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February 9, 2012
Base price: $47,775 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $50,910 Powertrain: 3.5-liter, DOHC, direct-injected V-6; six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and paddle shifters Horsepower: 306 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 277 pound-feet at 4,800 rpm 0-60 mph: 5.7 seconds Curb weight: 3,795 pounds Wheelbase: 112.2 inches Overall length: 190.7 inches EPA fuel economy: 19/28 mpg city/highway ...
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BUSINESS
March 17, 2011
2011 Dodge Durango Citadel RWD Base price: $42,645 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $46,825 Powertrain: 5.7-liter, 16-valve V-8; five-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 360 at 4,250 rpm Torque: 390 pound-feet at 4,250 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 7.3 seconds (according to Motor Trend magazine) Curb weight: 5,200 pounds Wheelbase: 119.8 inches Overall length: 199.8 inches EPA fuel economy: 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway Final thoughts: Easy to want; hard to need.
BUSINESS
April 7, 2011
2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet Base price: $47,200 (including destination charge) Price as tested: $47,385 Powertrain: 3.5-liter, DOHC, V-6, four valves per cylinder, six-speed with Xtronic continuously variable transmission and adaptive shift control, all-wheel drive Horsepower: 265 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 248 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm Wheelbase: 111.2 inches Overall length: 190.1 inches...
BUSINESS
October 14, 2010
2011 Porsche Cayenne S at a glance Base price: $64,675 Price as tested: $79,160 Powertrain: 4.8-liter, 32-valve DOHC V-8 engine; eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission with manual mode Horsepower: 400 at 6,500 rpm Torque: 369 pound-feet at 3,500 rpm Wheelbase: 114.0 inches Overall length: 190.8 inches Curb weight: 4,553 pounds 0 to 60: 5.6 seconds EPA...
BUSINESS
March 22, 2012
2012 Buick Verano Base price: $23,470 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $28,245; Verano with Luxury package Powertrain: 2.4-liter, DOHC, direct-injected, four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 180 at 6,700 rpm Torque: 171 pound-feet at 4,900 rpm 0-60: 8.2 seconds, according to Car and Driver magazine Curb weight: 3,300 pounds...
BUSINESS
January 29, 2010
2011 BMW 535i Base price: $50,000 (est.) Price, as tested: $65,000 Powertrain: Turbocharged 3.0-liter, 24-valve in-line six-cylinder; variable valve timing and lift; eight-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive with electronic limited-slip differential Horsepower: 300 at 5,800 rpm Torque: 300 pound-feet at 1,200-5,000 rpm Curb weight: 4,090 pounds 0-60 mph: ...
BUSINESS
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: ...
BUSINESS
June 30, 2011
2012 Acura TL SH-AWD Base price: $40,040 (includes destination charge) Price as tested: $43,770 Powertrain: 3.7-liter, SOHC, VTEC V-6, 4 valves per cylinder, all-wheel drive, six-speed manual Horsepower: 305 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 273 pound-feet at 5,000 rpm Wheelbase: 109.3 inches Overall length: 194 inches Curb weight: 3,994 pounds 0 to 60: 6.2 seconds EPA fuel economy: 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway...
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