Autos: buying

What You Should Know About the Ford Fusion Sport

Thursday  10:57,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

It might not be the Ford GT-engined super sedan we're all hoping for, but the Fusion Sport still impresses.Last weekend, Road & Track Snapchat Editor Aaron Brown needed someone to drive him up to Vermont to purchase a $1500 Subaru Impreza[...]

Michigan Garage Find Gold

Thursday  10:56,   05 october 2017
HOT ROD

After the Woodward Dream Cruise, I was able to see a collection of cars, trucks and even a motorcycle or two. In the owner's driveway was a C3 Corvette and a 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T convertible that he was working on. Behind the storage[...]

Here Are the Results of Harley-Davidson's Attempt to Teach a Whole Town How to Ride

Thursday  10:56,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Ryder, N.D. only has 84 people, but now a few more of them ride a Harley-Davidson.</p>Regardless, the town of Ryder was very excited to get Harley’s attention. In fact, the it was so eager to work with Harley that it let the motorcycle[...]

One Week With: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew

Thursday  10:55,   05 october 2017
Automobile

Don’t mistake Dearborn’s off-roader for a trophy truckGoing through the Raptor's spec sheet, several bullet points affirm my original expectation. Key bits include a strengthened frame to cope with the stress created by off-road use, Fox[...]

How Porsche Says It Will Make the 2019 Cayenne the Best SUV Ever

Thursday  10:54,   05 october 2017
Automobile

<p>Three new Cayenne models set to arrive in mid-to-late 2018</p>One, Porsche will be profoundly disappointed if the new Cayenne isn't recognized as the best SUV ever, given its performance on the road, the surprising emphasis on its[...]

Did the Tesla Semi Truck Just Get Caught Completely Undisguised?

Thursday  10:53,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Futuristic truck caught ahead of reveal later this month</p>Based on the photo, the Tesla semi truck will look futuristic with its large fender flare bulges and sleek lines. Notice it lacks a nose since it doesn't have an internal[...]

Buy, Lease, or Subscribe? Automakers Offer New Approaches to Car Ownership

Thursday  10:53,   05 october 2017
Consumer Reports

<p>Volvo and others announce flexible plans</p>Volvo and other automakers are betting that consumers are ready for a new, more flexible way of owning a[...]

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan First Test: Is Bigger Better?

Thursday  10:47,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

VW’s compact SUV jumps a segment in size and price, but faces tougher competition as a resultBuilt in Mexico with the American market in mind, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has gotten so much larger—gaining 7.3 inches of wheelbase and 10.6 inches of[...]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid First Test: Charging Ahead

Thursday  10:45,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

Running the first hybrid minivan through our battery of testsAnd after our follow-up test at the 2016 Car of the Year competition, we declared the less-well-equipped Pacifica Touring the new benchmark for the minivan segment. On our course, the[...]

No Man’s Land: Jeep Compass vs. Subaru Crosstrek vs. Nissan Rogue Sport

Thursday  10:44,   05 october 2017
Motor Trend

These “just right” crossovers provide city-friendly, off-pavement-ready transport that won’t break your walletThose compact SUVs have evolved with us. Take a look at what was offered in the early 2000s. Vehicles such as the Jeep Cherokee, Nissan[...]

Watch Out For These Three Warning Signs Of A Shady Used Car Dealer

Thursday  10:44,   05 october 2017
Jalopnik

Buying a used car can be a little trickier than purchasing a new one.&nbsp;Cars That Are Suspiciously[...]

Five Things Dealers Try to Sneak on Used Buyers

Thursday  10:44,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

Here's what to look out for so you don't get screwed.Arbitration[...]

Should I Buy an End-of-Summer New Car?

Thursday  10:44,   05 october 2017
Consumer Reports

Automotive advertising accelerates to a turbo-like frenzy in late summer as dealerships need to make room for the new model year vehicles. Big rebates and 0 percent financing offers can sure temp t shoppers to make a quick deal for a 2017 car. But[...]

Ford plans to kill cars in order to spend on trucks, SUVs and EVs

Thursday  10:44,   05 october 2017
Autoblog

Some Ford car nameplates will go away.Ford is gearing up for the future with a new strategic plan, and that means massive overall spending cuts and, on top of that, redistributing development funds from cars to much more profitable trucks and SUVs.[...]

GM's self-driving cars involved in six accidents in September

Thursday  10:43,   05 october 2017
Reuters

General Motors Co's self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, told California regulators its vehicles were involved in six crashes in the state in September, but said none of automated vehicles were responsible. The accidents did not result in any[...]