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Donald has the same driving habits all year, but his Civic is more frugal with gas during the summer. What's the reason behind his winter of discontent?
fuel economy Honda Civic 2016
Mary Lou's new car has odd noises escaping from the engine compartment. Do "they all do that" or should she press her mechanic for an answer?
noises Ford Escape 2016
T.J.'s new car has been nothing but trouble. Should he bring it back to the shop again, or research lemon laws?
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Poke's new Subaru Forester wants to roll away on hills. Is the engine, clutch, or parking brake the culprit?
transmissions brakes clutches Subaru Forester 2016
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In our latest edition of First Signs of the Carpocalypse, we examine the new 2016 Honda Civic and its owner-reported infotainment snafus.
infotainment Honda Civic 2016
Dave needs an octane in between what's offered at the pump. Should he become an impromptu mixologist when filling up?
gasoline Toyota Avalon 2016
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The Ford F-150 Limited Edition: Not ideal for commuting. But people like these things for a reason.
reviews Ford F150 2016
Our latest installment of First Signs of the Carpocalypse covers the Ford Explorer from 2013 through the current model year.
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Hesitation when trying to accelerate? Tachometer spinning with no forward progress? Your Tucson may have the DCT blues.
transmissions buying Hyundai Tucson 2016
BMWs, Porsches, GM and Nissan cars offer "improved" manual transmissions that make heel and toeing a thing of the past.
manual transmissions high-tech BMW 340i 2016