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2014 Subaru Forester, 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Get Top Safety Pick+ Rating

The 2014 Subaru Forester and 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport are the only compact SUVs of thirteen tested recently by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a Top Safety Pick+ rating. In this round of testing, the agency crashed a number of crossovers: the 2013 Buick Encore, the 2013 BMW ...
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Your Say: Top 10 Sub-$30,000 New or Used Summer Road Trip Car

Summer is finally here, and with it comes beach, barbeque, and road trip season. In a Thread of the Day earlier this week, we asked you to name the ultimate new or used summer road trip car with a price tag under $30,000. For today’s Your Say, we’re going to ...
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Your Say: Top 10 College Cars Under $10,000

A few weeks ago a forum member asked for suggestions on the coolest college cars under $17,000, new or used. It’s a relatively large budget for a student, which opened the car door to many choices. Some commenters, however, felt it was too much cash for a college student to ...
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2014 Subaru Forester is a Top Safety Pick+

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its crash-test findings for thirteen compact crossovers and SUVs, and just two – the 2014 Subaru Forester and the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport – have earned the agency’s Top Safety Pick+ rating. In this round of testing, the agency crashed a whole slew ...
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Top 10 Stylish Family-Friendly Vehicles for Mother’s Day

For most enthusiasts, horsepower is usually a top priority when shopping for a new car. While there’s nothing wrong with basing a car-purchasing decision on power, some moms may focus on something slightly different. Whether they’re shuttling around the kids, running errands, or commuting to work, many moms want a ...
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Cocktail Chatter: May 3, 2013

What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. To celebrate the brightly colored spring flowers that are blooming outside our office windows, we’re drinking a the equally ...
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Subaru’s SHARC Wins Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025 Competition at L.A. Auto Show

With the automotive landscape constantly changing, law enforcement vehicles must also evolve. For this year’s L.A. Auto Show Design Challenge, designers were tasked with envisioning the Highway Patrol’s bad guy-foiling vehicle for the year 2025. Subaru Global Design’s SHARC (Subaru Highway Automated Response Concept) has been crowned the winner of ...
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MT Poll: Which 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender Will Win COTY?

It’s Car of the Year time again! Over the past two weeks we’ve been teasing new 2013 Car of the Year contenders every day. With the 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year announcement coming Monday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. EST, we thought it’d be fun to ask which ...
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Thread of the Day: Loaded Honda Accord V-6 Touring or Base BMW 328i?

While front-drive midsize sedans start in the low $20,000 range, loaded high-end models can quickly surpass $35,000, which enters premium rear-drive compact sports sedan territory. For instance, the top-spec Honda Accord V-6 Touring with a body kit package called the X-Package II goes for $36,391, while a BMW 328i with ...
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Mini’s Oxford Plant Turns 100, More Than 11.6 Million Cars Produced

Mini’s Oxford assembly plant is the third-oldest mass-production car facility in the world, and this month it celebrates its 100-year anniversary. As one might expect, the plant has a storied history and a long tally of cars produced. So far, the plant has manufactured more than 2.25 million Minis, including the ...
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