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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review

Test drivers liked the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado's balanced ride and strong V8 engine choices, but were let down by its... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 15, 2018

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche Review

The 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche does a great job of giving pickup versatility to a comfortable five-seat vehicle, but... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 15, 2018

2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Review

The 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid gets great fuel economy and has lots of cargo space for the class. Reviewers said it... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jan. 5, 2016

2011 Ram 1500 Review

The 2011 Ram 1500 has one of the most comfortable rides in the class and a range of strong engines, but other trucks... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 28, 2015

2011 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Review

If youre looking for an SUV to carry your family and cargo in luxury, you wont find a 2011 large SUV much better than... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 28, 2015

2011 Lexus LX Review

The 2011 Lexus LX is spacious and has a fairly luxurious interior, but reviewers said it doesnt do enough to... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 23, 2015

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Review

The 2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport has excellent off-road performance, good on-road performance and an opulent... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 23, 2015

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Review

The 2011 Land Rover Range Rover is a great 2011 large SUV with luxurious appointments and style aplenty. However, poor... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 23, 2015

2011 Honda Ridgeline Review

The 2011 Honda Ridgeline offers a comfortable ride, some innovative cargo features and strong safety scores, making it... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 23, 2015

2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT Review

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT is one of the most luxurious and comfortable pickups available, but some rivals offer... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 23, 2015

2011 Acura ZDX Review

The 2011 Acura ZDX may look intriguing, but competitors offer a better combination of performance and utility. Read More »

Katie LaBarre Dec. 23, 2015

2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Review

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid is the one of the most fuel-efficient 2011 large SUVs available. However, it might... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 22, 2015

2011 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Review

The 2011 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is one of the most opulent and unapologetic luxury large SUVs on the market, but if... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 22, 2015

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD Review

The redesigned 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD is bigger and badder than ever, with improved power, handling and a greater... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 22, 2015

2011 BMW X6 Review

The 2011 BMW X6 has sporty looks and performance, but its limited practicality led most reviewers to recommend other... Read More »

Katie LaBarre May. 14, 2015

2011 Saab 9-4X Review

The 2011 Saab 9-4X is a competent family hauler, but its underpowered base engine may make another luxury crossover a... Read More »

Katie LaBarre May. 14, 2015

2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Review

Reviewers said the 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is an excellent off-road SUV with a luxurious interior, but added that it... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 16, 2014

2012 Infiniti FX Review

The 2012 Infiniti FX impressed reviewers with its powerful engine choices and athletic handling, but they said its ride... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 3, 2014

2012 Chevrolet Tahoe Review

Test drivers agreed that the 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe offers composed handling, brisk acceleration and a top-shelf interior. Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 2, 2014

2012 Toyota Sequoia Review

Test drivers said the 2012 Toyota Sequoia offers comfortable third-row seating and they liked its quick acceleration... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 28, 2014

2013 Nissan Juke SL Sees Significant Price Increase

Nissan announced last week that the 2013 Nissan Juke’s base price will remain at $19,990, excluding a $780 destination... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Oct. 1, 2012

Recall: 426,000 GM Sedans Could Roll Away

General Motors is recalling 426,240 of its sedans for transmission problems that could allow the car to roll away. The... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 24, 2012

2013 GMC Acadia Gets a Pricey Facelift

For 2013, the GMC Acadia gets a more standard features and a hefty price increase. The base Acadia now starts at... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 17, 2012

2013 Acura TL Pricing Announced

Acura announced last week that the 2013 Acura TL , the brand’s midsize sedan, starts at $35,905, not including an $89... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Sep. 10, 2012

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... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 27, 2012

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... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 20, 2012

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... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 13, 2012

2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Priced Less Than Mustang Boss 302

Chevrolet announced over the weekend pricing information for some of the 2013 Camaro ’s performance trims. The 201... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jul. 30, 2012

2013 Ford C-MAX Energi Range Announced

Ford announced Friday that its 2013 Ford C-MAX Energi, a plug-in hybrid car , will have a battery-only range of “more... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jul. 23, 2012

Audi Confirms Diesel Q5 for 2014

Audi of America Product and Motorsports Communications Manager Mark Dahncke confirmed that the turbodiesel V6 will be... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jul. 16, 2012

BMW Announces 2013 3-Series Hybrid Pricing

BMW has announced that the 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 will start at $49,300, excluding destination fees. It goes on sale... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jul. 9, 2012

More Lexus Models Recalled for Possible Pedal Entrapment

Lexus is recalling an additional 154,000 SUVs for potential floor mat pedal entrapment, which could lead to unintended... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jul. 2, 2012

GM Recalls Chevrolet Cruze for Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 400,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars that pose a risk of catching on fire. About 53,200... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 25, 2012

How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles -- and Beyond

Many car owners like to keep their vehicle until the wheels fall off, while others will hold onto their car until it... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 22, 2012

How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles -- and Beyond

Last October, the odometer in Joe LoCicero ’s 1990 Honda Accord rolled past the 1 million-mile mark. He’s a damage... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 22, 2012

Investigation into Jeep Fires Expanded

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded and upgraded its investigation into the cause of fuel... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 18, 2012

2013 Hyundai Accent Pricing Announced

Hyundai has announced that the 2013 Accent will cost $14,545, plus a $775 delivery fee. It’s $2,000 more than the base... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 11, 2012

2013 Ford F-150 Unveiled

Ford released details today for the 2013 Ford F-150 , which receives a restyled front end and MyFord Touch, among other... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Jun. 4, 2012

Lexus Discontinues HS Hybrid

Though the Lexus HS 250h has only been on the market for about three years, Lexus confirmed last week that it has... Read More »

Katie LaBarre May. 21, 2012

New Rear-Wheel Drive Chevrolet SS Performance Model in the Works

Though Chevrolet isn’t releasing many details, General Motors has confirmed that it will introduce a V8-powered... Read More »

Katie LaBarre May. 18, 2012

53,000 Acura TL Sedans Recalled for Power Steering Problems

Honda is recalling nearly 53,000 Acura TL cars for possible problems with their power steering systems. The recall... Read More »

Katie LaBarre May. 18, 2012

119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 Models Recalled

Chrysler Group announced that it’s recalling more than 119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 cars from model years... Read More »

Katie LaBarre May. 7, 2012

Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Though gas prices are still fairly high, analysts say that most locations in the U.S. are likely to see lower gas... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 30, 2012

Pricing Announced for 2013 Acura ILX

Acura has announced that the 2013 Acura ILX will start at $25,900, not including an $895 destination fee. Based on the... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 23, 2012

2013 Ford Escape Pricing Announced

The redesigned 2013 Ford Escape will start at $22,470, which is about $1,000 more than the outgoing model, according to... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 16, 2012

Chevrolet Avalanche Discontinued After 2013

General Motors announced last week that it will discontinue the Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck after the 2013 model... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 16, 2012

Most Hybrid Owners Switch Back to Conventional Cars

Most people who own a hybrid car or SUV switch back to gas-only vehicles when it’s time to buy a new vehicle, according... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 9, 2012

Ford Recalls 140,000 Focus Models

Ford is recalling more than 140,300 Focus sedans and hatchbacks from the 2012 model year for a faulty windshield wiper... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Apr. 9, 2012

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Details Revealed

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will be unveiled at the New York Auto Show next month, but Mercedes-Benz has released... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Mar. 23, 2012

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