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Audi's smallest vehicle line returns for 2006 with new models and numerous feature changes. The A4 is available in three bodystyles, sedan, convertible, and wagon, and in several engine trims: 1.8T, 2.0T, 3.0, and the new 3.2. The new optional phone system features Bluetooth technology and voice control. Other new amenities include a rear Parktronic system, sport suspension, redesigned premium wheels, and a wood trim interior. A four-spoke multi function wheel and heated rear seats have also been added to the A4's list of options. Additionally, convertible models feature a new beige/grey interior.



Audi's smallest vehicle line returns for 2006 with new models and numerous feature changes. The A4 is available in three bodystyles, sedan, convertible, and wagon, and in several engine trims: 1.8T, 2.0T, 3.0, and the new 3.2. The new optional phone system features Bluetooth technology and voice control. Other new amenities include a rear Parktronic system, sport suspension, redesigned premium wheels, and a wood trim interior. A four-spoke multi function wheel and heated rear seats have also been added to the A4's list of options. Additionally, convertible models feature a new beige/grey interior.



Only in its third year of production, the 6-Series is already receiving a new, more powerful engine for 2006. Available in coupe or convertible, the now designated 650 is powered by a 360-hp 4.8L V8 engine matted to a six-speed manual transmission. Six-speed manual-sequential and six-speed automatic transmissions are also available. Standard luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic climate control, leather bucket seats, BMW Assist communication system, GPS navigation system, and memory convenience features. Offered options include active speed control, heads-up instrument display, heated seats, active steering, and a six-disc CD changer. An optional Sport Package boasts sport bucket seats, the SMG transmission, and 19-inch sport wheels and tires.



The M3 enters 2006 available in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. Standard features on BMW's sports coupe include automatic climate control, dual heated power mirrors, auto headlamp control, side impact airbags, rear lip spoiler, and dynamic stability control. The M3 is powered a 333-hp 3.2L I-6 engine, which produces 262 lb. ft of torque. Available equipment on the M3 includes SMG (Sequential Manual Gearbox) transmission and the Cold Weather Package, which features a ski sack, heated front seats, and headlight washers. Other options offered by BMW include an Assist communication system, Harman Kardon stereo, Navigation system, rear parking aid, and special exterior paint colors.



Introduced two years ago, the X3 enters 2006 with no major changes. Upon introduction, a 225-hp 3.0L I-6 engine matted to either a six-speed manual or five-speed Steptronic automatic transmission powers BMW's small utility. The X3 also come equipped standard with 17-inch cast alloy wheels, traction control, automatic air conditioning, and memory convenience features (mirrors and driver's seat). The optional Sport Package includes a heated steering wheel, sport bucket seats, 18-inch M alloy wheels, and shadowline exterior trim. Other offered options include BMW Assist communication system, GPS navigation system, HID headlights, heated front seats, and a premium sound system.



Due to launch a larger, more powerful, redesigned X5 with next years production model, BMW brings back its intermediate utility unchanged for 2006. The X5 is again available in three engine choices: the base 3.0L I-6, the 315-hp 4.4L V8, and the 4.8L V8, which produces 355 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. The 3.0i offers either a six-speed manual or five-speed Steptronic automatic transmission, while both the 4.4i and 4.8is come equipped with a standard six-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. Other standard luxury amenities include premium wheels, traction control, dual-zone automatic climate control, and memory convenience features. Available options include the BMW Assist communication system, a retractable load floor, and panorama power glass moonroof.



The Z4 returns for 2006 fully redesigned and is now available in three models: 3.0i and 3.0si convertible and 3.0si coupe. BMW fits their roadster with two new engines, a 215-hp 3.0L six-cylinder engine and a high-out put version producing 255 horsepower and 220 lb-ft or torque. Other key revisions include new six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, more powerful brakes, standard 17-inch wheels, an enhanced traction control system, and a redesigned exterior and interior. An optional Premium Package adds auto-dimming mirrors, power memory seats, automatic climate control, extra storage, and the BMW Assist system. Other available options include Xenon headlights, heated seats, a Navigation system, full leather seats, and a Sport Package.



For 2006, Cadillac has implemented their alpha naming strategy to the Deville re-badging it as the DTS. The exterior of the DTS receives styling enhancement and the interior gets an all-new look. The DTS is available as a single model with multiple option packages to upgrade the vehicle. There are two configurations of the Northstar 4.6L V8 engine available: 291 horsepower L37 and the 275 horsepower LD8. The L37 is a high revving engine with more peak horsepower while the LD8 has greater peak torque for quicker launch. The DTS is equipped with an industry-first dual depth front passenger air bag that deploys either a small or large air bag depending on the severity of the crash. 12 months of access to Cadillac's Virtual Advisor by OnStar is included on all 2006 Cadillac vehicles.



The Silverado 3500 Crew Cab returns for 2006 with minimal changes. It remains available in eight models: Work Truck, LS, and LT in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The LS model features cruise control, remote keyless entry, and power locks, mirrors, and windows. The LT model adds an electronic transfer case (4WD models only), OnStar safety and security system, an automatic transmission, dual-zone automatic climate control, and heated leather bucket seats. Ten-way power control, power lumbar support, and memory adjustment are also standard features on the LT seats. Optional features include a locking rear differential, a heavy-duty auxiliary battery, Trailering Special Equipment, and camper wiring provisions.



The Silverado 3500 Regular Cab returns for 2006 with no major changes to the interior or exterior. Available in three models: Work Truck, LS and LT, it is offered only in four-wheel drive configuration. Both models are equipped with a 6.0L 300hp V-8 engine. An 8.1L V-8 and a 6.6L Duramax diesel engine are also available. In addition to the Base model, the LS model features cruise control, an AM/FM sound system with CD player, a rear window defroster, remote keyless entry, and power locks, mirrors, and windows. Optional features include a locking rear differential, a heavy-duty auxiliary battery, Trailering Special Equipment, fog lights, an engine block heater, and camper wiring provisions.



For 2006, the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab returns available in six models: LS, LT and HD LT trims in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. All models are equipped with Chevrolet's 6.0L Vortec V-8 engine, which produces 300 horsepower and 360 lb.-ft. of torque. A heavy-duty four-speed automatic transmission is standard. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including the Four-Wheel Quadrasteer Steering Package, six-way power seats, traction control, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system. A rear seat entertainment system with DVD player and LCD screen is also available on all Crew Cab models.



For 2006 Silverado 1500 Extended Cab is offered in seven models: Work Truck, LS, and LT trims in both 2WD or 4WD configurations and the SS in AWD. Three engine choices are offered depending on trim and drive configuration, ranging from a 4.3L 195 hp V-6 up to a 6.0L 345 hp V-8 on the SS model. All engines are coupled with a four-speed automatic. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including the Z71 Off-Road Suspension Package, six-way power seats, traction control, aluminum wheels, and a four-wheel steering package. Also, available Ride-Control suspension options provide manually selectable settings for optimal ride quality.



For 2006, the Colorado returns with a few minor changes. Some of the changes include the addition of an optional Sun and Sound Package on the LT models, upgraded cloth materials on the LT upholstery and Crew Cab seatback, and one new exterior color: Blue Granite Metallic. Crew Cab versions are available in two models: LT trim, in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. A 2.8L 175 hp in-line four-cylinder engine remains standard on all models, while a 220 hp 3.5L in-line five-cylinder engine is also available. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission. All LT 2WD Colorado's can be ordered with the Xtreme Appearance Package, which features chrome grill accents, body side ground effects, rear spoiler and 18-inch wheels.



The Silverado 2500 HD Regular Cab returns for 2006 with little change. Some of the changes include a new front-end appearance, more horsepower and torque on the Duramax 6600 diesel engine, and a new Allison six-speed tap shift automatic transmission. The optional 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine has increased in horsepower going from 300 hp to 360 hp with also an increase in torque moving from 520 lb-ft of torque to 650 lb-ft of torque. The 2500 HD Regular Cab is available in six models: Work Truck, Base, and LS trims in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Regular Cab models.



The Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab returns for 2006 with little change. Some of the changes include a new front-end appearance, more horsepower and torque on the Duramax 6600 diesel engine, and a new Allison six-speed tap shift automatic transmission. The optional 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine has increased in horsepower going from 300 hp to 360 hp with also an increase in torque moving from 520 lb-ft of torque to 650 lb-ft of torque. The 2500 HD Extended Cab is available in six models: Work Truck, LS, and LT trims in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Extended Cab models.



For 2006 Silverado 1500 Extended Cab is offered in seven models: Work Truck, LS, and LT trims in both 2WD or 4WD configurations and the SS in AWD. Three engine choices are offered depending on trim and drive configuration, ranging from a 4.3L 195 hp V-6 up to a 6.0L 345 hp V-8 on the SS model. All engines are coupled with a four-speed automatic. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including the Z71 Off-Road Suspension Package, six-way power seats, traction control, aluminum wheels, and a four-wheel steering package. Also, available Ride-Control suspension options provide manually selectable settings for optimal ride quality.



For 2006, the Dodge Ram 2500 returns with exterior enhancements and a new interior design. The Quad Cab is available in six models: ST, SLT and Laramie trim in 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Quad Cab is equipped with a 5.7L Hemi V-8 engine that generates 345 horsepower and 375 lb.-ft of torque. The optional Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO version boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. Premium features offered on all Quad Cabs include a full-screen GPS navigation system, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, power sliding rear window and bucket seats, UConnect hands-free communications system, and Infinity sound system. Two new exterior colors are available on the Ram Heavy Duty: Inferno Crystal Metallic and Light Khaki.



For 2006, Dodge introduces the all-new Ram Mega Cab truck. With the cab measuring 143.2 cubic feet and 111.1 inches long, Dodge has proclaimed the Mega Cab as the largest pickup cab ever. The rear doors open to an 85 degrees angle with the opening measuring 34.5 inches wide and 35.5 inches tall. The split folding 60/40 rear seat is the first to offer the ability to recline in a pickup truck. The Ram 3500 Mega Cab is available in four models: SLT and Laramie in 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models are powered by a 5.9L high-output Cummins turbo diesel engine producing 325 hp and 610 lb-ft of torque. Premium features offered on all Mega Cabs include a full-screen navigation system, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, power sliding rear window, and power sun roof.



For 2006, the Dodge Ram 1500 returns with exterior enhancements and a new interior design. The 1500 Quad Cab is available in four model trims: ST, SLT, Laramie, and SRT-10. The ST, SLT, and Laramie are available in 2WD or 4WD configurations while the SRT-10 is only available in 2WD configuration. The optional 5.7L Hemi Magnum engine is now equipped with a Multi-displacement System (MDS) that can transition from eight cylinders to four cylinders in .040 seconds. This can improve fuel economy by up to 20 percent. All 4WD models offer a new standard electric-shift transfer case that delivers 45 percent of the available torque to the front wheels and 55 percent to the rear wheels. The SRT-10's remain equipped with an 8.3L V10 Viper engine mated to a four-speed automatic transmission.



The 2006 Sprinter Passenger Wagons and Cargo Vans are available in three different wheelbases and two ceiling heights, offering seating for eight to ten passengers. All models are powered by the Mercedes-Benz 2.7L in-line five-cylinder turbo diesel engine, which produces 154 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. With oil change intervals at 10K and engine maintenance intervals at 20K, Dodge touts the Sprinter as having one of the lowest operating costs. Options for the Sprinter include heated rain-sensing windshield wipers, front sliding windows, heated driver and passenger seats, and rear parking sensors. When ordered with Quick Order Package 22B, the Sprinter includes dual front and rear comfort headrests, dual manual lumbar support seat adjusters, and luxury bucket seats.



The 2006 F150 is available in a variety of trim and body configurations, including five trim levels: SXT, XL, XLT, FX4, and Lariat, three cab choices: Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew Cab, three truck bed lengths, and two truck bed styles. New for this model year is the availability of a Harley-Davidson Package on the Super Cabs, Sirius satellite radio on all trims except the XL, an XL D+¬cor Package, and a Chrome Package on the XLT and Lariat. Other notable new optional features include 20-inch wheels on the FX4 and Lariat, traction control on 2WD V8 models, and Smokestone Metallic paint on the Lariat. A standard length truck bed on the SuperCrew, a flexible fuel 5.4L Triton V8 engine, and a new luxury package on the FX4 will be offered later in the model year.



The 2006 F150 is available in a variety of trim and body configurations, including five trim levels: SXT, XL, XLT, FX4, and Lariat, three cab choices: Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew Cab, three truck bed lengths, and two truck bed styles. New for this model year is the availability of a Harley-Davidson Package on the Super Cabs, Sirius satellite radio on all trims except the XL, an XL D+¬cor Package, and a Chrome Package on the XLT and Lariat. Other notable new optional features include 20-inch wheels on the FX4 and Lariat, traction control on 2WD V8 models, and Smokestone Metallic paint on the Lariat. A standard length truck bed on the SuperCrew, a flexible fuel 5.4L Triton V8 engine, and a new luxury package on the FX4 will be offered later in the model year.



Ford's full-size three-quarter ton truck returns for 2006 with little change. The F250 is available in several choices to the consumer: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, SuperCab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and three trim levels, XL, LT, or Lariat. Engine choices include the Triton 5.4L V-8 and 6.8L V-10, and the Power Stroke 6.0L diesel. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. Other available upgrade packages include the FX4 Off-Road Package for 4WD models, XLT Sport Package, and an Advanced Security Group that features power locks, remote keyless entry, and auto-on headlamps is also available.



Ford's heavy-duty full-ton truck returns for 2006 with little change. The F350 boasts several choices to the consumer: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and three trim levels, XL, LT, or Lariat. Engine choices include the Triton 5.4L V-8 and 6.8L V-10, and the Power Stroke 6.0L diesel Engine. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The King Ranch models come equipped with all of the standard features of the Heavy Duty Truck and also includes unique King Ranch heated leather seats, lighted cab steps with diamond plate inserts, and manual telescoping trailer mirror with power/heated glass.



Ford's heavy-duty full-ton truck returns for 2006 with little change. The F350 boasts several choices to the consumer: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and three trim levels, XL, LT, or Lariat. Engine choices include the Triton 5.4L V-8 and 6.8L V-10, and the Power Stroke 6.0L diesel Engine. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. Other available upgrade packages include the FX4 Off-Road Package for 4WD models, XLT Sport Package, and an Advanced Security Group that features power locks, remote keyless entry, and auto-on headlamps is also available.



The 2006 Ranger returns with a new appearance and a few new package and powertrain options. The Ranger is available in a variety of trim and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, Sport, FX4, and FX4 Level II, and three cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. The exterior has been updated with revised bumper colors, grille inserts, fender flares, and tail lights. Added to the list of option packages available on the Ranger are a Bright Trim Package and a XLT 2WD Appearance Package. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143-hp 2.3L four-cylinder, a 148-hp 3.0L V6, or a 4.0L V-6 producing 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. New exterior colors consist of Screaming Yellow, Torch Red, and Redfire Metallic.



For 2006, the Canyon returns with a few updates. Some of the updates include the addition of a passenger sensing air bag system and a ZQ8 Sport Suspension Package, the SLT Package is now available on Extended and Crew Cab models, traction control now includes locking differential, the OnStar system has been updated with hands-free capability, and a new Superior Blue Metallic exterior color. The Crew Cab is available in either 2WD or 4WD configuration with a Base, SLE or SLT Option Package. A 2.8L 175 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine remains standard on all models, while a 220 horsepower 3.5L in-line five-cylinder engine is available as an option. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission.



For 2006, the GMC Envoy has been carried over with only minor changes. It is available in short and long wheelbase (XL) and comes in 2WD, 4WD, or AWD (Denali). Available trims include SLE, SLT, and Denali. Changes to the Envoy for this year include standard Stabilitrak vehicle stability control, Displacement on Demand on Vortec V8 models, new 18-inch wheels on Denali and Denali XL, new push/pull window switch functionality, and a single XM/OnStar antenna. New exterior colors for 2006 include Cranberry Red Metallic and Red Jewel Tintcoat. The Envoy receives additional freshening through the use of updated badging, new chrome grille accents, and new bodyside molding. Low drag brakes are also standard on all models for 2006.



For 2006, the Sierra 1500 returns with minor updates. Some of the changes include the addition of a SL trim on the Crew Cabs, a short box option on the Extended Cabs, and a new VortecMAX Performance Package on the Extended and Crew Cab models. Other updates include a single antenna unit for both OnStar and XM satellite radio and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The Crew Cab is available in five models: SL, SLE, and SLT trims in both 2WD or 4WD configurations and the luxurious Denali AWD. All models are equipped with a 4.8L V8 with the exception of the Denali, which receives a 6.0L V8 engine that generates 345 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission.



For 2006, the Sierra 2500 returns with minimal changes. Some of the changes include more horsepower and torque on the Duramax 6600 diesel engine, a new Allison six-speed tap shift automatic transmission, and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The optional 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine has increased in horsepower going from 300 hp to 360 hp with also an increase in torque moving from 520 lb-ft of torque to 650 lb-ft of torque. The Regular Cab is available in six models: Work Truck, SL, and SLE trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Regular Cab models.



For 2006, the Sierra 2500 returns with minimal changes. Some of the changes include more horsepower and torque on the Duramax 6600 diesel engine, a new Allison six-speed tap shift automatic transmission, and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The optional 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine has increased in horsepower going from 300 hp to 360 hp with also an increase in torque moving from 520 lb-ft of torque to 650 lb-ft of torque. The Extended Cab is available in nine models: Work Truck, Base, SL, SLE, and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Extended Cab models.



For 2006, the Sierra 3500 returns with minimal changes. Some of the changes include more horsepower and torque on the Duramax 6600 diesel engine, a new Allison six-speed tap shift automatic transmission, and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The optional 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine has increased in horsepower going from 300 hp to 360 hp with also an increase in torque moving from 520 lb-ft of torque to 650 lb-ft of torque. The Crew Cab is available in eight models: Work Truck, Base, SLE, and SLT trims in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Crew Cab models.



For 2006, the Sierra 1500 returns with minor updates. Some of the changes include the addition of a SL trim on the Crew Cabs, a short box option on the Extended Cabs, and a new VortecMAX Performance Package on the Extended and Crew Cab models. Other updates include a single antenna unit for both OnStar and XM satellite radio and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The Crew Cab is available in five models: SL, SLE, and SLT trims in both 2WD or 4WD configurations and the luxurious Denali AWD. All models are equipped with a 4.8L V8 with the exception of the Denali, which receives a 6.0L V8 engine that generates 345 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission.



For 2006, the Sierra 3500 returns with minimal changes. Some of the changes include more horsepower and torque on the Duramax 6600 diesel engine, a new Allison six-speed tap shift automatic transmission, and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The optional 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine has increased in horsepower going from 300 hp to 360 hp with also an increase in torque moving from 520 lb-ft of torque to 650 lb-ft of torque. The Regular Cab is available in six models: Work Truck, Base, and SLE trims in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Regular Cab models.



For 2006, the GMC Yukon is carried over from the previous year with only minor refinements. The Yukon is offered in a short or long wheelbase (Yukon XL) and comes in 2WD, 4WD, and AWD (Denali). Available trims include Base, SLE, SLT, and Denali. Existing powertrain choices include a 5.3L V8, a 6.0L V8 (high output Vortec producing 335-hp, exclusive to Denali), an 8.1L V8, and for 2006, a 5.3L Flex Fuel version. Updates for this year include a single integrated OnStar/XM satellite antenna, improved emission performance, a standard tire pressuring system on 2500 (3/4 Ton) models, available power adjustable pedals, and optional extendable power-adjustable camper mirrors. This is the final model year in the current generation.



Honda's flagship passenger car gets a facelift for 2006, along with added features and new trims to choose from. The Accord is available in coupe or sedan and offers either a 4-cylinder or V6 engine. Trims include VP, LX, SE, EX, and later in the year, the Si hatchback. Exterior revisions include a new front bumper, grille, and taillights, as well as newly designed wheels. The interior has also been enhanced with a new steering wheel, shift knob, gauges, and lightweight, sound deadening seat material. The powertrain also receives improvements for this year, with both engines boasting horsepower increases.



Honda's flagship passenger car gets a facelift for 2006, along with added features and new trims to choose from. The Accord is available in coupe or sedan and offers either a 4-cylinder or V6 engine. Trims include VP, LX, SE, EX, and later in the year, the Si hatchback. Exterior revisions include a new front bumper, grille, and taillights, as well as newly designed wheels. The interior has also been enhanced with a new steering wheel, shift knob, gauges, and lightweight, sound deadening seat material. The powertrain also receives improvements for this year, with both engines boasting horsepower increases.



For 2006, Honda introduces the all-new eighth generation Civic. The Civic will be available in coupe and sedan configurations in several trims including DX, LX, EX, Hybrid, and Si. There are three engine choices available on the Civic: a 140 hp 1.8L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, a hybrid 1.3L i-VTEC four cylinder engine combined with a 20 hp electric engine, and the performance oriented 190 hp 2.0L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine found in the Si. Besides it's redesigned exterior and interior, the Civic also receives a few new standard features on all models. These consist of side curtain and front side airbags, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, active front seat head restraints, telescoping steering wheel, and Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure.



For 2006, Honda introduces the all-new eighth generation Civic. The Civic will be available in coupe and sedan configurations in several trims including DX, LX, EX, Hybrid, and Si. There are three engine choices available on the Civic: a 140 hp 1.8L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, a hybrid 1.3L i-VTEC four cylinder engine combined with a 20 hp electric engine, and the performance oriented 190 hp 2.0L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine found in the Si. Besides it's redesigned exterior and interior, the Civic also receives a few new standard features on all models. These consist of side curtain and front side airbags, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, active front seat head restraints, telescoping steering wheel, and Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure.



For 2006, Honda introduces the all-new eighth generation Civic. The Civic will be available in coupe and sedan configurations in several trims including DX, LX, EX, Hybrid, and Si. There are three engine choices available on the Civic: a 140 hp 1.8L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, a hybrid 1.3L i-VTEC four cylinder engine combined with a 20 hp electric engine, and the performance oriented 190 hp 2.0L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine found in the Si. Besides it's redesigned exterior and interior, the Civic also receives a few new standard features on all models. These consist of side curtain and front side airbags, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, active front seat head restraints, telescoping steering wheel, and Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure.



The 2006 Hummer H2 remains a very capable off-road vehicle. It is equipped with a locking rear differential, traction control, skid plates, and heavy-duty suspension. For additional off-road performance, the H2 can be equipped with a Suspension Package featuring air springs and an air compressor. The powertrain includes a 6.0L V8 engine producing 316-hp and 360 lb-ft of torque combined with a heavy-duty four-speed automatic transmission. The H2's interior is touched with brushed metal appliques, white-faced gauges, and eight-way power seats with two-position memory. A Luxury Package containing floor mats, Chrome Appearance Package, AM/FM stereo with 6-Disc CD changer, XM radio, chrome aluminum wheels, and chrome plated tubular side steps is also available.



For 2006, the Hyundai Santa Fe is carried over from the previous model year, though the line-up sees changes. Six models are available'Base, GLS 3.5 and Limited 2WD, and GLS 2.7, GLS 3.5 and Limited 4WD. Last year saw the addition of a new Borg-Warner designed 4WD system that features InterActive Torque Management. Changes on all Santa Fe models include black colored B and C pillars. The 3.5L V6 GLS now comes standard with an auto dimming rearview mirror with Homelink -« and compass. Additionally, the new top-of-the-line Limited offers standard automatic light control, leather seating, power heated front seats, chrome door handles, trip computer, and stainless steel scuff plates. A monochromatic black Appearance Package is optional on the Limited.



The 2006 Hyundai Tiburon continues with the addition of a GT Limited model to the line-up. Anti-lock brakes are now standard on all Tiburon trims. Other changes for this year include Orange Crush as an exterior color (exclusive to SE), a standard power sunroof on the SE trim, a standard trip computer on all trims except GS, and a panic alarm function on the remote. The GT upgrades the GS model with a 2.7L engine, auto temperature control, 17-inch wheels, cruise control, and metal grain interior trim. The all-new GT Limited features a beige leather interior, an Infinity sound system, and a standard sunroof. The performance oriented SE version comes with a six-speed manual transmission, a high rear spoiler, aluminum pedals, and red-painted brake calipers.



The Hyundai Tucson returns with no major changes this year. Trim lines include GL, GLS, and Limited in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. The Tucson is powered by a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine with either a five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic transmission, or in a 2.7-liter V-6 engine. Standard features include keyless remote control entry, traction control, power convenience features, and an AM/FM stereo with CD. An upgraded stereo system with an in-dash six-disc CD changer, leather seats, leather wrapped steering wheel, and tire pressure monitor come in the Limited models.



Infiniti's mid-size luxury utility returns for 2006 with a few key changes, including an exterior facelift and added standard equipment. The FX is again available in two different engine models, the 280-hp 3.5L V6 FX35 (available in 2WD or AWD) and the 320-hp 4.5L V8 FX45 (available in AWD only). New standard equipment for this year includes heated leather seats, a 300-watt Bose sound system, an Advance Air Bag System, memory convenience features, and a RearView monitor. Additionally, all FX45 models now receive the Premium Package as standard equipment. FX exterior revisions include new wheels, bumpers, and grille. Three new exterior colors have also been made available.



The 2006 Infiniti G35 is available in three models: the G35, G35x AWD, and G35 6MT. The G35 and G35x AWD are powered by a 280-horsepower 3.5 V6 engine with an automatic or manual transmission, while the G35 6MT produces 298-horsepower. Standard features include an advanced air bag system, leather seats, and a tire pressure monitor system. Optional equipment includes a DVD-based Navigational System with a 7.0-inch retractable screen, and a seven speaker audio system with speed-sensitive volume control. New for 2006 are a revised front grille, new front bumper design, and new headlights. Also added was a new exterior color: Liquid Platinum. The Premium Package adds a Bluetooth hands-free phone system and optional SIRIUS services.



The 2006 Infiniti G35 is available in three models: the G35, G35x AWD, and G35 6MT. The G35 and G35x AWD are powered by a 280-horsepower 3.5 V6 engine with an automatic or manual transmission, while the G35 6MT produces 298-horsepower. Standard features include an advanced air bag system, leather seats, and a tire pressure monitor system. Optional equipment includes a DVD-based Navigational System with a 7.0-inch retractable screen, and a seven speaker audio system with speed-sensitive volume control. New for 2006 are a revised front grille, new front bumper design, and new headlights. Also added was a new exterior color: Liquid Platinum. The Premium Package adds a Bluetooth hands-free phone system and optional SIRIUS services.



Infiniti's luxury flagship sedan returns for 2006 with both mechanical and equipment improvements. The Q45 is offered in the new premium Sport model, which features 18-inch alloy wheels, a sport-tuned suspension with Rear Active Steer, a Bose sound system with a six-disc CD changer, and heated leather seats. Powering the Q45 is the 340-hp 4.5L V8 engine, which is coupled to the revised five-speed automatic transmission. Other enhancements for 2006 include standard Bluetooth Wireless Connectivity and an optional Lane Departure Warning system. Other optionally amenities include mudguards, a cargo mat, and either a Sirius or XM satellite radio equipment.



Infiniti's full-size SUV enters the 2006 model year with only minor changes. Again available in 2WD or 4WD, the QX56 adds outside heated mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and integrated turn signals in the mirrors. Other new features for this year include the Bluetooth hands-free phone system, MP3 capability, and a 60/40 split bench for the third row. The QX56 is powered by a 5.6L V8 engine, which produces 315 horsepower, coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission. Other standard amenities include leather seats, a Bose premium sound system, a navigation system, and an auto-leveling rear suspension. Infiniti also offers a list of options on the QX56, including a power sunroof, a DVD entertainment system, intelligent cruise control, and a Tow Package.



The 2006 Ascender is available in four models: 5-Passenger and 7-Passenger models in 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models come equipped with a standard 291 hp 4.2L in-line six cylinder engine with an optional 300 hp 5.3L V8 engine available on the 7-Passenger models. Option packages available on all Ascenders include a Leather Package, LS Package, and Preferred Package. The 5-Passenger models can be ordered with a luxury package that includes auto dimming rear view mirror, roof rail air bags, 8-way power heated front seats, leather interior, and Premium Bose sound system. The 7-Passenger V8 models are available with a Limited Package that consist of the Luxury Package but also adds rain sensing wipers and dual power outside heated mirrors with memory.



The Jaguar XJ is offered in six trims: XJ8, XJ8L, Vanden Plas, XJR, Super V8, and Super V8 Portfolio. All models are powered by a 4.2-liter engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard equipment on all models include keyless remote entry, power moonroof, tire pressure monitor, and an automatic leveling system. The Cold Climate Package, navigation system, and the Alpine AM/FM stereo with a six-disc in-dash CD changer are standard features on Super V8, Super V8 Portfolio, Vanden Plas, and XJR models. Optional features on the Vanden Plas and XJR include the Multimedia Package and the Warm Climate Package. Also available as optional on the XJ8 and XJ8L is the Navigation/Bluetooth Package.



The Rio returns for 2006 completely redesigned. Kia offers the all-new Rio in base and LX sedan trims, as well as a SX hatchback version (badged Rio5). Revisions for this year include a longer wheelbase, increased interior room, and new exterior look. For safety, Kia equips the Rio with six standard airbags, including dual-stage front air bags and full-length side curtain airbags. Other standard equipment includes a 110-hp 1.6L DOHC engine, front-wheel disc brakes, brake assist, full-cloth interior, tachometer, and a rear defroster. The LX trim upgrades by adding air conditioning, power steering with tilt, and wheel covers. The Rio5 hatchback features 15-inch tires and alloy wheels, fog lights, a rear spoiler, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.



Carried over from 2005, the Land Rover LR3 receives few changes for the new model year. A Base model with standard V6 engine has been added to the line-up with a standard V8 available on the SE and HSE models. Last year's third row optional seating is now standard on the HSE. Comfort and convenience features on the LR3 include dual zone air conditioning (optional rear air for third row), dual heated and power mirrors, available center consoler cooler box, park distance control (standard on HSE), and independent, height adjustable air suspension. The HSE makes standard the Harmon Kardon-« 550-watt sound system, DVD based navigation system with voice recognition, 19-inch wheels and tires, and second and third row audio outputs.



All new for 2006, the Range Rover Sport is available in two models-HSE and Supercharged V8s. The Sport maintains a shorter wheelbase than the full-size Range Rover and features such standard equipment as an electronic air suspension, speed sensitive variable ratio steering, 20-inch wheels (Supercharged model), hill decent control, high intensity discharge headlights, and a premium Harman/kardon -« LOGIC7 sound system. A DVD based navigation system with voice recognition and a seven-inch LCD screen is also standard. The Cold Climate Package, featuring heated seats, a heated windshield screen, and heated washer jets, is optional on the HSE and standard on the Supercharged model.



Freshened in 2005, the 2006 Lexus ES 330 is carried over from the previous year. Standard features on the ES 330 include wood and leather interior trim, a Mark Levinson-« sound system, power seats, dual power and heated mirrors. Options on the ES include a DVD-based navigation system, a power rear sunshade, vehicle stability control, power pedals, and HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlamps. Accessories available through the dealer include a car cover, a cargo net, a front-end mask, satellite radio, a trunk mat, and wheel locks. The 2004 and 2005 ES 330 were named an IntelliChoice Best Overall Value winner in the Near Luxury Class.



The GX 470 returns for 2006 with no major changes. The GX 470 features full-time 4WD with center differential and is powered by a 4.7L V-8 engine that produces 270 hp and 330 lb-ft. The GX 470 is also equipped with Downhill Assist Control, Adaptive Height Control, a self-leveling suspension, Traction Control (TRAC) and Vehicle Skid Control (VSC). The optional Sport Package contains a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS), smoked front and rear light covers, 17-inch dark graphite alloy wheels, roof rack and Black Bird's Eye maple wood trim. The optional Lexus navigation system is integrated with Blue Tooth technology. Other options include a rear entertainment system, a third row seat, and a towing hitch.



The Lexus LS 430 returns for 2006 available in a single luxury sedan trim. Powered by a 290-hp 4.3L V8 engine, the LS also comes equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission, ABS disc brakes, and automatic stability control. Other standard amenities include alloy wheels, automatic climate control, leather bucket seats, a six-disc CD changer, and a power glass moonroof. Several option packages are available on Lexus' flagship sedan, including such features as a navigation system, power-closing doors, parking sensors, Bluetooth technology, and climate controlled front and rear seats. Other options include SmartAccess technology, Sirius or XM satellite radio, Euro-tuned suspension, and larger chrome wheels.



The SC 430 enters 2006 available as a single convertible model. The Lexus luxury sports car is powered by the 4.3L V8, which boasts 300 horsepower and a zero-60 time of 5.9 seconds. Standard luxury amenities include a Mark Levinson premium sound system, automatic climate control, heated leather bucket seats, a power retractable roof, and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. The optional Pebble Beach Edition features a Tigereye Pearl exterior, Camel interior, special exterior badging, and unique floor mats. Other options on the SC 430 include summer run-flat tires and a rear spoiler.



The 2006 LS has a simplified line-up with the V-8 Sport version as the only available trim. Design elements of the 2005 LSE trim (chrome grille with body-color surround, round fog lamps, and body-color rear license plate trim) are incorporated into 2006 model. Two new option packages - Elite and Premium - combine popular equipment choices, while two new 17-inch wheel styles, two new paint colors, and sleek new front and rear details freshen the design. The LS is powered by an all-aluminum 32-valve, DOHC 3.9-liter V-8 engine, which produces 280 horsepower and 286 pound-feet of torque. Heated and cooled front seats are available for extra comfort as well as an optional navigation system with Lincoln Soundmark-« THX Certified Audio.



The 2006 Lincoln Town Car is available in four models: Signature, Signature Limited, Designer, and Signature L. For 2006, the Town Car is upgraded with new colors and an all-new wheel lineup. Lincoln's luxury sedan is equipped with a 239-hp 4.6L V8 engine coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. All models have Premium Nudo leather seating, dual-zone automatic climate control with rear seat ventilation, remote keyless entry, a Premium AM/FM cassette/CD player, and power windows, locks, pedal adjustments, and mirrors. Available options on the Signature and Signature L include a power moonroof, a Navigation System that includes a THX certified audio system, and high-intensity discharge headlights.



Mazda brings back its small pick-up for 2006 with only a few changes. The B-Series Truck is again available in three engine trims, 2.3L (B2300 Regular Cab), 3.0L (B3000 Regular or Extended Cab), and 4.0L (B4000 Extended Cab), and in either 2WD or 4WD. Fewer packaging combinations create an easy ordering process, while all 3.0L and 4.0L models now feature a standard anti-theft system. Dual Sport and SE trim levels, available in Extended Cab only, come standard with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a bed liner, cruise control, and power convenience features. All Cab Plus models are equipped with four-doors and rear jump seats. New exterior paint colors round out the list of changes, with Mazda now offering Volcanic Red and Redfire on all B-Series models.



The 2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class returns with a range of new four valves, twin-cam V6 engines and the rebadging of two trims, the C280 and C350 sedans. The C-Class sedans are available in six models: C230, C280 and C350 Sport in 2WD or 4MATIC AWD configurations. The high end sports model is the C55 AMG. The new 204-hp 2.5L V6 engine is equipped on the C230, the new 3.0L 228-hp engine is featured on the C280, and the new 3.5L 268-hp engine is on the C350. The C55 AMG model continues to have a list of AMG performance enhancements, including an 362-hp 5.5L V8 engine, enhanced five-speed automatic transmission with SpeedShift, a sport-tuned suspension, enlarged ventilated and cross-drilled brakes, and polished 18-inch staggered wheels.



Mercedes-Benz redesigns the CLK-Class coupe and cabriolet for 2006, including a revamped exterior, new standard equipment, and a new base engine. The CLK320 is replaced by the more powerful CLK350, which boasts a 268-hp 3.5L V6 engine matted to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The CLK350 also gets an enhanced front apron design and new premium wheels. The CLK500 returns with only a few changes, receiving a sportier interior and an AMG exhaust system. New active front head restraints are now standard across the board. The CLK-Class also offers its top of the line model in the CLK55 AMG cabriolet, which shows off a 5.5L V8 engine producing 362 horsepower and 376 lb-ft of torque. Options include a DVD system, Keyless Go, parking sensors, and a designo trim package.



For 2006, the SLK is carried over from last year and is available in three trims: SLK280, 350, and AMG 55. The Base Roadster features a standard 228-hp engine and short-throw six-speed manual transmission (a seven-speed automatic is optional). All SLK models come with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP), adaptive dual front airbags, integrated fine mesh wind deflector, multi-function steering wheel, premium leather interior, and a "Tunnel Mode" function which offers one-touch control over the windows and interior air intake by pressing and holding the air-recirculation button. The top-of-the-line model comes with a standard 355-hp V8 engine, styling enhancements, and features such as 18-inch wheels, a Formula One air dam, and unique AMG trim.



Freshened for 2006, the Grand Marquis is available in four trims: GS, GS Convenience, LS Premium, and LS Ultimate. Exterior revisions for this year include an updated grille, front fascia, and headlamps. The color pallet has been revamped, including the addition of Smokestone, Tungsten, four new two-tone combinations, and interior color Light Camel. More standard equipment has been added to the LS trim level, such as new 16-inch machined-aluminum wheels and an overhead console with compass, garage door opener, and map light. The optional Limited Package offers interior wood trim, two-tone leather seats, chrome wheels, and chrome exterior trim. Other options include a power moonroof, heated seats, fog lights, a six-disc CD changer, and side air bags.



For 2006, Mercury moves into the new environment and fuel conscience group by offering the Mariner Hybrid. Mercury's first Hybrid vehicle features all the same equipment as its gas engine counterpart, but replaces the powertrain with a 2.3L Atkinson-cycle engine with Permanent-Magnet electric motor fitted to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The Mariner is offered in three trim packages, Base, Premium, and Safety. Standard features across the board include a six-disc CD changer, 16-inch aluminum wheels, keyless entry remote, fog lights, and a vehicle alarm system. Available options include a power moonroof, a navigation system, heated front seats, reverse parking aid, and side curtain airbags.



First introduced last year, the Mercury Montego returns for 2006 available in four models, Luxury and Premier in either a FWD or AWD configuration. Powered by a 2.3-hp 3.0L V6, FWD models feature a six-speed automatic transmission, while AWD models receive a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Standard luxury amenities on this sedan include dual-zone automatic climate control, premium aluminum wheels, wood trimmed dash, keyless entry remote, fog lights, and a vehicle alarm system. Premier upgrades include a six-disc CD changer, leather seats and interior trim, heated seats, and 18-inch machined-aluminum wheels. Options include a power moonroof, reverse parking aid, and side curtain airbags.



The 2006 Cooper returns this year available in two trims, base and S, in either a convertible or hatchback bodystyle. The base model comes with a four-cylinder 1.6-liter engine with a five-speed manual transmission, whereas the S models come with a 1.6-liter supercharged engine with a six-speed manual transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, AM/FM stereo with CD, climate control glove box, leatherette bucket seats, front curtain air bags, and a tire pressure monitor system. Optional equipment includes a navigation system, on-board computer, and a Harman Kardon radio system. A Premium Package and Sport Package are also available as an option in all models. Both the Base and S convertibles come equipped with and automatic power soft top.



The 2006 Lancer has many new revisions for this year. The Lancer is available in the ES, Ralliart and O-Z Rally with either an automatic or manual transmissions configurations. New enhancements include an exterior front redesign that includes a new grille and front fascia, and bumper. New Safety features include advanced safety air bags, day time running lights and optional side impact air bags. The 2.0L, 120hp, SOHC, 16-valve four-cylinder engine powers the ES and OZ Rally. The 2.4L, 162hp, SOHC, four-cylinder engine powers the Ralliart. Both engines are paired to either a four speed automatic or a five speed manual. New for 2006, seat fabrics across the Lancer lineup, and a four-spoke steering wheel design, and updated instrument panel accents.



The Sentra returns for 2006 with no major changes, again available is four trims: base, S, SE-R, and SE-R Spec V. Engine choices include the 126-hp 1.8L four-cylinder engine or the 2.5L I-4 engine producing 165 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque (gains 10 horsepower with Spec V). Two new exterior colors are added to the 1.8L models include Sapphire Blue and Sunburst. The optional Audio Fanatic Package also now includes an in-dash six-disc CD changer. Available options on the Sentra include anti-lock brakes, side-impact airbags, a vehicle security system, a power sunroof, high-performance brakes.



The Porsche 911 returns for 2006 with minor changes. The four-wheel-drive Carrera 4 and 4S make their return to the 911 model lineup. The 911 Carrera is offered in several trims: base, S, 4, and 4S in coupe or cabriolet bodystyles. Standard equipment on most trims includes automatic climate control, a trip computer, a premium sound system, an alarm system, and dual front and side impact air bags. New options include two-tone interiors, an electronic logbook, extended navigation module, 19-inch Carrera Sport wheels, and a tire pressure monitoring system. The S trims are available with a new power kit that includes modifications to the engine and exhaust to produce 381 horsepower. Porsche's ceramic composite brakes are also available.



The 2006 Porsche Boxster is available in two trims: base and S. The base model is equipped with a 240 hp 2.7L six-cylinder engine while the S receives a 3.2L six-cylinder engine that produces 280 hp and 236 lbs-ft of torque. New options available on the Boxster include an electronic logbook to record mileage, journey length, date, and time and an extended navigation module that allows the driver to trace his or her way back to a starting point even when the road does not appear on the navigation system's internal map. Standard equipment on the Boxster includes premium wheels, an automatically controlled rear spoiler, and heated outside mirrors. Optional features include a rear Park Assist system, upgraded wheels, a BOSE sound system, and adaptive sport seats.



The Cayenne returns for 2006 with no major changes, however it is now available in four models, Base, S, Turbo, and Turbo S. Engines on this AWD SUV include the base 247-hp 3.2L V6, the S 340-hp 4.5L V8, and the Turbo 4.5L V8, which produces 520 horsepower and 530 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities across the board include power leather seats, a trip computer, keyless remote entry, an alarm system, a CD player, and outside heated mirrors. Options include several interior trim packages and a Off-Road Tech Package, which includes a limited slip rear axle, an extra fuel tank, additional skid plates, disconnectable stabilizer bars.



The all-new Cayman S enters 2006 equipped with a 3.4L flat-six engine boasting 295-hp, 255 lb-ft of torque, a 0 to 60 time of 5.1 seconds, and a top speed of 171 mph. Essentially a Boxster with a steel roof and hatchback, the Cayman is also fitted with stiffer springs, 18-inch wheels, thicker anti-roll bars, ceramic composite brakes, and an active suspension system. A short-shift six-speed manual transmission is standard on the Cayman, while a five-speed Tiptronic transmission can be selected as an option. Other options include several interior trim packages and a Sport Chrono Package, which includes a sport button, a lap-time counter, and enhanced brakes. Several different wheels size and designs are also available.



The Saab 9-3 enters 2006 available in sedan, convertible, and now sports wagon bodystyles. A 210-hp 2.0L turbo engine powers base 9-3, while the Aero trim boasts a 2.8L turbo engine producing 250 horsepower. Transmission choices have been revamped, now offering a five-speed manual, a six-speed manual, or a five or six-speed automatic with auto-manual capabilities. Standard equipment across the board includes a full floor console, four-wheel ABS brakes, remote keyless entry, power convenience features, and steering wheel radio controls. Other options include rain-sensing wipers, red wood interior trim, and a parking assist system.



The Saab 9-5 returns for 2006 with a freshened exterior and a consolidation of trims. It is now available as a 9-5 Sedan or 9-5 SportCombi wagon. Both models are powered by a 2.3L Turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 260 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic Sentronic transmission. Updates to the exterior of the 9-5 include the hood, front and rear fascia, front and rear lamps, front fenders, tailgate, and trunk lid. On the inside it receives new instrument panel, door handles, steering wheel, door panel trim, and audio system that is equipped with MP3 and XM Satellite radio. A Visibility Package is available on both models and includes xenon headlights, rain-sensing wipers, and rear parking assist.



The 2006 ION sedan and quad coupe return with little change from last years model. The ION is available in three trimlines: ION 1, ION 2, and the ION 3 in both manual and automatic transmissions. Enhanced safety features include optional side head curtain protection, dual front airbags, child door locks, and the LATCH child safety restraint system. Available on the ION is OnStar communication services, roadside assistance, convenience and concierge services, and stolen vehicle tracking. Optional equipment includes four-wheel anti-lock brakes with traction control, AM/FM stereo with CD and MP3 player. A six-disc in-dash CD changer and power glass sunroof are also available on ION 2 and 3 models.



The Scion xA hatchback gets a minor makeover for 2006. Exterior changes include new upper and lower front grilles, a redesigned front bumper, color-keyed rocker panels, and rear bumper, new headlamps and taillamps, and side mirrors with integrated turn signals. Phantom Gray Pearl and Black Cherry Pearl exterior colors have been replaced with Flint Mica and Salsa Red. The xA is powered by a 108-hp 1.5L engine coupled to a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. Inside, the xA's passenger cabin receives enhancements such as new seat fabric, speedometer with a new silver background and a new steering wheel with integrated audio controls. Customers will now have a choice of one of three all-new wheel cover designs shared between xA and xB. A Pioneer AM/FM/CD head unit with iPod control is now available as an all-new accessory upgrade for both xA and xB.



The Scion xB enters 2006 as a carryover. This four-door hatchback wagon is powered by a 108-hp 1.5L engine coupled to a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. A Pioneer AM/FM/CD head unit with iPod control is now available as an all-new accessory upgrade for both xA and xB. Standard amenities include four-wheel ABS brakes, cloth sport seats, interior titanium trim, and a Pioneer audio system with a CD player and MP3 capability. Other options include an XM satellite radio, a subwoofer, a cargo cover, alloy wheels, and a rear spoiler. For added safety, side impact airbags, an auto day/night rearview mirror, and fog lights are offered at an extra cost.



For 2006, the Subaru Impreza has been restyled and is available in 10 models'2.5i (previously the RS), Base WRX, WRX TR, WRX Limited, and WRX STI sedans; and 2.5i, Outback Sport, Outback Sport Special Edition and WRX wagons. Three of the WRX models are new to the line-up this year. Changes include the new signature front-end styling (a three section mesh-type grille), wider body fenders on the sedans, and an enhanced AWD system on the WRX STI. All WRX models feature a new engine and a significant increase in performance. The larger displacement 230-hp 2.5L engine produces 235 lb.-ft of torque at 3600 rpm. Special Edition models come with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, and an upgraded sound system.



Toyota's small pick-up returns for 2006 with added safety features. Available in Regular, Access, and Double cab, the Tacoma receives standard dual-stage airbags, as well as a tire pressure monitor system. Other standard safety equipment includes anti-lock brakes, brake-force distribution, and brake assist. The Tacoma offers two engine choices, the base 159-hp 2.7L I-4 engine and the larger 4.0L V6, which produces 236 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The optional TRD packages add features such as unique fog lights, specialized shock absorbers and springs, lower-profile tires, a hood scoop, and TRD graphics and trim. The dealer-installed high-performance Big Brake system can also be equipped.



For 2006, the 'new' New Beetle receives an exterior freshening, along with powertrain changes designed to give the vehicle an enhanced performance feel through a streamlined and somewhat more modern appearance. Available in three trims'2.5 and TDI hatchback and 2.5 convertible, the Beetle reveals new front and rear fascias, side sills, and fenders to show off the more aggressive styling. Updated head and tail lamp treatments feature narrower, more oval-shaped lights and slimmer turn signals. The base engine is now a 2.5L 150-hp five-cylinder engine. The 2.0L and 1.8L have been deleted from the model line, but the fuel-efficient 1.9 TDI engine remains available. New colors for this year include Shadow Blue, Gecko Green, and Salsa Red.



New for 2006, the all-new Volkswagen Passat is available in four trims'Value Edition, 2.0T, 3.6 and 3.6 4MOTION sedans (wagon styles will be added mid-year). Overall, the new Passat is only slightly larger, but with a redesigned and more functional interior, it gains nearly 2.5-inches of rear seat legroom. The new design is marked by a "medallion-shaped" grille with high-tech headlamp treatments. The base engine has been upgraded to a 200-hp turbocharged direct injection engine badged the 2.0T. The revised V6 engine on the 3.6 models achieves 280-hp at 6200 rpm and is paired with a six-speed automatic Tiptronic transmission. No manual is planned. The rear suspension is now an independent multi-link for improved ride and handling.



The V70 wagons return for 2006 with only minor changes. With the deletion of the T5 model the V70 is now available in four models: 2.4, 2.5T, XC70 AWD, and the R AWD. The 2.4 and 2.5T models now come equipped with 16 inch alloy wheels with 17 inch alloy wheels as an option. The XC70 is now equipped with the same all-wheel drive with Instant Traction feature as on the XC90 models. Two new exterior colors for all models are Lunar Gold and Willow Green. The R AWD maintains its powerful turbocharged 2.5L in-line five-cylinder engine that generates 300-hp and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. Also standard on the R AWD (now optional on the XC70) is a Four-C active chassis system that allows the driver to select from three separate settings: Comfort, Sport, or Advanced Sport.



The V70 wagons return for 2006 with only minor changes. With the deletion of the T5 model the V70 is now available in four models: 2.4, 2.5T, XC70 AWD, and the R AWD. The 2.4 and 2.5T models now come equipped with 16 inch alloy wheels with 17 inch alloy wheels as an option. The XC70 is now equipped with the same all-wheel drive with Instant Traction feature as on the XC90 models. Two new exterior colors for all models are Lunar Gold and Willow Green. The R AWD maintains its powerful turbocharged 2.5L in-line five-cylinder engine that generates 300-hp and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. Also standard on the R AWD (now optional on the XC70) is a Four-C active chassis system that allows the driver to select from three separate settings: Comfort, Sport, or Advanced Sport.



The RS 4 is a new model and will be added to the A4/S4 lineup. The RS 4 is equipped with an ultra-compact 4.2L DOHC V8 that delivers 420 hp and 317 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a short gear six-speed manual transmission coupled with Audi's next generation Quattro AWD system with asymmetric/dynamic torque distribution. A Premium Package is also available and includes an Audi Navigation system with six-disc CD changer, HomeLink, auto dimming mirrors, memory for mirrors and driver's seat positions, Blue Tooth phone preparation, Sirius satellite radio, Bose Premium Sound System with Audio Pilot, heated rear seats, power rear and manual side sunshades, and a light and rain sensor with "Coming Home" feature.



The 3-Series Coupe arrives first on the scene in BMW's near luxury segment, offering three trims: 328i, 328xi, and 335i. The 328 version features a 225-hp 3.0L I-6 engine, while the 335 boasts a 3.0L Twin Turbo I-6 engine producing 300 horsepower and 300 lbs-ft of torque. New features for 2007 include xenon adaptive headlights, unique coupe styling, a rear side protection system, run-flat tires, and an enhanced braking system. Also new for this year is an expanded list of options, which now includes a six-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. Safety features on the 3-Series include the BMW Maintenance Program, roadside assistance, and the optional BMW Assist with Bluetooth.



The BMW 5-Series returns for 2007 available in several trims, including 525 i and xi sedan, 530 i and xi sedan, and 530 xiT wagon. The 525 is powered by a 215-hp 3.0L inline-six engine, while the 530 boasts a 255-hp Double VANOS version. Standard luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, interior wood trim, dual power leather seats, and a power glass moonroof. Several unique features may also be added optionally, including Night Vision, a rear parking assist system, Comfort Access Keyless Start and Entry, Adaptive speed control, and a Steptronic transmission. The 550 i sedan will be offered later in the model year.



The BMW 5-Series returns for 2007 available in several trims, including 525 i and xi sedan, 530 i and xi sedan, and 530 xiT wagon. The 525 is powered by a 215-hp 3.0L inline-six engine, while the 530 boasts a 255-hp Double VANOS version. Standard luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, interior wood trim, dual power leather seats, and a power glass moonroof. Several unique features may also be added optionally, including Night Vision, a rear parking assist system, Comfort Access Keyless Start and Entry, Adaptive speed control, and a Steptronic transmission. The 550 i sedan will be offered later in the model year.



The 6-Series enters 2007 available in coupe and convertible, both badged 650. The 650 is powered by a 4.8L V8 engine, boasting 360 horsepower, 360 lb-ft of torque, and a 0-60 time of 5.3 seconds. The powertrain is completed with either a six-speed manual or six-speed SMG transmission. BMW's sports roadster and coupe also features a new active roll stabilization system, a lightweight construction, and the Logic7 audio system. Available options on the 6-Series include a heads-up instrument display, Night Vision, heated front seats, a satellite radio, and active steering. The optional Sport Package adds premium wheels, 19-inch fun flat tires, shadowline exterior trim, and sport bucket seats.



The 7-Series sedan cruises into 2007 with added luxury, available in three trims: 750i, 750Li, and 760Li. The 750 is powered by a 360-hp 4.8L V8 engine, while the 760 is fitted with a 6.0L V-12 engine boasting 438 horsepower and 444 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities on BMW's luxury sports sedan include premium leather, interior wood trim, and a 10-speaker audio system. Other posh choices include power front comfort seats, active cruise control, and a rear climate control. Safety features on the 7-Series include Active Roll Stabilization, an aluminum suspension system, and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC).



For 2007, the BMW M comes available in a Coupe and Convertible Roadster versions. Both are powered by a 3.2-liter 330-horsepower V6 engine, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Standard amenities include all power conveniences, on-board computer, keyless remote entry, and hill ascent control. The Roadster also comes standard with rollover protection, glass rear window, and an automatic soft top roof. Optional features include BMW Assist Communication System, DVD-based navigation system, and heated leather seats. An Optional Premium Package offers BMW Assist Communication System, outside and inside automatic day/night mirrors, premium audio system, dual power seat adjusters with drivers memory, speed control and Storage Package.



The Escalade ESV returns for 2007 completely redesigned. Based on the Escalade and Chevy Suburban, the ESV is 21 inches longer and comes equipped with the new 6.2L V8 engine boasting 403 horsepower and 417 lb-ft of torque. Due out in the summer of 2006, the Escalade ESV features an extra DVD system for the third-row, a Bose sound system, a new Bosch anti-lock braking system, the Generation 6 OnStar system, and new head curtain side air bags with rollover protection. Other new features for this year include a power fold-and-tumble second-row seat, a power-assisted rear liftgate, and a redesigned interior.



