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Review: 2018 Chrysler 300S Is Old-School Cool

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: C) Automakers try their best to give their vehicles an air of coolness through design, features and marketing. For...

Review: 2018 Lexus LC 500 Sports Some Serious Performance Cred

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B+) For the longest time, Lexus was the safe player in the luxury market. They didn’t go crazy...

Review: Disappointing 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Needs Help ASAP

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: D+) The subcompact crossover segment has been booming the past few years as more and more buyers drift...

Review: Spacious 2017 Kia Soul Proves Boxy Is Cool

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B) The automotive industry isn’t immune to fads. Remember how we had retro-styled vehicles like the Chrysler PT...

Review: Striking 2017 Lexus RC 200t Is “Show,” But No “Go”

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: C-) Most buyers who decide to buy a compact luxury coupe are doing so to make a statement....

Review: Old-School 2017 Ram 2500 Is Still Playing Heavy-Duty Catch-Up

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW.  Overview (Final Score: C-) Here’s an interesting fact: About a quarter of full-size pickup sales are made up of heavy-duty models....

Review: 2017 Dodge Charger Is a Car You Buy With Your Heart

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: C) We like to think that we buy a vehicle with our head, but it’s the opposite. For...

Review: 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Is Quietly Impressive

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B) Chevrolet has tried to be a player in the midsize hybrid sedan class for a number of...

Review: 2017 Cadillac CT6 Is a Return To Flagship Status

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B) Cadillac hasn’t had a proper flagship sedan for a number of years. For a brand that’s trying...

Review: Fun-Driving 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Delivers on Value for Money

*Go straight to the FULL REVIEW. Overview (Final Score: B) How do you describe the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport? You can’t describe it as a red-blooded...