Category Archives: Car News

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Review


"The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK's small footprint and nimble, refined driving experience stand out, despite its otherwise dated luxury experience," says reviewer Joe Bruzek. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Expert Review photo by Joe Bruzek

Recall Alert: 2015 Hyundai Genesis


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 24,400 model-year 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedans manufactured from Feb. 21, 2014, to Jan. 24, 2015 The Problem: Water may leak into the rear combination lamp assemblies and cause an incorrect gear to display on the instrument panel or cause a delay in engaging the selected gear when shifting from Park to Reverse or ...

Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Nissan Altima


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 625,000 model-year 2013-15 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2014. This is an expansion of a previous recall and the number of vehicles affected could change. "Nissan is continuing to investigate the number of vehicles involved and will update the affected population when final numbers are available," the ...

It's Time to Buy a Fuel-Efficient Car


As gas prices have slumped to five-year lows, car shoppers have acted like kids gorging themselves on free candy, and have turned in droves to gas-guzzling big SUVs, pickup trucks and performance cars. Related: More Fuel-Efficiency News But, if you're looking to save money over the long haul, there may be no better time to buy a ...

2015 Toyota Yaris Review


"The restyled 2015 Toyota Yaris packs undeniable value, but the driving experience and a lot of other aspects feel half-baked," says reviewer Kelsey Mays. 2015 Toyota Yaris Expert Review photo by Evan Sears

Toyota Cancels the Venza


Well, our crystal ball was right. Toyota announced it is canceling the Venza, No. 6 on our list of vehicles we predicted wouldn't see model-year 2016. Part wagon, part crossover, the Venza never really found popularity; in fact, it landed in last place in's $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge. Sales of the model have been ...

VW Announces Cheaper e-Golf Limited Edition Trim


Volkswagen has announced it's adding a less-expensive version of its all-electric e-Golf compact hatchback EV to the lineup: the e-Golf Limited Edition. It will sticker at $34,270 (including an $820 destination fee), almost $2,000 less than the higher-spec SEL trim level. It will be available for lease at $229 per month, according to the company. Related: ...

Gas No Longer Under $2 in Any State


The national average for regular unleaded gas has increased 38 days in a row, the longest such streak in more than two years, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, and has climbed 41 cents per gallon during that period. AAA said Thursday the national average for regular was $2.45, up 11 cents from a ...

2016 Hyundai Tucson to Debut at 2015 New York Auto Show

Tucson Exterior

One of the oldest models in Hyundai's lineup is getting a complete redesign. Fresh off its European debut earlier this week at the Geneva International Motor Show, Hyundai's new Tucson will hit the U.S. at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. For 2016, it looks like the automaker's smallest SUV gets much more aggressive ...

Used Luxury-Car Prices Fall Again in February


Sellers dropped the average asking prices on luxury cars in February, and it's led to prices that are now thousands of dollars lower than we saw at the beginning of the year. Related: More Used-Car News Buyers looking for a used BMW 5 Series midsize sedan are among those in luck. Through the first two months of ...