The Cadillac Escalade EXT returns for 2007 as an all-new model. Available in a single trim, the EXT has been upgraded with a new chassis, powertrain, safety system, and interior. The exterior as well as the interior have been completely redesigned. The new powertrain consist of an all-aluminum 6.2L V8 engine with VVT mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Drive Shift Control. The 6.2L V8 engine generates 403 hp and 417 lb-ft of torque. New standard features include remote starting, side-curtain air bags and a Bose 5.1 Surround audio system. Other standard features include an AWD drivetrain, all speed traction control, StabiliTrak vehicle stability enhancement system with new rollover mitigation technology, and rear park assist.



Chevy's hot-selling subcompact returns for 2007 with a redesigned sedan model and a carryover hatchback model. The Aveo sedan, available in LS and LT trims, receives both interior and exterior restyling for this year. Not only is the sedan larger, but it also features an expanded list of standard equipment, including an iPod jack in the dashboard, cruise control, and power front seats. Available upgrades include a six-disc CD changer, a power sunroof, heated outside mirrors, and steering wheel-mounted controls. The Aveo hatchback, available in LS and SVM trims, has no major changes for this year. Both models are powered by a 103-hp 1.6L engine that is said to offer a 35 mpg rating on the highway.



For 2007, the Colorado returns with a few minor changes. Some of the changes include the addition of two new engines and three new exterior colors: Pace Blue, Imperial Blue Metallic, and Deep Ruby Metallic. Regular Cab versions are available in four models: LS or LT trim, in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. A new 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine is standard on all models while a new 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine, generating 242 hp and 242 lb-ft of torque, is available as an option. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain side-impact air bags with passenger sensing air bag cut-off system are available on all models as a safety upgrade.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is available in three trims: Work Truck, LT and LTZ trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. All Work Truck and LT models are equipped with a standard 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine while the LTZ models come with a choice of either a standard 315 horsepower 5.3L flex fuel V8 or a 367 horsepower 6.0L high-output V8 engine. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission. StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with rollover mitigation technology has been added to all Crew Cab models as standard equipment.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a rear-end crash and optional roof-mounted head curtain side air bags.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a rear-end crash and optional roof-mounted head curtain side air bags.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is available in three trims: Work Truck, LT and LTZ trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. All Work Truck and LT models are equipped with a standard 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine while the LTZ models come with a choice of either a standard 315 horsepower 5.3L flex fuel V8 or a 367 horsepower 6.0L high-output V8 engine. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission. StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with rollover mitigation technology has been added to all Crew Cab models as standard equipment.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a rear-end crash and optional roof-mounted head curtain side air bags.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a rear-end crash and optional roof-mounted head curtain side air bags.



The all-new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a rear-end crash and optional roof-mounted head curtain side air bags.



The 2006 Silverado 1500 Regular Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Silverado Classic 1500 Regular Cab. It remains available in several models: Work Truck, LS, and LT in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. Available engines include the 4.3L V6, 4.8L V8, or 5.3L gas or flex fuel V8, all coupled with either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system.



The 2006 Silverado 1500 Extended Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Silverado Classic 1500 Extended Cab. It remains available in several models: Work Truck, LS, LT, and Hybrid trims in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. Available engines include the standard 4.8L V8, 5.3L gas, flex fuel, or Hybrid V8, and 6.0L high-output V8, all coupled with a four-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system. A rear seat entertainment system with DVD player and LCD screen is also available on models.



The 2006 Silverado 3500 Extended Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Silverado Classic 3500 Extended Cab. It remains available in six models: Work Truck, LS, and LT trims in either 2WD or 4WD. All models are available in single rear wheels or dual rear wheels configurations. A powertrain consisting of a 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to a four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Extended Cab models. A 330 horsepower 8.1L V8 engine or a 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine producing 360 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque are also available. Available with the optional engines are a five-speed manual transmission or an Allison six-speed automatic transmission.



The 2006 Silverado 1500 Extended Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Silverado Classic 1500 Extended Cab. It remains available in several models: Work Truck, LS, LT, and Hybrid trims in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. Available engines include the standard 4.8L V8, 5.3L gas, flex fuel, or Hybrid V8, and 6.0L high-output V8, all coupled with a four-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system. A rear seat entertainment system with DVD player and LCD screen is also available on models.



For 2007, the Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab is available in four models: SLT and Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. To complete the powertrain, three different transmissions are offered: a six-speed manual, a four-speed automatic, or a five-speed automatic. 4WD models offer an optional Protection Group, which adds transfer case skid plates and tow hooks. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



For 2007, the Dodge Ram 3500 Mega Cab is available in four models: SLT and Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models are equipped a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. The standard transmission is a six-speed manual transmission while a four-speed or a five-speed automatic transmission is also available. 4WD models offer an optional Protection Group, which adds transfer case skid plates and tow hooks. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



Dodge's full-size passenger and cargo vans return for 2007 completely redesigned. The Sprinter is now offered in several new variations, including 144-inch or 170-inch wheelbases models, regular or extended vehicle lengths, and three ceiling heights. Dodge also offers two new engine options to power the Sprinter, the 154-hp 3.0L V6 diesel engine or the 3.5L V6 gas engine, which produces 254 horsepower. Both are matted to a five-speed automatic transmission. Other revisions for this year include improved maintenance intervals, added safety and security features, and an increase in both cargo volume and towing capacity. New standard features for 2007 include power windows and locks, 16-inch wheels, a CD player, and integrated wide-angle mirrors.



The F250 returns for 2007 available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, SuperCab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and limited edition Harley-Davidson. Engine choices include a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.0L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The Escape enters 2007 with a refreshed exterior, featuring a front end that looks more like the redesigned Edge and Excursion. Ford's small SUV is again available in several trims, including XLS, XLT, XLT Sport, Limited, and the gas-saving Hybrid. All trims are available in 2WD or 4WD configurations, and powered by either a 2.3L inline-four, a 200-hp 3.0L V6, or a 2.3L Hybrid engine. Standard equipment across the board includes anti-lock brakes, keyless entry remote, power convenience features, a tire pressure monitoring system, and an MP3-compatible radio. The optional Luxury Comfort Packages adds heated seats and mirrors, rear parking sensors, and a Audiophile stereo system with a six-disc CD changer and seven speakers.



The F150 returns for 2007 available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew Cab bodystyles, short, standard or long bed lengths, and five trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, FX4 (4WD models), and Lariat. Engine choices include a 4.2L V6 engine, a 4.6L Triton V8 and 5.4L Triton V8 that generates 300 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. The 4.2L V6 has increased in horsepower from 231 to 248. The 5.4L Triton V8 is also available in an E-85- capable flexible fuel version that can use up to 85 percent ethanol. Updated features for this model year include new front grille on XLT and Lariat models, an optional DVD-based navigation radio with in-dash screen, and a tire pressure monitoring system is now standard on all models.



The F350 returns for 2007 available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and three trim levels, XL, XLT, or Lariat. All trims are also available with single rear wheels or dual rear wheels. Engine choices include the a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.0L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The F350 returns for 2007 available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and three trim levels, XL, XLT, or Lariat. All trims are also available with single rear wheels or dual rear wheels. Engine choices include the a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.0L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The 2007 Ford Freestar is available in four trims: SE, SEL, Limited, and Cargo van models. Two engine choices are available on the Freestar. The SE and Cargo Van's receive a 3.9L V6 with 193 horsepower and 240 lbs-ft of torque while the SEL and Limited are equipped with a 4.2L V6 producing 201 horsepower and 263 lbs-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. The Freestar shows its versatility with the third row bench seat that folds-away into the floor, leaving a flat cargo compartment. Safety features include the optional three-row front-to-back head protection air bags and standard front and rear disc brakes with ABS. A DVD entertainment system, power adjustable pedals, and AdvanceTrac stability control are also available.



The 2007 Ford Ranger is available in a variety of trims, drive, and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, Sport, FX4, and FX4 Level II, and three cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine, a 148 horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, or a 4.0L V-6 engine that generates 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include front and rear anti-lock brakes, dual front airbags and a tire pressure monitoring system. Optional packages available on the Ranger include a Bright Trim Package and a XLT 2WD Appearance Package.



The 2007 Mustang is offered in two bodystyles and five trims: Deluxe, Premium, GT Deluxe, GT Premium, and Shelby GT500 in either coupe or convertible bodystyles. The Deluxe and Premium models come with a 4.0L V6 engine while the GT Deluxe and GT Premium are equipped with a 300 horsepower 4.6L V8 engine. Both engines are paired with either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. The Shelby GT500 is powered by a 475-horsepower supercharged 5.4L V8 mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The Shelby GT500 is also equipped with a race-tuned suspension system and four piston Brembo brakes. Standard features on all models include powered windows, door locks, CD player, and keyless entry.



For 2006, the Canyon returns with a few minor changes. Some of the changes include the addition of two new engines and three new exterior colors: Sport Blue, Midnight Blue Metallic, and Sonoma Red Metallic. The Crew Cab is available in either 2WD or 4WD configuration with a Base, SLE or SLT Option Package. A new 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine is standard on all models while a new 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine, generating 242 hp and 242 lb-ft of torque, is available as an option. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain side-impact air bags with passenger sensing air bag cut-off system are available on all models as a safety upgrade.



The 2006 Sierra 1500 Extended Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Sierra Classic 1500 Extended Cab. It remains available in nine models: Work Truck, SL, SLE, SLE Hybrid, and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices range from a 4.3L V6 that generates 195 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque to a High Output 6.0L V8 engine producing 345 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. The SLE Hybrid's are equipped with a Vortec 5.3L V8 engine coupled with a compact 14-kw electric induction motor. All engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, OnStar Communications system and dual zone automatic climate control.



The 2006 Sierra 2500 HD Crew Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Sierra Classic 2500 HD Crew Cab. It remains available in eight models: Work Truck, SL, SLE, and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. A 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Crew Cab models. A 330 horsepower 8.1L V8 engine or a 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine producing 360 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque are also available. Available with the optional engines are a five-speed manual transmission or an Allison six-speed automatic transmission. Several options are available, including XM Satellite Radio and OnStar Communications system.



The all-new 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab is available in three trims: Work Truck, SLE and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. All Work Truck and SLE models are equipped with a standard 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine while the SLT models come with a choice of either a standard 315 horsepower 5.3L gas or flex fuel V8 or a 367 horsepower 6.0L high-output V8 engine. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission. StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with rollover mitigation technology has been added to all Crew Cab models as standard equipment.



The 2006 Sierra 1500 HD Crew Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Sierra Classic 1500 HD Crew Cab. It remains available in four models: SLE and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models are equipped with a 6.0L Vortec V-8 engine, which produces 300 horsepower and 360 lb.-ft. of torque. A heavy duty four-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system. A rear seat entertainment system with DVD player and LCD screen is also available on models.



The all-new 2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Extended Cab is available in three trims: Work Truck, SLE and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a standard new Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 engine or an optional updated Duramax 6.6L turbocharged V-8 diesel engine. The new Vortec 6.0L V8 engine produces 353 horsepower and 373 lb-ft of torque while the revised Duramax 6.6L V8 engine generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a front or rear-end crash.



The all-new 2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a front or rear-end crash.



The all-new 2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a front or rear-end crash.



The all-new 2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's new full-size truck platform with a redesigned exterior as well as an updated interior. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. New safety features include safety belt pretensioners that activate during a front or rear-end crash.



The 2006 Sierra 1500 Extended Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Sierra Classic 1500 Extended Cab. It remains available in nine models: Work Truck, SL, SLE, SLE Hybrid, and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices range from a 4.3L V6 that generates 195 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque to a High Output 6.0L V8 engine producing 345 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. The SLE Hybrid's are equipped with a Vortec 5.3L V8 engine coupled with a compact 14-kw electric induction motor. All engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, OnStar Communications system and dual zone automatic climate control.



The 2006 Sierra 3500 Crew Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Sierra Classic 3500 Crew Cab. It remains available in eight models: Work Truck, Base, SLE, and SLT trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models are available in single rear wheels or dual rear wheels configurations. A powertrain consisting of a 6.0L 300-hp Vortec V-8 engine mated to either a four-speed automatic transmission is available as standard equipment on all Crew Cab models. A 330 horsepower 8.1L V8 engine or a 6.6L Duramax turbocharged V-8 diesel engine producing 360 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque are also available. Available with the optional engines are a five-speed manual transmission or an Allison six-speed automatic transmission.



The 2006 Sierra 1500 Crew Cab returns for 2007 rebadged as the Sierra Classic 1500 Crew Cab. It remains available in seven models: SL, SLE, and SLT trims in both 2WD or 4WD configurations and the luxurious Denali AWD. All models are equipped with a 4.8L V8 with the exception of the Denali, which receives a 6.0L V8 engine that generates 345 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including power glass moonroof, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system. A rear seat entertainment system with DVD player and LCD screen is also available on models.



For 2007, the GMC Yukon XL has been completely redesigned. It is available in three trims: SLE and SLT in 2WD or 4WDconfiguration and Denali 4WD. Engines choices include two versions of the Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management (one is an all aluminum engine while the other is produced with an cast iron block), which produces 320 horsepower and 340 lbs-ft of torque and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Other new features include optional head curtain air bags, power liftgate, rear camera system, and a power fold and tumble second row seat for easier third row access.



The Accord Coupe returns for 2007 offered in several trims: LX, EX, LX V6, and EX V6, available in a five-speed manual, five-speed auto, or close-ratio six-speed manual transmission. Standard features across the board include a CD player, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and power convenience features. The higher trims upgrade by adding a power moonroof, power seats, dual-zone climate control, the Homelink remote system, and leather seating. The EX V6 manual also adds perforated leather-trimmed seats, exclusive 17-inch alloy wheels, a carbon-fiber look interior, and an aluminum shift knob. A satellite-linked DVD navigation system with voice activation is also available.



The Civic Sedan enters 2007 available in DX, LX, EX, GX, Hybrid, and sporty Si. While almost all the trims are equipped with a 140-hp 1.8L I-4 engine, the Si is powered by a 2.0L I-4 engine boasting 197 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. The 1.8L powertrain is completed by either a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.0L is offered in only a six-speed manual transmission. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. Higher trims upgrade by adding a premium audio system, body-colored exterior trim, air conditioning, cruise control, and a power moonroof. The Honda satellite-linked navigation system is also available on EX models.



The Civic Sedan enters 2007 available in DX, LX, EX, GX, and sporty Si. While almost all the trims are equipped with a 140-hp 1.8L I-4 engine, the Si is powered by a 2.0L I-4 engine boasting 197 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. The 1.8L powertrain is completed by either a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.0L is offered in only a six-speed manual transmission. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. Higher trims upgrade by adding a premium audio system, body-colored exterior trim, air conditioning, cruise control, and a power moonroof. The Honda satellite-linked navigation system is also available on EX models.



Jeep introduces a new four-door version of its smallest SUV in the Wrangler Unlimited, which is available in five trims: X 2WD, X 4WD, Sahara 2WD, Sahara 4WD, and Rubicon 4WD. This five-passenger sport utility offers the three-piece Freedom Top and the Sunrider soft top, which boasts an open-air driving experience in less than 30 seconds. The Wrangler Unlimited also features a 205-hp 3.8L V6 engine, an electronic stability program, a 60/40-split fold-flat rear seat, and optional side impact airbags. Available options on this convertible SUV include power convenience features, remote keyless entry, a navigation system, MP3 capable radio, and the Sirius satellite radio system. The returning two-door Wrangler will be released later in the model year.



Lexus introduces the first luxury performance Hybrid sedan to the US market for 2007. The GS 450h comes equipped with a 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine coupled to an Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT), which produces a V8-like 339 horsepower rating and has a zero-to-60 time of 5.2 seconds. This Hybrid technology brings several environment-friendly bonuses, including a Super Ultra-Low Emission rating, much improved fuel efficiency, and a hand full of electric powered convenience features. Standard equipment on the GS 450h includes a power moonroof, heated/ventilated front seats, rear side airbags, rain-sensing wipers, and an Intuitive Park Assist system. An eight-year/100,000 mile battery and hybrid system warranty also comes standard.



The Navigator enters 2007 totally refreshed and is again available in four regular wheelbase models, Luxury and Ultimate each in 2WD and 4WD versions. The Navigation L, which will provide an additional 25 cubic feet of cargo room, will be available in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Lincoln's full-size luxury utility features all-new seating for this year, including a PowerFold third-row seat. Enhanced ride and handling is achieved with the newly designed frame and independent suspension that was fitted to the Navigator. Optional amenities include power-folding running boards, a voice-activated DVD-based navigation system, various seating options, and a 600-watt THX premium audio system with 14-speakers and a six-disc CD changer.



The Mazda3 storms into 2007 with a new look and feel, boasting changes inside and out. Available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles, the Mazda3 is offered in several trims: i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, s Touring, and s Grand Touring, as well MAZDASPEED Sport and Grand Touring hatchbacks. Engine choices include a 148-hp 2.0L or 156-hp 2.3L, both P-ZEV emissions compliant. Exterior revisions include a revamped front bumper, a body-colored grille, and redesigned 16- and 17-inch aluminum wheels. The interior receives additional color choices, newly designed gauges and trim, and available leather seating. Other changes for this year include rear armrests with cup holders, expanded rear cargo space, and an upgraded audio system.



The Mazda6 returns for 2007 again available in three bodystyle, sedan, hatchback, and sport wagon. There are several trims to select from, including i Sport, i Sport Value Edition, i Touring, i Grand Touring, s Sport Value Edition, s Touring, S Grand Touring, Mazdaspeed Sport, and Mazdaspeed Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 156-hp 2.3L I-4 (i trims), a 212-hp 3.0L V6 (s trims), and a 2.3L Turbo, boasting 274 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque (Mazdaspeed trims). Several port-installed option can be fitted to the Mazda6, including a satellite radio, all-weather floor mats, wheel locks, exterior aluminum trim, remote control engine start, and a few cargo convenience features. A voice-activated navigation system can also be added to the higher trims for an additional option cost.



For 2007, Mercedes-Benz introduces the all-new full size SUV, the GL-Class, to its lineup. The GL450 is powered by a 4.6-liter 335-horsepower V8 engine mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Standard feature on the GL450 include a sunroof, COMAND System, and a seven passenger seating capacity with a power folding third-row seat. A rear view back up camera, a powered liftgate release, and a keyless go engine start are all available as options. Also, offered as optional packages are an Entertainment Package and a Heating Package. The Entertainment package includes hands-free communication system, rear audio controls, SIRIUS Satellite radio and a Harman/Kardon sound system. The Heating package includes heated leather steering wheel, rear seats, and washer system.



The 2007 Mercury Mariner returns this year available in four trims: Convenience, Luxury, and Premier in 2WD and 4WD configurations, and the Hybrid. All trims are equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission or the Hybrid CVT automatic transmission in a 2.3-liter engine or a 3.0 V6 engine. Standard equipment includes all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, tire pressure monitor, and dual front airbags. The Premier and Hybrid models come equipped with a satin aluminum grille, rear parking sensor, alarm system, and an AM/FM stereo with six-disc CD changer and MP3. A Trailer Tow package that includes 3500-lb towing capacity, four-pin trailer harness, and trailer hitch is available as an option in the Luxury and Premier models.



For 2007, the Nissan Altima comes available in seven trims: base model, S (in Automatic and Manual transmissions), SE (in Automatic and Manual transmissions), SL, and Hybrid. The base model and the S are powered by a 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter engine; while the SE and SL are powered by a 270-horspower, 3.5-liter engine. Standard features on the SL include, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, moon roof, heated mirrors, heated seats, and a BOSE AM/FM stereo with an in-dash six-disc CD changer and MP3. Optional equipment includes mud guards and rear spoiler. An optional Sport Package is available on the SE models offering fog lights, moon roof, rear spoiler, and all the features included in the Premium Package.



The Frontier returns for 2007 available in four trims: XE, SE, Nismo, and LE, two body styles: King Cab or Crew Cab, and in 2WD or 4WD driveline configurations. The SE and LE Crew Cab is now available with a long bed that measures 13-inches longer then a Crew Cab's traditional bed. The XE is powered by a 152 horsepower four-cylinder engine while the SE, Nismo, and LE are equipped with a 4.0L DOHC V6 engine, producing 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. The V6 engine has received California Emissions Certification to LEV2 ULEV. New updates include a new Appearance Package on the King Cab XE, a new Value Truck Package on the SE, an MP3 capable audio input jack on the audio system, and a front passenger seatbelt warning/reminder light.



Trying to grab a piece of the entry-level buyers market, Pontiac introduces the all-new G5 to its 2007 line-up. Based on the Chevrolet Cobalt, this two-door compact coupe is Pontiac's lowest price vehicle by over $2000. Available in base and GT, the G5 offers standard keyless remote entry, power convenience features, a stereo with CD and MP3 capabilities, an alarm system, and floor mats. GT upgrades include a more powerful engine, anti-lock brakes, a rear spoiler, sport-tuned suspension, and 17-inch painted aluminum wheels. Options on the G5 include traction control, the OnStar communication system, Pioneer speakers, and a power sunroof. The optional Premium Package adds leather seating, sound system upgrades, and heated seats.



The G6 returns for 2007 available in sedan, coupe, and convertible bodystyles, and in several trims: 1SV, 1SA, GT, and GTP. Engine choices include the base 2.4L I-4, the 3.5L V6, the 227-hp 3.9L V6, or the new GTP 3.6L DOHC V6, which produces 252 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque. Other GTP enhancements include the new six-speed automatic transmission, 18-inch painted alloy wheels, dual chrome exhaust tips, a rear spoiler, and an XM satellite radio. The optional Premium Package includes remote control engine start, heated front seats, leather seating, and front and rear floor mats. Other options on the G6 include side air bags, interior simulated wood trim, power-adjustable pedals, and panoramic roof.



The Ion returns for 2007 again available in either sedan or quad coupe bodystyles and in three trims: 2, 3, and Red Line (quad coupe only). Both the Ion 2 and Ion 3 are equipped with a 2.2L I-4 engine, while the Ion 3 has the optional 175-hp 2.4L I-4 engine available. The sportier Red Line boasts a supercharged 2.0L engine producing 205 horsepower and 200 lb-ft of torque. The Red Line also features the Sport Appearance Packages, which adds sport bumpers, a chrome exhaust, unique fog lights, and rocker panel moldings. The optional Competition Package can also be selected, which includes a limited slip axle, a boost gauge, and painted aluminum wheels.



Joining the Hybrid line is the new 2007 Saturn Aura Hybrid. The Aura Hybrid is powered by a 2.4-liter 164-horspower engine paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include OnStar with hands-free telephone, keyless remote entry, drivers information center, and an AM/FM radio with CD and MP3 capabilities. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front side impact airbags, and front and rear head curtain airbags. The only option available for the Hybrid is a powered moon roof. The colors available for the Aura hybrid include: Black Onyx, Berry Red, Golden Cashmere, Midnight Blue, Techno Gray, Ocean Mist, Bronze Pewter, Silver, and Cream White.



Saturn introduces a sporty roadster to its line-up, the all-new Sky. This light-weight two-seater is powered by a 2.4L variable valve timing engine that produces 170 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. Other major equipment includes a five-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter, an independent short arm suspension with Bilstein shocks, and an OnStar system with one-year Safe and Sound Service Plan. The Sky offers two sound system choices, the higher end being a 225-Watt six-disc Moonsoon audio system with seven speakers, MP3 capability, and available XM satellite radio. Standard safety features include dual-stage front airbags, passenger sensing system, long-range keyless entry, front fog lights, and a theft deterrent system.



Subaru introduces the WRX STi Limited sedan into the 2007 Impreza line-up, featuring a leather interior, power moonroof, and two exclusive exterior paint choices, Satin White Pearl and Urban Gray Metallic. Returning Impreza sedan models include 2.5i, WRX, WRX Limited, WRX STi, and WRX TR, while wagon trims are offered in 2.5i, Outback Sport, Outback Sport Limited, WRX, and WRX Limited. Engine choices include a 173-hp 2.5L, a 230-hp 2.5L Turbo, or a 2.5L high-output Turbo boasting 293 horsepower and 290 ft-lbs of torque. Several port-installed options (PIO) may be added to the Impreza, such as a day/night rearview mirror, a compass, and the optional Performance Group, which added a short throw shifter, a turbo boost gauge, and a titanium shift knob.



For 2007, Toyota introduces the all-new Camry Hybrid, boasting its Hybrid Synergy Drive system. This system features a 147-hp 2.4L I-4 Atkinson-cycle engine, a continuously variable transmission, a 40-hp high torque electric motor, and a compact battery and transaxle. Gas and electric power sources are often used together to muscle the car, but at times the Camry Hybrid will rely solely on its electric motor. Fuel efficiency has been estimated at 40 Hwy and 38 City and a rare ranking of Advanced Technology Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (AT-PZEV) has been bestowed upon the Camry Hybrid. Standard features include an air quality system, a tire-pressure monitoring system, Bluetooth technology, 16-inch aluminum wheels, and power seats.



Toyota's pickup truck returns for 2007 with numerous enhancements, including new seat and audio features, as well as other interior upgrades. The Tacoma is delivered in three different bodystyles, Regular Cab, Access Cab, and Double Cab, and in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 159-hp 2.7L four-cylinder or a 236-hp 4.0L V6. The PreRunner is also available, which is a 2WD model with the look and feel of a 4WD. Rounding off the list of models is the X-Runner, which is a sports car-like concept-truck. All Tacoma's receive new larger seats for this year, while all Access Cab Sport trims add the "walk-in" memory seat feature. Other changes include a redesigned audio unit, a new two-tone instrument panel, and added chrome trim.



Toyota's midsize crossover receives several safety enhancements for 2007, including standard front side-impact airbags and second-row side curtain airbags. Highlander trims include Base, Sport, and Limited, all with either FWD or 4WD. Engine choices include a 155-hp 2.4 I-4 or a 3.3L V6 that produces 215 horsepower, paired to a four-speed or five-speed automatic transmission. Offered in two- or three-row configurations, the Highlander boasts 80.6 cubic ft of cargo space when the second-row is folded flat. Options include a touch screen DVD navigation system, a rear seat DVD entertainment system, leather seating, and the feature-packed Extra Value Package. The Highlander Hybrid information is available in a separate vehicle report.



First launched in Europe in 1999, the 2007 Toyota Yaris finally makes its U.S. debut. The Yaris is available in three models: Base sedan and hatchback and S sedan. All models are powered by a 1.5L four-cylinder engine that generates 106 hp and 103 lb-ft of torque. The 1.5L engine will be mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include advance dual-stage front airbags, front passenger seat sensor, and LATCH child safety seat anchors. Front seat mounted side airbags with first and second row side curtain airbags and anti-lock brakes are also available as an option. Several option packages are available including a Cold Area Package, a Convenience Package (standard on the S model) and a Power Package.



The A4 returns for 2008 with several improvements, both mechanically and technologically. Revisions include a new four-link front suspension, a retooled AWD system, and modified powertrain configurations. Roadjet technology has also been added certain interior features, including the seats and sound system. Standard luxury amenities across the board include automatic climate control, alloy wheels, an alarm system, keyless entry remote, and a stereo system with a six-disc CD changer. Available options on the A4 include Bluetooth Wireless technology, a DVD-based navigation system, unique interior wood trim, and rear side impact airbags. The optional Sound Package includes a Bose AudioPilot sound system and a Sirius radio feature.



The A4 returns for 2008 with several improvements, both mechanically and technologically. Revisions include a new four-link front suspension, a retooled AWD system, and modified powertrain configurations. Roadjet technology has also been added certain interior features, including the seats and sound system. Standard luxury amenities across the board include automatic climate control, alloy wheels, an alarm system, keyless entry remote, and a stereo system with a six-disc CD changer. Available options on the A4 include Bluetooth Wireless technology, a DVD-based navigation system, unique interior wood trim, and rear side impact airbags. The optional Sound Package includes a Bose AudioPilot sound system and a Sirius radio feature.



The all-new 2008 Audi TT is available in six models: Base and Quattro (in manual and automatic), in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. The standard engine on the Base model is a 200 horsepower 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The Quattro receives a 3.2L narrow-angle V-6 engine that produces 250 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. Both engines can be mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic. The Audi TT also offers a new magnetorheological suspension system that automatically adjusts for different ride and handling situations. Bluetooth wireless connectivity, rear parking sensor system, HID headlights and a vehicle navigation system are also offered on the Audi TT.



Cadillac's full-size luxury SUV returns for 2008 available in three trims: 2WD, AWD, and ESV. All Escalade models are powered by a 6.2L HO V8 engine, producing 403 horsepower, coupled to a six-speed heavy-duty automatic transmission. Standard luxury amenities include automatic air conditioning, aluminum wheels, heated leather bucket seats, and a Bose stereo system with six-disc CD changer. The optional Ultra Luxury Collection Package adds a DVD-based navigation system, IntelliBeam headlights, a six-disc DVD changer, and heated and cooled front seats. Other options on the Escalade include an Entertainment System, infrared tinted windows, and upgraded wheels.



Cadillac's full-size pick-up returns for 2008 again available in a single trim. The Escalade EXT is powered by a 6.2L HO V8 engine, producing 403 horsepower, coupled to a six-speed heavy-duty automatic transmission. Standard luxury amenities include automatic air conditioning, aluminum wheels, heated leather bucket seats, and a Bose stereo system with six-disc CD changer. The optional Ultra Luxury Package adds a DVD-based navigation system, IntelliBeam headlights, a six-disc DVD changer, and heated and cooled front seats. Other options on the Escalade include an Entertainment System, infrared tinted windows, and upgraded wheels.



Cadillac's sports convertible returns for 2008 available in a base and performance V model. The XLR is powered by a 320-hp 4.6L V8 engine, while the XLR-V is equipped with a supercharged 4.4L V8 engine boasting 443 horsepower and 414 lb-ft of torque. Luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a DVD-base voice-activated navigation system, heated leather seats, and premium sound system with Bose speakers and a six-disc CD changer. The optional Platinum Edition Package adds 15-inch polished aluminum wheels, olive ash wood interior trim, a chrome grills, and unique sill plates. Chrome aluminum wheels may also be selected optionally.



The 2008 Chevy Colorado is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, and three trim levels, LS and LT (Regular and Extended Cab) and Base Crew Cab. Engine choices include a 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine (standard on all models) or an optional 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine that generates 242 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. All models can be upgraded with a traction control system, locking rear axle, head curtain side-impact air bags with passenger sensing air bag cut-off system, trailer hitch, and conventional spare tire.



For 2008, the Chevy Malibu has been completely redesigned. It is available in three trims: LS, LT, and LTZ. Along with the new exterior and interior styling the Malibu will offer standard head-curtain side air bags and front-seat thorax air bags, OnStar Gen 7 with remote diagnostics, and XM Satellite Radio on all models. The OnStar Gen 7 will feature standard automatic crash notification service and OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation - the first factory-installed, fully integrated GPS navigation system from OnStar. StabiliTrak electronic stability control is standard on LT and LTZ models. Choice of economic powertrains will include a 2.4L Ecotec DOHC four-cylinder engine and a 3.6L DOHC V-6 engine with variable valve timing (vvt).



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevy Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevy Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevy Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevy Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevy Silverado 1500 Regular Cab is available in eight models: Work Truck and LT trims in either 2WD or 4WD and short bed or long bed configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a 195 horsepower 4.3L V-6, a 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 , and a 5.3L V8 that generates 315 horsepower and 388 lb-ft of torque (also available in a Flex Fuel version). All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission.



The Chevy Tahoe returns for 2008 available in four trims: LS, LT, LTZ, and Hybrid, in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. All gas-engine models come powered with a 5.3L 320-hp V8 Flex fuel engine, paired to a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities across the board include keyless remote entry, OnStar communication with hands-free telephone, drivers information center, deep tinted glass, and roof rails. The LTZ adds to the standard list: heated mirrors and seats, rear parking sensors, and remote control engine start. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, and front and rear head curtain airbags. Two new exterior colors have also been added: Blue Granite and Deep Ruby.



The Dodge Ram 1500 enters 2008 available in three model trims: ST, SLT, and Laramie, three Cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad cab, and Mega Cab, and a choice of either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The standard engine on the ST and SLT is a 235 horsepower 4.7L V8 engine while the Laramie comes equipped with a 5.7L Hemi Magnum engine with Multi-Displacement System (MDS) that produces 335 hp and 370 lb-ft of torque. The Multi-Displacement System (MDS) can transition from eight cylinders to four cylinders in .040 seconds. This can improve fuel economy by up to 20 percent. Both engines are mated to an electronically controlled five-speed automatic transmission. All 4WD models are equipped with an electric-shift transfer case that delivers 45 percent of the available torque to the front wheels and 55 percent to the rear wheels.



Dodge's full-size heavy duty truck returns for 2008 available in several models: ST and SLT in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices on the Ram 2500 Regular Cab include a 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. To complete the powertrain, three different transmissions are offered: a six-speed manual, a four-speed automatic, or a five-speed automatic. 4WD models offer an optional Protection Group, which adds transfer case skid plates and tow hooks. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



Dodge's full-size heavy duty truck returns for 2008 available in several models: ST, SLT, and Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. The optional Trailer Tow Group adds a heavy-duty battery, a 7-wire trailer harness, and a class IV trailer hitch receiver. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



Dodge's full-size passenger and cargo vans return for 2008 with little change. The Sprinter is offered in several variations, including 144-inch or 170-inch wheelbase models, regular or extended vehicle lengths, and three ceiling heights: Standard (65 inches), High (76 inches) and Mega (84 inches). Dodge also offers two engine options to power the Sprinter, the 154-hp 3.0L V6 diesel engine or the 3.5L V6 gas engine, which produces 254 horsepower. Both are matted to a five-speed automatic transmission. New features include standard 12-passenger seating including new emergency exit window, standard four-seat rear bench for cargo vans, electronic sliding door for both cargo and passenger vans, and front swivel bucket seats for all models.



Ford's small crossover returns for 2008 with many changes inside and outside. The Escape is again available in several trims: XLS, XLT 2.3L, XLT 3.0L, Limited, and Hybrid. The base 2.3L I-4 engine produces 153 horsepower, while the 3.0L V6 engine boasts 200 horsepower and 193 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid features a "full" hybrid 2.3L I-4 engine, which can run fully on electricity up to 25 mph for fuel efficient city driving. Revisions for 2008 include new storage options, improved cabin quietness, more available luxury amenities, a restyled interior dash configuration. The exterior also receives a new look, along with integrated running boards and available 17-inch wheels.



Ford's midsize SUV enters 2008 with added safety, additional standard equipment, and an expanded list of options. The Explorer is available in XLT, Eddie Bauer, and Limited, all in a 2WD or 4WD configuration. New features for this year include side curtain airbags, a capless fuel filling system, restyled 20-inch wheels, a hands-free communication and entertainment system, and a voice-activated navigation system. Rounding off the list of changes for this year is the addition of three new exterior colors: Stone Green, Vapor Silver, and White Suede. Options on the Explorer include the Sirius satellite radio, power-fold third row seating, quad bucket seats, a power moonroof, power running boards, and a Trailer Tow Package.



Ford's full-size truck enters 2008 available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew Cab bodystyles, short, standard or long bed lengths, and five trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, FX4 (4WD models), and Lariat. For the first time, an XL SuperCrew model will be offered. The F150 has also has several engine choices, including a 4.2L V6, a 4.6L Triton V8, and a 5.4L Triton V8, which generates 300 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. Revisions for this year include the addition of a Cargo Management System, an available rearview camera, and a new STX Wheels and Stripes Package. Two new exterior colors are also newly available, Stone Green and Mahogany (King Ranch only).



Ford's full-size truck enters 2008 available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew Cab bodystyles, short, standard or long bed lengths, and five trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, FX4 (4WD models), and Lariat. For the first time, an XL SuperCrew model will be offered. The F150 has also has several engine choices, including a 4.2L V6, a 4.6L Triton V8, and a 5.4L Triton V8, which generates 300 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. Revisions for this year include the addition of a Cargo Management System, an available rearview camera, and a new STX Wheels and Stripes Package. Two new exterior colors are also newly available, Stone Green and Mahogany (King Ranch only).



The new 2008 Ford F350 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, or King Ranch. All trims are also available with single rear wheels or dual rear wheels. Engine choices include the a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.4L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The new 2008 Ford F350 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, or King Ranch. All trims are also available with single rear wheels or dual rear wheels. Engine choices include the a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.4L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The new 2008 Ford F350 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, or King Ranch. All trims are also available with single rear wheels or dual rear wheels. Engine choices include the a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.4L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The new 2008 Ford F250 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, SuperCab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, and King Ranch. Engine choices include a 5.4L Triton V8, a Power Stroke 6.4L turbo diesel V8, and the 6.8L Triton V10 that generates 362 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque. Ford's TorqShift heavy-duty five-speed automatic transmission is offered on all engine choices along side the standard six-speed manual transmission. The available TowCommand System includes an electronic trailer brake controller that is tied in to the truck's anti-lock braking system and activates when it detects poor traction.



The 2008 Ford Ranger is available in a variety of trims, drive, and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, XLT, Sport, and FX4, and two cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine, a 148 horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, or a 4.0L V-6 engine that generates 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include front and rear anti-lock brakes, dual front airbags and a tire pressure monitoring system. Optional packages available on the Ranger include a Bright Trim Package and a XLT 2WD Appearance Package.



Ford introduces a large crossover to the market with the 2008 Taurus X. Stand-out features include three rows of seating, a 260-hp 3.5L V6 engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, and the Ford Sync communication system. Trims include LEL, Eddie Bauer, and Limited, all available in either 2WD or AWD configurations. Options on the Taurus X include a DVD-base voice-activated navigation system, a Sirius radio, a rear entertainment system, a power liftgate release, and rear parking sensors. The optional Interior Convenience Package adds automatic headlight control, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, and a premium stereo system with a six-disc CD changer.



The 2008 GMC Canyon is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, and four trim levels, Work Truck, SL and SLE (Regular and Extended Cab) and Base Crew Cab. Engine choices include a 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine (standard on all models) or an optional 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine that generates 242 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. All models can be upgraded with a traction control system, locking rear axle, head curtain side-impact air bags with passenger sensing air bag cut-off system, trailer hitch, and conventional spare tire.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab is available in four trims: Work Truck, SLE, SLT, and Denali trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. All Work Truck and SLE models are equipped with a standard 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine while the SLT models come with a choice of either a standard 315 horsepower 5.3L gas or flex fuel V8 or a 367 horsepower 6.0L high-output V8 engine. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab is available in eight models: Work Truck and SLE trims in either 2WD or 4WD and short bed or long bed configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a 195 horsepower 4.3L V-6, a 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 , and a 5.3L V8 that generates 315 horsepower and 388 lb-ft of torque (also available in a Flex Fuel version). All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being completely redesigned last year, the GMC Yukon returns for 2008 available in several trims: SLE, SLT, Denali, and Hybrid in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Gas engines choices include a 4.8L V8, a Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management, which produces 320 horsepower, and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain airbags are now standard on all models. Two new exterior colors are also offered for this year: Stealth Gray and Sonoma Red. A Yukon Hybrid will be introduced later in the model year.



After being completely redesigned last year, the GMC Yukon XL returns for 2008 available in three trims: SLE and SLT in 2WD or 4WD configuration and Denali 4WD. Engines choices include two versions of the Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management (one is an all aluminum engine while the other is produced with an cast iron block), which produces 320 horsepower and 340 lbs-ft of torque and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Later in the model year, a Yukon Hybrid model with be introduced.



After being completely redesigned last year, the GMC Yukon XL returns for 2008 available in three trims: SLE and SLT in 2WD or 4WD configuration and Denali 4WD. Engines choices include two versions of the Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management (one is an all aluminum engine while the other is produced with an cast iron block), which produces 320 horsepower and 340 lbs-ft of torque and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Later in the model year, a Yukon Hybrid model with be introduced.



The Accord coupe has been completely redesigned for 2008. It is available in four trims: LX-S, EX, EX-L, and EX-L V6. Engine choices include a 2.4L four-cylinder engine or a new 268-horsepower 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM). The VCM system can operate on six, four or three-cylinders to improve fuel efficiency, resulting in an EPA fuel economy rating of 19 city and 29 highway miles per gallon (Accord Sedan V-6). The 2.4L four-cylinder engine is mated to either a five-speed manual or automatic transmission while the 3.5L V6 is available with a five-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. Also new on the Accord is an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure that enhances frontal collision compatibility with vehicles of different sizes and bumper heights.



The Civic Coupe enters 2007 available in DX, LX, EX, EX-L, and sporty Si. New for 2008 the Civic EX-L Sedan and Coupe introduce a leather-trimmed interior to the Civic lineup for the first time. A Civic MUGEN Si Sedan, with a high-performance suspension, forged aluminum wheels, aerodynamic body styling and a sport-tuned exhaust system, will also be available for the 2008 model year. Most trims are equipped with a 140-hp 1.8L I-4 engine, but the Si is powered by a 2.0L I-4 engine boasting 197 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. Higher trims upgrade by adding a premium audio system, body-colored exterior trim, air conditioning, cruise control, and a power moonroof.



The 2008 Lexus GS sedan is available in four models: GS 350 in 2WD and 4WD configurations, GS 460, and GS 450h. The GS 350 equipped with a 303 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, while the GS 460 is equipped with a 4.6L V8 generating 342 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque. The GS 450h combines a 3.5L V6 engine with a compact, permanent magnet electric motor that produces 339 horsepower and has a claimed zero-to-60 time of 5.2 seconds. Standard amenities include wood and leather interior trim, keyless remote entry, heated mirrors, moonroof, and Bluetooth wireless technology. Optional features include the Lexus Link communication system, parking sensors, Pre-Collision System (PCS) with dynamic radar cruise control, a Mark Levinson radio system and a navigation system.



The Mazda3 returns for 2008 available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles, the Mazda3 is offered in several trims: i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, s Touring, and s Grand Touring, as well as Mazdaspeed Sport and Grand Touring hatchbacks. Engine choices include a 148-horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a 156 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine (both engines are P-ZEV compliant in California-emission states) A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the Mazdaspeed models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. Transmissions consist of either a five-speed manual, four-speed automatic, five-speed automatic, or a six-speed manual transmission.



The Mazda3 returns for 2008 available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles, the Mazda3 is offered in several trims: i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, s Touring, and s Grand Touring, as well as Mazdaspeed Sport and Grand Touring hatchbacks. Engine choices include a 148-horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a 156 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine (both engines are P-ZEV compliant in California-emission states) A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the Mazdaspeed models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. Transmissions consist of either a five-speed manual, four-speed automatic, five-speed automatic, or a six-speed manual transmission.



The all-new 2008 Mazda Tribute is available in several trims: i, s, Touring, and Grand Touring in 2WD or 4WD, as well as Hybrid models. The base i model Tribute is equipped with a 2.3L engine producing 153 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. The s trims receive the 200 horsepower 3.0L V6 that generates 193 lb-ft of torque. A 6 CD and Cargo Cover Package is available on all Touring or Grand Touring models and includes a in-dash 6 disc CD changer, a 190 watt 7-speaker premium audio sound system, and a retractable cargo area cover. A Towing Package is also available on all S models and consists of Class II towing preparations, a frame-mounted trailer hitch with 3,500-lb. capacity, and a wiring harness. A long list of port-installed options is also available.



The 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is available in two models: CLS550 and CLS63 AMG. The CLS550 is powered by a 382 horsepower 5.5-liter V8 engine while the CLS63 AMG is equipped with a 507 horsepower 6.3-liter V8 engine. Standard features across the board include keyless remote entry, driver's information center, COMAND system, moonroof, and a seven-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include trunk-entrapment release, driver front airbags, and front passenger airbags, and traction control. A P2 Package is available on all models adding keyless go engine start, headlamp washers and BI-HID headlamps, telephone pre-wire with voice activation, DVD-based navigation system, SIRIUS radio feature, ventilated heated front seats, and power rear sun shade.



The newly redesigned Mercury Mariner returns for 2008 available in eight trims: base model, Mariner V6, Premier, and Hybrid (all in both 2WD and 4WD configurations).The exterior design changes for 2008 include new front and rear fascias, head and tail lamps, hood, and grille. The interior upgrades include new seats, door panels, center console, and a new floor-mounted shifter. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, message center, and MP3 with satellite capabilities. The Premier adds as standard: rear parking sensors and the Leather Trim Package that offers leather seats and power drivers seat adjuster. Three new colors have been added for 2008: Kiwi, Light Ice Blue, and Black Pearl Slate.



After being redesigned in 2007, the Eclipse Spyder enters 2008 with only minimal changes. It is again available in two trims, GS and GT, and in two transmission options, five-speed manual or four-speed automatic. The GS is powered by a 162-hp 2.4L I-4 engine, while the GT boasts a 3.8L V6 engine producing 260 horsepower. Revisions for this year include new standard 18-inch alloy wheels on the GT and three new exterior colors: Optimist Green, Rave Red, and Northstar White. A Tire pressure monitor is now standard on all models as well. The GT Premium Package also adds sword silver finish 18-inch wheels and aluminum scuff plates.



The all-new 2008 Lancer is available in three models: DE, ES, and GTS. The new Lancer was designed based on the Mitsubishi Concept-X show car. It is built on a new performance-engineered global platform that is also the foundation of the all-new Mitsubishi Outlander and the next-generation Lancer Evolution. The standard engine on all models is a new 2.0L four-cylinder engine that produces 152 hp and 146 lb-ft. of torque. All Lancer models come with a standard 5-speed manual transmission with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) as an option. Safety features include advanced dual front air bag with occupant sensors, front seat-mounted side-impact air bags and side curtain air bags, driver's knee air bag, and a tire pressure monitoring system.



Nissan expands the Titan lineup for 2008 with new long bed models, as well as the new PRO-4X trim. Other revisions for this year include a new grille and light design, larger standard wheels, an improved braking system, and several interior enhancements. The Titan, available in either Kind Cab or Crew Cab, is powered by a 5.6L V8 engine that produces 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft or torque. A Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFW) version is also offered in certain markets. Available options include Bluetooth technology, XM satellite radio, heated leather seats, and a DVD entertainment system with 8-inch screen.



Nissan expands the Titan lineup for 2008 with new long bed models, as well as the new PRO-4X trim. Other revisions for this year include a new grille and light design, larger standard wheels, an improved braking system, and several interior enhancements. The Titan, available in either Kind Cab or Crew Cab, is powered by a 5.6L V8 engine that produces 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft or torque. A Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFW) version is also offered in certain markets. Available options include Bluetooth technology, XM satellite radio, heated leather seats, and a DVD entertainment system with 8-inch screen.



Nissan expands the Titan lineup for 2008 with new long bed models, as well as the new PRO-4X trim. Other revisions for this year include a new grille and light design, larger standard wheels, an improved braking system, and several interior enhancements. The Titan, available in either Kind Cab or Crew Cab, is powered by a 5.6L V8 engine that produces 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft or torque. A Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFW) version is also offered in certain markets. Available options include Bluetooth technology, XM satellite radio, heated leather seats, and a DVD entertainment system with 8-inch screen.



For 2008, the Pontiac G6 returns available in sedan, coupe, and convertible bodystyles; and in several trims: 1SV, 1SA, GT, and GXP. The GXP replaces last years GTP model. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, drivers information center, and OnStar communication system. The GXP models adds to the standard list: modified front and rear fascias, rocker panels, heated leather seats, and dual chrome exhaust. Safety features include dual front airbags, front side impact airbags, and front and rear head curtain airbags. Three new colors for 2008: White Diamond Tricoat, Midnight Blue Metallic, and Cranberry Metallic.



The 2008 Saturn VUE Hybrid comes powered by a 2.4L 170hp engine, mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. With an extensive line of standard amenities, some include drivers information center, keyless remote entry, deep tinted glass, rear spoiler, and OnStar with hands-free telephone communication system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, tire inflation kit, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. As an option, the Comfort and Convenience Package offers garage door opener, heated mirrors dual illuminated visor vanity, drivers seat adjuster, leather-wrapped steering wheel, windshield washers and rain-sensing windshield wipers.



The all-new 2008 Subaru Impreza is available in two bodystyles and two trims: sedan and wagon bodystyles in 2.5i or WRX trims. The Impreza receives new exterior styling as well as a new more refined interior. The WRX is powered by a 2.5L turbocharged flat-four Boxer engine that generates 224 horsepower and 226 Lb.-ft. of torque while the 2.5i receives a new 170 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine. All engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission or an optional four-speed automatic transmission on the 2.5i. New safety features include standard side-curtain airbags on all models and an available Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC). Several port-installed options (PIO) may be added to the Impreza, such as a day/night rearview mirror, a short throw shifter, remote engine starter, and a titanium shift knob.



The 2008 Toyota Camry is available in five trims--Base, SE, LE and XLE, and Hybrid. The SE, LE and XLE are available with the V6 engine, while the Hybrid features Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive technology. Redesigned in 2007, the new model is a carryover. The Camry Hybrid enters the market at a lower price point than its predecessor and comes equipped with Smart Key system, dual automatic climate control, 16-inch steel wheels and single disc CD player with six speakers. Camry Hybrid features two new packages for consumers seeking to upgrade the standard equipment and both are available with and without the navigation system. Options for this year include leather seats, electrochromic rearview mirror, and power moonroof.



For 2008 the all-new Toyota's crossover Hybrid is a larger, roomier, quieter SUV. The Highlander Hybrid returns available in two trims, base and Limited, which both come equipped with the all-wheel drive system. Models come powered by a 3.3L V6 Hybrid engine, producing 270 horsepower, paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, and roof rails with crossbars. A rear entertainment system, a DVD-based navigation system, and a moon roof are all optional. Safety features include a tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and side impact airbags, knee airbags, and roll sensing side curtain airbags.



Introduced in 2007, the current Yaris continues in 2008 with few changes to features and options offered, but adding a Sport model to the existing line-up. Now available in eight models--Base and S trims in either hatchback or sedan with manual or automatic transmission. The hatchback Sport is new this year and receives color-keyed bumpers and side panels, sport bucket seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 15-inch wheels, and a stereo system with MP3 capability. The only equipment change to the Yaris line-up is the addition of a standard tire-pressure monitor. All Yaris models feature a 1.5L engine which produces 106hp. With revised EPA estimates, mileage for the sedan is expected to be in the 29/36 (city/highway) range.



Having been complete redesigned in 2006, the 2008 Volkswagen Passat sedan and wagon returns with only minor changes. The line-up consists of four trim levels--Komfort, Lux, Turbo and VR6, with the VR6 model offering VW's 4Motion all-wheel drive system with the manual transmission available only on turbo models. All models will receive side manual sunshades, leather-wrapped shift knob and steering wheel, power 12-way driver's seat and a temporary spare tire. The Komfort trim makes standard 17-inch wheels and as optional heated seats available. Turbo models feature chome interior and exterior trim, standard 16-inch wheels and optional heated seats. Front and side head-curtain airbags are standard.



After seeing several improvements last year, the A4 returns for 2009 available in Sedan, Convertible, and Wagon bodystyles. Standard luxury amenities across the board include automatic climate control, alloy wheels, an alarm system, keyless entry remote, and a stereo system with a six-disc CD changer. Roadjet technology is equipped on certain interior features, including the seats and sound system. Available options on the A4 include Bluetooth Wireless technology, a DVD-based navigation system, unique interior wood trim, and rear side impact airbags. The optional Sound Package includes a Bose AudioPilot sound system and a Sirius radio feature.



The 2009 Audi TT is available in ten models: Base, Quattro, 3.2 Quattro (in manual and automatic), and TTS, in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. The standard engine on the Base and Quattro models is a 200 horsepower 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine while the 3.2 Quattro receives a 3.2L V-6 engine that produces 250 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The new TTS models are fitted with a reengineered version of the 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing a 265 horsepower TFSI high-performance engine. All engines are mated to a six-speed manual transmission but the 3.2 Quattro can be ordered with a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic. The TTS is also equipped with the Audi magnetic ride adaptive damping system that gives the driver the choice of Standard comfortable ride and Sport which lowers the body by 0.39 inches.



The 2009 Audi TT is available in ten models: Base, Quattro, 3.2 Quattro (in manual and automatic), and TTS, in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. The standard engine on the Base and Quattro models is a 200 horsepower 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine while the 3.2 Quattro receives a 3.2L V-6 engine that produces 250 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The new TTS models are fitted with a reengineered version of the 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing a 265 horsepower TFSI high-performance engine. All engines are mated to a six-speed manual transmission but the 3.2 Quattro can be ordered with a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic. The TTS is also equipped with the Audi magnetic ride adaptive damping system that gives the driver the choice of Standard comfortable ride and Sport which lowers the body by 0.39 inches.



For 2009 the Cadillac STS is carried over from last year with minor changes. It is available in three models--V6, V8 and the high-performance "V" trim. The standard engine is the 302 hp 3.6L direct injection V6. Both the V6 and V8 versions come with rear-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. Rated at 469 hp with a standard Northstar V8, the STS-V is one of the most powerful Cadillac offered. The STS features a number of optional Luxury or Performance Packages to enhance the driving experience. Optional equipment on the STS-V includes high performance brakes, magnetic ride control suspension and premium steering gears.



Cadillac's sports convertible enters 2009 available in a base and performance V model. The XLR is powered by a 320-hp 4.6L V8 engine, while the XLR-V is equipped with a supercharged 4.4L V8 engine boasting 443 horsepower and 414 lb-ft of torque. Luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a DVD-base voice-activated navigation system, heated leather seats, and premium sound system with Bose speakers and a six-disc CD changer. The optional Weather Veil Package adds a custom fit car cover and a windscreen. Chrome aluminum wheels may also be selected optionally.



The 2009 Chevy Colorado is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, and three trim levels: WT, LS and LT. Engine choices include a 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine (standard on all models except the 4WD Crew Cabs), an optional 242 horsepower 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine, or a 5.3L V8 engine that generates 300 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Also new for this model year, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system is standard on all models, a new brake system on all models, and two new exterior colors: Deep Navy and Aqua Blue Metallic.



Being completely redesigned last year, the Chevy Malibu enters 2009 available in four trims: LS, LT, LTZ, and Hybrid. Standard equipment across the all models includes head-curtain side air bags and front-seat thorax air bags, OnStar Gen 7 with remote diagnostics, and XM Satellite Radio. The OnStar Gen 7 will feature standard an automatic crash notification service and OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation - the first factory-installed, fully integrated GPS navigation system from OnStar. StabiliTrak electronic stability control is standard on LT and LTZ models. Choice of economic powertrains will include a 2.4L Ecotec VVT four-cylinder engine, a 3.6L DOHC V-6 VVT engine, and a 36-volt electric motor/generator mated to the 2.4L Ecotec VVT four-cylinder engine on the Hybrid.



