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Good Value, But Not Problem Free
The first generation Equinox bowed in the 2005 model year. Although the Equinox was similar in size to many mid-size crossover of the same era, Chevrolet officially classified the vehicle as a compact crossover. As a five-seater, it lacked the third row seating option found in many mid-size crossovers and even a few compact ones.
Power and Sophistication Comes at a Price
This year has finally brought the conventional Swedish wagon back to North America.
Stylish and Powerful for its Day
The 2004 model year saw the introduction of an unofficial third-generation Acura TL. Although this was the first time just the TL moniker was used on an Acura model, two previous generations of mid-size luxury sedans used the letters TL after a set of numbers designating the engine.
Best Seller for a Reason
The 2007 model year saw the introduction of the sixth generation Toyota Camry. Styling was a departure from previous Camrys, but Toyota continued to sell this car in large numbers.
Grab a piñata we're having a Fiesta!
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 been thinking about downsizing there really hasn’t been a better time to do it.
The 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.
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?
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Five-Point Inspection
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.
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.
Can value tires be good tires?
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.
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.