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2012 Acura TL SH-AWD: Driven

2012 Acura TL SH-AWD: Driven

Mention the Acura TL as a next-car possibility, in certain sport-sedan enthusiast circles, and it's possible you might lose some credibility. If you want a serious sport sedan, they'll argue, you might as well get one on a dedicated rear-wheel-drive platform, like the BMW 3-Series, Cadillac CTS, or... read more

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2012 Chrysler 200 sedan

2012 Chrysler 200: Driven

Most mid-size sedans have, for decades, typically offered a base four-cylinder or an available V-6. And not too long ago, on a number of mid-size sedans, the conventional... read more September 8, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Smart Fortwo Passion Coupe

2011 Smart Fortwo: Driven

"Wow. Can't believe you fit into that thing." That's the first thing we heard over and over again during a recent week with the 2011 Smart Fortwo. And the well-designed cabin... read more June 7, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV

2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV: Driven

When driving the Cadillac Escalade—even in the context of the same trip—it's quite easy to feel both reverence and revulsion. At close to 19 feet long, the... read more April 28, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo: Driven

Just a few years ago, the conventional wisdom with mid-size sedans was that, unless you counted yourself among frugally minded tightwads, you'd be much happier with the... read more April 26, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport

2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport SLS: Driven

Sold under nearly any other major automotive brand, the 2011 Kizashi Sport would be a major sales success. So far for Suzuki, however, it hasn't; and we think that's a shame... read more April 15, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Driven

Mitsubishi's idea, last year, of previewing its Outlander Sport by making it the first model ever that could be remotely test driven, live—via a virtual system that... read more April 4, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Mazda MAZDA2 Touring

2011 Mazda Mazda2: Driven

The 2011 Mazda Mazda2 is uncomplicated; and that's quite nice. While vehicles like the MINI Cooper or the Ford Fiesta can feel a bit overwrought or even gimmicky for some... read more March 16, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS Sportback

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS: Driven

The Lancer GTS is often overlooked by small-car shoppers on a tight budget—and they're missing out on a good thing. For the same money as less-inspiring drives that... read more March 8, 2011 by  9


 
2011 Kia Sportage

2011 Kia Sportage EX: Driven

At first glance, there's a lot to like about the 2011 Kia Sportage. With its 'hot hatch on steroids' look, it's one of the most svelte crossovers from the outside. An... read more March 7, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Lincoln MKX

2011 Lincoln MKX: Driven

Crossover vehicles are so often touted as catch-all solutions for busy families that you can lapse into blind assumptions when shopping. As we learned recently, when we took... read more December 16, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

2011 Ford Fiesta SES: Driven

As you've probably heard by now, the small-car market has changed radically over the past few years: They've become better equipped, more fun to drive, and safer than they... read more December 3, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Subaru WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI: Driven

A week of inclement weather wasn't looking like such a great time to get a follow-up drive with the most potent of the pint-sized rally racers, the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX... read more November 15, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Mazda Mazda3

2011 Mazda3: Driven

The Mazda3 is one of our favorite small cars on the market, but with every drive, we're reminded that this benchmark fun-to-drive small car (and Mazda's best-seller) might... read more November 5, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Buick Enclave

2011 Buick Enclave: Driven

When the Enclave crossover was introduced for 2008, it not only replaced the half-hearted Rainier and Rendezvous but gave the brand a smooth, class-leading vehicle; it could... read more October 18, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Acura TSX

Driven: 2010 Acura TSX V6

Full confession: When I first heard Acura was putting a big, 3.5-liter V-6 into its TSX sport sedan, my response involved a shoulder shrug. That's because the TSX didn't... read more September 17, 2010 by  0


 

 
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