The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 4.3L V-6, a 4.8L V8, a 5.3L V8, a 6.0L high-output V8 engine and a 403 hp 6.2L Flex Fuel V8. The 5.3L, 6.0L and 6.2L engines are now available with a six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models). Two new exterior colors: Black Granite Metallic and Imperial Blue Metallic.



The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models



The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models



The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



The 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, LT, and LTZ, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



The 2009 Chevy Tahoe is available in four trims: LS, LT, LTZ, and Hybrid, in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The LS 2WD is powered by a 4.8L V8 engine while the LS 4WD, LT and LTZ receive a 5.3L 320 horsepower V8 Flex fuel engine. The 5.3L and optional 6.2L engines are mated to a new six-speed automatic transmission. The Hybrid model is equipped with a 6.0L V8 engine coupled with an electric motor and mated to an Electrically Variable Transmission (EVT). Standard amenities across the board include keyless remote entry, OnStar communication with hands-free telephone, driver's information center, deep tinted glass, and roof rails. Three new exterior colors have also been added: White Diamond Tricoat and Red Jewel Tintcoat on the LTZ models and Blue Granite Metallic on the Hybrid models.



The 2009 Chrysler Aspen is available in Base or Hybrid trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Both models are powered by a 5.7L V8 HEMI engine that generates 335 horsepower and 370 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid adds electric motors to the 5.3L engine increasing total output to 385 horsepower. The 5.7L V8 HEMI engine is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission, while the Hybrid models is equipped with an electric continuously variable transmission (ECVT). Unlike conventional continuously variable transmissions, however, the two-mode full hybrid's electrically controlled system uses no mechanical belts or bands. Shifts between the two modes are synchronous - meaning no engine speed changes are necessary for the mode shift to occur - resulting in seamless accelerations.



The Dodge Durango enters 2009 with a large trim line-up: SE, SLT, and Limited in 2WD and 4WD configurations. Engine choices include 3.7L V6, 4.7L 335-hp V8, and a 5.7L V8 HEMI. The Hybrid 4WD is also introduced, which uses the 5.7L V8 HEMI engine. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, deep tinted glass, roof rails, and heated mirrors. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags. There are several options available on the Durango, such a rear entertainment system, a power sunroof, a premium sound system, a Navigation system, a Trailer Towing package, and unique exterior paint colors.



The all new 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 is available in four model trims: ST, SXT, SLT, and Laramie, three Cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad cab, and Crew Cab, and a choice of either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 210 horsepower 3.7L V-6, a 310 horsepower 4.7L V8, and a new 5.7-liter HEMI V8 which produces 380 horsepower and 404 lb-ft of torque. The addition of variable valve timing (VVT) on the new 5.7-liter HEMI V8 improves the engines breathing which improves engine efficiency and power. Other improvements include a coil-spring, multilink rear suspension, and a RamBox cargo management system (Crew Cab) that includes versatile, weatherproof, lockable, illuminated and drainable storage bins built into bed rails; pickup bed divider/2-foot bed extender; and cargo rail system with four sliding, adjustable cleats.



Dodge's full-size heavy duty truck enters 2009 available in several models: ST, SLT, SXT, and Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. The optional Trailer Tow Group adds a heavy-duty battery, a 7-wire trailer harness, and a class IV trailer hitch receiver. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



Dodge's full-size heavy duty truck enters 2009 available in several models: ST, SLT, SXT, and Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. The optional Trailer Tow Group adds a heavy-duty battery, a 7-wire trailer harness, and a class IV trailer hitch receiver. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



Dodge's full-size heavy duty truck enters 2009 available in several models: ST, SLT, SXT, and Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 5.9L Turbo Diesel HO engine, which boasts 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque. The optional Trailer Tow Group adds a heavy-duty battery, a 7-wire trailer harness, and a class IV trailer hitch receiver. Other options include side-impact airbags, a limited slip rear axle, a power sunroof, chrome exterior features, and the UConnect hands-free communications system with Bluetooth.



Dodge's 2009 Sprinter full-size 2500 passenger vans are carried over from the previous year with few changes. The Sprinter is offered in 144-inch or 170-inch wheelbase models. Updates this year include available power sliding door (with two-stage opening), enhanced radio system with MP3 capability, and window group with emergency glass. Gas engines are no longer available. High Ceiling models feature the greatest interior height at up to seven feet of space. Other standard amenities include power windows and locks, wide angle integrated mirrors for increased visibility, halogen headlights, and electronic stability control for improved safety and handling.



Ford's small crossover Escape enters 2009 again available in several trims: XLS, XLT, XLT V6, Limited, and Hybrid. All trims are available in either front-wheel or all-wheel drive configurations. The base engine gets upgraded to a 2.5L I-4, while the 3.0L V6 engine returns, boasting 200 horsepower and 193 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid features a "full" hybrid 2.5L I-4 engine, which can run fully on electricity up to 25 mph for fuel efficient city driving. Available features on the Escape include a voice activation SYNC system, Sirius satellite radio, full leather seating, a Navigation system, and a power glass moonroof.



For 2009 the Expedition is carried over with minor convenience and safety enhancements. The vehicle is available in both short and long wheelbase in four trims XLT, Eddie Bauer, King Ranch and Limited. Changes for this year include an SOS notification in the event of a collision, perimeter anti-theft alarm, easy 'capless' fuel filler system, rain sensing wipers, and optional heated seats for the second row passengers. The 5.4L engine is now flexible fuel compatible. Technology updates include satellite radio and SYNC next generation navigation system. For the last seven years, the Expedition as earned a five star rating in the NHTSA front crash tests. An AdvanceTrac traction control system with rollover stability control is standard across the line.



The 2009 Ford Explorer is available in three trims: XLT, Eddie Bauer, and Limited in 2WD, 4WD, or AWD configurations. New features for this year include the addition of Trailer Sway Control, a XLT Sport Package, and the next-generation navigation system with Sirius Travel Link. Trailer Sway Control works in conjunction with AdvanceTrac with RSC to determine from the yaw motion of the vehicle if the trailer is swaying and take measures, such as applying precise braking or reduced engine torque, to bring both vehicle and trailer under control. The XLT Sport Package contains charcoal black cloth seats, a white instrument cluster, all-weather floor mats and black-accented wheel lops, exterior step bar, and fascia.



The all new Ford F150 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, Super Cab, and SuperCrew Cab bodystyles, short, standard or long bed lengths, and five trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, FX4 (4WD models), Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum. Engine choices include a 248 hp two-valve 4.6L V8, a 292 hp three-valve 4.6L V8, and a 5.4L Triton V8 that generates 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. The two-valve 4.6L V8 is mated to a four-speed automatic transmission while the three-valve 4.6L V8 and 5.4L Triton V8 are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The new Platinum model is equipped with satin chrome grille, leather captain's chairs with tuxedo stitching and embroidered logos on the seatbacks, satin gloss Lacrosse Ash wood grain trim, real brushed aluminum panels, and 20-inch 16-spoke polished aluminum wheels.



The 2009 Ford F-Series Super Duty is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, SuperCab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, King Ranch, and Harley Davidson. All four Super Duty trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, and Lariat, come with new standard features. The XL adds air conditioning, Securilock, and manual trailer tow mirrors while the XLT adds power heated trailer tow mirrors, privacy glass, integrated trailer brake controller, and remote keyless entry. The FX4 now comes standard with power-fold and power-telescoping mirrors, power seats, privacy glass, integrated trailer brake controller, captain's chairs, and SIRIUS satellite radio. The Lariat also adds a reverse camera system, a power sliding rear window, heated seats, molded running boards, and SYNC system.



The 2009 Ford F-Series Super Duty is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, SuperCab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, King Ranch, and Harley Davidson. All four Super Duty trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, and Lariat, come with new standard features. The XL adds air conditioning, Securilock, and manual trailer tow mirrors while the XLT adds power heated trailer tow mirrors, privacy glass, integrated trailer brake controller, and remote keyless entry. The FX4 now comes standard with power-fold and power-telescoping mirrors, power seats, privacy glass, integrated trailer brake controller, captain's chairs, and SIRIUS satellite radio. The Lariat also adds a reverse camera system, a power sliding rear window, heated seats, molded running boards, and SYNC system.



The 2009 Ford F-Series Super Duty is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: 2WD or 4WD configurations, Regular Cab, SuperCab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, and five trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, Lariat, King Ranch, and Harley Davidson. All four Super Duty trim levels, XL, XLT, FX4, and Lariat, come with new standard features. The XL adds air conditioning, Securilock, and manual trailer tow mirrors while the XLT adds power heated trailer tow mirrors, privacy glass, integrated trailer brake controller, and remote keyless entry. The FX4 now comes standard with power-fold and power-telescoping mirrors, power seats, privacy glass, integrated trailer brake controller, captain's chairs, and SIRIUS satellite radio. The Lariat also adds a reverse camera system, a power sliding rear window, heated seats, molded running boards, and SYNC system.



The Ford Ranger enters 2009 available in a variety of trims, drive, and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, XLT, Sport, and FX4, and two cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine, a 148 horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, or a 4.0L V-6 engine that generates 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include front and rear anti-lock brakes, dual front airbags and a tire pressure monitoring system.



The 2009 GMC Canyon is available in several bodystyles, bed styles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, standard or long bed and four trim levels: Work Truck, SLE and SLT in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine, an optional 242 horsepower 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine and a new optional 5.3L V8 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. StabiliTrak electronic stability control system and XM Satellite radio are now standard on all models. Two new exterior colors have been added: Navy Blue and Aqua Blue Metallic.



The 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, four trim levels: Work Truck, SLE, SLT, and Denali (Crew Cab only) and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 4.3L V-6, a 4.8L V8, a 5.3L V8, a 6.0L high-output V8 engine and a 403 hp 6.2L Flex Fuel V8. The 5.3L, 6.0L and 6.2L engines are now available with a six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models). Two new exterior colors: Midnight Blue Metallic and Carbon Black Metallic.



The 2009 GMC Sierra 2500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



The 2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



The 2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



The 2009 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. Choices of engines include a 360 hp Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Updates for 2009 include vehicle stability enhancement system now standard on the 2500's with single rear wheels, OnStar 8.0 with turn-by-turn navigation and destination download, Bluetooth connectivity with the OnStar system for hands-free calling, XM Satellite Radio with new NavTraffic feature, and a new optional rearview camera system (extended cab and crew cab models).



After being completely redesigned a few years back, the GMC Yukon returns for 2009 available in several trims: SLE, SLT, Denali, and Hybrid in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Gas engines choices include a 4.8L V8, a Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management, which produces 320 horsepower, and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain airbags are now standard on all models.



After being completely redesigned a couple of years ago, the GMC Yukon XL returns for 2009 available in several trims: 1500/2500 SLE and SLT in 2WD or 4WD configuration and 1500 Denali 2WD or 4WD. Engines choices include two versions of the Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management (one is an all aluminum engine while the other is produced with an cast iron block), which produces 310 horsepower and 335 lbs-ft of torque and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 4.3 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain airbags are now standard on all models.



After being completely redesigned a couple of years ago, the GMC Yukon XL returns for 2009 available in several trims: 1500/2500 SLE and SLT in 2WD or 4WD configuration and 1500 Denali 2WD or 4WD. Engines choices include two versions of the Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management (one is an all aluminum engine while the other is produced with an cast iron block), which produces 310 horsepower and 335 lbs-ft of torque and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 4.3 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain airbags are now standard on all models.



The 2009 Accord is available in coupe or sedan bodystyles and several trims. Engine choices include a 177 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) that produces 271 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. The 2.4L four-cylinder engine is mated to either a five-speed manual or automatic transmission while the 3.5L V6 is available with a five-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. Standard features on all models include all power conveniences, air conditioning, keyless remote entry, and an AM/FM radio with CD player and MP3 capabilities. Options include a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Activation, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and XM satellite radio and leather trimmed seats.



The Civic returns for 2009 again offered in coupe and sedan, as well as in several is trims: DX, GX, LX, EX, EX-L, Hybrid, and sporty Si. Most trims are equipped with a 140-hp 1.8L I-4 engine, but the Si is powered by a 2.0L I-4 engine boasting 197 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid is powered by a 1.3L four-cylinder engine coupled with an electric motor/generator. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. Revisions for this year include an improved USB audio interface, a revamped front grille, restyled turn signal lenses, new 17-inch wheels on Si models, and two new exterior colors.



The Civic returns for 2009 again offered in coupe and sedan, as well as in several is trims: DX, GX, LX, EX, EX-L, Hybrid, and sporty Si. Most trims are equipped with a 140-hp 1.8L I-4 engine, but the Si is powered by a 2.0L I-4 engine boasting 197 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid is powered by a 1.3L four-cylinder engine coupled with an electric motor/generator. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. Revisions for this year include an improved USB audio interface, a revamped front grille, restyled turn signal lenses, new 17-inch wheels on Si models, and two new exterior colors.



The Lexus IS enters 2009 available in several trims: IS 250 RWD, IS 250 AWD (in both automatic and manual transmissions), IS 350 RWD, and the new IS F. The IS 250 models are powered by a 2.5L 204-hp V6 engine, while the IS 350 is powered by a 306-hp 3.5L V6 engine. The IS F boasts a 5.0L V8 producing 416 horsepower and 371 ft-lbs of torque. Standard features include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, heated mirrors, and moon roof. Optional features include parking sensors, pre-collision system, and DVD-based voice-activated navigation system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags.



The Lincoln Navigator enters 2009 available in two trims: base and L; in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. All models are powered by a 5.4L 300-hp V8 engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, message center, roof rails with crossbars, rear parking sensors, heated mirrors, and heated and cooled front seats. An optional Elite Package offering an entertainment system, power glass moon roof, DVD-based voice-activated Navigation System, and R/V monitor is also available.



The 2009 Mazda3 is available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles, the Mazda3 is offered in several trims: i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, s Touring, and s Grand Touring, as well as Mazdaspeed Sport and Grand Touring hatchbacks. Engine choices include a 148-horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a 156 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine (both engines are P-ZEV compliant in California-emission states) A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the Mazdaspeed models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices include a five-speed manual (2.0L and 2.3L), four-speed automatic (2.0L), five-speed automatic(2.3L), or a six-speed manual transmission (Mazdaspeed 2.3L).



The 2009 Mazda3 is available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles, the Mazda3 is offered in several trims: i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, s Touring, and s Grand Touring, as well as Mazdaspeed Sport and Grand Touring hatchbacks. Engine choices include a 148-horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a 156 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine (both engines are P-ZEV compliant in California-emission states) A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the Mazdaspeed models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices include a five-speed manual (2.0L and 2.3L), four-speed automatic (2.0L), five-speed automatic(2.3L), or a six-speed manual transmission (Mazdaspeed 2.3L).



The 2009 Mazda Tribute is available in three engines and three trims: i (2.5L four-cylinder), s (3.0L V6), and Hybrid (2.5L four-cylinder with electric motor) - Sport (except on Hybrid models), Touring, or Grand Touring trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. The i models are equipped with a new 171 horsepower 2.5L iVTC four-cylinder engine while the s models receive a revised 3.0L V6 that generates 240 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrids are powered by a new 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine, featuring Atkinson-cycle combustion for improved efficiency, paired with a 70kWatt electric traction motor. The 2.5L and 3.0L engines are mated to a new six-speed automatic transmission. Three new exterior colors have been added: White Suede, Brilliant Silver, and Sport Blue.



The 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis is available in an LS trim. Carried over from the previous model year, the Grand Marquis sees few changes though the long-standing GS trim level has been dropped. Equipped with a V8 Flex-Fuel engine, the Grand Marquis has been the best selling Mercury vehicle in the company's history (with more than 4 million vehicles sold since 1970). Options include wood and leather trimmed steering wheel, power adjustable food pedals, truck mounted CD changer and 18-Spoke chrome alloy wheels. The large sedan seats six people and features fully adjustable power front seats, automatic climate control and rear automatic load-leveling suspension.



Mercury small cross-over enters 2009 available in several trims: base model, V6, Premier, Premier V6, and Hybrid (all in both 2WD and 4WD configurations). Standard amenities on the Mariner include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, message center, and MP3 with satellite capabilities. The Premier adds as standard: rear parking sensors and the Leather Trim Package that offers leather seats and power driver's seat adjuster.



The 2009 MINI is available in hatchback and Clubman bodystyle in base, S, and John Cooper Works and convertible bodystyle in base and S. The base engine is the BMW-powered 118 horsepower 1.6L inline four-cylinder engine, while the S and John Cooper Works boast a 175 horsepower turbocharged version. Both engines can be matted to either the standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional paddle-shift automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, remote engine start, air conditioning and power windows. Safety equipment on the Cooper includes ABS brakes, stability control, six standard airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system with run-flat equipped tires.



The 2009 MINI is available in hatchback and Clubman bodystyle in base, S, and John Cooper Works and convertible bodystyle in base and S. The base engine is the BMW-powered 118 horsepower 1.6L inline four-cylinder engine, while the S and John Cooper Works boast a 175 horsepower turbocharged version. Both engines can be matted to either the standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional paddle-shift automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, remote engine start, air conditioning and power windows. Safety equipment on the Cooper includes ABS brakes, stability control, six standard airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system with run-flat equipped tires.



For 2009 The Altima is available as a coupe, sedan or hybrid sedan. Trims include S and SE coupe or sedan, and SL and 2.5 sedans. The automatic is a Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT); a 6-speed manual is also offered. Both the sedan and coupe were recently redesigned (in 2007 and 2008, respectively), and are carried over for 2009 with few changes. The coupe makes available 18-inch alloy wheels for this year, as well as, standard automatic door locks and high gloss front grille treatment. The most notable visual difference distinguishing the coupe from the sedan body is the coupe's aggressive exterior design, which rides on a shorter wheelbase with a lower profile. With the exception of the hood, all other exterior parts are unique to each style.



For 2009 The Altima is available as a coupe, sedan or hybrid sedan. Trims include S and SE coupe or sedan, and SL and 2.5 sedans. The automatic is a Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT); a 6-speed manual is also offered. Both the sedan and coupe were recently redesigned (in 2007 and 2008, respectively), and are carried over for 2009 with few changes. The coupe makes available 18-inch alloy wheels for this year, as well as, standard automatic door locks and high gloss front grille treatment. The most notable visual difference distinguishing the coupe from the sedan body is the coupe's aggressive exterior design, which rides on a shorter wheelbase with a lower profile. With the exception of the hood, all other exterior parts are unique to each style.



For 2009, the Nissan Sentra continues with few changes from last year. Available in 2.0 and SE-R trims, with the SE-R also coming in the SE-R Spec V. The Spec V features a high output version of the SE-R 2.5L engine and is rated at 200 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The standard transmission is a 6-speed manual but the vehicle also features a specially tuned suspension, larger brakes and optional Helical Limited Slip Differential. Sentra 2.0 models features an optional Continuously Variable Automatic which achieves 25/33 city/highway mileage EPA estimates. All Sentra models features an updated rear trunk-lid design, MP3 playback capable stereo and available Premium Audio Package for this year.



The 2009 Nissan Titan is entering its fifth production year and is available in King and Crew Cab bodystyles with 2WD or 4WD, short or long wheelbase and four different bed lengths. As a no charge option, consumers may choose the Flexible Fuel Vehicle designation which allows the vehicle to run on E85 Ethanol. The Titan is powered by a 5.6L "Endurance" V8 which produces 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. it's mated with a standard 5-speed automatic giving the vehicle a maximum towing capacity of 9500 lbs. The PRO-4X model features a special off-road equipment package which includes upgraded shocks, lower final gear ration, unique interior and exterior treatments and additional skid plates for underbody protection.



The Nissan Versa enters 2009 again available in a hatchback and sedan bodystyles, and offered in S and SL trims. All models are powered by the 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine producing 122 horsepower. The optional Convenience Package on the SL models adds Bluetooth wireless connectivity, remote control engine start, keyless remote entry, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and steering wheel touch controls. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags.



The 2009 Saturn Aura is available in four trims: XE, XR, XR V6, and Green Line Hybrid. Standard amenities include OnStar communication system with hands-free telephone, keyless remote entry, and driver's information center. The XR adds to the standard list with Bluetooth wireless connectivity, power adjustable driver's seat, carpeted floor mats, leather surface seats with heated front seats. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. Power glass moonroof, engine block heater, and an All Season Package are also available on all models.



The 2009 Saturn VUE is available in four trims: XE, XR, Red Line, and Green Line Hybrid. The XE is powered by a 164 horsepower 2.4L in-line four cylinder engine while the XR receives a 215 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine. The sporty Red Line is equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 257 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The Green Line Hybrid receives the same 2.4L engine found in the XE but the engine gets coupled with an electric motor. Standard equipment on all models include a tire pressure monitoring system, traction control, floor mats, daytime running lights, and power convenience features. Saturn offers various options for the VUE, including a power glass moonroof, front fog lights, a premium stereo speaker system, and front heated seats.



The Toyota Camry returns for 2009, available in five trims: Base, SE, LE, XLE, and Hybrid; in both automatic and manual transmissions (excluding the Hybrid). Standard features include all power conveniences and illuminated keyless remote entry. The SE, LE, XLE add Bluetooth wireless connectivity and the Hybrid adds Vehicle Stability Control. Optional features include heated mirrors, leather seats, and DVD-based voice activated navigation system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, knee airbags, and front side impact airbags. The Hybrid offers an optional Comfort and Convenience Package that includes heated outside mirrors and heated seats.



After receiving a redesign last year, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid returns for 2009 available in two trims: Base and Limited, which both come equipped with AWD. Models come powered by a 3.3L V6 Hybrid engine, producing 270 horsepower, paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, and roof rails with crossbars. A rear entertainment system, a DVD-based navigation system, and a moon roof are all optional. Safety features include a tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and side impact airbags, knee airbags, and roll sensing side curtain airbags.



Introduced in 2007, the current Yaris continues for 2009 with a new model and added safety features. The Yaris sedan is again available in Base or S with either a manual or automatic transmission. Hatchback trims include a two-door with manual or automatic transmission or a four-door base or S. All Yaris models feature a 1.5L engine which produces 106 horsepower. Standard features on all models include air conditioning, center console, trunk entrapment release, integrated window antenna, and power steering. The S model makes standard an MP3 compatible stereo, rear defroster, 15-inch tires, and split-folding rear seat. Options on the Yaris include power conveniences, fog lights, theft-deterrent system, and Cold Weather Equipment Group.



The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta is available in two bodystyles and five trims: sedan and wagon bodystyle in S, SE, SEL, TDI, and TDI Loyal Edition. The S and SE models feature a 170 horsepower 2.5L in-line five-cylinder engine while the SEL receives a 200 horsepower turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine. The TDI models are equipped with a 2.0L diesel engine that produces 140 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The S features 16-inch steel wheels (wheel covers are also standard). Safety features on the Jetta include side impact and head curtain airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, and front and rear anti-lock brakes. Standard features on all models include power amenities, keyless remote entry system, cruise/speed control, and electronic stability control.



The 2010 Audi A4 is available in Sedan and Wagon bodystyles. Updates for this year include navigation models are now equipped with 3rd generation MMI and Sirius traffic, LED taillights on Premium Plus and Prestige models, and Prestige models will now include navigation and voice control. Standard luxury amenities across the board include automatic climate control, alloy wheels, an alarm system, keyless entry remote, and a stereo system with a six-disc CD changer. The optional Prestige Package includes Premium Plus Package, DVD Player, remote control engine start, Inside Automatic Day/Night Mirrors w/Compass, navigation system, Bang & Olufsen radio system, Voice Control, 5-spoke alloy wheels.



The 2010 Audi TT is carried over from last year with no major changes. The models are offered in all-wheel-drive with a choice of either Base TT or TTS 2+2 coupe or two-seater convertible bodystyles. The base vehicles feature a standard 2.0 FSI engine which produces 200 horsepower, while the TTS comes with a turbo charged 2.0 high performance 265 horsepower engine as well as a number of unique interior and exterior "S" treatments. The TTS is also features an Audi magnetic ride adaptive damping system that gives the driver the choice of Standard comfortable ride and Sport which lowers the body by 0.39 inches. Convertibles come with a standard power sunshade for added convenience.



The 2010 BMW 5-Series is available in several trims, including 528 i and xi sedan, 535 i, xi sedan and xi wagon, and 550 i sedan. The 528 models feature a 230 horsepower 3.0L in-line six-cylinder, while the 535 models are powered by a 3.0L Twin Turbo in-line six-cylinder engine producing 300 horsepower and 300 lbs-ft of torque. The 550 models are equipped with a 4.8L V8 engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lbs-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission with Steptronic controls. Standard features across the board include BMW assist communication system, on-board computer, keyless remote entry, and heated mirrors. Optional features include keyless start, night vision, heated seats, and voice activated navigation system.



The 2010 BMW X6 is available in three trims: xDrive35i, xDrive50i and the new M. BMW's AWD luxury utility is powered by either a 300 horsepower 3.0L I-6 twin-turbo engine, a 400 horsepower 4.4L V8 twin-turbo engine, or a 4.4L V8 twin-turbo M engine that produces 555 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. The 35i and 50i powertrains are completed with a six-speed Steptronic automatic transmission while the M receives a six-speed M Sport automatic transmission with Adaptive Transmission Control (ATC). Standard equipment includes run-flat tires, leather seats, dual-zone air conditioning, and a stereo system with MP3 compatible CD player. The X6 offers many other luxury amenities, including the BMW communication system, heated premium leather seats, an upgraded sound system, and a keyless entry and start feature. An ActiveHybrid model will be available later in the model year.



The 2010 Cadillac CTS returns for the new model year with a number of changes to the line-up, including the performance powered CTS-V, a fuel efficient XFE trim, as well as the all-new Sport Wagon. The 3.0L direct inject engine is now standard, with a 3.6L V6 engine also offered. The CTS-V features a new 6.2L supercharged V8 which produces 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. New 19-inch polished aluminum wheels are available with the performance P245 Z-rated tires. An air filtration system is now standard. New options on the CTS-V include a suede trimmed steering wheel and shift knob and a wood trim package. The new Sport Wagon features 19-inch wheel 25 cubic feet of cargo space and convenient power liftgate.



The 2010 Cadillac CTS returns for the new model year with a number of changes to the line-up, including the performance powered CTS-V, a fuel efficient XFE trim, as well as the all-new Sport Wagon. The 3.0L direct inject engine is now standard, with a 3.6L V6 engine also offered. The CTS-V features a new 6.2L supercharged V8 which produces 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. New 19-inch polished aluminum wheels are available with the performance P245 Z-rated tires. An air filtration system is now standard. New options on the CTS-V include a suede trimmed steering wheel and shift knob and a wood trim package. The new Sport Wagon features 19-inch wheel 25 cubic feet of cargo space and convenient power liftgate.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



The 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is carried over from last year with no significant changes. The model lineup includes regular, extended and crew cab models with either a base Work Truck or LT trim option. There are three engines choices offered (the 2.9L Vortec is standard on all but Crew Cab 4WD vehicles); and the 5.3L engine now features variable valve timing. Head curtain side airbags are also standard across the entire model line. Three new colors are available this year: Cardinal Red Metallic, Steel Green Metallic, and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Colorado is a sister vehicle to the GMC Canyon.



The 2010 Chevrolet Malibu is carried over from last year with few changes. Offered in LS, LT, LTZ and Hybrid trims, the gasoline-only powered models feature a standard 2.4L engine which is now E85 capable. The 3.0L V6 is optional on the LT and LTZ trims, and a six-speed automatic is now standard. Other updates include new available exterior colors include White Diamond Tricoat, Mocha Steel Metallic and Taupe Gray Metallic. Wheels on 2LT four-cylinder models are not 17-inch Chrome Tech aluminum, and driver power lumbar is now standard across the model-line (replacing manual lumbar support). Dark Gray, Golden Pewter and Silver Moss Metallic exterior colors have been discontinued. It is anticipated that the Hybrid will be discontinued after 2010.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims. The hybrid and XFE versions are available in crew cab only. Updates for this year include a standard 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver model on models equipped with the 5.3 V8 engine. The 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L engines are all now E85 compatible with variable timing standard on with the 4.8L and 5.3L engines. For added safety, side curtain and seat mounted side impact airbags are standard on all 1500 models, as well as StabiliTrak electronic stability control. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims. The hybrid and XFE versions are available in crew cab only. Updates for this year include a standard 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver model on models equipped with the 5.3 V8 engine. The 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L engines are all now E85 compatible with variable timing standard on with the 4.8L and 5.3L engines. For added safety, side curtain and seat mounted side impact airbags are standard on all 1500 models, as well as StabiliTrak electronic stability control. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. The only update for this year is the addition of USB connectivity in the center stack which allows for stored audio files to be played through the vehicles stereo system. The connection will also charge some handheld electronic devises. Silverado HD has a 18,500 pound gross combined weight rating on vehicles with the gas V8 engine. Fifth wheel max towing capacity is 16,700 pounds when properly equipped. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. The only update for this year is the addition of USB connectivity in the center stack which allows for stored audio files to be played through the vehicles stereo system. The connection will also charge some handheld electronic devises. Silverado HD has a 18,500 pound gross combined weight rating on vehicles with the gas V8 engine. Fifth wheel max towing capacity is 16,700 pounds when properly equipped. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. The only update for this year is the addition of USB connectivity in the center stack which allows for stored audio files to be played through the vehicles stereo system. The connection will also charge some handheld electronic devises. Silverado HD has a 18,500 pound gross combined weight rating on vehicles with the gas V8 engine. Fifth wheel max towing capacity is 16,700 pounds when properly equipped. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. The only update for this year is the addition of USB connectivity in the center stack which allows for stored audio files to be played through the vehicles stereo system. The connection will also charge some handheld electronic devises. Silverado HD has a 18,500 pound gross combined weight rating on vehicles with the gas V8 engine. Fifth wheel max towing capacity is 16,700 pounds when properly equipped. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. The only update for this year is the addition of USB connectivity in the center stack which allows for stored audio files to be played through the vehicles stereo system. The connection will also charge some handheld electronic devises. Silverado HD has a 18,500 pound gross combined weight rating on vehicles with the gas V8 engine. Fifth wheel max towing capacity is 16,700 pounds when properly equipped. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims. The hybrid and XFE versions are available in crew cab only. Updates for this year include a standard 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver model on models equipped with the 5.3 V8 engine. The 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.2L engines are all now E85 compatible with variable timing standard on with the 4.8L and 5.3L engines. For added safety, side curtain and seat mounted side impact airbags are standard on all 1500 models, as well as StabiliTrak electronic stability control. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Tahoe continues in LS, LT, and LTZ trim levels and features relatively minor changes for the new model year. All 5.3L engines now feature displacement on demand and are E85 capable. USB connectivity is available in the center console area, which allows for stored audio files to be played via the vehicle's audio system. The Interior Plus Package comes with Bluetooth, climate control for all three rows of seating, premium cloth seats, and rear audio controls. An Exterior Plus Package adds fog lights and luggage rack crossbars. LT models upgrade LS trims with tri-zone climate control, Bose nine-speaker sound system, power adjustable pedals, remote vehicle start, rear park assist and HD rear locking differential. More fuel efficient XFE models are also available.



For 2010 the Dodge Ram 1500 features a number of changes, though the model style is carried over from last year. Half ton models see an increase in the Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Rating to 15,000 pounds, up from 14,000 (when equipped with the 57.L Hemi, 3.92 rear axle and 140.5-inch wheelbase). The standard 3.7L engine features a fuel saver indicator light though all the engines come with the Interactive Decel Fuel Shut Off (iDFSO) capability. All models come with a premium tire pressure monitoring system. Folding or power trailer towing mirrors and integrated brake controller are offered as options. A late inclusion in the R/T Package will be 22-inch tires.



Offered in five trim levels--ST, STX, TRX, Laramie and Power Wagon, the 2010 Dodge Ram HD is also available for the first time in a Crew Cab bodystyle. Updates for this year include re-tuned suspension components, improved full-load handling, reengineered C-pillar mounts, and an increase in gross vehicle weight rating and towing for several HD configurations. A Class IV hitch is standard on all Ram Heavy Duty models, and a new trailer brake controller with integrated functionality is now available with the Tow Packages. In order to give the DRW models a more aerodynamic appearance, new dual rear wheel fenders have been incorporated into the bed area. The Ram HD is Motor Trend's 2010 Truck of the Year.



Offered in five trim levels--ST, STX, TRX, Laramie and Power Wagon, the 2010 Dodge Ram HD is also available for the first time in a Crew Cab bodystyle. Updates for this year include re-tuned suspension components, improved full-load handling, reengineered C-pillar mounts, and an increase in gross vehicle weight rating and towing for several HD configurations. A Class IV hitch is standard on all Ram Heavy Duty models, and a new trailer brake controller with integrated functionality is now available with the Tow Packages. In order to give the DRW models a more aerodynamic appearance, new dual rear wheel fenders have been incorporated into the bed area. The Ram HD is Motor Trend's 2010 Truck of the Year.



Offered in five trim levels--ST, STX, TRX, Laramie and Power Wagon, the 2010 Dodge Ram HD is also available for the first time in a Crew Cab bodystyle. Updates for this year include re-tuned suspension components, improved full-load handling, reengineered C-pillar mounts, and an increase in gross vehicle weight rating and towing for several HD configurations. A Class IV hitch is standard on all Ram Heavy Duty models, and a new trailer brake controller with integrated functionality is now available with the Tow Packages. In order to give the DRW models a more aerodynamic appearance, new dual rear wheel fenders have been incorporated into the bed area. The Ram HD is Motor Trend's 2010 Truck of the Year.



For 2010, the Ford Escape is offered in XLS, XLT, and Limited trims in either 2WD or AWD. Hybrid models are available in Base or Limited in 2WD and AWD. New standard features this year includes an Integrated Spotter Mirror, MyKey System (XLT and Limited), heated seats and mirrors and Cargo Package (Limited only), and a rear view camera (Hybrid Limited). New options available for 2010 are an Auto Park system, rear view camera, and a universal garage door opener. The 3.0 V6 which is optional on some trims, is now Flex Fuel capable. The Ford Escape is a sister vehicle to the Mercury Mariner.



The 2010 Ford Expedition is available in both standard and long wheelbase (EL) in four trims XLT, Eddie Bauer, Limited, and King Ranch. All models are powered by a 5.4L Flex Fuel V8 engine that produces 310 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include keyless remote entry, automatic headlights, AdvanceTrac stability control, and automatic day/night mirror. Optional features include remote engine start, DVD based vehicle navigation system, power running boards, and self-leveling rear air suspension.



The 2010 Ford Explorer is available in three trims: XLT, Eddie Bauer, and Limited in 2WD, 4WD, or AWD configurations. Engine choices include a 210 horsepower 4.0L V6 engine and a 4.6L V8 engine that produces 292 horsepower and 315 lbs-ft of torque. The 4.0L V6 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 4.6L V8 is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include AdvanceTrac stability control, Trailer Sway Control, and keyless remote entry. Trailer Sway Control works in conjunction with AdvanceTrac with RSC to determine from the yaw motion of the vehicle if the trailer is swaying and take measures, such as applying precise braking or reduced engine torque, to bring both vehicle and trailer under control.



The 2010 F250 is offered in Regular Cab, Super Cab and Super Crew bodystyles in a number of trims (availability varies by body), including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Harley-Davidson, and the all-new Cabela's. All SuperDuty trim levels come with standard amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system. Cabela's models offer a special two-tone paint scheme, unique interior treatments and additional lockable storage to secure equipment. A new factory-applied Tough Bed spray-in bedliner (late availability), helps protect the truck bed from damage.



The 2010 F350 is offered in Regular Cab, Super Cab and Super Crew bodystyles in a number of trims (availability varies by body), including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Harley-Davidson, and the all-new Cabela's. All SuperDuty trim levels come with standard amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system. Cabela's models offer a special two-tone paint scheme, unique interior treatments and additional lockable storage to secure equipment. A new factory-applied Tough Bed spray-in bedliner (late availability), helps protect the truck bed from damage.



The 2010 F350 is offered in Regular Cab, Super Cab and Super Crew bodystyles in a number of trims (availability varies by body), including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Harley-Davidson, and the all-new Cabela's. All SuperDuty trim levels come with standard amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system. Cabela's models offer a special two-tone paint scheme, unique interior treatments and additional lockable storage to secure equipment. A new factory-applied Tough Bed spray-in bedliner (late availability), helps protect the truck bed from damage.



The 2010 F350 is offered in Regular Cab, Super Cab and Super Crew bodystyles in a number of trims (availability varies by body), including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Harley-Davidson, and the all-new Cabela's. All SuperDuty trim levels come with standard amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system. Cabela's models offer a special two-tone paint scheme, unique interior treatments and additional lockable storage to secure equipment. A new factory-applied Tough Bed spray-in bedliner (late availability), helps protect the truck bed from damage.



The 2010 Ford Fusion is available in eight trims: S, SE, SE V6, SEL, SEL V6, Sport, Sport V6, and Hybrid. On V6 equipped models, a front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration may be selected. The Fusion is powered by either a 2.5L Duratec 175 horsepower engine, a 3.0L Duratec 30 Flex-Fuel 240 horsepower V6 engine, a 3.5L Duratec 263 horsepower V6 engine, or a 2.5L Duratec engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. The engines are coupled with a six-speed manual, a six-speed auto, or an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (Hybrid models only). Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags.



The 2010 Ford Ranger is available in a variety of trims, drive, and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, XLT, and Sport, and two cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine and a 4.0L V-6 engine that generates 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include front and rear anti-lock brakes, dual front airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, and AdvanceTrac with RSC. AdvanceTrac with RSC utilizes a second gyroscopic roll rate sensor to determine the vehicle's body roll angle and roll rate and if the sensor detects a significant roll angle, the system applies additional countermeasures.



For 2010, the GMC Canyon is offered in regular, extended, and crew cab bodystyes, with a choice of Base (Work Truck), SLE or SLT trims (SLT not available on regular cab vehicles). The Canyon sees only minor equipment changes this year including standard head curtain side airbags and updated package and equipment groups. A ZQ8 Sport Suspension Package is offered on 2WD extended and crew cab vehicles with SLE-1, or SLT trims. Three new color choices are available: Merlot Jewel, Gray Green, and Pure Silver Metallic. The GMC Canyon is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Colorado.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



The 2010 GMC Yukon continues in either short or long wheel base (XL) in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, Denali and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid and Denali offered only on the 1500's. Yukon XFE offers the best fuel economy in the line-up. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Dark Labyrinth and Sheer Silver Metallic, as well as some enhancements to the audio system. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. The 6.2L engine on the top-of-the-line Denali now features the same active fuel management system as the smaller 5.3L engine. Denali also sees a 3.08 axle as standard in order to gain additional fuel efficiency.



The 2010 GMC Yukon continues in either short or long wheel base (XL) in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, Denali and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid and Denali offered only on the 1500's. Yukon XFE offers the best fuel economy in the line-up. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Dark Labyrinth and Sheer Silver Metallic, as well as some enhancements to the audio system. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. The 6.2L engine on the top-of-the-line Denali now features the same active fuel management system as the smaller 5.3L engine. Denali also sees a 3.08 axle as standard in order to gain additional fuel efficiency.



The 2010 GMC Yukon continues in either short or long wheel base (XL) in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, Denali and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid and Denali offered only on the 1500's. Yukon XFE offers the best fuel economy in the line-up. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Dark Labyrinth and Sheer Silver Metallic, as well as some enhancements to the audio system. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. The 6.2L engine on the top-of-the-line Denali now features the same active fuel management system as the smaller 5.3L engine. Denali also sees a 3.08 axle as standard in order to gain additional fuel efficiency.



The 2010 Honda Accord is available in coupe or sedan bodystyles and several trims. Updates for this model year include Bluetooth HandsFreeLink is now standard on vehicles equipped with leather seating (previously available only on models with navigation) and new rear seat ventilation ducts on EX and EX-L sedan models. Engine choices include a 190 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) that produces 271 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. Standard features on all models include all power conveniences, air conditioning, keyless remote entry, and an AM/FM radio with CD player and MP3 capabilities.



The new 2010 Kia Forte is available in both sedan and Koup bodystyles in LX (sedan only), EX, and SX trim levels. The LX and EX models are powered by a 2.0L DOHC four-cylinder engine, producing 156 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. The SX features an upgraded 2.4L inline four-cylinder engine which delivers 173 horsepower. The 2.0L engine is mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or an optional electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4L engine features a standard six-speed manual transmission and an optional five-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic. Standard features on all models include auto-off headlights, a rear window defroster, and an AM/FM stereo with CD and six speakers. Standard safety features include six airbags, four-wheel disc brakes, and a tire pressure monitoring system.



Redesigned for 2010, the Lexus RX 350 is available in both front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. The updated version of the 3.5L V6 engine is now mated with a new six-speed Multi-Mode automatic. With additional enhancements to the exhaust system, improved fuel economy is attained. The RX features an active safety system (Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management) that was previously standard only on the RX 450h. The system anticipates loss of vehicle control and will engage the ABS, stability control system, and traction control accordingly, as it attempts to make the corrections needed in order to maintain safe control of the vehicle. To date, more than a million RX models have been sold worldwide.



The Lincoln Navigator enters 2010 available in two trims: base and L; in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. New features and updates for this year include MyKey, trailer sway control, power running boards (base models), and premium leather seats. All models are powered by a 5.4L 300-hp V8 engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, message center, roof rails with crossbars, rear parking sensors, heated mirrors, and heated and cooled front seats. An optional Elite Package offering an entertainment system, power glass moon roof, DVD-based voice-activated Navigation System, and R/V monitor is also available.



The all-new 2010 Mazda3 is available in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. The exterior and interior have been completely redesigned. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. Both engines are mated to either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission.



The 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-class is available in several trims: S400 Hybrid, S550 (2WD and 4MATIC), S600, S63AMG, and S65 AMG. S550 trims are equipped with a 382-hp 5.5L V8, while the S600 boasts a 5.5L V12 twin turbo producing 510 horsepower and 612 ft-lbs of torque. AMG models boost the horsepower even higher with 518 and 604 versions. All models are equipped with several technological amenities, including a hands-free communication system, a driver's information system, the COMAND system, a voice control system, and a hard drive-based GPS navigation system. Safety features include a tire pressure monitor, heated rain-sensing windshield wipers, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front and side impact airbags.



The 2010 Mercury Mariner cross-over is available in three trims: Base, Premier, and Hybrid in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Base and Premier models are powered by a standard 171 horsepower 2.5L in-line four-cylinder engine. A 3.0L Flex Fuel V6 is also available and produces 240 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid features a "full" hybrid 2.5L in-line four-cylinder engine, which can run fully on electricity up to 25 mph for fuel efficient city driving. The 2.5L and 3.0L engines are mated to an electronically controlled six speed automatic, while the Hybrid receives a CVT transmission. Standard amenities on the Mariner include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, message center, and MP3 with satellite capabilities. The Premier adds as standard: rear parking sensors and the Leather Trim Package that offers leather seats and power driver's seat adjuster.



The 2010 MINI is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is available in hatchback and Clubman bodystyle in base, S, and John Cooper Works and convertible bodystyle in base, S, and John Cooper Works. The base engine is a 118 horsepower 1.6L four-cylinder engine, while the S and John Cooper Works boast a 175 horsepower turbocharged version. Standard features include keyless remote entry, remote engine start, air conditioning and power windows. Safety equipment on the Cooper includes ABS brakes, stability control, six standard airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system with run-flat equipped tires. The Clubman's wheelbase is nearly 9.5-inches longer than the standard hardtops, and comes with the traditional split barn door style tailgate and side access "Clubdoor."



The 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse coupe and Spyder are available in two trims: GS and GT, each in either manual or automatic transmission. Updates for this year include the addition of a GS Sport trim to the coupe model lineup. The base GS is equipped with a 162 horsepower 2.4L in-line four-cylinder engine while the performance oriented GT boasts a 3.8L V-6 engine that generates 265 horsepower. Standard features on the GS include a CD/MP3-capatible stereo system, 17-inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, an alarm system, and power convenience features. The sportier GT is upgraded with a stainless-steel exhaust system, fog lights, traction control, and performance-tuned suspension.



The 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in DE,ES, Evolution, GTS and Ralliart sedan, and the new GTS and Ralliart Sportback. The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged engines that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated with a Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift transmission with magnesium paddle shifters. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GTS can be lowered by an additional three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room. All Lancer models feature front seat mounted side impact air bags and side curtain air bags, plus a driver's knee air bag. Sportback models also feature standard Active Stability Control.



Freshened for the 2010 model year, the Nissan Altima continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles (a hybrid model is also available). Updates to the sedan line-up include the elimination of manual transmissions and the 3.5 SL trim in order to simplify the offering for the consumer. Exterior updates see a larger hood, revised grill and front fascia, and rear license plate finisher. New alloy wheels are available, as well as two new exterior color choices. The new 3.5 SR trim is replacing the 2009 SE. All Altima models now have vehicle stability control as standard. Interior improvements for this year consist of updated fabrics, a new gauge cluster, and transmission shifter design.



Freshened for the 2010 model year, the Nissan Altima continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles (a hybrid model is also available). Updates to the sedan line-up include the elimination of manual transmissions and the 3.5 SL trim in order to simplify the offering for the consumer. Exterior updates see a larger hood, revised grill and front fascia, and rear license plate finisher. New alloy wheels are available, as well as two new exterior color choices. The new 3.5 SR trim is replacing the 2009 SE. All Altima models now have vehicle stability control as standard. Interior improvements for this year consist of updated fabrics, a new gauge cluster, and transmission shifter design.



The 2010 Nissan Titan is available in King and Crew Cab bodystyles in 2WD or 4WD configurations, and several bed lengths. The LE king Cabs have been dropped from the line-up. Other updates include a new Value Truck Package on the SE models, chrome tailgate badge, Class IV receiver hitch, and Bluetooth hands free have been added to the PRO-4X models, and vinyl easy clean floor is now standard on XE King Cab. The Titan is powered by a 5.6L "Endurance" V8 which produces 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. it's mated with a standard 5-speed automatic giving the vehicle a maximum towing capacity of 9500 lbs. The PRO-4X model features a special off-road equipment package which includes upgraded shocks, lower final gear ration, unique interior and exterior treatments and additional skid plates for underbody protection.



The 2010 Saab 9-3 is available in wagon, sedan, and convertible bodystyles; in three trims, 2.0T, Aero and the new 9-3X (available only in wagon). The 2.0T and 9-3X models are powered by a 210 horsepower turbocharged 2.0L engine while the Aero is equipped with a more powerful 280 horsepower 2.8L Turbocharged V8 engine. The new 9-3X rides 1.4 inches higher than the standard sportcombi and features Saab's XWD all-wheel-drive system. The XWD system is an intelligent, active system that continuously distributes torque between the front and rear axles as required for optimum stability and grip in all conditions. An array of standard features are available, including keyless remote entry, drivers information center, OnStar communication system with hands-free telephone, and climate controlled glove box.



The 2010 Toyota Camry is available in five trims--Base, LE, SE, XLE and Hybrid. All but the Base gas trims come in V6 as well. Updates to the vehicle for this year include a revised powertrain (a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine with variable timing) and enhanced sport tuning on SE. The exterior of the new Camry features a refreshed grille and front bumper design, larger front headlights and restyled tail lights. The XLE and SE see new alloy wheels (16-inch on XLE and 17-inch on SE models). The Camry Hybrid features a unique grille, bumper and lower intake treatment, as well as updated fog lights and 16-inch alloy wheels. The Hybrid is also certified as a Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle. Now standard on all non-hybrid models is a Vehicle Stability Control system with traction control. The Hybrid also comes with a new silk protein/synthetic seat fiber that is softer to the touch.



For 2010, the Toyota Highlander is offered in several trims--Base 4-cylinder (previously badged L4), V6, Sport, Limited and Hybrid. Updates to the model line this year are minor. The Base model features new equipment such as a power tilt/slide moonroof and available backup camera (V6 only). This generation Highlander was designed to be roomier and quieter over the previous model it replaced in 2008. The Highlander Hybrid is available in Base and Limited and features the four-wheel drive system with '"ntelligence." Safety features include a tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and side impact airbags, knee airbags, and roll sensing side curtain airbags.



The Toyota Yaris continues for 2010 available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles. The Yaris sedan is available in either a manual or automatic transmission. Hatchback trims include a two-door or a four-door with manual or automatic transmission. All Yaris models feature a 1.5L four-cylinder engine which produces 106 horsepower and 103 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include air conditioning, center console, trunk entrapment release, integrated window antenna, and power steering. Options on the Yaris include power conveniences, fog lights, theft-deterrent system, and Cold Weather Equipment Group.



Carried over from last year, the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta is available in two bodystyles and four trims: sedan and wagon bodystyle in S, SE, and TDI, with the SEL and Wolfsburg Edition available as a sedan only. All models except TDI feature a 170 horsepower 2.5L in-line five-cylinder engine. The TDI models are equipped with a 2.0L diesel engine that produces 140 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The S features 16-inch steel wheels (wheel covers are also standard). Safety features on the Jetta include side impact and head curtain airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, and front and rear anti-lock brakes. Standard features on all models include power amenities, keyless remote entry system, cruise/speed control, and electronic stability control.



The 2011 Acura TSX offers two variants in drivetrain configurations. The choices are between a 201 horsepower 2.4L VTEC four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 engine producing 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. Either engine can be mated to a Sequential SportShift five-speed automatic transmission with the 2.4L also available with a six-speed manual transmission. Other standard amenities on the TSX are a rear view camera, electronic compass, a 'pull handle' for the rear hatch, automatic headlights, added ambient lighting, center console storage tray, as well as revised interior colors. The vehicles also feature USB connectivity for iPhone, iPods or USB memory sticks. The Sport Wagon is new for the 2011 model year.



After having been restyled for the 2009 model year, the Audi A4 returns for 2011 with relatively minor updates. The A4 continues to be offered in both sedan and Avant wagon bodystyes, as well as the performance oriented S4. The previous six-speed transmission has been replaced by an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic with manual shift mode. Package content changes have been made to the Prestige equipped vehicles as well. Standard exterior features include 17-inch alloy wheels and glass sunroof, while leather and automatic climate control remain standard on the inside. Options on the A4 include upgraded sound system, keyless entry and start, xenon headlights, and the notable LED front daytime running lights. All models except S4 comes standard with the 2.0T turbocharged engine.



The current generation 2011 Audi TT is carried over from last year with minor changes. Updates include a new wheel program as well as a minor refresh to the exterior and interior of the vehicle. The base engine on this year's TT is a 2.0L 211-hp TFSI engine mated to the standard S tronic dual clutch automatic transmission (available early 2011). The turbocharged TTS powertrain remains unchanged and will launch in fall 2010. A magnetic ride suspension (optional TT, standard TTS) features a continuously adaptive damping system with Sport and Normal modes. TTS receives an integrated fog light grille in "honeycomb optic" with chrome accents. An automatic retractable rear spoiler is standard. Options include Audi MMI Navigation Plus with real-time traffic and iPod interface.



The 2011 BMW X6 is available in four trims: xDrive35i, xDrive50i, ActiveHybrid and M. Updates for this model year include the addition of an 8-speed automatic transmission, Brake Energy Regeneration and Lane Departure Warning and Active Cruise Control are now available as stand-alone options. Engine choices include a 3.0L I-6 twin-turbo engine, a 4.4L V8 twin-turbo engine, or a 555 hp 4.4L V8 twin-turbo M engine. The 35i and 50i engines are mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission while the M maintains a six-speed M Sport automatic transmission with Adaptive Transmission Control (ATC). The ActiveHybrid is equipped with a twin-turbocharged V8 gasoline engine and two electric synchronous motors mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Standard equipment includes run-flat tires, leather seats, dual-zone air conditioning, and a stereo system with MP3 compatible CD player.



The 2011 Cadillac CTS returns for the new model year , including a new coupe bodystyle, in addition to the Sport Wagon added in 2010. The 3.0L direct inject engine continues, with a 3.6L V6 engine also offered. The CTS-V trim (coupe and sedan) features a 6.2L supercharged V8 which produces 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. The Sport Wagon features 19-inch wheel 25 cubic feet of cargo space and convenient power liftgate. The coupe body has unique design features including a 2-inch wider track, touchpad door entry, classic 2+2 coupe seating, hardtop exterior styling with no B-pillar, and a more sculpted front air dam. Special LED headlights and rear fascia with lower mesh grilles give add to the sport oriented appearance of the vehicle.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



The 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is carried over from last year with no significant changes. The model lineup includes regular, extended and crew cab models with either a base Work Truck or LT trim choice (Crew Cabs are LT only). There are three engines choices offered (the 2.9L Vortec is standard on all but Crew Cab 4WD vehicles); and the 5.3L engine now features variable valve timing. Head curtain side airbags are also standard across the entire model line. Updates for this year are limited to OnStar Generation 9.0 software upgrade, and a front seat headrest design. Aqua Blue Metallic now replaces Inferno Orange. The Colorado is a sister vehicle to the GMC Canyon. Both trucks are slated to be discontinued with production ending in June 2012. A newer, smaller version of GM's compact truck (possibly a version of Brazil's Montana), may arrive a couple of years later.



The 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is carried over from last year with no significant changes. The model lineup includes regular, extended and crew cab models with either a base Work Truck or LT trim choice (Crew Cabs are LT only). There are three engines choices offered (the 2.9L Vortec is standard on all but Crew Cab 4WD vehicles); and the 5.3L engine now features variable valve timing. Head curtain side airbags are also standard across the entire model line. Updates for this year are limited to OnStar Generation 9.0 software upgrade, and a front seat headrest design. Aqua Blue Metallic now replaces Inferno Orange. The Colorado is a sister vehicle to the GMC Canyon. Both trucks are slated to be discontinued with production ending in June 2012. A newer, smaller version of GM's compact truck (possibly a version of Brazil's Montana), may arrive a couple of years later.



