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The AutoGuide Five-Point Inspection is simple. We break down the top five things you need to know about each vehicle: the good, the bad and the important new features. Easier to digest than a full-length review, the Five-Point Inspection brings you everything you need to know, quickly and efficiently.”

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Lamborghini Aventador

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Lamborghini Aventador
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Bleary eyed and nauseous, I woke up to an alarm chirping long before sunrise. For a moment, my knotted stomach teetered on the brink of convulsion as I drew deep, slow breaths. The sick feeling started to fade and I swore never to smoke cigars and sip scotch again. So it was a normal Sunday…. Continue Reading...

5 Things I Learned Moving With the Nissan NV

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5 Things I Learned Moving With the Nissan NV
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With a new house, in a new development, why not make the move in a brand new way? Forget U-Hauls or borrowing a friend’s pickup truck, I reached out to Nissan and was promptly delivered a shiny new NV 2500, using the new entry to the commercial vehicle segment to facilitate my own new adventure…. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C
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One of the most anxiously anticipated vehicles of the past few years is Alfa Romeo’s sultry new 4C sports car. Since the first concept version bowed in 2011 this product has seemingly whipped all of automotive journalism into a froth that’s stiffer than the peaks of a baked meringue. This much-hyped and oft-delayed product is… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Cadillac CTS 3.6L

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Cadillac CTS 3.6L
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Cadillac’s CTS sports sedan is new for 2014. The car gains expressive new design, cutting-edge technology and a luxurious cabin with all the latest features. Continue Reading...

Five New Tech Features in the 2015 Ford Edge

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Five New Tech Features in the 2015 Ford Edge
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Whether it’s a base model small car or a flagship luxury sedan, every modern automobile is chockablock with high-end features, some of which seemed like impossibilities just a few years ago. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Kia K900

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Kia K900
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Kia is a brand that’s going places. Just a few years ago their cars were the equivalent of latex gloves; you’d use them once and throw ‘em away. But now the South Korean company is building some truly impressive, even class-leading products. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
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Rolls-Royce is one of the most famous automakers in the world. This storied British brand is best known for building obscenely lavish cars, motoring vehicles that scream “expensive,” but in a well-mannered, genteel way. Models like the Ghost sedan and Phantom flagship practically define the luxury segment. They’re decked out with features and materials not… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Hyundai Accent Manual

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Hyundai Accent Manual
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Starting at $15,455, the Hyundai Accent has long been a value proposition in the sub-compact segment and for 2014, the car gets a few more standard features. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Buick Enclave

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Buick Enclave
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Like all Buicks, the Enclave is easy to overlook. General Motors’ alternative luxury brand currently sells five models in the U.S. and is almost entirely supported by its sales in China. In spite of that, the products it offers probably deserve more credit than they get. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: Toyota Yaris Hybrid

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Five-Point Inspection: Toyota Yaris Hybrid
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The Toyota Yaris is generally a pretty lamentable little car. This sub-compact hatchback is about as stylish as the grease-disposal bin behind your local truck stop. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Dodge Dart GT

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Dodge Dart GT
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Overshadowed by other more recent compacts including the Civic, Mazda3 and Corolla, it’s easy to forget about the Dodge Dart. We set out to determine if it’s worth remembering. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 GMC Yukon Denali

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 GMC Yukon Denali
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What should you do if a regular Tahoe isn’t enough, but the Cadillac Escalade is a bit over the top? The answer is the in-between GMC Yukon Denali. With more power and luxury than regular Yukons, the Denali is for those who want to treat themselves to a nicer truck without going full-hog into the… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Volvo S60 T6 AWD

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Volvo S60 T6 AWD
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We are on the cusp of a minor revolution at Volvo. A set of new Drive-E powertrains, updated models and all-new offerings are almost here. Despite the new technology, increased efficiency and updated styling, one key pillar of Volvo will remain: safety. SEE ALSO: 2013 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design Review – Video And we don’t… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Hyundai Tucson Manual

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Hyundai Tucson Manual
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It’s a fact: the manual transmission is on its deathbed. Long absent from most family vehicles, one the last bastions of the manual transmission are compact crossovers. These however are becoming harder and harder to find. Most mainstream manufacturers in America have abandoned offering a stick-shift in compact CUVs and only minor players in the… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
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Although the Mazda6 won AutoGuide.com’s huge midsize-sedan comparison there are some buyers that want extra power from a four-door car without having to pay a lot more, or sacrifice fuel efficiency. The Altima 3.5 deserves the attention of these people. Nissan’s fully loaded offering is equipped with many of the same modern features found in… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible
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After winning awards and having praise heaped onto it, it was hard to approach the Corvette Stingray convertible with an open mind. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: Mahle Downsizing Demonstrator

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Five-Point Inspection: Mahle Downsizing Demonstrator
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In decades past, automakers produced more powerful engines by adding cylinders. As the old saying goes, there’s no replacement for displacement… Or is there?  Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Panamera 4S

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Panamera 4S
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  Reese’s Puffs might be the single greatest invention since beer, the automobile or YouTube. They successfully marry candy and breakfast in a symphony of synthesized taste that makes ordinary corn-based cereal irrelevant. This stuff gives a new meaning to “most important meal of the day.” Putting General Mills’ chocolate salty balls aside for a… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Ford Fiesta Five-Door SE

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Ford Fiesta Five-Door SE
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Smaller is better. Obviously this isn’t true in every situation but for many drivers a compact or sub-compact car will meet their needs just as nicely as a midsize sedan or even some crossovers. After decades of neglect, automakers have finally started to share some of their excellent B-Segment offerings with American motorists. If you’ve… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Toyota Tundra 1794

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Toyota Tundra 1794
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Looking to cash in on one of the most profitable product niches in the market right now, Toyota has put together a new south-western themed Tundra trim level it calls the 1794 Edition. Continue Reading...

Five Ways the Ford Fusion is Better Than the Aston Martin Rapide S

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Five Ways the Ford Fusion is Better Than the Aston Martin Rapide S
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Introduced in 2013, the redesigned Ford Fusion has wowed customers and industry pundits alike with its sexy styling. The Camry, Accord and Malibu aren’t even in the same league as this supermodel sedan. Continue Reading...
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