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 |  Feb 04 2014, 9:45 AM

Grab a piñata we're having a Fiesta!


2014 Ford Fiesta SE Five Door Main ArtSmaller 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 been thinking about downsizing there really hasn’t been a better time to do it.

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 |  Nov 07 2013, 1:30 PM

Booster-Seat-Safety-Main-ArtThe folks at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have just released the results of their latest evaluation. They put 31 child booster seats to the test to find out which ones do the best job of protecting youngsters in crashes.

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 |  Oct 03 2013, 12:21 PM

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We check back in with our CX-5 long term tester. We know it can handle a family, but is it cut out for the bachelor life?

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 |  Aug 20 2013, 11:31 AM

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Welcome back to another update on our Mazda CX-5 Long term tester. How is it holding up? What features have we explored and is the transmission still driving Colum nuts? Read on to find out.

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 |  Aug 06 2013, 3:31 PM

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Five-Point Inspection


2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Blacktop Edition

Can a minivan have a wild side? Groans and a few “never mind, we’ll take my car” responses leading up to a weekend camping trip didn’t bode well.

But three days, several camp fires and an unnecessarily generous load of gear and beer saw everyone agreeing that mom vans aren’t so bad after all.

Forget what style conscious contrarians will tell you. The Dodge Grand Caravan is a capable bachelormobile.

 |  Jul 30 2013, 12:32 PM

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It’s human nature to want what you can’t have. American car enthusiasts stare longingly across the Atlantic at all the cool and unusual products their European counterparts have access to.

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 |  Jul 15 2013, 4:00 PM

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We check back in with our 2014 Mazda CX-5 Long Term Test Car after a long weekend spent road-tripping at the hands of Editor-in-Chief Colum Wood and at the mercy of his family.

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Sailun Atrezzo Z4+AS Tire Review

Can value tires be good tires?

 |  Jul 08 2013, 9:01 AM

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We’ve attended a lot of tire events over the years. It’s always the same old thing when a manufacturer wants to show off the latest and greatest rubber. Three things are guaranteed at an event like this. First, there is a presentation highlighting the advanced design and technology of the new tire. Second, there will be supervised track time. And finally, a known inferior (and usually out of date) competitor’s tire is brought along to highlight how great this new tire is.
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 |  Sep 30 2012, 2:42 PM

The 2013 Honda Accord is still sitting on the top of the most read car reviews here on AutoGuide this week, which makes sense considering the car’s exemplarily track record. 

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