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Redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder to Hit Dealerships this Fall

Nissan took to its Facebook page, showing SUV shoppers what the redesigned 2013 Pathfinder will look like when it goes on sale this fall. The seven-seat crossover SUV receives an exterior and interior overhaul, and Nissan says in a statement it should deliver a 25 percent boost in fuel economy over the 2012 model. Nissan says on its website the 2013 Pathfinder should get 18 mpg in city driving, and says in a statement it should get 26 mpg on ... continue reading»

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2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Priced Less Than Mustang Boss 302

Chevrolet announced over the weekend pricing information for some of the 2013 Camaro’s performance trims. The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 convertible will start at $59,545, according to Autoblog, and Chevrolet says the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE will start at $36,135. Both prices exclude a $900 destination fee. The Camaro ZL1 convertible offers 580 horsepower and is the direct competitor to the 650-horsepower 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 convertible, a high-performance model of the Ford Mustang convertible ... continue reading»

Tags: Chevrolet Camaro SS, Muscle Cars, Model News, Ford Mustang Boss 302, Pricing

Ford Recalls 423,634 Escape SUVs for Faulty Throttle

Ford is recalling 423,634 Escape SUVs in the U.S. from the 2001 to 2004 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these SUVs, which have a 3.0-liter V6 engine and cruise control, are at risk of their gas pedals becoming stuck. NHTSA says the recalled Escape SUVs don’t have enough space between the engine cover and cruise control cable connector. The Associated Press, who has received more information from Ford, explains, “On the ... continue reading»

Tags: Recalls, NHTSA, Ford Escape, Mazda Tribute, Model News, Ford recall, Office of Defects Investigation

2013 Lincoln MKZ Pricing Revealed

Lincoln announced this week that the redesigned 2013 Lincoln MKZ will start at $35,925, not including $875 for delivery charges, when it hits dealerships this fall. This represents a $1,170 increase over the 2012 model. Pricing for upper trims, V6 and all-wheel drive models has yet to be announced. The 2013 Lincoln MKZ competes with other upscale midsize cars like the 2012 Cadillac CTS, 2012 Acura TL and upcoming redesigned 2013 Lexus ES. Its base price is within ... continue reading»

Tags: Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, Lincoln, Model News

2013 Chevrolet Spark Rated At 32/38 MPG

The EPA has announced fuel economy ratings for the 2013 Chevrolet Spark, just as the new affordable small car is starting to show up on dealer lots. Powered by an 83-horsepower, 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine, the 2013 Spark gets 32/38 mpg city/highway with a five-speed manual transmission. Those estimates drop to 28/37 mpg city/highway with the optional four-speed automatic. Chevrolet cites subcompact cars like the 2012 Fiat 500, Smart ForTwo and Scion iQ as the Spark ... continue reading»

Tags: Chevrolet Spark, Model News, Fuel Economy

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