The 2011 Express Van is available in both Cargo and Passenger Van bodystyles in either 1500, 2500 and 3500. Updates for this model year include the availability of a USB port and XM radio on audio equipment and Bluetooth technology is now available on all models. Standard features on passenger vans include air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Cargo vans come with either right hand sliding or swing-out 60/40 doors or optional left hand swing-out 60/40 doors. Standard features on the cargo vans include air conditioning, daytime running lights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and tire pressure monitoring system.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Tahoe continues in LS, LT, and LTZ trim levels and features relatively minor changes for the new model year. A Trailering Package now includes an integrated trailer brake control for added safety and stability while towing. LTZ trims see optional 20-inch chrome wheels for this year The popular LT trim level upgrades the base LS trims with tri-zone climate control, Bose nine-speaker sound system, power adjustable pedals, remote vehicle start, rear park assist and HD rear locking differential. New exterior color choices are Mocha Steel, Steel Green and Ice Blue Metallic. The XFE trims are no longer offered, but the Hybrid vehicles continue. The Tahoe is a sister car to the GMC Yukon.



The 2011 Ford E-Series Wagon is available in several models: E150 XL and XLT, as well as E350 XL and XLT, each coming in regular and extended versions. The E-Series comes standard with a 225 horsepower 4.6L V-8 engine, while Ford also offers an optional 255 horsepower 5.4L V-8 engine. Both engines are mated to a four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Returning for this year are numerous options, including AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control (RSC), a reverse sensing system, heavy-duty engineering features, an alarm system, running boards and aluminum wheels.



For the 2011, the Ford Escape is offered in XLS, XLT, and Limited trims in either 2WD or AWD. Hybrid models are available in Base or Limited in 2WD and AWD. Standard on the Escape is an Integrated Spotter Mirror, MyKey System (XLT and Limited), heated seats and mirrors and Cargo Package (Limited only), and a rear view camera (Hybrid Limited). Optional equipment available includes an Auto Park system, rear view camera, and a universal garage door opener. The 3.0 V6 which is optional on some trims, is Flex Fuel capable. The Ford Escape is a sister vehicle to the Mercury Mariner. The Mercury line-up is being discontinued at the end of 2010.



The 2011 Ford Expedition is available in both standard and long wheelbase (EL) in four trims XLT, Eddie Bauer, Limited, and King Ranch. Updates for this model year include a new optional headrest-mounted rear DVD system. All models are powered by a 5.4L Flex Fuel V8 engine that produces 310 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include keyless remote entry, automatic headlights, AdvanceTrac stability control, and automatic day/night mirror. Optional features include remote engine start, DVD based vehicle navigation system, power running boards, and self-leveling rear air suspension.



Entirely new for the 2011 model year, the Ford Explorer has entered the "crossover" market and is built on the Taurus platform. Improvements to the fuel economy, driving and handling characteristics, and drive system are all part of the long list of changes. MyForddriver connect technology with 4.2-inch LCD screen, cruise control, power windows, cargo hooks, and Easy Fuel capless filler system are all standard. XLT upgrades the base model with a theft deterrent system, auto-on headlamps, six-speed automatic, heated sideview mirrors, keyless entry, and back-up sensor The top-of-the-line Limited adds such amenities as remote start, ambient lighting, power folding mirrors with memory, power seats, and rear view camera.



Entirely new for the 2011 model year, the Ford Explorer has entered the "crossover" market and is built on the Taurus platform. Improvements to the fuel economy, driving and handling characteristics, and drive system are all part of the long list of changes. MyForddriver connect technology with 4.2-inch LCD screen, cruise control, power windows, cargo hooks, and Easy Fuel capless filler system are all standard. XLT upgrades the base model with a theft deterrent system, auto-on headlamps, six-speed automatic, heated sideview mirrors, keyless entry, and back-up sensor The top-of-the-line Limited adds such amenities as remote start, ambient lighting, power folding mirrors with memory, power seats, and rear view camera.



The 2011 Ford F150 is offered in a number of trim levels including new XLT Custom and Lariat Limited models. Major changes for this year include all new engines across the model line, which is the biggest change in powertrain availability in the vehicle's 62 year history. All power plants are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, and four engines being entirely new to F150; a 3.7L V6, 5.0L and 6.0L V8, and a twin turbo 3.5L EcoBoost. As a result of the change, the line-up sees an average of 20% increased fuel efficiency over last year. Electronic power-assisted steering utilized to improve steering feel and fuel economy is now standard. Other equipment enhancements available or standard this year are HD Radio, perimeter alarm, remote vehicle start system, telescoping steering wheel, and a three-point safety belt and head restraint for the front seat middle passenger.



The 2010 Suzuki Equator is offered in an extended cab or crew cab bodystyle, as well as a 2WD and 4WD configurations. Updates for this model year include a new optional integrated Garmin navigation system and stability control is now standard on all V6 models. The Equator comes powered with either the 152-hp 2.5L I-4 engine or the optional 4.0L V6 engine, which produces 261-hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. Standard equipment includes four-wheel ABS brakes, a factory-applied spray-on bedliner, front side-impact airbags, and rear storage boxes. Available options on the Equator include leather seats, a premium stereo system, an MP3 player, a power moonroof, and several option packages.



The 2011 Ford F-Series is offered in F150, Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, STX, FX4, Lariat, and King Ranch. The Super Duty's receive two new engines and a new transmission. The all-new 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine delivers 735 lb-ft of torque while the all-new 6.2L V8 engine generates 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to an all-new 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard such amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The 2011 Ford F-Series is offered in F150, Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, STX, FX4, Lariat, and King Ranch. The Super Duty's receive two new engines and a new transmission. The all-new 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine delivers 735 lb-ft of torque while the all-new 6.2L V8 engine generates 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to an all-new 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard such amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The 2011 Ford F-Series is offered in F150, Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, STX, FX4, Lariat, and King Ranch. The Super Duty's receive two new engines and a new transmission. The all-new 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine delivers 735 lb-ft of torque while the all-new 6.2L V8 engine generates 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to an all-new 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard such amenities as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The 2011 Ford Fusion is available in eight trims with no major changes offered over last year. Trims include: S, SE, SE V6, SEL, SEL V6, Sport, Sport V6, and Hybrid. On V6 equipped models, a front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration may be selected. The Fusion is powered by either a 2.5L Duratec 175 horsepower engine, a 3.0L Duratec 30 Flex-Fuel 240 horsepower V6 engine, a 3.5L Duratec 263 horsepower V6 engine, or a 2.5L Duratec engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. The engines are coupled with a six-speed manual, a six-speed auto, or an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (Hybrid models only). Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags.



The 2011 Ford Ranger is available in a variety of trims, drive, and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, XLT, and Sport, and two cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine and a 4.0L V-6 engine that generates 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include front and rear anti-lock brakes, dual front airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, and AdvanceTrac with RSC. AdvanceTrac with RSC utilizes a second gyroscopic roll rate sensor to determine the vehicle's body roll angle and roll rate and if the sensor detects a significant roll angle, the system applies additional countermeasures.



The 2011 Ford Ranger is available in a variety of trims, drive, and body configurations, including several trim levels: XL, XLT, and Sport, and two cab choices: Regular and SuperCab in two door or four door configurations. Engine choices on the Ranger include a 143 horsepower 2.3L four-cylinder engine and a 4.0L V-6 engine that generates 207 horsepower and 238 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include front and rear anti-lock brakes, dual front airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, and AdvanceTrac with RSC. AdvanceTrac with RSC utilizes a second gyroscopic roll rate sensor to determine the vehicle's body roll angle and roll rate and if the sensor detects a significant roll angle, the system applies additional countermeasures.



The 2011 GMC Canyon is available in regular cab, extended cab and crew cab bodystyles and a choice of Base (Work Truck), SLE or SLT trims (SLT not available on regular cab vehicles). The Canyon sees only minor equipment changes this year including new front-seat headrest design, OnStar 9.0, standard Bluetooth connectivity for hands free calling and a new Chrome package that contains chrome fuel door and chrome exhaust tip. One new exterior color choice has been added: Aqua Blue Metallic. The GMC Canyon is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Colorado. Future plans are to discontinue the production of the Canyon by June of 2012 with a new model not arriving for at least a couple years after.



The 2011 GMC Canyon is available in regular cab, extended cab and crew cab bodystyles and a choice of Base (Work Truck), SLE or SLT trims (SLT not available on regular cab vehicles). The Canyon sees only minor equipment changes this year including new front-seat headrest design, OnStar 9.0, standard Bluetooth connectivity for hands free calling and a new Chrome package that contains chrome fuel door and chrome exhaust tip. One new exterior color choice has been added: Aqua Blue Metallic. The GMC Canyon is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Colorado. Future plans are to discontinue the production of the Canyon by June of 2012 with a new model not arriving for at least a couple years after.



The 2011 GMC Savana passenger van is available in LS and LT trim with several configurations: 1500 in either RWD or AWD configuration, 2500, 3500 and 3500 Extended. Updates for this model year include the availability of a USB port and XM radio on audio equipment and Bluetooth technology is now available on all models. Standard features on passenger vans include air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Standard features on the cargo vans include air conditioning, daytime running lights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and tire pressure monitoring system.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



The GMC Yukon returns for 2011 with little change. It continues to be available in either short or long wheel base (XL) and in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, Denali and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid and Denali offered only on the 1500's. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Mocha Steel Metallic and Carbon Black Metallic, as well as the latest Gen 9.0 OnStar system with Automatic Crash Response. For improved fuel economy, all models feature a V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option.



The GMC Yukon returns for 2011 with little change. It continues to be available in either short or long wheel base (XL) and in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, Denali and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid and Denali offered only on the 1500's. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Mocha Steel Metallic and Carbon Black Metallic, as well as the latest Gen 9.0 OnStar system with Automatic Crash Response. For improved fuel economy, all models feature a V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option.



The GMC Yukon returns for 2011 with little change. It continues to be available in either short or long wheel base (XL) and in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, Denali and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid and Denali offered only on the 1500's. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Mocha Steel Metallic and Carbon Black Metallic, as well as the latest Gen 9.0 OnStar system with Automatic Crash Response. For improved fuel economy, all models feature a V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option.



The 2010 Honda Accord is available in coupe or sedan bodystyles and several trims. Updates for this model year include improved fuel economy, enhanced exterior and interior styling and the addition of a new leather-equipped Special Edition (SE) trim level. Improvements to the vehicles aerodynamics, engine friction, and transmission gear ratios all help to improve the fuel economy. Engine choices remain a 190 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) that produces 271 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. Standard features on all models include all power conveniences, air conditioning, keyless remote entry, and an AM/FM radio with CD player and MP3 capabilities.



The 2010 Honda Accord is available in coupe or sedan bodystyles and several trims. Updates for this model year include improved fuel economy, enhanced exterior and interior styling and the addition of a new leather-equipped Special Edition (SE) trim level. Improvements to the vehicles aerodynamics, engine friction, and transmission gear ratios all help to improve the fuel economy. Engine choices remain a 190 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) that produces 271 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. Standard features on all models include all power conveniences, air conditioning, keyless remote entry, and an AM/FM radio with CD player and MP3 capabilities.



The 2011 Honda Civic is available in coupe and sedan bodystyles and several trims. There are four engine choices available and include a 140 horsepower 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (DX, DX-VP, LX, EX and EX-L), 197 horsepower 2.0L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (Si), a 1.3L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist (Hybrid), and a natural gas version of the 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (GX). Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. The performance minded Si models are equipped with a helical-type, limited-slip differential, sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.



The 2011 Honda Civic is available in coupe and sedan bodystyles and several trims. There are four engine choices available and include a 140 horsepower 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (DX, DX-VP, LX, EX and EX-L), 197 horsepower 2.0L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (Si), a 1.3L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist (Hybrid), and a natural gas version of the 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (GX). Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. The performance minded Si models are equipped with a helical-type, limited-slip differential, sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.



The 2011 Honda Civic is available in coupe and sedan bodystyles and several trims. There are four engine choices available and include a 140 horsepower 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (DX, DX-VP, LX, EX and EX-L), 197 horsepower 2.0L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (Si), a 1.3L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist (Hybrid), and a natural gas version of the 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (GX). Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. The performance minded Si models are equipped with a helical-type, limited-slip differential, sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.



The all-new 2011 Hyundai Sonata is available in four trims: GLS (Manual and Automatic), SE, SE 2.0T, Limited, and Limited 2.0T. All models (except 2.0 Turbo trims) are powered by a new Theta II 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 198 horsepower (200 on the SE) and 186 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual (GLS model only) or a new six-speed automatic transmission. The turbocharged version of the 2.0L engine produces an additional 76 horsepower. A Hybrid Blue Drive model will be available later in the year. The SE upgrades the GLS with front fog lights, a B&M sport shifter, 17-inch alloy wheels, and eight-way power driver's seat. The Limited also includes heated leather seats, HomeLink integrated transceiver, and an Infinity AM/FM/XM six-disc CD changer and MP3 audio system. 2.0T models also receive additional standard equipment unique to the trims.



For 2011, the Kia Forte returns with no major changes to equipment and styling, though a new four door hatchback model is now available, along with the coupe and sedan versions. Kia added the new vehicle to provide consumers with additional functionality. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. Standard safety features include front active head restraints, front seat-mounted and side curtain airbags (and full length side curtain airbags), electronic stability control, and traction control. Forte comes with Kia's 10 year/10,000 mile powertrain and 5 year/60,000 basic warranty.



For 2011, the Kia Forte returns with no major changes to equipment and styling, though a new four door hatchback model is now available, along with the coupe and sedan versions. Kia added the new vehicle to provide consumers with additional functionality. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. Standard safety features include front active head restraints, front seat-mounted and side curtain airbags (and full length side curtain airbags), electronic stability control, and traction control. Forte comes with Kia's 10 year/10,000 mile powertrain and 5 year/60,000 basic warranty.



The Kia Optima has been redesigned for the 2011 model year, and is offered in LX, EX and SX trim levels (a new Hybrid will be available later in the year). The new Optima features three all-new powertrains, which includes a turbo (EX only). This year's vehicle is longer, wider and has a lower stance than the previous generation. Engine enhancements see use of a direct injection management system to balance both fuel efficiency and performance factors. LX models come with dual exhaust, solar glass, 16-inch wheels, and integrated turn signals. EX trims upgrade the LX with heated outside mirrors, fog lights, chrome accents, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The top-of-the line SX makes standard 18-inch wheels, HID headlamps, front black brake calipers, and other exterior treatments to enhance the sporty appearance.



Redesigned last year, the 2011 Lexus RX is available in two trims: 350 and 450h in both front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. The 350 is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine mated to a six-speed Multi-Mode automatic while the 450h receives a 3.5-liter V6 Atkinson-cycle engine paired with electric motors to produce 295 total system horsepower. A driver-selectable EV mode on the 450h can allow the vehicle to be driven short distances using only the electric motors. The RX features an active safety system (Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management) that anticipates loss of vehicle control and will engage the ABS, stability control system, and traction control accordingly, as it attempts to make the corrections needed in order to maintain safe control of the vehicle.



Redesigned last year, the 2011 Lexus RX is available in two trims: 350 and 450h in both front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. The 350 is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine mated to a six-speed Multi-Mode automatic while the 450h receives a 3.5-liter V6 Atkinson-cycle engine paired with electric motors to produce 295 total system horsepower. A driver-selectable EV mode on the 450h can allow the vehicle to be driven short distances using only the electric motors. The RX features an active safety system (Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management) that anticipates loss of vehicle control and will engage the ABS, stability control system, and traction control accordingly, as it attempts to make the corrections needed in order to maintain safe control of the vehicle.



The 2011 Lincoln MKZ is available in either Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or All-Wheel Drive (AWD) configuration, with an all-new Hybrid model also available this year. The gas powered models are powered by a 263 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include Lincoln Sync hands-free, voice-activated communications and entertainment system, a reverse sensing system with audible warning, SIRIUS satellite radio, premium leather heated and cooled seats, and tire pressure monitoring system. Lincoln is loading the MKZ hybrid with luxury features and amenities in order to position it well against its top competitor, the Lexus HS 250h. The vehicle features a SmartGuage near the cluster which delivers driving feedback on fuel economy performance.



The Lincoln Navigator enters 2011 available in two trims: base and L; in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. Updates for this model year include a new optional headrest-mounted rear DVD system and the voice-activated Navigation System with SIRIUS Travel Link and HD radio is now standard equipment on all models. All models are powered by a 5.4L 300-hp V8 engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, message center, roof rails with crossbars, rear parking sensors, heated mirrors, and heated and cooled front seats. An optional Rapid spec 101A Package offering an entertainment system, power glass moon roof, and Monochrome Limited Edition Package is also available.



Restyled for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Mazda3 continues in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. Updates for this year include standard Dynamic Stability Control and traction control across the line-up, power locks with auto-lock on all i SV and i Sport trims; and a moonroof plus upgraded audio system as standard on s Grand Touring. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, and see additional equipment added to the available Tech Package.



Restyled for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Mazda3 continues in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. Updates for this year include standard Dynamic Stability Control and traction control across the line-up, power locks with auto-lock on all i SV and i Sport trims; and a moonroof plus upgraded audio system as standard on s Grand Touring. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, and see additional equipment added to the available Tech Package.



Restyled for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Mazda3 continues in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. Updates for this year include standard Dynamic Stability Control and traction control across the line-up, power locks with auto-lock on all i SV and i Sport trims; and a moonroof plus upgraded audio system as standard on s Grand Touring. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, and see additional equipment added to the available Tech Package.



For the 2011 model year, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has been restyled and continues to be offered in CL550, CL 600, and CL63/CL65 AMG models. Updates for this year consistent of interior and exterior enhancements--new hood, fender and front grille treatments; bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, LED taillights, as well as integrated exhaust tips. On the inside is a new steering wheel, along with revised interior color choices. All CL models now come with Attention Assist, which features safety and technology systems such as blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, auto brake intervention, and assistive night viewing. A new "Splitview" dual-content screen is also standard (where allowed). Engine changes see a new 4.6L biturbo V8 as standard on CL550, with the V12 continuing on CL600. One new paint color is offered for 2011; Magnetite Black.



For 2011, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, returns for the new model year with no major changes. With its military roots, the G-Class now enters its fourth decade of production, and remains a singularly unique offering of styling and refinement in the luxury SUV segment. Manufactured at a special facility in Austria, the G-Class is able to climb grades of up to 36 degrees, and is designed to remain steady even on lateral inclines up to 24 degrees. For 2011 G550 features new 18-inch wheels, while the G55 comes with 19-inch AMG wheels. AMG models are also differentiated by "V8 Kompressor" badging, distinctive chrome trim and stone guards (located on the outside mirrors), as well as illuminated door sills.



The 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class is available in six models: ML350 BlueTEC, ML350 (in 2WD or 4WD), ML450 Hybrid, ML550 and ML63 AMG. All models receive new side mirror design, rear view mirror with integrated compass and available Blind Spot Assist and new rear view camera. Standard amenities on all models include a power moonroof, COMAND System, and keyless remote control entry system with Smart Key. A rear view back up camera, a powered liftgate release, and a keyless go engine start are all available as options. A dual screen DVD entertainment system and Harmon Kardon stereo are also optional. Diamond White Metallic has been added to the list of available exterior paint colors.



The redesigned 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is available in two trims: R350 and R350 Blue TEC. The exterior as well as interior have been restyled. The R350 is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine while the R350 Blue TEC receives a clean diesel version of the 3.5L V6. The gas engine produces 268 horsepower and 258 ft-lbs of torque while the diesel engine generates 210 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a seven-speed Touch Shift automatic transmission. Models feature a genuine maple interior trim with aluminum accents, hill start assist, variable focus headlamps, SmartKey infrared remote control, heated rearview mirrors and night security illumination with Locator lighting. A 24-hour Roadside Assistance program is also standard.



The 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-class is carried over to the new model year with minor changes. This year the line-up continues in six trims: S400 Hybrid, S550 (2WD and 4MATIC), S600, S63AMG, and S65 AMG. S550 is equipped with a 382-hp 5.5L V8, while the S600 boasts a 5.5L V12 twin turbo producing 510 horsepower and 612 ft-lbs of torque. AMG S63 features a new 5.5L biturbo V8 that outputs 536hp, as well as new 19-inch wheels and tires. The top-of-the-line S65 sees a bump in output to 621hp. All models are equipped with several technological amenities, including a hands-free communication system, a driver's information system, the COMAND system, a voice control system, and a hard drive-based GPS navigation system. A new "Splitview" dual content screen (where allowed), is also standard this year. One new exterior color choice is offered--Magnetite Black.



The 2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster is available in three models--SL550 and AMG tuned SL63 and 65 trims. Engine choices include a 382 horsepower 5.5L V8 engine on the SL550, 518 horsepower 6.3L V8 engine on the SL63 and a 6.5L V12 engine on the SL65 that produces 604 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque. The power hardtop takes the vehicle from coupe to roadster in approximately 16 seconds. One-hundred SL550 Night Edition models will be built and offered with matte-finish designo magno night black paint, black premium leather interior, 19-inch AMG five-spoke light-alloy wheels with a two-tone, high-gloss finish, silver-painted front brake calipers with "Mercedes-Benz" script, and darkened headlamps and tail lights. Interior features chrome accents and new arrow-shaped seat stitching.



The 2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is available as a Cargo Van or Passenger Van in three Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (1500, 2500, and 3500), three lengths, and two roof heights. Updates include a new Crew Van that accommodates five passengers and cargo, all models receive restyled instrument cluster and BlueTEC badging, and anew MiniBus offering seating for up to 16 passengers (available later in the year).



The 2011 Mercury Mariner cross-over is available in three trims: Base, Premier, and Hybrid in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Base and Premier models are powered by a standard 171 horsepower 2.5L in-line four-cylinder engine. A 3.0L Flex Fuel V6 is also available and produces 240 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid features a hybrid 2.5L in-line four-cylinder engine, which can run fully on electricity up to 25 mph for fuel efficient city driving. The 2.5L and 3.0L engines are mated to an electronically controlled six speed automatic, while the Hybrid receives a CVT transmission. Standard amenities on the Mariner include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, message center, and MP3 with satellite capabilities. The Premier adds as standard: rear parking sensors and the Leather Trim Package that offers leather seats and power driver's seat adjuster.



The 2011 Mercury Milan is available in four models: Base, Premier V6 FWD, Premier V6 AWD, and Hybrid. The base Milan is powered by a 175 horsepower 2.5L Duratec four-cylinder engine while the Premier is equipped with a 3.0L Duratec 30 Flex-Fuel V6 engine that produces 240 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid models receive a 2.5L Duratec engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor producing a 191 net horsepower. Standard features on all models include keyless remote entry with driver's keypad entry system, steering touch controls, speed control, and a theft deterrent alarm system. Rear parking sensors, electronic stability control, Sync voice activation system, and vehicle navigation system are also available. The Mercury line-up is being discontinued at the end of 2010.



The 2011 MINI Cooper is available in hatchback and Clubman bodystyle in base, S, and John Cooper Works and convertible bodystyle in base, S, and John Cooper Works. Exterior updates include new bumper fascias, tail lamp assemblies and larger fog lights, while the interior receives matte black interior trim, chrome trim ring on the center of the steering wheel, and a light beige headliner will be standard. The base engine is a 121 horsepower 1.6L four-cylinder engine, while the S and John Cooper Works boast a 181 horsepower turbocharged version. Standard features include keyless remote entry, remote engine start, air conditioning and power windows. Safety equipment on the Cooper includes ABS brakes, stability control, six standard airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system with run-flat equipped tires.



For 2011 the Mitsubishi Eclipse continues to be offered in coupe and convertible (Sypder) bodystyles. Updates for this year include lower vehicle pricing (at launch) and a GS manual transmission model starting production in early summer 2010. New 18-inch allow wheels, improved fuel economy, an a "black-out" exterior roof treatment round out the other changes for this year. The GS Sport coupe adds heated leather seats with power driver's seat, while the GS Sport Spyder also makes standard high-intensity discharge headlamps and 18-inch alloy wheels. All 2011 models now come with 5-year, unlimited miles Roadside Assistance.



The 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in DE, ES, Evolution, GTS and Ralliart sedan, and ES, GTS and Ralliart Sportback. The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged engines that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated with a Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift transmission with magnesium paddle shifters. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GTS can be lowered by three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room. All Lancer models feature front seat mounted side impact air bags and side curtain air bags, plus a driver's knee air bag. Sportback models also feature standard Active Stability Control.



The 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in DE, ES, Evolution, GTS and Ralliart sedan, and ES, GTS and Ralliart Sportback. The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged engines that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated with a Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift transmission with magnesium paddle shifters. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GTS can be lowered by three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room. All Lancer models feature front seat mounted side impact air bags and side curtain air bags, plus a driver's knee air bag. Sportback models also feature standard Active Stability Control.



After having been updated for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Nissan Altima continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles (a hybrid sedan model is also available). Updates for this year are limited to a new value package available on Altima sedan. This "Special Edition" package will be positioned below the Convenience Package option, and feature a savings discount of about $500.00 (versus options purchase separately). A Bluetooth hands free communication system is now offered as a stand-alone option on both coupe and sedan models. The sedan features an entry level base model, while the S and SR trims levels are offered regardless of bodystyle. A manual transmission is only available on Altima coupe.



After having been updated for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Nissan Altima continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles (a hybrid sedan model is also available). Updates for this year are limited to a new value package available on Altima sedan. This "Special Edition" package will be positioned below the Convenience Package option, and feature a savings discount of about $500.00 (versus options purchase separately). A Bluetooth hands free communication system is now offered as a stand-alone option on both coupe and sedan models. The sedan features an entry level base model, while the S and SR trims levels are offered regardless of bodystyle. A manual transmission is only available on Altima coupe.



After having been updated for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Nissan Altima continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles (a hybrid sedan model is also available). Updates for this year are limited to a new value package available on Altima sedan. This "Special Edition" package will be positioned below the Convenience Package option, and feature a savings discount of about $500.00 (versus options purchase separately). A Bluetooth hands free communication system is now offered as a stand-alone option on both coupe and sedan models. The sedan features an entry level base model, while the S and SR trims levels are offered regardless of bodystyle. A manual transmission is only available on Altima coupe.



The 2011 Nissan Murano returns for this year in four trims--S, SV, SL and LE, all offered in two-or four-wheel drive, with the SV being new to the line-up for 2011. Offered later in the year, the Murano CrossCabriolet is a segment first convertible crossover bodystyle available. It features two-doors and a compact convertible softtop, along with standard AWD. Other changes on regular Murano models include the previously optional Premium, Leather, Moonroof, and Technology Packages as standard equipment on SL trims. Additionally, a power driver's seat with lumbar adjustment now comes on all but Base S models. A heated steering wheel is standard on SL and LE, while the LE also features an updated wood grain color. All Murano's feature a new center stack treatment, and one new exterior color choice--Graphite Blue. Exterior changes for S, SV, and SL models see a revised front grille and



The 2011 Nissan Titan is carried over from last year with no changes and is available in King and Crew Cab bodystyles in 2WD or 4WD configurations, and several bed lengths. Several models have been renamed this year and the line-up now consists of S, SV, PRO-4X, and SL trims. The Titan is powered by a 5.6L "Endurance" V8 which produces 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. it's mated with a standard 5-speed automatic giving the vehicle a maximum towing capacity of 9500 lbs. The PRO-4X model features a special off-road equipment package which includes upgraded shocks, lower final gear ration, unique interior and exterior treatments and additional skid plates for underbody protection.



The 2011 Porsche 911 line-up consists of 21 models, ranging from the Base Carrera RWD coupe, to the high-end performance GT3 RS. New models this year see the production of the first ever, the limited 911 GT2 RS (the fastest production car in history), as well as the new 911 Speedster and Turbo S. Other updates for the 911 line-up include added standard features such as Bluetooth connectivity and a universal audio interface that is MP3 compatible and controlled via the Porsche Communication Management System. Value added packages for Comfort and Infotainment are offered on some models and bundle popular equipment such as power heated seats, Navigation System, and auto dimming mirrors together for additional savings. New colors this year include Platinum Silver Metallic, Ruby Red, and Amethyst Metallic.



The all-new 2011 Porsche Cayenne is available in four models: Base, S, Turbo and Porsche's first hybrid vehicle the S Hybrid. The exterior as well as the interior have been completely redesigned. Other updates and new features include a new active all-wheel drive system paired with Porsche's new Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) Plus option, a new high-end audio systems from Bose and Burmester and new safety systems like the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS), Lane Change Assistant (LCA), and adaptive cruise control. Engines choices include a 290 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine (Base), a 400 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine (S), a 500 horsepower turbocharged 4.8L V8 engine (Turbo) and a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine paired with an electric motor to produce 380 horsepower (S Hybrid).



The 2011 Ram 1500 is available in four model trims: ST, SXT, Sport, and Laramie, three Cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad cab, and Crew Cab, and a choice of either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 215 horsepower 3.7L V6, a 310 horsepower 4.7L V8, and a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 which produces 390 horsepower and 407 lb-ft of torque. The standard 3.7L engine features a fuel saver indicator light though all the engines come with the Interactive Decel Fuel Shut Off (iDFSO) capability. All models come with a premium tire pressure monitoring system. Folding or power trailer towing mirrors and integrated brake controller are offered as options.



The 2011 Ram 1500 is available in four model trims: ST, SXT, Sport, and Laramie, three Cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad cab, and Crew Cab, and a choice of either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 215 horsepower 3.7L V6, a 310 horsepower 4.7L V8, and a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 which produces 390 horsepower and 407 lb-ft of torque. The standard 3.7L engine features a fuel saver indicator light though all the engines come with the Interactive Decel Fuel Shut Off (iDFSO) capability. All models come with a premium tire pressure monitoring system. Folding or power trailer towing mirrors and integrated brake controller are offered as options.



The 2011 Ram 1500 is available in four model trims: ST, SXT, Sport, and Laramie, three Cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad cab, and Crew Cab, and a choice of either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 215 horsepower 3.7L V6, a 310 horsepower 4.7L V8, and a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 which produces 390 horsepower and 407 lb-ft of torque. The standard 3.7L engine features a fuel saver indicator light though all the engines come with the Interactive Decel Fuel Shut Off (iDFSO) capability. All models come with a premium tire pressure monitoring system. Folding or power trailer towing mirrors and integrated brake controller are offered as options.



The 2011 Ram HD is available in Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab bodystyles and offered in four trim levels: ST, STX, Laramie, and Power Wagon. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 383 horsepower 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine, which boasts 350 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 6.7L receives either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Ram HD was Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2010.



The 2011 Ram HD is available in Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab bodystyles and offered in four trim levels: ST, STX, Laramie, and Power Wagon. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 383 horsepower 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine, which boasts 350 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 6.7L receives either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Ram HD was Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2010.



The 2011 Ram HD is available in Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab bodystyles and offered in four trim levels: ST, STX, Laramie, and Power Wagon. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 383 horsepower 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine, which boasts 350 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 6.7L receives either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Ram HD was Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2010.



The 2011 Ram HD is available in Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab bodystyles and offered in four trim levels: ST, STX, Laramie, and Power Wagon. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 383 horsepower 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine, which boasts 350 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 6.7L receives either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Ram HD was Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2010.



The 2011 Ram HD is available in Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab bodystyles and offered in four trim levels: ST, STX, Laramie, and Power Wagon. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 383 horsepower 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine, which boasts 350 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 6.7L receives either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Ram HD was Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2010.



The 2011 Ram HD is available in Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab bodystyles and offered in four trim levels: ST, STX, Laramie, and Power Wagon. Each Ram 3500 trim is presented in either single-rear wheel (SRW) or double-rear wheel (DRW). Engine choices include a 383 horsepower 5.7L V8 HEMI or a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine, which boasts 350 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7L V8 is mated to a five-speed automatic while the 6.7L receives either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Ram HD was Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2010.



The 2011 Toyota Camry is available in five trims--Base, LE, SE, XLE and Hybrid. All but the Base gas trims come in V6 as well. Choice of engines includes a 169 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine with variable timing or a 3.5L V6 engine producing 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid is equipped with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine combined with a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a combined output of 187 horsepower. The engines are mated to a five-speed manual (2.5L engine only), a six-speed automatic transmission or a continuously variable transmission (Hybrid only). Standard safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, knee airbags, and front side impact airbags. Optional features include heated mirrors, leather seats, and DVD-based voice activated navigation system.



The 2011 Toyota Tundra is carried over last year with minor changes , though the line-up has been reduced to focus on the more popular trims shoppers are seeking. Tundra is available in Regular Cab, DoubleCab, and CrewMax bodystyles, with short and long bed configurations offered depending on trim. All-new this year is a 4.0L V6 engine on Base models that is more powerful and produces 270 horsepower. All Tundra models now feature trailer sway control for increased handling and safety when towing. An SR5 Upgrade Package is available to shoppers wanting to add popular convenience equipment, while a Work Truck Package may appeal to commercial buyers needing the truck for business needs. The top-of-the-line Platinum Package is offered on CrewMax Limited models only, and features a number of luxury appointments.



The 2011 Toyota Yaris is available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles. The Yaris sedan is available in either a manual or automatic transmission. Hatchback trims include a two-door or a four-door with manual or automatic transmission. All Yaris models feature a 1.5L four-cylinder engine which produces 106 horsepower and 103 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include air conditioning, center console, trunk entrapment release, integrated window antenna, and power steering. Options on the Yaris include power conveniences, fog lights, theft-deterrent system, and Cold Weather Equipment Group.



The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta is available in two bodystyles, sedan and SportWagen. The wagon received a redesign for the 2009 model year, and the sedan is all-new for 2011. The sedan is longer than the previous generation, offering more space and greater passenger comfort, with rear legroom increasing to 38.1 inches, up 2.7 inches from last year's model. The rear seat features a convenient 60/40 split folding configuration. The new Jetta is powered by four engine choices, including a 2.0T clean diesel turbo engine that makes 140-hp and 236 lbs-ft of torque. Others offered are the 2.0, 2.5, and 2.0 TSI powerplants which produce 115-, 170-, and 200-hp, respectively. Trims offered for the Jetta include S, SE, SEL, TDI and GLI.



New for 2011, the Volkswagen Touareg has been updated for the model year and features a freshened design, revised powertrain and trim choices, as well as an all-new Hybrid model. In addition to the 3.6LV6 supercharged Hybrid powerplant, a 3.0L V6 turbo TDI and 3.6L V6 FSI are also available. All engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, as well as VW's 4MOTION all-wheel drive system. Hybrid models feature a unique Stop/Start system whereby the engine is automatically stopped during idling when the foot pedal brake is engaged. The engine auto restarts once the driver's foot is lifted off the break. Three trims are offered--Sport, Lux and Executive, and each features distinctive wheels for that model. The power tailgate of the Touareg may now be operated from inside the vehicle, as well as from the key fob. Nine color choices are offered, with Tungsten Silver Meta



New for 2011, the Volkswagen Touareg has been updated for the model year and features a freshened design, revised powertrain and trim choices, as well as an all-new Hybrid model. In addition to the 3.6LV6 supercharged Hybrid powerplant, a 3.0L V6 turbo TDI and 3.6L V6 FSI are also available. All engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, as well as VW's 4MOTION all-wheel drive system. Hybrid models feature a unique Stop/Start system whereby the engine is automatically stopped during idling when the foot pedal brake is engaged. The engine auto restarts once the driver's foot is lifted off the break. Three trims are offered--Sport, Lux and Executive, and each features distinctive wheels for that model. The power tailgate of the Touareg may now be operated from inside the vehicle, as well as from the key fob. Nine color choices are offered, with Tungsten Silver Meta



The Acura TSX returns for 2012 with no significant changes. It remains available in sedan and wagon bodystyles and a Special Edition model has been added to the line-up. Engine choices include a 201 horsepower 2.4L VTEC four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 engine producing 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. Either engine can be mated to a Sequential SportShift five-speed automatic transmission with the 2.4L also available with a six-speed manual transmission. Other standard amenities on the TSX are a rear view camera, electronic compass, a 'pull handle' for the rear hatch, automatic headlights, added ambient lighting, center console storage tray, as well as revised interior colors. The vehicles also feature USB connectivity for iPhone, iPods or USB memory sticks.



The 2012 Audi A4/S4 continues in four models--2.0T FWD and quattro sedans, Avant quattro wagon, and S4 3.0T sedan. Model changes for this year include an available Style Package (A4 Premium) featuring xenon plus front headlights with LED daytime running lamps, LED tail lights, anodized aluminum window trim, and polished exhaust outlets. Premium Plus and Prestige models now come with the S line exterior trim, as well as standard Audi exclusive 18-inch 10-spoke wheels. Audi Advance Key is now a standalone option, as is the navigation system. The top-of-the-line Prestige features adaptive front lighting and lane change assist system for increased driver awareness and safety.



The 2012 Audi TT continues in Base and TTS models, in coupe and convertible bodystyes, with no major changes. One new model--the high performance TT RS, has been added to the line-up this year. In 2011 the TT saw a minor refresh to the exterior and interior of the vehicle. The base engine for the TT is a 2.0L 211-hp TFSI engine mated to the standard S tronic dual clutch automatic transmission. A magnetic ride suspension (optional TT, standard TTS) features a continuously adaptive damping system with Sport and Normal modes. TTS sports a unique integrated fog light grille in "honeycomb optic" with chrome accents. An automatic retractable rear spoiler is standard. The TT RS has a 2.5L TFSI five-cylinder engine that generates 360 horsepower. With the quattro AWD system and six speed manual transmission, it reaches 60 mph in 4.1 seconds.



Returning to the recently redesigned BMW 6-Series line-up are the high performance siblings, the M6 coupe and convertible. (Note: Launching briefly as a 2012 model, the M6 Convertible continues at the same price point, unchanged for 2013.) The M6 features a number of engineering enhancements unique to the M performance brand models. Replacing the former V10 is a high output twin-turbo V8 that will get the coupe to 60 miles per hour in 4.1 seconds, even while significantly improving fuel efficiency. The new engine is mated to a 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission with Drivelogic, and offers several shifting programs in both automatic and manual modes. The M6 has an active differential, M specific chassis, high performance braking system, specialized interior with head up display, and a carbon fiber composite roof. Adaptive LED headlamps are optional.



The 2012 Cadillac CTS is carried over from last year with only minor updates. The CTS models see a freshened grille design, and a new, lighter 3.6L engine that produces 318 horsepower and helps achieve an estimated 27 miles per gallon on the highway. All models now come standard with Bluetooth connectivity, as well as several new color choices (Black Diamond Tricoat, Opulent Blue Metallic, and Mocha Steel Metallic). On CTS sedans, a new Touring Package is offered at the Luxury and Premium equipped levels (Premium only on coupe), while a blind spot monitoring system is now standard on the coupes. The performance CTS-V models continue in all three bodystyle choices.



The 2012 Cadillac CTS is carried over from last year with only minor updates. The CTS models see a freshened grille design, and a new, lighter 3.6L engine that produces 318 horsepower and helps achieve an estimated 27 miles per gallon on the highway. All models now come standard with Bluetooth connectivity, as well as several new color choices (Black Diamond Tricoat, Opulent Blue Metallic, and Mocha Steel Metallic). On CTS sedans, a new Touring Package is offered at the Luxury and Premium equipped levels (Premium only on coupe), while a blind spot monitoring system is now standard on the coupes. The performance CTS-V models continue in all three bodystyle choices.



The 2012 Cadillac CTS is carried over from last year with only minor updates. The CTS models see a freshened grille design, and a new, lighter 3.6L engine that produces 318 horsepower and helps achieve an estimated 27 miles per gallon on the highway. All models now come standard with Bluetooth connectivity, as well as several new color choices (Black Diamond Tricoat, Opulent Blue Metallic, and Mocha Steel Metallic). On CTS sedans, a new Touring Package is offered at the Luxury and Premium equipped levels (Premium only on coupe), while a blind spot monitoring system is now standard on the coupes. The performance CTS-V models continue in all three bodystyle choices.



For the 2012 model year the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with no changes. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels.



For the 2012 model year the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with no changes. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels.



For the 2012 model year the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with no changes. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels.



The 2012 Chevrolet Colorado is available in regular, extended and crew cab models with either a base Work Truck or LT trim choice (Crew Cabs are LT only). There are three engines choices offered (the 2.9L Vortec is standard on all but Crew Cab 4WD vehicles); and the 5.3L engine features variable valve timing. Head curtain side airbags are also standard across the entire model line. The Colorado is a sister vehicle to the GMC Canyon. Both trucks are slated to be discontinued with production ending in June 2012. A newer, smaller version of GM's compact truck (possibly a version of Brazil's Montana), may arrive a couple of years later.



Though the forthcoming C7 (seventh generation) Vette is in the works, the 2012 Chevy Corvette still sees significant upgrades on the interior, as well as performance enhancements on its high end models. Z06 and ZR1 models will receive new Michelin Cup Zero Pressure tires. The competition-oriented tires are optimized for warm, dry road conditions to increase handling and cornering capability. For the first time, the Z06 features the Performance Traction Management System in 2012, as well as, a carbon fiber hood will being optionally available. The entire model line sees interior changes such as revised steering wheel and new seats; a padded armrest center console is also standard. The optional custom leather interior features contrast color stitching (in red, blue or yellow). Further customization of the cars can be achieved through selection of colored brake calipers in red, yello



Though the forthcoming C7 (seventh generation) Vette is in the works, the 2012 Chevy Corvette still sees significant upgrades on the interior, as well as performance enhancements on its high end models. Z06 and ZR1 models will receive new Michelin Cup Zero Pressure tires. The competition-oriented tires are optimized for warm, dry road conditions to increase handling and cornering capability. For the first time, the Z06 features the Performance Traction Management System in 2012, as well as, a carbon fiber hood will being optionally available. The entire model line sees interior changes such as revised steering wheel and new seats; a padded armrest center console is also standard. The optional custom leather interior features contrast color stitching (in red, blue or yellow). Further customization of the cars can be achieved through selection of colored brake calipers in red, yello



The 2012 Express Van is carried over from last year with no changes save for one new color--Wheatland Yellow. Available in both Cargo and Passenger Van bodystyles in either 1500, 2500 and 3500, Express features a USB port and XM radio with Bluetooth hands-free technology available on all models. Other standard features on passenger vans include air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Cargo vans come with either right hand sliding or swing-out 60/40 doors or optional left hand swing-out 60/40 doors. Standard features on the cargo vans include air conditioning, daytime running lights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and tire pressure monitoring system. Express is a sister to the GMC Savana.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



For 2012, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models and features minor changes for this year. Changes to the 1500 series trucks include a revised front-end (including updated mesh grille with either a color-keyed or chrome surround) and package and equipment revisions. Heated/ventilated front seats are now available on LTZ trims and with the exception of the Hybrids, all Silverado half ton models come with trailer sway control and hill start assist as standard. Four new colors are offered this year: Silver Ice, Mocha Steel, Carbon Flash, and Graystone. HD models saw a refresh in 2011, and for this year feature increased towing and payload capacities as the only significant change.



The 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe is available in four trims: LS, LT, LTZ, and Hybrid. The standard engine on all models except the Hybrid is a Vortec 5.3L V8 engine producing 320 horsepower and 335 lb-ft of torque. The popular Z71 Off Road appearance package contains Z71 Off Road suspension with high-pressure, gas-charged monotube shocks, 18-inch on/off-road tires, automatic-locking rear differential, front recovery hooks, a durable skid plate and a high-capacity air cleaner. Exterior features of the Z71 Off Road appearance package include color-keyed fender flares, an aggressive front fascia and satin chrome tubular assist steps, and bright chrome front grille insert. The Tahoe is a sister car to the GMC Yukon.



The 2012 Fiat 500 is available in three trims: Pop, Sport, and Lounge (Convertibles come in Pop and Lounge trims only.) All models are powered by a 1.4L in-line four-cylinder engine mated to either a five speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on the Pop include air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power heated mirrors, speed control and a tire-pressure monitoring system. The Sport upgrades the Pop with sport-tuned suspension, chromed exhaust tip, fog lamps, a BOSE audio system with six premium speakers and subwoofer, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, Blue & Me Handsfree Communication technology with USB port and iPod control capability. The top of the line Lounge receives front and rear fascia chromed accents, chrome mirror caps, fixed glass roof, premium cloth seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, and



The 2012 Ford Escape continues no major changes this year, and continues to be offered in XLS, XLT, and Limited trims in either 2WD or AWD. Hybrid models are available in Base or Limited in 2WD and AWD. Standard on the Escape is an Integrated Spotter Mirror, MyKey System (XLT and Limited), heated seats and mirrors and Cargo Package (Limited only), and a rear view camera (Hybrid Limited). Optional equipment available includes an Auto Park system, rear view camera, and a universal garage door opener. The 3.0 V6 which is optional on some trims, is Flex Fuel capable. The four-wheel drive system on the Escape works to help wheel slippage and increase driver confidence and vehicle handling in inclement weather conditions.



The 2012 Ford Expedition is available in both standard and long wheelbase (EL) in four trims XL, XLT, Limited, and King Ranch. All models are powered by a 5.4L Flex Fuel V8 engine that produces 310 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include keyless remote entry, automatic headlights, AdvanceTrac stability control, and automatic day/night mirror. Optional features include remote engine start, DVD based vehicle navigation system, power running boards, and self-leveling rear air suspension.



After a complete redesign last year, the 2012 Ford Explorer enters the new model year with no major changes. Updates are limited to revised color choices of Ginger Ale, Dark Blue Pearl Metallic, Cinnamon, Metallic, and Black. The Explorer is also now the first Ford to be offered in North America to come with a 2.0L Ecoboost four-cylinder engine, which provides increased fuel efficiency and performance. MyForddriver connect technology with 4.2-inch LCD screen, cruise control, power windows, cargo hooks, and Easy Fuel capless filler system are all standard. The top-of-the-line Limited features amenities such as remote start, ambient lighting, power folding mirrors with memory, power seats, and rear view camera.



For 2012, the Ford F-150 continues in Regular Cab, Super Cab and Super Crew bodystyles with several trims offered including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum trim levels. A new FX Appearance Package is offered for this year, and includes special 20-inch flat black wheels, unique body graphics, and a customized interior with black/red trimmed leather seating and brushed metal accents. New technology features such as Hill Start Assist are also available. An enhanced 4WD system for select grades, standard shift-on-the-fly 4x4 on XL to FX4 trims, and increased payload capacity for Crew Cab 157-inch wheelbase models (XL, XLT, and Lariat) are among the changes for this year. Light Duty SuperCabs now offer a 163-inch wheelbase option for XL and XLT trims. The Ford F-150 is Motor Trend's Truck of the Year for 2012.



The Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks return for the 2012 model year with little change. It remains available in Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, Lariat, and King Ranch. Engine choices include a 385 horsepower 6.2L V8 engine or a 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine that delivers 400 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard amenities such as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks return for the 2012 model year with little change. It remains available in Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, Lariat, and King Ranch. Engine choices include a 385 horsepower 6.2L V8 engine or a 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine that delivers 400 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard amenities such as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks return for the 2012 model year with little change. It remains available in Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, Lariat, and King Ranch. Engine choices include a 385 horsepower 6.2L V8 engine or a 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine that delivers 400 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard amenities such as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks return for the 2012 model year with little change. It remains available in Super Duty F250, Super Duty F350 and Super Duty F450 in Regular Cab, Super Cab or Crew Cab bodystyles. Trims available include XL, XLT, Lariat, and King Ranch. Engine choices include a 385 horsepower 6.2L V8 engine or a 6.7L Power Stroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine that delivers 400 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a 6R140 heavy-duty TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. All Super Duty trim levels come with standard amenities such as air conditioning, SecuriLock, and Power-heated trailer towing mirrors, privacy glass, integrated brake controller, and remote keyless entry system.



The 2012 Ford Fusion is available in eight trims with no major changes for the new model year. Available trims include: S, SE, SE V6, SEL, SEL V6, Sport, Sport V6, and Hybrid. On V6 equipped models, a front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration may be selected. The Fusion is powered by either a 2.5L Duratec 175 horsepower engine, a 3.0L Duratec 30 Flex-Fuel 240 horsepower V6 engine, a 3.5L Duratec 263 horsepower V6 engine, or a 2.5L Duratec engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. The engines are coupled with a six-speed manual, a six-speed auto (now standard on SE models), or an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (Hybrid only). Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags.



The 2012 GMC Canyon is available in regular cab, extended cab and crew cab bodystyles and a choice of Base (Work Truck), SLE or SLT trims (SLT trim levels are now on Crew Cab 4WD models only). Minor updates in equipment changes and packaging are the only changes this year. An SLE-2 level is now offered on Crew Cabs. SLE trims have a four-speed automatic as standard. Models equipped with four-wheel drive feature an automatic locking rear differential. The GMC Canyon is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Colorado. The Canyon has been rumored to be on the chopping block for a couple of years, with a new replacement model arriving in 2013 or 2014.



The 2012 GMC Savana passenger van is available in LS and LT trim with several configurations: 1500 in either RWD or AWD configuration, 2500, 3500 and 3500 Extended. The Savana cargo van is offered in 1500 RWD, 1500 AWD, 2500 Regular and 3500 Extended versions. Standard features on passenger vans include air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Standard features on the cargo vans include air conditioning, daytime running lights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and tire pressure monitoring system. There is one new exterior paint color for this model year: Wheatland Yellow.



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The 2012 GMC Sierra line-up is offered in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models. Updates for this year include a new chrome three-bar grille design on SLE and SLT trims, and a hard-drive navigation system with MP3 compatibility and USB port offered on Denali and SLT models. One new color is available: Quicksilver Metallic. Engineering upgrades for this year include trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system. For this year, 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models now come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Denali grade trim level is now offered i



The GMC Yukon returns for 2012 with relatively minor updates. It continues to be available in either short or long wheel base (XL) and in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, and Denali, Hybrid and Denali Hybrid. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Crystal Red Tintcoat and Quicksilver Metallic, as well as an new hard drive navigation system with USB port, Time Shift Recording capability and optional Sirius XM Weather Service and satellite radio. Recovery hooks have been made standard across the model line. Heated leather seats are standard on SLT grades, while the Denali trims come with Side Blind Zone alert as an added safety feature. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. For increased control and handling, the Stabilitrak system includes trailer sway control and hill start as



The GMC Yukon returns for 2012 with relatively minor updates. It continues to be available in either short or long wheel base (XL) and in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, and Denali, Hybrid and Denali Hybrid. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Crystal Red Tintcoat and Quicksilver Metallic, as well as an new hard drive navigation system with USB port, Time Shift Recording capability and optional Sirius XM Weather Service and satellite radio. Recovery hooks have been made standard across the model line. Heated leather seats are standard on SLT grades, while the Denali trims come with Side Blind Zone alert as an added safety feature. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. For increased control and handling, the Stabilitrak system includes trailer sway control and hill start as



The GMC Yukon returns for 2012 with relatively minor updates. It continues to be available in either short or long wheel base (XL) and in either half ton (1500) or three quarter ton (2500) bodystyles. Trims include SLE, SLT, and Denali, Hybrid and Denali Hybrid. Updates for the model year include two new colors: Crystal Red Tintcoat and Quicksilver Metallic, as well as an new hard drive navigation system with USB port, Time Shift Recording capability and optional Sirius XM Weather Service and satellite radio. Recovery hooks have been made standard across the model line. Heated leather seats are standard on SLT grades, while the Denali trims come with Side Blind Zone alert as an added safety feature. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. For increased control and handling, the Stabilitrak system includes trailer sway control and hill start as



The Honda Accord returns for 2012 with little change. It remains available in coupe or sedan bodystyles and several trims: EX, EX-L, LX, LX-P, and SE. Engine choices include a 177 to 190 (based on trim) horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) that produces 271 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. The engines are mated to either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. A six-speed manual transmission is available exclusively on the EX-L V6 Coupe. Standard features on all models include all power conveniences, air conditioning, keyless remote entry, and an AM/FM radio with CD player and MP3 capabilities.



The 2012 Honda Civic is available in coupe and sedan bodystyles and eight trims: DX, LX, HF, EX, EX-L, Si, Hybrid and Natural Gas. There are four engine choices available and include a 140 horsepower 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (DX, LX, EX and EX-L), 197 horsepower 2.0L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (Si), a 1.3L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist (Hybrid), and a natural gas version of the 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. The performance minded Si models are equipped with a helical-type, limited-slip differential, sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.



The 2012 Honda Civic is available in coupe and sedan bodystyles and eight trims: DX, LX, HF, EX, EX-L, Si, Hybrid and Natural Gas. There are four engine choices available and include a 140 horsepower 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (DX, LX, EX and EX-L), 197 horsepower 2.0L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (Si), a 1.3L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist (Hybrid), and a natural gas version of the 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. The performance minded Si models are equipped with a helical-type, limited-slip differential, sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.



The 2012 Honda Civic is available in coupe and sedan bodystyles and eight trims: DX, LX, HF, EX, EX-L, Si, Hybrid and Natural Gas. There are four engine choices available and include a 140 horsepower 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (DX, LX, EX and EX-L), 197 horsepower 2.0L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine (Si), a 1.3L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist (Hybrid), and a natural gas version of the 1.8L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine. Standard equipment across the board includes side curtain airbags, daytime running lights, a theft-deterrent system, power convenience features, and ABS brakes. The performance minded Si models are equipped with a helical-type, limited-slip differential, sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.



For 2012, the Hyundai Genesis sedan returns in three trims--3.8, 4.6, and a new 5.0 R-Spec. A host of changes are seen this year, including a more athletic grille and front fascia, sportier rocker panel design, folding side view mirrors with integrated puddle lights, and redesigned tail lights and headlamps (with LED daytime running lights). The interior also features updated wood grain trim choices. The 5.0 R-Spec model has a standard 429 hp engine, special 19-inch wheels, dark chrome headlight inserts, as well as specially tuned sport transmission, suspension, and steering. All models now come with an 8-speed automatic transmission. One new exterior color, Twilight Blue Pearl is also available.



After a complete redesign in 2011, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata returns available in five trims: GLS (Manual and Automatic), SE, SE 2.0T, Limited, and Limited 2.0T. All models (except 2.0 Turbo trims) are powered by a Theta II 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 198 horsepower (200 on the SE) and 186 lb-ft of torque. The turbocharged version of the 2.0L engine produces an additional 76 horsepower. The Hybrid model will be available later in the year. Updates this year include standard "Blue Link" telematics featuring safety, service and infotainment systems. Limited models come standard with a three-piece panoramic sunroof. The updated 7-inch touch screen nav system features HD radio technology, and a rear back up camera is option on SE models equipped with the Sunroof and Navigation Package.



