THE CAR: 2010 TERRAIN AWD SLT-2

*If you’re driving the Terrain, you’re already ahead of the game. This vehicle ROCKS!!!! The Terrain gets high marks for both performance and appearance. With its merlot jewel metallic exterior and light titanium perforated interior, it stands out on the road. For a big fella, it handles with ease. The sound system is like having a concert in your car. It’s spacious enough for a party, yet not too much car for a twosome. Only serious drivers need apply.

VEHICLE AT A GLANCE: engine, 2.4L 4-CYL., transmission 6-speed auto, lift gate, power programmable, remote start MSRP: $37,185 FUEL ECONOMY: 17/24 THE DRIVE: Imposing! WHAT’S HOT: What’s not!

THE CAR: LACROSSE

If you like to drive, you’ll like this car. If you like to look good while driving, you’ll like this car. If you want the car to look as good as you do, you’ll like this car.

This is a good-looking car! The red jewel tint coat exterior, melded with a dark titanium/light titanium gives the car several different looks. It’s sporty, chic and sure to make people stop in their tracks. Technologies improve the driving experience. It promises an alert performance. Maneuverability is effortless. For a good time call – Lacrosse!

VEHICLE AT A GLANCE: engine -3.6L V6, 6-speed automatic transmission, keyless start.

MSRP: $36,885 FUEL ECONOMY: 17/27 THE DRIVE: Exceptional! WHAT’S HOT: Hydra-Matic 6T40 6-speed

Darlene Donloe is a writer living in Los Angeles. She also writes about entertainment and travel. She can be reached at DCDwriter@aol.com.