2011 Ford Flex

2013 Ford Flex, Lincoln Vehicles Next To Get Inflatable Belts
2013 Ford Flex, Lincoln Vehicles Next To Get Inflatable Belts

The inflatable seat belts that Ford (NYSE:F) introduced in the 2011 Explorer will be making their way into at least two more vehicles by next summer, the company said in a release. The 2013 Ford Flex will join the Explorer in offering the belts, which Ford says has been outfitted on about 40...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Third Row Seats: The 6 Top-Rated Family Wagons That Have Them

If you have more than four in your family, or in your extended family, taking everyone even out across town can get complicated—unless you have a third-row seats. Getting real capability for six or seven no longer means that you have to settle for a boring van or basic SUV. Today's market...Read More»

2009 Audi Q5
Five More Best-Selling Luxury Crossovers in 2010

Sitting in traffic at the stop light or cruising the freeways, it's impossible not to notice crossovers of every size all around. And sales of luxury crossovers reflect that proliferation. Today we continue FamilyCarGuide's two-part series on the best-selling luxury crossovers in 2010. Audi Q5...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Winter Family Car Trips: How To Keep the Kids Happy and Not Getting on Your Last Nerve

Traveling any great distance by car this winter with kids in tow can be a real challenge. Not only can you find yourself ready to tear your hair out by the time you reach your destination  but your children are often miserable all during the trip. Want to keep the kids happy and not getting on...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
Family Vehicles Dominate IIHS 2011 Top Safety Pick Awards

In a stunning achievement by automakers in a single year, a total of 66 new 2011 models now earn Top Safety Pick status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2011 list includes 40 cars, 25 SUVs and one minivan. While that’s great news for consumers in general –...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
Today at High Gear Media: Fireball Run, Big SUVs and Theft

It begins today: High Gear Media is running the 2010 Fireball Run Adventurally! We'll talk about it a lot over the next 10 days until @raywert covers his ears and goes, "La la la la I don't hear you." [MotorAuthority] Cool thing: for the Fireball Run, we've turned a Chevy Camaro SS into a mobile...Read More»

2010 Volvo S80
The TCC List: The Best Seats in the House

Few factors can make a great car even better--or kill the performance thrill entirely--like car seats. In the 260-plus cars we review each year here at High Gear Media, most just pass across our backsides without much positive or negative impression. But a few seats stand out in our minds as some...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
Today at High Gear Media: Big Discounts, 3G and Darth Vader

If you bought one of these five cars in July, you got a better deal than usual. What's at the root of it all? Model changeover. [TheCarConnection] Five safe cars for families: it sounds like a great way to research before hitting showrooms this weekend. [FamilyCarGuide] In-car 3G audio sounds...Read More»

2010 Ford Flex
Prices are Crashing on These Five Cars

If you bought a Ford Flex in July, you spent more than a grand over than you would have if you'd waited a month. A Range Rover Sport? Same problem. The prices of most cars are trending up over time, but the prices of these are on the way down. With the help of our pricing partners at TrueCar.com...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
2011 Ford Explorer: New Niche Approach Fits The Times

In some respects, the Ford Explorer nameplate is one lost in a particular time, when reality shows were fresh and new, Brittany Spears was just not that innocent, and gasoline prices were reliably under two dollars a gallon. Ten years ago, Ford [NYSE:F] sold a dizzying 450,000 Explorer SUVs, and...Read More»

Traffic
Bipartisan Survey: Most Americans Want More Transit Options

We spend a lot of time and effort helping guide you through the car-shopping process and helping you to answer questions like: Should I get a 2010 Honda Fit or hold out for the 2011 Mazda2. And can I really tow with that 2011 Ford Flex EcoBoost (the answer to the latter is yes). But there's...Read More»

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