For 2012, the Kia Forte returns with no major changes to equipment and styling, and continues in four door hatchback, coupe and sedan versions. Kia hopes that the Forte will appeal to the tech savvy youth market by offering a versatile line-up that provides an eco-friendly yet fun-to-drive experience. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. Standard safety features include front active head restraints, front seat-mounted and side curtain airbags (and full length side curtain airbags), electronic stability control, and traction control. Forte comes with Kia's 10 year/10,000 mile powertrain and 5 year/60,000 basic warranty.



For 2012, the Kia Forte returns with no major changes to equipment and styling, and continues in four door hatchback, coupe and sedan versions. Kia hopes that the Forte will appeal to the tech savvy youth market by offering a versatile line-up that provides an eco-friendly yet fun-to-drive experience. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. Standard safety features include front active head restraints, front seat-mounted and side curtain airbags (and full length side curtain airbags), electronic stability control, and traction control. Forte comes with Kia's 10 year/10,000 mile powertrain and 5 year/60,000 basic warranty.



Completely redesigned for the 2012 model year, the Kia Rio will continue in both four door sedan and five door hatchback bodystyles, though the sedan will arrive later in the model year. The new Rio features a direct injection gas engine, as well as stop/start technology to increase fuel efficiency (up to 40 miles per gallon). Trims offered include a sporty SX model, which features 17-inch allow wheels, LED headlamps, dual chrome exhaust tips, fog lights and a voice activated entertainment system (late availability). The infotainment system will feature a 4.3-inch color display as well as rearview camera. The Rio is aimed at eco-conscious consumers who want a fun to drive vehicle offering many technology advancements in a budget oriented package.



The 2012 Lincoln MKZ is available in three trims: Front Wheel Drive (FWD), All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and Hybrid. The gas powered models are powered by a 263 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include Lincoln Sync hands-free, voice-activated communications and entertainment system, a reverse sensing system with audible warning, SIRIUS satellite radio, premium leather heated and cooled seats, and tire pressure monitoring system. Lincoln is loading the MKZ hybrid with luxury features and amenities in order to position it well against its top competitor, the Lexus HS 250h. The vehicle features a SmartGuage near the cluster which delivers driving feedback on fuel economy performance.



The 2012 Lincoln Navigator is available in two trims: base and L; in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. All models are powered by a 5.4L 300-hp V8 engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, message center, roof rails with crossbars, rear parking sensors, heated mirrors, and heated and cooled front seats. Optional features on the Navigator include a headrest-mounted rear DVD system and the voice-activated Navigation System with SIRIUS Travel Link and HD radio is now standard equipment on all models. An optional Rapid spec 101A Package offering an entertainment system, power glass moon roof, and Monochrome Limited Edition Package is also available.



The 2012 Mazda3 continues in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. Updates for this year include standard Dynamic Stability Control and traction control across the line-up, power locks with auto-lock on all i SV and i Sport trims; and a moonroof plus upgraded audio system as standard on s Grand Touring. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, and see additional equipment added to the available Tech Package.



The 2012 Mazda3 continues in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a new 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. Updates for this year include standard Dynamic Stability Control and traction control across the line-up, power locks with auto-lock on all i SV and i Sport trims; and a moonroof plus upgraded audio system as standard on s Grand Touring. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, and see additional equipment added to the available Tech Package.



The 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class returns for t his year with an updated sedan as well as an all-new coupe added to the line-up. Overall, the C-Class sees an increase in power but with greater fuel efficiency than the previous generation. The sedan features updates such as a redesigned front end, including bumpers, grille, and headlamps, as well as a completely updated interior featuring a color instrument cluster and updated telematics system. The new coupe will also be offered in a high performance limited edition Black Series, however, the C63 still nets enviable muscle through a 451 horsepower V8--the first engine designed entirely by AMG.



After a refresh last year, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, their premium coupe, returns in four trims and is offered in CL550 4MATIC, CL 600, and CL63/CL65 AMG models. Premiering on the CL is the the new "Spotlight Function" which is integrated into the standard Night View Assist PLUS. It uses the headlamps to further illuminate the side of the road , furher enhancing safety. All CL models come with Attention Assist, which includes safety and technology systems such as blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, auto brake intervention, and the assistive night viewing. A "Splitview" dual-content screen is also standard (where allowed). The CL has a new 5.5L biturbo V8 as standard on CL550. It is estimated to produce 30% more power with 20% better fuel economy. it's mated to a new transmission that enhances fuel economy, improves other driving characteristics, and is designed fo



For 2012 the E-Class line-up returns with changes to model availability, as well as a number of engine revisions. The E550 sedan is offered only with the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system, and the E63 AMG wagon is new to the line-up. E350 coupe and cabriolet feature a new 3.5L direct injection V6 engine and 17-inch wheels. E550 now features a 4.6L twin-turbo V8 that produces 402 horsepower. Also available are a new assistance system for active and passive Lane Keeping Assist and Blind Spot Assist functionality. Sedan and wagon models also see engine updates; the E63 makes 518 horsepower via a new 5.5L twin-turbo engine. Available Technology advancements include Nightview Assist PLUS with pedestrian detection system, adaptive highbeam headlights, and PRE-SAFE system with Automatic Emergency Braking. E63 sedan features and optional Performance Package that boosts output to 550hp.



For 2012, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, returns for the new model year offered in a single trim, the G550 (the AMG model is no longer available). Developed for military use in Europe where its known as the Gelandewagen (meaning "over-land" vehicle), it remains a singularly unique offering of styling and refinement in the luxury SUV segment. Manufactured at a special facility in Austria, the G-Class is able to climb grades of up to 36 degrees, and is designed to remain steady even on lateral inclines up to 24 degrees. This year sees the addition of an "Edition Select" option that is offered exclusively with a Black, Arctic White or Iridium Silver paint. Exterior treatments include flared AMG styled fenders, side exhaust pipes, unique silver painted alloy wheels and a 'carbon' appearance side molding. On the inside, the vehicles will feature a 'designo' two-tone Black/Porcelain scheme with



For 2012, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Glass continues in GL350 BlueTEC diesel, GL450, and GL550 trim levels. The GL is the largest SUV offered by the automaker. All GL models feature heated front power seats, chrom window trim, front and rear skid plates, saddle head restraint system for the second and third row, and genuine burl walnut trim. For the new model year, LED daytime running lights, updated interior trim, and revised directional lines for the rearview camera angles are the noted changes. The standard COMAND system has a large seven-inch color display with in-dash six disc DVD/CD changer and Bluetooth connectivity interface for hands free devices. The top-of-the-line GL550 comes with 21-inch AMG wheels with all-season tires, fender flares, as well as infrared reflecting glass.



All new for 2012, the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class is available in four models; ML350 BlueTEC, ML350 4MATIC, ML550 and ML63 AMG. This is the third generation ML offered and the vehicles sport a new, more modern design, along with new V6 engine and BlueTEC powertains. Exterior changes include LED daytime running lights and rear taillights, chrome roof rail system, as well as an available panorama sunroof. A Dynamic Handling Package is optional and adds the Active Curve System to the list of technology features. On the interior, Eucalyptus wood trim, 7-inch display screen, new headliner and multicolor ambient lighting are standard. The vehicles can be optioned with temperature contolled cupholders as well. A number of advanced safety features are available including ATTENTION ASSIST, Aaaptive highbeam headlamps, Lane Keeping Assist, and Blind Spot Assit. The AMG features standard 4.6L twin



The 2012 flagship sedan for Mercedes-Benz S-class is carried over to the new model year with minor changes. This year the line-up is offered in seven trims: S350 BlueTEC (new), S400 Hybrid, S550 (2WD and 4MATIC), S600, S63 AMG, and S65 AMG. The new BlueTEC model has a more fuel efficient 3.0L V6 engine and features standard 4MATIC all-wheel drive, while the top-of-the-line S65 comes with a V12 powered 621hp engine. The hybrid features a display which shows constant energy flow, engery recovery and battery charge level. The S550 is powered by an brand new 4.6L V8 which produces more power, while increasing fuel economy. All models are equipped with several technological amenities, including a hands-free communication system, a driver's information system, the COMAND system, a voice control system, and a hard drive-based GPS navigation system. A "Splitview" dual content screen (where



For the 2012 model year, the SL-Class is offered in only SL550 and SL63 AMG trim levels. Stemming from the iconic 300SL Gullwing of the 1950's era, the roadster still features the styling cues that are a nod to its lineage. Top up to down happens in 16 seconds at the touch of a button. The folding "clamshell" design of the top provides for 7.2 cubic feet of cargo space when the top is down. Standard AIRSCARF allows for extension of the top-down driving season by warming the neck area of both the driver and passenger so that they may comfortably ride in the vehicle during cooler months. It uses a special heating element which heats in a matter of seconds. The high performance AMG model can be optioned with a package that further enhances the look and capabilities of the vehicle. It adds 19-inch forged wheels, performance steering wheel, larger brake rotors, and a track-calibrated AB



The 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans are carried over from the previous year with little change. It remains available as a Cargo Van or Passenger Van in three Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (1500, 2500, and 3500), three wheelbase lengths (144-inch, 170-inch and 174-inch), and two roof heights. High Ceiling models feature the greatest interior height at up to seven feet of space. All models are powered by a 3.0-liter BlueTEC diesel engine rated at 188 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities include power windows and locks, wide angle integrated mirrors for increased visibility, halogen headlights, and electronic stability control for improved safety and handling.



The 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans are carried over from the previous year with little change. It remains available as a Cargo Van or Passenger Van in three Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (1500, 2500, and 3500), three wheelbase lengths (144-inch, 170-inch and 174-inch), and two roof heights. High Ceiling models feature the greatest interior height at up to seven feet of space. All models are powered by a 3.0-liter BlueTEC diesel engine rated at 188 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities include power windows and locks, wide angle integrated mirrors for increased visibility, halogen headlights, and electronic stability control for improved safety and handling.



For 2012, the MINI Cooper line-up is expanded to include a new Coupe model. There are now 15 MINI Coopers for customers to choose from: Coupe, Convertible, Hatchback, Clubman and Countryman models, each in Base, S, and John Cooper Works trims (with the exception of the Countryman, which comes in Base, S, and ALL4 all-wheel drive). 2012 sees premium and exclusive equipment being made available, which cover selections for the exterior colors, interior treatments, and seat material. These include a soft-touch leather instrument panel with exposed stitching, two-tone leather steering wheel, MINI Yours 17-inch alloy wheels, and three-dimensional effect "Soda" mirror caps and patterned Lounge Leather. JCW Hatch and Convertible have a standard aero kit, and Cosmopolitan floor mats are now standard on all U.S. MINI models.



For 2012, the MINI Cooper line-up is expanded to include a new Coupe model. There are now 15 MINI Coopers for customers to choose from: Coupe, Convertible, Hatchback, Clubman and Countryman models, each in Base, S, and John Cooper Works trims (with the exception of the Countryman, which comes in Base, S, and ALL4 all-wheel drive). 2012 sees premium and exclusive equipment being made available, which cover selections for the exterior colors, interior treatments, and seat material. These include a soft-touch leather instrument panel with exposed stitching, two-tone leather steering wheel, MINI Yours 17-inch alloy wheels, and three-dimensional effect "Soda" mirror caps and patterned Lounge Leather. JCW Hatch and Convertible have a standard aero kit, and Cosmopolitan floor mats are now standard on all U.S. MINI models.



The 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in new SE, DE, ES, Evolution, GT and Ralliart sedan, and ES and GT Sportback. The SE trim was designed for the Snowbelt states and includes heated front seats and side view mirrors. Powering the SE is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT). The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged engines that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated with a Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift transmission with magnesium paddle shifters. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GT can be lowered by three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room.



The 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in new SE, DE, ES, Evolution, GT and Ralliart sedan, and ES and GT Sportback. The SE trim was designed for the Snowbelt states and includes heated front seats and side view mirrors. Powering the SE is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT). The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged engines that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated with a Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift transmission with magnesium paddle shifters. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GT can be lowered by three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room.



For 2012, the Nissan Altima is offered in both sedan (Base, S and SR) and coupe bodystyles (S and SR). Updates for this year include a new Value Package on sedan, which offers popular options such as Bluetooth, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, automatic headlights, and auto dimming rearview mirror. Last year's Special Edition Package continues for 2012. One new color, Dark Slate, now replaces Metallic Slate. Altima Coupes offer the choice of either a six-speed manual or continuously variable automatic. Major options include Nissan Intelligent Key, RearView monitor, and Nissan Navigation with XM NavTraffic and NavWeather.



The Nissan Frontier continues for 2012 with mostly equipment and package changes and is offered in over two dozen engine, bed and drive combinations in either Crew Cab or King Cab bodystyles. Updates consist of a new Sport Appearance Package on the SV trim, and standard 2-wheel brake limited slip and vehicle dynamic control on all four-cylinder equipped models. Three new exterior colors are also offered this year: Brilliant Silver, Metallic Blue and Lava Red. Other features include the availability of a factory spray-on bedliner and bed channel system, tube-style functional roof rack (Crew Cab only), Bluetooth connectivity, and optional Rockford Fosgate sound system. Frontier features modern and aggressive styling cues including large bumpers, short body overhangs, and angular fender flares.



The 2012 Nissan Titan is carried over from last year with no changes and is available in King and Crew Cab bodystyles in 2WD or 4WD configurations, and several bed lengths. The line-up consists of S, SV, PRO-4X, and SL trims. A new Sport Appearance Package is offered for 2012 (on SV models only), as well as one new color: Brilliant Silver. The Titan is powered by a 5.6L V8 which is mated with a standard 5-speed automatic giving the vehicle a maximum towing capacity of 9500 lbs. (9400 lbs. on Crew Cab). The PRO-4X model features a special off-road equipment package which includes upgraded shocks, lower final gear ration, unique interior and exterior treatments and additional skid plates for underbody protection. Other convenience features offered include the Utili-track cargo management system, factory spray-in bedliner, and a lockable storage compartment on the side of the bed. Tit



The 2012 Porsche 911 line-up consists of a mixture of six-generation (997) and seventh-generation (991) models. It is available in 27 models, ranging from the Base Carrera RWD coupe, to the high-end performance GT3 RS 4.0. The Carrera and Carrera S coupes are available in both the sixth-generation (997) and seventh-generation (991). The seventh-generation Porsche 911 is longer, lower, has a wider front track. It also includes new features such as a new rear axle design to improve dynamic precision and stability, a new electro-mechanical power steering system, Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), enhanced Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and enhanced dynamic engine mount technology created for the last generation 911 GT3. The Carrera receives a new 3.4L 350 horsepower flat-six engine; while the Carrera S is powered by the same 3.4L flat-six engine but produces 400 horsepower and 32



The 2012 Porsche Cayenne is available in four models: Base, S, Turbo and S Hybrid. Engines choices include a 290 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine (Base), a 400 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine (S), a 500 horsepower turbocharged 4.8L V8 engine (Turbo) and a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine paired with an electric motor to produce 380 horsepower (S Hybrid).Technology features include a active all-wheel drive system paired with Porsche's Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) Plus option, a high-end audio systems from Bose and Burmester and safety systems like the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS), Lane Change Assistant (LCA), and adaptive cruise control.



The 2012 Porsche Panamera adds two new S models to the line-up. It is now available in seven models: base, base 4, S, S Hybrid, 4S, Turbo and Turbo S. The base and base 4 are powered by a 300 horsepower 3.6L V6 while the S and 4S are powered by a 4.8L V8 engine generating 400 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. The Turbo and Turbo S receive a twin turbocharged version of the 4.8L V8 engine and produces 500 (550 Turbo S) horsepower and 516 (590 Turbo S) lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a seven-speed Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) double-clutch automatic transmission. The S Hybrid is powered by a supercharged 3.6L V6 engine coupled with an electric motor mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic S.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



For 2012, the Ram Pickup receives a number of significant updates. There are 11 Ram trims to choose from: Tradesman, Express, Outdoorsman, ST, SLT, Sport, Sport R/T, Lone Star, Big Horn and Laramie Longhorn. This year, Ram features a unique RamBox cargo management system that provides various storage configurations that are lockable, waterproof, as well as illuminated. Also available are heated and ventilated front seats, surround sound premium audio system, side seat airbags (late availability), and a factory spray-in bed liner offered across the model line. Updates to engineering features include a revised torque converter for improved fuel efficiency, as well as a new six-speed automatic transmission with Electronic Range Select (ERS). Ram features over 30 safety features, including hill start assist and trailer sway control.



The all-new fourth-generation 2012 Subaru Impreza is available in either wagon or sedan bodystyles and several trims: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Sport Premium, 2.5i Sport Limited, WRX, WRX Premium, WRX Limited, WRX STi and WRX STi Limited. The Impreza is powered by a new 148 horsepower 2.0-liter Boxer engine that increases fuel economy by 30% over the previous engine. WRX models receive a 266 horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine with the STi version producing 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. Sti models receive chassis and suspension upgrades, high polish quad steel exhaust pipes, and a freshened gauge cluster.



The 2012 Toyota Camry is available in five trims--L, LE, SE, XLE and LE and XLE Hybrid. Choice of engines includes a 169 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine with variable timing or a 3.5L V6 engine producing 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid is equipped with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine combined with a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a combined output of 187 horsepower. The engines are mated to a five-speed manual (2.5L engine only), a six-speed automatic transmission or a continuously variable transmission (Hybrid only). Standard safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, knee airbags, and front side impact airbags. Optional features include heated mirrors, leather seats, and DVD-based voice activated navigation system.



The 2012 Toyota Highlander is carried over from last year with no feature changes or updates. The Highlander continues in several trims--Base and SE in 4-cylinder, V6, Limited and Hybrid. The Highlander Hybrid is available in Base and Limited and features the four-wheel drive system with "intelligence." A 50/50 split third-row seat and manual rear climate controls are standard for all models. The Hybrid features a powerful and advanced 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine, and the Leather Package on the Hybrid adds popular equipment such as full leather-trimmed front seats with front seat heaters, leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob, power moonroof, HomeLink, auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, and an engine immobilizer with security alarm.



Part of the expanding Prius family of vehicles, the Toyota Prius v is offered in One, Two, Three, Four and Five trim levels. The larger "v" model (where "v" designates versatility), features significantly more cargo space, which Toyota states is greater than over 80 percent of smaller SUVs. It shares the same technological advances of its sibling through the the eco-efficient Hybrid Synergy Drive system. The overall EPA combined rating is estimated at 42 miles per gallon. The vehicle features family friendly features such as advanced safety systems , integrated multimedia interface, as well as a panoramic moonroof, which adds to the spacious feel of the interior. Newly available is Pitch and Bounce Control, that helps the vehicle to achieve a better ride and handling. Prius v and Prius Plug-in will be followed by the smaller Prius c next year.



The 2012 Toyota Tundra is carried over from last year with no major changes. This year's models feature revised ordering information, which helps simplify the option packages for consumers. A new Chrome Package is offered on Double Cab and CrewMax models. The Limited trim level and the TRD Rock Warrior package both feature a standard back-up camera. Three engine choices are available in the line-up; a 4.0L, 4.6L and 5.7L V8. The entire model line features standard heavy duty battery and starter, as well as front wiper de-icer, front and rear mud-guards, and heated power sideview mirrors. A Work Truck package is offered for owner's requiring a basic truck with generous cargo and towing capacity. Conversely, the Platinum Package offers numerous luxury amenities such as heated/ventilated seats and woodgrain interior trim.



For the 2012 model year the Toyota Yaris has been given a refresh that features a sportier, more aggressive design. The sedan has been eliminated from the line-up but the liftback bodystyle continues with the option of two or four doors, and comes standard with nine airbags and Toyota's Star Safety System. The SE trim puts additional emphasis on sportiness with unique styling cues, special interior appointments and a sport-tuned suspension. In the highly competitive small car segment, Toyota has the goal of offering the best combination of "fun and functionality" as well as added refinement with the Yaris line-up. All models feature power locks, brakes, and steering, as well as a Cold Weather Package. Air conditioning, audio connectivity, and intermittent wipers are also standard.



The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is available in sedan and wagon bodystyles and several trims: S, SE, SEL, and TDI . The Jetta is powered by four engine choices, including a 2.0T clean diesel turbo engine that makes 140-hp and 236 lbs-ft of torque. Others offered are the 2.0, 2.5, and 2.0 TSI powerplants which produce 115-, 170-, and 200-hp, respectively. Standard features on all models include power amenities, keyless remote entry system, cruise/speed control, and electronic stability control. Safety features on the Jetta include side impact and head curtain airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, and front and rear anti-lock brakes.



For 2012, the Volkswagen Touareg returns with minor changes after being redesigned last year. The 3.0L V6 TDI Clean Diesel has a driving range of over 700 miles, and as with the other engines, is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, as well as VW's 4MOTION all-wheel drive system. The overall weight of the Touareg is down nearly 350lbs. over the previous generation, and the current generation features a more rigid body structure and longer wheelbase for increased rear passenger comfort. The hybrid model features a unique Stop/Start system whereby the engine is automatically stopped during idling when the foot pedal brake is engaged. The engine auto restarts once the driver's foot is lifted off the break. Three trims are offered--Sport, Lux and Executive, and each features distinctive wheels for that model. The power tailgate of the Touareg may be operated from inside the



For 2013, Acura introduces the all-new ILX. It is available in three trims: 2.0, 2.4, and Hybrid. The ILX is built on a unit-body construction with flat-bottom design that minimizes aerodynamic drag. Available engines include a 150 horsepower 2.0L inline four-cylinder engine, a 201 horsepower 2.4L inline six-cylinder engine, and a 1.5L four-cylinder engine that teams with an electric motor to produce 111 horsepower. Optional on the 2.0 and standard on the 2.4 is a Premium Package that features leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, a power driver's seat, an upgraded 360 watt stereo system with XM radio, HID headlights, fog lights, 17 inch aluminum wheels, and a multi-view rearview camera. With the ILX, Acura hopes to target the younger members of Generation X and members of Generation Y.



For 2013, Acura introduces the all-new ILX. It is available in three trims: 2.0, 2.4, and Hybrid. The ILX is built on a unit-body construction with flat-bottom design that minimizes aerodynamic drag. Available engines include a 150 horsepower 2.0L inline four-cylinder engine, a 201 horsepower 2.4L inline six-cylinder engine, and a 1.5L four-cylinder engine that teams with an electric motor to produce 111 horsepower. Optional on the 2.0 and standard on the 2.4 is a Premium Package that features leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, a power driver's seat, an upgraded 360 watt stereo system with XM radio, HID headlights, fog lights, 17 inch aluminum wheels, and a multi-view rearview camera. With the ILX, Acura hopes to target the younger members of Generation X and members of Generation Y.



The freshened 2013 Audi Q5 sees a number of changes this year, including a new 3.0T Supercharged V6 engine available, as well as a Hybrid Prestige version. The 2.0T also continues for 2013 but is only offered on Premium and Premium Plus Grades, while the 3.0T is only available in Premium Plus or Prestige. Updates include a revised headlamp treatment, updated chassis, new electromechanical steering, as well as revised interior trim. Several new colors are offered this year including Scuba Blue, Arctic Silver (Hybrid only), and Cuvee Silver. An S-Line Package adds 20-inch wheels with summer tires, brushed aluminum inlays, sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, adaptive suspension, Audi Drive Select, and black headliner. A rear seat entertainment system will be available later in the model year.



The 2013 Audi TT and TTS are offered in coupe and convertible bodystyles in Premium Plus and Prestige trims, as well as the limited TT RS available exclusively as a coupe. There are no major design updates for the vehicle this year and the equipment/package is unchanged. An S Line Competition Package features 19-inch Rotor Design wheels in matte Black, Sport Edition Exhaust, S line suspension, and a Black Optic visual treatment among other equipment. Minor changes to the interior and exterior color choices have been made. The TTS features a unique two-tone interior color scheme in either Black/Red or Black/Titanium Fine Nappa leather and sports a unique integrated fog light grille in "honeycomb optic" with chrome accents. An automatic retractable rear spoiler is standard. The TT RS has a 2.5L TFSI five-cylinder engine that generates 360 horsepower. With the quattro AWD system and



The 2013 Audi TT and TTS are offered in coupe and convertible bodystyles in Premium Plus and Prestige trims, as well as the limited TT RS available exclusively as a coupe. There are no major design updates for the vehicle this year and the equipment/package is unchanged. An S Line Competition Package features 19-inch Rotor Design wheels in matte Black, Sport Edition Exhaust, S line suspension, and a Black Optic visual treatment among other equipment. Minor changes to the interior and exterior color choices have been made. The TTS features a unique two-tone interior color scheme in either Black/Red or Black/Titanium Fine Nappa leather and sports a unique integrated fog light grille in "honeycomb optic" with chrome accents. An automatic retractable rear spoiler is standard. The TT RS has a 2.5L TFSI five-cylinder engine that generates 360 horsepower. With the quattro AWD system and



The 2013 Cadillac CTS is available in coupe, sedan and wagon bodystyles and four trims: Luxury Collection, Performance Collection, Premium Collection, and V. The Sport Wagon features 19-inch wheel 25 cubic feet of cargo space and convenient power liftgate. The performance CTS-V models continue in all three bodystyle choices. Engine choices remain a 3.0L direct inject engine, a 3.6L V6 engine, and a 6.2L supercharged V8 on the V models that produces 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. A Touring Package is offered at the Luxury and Premium equipped levels (Premium only on coupe), while a blind spot monitoring system is standard on the coupes.



The 2013 Cadillac CTS is available in coupe, sedan and wagon bodystyles and four trims: Luxury Collection, Performance Collection, Premium Collection, and V. The Sport Wagon features 19-inch wheel 25 cubic feet of cargo space and convenient power liftgate. The performance CTS-V models continue in all three bodystyle choices. Engine choices remain a 3.0L direct inject engine, a 3.6L V6 engine, and a 6.2L supercharged V8 on the V models that produces 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft of torque. A Touring Package is offered at the Luxury and Premium equipped levels (Premium only on coupe), while a blind spot monitoring system is standard on the coupes.



The 2013 Cadillac Escalade enters 2013 with no changes. The EXT will end its run along with its sibling the Chevrolet Avalanche, after this year. A number of trim levels are offered (in both short and long wheelbase (ESV), including the top-of-the-line Platinum grade. All Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels.



The 2013 Cadillac Escalade enters 2013 with no changes. The EXT will end its run along with its sibling the Chevrolet Avalanche, after this year. A number of trim levels are offered (in both short and long wheelbase (ESV), including the top-of-the-line Platinum grade. All Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels.



The 2013 Cadillac Escalade enters 2013 with no changes. The EXT will end its run along with its sibling the Chevrolet Avalanche, after this year. A number of trim levels are offered (in both short and long wheelbase (ESV), including the top-of-the-line Platinum grade. All Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels.



The 2013 Chevrolet Express is offered as both a passenger and cargo van in regular and extended lengths in 1500, 2500, and 3500 series models. Largely unchanged for this year, the Express now makes available assistive technologies such as rear vision camera, rear park assistance, and navigation radio. Customers may select from LS or LT grades, however both minimally feature six speed automatic transmissions, available all-wheel drive, optional 6.6L Duramax turbo diesel engine (biodiesel compatable), and standard stability control. The top-of-the-line 3500 extended passenger van with 6.6L engine has a GVWR of 9,900 pounds, GCWR of 17,000 pounds, and can tow up to 9,700 pounds. The Express is a sister car to the GMC Savana.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2013, the Chevrolet Silverado returns with only minor changes. It is offered in Light Duty and Heavy Duty models, in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles and in either Base (Work Truck), LT, LTZ, or Hybrid (1500 only) trims. Changes to the Light Duty trucks include the addition of powertrain grade braking to all six-speed automatic transmissions. On the Heavy Duty trucks Bi-fuel compressed natural gas fuel system and the 6.0L V-8 bi-fuel engine are now available on 2500HD extended cabs and the Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel is now available on 3500HD Chassis Cabs. Two new colors are added to the Silverado's: Deep Ruby Metallic and Blue Topaz Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



Ford targets Toyota Prius v shoppers with the new C-MAX wagon. Offered initially in SE and SEL hybrid trim levels (a plug-in Energi variant will also be produced), the vehicle features a lithium-ion battery that is about one quarter smaller and 50% lighter than the NiMH batteries used in previous generation hybrids. The battery pack is recharged when the gasoline engine is operating, and up to 95% of the braking energy normally lost is also reused for additional charging. Standard equipment includes seven airbags, push-button start, rearview camera system, active park assist with front and rear parking sensors, and MyFord Touch SYNC infotainment system. A SmartGuage with EcoGuide will help the driver achieve the best fuel economy by monitoring driving behavior and using graphics to generate visual feedback. The hands-free liftgate allows for keyless access to the cargo area with a l



The 2013 Ford Expedition returns this year with no major updates; however, with the Base XL models no longer available for retail sale, the remainder of the trim line-up continues unchanged. The line-up offers consumers a variety of choices through the selection of model grade of up to 10 equipment groups. Vehicles feature standard trailer sway control, but an integrated trailer break controller is offered on XLT but standard on Limited and King Ranch. New 20-inch chromed wheels and a dual headrest rear entertainment system are now available on Limited and King Ranch trims. The Ford SYNC telematics systems offers consumers the convenience of USB or Bluetooth connectivity, and a voice activated navigation system with HD radio is optional. The Expedition is a sister car to the Lincoln Navigator.



The 2013 Ford Explorer is available in three trims: Base, XLT, and Limited in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a 240 horsepower 2.0L Ecoboost four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 255 lbs-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include AdvanceTrac stability control, Trailer Sway Control, keyless remote entry, cruise control, power windows, cargo hooks, and Easy Fuel capless filler system. The top-of-the-line Limited features amenities such as remote start, ambient lighting, power folding mirrors with memory, power seats, and rear view camera.



The 2013 Ford F-150 returns this year a new higher level trim grade and added luxury refinement features. Standard equipment on the popular F-150 includes the infotainment system SYNC with MyFord Touch that allows integrated access to navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and Travel Link. Other standard amenities for this year include rain-sensing wipers, HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlights, and even higher end appointments on the new Limited model. This top-of-the-line truck comes with dimensional box-side lettering, two-tone red/black full leather seating, 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, and unique aluminum/piano black interior trim appointments.



The 2013 F-Series is offered in F-150 light duty, and F-250, F350, and F-450 heavy duty trucks. The F-150 returns this year a new higher level trim grade and added luxury refinement features. Standard equipment on the popular F-150 includes the infotainment system SYNC with MyFord Touch that allows integrated access to navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and Travel Link. Other standard amenities for this year include rain-sensing wipers, HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlights, and even higher end appointments on the new Limited model. This top-of-the-line truck comes with dimensional box-side lettering, two-tone red/black full leather seating, 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, and unique aluminum/piano black interior trim appointments. The high end Platinum trim is also new this year on heavy duty models.



The 2013 F-Series is offered in F-150 light duty, and F-250, F350, and F-450 heavy duty trucks. The F-150 returns this year a new higher level trim grade and added luxury refinement features. Standard equipment on the popular F-150 includes the infotainment system SYNC with MyFord Touch that allows integrated access to navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and Travel Link. Other standard amenities for this year include rain-sensing wipers, HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlights, and even higher end appointments on the new Limited model. This top-of-the-line truck comes with dimensional box-side lettering, two-tone red/black full leather seating, 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, and unique aluminum/piano black interior trim appointments. The high end Platinum trim is also new this year on heavy duty models.



The 2013 F-Series is offered in F-150 light duty, and F-250, F350, and F-450 heavy duty trucks. The F-150 returns this year a new higher level trim grade and added luxury refinement features. Standard equipment on the popular F-150 includes the infotainment system SYNC with MyFord Touch that allows integrated access to navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and Travel Link. Other standard amenities for this year include rain-sensing wipers, HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlights, and even higher end appointments on the new Limited model. This top-of-the-line truck comes with dimensional box-side lettering, two-tone red/black full leather seating, 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, and unique aluminum/piano black interior trim appointments. The high end Platinum trim is also new this year on heavy duty models.



The 2013 F-Series is offered in F-150 light duty, and F-250, F350, and F-450 heavy duty trucks. The F-150 returns this year a new higher level trim grade and added luxury refinement features. Standard equipment on the popular F-150 includes the infotainment system SYNC with MyFord Touch that allows integrated access to navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, and Travel Link. Other standard amenities for this year include rain-sensing wipers, HID (High Intensity Discharge) headlights, and even higher end appointments on the new Limited model. This top-of-the-line truck comes with dimensional box-side lettering, two-tone red/black full leather seating, 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, and unique aluminum/piano black interior trim appointments. The high end Platinum trim is also new this year on heavy duty models.



Ford enhances the Focus line-up for 2013 with the addition of the sporty ST hatchback to the line-up. The vehicle features a 2.0L EcoBoost engine mated with a six-speed manual transmission. The Focus ST was developed by Ford's global performance vehicles group which oversees Team RS (in Europe), and the U.S. SVT engineers which have produced such vehicles as the F-150 SVT Raptor and the Shelby GT500. The ST EcoBoost engine is a high output version of the new four-cylinder powerplant. It was specially designed for the Focus ST along with unique intake and exhaust systems. The top-of-the-line variant also features unique design queues such as new 19-inch alloy wheels, front air dam, and an aggressive rocker panel treatment for a more muscular stance.



The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains. It will be available in eight trims: S, SE, Titanium, Hybrid, and Energi. On the Titanium models, a front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration may be selected. The Fusion is powered by either a 170 horsepower 2.5L in-line four-cylinder engine, a 179 horsepower 1.6L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, a 237 horsepower 2.0L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, or an all-new 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. The 1.6-liter is the first automatic-transmission Ford product to be offered with an automatic start stop system. It shuts off engine power when the car is stopped and restarts as the driver releases the brake pedal, helping to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. New safety options include Lane



The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains. It will be available in eight trims: S, SE, Titanium, Hybrid, and Energi. On the Titanium models, a front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration may be selected. The Fusion is powered by either a 170 horsepower 2.5L in-line four-cylinder engine, a 179 horsepower 1.6L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, a 237 horsepower 2.0L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, or an all-new 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. The 1.6-liter is the first automatic-transmission Ford product to be offered with an automatic start stop system. It shuts off engine power when the car is stopped and restarts as the driver releases the brake pedal, helping to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. New safety options include Lane



The 2013 GMC Savana is largely unchanged for this model year. It now makes available assistive technologies such as rear vision camera, rear park assistance, and navigation radio. The Savana passenger van is available in LS and LT trim with several configurations: 1500 (RWD or AWD), 2500, 3500 and 3500 Extended. The Savana cargo van is offered in 1500 (RWD or AWD), 2500 Regular and 3500 Extended versions. Standard features on passenger vans include air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Standard features on the cargo vans include air conditioning, daytime running lights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and tire pressure monitoring system.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Sierra line-up is carried over from last year with no major changes. The line-up is comes in both Light Duty and 2500/3500 Heavy Duty models in Work Truck, SL (1500), SLE, SLT, and Denali (1500/2500) and Hybrid (1500) grades. Sierra features trailer sway control and hill-start assist with the StabiliTrak control system and 20-inch chrome wheels are also available. The more commercial oriented Work Truck models come with standard cruise control, and the Z85 suspension is available only on WT models when equipped with the trailering package. The Denali features more luxury equipment such as standard heated and cooled front seats, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and rearview camera. The Sierra is a sister truck to the Chevrolet Silverado.



The 2013 GMC Yukon is available in long wheel base (XL) in three trims: SLE, SLT, and Denali in 2WD or AWD configurations (Hybrid and Denali Hybrid trims are on the short wheel base models only). For improved fuel economy, the SLE and SLT models feature a 5.3L V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, while the Denali models feature a 403 horsepower 6.2L V-8. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. The optional navigation system with integrated hard drive and SiriusXM satellite radio features a USB port, Time Shift Recording capability as well as weather service. For increased control and handling, the Stabilitrak system includes trailer sway control and hill start assist as well. The Yukon and Yukon XL are the sister car



The 2013 GMC Yukon is available in long wheel base (XL) in three trims: SLE, SLT, and Denali in 2WD or AWD configurations. For improved fuel economy, the SLE and SLT models feature a 5.3L V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, while the Denali models feature a 403 horsepower 6.2L V-8. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. The optional navigation system with integrated hard drive and SiriusXM satellite radio features a USB port, Time Shift Recording capability as well as weather service. For increased control and handling, the Stabilitrak system includes trailer sway control and hill start assist as well. The Yukon and Yukon XL are the sister cars to the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban.



The 2013 GMC Yukon is available in long wheel base (XL) in three trims: SLE, SLT, and Denali in 2WD or AWD configurations. For improved fuel economy, the SLE and SLT models feature a 5.3L V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, while the Denali models feature a 403 horsepower 6.2L V-8. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. The optional navigation system with integrated hard drive and SiriusXM satellite radio features a USB port, Time Shift Recording capability as well as weather service. For increased control and handling, the Stabilitrak system includes trailer sway control and hill start assist as well. The Yukon and Yukon XL are the sister cars to the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban.



The much anticipated 2013 Honda Accord receives a major update this year and will initially be offered in a sedan bodystyle with a two-door coupe following shortly thereafter. Accord sees a number of popular features added as standard this year while the average price of the vehicle has not risen more than $300 over last year. All models come with alloy wheels, rearview camera system, Expanded View Driver's Mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 160-watt sound system. New trims for this year include the Sport and Touring models. Targeted at a youth-set demographic, the Sport features 18-inch wheels, rear decklid spoiler, dual chrome exhaust finishers, paddle shifters (on CVT models), and sport-tuned suspension and steering systems. The high end Touring features the brand's first usage of LED daytime running lights and adaptive cruise control.



Although the Honda Civic was recently redesigned, a lukewarm reception by the auto industry prompted the automaker to take their highly popular compact sedan and coupe back to the drawing board and make further revisions in a very short period of time. Subsequently, the updated 2013 Honda Civic sees significant interior and exterior changes, new standard amenities, and improved driving dynamics for this year. The Civic celebrates its 40th anniversary this coming year. Changes include extensive chassis modifications (including the use of Honda's ACE(TM) II body structure for better safety and stability), the use of premium finishes on the interior, retuned steering system, and added features such as Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, rearview camera, Pandora internet radio interface (with messaging feature), and steering wheel mounted audio controls.



Although the Honda Civic was recently redesigned, a lukewarm reception by the auto industry prompted the automaker to take their highly popular compact sedan and coupe back to the drawing board and make further revisions in a very short period of time. Subsequently, the updated 2013 Honda Civic sees significant interior and exterior changes, new standard amenities, and improved driving dynamics for this year. The Civic celebrates its 40th anniversary this coming year. Changes include extensive chassis modifications (including the use of Honda's ACE(TM) II body structure for better safety and stability), the use of premium finishes on the interior, retuned steering system, and added features such as Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, rearview camera, Pandora internet radio interface (with messaging feature), and steering wheel mounted audio controls.



Although the Honda Civic was recently redesigned, a lukewarm reception by the auto industry prompted the automaker to take their highly popular compact sedan and coupe back to the drawing board and make further revisions in a very short period of time. Subsequently, the updated 2013 Honda Civic sees significant interior and exterior changes, new standard amenities, and improved driving dynamics for this year. The Civic celebrates its 40th anniversary this coming year. Changes include extensive chassis modifications (including the use of Honda's ACE(TM) II body structure for better safety and stability), the use of premium finishes on the interior, retuned steering system, and added features such as Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, rearview camera, Pandora internet radio interface (with messaging feature), and steering wheel mounted audio controls.



The 2013 Hyundai Elantra returns with only minor updates though the lineup will be expanded to include additional bodystyles (GT hatchback and GS and SE coupe variants) later in the model year. Updates for this year see the GLS (Base Manual) upgraded with air conditioning, cruise control, 16-inch steel wheels, scope steering wheel, solar glass all as standard (sold as the M/T Comfort Package in 2012). The GLS Automatic (A/T) Package now comes with heated seats, and a power driver seat with lumbar has been added as standard on the Limited grade. The optional Technology Package (Limited only) now features dual automatic climate control. One new exterior color is available this year; Atlantic Blue.



The 2013 Hyundai Elantra returns with only minor updates though the lineup will be expanded to include additional bodystyles (hatchback and coupe) later in the model year. Updates for this year see the GLS (Base Manual) upgraded with air conditioning, cruise control, 16-inch steel wheels, scope steering wheel, solar glass all as standard (sold as the M/T Comfort Package in 2012). The GLS Automatic (A/T) Package now comes with heated seats, and a power driver seat with lumbar has been added as standard on the Limited grade. The optional Technology Package (Limited only) now features dual automatic climate control. One new exterior color is available this year; Atlantic Blue.



The 2013 Hyundai Sonata returns available in five trims: GLS, SE, SE 2.0T, Limited, and Limited 2.0T. All models (except 2.0 Turbo trims) are powered by a Theta II 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 198 horsepower (200 on the SE) and 186 lb-ft of torque. The turbocharged version of the 2.0L engine produces an additional 76 horsepower. A "Blue Link" telematics featuring safety, service and infotainment system is standard on all models. Limited models come standard with a three-piece panoramic sunroof. A 7-inch touch screen navigation system features HD radio technology, and a rear back up camera as an option on SE models equipped with the Sunroof and Navigation Package. The Hybrid model will be offered in two trim variants later in the year.



The 2013 Jeep Wrangler is available in three trims: Sport, Sahara, and Rubicon in either two-door or four-door (Unlimited) bodystyles. All models are powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that delivers 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. The Rubicon models improve the Wranglers off-road capabilities by adding a heavy-duty Dana 44 front and rear axles and the Rock-Trac NV241 two-speed transfer case with a 4.0:1 low-range gear ratio. True to its roots, the Jeep Wrangler preserves the traditional off-road capability with a body-on-frame chassis construction, solid front and rear axles, and detachable doors.



The 2013 Kia Forte is available in three bodystyles: hatchback, coupe and sedan. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Updates for this model year include revised KIA badge on hood, trunk and steering wheel, new 16-inch wheel design, LED daytime running lights are now standard for SX and optional for EX sedan and hatchback, power folding outside mirrors are now standard on EX and SX models and all vehicles receive a washer fluid warning lamp. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. There are two new exterior paint colors available: Crimson Red and Metallic.



The 2013 Kia Forte is available in three bodystyles: hatchback, coupe and sedan. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Updates for this model year include revised KIA badge on hood, trunk and steering wheel, new 16-inch wheel design, LED daytime running lights are now standard for SX and optional for EX sedan and hatchback, power folding outside mirrors are now standard on EX and SX models and all vehicles receive a washer fluid warning lamp. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. There are two new exterior paint colors available: Crimson Red and Metallic.



The 2013 Kia Optima is offered in LX, EX, SX and SXL trim levels as well as an LX and EX Hybrid. The new SXL trim, which builds off the SX with Premium Touring and Technology Packages, includes unique 18-inch chrome wheels, red brake calipers, LED daytime running lights, Nappa leather seats and trim, wood interior accents, an electronic parking brake and a first aid kit. The base LX models come with dual exhaust, solar glass, 16-inch wheels, and integrated turn signals. EX trims upgrade the LX with heated outside mirrors, fog lights, chrome accents, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The top-of-the line SX makes standard 18-inch wheels, HID headlamps, front black brake calipers, and other exterior treatments to enhance the sporty appearance.



The Lexus ES has been completely redesigned for the 2013 model year and continues in ES 350 as well as a new ES 300h Hybrid model. The vehicles see major changes including a longer wheelbase for improved ride dynamics and increased interior roominess, as well as updates to the steering and suspension systems. The Hybrid model is expected to achieve 40 MPG city. This is the brand's sixth generation ES, first launched over 20 years ago. Along with many luxury amenities, both models feature a Drive Mode functionality, which allows selection of Normal, Eco, and Sport modes to complement and enhance the driving preferences of the owner. The ES 300h has an EV mode as well, which will power the vehicle on battery only for short distances at lower speeds.



After a brief hiatus, the 2013 Lexus GS sport sedan returns initially in two trims; RWD and AWD, with the hybrid being offered later in the model year. The GS reveal took place at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and also appeared in the Lexus brand's first ever Super Bowl ad. Engineered to blend the dynamics of both performance and luxury, the GS features a 3.5L 306 horsepower engine as well as an updated interior featuring LED ambient lighting, analog clock, leather interior with contrast stitching, and three different kinds of wood used throughout the cabin. The next generation Lexus Enform with Safety Connect will be offered on the GS first. The vehicles feature an technologically advanced multimedia system which allows connectivity to music, data, and entertainment services through the user's smartphone. SMS Text-to-Speech functionality allows the driver to have their text



The 2013 Lincoln MKZ has been redesigned for this year and features the brand's new visual cues which they call "elegant simplicity" and that all Lincoln vehicles are moving towards in their design. The new MKZ features a coupe-like roofline with a retractable panoramic roof that is just over 15 square feet in size. The front end has a "split wing grille" treatment and LED lighting technology is used in the front and rear of the vehicle, with the headlamps turning as the steering wheel turns to enhance visibility. The interior of the vehicle has been enhanced with push button shifting which replaces the traditional shift lever in the center console. Premium leather and responsibly harvested wood are used throughout the interior of the vehicles. Lincoln uses Active Noise Control in order to maintain quietness throughout the cabin.



The 2013 Lincoln Navigator continues for this year with no major changes and is offered in short and long wheelbase with either 2WD or 4WD. Updates for the new model year are limited to new color choices such as Kodiak Brown Metallic Tricoat, Midnight Sapphire Metallic, and Ruby Red Metallic. The wood used in the vehicles is responsibly harvested walnut, and is coupled with other materials to provide consumers with a luxury appointed interior that features such amenities as standard heated and cooled front seats, power folding third row seat, and Navigation with THX Surround Sound. The Navigator is capable of towing up to 9,000 lbs. Additional safety measures during driving are achieved with Curve Control, which is integrated into the AdvanceTrac system.



The 2013 Mazda3 is available in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower SKYACTIV-G 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. . The SKYACTIV-G 2.0L engines are mated to either a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission or a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission while the 2.5L engine is available in six-speed automatic or five-speed manual. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque.



The 2013 Mazda3 is available in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower SKYACTIV-G 2.0L four-cylinder engine (i models) or a 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. . The SKYACTIV-G 2.0L engines are mated to either a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission or a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission while the 2.5L engine is available in six-speed automatic or five-speed manual. The P-ZEV versions of both engines are available in California and other emission states. A Turbocharged version of the 2.3L four-cylinder engine on the MAZDASPEED models produces 263 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque.



In highly competitive luxury market, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class sees a number updates for the new 2013 model year. Offered in coupe, convertible, sedan and wagon bodystyles, the E-Class features an all encompassing engine line-up from the BlueTEC turbodiesel to the high performance AMG, and now, a hybrid (E400)has been added to the line-up as well. Updates this year include the new mbrace2 next generation telematics which makes available such advanced technologies as ATTENTION ASSIST, active lane keep assist, auto brake intervention, PRE-SAFE Brake with Auto Emergency Braking, adaptive highbeam headlamps, and Nightview Assist PLUS with pedestrian detection. More popular in Europe than the U.S., the wagon continues to feature such conveniences as a rear facing third row seat, power tailgate, rear air suspension, and electromechanical steering system. The all new hybrid is the first v



The 2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans receive no major updates for the new model year. The Sprinter continues in either a Cargo Van or Passenger Van in three Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (1500, 2500, and 3500), three wheelbase lengths (144-inch, 170-inch and 174-inch), and two roof heights. High Ceiling models feature the greatest interior height at up to seven feet of space. All models are powered by a 3.0-liter BlueTEC diesel engine rated at 188 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities include power windows and locks, wide angle integrated mirrors for increased visibility, halogen headlights, and electronic stability control for improved safety and handling. The Crew Van features seating for five passengers.



The 2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans receive no major updates for the new model year. The Sprinter continues in either a Cargo Van or Passenger Van in three Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (1500, 2500, and 3500), three wheelbase lengths (144-inch, 170-inch and 174-inch), and two roof heights. High Ceiling models feature the greatest interior height at up to seven feet of space. All models are powered by a 3.0-liter BlueTEC diesel engine rated at 188 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities include power windows and locks, wide angle integrated mirrors for increased visibility, halogen headlights, and electronic stability control for improved safety and handling. The Crew Van features seating for five passengers.



For 2013 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, the Roadster will feature a semi-automatic roof with integrated rear wind deflector as standard. Formerly optional, Bluetooth connectivity will be standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio will be an option, along with a one year subscription. Hardtop and Clubman make available a new Premium Package, which bundles several popular options--a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic wipers, and auto climate control. A Limited Edition MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP will see production in the fall, and will be the fastest MINI ever built (with a 0-60 time of 6.1 seconds and top speed of 150 mph). The GP will be equipped with JCW sport technology and have two seats, a coilover suspension, sport brakes, special 17-inc



For 2013 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, the Roadster will feature a semi-automatic roof with integrated rear wind deflector as standard. Formerly optional, Bluetooth connectivity will be standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio will be an option, along with a one year subscription. Hardtop and Clubman make available a new Premium Package, which bundles several popular options--a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic wipers, and auto climate control. A Limited Edition MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP will see production in the fall, and will be the fastest MINI ever built (with a 0-60 time of 6.1 seconds and top speed of 150 mph). The GP will be equipped with JCW sport technology and have two seats, a coilover suspension, sport brakes, special 17-inc



For 2013 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, the Roadster will feature a semi-automatic roof with integrated rear wind deflector as standard. Formerly optional, Bluetooth connectivity will be standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio will be an option, along with a one year subscription. Hardtop and Clubman make available a new Premium Package, which bundles several popular options--a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic wipers, and auto climate control. A Limited Edition MINI Cooper John Cooper Works GP will see production in the fall, and will be the fastest MINI ever built (with a 0-60 time of 6.1 seconds and top speed of 150 mph). The GP will be equipped with JCW sport technology and have two seats, a coilover suspension, sport brakes, special 17-inc



The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer returns this year in the same line-up, with minor revisions to the popular SE AWD model which was added last year. The SE AWD (AWC--All Wheel Control to Mitsubishi) is geared toward consumers that live in snow climates in the winter. As such it features standard heated front seats and sideview mirrors, as well as the ability to accommodate a Thule Plug In roof carrier. SE vehicles also feature a new alloy wheel design and available Premium Package. The Ralliart model also features all-wheel drive, as well as an active center differential and front and rear slip limited differentials. The entry level DE model is only offered with a manual transmission.



The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer returns this year in the same line-up, with minor revisions to the popular SE AWD model which was added last year. The SE AWD (AWC--All Wheel Control to Mitsubishi) is geared toward consumers that live in snow climates in the winter. As such it features standard heated front seats and sideview mirrors, as well as the ability to accommodate a Thule Plug In roof carrier. SE vehicles also feature a new alloy wheel design and available Premium Package. The Ralliart model also features all-wheel drive, as well as an active center differential and front and rear slip limited differentials. The entry level DE model is only offered with a manual transmission.



The 2013 Nissan Altima has been completely redesigned and will initially be offered as a sedan only (a single 2.5 S coupe will arrive later in the model year). Trims include Base 2.5, as well as S, SV and SL with either the 2.5 or 3.5L engine. This is the fifth generation Altima and features significant upgrades to the interior and exterior styling and a MPG rating of up to 38 highway with the 2.5L engine. The Altima features new technology enhancements such as NissanConnect, Bluetooth connectivity, Hands-Free phone system, streaming audio, and Google Send-to-car. Safety updates include blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning system and Moving Object Detection (MOD). The suspension has been retuned for improved feel and handling and features a "segment first" Active Understeer Control.



The 2013 Nissan Altima has been completely redesigned and will initially be offered as a sedan only. Trims include Base 2.5, as well as S, SV and SL with either the 2.5 or 3.5L engine. This is the fifth generation Altima and features significant upgrades to the interior and exterior styling and a MPG rating of up to 38 highway with the 2.5L engine. The Altima features new technology enhancements such as NissanConnect, Bluetooth connectivity, Hands-Free phone system, streaming audio, and Google Send-to-car. Safety updates include blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning system and Moving Object Detection (MOD). The suspension has been retuned for improved feel and handling and features a "segment first" Active Understeer Control.



The 2013 Nissan Frontier returns for this year with a revised trim line-up which once again includes the Desert Runner trim level. Offered in King Cab and Crew Cab bodystyles, the Frontier models see some price reductions over last year's Frontier. Most feature improved fuel economy, and Nissan will increase production on the four-cylinder engines starting in April 2013. Freshened PRO-4X models now feature and updated satin chrome front grille treatment, revised bed decals and white contrast stitching on the seats (formerly red). SV Premium Package content has been increased (now with RearView camera, rear sonar alert, and dual zone air conditioning), and is referred to as the SV Value Truck Package for 2013.



For 2013, the Nissan Murano is carried over from the previous model year. It is offered for this year as a fully equipped single model. The unique Murano CrossCabriolet is the first convertible crossover bodystyle in its segment. It features two-doors and a compact convertible soft top, along with standard AWD. The Murano is powered by a 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC V6 producing 265 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. Standard features include an 8-way power heated driver's seat with power lumbar support, heated steering wheel, Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, HomeLink Universal Transceiver and RearView Monitor. There are two new exterior colors for the 2013 model year: Midnight Garnet and Gun Metallic.



The 2013 Nissan NV Cargo Van is available in two trims (S and SV) in 1500, 2500, and 3500 configurations. It is also available with a V6 or V8 engine, as well as standard or high roof options, depending on the model. Updates for this model year include the addition of Vinyl seat wear patch to the inside bolster of the front row cloth seats and three new exterior colors: Glacier White, Graphite Blue, and Midnight Garnet. Notable features on the vehicles include full-access rear doors, reinforced cargo mounting locations for ease of integration with cargo organization systems, usable vertical side walls, water repellant cloth seats, and reinforced front seat bolsters for added durability. The NV also features a large center console with lock that can store hang files and/or a laptop.



The 2013 Nissan Titan sees a number of changes for this model year. On the outside, a new tailgate design with rear aero spoiler and integrated rear camera is available (standard on PRO-4 and SL). The PRO-4X features an updated appearance with revised graphics, satin chrome grille, darkened wheel and lower radiator skid pad finishes. The off-road focused PRO-4X has leather seats with white stitch accents (previously red), a new logo, and Titan embroidery on the cloth seats. Step rails are standard on SV and SL, while S features new styled steel wheels and SL has new mudguards. The sunvisors now conveniently slide on all trim grades. Seven of the nine available colors are new, including: Pearl White, Espresso Black, Glacier White, Gun Metallic, Graphite Blue, Java Metallic and Cayenne Red.



