Dennis Simanaitis

Owners of the new
cars reviewed by this
critic give him/her
an overall credibility
rating of:

5.3 out of 10
Critic's Review History

In their published
reviews, this critic awards
an average score of:

87

The highest score
awarded by this critic is:

90

The lowest score
awarded by this critic is:

86

2012 Ford Focus Electric

04/19/12
86
100

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Dennis Simanaitis Dennis Simanaitis 5.3 out of 10 2012 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback

Ford has configured the Focus Electric to be an extremely well-equipped compact. And, apart from its EV quietness, the car’s road-going demeanor does little to set it apart from its gasoline-fueled counterpart. Its off-the-line behavior is good fun.

2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

03/09/09
90
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Dennis Simanaitis Dennis Simanaitis 5.3 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback
Hatchback

The 2010 Honda Insight’s target customers may be Gen Y and, secondarily, active empty nesters. But I’d say this new Insight is a rational approach for anyone desiring hybrid motoring.

2010 Toyota Prius

03/25/09
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Dennis Simanaitis Dennis Simanaitis 5.3 out of 10 2010 Toyota Prius
Hatchback

The 2010 Toyota Prius is longer, more powerful, and heavier than the 2009, yet gets better mileage. Is this magic? No, just extremely thoughtful engineering.

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