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  • Best MPG 2012 Cars

    Best MPG 2012 Cars

    You’d think this would be a cut and dried category, the cars with the best gas mileage rise to the top and the cars with the worst gas mileage sink to the bottom. Thing is, there are a few mitigating......

  • Top 10 Safest SUVs of 2012

    Top 10 Safest SUVs of 2012

    Safety has long been a top reason for purchase for auto shoppers, and today’s customers benefit from an increasingly wide range of high-tech features like blind-spot warning systems, adaptive......

  • Top 10 Most Economical 2012 SUVs

    Top 10 Most Economical 2012 SUVs

    There was a time in the not so distant past when the terms “good fuel economy” and “sport utility vehicle” were mutually exclusive. SUVs were largely based on very......

  • Luxury Hybrid Cars

    Luxury Hybrid Cars

    A relatively recent development, luxury hybrid cars pretty much prove Honda and Toyota were on the right track when they introduced hybrid automobiles in the latter part of the 20th century. Honda was the......

  • Best MPG 2012 Luxury Cars

    Best MPG 2012 Luxury Cars

    As this is being written, gas prices have surpassed five dollars a gallon in California for the first time ever. In an environment like that, even among luxury car shoppers, one specification starts......

  • Fast Five: Best AWD Crossovers for 2012

    Fast Five: Best AWD Crossovers for 2012

    In picking the best all-wheel-drive crossovers for 2012, Autobytel used a very specific approach: Rather than looking for high-quality crossover-style vehicles that offer......

  • Affordable 2012 Station Wagons

    Affordable 2012 Station Wagons

    According to the American Heritage dictionary, a station wagon is an automobile with one or more rows of folding or removable seats behind the driver and an area behind the seats into which......

  • Best 2013 Clean Diesel Cars

    Best 2013 Clean Diesel Cars

    The introduction of ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels to the U.S. market in 2007 paved the way for American drivers to take advantage of the fuel European drivers had enjoyed for decades. Diesel......

  • More Bang for Your Buck: Top 10 Cheapest Cars

    More Bang for Your Buck: Top 10 Cheapest Cars

    The American Heritage Dictionary defines cheap as; “Of poor quality; shoddy, not worthy of respect; worth relatively little.” However, the fact of the matter is every......

  • Best Front Wheel Drive Cars

    Best Front Wheel Drive Cars

    The vast majority of the passenger cars available in the United States feature a front wheel drive layout.  Front wheel drive is the drivetrain design of choice for a variety of reasons: it......