2018 Chevrolet Traverse offers up minivan function in SUV form 11-06-2017
Minivan haters, SUV lovers, take heart: The redesigned 2018 Chevy Traverse is one of the few three-row crossovers as convenient as the minivan with the looks of something like an SUV.
Larry Printz: The 2018 Kia Forte SX is the enthusiastic understudy of hot hatches 11-06-2017
Even as the digital world alleviates our need for paper, there was a time when offices were overwhelmed by it and needed to hold sheets of it together.
Motormouth: Remove sap, kill bugs with one fell spray 11-06-2017
Q: I have a suggestion, not a question. I have evergreen trees hanging over my driveway and the tree sap on the vehicle is hard to remove.
Under the Hood: Toyota key fobs arenít working in the cold 11-06-2017
Q. Hi Brad, we had problems with both of our wireless remotes for our 2006 Toyota Avalon. They stopped working altogether.
Wings of glory: Honda Civic Type R outsoars Ford Focus RS 11-06-2017
After a day out with the 2017 Honda Civic Type R and the 2016 Ford Focus RS, it came down to this: "If someone handed you the keys to either, which one would you take?"
Motormouth: Are 2 snow tires enough on RWD car? 10-30-2017
Q: I have a 2013 Hyundai Genesis coupe with rear-wheel drive. I would like to install two snow tires at the rear to help with fishtailing.
Auto review: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is plug-in, off-road ready 10-30-2017
It was an offer too good to refuse: Take a helicopter ride and spend the day driving the unpaved back roads of Santa Catalina Island in an SUV.
Mark Phelan: Prices skyrocket for vintage Chevy pickups as custom shops discover trucks 10-30-2017
Car collectors have discovered vintage pickups, and prices for really good ones reflect that.
Larry Printz: Cars that are not long for this world 10-30-2017
It happens every year. Come Halloween, a number of automobiles once touted as the latest and greatest pass into the history books, either fondly remembered or ridiculed and reviled.
Under the Hood: A tire-pressure puzzle 10-30-2017
Q: Hereís an odd problem to consider: My car just began showing a low tire pressure warning for the left front tire. It said it was down to 31 pounds.
Auto review: Cadillac says hands-free driving with its Super Cruise system is Ďlike riding a monorail.í We try it 10-30-2017
Cadillac is in the middle of a massive marketing campaign to introduce its new Super Cruise. The semi-autonomous driving system, available only on the CT6 luxury sedan, is being billed as offering the "first true hands-free driving on the freeway."
Motormouth: Changing brake fluid more important than blinker fluid 10-23-2017
Q: The maintenance guide in my 2015 Nissan Rogue calls for a brake fluid change at 10,000 miles under extreme conditions.
Mark Phelan: Ford teases fastest ever Mustang GT coming for 2018 10-23-2017
As the weather cools and drivers put away their summer tires and dreams of muscle car glory, Ford and Michelin provide cause for hope:
Auto review: E400 is a stylish coupe cruiser 10-23-2017
Mercedes-Benz makes so many different cars that I pity the buyer who has decided on the brand but not on the model.
Auto review: 2018 Lexus LS 500 lets you fly first-class 10-23-2017
If you fly the unfriendly skies, you already know airlines treat their customers with contempt. Want enough room for your legs? Forget it. Climate control?
Under the Hood: Add Sea Foam to keep water out of gas tank? 10-23-2017
Q: I add some Sea Foam Motor Treatment to my carís gas tank twice a year with the hope that it will take care of any water that has accumulated in the gas tank due to condensation.
Auto review: A brawny beast with a gentle side 10-23-2017
We get it. Fordís gargantuan F-150 Raptor is big and mean and can scare off anything that gets in its way. With its muscular haunches and massive grille, itíll spook anyone who sees it in their rear-view mirror.
Motormouth: Turbo or not turbo? Motormouth updates old auto myths 10-16-2017
Q: Iím caught on the horns of a car-buying dilemma. We like the 2017 Honda CR-V EX with all-wheel drive, as well as other features not available in the LX model.
Car buyers need to add a new nugget to their vocabulary: the difference between what automakers are promising ó and charging for ó when they talk about "electrification" vs. "electric" vehicles.
Auto review: 2018 Lexus LC 500 is both beauty and beast 10-16-2017
With the 2018 LC 500, Lexus now has a thrilling sports coupe. Yet the market is jaded. The question I heard most from people was: Who needs another $100,000 sports coupe? Lexus does.
Under the Hood: Collision causes door-open light troubles 10-16-2017
Q: The rear bumper and left quarter panel of my 2010 Prius were damaged in getting hit by a truck.
Auto review: Cadillac XT5 comes with room for five 10-16-2017
Cadillac for 2017 rolled out the all-new XT5 midsize crossover, replacing the SRX.
Auto review: 2018 Buick Enclave delivers luxury-car style, room and comfort 10-16-2017
Buick takes another big step in its transformation into a legitimate luxury brand with the 2018 Enclave Avenir, an elegant and advanced family-carrying SUV arriving in dealerships this fall.
Auto review: Hot, hot hatch: Mercedes-AMG 45 is a more refined sport 10-09-2017
Kryptonite is known to drain Superman of his powers. The color kryptonite green has the opposite effect on mere mortals getting behind the wheel of the super AMG GLA45.
Under the Hood: Taking the environment into consideration 10-09-2017
Q: I believe global warming will destroy our planet. If you agree, I would like to see your responses to readers better reflect concerns for the environment.
Auto review: 2018 Honda Accord very much the gold standard 10-09-2017
BRETTON WOODS, N.H. ó Pulling up to the Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H., my initial thoughts were of the fictional Overlook Hotel from the Stephen King novel, "The Shining."
Under the Hood: Neutral safety switch could be causing carís startup issues 10-02-2017
Q: Iím having trouble starting my 2000 Toyota Avalon. It makes no sounds as I turn the key. Iím wondering if it might have a parasitic drain.
Larry Printz: 5 cars whose supply way outweighs demand 10-02-2017
Itís a common tactic among automotive bargain hunters to wait until the leaves change to scoop up outgoing model year vehicles, and that approach could pay off particularly well this fall with the auto industry facing a record number of unsold vehicles.
Auto review: 2017 Porsche Panamera is quick and nice for a steep price 10-02-2017
The 2017 Porsche Panamera is like a pair of nice but overpriced shoes. Once you stop considering all the other things that could have and maybe should have been bought with the same amount of money, it becomes more and more pleasurable.
Mark Phelan: Europe braces for incentive war, auto plant openings and closings after Brexit 10-02-2017
Britainís upcoming departure from the European Union could set off a mad scramble as automakers and suppliers rearrange their manufacturing footprint and seek incentives for new plants in the U.K. and around Europe.
Motormouth: Can CD players come back in cars? 10-02-2017
Q: Iím a female baby boomer who has purchased four Chrysler 300Cs since 2004. Due to a bumper mishap between my car and a light pole, I rented a 2016 Chrysler 300C and found out there was no CD player. I plan to purchase a 2018 Chrysler 300C this November. Can a CD player be installed?
Auto review: 2017 Lamborghini Aventador S: How does 145 mph feel in a $483,000 car? 10-02-2017
It wasnít until I hit 145 mph that I thought, "This could be dangerous." By then, I was leaving the straightaway and entering the high-banked left turn, pressed hard into the seat of the Lamborghini Aventador S as I roared my way around the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
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