Wheels


Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $20,995 for 1.8T S with manual; $22,095 for 1.8T S with Tiptronic; $23,995 for 1.8T Wolfsburg Edition; $24,775 for 1.8T SE manual; $25,...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 15
Don’t be fooled by the mild-looking exterior of the Volkswagen Passat sedan. This mid-size four door comes with a solid, stable ride, European-style...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: Please settle a difference of opinion. All things being equal, which is harder on my engine: traveling 500 miles at 50 mph, or...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 15
For the first time since its late 2010 introduction, Hyundai’s flagship Equus luxury sedan is subtly restyled for a more premium appearance and adds...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $61,000 for Signature; $68,000 for Ultimate. PRICE AS TESTED: $68,920. TYPE: Front-engine, rear-wheel drive, five-passenger, large,...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: Every time I drive my 1979 Fiat Spider, excessive heat comes from the engine compartment to the area by the pedals. What’s causing...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 21
SAN FRANCISCO — Four Smart cars were flipped over in an apparent vandalism spree Monday in two San Francisco neighborhoods. Police said they didn’t...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 13
Remember when Toyota’s quintessential family vehicle, the Sienna, was called a minivan? Today, the Sienna stretches nearly 17 feet in length, and...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 13
BASE PRICE: $26,920 for L; $30,490 for LE FWD; $32.920 for LE AWD; $33,645 for XLE FWD; $33,860 for SE; $36,185 for XLE AWD; $40,240 for Limited FWD...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: There’s this famous car brand whose average driver is more familiar with Social Security...
Published on April 3, 2014 - Page 13
Dear Tom and Ray: In January, the water pump went out on my 2001 Dakota (V-6 engine). Everything under the hood got soaked with coolant. I had the...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 15
The sportiest car in Toyota’s Scion family, the 2014 FR-S, is a fun-to-drive, four-cylinder, rear-wheel drive coupe that looks more expensive than...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $24,700 with manual transmission. PRICE AS TESTED: $25,455. TYPE: Front-engine, rear-wheel drive, 2+2-passenger, minicompact coupe....
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: I have a 2009 Subaru Outback, currently with 54,000 miles. Since April 2012, every time I take it in for an oil change (at two...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 15
DETROIT (AP) — Mercedes-Benz knows its midsize C-Class is feeling the heat from competitors — including one model within its very own showroom. An...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $15,900 for LX; $19,500 for EX. PRICE AS TESTED: $25,615. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel drive, five-passenger, mid-size sedan....
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: I never thought you dealt with questions of automotive etiquette, but you recently ran a letter from a man who preferred that his...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 15
DETROIT (AP) — Once the king of the subcompacts, Honda’s Fit is getting a badly needed update. The Fit fell behind in mini-car sales when Chevrolet...
Published on March 20, 2014 - Page 15
The 2014 Kia Forte sedan is a stylish and roomier-than-expected four-door car that’s longer and wider than its predecessor and offers features not...