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Review: 2016 Scion FR-S

The Scion FR-S was designed as an “authentic sports car at an affordable price.” To reach that lofty goal, the designers mounted a flat boxer engine based on Subaru’s design in a low slung, rear wheel drive chassis. The 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine cranks out 200 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque that is good for 0-60 times right about 6

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Honda’s “Nature’s Hope” Float to Lead 2016 Rose Parade

Subaru is offering to to donate to to the National Park Service when you purchase a new vehicle as part of their Share the Love campaign and Honda is showing some love to the country’s national parks with their float, “Nature’s Hope,” which will lead the 127th Rose Parade. According to Honda, “The float depicts and connects iconic national parks

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Nissan to Debut New Crossover Concept in Frankfurt

Will it be a Subaru Outback competitor? A true Xterra replacement? We’ll soon find out. Nissan has announced that a new crossover concept will debut this month at the Frankfurt Auto Show. A teaser photo released by the manufacturer shows an aggressive front end with headlights that are very Lexus-esque with a grill that falls in line with 2015 Murano.

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Imports Top Domestics in Latest Auto Manufacturer Consumer Satisfaction Ratings

Every time you check Twitter, it seems like there’s another vehicle being recalled. It’s no wonder that with the amount of recalls Americans are not nearly as satisfied with their vehicles as they were 10-20 years ago. New data from the American Consumer Satisfaction Index suggests that domestic manufacturers are taking the brunt of the dissatisfaction while foreign owned brands fare far

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What is the Family Car Challenge?

April 23 and 24, we’ll be participating in the annual Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association Family Car Challenge. What does that mean? That means that for two days we’ll be joining with other automotive journalists and doing extended test drives of 19 different automobiles to determine which is the Best Family Car in a variety of categories: New Best Family Car Best

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IIHS Gives Nine 2015 Vehicles Its Highest Safety Ratings

Each year the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranks vehicles’ safety features, rating them against increasingly tougher standards. The highest ranking on the list, a Top Safety Pick+, has 11 more vehicles than 2014’s list despite a tougher standard for front crash prevention- great news for consumers. “This is the third year in a row that we are giving automakers a

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Ward’s Auto World’s 10 Best Engines Reveals Two Surprises

For the last 20 years, publisher Ward’s Auto World has rated powertrains in their 10 Best Engines feature. Entrants are chosen from the previous year winners and all-new or improved engines in US market vehicles with a base price under $60,000. To come up with the best of what consumers can buy, the 10 winners from 2014 and 27 new entries

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