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Reviews Links to comparison tests, driving impressions, long-term tests and road tests on many of the more popular models available today. Numerous reviews also accompany each entry on our Future & Concept Vehicles and New Cars & Trucks pages.

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Comparison Tests

Bizarre: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 & U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet [Motor Trend]

Compact Crossovers & SUVs: Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, Saturn Vue, Subaru Forester & Toyota RAV4 [Motor Trend]

Compact “Youth-Oriented” Tall Hatchbacks: Kia Soul, Nissan Cube & Scion xB [Automobile]
Compact “Youth-Oriented” Tall Hatchbacks: Kia Soul, Nissan Cube & Scion xB [Motor Trend]

Crossovers & SUVs: Chevy Traverse, Ford Flex, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Veracruz, Mazda CX-9 & Toyota Highlander [Car and Driver]
Crossovers & SUVs: GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson & Subaru Forester [Motor Trend]
Crossovers & SUVs: GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Mercury Mariner, Mitsubishi Outlander, Subaru Forester, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota RAV4 & Volkswagen Tiguan [Car and Driver]

Fuel Sippers: Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit Sport, Honda Insight & Volkswagen Jetta TDI [Automobile]

Half-Ton Work Trucks: Chevy Silverado, Dodge Ram, Ford F-150, GMC Sierra, Nissan Titan & Toyota Tundra [Motor Trend]

“Hot” Hatchbacks: MazdaSpeed3 & Volkswagen GTI [Car and Driver]
“Hot” Hatchbacks: Mazda3 & MazdaSpeed3 [Automobile]

Hybrids: 2010 Ford Fusion & Honda Insight [Jalopnik]
Hybrids: 2010 Honda Insight & Toyota Prius [Jalopnik]
Hybrids: 2010 Honda Insight & Toyota Prius [Motor Trend]

Large Sedans: Hyundai Genesis, Nissan Maxima, Pontiac G8 & Toyota Avalon [Automobile]
Large Sedans: Buick LaCrosse & Hyundai Genesis [Automobile]

Large Pick-Up Trucks: Ford F-150 Supercrew Lariat & Toyota Tundra CrewMax Limited [Motor Trend]

Luxury Crossovers: Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus RX350, Mercedes-Benz GLK350 & Volvo XC60 [Car and Driver]
Luxury Crossovers: Audi Q5, Lexus RX350, Mercedes-Benz GLK350 & Volvo XC60 [Motor Trend]
Luxury Crossovers: Cadillac SRX & Lexus RX350 [Motor Trend]

Luxury Hybrids: Lexus LS600hL & Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid [Automobile]

Luxury Sedans: Acura TL SH-AWD & Audi A4 3.2 Quattro [Motor Trend]
Luxury Sedans: Audi A6, BMW 5281 & Mercedes-Benz E350 [Automobile]
Luxury Sedans: Audi A8L 4.2 Quattro, BMW 750Li & Mercedes-Benz S550 [Motor Trend]
Luxury-Sport Sedans: Acura RL, Audi A6 3.0T, BMW 535i, Cadillac CTS 3.6 DI, Infiniti M35, Jaguar XF 4.2, Lexus GS 350 & Mercedes-Benz E350 [Motor Trend]
Luxury-Sport Sedans: Acura TL SH-AWD, Audi A4 2.0T, BMW 328i & Infiniti G37 [Car and Driver]
Luxury-Sport Sedans: Acura TL SH-AWD & Volkswagen Passat CC 3.6L 4Motion [Road & Track]
Luxury-Sport Sedans: BMW M5 & Cadillac CTS-V [Motor Trend]
Luxury-Sport Sedans: Cadillac CTS-V & Jaguar XJR [Motor Trend]
Luxury-Sport Sedans: Cadillac CTS-V & Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG [Motor Trend]
Luxury Wagons: Audi A4 Avant, BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon & Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon [Automobile]

Midsize Crossovers: Ford Edge, Nissan Murano & Toyota Venza [Motor Trend]
Midsize Crossovers & SUVs: Dodge Journey, Ford Edge, Hyundai Santa Fe, Mazda CX-7 & Nissan Murano [Car and Driver]

