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Which 2013 Ford Fusion To Buy: 1.6-Liter EcoBoost Or Hybrid?

Which 2013 Ford Fusion To Buy: 1.6-Liter EcoBoost Or Hybrid?

Picking powertrains used to be simple: straight-six or V-8? But consider the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan that reaches dealers this fall: It comes with a base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, or you can pick from a choice of two different smaller, turbocharged EcoBoost fours, in 1.6- and... read more

September 24, 2012 by  - 4
 
2013 Ford Escape

Nine New Car Features You Don't Really Need

Pricing, financing, warranties, insurance--it's one hurdle after another to make it through the car shopping experience without paying a dime more than you must. Sometimes... read more June 18, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Buick Encore

2013 Family SUVs And Crossovers: Buyer’s Guide

Do you need to shuffle varied numbers of people and amounts of cargo from one place to another, daily? If you've done some shopping around you know that it can be tough... read more June 11, 2012 by  5


 
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... read more June 7, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Audi A8 L

Luxury Car Concierge Services: Who's The Best Jeeves?

Having it all when it comes to luxury car ownership increasingly includes comprehensive concierge services--little touches like car pickup and delivery, guaranteed loaner... read more June 6, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Ford Focus

2012's Best Small Cars For Less Than $20,000

If you're shopping for a new car, it's likely to be smaller than the vehicle it will replace. SUVs are still popular, no doubt--but high gas prices and new entries like the... read more May 9, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus: TheCarConnection's Best Car To Buy 2012

After driving thousands of miles in more than 200 new vehicles in the past year, and rating each one independently, High Gear Media's editors have chosen a winner... read more November 28, 2011 by  25


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

What’s Behind Automaker Price Cuts On Some 2012 Models?

In a tight economy, families are searching for ways to stretch the dollar. Automakers know that one way to entice buyers in such times is to drop the prices on certain... read more October 14, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

To Trim Prices, Automakers Dropping Content

When it comes to selling cars, one tried and true method to move inventory is this: drop the price. In the past, manufacturers often did so without de-contenting, since... read more October 14, 2011 by  1


 
Car shopping

Choosing A Car? Go With Your Gut

One of the occupational hazards of being an automotive journalist is that friends, neighbors and relatives come to you for car advice on a regular basis. They don’t... read more September 26, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Toyota Prius V station wagon, Half Moon Bay, CA, May 2011

2012 Toyota Prius Lineup Grows With Prius V, Plug-In Models

Even as the auto industry sputters, Toyota's family of Prius hybrids is under rapid expansion. For 2012, the Toyota Prius is joined by the new, larger 2012 Toyota Prius V... read more September 16, 2011 by  4


 
Ford Sync with SIRIUS Travel

J.D. Power: Most Interior Quality Problems Are Design Issues

A good Initial Quality report from J.D. Power and Associates can give a manufacturer bragging rights and increase showroom traffic. Conversely, a bad initial quality report... read more September 16, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a... read more September 13, 2011 by  0


 
Volvo animal detection safety development

Poll: Shoppers Still More Willing To Pay For Convenience Than Safety

American car shoppers are considering safety in a way they never did just a decade or two ago. Thanks to rigorous testing programs from the Insurance Institute for Highway... read more September 12, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport

"No Payments For Life" Ad Costs American Suzuki $18.5 Million

We’ll let you in on an auto industry trade secret: sometimes car dealerships, in an effort to move units, artificially embellish the truth. We’d never accuse them... read more September 9, 2011 by  4


 
Handing over car keys

Would You Buy A Car Without Driving It First?

The idea of buying a car over the Internet is nothing new, but recent data shows that the trend is increasing as manufacturers offer consumers more tools to design specific... read more September 8, 2011 by  7


 
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