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Car report: 2015 GMC Sierra a big improvement

The 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 HD sees a big improvement in refinement, towing 17,000 pounds with a quiet cab and comfy seats.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 01:38am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Hyundai Elantra Limited is packed with features at decent price

The 2014 Hyundai Elantra Limited is now a very serious contender in the compact sedan market with a starting price of around $17,000. The takeaway here: a good looking sedan doesn't need to break the bank.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 09:00am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid offers stylish option to save money at the pump

Fusion Hybrid might not be a leader based on gas mileage in the mid-size sedan market, but it's still pretty close and does it in a very good looking, five-seat sedan that looks like you spent a lot more than the starting price.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:41am EDT

Car Report: The 2015 Honda Fit is redesigned and refined, still low in price

Honda really had a hit with the first generation of the FIT and it seems it didn't mess with success when it came to the 2015 Honda FIT.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:47am EDT

Car Report: Toyota's RAV4 is a small crossover with lots of space

The 2014 model is a nice ride and another feather in Toyota's cap.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 04:52am EDT

Car Report: Hyundai Santa Fe Sport muscles into the small crossover market

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a smaller version of the three-row, mid-size Santa Fe, which I tested a few months ago.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:04am EDT

Car Report: Nissan NV200 cargo van is an efficient small-scale hauler

A small cargo van isn't as sexy as the new Lamborghini or the new latest and greatest from Germany, but for a small business owner, the Nissan NV200 SV could be a cost-effective way to upgrade the fleet.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:24am EDT

Car Report: 2015 Mazda CX-5 puts the sport in 'sport utility vehicle'

Automotive writers have been crazy for the latest Mazda CX-5, and I recently drove the $32,000 2015 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring to see whether it lives up to the hype.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:54am EDT

Car Report: A luxury KIA? Yes, really

The latest full-size luxury sedan is large and brimming with technology and is built by KIA.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 04:57am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Jetta's smaller engine packs a surprising punch

Usually, going to a small engine means better fuel economy but less performance, but in this case the smaller turbo engine is very peppy and quicker than the previous larger engine.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 08:14am EDT

Car Report: Cadillac ELR is a head-turning hybrid

The 2014 Cadillac ELR, a premium plug-in hybrid, hits the streets in the form of a sharp-looking coupe.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:08am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Nissan Altima doesn't mess with success

Nissan has taken a nice car and turned the latest generation of the Altima into a very serious mid-sized sedan class contender ready to go head-to-head with any car in its class.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 04:59am EDT

Car Report: Honda Civic moves ahead of the class

The car, which is constantly being upgraded, now has a blind spot monitor for safer lane changes.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:54am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Ford Fiesta is an engaging, low-cost five-door hatch

The Fiesta has undergone a slight refresh for 2014 and is available in either a four-door sedan or, like my tester, a five-door hatch.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 05:11am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Honda Odyssey is exciting, for a minivan

The minivan isn't the most exciting class of vehicle, but the 2014 Honda Odyssey is trying to change that.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 04:55am EDT

Car Report: Mazda MX-5 Miata still fun after 25 years

It's hard to believe that Miata has been around since 1989 offering a small, affordable roadster that's easy on the wallet and easy to maintain.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 05:12am EDT

Car report: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4x4 makes an impact

The Jeep Cherokee Latitude 4x4 is roomy, comfortable and modern.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 07:15am EDT

Car Report: Mazda CX-9 is a full SUV that's fun to drive

Mazda CX-9 is a sleek commuter vehicle.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:35am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Nissan Versa Note is a solid entry-level car

If you want all the toys for less than $20,000, the new 2014 Nissan Versa Note will stand out in a crowded class.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:42am EDT

Car Report: 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe makes strides

Hyundai has been making good-looking vehicles that offer many features at a very competitive price.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 05:57am EDT
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