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2011 Nissan Juke Review

October 19, 2010 EST | Model Cars , Nissan , Sedans

It might not be love at first sight, but a drive in the 2011 Nissan Juke will have you seeing the inner beauty of this feisty little hatchback. Pros Lively performance; sporty handling; comfortable front seats; available all-wheel drive. Cons...

2010 Acura ZDX Review

August 11, 2010 EST | Acura , Sedans

The 2010 Acura ZDX is a head scratcher -- a hefty crossover SUV that's about as practical as a compact hatchback. Maybe you'll like the styling. Pros Luxurious interior, high-tech features. Cons Cramped backseat, compromised cargo capacity, unimpressive power from...

2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 Review

August 11, 2010 EST | BMW , Hybrid , Sedans

The 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 suffers from a high price tag and little to show for its hybrid powertrain. Add in the regular X6's drawbacks of limited utility and rear seat space and you've got a BMW we can't recommend....

2006 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG reviews

May 03, 2006 EST | Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans

Prodigious power, predictable handling and a sharp-looking interior make this one of the most satisfying sport sedans on the market. Pros Tire-shredding torque available at any speed, crisp and predictable handling, still comfortable despite its sporting intentions. Cons No manual...

2006 Mazda MAZDA6 review

May 03, 2006 EST | Mazda , Sedans

Tired of the dull, sensible, vanilla-flavored family car? If you're willing to give up some passenger room, the Mazda 6 promises to add a dash of zing to your daily commute whether you're looking for a sedan, hatchback or wagon....

2006 Maybach 57 reviews

April 27, 2006 EST | Luxury Brands , Maybach , Sedans

Sophisticated and highly customizable, the Maybach 57 is a truly remarkable ultraluxury sedan. Only in conspicuous splendor does it lose out to the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Pros Unbelievably luxurious cabin, smooth ride, handles and accelerates well for a 6,000-pound vehicle. Cons...

2006 Maybach 62 reviews

April 27, 2006 EST | Luxury Brands , Maybach , Sedans

Sophisticated and highly customizable, the Maybach 62 is a truly remarkable ultraluxury sedan. Only in conspicuous splendor does it lose out to the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Pros Unbelievably luxurious cabin, smooth ride, handles and accelerates well for a 6,000-pound vehicle. Cons...

2006 Lincoln Town Car reviews

April 09, 2006 EST | Lincoln , Luxury Brands , Sedans

If you want a big American luxury car for a reasonable price, the Town Car is the only game in town, but similarly priced European and Japanese luxury sedans are better in almost every respect. Pros Roomy interior, quiet cabin,...

2006 Lincoln LS reviews

April 09, 2006 EST | Lincoln , Sedans

A smooth and comfortable entry-level luxury sedan that lacks the refinement and athleticism of its newer competition. Pros Confidence-inspiring steering and handling, standard V8 delivers plenty of smooth and quiet power, comfortable and roomy interior, optional THX-certified sound system. Cons...

2006 Lexus GS 300 reviews

March 29, 2006 EST | Lexus , Luxury Brands , Sedans

Lexus created the quintessential Lexus sport sedan in the GS 300 -- quick, athletic, beautifully built and always refined. Pros Silky-smooth engine, rich interior, commendable blend of luxury and handling, optional all-wheel-drive. Cons Grabby brakes, overly aggressive stability control system....

2006 Lexus ES 330 review

March 29, 2006 EST | Lexus , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A supple ride and a gorgeous interior make this one entry-level luxury sedan that you'll never want to upgrade from. Pros Comprehensive array of luxury and convenience features, superb ride quality, silent cabin, advanced safety technology, excellent reputation for reliability....

2006 Kia Spectra reviews

March 21, 2006 EST | Kia , Sedans , Wagons

With its lengthy equipment list, high-quality interior and better-than-average performance, the Spectra sedan and hatchback are an excellent low-cost alternative to vehicles like the Honda Civic and Toyota Matrix. Pros Low price, large backseat, comfortable ride, lots of storage and...

2006 Kia Optima reviews

March 21, 2006 EST | Kia , Sedans

The Optima is a decent choice if you need a family sedan for well under $20,000, but the newer Hyundai Sonata offers better performance and a roomier interior. Pros Low price, pleasant highway ride, refined V6, lots of storage space,...

2006 Kia Amanti reviews

March 21, 2006 EST | Kia , Sedans

It's not the fastest or the most stylish car on the block, but Kia's Amanti is a solid alternative for shoppers who want a large sedan that's safe, well equipped and reasonably priced. Pros Class-leading amenities, spacious interior, long warranty,...