The all-new seventh-generation 2013 Porsche 911 line-up consists of two bodystyles and 16 models, ranging from the Base Carrera RWD coupe, to the high-end performance Turbo S. The seventh-generation Porsche 911 is longer, lower, has a wider front track. It also includes new features such as a new rear axle design to improve dynamic precision and stability, a new electro-mechanical power steering system, Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), enhanced Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and enhanced dynamic engine mount technology created for the last generation 911 GT3. The Carrera receives a new 3.4L 350 horsepower flat-six engine; while the Carrera S is powered by the same 3.4L flat-six engine but produces 400 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque.



The 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS is powered by a 4.8L V8 engine generating 430 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a seven-speed Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) double-clutch automatic transmission. The automatically shifting double-clutch transmission features an engine start/stop system that saves fuel and reduces emissions by turning the engine off when it is not needed, such as sitting at a stop light. Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity and a universal audio interface that is MP3 compatible and controlled via the Porsche Communication Management System.



The 2013 Porsche Cayenne is offered in six trims; Base, Diesel, S, S Hybrid, GTS and Turbo, with both the GTS and Diesel trims being new to the line-up. Model changes for this year include minor interior updates such as a new analog clock on the dash, and a revised door lock button location. The European Factory Delivery Program is now available for all Cayenne models. The GTS features a 4.8L 420hp V8 engine with a sport tuned exhaust, while the Diesel comes with a 3.0L 240hp V6 Turbo Diesel (the first for Porsche in the U.S. market) with self-locking differential. It can travel up to 740 miles on a single tank of fuel, and features a safety mechanism which helps prevent the driver from accidentally filling it with the incorrect fuel type. The GTS is offered in two exclusive colors: Carmine Red and Peridot Metallic.



The 2013 Ram LD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add



The 2013 Ram LD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add



The 2013 Ram LD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add



The 2013 Ram LD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add



The 2013 Ram LD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add



The 2013 Ram LD/HD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate a



The 2013 Ram LD/HD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate a



The 2013 Ram LD/HD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate a



The 2013 Ram LD/HD pickup sees a number of changes for the new model year. A new 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine is available which helps the truck see fuel economy figures of up to 18/25 mpg city/highway, but also provides 42 percent more power. Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. A new eight speed automatic is mated with the HEMI which is the company's first usage of the V8/eight speed pairing. Other changes include an updated exterior with revised grille, fascia, and LED turn signals and tail lights. On the interior, Ram LD features a new multiview display, upgraded door panels, new instrument panel, and revised interior color choices. Convenience features include the next generation Uconnect system and has available Wi-Fi hotspot capability. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate a



The 2013 smart fortwo is available in three models: Pure and Passion hatchbacks, and Passion convertible. For the new model year, smart has made a number of changes to it's pintsized city car. Updates include new front and rear bumpers, updated grille, as well as making a driver's armrests standard on the Passion trim. The Pure model features such standard equipment as five-speed auto transmission with manual or automatic modes, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Pure also features air conditioning, power windows, radio prep, and alloy wheels offered as options. The Passion upgrades the Pure with a panorama roof, alloy wheels, climate control, power windows, and heated power mirrors.



After a total redesign last year, the 2013 Subaru Impreza returns with only minor updates and continues in either wagon or sedan bodystyles and several trims: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Sport Premium, 2.5i Sport Limited, WRX, WRX Premium, WRX Limited, WRX STi and WRX STi Limited. The Impreza is powered by a 2.0-liter Boxer engine that produces 148 horsepower and lb-ft of torque. WRX models receive a 266 horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine with the STi version producing 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. STi models receive chassis and suspension upgrades, high polish quad steel exhaust pipes, and a freshened gauge cluster.



The Toyota Camry returns for 2013 with very little change. It is available in five trims: L, LE, SE, XLE and LE and XLE Hybrid. Choice of engines includes a 169 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L V6 engine producing 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid is equipped with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine combined with a permanent magnet synchronous motor that produces 187 horsepower. The engines are mated to a five-speed manual (2.5L engine only), a six-speed automatic transmission or a continuously variable transmission (Hybrid only). Optional features include heated mirrors, leather seats, and DVD-based voice activated navigation system.



The 2013 Toyota Highlander continues in five trims: Base, new Plus, SE, Limited and Hybrid. Updates this year are limited to the addition of a Plus trim and new audio/connectivity features, including Toyota Entune service. Engine choices remain between a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine and a 3.5-liter V6 engine producing 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid features a powerful and advanced 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine, and the Leather Package on the Hybrid adds popular equipment such as full leather-trimmed front seats with front seat heaters, leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob, power moonroof, HomeLink, auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, and an engine immobilizer with security alarm.



The extended Toyota Prius line-up continues this year with only minor changes. Offered in the standard Prius, Prius Plug-In, the larger Prius v, and smaller Prius c, changes include a new style oriented Persona Series Special Edition model on the Base Prius. It will add 17-inch alloy wheels as well as a premium interior (featuring SofTex materials and dark chrome accents) and an exclusive exterior color choic--Black Cherry Pearl. Prius v sees one new color choice this year, Seaglass Pearl. As well, the v will offer a SofTex steering wheel. Prius Plug-in (Limited Availability) features both the normal hybrid capabilities as well as a selectable EV mode which provides about 87 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) in combined driving, or 49 MPG in hybrid mode alone. All models see a modest price increase at introduction (up to 200.00 more) over last year's ending MSRP.



The 2013 the Toyota Tundra is carried over from last year with no major changes. All models feature simplified equipment levels, which helps streamline the option packages for consumers. A Chrome Package is offered on Double Cab and CrewMax models. The Platinum grade that was a package last year, is offered as a trim level this year. It comes with a number of luxury features such as heated and ventilated seats, driver memory seat functionality, perforated leather seating, DVD -based navigation system, moonroof, and wood grain style interior trim. The entire model line features standard heavy duty battery and starter, as well as front wiper de-icer, front and rear mud-guards, and heated power sideview mirrors. A Work Truck package is offered for owner's requiring a basic truck with ample cargo and towing capacity.



The recently redesigned Volkswagen Beetle returns for 2013 with minor changes. A new TDI Clean Diesel is added to the line-up this year and is offered with or without a sunroof, and with sunroof, sound and navigation. The sport oriented model of the line-up is the Turbo and features 18-inch aluminum alloy "Twister" wheels, front fog lamps, glossy black exterior mirrors, and a rear spoiler. All Turbo models also features a standard armrest, and a six-speed DSG dual clutch automatic is optional. A Fender Edition will debut in the Fall. Options on Beetle include Bluetooth hands-free technology, panoramic sunroof, premium audio system, keyless entry with push button engine start, leather seating, 19-inch wheels and the popular Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights. Beetle is covered by the VW "No Charge Carefree Maintenance Program," please see your dealer for additional d



For the 2013 model year, the Volkswagen Jetta returns in sedan and wagon bodystules offered with five powertains, including a new Hybrid sedan model launching later in the year. Other updates include all SE and above trim grades having exterior chrome accents and interior leather appointments. Jetta GLI, when equipped with the DSG transmission, now features launch control functionality. All Jetta's come with air conditioning, one-touch up/down power windows, power locks, keyless entry system, power heated outside mirrors and a host of safety features such as electronic stability control. The SEL trim level adds power driver's seat, sport front seats, and soft-touch dash. The SEL with navigations system is new this year, and also comes with a Fender Premium Audio System.



Redesigned for 2011, the 2013 Volkswagen Touareg returns this year with no major changes. Offered in a number of trims including Sport, Lux, and Executive, the Touareg is available with a TDI clean diesel engine or VR6 powerplant. The hybrid, noted by the maker as the "world's first supercharged hybrid" is offered in a single grade, and sits at the top of the model line-up. TDI models see an increase in horsepower from 225 to 240 hp. Other changes for this year include updated LED tail lamps on the hybrid, 18-inch "Karakum" wheels on the Sport models, as well as "Vavona" decorative wood interior trim accents on the upscale Executive and hybrid vehicles. An eight speed automatic is standard across the model line.



All new last year, the 2014 Acura ILX returns with minor changes. It is available in four trims: 2.0 Base, 2.0 with Premium or Technology Package, and a 2.4 Premium (a Hybrid is also available). The ILX is built on a unit-body construction with flat-bottom design that minimizes aerodynamic drag. Updates this year include new 17-inch alloy wheels, upgraded leather seating with leatherette door trim, 8-way power driver's seat, dual heated front seats, and rearview camera system are as standard. An audio system with Active Noise Cancellation and new subwoofer are also new for 2014. For a more performance oriented driving experience, the ILX can be equipped with a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission on 2.4L models.



The 2014 Acura TSX is available in sedan and wagon bodystyles and in Base or Special Edition trim. Engine choices include a 201 horsepower 2.4L VTEC four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 engine producing 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. Either engine can be mated to a Sequential SportShift five-speed automatic transmission with the 2.4L also available with a six-speed manual transmission. Other standard amenities on the TSX are a rear view camera, electronic compass, a 'pull handle' for the rear hatch, automatic headlights, added ambient lighting, center console storage tray, as well as revised interior colors. The Special Edition trim adds several upgrades to the exterior including a front spoiler, a new rear bumper fascia, unique side sills and a polished finish with dark grey background on the standard 5-spoke aluminum wheels.



Source: Motor Trend--What's New: Things are quiet for Aston's sole four-door offering for 2013. New for 2012, the Rapide is based on a lengthened version of the VH platform that accommodates rear doors. Designers made the transformation without losing the sensuous body lines. The interior features high-quality materials and a matching luggage set. Cool Fact: The striking sedan is powered by the same 5.9-liter V-12 as the DB9 coupe.



Source: Motor Trend-- You have to love a car named Vanquish. Like Challenger, Viper, and Diablo, a great name hints at the vehicle's persona. In this case, it suggests you've not only defeated an opponent, but obliterated him from existence. It's a proper name for a flagship, which will be the Vanquish's role when it replaces the DBS. And what a promising flagship it appears to be. Underneath its carbon-fiber bodywork and around the 5.9-liter V-12 sits a chassis built primarily of aluminum, the construction of which comes from the knowledge gained from the exceedingly rare and prohibitively expensive One-77. With launch control-- an Aston first-- the Vanquish reached 60 mph in 4.0 seconds and the quarter mile in 12.3 seconds at 116.2 mph. Its best lap around the figure eigh--24.6 seconds-- was 0.1 second slower than the most recent DB9 we tested, which had less power and was 7 pounds



The 2014 Audi coupe line up consists of the A5, sport oriented S5, and high performance RS 5 (introduced last year). As with other Audi's that share the 2.0T engine, they will see bump in horsepower to 220, in addition to the popular Convenience Package being made standard. Premium Plus models now feature Audi advance key with Audi Side Assist being offered as a standalone option. All top of the line Prestige vehicle see the S line exterior as standard, and the S line competition package continues as an available option. A Black Optic package also returns this year, as does the Titanium Rotor wheel on the cabriolets. The sport tuned S5 features Audi Drive Select at no charge. RS 5 grades see no major changes for this year, though the Comfort Seat package with ventilated front seats is offered on the coupe, while the convertible also makes available the Black Optic styling treatmen



Two new models are added to the Audi Q5 line-up this year; a clean diesel (TDI) and the first ever S variant if their "Q" crossover line-up, the SQ5. The new diesel is expected to achieve a combined 27 MPG. Model with the 2.0T engine see a bump in horsepower to 220, and the Convenience Package is now standard on all base Premium trimlines. Premium Plus and Prestige now includes Audi Advanced Key, while the popular Premium Plus features Audi Side Assist as a stand-alone option. The high performance SQ5 features a supercharged 3.0L engine that produces 354 horsepower and takes the vehicle from 0-60 in 5.1 seconds. Standard on the SQ5 is S line performance accents such as Platinum Gray grille, aluminum exterior mirror accents, quad exhaust tips and Leather/Alcantara sport seats. The vehicle will feature standard 20-inch wheels and 21-inch wheels will be optionally available.



For the 2014 model year, the TT and TTS coupe and roadster return, without the TT RS. All models will be offered in a single trimline with the TT now featuring standard S line exterior and all of the equipment previously offered at the Premium Plus level. In addition, LED interior accent lighting and BOSE premium sound system have also been made standard. TTS adds heated front seats and Audi's adaptive headlamps as well. Both TT and TTS will offer the upgraded MMI Plus navigation system coupled with the parking assist system, and Audi music infotainment interface. An S line Competition Package adds to the sport look of the convertible with gray painted brake calipers while the TTS offers a Black Optic Package. For customers wishing to further enhance the interior appearance of their TTS, dual-color Fine Nappa packages will be offered.



The all-new BMW 2 Series coupe is part of the rebadge of the BMW line-up but sees significant changes from the previous 1 Series generation model from last year that it replaces. Initial trims will be a 228i powered by a 240hp variant of their 2.0L turbo engine, while the M235i features a 3.0L V6 which delivers 320hp. The updated coupes have larger overall dimensions with the length increasing by 2.8 inches, width by 1.3 inches and front track by 1.6 inches. The M features an adaptive suspension, M Sport braking system, sport steering and upgraded Michelin Pilot Super Sports tires. The exhaust has also been uniquely tuned.



The 2014 BMW 3-Series begins the year available in a single model: all-new 328i xDrive Wagon. It features a new 2.0-literTwinPower Turbo in-line four-cylinder engine producing 240 horsepower and 255 lbs-ft of torque. The 2.0-liter engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission enabling the 328i wagon to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 6.0 seconds. A new Driving Dynamics Control switch allows the driver to customize accelerator response characteristics, engine response, the power steering characteristics and the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) thresholds. Using the rocker switch on the center console, drivers can choose between ECO PRO, COMFORT, SPORT and SPORT+ (depending on equipment) modes. Each of these predefined setups activates different settings for the relevant power train and suspension components.



The 2014 BMW 5-Series is available in several trims, including 528 i sedan, 535 i sedan and Gran Turismo, new 535 d sedan and 550 i sedan and Gran Turismo, ActiveHybrid 5 and M5. All models except the ActiveHybrid 5 and M5 are available with xDrive all-wheel-drive system. Updates for this model year include a new BMW Advanced diesel engine, refreshed exterior styling and Navigation and BMW Apps are now standard on all models. The new BMW Advanced diesel engine consist of a 3.0L Twin Turbo in-line six-cylinder diesel engine that generates 255 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. The 4.8L Twin Turbo V8 engine in the 550's have also been update to produce 445 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Standard features across the board include BMW assist communication system, on-board computer, keyless remote entry, and heated mirrors. New BMW Line Packages are now available and include a Luxury L



For 2014, BMW features a revised line-up for its 6 Series vehicles, including the addition of an all-new M6 Gran Coupe. Changes throughout the rest of the vehicles includes a limited edition matte paint Frozen Brilliant White Convertible (only 100 will be offered), a no charge manual transmission on M6 (in lieu of the standard 7-speed automatic), and the next generation iDrive4.2 navigation system on all models. The revised system has a simplified split-screen view, high resolution 3D graphic display, and is faster than the previous version. M6 models now feature standard satellite radio as well as power soft closing automatic doors. The performance oriented M6 models offer optional ceramic brakes, head up display, and Night Vision with pedestrian detection.



The 2014 BMW 7-series is available in 13 trims: 740i, 740Li, 740LixDrive, ActiveHybrid 7L, 750i, 750i xDrive, 750Li, 750Li xDrive, Alpina B7, Alpina B7 xDrive, Alpina B7 L, Alpina B7 L xDrive and 760Li. The 740's are powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0L inline six-cylinder engine while the 750's and Alpina B7's are powered by a 4.4L twin-turbocharged V8 engine producing 445 hp on the 750's and 500 hp on the Alpina B7's. The ActiveHybrid 7L is equipped with a 3.0L TwinPower turbo engine combined with a 3-phase synchronous electric motor and has a coasting mode which will completely shut off the engine during coasting situations to improve overall energy efficiency. The 760Li is receives a 6.0L Twin Turbo V12 engine generating 535 horsepower and 550 lb-ft of torque. Standard amenities include moon roof, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, voice-activation system, GPS navigation system, and hea



The 2014 Cadillac CTS returns in coupe, sedan and sport wagon bodystyles. The sedan sees changes on the exterior with the vehicle being redesigned for this year, while the coupe and wagon are carried over. Updates to the coupe include a Sport Blue interior option with Twilight Blue leather seating with suede inserts and Midnight Sapele wood trim, as well as several new colors such as Phantom Gray, Mocha Steel, and Majestic Plum Metallic. The sedan is now longer rides lower than before and features the usage of lightweight materials such as aluminum door structures which lower the curb weight and improve the weight distribution to near 50/50 front to rear. A new Vsport model will see the use of a new Twin Turbo V6 and the brand's first eight speed automatic. The high performance "V" models continue for 2014.



The 2014 Cadillac CTS returns in coupe, sedan and sport wagon bodystyles. The sedan sees changes on the exterior with the vehicle being redesigned for this year, while the coupe and wagon are carried over. Updates to the coupe include a Sport Blue interior option with Twilight Blue leather seating with suede inserts and Midnight Sapele wood trim, as well as several new colors such as Phantom Gray, Mocha Steel, and Majestic Plum Metallic. The sedan is now longer rides lower than before and features the usage of lightweight materials such as aluminum door structures which lower the curb weight and improve the weight distribution to near 50/50 front to rear. A new Vsport model will see the use of a new Twin Turbo V6 and the brand's first eight speed automatic. The high performance "V" models continue for 2014.



The 2014 Cadillac CTS returns in coupe, sedan and sport wagon bodystyles. The sedan sees changes on the exterior with the vehicle being redesigned for this year, while the coupe and wagon are carried over. Updates to the coupe include a Sport Blue interior option with Twilight Blue leather seating with suede inserts and Midnight Sapele wood trim, as well as several new colors such as Phantom Gray, Mocha Steel, and Majestic Plum Metallic. The sedan is now longer rides lower than before and features the usage of lightweight materials such as aluminum door structures which lower the curb weight and improve the weight distribution to near 50/50 front to rear. A new Vsport model will see the use of a new Twin Turbo V6 and the brand's first eight speed automatic. The high performance "V" models continue for 2014.



With a redesignon the horizon, the 2014 Cadillac Escalade line-up returns minus the EXT and hybrids, but with no other major changes to the line-up. Various equipment levels are offered (in both short and long wheelbase (ESV), including the top-of-the-line Platinum grade. All Escalade models feature standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. Platinum series feature the ultimate in luxury features and come with LED daytime running lights, upgraded leather interior, genuine Olive Ash and Burled Walnut wood trim, and 22-inch chrome wheels. One new exterior color--Midnight Plum Metallic, is offered this year.



The much anticipated return of the Chevrolet Corvette sees the resurrection of the Stingray name, as well as an all-new 7th generation design. The 2014 models are built on a lightweight aluminum frame, and come equipped with an LT1 V8 engine that produces an estimated 450-hp. An all-new seven-speed manual transmission with "Active Rev Match" technology is also offered. The driver selectable functionality allows the user to select up to a dozen vehicle characteristics suited to their preference. All models feature a carbon fiber hood, and coupes have a removable roof panel. The new Corvette is able to accelerate from 0-60 in less than four seconds and achieve more than 1g in cornering grip. On the inside, the vehicles feature a handcrafted interior with carbon fiber and aluminum trim, leather accents and dual eight inch infotainment screens. Two new seat choices are offered. Please



The 2014 Chevrolet Express is largely unchanged for this model year. The Express passenger van is available in LS and LT trim with several configurations: 1500 (RWD or AWD), 2500, 3500 and 3500 Extended. The Express cargo van is offered in 1500 (RWD or AWD), 2500 Regular and 3500 Extended versions. Standard features on passenger vans include air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. Standard features on the cargo vans include air conditioning, daytime running lights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and tire pressure monitoring system. Technology features such as rear vision camera, rear park assistance, and navigation radio are also available. The Express is a sister car to the GMC Savana.



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include an new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. Rear doors on Crew Cab models are longer for improved ingress and egress, while the extended cab access doors are hinged at the front for better ease of entry. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include an new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. Rear doors on Crew Cab models are longer for improved ingress and egress, while the extended cab access doors are hinged at the front for better ease of entry. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado LD has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the 2011 model year. HD changes are limited to a new bi-fuel CNG fuel system offered on 6.0L 2500 crew cab models, increased tow ratings on gas models with 4.10 a



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado LD has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the 2011 model year. HD changes are limited to a new bi-fuel CNG fuel system offered on 6.0L 2500 crew cab models, increased tow ratings on gas models with 4.10 a



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado LD has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the 2011 model year. HD changes are limited to a new bi-fuel CNG fuel system offered on 6.0L 2500 crew cab models, increased tow ratings on gas models with 4.10 a



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado LD has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the 2011 model year. HD changes are limited to a new bi-fuel CNG fuel system offered on 6.0L 2500 crew cab models, increased tow ratings on gas models with 4.10 a



The much awaited all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado LD has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. Offered in three bodystyles and a host of equipment levels and bed lengths, the new Silverado 1500 also sees several new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter cab design, cargo management systems, updated steering, suspension, and braking systems, as well as a new interior with upright instrumentation panel, revised gauge cluster and improved storage. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The new 1500 joins the 2500/3500 models, which saw significant changes in the 2011 model year. HD changes are limited to a new bi-fuel CNG fuel system offered on 6.0L 2500 crew cab models, increased tow ratings on gas models with 4.10 a



The all-new2014 Fiat 500L is available in four trims: Pop, Easy, Trekking, and Lounge. The 500L offers 42 percent more interior space compared to a normal sized 500. All models are powered by a 160 horsepower 1.4L MultiAir Turbo in-line four-cylinder engine mated to either a six speed manual or a six-speed automatic. Standard features on the Pop include air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power heated mirrors, speed control and Uconnect 5.0 with its 5-inch touchscreen display, radio voice commands, handsfree phone, Bluetooth-audio streaming, text message reader and media hub for seamless integration of portable devices. During the first year of Fiat 500L production, a no-charge Premier Package will be included with Easy, Trekking and Lounge models. The package will include ParkSense rear-park assist, ParkView rear back-up camera and Uconnect 6.5 with a larger 6.5-inch tou



The 2014 Ford C-MAX wagon is offered in SE and SEL hybrid trim and a plug-in Energi. It features a lithium-ion battery that is about one quarter smaller and 50% lighter than the NiMH batteries used in previous generation hybrids. The battery pack is recharged when the gasoline engine is operating, and up to 95% of the braking energy normally lost is also reused for additional charging. Standard equipment includes seven airbags, push-button start, rearview camera system, active park assist with front and rear parking sensors, and MyFord Touch SYNC infotainment system. A SmartGuage with EcoGuide will help the driver achieve the best fuel economy by monitoring driving behavior and using graphics to generate visual feedback. The hands-free liftgate allows for keyless access to the cargo area with a light "kick" to the underside of the rear bumper, when the key fob is in range.



The 2014 Ford E-Series full-size passenger wagon returns for this year with no major changes. When properly equipped, some models have the capability of towing up to 10,000 pounds with a top payload of 3920 lbs. The flexible line-up features several engine choices and three wheelbase options to meet consumer demand. The E-Series offers such amenities as the SYNC system which integrates with smartphones or other Bluetooth compatible devices for safer hands-free calling, CrewChief telematics provides fleet managers real-time operational data, and a dash-mounted navigation system with touchscreen display. The longer passenger vans (E-350 Super Duty Extended) can accomodate up to 15 passengers. Safety features include AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, side impact door beams, four-wheel antilock brakes, and three point safety belts for all seating positions.



Ford's large SUV returns for 2014 with a host of minor updates and continues in short and long (EL) wheelbase versions. Updates for the Expedition include a newly available mechanical load leveling system (replacing the former air-based version). Other major features on the vehicle are integrated trailer sway control (optional XLT), power fold third row seating, Ford SYNC system with USB or Bluetooth connectivity and optional voice activated navigation, and optional dual rear DVD entertainment system. Safety features include standard "Canopy" side air curtain airbags for all three rows, dual stage airbags for the front driver and passenger, MyKey programmable vehicle key which allows parents to control limits on driving speed, and SecuriCode keypad entry system. The Expedition is a sister car to the Lincoln Navigator.



The 2014 Ford Explorer is available in four trims: Base, XLT, and Limited in 2WD or 4WD configurations, and top-of-the-line Sport which was new last yearl. Engine choices include a 240 horsepower 2.0L Ecoboost four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 255 lbs-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include AdvanceTrac stability control, Trailer Sway Control, keyless remote entry, cruise control, power windows, cargo hooks, and Easy Fuel capless filler system. The Limited grade features amenities such as remote start, ambient lighting, power folding mirrors with memory, power seats, and rear view camera. The Sport features a 3.5L Ecoboost engine along with other unique performance oriented features and exterior styling.



The 2014 Ford F-Series trucks continue in F150, F250, F350 and F450 in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in a number of trim levels to suit the personal and business needs of consumers. F150 changes include revised trim availability, a new grille with the FX Appearance Package, new front end styling wit HID headlamps (XLT grades and above), and revised 17-inch wheels on XLT and STX. As well, Limited models feature a new Marina Blue perforated leather. F-Series Super Duty features two engines choices and a max GVWR of 14,000 pounds. Both are mated to a heavy duty TorqShift six speed automatic. The truck line features safety equipment such as AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, trailer sway control, Belt-Minder, and SOS Post-Crash Alert System. A new Appearance Package is offered on XL models. The top of the line Platinum adds amenities such as SYNC with MYFord Touch wit



The 2014 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks continue in F250 and F350 in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in a number of trim levels to suit the personal and business needs of consumers. F-Series features two engines choices and a max GVWR of 14,000 pounds --the Flex Fuel 6.2L V8 is standard, while a 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel can be selected for additional cost. Both are mated to a heavy duty TorqShift six speed automatic. The truck line features safety equipment such as AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, trailer sway control, Belt-Minder, and SOS Post-Crash Alert System. A new Appearance Package is offered on XL models. The top of the line Platinum adds amenities such as SYNC with MYFord Touch with navigation system and a rearview camera.



The 2014 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks continue in F250 and F350 in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in a number of trim levels to suit the personal and business needs of consumers. F-Series features two engines choices and a max GVWR of 14,000 pounds --the Flex Fuel 6.2L V8 is standard, while a 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel can be selected for additional cost. Both are mated to a heavy duty TorqShift six speed automatic. The truck line features safety equipment such as AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, trailer sway control, Belt-Minder, and SOS Post-Crash Alert System. A new Appearance Package is offered on XL models. The top of the line Platinum adds amenities such as SYNC with MYFord Touch with navigation system and a rearview camera.



The 2014 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks continue in F250 and F350 in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in a number of trim levels to suit the personal and business needs of consumers. F-Series features two engines choices and a max GVWR of 14,000 pounds --the Flex Fuel 6.2L V8 is standard, while a 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel can be selected for additional cost. Both are mated to a heavy duty TorqShift six speed automatic. The truck line features safety equipment such as AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, trailer sway control, Belt-Minder, and SOS Post-Crash Alert System. A new Appearance Package is offered on XL models. The top of the line Platinum adds amenities such as SYNC with MYFord Touch with navigation system and a rearview camera.



The 2014 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks continue in F250 and F350 in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in a number of trim levels to suit the personal and business needs of consumers. F-Series features two engines choices and a max GVWR of 14,000 pounds --the Flex Fuel 6.2L V8 is standard, while a 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel can be selected for additional cost. Both are mated to a heavy duty TorqShift six speed automatic. The truck line features safety equipment such as AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, trailer sway control, Belt-Minder, and SOS Post-Crash Alert System. A new Appearance Package is offered on XL models. The top of the line Platinum adds amenities such as SYNC with MYFord Touch with navigation system and a rearview camera.



The 2014 Focus is available in five trims: S, SE, ST, Titanium, and BEV. Most models feature a 2.0L EcoBoost engine while the BEV is powered by a permanent magnetic traction electric motor producing 143 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The Focus ST was developed by Ford's global performance vehicles group which oversees Team RS (in Europe), and the U.S. SVT engineers which have produced such vehicles as the F-150 SVT Raptor and the Shelby GT500. The ST EcoBoost engine is a high output version of the new four-cylinder powerplant. It was specially designed for the Focus ST along with unique intake and exhaust systems. The top-of-the-line variant also features unique design queues such as new 19-inch alloy wheels, front air dam, and an aggressive rocker panel treatment for a more muscular stance.



All-new for 2013 model year, the midsized 2014 Ford Fusion sees only minor changes and is largely carried over from last year. Offered in gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains including a 2.5L in-line four-cylinder, a 1.6L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, a 2.0L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder, or a 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. Titanium models offer consumers either AWD or FWD options. Updates this year include revised exterior color choices and a new rear inflatable seatbelt option, as well as ventilated seats and heated steering wheel. Other available safety features include a Lane Keeping System, adaptive cruise control, active park assist and a Blind Spot Information System.



All-new for 2013 model year, the midsized 2014 Ford Fusion sees only minor changes and is largely carried over from last year. Offered in gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains including a 2.5L in-line four-cylinder, a 1.6L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, a 2.0L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder, or a 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. Titanium models offer consumers either AWD or FWD options. Updates this year include revised exterior color choices and a new rear inflatable seatbelt option, as well as ventilated seats and heated steering wheel. Other available safety features include a Lane Keeping System, adaptive cruise control, active park assist and a Blind Spot Information System.



The 2014 GMC Savana is largely unchanged for this model year. It is offered as both a passenger and cargo van in regular and extended lengths in 1500, 2500, and 3500 series models. Customers may select from LS or LT grades, however both minimally feature air conditioning, automatic headlights, driver's information center, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. The top-of-the-line 3500 extended passenger van with 6.6L engine has a GVWR of 9,900 pounds, GCWR of 17,000 pounds, and can tow up to 9,700 pounds. Technology features such as rear vision camera, rear park assistance, and navigation radio are also available. The Savana is a sister car to the Chevrolet Express.



The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra, like its sister the Chevrolet Silverado, has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. The half-ton trucks are offered in Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, with a number of equipment levels and bed lengths. The new Sierra 1500 also sees three new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter and completely updated interior cab design. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The Sierra also features GM's next generation IntelliLink telematics system, standard rear tie-down system for added convenience, and a "segment first" standard projector beam headlights.



The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra Light Duty, like its sister the Chevrolet Silverado, has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. The half-ton trucks are offered in Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, with a number of equipment levels and bed lengths. The new Sierra 1500 also sees three new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter and completely updated interior cab design. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The Sierra also features GM's next generation IntelliLink telematics system, standard rear tie-down system for added convenience, and a "segment first" standard projector beam headlights. HD models see a 4.10 axle standard on gas models (3.73 is optional), as well as a bi-fuel prep available on 6.0L crew cabs.



The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra Light Duty, like its sister the Chevrolet Silverado, has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. The half-ton trucks are offered in Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, with a number of equipment levels and bed lengths. The new Sierra 1500 also sees three new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter and completely updated interior cab design. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The Sierra also features GM's next generation IntelliLink telematics system, standard rear tie-down system for added convenience, and a "segment first" standard projector beam headlights. HD models see a 4.10 axle standard on gas models (3.73 is optional), as well as a bi-fuel prep available on 6.0L crew cabs.



The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra Light Duty, like its sister the Chevrolet Silverado, has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. The half-ton trucks are offered in Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, with a number of equipment levels and bed lengths. The new Sierra 1500 also sees three new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter and completely updated interior cab design. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The Sierra also features GM's next generation IntelliLink telematics system, standard rear tie-down system for added convenience, and a "segment first" standard projector beam headlights. HD models see a 4.10 axle standard on gas models (3.73 is optional), as well as a bi-fuel prep available on 6.0L crew cabs.



The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra Light Duty, like its sister the Chevrolet Silverado, has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. The half-ton trucks are offered in Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, with a number of equipment levels and bed lengths. The new Sierra 1500 also sees three new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter and completely updated interior cab design. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The Sierra also features GM's next generation IntelliLink telematics system, standard rear tie-down system for added convenience, and a "segment first" standard projector beam headlights. HD models see a 4.10 axle standard on gas models (3.73 is optional), as well as a bi-fuel prep available on 6.0L crew cabs.



The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra Light Duty, like its sister the Chevrolet Silverado, has been re-engineered and redesigned for the new model year. The half-ton trucks are offered in Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, with a number of equipment levels and bed lengths. The new Sierra 1500 also sees three new EcoTec 3 engines which improve both power and fuel efficiency. Major updates also include a new quieter and completely updated interior cab design. On the outside, the trucks feature a new body structure which is two-thirds steel and stronger than the previous generation. The Sierra also features GM's next generation IntelliLink telematics system, standard rear tie-down system for added convenience, and a "segment first" standard projector beam headlights. HD models see a 4.10 axle standard on gas models (3.73 is optional), as well as a bi-fuel prep available on 6.0L crew cabs.



Pending a major change next year, the 2014 GMC Yukon is carried over with no major changes and is available in long wheel base (XL) in three trims: SLE, SLT, and Denali in 2WD or AWD configurations (Hybrid models have been discontinued and 2500 models are offered in SLE and SLT only). The SLE and SLT models feature a 5.3L V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, while the Denali models feature a 6.2L V-8. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. The optional navigation system with integrated hard drive and SiriusXM satellite radio features a USB port, Time Shift Recording capability as well as weather service. SLE models now have a standard Convenience Package with popular equipment such as power pedals and remote start.



Pending a major change next year, the 2014 GMC Yukon is carried over with no major changes and is available in long wheel base (XL) in three trims: SLE, SLT, and Denali in 2WD or AWD configurations (Hybrid models have been discontinued and 2500 models are offered in SLE and SLT only). The SLE and SLT models feature a 5.3L V-8 with GM's fuel-saving Active Fuel Management technology, while the Denali models feature a 6.2L V-8. All 4WD models feature a single speed transfer case, but a two-speed transfer case is available as an option. Yukon XL features an available third row screen for the entertainment system. The optional navigation system with integrated hard drive and SiriusXM satellite radio features a USB port, Time Shift Recording capability as well as weather service. SLE models now have a standard Convenience Package with popular equipment such as power pedals and remote start.



The Honda Accord, all-new in 2013, saw major updates last year and will initially be offered in both sedan and coupe, as well as the new Plug-in hybrid version (as a 2014 model). All Accords come with alloy wheels, rearview camera system, Expanded View Driver's Mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 160-watt sound system. New trims for 2013 model year include the Sport and Touring models. Targeted at a youth-set demographic, the Sport features 18-inch wheels, rear decklid spoiler, dual chrome exhaust finishers, paddle shifters (on CVT models), and sport-tuned suspension and steering systems. The hybrid represents a 23 million dollar investment by Honda, and will be powered by the brand's first two-motor hybrid system and is rated at 115 MPGe with an all-electric range of 13 miles.



The Honda Accord, all-new in 2013, saw major updates last year and will initially be offered in both sedan and coupe, as well as the new Plug-in hybrid version (as a 2014 model). All Accords come with alloy wheels, rearview camera system, Expanded View Driver's Mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 160-watt sound system. New trims for 2013 model year include the Sport and Touring models. Targeted at a youth-set demographic, the Sport features 18-inch wheels, rear decklid spoiler, dual chrome exhaust finishers, paddle shifters (on CVT models), and sport-tuned suspension and steering systems. The hybrid represents a 23 million dollar investment by Honda, and will be powered by the brand's first two-motor hybrid system and is rated at 115 MPGe with an all-electric range of 13 miles.



The 2014 Honda Civic continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles with Navigation offered only on EX-L trims for this year. The Coupe catches up with the sedan offering a freshened exterior for 2014. New technology features include available 7-inch touch screen infotainment system with next generation HondaLink connectivity. A lane departure warning system with blind spot monitoring is also new safety tech offered on the Civic this year. The continuously variable automatic transmission offers greater fuel efficiency as well as improved performance over the outgoing auto trans and is optional on gas powered coupe and sedans.



The 2014 Honda Civic continues in sedan and coupe bodystyles with Navigation offered only on EX-L trims for this year. The Coupe catches up with the sedan offering a freshened exterior for 2014. New technology features include available 7-inch touch screen infotainment system with next generation HondaLink connectivity. A lane departure warning system with blind spot monitoring is also new safety tech offered on the Civic this year. The continuously variable automatic transmission offers greater fuel efficiency as well as improved performance over the outgoing auto trans and is optional on gas powered coupe and sedans.



The 2014 Honda Ridgeline is available in five trims: RT, Sport, RTS, RTL, RTL with Navigation System and SE. Updates for this model year are limited to the addition of the Special Edition model. The SE features 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels with black-trimmed spokes, special badging and the black trim package from the Ridgeline Sport. The Ridgeline is powered by a 3.5L VTEC V6 engine mated to a five-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission and a Variable Torque Management 4-wheel drive system (VTM-4). The base RT trim is equipped with 17-inch steel wheels, integrated trailer hitch, keyless entry, power windows and door locks, power sliding rear window, air conditioning, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, trip computer, 6-speaker 100-watt audio system with CD player and MP3/WMA playback capability, rearview camera, and 60/40 split lift-up rear seat with under-seat storage.



The 2014 Hyundai Elantra returns with updates to the sedan and GT hatchbacks. It is available in sedan, coupe and hatchback bodystyles and several trims. Updates to the sedan for this year include all-new front and rear exterior designs, along with interior styling upgrades. New technologies has also been added to the sedans including the application of the next-generation navigation and audio technology, which feature simpler user interfaces, enhanced voice recognition commands, improved navigation screens and available Pandora internet radio. The new Sport trim sedan, coupes and GT hatchbacks receive a new 2.0-liter Nu GDI engine that produces 173 horsepower and 154 lb.-ft. of torque. The GT hatchbacks also receive a new driver's blind spot side mirror.



The 2014 Hyundai Elantra returns with updates to the sedan and GT hatchbacks. It is available in sedan, coupe and hatchback bodystyles and several trims. Updates to the sedan for this year include all-new front and rear exterior designs, along with interior styling upgrades. New technologies has also been added to the sedans including the application of the next-generation navigation and audio technology, which feature simpler user interfaces, enhanced voice recognition commands, improved navigation screens and available Pandora internet radio. The new Sport trim sedan, coupes and GT hatchbacks receive a new 2.0-liter Nu GDI engine that produces 173 horsepower and 154 lb.-ft. of torque. The GT hatchbacks also receive a new driver's blind spot side mirror.



The 2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe saw a number of changes last year and is carried over with no major changes except a few packaging and equipment revisions. The engines (which saw a bump in horsepower last year) are mated to an eight speed automatic transmission. Other standard features include low velocity dampers, LED daytime running lights (3.8 Grand Touring and Track trims), and alloy wheels. All models come with manual tilt/scope steering wheel, driver-side walk-in device for improved rear seat access, while the Hyundai Assurance Connected Car which is part of the BlueLink telematics system is now standard for three years.



The 2014 Hyundai Sonata sees a number of updates this year including a new front and rear design, as well as revised side appearance through the use of lower side sills and updated 17-inch alloy wheels. SE grades see a standard rear spoiler in addition to a freshened interior featuring carbon fiber appearance trim appointments. The exhaust note on vehicles with the 2.0T engine has been tuned for a sportier sound. Other interior upgrades include premium available features (such as ventilated front seats, full-color audio display and trim computer), in addition to optional high tech features such as LED lighting and touchscreen audio system. Most of the Sonata models will be built with a rear camera system and safety features such as blind spot monitoring.



Revising both the vehicle and the name, the all-new Infiniti Q50 kicks off the changes to their most popular vehicle formerly known as the G37. The rebadged Q50 is offered in 10 trims, including four hybrids which are new to the line-up. The Q50 sports sedan sees such updates which help further secure its place in the market, aimed at younger, premium customers that are looking for both luxury features, as well as a performance oriented driving experience. Changes include the availability of new technologies--Indirect Adaptive Steering and Active Lane Control. The new Infiniti InTouch communications system features dual touchscreen display, hands-free smartphone integration and moving map integration. With available AWD, sport appearance packages, and sport brakes and suspension tuning, the Q50 also features a lower and wider appearance with its new design, inspired by the Essence co



Unlike the Infiniti sedan version (the Q50) the coupe and convertible Q60's continue for 2014 largely unchanged. Adopting the brand's new naming convention (having been formerly G37), the only updates this year are to the colors. Lapis Blue and Vibrant Red are no longer available, while Venetian Ruby has been added as a color choice. The IPL grades return for 2014 but the vehicles are otherwise powered by a 328 horsepower 3.7 liter V6 engine whereas the IPL receives a performance tuned version of the same engine resulting in increased power. Choice of transmissions include a six-speed manual and a seven-speed automatic transmission with Downshift Rev Matching, Drive Sport mode and ASC (Adaptive Shift Control) that allows for sportier shifts in performance driving situations.



Unlike the Infiniti sedan version (the Q50) the coupe and convertible Q60's continue for 2014 largely unchanged. Adopting the brand's new naming convention (having been formerly G37), the only updates this year are to the colors. Lapis Blue and Vibrant Red are no longer available, while Venetian Ruby has been added as a color choice. The IPL grades return for 2014 but the vehicles are otherwise powered by a 328 horsepower 3.7 liter V6 engine whereas the IPL receives a performance tuned version of the same engine resulting in increased power. Choice of transmissions include a six-speed manual and a seven-speed automatic transmission with Downshift Rev Matching, Drive Sport mode and ASC (Adaptive Shift Control) that allows for sportier shifts in performance driving situations.



Unlike the Infiniti sedan version (the Q50) the coupe and convertible Q60's continue for 2014 largely unchanged. Adopting the brand's new naming convention (having been formerly G37), the only updates this year are to the colors. Lapis Blue and Vibrant Red are no longer available, while Venetian Ruby has been added as a color choice. The IPL grades return for 2014 but the vehicles are otherwise powered by a 328 horsepower 3.7 liter V6 engine whereas the IPL receives a performance tuned version of the same engine resulting in increased power. Choice of transmissions include a six-speed manual and a seven-speed automatic transmission with Downshift Rev Matching, Drive Sport mode and ASC (Adaptive Shift Control) that allows for sportier shifts in performance driving situations.



The 2014 Infiniti Q70 (formerly M37 and M56) returns for the model year with no major changes except the rebadge of the vehicles consistent with the new nomenclature for the brand. Updates for the new year are limited to 4-wheel Active Steering being deleted from the Sport Package on the RWD models for both the 3.7 and 5.6 variants. All versions are equipped with auto-dimming side view mirrors and an auto-trunk cincher as standard, along with a rearview monitor, active noise dampening, and additional I-Key memory settings for audio, navigation system, and climate control settings. Technological advancements offered include a Blind Spot Monitoring System and Infiniti Drive Mode Selector (with Eco, Standard, Sport, and Snow modes).



Previously known as the JX, the 2014 QX60 Crossover is offered in both FWD and AWD configuration. It is powered by a 265 horsepower 3.5L DOHC V6 engine which is paired with an Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Automatic) transmission for greater fuel efficiency. Other performance standard features include 18-inch wheels, sport tuned continuously variable automatic transmission, and speed sensitive variable steering. QX60 features a number of luxury appointments such as tilt/telescopic steering wheel, HID xenon headlamps, leather seating, heated front seats, and power rear liftgate. A RearView 7-inch color monitor, push-button ignition, Bluetooth Wireless connectivity and electroluminescent gauges are also standard. Option packages on the QX60 include Premium, Theater, Touring, Technology, and Driver Assist. Roof Rails and 20-inch Wheels are also available.



The 2014 Jaguar XF is available in four trims: Base, Supercharged, XFR and new XFR-S. The new XFR-S is powered by a 550hp supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine mated to an 8-speed Quickshift automatic transmission. Production is limited to only 100 units for the model year. The base 2.0 is equipped with a 240 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine while the Base 3.0 receives a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine producing 340 horsepower. The Supercharged and XFR remain equipped with a supercharged 5.0L V8 and generates 470 horsepower on the Supercharged and 510 horsepower on the XFR. All engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include power glass moonroof, DVD based navigation system with voice activation, dynamic stability control, and rear parking sensors.



The 2014 Jeep Wrangler is available in four trims: Sport, Sport S, Sahara, and Rubicon in either two-door or four-door (Unlimited) bodystyles. All models are powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that delivers 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. The Rubicon models improve the Wranglers off-road capabilities by adding a heavy-duty Dana 44 front and rear axles and the Rock-Trac NV241 two-speed transfer case with a 4.0:1 low-range gear ratio. True to its roots, the Jeep Wrangler preserves the traditional off-road capability with a body-on-frame chassis construction, solid front and rear axles, and detachable doors.



The all-new 2014 Kia Cadenza is the brand's first entrant into the premium passenger car market segment. A sister car to the similar Hyundai Azera, the vehicle is offered in a single trim with optional technology and luxury packages. Powered by a 3.3L GDI V6 engine, the Cadenza features such standard amenities as 18-inch alloy wheels, 8-inch navigation system with Sirius/XM Traffic, Infinity premium audio system, rear camera display, and remote entry with push button start. Options on the Cadenza include blind spot monitoring, advanced cruise control system, lane departure warning system, heated steering wheel, and power tilt and telescoping steering column.



The all-new 2014 Kia Forte sits on a new chassis that is longer, wider and lower than the previous-generation Forte. It is available in three bodystyles: hatchback, coupe and sedan. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX and EX trim levels. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine (LX Sedan only), 173 horsepower 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder GDI engine, and a new 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder GDI engine producing 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The engines are mated to either a six-speed manual (not available on the 2.0-liter engine) or a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include steering wheel mounted audio controls, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth wireless technology, power windows, air conditioning and power heated outside mirrors.



The all-new 2014 Kia Forte sits on a new chassis that is longer, wider and lower than the previous-generation Forte. It is available in three bodystyles: hatchback, coupe and sedan. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX and EX trim levels. Engine choices include a 148 horsepower 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine (LX Sedan only), 173 horsepower 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder GDI engine, and a new 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder GDI engine producing 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The engines are mated to either a six-speed manual (not available on the 2.0-liter engine) or a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include steering wheel mounted audio controls, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth wireless technology, power windows, air conditioning and power heated outside mirrors.



The 2014 Lincoln MKZ is available in three trims: FWD, Hybrid, and AWD. Choice of engines include the standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid powertrain on the Hybrid and the optional 3.7-liter V6 that produces 300 horsepower and 277 lb-ft of torque. The MKZ features a coupe-like roofline with a retractable panoramic roof that is just over 15 square feet in size. The front end has a "split wing grille" treatment and LED lighting technology is used in the front and rear of the vehicle, with the headlamps turning as the steering wheel turns to enhance visibility. The interior of the vehicle has been enhanced with push button shifting which replaces the traditional shift lever in the center console. Premium leather and responsibly harvested wood are used throughout the interior of the vehicles. Lincoln uses Active Noise Control in order to m



The 2014 Lincoln Navigator continues for this year with no major changes and is offered in short and long wheelbase (L) with either 2WD or 4WD. Available color choices include Kodiak Brown Metallic Tricoat, Midnight Sapphire Metallic, and Ruby Red Metallic. The wood used in the vehicles is responsibly harvested walnut, and is coupled with other materials to provide consumers with a luxury appointed interior that features such amenities as standard heated and cooled front seats, power folding third row seat, and Navigation with THX Surround Sound. The Navigator is capable of towing up to 9,000 lbs. Additional safety measures during driving are achieved with Curve Control, which is integrated into the AdvanceTrac system. The Navigator is a sister vehicle to the Ford Expedition.



The new Maserati GranTurismo is offered in S, MC and Sport trims, each delivering drivers a particular level of sport and luxury and are intended as daily drivers. The S features a 433 hp 4.7L engine mated to a six speed automatic and is designed to appeal to those seeking power and optimal performance and features a Skyhook damping system that auto adjusts to road conditions. The Sport adds a more distinctive appearance with revised from bumper, new headlights and LED tail lights in a darkened tone as well as added horspower. The MC sits at the top of the range and takes the S to a higher level with 444 hp, and features a more exclusive design by Pininfarina. The GranTurismo MC is the first road car in the Maserati range to break the 186 miles per hour barrier.



Source: Motor Trend--What's New: The 4.2-liter V-8 is dropped while the base version of the Quattroporte's 4.7-liter V-8 gets a power bump to 434 hp. Parking sensors have been integrated into the front bumper, and there are new, more comfortable seats with integrated headrests. MC Autoshift is standard on the GTS model, which adds gear-holding in manual mode, faster shifting, and rev-matched downshifts for more spirited driving. Look For: A smaller Quattroporte variant in the next few years.



The all-new 2014 Mazda3 is available in sedan or hatchback bodystyles and several trims: i SV, i Sport, i Touring, i Grand Touring, s Sport, and s Grand Touring. The Mazda3 receives a full array of SKYACTIV technologies, the styling of the KODO "Soul of Motion" design language and all-new technologies such as the capacitor-based regenerative engine braking i-ELOOP system. The i models are equipped with a 155 horsepower SKYACTIV-G 2.0L four-cylinder engine while the s models receive a SKYACTIV-G 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to either a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission or a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. The SKYACTIV-G 2.5L engine when equipped with i-ELOOP is reported to get an estimated 29 city/40 highway mpg for the sedan and 29 city/39 highway on the hatchback.



The completely refreshed 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van continues in both 2500 and 3500 models in Passenger, Crew and Cargo Van configurations. An all-new four-cylinder diesel engine mated with a 7-speed automatic is offered for this year, though the V6 diesel power plant continues for 2014 as well. The Sprinter features the brand's assistance and crash avoidance systems for enhanced safety, as well as an upgraded interior cabin with new infotainment options. Additional fuel efficient accessory equipment and reduced friction axles have been made available along with an ECO power steering pump which activates only when power assistance is actually required.



The completely refreshed 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van continues in both 2500 and 3500 models in Passenger, Crew and Cargo Van configurations. An all-new four-cylinder diesel engine mated with a 7-speed automatic is offered for this year, though the V6 diesel power plant continues for 2014 as well. The Sprinter features the brand's assistance and crash avoidance systems for enhanced safety, as well as an upgraded interior cabin with new infotainment options. Additional fuel efficient accessory equipment and reduced friction axles have been made available along with an ECO power steering pump which activates only when power assistance is actually required.



For 2014 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, Paceman and Countryman now have outside heated mirrors and washer jets as standard. Bluetooth connectivity is standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio is an option, along with a one year subscription. There will be only a single Premium Package moving forward, which bundles several popular options including a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic headlight control, and auto climate control. A new City Pack will be offered on all models and feature a theft deterrent system, power folding mirrors, heated mirrors with washer jets, auto dimming mirrors, and park distance control. Countryman's rear doors now have a padded armrest and a bench seat will be standard. Paceman is equipped with a Comfort Suspension with



For 2014 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, Paceman and Countryman now have outside heated mirrors and washer jets as standard. Bluetooth connectivity is standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio is an option, along with a one year subscription. There will be only a single Premium Package moving forward, which bundles several popular options including a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic headlight control, and auto climate control. A new City Pack will be offered on all models and feature a theft deterrent system, power folding mirrors, heated mirrors with washer jets, auto dimming mirrors, and park distance control. Countryman's rear doors now have a padded armrest and a bench seat will be standard. Paceman is equipped with a Comfort Suspension with



For 2014 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, Paceman and Countryman now have outside heated mirrors and washer jets as standard. Bluetooth connectivity is standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio is an option, along with a one year subscription. There will be only a single Premium Package moving forward, which bundles several popular options including a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic headlight control, and auto climate control. A new City Pack will be offered on all models and feature a theft deterrent system, power folding mirrors, heated mirrors with washer jets, auto dimming mirrors, and park distance control. Countryman's rear doors now have a padded armrest and a bench seat will be standard. Paceman is equipped with a Comfort Suspension with



For 2014 the MINI Cooper line-up continues with Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Countryman, Roadster and Coupe variants. New for this year, Paceman and Countryman now have outside heated mirrors and washer jets as standard. Bluetooth connectivity is standard across the entire line-up of vehicles, while Sirius satellite radio is an option, along with a one year subscription. There will be only a single Premium Package moving forward, which bundles several popular options including a dual pane panoramic sunroof, automatic headlight control, and auto climate control. A new City Pack will be offered on all models and feature a theft deterrent system, power folding mirrors, heated mirrors with washer jets, auto dimming mirrors, and park distance control. Countryman's rear doors now have a padded armrest and a bench seat will be standard. Paceman is equipped with a Comfort Suspension with



The 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in ES, SE AWD, GT, Ralliart, Evolution GSR and Evolution MR sedan, and ES and GT Sportback. Powering the SE is a 168 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT). The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged and intercooled MIVEC-equipped inline four-cylinder engine that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated to a rapid-shifting 6-speed automated manual Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GT can be lowered by three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room.



The 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer is offered in ES, SE AWD, GT, Ralliart, Evolution GSR and Evolution MR sedan, and ES and GT Sportback. Powering the SE is a 168 horsepower 2.4L four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT). The Ralliart is powered by the 2.0L turbocharged and intercooled MIVEC-equipped inline four-cylinder engine that produces 237-horsepower and features all-wheel drive with Active Center Differential as standard equipment. The engine is mated to a rapid-shifting 6-speed automated manual Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission. The Lancer Sportback has an overall length is slightly longer than its sedan counterpart but the cargo capacity (enhanced with 60/40 split fold rear seats) is significantly increased. The rear floor of the GT can be lowered by three inches, yielding a total of 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room.



The 2014 Nissan Frontier returns for this unchanged with only minor equipment updates. Offered in King Cab and Crew Cab bodystyles, the Frontier models maintain a starting MSRP the same as last year's model. This year, SV, PRO-4X and SL models see new alloy wheels, while the SV Value Truck Package adds heated front seats. The PRO-4X models feature a satin chrome front grille treatment, unique bed decals and white contrast stitching on the seats. With a limited number of compact trucks currently available in the market, Nissan positions the Frontier as an example of "quality and rugged dependability."



The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder is available in 2WD or 4WD configuration and four trims: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. A Hybrid model will be available later in the fall. New items for this model year include a new SL Tech Package featuring Bose 13-speaker Premium Audio System, Nissan Navigation System, Voice Recognition, XM NavTraffic and NavWeather capability, Zagat Survey Restaurant Guide, Bluetooth Streaming Audio and 8-inch color touch-screen monitor. The Pathfinder is powered by a 3.5L DOHC V6 engine which is paired with an Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Automatic) transmission for greater fuel efficiency. The Pathfinder's third row seat features a convenient recline feature, and an AroundView 360 monitor and Easy Fill Tire Alert System are also available. According to Nissan, their goal was to "be the best not just on paper, but in the real world."



