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New Car Reviews

New Car Reviews


Honest opinions - the good, bad and ugly. View the entire archive.

2011 Kia Optima

Back in the '70s and '80s, car journalists got sore arms throwing rhetorical cabbages at American car companies over the practice known as "bad engineering" - reselling the same car...

2011 Mini Cooper Countryman

Everyone (well, almost everyone) likes the Mini Cooper - the reincarnated, updated version of the micro-car Brit car of the 1960s. The problem has been that not everyone can use the...

2011 Nissan Cube

The Joker's famous line, "why so serious?" could be directed at new cars - or a lot of them, anyhow. $200 a piece tires on 18, 19 and even 20 inch...

2011 Honda Odyssey

Minivans started out as inexpensive family trucksters. A 1984 Plymouth Voyager - the grand-daddy of them all - had a sticker price of about $8,200. Even adjusted for inflation, that's still...

2011 Toyota Camry

People like McDonald's. What's that got to do with a car review? Well, it depends on the car. Understanding why the Quarter Pounder With Cheese is the country's favorite hamburger - and has...

2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Powerstroke

"Super Duty" sounds heroic, larger-than-life. And the Ford F250 Super Duty is all those things and more besides. A six-foot-three man needs a step ladder to get up to the bed (Ford thoughtfully...

2011 Lexus IS250/350 C

Lexus made its bones - and piles of money - by beating Mercedes-Benz and other Euro status brands at their own game. The top-of-the-line LS series sedan, for example, could be bought...

2011 Nissan Maxima

Competition is good - but not always necessarily for the seller. When Nissan introduced the Maxima way back in 1981, the idea of a "four door sports car" - as the car...

2011 Ford Flex Ecoboost

Hey fool! Custom vans were popular once - a long time ago. They combined coolness, power and utility in the same package. But they disappeared because of the Rise of the Minivan...

2011 Honda Insight

Last year, Honda brought out the Insight hybrid to compete against the well-established, best-selling Toyota Prius hybrid. The 40-43 MPG Insight didn't quite match the 50-plus MPG fuel efficiency of the...
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