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2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Priced From At Least $33,705

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Priced From At Least $33,705

GM has set pricing and final towing specs for the upcoming turbodiesel-powered 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. The new mid-size diesel will be alone in its segment when it goes on sale later this year. Powered by a 2.8-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine, the Colorado will be rated at 181 horsepower... read more

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BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid

Study: Consumers Very Interested In Electric Cars & Hybrids. Diesels, Not So Much

Last week, we told you about a new study commissioned by Audi, which proves that consumers want to see more diesel vehicles in U.S. showrooms. That struck us as awfully... read more November 18, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi TDI range

Audi Gets Snippy, Publishes Survey To Prove That Americans Want Diesels, Not Electric Cars

Due to environmental concerns and increasing government regulation, automakers around the globe are working to create vehicles that achieve greater fuel efficiency and reduce... read more November 14, 2013 by 


 
Ford F-150 EcoBoost Baja 1000 truck

Turbos & Diesels: Like 'Em Or Loathe 'Em, They're Becoming The Norm

By most accounts, the conventional gasoline engine's days are numbered. Long before electric cars become commonplace, automakers expect to wean themselves off gas-powered... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 Nissan Titan

Next Nissan Titan Gets Cummins Turbodiesel V-8

The Nissan Titan will be the second light-duty, full-size pickup truck on the market to get a diesel engine--and it's doing it with the Dodge Ram's old dance partner. Nissan... read more August 21, 2013 by  2


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel: First Drive

It may not look any different on the outside, but the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is a pioneering vehicle: It's the first passenger car with a diesel engine sold by General... read more June 10, 2013 by  0


 
2011 Honda Odyssey EX

Best Used Family Car 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Family cars are a nebulous idea--what's perfect for our crew (a turbodiesel manual wagon of imported extraction) might not be ideal for yours (uh, minivan?). Shopping for a... read more May 10, 2013 by  1


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

U.S. Diesel Models Surge In 2013, But Will Their Pricing Make The Cut?

In the U.S., the Toyota Prius is the undeniable champ among hybrids. It’s become an icon for the green-car movement, as well as a car that makes a lot of sense for... read more May 8, 2013 by  0


 
2011 Audi A3

Best Used Diesel 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Diesel vehicles have always had their fans; but in recent years, new-generation clean-diesel models have elevated the technology above that crowd. For the most part, the... read more May 8, 2013 by  1


 
'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

Catch-22: If Diesel Sales Boom, Will Their Cost Advantage Bust?

To a very small, select group of enthusiasts, diesel cars or utility vehicles have a lot of allure, with their strong, fuel-efficient engines and, for the most part, a great... read more March 2, 2013 by  17


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class

New Math: Mercedes E-Class Trading V-8 For Twin-Turbo Six, Diesel Six For Four

When the 2014 Mercedes E-Class sedan gets its smoother, less worried front end for the new model year, it won't be only a facelift. It'll also mark the midway point in a... read more February 12, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Priced At $25,695

Diesel fans will soon have another option to consider the next time they're shopping for a new car: the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, which debuts today at the... read more February 7, 2013 by  6


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Video Road Test

We've waved goodbye to The Car Connection's first Six-Month Road Test vehicle. But before we let our 2012 VW Passat TDI rejoin its home fleet, one final road trip was in... read more October 26, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Volkswagen Passat

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: What's Changed For 2013

While we're wrapping up our Six-Month Road Test of our 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI, we've already revised and updated our review for the 2013 model year. Not much has changed... read more October 23, 2012 by  4


 
2013 Volkswagen Passat

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: A Bigger Back Seat Than A...

After spending the past half-year with our 2012 VW Passat during its Six-Month Road Test, we're pretty familiar with its vast talents. Chief among them: a huge back seat, one... read more October 19, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: What Happens When Nothing Happens?

Our VW Passat TDI is entering the home stretch, after more than 7000 miles of trouble-free driving with just a lapsed satellite-radio service and an advanced odometer to show... read more October 10, 2012 by  2


 

 
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