The 2014 Nissan Titan continues for this year with no major changes and is offered only in Crew and King Cab body configurations. Last year saw the addition of a new design with rear aero spoiler and available integrated rear camera (standard on PRO-4X and SL). The PRO-4X also features its own unique appearance with graphics, satin chrome grille, darkened wheel and lower radiator skid pad finishes. The off-road focused PRO-4X has leather seats with white stitch accents, a logo treatment, and Titan embroidery on the cloth seats. Step rails are standard on SV and SL, while S features styled steel wheels and SL adds mudguards.



All-new for 2013, the Porsche 911 returns for 2014 with minimal change. The line-up consists of two bodystyles and 16 models, ranging from the Base Carrera RWD coupe, to the new high-end performance GT3. The seventh-generation Porsche 911 is longer, lower, has a wider front track. It also includes new features such as a new rear axle design to improve dynamic precision and stability, a new electro-mechanical power steering system, Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), enhanced Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and enhanced dynamic engine mount technology created for the last generation 911 GT3. The new GT3 is powered by a 3.8L boxer engine that produces 400 horsepower and accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds.



The Porsche Cayenne starts the 2014 model year offering a new Turbo S trim. The powertrain consist of a 550 horsepower 4.8 liter biturbo V8 engine mated to an eight-speed Tiptronic S and actively controlled all-wheel drive PTM (Porsche Traction Management). Acceleration from zero to 60 mph is estimated to be 4.3 seconds with a top speed 176 mph. The exterior features of the Turbo S are distinguished by its air intake grilles, headlight housings and the mirror components are finished in high-gloss black. Exclusive to the Cayenne Turbo S are standard 21-inch 911 Turbo II wheels painted gloss black on the inside and featuring the Porsche crest in full color.



For 2014, the Porsche Panamera receives updates to the exterior and interior and also adds two extended wheelbase Executive models. The S Hybrid is now the S E-Hybrid and becomes Porsche's first plug-in Hybrid. The Panamera is now available in nine models: base, base 4, S, 4S, S E-Hybrid, GTS, 4S Executive, Turbo and Turbo Executive. The new S E-Hybrid is powered by a supercharged 3.6L V6 engine that is coupled with a more powerful electric motor and a higher-performance battery that supplies more energy than the previous model. The electric drive produces 95 hp, more than double the power of the previous model's electric motor (47 hp). Electricity is stored in a newly developed 9.4 kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric driving range of the Panamera S E-Hybrid is estimated to be greater than 20 miles and it can reach up to 84 mph in all-electric operation.



The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is available in nine trims: Tradesman, Express, SLT, Outdoorsman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Laramie Limited. Choice of engines consist of a 305 horsepower 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, a 395 horsepower 5.7L HEMI V8 and a new first in class 3.0-liter Turbocharged EcoDiesel engine that produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque . Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. Also new on the Ram 1500 is a front park assists system and host of efficiency, comfort and emissions-friendly refinements including a variable displacement compressor; pulse-width modulated blower; humidity sensor; and the latest technology in air conditioning refrigerant. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add convenience as well as increased security.



The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is available in nine trims: Tradesman, Express, SLT, Outdoorsman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Laramie Limited. Choice of engines consist of a 305 horsepower 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, a 395 horsepower 5.7L HEMI V8 and a new first in class 3.0-liter Turbocharged EcoDiesel engine that produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque . Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. Also new on the Ram 1500 is a front park assists system and host of efficiency, comfort and emissions-friendly refinements including a variable displacement compressor; pulse-width modulated blower; humidity sensor; and the latest technology in air conditioning refrigerant. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add convenience as well as increased security.



The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is available in nine trims: Tradesman, Express, SLT, Outdoorsman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Laramie Limited. Choice of engines consist of a 305 horsepower 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, a 395 horsepower 5.7L HEMI V8 and a new first in class 3.0-liter Turbocharged EcoDiesel engine that produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque . Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. Also new on the Ram 1500 is a front park assists system and host of efficiency, comfort and emissions-friendly refinements including a variable displacement compressor; pulse-width modulated blower; humidity sensor; and the latest technology in air conditioning refrigerant. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add convenience as well as increased security.



The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is available in nine trims: Tradesman, Express, SLT, Outdoorsman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Laramie Limited. Choice of engines consist of a 305 horsepower 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, a 395 horsepower 5.7L HEMI V8 and a new first in class 3.0-liter Turbocharged EcoDiesel engine that produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque . Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. Also new on the Ram 1500 is a front park assists system and host of efficiency, comfort and emissions-friendly refinements including a variable displacement compressor; pulse-width modulated blower; humidity sensor; and the latest technology in air conditioning refrigerant. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add convenience as well as increased security.



The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is available in nine trims: Tradesman, Express, SLT, Outdoorsman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Laramie Limited. Choice of engines consist of a 305 horsepower 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, a 395 horsepower 5.7L HEMI V8 and a new first in class 3.0-liter Turbocharged EcoDiesel engine that produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque . Models equipped with the HEMI engine feature Fuel Saver Technology and variable valve timing for greater efficiency. Also new on the Ram 1500 is a front park assists system and host of efficiency, comfort and emissions-friendly refinements including a variable displacement compressor; pulse-width modulated blower; humidity sensor; and the latest technology in air conditioning refrigerant. A central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate add convenience as well as increased security.



2014 Ram HD sees a number of changes for the new model year. An all-new 6.4L HEMI is now available and is priced at only $1500 more than comparably equipped 5.7L HEMI Ram trucks. Two gasoline engines, as well as a choice of manual or automatic equipped diesel variants provide consumers with a number of powertrain choices to suit their needs. Both 2500 and 3500 feature an all-new coil link suspension, with Ram 2500 offering a factory optioned air suspension and Ram 3500 models a supplemental air bag suspension; new gooseneck/fifth wheel capability is also available on 2500s. Rounding out the changes for this year are revised 18 and 20-inch wheel packages.



2014 Ram HD sees a number of changes for the new model year. An all-new 6.4L HEMI is now available and is priced at only $1500 more than comparably equipped 5.7L HEMI Ram trucks. Two gasoline engines, as well as a choice of manual or automatic equipped diesel variants provide consumers with a number of powertrain choices to suit their needs. Both 2500 and 3500 feature an all-new coil link suspension, with Ram 2500 offering a factory optioned air suspension and Ram 3500 models a supplemental air bag suspension; new gooseneck/fifth wheel capability is also available on 2500s. Rounding out the changes for this year are revised 18 and 20-inch wheel packages.



2014 Ram HD sees a number of changes for the new model year. An all-new 6.4L HEMI is now available and is priced at only $1500 more than comparably equipped 5.7L HEMI Ram trucks. Two gasoline engines, as well as a choice of manual or automatic equipped diesel variants provide consumers with a number of powertrain choices to suit their needs. Both 2500 and 3500 feature an all-new coil link suspension, with Ram 2500 offering a factory optioned air suspension and Ram 3500 models a supplemental air bag suspension; new gooseneck/fifth wheel capability is also available on 2500s. Rounding out the changes for this year are revised 18 and 20-inch wheel packages.



2014 Ram HD sees a number of changes for the new model year. An all-new 6.4L HEMI is now available and is priced at only $1500 more than comparably equipped 5.7L HEMI Ram trucks. Two gasoline engines, as well as a choice of manual or automatic equipped diesel variants provide consumers with a number of powertrain choices to suit their needs. Both 2500 and 3500 feature an all-new coil link suspension, with Ram 2500 offering a factory optioned air suspension and Ram 3500 models a supplemental air bag suspension; new gooseneck/fifth wheel capability is also available on 2500s. Rounding out the changes for this year are revised 18 and 20-inch wheel packages.



2014 Ram HD sees a number of changes for the new model year. An all-new 6.4L HEMI is now available and is priced at only $1500 more than comparably equipped 5.7L HEMI Ram trucks. Two gasoline engines, as well as a choice of manual or automatic equipped diesel variants provide consumers with a number of powertrain choices to suit their needs. Both 2500 and 3500 feature an all-new coil link suspension, with Ram 2500 offering a factory optioned air suspension and Ram 3500 models a supplemental air bag suspension; new gooseneck/fifth wheel capability is also available on 2500s. Rounding out the changes for this year are revised 18 and 20-inch wheel packages.



The 2014 Scion tC returns this year featuring a sportier new look as well as a special edition Series 10 model. Other updates include a revised interior with enhanced materials, while the exterior offers buyers a more muscular visual through the use of a new grille, LED accent lighting, and an updated hood that extends downward to the open grille with integrated tC logo. The freshened tC also has standard 18-inch wheels with dark gray finish, LED tail lights, and an FR-S style black-out valance. Two new paint choices are available this year, Absolutely Red and Blue Streak metallic. Past versions of the tC comprise 40% of Scion sales.



The 2014 Subaru Impreza returns for this year with no major changes and continues in either wagon or sedan bodystyles and several trims: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Sport Premium, 2.5i Sport Limited, WRX, WRX Premium, WRX Limited, WRX STi and WRX STi Limited. The Impreza is powered by a 2.0-liter Boxer engine that produces 148 horsepower and lb-ft of torque. WRX models receive a 265 horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine with the STi version producing 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. STi models receive chassis and suspension upgrades, high polish quad steel exhaust pipes, and a freshened gauge cluster. All five door models have a standard truck spoiler, and an All-Weather Package includes heated front seats and outside mirrors as well as windshield de-icers.



The 2014 Subaru Impreza returns for this year with no major changes and continues in either wagon or sedan bodystyles and several trims: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Sport Premium, 2.5i Sport Limited, WRX, WRX Premium, WRX Limited, WRX STi and WRX STi Limited. The Impreza is powered by a 2.0-liter Boxer engine that produces 148 horsepower and lb-ft of torque. WRX models receive a 265 horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine with the STi version producing 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. STi models receive chassis and suspension upgrades, high polish quad steel exhaust pipes, and a freshened gauge cluster. All five door models have a standard truck spoiler, and an All-Weather Package includes heated front seats and outside mirrors as well as windshield de-icers.



All-new 2013, the Subaru XV Crosstrek returns for 2014 with a few new changes. A hybrid model will be available later in the model year and will mark the first hybrid model ever for Subaru. It is an Impreza-based crossover vehicle but features 8.7 inches of ground clearance, 17-inch alloy wheels, larger brakes and fuel tank, as well as the brands symmetrical all-wheel drive system. Designed with bold exterior appointments, the XV line-up has black wheel arches and rocker panel cladding for a more rugged appearance. Two trims are offered; Premium and Limited. Standard features include rear privacy glass, power door locks, power mirrors and windows, and heated seats and mirrors. The top of the line Limited adds leather seating, auto climate control, upgraded instrument cluster and a Lineartrontic Continuously Variable Transmission as standard.



The extended Toyota Prius line-up continues this year with only minor changes. Offered in the standard Prius, Prius Plug-In, the larger Prius v (for versatility), and smaller Prius c. Prius v sees new standard daytime running lights for all trim levels but the panoramic view moonroof will now be offered as a standalone option on the Three level grade (formerly only offered in the Advance Technology Package on Five trim levels. Prius Plug-in features both the normal hybrid capabilities as well as a selectable EV mode which provides about 87 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) in combined driving, or 49 MPG in hybrid mode alone. As of June 2013, world-wide sales of the Prius hit the 3 million mark.



After a complete redesign in 2013, the 2014 Toyota Avalon returns with no major changes and is offered in both a 3.5L V6 gas engine, or a 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid plant with an EV mode that in certain situations allows the vehicle to operate solely on electric propulsion (for a mile at speeds up to 25 mph). Standard features include keyless entry with SmartKey, LED taillights, wood grain accents, leather-wrapped tilt and telescoping steering wheel, power heated leather front seats, and 10 airbags. Two types of climate control systems are offered, one with a tri-zone independent temperature control, or another with dual-zone control. Avalon features a standard display based audio system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen where operations for the customizable vehicle settings, rear camera display, and remote devices (such as iPod) can also be accessed. The system features a split-screen capabil



The Toyota Camry returns for 2014 with very minor updates. It is available in five trims: L, LE, SE, SE Sport, XLE, LE Hybrid and XLE Hybrid. The re-introduced SE Sport trim features 18" Smoked alloy wheels, power driver's seat, and moonroof. Choice of engines on the Camry includes a 178 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine or a 3.5L V6 engine producing 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The Hybrid is equipped with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine combined with a permanent magnet synchronous motor that produces 200 horsepower. The engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission or a continuously variable transmission (Hybrid only), no manual transmission is available. Optional features include heated mirrors, leather seats, and voice activated navigation system.



The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander features a revised exterior, increased cargo room and three powertrain choices--an economical four-cylinder (Base LE only), V6 and Hybrid. The V6 will be mated with a revised six-speed transmission. Other new features available include Toyota's Entune Audio with Bluetooth connectivity and touchscreen, integrated back up camera, height adjustable power rear liftgate (also features a flip-up rear hatch window), and eight-way power driver's seat. Highlander offers three rows of seating for up to eight passengers. Trim grades offered are LE, LE Plus, XLE and the top-of-the-line Limited. Added standard features on the Limited consist of 19-inch wheels, projector beam halogen smoked-chrome accent headlights (with auto on/off), LED daytime running lights, body color heated power mirrors with memory, integrated turn signal and blind spot warning lights.



The new Toyota Tundra returns for 2014 with new trims and a "value driven" pricing model that sees an average decrease in MSRP of $263 over last year. Tundra grades offered for the new model year include Base SR, high volume SR5, Limited and two Premium levels--1794 Edition and Platinum. The exterior features a new front end design but with a distinct look for each trim level. Standard features on the Tundra include back-up camera, Bluetooth hands-free phone compatibility, windshield wiper de-icer, air conditioning, power windows and locks and heated power outside mirrors. Any model with a 5.7L V8 engine also features a standard tow hitch. Limited, Platinum and 1794 Editions add dual-zone air conditioning, auto dimming rearview mirror with compass and Homelink universal transceiver.



The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle is carried over from last year with minor updates; however, a new limited edition GSR trim has been added and the Turbo models have all been rebadged as "R-Line" and feature 18-inch aluminum alloy "Twister" wheels, front fog lamps, glossy black exterior mirrors, and a rear spoiler. All R-Line models also feature a standard armrest, and a six-speed DSG dual clutch automatic is optional. All Beetles now feature an independent rear suspension for improved driving characteristics, and Volkswagen Car-Net connectivity is now available to consumers. Options on Beetle include panoramic sunroof (hatchbacks), premium audio system, keyless entry with push button engine start, leather seating, 19-inch wheels and the popular Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights. Later in the model year the Base 2.5L engine will be replaced by a 1.8L turbo four-cylinder en



For the 2014 model year, the Volkswagen Jetta returns in sedan and wagon bodystyles offered with five powertains, including a Hybrid sedan model introduced for the first time last year. Other updates include a 1.8T Turbo engine replacing the 2.5 five-cylinder as standard on SE and SEL trims, and a revised multilink independent suspension for improved ride. VW's new Car-Net connectivity is offered on some but not trim levels. All SE and above trim grades now have electric power assisted steering, as well as exterior chrome accents and interior leather appointments. Other standard amenities include air conditioning, one-touch up/down power windows, power locks, keyless entry system, and power heated outside mirrors in addition to a host of safety features such as electronic stability control. The SEL trim level adds power driver's seat, sport front seats, and soft-touch dash. The SEL



For the 2014 model year, the Volkswagen Jetta returns in sedan and wagon bodystyles offered with five powertains, including a Hybrid sedan model introduced for the first time last year. Other updates include a 1.8T Turbo engine replacing the 2.5 five-cylinder as standard on SE and SEL trims, and a revised multilink independent suspension for improved ride. VW's new Car-Net connectivity is offered on some but not trim levels. All SE and above trim grades now have electric power assisted steering, as well as exterior chrome accents and interior leather appointments. Other standard amenities include air conditioning, one-touch up/down power windows, power locks, keyless entry system, and power heated outside mirrors in addition to a host of safety features such as electronic stability control. The SEL trim level adds power driver's seat, sport front seats, and soft-touch dash. The SEL



For the 2014 model year, the Volkswagen Jetta returns in sedan and wagon bodystyles offered with five powertains, including a Hybrid sedan model introduced for the first time last year. Other updates include a 1.8T Turbo engine replacing the 2.5 five-cylinder as standard on SE and SEL trims, and a revised multilink independent suspension for improved ride. VW's new Car-Net connectivity is offered on some but not trim levels. All SE and above trim grades now have electric power assisted steering, as well as exterior chrome accents and interior leather appointments. Other standard amenities include air conditioning, one-touch up/down power windows, power locks, keyless entry system, and power heated outside mirrors in addition to a host of safety features such as electronic stability control. The SEL trim level adds power driver's seat, sport front seats, and soft-touch dash. The SEL



The Volkswagen Touareg returns this year with no major changes. Offered in a number of trims including Sport, Lux, R-Line (new for 2014), and Executive, the Touareg is available with a TDI clean diesel engine or VR6 powerplant. The hybrid, noted by the maker as the "world's first supercharged hybrid" is offered in a single grade, and sits at the top of the model line-up. An eight speed automatic is standard across the model line. The R-Line offers consumers unique interior and exterior design treatments including 20-inch "Mallory" wheels and a sport suspension. An Easy open liftgate (opens with a swipe of your foot under the rear bumper as long as the key is in your pocket) and 360-degree view camera are now offered on Executive and Hybrid trims. The Touareg is a sister to the Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7.



Significantly updated inside and out in 2013, the 2015 Acura RDX is carried over with no major changes in four trims and is available in FWD or SH-AWD and with or without a Technology Package. All models feature a 273 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include leather seating surfaces, heated power front seats, a power moonroof and a 360 watt audio system. Several infotainment and convenience technology features are offered including Pandora internet radio interface, a Keyless Access System with pushbutton start, an Active Noise Control system and a rear view camera system with three unique viewing angles. The RDX with Technology Package adds to that standard list: AcuraLink communication system, R/V Monitor, and a voice-activated navigation system, a GPS-linked solar-sensing climate control system, a power actuated rear tailgate, 6



The ever growing Premium Compact market expands again with the addition of the 2015 Audi A3 sedan (as well as S3 performance variant) to the brand's line-up. They will complement the existing sportback model and be offered with a number of drivetrain, powertrain and technology options in Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels. In addition to the new sedans being added to the A3 line-up, a Plug-in hybrid electric variant (PHEV) of the Sportback will also be available for the U.S. market, while a Cabriolet is also rumored.



The 2015 Audi TT/TTS has been completely redesigned for the new model year and continues in TT and TTS trims in either coupe or convertible bodystyles. The TT features power heated seats, Alcantara leather seating and a Bose Premium sound system. Options include a navigation system (base model) and an S-Line Plus Carbon Package. More information, including updated vehicle photos will be available later after the model's reveal in March 2014.



The all-new 2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe is offered in three trims: 428i, 428i xDrive, and 435i. The 428's feature a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo in-line four-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 255 lbs-ft of torque. The 435's receive a 3.0L Twin Turbo in-line six-cylinder engine producing 300 horsepower and 300 lbs-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. A Driving Dynamics Control switch allows the driver to customize accelerator response characteristics, engine response, the power steering characteristics and the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) thresholds. Using the rocker switch on the center console, drivers can choose between ECO PRO, COMFORT, SPORT and SPORT+ (depending on equipment) modes. Each of these predefined setups activates different settings for the relevant power train and suspension components.



For 2015, BMW features the addition of an all-new Alpina B6 Gran Coupe to its line-up. The 6-Series is available in three bodystyles and six models: 640i, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6 in Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe bodystyles and Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe. The 640i is powered by a 315 horsepower twin turbocharged 3.0L in-line six-cylinder engine while the 650i and 650i xDrive receive a twin turbocharged 4.8L V8 engine that generates 445 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to an eight-speed Sport Automatic transmission. The M6 receives its power from a 560 horsepower M TwinPower Turbo 4.4L V8 engine and the Alpina B6 is equipped with a 540 horsepower Alpina Bi-Turbo 4.4L V8 engine. The M6 engine is mated to a seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission and the B6 engine is paired with an eight-speed sport automatic transmission with Alpina Switch-Tronic. The Alpina



The 2015 BMW 7-series is initially only available in 740Ld xDrive trim. The 740Ld features a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo diesel engine in the long-wheelbase 7 Series body and includes xDrive, BMW's intelligent all-wheel drive system. Standard features like Driving Dynamics Control with Eco Pro mode and Auto Start/Stop will help the driver to reduce fuel consumption in real-world driving situations. The 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo diesel engine produces 255 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque and is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The BMW 740Ld xDrive will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds. Standard amenities include moon roof, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, voice-activation system, GPS navigation system, and heated mirrors and seats.



Along with it's shared platform siblings the Tahoe, Suburban and Yukon, the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade has been entirely redesigned for the new model year and continues in short and long-wheelbase variants. The new Escalade shares an engine with the GMC Yukon Denali and the line-up has been reworked such that the all levels see enhanced equipment with the Premier now being the top-of-the-line. The new Escalade was designed with careful attention to quality and craftsmanship which is evident on the inside through the use of such materials as open-pore wood trim and cut-and-sewn and wrapped appointments. The goal for the vehicle was to make it entirely new while retaining the bold luxury styling statement the Escalade is known for. A number of state of the art technology enhancements can be found on the models, including Cadillac's CUE infotainment and connectivity system.



The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. Chevrolet's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through connectivity and better controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tai



The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. Chevrolet's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through connectivity and better controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tai



The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. Chevrolet's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through connectivity and better controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tai



The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. Chevrolet's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through connectivity and better controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tai



The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. Chevrolet's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through connectivity and better controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tai



The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, along with its GM siblings the Tahoe, Yukon and Escalade, has undergone a redesign for the model year. This marks the 80th anniversary and 12th generation model. Offered in short wheelbase (Tahoe) and long wheelbase versions, the Suburban sees number changes inside and out, including fold-flat second and third row power seats, increased rear legroom for second row passengers (with improved exit and entry), as well as an available 8-inch color touchscreen infotainment system featuring the next generation Chevrolet MyLink connectivity and optional rear entertainment system with Blu-ray DVD player. For added convenience, the driver can see a panoramic view of the rear seats through the conversation mirror located in the overhead console. Keyless entry and push button start are also standard.



The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, along with its GM siblings the Suburban, Yukon and Escalade, has undergone a redesign for the model year. This marks the 80th anniversary and 12th generation model of the Suburban nameplate with Tahoe being a leading seller in the full-size segment. The Tahoe sees number changes inside and out, including fold-flat second and third row power seats, increased rear legroom for second row passengers (with improved exit and entry), as well as an available 8-inch color touchscreen infotainment system featuring the next generation Chevrolet MyLink connectivity and optional rear entertainment system with Blu-ray DVD player (dual screens on Suburban). For added convenience, the driver can see a panoramic view of the rear seats through the conversation mirror located in the overhead console. Keyless entry and push button start are also standard.



Ford's non-commerical heavy duty F-Series trucks (available in F250, F350 and F450) continue with relatively minor changes for 2015 but the brand's light duty F-150 will be all-new later in the year. Updates for the Super Duty models include a more efficient and durable 6.7L V8 Power Stroke diesel engine, increased towing capacity for F-450, as well as a freshening for their "Texas inspired" King Ranch trim. Ford is the only brand that designs and manufacturers its own diesel engine and transmission powerplant combination.



Ford's non-commerical heavy duty F-Series trucks (available in F250, F350 and F450) continue with relatively minor changes for 2015 but the brand's light duty F-150 will be all-new later in the year. Updates for the Super Duty models include a more efficient and durable 6.7L V8 Power Stroke diesel engine, increased towing capacity for F-450, as well as a freshening for their "Texas inspired" King Ranch trim. Ford is the only brand that designs and manufacturers its own diesel engine and transmission powerplant combination.



Ford's non-commerical heavy duty F-Series trucks (available in F250, F350 and F450) continue with relatively minor changes for 2015 but the brand's light duty F-150 will be all-new later in the year. Updates for the Super Duty models include a more efficient and durable 6.7L V8 Power Stroke diesel engine, increased towing capacity for F-450, as well as a freshening for their "Texas inspired" King Ranch trim. Ford is the only brand that designs and manufacturers its own diesel engine and transmission powerplant combination.



Ford's non-commerical heavy duty F-Series trucks (available in F250, F350 and F450) continue with relatively minor changes for 2015 but the brand's light duty F-150 will be all-new later in the year. Updates for the Super Duty models include a more efficient and durable 6.7L V8 Power Stroke diesel engine, increased towing capacity for F-450, as well as a freshening for their "Texas inspired" King Ranch trim. Ford is the only brand that designs and manufacturers its own diesel engine and transmission powerplant combination.



Ford's all-new full-size passenger and cargo vans replace the former E-Series line. The 2015 Transit is offered in two wheelbases, several roof heights and extended length with single or dual rear wheels. It boasts the largest available number of configurations of any full-size van. it's expected to feature an improved fuel efficiency of about 25% and tow at least 300 lbs more than its predecessor. The Transit is also offered in both chassis cab and cutaway configurations. Two trim levels--XL and XLT offer business customers the option to their needs. Rear cargo doors open a full 270 degrees to access the rear of the van. Designed for improved ride, handling and steering dynamics, the interior is intended to allow for easy upfit of racks, shelves or other storage, while the passenger van seats up to 15 people.



Ford's all-new full-size passenger and cargo vans replace the former E-Series line. The 2015 Transit is offered in two wheelbases, several roof heights and extended length with single or dual rear wheels. It boasts the largest available number of configurations of any full-size van. it's expected to feature an improved fuel efficiency of about 25% and tow at least 300 lbs more than its predecessor. The Transit is also offered in both chassis cab and cutaway configurations. Two trim levels--XL and XLT offer business customers the option to their needs. Rear cargo doors open a full 270 degrees to access the rear of the van. Designed for improved ride, handling and steering dynamics, the interior is intended to allow for easy upfit of racks, shelves or other storage, while the passenger van seats up to 15 people.



The 2015 GMC Sierra HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. GMC's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through improved connectivity and controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tailgates and ot



The 2015 GMC Sierra HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. GMC's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through improved connectivity and controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tailgates and ot



The 2015 GMC Sierra HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. GMC's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through improved connectivity and controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tailgates and ot



The 2015 GMC Sierra HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. GMC's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through improved connectivity and controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tailgates and ot



The 2015 GMC Sierra HD has been updated for the new model year, following suite with the redesign of the LD 1500 series models in 2014. Available cab styles include Crew Cab, an all-new Double Cab, and Regular Cab with a 6.6K Duramax Turbo Diesel or 6.0L Vortec V8 available. New features include integrated cruise control, automatic grade breaking feature, as well as a diesel exhaust braking on Durmax equipped vehicles. Stabilitrak and trailer sway control are standard on all models including 3500 one tons with dual rear wheels. Revised cabs and the interiors see both improved space and comfort which are aligned with the business needs in commercial applications. GMC's infotainments system MyLink, provides added convenience through improved connectivity and controls. The new truck beds in 6.5 and 8-foot box lengths have standard CornerStep bumpers, EZ Lift and Lower tailgates and ot



The all-new 2015 GMC Yukon, along with its GM siblings the Suburban, Tahoe and Escalade, has undergone a redesign for the model year. The Yukon sees number changes inside and out, including fold-flat second and third row power seats (with available power fold feature), optional power liftgate with programmable height settings, as well a standard 8-inch color touchscreen infotainment system featuring the IntelliLink connectivity and optional rear entertainment system with Blu-ray DVD player (dual screens on Yukon XL). For added convenience, the driver can see a panoramic view of the rear seats through the conversation mirror located in the overhead console. Keyless entry and push button start are also standard. Denali models feature the same engine found on the Cadillac Escalade.



The all-new 2015 GMC Yukon, along with its GM siblings the Suburban, Tahoe and Escalade, has undergone a redesign for the model year. The Yukon sees number changes inside and out, including fold-flat second and third row power seats (with available power fold feature), optional power liftgate with programmable height settings, as well a standard 8-inch color touchscreen infotainment system featuring the IntelliLink connectivity and optional rear entertainment system with Blu-ray DVD player (dual screens on Yukon XL). For added convenience, the driver can see a panoramic view of the rear seats through the conversation mirror located in the overhead console. Keyless entry and push button start are also standard. Denali models feature the same engine found on the Cadillac Escalade.



The all-new 2015 GMC Yukon, along with its GM siblings the Suburban, Tahoe and Escalade, has undergone a redesign for the model year. The Yukon sees number changes inside and out, including fold-flat second and third row power seats (with available power fold feature), optional power liftgate with programmable height settings, as well a standard 8-inch color touchscreen infotainment system featuring the IntelliLink connectivity and optional rear entertainment system with Blu-ray DVD player (dual screens on Yukon XL). For added convenience, the driver can see a panoramic view of the rear seats through the conversation mirror located in the overhead console. Keyless entry and push button start are also standard. Denali models feature the same engine found on the Cadillac Escalade.



The completely redesigned 2015 Honda Fit is available in three trims: LX, EX, and EX-L. The all-new chassis is more rigid and lighter than the previous model, featuring numerous improvements to front and rear suspension and steering systems that improve overall driving dynamics. The new 1.5L 4-cylinder engine has a DOHC head with i-VTEC+VTC valve and timing control plus direct fuel injection. With reduced weight and friction, increased compression ratio, and other changes, the engine delivers an 11 percent increase in peak horsepower to 130, and a 7.5 percent increase in peak torque to 114 lb.-ft. With the combination of the new engine and transmissions, the Fit has an EPA fuel-economy rating of 29 city/37 highway for the new six-speed manual transmission, 33 city/41highway for the LX trim with the new CVT transmission and 32 city/38 highway for the EX and EX-L trim with the new CVT



All new last year but offered only as a convertible, the 2015 Jaguar F-Type continues in three trims--base, S and S V8 but is also offered in a base, S and R coupe as well. The Base and S are powered by a 3.0L supercharged V6 engine producing 340 horsepower on the base and tuned to generate 380 horsepower on the S. The S V8 receives a 5.0L supercharged V8 engine with an output of 495 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque while the R coupe features a 550hp 5.0L V8. The engines are mated to an eight-speed 'Quickshift' automatic transmission that was specifically tuned by Jaguar for the F-type to prioritize acceleration. Performance has also been added to the interior with two audio systems offered from premium British audio experts Meridian. The two systems are available in either 10 or 12 speakers with outputs of 380 watts and 770 watts.



The 2015 Jaguar XK Series is available in coupe and convertible bodystyles as well as three trims: XK, XKR and XKR-S. The XK is powered by a 5.0L V8 engine, while the XKR receives a supercharged version of the 5.0L V8 that generates 510 horsepower and 461 lb-ft of torque. The XKR-S adds more power to that of the XKR's 5.0L supercharged V8 engine with revised fuel mapping and an active exhaust that increase the power and torque to 550 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque. Other features on the XKR include a 7-inch monitor with touchscreen and navigation and keyless entry with engine start; the XKR-S adds, special wheels, 16-way adjustable memory sports seats with carbon-fiber effect leather, rear wing with carbon-fiber center section, and Active sports exhaust delivers an authentic, racing inspired soundtrack.



As Audi readies to bring its small premium crossover, the Q3, to the U.S., Lincoln also sets to release their new vehicle, the MKC. The MKC is the second of four all-new Lincolns that they hope will drive new buyer's to the brand in the coming years. The small SUV features a standard 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder turbocharged engine, projected to produce 240 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 270 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,000 rpm, but has an optional 2.3L variant that increases output to 275hp. The MKC, with its hands-free "wraparound liftgate" features such available technology amenities such as collision warning system, lane departure system and driver assist as well as other options such as an all glass panoramic roof and THX-« II Certified Audio System that features THX-distributed bass sound and 14 right-, center- and left-slot speaker assemblies. The MKC also introduces the new "Linco



The 2015 Lincoln MKZ continues in three versions: FWD, Hybrid, and AWD. Choice of engines include the standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid powertrain on the Hybrid and the optional 3.7-liter V6 that produces 300 horsepower and 277 lb-ft of torque. Though the new MKZ Concept has been revealed this year the model is carried over largely unchanged. The interior features a push button shifting in lieu of a traditional shift lever in the center console. Premium leather and responsibly harvested wood are used throughout the interior of the vehicles. Lincoln uses Active Noise Control in order to maintain quietness throughout the cabin.



The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class continues with no major updates and is available in either two-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (4MATIC). The GLK comes standard with a fuel efficient V6 engine that produces 268hp mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Convenience features include Smart Key entry system, memory settings for the mirrors, steering wheel and driver's seat, and automatic climate control. Standard safety equipment includes front and side impact airbags, as well as, knee and window airbags. An optional AMG Sport Package adds AMG bumpers, LED daytime running lights, aluminum roof rails and 20-inch AMG 5-twin-spoke wheels.



The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sees the addition of a S600 and an S65 AMG sedan to its line-up. As the brand's flagship model, the S-Class distinguishes itself in the luxury segment with the high level of craftsmanship and design expected from Mercedes-Benz including such amenities as hot stone seating massage, ionized air purification (via the Air Balance Package), Burmester premium sound system, and an intelligent suspension system that anticipates the road ahead and makes suspension adjustments accordingly. Other standard features include 20 more horsepower (over last year's S550), rearview camera, panoramic sunroof, full LED lighting (the entire vehicle exterior and interior), and keyless start. A new S63 AMG high performance model will produce 577 horsepower and have standard all-wheel drive.



After a redesign in 2013 the Porsche 911 returns for 2015 with minimal change (a 2016 redo is currently rumored). The line-up consists of two bodystyles and a number of trims, ranging from the Base Carrera RWD coupe, to the high performance Turbo S. As with other Porsche models a wide variety of options for the interior and exterior allow buyers to customize the vehicles to their specification and preferences. A GTS model is expected later in the year and will feature unique design and engineering features unique to that trim level.



Porsche adds a new premium compact crossover to its line-up with the all-new 2014 Macan; the name originates from the Indonesian word for tiger. The Macan joins the popular Cayenne as Porsche's fifth nameplate for the brand and combines the performance and handling buyers' expect from a Porsche, while providing the utility they need. Two models will be initially offered--Base S, and a 400hp Turbo; with 0-60 times of 5.2 and 4.6 seconds, respectively. Standard on the Macan S are 19-inch wheels, CDR Plus audio system with 11-speakers and 7-inch TFT display, power heated outside mirrors, power tailgate with open/close functionality, dual zone climate control and piano black interior package. The Turbo adds such amenities as navigation system, Bose audio, unique front headlamps with LED fog lights, and a brushed aluminum interior package.



The all-new 2015 Subaru WRX is only available in sedan bodystyle and in several trims: Base, Premium, Limited, STi, STi Launch Edition and STi Limited. The WRX is powered by a new 268 horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine while the STi receives a turbocharged 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine producing 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual transmission or a new Sport Lineartronic automatic transmission with manual mode and steering wheel paddle switches (not available on the STi). Active Torque Vectoring, a new enhancement of the Multi-Mode Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) stability and traction control system, can apply brake pressure to the inside front wheel to facilitate more neutral cornering. Redesigned hood, front fenders, doors and quarters, bumpers, headlights and taillight clusters are all unique to the 2



Model year 2013 is the final year for the Chevrolet Avalanche. To commemorate the event, Chevrolet is offering the vehicle in an exclusive Black Diamond Edition in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels. Special equipment on the vehicles include Black Diamond badging, rearview camera system, color-keyed exterior body treatment, ultrasonic rear park assist, fog lights, power adjustable pedals, and unique paint colors. These include White Diamond, Silver Ice, Blue Topaz, Black, and Fairway Metallic. The Avalanche's sibling, the Cadillac Escalade EXT is also ending production after this year. Both vehicles found a popular niche with consumers shopping light duty crew cab trucks, but wanting more of an upscale sport utility design.



New to the 2013 Hyundai Veloster line-up this year is a Turbo model which is powered by a 201hp 1.6L T-GDI (Turbocharged--Gasoline Direct Injection) engine. The relatively new sporty compact car from Hyundai is otherwise carried over from last year. Equipment unique to the Veloster Turbo include available Matte Gray paint treatment, 18-inch alloy wheels with chromed inserts, projector beam headlamps with LED accents, heated front seats, side mirrors with integrated turn signals, and sport tuned steering and exhaust. The Turbo models also features an exclusive Graphite Black (with Blue accents and headliner graphics) on the interior. Fuel economy is estimated at 38 MPG with the manual transmission.



The 2011 Honda Element is available in two trims: LX and EX in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models are equipped with a 166 horsepower 2.4L VTEC four-cylinder engine mated to either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, tailgate release, and privacy glass. The EX adds alloy wheels, a convertible center console with a removable cooler/storage box, and a 270-watt high-output audio system with XM-« Radio, an auxiliary audio input jack, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, and seven speakers including a 6.5-inch subwoofer.



The 2011 Honda Fit is available in four trims: base and Sport in both automatic and manual transmissions. Updates for this model year include the addition of cruise control, remote entry, a USB audio interface and Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) as standard equipment on all models. The Fit is powered by a 117 horsepower 1.5L i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine. Standard amenities include air conditioning, an AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers, MP3/WMA playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), auxiliary audio input jack, power windows, power mirrors and power door locks. The Sport trim adds alloy wheels, an underbody aero kit, rear roofline spoiler, fog lights, security system with keyless remote entry and cruise control. Four new colors become available: Alabaster Silver Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Celestial Blue Metallic and Vortex Blue Pearl.



The 2012 Toyota Highlander is carried over from last year with no feature changes or updates. The Highlander continues in several trims--Base and SE in 4-cylinder, V6, Limited and Hybrid. The Highlander Hybrid is available in Base and Limited and features the four-wheel drive system with "intelligence." A 50/50 split third-row seat and manual rear climate controls are standard for all models. The Hybrid features a powerful and advanced 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine, and the Leather Package on the Hybrid adds popular equipment such as full leather-trimmed front seats with front seat heaters, leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob, power moonroof, HomeLink, auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, and an engine immobilizer with security alarm.



2012 Hyundai Veloster is available in a single model. It is powered by a 1.6-liter GDI Gamma engine that generates 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and maximum torque of 123 lb.-ft. The engine is mated to an EcoShift dual-clutch six-speed manual transmission. The Veloster features a hinged second door on the passenger side that has hidden door handle to maintain the coupe design. You do not have to open the main passenger side door in order to open the second door. A standard multi-function seven-inch touch-screen display features Pandora internet radio capability, video game console connectivity with 115-volt power outlet, Gracenote display technology with voice recognition, and Blue Link telematics.



2014 Ram HD sees a number of changes for the new model year. An all-new 6.4L HEMI is now available and is priced at only $1500 more than comparably equipped 5.7L HEMI Ram trucks. Two gasoline engines, as well as a choice of manual or automatic equipped diesel variants provide consumers with a number of powertrain choices to suit their needs. Both 2500 and 3500 feature an all-new coil link suspension, with Ram 2500 offering a factory optioned air suspension and Ram 3500 models a supplemental air bag suspension; new gooseneck/fifth wheel capability is also available on 2500s. Rounding out the changes for this year are revised 18 and 20-inch wheel packages.



2014 will mark the first time that an X5 model has been offered with rear-wheel drive. The all-new BMW X5 is available in four trims: sDrive 35i, xDrive 35i, xDrive35d and xDrive 50i. Engine choices include a 300 horsepower TwinPower Turbo 3.0L inline six-cylinder engine on the sDrive35i and xDrive 35i, a new 255 horsepower TwinPower Turbo 3.0L inline six-cylinder diesel engine, and a 4.4L twin-turbocharged V8 engine generating 445 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, adaptive speed control, remote controlled power windows, and Xenon adaptive high intensity discharge headlights. Available packages include the Sport Package, Active Ventilated Seat Package, Premium Package, and Technology Package.



A year after being redesigned, Nissan's small SUV returns for this year with a new entry-level vehicle and a larger standard equipment list. The Xterra is available in 2WD or 4WD and in four trims: the new X, S, Off-Road, and SE. All models are equipped with a 265-hp 4.0L DOHC V6 engine coupled to either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. The Power Package, which features a vehicle alarm, remote keyless entry, cruise control, and power convenience features, is now standard on the S and above trims. Also new for 2006, all Xterra models include a standard glove box lock, lamp, and damper. Midnight Blue joins the exterior paint choice list, while Charcoal is now offered as an interior color on Off-Road models.



According to our associates at Motor Trend, though carried over for 2014, the Chrysler Town & Country will end production after this year, and be replaced by a crossover, though possibly retaining its name. The line-up continues in four trim levels--Touring, S, Touring-L, and Limited. Leather seats and a rear DVD entertainment system are standard, as well as a number of safety advancements including SafeTec with ParkView rear backup system, blind spot monitoring as well as Rear Cross Path Detection. All models feature the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine for improved fuel efficiency and increased power. Last year, models saw larger tires and wheels as the only change.



Acura's near luxury sedan returns for 2006 with more power, a revised look, and added features. The TSX comes equipped with a modified 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC engine, now boasting an increased 205 horsepower. The powertrain is completed by either a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission or five-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission. The TSX also receives exterior restyling, including new front and rear bumpers, new alloy wheels, and four new exterior paint choices: Alabaster Silver, Glacier Blue, Deep Green, and Royal Blue. An expanded list of features has been added to the TSX as well, including enhanced Navigation system and a HandsFreeLink wireless telephone.



Added to the Kia family in 2007, the Rondo returns for 2008 with only minor changes. The Kia Rondo is available in a LX, LX V6, EX, and EX V6. Standard amenities on the EX models include keyless remote entry, steering-wheel mounted audio and cruise control buttons, heated exterior mirrors, and roof rails. Safety features on all models include the tire pressure monitoring system, dual front airbags, head and curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. The EX models come available with two optional packages; Premium Package and the Leather Package. The Premium Package offers a power glass moonroof, and an Infinity AM/FM Stereo with an in-dash six-disc CD changer. The Leather Package offers heated leather seats.



After a 2007 redesign, the 2009 Avalanche returns this year with a host of minor updates. Available in six models--LS, LT and LTZ in either 2WD or 4WD, the Avalanche is a sister to the Cadillac Escalade EXT. Changes include a 6-speed automatic standard on all models, 3.08 axle ratio for increased fuel efficiency, available 20-inch chrome wheels on the LTZ trim, optional back up display integrated into the rear view mirror, and updated cloth seats on base LS and LT trims. The LTZ now features standard heated and cooled power seats with perforated leather, new exterior and interior trim treatments and a Centerpoint Surround Sound Bose speaker system. GM's signature White Diamond Tricoat paint will be available on the LTZ. A Heavy Duty Trailering Package is also optional.



After a brief hiatus, the 2013 Lexus GS sport sedan returns initially in two trims; RWD and AWD, with the hybrid being offered later in the model year. The GS reveal took place at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and also appeared in the Lexus brand's first ever Super Bowl ad. Engineered to blend the dynamics of both performance and luxury, the GS features a 3.5L 306 horsepower engine as well as an updated interior featuring LED ambient lighting, analog clock, leather interior with contrast stitching, and three different kinds of wood used throughout the cabin. The next generation Lexus Enform with Safety Connect will be offered on the GS first. The vehicles feature an technologically advanced multimedia system which allows connectivity to music, data, and entertainment services through the user's smartphone. SMS Text-to-Speech functionality allows the driver to have their text



After a complete redesign for the 2011 model year, the 2012 Dodge Durango returns with minor changes in four trims: SXT, Crew, R/T, and Citadel in 2WD and AWD configurations. Updates for this year include newly available second row "flip/fold" Captain's chairs (offered on all trims). Optional second-row storage consoles add walk-through convenience between the rows as well as added storage. Engine choices include new 292 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine and a 5.7L V8 HEMI that generates 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a five-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry with remote start, deep tinted glass, roof rails, and heated mirrors. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags.



After a complete redesign for the 2013 model year the 2014 Lexus ES continues in ES 350 as well as a a ES 300h Hybrid model. The vehicles see no major changes for this year except the integration of Siri Eyes-Free Apple based technology. On the hybrid, new heated/ventilated seats are offered in the NuLuxe trim package. The ES 350 features a standard 268 horsepower V6 engine, while the ES 300h has a Hybrid Synergy Drive 2.5-liter four-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine with an electric motor to generate 200 total system horsepower. Hybrid model is estimated to achieve 40 MPG city. This is the brand's sixth generation ES, first launched over 20 years ago. Along with many luxury amenities, both models feature a Drive Mode functionality, which allows selection of Normal, Eco, and Sport modes to complement and enhance the driving preferences of the owner. The ES 300h has an EV mode as wel



After a complete redesign in 2011, the 2012 Hyundai Elantra returns with only minor updates. Highlights for this year include a dual-tone horn for improved sound quality, updated steering calibration for better feel, the addition of fog lights and passenger sun visor to the GLS Preferred Package, as well as an optionally available roadside assistance kit. New exterior colors offered for the model year include Shimmering White, Midnight Black, and Indigo Night.



After a complete redesign in 2011, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata returns available in five trims: GLS (Manual and Automatic), SE, SE 2.0T, Limited, and Limited 2.0T. All models (except 2.0 Turbo trims) are powered by a Theta II 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 198 horsepower (200 on the SE) and 186 lb-ft of torque. The turbocharged version of the 2.0L engine produces an additional 76 horsepower. The Hybrid model will be available later in the year. Updates this year include standard "Blue Link" telematics featuring safety, service and infotainment systems. Limited models come standard with a three-piece panoramic sunroof. The updated 7-inch touch screen nav system features HD radio technology, and a rear back up camera is option on SE models equipped with the Sunroof and Navigation Package.



After a complete redesign in 2013, the 2014 Lexus LX570 returns with no major changes. A "spindle" grille treatment is used on the front end of the vehicle, with 20-inch alloy wheel design and headlamps with LED daytime running lights rounding out the visuals on the exterior. With a focus on luxury, the eight passenger cabin features an Easy Access tumble mechanism on the second row, which gives improved ingress/egress to the third row. The dash and center stack feature a darkened chrome appearance with mahogany wood trim, and a revised color display for the instrument panel. The LX sits at the top of the Lexus sport ute line-up, above the RX and GX. The Lexus LX is a sister car to the Toyota Land Cruiser.



After a complete redesign in 2013, the 2014 Toyota Avalon returns with no major changes and is offered in both a 3.5L V6 gas engine, or a 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid plant with an EV mode that in certain situations allows the vehicle to operate solely on electric propulsion (for a mile at speeds up to 25 mph). Standard features include keyless entry with SmartKey, LED taillights, wood grain accents, leather-wrapped tilt and telescoping steering wheel, power heated leather front seats, and 10 airbags. Two types of climate control systems are offered, one with a tri-zone independent temperature control, or another with dual-zone control. Avalon features a standard display based audio system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen where operations for the customizable vehicle settings, rear camera display, and remote devices (such as iPod) can also be accessed. The system features a split-screen capabil



After a complete redesign last year, the 2012 Ford Explorer enters the new model year with no major changes. Updates are limited to revised color choices of Ginger Ale, Dark Blue Pearl Metallic, Cinnamon, Metallic, and Black. The Explorer is also now the first Ford to be offered in North America to come with a 2.0L Ecoboost four-cylinder engine, which provides increased fuel efficiency and performance. MyForddriver connect technology with 4.2-inch LCD screen, cruise control, power windows, cargo hooks, and Easy Fuel capless filler system are all standard. The top-of-the-line Limited features amenities such as remote start, ambient lighting, power folding mirrors with memory, power seats, and rear view camera.



After a complete refresh in 2011, the Kia Sportage is carried over from last year with minimal changes. Offered in Base, LX and EX, and SX Turbo trim levels, the Sportage features such standard equipment as air conditioning, power locks, power windows/mirrors, and Sirius Satellite radio. The LX upgrades the base with integrated LED turn signal mirrors, and rear tinted windows. The top-of-the-line EX comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, and leather-wrapped shifter and steering wheel. The Sportage is Kia's longest running nameplate and was the recipient of a 2011 Vehicle Satisfaction Award from AutoPacific last year, which measures consumer satisfaction of vehicle ownership.



After a four year hiatus, the Audi S8 returns for 2007 in a single trim. The S8 sedan is equipped with a 5.2-liter 450-horsepower V10 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include drivers information center, DVD-based navigation system, moonroof, heated mirrors, and heated seats. Safety features include dual front, front side impact, front knee, and front and rear head curtain airbags, tire pressure monitor, and trunk entrapment release. Optional features include carbon fiber interior trim, ski sack, and premium radio system. An optional Premium Package offers power door closers, keyless remote control entry system with advanced entry, rear parking sensors, power trunk release, and R/V monitor.



After a freshening for the 2012 model year, the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Sport returns with relatively minor changes, though there will be two Limited Editions models offered--Supercharged and GT. All supercharged vehicles feature new aluminum alloy wheel designs, and red Brembo brake calipers. Land Rover has increased the number of interior color combinations that customers may select from which allow for a darker headliner with lighter seats or vice-versa. A towing packing is now available as an option, and includes a hitch receiver, wiring harness and rear differential lock. Models feature a high end Harmon Kardon sound system which produces 380-watts of sound from 11 speakers, with an upgrade available to the LOGIC7 system with 825-watts and 17 speakers. A "Say What You See" voice recognition system with screen prompting is also available. In the U.S., only 300 vehicles wi



After a full redesign in 2013, the 2014 Lexus GS sport sedan returns in two trims; RWD and AWD, as well as the 450h hybrid. Standard features on the GS includes a 3.5L 306 horsepower engine, LED ambient lighting, analog clock, leather interior with contrast stitching, and three different kinds of wood used throughout the cabin. Updates for the new year include a new eight-speed automatic transmission, Siri Eyes Free model with technology provided by Apple, and an optional F SPORT Package. The vehicles feature the convenience of Lexus Enform with Safety Connect and an advanced multimedia system which allows connectivity to music, data, and entertainment services through the user's smartphone. The sensors for the park assist have been flush mounted, and a full color Head Up display is available (along with other safety tech such as Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Blind Spot Monitoring. O



After a major change in 2013, the 2014 GMC Acadia returns with no major changes for the new model year. The interior features the use of soft touch materials, accent stitching, ambient lighting, and a full color touch screen (for radio and optional navigation system) with available IntelliLink. Denali and SLT grades feature eight way power passenger seat, and a power tilt/scope steering wheel. Forward collision alert and lane departure warning systems are now standard on Denali and available on SLT grades. Two charge only USB ports on the rear on the center console give rear seat occupants better access. A rearview camera system is standard, and Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert systems are available. The vehicle employs the use of an "industry first" front center mounted airbag. The Acadia is a sister car to the Chevrolet Traverse and the Buick Enclave.



After a major redesign in 2011, the 2012 Kia Sorento returns for this year with only minor changes. A new gasoline Direct Injection Technology engine sees an improvement in fuel economy. The Sorento features Kia's new UVO powered by Microsoft (R) hands-free infotainment and communications system. The Sorento has been Kia's bestselling vehicle since its introduction in January of last year. It is the first vehicle built in the West Point, Georgia production plant, and is on its way to becoming the first vehicle for Kia to sell over 100,000 units in a single year.



After a major redesign in 2013, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class continues with no major updates and is available in either two-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (4MATIC); a GLK250 BlueTEC 4MATIC was new last year. The GLK comes standard with a fuel efficient V6 engine that produces 268hp mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Convenience features include Smart Key entry system, memory settings for the mirrors, steering wheel and driver's seat, and automatic climate control. Standard safety equipment includes front and side impact airbags, as well as, knee and window airbags. An optional AMG Sport Package adds AMG bumpers, LED daytime running lights, aluminum roof rails and 20-inch AMG 5-twin-spoke wheels. For those seeking an even more compact model, next year the brand will add a new smaller SUV to the line-up--the GLA-Class.



After a major revision last year, the 2013 Toyota Yaris returns this year with no major changes. The sedan was eliminated from the line-up in 2012, but the hatchback continues with the choice of two or four doors, and comes standard with nine airbags and Toyota's Star Safety System. Tech Audio is now standard on even the base "L" grade, while the LE features standard cruise control for added convenience. The SE trim (available in a four door only) puts additional emphasis on sportiness with unique styling cues, special interior appointments and a sport-tuned suspension. In the highly competitive small car segment, Toyota has the goal of offering the best combination of "fun and functionality" as well as added refinement with the Yaris line-up. All models feature power locks, brakes, and steering, as well as a Cold Weather Package. Air conditioning, audio connectivity, and intermitt



After a multi-year absence, the flagship performance variant of the XJ line-up returns for 2014--the XJR. Offered in both short and long wheelbase, the XJR features a 550 horsepower supercharged V8 engine. The automaker estimates that the XJR will reach 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Other sport oriented features found on the vehicle include 20-inch wheels, body kit, and aerodynamically functional front splitter, rear spoiler and hood vents. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic. The dynamic stability control system and electronic differential work together to provide optimal traction and handling.



After a recent redesign, the 2012 Chrysler 300 returns for the model year with no major changes. The line-up sees the reintroduction of the popular SRT-8 model, as well as the usage of an 8-speed automatic transmission in the vehicles. The new S and C trim levels serve to enhance the line-ups luxury grade. A greater number of trims feature the Beats Gäó by Dr. Dre; audio technology that is designed to provide the best high definition sound experience. Other new technology features include a Sport mode; voice controlled hands-free texting, and an infotainment system which offers Sirius Traffic updates. A color vehicle information system is also available. The six-cylinder equipped models have an estimated 31 MPG on the highway. All wheel drive is also offered.



After a redesign in 2010, the Toyota 4Runner returns with no changes and continues in SR5, Trail, and Limited trims (Toyota has dropped the 4-cylinder engine from the SR5 2WD). First introduced in 1984, the ever popular 4Runner is on its 5th generation design, and has seen more than 1.5 million vehicles sold. The new generation 4Runner is overall larger than the previous model and is powered by a 4.0L V6 engine which produces 270 horsepower and utilizes variable valve timing technology for improved fuel efficiency. Trail models feature distinctive dark smoke treatments on the headlights and tail lamps, and come equipped more appropriately for off-road performance. The Limited and SR5 trims add exterior chrome treatments, front bumper moldings and fender flares for an aggressive appearance.



