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2014 Mazda 6 Video Preview
2014 Mazda 6 Video Preview

The sporty Mazda 6 mid-size sedan will be completely redone for 2014 with new engines, new styling, and more features. But will that be enough to boost its sales in the competitive family sedan segment? One thing's for sure: if you want a new Mazda 6 with a V-6 engine, you'd better act fast. The...Read More»

Driver Assists - channel on YouTube
“Driver Assists” Channel Makes YouTube Debut

As consumers flocked to the Los Angeles Auto Show to gaze and get up close and personal with the bevy of all-new, redesigned and concept cars on display, the Auto Alliance made a little news of its own, announcing the debut of a “Driver Assists” channel on YouTube. What in the world is...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Subaru Forester Video Preview

Subaru pulled the wraps off the new 2014 Forester at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show with an upgraded interior, better packaging, and more fuel-efficient powertrains. But will a more mainstream approach win over current Subaru fans? We think the new Forester will appeal to both current and new...Read More»

The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2013
The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013 Nominees: Video

We're approaching that time of the year when nearly all the new 2013 models have arrived at dealerships, and the last 2012s are getting cleared out. And at this point, after we've sampled nearly all the new or substantially different 2013 models, it's time to call out the best—with The Car...Read More»

2013 Toyota RAV4
2013 Toyota RAV4 Video Preview

The Toyota RAV4 is one of the best-selling compact crossovers, and for 2013 it's all new with fresh styling, revised powertrain options, and less seats. Will these updates help keep sales strong? For 2013 Toyota has made two big revisions to the RAV4: there's no more V-6 engine option and the...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Volt
2013 Chevrolet Volt, 2013 Honda Accord, 2013 Honda CR-V: Top Videos Of The Week

This week we were running around the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show bringing you all the latest automotive news from the show floor, but you clearly spent some time watching our video road tests while you waited eagerly for the news. In our video road test of the 2013 Ford Mustang we told you how we'd...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Impala
2014 Chevrolet Impala Priced From $27,535

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala goes on sale next spring and will be priced from $27,535, including an $810 destination charge. This represents an increase of $850 on the base price of the outgoing model, but the latest version, the 10th generation of the iconic nameplate, offers much more as standard...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Volt
2013 Chevrolet Volt Video Road Test

Is the Chevy Volt the electric car of the future, or just another stop-gap hybrid along the way to pure EVs? We take a look in our video road test. How does the Volt work? Chevrolet calls the Volt an extended-range electric car. That's because it actually gets its power at the wheels from a 16.5...Read More»

2013 Ford Mustang
2013 Ford Mustang, 2013 Range Rover, 2013 Honda Accord: Top Videos Of The Week

This week we were busy shoot more video road tests than ever as we gear up for the Thanksgiving holiday. We reviewed the 2013 Ford Mustang on video and found it to be awesome, fast, and fun, but beware of that live rear axle. Nissan thinks we'll all be driving self-parking cars that charge...Read More»

2013 Ford Mustang
2013 Ford Mustang Video Road Test

The Ford Mustang is one of the classic muscle cars, and it's the longest-running one, too. It seems like there's a Mustang for everyone, from a fuel-efficient V-6 version, to the V-8 GT and track-ready Boss 302--all the way up to the beastly Shelby GT500. In our video road test we show you one of...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Sport
2013 Honda Accord Video Road Test

The Honda Accord sedan has been one of the best-selling cars in America for decades. But it's fallen behind the Nissan Altima and Ford Fusion--so Honda's hitting back this year with new powertrains, new styling, and new technology. The question--is it enough to elbow those great new sedans aside?...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape Video Road Test

The Ford Escape is new for 2013, and this time, it's no carryover crossover SUV. It's more like a sporty hatchback with great handling and turbo power. But is that what you need? We take a look in our latest video road test. Take one look at the new Escape and you'd hardly recognize it. Gone is the...Read More»

2013 BMW X1
2013 BMW X1, 1972 Nissan Skyline GT-R, 2013 VW Passat TDI: Top Videos Of The Week

As you battened down the hatches for Superstorm Sandy, or tried to escape one more week of incessant political ads on TV, we were happy to deliver some relief entertainment--including our video road test of the 2013 BMW X1, which is this week's most watched video. Our video demonstration of the...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2013 Honda CR-V Video Road Test

If you like your crossover to have lots of space and great gas mileage no matter which version you buy, the Honda CR-V might be for you. But what about if you want a crossover that is fun to drive? We take a look at the 2013 Honda CR-V and see how it stacks up against the new competition in our...Read More»

2013 BMW X1
2013 BMW X1 Video First Drive

When it finally lands on U.S. shores this winter, the BMW X1 will have maneuvered itself into a tight parking spot--wedged narrowly between the most feature-rich mass-market crossovers, and BMW's own more practical, more expensive X3 ute. The X1's been on sale for a few years around the world, but...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Cadillac ATS, 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: Top Videos Of The Week

We've been busy this week working on our latest slew of video road tests, and it seems you enjoyed them as you racked up a massive amount of views on our latest videos in just a few days. This week's top video is our video road test of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, with our take on the 2013 Cadillac...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Video Road Test

We've waved goodbye to The Car Connection's first Six-Month Road Test vehicle. But before we let our 2012 VW Passat TDI rejoin its home fleet, one final road trip was in order--and so was a video road test. The Passat's been an excellent long-distance road trip companion, netting us almost 46 mpg...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Ford Fusion Video Road Test

The 2013 Ford Fusion is one of the best-looking new cars of the year--but it's more than just a pretty face. It's one of our favorite family sedans, and one of the top-rated vehicles at The Car Connection, too. The first Fusion was a handsome, but maybe less distinctive-looking car, that earned a...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Video Road Test

The Nissan Altima is the not only the best-selling car in Nissan's lineup, but it's also the second best-selling family sedan in the U.S. For 2013 it has a new design, revamped powertrains, and a new infotainment system. Will all these upgrades help the Nissan move the Altima to the number-one...Read More»

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