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  • 2018 Acura MDX

    Acura MDX is a roomy, midsize near-luxury crossover, enjoyable to drive, with sharp handling. MDX offers three rows to seat up to seven. It comes with a strong V6 or an...

  • Redesigned for 2018, Subaru Crosstrek is the second generation of the diminutive crossover five-passenger hatch. With its superb all-wheel-drive system, a raised suspension, and Subaru’s rally experience, the Crosstrek is good...

  • 2018 Jeep Renegade

    The Jeep Renegade is the smallest crossover you can buy. Less than 167 inches in overall length (13.9 feet), it’s shorter than a Range Rover Evoque or a Subaru Crosstrek. Being...

  • 2018 Kia Soul

    The Kia Soul is a compact hatchback with good handling and an efficient cabin layout, and boxy styling. Last redesigned for 2014, Soul got a new turbocharged engine for 2017. For...

  • 2018 Chevrolet Colorado

    The Chevrolet Colorado is the best of the midsize pickups, with virtues that surpass most of what is offered by the Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, and even the individualistic Honda Ridgeline....

  • 2018 GMC Canyon

    The GMC Canyon is a rear-wheel-drive midsize pickup truck with the smooth ride and comfortable cabin of a car. Four-wheel drive is available, with an automatic mode that works like all-wheel...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger

    Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro are three of a kind (never mind that in NASCAR it’s the Mustang, Camaro and Toyota Camry, the latter front-wheel drive in production form)....

  • 2018 Dodge Charger

    The Dodge Charger is a full-size rear-wheel-drive sedan. It’s reminiscent of an old-school muscle car, a four-door longer in wheelbase than the two-door Dodge Challenger, with retro styling. Yet it’s comfortable...

  • 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan

    The current, fifth-generation Dodge Grand Caravan has been around since the 2008 model year, freshened for 2011, with Stow ‘n’ Go seats improved for 2013. For the 2018 model year, little...

  • 2018 Dodge Durango

    The Dodge Durango is a crossover because it’s a unitbody, so it’s not built with the body bolted onto the frame like the more rugged truck-based SUVs. Durango behaves like a...

  • 2018 Dodge Journey

    Introduced as a 2009 model, the Dodge Journey midsize crossover SUV gets a simplified lineup for the 2018 model year. Still appealing to budget-minded families, the 2018 Journey comes with seven-passenger...

  • 2018 Buick Enclave

    Buick Enclave has been fully redesigned for the 2018 model year. In addition to a sizable list of improvements, Buick has introduced a new top-of-the-line version, named Avenir. Enclave was first...

  • 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

    Chrysler Pacifica is the latest word in minivans and is arguably the best in its class, beating standout Honda Odyssey with brilliantly designed foldaway seating. Way back in the mid-1980s, Chrysler...

  • 2018 Chrysler 300

    With a heritage dating back to 1955, the Chrysler 300 has long been a rolling legend. The current-generation, full-size four-door sedan was launched as a 2005 model, then mildly reworked for...

  • 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

    The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, a full-size crossover, is fully redesigned. With fresh SUV styling, the 2018 Traverse features a new chassis and a new powertrain with 3.6-liter V6 engine making 310...

  • 2018 GMC Terrain

    The 2018 GMC Terrain compact crossover is all new, from the downsized chassis, to the all-turbo/9-speed powertrain, to the new body that moves from macho to mundane. The Terrain is much...

  • 2018 Honda Accord

    The 2018 Honda Accord is all new, more upscale and more refined. Built around a new chassis that utilizes more high-strength steel, it’s wider and lower than before, and it looks...

  • 2018 BMW 6 Series

    The rear-wheel-drive BMW 6 Series is a luxury cruiser available in a choice of body styles. The four-door 6 Series Gran Coupe and two-door Convertible continue unchanged for 2018. The two-door Coupe...

  • 2018 Audi R8

    The mid-engine all-wheel-drive Audi R8 came on the scene in 2008, sharing structures with the Lamborghini Gallardo. R8 was developed from the racing cars that won Le Mans and other international...

  • 2018 Audi TT

    The 2018 Audi TT, in the third year of its third generation, is a sophisticated all-wheel-drive sports car with the right stance, styling and handling. It’s quick and nimble when it...

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