Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Concept to Debut at New York Auto Show

VW Golf SportWagen Volkswagen has announced that the all-new Golf SportWagen concept will make its North American debut at the New York International Auto Show. The automaker says that the Golf SportWagen concept “previews a bigger, more spacious, and more fuel-efficient replacement” for the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. The Golf SportWagen concept has Volkswagen’s 4Motion all-wheel drive and a new turbodiesel four-cylinder engine. Volkswagen says that a slightly lower stance than the current Jetta SportWagen aids aerodynamics, and the Golf SportWagen is ... continue reading»

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Redesigned 2015 Kia Sedona Previewed in Shadowy Shots

2015 Kia Sedona Over the last two weeks, Kia released two dark photos of what it says depict the next-generation, 2015 Kia Sedona. In its first statement from last week, Kia announced that the Sedona will seat up to eight people. The statement issued yesterday gives a bit more information. Kia explains that the redesigned 2015 Sedona "rides on an all-new chassis powered by a 3.3-liter gasoline direct injected (GDI) V6 engine and offers a host of innovative technology and safety features ... continue reading»

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Test Drivers Impressed with Revamped 2015 Honda Fit

2015 Honda Fit The 2015 Honda Fit is set to hit the market this month with an all-new design after a brief production hiatus for the 2014 model year. This third-generation Fit features a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 130 horsepower, which is 13 more than what the 2013 model makes. A six-speed manual transmission is standard (the previous model has five speeds) and an optional continuously variable transmission (CVT) replaces the 2013 Fit's five-speed automatic. The EPA rates the ... continue reading»

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2015 Chrysler 200 Rated at up to 36 MPG Highway

2015 Chrysler 200 Chrysler announced the EPA-certified fuel economy ratings for the redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 this week. With its base 184-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, the 200 earns an EPA-estimated 23/36 mpg city/highway. With the 295-horsepower, 3.6-liter V6, it returns up to 19/32 mpg. Chrysler says that the standard nine-speed automatic transmission is an important factor that contributes to the 200's improved fuel economy over the outgoing model. The midsize car segment in which the 200 competes ... continue reading»

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Mazda Miata Getting a New York-Style Birthday Party

Mazda MX-5 Miata For sports car shoppers and owners, "Miata" is likely a familiar name, and probably has been for some time. Next month at the New York International Auto Show, the Mazda MX-5 Miata will celebrate its 25th birthday. To commemorate the roadster's milestone, Mazda will display 15 Miatas from various years in a dedicated area, including concepts from past auto shows, production models and race cars. Mazda says in a press release that the Miata debuted at the Chicago Auto ... continue reading»

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