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2012 Lincoln Navigator Luxury Family SUV Reportedly To Get EcoBoost V-6 Engine
2012 Lincoln Navigator Luxury Family SUV Reportedly To Get EcoBoost V-6 Engine

Although the expected redesign of the Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition for the 2012 model year has been pushed off for a bit, there’s still good news for the seven-passenger Navigator luxury family SUV for 2012. Along with a mild refresh, or facelift, as it’s often called, the...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2012 Jeep Wrangler: How Does It Compare To The Original CJ?

The Jeep Wrangler remains one of the most iconic, uniquely American, and instantly recognizable vehicles. Even those who aren't at all vehicle enthusiasts—or small kids—will be able to point it out as a Jeep. And having such a continuous and consistent design heritage are important...Read More»

2012 Ford Explorer
2012 Ford Explorer, Edge EcoBoost: Right For Family Buyers?

Wringing the most fuel economy out of its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine is paying off for Ford as customers are flocking to EcoBoost-powered vehicles. The automaker aims to make EcoBoost available in 90 percent of its lineup by 2013, largely to meet tougher fuel economy...Read More»

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Seven-Seat SUV In Volkswagen’s Future?

Family buyers looking for an alternative seven-seat SUV to what’s currently in the market may have another choice in the near future if German automaker Volkswagen’s possible plans to get into the segment come to fruition. Why bother? The automaker already has the compact Tiguan and...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2012 Jeep Wrangler: First Drive

Oregon's Coast Range doesn't get very high, but near the top its peaks and ridgelines are so steep and boulder-strewn that all the highways and paved roads follow lower passes. Yep, to get to the great viewpoints, you either have to huff it, or you need a serious off-roader—like a Jeep. This...Read More»

2012 Ford Explorer
2012 Ford Explorer With EcoBoost Engine Priced From $29,990

Family buyers looking for a fuel-efficient, affordable full-size SUV may find what they’re looking for in the 2012 Ford Explorer. The base Explorer with available EcoBoost four-cylinder engine is priced from $29,990, up to $39,560 for the top-of-the-line Limited. Prices include $825...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named the new-for-2011 Dodge Durango mid-size SUV a Top Safety Pick. The Durango, a three-row, seven-passenger SUV, earned its status as a result of good performance in all four of the IIHS’s safety evaluations (front, side, rollover...Read More»

2012 Ford Edge
2012 Ford Edge With 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Gets 30 MPG Highway Rating

Ford is reportedly rolling out the highly fuel-efficient 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine into yet another vehicle, the 2012 Edge SUV. When equipped with the optional four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the 2012 Edge will get 30 mpg on the highway cycle. The EcoBoost option, which requires a front-wheel drive...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
BMW's i3 and i8 Electric Cars, 2012 Honda CR-V: This Week In Reverse

Honda has shown a concept of its upcoming 2012 CR-V, which we'll be driving later this year. [TheCarConnection] BMW as we know it is about to change: the company has taken the wraps off its upcoming i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid. [GreenCarReports] Infiniti continues the to tease us by...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
2012 Ford Explorer EcoBoost Gets 28 MPG Highway

Families looking for the most fuel-efficient SUV that seats seven passengers should take a look at the 2011 Ford Explorer with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine. Thanks to turbocharging and direct fuel injection, the four-cylinder EcoBoost engine manages to achieve class-leading 28 mpg highway fuel...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
Ford Explorer With 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Scores 28 MPG Fuel Economy

The 2011 Ford Explorer is now the most fuel-efficient seven-seat SUV on the market thanks to the addition of its four-cylinder EcoBoost engine option, which enables the big SUV to return an EPA rated fuel economy of 20/28 mpg city/highway. This means the Explorer is now 12 percent more fuel...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
Family Vehicles With APEAL: J.D. Power Study

The results of the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study are out and family vehicles make up the bulk of the list. The APEAL study takes a look at how “gratifying” a new vehicle is to own and drive and is based on owner comments...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe
Family Car Advice: The Best SUVs For Towing

Families that tow and haul need the right vehicle for the weekend, and some of the full-size SUVs on sale now could be just the right solution. Aside from the usual full-size pickup trucks, some of the best vehicles for towing are these family-oriented SUVs: Chevrolet Tahoe With seating for up to...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot Gets A Refresh

The changes to the 2012 Honda Pilot aren’t radical, but they will likely score a hit with families and consumers who are fans of the mid-size SUV. For 2012, the eight-passenger SUV sports a new three-bar horizontal front grille, some new paint colors and wheel design – along with...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot Gets Refreshed

Honda’s mid-size Pilot SUV has been a hit for the automaker in terms of both sales and image. It’s drawn buyers into Honda showrooms who likely wouldn’t have come in to drive the CR-V (too small) or the Ridgeline (too oddly styled). Now that it’s due for a refresh, the 2012...Read More»

2011 Volvo XC60
Mid-Size SUVs With Forward Collision Avoidance Systems

Families looking to buy vehicles with safety features that pay off may want to take a good look at mid-size SUVs offering forward collision avoidance systems. Volvo XC60 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just recognized the Volvo XC60 luxury mid-size crossover SUV’s City...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 - U.S. spec
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec: Big Savings At The Pump

In choosing a diesel vehicle instead of a gasoline model, you almost always get a lot more torque, for comfortable highway cruising and easier towing, plus significantly better fuel economy. Between the gasoline-powered 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 and the 2011 ML350 BlueTec, this is true. EPA fuel...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
2012 Nissan Versa, E15, 2012 Scion iQ, Groupon: Car News Headlines

We drive the new 2012 Nissan Versa. [TheCarConnection] Save $300 on a Cadillac with Groupon. [SocialCarNews] The next-generation Subaru WRX will drop the Impreza nameplate. [MotorAuthority] The GAO says E15 gasoline will not arrive for at least a year. [GreenCarReports] Subaru offers advice about...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS
Groupon Groupies: $199 Gets $500 Off A GM Vehicle (In One Michigan Town)

Who doesn’t love a good deal? Every family head worth his or her coupon clippings knows that Groupon is often a bargain. You just need to need the item. And a new GM vehicle might just be the right item. At least, that’s what one GM dealer in Highland Township, Michigan believes. As...Read More»

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