Ask AutoGuide No. 15 – Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Flex vs. Mercedes E350 Wagon

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Ask AutoGuide No. 15 – Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Flex vs. Mercedes E350 Wagon
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Like Mariah Carey’s ancestry, modern crossover vehicles have unusual roots. The award-winning American singer’s family tree is more varied than the flora of a rainforest understory. Her unique blend of nationalities includes African, Venezuelan and Irish. That’s more ingredients than Belorussian variety sausage. Who’s hungry for some lean, finely textured opossum? Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 9 – Scion FR-S vs. Ford Focus ST vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo

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Ask AutoGuide No. 9 – Scion FR-S vs. Ford Focus ST vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo
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Ah to be young again. AutoGuide’s nationally recognized, board-certified Oracles remember their youth vividly… it was terrible. People often say age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, unfortunately they were born wearing elastic-waist jeans and Science Olympiad fanny packs. Gingivitis arrived when they were in middle school. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 5 – In the Family Way

Ask AutoGuide No. 5 – In the Family Way
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Last week was a lot like the British ocean liner Lusitania; it got sunk, but this time around it wasn’t the Kaiser’s fault. Instead of falling prey to a German U-Boat it was torpedoed by the New York Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Trucks for Urban Cowboys

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Top 10 Trucks for Urban Cowboys
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Once upon a time trucks were built for work. They had manual door locks, crank windows and AM radios, if they had any sound system at all. Leather seats, air conditioning and voice-activated distractions were out of the question. Like a framing hammer, pickups were simple and effective. For decades they were purpose-made for hard-working… Continue Reading...

2015 Ford Mustang 4-Cylinder Turbo Confirmed for U.S.

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2015 Ford Mustang 4-Cylinder Turbo Confirmed for U.S.
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Earlier reports that the 2015 Ford Mustang will get a turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost exclusively for the European market have turned out to be false. That turbo 4-banger is headed to America too. Continue Reading...

2015 Mustang to Gain Turbocharged 4-Cylinder

2015 Mustang to Gain Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
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It’s no secret; the next-generation Ford Mustang is going global. The iconic American ponycar has finally applied for a passport, but in order to get visas for some countries it needs to make a few changes, namely what’s under its long, bulging hood. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Large Sedans With the Greatest Range

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Top 10 Large Sedans With the Greatest Range
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There’s something magical about going on a road trip. Whether it’s the allure of visiting a far-flung destination or just the call of the highway, piling into a car and eating up miles satiates mankind’s wanderlust. Of course some vehicles are better for long-distance drives than others. A quiet interior, comfortable seats and smooth ride… Continue Reading...

2013: The Last Year of the V6 Engine?

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2013: The Last Year of the V6 Engine?
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With the V8 engine is losing its foothold, it seems like the V6 engine may suffer the same fate. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Automotive Stories of 2012

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Top 10 Automotive Stories of 2012
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With a heavy heart the staff of AutoGuide.com say goodbye to 2012, along with its triumphs and tragedies. We await the New Year with open arms, and welcome its promise of a better world. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 was a year of the dragon, and it proved to be the stuff of legend,… Continue Reading...

Shelby Hints at EcoBoost-Powered Vehicle: 2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview

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Shelby Hints at EcoBoost-Powered Vehicle: 2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview
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Famed Ford tuner Shelby American has revealed that it’ll be heading to the 2013 Detroit Auto Show with several new products for its consumers,  including one surprise. Continue Reading...

Honda 3-Cylinder Engines a Possibility, Exec Says

Honda 3-Cylinder Engines a Possibility, Exec Says
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Ever more stringent CAFE requirements in the U.S. and CO2 regulations in Europe are squeezing automakers like never before. They’re turning to technologies and fuels they would have never considered just 10 years ago. What’s Honda’s strategy to meet these standards? Continue Reading...

Ford Fiesta ST Revealed: 197 HP and 214 lb-ft of Torque

Ford Fiesta ST Revealed: 197 HP and 214 lb-ft of Torque
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Ford finally spilled the beans on the upcoming 2014 Fiesta ST, which the company estimates will make 197 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque.  Continue Reading...

Turbocharged Cars Don’t Live Up to Fuel-Economy Hype Says Consumer Reports

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Turbocharged Cars Don’t Live Up to Fuel-Economy Hype Says Consumer Reports
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Vehicle quality was not the only thing making news when Consumer Reports unveiled the results of its latest reliability study in Detroit earlier this week. Amongst the issues highlighted by the consumer publication were real world fuel economy and forced induction engine technology. Continue Reading...