2006 Jaguar XJ-Series reviews

March 10, 2006 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

An all-aluminum body and high-tech air suspension combined with classic Jaguar styling give the XJ a fighting chance against its German rivals. Pros Supple ride quality, powerful V8 engines, roomy interior, above-average fuel economy, more athletic than you might think....

2006 Jaguar S-Type R reviews

March 10, 2006 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

Traditional English styling, combined with performance typically reserved for German rivals, gives the S-Type R unique appeal in a segment full of worthy competitors. Pros Endless torque from supercharged V8, surefooted handling, understated styling enhancements over the regular S-Type, luxurious...

2006 Hyundai Elantra reviews

March 06, 2006 EST | Hyundai , Sedans

With its low price, roomy cabin and above-average materials, the Elantra is still worth a try if you're looking for value in a small sedan or hatchback. Keep in mind, however, that newer competitors have moved ahead of it in...

2006 Hyundai Azera reviews

March 06, 2006 EST | Hyundai , Sedans

With the full-size Azera's lengthy list of features, improved packaging and attractive styling, Hyundai should have no problem luring new customers into its showrooms. Pros Classy interior materials, long list of standard features, low price for its class, excellent warranty....

2006 Hyundai Accent reviews

February 28, 2006 EST | Hyundai , Sedans

No longer a downmarket penalty box, the new Accent is pleasant to drive, comfortable and loaded with features -- at a bargain price. Pros Ample acceleration, smooth ride, stable handling, attractive interior, comfortable seats front and rear, standard front side...

2006 Honda Civic reviews

February 23, 2006 EST | Coupes , Honda , Sedans

Just when the competition thought it had the Civic marked, Honda brings out its latest version. Refined and packed with features, the Civic is once again a top choice for compact car shoppers. Pros Fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly engines, lots...

2006 Honda Accord reviews

February 23, 2006 EST | Coupes , Honda , Sedans

No other midsize sedan puts together all the elements of a family car as well as the Accord. Pros Roomy and stylish interior with simple controls, tight build quality, smooth ride, refined drivetrains, good crash test scores, strong reputation for...

2006 Ford Crown Victoria review

February 10, 2006 EST | Ford , Sedans

One of the last traditional rear-drive, body-on-frame full-size sedans, the Crown Vic offers a lot of room at a reasonable price. However, those with slightly more money to spend on a V8 sedan will likely prefer the modern, stylish Chrysler...

2006 Dodge Charger SRT-8 review

February 03, 2006 EST | Dodge , Sedans

Proving that upscale sedans don't have to be stale-looking and slow, the high-performance Charger SRT-8 is a testament to all that Dodge can do well. Pros A 425-horsepower Hemi, suspension and braking upgrades that complement the motor, chiseled good looks,...

2006 Chrysler 300C SRT-8 review

January 26, 2006 EST | Chrysler , Sedans

Proving that upscale sedans don't have to be stale-looking and slow, the high-performance 300C SRT-8 is a testament to all that Chrysler can do well. Pros A 425-horsepower Hemi, suspension and braking upgrades that complement the motor, chiseled good looks,...

2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review

January 12, 2006 EST | Chevrolet , Coupes , Sedans

The Cobalt is a big improvement over its Cavalier predecessor, but it's still well behind the class leaders in handling dynamics, interior design, seat comfort and materials quality. Pros Strong acceleration with any drivetrain, smooth and quiet ride, solid brakes,...

2006 Chevrolet Aveo review

January 12, 2006 EST | Chevrolet , Sedans

Refined road manners and a spacious interior make this one of the better subcompacts on the market. Pros Low price, nimble handling, ample headroom, logical control layout, loads of cargo room in hatchback models, standard side airbags. Cons Not much...

2006 Cadillac DTS reviews

January 07, 2006 EST | Cadillac , Sedans

A traditional Cadillac for the traditional Cadillac buyer, the DTS offers a plush ride, plenty of room and surprisingly adept road manners, not to mention all the latest high-tech features. Pros Spacious and comfortable cabin, admirable handling for a sedan...

2006 Cadillac CTS-V reviews

January 07, 2006 EST | Cadillac , Sedans

It may be a little rough around the edges, but the fast and nimble CTS-V is one of the most promising signs yet that Cadillac is ready to take on the world. Pros V8 muscle, do-it-yourself gearbox, composed chassis, inexpensive...

