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0 39  4 Comments on The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze by the Numbers
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The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze by the Numbers

The second-generation Chevrolet Cruze is here. Hatchback and diesel variants soon follow. The Chevrolet Cruze is a compact car, released…

2016 Audi A6.
0 34  8 Comments on Refreshed Audi A6, Minus Two Diesels
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Refreshed Audi A6, Minus Two Diesels

An updated Audi A6 arrives on the market, but its two diesel engines are not currently available. That said, what’s…

0 61  3 Comments on Buick Envision: Imported From China
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Buick Envision: Imported From China

Despite UAW protestations, GM will move forward with introducing the made-in-China Envision SUV, the eighth vehicle in this premium brand’s…

2016 Kia Sorento EX AWD
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Swanky SUV: 2016 Kia Sorento EX AWD

Kia may receive the second mention in the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, but this once very plain Korean brand is…

0 82  5 Comments on Made-In-China Volvo S60 Inscription Impresses
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Made-In-China Volvo S60 Inscription Impresses

Volvo China exports extended wheelbase S60 Inscription edition to the US. Brutally tough competition and a change of owners has…

0 57  2 Comments on Potent Ford Focus RS Hits 100 KM/H in 4.7 Seconds
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Potent Ford Focus RS Hits 100 KM/H in 4.7 Seconds

Ford Performance is busy working on new models. The 2016 Focus RS is just one of 12 performance vehicles we’ll…

0 52  21 Comments on On the Road With the All-New 2016 Hyundai Tucson
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On the Road With the All-New 2016 Hyundai Tucson

After several years of strong year-over-year sales, the Hyundai engine has transitioned from a raucous roar to a subdued purr….

0 64  2 Comments on Recalibrated SUV: 2015 Ford Expedition
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Recalibrated SUV: 2015 Ford Expedition

For 2015, the Ford Expedition continues with its traditional body-on-frame construction. Several updates, including a turbocharged V-6 engine, give this…

0 53  9 Comments on Next Generation Kia Optima Bows in New York
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Next Generation Kia Optima Bows in New York

Five years after releasing its most advanced Optima midsize sedan yet, Kia is not resting on its laurels. Indeed, the…

0 55  4 Comments on About the 2015 Chevrolet Trax
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About the 2015 Chevrolet Trax

The subcompact sport utility vehicle segment is expanding rapidly as new products from Honda, Fiat, Jeep and Mazda enter the…

0 74  7 Comments on Efficient Turbo: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
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Efficient Turbo: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco

Hyundai continues to expand its Sonata line. For 2015, six editions are available, including an all-new Eco model. The Sonata…

0 54  0 Comment on Volkswagen Eos Finale Set
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Volkswagen Eos Finale Set

After a nine-year model run, Volkswagen has set an end date for its Eos hard-top convertible. Yet another convertible model…

0 112  2 Comments on Turbo Crossover: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate
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Turbo Crossover: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate

Hyundai’s approach to the automotive market is an unusual one, as this Korean automaker serves a passel of mainstream and…

0 60  7 Comments on Compact Luxury Crossover: 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport
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Compact Luxury Crossover: 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

No surprise: a hybrid joins the NX line too. An aggressive face marks the 2015 Lexus NX. Lexus made the…

0 75  8 Comments on Attainable Affluence:
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T
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Attainable Affluence:
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T

Small Cadillac coupe is substantial on driving enjoyment. Beginning with the 2013 model year, Cadillac reentered the compact market with…

0 94  4 Comments on Driven: 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T (FWD)
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Driven: 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T (FWD)

Behind the wheel of Hyundai’s larger, but not largest crossover. Here a crossover, there a crossover. The market is flooded…

0 27  0 Comment on Fiat Chrysler Names First 86 Alfa Romeo Dealerships
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Fiat Chrysler Names First 86 Alfa Romeo Dealerships

First models arrive early this summer. When Alfa Romeos were last sold in the United States, Bill Clinton was in…

0 56  2 Comments on Chevrolet Trax Makes Five Chevy Utility Vehicles
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Chevrolet Trax Makes Five Chevy Utility Vehicles

A familiar silhouette receives Chevy garnishment. And then there were five. With the introduction of the Chevrolet Trax at the…

0 41  1 Comment on New York: 2015 Hyundai Sonata on Display
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New York: 2015 Hyundai Sonata on Display

A midsize sedan with a large interior. The New York Auto Show is all about technology so it seemed fitting…

0 75  9 Comments on 2014 Audi A6: Surprised by Four
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2014 Audi A6: Surprised by Four

Midsize luxury sedan packs in the amenities. I may have to rethink my long-held position against placing four-cylinder engines in…

0 60  3 Comments on Sporty Sedan: 2014 Buick Regal GS
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Sporty Sedan: 2014 Buick Regal GS

A North American sedan with European roots. In 2013, GM sold more than 9.7 million vehicles worldwide for one of…

0 101  11 Comments on In the Wet: 2015 Subaru WRX
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In the Wet: 2015 Subaru WRX

The Subaru WRX is a compact sports sedan built on the platform that underpins the Impreza. Through 2014 it was…

0 33  2 Comments on Tease Us Please: Kia GT4 Stinger Concept
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Tease Us Please: Kia GT4 Stinger Concept

Korean automaker Kia is full of surprises. In fact, it coined the phrase the power to surprise just before releasing…

0 45  4 Comments on Sleek Cadillac ATS Coupe Takes on Germany’s Best
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Sleek Cadillac ATS Coupe Takes on Germany’s Best

Cadillac has been invading German territory since 2002 when it released the first generation CTS sedan. That model line expanded…

0 55  7 Comments on 2014 Buick Encore:
Premium Small Crossover
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2014 Buick Encore:
Premium Small Crossover

It isn’t too often that the same model shows up in my driveway within three or four months, but when…

0 49  1 Comment on 2014 Buick Regal: Standard Turbo Engine & Available All-Wheel Drive
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2014 Buick Regal: Standard Turbo Engine & Available All-Wheel Drive

The 2014 Buick Regal receives a power boost. Buick’s five-passenger Regal sedan is receiving two important changes for 2014. The…

0 39  1 Comment on About the 2014 Hyundai Sonata
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About the 2014 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai refreshes its popular midsize Sonata sedan. Without a doubt, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata shook up the midsize segment, forcing…

0 42  4 Comments on Now Serving: 1.5-liter Ford EcoBoost Engine
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Now Serving: 1.5-liter Ford EcoBoost Engine

New four-cylinder EcoBoost engine to power 2014 Ford Fusion. EcoBoost® is a registered trademark for Ford’s line of turbocharged, direct…