Tag: 2018

The 2018 Mustang GT with the Performance Pack Level 2 levels the playing field against the Camaro SS 1LE

Never has there been a better time to be a red-blooded American car enthusiast. The Chevrolet Camaro, the Dodge Challenger, and the Ford Mustang, nameplates that date back half a century give or take a few years, are faster, better to drive, and more technologically sophisticated than ever before.

The 2018 Subaru Outback rewards you with 8 sterling attributes… but there’s also a shortcoming to consider

Midsize crossover SUVs are plentiful these days, and to the untrained eye, it can be hard to separate one from the next. These models all have a similar mission, after all: They’re designed to provide comfortable, family-friendly transportation for you and your loved ones as you navigate city streets and suburban roadways.

First Drive: The all-new 2018 Buick Enclave is a three-row oasis of a family-sized SUV

Fledgling automotive start-ups lack out-of-the-box instructions for creating a car company, and often suffer rather embarrassing public growing pains as a result. At the same time, long-established vehicle brands are frequently susceptible to identity crises, suggesting that even after demonstrating success, potential failure awaits around every corner.

The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas rolls in with 8 attributes you’ll love… as well as a significant shortcoming

There was time when minivans were the only choice considered by parents seeking the roomiest family transportation. However, while minivans are high on versatility, they are woefully low on style, and many of today’s moms and dads seek fresher alternatives.

First Drive: A zinger from south of the 38th parallel, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT puts BMW in its crosshairs

Despite all the bluster about missiles and nukes north of the 38th parallel, the big action on the Korean Peninsula is south of there. That’s where Hyundai Motor Company, together with its Kia Motors and Genesis Motors affiliates, has grown exponentially to become the fourth largest automaker in the world.

The redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Traverse provides these 8 laudable attributes… and a notable shortcoming

Size matters in today’s automotive world and many of the most popular picks have the lavish dimensions to prove this. Roomy crossovers are hot sellers, and you can find midsize models with the kind of spacious three-row seating that was once the sole provenance of minivans and full-size SUVs.

Looking for the safest full-size pickup truck? The 2018 Ford F-150 is it, according to the IIHS

Ford has earned a “Top Safety Pick” rating for its updated 2018 F-150, but failed to achieve the organization’s coveted “Top Safety Pick+” award due to a “Poor” rating for headlight performance. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the base halogen headlights fell short due to “inadequate visibility in all scenarios.” The optional LED headlights improved visibility, but the IIHS found that the low beams created excessive glare for oncoming drivers.