midsize cars

The 2018 GMC Terrain’s E-Shifter Isn’t That Bad

The 2018 GMC Terrain’s E-Shifter Isn’t That Bad

When the 2018 GMC Terrain debuted at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, the automotive press took a collective gasp at the push-button shifter design GMC tried selling as “intuitive.” I even wrote an op-ed

Midsize Sedan Deathwatch #17: Trouble In October 2017, Unless Your Name’s Honda Accord

U.S. sales of midsize cars plunged 16 percent to fewer than 130,000 units in October 2017, the lowest-volume month for the midsize sedan category since the winter doldrums of January. For almost every
Buick LaCrosse Avenir

Buick LaCrosse Avenir

Launched in 2005 as a replacement for both the Buick Century and Lucerne, the LaCrosse was a big success in its first full year on the market, selling close to 100,000 units. Although sales dropped
Subaru Ascent

Subaru Ascent

Subaru is about to launch its all-new, three-row family crossover at the 2017 L.A. Auto Show on November 28. Official specs have been kept quiet, but we know it will be larger than Subaru’s ill-fated
Mazda6

Mazda6

The Mazda6 is the Japanese brand’s mid-size flagship sedan, offering customers premium appointment inside the cabin and a somewhat sporty driving experience behind the wheel. Originally offered in
Lexus RXL

Lexus RXL

The mid-size Lexus RX premium crossover has been around for almost two straight decades now, first hitting U.S. shores in the late ‘90s. Since its debut, Lexus has ushered in four generations, with
Ford Delivers Hybrid Police Car To The Boys In Blue

Ford Delivers Hybrid Police Car To The Boys In Blue

Ford just revealed its new Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan, framed as an efficient means of transport for “police and fire chiefs, detectives, and other non-pursuit law enforcement personnel.”
Watch Nissan’s Door-Slamming Robot Torture a Pathfinder with 45,000 slams

Watch Nissan’s Door-Slamming Robot Torture a Pathfinder with 45,000 slams

Ever think about how many time your car door is opened and closed in its lifetime? Well, Nissan estimates a door will experience 45,000 closing shoved in only ten years. That’s a lot of abrupt stops
A Quick Look at how the Mazda6 Has Changed for 2018

A Quick Look at how the Mazda6 Has Changed for 2018

Sometimes, in the smallest of updates can make a big difference for a car. The new Mazda6 is proof of that. It still looks like the same attractive sedan, but take a closer look at it, and you’ll
HondaLens Augmented Reality - The Future of the Dealership Experience

HondaLens Augmented Reality - The Future of the Dealership Experience

Honda has high hopes for the all-new 2018 Accord, so it’s taking the car’s dealership experience to a whole new level with a new feature called HondaLens. The augmented reality (AR) feature puts
Fastest Selling Car in History is.... the Lynk & Co 01

Fastest Selling Car in History is.... the Lynk & Co 01

From a mysterious start-up a year ago to a record-breaking company today, Lynk & Co is living it up in the auto industry. The Geely-owned car brand that prides itself more on being a connected and
2018 Chevrolet Malibu: Release dates, prices, specs, and features

2018 Chevrolet Malibu: Release dates, prices, specs, and features

Despite a paucity of the standard driver assistance features, the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu is bound to remain the maker's best-selling car. We have the scoop on what you get with every trim level. The
Poor Guy Has Rims Stolen from His Honda Accord Twice in One Week

Poor Guy Has Rims Stolen from His Honda Accord Twice in One Week

There’s bad luck, and there’s really bad luck. A couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland found themselves on the short end of the stick when a thief stole all four tires from their Honda Accord
Renault and Mercedes Debut new 1.3-liter Engine!

Renault and Mercedes Debut new 1.3-liter Engine!

Automotive partnerships come in many forms. In the case of Renault and Mercedes, we see that partnership come to life in the form of a newly developed 1.3-liter gasoline engine. The new engine is
Chevrolet Equinox Turbodiesel – Driven

Chevrolet Equinox Turbodiesel – Driven

The Chevrolet Equinox underwent a complete transformation for the 2018 model year. It received a handsome new exterior, a vastly improve and more tech-savvy interior, and a few new choices under the
Coming Soon: VR6-Powered Volkswagen Arteon R

Coming Soon: VR6-Powered Volkswagen Arteon R

The Volkswagen Arteon sits on top of VW’s range, but for whatever reason, the flagship sedan tops out with a 2.0-liter TSI variant that pumps out 276 horsepower. That’s actually a decent number, but
Honda Insight Returning After Four Years; Prototype Ready for Detroit Debut

Honda Insight Returning After Four Years; Prototype Ready for Detroit Debut

Discontinued in 2014, the Honda Insight is about to make a comeback for the 2019 model year. The big news comes from the Japanese automakers, which just announced that a prototype model will be shown
Is The Ford Fusion Getting Axed In The US?

Is The Ford Fusion Getting Axed In The US?

The Ford Fusion has been around for 11 years, having first been introduced in 2006. It’s done well to represent Ford’s foray in the mid-size sedan segment, but with sales of midsize sedans down across
Remember the Crazy Chevy SSR? Doug Does

Remember the Crazy Chevy SSR? Doug Does

Chevrolet has made some interesting things over its 100 years, but none compete with the 2003-2006 SSR. This contraption defied classification and spawned during a troubled time during “Old GM’s”
Ford Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan

Ford Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan

As the rest of the world looks to hybrid powertrains to help eke out extra mpg at the pump, even law enforcement agencies are getting in on the trend. Adding an extra large battery to a police
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