2010

Family Car Compare: 2010 Chevrolet Malibu Vs. 2010 Ford Fusion
Family Car Compare: 2010 Chevrolet Malibu Vs. 2010 Ford Fusion

One thing we here at Family Car Guide like to do every so often is to take a look at two competing models and see how they stack up against each other, using the ratings from our parent Web site, The Car Connection. This week, it's an all-American match-up, as we pit the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul
TheCarConnection's Most Popular Reviews

We know which new cars, trucks and crossovers we like the best--but which ones are your favorites? Here at TheCarConnection, we've begun the labor of love that is reviewing new cars. As always, for the 2011 model year, we're bringing you full reviews that give you our take on styling, performance...Read More»

2010 Ford Expedition
Top 10 SUVs With Lowest Insurance Expense: Edmund’s Survey

Need to buy an SUV? Want to cut your monthly expenses? One way of doing so is to reduce your insurance costs. On average it costs 10 to 20 percent more to insure a sports utility vehicle compared to a regular car. This is over and above the higher purchase and maintenance costs of sports utility...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape
Video: Failed Escape From The Law In A Ford Escape

Here's an example of how not to use a family car. Three teens in Maryland carjacked a Ford Escape, led police on a chase, and then, when cornered, attempted to escape (pun intended) by backing over a police cruiser. Well, that inspired bit of genius failed, as the Escape ended up rolling over, and...Read More»

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Auto Incentives Surged This Spring, But Affordability Fell Flat

This spring might have been the time of enticing incentives for some automakers—and record high incentives from Toyota—but in a snapshot of the market as a whole it doesn’t look like they made vehicles any more affordable. According to Comerica, the average vehicle took 23.6 weeks of median...Read More»

2010 Toyota Yaris
Will Currency Issues Mean More Small Cars Made In America?

In the midst of an economy that isn’t recovering as quickly as we’d like, there might be some good news: more vehicles that are made in America. Now, a strong Euro has made it hard for Toyota to produce vehicles in Japan for export, and according to Automotive News the company is again...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
Passenger Van Review: 2010 Ford Transit Connect

It's difficult to put the Ford Transit Connect into one particular category. It has a small 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that gets a mere 136 horsepower, and is more based on a car than a van. The van also doesn't have the option of a 15 seater like most others in its class. The Connect is not...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Roger Ebert Loves His Ford Fusion Hybrid

Proving that automotive journalism and film criticism have more in common than we'd already suspected--both professions are built around reviews, after all--famed film reviewer Roger Ebert has blogged about his newest purchase: A 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Yes, the man of Siskel and Ebert fame is...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Azera 4-door Sedan Limited Angular Front Exterior View
Five Cars That Lose Value Fast

  Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have made giant strides in recent years.  Some of their 2010 and 2011 cars are among the best they've ever made, and are rated near the top of TheCarConnection's lists for best family sedans and small crossovers. It's showing in their sales numbers--the...Read More»

2010 BMW 5-Series 4-door Sports Wagon 535i xDrive AWD Angular Front Exterior View
Wagon Review: 2010 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon

It's one of the best looking Wagons around--the 2010 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon simply has stunning exterior features. The blend of sharp and curved edges are what make this wagon turn heads in a crowd. Although the design hasn't changed since 2004, it is still a classic BMW style that will never...Read More»

2010 Cadillac CTS
World Class Cadillac CTS

Remember when Cadillac was “The Standard of the World”?  With cars like the 2010 Cadillac CTS Performance Collection, GM’s top division may soon claim that moniker once again. Available as a sedan, wagon and now, in coupe form, the CTS can serve most people with its variety of guises. The...Read More»

2010 GMC Savana Passenger RWD 3500 135" LS Side Exterior View
Passenger Van Review: 2010 GMC Savana

The 2010 GMC Savana is most definitely a passenger van that will take on all others in its class. Whether it is used for carrying passengers or as a cargo hauler, this van does both very well. It is a functional vehicle without all the thrills and spills.  It is by no means a stunning looking...Read More»

2010 Honda Element
2010 Honda Element Recalled for Shift Problem

The 2010 Honda Element is being recalled for a problem with its shifter. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the recall for the Element and ordered that Honda stop selling the vehicle until August 13, 2010, so that repairs can be made to vehicles coming off...Read More»

2010 Cadillac SRX
2010 Cadillac SRX Named A Top Safety Pick

The 2010 Cadillac SRX—the luxury brand's mid-size crossover utility vehicle—has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick. A top score in the new IIHS rollover (roof-crush) test assures the award. While the SRX had already earned top 'good' ratings for frontal...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
Smart Car Shopping: Big Deals On These Five Convertibles

  It may sound like some strange factoid hurtling in from a parallel universe, but ragtop shoppers, take heart: sometimes, convertibles are cheaper in summer. How can that be? We've seen automakers introduce convertibles in the dead of winter--when people are most receptive to the idea of a warm...Read More»

2009 Dodge Caliber 4-door HB R/T Open Doors
Top Vehicles For Drivers Over 6' - The Dodge Caliber

The Caliber is deceiving. I leased a 2008 Dodge Caliber for a female business partner as part of her compensation. She had asked for a BMW, but my spidey senses said that would be a waste of my cash. I liked the look of the Caliber and thought the price point was good. I had a hunch that I had...Read More»

2010 Audi Q7
Are SUVs Making a Comeback?

Automakers are busy with plans to introduce a fleet of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars in the coming months---cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus, and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Sales numbers from this year could give them pause, as the results for this year show a surprising...Read More»

2011 Land Rover LR2
2011 Land Rover LR2 Details Revealed

Land Rover continues to make changes to its lineup. We know about the upcoming 2012 Evoque, and today we're previewing the next Land Rover LR2. The 2011 LR2 gets updated interior and exterior styling, including a new front bumper and two-bar grille, which is meant to make the LR2 look more like the...Read More»

2010 Cadillac Escalade
Cadillac Escalade A Beacon For Thieves, Says Insurance Data

If you plan to purchase a Cadillac Escalade, Ford F-250 Crew Cab, Infiniti G37, or Dodge Charger Hemi, you might want to check in with your insurance agent first. Why? Because these vehicles have the highest theft rates (from inside, or of the vehicle itself) of any models one to three years old...Read More»

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