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2016 Nissan Maxima Redesign Brings More Technology, MPG, Horsepower

2016 Nissan Maxima The 2016 Nissan Maxima is currently the top-ranked affordable large car, as test drivers are impressed with its luxurious interior, powerful V6 engine and engaging handling. The 2016 Maxima’s 3.5-liter V6 engine makes 300 horsepower, 10 more than the V6 in the outgoing 2014 model. Reviewers report the redesigned Maxima has swift acceleration and ample power for passing on the highway. They’re also pleased with the Maxima’s responsive steering and agility around turns, especially in the ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2016 Chevy Cruze Gains Space, Tech, MPG

2016 Chevy Cruze The Chevrolet Cruze is the brand's top-selling car so far this year, and Chevrolet hopes to continue that sales momentum with the redesigned 2016 Cruze, which is more spacious, fuel-efficient and tech-friendly than the outgoing model. The 2016 Cruze debuted Wednesday in Detroit. This is the first full redesign of the Chevy Cruze since it debuted in the 2011 model year. Chevrolet has dropped the 2015 model's 138-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder as the base engine in favor of ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot Gets More MPG, Horsepower, Technology

2016 Honda Pilot Midsize SUV The redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot currently ranks second of 12 affordable midsize SUVs, which is an improvement over the 2015 model that placed 10th in the class. Here’s how the changes for 2016 help make the Pilot an excellent choice for your next midsize SUV. Under the hood, the 2016 Pilot’s 3.5-liter V6 engine makes 280 horsepower, 30 more than the 2015 model’s V6 engine. When the 2015 Pilot was new, several test drivers reported that ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2016 BMW X1 Debuts with More Space, Standard AWD

2016 BMW X1 BMW introduced the fully redesigned 2016 X1 SUV this week. According to BMW, the redesigned subcompact SUV is more spacious inside than the outgoing model, which was introduced in the U.S. for the 2013 model year. When it hits dealerships this fall, the 2016 BMW X1 will come in one trim: X1 xDrive28i, which means it has all-wheel drive and is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 228 horsepower. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 Tops Luxury Midsize SUV Rankings

2016 Volvo XC90 The redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 currently ranks first of 18 luxury midsize SUVs, which is an improvement over the outgoing 2014 model that placed near the bottom of the class. Here’s how the changes for 2016 help make the XC90 a standout among luxury midsize SUVs. [See full 2016 Volvo XC90 review] Under the hood, the 2016 XC90 has a new turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 316 horsepower, 76 more than the 2014 model’s ... continue reading»

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