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  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review

    By: David Merline
    March 28, 2014

    2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Review

    We are encouraged by Jeep's decision to downsize its front end - massive, gaping grilles have been the bane of new car design for most of the last decade - but we just don't find this particular …

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  • 2014 Lexus RX 350 AWD Review

    By: Tim Healey
    March 24, 2014

    2014 Lexus RX 350 AWD Review

    Lexus calls its 270-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 'silken smooth' in its press materials, and for once, that's not hyperbolic PR blather. Introduction Lexus' RX crossover has long been chided as a soft, …

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  • FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Chrysler 200

    By: Tim Healey
    March 20, 2014

    FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Chrysler 200

    If it were our money, we'd definitely spend the $1,950 for the V-6. Introduction When an auto-industry observer talks about the issues that drove Chrysler into federally-managed bankruptcy in 2009, …

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  • 2014 Scion FR-S

    By: Andrew Krok
    March 18, 2014

    2014 Scion FR-S

    I stand firm by the belief that the rear seats are some sort of poorly-translated Japanese joke about Americans being the size of small planets. Introduction 2014 marks the second model year for the …

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  • 2014 Infiniti Q50S AWD

    By: Andrew Krok
    March 14, 2014

    2014 Infiniti Q50S AWD

    The suspension provided a low-body-roll experience, never once giving you the feeling that the powertrain is more than the suspension can handle. Introduction I'll just get this out of the way now - …

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  • 2014 Subaru 3.6R Limited Review

    By: David Merline
    March 11, 2014

    2014 Subaru 3.6R Limited Review

    Because the Outback is a car and not an SUV, it behaves like one. It's maneuverable, it's fast, and even with the faster and far-more-fun 3.6-liter engine, it achieves mileage-per-gallon numbers that …

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  • 2014 Mazda CX-9 Review

    By: Tim Healey
    March 7, 2014

    2014 Mazda CX-9 Review

    The heavy CX-9 doesn't feel very zoomy. Acceleration is fine for around-town driving, but it's limited by the CX's corpulence. Introduction When the white flaky stuff falls, most folks feel safer in …

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  • 2014 Fiat 500L Lounge Review

    By: David Merline
    March 7, 2014

    2014 Fiat 500L Lounge Review

    We like the 500, and we like small, efficient, affordable cars. We just don't know why anyone thinks that making them bigger is in any way a good idea. Introduction The Fiat 500 is a fine little car. …

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