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  • Do You Need an All-Wheel Drive Minivan?

     
    The main mission of a minivan is to haul people, more so than even the more popular SUVs that account for more than 30 percent of new-vehicle sales. Yet, whereas more than half of SUVs are equipped with all- or......
  • Used Luxury-Car Prices Fall Again in April, Mainstream Models Rise

     
    Luxury models again dominated the list of used cars with the biggest price drops, with nine of the cars in this month's top 10 from traditional luxury brands. Hyundai's full-size Equus sedan ??? a luxury car from a non-luxury brand......
  • 2015 Kia Sedona: Up Close

     
    With its upright grille and angular headlights, the redesigned Sedona looks tougher than the average minivan. The crossover-like styling is on purpose, and it's immediately apparent in that front end and also the hood lines. Overall, the execution is...
  • Features We Don't Need: Purse Hooks

     
    The purse hook: much debated, much discussed. For a while, it seemed automakers were really proud of their purse hooks. They've been highlighted with glee in brochures for family-haulers like the Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna. My very own 2005......
  • Healthy crossover sales a boon to April auto results

    Healthy crossover sales a boon to April auto results
    Lower gas prices and a rebounding economy are pulling more auto buyers into crossover SUVs and boosting pickup truck sales, April auto sales data indicate. Honda, Nissan and Subaru reported monthly sales Wednesday, showing increases from April 2012 to...
  • June auto sales: Honda posts gains despite Acura losses

    June auto sales: Honda posts gains despite Acura losses
    American Honda Motor Co. reported 9.7% growth in June sales on the strength of crossover and minivan sales. The increase came despite continued weakness in the automaker's Acura luxury division, which saw sales decline by 10.4%, to 13,765, compared to...
  • HondaVac vs. DustBuster: Testing Odyssey's van vacuum

    HondaVac vs. DustBuster: Testing Odyssey's van vacuum
    Kids are not tidy. My family spends much of the weekend on the road, logging lots of miles and meals in the car — add a 3-year-old to the mix and you can guarantee a mess or two. Each Sunday we return with a little more than we left with, usually...
  • Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels

    Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels
    MADAGASCAR — What's this lemur doing in my lap? Well, not exactly in my lap, but close enough for me to wonder about its next move. I'm in the open dining area of rustic Camp Amoureux near Madagascar's remote Kirindy dry rain-forest reserve,...
  • Consumer Reports: Best Value Cars

    Consumer Reports: Best Value Cars
    Before January 1 is a great time to buy a 2013 car. Consumer Reports says that you can save hundreds of dollars if you take advantage of end-of-the-month, as well as end-of-the-year, deals. Sticker price is one thing, but how much will a car really cost...
  • For the record

    Lincoln MKZ: In the March 9 Business section, a review of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ said that Lincoln sold 213,000 fewer vehicles than "class-leading" Mercedes in 2012. In fact, BMW sold the most luxury passenger vehicles in the U.S. last year, about 200,000...
  • Spring wish lists now blooming

     Spring wish lists now blooming
    Now that daylight saving time is here (finally!), we know we're swinging into spring. To mark this change of season, I hit the streets to ask shoppers what they'd like to buy for spring. ewarren@tribune.com Candice Roethlinger 32, youth minister...