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Redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang Tops Affordable Sports Car Rankings

2015 Ford Mustang The redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang currently ranks first of 11 affordable sports cars, which is an improvement over the 2014 model that topped out at fifth place when it was new. Here’s how the changes for 2015 helped the Ford Mustang rise to the top spot in our affordable sports car rankings. [See full 2015 Ford Mustang review] An independent rear suspension is new for 2015, and reviewers say it gives the Mustang more athletic handling on twisty roads ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot Gets Available Nine-Speed Transmission

2016 Honda Pilot Honda introduced the fully redesigned 2016 Pilot last week at the Chicago Auto Show. According to Honda, "the 2016 Honda Pilot delivers more family-friendly utility, more advance technology and more premium attributes and amenities than ever before. …" The Pilot was last fully redesigned for the 2009 model year. The 2016 Pilot is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 and either a six- or nine-speed automatic transmission. At the Chicago Auto Show, Honda showed off a Pilot model with the new ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata Climbs Affordable Midsize Car Rankings

2015 Hyundai Sonata The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata currently ranks second among affordable midsize cars, which is an improvement over the 2014 model that placed ninth in the class when it was new. Here’s how the redesign helped the Hyundai Sonata jump seven spots in our midsize car rankings.   [See full 2015 Hyundai Sonata Review] The 2014 Sonata’s interior materials and design were competitive for the segment when it was new, reviewers agreed, but they say the 2015 Hyundai Sonata’s ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano Tops Affordable Midsize SUV Rankings

2015 Nissan Murano The redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano currently ranks first among affordable midsize SUVs, an improvement over the 2014 model, which finished the year in sixth place. Auto writers are impressed with the Murano’s first-rate materials and serene ride, and they appreciate the new Murano’s improved ergonomics and rear-seat comfort. [See the Best Affordable Midsize SUVs] Largely unchanged mechanically, the 2015 Murano retains the outgoing model’s confident handling, sufficient power and comfortable ride, test drivers report. For 2015, Nissan ... continue reading»

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Hyundai Reveals All-New 2016 Sonata Plug-in and Redesigned 2016 Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai unveiled the all-new 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid and the redesigned 2016 Sonata Hybrid yesterday at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Sonata Hybrid’s redesign follows in the footsteps of the non-hybrid Sonata, which was fully redesigned for the 2015 model year. The Sonata Hybrid is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor, and a six-speed automatic transmission is standard. In a press release, Hyundai says that the Sonata Hybrid is ... continue reading»

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