2012 Honda CR-V Hits the LA Auto Show

Honda first teased the redesigned 2012 CR-V in July. Now the automaker has pulled back the curtain on the redesigned Honda CR-V, which will go on sale nationwide December 15. Honda says the new CR-V will come with standard features that include Bluetooth, a backup camera and a function that can read texts over the stereo system when paired with a compatible cell phone. A 2.4-liter, 185-horsepower four-cylinder engine and five-speed automatic transmission come standard on all models. Check ... continue reading»

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2013 Ford Escape Revealed

The all-new 2013 Ford Escape is debuting at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, showcasing the most significant redesign of the affordable small SUV since it went on sale in the United States in 2001. In addition to the refreshed styling, the 2013 Ford Escape will feature all-new powertrains. According to a press release, Ford says the new crossover SUV will feature “three fuel-efficient four-cylinder options, including the new 1.6- and 2.0-liter EcoBoost engines and a 2 ... continue reading»

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2013 Honda Fit EV and 2012 CR-V to Debut at LA Auto Show

A few months back, we told you that Honda had a redesigned CR-V in the works for 2012. Now, the automaker announced that the new affordable compact SUV is set to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Joining the 2012 CR-V is an all-electric version of the Honda Fit, which is slated for the 2013 model year. The introduction of the Fit EV will likely help Honda establish its stake in the electric vehicle market, which currently ... continue reading»

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Honda Recalls 2006 CR-V and 2011 CR-Z

If you own a Honda CR-V or CR-Z, Honda’s two most recent recalls may affect you. Honda is voluntarily recalling a total of 80,111 CR-Vs in the U.S. from the 2006 model year to replace the power window master switch. “The design of the power window master switch can allow residue from interior cleaners to accumulate, which can, over time with switch use, cause the electrical contacts to degrade and may lead to a fire in the ... continue reading»

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Honda Voluntarily Recalls 1.5 Million U.S. Vehicles

Honda is voluntarily recalling about 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to update software that controls the automatic transmission. If you own a 2005 to 2008 Honda Element, 2007 to 2010 Honda CR-V or four-cylinder Honda Accord from the 2005 to 2010 model year, you may be included in this recall. Honda says in a statement only certain vehicles are affected. Apparently, the affected vehicles may suffer from a transmission malfunction in certain situations. Cars.com’s Kicking Tires reports ... continue reading»

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