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2015 Ford Focus Updates: New Front Styling, 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Option - Live Photos

2015 Ford Focus Updates: New Front Styling, 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Option - Live Photos

The 2015 Ford Focus will hit showrooms soon, showing off new front styling and an optional 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost engine beneath the hood. The 2015 Ford Focus sedan will be unveiled at the 2014 New York Auto Show next year, joining the updated Focus hatchback revealed last month at the... read more

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2014 Cadillac ELR test car in New York's Hudson Valley, March 2014

2014 Cadillac ELR: Gorgeous, Too-Pricey Electric Luxury Coupe

Let's get one thing out of the way up front: The 2014 Cadillac ELR is rather more than a "tarted-up Volt," in the words of more than one commentator. It's a quiet, smooth... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco, Catskill Mountains, NY, Feb 2014

2014 Toyota Corolla Eco LE: Gas Mileage Test Drive

The Toyota Corolla has long been the best-selling compact sedan in the U.S., and the all-new 2014 Corolla is a considerable advance over the aged, grim, unexciting model it... read more February 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2014

2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4: Gas Mileage Test With V-6

It's winter in the Northeast, and last week's Polar Vortex luckily came along just as our weekend test car was a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. This is the all-new compact crossover... read more January 31, 2014 by 


 
2015 Lexus NX allegedly shown in presentation slide

2015 Lexus NX Compact Crossover Model Revealed: Accident Or Not?

Remember the Lexus LF-NX, the jaw-dropping concept for a new compact crossover from Toyota's luxury brand? It's been making the rounds at auto shows since last fall, scaring... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

Diesel Vs Electric Chevrolet: Cruze Diesel Vs Volt Sales In 2013

This year, 2014, is going to be the big test for diesel engines in U.S. passenger vehicles. It's the first full year in which two popular cars--the Chevrolet Cruze compact... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD, Catskill Mountains, NY, Aug 2013

2014 Mazda CX-5 2.5-liter SkyActiv: Gas Mileage Drive Report

While hybrids are one way to get good gas mileage in a variety of cars, another way is to wring every last drop of efficiency out of new and highly-efficient gasoline engines... read more January 3, 2014 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC 4matic, Catskill Mountains, NY, Sep 2013

Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC Diesel: Luxury Crossover Fuel Economy

This year has seen several new diesel passenger vehicles hit U.S. roads, and last fall, we were able to spend a full weekend with the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen Tiguan TDI (European model), Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2013

Volkswagen Tiguan TDI: Forbidden Fruit Drive Report

It seems to be the season for diesel compact crossovers. Since September, we've driven the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC and the new 2014 Audi Q5 TDI. Now we've added... read more December 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6-liter EcoBoost, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2013

2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6-Liter EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Drive Report

The Ford Escape, entirely redesigned for 2013, is one of the best-selling entries in the popular category of compact crossover utility vehicles. The real-world gas mileage of... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car: Los Angeles Auto Show Video

Walking through the Volkswagen stand at the Los Angeles Auto Show, you would have seen quite a few 2015 Volkswagen Golf models. But a blue one over in the corner was more... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
2013 Honda Civic EX-L

2013 Honda Civic EX Automatic: Gas Mileage Advice To Reader

Sometimes we get letters from readers asking for advice, or criticizing our reports on gas mileage. We're always happy to hear their experiences--but a bit of perspective is... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
2014 Lexus CT 200h

2014 Lexus CT 200h Update Appears At Los Angeles Auto Show

November is fairly late for the next model year of a car to arrive, but now we've finally seen the updated 2014 Lexus CT 200h compact hybrid hatchback. The lightly restyled... read more November 22, 2013 by 


 
2015 Lincoln MKC, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

2015 Lincoln MKC Compact Crossover Pioneers New EcoBoost Engine: Live Photos

We've now gotten more details on the 2015 Lincoln MKC compact crossover, which is scheduled to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week. The new MKC model is based on the... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mazda Mazda3

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2014 Mazda 3

Even conventional gasoline cars--no plugs, no hybrids, no turbos--can be green. And we've long been looking forward to the debut of the 2014 Mazda 3, an all-new generation of... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mazda 3, test drive, Atlanta region, Oct 2013

2014 Mazda 3: First Drive

The 2014 Mazda 3 is the one of the more eagerly-awaited compact cars hereabouts, and now we've had a chance to spend 90 minutes behind the wheel. During a recent test drive... read more November 6, 2013 by 


 
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