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  • 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

    We have a serious question for compact crossover shoppers: with fuel-efficient four-cylinder turbo options from the likes of Hyundai and Ford, why would you even consider shopping for a V-6? We recently had a chance to drive the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport at an elevation of 8,400 feet, and we can tell you that Hyundai’s latest people mover is a giant step forward from its last one. Not only does the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder make more than enough power for most expectations, it delivers that power in a smooth and refined fashion that’s almost luxury-car-like...

  • 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE
    2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Quick Drive

    On paper, the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport sounds like the ideal compact crossover solution for those on a limited budget. It’s small in size, coming in at over a foot shorter than the standard Mitsubishi Outlander, which shaves some 700 pounds off the crossover’s curb weight. Power...

  • Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell vehicle at Camp Pendleton hydrogen fueling station, photo by Joe Tash
    The Few, The Proud...The Green? Marines Clean Up Camp Pendleton Wheels

    Every time we make a joke involving the US Marine Corps, first we check it with our friend Cap'n Connors, a former Marine. With multiple deployments under his belt, and much multicolored art under his skin, the cap'n is our source for all things having to do with the most profane of the armed...

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