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10 Cars That Really Went Flying off Dealer Lots in 2017

If you follow the U.S. auto industry, you know SUVs and crossovers made huge sales gains in recent years. More American consumers prefer riding high in these

The SUVs With the Worst Reliability Ratings for 2018

We have seen a full-fledged SUV boom in the U.S. auto market. In recent years, the once-dominant midsize sedan has seen its sales snatched away by new

2018 Mazda CX-8 revealed in Japan

The 2018 Mazda CX-8 has been revealed in its home market of Japan this week, giving us a first look at the brand’s new seven-seat SUV.

Kia Sorento GT Line v Nissan Pathfinder Ti v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison

The second-generation Mazda CX-9 shook up the large family crossover segment when it arrived here about a year ago, but it’s not the be-all and

15 SUVs That Surprisingly Failed the JD Power Dependability Test

When you go shopping for a car, you want to avoid surprises. In the past, we’ve highlighted ways salesmen might bend the truth or downright lie to

2017 Honda CR-V range review : New Honda CR-V explored

Welcome to the latest iteration of our Range Review series, where we walk you through key members of an important new model range. No need

2017 Nissan Pathfinder review

THE GOOD: The Pathfinder can tow 6,000 pounds. The V6 provides strong acceleration and the continuously variable transmission acts more like a traditional automatic. THE BAD: No

2017 Toyota Highlander review

THE GOOD: Strong acceleration. Toyota Safety Sense P is standard across all trim lines. THE BAD: The Entune infotainment system doesn’t accept Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Skoda Kodiaq v Mazda CX-9 comparison

For many family buyers, a conventional people-mover like the Kia Carnival or Honda Odyssey is the ultimate manifestation of apathy. A sure path to social death.

The Best 3-Row SUVs for You and Your Family

It’s easy to see a driver going down the street in an empty SUV and shake our heads. It just seems wasteful. But there’s a

2017 Toyota Kluger GX FWD v Mazda CX-9 Sport FWD Comparison

So, you need a seven-seat SUV, but you don’t care if it’s FWD rather than AWD, and you don’t have access to a bottomless pit of

10 Reasons Why We Buy Japanese Instead of American Cars

It’s hard to remember now, but a generation ago, Japanese cars transformed from being a cheap, laughable alternative to full-size American cars to the preferred daily drivers for millions

10 Vehicles With Perfect Safety Records on US Roads

Every few years, we get reports on the cars and trucks that proved deadliest for drivers on U.S. roads. Running down the list can be

2018 Buick Enclave Review

Introduced in 2008 as a more upscale version of the Chevrolet Traverse and a replacement for both the Rainier and Terraza, the Enclave quickly became

The 15 Fastest Mazda Cars of All Time

When you think about automotive muscle, you probably don’t think about Mazda. The Japanese company, founded in 1920 in Hiroshima, has long been known for

2017 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Cadillac Escalade’s powerful V8 powertrain boasts excellent torque and smoothness, but also makes liberal use of cylinder deactivation to save fuel. The

These Are the 10 Best Engines You Can Get for 2017

We drove many incredible cars in 2016, and 2017 is shaping up to be even better with cars like the Honda Civic Type-R, Mazda Miata RF,

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

Mazda MX-5 Miata Review : Grand Touring Roadster Revival

If the Mazda Miata were a Star Wars space fighter, it would be the Rebel A-Wing of the open road. Small, stealthy, and surprisingly swift

Mazda CX-9 Review: A Genuine Family Car of the Year Frontrunner

When people point and stare at your car on the highway, mouths all agape and cellphones snapping, you know you’re driving something special. It’s even

Mazda CX-9 Azami v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison

If you’re looking for a seven-seat SUV there’s a fair chance the Toyota Kluger would have been on your shopping list at some point –

2017 Nissan Pathfinder first-drive

The Nissan Pathfinder used to be an adventurous, off-road sport-utility vehicle, then one day Nissan decided to switch gears. For better or worse, depending on

First Drive: Buick Sets the Benchmark in the 2017 LaCrosse

It’s been a busy year for Buick. It unveiled the next-generation Encore at this year’s New York Auto Show to round out its formidable trio of

First Drive: Nissan’s Pathfinder Gets Off-Road Ready for 2017

Nissan’s large SUV has been a staple of the Nissan brand for decades, and unlike the long defunct Honda Passport or Mitsubishi Montero, continues to

2017 Nissan Armada Review: Off-Road and On Patrol

Smoke and soot cling to my skin from the raging 40,000 acres of wildfire just over the next ridge near beautiful Monterey, California. The sun smolders overhead as

9 Automobiles Consumers Avoid Like the Plague

Simply put, this is an incredible time to buy a car. The economy is strong, gas is cheap, and most importantly, cars are generally safer,

Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander v Kia Sorento Platinum v Mazda CX-9 Touring v Nissan Pathfinder ST-L comparison

Sales of large family crossover SUVs continue to boom, and buyers in the market are faced with a bewildering array of options. Here we gather

Audi Q7 3.0T Quattro Review: An Understated Sensation

If you’re in the market for a new car, and are looking to treat yourself, someone is likely to ask the obvious question: How badly do

2017 GMC Acadia: Here’s Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy One

Earlier this week, we were afforded the opportunity to take GMC‘s all-new Acadia in three flavors (SLT, All Terrain, Denali) out on a short tour

5 Cars No One Wants to Buy Anymore

Auto buyers are a fickle bunch. Sometimes a new model is released to fanfare, positive press reviews, and a strong response from buyers. Two years later,