2017 Buick Envision gets new engine, additional trims

November 27, 2016 0

Buick has made a series of updates to the new, Chinese-built Envision crossover for the 2017 model year. The most noteworthy change is the addition of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The direct-injected unit provides 197 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 192 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. It’s the standard … read more

Toyota Camry again tops American-Made Index

June 29, 2016 0

The Toyota Camry has once again topped Cars.com’s American-Made Index, leading the list for the second year in a row and the sixth time overall.
The car is built at Toyota‘s Georgetown, Kentucky, assembly plant, while sourcing parts from more than 270 US-based suppliers. The company claims its domestic … read more

Honda shifts gears for more HR-Vs

June 7, 2016 0

TOKYO — Honda Motor Co., looking to build on U.S. sales momentum, could boost North American production capacity for the HR-V by 60 percent to tap booming demand for subcompact crossovers. The Japanese carmaker will add production of the pint-sized utility vehicle to its plant in Guadalajara, Mexico, … read more

Review: 2016 Fiat 500X Easy

May 16, 2016 0

It has been a year since we first drove Fiat‘s new entry-level crossover. Managing Editor Drew Johnson found it fun and nimble on the back roads, but lacking a bit in around-town comfort. When Fiat offered to loan us one for a week to get some more real-world experience, we gladly accepted. Is the bloom … read more

2017 Acura CDX

April 27, 2016 0

The 2016 Beijing Auto Show is in full swing as Acura debuts its newest crossover, the CDX. This compact SUV is aimed directly at the exploding Chinese market. Honda, Acura’s parent company, is even building the crossover in China, at its ZengCheng Plant in Guangzhou City.
The CDX is roughly the same … read more

China-Only Acura CDX Bows at Beijing Auto Show

April 25, 2016 0

Acura is ramping up the style factor on its crossover range with the new CDX. Aimed only at the Chinese market, the Acura CDX makes its public debut this week at the Beijing auto show and goes on sale this July.
If the basic shape of the Acura CDX looks familiar, it’s because we’ve spent so much … read more

Top 10 Cars We Wish Were Still For Sale

April 1, 2016 0

Some cars are just impossible to get over. The ones we never forgot. The cars that seemed just right, but for one reason or another were discontinued without a worthy successor. Sure, there may have been perfectly good reasons from a business perspective to kill off these cars back in the day, but … read more