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April 29, 2010
2011 Toyota Sienna Base price: $24,260 Price, as tested: $46,472 Powertrain: 2.7-liter DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder or 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve six-cylinder with VVT-i; six-speed automatic transmission; front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive Horsepower: 187 at 5,800 rpm for the four-cylinder; 265 at 6,200 rpm for the six-cylinder Torque: 186 pound-feet at 4,100 rpm for the four-cylinder; 245 pound-feet at 4,700 rpm for the six-cylinder ...
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December 27, 2012
2013 Ford Fusion Base price: $22,495 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $30,680, Fusion SE Powertrain: 1.6-liter, DOHC, direct-injected, inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine; six-speed automatic transmission Horsepower: 178 at 5,700 rpm Torque: 184 pound-feet at 2,500 rpm 0-60 : 8.0 seconds, according to Motor Trend Curb weight: 3,421 pounds Wheelbase: 112.2 inches Overall length: 191.7 inches...
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November 25, 2010
2011 Kia Optima Base price: $19,690 Price, as tested: $27,440 Powertrain: 2.4-liter DOHC inline four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic Horsepower: 200 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 186 pound-feet at 4,250 rpm Curb weight: 3,323 pounds Wheelbase: 110 inches Overall length: 190.7 inches EPA fuel economy: 24 mpg city/34 mpg highway Final thoughts: Kia's best pejorative...
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November 22, 2012
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Base price: $29,095 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $39,995, Pathfinder Platinum 2WD Powertrain: 3.5-liter, DOHC V-6 engine; continuously variable transmission (CVT) Horsepower: 260 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 240 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm 0-60: 7.6 seconds for 4WD model, according to Truck Trend Curb weight: 4,330 pounds Wheelbase: 114.2 inches Overall length: 197.2 inches EPA fuel economy: 20 mpg city/26 highway Final thoughts: Better at climbing to the top of the segment than climbing mountains
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May 20, 2010
2011 Jaguar XJ Base price: $72,500 Price as tested: $90,500 Powertrain: 5.0-liter, V8, 4 valves per cylinder, DOHC, twin-scroll supercharger, direct injection, 6-speed automatic Horsepower: 470 @ 6,000 to 6,500 rpm Torque: 424 pound-feet @ 2,500 to 5,500 rpm Curb weight: 4,323 pounds Fuel economy (city/highway): 15/21 mpg Final Thoughts: Sleek, sporty glamour puss
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September 30, 2010
Base price : $18,995 Powertrain: 2.5-liter 16-valve DOHC four-cylinder engine; six-speed manual transmission Horsepower: 180 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 173 pound-feet at 4,100 rpm Curb weight: 3,060 pounds Wheelbase: 106.3 inches Overall length: 174 inches EPA fuel economy: 23/31 mpg city/highway Final thoughts: Scion's scion gets aggressive.
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November 18, 2010
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Base price: $16,995 Price as tested: $18,995 Powertrain: 1.4-liter, turbocharged, DOHC, inline four, four valves per cylinder, double continuously variable cam phase intake and exhaust, sequential multiport fuel injection Horsepower: 138 at 4,900 rpm Torque: 148 pound-feet at 1,850 rpm Curb weight: 3,102 pounds Fuel economy : 24 mpg highway/36 city Final thoughts:...
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December 2, 2010
Icon FJ44 details Base price: $140,000 Price as tested: $180,000 Powertrain: Electronic fuel injection, 5.3-liter General Motors LS series V-8, five-speed manual transmission, part-time four-wheel drive Maximum horsepower: 350 at 5,600 rpm Maximum torque: 350 at 4,800 rpm Wheelbase: 119 inches Estimated curb weight: 3,800 pounds Final thoughts: Exclusive off-roader
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May 6, 2010
2011 Ford Fiesta Base price: $13,995 Price as tested: $19,575 Powertrain: 1.6-liter, Ti-VCT inline four, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, six-speed automatic transmission Curb weight: 2,578 pounds Bore and stroke: 3.10 in. x 3.20 in. Horsepower: 120 at 6,350 rpm Torque: 112 foot-pounds at 5,000 rpm EPA fuel economy: 30 mpg city, 40 highway
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September 9, 2010
Base price: $285,000 Price as tested: $318,940 Powertrain: 6.75-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8, rear-wheel drive, eight-speed automatic with paddleshift mounted on steering wheel Horsepower: 505 at 4,200 rpm Torque: 752 pound-feet at 1,750 rpm 0 to 60: 5.1 seconds Curb weight: 5,700 pounds Fuel economy: 16.7 mpg combined city/highway Final thoughts: Flawless fusion of sport and...
