Wagon

2010 Suzuki SX4 Crossover: Inexpensive All-Weather Runabout
2010 Suzuki SX4 Crossover: Inexpensive All-Weather Runabout

Unlike their cross-town rivals at Subaru, the boys and girls at Suzuki prefer to give their customers a choice as to whether or not they want the security of all-wheel drive in their vehicles. Such is the case with the new Suzuki Kizashi and it remains so with the 2010 Suzuki SX4 Crossover which...Read More»

Tata Nano in flames, Mumbai, India, from Indian Autos Blog
Hey, Toyota, It Could Be Worse: You Could Have Flaming Tatas

Toyota's troubles with so-called sudden acceleration are so well publicized, we're not going to run them down here. But we'd remind the world's largest carmaker that it might be far worse. As well as sticky accelerator pedals and ill-fitting floor mats, they could also be facing cars that...Read More»

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX
2011 Subaru WRX Gets STI’s Wide Body Look…And A Wider Stance

In advance of its New York Auto Show debut next week, Subaru has previewed the 2011 Impreza WRX, which will be distanced even further from basic Impreza models, adopting an aggressive wide-body look that bears more in common with the top-performance Impreza STI model. The wide stance matters, too...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Golf
The 2010 VW Golf Hatchback Has Style, Value and Practicality in Spades

When people are shopping for an inexpensive, practical, value packed family vehicle they rarely think of the Volkswagen brand and that is a shame as the name itself means “The People’s Car.” While the 6th generation 2010 Golf hatchback may get lots of attention in its TDI diesel engine and...Read More»

2009 Dodge Journey AWD 4-door SXT Angular Front Exterior View
Ask TCC: How Can I Empower My 2009 Dodge Journey Keys?

  We're all about empowerment here at TheCarConnection. We give you a voice in the car world by asking you to write for High Gear Media Web sites--and we're also here to answer the questions that come up while you're researching, shopping and driving your new car. Which brings us to the Dodge...Read More»

2010 Cadillac CTS Wagon
Driven: 2010 Cadillac CTS Wagon

The Cadillac CTS Wagon offers just as much, if not more, day-to-day utility as most SUVs or crossovers while being a heckuvalot more fun to drive. It's easy to feel like an old nag when saying this, because nearly all of the High Gear Media editorial staff, and nearly every new-car reviewer and...Read More»

2010 Subaru Forester 4-door Auto X Angular Front Exterior View
2010 Subaru Forester 2.5XT: Family Car Review

The 2010 Forester is the third generation of the popular crossover utility vehicle from Subaru, and was totally redesigned in 2009. The Forester's main competition is the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 with the Forester even looking like both of them now. I tested the 2.5XT ($28,495) with the main...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L
The 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour is the Family Truckster for a New Generation

In the classic Chevy Chase film “National Lampoon’s Vacation” every nightmarish vision about the boring and disastrous cross country family road trip are realized on screen. In that movie the family drove a monstrous looking station wagon called “The Family Truckster” and it wasn’t too...Read More»

2010 Nissan Cube 5dr Wagon I4 CVT 1.8 S Angular Front Exterior View
The 2010 Nissan Cube is the Perfect Car for Really Tall Families

The 2010 Nissan Cube is that rare sort of car that has styling so unique it practically forces you to do a double take the first time you see one. Its tall, square greenhouse mixes with asymmetrical detailing to create a vehicle that wouldn’t look out of place in Toontown from the movie “Who...Read More»

2010 Lexus RX 450h
Driven: 2010 Lexus RX 450h

In addition to the new Lexus HS 250, Lexus has an entire line of hybrids that are almost indiscernible from a distance from their gasoline-only counterparts. Of those, the bestseller is by far the RX 450h, which brings a hybrid halo to this very popular luxury crossover. We've had a number of...Read More»

2007 Honda Fit
Honda Fit Fire Recall: 646,000 Cars Globally, 140,000 In U.S.

It's been a bad week for Japanese carmakers. First Toyota (NYSE:TM) gets backhanded by the NHTSA over its ongoing unintended acceleration issues--and associated multi-million-car recalls--and now the Honda Fit faces recall over a fire hazard. Honda (NYSE:HMC) today announced a recall of 646,000 Fit...Read More»

2010 Honda Odyssey 5dr Touring w/RES & Navi Headlight
2011 Honda Odyssey: Concept Debut At The Chicago Auto Show

Honda has confirmed that it will show the next generation of its Odyssey minivan at the Chicago Auto Show on February 10. The current Honda Odyssey has been mostly unchanged since its last major redesign for 2005. For its entire model run, it's impressed TheCarConnection.com for its strong...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKX
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 Lincoln MKX

Ever since its introduction in 2006, the Lincoln MKX hasn’t fully delivered on its potential. Based on the Ford Edge, the MKX offered a very generous feature list, but its appearance was deemed too conservative by some (especially the egg-crate grille) and its interior materials—as we pointed...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2012 Ford Focus

Ford chose Detroit for the worldwide debut of the 2012 Ford Focus, at least in part, to show us that this time the North American version is no afterthought. Yes, after Ford says that the new Focus “takes kinetic design to a new level,” with a sportier design and more athletic stance, and it...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul
Second Drive: 2010 Kia Soul

Los Angeles commuting conditions are quite the proving ground for small cars. With most of LA commute times spent either racing from stoplight to stoplight, crawling along in gridlock, or screaming along expressways at 80 mph or more, these conditions bring out the worst in a lot of small...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Aveo (RS Concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show)
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 Chevrolet Aveo Preview

The latest on the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) surfaced earlier today in grainy unauthorized photos--but now you don't have to wait any more to see the first official photos of the 2011 Chevrolet Aveo. The new Aveo's due for a Detroit auto show preview on Monday, and GM's...Read More»

2010 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Second Drive: 2010 MazdaSpeed3

Back over the summer when TheCarConnection.com first drove the 2010 MazdaSpeed3, around California's Monterey Peninsula, we declared it "a joy to drive, even when the surfaces are far less than ideal." But that was in warm summer weather, both on lightly trafficked canyon roads and on Mazda's own...Read More»

2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
Rumor: Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake?

In America, station wagons began falling from favor in the late 1970s, when vans and, subsequently, SUVs became the preferred family ride. Today, however,  there appears to be a resurgence of interest in the lower-profile wagon and its two-door offspring, the shooting brake. In fact, rumors have...Read More»

Patrick Dempsey with 2011 Mazda2
LA Show: Patrick Dempsey On Hand For 2011 Mazda2 Debut

Though the two curtained-off stages at the Mazda stand here at the first press day at the Los Angeles auto show were merely ceremonial—everyone knew they covered the new 2011 Mazda2—there were still some surprises. For one, Mazda brought out a couple of Mazda2 models tricked out with lifestyle...Read More»

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