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2015 Toyota Sienna: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 27, 2015


Sometimes little changes can add up to a big improvement. That's the case for the Toyota Sienna minivan, which underwent some minor revisions for the 2015 model year. We tested the 2015 Sienna earlier this year, but decided to revisit… Read More

2015 Toyota Sienna: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 27, 2015

Sometimes little changes can add up to a big improvement. That's the case for the Toyota Sienna minivan, which underwent some minor revisions for the 2015 model year. We tested the 2015 Sienna earlier this year, but decided to revisit… Read More

2016 Mini Hardtop Four-Door: What Two Extra Doors Get You

By Jennifer Geiger on August 24, 2015

Mini's usually diminutive vehicles have gotten decidedly much less mini during the last couple years, first with the addition of the three-door Clubman wagon, then with the pumped up Mini Countryman SUV. The regular Mini Hardtop got bigger too last… Read More

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop Video

By Mike Hanley on August 21, 2015

Mini made small cars cool when the Cooper Hardtop debuted more than a decade ago. Now, Mini looks to broaden the car's appeal with the new four-door version for the 2015 model year. Watch the video for more.… Read More

2016 Honda Odyssey: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on August 19, 2015

Most significant changes: New Special Edition (SE) model adds rear entertainment system, 115-volt power outlet, satellite radio and in-vehicle vacuum cleaner for $950 premium Price change: $300 higher on the LX model and $150 higher on all others On sale:… Read More

2015 Honda Odyssey: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 13, 2015

When fully loaded, Honda's Odyssey¬†minivan seems to have it all: a vacuum cleaner, a cool box for keeping drinks chilled, a rear entertainment system and plenty of places to charge devices. We last installed car seats into a 2014 Odyssey.… Read More

Farewell Tiny Van: Mazda Cancels the Mazda5 for 2016

By Jennifer Geiger on August 6, 2015

Though we have a pretty good track record for predicting which cars won't live to see another model year, this one didn't make our list: the Mazda5. The automaker announced that model-year 2015 will be the tiny van's last. "The… Read More

2015 Mini Hardtop 4-Door: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 30, 2015

This Mini is surprisingly mighty when it comes to child-safety seats. The Mini Hardtop 4-Door¬†is a new offering for 2015 that's roughly 6 inches longer than the Hardtop 2-Door. That additional length means there's extra space in the Hardtop 4-Door's… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop Two Door, 2015 John Cooper Works Two Door

By Jennifer Geiger on July 29, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 30,400 model-year 2014-15 Mini Cooper Hardtop Two Door models and S models as well as model-year 2015 John Cooper Works Two Door models The Problem: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the affected vehicles do… Read More

With Car Colors, Men and Women Don't See Eye to Eye

By Matt Schmitz on July 9, 2015

They say love is blind. Justice is blind. Heck, contrary to popular belief even hindsight could benefit from a little Lasik surgery. But when it comes to car colors, women and men see things differently. That's according to a new… 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