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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: Preview Drive

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: Preview Drive

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is nearly 18 months away from its on-sale date in the U.S. Yet up north near the Arctic Circle, in Arvidsjaur, Sweden, this past week, we got just enough of a tease to know that this one’s going to be different. In addition to becoming, for the U.S. market, an... read more

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2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco

2016 Toyota Prius First Drive: Video

It's now in its fourth generation, and the Toyota Prius continues to be the world's definitive hybrid-electric vehicle. This latest 2016 Prius gets slightly better gas... read more November 18, 2015 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class (Euro-spec)

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300: Quick Drive

The kids use the phrase “on fleek” to describe something that’s on trend, and almost nothing fits its definition as well as the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC300... read more November 11, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel  -  First Drive

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel: First Drive

If you’re one of those guys who’s a little turned off by ever more cumbersome, oversized full-size trucks, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel, at least at first... read more November 4, 2015 by


 
2016 Kia Optima

2016 Kia Optima First Drive

The 2016 Kia Optima has a tough act to follow. Forget the two generations of the Optima that preceded the outgoing model; it was the 2011 Optima that was Kia’s big... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)

2016 Honda Civic First Drive

The tenth-generation Honda Civic drops almost all the economy-car pretense; in Touring trim, it could wear the same "premium" label that Acura's ILX does. Honda's first... read more October 18, 2015 by


 
2016 Toyota Tacoma  -  First Drive, August 2016

2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Drive

Let’s get this out of the way: With the Tacoma, Toyota has the best-selling truck in this segment, and one of the models that retains the best resale value in the... read more August 19, 2015 by


 
2016 Toyota Mirai  -  Quick Drive  -  Portland, July 2015  [photo: Doug Berger]

2016 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car: Quick Drive

While auto-industry insiders, analysts, and tech-savvy early adopters are split on whether a hydrogen infrastructure is viable in the near future, several automakers are... read more August 6, 2015 by


 
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander  -  First Drive

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander: First Drive

Starting out in the passenger seat is one of the better ways to acquaint oneself with the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. Car critics tend to fixate on what's new and fast and... read more June 6, 2015 by


 
2016 Nissan Maxima

2016 Nissan Maxima SR First Drive Video

The Nissan Maxima was cocky and cool when it was young—they even called it the four-door sports car. But for the past decade, the Maxima’s been in limbo. Is it a... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda Pilot

2016 Honda Pilot First Drive Video

We’ve been fans of the Honda Pilot since it was brand-new, back in 2003. The first one was a big hit—but the next one had a rugged SUV look that was out of step... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda HR-V

2016 Honda HR-V First Drive Video

Call it a pint-sized invasion—a slew of small SUVs is hitting the streets. We’ve driven the Jeep Renegade and Chevy Trax, and soon we’ll see the Mazda CX-3... read more April 30, 2015 by


 
2016 Fiat 500X

2016 Fiat 500X First Drive Video

Fiat kick-started itself here in the U.S. with a pair of European twins--the tiny 500 hatchback and the bigger 500L. Now it has a real chance to win over American car buyers... read more April 17, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: First Drive

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is a wagon version of the new VW Golf--and that's essentially the major thing you need to know about the car. One of very few genuine... read more March 12, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford Edge

2015 Ford Edge: First Drive

Does the 2015 Ford Edge stay true to its badge? Not exactly; it’s always worn its edge—or edginess—with a sort of irony. Far more than when it was first... read more March 11, 2015 by


 
2016 Acura ILX  -  First Drive, February 2015

2016 Acura ILX: First Drive

Much has changed in the three years since the Acura ILX first arrived. The Mercedes-Benz CLA has the market rapt, and a new sedan-inclusive generation of Audi’s A3... read more February 10, 2015 by


 

 
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