Flash Drive — Honda Ridgeline

By Bruce Caldwell Model Tested: Honda Ridgeline RTL  Engine: 3.5-liter SOHC V-6, 250 hp, 253 lb/ft  Transmission: 5-speed automatic, all-wheel drive  EPA Ratings: 15 city/21 highway  Base Price: $37,180  As Tested: $37,990 Performance:  Typically excellent Honda engine and drivetrain Smooth, car-like highway ride … read more

Flash Drive: 2013 Mazda CX-5

By Bruce Caldwell Model Tested: 2013 Mazda CX-5 Sport Engine: 2.0-liter 4-cylinder, 155 hp, 150 lb/ft Transmission: 6-speed manual, Front Wheel Drive (AWD is optional) EPA Ratings: 26-mpg city/35-mpg highway Base Price: $20,695 As Tested: $21,490 Performance: Excellent 6-speed manual transmission and clutch … read more

Flash Drive — 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek

By Bruce Caldwell Model Tested: 2013 Subaru Xv Crosstrek 4-Door Sedan Engine: 2.0-liter 4-cylinder (boxer configuration), 148 hp, 145 lb/ft Transmission: 5-speed manual, All Wheel Drive EPA Ratings: 23-mpg city/30-mpg highway Base Price: $21,995 As Tested: $22,790 Performance: Very good fuel economy(our best … read more

2013 Toyota Prius c: New hybrid the most fuel-efficient plug-free car

By Lary Coppola The Toyota Prius c is not a Yaris with gas-electric hybrid powerplant, and it’s not just a shortened-up Prius. It is a Prius with a gasoline-electric hybrid powerplant that was mechanically cross-pollinated — for lack of a better term — … read more

2013 Infiniti G37 Coupe: sporty, stylish, and luxurious

By Bruce Caldwell The 2013 Infiniti G37 coupe is a sports car for people who desire performance and fun without attracting unnecessary attention. The G37 coupe (especially with the all-wheel-drive on our tester) has the wherewithal to stay with most competitors, but it’s … read more

All-new 2013 Avalon moves Toyota in a new direction

By Lary Coppola Decreeing that Toyota, “…will build no more boring cars,” the company’s recently ascended President and CEO Akio Toyoda has called upon his employees to design and build cars with renewed passion and enthusiasm. And nowhere is that spirit more evident … read more

Flash Drive — 2013 Subaru Impreza

By Bruce Caldwell     Model Tested: 2013 Subaru Impreza 2.0 Limited 4dr Sedan       Engine: 2.0-liter horizontally-opposed 4-cylinder, 148 hp, 145 lb/ft       Transmission: CVT automatic, Symmetrical All Wheel Drive       EPA Ratings: 27-mpg city/36-mpg highway … read more

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