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2013 Nissan Juke SL Sees Significant Price Increase

Nissan announced last week that the 2013 Nissan Juke’s base price will remain at $19,990, excluding a $780 destination and delivery fee. That’s the same as last year. However, higher trims will see their price tags grow, and some options packages will gain more features as well as a higher price. It’s unusual that the Juke’s base price isn’t changing, since most of the time, price tags grow year over year. The middle-tier SV ... continue reading»

Tags: Nissan Juke, Affordable Small Cars, Affordable Crossover SUVs, Model News, Pricing

2013 GMC Acadia Gets a Pricey Facelift

For 2013, the GMC Acadia gets a more standard features and a hefty price increase. The base Acadia now starts at $34,040, a price that’s $1,215 more than last year’s model, according to a press release. The top-of-the-line Acadia Denali now starts at $45,945, which is $1,135 more than the 2012 model. Both models will be available in dealerships this fall, reports Car and Driver. The 2013 GMC Acadia now comes standard with a ... continue reading»

Tags: GMC Acadia, Affordable Midsize SUVs, Affordable Crossover SUVs, Model News, Pricing

2013 Nissan Pathfinder Details Announced

Nissan announced more information Friday about the all-new, redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. While the outgoing 2012 model is a traditional truck-based SUV with an optional V8 engine, the new Pathfinder is a unibody crossover that comes with front-wheel drive. According to a Nissan press release, the 2013 Pathfinder will get much better fuel economy than the outgoing model. Nissan expects front-wheel drive models to net around 20/26 mpg city/highway. That’s better than the base 2012 Toyota Highlander ... continue reading»

Tags: Redesigns, Affordable Crossover SUVs, Model News, 2013 Nissan Pathfinder

Best April Car Deals on Cars and SUVs

When analysts looked at vehicle sales for February 2012, they found that an increase in car sales was largely driven my small, fuel-efficient vehicles. That trend continued into March. “Higher gas prices drove strong March car sales especially those of fuel-efficient models,” says Edmunds. “Automakers in the U.S. sold 1.4 million vehicles, an increase of 12.7 percent from the year-ago March. That put the Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate of car sales (SAAR) at 14.3 million, compared ... continue reading»

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Nissan Pathfinder Concept Unveiled

Though Nissan calls it a concept, the automaker has revealed what’s basically the production version of the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. Last month, Nissan leaked a few details about the new Pathfinder, including its seating capacity and a vague picture, but now we have a bit more information regarding the redesigned SUV that will go on sale later this year. Rather than using a truck-like, body-on-frame platform, the Pathfinder will use a unibody platform that it will likely share with ... continue reading»

Tags: Nissan Pathfinder, Affordable Crossover SUVs, Model News, Detroit Auto Show

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