Powertrain

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 Chevrolet Bolt EV : Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy This Car

Our first drive of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV confirmed many of our best suspicions. Rumors of its excellent economy and legitimate range were true,

4 Rings Flying : 15 of the Fastest Audis Ever Produced

Audi can trace its roots back to the early 20th century. In the 1930s, it joined with three other German automakers to form Auto Union,

Chevrolet Bolt EV: 10 Things We Learned Driving the First Everyman EV

The race for the first affordable, long-range electric vehicle is over. General Motors is the winner, and the product is the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV,

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

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,

How You Can Buy a Classic Car That Is ‘Brand New’

What could be better than daily driving a classic car? Climbing in behind that perfectly thin steering wheel, hearing the carbureted engine rumble to life, then

Chevrolet Cruze Hatch vs. Chevrolet Equinox: Buy This, Not That

Pop quiz: Do you know what the best-selling Chevrolet in the world is? Did you guess the SS? Nice try. It’s the Cruze. How about

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.

10 Reasons Why You Are Going to Want the 2018 Ford Expedition

For today’s families, it’s crucial to have a vehicle that’s just as active as they are. Ford has heard the calls for even more versatile SUVs from active millennial families.

10 Things You Need to Know About the 2018 Ford Mustang

2015 was a big year for Ford. It launched two all-new versions of its icons, the F-150 and the Mustang. The F-150 shed over 700

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class vs. CLA-Class: Buy This, Not That

You know what Americans love? Animal memes? Arguing politics on Facebook? Bacon? No — well, actually yes — but, crossovers too! Americans love crossovers. So

2017 Kia Niro is the Kind of Hybrid We Can All Agree On

In high school, I went to a small, local technical school for automotive sciences and technology. Classes were in a garage adjacent to the main

Kia Rio (2017) review: All about connectivity

The new Kia Rio features support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with a range of safety features from autonomous emergency breaking to

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,

2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 First Drive: AMG for all

You could argue that the 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 is a double-tweener. Just as the E-Class slots in-between its C and S siblings, so the Mercedes-AMG

15 Risky Vehicles Automakers Gambled On

There’s a big difference between a sporting concept car and an automobile set to see production. Innovative real-world cars and trucks take years of product development and

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

10 Things You Need to Know About the 2018 Ford F-150

Americans loooove the Ford F-Series. ( … how much do they love it?) Great question! Enough to buy over 820,000 of them in 2016. Believe

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,

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

2016 – 2017 BMW R 1200 GS / R 1200 GS Adventure Review

BMW continues its GS legacy into 2017 with the R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure. With a new cooling concept integrated into the muscle-up-front design

8 Project Cars Beginners Should Steer Clear of

As cars age and wear, they lose value. Sure, it’s a nightmare for a seller, but for car buyers, the depreciation curve is their best friend

The 2017 Ford Raptor Is a Desert-Dwelling, 3-Ton War Hammer

The Ford Raptor is the kind of truck that should come with its own heavy metal soundtrack and a set of Kevlar-reinforced hiking boots. It’s got

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

Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima: Buy This, Not That

The holidays are now officially over, and all of us at Autos Cheat Sheet hope you had a good one. If you’re lucky, it was

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Review

Back in 2001, Harley-Davidson introduced its VRSC “V-Rod” to the motorcycle world to compete with both imported and domestic (U.S.) muscle bikes The factory teamed up with Porsche

Luxury diesel sedan comparison : Audi A6 v Mercedes-Benz E220d v Volvo S90

While large luxury European sedans are modest showroom performers Down Under, it’s been action stations at key carmakers’ product planning departments at their foreign HQs.