2006 Cadillac CTS reviews

January 07, 2006 EST | Cadillac , Sedans

Sharp reflexes and a powerful V6 make the CTS a viable choice among entry-level luxury sport sedans, but it still can't match the class leaders when it comes to overall execution and fun behind the wheel. Pros Excellent handling,...

2006 Buick Lucerne review

January 01, 2006 EST | Buick , Sedans

It can't match the feature content of Toyota's Avalon nor the rear-drive performance of Chrysler's 300C, but Buick's Lucerne is worth a look if you're shopping a roomy and quiet large sedan with a powerful V8. Pros Extremely quiet and...

2006 Buick LaCrosse review

January 01, 2006 EST | Buick , Sedans

The LaCrosse may be powerful and quiet, but it needs sharper reflexes, more interior room and less forgettable styling to keep up in this segment. Pros Smooth and quiet ride, powerful 3.6-liter engine in CXS model, available six-passenger seating. Cons...

2006 BMW 7 Series review

December 24, 2005 EST | BMW , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A brilliant luxury sedan scarred by senselessly complicated interior controls. However, toned-down styling and an extra dose of power make it easier to enjoy this year. Pros Superb driving dynamics, world-class drivetrains, highly advanced safety systems, dizzying array of features,...

2006 Audi A6 review

December 23, 2005 EST | Audi , Luxury Brands , Sedans , Wagons

Solid performance, an elegant cabin and reasonable pricing make the A6 a worthy competitor in the luxury sedan and wagon class. If you're shopping for a premium midsize car, this one should be on your short list. Pros Elegantly detailed...

2006 Audi A4 review

December 23, 2005 EST | Audi , Convertibles , Luxury Brands , Sedans , Wagons

The A4 is luxurious, sporty, winterproof and a few grand cheaper than BMW's 3 Series. As such, it's one of our favorite entry-luxury cars. Pros Classy, well-constructed interiors; sharp handling; precise steering; available all-wheel drive; generous maintenance program. Cons Engines...

2006 Acura RL review

December 20, 2005 EST | Acura , Luxury Brands , Sedans

Rear-drive, V8-equipped competitors offer more performance and prestige, but if you're looking for an all-wheel-drive luxury sedan loaded with amenities, you won't find a better qualified candidate than Acura's RL. Pros Sophisticated all-wheel-drive system improves handling and straight-line grip, smooth...

2006 Volvo S40 review

December 14, 2005 EST | Sedans , Volvo

It may not have the prestige or athleticism of the German players, but Volvo's S40 costs a lot less while offering plenty of refinement, comfort and style. If you're shopping for a small sedan with a premium feel, this one...

2006 Suzuki Forenza review

December 02, 2005 EST | Sedans , Suzuki , Wagons

With a generous features list, roomy interior and low price, the Forenza looks like a bargain. Unfortunately, the driving experience falls short of everything else in the economy car class. Pros Long standard features list, comfortable cabin with lots of...

2006 Scion xA review

November 20, 2005 EST | Scion , Sedans

Roomy and well equipped, the spunky Scion xA is one of the best buys for 2006 in the economy car segment. Pros Handles well for an economy car, lengthy standard equipment list, comfortable seats, easy to load cargo, better deal...

2006 Saturn ION review

November 18, 2005 EST | Saab , Sedans

With its solid performance and affordable pricing, the Ion is worth a look if you're shopping for an economy sedan or coupe. Bear in mind, though, that newer peers like the Honda Civic and Scion tC are more refined and...

2006 Nissan Altima review

November 13, 2005 EST | Nissan , Sedans

Though lacking a bit in refinement, the Altima is a midsize sedan to be desired, especially when equipped with the 250-horsepower V6. Pros Sports car power in a midsize sedan body, excellent handling, roomy and comfortable interior, high level of...

2006 Mercury Grand Marquis review

November 10, 2005 EST | Mercury , Sedans

A popular seller among older folks who appreciate its large size and reasonable price, the Grand Marquis offers a Lincoln Town Car experience for under $30,000. Pros Spacious interior, comfortable ride, good crash test scores, low price. Cons Large size...

2006 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

November 06, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans

Although it costs more than its peers, a combination of excellent driving dynamics, numerous safety and luxury features and high style make the E-Class one of our favorites. Pros Sleek and dignified design inside and out, pleasing blend of ride...