Midsize Hybrid Sedans: Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima & Toyota Camry [Car and Driver]
Midsize Hybrid Sedans: Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima & Toyota Camry [Automobile]

Midsize Sedans: Ford Fusion, Honda Accord & Mazda6 [Car and Driver]
Midsize Sedans: Ford Fusion & Honda Accord [Motor Trend]
Midsize Sedans: Mazda6, Nissan Maxima & VW Passat CC [Automobile]

Midsize Sport Sedans: Ford Fusion Sport AWD & Subaru Legacy 2.5GT [Automobile]

“Pony Car” Comparison: Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger & Ford Mustang [Motor Trend]
“Pony Car” Comparison: Chevrolet Camaro SS & Ford Mustang GT [Automobile]
“Pony Car” Comparison: Chevrolet Camaro SS & Ford Shelby GT500 [Motor Trend]
“Pony Car” Comparison: Chevrolet Camaro SS, Dodge Challenger R/T & Ford Mustang GT [Jalopnik]
“Pony Car” Comparison: Chevrolet Camaro SS, Dodge Challenger R/T, Ford Mustang GT [Car and Driver]
“Pony Car Express” Video: Chevrolet Camaro SS, Dodge Challenger R/T & Ford Mustang GT [Road & Track]
“Pony Car” Revival: Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Hyundai Genesis, Nissan 370Z [Car and Driver]

Sport Compacts: Chevrolet Cobalt SS, Honda Civic Si, Mazdaspeed3 Grand Touring, MINI John Cooper Works Clubman, Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart, Subaru Impreza WRX & Volkswagen GTI [Car and Driver]

Sport Coupes: BMW 135i, Mazda RX-8 R3, Nissan 370Z, Pontiac Solstice GXP [Car and Driver]
Sport Coupes: Chevrolet Camaro V6 & Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track [Motor Trend]
Sport Coupes: Chevrolet Camaro V6 LT & Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 V6 [Car and Driver]
Sport Coupes: Chevrolet Corvette & Porsche 911 [Automobile]
Sport Coupes: Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Ford Mustang & Nissan 370Z [Motor Trend]
Sport Coupes: Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track & Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey [Road & Track]
Sport Coupes: Nissan 370Z & Porsche Cayman S [Road & Track]

Ultra-Luxury Sedans: Audi A8 L, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, BMW 750iL, Lexus LS 460 L & Rolls-Royce Phantom [Road & Track]

Driving Impressions, Reviews & Road Tests

2008 Cadillac CTS [Road & Track]

2009 Acura TL [Road & Track]
2009 Audi A6 3.0T Quattro [Car and Driver]
2009 BMW 335d [AutoBlog]
2009 Cadillac CTS-V [AutoBlog]
2009 Cadillac Escalade Platinum Hybrid [Motor Trend]
2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid [Automobile]
2009 Chevrolet Traverse [Road & Track]
2009 Ford Edge Sport AWD [Automobile]
2009 Ford Flex [Road & Track]
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid [Automobile]
2009 Honda Fit Sport [Car and Driver]
2009 Hyundai Elantra SE [Motor Trend]
2009 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 4.6 [Automobile]
2009 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 4.6L V8 [Road & Track]
2009 Hyundai Sonata [Road & Track]
2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible [Automobile]
2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible [Car and Driver]
2009 Lexus ES350 [Motor Trend]
2009 Lexus LX570 [AutoBlog]
2009 Lincoln MKS [Road & Track]
2009 Lincoln MKX [Car & Driver]
2009 Mazda6 [Road & Track]
2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata [Car and Driver]
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 [Motor Trend]
2009 MINI John Cooper Works [Road & Track]
2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid [Automobile]
2009 Porsche Boxster S [Automobile]
2009 Scion xB [Automobile]
2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid [Automobile]
2009 Toyota Highlander 2.7-Liter Four-Cylinder [Road & Track]
2009 Toyota Land Cruiser [AutoBlog]
2009 Toyota RAV4 Sport [AutoBlog]
2009 Toyota Sienna Limited AWD [Car and Driver]
2009 Toyota Venza [Car and Driver]
2009 Toyota Venza [Jalopnik]
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI [Jalopnik]
2009 Volkswagen Passat CC [Road & Track]

