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2012 Kia Rio Video Road Test
2012 Kia Rio Video Road Test

The Kia Rio has never been a stand-out competitor in the subcompact class, but Kia is looking to change all that. With aggressive new styling, the Rio has been upgraded into the big leagues for 2012. The Rio may be a Korean car, but the designers are European, and the overall design feels very...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX Two-Minute Review: Video

For 2013 Acura has completely redesigned the RDX crossover to better compete with German luxury rivals. With a smoother, less bulbous design, a new engine, and better interior, the RDX is a more refined entry into this popular segment. While the 2013 RDX uses the same platform as the 2012 model, it...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Gives You The Day Off With A 2012 Outlander Sport (Video)

Spring has sprung, and you're itching to hit the showrooms for some test drives. The only thing standing in your way is this stupid thing called "work". No problem: if play your cards right -- and if you live in the right county -- Mitsubishi will send over a temp to keep your cubicle warm, while...Read More»

2013 Subaru Outback
2013 Subaru Outback: Walkaround Video

Subaru had a trio of new models on display at the recent 2012 New York Auto Show including the all-new Outback Sport as well as facelifted versions of the Legacy and Outback. Today we’re looking at the Outback, which for the 2013 model year has been given refreshed styling, a more...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Traverse
2013 Chevrolet Traverse: Walkthrough Video

Chevrolet’s full-size crossover, the Traverse, gets a bit of a makeover, both inside and out, for the 2013 model year. The updates are evolutionary and tasteful, although shoppers expecting radical changes to styling are likely to be disappointed. On the outside, the Traverse now wears a...Read More»

2013 Cadillac SRX
2013 Cadillac SRX: Walkaround Video

The 2013 Cadillac SRX gets a number of minor changes throughout, but it's worth skipping right to the instrument panel, where GM has a host of industry exclusive features in its groundbreaking new CUE (Cadillac User Experience) infotainment system. More like an iPad or tablet for your car than...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: Walkaround Video

Hyundai knows that midsize crossover buyers want the widest possible range of space, content and configuration options. Rather than trying to build a “one-size-fits-all” replacement for its popular Santa Fe, Hyundai will take the midsize crossover in two different directions for the...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave
2013 Buick Enclave: Walkaround Video

The Buick Enclave has been on the market for about five years, and because it was the first vehicle to represent the new face of Buick, the 2012 model that's in showrooms still looks relatively fresh and contemporary from the outside. But the instrument panel and interior trims are a sore point...Read More»

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek: Walkaround Video

One of the most exciting compacts unveiled at the recent 2012 New York Auto Show was the all-new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek. The vehicle is essentially the replacement for the Subaru Outback Sport and once again is based on the Impreza platform, albeit the latest 2012 model. It blends versatility...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
2013 GMC Terrain Denali Walkthrough: 2012 New York Auto Show

Last month GMC announced the Denali trim level would be coming to the 2013 Terrain along with a new 3.6-liter V-6. Last week at the 2012 New York Auto Show, we took a look at the 2013 GMC Terrain Denali to see what the Denali trim gives you. Starting up front, you notice the chrome mesh grille and...Read More»

2013 Subaru Legacy
2013 Subaru Legacy: Walkaround Video

Subaru used this month’s 2012 New York Auto Show to introduce its revamped Legacy sedan, which has been spruced up for the 2013 model year with some minor visual changes and a new and improved boxer four-cylinder engine in the base 2.5i model. The visual changes are barely worth a mention and...Read More»

Subaru's 'Dog tested. Dog approved' blooper reel
Subaru’s ‘Dog Tested, Dog Approved’ Bloopers Reel (Video)

You don’t have to be a dog owner, or even a Subaru owner, to be tickled watching some of the outtakes from Subaru’s ‘Dog Tested. Dog Approved’ television commercial filming. The canines featured in the video posted on YouTube are a unique cast of characters, to be sure...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Four Family Sedans To Watch In 2012: Video

Some of the most popular family sedans have just undergone refreshes and feature new sheetmetal, powertrains, and technology. We took a moment to talk about these cars in this video of four family cars to watch in 2012. Of course, two of the most popular family sedans were just reinvented for the...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
Four New Crossovers To Watch: Video

The crossover segment is hot, but it's about to heat up even more with some new and refreshed models. In this video, we'll show you some of the latest entries, and why they're about to make a big impact on the road, and on the showroom floor. First we discuss the highly anticipated 2013 Ford...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Two-Minute Review: Video

For 2012 Volkswagen revamped the aging Beetle and attempted turned it into a more aggressive, modern version of the original. First out of the gate is the Turbo model with the soul of a GTI and the look of a Bug. In our two-minute video review we note that while the car looks shorter, it's actually...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano - First Drive
2012 Buick Verano Two Minute Review: Video

Automakers think the luxury compact-car segment is about to grow with aging baby boomers and young professionals. Buick wants to be at the forefront of this new segment and has launched the new Verano. While based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Cruze, the Buick Verano is truly a completely...Read More»

Pedestrian airbag as shown on the Volvo V40
Volvo V40 Comes With An Airbag For Pedestrians: Video

The Volvo V40 that just debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show won't be coming to America, but one of its technology components might make the trip. The snazzy five-door hatch will arrive in Europe with a special airbag just for pedestrians. Perhaps more than any other automaker, Volvo has worked to...Read More»

'Drive It Like You Hate It' Volvo ad from 1962
Volvo's Famous 'Drive It Like You Hate It' Ad Reimagined: Video

If you're reading this from North America or Western Europe, you're probably a little groggy thanks to the return of daylight savings time. We recommend easing into your work week with a short video about Volvo's famous "Drive It Like You Hate It" ad from 1962, reimagined by its creator, Amil...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza, Chevy Avalanche, Ford Mustang Make 'Top Picks' List

Consumer Reports regularly ranks cars on factors like reliability and bang for the buck. The company recently crunched all the data collected on 2012 models, and now it's announced a list of ten Top Picks for the year. In compiling its rankings, Consumer Reports looked at three factors...Read More»

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