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Mini Clubman Makes a Super-Sized Return

By Joe Bruzek on June 25, 2015


Competes with: Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Looks like: With all six doors open, a flying grasshopper Drivetrain: 134-hp, turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder; 189-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder; six-speed manual transmission standard, optional six-speed automatic on the 1.5-liter and optional eight-speed automatic on the… Read More

Mini Clubman Makes a Super-Sized Return

By Joe Bruzek on June 25, 2015

Competes with: Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Looks like: With all six doors open, a flying grasshopper Drivetrain: 134-hp, turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder; 189-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder; six-speed manual transmission standard, optional six-speed automatic on the 1.5-liter and optional eight-speed automatic on the… Read More

Fiat 500L, Kia Soul Make Fun Family Car Short List

By By Carrie Kim on June 16, 2015

It seems like yesterday that my husband and I leased a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta to accommodate our new family, but recently the lease came up and I was ready for a new car. Now that our daughter is entering preschool,… Read More

2015 Chrysler Town & Country Review

By Joe Bruzek on June 15, 2015

The 2015 Chrysler Town & Country minivan surprises with a barrage of family-friendly value, though it's slipping in other important areas. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

2015 Chrysler Town & Country: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on May 21, 2015

When it comes to minivans, the Chrysler Town & Country is at the top of many families' shopping list. In 2014, the Town & Country ranked No. 1 in minivan sales with 138,040 sold, according to Automotive News. For the 2015… Read More

Looking for a Family-Hauler? Get Ready to Compromise

By Jennifer Newman on April 22, 2015

Life is full of compromises — even more so if yours is filled with three or four kids. With two kids, many cars — even the sportier ones — can work for a family, but add that third child and… Read More

Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Mini Cooper

By Jennifer Geiger on April 20, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 92,000 model-year 2005-06 Mini Cooper and Cooper S cars manufactured Jan. 5, 2005, to Nov. 28, 2006, and model-year 2005-08 Cooper convertible and Cooper S convertible models manufactured Jan. 5, 2005, to July 31, 2008. The Problem:… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Volkswagen Routan

By Jennifer Geiger on April 17, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 20,600 model-year 2009 Routan minivans manufactured from June 25, 2008, to June 10, 2009, and model-year 2010 Routans manufactured from Oct. 1, 2009, to Aug. 11, 2010. The Problem: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,… Read More

2015 Toyota Sienna Review

By Jennifer Geiger on March 16, 2015

I put the 2015 Toyota Sienna through its paces during my test drive, which includes hauling around my three kids and all their gear. I found the minivan's upgraded interior materials, revised control layout and additional convenience features are wins,… Read More

2016 Mini Countryman Park Lane Photo Gallery (26 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger on March 3, 2015

Mini is trying to inject some exclusivity into the lineup of its compact SUV. The automaker updated its Countryman for 2015 and just debuted a special edition model at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The Countryman Park Lane, which… Read More

2015 Porsche Boxster GTS at Roebling Road Raceway Photo Gallery (28 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger on February 26, 2015

Porsche's new GTS package ups horsepower, torque and top speed on its Boxster and Cayman models. For the Boxster, that means 330 hp, 273 pounds-feet of torque and a top speed of 174 mph. We flung the 2015 Boxster GTS… Read More