2009 Nissan Sentra Review

Nissan’s compact Sentra plays in an increasingly competitive league, thanks to the growing number of consumers who are gravitating to smaller cars. Within the Nissan lineup, the Sentra occupies the space between the less expensive and slightly smaller Versa and the larger Altima family sedan. The Sentra was redesigned and ...

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2010 BMW 750Li xDrive Review

As soon as the redesigned 7-series hit the ground as a 2009 model, we knew we wanted to subject one to a 40,000-mile long-term test. But we decided to wait for BMW to introduce its xDrive all-wheel-drive system on the big sedan before starting our affair, which allowed us to ...

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2009 Mitsubishi i AWD Review

Mitsubishi tried to chase Toyota and Nissan with mainstream cars and landed on skid row for it. Now it badly needs a product that causes riots outside its dealerships—a car so unusual and unexpected that it will catch Toyota flat-footed while hurling the three-diamond badge like a ninja’s throwing star ...

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze US Spec Review

In the compact-car segment, the Japanese rule the field. With the honorable exception of the first-generation Ford Focus, American compacts have been beat by the Honda Civic, Mazda 3, and Toyota Corolla in both sales and public perception. Part of the reason for this is that, as outgoing General Motors ...

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2010 Mini Cooper 50 Camden Edition – Review

It’s a special-edition Mini. Although that in and of itself isn’t particularly noteworthy—Mini churns out a new variant, like, every 10 minutes—the Mini Camden talks to you in reaction to driver inputs. But more on that in a second. Available solely on 2010 Mini Cooper and Cooper S three-doors and ...

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2010 Buick Enclave CXL FWD Crossover Vehicle Review

Representing the high end of General Motors’ Lambda crossover range—which includes the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia—the Enclave was the first modern Buick to exhibit high levels of interior refinement, design, and serenity. Offering three-row seating, GM claims the Enclave’s unibody architecture makes it lighter and more efficient than full-size ...

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