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November 13, 2012 | By W.J. Hennigan
If you want more muscle out of your Mopar muscle car, Texas auto tuner Hennessey Performance Engineering has something for you. The company has designed supercharger upgrades for all 6.4-liter V-8 Hemi-powered Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300C and Jeep Grand Cherokee models. The three upgrades are available for the autos' 2011 to 2013 model years. Photos: Hennessey supercharged upgrades Hennessey's HPE600 offering is designed to boost output from 470 brake horsepower to 600 bhp at 5,500 rpm. The system includes a custom air induction system, new fuel injectors and a TVS2300 Magnuson supercharger system.
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October 18, 2012
2013 Cadillac ATS Base price: $34,885 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: 2.0-liter Turbo Premium, $46,205 Powertrain: 2.0-liter, DOHC direct-injected four-cylinder engine; six-speed manual transmission Horsepower: 272 at 5,500 rpm Torque: 260 pound-feet at 1,700-5,500 rpm 0-60: 6.3 seconds, according to Edmunds.com Curb weight: 3,403 pounds Wheelbase: 109.3 inches Overall length: 182.8 inches ...
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September 6, 2012
2013 Porsche Boxster S Base price: $61,850 (including destination charge) Price tested: $84,120 Powertrain: 3.4-liter, direct-injected flat six-cylinder engine; six-speed manual transmission Horsepower: 315 at 6,700 rpm Torque: 266 pound-feet at 4,500-5,800 rpm 0-60: 4.8 seconds Curb weight: 2,910 pounds Wheelbase: 97.4 inches Overall length: 172.2 inches EPA fuel economy: 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway Observed...
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August 23, 2012
2013 Cadillac XTS Base price: $44,995 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $62,300; XTS AWD Platinum Powertrain: 3.6-liter, DOHC, direct-injected V-6 engine; six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and manual mode Horsepower: 304 at 6,800 rpm Torque: 264 pound-feet at 5,200 rpm Curb weight: 4,215 pounds Wheelbase: 111.7 inches Overall length: 202 inches EPA fuel economy: 17 mpg city/26 highway...
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June 28, 2012
2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 Base price: $22,280 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $24,880; Altima 2.5 SV Powertrain: 2.5-liter, DOHC inline four-cylinder engine; single-speed, continuously variable transmission with sport mode Horsepower: 182 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 180 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm 0-60: 7.4 seconds, according to Motor Trend magazine Curb weight: 3,121 pounds ...
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August 26, 2010
Base price: $74,305 Price as tested: $98,010 Powertrain: 7-liter V-8, overhead valves, two valves per cylinder, sequential fuel injection, six-speed manual transmission Horsepower: 505 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 470 at 4,800 rpm Zero to 60: 3.7 seconds Curb weight: 3,175 pounds EPA-estimated fuel economy (city/highway): 15/24
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October 27, 2010
Base price: $22,165 Price, as tested: $24,165 Powertrain: 2.5-liter, 20-valve DOHC inline five-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic with Tiptronic and Sport mode Horsepower: 170 at 5,700 rpm Torque: 177 pound-feet at 4,250 rpm Curb weight: 3,082 pounds 0-60: 8.7 seconds Wheelbase: 104.4 inches Overall length: 182.2 inches EPA fuel economy: 24/31 mpg, city/highway ...
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