2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid: Adding a Plug Makes a Great Hatch Even Better
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2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid: Adding a Plug Makes a Great Hatch Even Better

Last year we had high praise for the Kia Niro, with its breakout styling, robust tech, and value price point. This year we got to try 2018 Kia…

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2018 Mazda CX-5 Checking Back In With One Of Our Favorite Crossovers
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2018 Mazda CX-5 Checking Back In With One Of Our Favorite Crossovers

2018 Mazda CX-5 Checking Back In With One Of Our Favorite Crossovers Last year we checked out the refreshed 2017 CX-5, and had high praised for the refinements…

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2018 Volvo S90: Now With Even More Legroom
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2018 Volvo S90: Now With Even More Legroom

The move shows just how aggressive Volvo is being with their offerings, not even willing to rest on their laurels for more than a year. We loved the…

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2018 Ford F-150 V8 Platinum: More Proof That V8’s Make Everything Better
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2018 Ford F-150 V8 Platinum: More Proof That V8’s Make Everything Better

We love the new generation of F-150’s so much that it was our 2017 pick for truck of the year. We’ve tried many different versions, from the basic…

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2018 Lexus LC 500h review: fuel efficiency over passion
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2018 Lexus LC 500h review: fuel efficiency over passion

The Lexus LC 500 has been a bit of a revelation to us. While many of the performance based Lexus vehicles of late have felt like they fell…

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2018 BMW 740e review: a sustainable large luxury sedan
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2018 BMW 740e review: a sustainable large luxury sedan

There’s just something about a large, German luxury sedan that makes you feel like you’ve arrived. Often referred to as “executive sedans,” they can make you feel like…

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How to make a boring SUV sing
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How to make a boring SUV sing

There’s an old hot-rod car culture adage, “there’s no replacement for displacement.” The Dodge Durango is one of the most mundane, boring, average and unremarkable SUV’s on the…

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2018 Beetle 2.0T Dune: More Power But Still No AWD
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2018 Beetle 2.0T Dune: More Power But Still No AWD

Last year when we reviewed a very similar looking Beetle Dune, we loved the funky and retro aesthetic but lamented a lack of power and traction. For a…

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2018 Toyota Avalon: Swan Song for the Fourth Generation
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2018 Toyota Avalon: Swan Song for the Fourth Generation

Toyota created the Lexus brand name back in 1989, to create a new luxury image. Since then, top-of-the-line Toyota models have been getting much closer to their Lexus…

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL: Budget Three-Row SUV
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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL: Budget Three-Row SUV

The trend in the marketplace for 3-row sport utility vehicles is to keep adding more and more features, more advanced powertrains and tons of technology. What Mitsubishi has…

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