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April 5, 2012
2013 Mazda CX-5 Base price: $21,490 (including destination) Price, model tested: $29,165; Grand Touring with Tech package Powertrain: 2.0-liter, DOHC, direct-injected, four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 155 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 150 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm 0-60: 8.6 seconds, according to Mazda Curb weight: 3,272 pounds Wheelbase: ...
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BUSINESS
May 19, 2011
2012 Honda Civic Base price: $16,355 (including destination charge) Price as tested: $24,205 (including destination charge) Powertrain: Multipoint fuel injection, 1.8-liter, inline four-cylinder, four valves per cylinder, i-VTEC intelligent valve control system, SOHC, five-speed automatic, continuously variable transmission Torque: 128 pound-feet at 4,300 rpm Horsepower: 140 at 6,500 rpm Wheelbase: 105.1 inches Overall length: 177.3 inches Curb weight: 2,773 pounds 0 to 60: 9.2 seconds EPA fuel economy: 28 mpg city/39 mpg highway Final thoughts: Unpretentious performer
BUSINESS
December 23, 2010
2011 Volvo S60 T6 AWD Base price: $38,550 Price, as tested: $46,200 Powertrain: 3.0-liter DOHC inline six-cylinder engine with twin-scroll turbocharger; six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode Horsepower: 300 at 5,600 rpm Torque: 325 pound-feet at 2,100 rpm 0-60: 5.8 seconds Curb weight: 3,812 pounds Wheelbase: 109.3 inches Overall length: 182.2 inches ...
BUSINESS
December 8, 2011
Base price: $14,495 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $18,555 Powertrain: 1.8-liter, DOHC, inline four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 138 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 125 pound-feet at 3,800 rpm Curb weight: 2,721 pounds Wheelbase: 99.4 inches Overall length: 173.1 inches EPA fuel economy: 25 mpg city/35 mpg highway ...
BUSINESS
June 10, 2010
Aston Martin Rapide Base price: $201,000 Price, as tested: $211,840 Powertrain: 6.0 liter, quad-overhead camshaft, 48-valve, V-12; "Touchtronic 2" six-speed automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive Horsepower: 470 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 443 pound-feet at 5,000 rpm Curb weight: 4,387 pounds 0-60 mph: 5.0 seconds Wheelbase: 117.7 inches Overall length: 197.6 inches EPA fuel economy: 13/19 city/highway ...
BUSINESS
February 5, 2010
Suzuki SX4 SportBack Base price: $17,949 Price, as tested: $20,000 (est.) Powertrain: 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve with variable valve timing; six-speed manual transmission; front-wheel drive Horsepower: 150 at 6,200 rpm Torque: 140 pound-feet at 3,500 rpm Curb weight: 2,732 pounds 0-60 mph: 8.0 seconds (est.) Wheelbase: 98.4 inches Overall length: 162.8 inches EPA fuel economy: 22/30 mpg, city/highway Final thoughts: Good, clean, noisy fun
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