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Passenger Cars

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  • Small Trunks in Midsize Hybrid Sedans Limit Usefulness

     
    Family-friendly hybrids are still more elusive than you'd think. My test of the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid proved that hybrid midsize sedans can be a great option for small families that don't haul a lot of stuff in the car's......
  • What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

     
    Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of entry......
  • 2015 Volvo XC60 Review

     
    "To be good, a small luxury SUV needs to be a family car, a utility vehicle and a commuter car, and the reworked 2015 Volvo XC60 does all that. It provides an upscale environment and a dash of surprise ???......
  • GM Issues Stop-Sale Order on Cadillac SRX, CTS

     
    GM has asked dealers to stop selling several used Cadillac models that have a standard key ignition. The stop-sale order, which Bloomberg News reported on July 19, involves the 2004-06 Cadillac SRX SUV; 2003-13 Cadillac CTS sedan, coupe and wagon;......
  • 2015 Dodge Challenger First Drive

     
    The latest Ford Mustang is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The next Chevrolet Camaro is rumored to be smaller, lighter and likely powered by a four-cylinder engine. But when Dodge updated the Challenger coupe for 2015, its new addition.......
  • Oil trains, born of U.S. energy boom, face test in new safety rules

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This July 18 2014 story was corrected to show that the Greenbrier executive estimate of tank car capacity to 30,300 gallons, not 33,000 gallons. Also corrects impact of new tank car design weight in paragraph 23.) North Dakota'...
  • Will Dodge limit 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat to 1,200 units?

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Coupe, Performance, Dodge With over 700 horsepower on tap and a price tag barely over $60k, Dodge appears on paper to have a winner on its hands with the new Challenger SRT Hellcat. But if you want to get your hands on one, you...
  • Careless Wording Can Lead To Lots Of Confusion

    Today, three dispatches from the Word Front . . . >>Double Talkers — Bill from Acton, Mass., notes the double meaning of a sentence from the rules governing public meetings in his town. They state that everyone must speak politely and respectfully,...
  • Has Aston Martin abandoned plans for a Lagonda SUV?

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Sedan, Performance, SUV, Aston Martin, Rumormill, Luxury Aston Martin may possibly (hopefully?) axe plans for a Lagonda-badged SUV, according to a new report from the blokes at Piston Heads. If this is true, it'd serve as...
  • Front and rear brakes do not need to be replaced together

    Front and rear brakes do not need to be replaced together
    Q: I drive a Toyota Corolla automatic. When approaching and stopping at a red light or a railroad crossing, I place the lever in neutral and step on the brakes until the light turns green. I have the impression that I don't have to step so hard on the...
  • BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans

    BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans
    The best place to find a diesel these days isn't a freeway truck stop. It's the country club. Brands like BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi have always sold diesel cars on their home turf back in Germany. Mercedes in particular had success selling oil-burning...