2015 Subaru Outback And Legacy Earn Five-Star Safety Ratings


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The 2015 Subaru Legacy sedan and its rugged Outback wagon counterpart have aced federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests. And with top scores already in from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), we now can rightfully call these two mid-size models two of the safest cars on the market. Both ...Read more

Ford Fiesta ST Vs. MINI Cooper S: Which Is More Fun?


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Who makes a better hot hatch, MINI or Ford? We recently drove, within a week of each other, two of the market’s hottest subcompact hatchbacks: the Ford Focus ST, and the MINI Cooper S. I’m going to go ahead and spill the beans that the fun-to-drive winner is the Focus ST, by a long shot. We’ll get t...Read more

Out Of Their League: 6 Vehicles With Shocking Sticker Prices


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If you’re not headed to the dealership intending to buy a brand-new Toyota Land Cruiser, you might find it quite shocking to see that it costs more than most of the Lexus lineup. What the Land Cruiser, as well as a lot of vehicles that might seem priced unusually high, has is a well-respected badge and a storied...Read more

2015 Mini Cooper S: Quick Drive


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Is the 2015 Mini Cooper S overwrought or just cheeky? Is it a trend-setter or a fashion victim? And does it still continue to build on the heritage of the classic Mini? Those are tough questions, we know. But when driving the Cooper S—the new-generation Cooper S that made its debut this past year—for the f...Read more

2015 Kia Soul EV: First Drive Of Newest Electric Car


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The hamsters are back in Kia’s ads for its new Soul EV all-electric hatchback. And while their geeky, sexy, danceable 'science experiment' is definitely memorable, after driving the 2015 Kia Soul EV we have to wonder if perhaps the Energizer Bunny would have been a better cheer-creature. More than any non-Tesla-...Read more