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We drive Toyota’s updated minivan

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Despite the unchecked proliferation of three-row crossovers you can still walk into a Toyota dealership and get a classic minivan, even one with a nameplate you may remember from the 1980s when minivans were all the rage. That’s right: The Sienna is still Toyota’s official middle school futbol team transport, and it’s still ...

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2017 BMW X5M road test

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The X5 is a midsize luxury SUV from BMW, the M moniker ups the ante with a 567-hp 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8. Key Competitors: Mercedes-AMG GLE63, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Base Price: $99,795 As-Tested: $109,295 Highlights: The X5M entered its second generation in 2015 with exterior modifications like ...

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2017 Ram ProMaster Cargo Van drive review

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The Ram Promaster 2500 is your blank canvas: build it into just about anything you can imagine. Curious about its unusual, vaguely European looks? Beneath the Ram branding lurks a Fiat Ducato work van.   Key Competitors: Nissan NV2500; Ford Transit Cargo; Chevrolet Express Cargo   Base Price: $35,690 As-Tested Price: $42,545  ...

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Here’s what you need to know first

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In joins the Niro Hybrid compact crossover in the company’s new electrified lineup. It has a range of 26 miles on electricity alone before the gasoline engine takes over, with a total gas/electric driving range of 560 miles. It takes just 2.5 hours to charge fully on a level ...

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Autoweek’s top 10 most popular articles of 2017

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email It was an exciting year in car and truck news, but these 10 posts in 2017 really had everybody looking. The list includes Ford confirming the existence of a new Bronco and Ranger, Chevy’s elusive mid-engine Corvette running test loops and the impressive new Honda Accord making its debut. Presented below: The 10 ...

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T review

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta SE is a step up from the base S trim, and ours is equipped with a five-speed manual. This is one of the last of the sixth generation Jettas: a new Jetta comes for 2019. Key Competitors: Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Nissan Sentra Base Price: $21,715 ...

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Alfa Romeo Giulia TI AWD: Race Organizer Review

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email I’ll be honest: I was supposed to drive a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid during my trip to California to work at the 2017 Arse Freeze-a-Palooza 24 Hours of Lemons race at Sonoma Raceway, because I learned that racers are always shopping for minivans (as part of an effort to accomplish all street-car needs with ...

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What to expect in Volvo’s ‘traditional’ wagon

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email This 2017 Volvo V60 doesn’t get the sweet interior upgrade like the new S90 or XC90, and instantly, I thought it looked dated. It still has the phone-type buttons in the middle. The rest of the dash looks a little weak, too, but that’s probably because the updated Volvos look so good. Volvo ...

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