Month: January 2016

0 55  1 Comment on Fiat Chrysler: SUVs Trump Small Cars
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Fiat Chrysler: SUVs Trump Small Cars

More Jeeps and pickup trucks. And partners sought to build small cars. Shop for a small Chrysler product in a…

0 55  5 Comments on X Marks the Spot for GMC Sierra
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X Marks the Spot for GMC Sierra

A special edition of GMC’s full-size Sierra pickup truck has the look and off-road capabilities some enthusiasts will want. Consumer…

0 32  1 Comment on Toyota Reigns Supreme Four Years Running
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Toyota Reigns Supreme Four Years Running

Volkswagen’s quest to overtake Toyota will have to wait at least another year as the German automaker deals with more…

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About the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan

Honda’s next-generation fuel cell Clarity will launch by the end of the year in California. The five-passenger sedan will retail…

2016 Hyundai Genesis Sedan
0 147  7 Comments on Hyundai Genesis Sedan: Grand Finale!
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Hyundai Genesis Sedan: Grand Finale!

A final look at the outgoing Hyundai Genesis. The Hyundai Genesis is marketed as a “premium luxury sedan” and is…

2015 Ford Focus ST
0 138  17 Comments on Power Up: Ford Focus ST!
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Power Up: Ford Focus ST!

The next lesson in the School of Speed. Ford Performance, Focus ST style. Tangerine Scream was the perfect name for…

0 47  1 Comment on Painless at the Pump: Falling Gas Prices Thrill Consumers
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Painless at the Pump: Falling Gas Prices Thrill Consumers

Much lower fuel prices means “pain at the pump” is now a thing of the past. How low will gas…

2016 Honda Accord
0 81  21 Comments on Benchmark This: 2016 Honda Accord
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Benchmark This: 2016 Honda Accord

The Civic and Accord are among the best-known model names in the entire auto industry. The Honda Accord was introduced…

2016 Buick Regal
0 178  5 Comments on Premium Sports Sedan: 2016 Buick Regal GS
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Premium Sports Sedan: 2016 Buick Regal GS

Making the transition from a mainstream brand to luxury marque may mean consumers end up committing to a larger cash…

2016 Mazda CX-3
0 137  29 Comments on Sport Ute: 2016 Mazda CX-3
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Sport Ute: 2016 Mazda CX-3

Mazda does it again, serving up a new model with its fun-to-drive characteristics in place. The CX-3 is the smallest…

0 68  3 Comments on Production Reality: 2018 Lexus LC 500
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Production Reality: 2018 Lexus LC 500

Four years is a long time to go from concept car to production vehicle. Typically, a car manufacturer teases a…

2017 Honda Ridgeline
0 189  3 Comments on Honda Ridgeline Strikes Back!
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Honda Ridgeline Strikes Back!

An all-new Honda Ridgeline is poised to hit the market. The latest iteration is conventionally styled while retaining its unibody…

0 56  0 Comment on Chrysler Pacifica: A Minivan With a New Purpose
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Chrysler Pacifica: A Minivan With a New Purpose

New Chrysler Pacifica minivan may give the males amongst us one less reason to avoid a minivan. No doubt, the…

0 96  1 Comment on Buick Renaissance: Yet Another Riviera Teaser?
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Buick Renaissance: Yet Another Riviera Teaser?

Buick teases a second concept in as many years. Will GM’s premium brand build it? Rumblings of a surprise Buick…

0 70  1 Comment on Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Set for 2017 Debut
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Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Set for 2017 Debut

The second-generation Chevy Cruze sedan is out. Beginning this fall, a hatchback variant will finally be offered in the US…

2016 Nissan Maxima
0 86  4 Comments on Second Look: 2016 Nissan Maxima
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Second Look: 2016 Nissan Maxima

Auto Trends gets a second look at the 2016 Nissan Maxima, the latest iteration of this flagship model. This time…

0 48  0 Comment on King of the Pickup Trucks? Why, That Would be GM.
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King of the Pickup Trucks? Why, That Would be GM.

GM sells more pickup trucks in the US than any other manufacturer. 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab. For the 39th…

2015 Audi A3 TDI
0 55  0 Comment on US Auto Sales Set New Record in 2015
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US Auto Sales Set New Record in 2015

Just six years after US auto sales reached the lowest mark in decades, the market has rebounded to the point…

2016 Acura ILX
0 69  3 Comments on The Premium Compact 2016 Acura ILX
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The Premium Compact 2016 Acura ILX

Acura’s ILX offers a sleek exterior, a prosaic interior, and a price point keeping in line with this compact gateway…

Nissan GT-R
0 44  1 Comment on Car Insurance Savings for the New Year
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Car Insurance Savings for the New Year

Practical ways to save on car insurance this year. A new year provides a time for reflection on what has…

2016 Infiniti Q70L
0 97  1 Comment on Stretched Sports Sedan: 2016 Infiniti Q70L
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Stretched Sports Sedan: 2016 Infiniti Q70L

Infiniti’s athletic midsize sedan can be had in an extended wheelbase version. The elongated model delivers best-in-class rear seat legroom….