2010 Audi S5 Cabriolet [Automobile]
2010 BMW 750i + 750iL xDrive [Car and Driver]
2010 Ford Fiesta [Road & Track]
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid [Car and Driver]
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid [Road & Track]
2010 Ford Fusion SEL V6 [Car and Driver]
2010 Ford Fusion Sport [Road & Track]
2010 Ford Mustang GT [Car and Driver]
2010 Ford Mustang GT [Road & Track]
2010 Ford Transit Connect [Automobile]
2010 Honda CR-V [AutoBlog]
2010 Honda Insight [Road & Track]
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe [Road & Track]
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T Turbo [Car and Driver]
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 V6 [Car and Driver]
2010 Kia Soul [Car and Driver]
2010 Lexus ES350 [Automobile]
2010 Lexus IS350C F-Sport [AutoBlog]
2010 Lexus LS460 Sport [Automobile]
2010 Lexus RX350 + RX450h [Road & Track]
2010 Nissan Cube S [Car and Driver]
2010 Nissan Sentra SE-R [AutoBlog]
2010 Toyota Tundra 4.6 V8 [Car and Driver]
2010 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4x4 [Motor Trend]
2010 Toyota Prius [Car and Driver]
2010 Volkswagen Golf [Automobile]
2010 Volkswagen GTI [Car and Driver]
2010 Volkswagen GTI [Road & Track]

 

Long-Term Tests

2004 Mini Cooper S [Automobile]
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE [Car and Driver]

2005 Honda Odyssey Touring [Motor Trend]

2006 Honda Civic Si [Road & Track]
2006 Lexus RX400h AWD [Car and Driver]

2007 Chevrolet Suburban [Automobile]
2007 Honda CR-V EX-L NAV [Motor Trend]
2007 Lexus LS460L [Automobile]
2007 Mazda CX-9 [Automobile]
2007 Nissan Altima [Car and Driver]
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid [Automobile]

2008 BMW 135i [Automobile]
2008 Cadillac CTS [Motor Trend]
2008 Chrysler Town & Country [Motor Trend]
2008 Honda Accord [Motor Trend]
2008 Infiniti EX35 [Automobile]
2008 Infiniti EX35 [Road & Track]
2008 Infiniti G37 [Automobile]
2008 Lexus IS-F [Motor Trend]
2008 Lexus IS-F [Road & Track]
2008 Mazda CX-9 [Car and Driver]
2008 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD [Motor Trend]
2008 Scion xB [Motor Trend]
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX [Motor Trend]
2008 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4x4 [Motor Trend]

2009 Acura TL SH-AWD [Motor Trend]
2009 Acura TSX [Car and Driver]
2009 BMW 335d [Motor Trend]
2009 BMW 750Li [Automobile]
2009 Dodge Challenger R/T [Motor Trend]
2009 Ford F-150 4x4 Super Crew [Motor Trend]
2009 Honda Fit Sport [Automobile]
2009 Honda Pilot Touring 4WD [Car and Driver]
2009 Infiniti EX35 [Automobile]
2009 Infiniti FX50 S [Car and Driver]
2009 Infiniti FX50 S [Motor Trend]
2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged [Automobile]
2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged [Car and Driver]
2009 Mazda6 S Grand Touring [Motor Trend]
2009 MINI John Cooper Works Clubman [Motor Trend]
2009 MINI John Cooper Works Convertible [Car and Driver]
2009 Nissan Maxima [Motor Trend]
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI [Automobile]
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI [Motor Trend]

2010 Honda Insight [Motor Trend]
2010 Mazda3 5-Door [Automobile]
2010 Mazda3 S 5-Door Grand Touring [Car and Driver]
2010 MazdaSpeed3 [Motor Trend]
2010 Volkswagen GTI [Automobile]

Last Updated ( Sunday, 06 June 2010 10:11 )  

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