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2017 Lexus RX Review
Redesigned for 2016, the Lexus RX gained a greater sense of style and sophistication, while at the same time benefiting from improvements to the driving dynamics. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 Nissan Rogue Sport Review
New for 2017, the Nissan Rogue Sport is a member of the new breed of small SUVs, slotting into Nissan's lineup beneath the popular Rogue, with which it shares few things. Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport...
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2017 Honda Civic Review
While the styling isn't to everyone's tastes, the Honda Civic's roomy interior, evident quality, and engaging driving dynamics make it a genuine value. Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Honda Civic Si...
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2017 Toyota Tundra Review
The Tundra is older than any full-size pickup from any competing automaker, but it remains a stout, robust, ready-to-work Toyota truck that can tackle a variety of tasks.
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2017 Jeep Compass Review
For 2017, Jeep replaced the first-generation Compass with an all-new model. But is the new Compass competitive with other small SUVs? Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Jeep Compass to find out.
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2017 Toyota 4Runner Review
Now in its eighth year since its last complete redesign, the 4Runner is almost certainly due for replacement, so we decided to take a closer look at the current model.
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2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty Review
The redesigned 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty is better than ever, employing "military-grade" aluminum bodywork and employing a new optional turbodiesel engine churning out 440 horsepower and 925 lb.-ft. of torque.
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2017 Toyota Highlander Review
Toyota has freshened the Highlander for the 2017 model year in order to ensure its continued appeal. Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Toyota Highlander.
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2017 Mazda 6 Review
The 2017 Mazda 6 comes with more equipment and highly effective G-Vectoring Control technology. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 Toyota Yaris iA Review
Toyota answers the need for basic transportation in the form of the Yaris iA sedan, its least expensive offering in the United States. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 Chevrolet Malibu Review
Upscale design, sophisticated technologies, impressive driving dynamics, and a genuinely competitive hybrid variant make the latest Chevy Malibu ready to take on the class leaders.
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Review
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class gives you the luxurious amenities and image boost that Benzes usually confer, while providing a good amount of utility. Read our exclusive review of the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43...
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2017 Subaru Impreza Review
With the arrival of the redesigned 2017 Impreza, Subaru takes a big step into its future. Find out what our expert thinks of the new Impreza in our exclusive PowerSteering car review...
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2017 Kia Cadenza Review
Should people pay more attention to large cars like the Kia Cadenza, which is completely redesigned for 2017? Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Cadenza to find out...
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2017 Toyota Camry Review
Toyota is getting ready to launch a completely redesigned Camry for 2018. We decided to take one last look at the old Camry before it rides into the sunset. Read our PowerSteering review...
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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review
Electric cars are alive and well, and the latest iteration of the breed is the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Find out what our expert thinks of Chevy's new EV in this exclusive PowerSteering review of the new Chevy Bolt.
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2017 Toyota Prius Review
Toyota redesigned the Prius hybrid for the 2016 model year, moving the car to a new global platform. Find out what our expert thinks of the new Prius in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 GMC Canyon Review
For people seeking a capable truck with more petite proportions, the GMC Canyon stands out for its brawny towing capacity and its rugged good looks. Read our exclusive review of the 2017 Canyon Denali...
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2017 Toyota Tacoma Review
The Toyota Tacoma is plainly and clearly a truck, one built for difficult work and vigorous play, and it isn't trying to be anything else. Read our PowerSteering review of the 2017 Tacoma...
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2017 Ford Fusion Review
With the 2017 Fusion, Ford retains the car's good looks while improving its performance, upgrading its technologies, and resolving issues related to interior storage and controls.
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2017 Honda Pilot Review
The Honda Pilot is one of the most popular midsize crossover SUVs, especially among people who want the functionality of a minivan. Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Pilot...
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2017 Subaru Forester Review
For 2017, the Subaru Forester gets a significant update, although you'd never guess by looking at it. Find out what our expert thinks of the 2017 Forester in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 Infiniti QX30 Review
The Infiniti QX30 debuted this year and is the product of collaboration with Daimler AG. But does it measure up to the competition? Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive QX30 PowerSteering review...
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2017 Volvo XC90 Review
The latest XC90 introduced a number of critical components that will help Volvo to survive and even thrive. Find out what our expert thinks in this exclusive 2017 Volvo XC90 review.
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2017 Buick Envision Review
A compact crossover SUV, the Buick Envision is one of the first Chinese-built vehicles to be offered in the U.S. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive 2017 Buick Envision review.
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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda CX-5
Aiming for premium territory with the 2017 CX-5, Mazda has redesigned its popular compact crossover SUV. We take it for a test drive...
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2017 Honda CR-V Review
Currently, Honda is the king of the crossover SUV sales chart. No doubt, the redesigned 2017 Honda CR-V will ensure that the company reign continues.
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Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq
Cribbing its basic design philosophy from the iconic Toyota Prius, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is available first as a gas-electric hybrid and as an electric vehicle.
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review
The 2017 Mercedes E-Class is, in many respects, the benchmark against which all premium midsize cars are measured. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering car review...
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Test Drive: 2017 Kia Niro
There's a new high-mileage hybrid in town, and it's called the 2017 Kia Niro. Read more in our exclusive test drive review...
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Test Drive: 2017 BMW 5 Series
BMW has completely redesigned the 5 Series midsize luxury sedan for the 2017 model year. We take it for a test drive...
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2017 Mazda 3 Review
Mazda is a mainstream brand, but it infuses the entry-level Mazda 3 with the qualities of both a luxury car and a performance car. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review of the 2017 Mazda 3...
