2013

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Priced From $19,170
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Priced From $19,170

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT made its world debut in February at the Chicago Auto Show. Now, pricing on the new hatchback's been released, and the South Korean automaker is asking $19,170 for the standard GT, before options but including destination. The GT is the third model to spin from the latest...Read More»

2012 Buick Regal GS
2013 Buick Regal: 36-MPG eAssist System Comes Standard

The Buick Regal lineup gets considerably more fuel-efficient for 2013—with an EPA rating of 36 mpg highway that beats most other sedans its size. GM has dropped the base 2.4-liter Ecotec direct-injected four-cylinder engine on the 2013 Buick Regal and is instead making its eAssist mild-hybrid...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
2013 GMC Terrain Denali Priced From $35,350

The plush new 2013 GMC Terrain Denali goes on sale in the fall wearing a base price of $35,350, including destination. GMC will offer two powertrains in its most luxe compact-crossover SUV for the new model year. Last year's 264-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 has been axed from the model range entirely...Read More»

2013 Buick Verano T
2013 Buick Verano T: It Stands For Turbo, But It's Silent

Turbocharged fours are the new V-6s, at least among compact and mid-size sedans. For the 2013 model year, the Buick Verano jumps on the forced-induction bandwagon, but it does it in a discreet way--making the "T" in turbo silent. Silent, in that it's badged subtly, without reference to the added...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 XL Fire Rescue
2013 Ford F-150 XL: Ready For Emergency! And Adam-12

MyFord Touch and other fancy trimmings are set to please the most well-heeled (and booted) owners of the latest 2013 F-150. Now, Ford says a new XL edition will cater to another crowd--firemen, policemen, or any other profession in need of a work truck with lots of custom-order room to play. The XL...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Priced From $24,065

Back at the Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen announced that a turbo diesel Beetle would be launched later this year. And while we've already driven the diesel powered Bug, we didn't know how much it would cost until today. Volkswagen has announced the Beetle TDI will start from $24,065, including a...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
2013 Ford Explorer Sport Priced From $40,720

It hasn't been confirmed by the usual routes, but the 2013 Ford Explorer Sport has been priced from $40,720 before destination charges and options, according to Ford's new-vehicle configurator site, updated this week. The Explorer Sport takes the basic crossover package and puts a twin-turbocharged...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Accent
2013 Hyundai Accent Gets $2000 Price Increase, More Standard Features

The 2013 Hyundai Accent is showing up early at dealers for the new model year, wearing a new base price that's significantly higher than in its launch year. The 2013 Accent's base price is $14,545 before destination charges, while the 2012 Accent was $2000 less, at $12,545. Destination charges for...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012
2013 Family Sedans: Buyer’s Guide

Consumers in the market for feature-packed, affordably priced family sedans have a number of all-new 2013 products to consider in the compact, mid-size and large sedan categories. Compact 2013 Dodge Dart With its distinctive sporty styling, surprising interior space and comfortable seating...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Priced From $22,725

The Veloster is getting a horsepower boost for 2013 with a new Turbo model joining the lineup. Hyundai has just released pricing, and the hot little hatchback is going to start from $22,725 including destination. The base price of a Veloster Turbo is $4,500 more than the base naturally aspirated...Read More»

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Preview

In one light, the new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek is little more than a lightly tweaked Impreza compact hatchback. But looked at another way, the new XV Crosstrek is the feisty little Japanese carmaker doing what it does best: taking advantage of its all-wheel drive and U.S. drivers' desire for...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat
May 2012 Car Sales: The Best-Selling (And Worst-Selling) Vehicles

May’s overall vehicle sales are perhaps best summed up by author Charles Dickens, who once penned, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” For Chrysler, the former is true, while for Mitsubishi that latter applies. Breaking sales down by individual models, some cars...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat
2013 Ford F-150: MyFord Touch Arrives, And Brings Buttons

The 2013 Ford F-150 gets updated this year, and before the Ram 1500 can get in front of the press, Ford's putting the newest version of its best-selling pickup in front of the Future Farmers of America in Texas--because in an election year, it's all about turning out the base, right? What will...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
2013 Hyundai Elantra: Five Stars For Safety, But Will 40 MPG Get An Asterisk?

The Hyundai Elantra's been an unqualified success since it arrived, brand-new, in the 2011 model year. Backed by strong sales and positive reviews, it took home the 2012 North American Car of the Year Trophy, besting the likes of TheCarConnection's Best Car To Buy 2012, the Ford Focus, and another...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG Makes Debut

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its portfolio of high-performance AMG models with the brand new GL63 AMG, which is set to go on sale early next year as a 2013 model. The vehicle is based on the latest 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class, which itself was only revealed at last month’s 2012 New York Auto...Read More»

2013 Lexus ES 350
2013 Lexus ES: First Drive

For years, the Lexus ES has been a great luxury sedan for impressing the clients. It's been conservatively dressed; plush, premium, quiet, and comfortable inside—yet never ostentatious. And it's worn that Lexus badge more as a symbol of smart, on-a-budget luxury than flamboyance. Those things...Read More»

CUE interface, in 2013 Cadillac XTS
2013 Cadillac XTS: Is CUE The Best Touch-Screen Interface Yet?

If you've owned a luxury car in recent years, you're familiar with the idea of a screen-based interface as a control hub for connectivity, navigation, and entertainment. But these systems—like MyLincoln Touch (Lincoln), iDrive (BMW), COMAND (Mercedes-Benz), MMI (Audi), or Remote Touch...Read More»

2013 Toyota Venza
2013 Toyota Venza Priced

When the 2013 Toyota Venza five-passenger mid-size crossover arrives at dealerships next week, it will carry a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $28,510, including $810 destination charge. For the top-of-the-line Limited trim, that starting MSRP, with destination charge, is...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 2.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima: First Drive

It's been twenty years since Nissan decided the old Stanza nameplate had had enough, and brought out the Altima as its new standard-bearer in the mid-size family-sedan segment. What a difference those decades make: not only has the Altima swelled in size along with the other four-doors in its...Read More»

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