I’m back with a full report on what it offers and how it compares to its luxury competitors.
With so many crossover SUVs on the market, it’s tough to stand out and not get lost in the crowd. The 2015 Mazda CX-5, which I recently was able to spend some time in, doesn’t have that problem.
Between it’s attractive look, strong safety record, high mpg rating and impressively low price, it’s one of the compact crossovers that should gain quite a few fans in 2015. Here’s a full report on what the vehicle has to offer: