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2018 Mazda 6 Review
For the 2018 model year, the Mazda 6 gains subtle exterior updates, more extensive interior changes, structural and engineering improvements, and a new turbocharged engine in most trim levels. The company aims to refine its family sedan, making it quicker, quieter, and more sophisticated, a car that is enjoyable to drive, technologically advanced, and in top Signature trim undeniably upscale.
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2018 Buick Regal TourX Review
Now that everyone drives a crossover SUV, perhaps wagons will regain their 1970s popularity. If that happens, the new Buick Regal TourX makes a compelling case for Americans seeking a different kind of utility vehicle.
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2018 Ford EcoSport Review
When it comes to the 2018 EcoSport, Ford has nothing to lose. It’s costing them a relative pittance to upgrade the EcoSport for American consumption, ship it to the States from the factory in India, and to market the vehicle to consumers who are rabid for small SUVs.
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2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Review
Among full-size SUVs, the Chevrolet Tahoe is the most popular when it comes to sales, offering plenty of room for passengers and loads of strength for towing.
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2018 Volkswagen Golf Review
The Volkswagen Golf is thoroughly modern in terms of styling, technology, and mechanicals, but uses the same basic recipe it always has, minus the splash of diesel, of course.
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review
Can Alfa Romeo carve out some territory for the Stelvio from within the crowded Compact Premium SUV segment? A week-long test suggests the answer is yes.
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2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar Review
With a price that starts at just under $51,000, and with styling that mimics the larger and more expensive Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, the new Range Rover Velar may prove itself to be the company’s most popular model.
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Test Drive: 2018 Nissan Kicks
Featuring a fresh, Brazilian-inspired design, a healthy dose of standard tech, and armed with a starting price beneath $18,000, the 2018 Nissan Kicks looks to be a formidable player in the small but rapidly growing subcompact SUV segment.
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2018 Nissan Leaf Review
Offering greater driving range, new styling, a reworked interior, and more technology than ever before, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf represents substantial improvement.
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2018 Toyota Sienna Review
The aging Toyota Sienna still gets plenty of love from families on the go, even though it last saw a complete re-do back in 2011. Nevertheless, Toyota makes numerous changes to the 2018 Sienna, from revised front styling to new infotainment and safety technologies.
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2018 Hyundai Kona Review
Though Hyundai already sells the Tucson, it is rolling out an even more diminutive crossover called the Kona. Named after the Hawaiian resort area of the Big Island, the 2018 Hyundai Kona is available in a variety of trim levels, paint colors, and with a choice between different powertrains.
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2018 Ford Focus Review
Today, the Ford Focus lineup is diverse. But the time has come for a complete redesign - and that’s happening, starting for the 2019 model year in Europe and China, and then for 2020 in the U.S. market.
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2018 Subaru Outback Review
For 2018, Subaru has made a host of small changes to attract even more people to the Outback as the exterior gets a slight makeover, the infotainment system gets an upgrade, and the ride is tuned to be softer, complementing what is said to be a quieter cabin.
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2018 Jeep Wrangler Review
With the new 2018 Wrangler JL, Jeep has made significant strides in terms of improving the SUV’s user-friendliness, technological sophistication, and driving dynamics while at the same time retaining the design, the capabilities, and the image that makes this vehicle an American icon.
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2018 Mazda CX-5 Review
The 2018 Mazda CX-5 delivers, offering cutting-edge styling, high-zoot trim levels, and decent dynamics.
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Test Drive: 2018 Hyundai Kona
Daringly designed, infused with quality, and available in zippy turbocharged format, the new 2018 Hyundai Kona is destined to become a common sighting on American roads.
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2018 Subaru Legacy Review
The 2018 Subaru Legacy has standard all-wheel drive, exceptionally safe, roomy and comfortable. It boasts a long-standing record for reliability, and it represents real value.
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Test Drive: 2018 BMW X2
The latest member of BMW's Sports Activity Coupe family is the 2018 BMW X2, which is based on the same platform and powertrain as the boxy X1. BMW invited us to drive the new X2 for a couple of hours, here's what we thought...
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2018 Ford Expedition Review
There are people who actually need the towing and hauling capability a full-size SUV supplies, and for them Ford presents the newest and greatest Expedition.
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2018 Buick Enclave Review
Larger than the competition, the original Enclave offered a compelling blend of style, power, comfort, and utility. Now, a redesigned 2018 Buick Enclave is on sale. It closely adheres to the original recipe, improving upon it in almost every way.
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2018 Hyundai Tucson Review
Until its new Kona subcompact crossover arrives in the spring of 2018, Hyundai straddles the line between tiny and compact CUVs with the Tucson, which aims to be the automotive equivalent of a "just right" solution to your Goldilocks-style requirements and preferences.
