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2012 Nissan Maxima Priced From $31,750: Same As Last Year
2012 Nissan Maxima Priced From $31,750: Same As Last Year

In the scheme of things, the announcement from Nissan that the 2012 Maxima would not have a price increase could be easily overlooked. It shouldn’t be, since families looking to stretch their dollars may find the fact that the automaker held the line on its flagship sedan rather reassuring...Read More»

The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan
2012 Nissan Maxima Priced The Same As Last Year

If you were looking for big changes in price or content for Nissan’s flagship sedan, prepare to be disappointed. For the 2012 Nissan Maxima, pricing begins at $31,750 (excluding destination charge) for the Maxima 3.5 S and tops out at $34,450 (also less destination charge) for the Maxima 3.5...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry Aiming For Top Safety Marks

Toyota’s mid-size five-passenger Camry has been the best-selling car in America for nine consecutive years. With the redesigned 2012 Camry due in showrooms in October, the Japanese automaker is looking to bolster its family-favorite status by securing top safety marks. In order to do so, the...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry: Most American Car?

With all the news about the “reinvented” 2012 Toyota Camry that the automaker just introduced with great fanfare, one item that may resonate for many consumers is a statement by several Toyota officials that Camry is the “most American made.” In the global reveal of the...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry
2012 Toyota Camry: Aiming For Five-Star Safety With Ten Airbags

As we reported earlier in the week in our first drive of the 2012 Camry, Toyota is serious about earning its reputation for dependability and safety back in the redesigned version of this best-selling sedan. And it has room for improvement with respect to safety. Aside from the blemishes it has to...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: 43 MPG Tops Fusion Hybrid, Sonata Hybrid

In the mid-size family sedan segment, competition is intense. To be a sales success, products have to deliver on multiple fronts: safety, features, convenience, passenger and cargo space, technology and fuel economy. For 2012, the redesigned Toyota Camry Hybrid has upped the ante by achieving a...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry SE
2012 Toyota Camry: Why It Keeps The V-6 As Others Move To Turbos

If you've read up on the details of the all-new 2012 Toyota Camry, including our First Drive observations, you might be left wondering: Why did Toyota decide to stick with a V-6, when rivals like the Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, and upcoming 2013 Chevrolet Malibu are moving to lineups that have...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: 43 MPG Beats Ford Fusion Hybrid

In the case of the Toyota Camry Hybrid, what a difference a year makes. The new 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE will achieve EPA fuel economy ratings of 43 mpg city, 39 highway. That's 12 mpg (39 percent) higher in the city and 4 mpg (11 percent) higher on the highway than last year—for a...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
2012 Buick Verano: The Sounds Of Silence

Think about the concept for a moment: A family car that promises – and delivers – the sounds of silence. Now think about the typical stresses and noise that go along with everyday family life. Wouldn't it be nice to get in a family car that gives you that precious quiet time? The...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry: First Drive

Practical, value-minded American families used to be wild about the Toyota Camry. But a few model years ago, word started to spread among shoppers—and review sources—that the outgoing Camry felt cut-rate inside compared to the competition, and it was no longer the refinement or...Read More»

2012 Ford Taurus
2012 Family Cars With Blind-Spot Monitors

With safety technology such an important family car consideration, finding the right vehicle that meets all your requirements and offers advanced safety features that aren’t cost-prohibitive is often a difficult task. One safety technology that’s probably worth the cost is the...Read More»

No spare tire
Demise Of Spare Tires: Update On A Growing Trend By Automakers To Ditch Them

Now that the next-generation of tough fuel economy standards has been approved, mandating 54.5 mpg by 2025, the scramble by automakers to eke out every last pound of weight from cars will begin in earnest. That very likely includes a move, already underway, to forego full-size spare tires in many...Read More»

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Kia Working On Rear-Drive Sedan, Electric Vehicles: Report

Although Kia is owned by Hyundai, the two companies operate as nearly separate entities. Sure, there’s platform sharing and Kia even builds the Hyundai Santa Fe in West Point, GA for Hyundai. Still, the product lines between the two automakers remain (mostly) distinct. If Car and Driver is...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS
2012 Lexus IS Stays The Course

If you were looking for a long list of changes to the 2012 Lexus IS series, you’re going to be disappointed. In fact, the only changes for 2012 are these: Nebula Gray Pearl paint replaces Smoky Granite Mica paint, and Fire Agate Pearl paint replaces Glacier Frost Mica paint. That’s not...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
2012 Chevrolet Sonic: Quick Drive

Earlier this year we brought you our preview of the upcoming 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, a new subcompact that's set to replace the Aveo duo this fall. Last week, we took our first quick spin in the Sonic, and even before we've spent seat time in a production-series car, we're sure Chevy's made a smart...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS
2012 Lexus IS Sedan: Preview

Details are now available on the 2012 Lexus IS line and, although the changes aren’t dramatic since the restyled IS range was introduced last year, there’s enough to satisfy consumers looking for a well-contented luxury family sedan. Sedan and convertible models are available in the IS...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Consumer Reports: 2011 Chevrolet Volt Can Save You Money

Prospective buyers of all kinds of products often look to Consumer Reports (CR) to weigh in on recommendations for one brand versus another. It’s no different when it comes to choices for family cars, including hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs). In fact, since buying a vehicle is generally...Read More»

Cadillac Converj Concept
Chevy Volt-Based Cadillac Converj Approved For 2014

The gorgeous Cadillac Converj hit the auto show stage back at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Many people in the industry didn't expect the Converj concept to make production, and these predictions were confirmed when the project was cancelled two years ago. Today GreenCarReports received new...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Teaser
Updated: 2012 Toyota Camry Teased On Twitter, Facebook

Update: Toyota has released yet another teaser shot today. While we drove the new 2012 Toyota Camry last week, we're still under a first-drive embargo until later this month. That won't stop us from bringing you this photo, though. Toyota just posted a sneak peek at the front end of the new 2012...Read More»

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