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2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA HYBRID FIRST DRIVE

When Chrysler re-invented the minivan back in 1984, they hit on a formula that answered the needs of families – an affordable vehicle that could

Better Off Used : 12 Cars You Shouldn’t Buy New

If phrases like “gently used” and “pre-owned” don’t bother you, there are great deals to be had on today’s auto market. According to a study by

15 Cars That Hold Their Resale Value

Unlike a home, a car isn’t an investment and it will lose value every year. Of course, how much value your vehicles loses depends on

Best 15 Compact Cars

The compact car is back and better than ever. First released in the U.S. in 1950, these vehicles with 100+ inch wheelbases now have all

8 Cars That Were Illegal… Until Now

For those of you who don’t remember it the first time around, here’s what 1991 in America was like: While the Persian Gulf War happened, Whitney

2017 Will Be a Huge Year For New Cars

It used to be that cars got a big refresh every year. Looking over the cars of the past, there were worlds of difference between

10 of History’s Most Infamous Automotive Scandals

It’s hard to be a Chevy or a Ford man when your company is accused of building cars that kill people. There’s nothing quite like the love

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Review : Green Without the Compromises

Plug-in car drivers have always had concerns about range, style, comfort, and performance when trying to go green. You don’t have those problems in the

2017 Honda Ridgeline first drive review – Not your typical truck

In trucks, as in all things, you can take the easy way or the hard way, and the 2017 Ridgeline suggests Honda has some masochists

Ford Focus door latch issue catches NHTSA attention

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will investigate an issue affecting 2012 and 2013 Ford Focus vehicles that, at times, could prevent the doors from

The 14 Best All-Wheel Drive Cars under $30k

14. 2016 CHRYSLER 200 The 2016 Chrysler 200 S ranks among the top of this list in price and safety. In fact, this sedan has

2015 Toyota Venza – Review

Likes Smartly styled like a big hatchback Good gas mileage for the crossover class Spacious interior with easy-to-reach seats Dislikes Handling isn’t sporty at all

VW and Mazda recall 600k cars for airbags and steering issues

The last year has been one of huge recalls in the automotive industry. Many of the recalls have been due to defective airbags, in some

US opens probe into second company for air bag inflators that can spew metal fragments

The problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp. U.S. safety regulators are investigating inflators made by ARC Automotive Inc.

GM Recalling Nearly 780K SUVs To Fix Power Lift Gate Problem

General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 crossover SUVs mainly in North America because the rear power lift gates can suddenly fall and hit people. The

General Motors recalls 200,000 Hummers because they catch on fire

General Motors is recalling around 196,000 Hummer vehicles because of an electrical problem that caused at least two vehicles being destroyed in fires, the automaker

Hummer electrical issue leads to fires, injuries and a recall

Jeeps aren’t the only cars on the market that have ignited. General Motors is recalling about 196,000 Hummers due to an electrical issue that has

NHTSA tech will prevent drunk drivers from starting cars

No one will argue that driving under the influence is an irrational thing to do, but once you’re in that situation, all rationality is clearly