2016

2014-2016 Kia Soul & Soul EV Recalled For Steering Problem: Over 256,000 Vehicles Affected
2014-2016 Kia Soul & Soul EV Recalled For Steering Problem: Over 256,000 Vehicles Affected

Kia Motors America is recalling more than 250,000 Kia Soul and Kia Soul EV vehicles from the 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may suffer from a steering problem that could dramatically increase the risk of...Read More»

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class (Euro-spec)
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300: Quick Drive

The kids use the phrase “on fleek” to describe something that’s on trend, and almost nothing fits its definition as well as the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC300. Any way you describe it—compact, luxury, crossover—this redesigned SUV is firing on all trendiness cylinders...Read More»

2016 Honda Fit
2015-2016 Honda Fit Recalled For Airbag Problem (And It's Not Takata's Fault)

Honda has issued a recall for select 2015 and 2016 models of the Honda Fit. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the side-curtain airbags on some of those vehicles may rip upon deployment, increasing the risk of injury to occupants. If you keep up with the auto news, you...Read More»

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: 33 MPG, Starting Price Under $30k

Toyota has revealed fuel economy and pricing for its new 2016 RAV4 Hybrid models, which are not just the most fuel-efficient models in the RAV4 lineup but the quickest and most powerful. The RAV4 Hybrid gets a version of Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive featuring a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel pulling Chevy Corvette
2016 Chevy Colorado: V-6 Or Duramax Diesel?

If you have your mind set on skipping past the full-size Silverado (or F-150 or Ram 1500, for that matter) and heading for the somewhat more manageable 2016 Chevrolet Colorado—or the closely related GMC Canyon—you’ll be facing a dilemma: do you get the V-6 gasoline engine, or the...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel  -  First Drive
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel: First Drive

If you’re one of those guys who’s a little turned off by ever more cumbersome, oversized full-size trucks, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel, at least at first glance, looks like the sensible truck that puts a stop to the insanity. It’s easy to see why for some people...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson, Sonata Earn 5-Star NCAP, IIHS Top Safety Pick+

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson has now joined the 2016 Hyundai Sonata in being able to claim top five-star federal safety ratings from the federal government. For the Tucson, they complement some especially top-notch results released earlier this fall, when the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety...Read More»

2016 Honda CR-V
Takata Crisis Continues: 2016 Honda CR-V Recalled For Exploding Airbags, Nissan Re-Inspects Cars

The complicated and confusing Takata airbag recall is no longer front-page news, but never fear: the nightmare for Takata, automakers, and consumers plays on. The latest chapter in the saga involves Takata's biggest client, Honda. On Friday, the automaker issued a recall for select 2016 Honda CR-V...Read More»

2016 Ford Mustang
Recalled: 2016 Ford Mustang, 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued three recalls affecting roughly 131,000 vehicles worldwide, with most registered in the U.S. While two of the recalls are for 2016 model-year vehicles, the largest recall affects SUVs from 2009 and 2010. CHECK OUT: Victory For Shade-Tree Mechanics & Coders! Feds...Read More»

2016 Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S Slips In Annual Reliability Survey, Audi Gains

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S has dropped to below-average reliability levels and thus lost the organization's Recommended rating, according to the latest Consumer Reports Annual Reliability Survey results, released today. To some who’ve followed the headlines for the Model S, that may...Read More»

2016 Kia Optima
2016 Kia Optima First Drive

The 2016 Kia Optima has a tough act to follow. Forget the two generations of the Optima that preceded the outgoing model; it was the 2011 Optima that was Kia’s big break in the U.S.—the model with which the brand really blew past an era of forgettable, derivative mainstream attempts and...Read More»

2016 BMW 7-Series
Need A Lift? Today Only, Uber Offers Free Rides In The 2016 BMW 7-Series

Desperate for a lift? Want to check out a new BMW while you're being chauffeured around town? Today could be your lucky day. That's because BMW has teamed up with Uber to offer free rides in the all-new 2016 BMW 7-Series. There are, however, a couple of caveats -- the biggest being that you have to...Read More»

2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)
2016 Honda Civic First Drive

The tenth-generation Honda Civic drops almost all the economy-car pretense; in Touring trim, it could wear the same "premium" label that Acura's ILX does. Honda's first turbocharged engine appears in EX-T, EX-L, and Touring models Advanced safety technology is available on every trim level Prices...Read More»

Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update
Tesla Model S, Model X Go ‘No Hands’ With Autosteer Software Update

Cars that function autonomously—that truly drive themselves—remain some years away; yet today, Tesla Motors [NSDQ: TSLA] released several key technologies that are essential building-block technologies for getting there. With its latest software upgrade, called version 7.0, Tesla has...Read More»

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition
2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave Recalled For Serious Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 29,000 SUVs from the 2016 model year due to a problem with their windshield wiper motors. In some cases, the motor cover can cause the device to overheat, increasing the risk of fire. Owners of the affected vehicles have been asked not to use their front...Read More»

2015 Mazda Mazda3
2015-2016 Mazda Mazda3 Recalled, Stop-Sale Issued

Mazda has announced plans to recall nearly 14,500 Mazda3 compact cars from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The automaker has also instructed dealers to stop selling and delivering the vehicles. ALSO SEE: Toyota & Volvo Make Big Announcements About Autonomous Cars The recall stems from a problem...Read More»

2016 Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X SUV Revealed: 250-Mile Range, Starts Around $80,000

Yesterday, there were four major product reveals in America. Together, they offer an interesting comparison of solid, affordable tech design for the masses and outside-the-box, moonshot design that's reserved for top-tier earners. In the former category, there's Google. The tech giant took to the...Read More»

2016 Volvo V60
2016 Volvo S60, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC70, S80 Recalled For Stop/Start Problem

Volvo has issued a recall for more than 7,800 vehicles from the 2016 model-year, including the Volvo S60, V60, V60CC, XC60, XC70, and S80. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson Video Road Test

Crossover SUVs are some of the most popular new cars on the road today--and the competition is brutal. From the Honda CR-V to the Ford Escape to the Nissan Rogue, there are plenty of excellent choices at the smaller end of the sport-ute spectrum. This year, you can add the Hyundai Tucson to the...Read More»

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