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The Facts About Carfax: The Truth? The Whole Truth? Nothing But The Truth?
The Facts About Carfax: The Truth? The Whole Truth? Nothing But The Truth?

Question: Carfax presents itself as invaluable, but a few years ago I paid $20 for a report that was worthless. The car's owner provided more about the car’s history than Carfax. Now my daughter needs a car. Should I give Carfax another try? Answer: Carfax can be valuable, but it’s not...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: World-Class Fuel Economy And Technology

Could it be that an American automaker is finally delivering a vehicle with better technology than the foreign competition? The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid could be that vehicle. The Fusion Hybrid delivers contemporary styling, a remarkable driving experience, and fuel economy that is truly...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe
2010's Top 5 Affordable SUVs

Sports utility vehicles can be expensive, but you can find suitable models that are within your budget. SUVs are popular as family vehicles, as cargo haulers, or just for those long business trips you might have to take. They are reliable, powerful, stylish, and also a practical choice for many...Read More»

1994 Jaguar XJS
My Personal Car History

I recently bought a new scanner and decided to scan pictures of every car I’ve owned and write a self- indulgent fluff piece about my personal car history. The following is a list of every car I have ever owned and the reasons you should rush out to your local salvage yard and buy one. Enjoy...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe 2-door Man Angular Front Exterior View
Movie Star Gets A Facelift

Let’s play a game. I’ll give you ten facts about a car and you tell me the name and make of the car. Ready? Here we go. This car: Is one of the most popular cars of all time with over 22 million produced and a life span of over 75 years. Was the brainchild of, and named by, Adolph Hitler. Was...Read More»

2009 Dodge Nitro SE
2010 Dodge Nitro: 100 Percent Attitude On Wheels

Dodge has long been known as the granddaddy of Get 'er Done trucks and tough-as-nails vehicles. Heck, even the Dodge Avenger, Caliber, Challenger and Charger are not just cars they are carefully contrived steel, chrome and 100 percent attitude on wheels. So, its no wonder that Dodge has done it...Read More»

2010 Nissan Armada
2010 Nissan Armada: As Big And Powerful As The Spanish Fleet

If you're looking for big, look no farther than the 2010 Nissan Armada SUV. The Armada is based on Nissans full-size pickup the Titan and even though the Armada is not an American vehicle, it could be called one as it was designed in California and built at Nissan’s $1.4 billion factory in...Read More»

2010 Buick Enclave FWD 4-door 1XL Angular Front Exterior View
The 2010 Buick Enclave

The Buick Enclave has standard seating for seven people, making this SUV one of the best mid-sized family cars on the market.  Buick have not spared any expense when it comes to the looks and stylish design of the Enclave.  The quality just oozes out of this SUV from the inside to the outside...Read More»

Mazda 2Evil special concept, 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show
Coming Soon - The 2011 MAZDA2

Sometime this summer Mazda dealerships across the nation will begin taking delivery of the new 2011 MAZDA2 and its about time.  Mazda fans in Japan, Europe and Australia have had access to these nimble little vehicles since 2007.  Apparently they have become part of the scenery overseas: to date...Read More»

2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder
Seven Cars You Must Drive Before You Die

I went skiing with my brother-in-law a little while ago on one of those days where the sun was shining, the crowds were small, and the conditions were beyond wonderful. I spent much of the time yipping, hollering and smiling as the sun shone down and I bounced off moguls and did lasting, real and...Read More»

2010 Buick Enclave FWD 4-door 1XL Rear Seats
2010 Buick Enclave CXL2 Has Style and Substance

The 2010 Buick Enclave is a very stylish, mid-size crossover, with family ties to Chevrolets Traverse and GMCs Acadia.  Of this group, the Enclave certainly has the most curb appeal with its rakish, large waterfall grille and its muscular shoulders.    Born in the 2008 model year, the Enclave...Read More»

2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor FWD 4-door LS Front Exterior View
Review: 2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor

The 2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor is on of the most affordable midsize SUVs in it's class. It is evident when looking at the exterior that Mitsubishi have tried to make this vehicle stand out from other SUVs. They have succeeded in doing so with the sharp lines of the front end, it doesn't have as many...Read More»

2010 Toyota Camry
2010 Toyota Camry SE V6: Sporty And Fast With Quality And Reliability

The Toyota Camry continues to be the most popular midsize car sold in the United States. It has long been known for its quality, reliability and resale value. The Camry made its US debut over 20 years ago and has earned a reputation for great build quality and long-term durability. The Toyota Camry...Read More»

2010 Jeep Patriot FWD 4-door Sport Front Exterior View
Review: 2010 Jeep Patriot

Jeep is very well known for having reliable and sturdy off-road vehicles, and the latest in the lineup is no exception. The 2010 Jeep Patriot is also one of the cheapest in its class thanks to its starting price of $17,364. The Patriot is also great when it comes to fuel economy, getting 23 mpg...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
2010 Ford Transit Connect: Family Car Review

Ford has scored a huge win with the new 2010 Transit Connect. This funky-cool and widely adaptable vehicle is fun to drive and economical to buy - so much that it is breaking the boundary between commercial and personal vehicles. Commercial vehicles are known for being bare-bones models - not much...Read More»

2003 Volkswagen Passat 4-door Sedan GLS Manual Rear Seats
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R: All-new, bigger, roomier, and more power

The popular Subaru Legacy that has been very successful for over twenty years has been completely redesigned in 2010. Although the new Legacy looks familiar, everything has been update on this car. The new Legacy, gets a fresh look on the outside, underneath, a new engine and transmission, and a...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
Road Test: 2010 GMC Terrain

With the departure of Hummer as a GM brand, GMC is back to its dominant position as the Generals rough and ready truck and SUV brand. That dominance is boldly asserted in the new 2010 GMC Terrain. The Terrain and the Chevy Equinox crossover utility vehicles share a chassis, engine options...Read More»

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe FWD 4-door Auto GLS Angular Front Exterior View
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Enters Model Year With New Engines, Styling and Plenty of Room for Seven

The first generation Hyundai Santa Fe was among the first crossovers on the North American market and its weird "fish mouth" style front grille always reminded you that if it wasn't at least from another country it was quite possibly from another planet. It is amazing that just a few short years...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-3 4-door Sedan XWD Grille
2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Limited: off-road, four-wheel-drive capability

Last year, the Suzuki Grand Vitara was completely overhauled with more advanced drivetrains, bigger brakes, many new features, and a new V6 engine was added to the already capable four-cylinder. The 2010 Grand Vitara Limited V6 4WD ($26,299) that I tested is a vehicle that will compete with a...Read More»

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