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The Six Passenger Mazda5: Family-friendly Whether New or Used

The Six Passenger Mazda5: Family-friendly Whether New or Used

Way back in the 1990's, Honda debuted a minivan in the U.S. that turned out to be 10 years too early in release.  Honda's first-gen Odyssey van was a friendly, six seat runabout that was more than willing to serve the needs of families from 3 to 6 members.  The four cylinder Accord engine was... read more

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2008 Chrysler Sebring 2-door Convertible Touring FWD Side Exterior View

Five New Cars To Avoid at All Costs

It appears that the cash for clunkers program is a big hit with new car buyers and dealerships are finally seeing an uptick in showroom traffic. For most consumers this will... read more August 9, 2009 by  1


 
Roush Ford F-150 LP Natural Gas truck

Insuring Your Ford Pickup Truck

With 588,952 sales in 2007, the Ford F-Series was the top selling pickup truck for 2007. This is no surprise to those in the know the F-Series has been Americas best-selling... read more August 5, 2009 by  1


 
2004 Jaguar X-TYPE

RIP Jaguar X-Type: Putting The Kitten To Sleep, At Last

Many histories of Jaguar have been written, and no doubt there will be many more. In most of them, the sad saga of the Jaguar X-Type sedan is likely to be covered as a... read more July 15, 2009 by  1


 
2008 Subaru WRX STI police car, Itasca, Illinois

Illinois Subaru Parade Gets Guinness World Record

When we hear "Subaru", we're more likely to think of world rallies than world records. But last Saturday, Subaru of America set a new Guinness World Record for the largest... read more July 15, 2009 by  0


 
Sleazy Car Salesman

Dirty Dozen: The Most Awesomely Craptastic Car Commercials Ever

Yep, the economy's in the toilet and headed further south--where that final destination is, we can only guess. (Tierra del Fuego? Tampa?) Everyone's getting desperate--here... read more July 8, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Ford Taurus SHO

Compared: 2010 Ford Taurus vs. 2009 Ford Taurus

As we prepare to drive the 2010 Ford Taurus today (our first road test review is coming next week), it's important to have a frame of reference. A good comparison for the... read more June 15, 2009 by  5


 

Driven: 2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser

I hate to admit that until last week, I had never driven a Toyota FJ Cruiser. The very capable off-roader with the funky look was introduced way back in 2006 as a 2007 model... read more June 11, 2009 by  1


 
2008 Toyota Camry Solara Convertible

Toyota Won’t Restart Production Of Camry Solara Convertible

  Production of both the Camry Solara Coupe and Convertible was brought to a halt last year but while sales of the hard-top have already ceased you can still buy the... read more June 10, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Dodge Viper

Every Enthusiast's Dream: Own Viper Motors

As we reported last month (Down The Snake Hole), Chrysler hasn't had an easy time finding a buyer for their Viper brand. That stuck me as kind of odd, because everybody in... read more June 10, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

2010 Corvette Pricing: Well ... At Least Some Of The Prices

Not long ago, we told you about the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. Now, we can tell you something about what the new package will cost ... about $4,000 more than base... read more June 9, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Nissan Pathfinder S

2008 Nissan Pathfinder: Top Pick for New Mom, First-Grade Teacher

As Cathy Dodson became a new mom, her hunt for a family vehicle began with a search for a third-row seat and room for cargo. And this first-grade teacher wasn't going to... read more June 2, 2009 by  3


 
GM Logo

Recall Alert: GM Cites Potential Fire Hazard in 1.5 Million Sedans

Clearly, this is not GM's week. Yesterday, everyone was talking about the company's nearly inevitable "surgical bankruptcy". Today, everyone's talking about a mechanical... read more April 14, 2009 by  2


 
2008 Chrysler Town & Country LX

Chrysler Town & Country: Do Families Really Swivel the Seats?

If any minivan could get me to think about driving one again, it's the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country. Chrysler's minivans seem to have a rollercoaster history, starting... read more March 24, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Honda Accord Sedan 4-door I4 Auto EX-L Rear Seats

China Helps Honda To New Sales Record; Russia Does Same For VW

Honda and Volkswsagen are two notable auto manufacturers with far-flung markets that are helping them weather - and thrive despite - the tough sales downturn. Honda's sales... read more January 29, 2009 by  0


 
Repo Man

Madoff Loses Lexus And Other Luxuries

Poor Bernie Madoff. First the feds accused him of running a Ponzi scheme bigger than the the pyramid racket that took down Albania. (They're right.) Then people started... read more January 23, 2009 by  0


 

 
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