2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class reviews

November 06, 2005 EST | Coupes , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans , Wagons

With three engines to choose from, most buyers are bound to find a C-Class sedan to their liking, but none can match the Audi A4 for interior style or the BMW 3 Series for athleticism. Pros State-of-the-art safety and luxury...

2006 Jaguar S-Type review

October 14, 2005 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A solid all-around luxury sedan, the S-Type is exactly what you would expect from Jaguar in terms of style, form and function. Pros Elegantly appointed interiors, solid all-around performance, classic British styling, full load of standard safety equipment. Cons A...

2006 Jaguar X-Type reviews

October 14, 2005 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A decent entry-level luxury sedan that's outclassed by its European rivals in the important areas of interior furnishings and driving dynamics. Only worth considering if you've got to have the style of a Jaguar. Pros Comfortable highway ride, standard all-wheel...

2006 Infiniti M35 reviews

October 03, 2005 EST | Infiniti , Sedans

If superior driving dynamics and Infiniti-G35-meets-Infiniti-FX45 styling appeal to you, this is your car. Pros Powerful engine, capable handling, plenty of luxury features, excellent transmission. Cons Noisy ride, complicated center stack controls. What's New for 2006 The M35 is an...

2006 Infiniti G35 review

October 03, 2005 EST | Infiniti , Sedans

Fast, stylish and relatively affordable, the rear-drive G35 sedan and coupe offer high levels of performance and luxury at a competitive price. Pros Powerful V6, balanced and capable handling, roomy cabin, reasonable price. Cons Average interior materials quality, touchy brakes....

2006 Kia Rio compact sedan preview

September 26, 2005 EST | Kia , Sedans

Kia's entry-level sedan will finally offer more than just a low price now that newer, more refined competitors have entered this growing segment. What We Know: Carefully retooled from the ground up for the 2006 model year, Kia's popular subcompact...

2006 Dodge Charger review

August 22, 2005 EST | Dodge , Sedans

Need a sedan but don't want to lose your soul in the sea of Accord-Camry blandness? For about the same price as a loaded V6 import sedan, you can have a Hemi-powered Charger and its roomy accommodations for five adults....

Review: 2006 Chrysler 300

July 31, 2005 EST | Chrysler , Sedans

Proving that upscale sedans don't have to be stale-looking and slow, the 300 series offers distinctive styling and V8 power in a practical and affordable package. Pros Chiseled and masculine good looks, powerful V8 in 300C model, long list of...

Review: 2005 Chrysler 300

July 31, 2005 EST | Chrysler , Sedans

Proving that upscale sedans don't have to be stale-looking and slow, the 300 series offers distinctive styling and V8 power in a practical and affordable package. Pros Chiseled and masculine good looks, powerful V8 in 300C model, long list of...

Review: 2005 Cadillac CTS

July 28, 2005 EST | Cadillac , Sedans

Sharp reflexes and a powerful V6 make the CTS a viable choice among entry-level luxury sport sedans, but it still can't match the class leaders when it comes to overall execution and fun behind the wheel. Pros Excellent handling,...

Preview: 2007 Cadillac CTS midsize sedan

July 28, 2005 EST | Cadillac , Sedans

Now that Cadillac's new design philosophy has sunk in a little, look for the next CTS to debut a smoother, less angular design that's easier on the eyes. What We Know: The CTS debuted in 2003, and as the life...

Preview: 2006 Buick Lucerne large sedan

July 25, 2005 EST | Buick , Sedans

What Edmunds.com Says: The Lucerne should go a long way toward reshaping Buick's lackluster image thanks to V8 power and a more dynamic shape. What We Know: If you lamented the demise of the Oldsmobile Aurora, fret no more. The...

Review: 2006 BMW 5 Series

July 23, 2005 EST | BMW , SUV's , Sedans

Controversial styling and BMW's continued use of the confounding iDrive system are the only blemishes on this otherwise outstanding luxury sport sedan and wagon. Pros One of the most satisfying midsize sport sedans/wagons you can buy, ultrarefined engines, optional all-wheel...

Review: 2006 BMW 3 Series

July 23, 2005 EST | BMW , Convertibles , Coupes , Luxury Brands , SUV's , Sedans

Improving upon the ultimate driving machine benchmark, this is unequivocally the best car in the entry-luxury category. Pros Still the standard when it comes to perfectly sorted vehicle dynamics, high-quality interior materials and outstanding handling. Cons Still costs more than...

