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Has the Legendary Nissan Pathfinder Lost Its Way?

I was 15 years old the first time I attempted driving in the snow. My father owned a maroon 1989 Nissan Pathfinder 2-door that cackled when

Here’s Why You Should Sell a Kidney and Buy a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Cars are cool, but they don’t make you cool. Think of every paunchy retiree you see in a Corvette, every divorce attorney

Snowpiercer: The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Is an Unstoppable Winter Car

I’m writing this review hunkered down in a house that’s been buried under 26 inches of snow over the past 24 hours. Outside sits a

The 2017 Chevy Volt Is the Hybrid That Will Finally Win You Over

You’re looking at one of the most important models in GM history. When the Volt concept debuted at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, it was

Is the Rogue the Heavyweight Contender Nissan Says it is?

“Standing in the Palatial Ruby Red corner, weighing in at 3,627 pounds and shouldering an armada of practicality, efficiency, and style is the Nissaaaaaaaannnnnn… Rogue!

Why Buy an Audi When You Can Have a Volvo S90?

picked up the Mussel Blue Metallic 2017 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription at JFK airport on a cold, blustery night in January. If the name

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus Review : Kid Tested, Parent Approved

For many Americans, the ever growing checklist of bank account-draining expenses means that they need to be more selective about what they buy and why. House with

Is the Subaru Outback 3.6R The World’s Best Daily Driver?

If there were one station wagon success story worth telling, it would likely be that of the Subaru Outback. While wagon versions of the Taurus, Caprice, Camry,

Just Shut Up and Drive the Mazda Miata Grand Touring

It’s been 27 years. Over 1 million sold worldwide. They’re a fixture at racetracks and autocross courses across the country every single weekend. They’ve had

The 2017 Volvo XC90, or How the Swedes Got Their Sexy Back

If you’re of a certain age (or have listened to enough Woody Allen jokes), then you know “Swedish film” is a loaded term. Back when

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Honda’s Great Green Leap Forward

Currently, a few factors are working to transform the auto market faster than ever before. The most notable is the growing acceptance of hybrids. No

2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback a Capable Crossover Alternative

As popular and practical as they are, the thought of owning a crossover will never appeal to certain people. Be it qualms with ownership costs, performance,

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

2017 GMC Yukon Denali Review : All Truck, All Luxury, No Compromises

At a Cadillac event not too long ago, I mentioned our Buy This, Not That feature that pit the Cadillac Escalade against the GMC Yukon Denali

2017 Audi A4 Sedan: Can It Conquer the Competition?

In 1982, Audi stumbled upon a gold mine when it invited Sir John Hegarty over from Britain for a brainstorming session. While visiting the German automaker,

The Volvo V60 Cross Country Is a Wagon for People Who Split Firewood for Fun

Whatever happened to laying a tarp in the back of the family station wagon so you could haul a bundle of hardwood home for the

The Lexus NX300h Is for Aspiring Suburban Royalty

Let’s face it, building a car for enthusiasts is easy. Every day, around the clock, small but vocal groups of car-crazed maniacs broadcast exactly what they want

2017 Infiniti QX50: Suburban Snoozer or Performance Bruiser?

The compact luxury crossover segment has become an oversaturated open air market, as wealthy buyers find themselves overwhelmed with options when shopping for the ideal upscale automobile. With selections ranging anywhere from

Little Tweaks Add Up to Big Changes in the 2017 Infiniti QX60

Infiniti, never one for being loud or ostentatious, has been quietly collecting feedback from customers and critics over the years while keeping an eye on

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Offers Off-Roading Fit for Royalty

If we were going to sum up the Trailhawk trim of the Jeep Grand Cherokee in a slogan, it would probably sound something like this: “The Grand

Review: Sell a Kidney and Buy a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Cars are cool, but they don’t make you cool. Think of every paunchy retiree you see in a Corvette, every divorce attorney driving a Lamborghini, or

The Lexus RC 350 Is the Luxury Coupe Compromise That Isn’t

Lexus is in a state of change. A big and rapid state of change. Chained to a reputation of making bland, sedate, albeit reliable luxury

The Prius Plus Four Is Toyota’s Big Green Middle Finger to the Haters

Here’s the Toyota Prius paradox: Everything you’ve ever heard about it is true. It’s a green car landmark, but it’s also a threat to our

The 2017 Toyota 86 Feels Naked Without Its TRD-Tailored Clothes

The updated and rebadged Toyota 86 earned its keep and then some a few months back when we were out in the mountains of California,

Review : The 2017 Kia Cadenza May Be the Best Luxury Car No One Is Talking About

Ask yourselves this simple question: What is luxury automotive engineering? We’re not talking about the overtly bespoke wooden and precious gem encrusted kind of sumptuousness

Sorry Z06, the 2017 Grand Sport is the Best Corvette You Can Buy

The Corvette is a strangely complex thing. On the one hand, it’s “AMERICA’S SPORTS CAR,” the unimpeachable icon that will never be unseated, whether you like

2017 Cadillac CT6 Premium Review: Let’s Call It a Comeback

Cadillac’s reinvention from has-been to vital luxury brand has been one of the biggest automotive stories of the past decade. But it’s a story that’s

2017 Mustang California Special Review: Ford’s Pony Is Wild and Well-Trained

The 2017 Ford Mustang California Special is partly a throwback to the muscle car heyday of tire-smoking Camaros, Challengers, Road Runners and more. This Ford pony

2017 Ridgeline Review: Honda’s Suburban Multi-Tool Gets a Do-Over

Honda’s decision to resurrect its multipurpose pickup after a three-year hiatus may be one of the smartest things it’s done lately — outside of finally

Volvo XC60 T6 Review: Mid-Sized SUV Luxury Is a Swedish Specialty

Speak not of demonic driving forces, ardent aero tweaks, or deeply bolstered race seats, for these are the things that make Volvo’s Polestar line of performance