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2015 Chrysler 300 Video
2015 Chrysler 300 Video

The full-size sedan segment has gotten a bit more interesting lately with new players like the fantastic new Hyundai Genesis, stylish Chevrolet Impala, and the handsome new Toyota Avalon. Add the Chrysler 300 to that list—it’s being updated for 2015. ALSO SEE: 2015 Ford F-150: Top...Read More»

2016 Honda HR-V, debut at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
2016 Honda HR-V Video

The market for small crossovers is booming, and Honda won’t be left out of it. They’re jumping on the bandwagon with the new HR-V crossover, seen for the first time here at the 2014 LA Auto Show. ALSO SEE: 2015 Ford F-150: Top Full-Size Truck Gas Mileage--Not Counting Diesel The HR-V is...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show preview
2016 Ford Explorer Video

The Explorer has been a Ford mainstay for more than two decades, and this year, it’s getting a refresh midway through its first stint as a family-oriented crossover vehicle. The first thing you’ll notice about the refreshed Explorer is the updated front end. Ford says rugged is the word...Read More»

2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014
2015 Audi A3 Video Road Test

The Audi A3 hasn't been a smash hit in the U.S. through the 2013 model year, mainly because until now it's only been available in hatchback form. Now we have a new family of A3s geared more toward American tastes. Does the new A3 lineup have the right stuff, and can it fend off the sexy...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX 3.5
2015 Acura TLX Video Road Test

If you walk into an Acura dealership and look for a TSX or TL sedan, you might be in for a shock. Both of those sedans have been killed off. In their place is the new Acura TLX, a mid-sizer that stacks up against favorites like the Audi A4 and Volvo S60. Is the TLX the car to kickstart...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i, test drive, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2014
2015 Subaru Outback Video Road Test

Is the Subaru Outback a tough and brawny station wagon or a lean, mean crossover? In the past we might have said wagon, but now the Outback’s changed. The Outback is new this year, but it doesn’t look all that different. The front end is a little more swept back with a somewhat more...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata Video Road Test

Bold styling paid off with the last Sonata--but now Hyundai’s changing course with a new sedan that’s more practical, more refined, and less daring. Is that enough to keep up its strong challenge to the Camry, Accord, Fusion, and Altima? We've taken an in-depth look at the new Sonata in...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015's Most Important New Cars, Chevy Colorado Pricing, Recall Updates: The Week In Reverse

How critical is the new Ford F-150? Is the Acura TLX a real game changer? Will the Porsche Macan be the big newsmaker of 2015? Each year, a bumper crop of new cars ushers in a new model year--but this year that crop is bigger than usual, including a new Ford Mustang, GM's new compact Colorado and...Read More»

2015 Volvo V60
2015 Volvo V60 Video Road Test

Volvo is known for its wagons, but it hasn’t actually sold a station wagon in the U.S. for a while now—just a lot of crossovers. That all changes with the new V60. Is it the return of the tried and true Volvo wagon, or something quite different? From the exterior you’ll...Read More»

2015 Kia K900
2015 Kia K900 Video Road Test

A few years ago, the idea of a luxury sedan from a Kia was, well, let’s say farfetched. Things have changed, and Kia’s now known for stylish, reliable vehicles that you want to be seen in. But still, an expensive luxury sedan from the Korean brand is a new thing. Can the Kia K900 really...Read More»

2015 Chrysler 200
2015 Chrysler 200 Video Road Test

The Chrysler 200 used to be better known as America’s rental car. Can this brand-new version erase that memory and reset Chrysler’s image in mid-size family sedans? The mid-size segment is full of great cars like the Ford Fusion, Mazda 6, and Nissan Altima. Like them, the Chrysler 200...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI Video Road Test

Since the late Seventies, the VW Golf has been been a benchmark for fun-to-drive hatchbacks. Now there’s a new Golf, and it’s never offered so many choices to so many drivers—from hatch to wagon, diesel to EV, dual-clutches to automatics. Of course, it has some stellar competition...Read More»

2014 Toyota Avalon
2014 Toyota Avalon Video Road Test

The Toyota Avalon has been accused by some of stepping into Buick’s old shoes—catering to the crowd shopping for their final car. But Toyota’s given this latest Avalon some ambition. They're calling it a flagship now. Are interesting looks and advanced tech enough to fend off the...Read More»

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2014
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Video Road Test

Subaru’s built its reputation as the king of all-wheel-drive wagons, but it hasn’t always been the king of fuel economy. That sticking point has led to the first Subaru gas-electric car, the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid. ALSO READ: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Under...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis  -  First Drive, April 2014
2015 Hyundai Genesis Video Road Test

The Hyundai Genesis has created a lot of skeptics. When it was new in 2009, shoppers weren’t sure if Hyundai could really build a luxury sedan—one that could compete with four-doors from Acura and Infiniti. The first Genesis erased those doubts. Now Hyundai’s setting its sights...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid: Reviewed On Video

While Toyota is far better known for hybrids, especially its Prius hatchback, Honda actually beat Toyota to the punch by a few months in launching a hybrid on the U.S. market, way back in 1999. Honda is still the second highest-volume maker of hybrids globally, but the bulk of those have been "mild...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul  -  First Drive, August 2013
2014 Kia Soul Video Road Test

The Kia Soul wasn't supposed to be a hit, but the funky styling and driving hamsters clearly paid off. Today, the Soul is one of Kia's best sellers. For 2014 the Soul gets a major revamp, with better details and better gear. But has it gotten better from behind the wheel? The original Soul is a...Read More»

2015 GMC Yukon Denali first drive
2015 GMC Yukon Video Road Test

The world has changed a lot since the Nineties. Gas costs about three-and-a-half times as much as it did in 1999, and automakers are scrambling to create efficient vehicles. But full-size SUVs are still big business, and GM pretty much owns the market segment with its Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
50 Years Of The Ford Mustang: Video

The Ford Mustang has been on the market for a half-century. That's a long time from anyone's perspective, but it's truly remarkable for a car. The newest Mustang promises to usher in the best era of the Mustang yet, though it will take a thorough road test to see if it lives up to its promise...Read More»

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