Review: 2005 Saturn L300

July 07, 2005 EST | Saturn , Sedans

The L300 sedan costs less than comparably equipped import competitors, but the below-average build and materials quality will remind you of that fact every time you get in. Pros Low price, easy to handle dealers, standard V6, standard side and...

2007 Saturn Aura midsize sedan

July 07, 2005 EST | Saturn , Sedans

If Saturn's L-Series replacement looks anything like the Aura concept, it should go a long way toward reinvigorating Saturn's lineup. The Aura midsize concept is almost certainly the clear successor to the universally maligned L-Series, and what a replacement it...

Review: 2005 Nissan 350Z

July 05, 2005 EST | Nissan , Sedans

Nissan's crown jewel. For the money, this is one of the best performance buys on the market. Pros Smooth and powerful V6 engine, excellent handling, available drop-top version, a bargain compared to anything that can run with it. Cons Rough...

Review: 2005 Lincoln Town Car

July 02, 2005 EST | Lincoln , Luxury Brands , Sedans

If you want a big American luxury car for a reasonable price, the Town Car is the only game in town, but equivalently priced European and Japanese luxury sedans are better in almost every respect. Pros Roomy interior, quiet cabin,...

Review: 2005 Kia Amanti

June 25, 2005 EST | Kia , Sedans

It's not the fastest or the most stylish car on the block, but Kia's Amanti is a solid alternative for shoppers who want a large sedan that's safe, well equipped and reasonably priced. Pros Class-leading amenities, spacious interior, long warranty,...

Review: 2005 Buick Century

June 15, 2005 EST | Buick , Sedans

Although roomy and comfortable, the aging Century can't match the competition when it comes to refinement, features and resale value. Pros Roomy interior, easy to decipher controls, low base price. Cons Mushy seats, engine lacks power and refinement, lacks the...

2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

June 11, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans

Although it costs more than its peers, a combination of excellent driving dynamics, numerous safety and luxury features and high style make the E-Class one of our favorites. Pros Sleek and dignified design inside and out, pleasing blend of ride...

2005 Mazda MAZDA3

June 11, 2005 EST | Mazda , Sedans

Good looks, strong engines and sharp handling add up to an economy car that feels anything but cheap. Pros Fun-to-drive character, stylish interior design, strong engines, hatchback utility. Cons Ride might be too stiff for some, a few ergonomic quirks,...

2005 BMW 3 Series

June 11, 2005 EST | BMW , Luxury Brands , Sedans

What's New for 2005 A power moonroof and Myrtle wood trim are now standard on all models. Brushed aluminum column trim is available as a no-cost option. Front lumbar support has been added to the Premium Package for all 325...

2006 Hyundai Sonata

June 08, 2005 EST | Hyundai , Sedans

"The introduction of the 2006 Hyundai Sonata is the most important vehicle debut in the history of Hyundai." This bold statement was made by Hyundai Motor America's CEO Bob Cosmai. Granted, many press introductions are filled with this kind of...

Chevrolet Matiz

June 01, 2005 EST | Chevrolet , Sedans

The new Chevrolet Matiz goes on sale on Saturday 18th June and could become the cheapest car to run in the UK. With Group 1 insurance, three years’ free servicing, the lowest annual vehicle excise duty and at least 67mpg...

2006 Saab 9-3 Aero

May 28, 2005 EST | Saab , Sedans

Sometimes it pays to view a car in its home location. Just as Hyundais look strangely conservative in South Korea and Land Rover Defenders look authentic in Tanzania, so Saabs make sense in Sweden. Take a stroll in Saab's quiet,...

The Cadillac CTS

May 16, 2005 EST | Cadillac , Sedans

The Cadillac CTS is a dramatically styled, true luxury sports saloon with a European driving feel. It came out under Cadillac’s commitment to become a global premium brand and is every inch a true eye-catching Cadillac. Features highlight: 255 HP...

Acura TL 2005: The weekly driver review

May 13, 2005 EST | Acura , Sedans

Drivers have more stress during the holidays, alcohol consumption increases and patience in busy traffic can quickly wane. A 200-mile roundtrip, therefore, is a less-than-ideal way to spent part of Thanksgiving. It's potentially more problematic knowing the crowded, late-night return...

Audi A6 launched in India

April 30, 2005 EST | Audi , Luxury Brands , Sedans

As the Indian luxury car market is growing where customers are looking for more comfort, German car manufacturer Audi rolls into India with launching the new luxury Audi A6 sedan in Mumbai on Tuesday. The car is equipped with 3-litre...