AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout

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AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout
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Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget. When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Continue Reading...

Why Rear-Drive Cars Struggle in Small Overlap Test

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Why Rear-Drive Cars Struggle in Small Overlap Test
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The Insurance Institute for Highway’s Safety’s (IIHS) small-overlap test is one of the hardest crash evaluations for a vehicle to pass, and interestingly, rear-wheel-drive models have a much more difficult time doing well for several reasons. Continue Reading...

Rally North America 2014 Rally US 50

Rally North America 2014 Rally US 50
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Rallying for a Cause Rally North America (RNA) is quickly becoming one of the premiere charity road rally organizations in the country. Now in the organization’s fifth year of existence, the 2014 Rally US 50 is set to begin today as 80 cars line up at the starting line in Martinsburg, W.Va. For the next… 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...

Should I Buy a Used Ford Focus?

Should I Buy a Used Ford Focus?
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Long in the Tooth but Still a Bargain Vehicle Overview Although Europe had been enjoying a new generation Focus since 2005, North America made due with the original model that made its debut on our shores in 2000. In 2008 an unofficial second generation Focus was introduced which wasn’t much more than a heavily updated… 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...

Chrysler Makes Start-Stop Standard on Two Models

Chrysler Makes Start-Stop Standard on Two Models
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Later this year the V6 Jeep Cherokee or four-cylinder Chrysler 200 will both add engine start-stop (ESS) technology to their list of standard equipment. Continue Reading...

Tail-Lamp Issue Causing Mercedes to Recall Nearly 253,000 C-Class Cars

Tail-Lamp Issue Causing Mercedes to Recall Nearly 253,000 C-Class Cars
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The folks at Mercedes-Benz are recalling nearly 253,000 C-Class vehicles in the United States to correct an issue with the tail lamps. Continue Reading...

Are Tesla Model S Reliability Ratings About to Plunge?

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Are Tesla Model S Reliability Ratings About to Plunge?
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Tesla’s Model S sedan scored an unprecedented “99 out of 100″ from Consumer Reports last year, but the glowing endorsement from this influential publication could turn out to be short lived. Sources indicate the reliability of this car may have taken a slide. Continue Reading...

‘New’ 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Bows in NYC

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Volkswagen’s updated 2015 Jetta just took a bow in Manhattan. But what’s actally new about this car? It looks practically the same as the one that’s on the market right now. Continue Reading...

2015 Ford Focus On Display in the Big Apple

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2015 Ford Focus On Display in the Big Apple
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In a push to retain strong global sales momentum Ford has restyled its popular Focus compact car for the 2015 model year. It’s on display for all to see at the New York International Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Infiniti Q70 Grows Longer, Safer and Sexier for 2015

Infiniti Q70 Grows Longer, Safer and Sexier for 2015
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Sick of sitting in the automoive luxury market’s second tier, Infiniti is launching a product offensive aimed at competing more directly with Germany. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Worst Vehicles to Drive in a Zombie Apocalypse

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Top 10 Worst Vehicles to Drive in a Zombie Apocalypse
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Ok, so the worst just happened, like something totally NOT GOOD. Perhaps a natural disaster has devastated your country; maybe a virulent disease or food-borne illness is spreading throughout the population; conceivably even the hand of God has reached down from on high and caused an outright nuclear meltdown. Whatever the reason, things are seriously… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Passat vs. Ford Fusion vs. Acura TL

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Volkswagen Passat vs. Ford Fusion vs. Acura TL
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Midsize sedans represent a massive slice of the automotive pie. These four-door cars almost single handedly (or wheely?) form the backbone of America’s personal transportation network, shuttling people practically everywhere they need and want to go. Yeah, they’re kind of a big deal, and as a salute to these hard-working automobiles they’re the subject of… Continue Reading...

Replacing ‘the Beast': White House Accepting Bids for New Presidential Limo

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Replacing ‘the Beast': White House Accepting Bids for New Presidential Limo
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Believe it or not the U.S. Department of Homeland Security does more than just waste travelers’ time at airports, confiscating toothpaste and books of matches. The government organization actually has a hand to play in the presidential limo, which is expected to be replaced by the time our next commander in chief takes office in… 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...

2015 Audi RS6 Avant Revealed in Spy Photos

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2015 Audi RS6 Avant Revealed in Spy Photos
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Time stands still for no one, especially automakers. Today’s hot new vehicle is tomorrow’s also-ran product. Constant updates, tweaks and changes are mandatory in the car business. To keep up with ever-tougher competition Audi is giving its A6 range a facelift as our spy photographers have found. Continue Reading...

Audi A6 Aces Crash Tests, Surprises No One

Audi A6 Aces Crash Tests, Surprises No One
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Safety, apparently it’s important to a lot of people. Who knew? Aside from elegant design and a top-notch interior Audi A6 drivers have something else to crow about; the Bavarian four-door just received a five-star rating from the folks at U.S. NCAP, the highest score available. Continue Reading...

Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Models Define Swedish Performance

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Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Models Define Swedish Performance
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Volvo is not usually known for building lust-worthy performance machines. Generally their products are safe, solid and secure, important attributes to be certain but they’re hardly the stuff dreams are made of. However, the addition of performance-tuned V60 and S60 Polestar models is spicing things up for the Staid Swede. Continue Reading...