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  • 2017-cx3-hero

    2017 Mazda CX-3

    The Mazda CX-3 is a serious contender among subcompact crossover SUVs, a hot category. Sporty, attractive, and practical, the 2017 CX-3 is available at attractive prices and gets great gas mileage....

  • 2017-maxima

    2017 Nissan Maxima

    Nissan Maxima was last redesigned for the 2016 model year, so it carries over unchanged, though the 2017 Maxima comes standard with Apple CarPlay. Nissan dubbed the Maxima a four-door sports...

  • 2017-s90

    2017 Volvo S90

    Elegant, distinctive, and Scandinavian, the new 2017 Volvo S90 replaces the long-lived S80 in the Swedish automaker’s lineup. Amounting to a new beginning, the Volvo S90 adopts styling themes from the...

  • 2017-brz

    2017 Subaru BRZ

    The 2017 Subaru BRZ is in its fifth year, hard to believe, since it has hardly become a household word. It’s more of a quiet revolution. It’s a true sports car....

  • 2017-ct6

    2017 Cadillac CT6

    Cadillac CT6 was an all-new car for 2016, a luxury sedan intended to challenge Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series, and Audi A8. The 2017 Cadillac CT6 lineup includes a new plug-in...

  • 2017-xts

    2017 Cadillac XTS

    The Cadillac XTS is the former flagship, that title now being bestowed upon the uber-Cadillac CT6 introduced for 2016. The Cadillac XTS remains handsome and well-mannered, even the V-Sport model, with...

  • 2017-x5

    2017 BMW X5

    The BMW X5 is the one that broadened the luxury sport-utility trend. Introduced for 2000 and last reworked for the 2014 model year, the X5 ranks near the top of any...

  • 2017-x3

    2017 BMW X3

    The BMW X3 has aged with grace. Launched as a 2011 model and facelifted four years later, BMW’s compact luxury crossover SUV still ranks among the best in class despite recently...

  • 2017-camry

    2017 Toyota Camry

    The Toyota Camry midsize sedan has been America’s best-selling car for as long as we can remember, in a competitive category that includes such strong entrants as the Honda Accord, Ford...

  • 2017-i8

    2017 BMW i8

    The BMW i8, now in its fourth year, is a unique plug-in hybrid coupe with a stunning design, advanced structure and technical wizardry. The engine has just three cylinders. The body...

  • 2017-a6

    2017 Audi A6

    The Audi A6 is a midsize near-luxury sedan that’s subtle and reserved. It’s been near the top of its class for many years, appealing to no-nonsense buyers. Many sedans that are...

  • 2017-q3

    2017 Audi Q3

    The Audi Q3 is a five-seat compact crossover that’s more compact than the BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, or Mazda CX-3. At 172.6 inches, the Q3 is only a foot longer than...

  • 2017-escape

    2017 Ford Escape

    The Ford Escape, unlike most compact crossovers, is more like a tall wagon with rakish styling and sporty handling. Competitors include the Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Toyota RAV4 and...

  • 2017-outback

    2017 Subaru Outback

    The Subaru Outback delivers all-wheel drive for all-weather and light off-road capability and looks quite unlike the herds of crossover SUVs. Last redesigned for the 2015 model year, the model line...

  • 2017-r8

    2017 Audi R8

    The roots of the Audi R8 go back to a winning performance in the 2000 Le Mans 24-hour race. The striking mid-engined car continued to win over the years, until Audi...

  • 2017-acadia

    2017 GMC Acadia

    Completely redesigned, the 2017 GMC Acadia is substantially smaller and lighter than previous-generation (pre-2017) models. Vehicles typically grow bigger when they enter their next generation, but that didn’t happen with this...

  • 2017-mkc

    2017 Lincoln MKC

    The Lincoln MKC compact crossover debuted as a 2015 model and fares well when compared to new premium models, such as the Cadillac XT5. The 2017 Lincoln MKC comes with more...

  • 2017-encore

    2017 Buick Encore

    Essentially based on an economy car, the subcompact Chevrolet Sonic, Buick Encore is a small crossover SUV with premium features. When it debuted as a 2013 model, Encore was one of...

  • 2017-a5-coupe

    2017 Audi A5

    The fashionably elegant Audi A5 coupe and convertible have been freshened for the 2017 model year. For 2017, Audi A5 Sports come with S line enlarged intakes and rear spoiler and...

  • 2017-ilx

    2017 Acura ILX

    The Acura ILX is a luxury front-wheel-drive compact with simple choices compared to some of its rivals: one engine, one transmission, and three trim levels. Edgy and sporty, it uses a...

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