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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Review

The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta stands out among 2011 small cars with ample passenger space, a huge trunk and good fuel... Read More »

2010 Kia Forte Review

The 2010 Kia Forte is a worthy contender for 2010 small cars when it comes to fuel economy, available features and... Read More »

2010 Hyundai Genesis Review

Most reviewers agreed that the 2010 Hyundai Genesis is one of the best luxury sedans you can buy, with excellent... Read More »

2010 Dodge Dakota Review

The 2010 Dodge Dakota distinguishes itself from other compact pickups with a higher towing capacity than most rivals... Read More »

2010 BMW 5-Series Wagon Review

The 2010 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon comes standard with all-wheel drive, and test drivers liked its powerful... Read More »

2010 Audi A4 Wagon Review

The 2010 Audi A4 Wagon, which Audi calls the A4 Avant, has one of the highest fuel economy ratings in the class. Plus... Read More »

2009 Volvo S60 Review

The 2009 Volvo S60 has a comfortable interior and a smooth-riding suspension, but it is generally outclassed by newer... Read More »

2009 Volkswagen Jetta Review

The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta has good power, plenty of standard features and a well-made, spacious cabin. Reviewers said... Read More »

2009 Toyota Tacoma Review

Great safety ratings, a high-quality interior and good all-around performance elevate the 2009 Toyota Tacoma above... Read More »

2009 Saturn VUE Hybrid Review

The 2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid has great safety ratings and fuel economy ratings, but its underwhelming performance keeps... Read More »

2009 Nissan Rogue Review

The 2009 Nissan Rogue has good performance and solid safety scores, but it's not as well-rounded as other 2009 compact... Read More »

2009 Nissan 370Z Review

With exceptional handling and a powerful V6, reviewers agreed that the 2009 Nissan 370Z is one of the most fun-to-drive... Read More »

2009 Mercury Sable Review

The 2009 Mercury Sable is a solid choice among used full-size cars due to its top-tier safety scores, comfortable and... Read More »

2009 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Review

The 2009 Mercedes-Benz R-Class has a luxurious cabin with comfortable seats, even in the third row. It also has an... Read More »

2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

The 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a compelling 2009 midsize car with a good blend of sportiness and comfort, as well as... Read More »

2009 Mazda MAZDA3 Review

Auto reviewers said the 2009 Mazda3 has a well-made interior and one of the most exciting rides in the class, but they... Read More »

2009 Mazda CX-9 Review

Test drivers noted that the Mazda CX-9 is a great crossover for shoppers who still want some sportiness in their family... Read More »

2009 Lexus RX 350 Review

The 2009 Lexus RX 350 combines great performance and interior luxury with excellent safety ratings. Read More »

2009 Lexus LS Review

The flagship sedan of Lexus and the luxury badge of Toyota, the LS has one of the finest interiors in a class famous... Read More »

2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Review

The 2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport earned high praise from auto writers for its exceptional performance and... Read More »

2009 Land Rover Range Rover Review

The 2009 Land Rover Range Rover has an abundance of style, an opulent interior and off-road capability rivaled by few... Read More »

2009 Kia Sedona Review

The 2009 Kia Sedona is a great minivan for safety- conscious shoppers, but reviewers said it lacks the interior quality... Read More »

2011 Hyundai Accent Review

The 2011 Hyundai Accent lacks the interior space and standard features you’ll find on higher-ranking 2011 small cars... Read More »

2009 Kia Borrego Review

2009 saw the introduction of the Kia Borrego: a seven-seat SUV that’s best-suited to serious towing or off-roading... Read More »

2011 Honda Civic Hybrid Review

The 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid’s high fuel economy ratings and strong list of standard features make it a smart choice for... Read More »

2009 Jeep Patriot Review

The 2009 Jeep Patriot is a good SUV for off-roading, but poor interior quality and underpowered engines keep the... Read More »

2009 Jeep Liberty Review

The 2009 Jeep Liberty has poor safety ratings and coarse performance, leading it to be ranked near the bottom of the... Read More »

2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

The 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee pleased reviewers with its off-road ability, luxurious interior and strong engine choices... Read More »

2009 Jeep Compass Review

The 2009 Jeep Compass is outclassed by most other compact SUVs that offer better performance and nicer interiors. Read More »

2009 Jaguar XF Review

When the Jaguar XF made its debut in 2009, reviewers agreed that Jaguar introduced an undeniably modern luxury sedan... Read More »

2009 Infiniti QX56 Review

The 2009 Infiniti QX56 is a competent 2009 large SUV with ample power and good handling whose price is less than many... Read More »

2009 Hyundai Sonata Review

The 2009 Hyundai Sonata is a good used midsize car for many types of buyers, and auto critics agreed that families who... Read More »

2009 Hyundai Elantra Review

The 2009 Hyundai Elantra won our Best Compact Car for the Money award for its good performance, spacious interior and... Read More »

2009 Hyundai Accent Review

The 2009 Hyundai Accent is a basic commuter car with good fuel economy, but its performance and crash test ratings... Read More »

2009 Honda Civic Hybrid Review

Much like the gas-only Honda Civic, the 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid ranks well for its outstanding safety ratings and... Read More »

2009 GMC Acadia Review

Test drivers said the three-row 2009 GMC Acadia is a great crossover for families who need lots of space, but not too... Read More »

2009 Ford Explorer Review

While other used SUVs may be more refined, the 2009 Ford Explorer is a solid performer, with straightforward styling... Read More »

2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Review

The 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 has one of the most comfortable rides in the class and powerful V8 engines. Read More »

2009 Dodge Nitro Review

The 2009 Dodge Nitro has bold styling, but poor fuel economy ratings, an unimpressive interior and poor performance... Read More »

2009 Dodge Charger Review

The 2009 Dodge Charger is a competent performer, but when it was new, most reviewers weren’t thrilled by the base... Read More »

2009 Chrysler Sebring Review

If you’re in the market for a used midsize car, there are a lot of choices that are better than the 2009 Chrysler... Read More »

2009 Chrysler 300 Review

The 2009 Chrysler 300 offers unique exterior styling and several powerful engine choices. However, a lethargic base... Read More »

2009 Chevrolet Traverse Review

In its first year on the market, reviewers said the 2009 Chevrolet Traverse was sleek-looking, spacious and quiet. It... Read More »

2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Review

With powerful engines, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ranks highly among full-size pickups. Read More »

2009 Cadillac STS Review

When it was new, reviewers enjoyed the 2009 Cadillac STS for its balanced performance and smooth ride. However, with... Read More »

2009 Cadillac DTS Review

The 2009 Cadillac DTS is a great choice for those seeking a reliable large car with a smooth ride and a spacious cabin... Read More »

2009 Cadillac CTS Review

The highly-ranked 2009 Cadillac CTS has a comfortable, yet sporty, ride and a high-quality, luxurious interior, making... Read More »

2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

The 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid delivers excellent fuel economy and a spacious interior to used car shoppers who prioritize... Read More »

2011 Ford Fusion Review

Sensible, yet fun to drive, the highly ranked 2011 Ford Fusion is a great choice for used car shoppers who need the... Read More »

2011 Ford Flex Review

Strong safety scores and a versatile interior are among the 2011 Ford Flex’s strengths. However, some low-rent cabin... Read More »

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