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Mitsubishi Outlander
 4 Comments on The Redesigned Mitsubishi Outlander Garners Our Praise
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The Redesigned Mitsubishi Outlander Garners Our Praise

It is not that often when a new vehicle surprises us, but the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander has. All-new and launching…

2022 Subaru WRX
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New and Improved! 2022 Subaru WRX.

The 2022 Subaru WRX is a compact, performance all-wheel-drive machine. This year launches the fifth generation of the WRX, bringing…

Hyundai Venue
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On the Road With a 2022 Hyundai Venue

Finding any new vehicle for under $20,000 is almost impossible these days. Higher prices and expanded tech and safety equipment…

Ford Maverick
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Compact Goodness: Ford Maverick Pickup Truck

The Ford Maverick reopens an old segment. Who would have ever thought we’d see a new compact pickup truck sold…

2022 Toyota Corolla
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The Venerable Toyota Corolla Stands Strong

The 2022 Toyota Corolla soldiers on in the shrinking compact car segment. More than a half-century has passed, and the…

2022 Nissan Altima
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Value Proposition: 2022 Nissan Altima Sedan

The Nissan Altima is your crossover alternative. Shoppers looking for a new ride that combines value, room, tech, and safety…

Ford Maverick
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Highlights of the Ford Maverick

The Maverick joins the Ranger and F-Series to fill out Ford’s truck line. The Ford Maverick is a compact pickup…

Dacia Sandero
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Highlights of the Dacia Sandero

The Dacia Sandero is an affordable B-segment model in Dacia’s small roster. It’s available as a hatchback or a small…

Chevrolet Malibu
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Highlights of the 2022 Chevrolet Malibu

The Chevrolet Malibu is a midsize sedan. Likely, it is the last of its kind for the bowtie brand as…

 2 Comments on The Lexus RX Soldiers on in an Ultra-Competitive Segment
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The Lexus RX Soldiers on in an Ultra-Competitive Segment

It has been nearly a quarter of a century since the Lexus RX appeared, a 1999 model that broke new…

Honda Civic Sedan
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Homerun: Honda Knocks it Out With the 11th-Generation Civic

The Honda Civic has long been a top player amongst small cars. Ever since its 1973 release, the Civic has…

Suzuki Wagon R
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What is the Suzuki Wagon R?

A kei car from Suzuki in Wagon R guise. One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not…

Nissan Rogue
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How Does a CVT Work?

A CVT works with an engine in sending power to the wheels. Every car out there must have a transmission,…

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
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The All-New and Rugged Nissan Pathfinder

The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder launches its fifth generation with a more rugged look. The Nissan Pathfinder is one of the…

Kia Picanto GT
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What is the Kia Picanto?

One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Kia Picanto is…

2022 Infiniti QX55
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The 2022 Infiniti QX55 Hearkens to the FX

The Infiniti QX55 is all-new for 2022. Do you remember the Infiniti FX? If you don’t, then that’s a shame….

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Buick Encore GX: Subcompact, Yet Upscale

The Encore GX is the better of two subcompact Buick models. You will not find a single new Buick car…

2022 Ford Maverick
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The Ford Maverick Returns as a Compact Hybrid Pickup Truck

Ford goes crossover with its all-new small Maverick truck. Ford’s worst-kept rumor is now a reality. Or at least the…

 8 Comments on The Value-Oriented 2021 Subaru Legacy
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The Value-Oriented 2021 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy combines an available turbo Boxer engine with all-wheel drive for incomparable value. Among midsize sedans, the Subaru…

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Presenting the All-New Toyota Sienna Hybrid

The Toyota Sienna is hybrid-only as it starts its fourth generation. The minivan segment is shrinking, but the remaining players…

 3 Comments on Introducing the Neoteric Infiniti QX55!
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Introducing the Neoteric Infiniti QX55!

The Infiniti QX55 kicks off the 2022 model year in style. The 2022 Infiniti QX55 strikes a pose. This model…

 5 Comments on The 2021 Nissan Sentra Exudes Its Altima Vibes
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The 2021 Nissan Sentra Exudes Its Altima Vibes

The family sedan still has a place in many homes as these models bring style, value, efficiency, and affordability to…

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Highlights of the 2021 Nissan Rogue

The compact crossover sport utility vehicle market is booming and that’s no surprise. These models have largely replaced the family…

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV
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Introducing the All-New
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV

Mitsubishi Teams With Amazon to debut the new Outlander SUV. There’s a first for everything. In Mitsubishi’s case, it teamed…

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Cost-Effective Crossover: Nissan Kicks

Nissan’s smallest crossover is big on value and styling. Budget cars have given way to low-cost crossovers, underscoring a trend…

 2 Comments on From Datsun to Nissan: 40th Anniversary of the Maxima Sedan
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From Datsun to Nissan: 40th Anniversary of the Maxima Sedan

The Nissan Maxima marks its 40th anniversary in style. It’s been 40 years since the Maxima nameplate appeared, initially as…

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The All-New and Formidable 2021 Nissan Rogue Crossover

Nissan launches the third generation of its most popular model. Nissan was late in bringing its Rogue crossover utility vehicle…

 6 Comments on Behind the Wheel of the Popular 2021 Toyota Corolla Sedan
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Behind the Wheel of the Popular 2021 Toyota Corolla Sedan

Toyota’s strong-selling Corolla gains an Apex edition. The Toyota Corolla is the world’s best-selling model of all time. Thus, it…

 6 Comments on All-Wheel Drive Supplies the Nissan Altima With a Competitive Edge
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All-Wheel Drive Supplies the Nissan Altima With a Competitive Edge

An all-wheel-drive option for Nissan’s midsize sedan. Nissan continues to hold steady with its car models as the Versa, Sentra,…

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Preview: 2021 Nissan Rogue Crossover

Nissan’s popular Rogue crossover is now in its third generation. The 2021 Nissan Rogue is all new and is available…