Road Test: 2014 Subaru Outback

The 2014 Subaru Outback Joins the AWD 30 MPG Club In our northwest corner of the country, motorists embraced Subarus back when quirky wasn’t hip. We thought Subarus were neat long before Paul Hogan started hauling his “barbie” around in Outbacks or Lance Armstrong cycled his way to becoming the new ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Honda CR-V

Honda’s SUV Is Back On Top In Sales It’s not easy to be the top dog of a vehicle category. Just ask Honda. The company’s CR-V compact crossover vehicle has been battling the Ford Escape for years, and the two have traded places as the number-one seller in their category several times. ... Read More...

Comparison Road Test: 2014 Mitsubishi AWD Choice: Compact Crossover or Compact Sedan

Tale of Two Outliers With Outstanding MPG. The Mitsubishi AWD 30 MPG Club Members. OK, what's your favorite compact-vehicle flavor, crossover sport utility or four-door sedan? Mitsubishi offers both with all-wheel drive. While the EPA's combined fuel economy estimate is 26 mpg for the Outlander Sport crossover with all-wheel drive, and ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Subaru Forester

A Fresh Look & Better MPG For A Familiar Face. The 2014 Subaru Forester is the first all-new model for this brand since 2009. It is slightly larger than the outgoing edition, looks only a little different but has an unexpected surprise – it's more fuel efficient. Like other recently introduced Subarus, ... Read More...

Test Drive: 2013/2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 With Start-Stop

Direct Injection, Diesel and Start-Stop Pump Up MPG. In response to Europe's 2007 legislated carbon emissions reduction rules, Mercedes-Benz and other European automakers began equipping their non-hybrid vehicles with start-stop systems, a relatively low-tech, low-cost technology that moderately improves tailpipe emissions and fuel economy. Even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... Read More...