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2017 Subaru Outback Review
Equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD), lots of ground clearance, plenty of cargo space, soothingly comfortable heated seats, and even a wiper de-icer system, the 2017 Subaru Outback is seemingly custom-built for foul weather. Find out what our expert thinks in this exclusive PowerSteering car review...
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2017 Nissan Armada Review
For 2017, Nissan has replaced the original, first-generation Armada full-size SUV with a version of the company's global Patrol model. Find out what our expert thinks in this exclusive PowerSteering car review...
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2017 Acura TLX Review
Positioned as a luxury performance sedan, priced to provide perceived value, and charged with being everything to everyone, the TLX represents a clear upgrade from a Honda Accord. Find out what our expert things in this exclusive PowerSteering car review...
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Test Drive: 2017 Subaru Impreza
Now built at Subaru's Indiana factory, the 2017 Impreza introduces the automaker's latest design themes. Our expert takes it for a test drive...
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2017 GMC Acadia Review
Moved to a new platform shared with the Cadillac XT5, the redesigned 2017 GMC Acadia has been put on a drastic diet that improves efficiency and driving dynamics. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 Jaguar XF Review
The Jaguar XF sets the styling, engineering, and technological road map for the future of the British luxury car brand, but will ghosts of electrical and technological problems of the past haunt the latest crop of Jaguars? Our expert evaluates the 2017 Jaguar XF S...
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Test Drive: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Starting early in 2017, the Chrysler Pacifica gains one of the most significant minivan firsts in history: it will be available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. We take it for a test drive...
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2017 Acura MDX Review
As the most popular Acura model, the MDX gets a freshening for the 2017 model year that includes a glimpse at what comes next for other models. Find out what our expert has to say about the 2017 Acura MDX in our exclusive PowerSteering car review...
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2017 Toyota RAV4 Review
Among the numerous compact crossover SUV models on sale today, the Toyota RAV4 remains one of the most compelling choices. Find out what our expert thinks of the 2017 RAV4 in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2017 Honda Accord Review
In life, there are winners and there are losers. The 2017 Honda Accord is both at the same time, the king of the midsize sedan segment in terms of sales to retail customers, and the monarch of a car class suffering a steep decline in popularity. Read our exclusive 2017 Accord PowerSteering review...
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime
Defined as "of first importance" or "of the best possible quality," the word "prime" is used to designate the new plug-in version of the Toyota Prius.
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2017 Cadillac XT5 Review
With the new 2017 XT5, Cadillac replaces its best-selling SRX model and at the same time introduces new naming conventions that will be applied to the company's future crossover SUVs. Find out what our expert thinks of the new Cadillac XT5 luxury crossover SUV in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota 86
With the cancellation of the Scion brand, the FR-S is renamed the 2017 Toyota 86 in the U.S. market and Toyota also freshens the exterior styling, enhances the interior materials, and makes minor changes to the drivetrain and suspension while improving body rigidity.
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Corolla
For 2017, Toyota celebrates the Corolla's 50th birthday by continuing that tradition while significantly enhancing the car's ability to both avoid accidents and protect occupants in the event a collision occurs.
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Test Drive: 2017 Jeep Renegade
The Jeep Renegade, which debuted as a 2015 model, is a fun and feisty small SUV with available advanced technologies in addition to Jeep's off-road capability. Read our exclusive test drive article on the refreshed 2017 Renegade...
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Highlander
For 2017, Toyota's popular midsize, Highlander 3-row crossover SUV gets a substantial refresh that is sure to keep it on the shopping lists of American families. We take it for a test drive...
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Test Drive: 2017 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty
To enhance its off-road cred, Ram is adding a 4x4 Off-road package option for the 2500 Crew and Mega Cab 4x4 large pickup configurations when the truck maker begins rolling out the 2017 Ram 2500 HD truck this fall.
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Test Drive: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
For 2017, the Jeep Grand Cherokee midsize SUV receives mainly cosmetic refreshes on two of its upscale trim levels. Find out what else is new and our overall impression of the Jeep SUV in our exclusive test drive article...
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Review
For the 2017 model year, Chrysler has redesigned its minivan in a concerted effort to woo moms and dads back to showrooms. Find out what our expert thinks of the all-new 2017 Pacifica...
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2017 Kia Sportage Review
Continuing in LX, EX, and SX trim levels with a choice between two engines and front-wheel or all-wheel drive, the new Kia Sportage is evolutionary in terms of its design but revolutionary in terms of its technology.
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Test Drive: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
To usher in its next-generation midsize van that raises the bar on exterior and interior design, Chrysler's successor to the outgoing Town & Country bears a new name: Pacifica. Find out what we think of the new Chrysler Pacifica in this exclusive test drive article.
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Test Drive: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider
If you know that the re-born 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata, you might expect the two sports cars to be identical twins. Rather, a thorough test drive of Fiat's new 2-seat roadster reveals that the 124 Spider is a unique and appealing offering.
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Test Drive: 2017 Ford Fusion
The 2017 Ford Fusion features the company's new Sync 3 system and gains a more luxurious Platinum trim level, performance-tuned Sport version, and upgraded Hybrid and Energi variants.
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2017 Audi Q7 Review
Ten years is an eternity in the automotive industry, yet that's how long it took Audi to redesign the original Q7, the company's 7-passenger, 3-row SUV.
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Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra
Although Lexus marketers may have coined the phrase, it is Hyundai that appears to be relentlessly pursuing perfection.
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