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August 18, 2011
2012 Hyundai Accent SE Base price: $16,555 (includes destination charge) Price, as tested: $17,685 (includes destination charge) Powertrain: 1.6-liter DOHC, four-cylinder engine with direct injection and dual continuous VVT; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 138 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 123 pound-feet at 4,850 rpm Curb weight: 2,496 pounds Wheelbase: 101.2 inches Overall length: 162.0 inches EPA fuel economy: 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway Final thoughts: An Accent on necessity
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March 31, 2011
2011 Lexus CT 200h Base price: $29,995 (including destination charge) Price , as tested: $32,325 Powertrain: 1.8-liter, inline four cylinder DOHC with VVT-i engine with 60-kilowatt electric drive motor; electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (CVT) Horsepower: 134 Torque: 142 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm (gas engine only) 0-60 acceleration: 9.8 seconds Curb weight: 3,130 pounds    Wheelbase: 102.4 inches Overall length: 170.1 inches EPA fuel economy: 43 mpg city/40 mpg highway Final thoughts: A hybrid hybrid.
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January 13, 2011
2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon Base price: $30,960 Price as tested: $34,610 Powertrain: 2.4-liter, DOHC, 16-valve, inline four-cylinder with variable valve timing, five-speed automatic with paddle shifters, front-wheel drive Maximum horsepower: 201 at 7,000 rpm Maximum torque: 170 pound-feet at 4,300-4,500 rpm Wheelbase: 106.4 inches Overall length: 189.2 inches Curb weight: ...
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February 3, 2011
2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Base price: $61,385 Price, as tested: $61,385 Powertrain: 3.0-liter DOHC 24-valve V-6 supercharged, with AC synchronous electric motor assist; eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode Horsepower: 380 at 5,500 rpm Torque: 428 pound-feet at 3,000 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 6.2 seconds Curb weight: 5,135 pounds Wheelbase: 113.9 inches ...
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October 27, 2011
Base price: $15,995 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $20,192 (estimated) Powertrain: 1.3-liter, DOHC, four-cylinder engine with dual intelligent variable valve timing; single-speed, continuously variable automatic transmission with sport mode Horsepower: 94 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 89 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm 0 to 60: 11.8 seconds Curb weight: 2,127 pounds Wheelbase: ...
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January 22, 2010
2010 Lotus Evora Base price: $73,500 Price, as tested: $85,680 Powertrain: transversely mid-mounted 3.5-liter DOHC V-6 with variable valve timing, six-speed manual transmission; rear-wheel drive with limited-slip differential Horsepower: 276 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 258 pound-feet at 4,700 rpm Curb weight: 3,046 pounds 0-60 mph: Under 5 seconds Wheelbase: 101.4 inches...
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June 9, 2011
2011 Nissan Quest LE Base price: $28,550 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $43,740 Powertrain: 3.5-liter DOHC, 24-valve V-6; continuously variable automatic transmission Horsepower: 260 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 240 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 8.0 seconds (according to Car and Driver magazine) Curb weight: 4,548 pounds    Wheelbase: 118.1 inches Overall length: 200.8 inches EPA fuel economy: 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway Final thoughts: The quest continues for Nissan's minivan.
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August 12, 2010
2011 Mazda2 at a glance Base price: $13,980 Price as tested: $16,235 Powertrain: 1.5-liter, DOHC, 16-valve inline 4 cylinder with variable valve timing, electronically controlled fuel injection, front wheel drive, 5-speed manual Horsepower: 100 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 98 pound feet at 4,000 rpm 0 to 60: Not provded by manufacturer Curb weight: 2,306 pounds. EPA fuel economy: 35/29 mpg highway/city Final thoughts: Fun for the money
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