2011 new york auto show

2011 L.A. Auto Show Winners and Losers: Production Cars

By David Thomas on November 18, 2011


This year's L.A. Auto Show will make attendees' heads spin in terms of all the new production cars on display. Automakers are rolling out important cars from full-size luxury sedans to the smallest of compact cars. Actually, one company did… Read More

2011 L.A. Auto Show Winners and Losers: Production Cars

By David Thomas on November 18, 2011

This year's L.A. Auto Show will make attendees' heads spin in terms of all the new production cars on display. Automakers are rolling out important cars from full-size luxury sedans to the smallest of compact cars. Actually, one company did… Read More

Cars.com Podcast: 2011 New York Auto Show Edition

By David Thomas on April 29, 2011

This week, we gather all four editors in one room to discuss what we liked and didn’t like at this year’s New York International Auto Show, which continues through this weekend. We debate why we gave certain models a “winner”… Read More

New Car Tracker: 4.28.11

By Joe Bruzek on April 28, 2011

After the New York International Auto Show this month, it’s clear that 40-mpg cars will come out at a furious rate this year. The 2012 Kia Rio, Mazda3, Hyundai Accent and Honda Civic can all reach that mark, and all… Read More

Volvo Boosts Power With R-Design S60, XC60

By Colin Bird on April 27, 2011

Volvo is increasing the power in the R-Design-trimmed S60 and XC60 for the 2012 model year. Both vehicles now have a power rating of 325 horsepower and 354 pounds-feet of torque. The turbocharged inline-six-cylinder in both models is the same… Read More

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Video

By Colin Bird on April 27, 2011

The current-generation Chevrolet Malibu was a turnaround vehicle for General Motors in the midsize-sedan segment despite some of its shortcomings, including lackluster design and powertrain. The next-generation 2013 Malibu warms over those problem areas, according to Cars.com senior editor Joe… Read More

2012 Fiat 500c Video

By Colin Bird on April 26, 2011

The 2012 Fiat 500 recently went on sale, and the Italian automaker is already showing off a new variant, the 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio. The model is less a convertible and more of a giant sunroof experience, according to Cars.com… Read More

Why Do Subcompacts and Compacts Get Such Similar Mileage?

By Kelsey Mays on April 26, 2011

No longer is 40 mpg only the province of the hybrid. With four new members from the New York International Auto Show — the Honda Civic, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio and Mazda3 — the crop of 40-plus mpg, non-hybrid gasoline… Read More

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 Video

By Colin Bird on April 26, 2011

After a year’s absence from the market, the Chrysler 300 SRT8 is back, and more powerful than ever, according to Cars.com senior editor Joe Wiesenfelder. The new 465-horsepower V-8 is also more fuel efficient. Wrapped around the new powertrain is… Read More

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Video

By Colin Bird on April 25, 2011

Reinventing a long-lived icon is hard to do, but it looks like Volkswagen managed to pull off the right balance with modernizing the 2012 VW Beetle, according to Cars.com editor Mike Hanley. Interior quality is a step up from the… Read More

2011 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers: Production Cars

By David Thomas on April 25, 2011

The New York International Auto Show was squarely focused on fuel-efficient small cars and rightly so, with gas prices steadily on the rise. Automakers didn't completely forget about horsepower, though, as the show saw a few new high-powered models. Here… Read More