luxury vehicles

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on July 2, 2015


Most significant changes: Three new sedan models will be added: C450 AMG Sport, the C350e plug-in hybrid and C300d 4matic diesel. Price change: C300 and C300 4matic prices increase $550; C63 and C63 S AMG increase $800. On sale: C300,… Read More

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on July 2, 2015

Most significant changes: Three new sedan models will be added: C450 AMG Sport, the C350e plug-in hybrid and C300d 4matic diesel. Price change: C300 and C300 4matic prices increase $550; C63 and C63 S AMG increase $800. On sale: C300,… Read More

2015 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Video

By Kelsey Mays on July 1, 2015

Updated for 2015, the Porsche Cayenne remains a sports car disguised as an SUV. It obviously has plenty of sport, but let's see how much utility got left behind. Watch the video for more.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Mercedes-Benz E250, GLK250 and ML250 BlueTec

By Matt Schmitz on June 30, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 800 model-year 2015 Mercedes-Benz E250 BluTec vehicles manufactured between Nov. 3 and Dec. 15, 2014; E250 BluTec 4matic vehicles manufactured between Nov. 4 and Dec. 17, 2014; GLK250 SUVs manufactured between Nov. 13, 2014, and Jan. 30,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Volvo XC90

By Jennifer Geiger on June 30, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 580 model-year 2016 Volvo XC90 SUVs manufactured from Jan. 27, 2015, to May 19, 2015 The Problem: The front seats' Side Impact Protection System wiring harness may have been routed incorrectly. This could damage the wiring and… Read More

What Can You Fit in a Mercedes-Benz C-Class Trunk?

By Mike Hanley on June 30, 2015

We've had our long-term 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class for about half a year, and in that time we've been impressed with its comfortable yet engaging driving demeanor and classy interior. Its 12.6-cubic-foot trunk may not sound that big but it falls… Read More

2017 Audi A4: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on June 29, 2015

Competes with: BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Cadillac ATS, Lexus IS, Infiniti Q50 Looks like: The big changes are on the inside Drivetrains: Seven engines (the U.S. will likely get the 252-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, though it's unclear if any… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Lexus NX 200t

By Matt Schmitz on June 26, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,000 model-year 2015 Lexus NX 200t compact luxury SUVs manufactured between Dec. 18, 2014, and Feb. 2, 2015 The Problem: These vehicles are equipped with an antilock braking system, traction control system and vehicle stability control system,… Read More

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on June 26, 2015

Most significant changes: Keyless start, dual-zone climate control now standard Price change: TBA On sale: Mid-October Which should you buy, 2015 or 2016? 2016 Small SUVs are a hot spot in the luxury market these days, and Mercedes joined the… Read More

Alfa Romeo Reveals U.S.-Bound Giulia Sedan

By Kelsey Mays on June 24, 2015

Alfa Romeo unveiled today the new Giulia (pronounced "Julia"), a midsize sedan that aims to bring the brand into the luxury-car limelight. Revealed in a high-performance "Quadrifoglio" version (that's Italian for "quatrefoil," which signals Alfa's high-performance division and its four-leaf-clover… Read More

Five Things to Know About Mercedes' Comand System

By Joe Bruzek on June 23, 2015

An area we looked forward to testing over the long haul on our 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 long-term tester was the all-new multimedia system, which for 2015 got a thorough modernization and a newly optional 8.4-inch screen perched on top of… Read More