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2018 GMC Terrain Review
Smaller in almost every dimension and lighter by more than 300 lbs., the new 2018 GMC Terrain suffers little loss in terms of passenger and cargo space while receiving a significant update in terms of technology.
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2018 BMW X3 Review
Once upon a time, BMW owned the Compact Premium SUV segment. While those days are long gone, the company continues to build a competitive entry in the now crowded class.
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Review
Since its introduction five years ago, the 3-row, Santa Fe midsize crossover SUV hasn't seen any drastic transformations. Nevertheless, it remains a solid choice in its segment.
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2018 Honda Accord Review
For 2018, Honda is introducing the ninth-generation Accord, which is redesigned in every way, inside and out, to meet the needs of the modern family.
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2018 Ford Mustang Review
Continuing the original pony car's transformation, the 2018 Ford Mustang receives a significant facelift, along with powertrain improvements and technological enhancements to present what could be the most appealing Mustang to trot out of Detroit in a very long time.
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Test Drive: 2018 Audi SQ5
If you've got rubber burning in your veins, the 2018 Audi SQ5 is available in two trims and is powered by a thrilling, turbocharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine. Join us as we sample the 2018 SQ5 on some of the best driving roads in Southern California.
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2018 Chevrolet Traverse Review
The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is bigger, leaner, and appreciably better than the version it replaces, and in almost every measure. Read our exclusive PowerSteering review of the new Chevy Traverse.
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2018 Toyota Camry Review
People might be disinterested in midsize sedans nowadays, but that doesn't mean that the complete redesign undertaken for the 2018 Toyota Camry isn't a momentous occasion.
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2018 Volvo XC60 Review
Infused with reams of Chinese cash, Volvo is bequeathing drastic makeovers for every one of its vehicles. Now, Volvo waves its magic wand over the XC60, its 5-passenger SUV, and the company's most popular model.
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Test Drive: 2018 Kia Stinger
Kia's problem is not design, is not quality, is not value, and especially now that the 2018 Stinger is arriving, is not performance. Perception is the problem. And that's why the 2018 Kia Stinger exists.
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2018 Kia Soul Review
The Kia Soul, a compact multi-purpose vehicle type thing that's not quite a subcompact crossover and not quite a hatchback is not only a vehicle with character brimming from every crevice, but also has looks spanning the range from adorable to awful.
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Test Drive: 2018 Lincoln Navigator
Though it remains based on the Ford Expedition, the new 2018 Lincoln Navigator looks, feels, coddles, and comforts like a genuine luxury vehicle, and is loaded with the modern technologies people crave.
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review
Honda debuted the original CR-V for the 1997 model year, and now a completely redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has the right size and packaging to finally compete against it.
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2018 Audi A5 Review
The A5 Sportback brings hatchback utility, a coupe-like profile, and passenger sedan friendliness together in a sexy, pleasurable package. Find out what our expert thinks in our PowerSteering review of the 2018 Audi A5...
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2018 Hyundai Sonata Review
For 2018, the Hyundai Sonata gets a facelift and some improvements in ride quality, along with newly standard safety equipment to make it an even better value.
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Test Drive: 2018 Honda Fit
Intending to enhance its emotional appeal and driving character, Honda has refreshed the subcompact 2018 Fit. We take it for a test drive...
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2018 Audi Q5 Review
The 2018 Audi Q5 has been remade from the ground up, stuffed full of safety and infotainment technology with a cabin dressed in finery befitting the Audi brand.
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Test Drive: 2018 Chrysler 300
The Chrysler 300, a car that has provided luxury vehicle design elements and proportions to the masses since 2005, has survived 18 model years with no more than a significant refresh in 2011. We take the 2018 Chrysler 300S for a spin...
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review
To keep up with the times, Chevrolet introduces the all-new 2018 Equinox, totally re-engineered and filled to the brim with new technology. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Review
Volkswagen, long behind the curve with regard to American vehicle preferences, finally responds with the all-new 2018 Atlas. Find out what our expert thinks of the VW Atlas in our exclusive PowerSteering review...
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2018 Honda Odyssey Review
The Honda Odyssey is redesigned for 2018, with impressive levels of comfort, convenience, technology, and utility. Find out what our expert thinks in our exclusive PowerSteering review of the new 2018 Odyssey...
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Test Drive: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
Since the Subaru XV Crosstrek arrived in 2013, sales have increased annually. Now, the redesigned 2018 Crosstrek is poised to assume a sales leadership role for the brand.
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Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Camry
Toyota redesigns the popular Camry for 2018, aiming to give the car more style and improved driving dynamics while expanding availability of safety technology and introducing next-generation infotainment systems.
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