Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck.
PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics put six trucks through several head-to-head tests. The 2013 Ford F-150 dominated and came out on top as the best light-duty pickup truck.
The 2013 Ford F-150 was put up against the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2013 Nissan Titan, 2013 Ram 1500 and 2013 Toyota Tundra. The tests consisted of 0-60 mph acceleration (loaded and unloaded), braking, overall handling, towing and fuel economy.
Mark Williams, editor of PickupTrucks.com, says:
“In our performance-oriented competitive events, the Ford half-ton was dominating. It finished in either first or second place in 11 of 13 events. If this were the Olympics, there would be a new Ford F-150 on a cereal box.”
The Nissan Rogue offers more than just a stylish and versatile SUV.
Edmunds.com has awarded the Nissan Rogue with a best retained value award in the SUV category.
With the Rogue’s fuel efficiency and features, it’s no surprise it retains its value so well.
Four of Ford’s models have made this year’s list for vehicles with the best retained value from Edmunds.com.
In three categories four models have made the top spots. The Ford Focus for Sedan, Ford Flex for Wagons, and the Mustang and Shelby for Convertibles.
Edmunds.com has compiled a list of the vehicles that best retain their value.
Honda has come up with three of those awards, being a part of the van, sedan, and coupe categories.
The 2013 Honda Civic LX was named one of the best base models by cars.com.
Your family deserves a vehicle that looks great, offers a comfortable ride, and will keep them safe. Luckily, Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com have put together a list of the 10 best family cars. Honda lead the pack with the Civic, Accord, and CR-V.
Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of auto operations at American Honda, said:
“The Accord, Civic and CR-V all lead their respective segments in retail sales and Honda continues to focus on selling high value vehicles to one customer – or family – at a time.”
One of the best used cars for teens
A teenager’s first car needs to be safe, affordable, and easy enough to use without distracting them from the task at hand.
Yahoo’s car automotive experts have compiled a list of the best used cars for teens. They looked at used cars from 2008-2010 and generally available for less than $15,000.
They have selected the Ford Focus sedan as one of those cars.
One of the Best Cars for Teens.
Buying a first car can be one of the greatest moments of a teenager’s young life. It grants them the freedom they have been yearning for all their lives. A car seems like the gateway to everything.
To a parent, a teen’s first car resembles everything they’ve been trying to protect their child from.
Luckily, there are cars out there that are a perfect fit
for a teen, being safe, simple, and cost effective.
The Ford Fiesta makes for an impressive subcompact.
The 2014 Ford Fiesta is getting up to 39 mpg on the highway. Ford has announced a new trim level for the Fiesta that will reach an estimated 41 mpg.
The SFE trim level for the Ford Fiesta will get minor aero tuning and a re-calibrated engine controller that will allow it to reach a higher fuel economy. Pushing it past competitors in the subcompact category.
The award winning 1.0 liter Ecoboost engine that is set to be in the Ford Fiesta still does not have an estimated fuel economy. Ford says this information may be released in October with no date set for a U.S. debut for the engine.
The 2013 Nissan Murano is a Crossover SUV that adds a sense of refined luxury. If you want luxury and all the options at your price, we suggest testing the Murano today.
The Murano has become a familiar face in the Nissan lineup. It still comes with the thin headlights and the long grille that stretches the length of the front end. No matter which trim you choose, the Murano comes with alloy wheels, something not always found on comparable models. Inside, no matter what color or fabric you choose, we think the Murano is a classy vehicle.
You can get get woodgrain trim, leather seats and even a panoramic sunroof with a Nissan Murano.
The 2013 Kia Soul is one of the most popular vehicles on the road today. The Soul really fits any demographic and any lifestyle, because it’s offered at a low price and doesn’t skimp on special features. When you add in the numerous awards and rave reviews, you really can’t go wrong with a 2013 Kia Soul.
Plus, it even comes with a 10-year, 100,000 mile warranty!
You’ve seen the great commercials Kia Soul commercials, and now it’s time to learn about the car. There’s a reason all your friends and neighbors and driving Kia Soul models. It doesn’t look like any other car on the road with the small wagon/SUV appeal, but with a huge trunk space and room for your family and pets. In fact the Kia Soul was voted one of the best cars for pet safety, according to Edmunds.com.
The Soul also has 60/40 split rear folding seat, meaning you can fit all your outdoor goods inside your sold. The Soul also features a hidden tray in the cargo floor, providing you with even more space.