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2014 Mazda 3 All Stars
Long-Term Tests

2014 Mazda 3 s Touring – Vacation Overdue

Our Mazda 3 runs with the big guns on our All-Stars trip.
| May 26, 2014
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Ford Mustang Book Review
News & Rumors

The Best Ford Mustang Books In Our Library

Look back at half a century of Mustang with these books.
| Apr 17, 2014
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2014 Acura Mdx Front Three Quarter With People
Long-Term Tests

2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD - Up North

The 2014 Acura MDX takes two trips to northern Michigan.
| Mar 11, 2014
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2013 Mercedes Benz GL450 Front Three Quarters View In Snow 2
Long-Term Tests

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 - Bros' Bowl

Enabling a wintry weekend much like the Olympics
| Mar 07, 2014
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2015 Ford F 150 Debut Pair
2014 Detroit Auto Show

Detroit 2014: Hits, Misses, & Revelations

The highs, the lows, and things we heard at this year's Detroit auto show.
| Jan 16, 2014
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2013 Nissan Altima Side View 02
Long-Term Tests

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL - Good-bye, Road-tripping Friend

It treated us very well over the year, but we won’t miss it very much.
| Nov 08, 2013
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2013 nissan altima 3 5 sl
Long-Term Tests

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL - A Tennessee Trial

Load it with adults, and the Altima finally doesn't feel overpowered.
| Oct 16, 2013
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2013 nissan altima 3 5 sl
Long-Term Tests

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL - Power Struggle

The Altima's V-6 engine: some love it -- many don't want it.
| Jul 30, 2013
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2013 audi rs5 cabriolet
Editors Notebook

2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet

The RS5 is an absolute rocket, but it's a manageable rocket.
| Jul 22, 2013
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2013 porsche 911 carrera s
Editors Notebook

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S

Performance that is beyond reproach.
| Jul 19, 2013
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2013 mercedes benz gl450
Long-Term Tests

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 - Towing Time

Big, comfortable, and controversial tow car.
| Jul 18, 2013
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2013 land rover range rover hse
Editors Notebook

2013 Land Rover Range Rover

Equally at home on American roads as in Morocco.
| Jul 01, 2013
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2013 scion xb
Editors Notebook

2013 Scion xB

Funky box-on-wheels styling conceals a mediocre driving experience.
| Jun 17, 2013
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2013 nissan sentra sr
Editors Notebook

2013 Nissan Sentra SR

Someone looking for an affordable compact sedan could do a lot worse than the Sentra.
| Jun 14, 2013
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2013 mercedes benz s350 bluetec
Editors Notebook

2013 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC

Driving a Mercedes S-Class feels a lot like flying in first class.
| Jun 12, 2013
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