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EPA Rates 2013 BMX X1 at 34 MPG Highway

According to the EPA, the all-new 2013 BMW X1 averages up to 24/34 mpg city/highway. This fuel economy rating applies to the base X1 sDrive28i, which has a 240-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine, an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. The xDrive28i comes with the same engine and transmission, but its all-wheel drive lowers its fuel economy ratings to 22/33 mpg. The xDrive35i has a more powerful 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine that makes ... continue reading»

Tags: EPA, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Luxury Compact SUVs, Model News, Fuel Economy, Buick Encore, 2013 BMW X1

North American Car and Truck of the Year Winners Announced

The 2012 Hyundai Elantra was named North American Car of the Year and the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque was named North American Truck of the Year by a group of 50 automotive journalists last night. The Elantra beat out finalists including the Ford Focus and the Volkswagen Passat, while the Evoque surpassed the Honda CR-V and BMW X3 crossover SUVs for the title. The Detroit News predicts that these awards signal an important change in the U.S ... continue reading»

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North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced

The Automotive Press Association has revealed the vehicles in the running for the 2012 North American Car of the Year and North American Truck of the Year awards, which will be given out at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. The Volkswagen Passat, Hyundai Elantra and Ford Focus are the North American Car of the Year finalists, and the Honda CR-V, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and BMW X3 are the North American Truck of the ... continue reading»

Tags: BMW X3, Ford Focus, Honda CR V, Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Passat, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Model News, Detroit Auto Show, North American Car of the Year, North American Truck of the Year

Land Rover Announces Pricing for 2012 Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover’s new Range Rover Evoque SUV, its smallest, will cost $43,995 for the five-door model and $44,995 for the coupe version. Both prices include delivery and destination fees. The 2012 Range Rover Evoque will arrive in U.S. dealerships in the fall. Land Rover says in a press release that the Evoque will get 19/28 mpg city/highway, but the EPA hasn’t officially rated it yet. The automaker says the Evoque’s predicted fuel ... continue reading»

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