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Volkswagen Tops Total Quality Study

Volkswagen Tops Total Quality Study

A recent study conducted by Strategic Vision concludes that Volkswagen Group of America is the top automaker when it comes to total quality. Ford Motor ... read more »
EPA Rates 2013 BMX X1 at 34 MPG Highway

EPA Rates 2013 BMX X1 at 34 MPG Highway

According to the EPA, the all-new 2013 BMW X1 averages up to 24/34 mpg city/highway. This fuel economy rating applies to the base ... read more »
2013 Buick Encore Rated at 33 MPG Highway

2013 Buick Encore Rated at 33 MPG Highway

General Motors reports that the EPA has rated the all-new 2013 Buick Encore at 25/33 mpg city/highway. GM points out in a press ... read more »
Best Labor Day 2012 Car Deals

Best Labor Day 2012 Car Deals

Looking for 2014 Labor Day car deals? Click here for 2014 offers: Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales. Labor Day weekend signals the end of ... read more »
2012 Toyota Prius

Best Labor Day Car Deals

The 2012 Toyota Prius is available with 0% financing in many areas this holiday weekend. The U.S. News Best Price Program shows you what others ... read more »
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Honda Accord Tops List of Most Stolen Vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its list of the most stolen vehicles in 2011 last week. The 1994 Honda Accord, 1998 Honda Civic and ... read more »
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Ford Announces Pricing for 2013 Fusion

Ford Announces Pricing for 2013 Fusion

The completely redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion will start at $22,495, including destination charges, when it goes on sale this fall. Full details are now ... read more »
2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Pricing Released

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Pricing Released

General Motors has announced that the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS hatchback, which has a more powerful engine than the base Sonic, will start at $20 ... read more »
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Priced at $21,995

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Priced at $21,995

Subaru announced pricing for its newest affordable compact SUV, the 2013 XV Crosstrek, on its website. With a base price of $21,995 (excluding destination ... read more »
2013 Fiat 500 Turbo to Hit Dealerships This Fall

2013 Fiat 500 Turbo to Hit Dealerships This Fall

FIAT unveiled its new 500 Turbo last week at an event in California, saying that the turbocharged subcompact offers a middle ground in the Fiat ... read more »
5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

It’s estimated that more than 14 million new cars will be sold in the U.S. this year. If you think that’s a lot, then ... read more »
5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

It’s estimated that more than 14 million new cars will be sold in the U.S. this year. If you think that’s a lot, then ... read more »
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GM Recalls 250,000 SUVs for Fire Risk

GM Recalls 250,000 SUVs for Fire Risk

General Motors has announced a recall of 249,260 SUVs because a faulty electrical system in the driver’s door could cause a fire. The recall ... read more »
Land Rover Unveils 2013 Range Rover

Land Rover Unveils 2013 Range Rover

Land Rover revealed the completely redesigned 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Tuesday. In addition to new sheet metal, new drivetrain components and a more refined ... read more »
Hyundai Revises 2013 Genesis' Engine Lineup, Tech Features

Hyundai Revises 2013 Genesis' Engine Lineup, Tech Features

Although Hyundai refreshed its Genesis sedan for the 2012 model year, the 2013 Genesis receives some important changes. Among the updates are a streamlined engine ... read more »
2013 Mercedes E-Class Hybrid Priced at $55,800

2013 Mercedes E-Class Hybrid Priced at $55,800

Mercedes-Benz announced pricing on the all-new 2013 E400 Hybrid last week. The new luxury hybrid car will start at $55,800 plus a $905 destination ... read more »
IIHS Announces More Stringent Front-Impact Vehicle Crash Test

IIHS Announces More Stringent Front-Impact Vehicle Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety unveiled its new small overlap frontal crash test this morning, which is designed to see how well a car ... read more »
Mercedes-Benz M-Class Recalled for Possible Sticking Gas Pedal

Mercedes-Benz M-Class Recalled for Possible Sticking Gas Pedal

Mercedes-Benz is recalling about 8,675 M-Class SUVs from model years 2012 and 2013 due to an all-season floor mat that may not fit properly ... read more »
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Buick Reveals 2013 Verano Turbo Pricing

Buick Reveals 2013 Verano Turbo Pricing

Buick announced Wednesday that the 2013 Buick Verano Turbo will start at $29,990, including destination, when it hits dealerships this fall. The Verano Turbo ... read more »
Honda Releases Images of Redesigned 2013 Accord

Honda Releases Images of Redesigned 2013 Accord

Honda unveiled photos of its redesigned 2013 Accord sedan and coupe, which are slated to go on sale this fall. In Wednesday’s news release, the ... read more »
EPA Rates 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid at 47 MPG

EPA Rates 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid at 47 MPG

Ford announced official fuel economy ratings for the 2013 C-Max Hybrid Tuesday, noting that the new hybrid car uses less fuel than the 2012 Toyota ... read more »
2013 Ram 1500, SRT Viper to Have Built-in Cellular Connection

2013 Ram 1500, SRT Viper to Have Built-in Cellular Connection

Chrysler Group is offering a new infotainment feature in its 2013 Ram 1500 and 2013 SRT Viper models that essentially offers wireless hotspot access by ... read more »
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Details Announced

2013 Nissan Pathfinder Details Announced

Nissan announced more information Friday about the all-new, redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. While the outgoing 2012 model is a traditional truck-based SUV with an optional ... read more »
Toyota Voluntarily Recalls RAV4, Lexus HS 250h

Toyota Voluntarily Recalls RAV4, Lexus HS 250h

Toyota is issuing a voluntarily recall of about 760,000 RAV4 models and about 18,000 Lexus HS 250h models over a concern regarding improper ... read more »
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Hyundai and Mazda Issue Recalls for Santa Fe, Sonata and Tribute

Hyundai and Mazda Issue Recalls for Santa Fe, Sonata and Tribute

Hyundai and Mazda have issued separate recalls for the Santa Fe, Sonata and Tribute for separate problems related to the airbag systems and gas pedal ... read more »
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U.S. News Launches Used Car Rankings

We’re pleased to launch our Used Car Rankings, especially since so many users have asked for them. We hope that they give used car shoppers ... read more »
2013 Buick Lineup Gets Standard IntelliLink Infotainment System

2013 Buick Lineup Gets Standard IntelliLink Infotainment System

General Motors announced that the entire 2013 Buick lineup will come with Buick’s IntelliLink infotainment system as standard equipment, which includes Enclave, LaCrosse, Regal, Verano ... read more »