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    2016 Acura RLX

    The Acura RLX is a polite front-wheel-drive sedan with subtle luxury. It’s not flashy nor especially powerful for a class that includes the Cadillac XTS and Lincoln MKS. It’s handsome but...

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    2016 Fiat 500X

    The tiny Fiat 500 was introduced a few years ago to rave reviews, and it was followed by the longer but unpraised 500L, and cool little electric 500E. Now comes the...

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    2016 Nissan 370Z

    The Nissan 370Z tries to make hardcore sport driving go as smoothly as leisurely touring, for the driver. It’s more comfortable than an uncompromising sports car, but not nearly as practical...

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    2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport

    The Land Rover Discovery Sport is a premium compact SUV smaller than the Land Rover LR4, larger than the Range Rover Evoque. Discovery Sport seats five, but it can be ordered...

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    2016 Audi A6

    Audi has always taken conservative approach to the midsize sedan A6, by refining and improving the car rather than doing anything dramatic, especially with the styling. That’s what the A7 is...

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    2016 Subaru WRX

    The Subaru WRX is a high-performance sedan based on the all-wheel-drive Impreza, with its roots in World Rally competition. It stuffs a twin-scroll turbocharged intercooled version of the 2.0-liter boxer engine...

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    2016 GMC Terrain

    The GMC Terrain is considered a compact crossover, but it doesn’t look or feel very compact. And it gets fuel mileage rivaling that of a compact car when equipped with the standard four-cylinder engine....

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    2016 Audi A7

    The Audi A7 is a premium full-size performance sports sedan with coupe styling and a luxury feel. Its exterior is stylish and its interior is practical. Audi’s legendary Quattro all-wheel drive...

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    2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

    The Hyundai Elantra GT isn’t just a model of the Elantra, it’s its own car. Elantra is a prosaic four-door sedan, while Elantra GT is a sporty five-door hatchback with edgy...

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    2016 Mazda 6

    With sporty handling and sleek styling, the Mazda 6 is for drivers who want a midsize sedan but don’t want a mundane car Excellent fuel economy further justifies it as a...

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    2016 Toyota Avalon

    Toyota Avalon is among the best of the large sedans, competing closely with the highly ranked Chevrolet Impala. The current-generation was launched as a 2013 model, but it has been updated...

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    2016 Chevrolet Equinox

    Chevrolet Equinox is a compact SUV similar in size to the Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4. Equinox is a crossover utility, meaning it’s based on a car chassis. Equinox...

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    2016 Mazda CX-5

    For 2016, Mazda CX-5 gets updated styling and a redesigned interior stuffed with the latest features. The 2016 CX-5 benefits further from a revised suspension along with more sound-deadening measures, all...

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    2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

    The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the least-expensive all-electric car sold in the U.S. Small, nimble and easy to park, it’s a good electric car for running around town. The 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV...

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    2015 Infiniti QX60

    The Infiniti QX60 is a luxury crossover SUV with three-row seating that strikes a nice balance between practicality and self-indulgence. It’s big, and good for families, but doesn’t feel huge underway....

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    2015 Mazda CX-9

    Mazda CX-9 is a midsize crossover utility vehicle with big cargo capacity and the ride and handling of a large sedan. It’s a swift and stylish alternative to a minivan. The...

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    2015 Subaru BRZ

    The Subaru BRZ is a fun, affordable, rear-wheel-drive sport coupe that’s small, nimble and tossable. It’s fun and easy to drive on a race track. For 2015, Subaru BRZ gets a...

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    2015 Toyota 4Runner

    The sturdy Toyota 4Runner is built for durability and all-terrain capability. Using rugged body-on-frame construction, the 4Runner is intended to be a tough and reliable sport utility for the more adventurous...

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    2015 Toyota Tundra

    The Toyota Tundra is a full-size pickup, with good work capability and durability, that comes in three cabs, three bed sizes, and five trim levels. With 2WD and 4WD, there are...

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    2015 Subaru Impreza

    With fresh styling, the 2015 Subaru Impreza is quite dashing and, as before, inexpensive to operate. Its rigid structure, low-mounted boxer four-cylinder engine and on-demand all-wheel drive follow faithfully in the...

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