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  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 28, 2013

    2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo Review

    The Malibu felt nervous when pushed, with a steering system that felt disconnected from what the tires were doing. Introduction For automakers looking to increase fuel economy without sacrificing …

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  • 2013 Acura RDX Tech Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 28, 2013

    2013 Acura RDX Tech Review

    Crossover SUVs are rarely the first choice for aggressive driving on challenging roads, but the RDX held its own. Introduction Stalk any suburban strip mall and you'll find plenty of mid-size and …

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  • 2013 Honda Accord Coupe Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 27, 2013

    2013 Honda Accord Coupe Review

    Getting on the gas too early out of a corner could lead to trouble. Introduction Honda's popular Accord has long come in both coupe and sedan flavors, even though most mid-size buyers are content …

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  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Extended Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 25, 2013

    2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Extended Review

    Unlike with previous Hyundais, there's some steering feel, but it's rubbery. Introduction In the case of the Hyundai Elantra coupe, less might be more. Or so Hyundai hopes.The sedan version of the …

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  • 2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 22, 2013

    2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman Review

    Introduction It's no secret that trucks are the favorite choice of the man or woman who works or plays outdoors. Ram is playing to that image with truck that's meant to be a hit with hunters and …

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  • 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 21, 2013

    2013 Fiat 500 Turbo Review

    Need to squeeze into a rapidly closing hole in traffic? Downshift and hit the gas, and the Fiat will get you there just in the nick of time. Introduction Kind of like Goldilocks and the three bears, …

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  • 2013 Toyota RAV4 Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 15, 2013

    2013 Toyota RAV4 Review

    Acceleration was adequate following an interminable wait for the transmission to kick down. Introduction Toyota officials are happy to talk about how the first-generation RAV4 was one of the first …

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  • 2013 Lexus GS 450h Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 11, 2013

    2013 Lexus GS 450h Review

    On the road, it became apparently almost immediately that this hybrid is the anti-Prius. Introduciton Lexus has been working hard to shed its image as a stodgy brand by trying to give its cars a …

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  • 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

    By: Tim Healey
    February 1, 2013

    2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

    There's a perception of hybrids as plodding slowmobiles that clog the passing lane, but this one doesn't fit that bill. Introduction With all the focus on extended-range electric powertrains and …

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