2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds, Earns Lower Rating Than Before


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The federal government has released updated crash-test results for the 2015 Dodge Challenger, and the results are mostly good for this big performance-oriented coupe lineup, which includes the 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. The five-star overall rating, the automaker claims, is the highest possible score in the fe...Read more

2015 Nissan Juke: Quick Drive


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The Nissan Juke is headed into its fifth model year, yet it’s no closer to blending in with the rest of the compact crossover market. Rather, it looks and feels as defiantly different as ever. We’ll soon have more vehicles on the market with which to compare the Juke—models like the Honda HR-V, Fiat ...Read more

New Trucks Aim At Detroit: 2016 Tacoma, Titan Teased for NAIAS


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Beware, Chevy, Ford, GMC, and Ram truck fans: Both Nissan and Toyota have chosen the heart of the domestic auto industry—Detroit—for the world debut of completely new pickups. ALSO SEE: Five Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Diesels The two models, to be introduced at the upcoming North American Internatio...Read more

Hyundai Sonata Vs. Kia Optima: Compare Cars


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In just a few generations, both the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima have gone from distant finishers high-ranked competitors that now rank in sales alongside vehicles like the Nissan Altima, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion. It's all for good reason, thanks to great styling, excellent fuel economy, available hybrid models,...Read more

Five Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Diesels


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Opting for the fuel-efficient diesel version of some cars or trucks could save you a lot of money. Or not at all. Vincentric, a company that specializes in assessing total cost of ownership, just made those calculations, and found that diesels as a whole cost more over the long run (considering five years of ownership...Read more