After a redesign in 2011, the Infiniti QX56 returns with minor updates. It is available as a single trim in 2WD or 4WD. Changes this year are limited to equipment package revisions. Blind Spot monitoring has been added to the Technology Package; Bose Surround Sound system (with two additional speakers for 2012), is now part of the Deluxe Touring Package, and heated second row seats with remote tip-up second row seats is included in the Theater Package. As well, headlight washers are now part of the 2WD Deluxe Touring Package. Other standard amenities include Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System, Around View Monitor; and a Bose 13-speaker Premium Audio System.



After a redesign last year the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS returns carried over from last year with no major changes. Offered in CLS550, CLS550 4MATIC, and CLS63 AMG trims, all receive the next generation technology updates to the brand's telematics system (mbrace2) which is moved to the Cloud and features Internet access, remote vehicle interactivity, vehicle diagnostics, destination planning, and concierge features. It can be used with optional Mercedes-Benz Apps for access to custom versions of Google local search, Panoramio, Facebook, Yelp and other services planned. An innovative "control" functionality provides geofencing, speed alerts, driving journal and curfew reminder capabilities. For both iOS and Android based smartphones, and mobile app will add Remote Horn & Lights and Valet Protect features. An available Performance Package on the CLS sees a yield of 550hp and 590 lb-ft. of



After a redesign last year, the 2012 BMW X3 continues in two models: xDrive28i and xDrive35i. The X3 is powered by either a 240 horsepower 3.0L inline six-cylinder engine or a turbocharged 3.0L inline six-cylinder engine producing 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission. Standard equipment includes an on-board computer, keyless remote entry, dynamic stability control, and tire pressure monitoring system. Updates this year are limited to the availability of a Premium Sound Package (with satellite radio and upgraded sound system), and a standard panoramic moonroof on the to-of-the-line xDrive35i.



After a redesign last year, the 2013 the SLK Roadster returns with only minor updates to packages and equipment. Vehicles feature a retractable hardtop featuring an integrated panoramic roof with Magic Sky Control. SLK250 features a direct-injection 1.8L 4-cylinder turbo engine that produces 201 horsepower, while the SLK55 AMG comes in at 415 hp. Other features on the SLK include standard LED daytime running lights, electronic parking brake, sun reflecting leather interior, Direct Ambient Lighting, COMAND system and Airguide. Safety equipment is upgraded through an adaptive brake and Mercedes-Benz Attention Assist. SLK350 with Premium 1 Package now has ECO Stop/Start and 18-inch five spoke wheels. The next generation mbrace2 telematics is also standard.



After a refresh in 2013, the Toyota Venza returns for this year with no major changes. The Venza is offered in three trims: LE, XLE, and Limited with FWD or AWD. Engine choices include either a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine or a 3.5-liter V6 engine (except Limited which has only a V6 engine available). Exterior enhancements last year included an updated front grille, fog lights and rear tail lamps, as well as new 19-inch wheels. A number of Port Installed Options are available include rear seat entertainment system and remote vehicle start. The Venza's rear seats fold flat increasing the cargo area. The popular XLE level features power folding outside mirrors as standard, while top-of-the-line Limited model additionally features front and rear back up sonar as standard this year. Cosmic Gray with Ivory Leather and Sunset Bronze with Black interior are no longer available for order



After a refresh last year, the 2012 Toyota Avalon returns unchanaged and is offered in two trims--Base and Limited. The popular Avalon comes standard with a 268-horsepower V6 engine and features such standard amenities as rear back up camera, auto climate control, moonroof, power driver's seat, leather trimmed interior and rear reclining seatbacks. The full-sized Avalon is designed with sophistication and roominess for the increased comfort and convenience of the driver and passengers, with 106.9 cubic feet of interior space and 40.9 inches of rear legroom. The Limited upgrades the base model with the added conveniences of chrome exterior trim, side mirrors with memory and puddle lights, driver's seat memory, and genuine woodgrain interior accents.



After a refresh last year, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class sport utility vehicle returns with no major changes this year though the AMG trim features a revised exterior design (including "twin blade" radiator grille with chrome inserts, updated bumper, as well as new LED daytime running lamps. Offered once again in G55 and an AMG grade; the G63 AMG sees an enhanced powertrain used currently in the ML63. The new technology employed consists of a spray controlled gasoline direct engine, as well as ECO stop/start engine management system. On the inside the G63 uses a TFT screen for the infotainment system access with a separate AMG menu and gear display, plus white -lit sills on all the doors. It features an exclusive interior with designo leather and fluted leather door panels. Trim treatments available include Champagne White lacquer or light brown satin poplar.



After a refresh last year, the 2014 Volkswagen CC returns with only a few changes. The model line consists of Sport, R-Line and Executive trim levels (a new 2.0T has been added to the Executive level). Standard is the manufacturer's iconic bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights a navigation system across the line-up. An "easy open" trunk is offered for 2014 (standard Executive), as well as VW Car-Net connection services. Executive sees the addition of a rearview camera (this will be added to Sport and R-Line later in the model year). The CC boasts a coupe-like bodystyle but features seating for five passengers. The top-of-the-line Executive VR6 features 4MOTION all-wheel drive and includes keyless entry system with push button start, aluminum alloy wheels, ambient interior lighting, and engineered ebony trim.



After a significant freshening in 2009, the 2011 Mazda Miata returns this year with no changes. It is available in four trims: Sport (soft top only), Touring, and Grand Touring in either soft top or power hard top configurations. The Miata is powered by Mazda's MZR-series 2.0L four-cylinder engine generating 167 horsepower (158 when equipped with automatic transmission) and 140 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices include either a five-speed manual (Sport), six-speed manual (Touring and Grand Touring) or six-speed automatic transmission (Sport, Touring and Grand Touring). The Guinness Book of World Records designated Miata the "most popular two-seat convertible in the world," and more than 850,000 have been sold to date.



After a significant refresh last year, the 2013 Volkswagen Eos returns this year with minor changes, and is available in Komfort, Sport (new this year), Lux, and Executive trim levels. The Eos is unique as the only hard top convertible that features an integrated power sunroof. The top of the Eos will raise or lower in just 25 seconds. All Eos models come with the 2.0L turbocharged 200 hp engine and a quick-shift six-speed DSG automatic transmission. The new Sport model adds 18-inch "Vicenza" alloy wheels, a lowered sport-tuned suspension, rear spoiler, black outside mirrors, brushed stainless steel pedals, steering wheel with paddle shifters, and bi-Xenon headlamps with Adaptive Front-lighting system. Eos can comfortable fit four adults and has a 10.5 cubic foot trunk. Volkswagen's goal is to offer customers a more affordable convertible option compared to other European luxury ca



After a total redesign last year, the 2012 Jaguar XJ returns with a host of minor updates and continues in six trims: Base, Supercharged, and Supersport in either regular or long wheelbase configuration. Changes this year include the addition of two new performance oriented option packages (Sport and Speed packs). Selection of the packages adds such features as revised aerodynamics at the front and rear, red-painted brake calipers, 20-inch alloy wheels and sport seating. The Speed Pack, offered on Supercharged models, raises the electronically limited top speed from 155 to 174 miles per hour. New interior trim choices offer consumers a greater level of color and wood combinations. Other standard amenities include keyless remote entry, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, moonroof, heated mirrors, heated and cooled front seats, and memory settings for outside mirrors, pedals and seats.



After a total redesign last year, the 2013 Subaru Impreza returns with only minor updates and continues in either wagon or sedan bodystyles and several trims: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Sport Premium, 2.5i Sport Limited, WRX, WRX Premium, WRX Limited, WRX STi and WRX STi Limited. The Impreza is powered by a 2.0-liter Boxer engine that produces 148 horsepower and lb-ft of torque. WRX models receive a 266 horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine with the STi version producing 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. STi models receive chassis and suspension upgrades, high polish quad steel exhaust pipes, and a freshened gauge cluster.



After a year hiatus, Dodge's sports car returns for 2008 with yet more power. The Viper, available in coupe and roadster convertible, now boasts an 8.4L V10 engine that pumps out 600 horsepower and 560 lb-ft of torque. Dodge is also introducing five new colors to the Viper pallet, including Purple, Orange, and unusual shade called Snake Skin Green. Other revisions for this year include a new twin-disc clutch, more conventional sports wheels and tires, and a new-look hood with several more vents than the previous edition. Available options include a interior console bezels, a GPS navigation system, premium aluminum wheels, and several exterior stripe choices.



After being completely redesigned a few years back, the GMC Yukon returns for 2009 available in several trims: SLE, SLT, Denali, and Hybrid in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Gas engines choices include a 4.8L V8, a Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management, which produces 320 horsepower, and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain airbags are now standard on all models.



After being completely redesigned for 2008, the Focus sedan and coupe enter this year with no major changes. Coupe trims include SE and SES, while the Sedan is offered in S, SE, SEL, and SES. All models are powered by a 136-hp 2.0L I-4 engine coupled to either a five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic transmission. Returning is the Sync system, which allows passengers to sync their cell phone, Bluetooth devices, IPod, and other electronic products. Options on the Focus include leather bucket seats, a six-disc CD changer, an alarm system, and heated front seats.



After being completely redesigned for last year, the G35 sedan enters 2008 with few changes. It is again available in four trims: Base, Journey, Sport, and x. Infiniti's sports sedan is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine boasting 306 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. This VQ-series engine can be matted to either a five-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode or a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission. Unique interior appointments on the G35 include white and violet Fine Vision gauge illumination and aluminum alloy trim with Japanese-style patterning. Other features include a rear view monitor, intelligent cruise control, adaptive headlights, and an enhanced Bose sound system.



After being completely redesigned last year and winning Intellichoice's 2005 Best Overall Value of the Year (BOVY) in its class, the Odyssey returns for 2006 with only minor revisions. Powered by a 244-hp 3.5L V6 engine, Honda's minivan is available in several trim variations: LX, EX, and Touring, with leather, a DVD entertainment system, and a Navigation system being offered on the higher-end models. New for this year, the Touring trim adds an XM satellite radio to its list of standard amenities. All EX with leather models also receive a leather trimmed steering wheel and shift knob. Rounding out the list of changes for 2006, all Odysseys are now equipped with tether anchors on the third row outer seats.



After being completely redesigned last year, MINI's mini-compact car returns for 2008 available in base or S, and in either hatchback or convertible bodystyles. The base engine is the BMW-powered 120-hp 1.6L I-4, while the Cooper S boasts a 175-hp turbocharged version. Both engines can be matted to either the standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional paddle-shift automatic transmission. Safety equipment on the Cooper includes ABS brakes, stability control, six standard airbags, and a tire pressure monitoring system with run-flat equipped tires.



After being completely redesigned last year, the GMC Yukon returns for 2008 available in several trims: SLE and SLT in 2WD or 4WD configuration and Denali 4WD. Engines choices include a 4.8L V8, a Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management, which produces 320 horsepower, and a 6.0L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management. The Active Fuel Management system switches between eight and four cylinders in order to conserve fuel. The Yukon Denali is powered by a 380 hp 6.2-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain airbags are now standard on all models. Two new exterior colors are also offered for this year: Stealth Gray and Sonoma Red. A Yukon Hybrid will be introduced later in the model year.



After being completely redesigned two years ago, the 5-Series returns for 2006 offering a new six-cylinder engine. The 5-Series will initially be offered with only the six-cylinder engines. The V8 models will arrive in September of 05'. BMW's new N52 3.0L in-line six-cylinder engines are constructed of magnesium/aluminum composite materials. The engine on the 525i generates 215 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque, while the engine on the 530i employs a three-stage induction system that produces 255 hp and 220 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard equipment on all models and may be upgraded to a six-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. The 525 and the 530 models are now available with BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive system.



After being introduced in 2008, the 2009 Buick Enclave is carried over from last year with few changes. Available in four models--CX and CXL in FWD or AWD configurations, the Enclave's sister vehicles include the Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia. Updates for this year include a more powerful 3.6L engine with 288 horsepower. Other enhancements for this year's model consist of Bluetooth compatibility as standard, XM NavTraffic which now delivers real-time traffic information to the driver, downloadable directions via the OnStar system to the vehicle's navigation system, and a 110-volt inverted to all entertainment packages. Heated/cooled front seats are option, and two new colors are available--Quicksilver Metallic and Silver Green Metalic.



After being introduced last year, the GL-Class returns with an expanded line-up. Joining the GL450 and GL320 CDI is the more powerful GL550. This top end trim is equipped with a 5.5L V8 engine that boasts 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque. Other GL550 exclusives include a new grill, fender flares, and 21-inch wheels. Standard across the board include a sunroof, COMAND System, and a seven passenger seating capacity with a power folding third-row seat. A rear view back up camera, a powered liftgate release, and a keyless go engine start are all available as options. The optional Entertainment package includes hands-free communication system, rear audio controls, SIRIUS Satellite radio, and a Harman/Kardon sound system.



After being introduced last year, the Volvo V50 enters 2006 still available in three models: 2.4i, T5, and T5 AWD. Other revisions include redesigned alloy wheels, improved cup holders, and a "pushdown" reverse function on T5 models with the six-speed manual transmission. Simplified package and option choices round out the list of changes for this year. The optional Premium Package features leather seats, a power moonroof, a power passenger seat, and a driver's memory seat. A Climate Package can also be selected, offering heated seats, headlight washers, and rainsensor wipers. Other extra cost options include metallic paint, dual integrated rear child seats, a DVD-based navigation system, an air quality system, and bi-xenon HID headlights.



After being introduced new for last year, the LS 600h L returns for 2009 as a full-hybrid offered with a V8 engine. The total system power for the 600h L is rated at 438hp and is estimated to achieve a 21 MPG (combined). Also available is the LS 460 and the LS 460 L sedan, both in either FWD or AWD configurations. Standard amenities include Bluetooth wireless connectivity, R/V monitor, driver's information center, and remote control with smart access engine start. Three package levels are offered: Preferred Accessory Z1, Preferred Accessory Z2, and Executive Class Seating II (featuring such equipment as a DVD player, rear tables, and power reclining right seat with massager and leg rest).



After being newly introduced last year, the Lexus LX 570 returns for 2009 available in a single 4WD trim. It is powered by a 5.7L V8 engine that generates 383 horsepower and 403 lb-ft of torque. The V8 is mated to a six-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission. Standard interior features include wood trim, heated leather seats, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and voice-activated DVD navigation system. The exterior is equipped with privacy glass, roof rails, and a glass power moonroof. Safety features include a front passenger occupant sensor, daytime running lights, tire pressure monitor, front seat mounted side airbag, side curtain airbags, and vehicle stability control. Available optional features include the front and rear parking sensors, rear seat entertainment system, and dynamic radar speed control.



After being on a year hiatus, the Ford Taurus returns for 2008 with many upgrades including a new exterior styling. The Taurus is available in four trims: SEL and Limited, in both FWD and AWD configurations. All Taurus models are powered by a 3.5L 260hp V6 engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Joining a long list of standard features includes all power conveniences, drivers information center, and keyless remote entry. The Limited models also add as standard heated seats, heated mirrors, and memory settings for drivers seat and outside mirrors. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags.



After being redesigned in 2005, Nissan's original SUV returns for this year with only a few changes. The Pathfinder is available in 2WD or 4WD and in four trims: S, SE, SE Off-Road, and LE. All models are equipped with a 270-hp 4.0L DOHC V6 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission. A six-disc CD changer has been added to the SE Comfort Package, while satellite radio is now offered as an option across the board. Also new for 2006, Midnight Blue joins the exterior paint choice list, while Charcoal is now offered as an interior color on Off-Road models.



After being redesigned last year, Chevrolet's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab is available in three trims: Work Truck, LT and LTZ trim in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The Silverado is built on GM's newer full-size truck. All Work Truck and LT models are equipped with a standard 295 horsepower 4.8L V8 engine while the LTZ models come with a choice of either a standard 315 horsepower 5.3L flex fuel V8 or a 367 horsepower 6.0L high-output V8 engine. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, Chevy's full-size van returns for 2009 available in 1500 RWD, 1500 AWD, 3500 Regular, and 3500 Extended. The Express cargo van is offered in 1500 RWD, 1500 AWD, 2500 and 3500, both Regular and Extended versions. Standard features on passenger vans include the GM Oil-life monitor, electronic stability control, head-curtain side impact airbags, and a steel safety cage. Optional trim package upgrades include rear air conditioning, power windows and door locks, a chrome grille, and a heavy-duty alternator. Accessories include a removable roof rack, mud/splash guards, lockable cargo carrier, and several towing features. Depending on model selection, engine choices on the Express include a 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8, 5.3L Flex Fuel V8, or a 6.0L V8.



After being redesigned last year, GMC's full-size truck enters 2008 with only minor changes. The GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in several bodystyles, trims, and drivetrain configurations: Regular Cab, Extended Cab, or Crew Cab bodystyles, short or long bed lengths, three trims levels: Work Truck, SLE, and SLT, and 2WD or 4WD drivetrain configurations. The Sierra is built on GM's newer full-size truck. Choices of engines include a new 353 horsepower Gen IV Vortec 6.0L V8 and a Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 that generates 365 horsepower and 660 lb-ft of torque. All engine choices are mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, the CTS enters 2009 with the long awaited CTS-V expanding its lineup. This sports sedan will be powered by a 6.2L supercharged V8 engine boasting 556 horsepower. Returning CTS models include RWD and AWD configurations powered by either a 263-hp 3.6L V6 engine or the more powerful Direct Injection, which pumps out 304 horsepower. Standard luxury amenities across the board include automatic climate control, aluminum wheels, an alarm system, keyless entry remote, and leather seats. Options include larger 18-inch wheels, a power glass moonroof, an upgraded sounded system, and exclusive exterior colors.



After being redesigned last year, the Dodge Dakota returns for 2009 available in two cab styles and initially in three trim levels: Extended Cab and Crew Cab and ST, Big Horn, Laramie trims in 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models except the Laramie are powered by a 210 horsepower 3.7L V6 engine mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. A 4.7L V8 engine generating 302 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque is standard on the Laramie. The 4.7L V8 engine gets mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.



After being redesigned last year, the M3 enters 2009 again available in three bodystyles: coupe, convertible, and sedan. BMW's small sports car is powered by a 420-hp 4.0L V8 engine coupled to a 7-Speed Manual double clutch transmission. Standard equipment includes 18-inch tires, forged polished wheels, dual-zone air conditioning, and a stereo system with MP3 compatible CD player. The optional Technology package adds electronic damping control, a navigation system, keyless entry, and the M Drive system. The M3 offers many other luxury amenities, including the BMW communication system, heated leather seats, an upgraded sound system, and metallic exterior paint colors.



After being refreshed inside and out in 2008, the Mazda5 returns for this year with no major changes. The Mazda5 is again available in three trims; Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The Mazda5 comes powered by a 2.3L 153-hp engine. Standard features include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and fold out table. The Grand Touring adds as standard a moon roof, rear spoiler, heated mirrors and leather seats, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Standard safety features include anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitoring system, six airbags, and a brake force feature.



After having been restyled for the 2009 model year, the Audi A4 returns for 2011 with relatively minor updates. The A4 continues to be offered in both sedan and Avant wagon bodystyes, as well as the performance oriented S4. The previous six-speed transmission has been replaced by an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic with manual shift mode. Package content changes have been made to the Prestige equipped vehicles as well. Standard exterior features include 17-inch alloy wheels and glass sunroof, while leather and automatic climate control remain standard on the inside. Options on the A4 include upgraded sound system, keyless entry and start, xenon headlights, and the notable LED front daytime running lights. All models except S4 comes standard with the 2.0T turbocharged engine.



After introducing the G37 Coupe last year, Infiniti debuts the Sedan version. Both models are offered in several trims: base, Journey, Sport, and x AWD. The G37 is powered by a 3.7L V6 engine that produces 306 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. Other highlights include performance brakes, four-wheel active steering, and a five-speed automatic transmission with Adaptive Shift Control. The optional Premium Package includes a power glass moonroof, a Bose sound system, heated front seats, Homelink, and Bluetooth technology. Other options include upgrades wheels and tires, Intelligent cruise control, and a vehicle navigation system.



After it introduction last year, Dodge brings back the Nitro in several trims: SXT, SLT, and R/T, each offered in 2WD or 4WD configurations. This mid-size SUV is powered by a 210-hp 3.7L V6 engine (SXT and SLT) or a 260-hp 4.0L V6 engine (R/T). Standard features across the board include anti-lock brakes, side-impact airbags, and an electronic stability program. The higher trims add the Load 'n Go cargo floor feature, which slides 18 inches to provide easy loading and unloading of heavy cargo of up to 400 pounds. Available options on the Nitro include a DVD navigation system, a rear seat entertainment system, the UConnect communication system, a premium stereo with MP3 capability, and a satellite radio.



After its introduction last year, Audi brings back its mid-size luxury coupe for 2009 with no major changes. The A5 is again powered by a 3.2L V6 engine with a horsepower rating of 265 and a 0-60 time of 5 seconds. The A5 can be paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. Other features include a 2+2 seat configuration, a high-end leather interior trim, 17-inch alloy wheels, three-zone climate control, and a sound system with CD player. Innovative features include an electromechanical handbrake, an all-plastic key, and Audi's MMI technology. Options include keyless engine start, a rear parking assist system, bi-xenon headlights, and a premium sound system.



After its introduction last year, Audi brings back its mid-size luxury coupe for 2009 with no major changes. The S5 will be powered by a 4.2L V8 engine paired with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission, boasting a projected horsepower rating of 354 and a 0-60 time of about 6 seconds. Other features will include a 2+2 seat configuration, a high-end leather interior trim, 18-inch alloy wheels, exclusive exterior paint, sport suspension, three-zone climate control, and a sound system with CD player. Innovative features include an electromechanical handbrake, an all-plastic key, and Audi's MMI technology. Options include keyless engine start, a rear parking assist system, bi-xenon headlights, and a premium sound system.



After its introduction last year, Audi brings back the R8 for 2009, available in manual or automatic transmission versions. This mid-engine coupe is powered by a 4.2L V8 engine that boasts 420 horsepower, 317 lb-ft of torque, a top speed of 178-mph, and a 0-60 time of 4.4 seconds. The R8 features a lightweight aluminum frame, 19-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, heated power sport seats, a premium sound system, and Bluetooth phone prep. Audi also offers several luxury options, including a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, unique metallic/pearl exterior paint, an Enhanced Leather Package, a navigation plus system, and several exterior trim modifications



After its introduction last year, the Raider returns for 2007 with a new initial line-up: Extended Cab LS 2WD, Double Cab LS 2WD and 4WD, and Double Cab DuroCross 2WD. All models are equipped with a 210-hp 3.7L V6 matted to either a six-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. Later in the model year, the Double Cab SE will be unveiled, powered by a 4.7L V8 engine boasting 235 horsepower. All Double Cab models receive new satin interior finishes for this year. Also new is the availability of the Sirius satellite radio (includes six-month pre-paid service), standard on the Double Cab and optional on the Extended Cab. The Double Cab DuroCross is a 2WD model featuring a 4WD look and feel.



After its mid-year introduction in 2013 (with limited availability), the 2014 Honda Fit EV returns with no major changes. The Fit EV features a 20 kWh Lithium Ion battery, maintenance free AC Synchronous Motor, and features an "unadjusted" estimated range of 132 city miles per charge, or 82 mile adjusted combination city/highway estimate. This equates to a 118 MPGe equivalent efficiency rating. Fit EV has a three mode drive system and comes with such standard features as automatic climate control, heated seats, power windows and locks, and navigation system. The Fit can be fully charged in less than 15 hours (with 240-volt level 2 supply time is reduced to three hours).



After last year's redesign, the 2014 Mazda CX-9 returns with no major changes and is available in six models: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Standard features across all trims include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, Bluetooth hands-free audio and phone system, a 5.8-inch in-dash screen, HD Radio Technology, and Pandora. The Touring upgrades the Sport with leather seat trim, power front-seat adjusters, a Blind Spot Monitoring system, rear backup sensors and a rearview camera. The Grand Touring models also adds rain-sensing wipers, an anti-theft alarm system, a three-position memory driver's seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, power lift gate, (HID) headlights, LED daytime running lights, and Mazda advanced keyless entry and start system.



After last years redesign, the Touareg 2 enters 2009 available in three models: V6, V8 and TDI. The 3.6L VR6 produces 280 hp, while the 4.2L V8 boasts 350 horsepower and 325 ft-lb of torque. The top of the line TDI features a 5.0L V10 TDI Twin Turbo, which equates to 310 horsepower and 553 ft-lb of torque. Standard amenities include Sirius Satellite radio, a power liftgate, and premium wheels. Dual-zone automatic climate control remains standard, with a quad-zone system offered as an option. Several option packages can be added, which come with Bi-Xenon headlights, an 10-speaker Dynaudio sound system, and a keyless entry and start system.



After making its debut last year, the Land Rover LR2 returns initially available in the HSE trim. The LR2 is powered by a 3.2L in-line six cylinder engine that generates 230 horsepower and 234 lb-ft of torque. Leather trimmed upholstery, a panoramic dual-panel sunroof, a 320-watt Alpine sound system, and a rear park distance control system are all standard. Option packages consist of a Cold Climate Package, a Lighting Package, and a Technology Package. The Technology Package consist of a DVD-based navigation system, a 440-watt Dolby Pro Logic II 7.1 surround-sound audio system with 14 speakers, Sirius satellite radio tuner (subscription required), Rear Seat Audio Controls, and Bluetooth telephone integration system.



After much media attention, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt launches and is offered in a single sedan bodystyle. Chevrolet has added four additional states (TX, NY, NJ, and CT) to the retail launch, in addition to California, Michigan, and Washington, D.C. Volt qualifies for a $7500.00 tax credit and dealer deliveries will begin in late 2010 and extend to early 2011 for some areas. According to GM, the Volt is capable of a 340 mile driving rage, with electric only trips via the lithium-ion battery of up to 40 miles, and the gas engine kicking in that will extend the range another 300 miles (on a full-tank of gas). Chevrolet sees the combination as ideal for consumers who have concern about being stranded by a pure electric car. A portable 120-volt vehicle charging cord that can recharge the vehicle using a standard housing outlet comes with every Volt purchase.



After numerous updates last year, the 2012 IS is carried over from last year with no major changes and includes rear or all-wheel drive models, as well as sedan and convertible bodystyle choices. In addition to the high performance IS F, an F Sport Package is also offered on IS 250 and 350 RWD trims as well. IS now features standard 10-way power leather trimmed seats, and the IS 350 features a 306 horsepower V6 engine. New color choices for this year include Smoky Granite Mica and Fire Agate Pearl. The convertible top opens or closes in 21 seconds and is also available with F Sport performance accessories. IS F receives new red leather interior trim, which replaces the orange/black combination from last year, as well as a new design for the 19-inch forged alloy BBS wheels.



After receiving a facelift last year, the Volvo S40 enters 2009 available in 2.4L, 2.5T R-Design FWD, and 2.5T R-Design AWD versions. The base is equipped with a 168-hp 2.4L engine, while the R-Designs are powered by a 2.5L Turbo engine boosting 227 horsepower and 236 ft-lb of torque. Options include metallic paint, interior wood trim, active bi-xenon headlights, and leather seating. The optional Climate Package adds rain sensing headlights, headlight washers, and heated front seats.



After receiving a facelift two year ago, the 2010 Volvo S40 is carried over from 2009 and returns in Base FWD, R-Design FWD, and R-Design AWD versions. The base is equipped with a 168-hp 2.4L engine, while the R-Designs are powered by a 2.5L Turbo engine boosting 227 horsepower and 236 ft-lb of torque. Options include metallic paint, interior wood trim, active bi-xenon headlights, and leather seating. The optional Climate Package adds rain sensing headlights, headlight washers, front heated seats, and Air Quality System. A Multimedia Package features satellite radio and Premium Sound System is also optional.



After receiving a redesign last year, the Toyota Highlander returns for 2009 available in several trims: Base, Sport, and Limited, all in 2WD and 4WD configurations. All models come powered by a 270-hp 3.5L V6 engine paired to a five-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Standard features include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, and roof rails with crossbars. A rear entertainment system, a DVD-based navigation system, and a moon roof are options on the Sport and Limited models. Safety features include a tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and side impact airbags, knee airbags, and roll sensing side curtain airbags.



After receiving a significant update last year, the Liberty enters 2009 again available in two trims: Sport and Limited in either 2WD or 4WD. The Liberty is powered by a 3.7L SOHC V6 engine that generates 210 horsepower 235 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine mated to either a standard five-speed manual transmission or an optional four-speed automatic transmission. The Liberty features Sky Slider full-length, open canvas roof. Standard features on the Liberty include side-curtain air bags, Electronic Stability Program, Electronic Roll Mitigation, traction control, brake assist, advanced anti-lock brakes and tire pressure monitoring. Available options include rain-sensing wipers and ParkSense rear park assist system.



After receiving enhancement, such as a redesigned front end appearance, new wheel designs, new seat materials and colors (with leather-appointed seats standard on SE models), new trim level content, and standard front and rear roof-mounted curtain side-impact air bags with rollover sensor, the Nissan Xterra returns for 2010 with no significant changes. It is available in four trims: X, S, Off-Road, and SE in either 2WD or 4WD driveline configurations. All models are powered by a 261 horsepower 4.0L V6 engine coupled to either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. Standard equipment across the board includes a split-folding rear seat, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, stability control, power convenience features, cruise control, remote keyless entry, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.



After receiving extensive updates for 2012 - including an upgraded interior and additional new standard and available features - the Honda Fit is carried-over for 2013. It is available in four trims: base and Sport in both automatic and manual transmissions. Standard amenities include air conditioning, an AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers, MP3/WMA playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), auxiliary audio input jack, power windows, power mirrors and power door locks. The Sport trim adds alloy wheels, an underbody aero kit, rear roofline spoiler, fog lights, security system with keyless remote entry and cruise control. A Midnight Plum Pearl exterior paint replaces the previous year's Orange Burst Metallic exterior paint.



After seeing a complete redesign for the 2011 model year, the 2012 Infiniti M continues in two models--M37 and M56. The "x" models come equipped with AWD. A Hybrid M35h is also new for this year. Key updates to the M line-up include a new 18-inch Wheel Package, a comprehensive Sport Package on M56, and a new Graphite interior trim color on Deluxe Touring Package equipped vehicles. Blue Slate has been deleted from the exterior color choices. Other standard features for the M a rearview monitor, active noise dampening, and additional I-Key memory settings for audio, navigation system, and climate control settings. Technological advancements offered include a Blind Spot System, and Infiniti Drive Mode Selector (with Eco, Standard, Sport, and Snow modes). According to Infiniti, the M35h is the only U.S. vehicle to offer more than 350hp, yet achieve better than 30 MPG (highway).



After seeing a complete redesign last year, Audi's flagship sedan returns in three models--Base (standard wheelbase) A8, A8 L (extended wheelbase) and the A8 L W12 (limited availability). Later this year the Hybrid trim will be available, followed by the high performance S8 next year. The W12 features a new 6.3L 12 cylinder engine that produces 500 horsepower and 463 lb-ft of torque. A new Balao Brown interior package is now available across the model line, as well as a full leather interior package option. Technology upgrades include Audi connect with Google Earth and Wi-Fi hotspot capability as standard. Power door closers on the standard wheelbase model have been added to the existing Convenience Package.



After seeing several improvements last year, the A4 returns for 2009 available in Sedan, Convertible, and Wagon bodystyles. Standard luxury amenities across the board include automatic climate control, alloy wheels, an alarm system, keyless entry remote, and a stereo system with a six-disc CD changer. Roadjet technology is equipped on certain interior features, including the seats and sound system. Available options on the A4 include Bluetooth Wireless technology, a DVD-based navigation system, unique interior wood trim, and rear side impact airbags. The optional Sound Package includes a Bose AudioPilot sound system and a Sirius radio feature.



After several revisions last year, Infiniti offers its luxury sports sedan in four models: M35, M35x AWD, M45, and M45x AWD. The M35 comes equipped with a 275-hp 3.5L V6 engine, while the M45 boasts a 4.5L V8 that produces 325 horsepower. Both engines are coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode and a performance shifter. The navigation system features a touch-screen, a 9.3g music hard drive, and the optional XM satellite radio and traffic system. For safety, Infiniti equips the new Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) system on all models.



After skipping 2011, the VW Beetle has been completely redesigned for the 2012 model year, dropping the "New" in the name. Dubbed by Volkswagen as the "21st Century Beetle" the iconic car is now sporting a bolder exterior design that is longer, wider and lower than the model it replaces. VW is hoping to increase the vehicle's popularity with the male demographic. The Beetle will launch with two special edition models in Black and White. The Black Turbo Launch Edition will be offered as VPO (Vehicle Pre Order Only) through the Amazon.com ecommerce platform and is limited to 600 units. Though a TDI model will be available in 2012, the Beetle is currently offered with the 2.0T Turbo and 2.5L engines. Major options offered include a Fender(R) Premium Audio System, panoramic sunroof, keyless/pushbutton start, and LED daytime running lights with bi-xenon headlamps.



After two years in the European market, Volkswagen finally introduces the R32 to the US consumers. This four-door hatch back is powered by a 3.2L V6 engine that boasts 250 horsepower, 236 lb-ft of torque, and a 0-60 time of under six seconds. The R32 also comes equipped with a six-speed DSG automatic transmission, an all-wheel drive system, 18-inch alloy wheels, and stability control. Standard luxury amenities on the R32 include leather seats and interior trim, automatic climate control, a premium sound system, and bi-xenon headlights. Volkswagen also offers a single option, a vehicle navigation system, which includes an iPod connector.



After years in hiatus, Volkswagen re-introduces the Rabbit, which replaces the Golf. Available in two or four door hatchback bodystyles, the Rabbit is power by a 2.5L inline five-cylinder engine producing 150 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. A Partial Zero Emissions version is also available in some states at no extra charge. The powertrain is completed with either a five-speed manual transmission or a Tiptronic six-speed automatic transmission. Standard equipment on all models includes anti-lock brakes, a CD player, keyless entry remote, cruise control, and power convenience features. Optional features offered on the Rabbit include an electronic stabilization program, a six-disc CD changer, a tire pressure monitoring system, rear side impact airbags, and alloy wheels.



All new f or 2011, the Chevrolet Cruze enters the competitive Compact car segment with four trims--Eco, LS, LT, and LTZ (an RS Appearance Package is offered on LT and LTZ trims). Powered by a 1.8L I-4 engine (LS) or a 1.4L turbocharged I-4 (LT and LTZ) the Cruze features 10 standard airbags and StabiliTrack as standard safety equipment. The interior features remote keyless entry, 60/40 split folding rear seats (with center armrest), air conditioning, power locks and Ice Blue LED illumination. Options on the Cruze include remote vehicle start, rear spoiler, power heated side mirrors, rear park assist, and a number of option packages. The Eco model will be available late in the model year.



All new for 2006, Lincoln introduces their full-size luxury truck to the market. The Mark LT is part of the corporate plan to introduce 11 new Lincoln-Mercury vehicles to various segments in the next four years and demonstrates their believe that there is strong growth potential in high-end truck and SUV markets in the future. The Mark LT features two interior colors; Pebble with Light Parchment seats and Black with Dove Gray seats. The seats and steering wheel are covered in Nudo Leather. Standard is a 5.4L three-valve Triton engine, which produces 300 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. Options on the Mark LT include power adjustable pedals, chrome box rails, a power moonroof, a rear seat entertainment system, and a power sliding rear window.



All new for 2006, the Jeep Commander comes in four models'Base (Highline) and Limited in either two-or four-wheel drive. Inspired by previous Jeep models from the 1940's era Willys Station Wagon to the later SUVs, like the Wagoneer and Cherokee, the Commander features a classic and familiar (distinctively "Jeep") rugged design with new convenience features like the CommandView Gäó dual skylights. It is the first Jeep with three rows of seats arranged "theater" style (second and third rows have a stepped affect). The roof rack features three tie downs on each side and the rear bumper on the Limited has a diamond plate texture step-pad. The interior has a two-toned color scheme with the instrument panel featuring Allen head bolt details.



All new for 2008, the xD hatchback enters the Scion line-up replacing the previous generation xA model. Based on the Yaris platform, the new xD features a 128hp engine and is available with a manual or automatic transmission. Engineers strived to design a vehicle that provided better handling through use of a short, wide frame. As with other Scion models, the xD comes equipped "mono spec" so consumers may select from a number of options to customize the vehicle's interior and exterior to suit their personal preferences. Standard features on the xD include a 160-watt Pioneer audio system with iPod connectivity (a navigation system is a new option for 2008), remote keyless entry, tire pressure mentoring system and front seat-mounted airbags.



All new for 2009, the Infiniti FX is available in three trims--FX35 RWD and AWD, and FX50 AWD. Changes this year sees updates to the exterior, interior and chassis components to increase the luxury performance feel of the crossover. The FX35 comes with a 3.5L 303 horsepower engine, while the FX50 makes standard a 5.0L 390 horsepower V8. A new 7-speed automatic transmission with Adaptive Shift Control features available magnesium paddle shifters. Other standard equipment includes leather seats, Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges, Welcome Lighting, Infiniti Intelligent Key system, and Advanced Climate Control (FX50 only). All models come with Scratch Shield paint treatment. A navigation system with XM NavTraffic and 9.3GM music Box Hard drive are optional.



All new for 2009, the Toyota Venza is the latest entrant into the crossover market. Toyota has designed the vehicle with an eye toward consumers who may be interested in the Camry, but desire more SUV-like features and conveniences, such as all-wheel drive, tow capabilities and large cargo area. The Venza will be available in either 4-cylinder or V6, with two or all-wheel drive. The vehicle features an exterior/interior design that gives it improved driver visibility over most sedans but easier ingress and egress than typical SUVs. The models will come with such standard features as dual zone climate control, six-disc CD changer, tilt/telescoping wheel, rear wiper, privacy glass, auto day/night mirror, and Optitron gauges.



All new for 2009, the Volkswagen CC is VW's entrance into the "coupe-like" sedan market. The CC's exterior attempts to draw on the sportier image of coupe styled vehicles, with the convenience of a four door sedan. The vehicle features a lowered, rear-swept roofline, wide stance, frameless doors, and a bolder chrome grille design. The interior seats four passengers in sport seats which sit lower and provide increased lateral support. The rear seats split and fold as necessary and are separated by a moveable roll-top console. The CC is available in Sport and Luxury 2.0T, as well as VR6 Sport and 4Motion trims. The top-of-the-line VR6 all-wheel drive comes with 18" alloy wheels, self-sealing tires, premium sound system, rear sunshade, and Bi-Xenon headlights.



All new for 2009, the Volkswagen Routan enters the minivan market with three trims--S, SE and SEL. The Routan seats seven-passengers and is powered by a 3.8L V6 engine with 197 horsepower. A 4.0L V6 which produces 253 horsepower is also available. Standard safety features on the vehicle include front and side curtain airbags, Electronic Stabilization Program with hydraulic brake assist and German tuned suspension and steering for optimal handling. Convenience features include conversation mirror, available DVD entertainment system (with dual 9-inch screens for both rear seat rows), optional quad captain's chairs, and dual power sliding doors. Keyless entry with remote start is also option, and preheats or cools the vehicle as the vehicle temperature dictates.



All new for 2010, the Lexus IS Convertible is available in three trims--250C with manual or automatic, and 350C. The IS C features an aluminum three piece hardtop roof which is activated through a single switch. When retracted, the roof entirely disappears, with no part remaining in view. When the top is opening or closing, the power windows will automatically lower if in the "up" position. The IS C's air conditioning system will also adjust to the outside temperature when the roof is down to maintain driver comfort. In order to attain the desired level of vehicle strength and rigidity for a convertible, necessary modifications were made to enhance the IS sedan body structure. To provide ease of access to the rear seats, the doors are 11.8 inches longer than in the sedan, and an optional one-touch power slide feature is available.



All new for 2010, the third generation Prius line-up changes significantly over last year. Available initially in II, III, IV, and V trims, a Base Prius I will be available later in the model year. Changes for this year include enhanced design and performance features such as a quieter, more spacious interior, multiple driving mode capability, steering wheel touch controls, moonroof with solar panels and Intelligent Parking Assist. Beginning in Fall 2009, select vehicles will feature Toyota's new Safety Connect and telmatics service which comes with automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle locator, as well as emergency assist and roadside assistance. An available remote air-conditioning system allows the driver to turn on the A/C so the interior temperature for comfort has been adjusted before getting in the car.



All new for 2011, the Infiniti M is offered in two models--M37 and M56. The "x" models come equipped with AWD. Both engines feature improved power and fuel efficiency over the previous generation M. The new 5.6L V8 generates +95 horsepower, yet achieves better MPG ratings. Other updates for the model year include a new exterior design, power folding sideview mirrors, rearview monitor, active noise dampening, and additional I-Key memory settings for audio, navigation system, and climate control settings. Technological advancements offered include a Blind Sport Warning/Intervention System, Infiniti Drive Mode Selector (with Eco, Standard, Sport, and Snow modes), as well as updates to the navigation system with XM NavWeather(R) and Zagat(R) Restaurant Guide. An M35 Hybrid model will be offered for the 2012 model year.



All new for 2012, Nissan introduces its first entry into the commercial van market with the NV. Offered in two trims (S and SV) in 1500, 2500, and 3500 configurations, the NV is also available with a V6 or V8 engine, as well as standard or high roof options, depending on the model. All NV vans come with a five speed automatic transmission. Notable features on the vehicles include full-access rear doors, reinforced cargo mounting locations for ease of integration with cargo organization systems, usable vertical side walls, water repellant cloth seats, and reinforced front seat bolsters for added durability. The NV also features a large center console with lock that can store hang files and/or a laptop.



All new for the 2009 model year, Pontiac introduces the G3. Available in a single trim, the small hatchback is designed with 'sportiness' in mind, yet features a more fuel-efficient 1.6L four-cylinder engine. It is the fourth Pontiac that is capable of delivering more than 30 MPG on the highway. Targeted as an entry level car, it features seating for five adults and such standard equipment as air conditioning, MP3 compatible audio system, fog lights, rear spoiler, On Star, and four standard airbags. The rear seats feature 'theater-style' seating, where they are slightly higher than the front seats. The G3 will arrive in dealer showrooms in Spring 2009.



All new for the 2009, the Pontiac G3 returns for 2010 available in a single trim. The G3 is powered by a 1.6L four-cylinder engine that produces 106 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque, while delivering more than 30 MPG on the highway. The engine is mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or an optional electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission. Targeted as an entry level car, it features seating for five adults and such standard equipment as air conditioning, MP3 compatible audio system, fog lights, rear spoiler, On Star, and four standard airbags. The rear seats feature 'theater-style' seating, where they are slightly higher than the front seats.



All new for the 2011 model year, the Lexus CT 200h is offered in both Base and Premium trim levels. The CT continues to represent the Lexus design elements of drivability, style, quality, and customer service. Along with Hybrid drive, these are referred to as the "Lexus MUSTs." The CT hybrid system features a total output of 134 hp and will accelerate from 0-60 in about 9.8 seconds. Other energy saving features include LED lighting, energy efficient audio system, bamboo charcoal speakers, and other uses of bio-source materials in the vehicle's manufacture. Drivers can select from various driving modes based on their preference--EV, Eco, Normal and Sport mode.



All new in 2013, the 2015 Mazda CX-5 is carried over with no major changes and continues in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels and features the brand's 2.5L SKYACTIV engine as standard on Touring and Grand Touring trims (a manual transmission is offered only on the Sport grade which features a 2.0L engine). Mazda's SKYACTIVE technology combines engineering and design elements optimized for greater fuel efficiency without compromising performance. Components of this are a 4-2-1 exhaust system, a high compression ratio 2.0L or 2.5L gas engine, and specially engineered SKYACTIV manual or automatic transmission. The CX-5 also features a "Smart City Brake Support" as part of the Technology Package, and infotainment equipment such as a color touchscreen display for the audio menu that includes auto notification in the case of an emergency, Pandora Internet Radio and auto text mes



All new in 2013, the Cadillac's flagship sedan, the XTS sees no major changes for this year, though a new TT (Twin Turbo) variant joins the line-up. The XTS is available in three trim "collections" based on equipment amenities--Luxury, Premium and Platinum. Platinum models have a unique front end treatment with special wheels, colors, and interior trim. The new Twin Turbo V6 produces 410 hp. Front wheel drive models now feature Automatic Parking Assist as well as electric power steering. Front passenger seats now make available a memory feature for added convenience. For models equipped with the sunroof, the revised center rear seat armrest integrates wood trim accents, as well as controls for the radio and sunshade. A rear seat entertainment system with dual DVD screens is available, and the Intellibeam auto high beam headlamp control is also new this year.



All new last year, the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi is offered in S, SE, GTS, and SLS in either two-wheel or all-wheel drive. New for this year, a Sport Package is offered with GTS and SLS which adds a number of performance and handling features, as well as exterior styling treatments. S models come with such standard amenities as pushbutton start, nine-speaker audio system, power windows, doors, and mirrors, as well as ambient lighting. SE upgrades the base model with alloy wheels (now 18-inch), power driver's seat (with memory), leather-wrapped steering wheel, and cruise control. The top-of-the-line SLS makes standard heated front seats, rain sensing wipers, rear back-up sensors and leather seating.



All new last year, the 2013 Buick Verano returns with no major changes, though a new Premium trim will be added to the line-up in Fall 2012. Designed with upscale buyers in mind, the Verano offers luxury appointments such as rear park assist, Buick IntelliLink telematics sytem (now standard on all models equipped with the GPS navigation system), Bose premium sound, LED touch screen interface, remote start, and automatic climate control. The Turbo features an Ecotec 2.0L engine which makes 250 hp and is mated to a six speed manual or automatic transmission. On Convenience, Leather and Premium grades, the Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert is now standard. For 2013, all trims feature a rearview camera system for added safety and convenience. New exterior colors include Luxo Blue and Carbon Black (added charge) Metallic Paint.



All new last year, the 2014 Acura ILX returns with minor changes. It is available in four trims: 2.0 Base, 2.0 with Premium or Technology Package, and a 2.4 Premium (a Hybrid is also available). The ILX is built on a unit-body construction with flat-bottom design that minimizes aerodynamic drag. Updates this year include new 17-inch alloy wheels, upgraded leather seating with leatherette door trim, 8-way power driver's seat, dual heated front seats, and rearview camera system are as standard. An audio system with Active Noise Cancellation and new subwoofer are also new for 2014. For a more performance oriented driving experience, the ILX can be equipped with a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission on 2.4L models.



All new last year, the Spark returns with a new EV model added to the line-up. The Spark is Chevrolet's minicompact car, and features a CVT (continuously variable) automatic and revised final drive ratio for enhanced fuel economy, acceleration and reduced engine noise at higher speeds. Automatic headlamp control is now standard and heated power mirrors (color-keyed to the car's exterior) come with the 2LT trim grade. New exterior color choices are Lime and Grape Ice. A number of dealer accessories are available to consumers that would like to further personalize their vehicle, including Z-Spec floor mats and grille, interior trim kits, as well as roof rack cross rails.



All new last year, the Volkswagen Routan returns for 2010 available in three trims--S, SE and SEL. The Routan seats seven-passengers and is powered by a 3.8L V6 engine with 197 horsepower. A 4.0L V6 which produces 253 horsepower is also available. Standard safety features on the vehicle include front and side curtain airbags, Electronic Stabilization Program with hydraulic brake assist and German tuned suspension and steering for optimal handling. Convenience features include conversation mirror, available DVD entertainment system (with dual 9-inch screens for both rear seat rows), optional quad captain's chairs, and dual power sliding doors. Keyless entry with remote start is also option, and preheats or cools the vehicle as the vehicle temperature dictates.



All-new 2013, the Subaru XV Crosstrek returns for 2014 with a few new changes. A hybrid model will be available later in the model year and will mark the first hybrid model ever for Subaru. It is an Impreza-based crossover vehicle but features 8.7 inches of ground clearance, 17-inch alloy wheels, larger brakes and fuel tank, as well as the brands symmetrical all-wheel drive system. Designed with bold exterior appointments, the XV line-up has black wheel arches and rocker panel cladding for a more rugged appearance. Two trims are offered; Premium and Limited. Standard features include rear privacy glass, power door locks, power mirrors and windows, and heated seats and mirrors. The top of the line Limited adds leather seating, auto climate control, upgraded instrument cluster and a Lineartrontic Continuously Variable Transmission as standard.



All-new for 2009, the Acura TL is available in front-wheel or SH (Super Handling) all-wheel drive. A Technology Package, offered with or without High Performance Tires, are also model options. Vehicles with the Technology Package feature premium leather seats, navigation system, rear camera, and AcuraLink with satellite communication and real-time traffic updates, as well as, keyless entry with push button start, and 3D metallic interior trim. Safety equipment on the new TL includes active front head restraints, side curtain airbags for all outboard passengers, dual chamber front side airbags, and dual stage front airbags. The SH-AWD system further enhances handling with automatic full-time traction control and correction for over/understeer driving situations.



All-new for 2010, the Ford Mustang returns for 2011 with few changes. The Mustang is available in coupe or convertible bodystyles and four trims: Base, Premium, GT, and Premium GT. The Base and Premium are powered by a new 303 horsepower 3.7L V6 engine while the GT receives a new 5.0L V8 engine that produces 412 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. The design of the latest mustang is a modern interpretation of the late 60's and early 70's muscle car. Performance and handling modifications include larger wheels, retuned suspension and increased horsepower. The Mustang features a more refined interior with upgraded materials and craftsmanship over previous generations.



All-new for 2010, the Ford Mustang returns with a restyled look and significant performance improvements. The Mustang is available in four trims: Base, Premium, GT and Premium GT. Both a V6 and V8 are available, and roof choices include hardtop soft top, or a new glass roof option. The design of the new mustang is a modern interpretation of the late 60's and early 70's muscle car. Performance and handling modifications include larger wheels, retuned suspension and increased horsepower. The Mustang features a more refined interior with upgraded materials and craftsmanship over previous generations. Ford's new Easy Fuel capless fuel system is standard; the V8 runs on regular unleaded, but filling consistently with premium fuel will improve mid-range torque.



All-new for 2010, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is available in seven models: E350 (RWD and AWD), E550 (RWD and AWD), and E63 AMG sedans, and E350, and E550 coupe. The E350 is powered by a 268 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, while the E550 receives a 5.5L V8 engine producing 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque. The E63 AMG appeals directly to sport enthusiasts and boasts a 6.3L V8 engine that generates 518 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque mated to a new AMG Speedshift MCT seven-speed automatic transmission. The new AMG Speedshift MCT transmission is capable of shifting between each of its seven gears in as little as 100 milliseconds. New technology offered for this model year include blind spot assist, Distronic plus speed control, and night view assist plus.



All-new for 2010, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class returns for 2011 with a new wagon and two new convertible models. It is available in ten models: E350 (RWD and 4MATIC), E550 (RWD and 4MATIC), and E63 AMG sedans, E350 4MATIC wagon, and E350 and E550 coupe and convertible. The E350 is powered by a 268 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, while the E550 receives a 5.5L V8 engine producing 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque. The E63 AMG appeals directly to sport enthusiasts and boasts a 6.3L V8 engine that generates 518 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque mated to a new AMG Speedshift MCT seven-speed automatic transmission. New features include Active Lane Keeping Assist and Active Blind Spot Assist with automatic brake intervention, standard LED daytime running lights on Sport Sedans/Wagons, a restyled headlight control switch and relocation of the ESP controls.



All-new for 2010, the Mercedes-Benz GLK350 is available in either two-wheel drive, or all-wheel drive (4MATIC). The GLK comes standard with a fuel efficient V6 engine that produces 268hp mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle's sportier ride and handling characteristics are due to a four-wheel independent suspension. Convenience features include Smart Key entry system, memory settings for the mirrors, steering wheel and driver's seat, and automatic climate control. Standard safety equipment includes front and side impact airbags, as well as, knee and window airbags. The goal of the new vehicle entrant in the Mercedes line-up is to provide "agility and comfort" for today's modern family.



All-new for 2010, the Toyota 4Runner returns in SR5, Trail, and Limited trims. First introduced in 1984, the ever popular 4Runner is on its 5th generation design, and has seen more than 1.5 million vehicles sold. The vehicles are larger overall than the previous model and are powered by a new 4.0L V6 engine which now produces 270 horsepower and utilizes variable valve timing technology for improved fuel efficiency. A base 2.7L four-cylinder engine is also standard on the SR5 2WD trim only. Trail models feature distinctive dark smoke treatments on the headlights and tail lamps, and come equipped more appropriately for off-road performance. The Limited and SR5 trims add exterior chrome treatments, front bumper moldings and fender flares for an aggressive appearance. SR5 comes with 17-inch allow wheels, while the Limited comes with 20-inch wheels and a full-size spare tire.



All-new for 2011, the Chrysler 200 replaces the previous generation Sebring, and enters the mid-sized sedan market with a line-up that includes LX, Touring, and Limited trim levels. The new vehicle features an updated exterior and interior that offers better quality materials, as well as more technology and convenience options for consumers. Significant changes were made to the acoustics of the vehicle, which are designed to greatly improve the NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) and result in a quieter ride. Most all of the systems in the vehicle have been improved by Chrysler, from the exterior sheet metal and suspension, to an increase in track and tire width for better handling. The 200 is powered by a new 3.6L engine that is mated with a six-speed automatic transmission.



All-new for 2011, the Ford Fiesta is offered in both hatchback and sedan bodystyles. Aimed at buyer's shopping competitors such as Versa, Fit, and Yaris, the Fiesta endeavors to offer competitive fuel economy, advanced safety and convenience features, as well as a bold styling, and new technological advancements to a youthful market. Customers can individualize their vehicle with distinctive graphics and color choices (such as Bright Magenta, Lime Squeeze, and Blue Flame). Launched under the Ford ONE plan which is intended to design vehicles to meet the various needs of customers in a global market place, the Fiesta generated more than 5.5 million YouTube video views during the Fiesta Movement marking campaign.



All-new for 2011, the Jeep Wrangler is offered in three trim--Sport, Sahara, and Rubicon in either two-door or four-door (Unlimited) bodystyles. Changes this year include a revised interior with upgraded material use, as well as improved ergonomics and increased acoustics. A new 115-volt outlet, along with additional 12-volt outlets is now provided. New steering wheel mounted functions allow driver to control radio, hands-free phone, and cruise control. Sahara now comes with a color-keyed hardtop, and all models feature improved visibility through larger rear windows. Heated seats and automatic climate control are also added as standard. True to its roots, the Jeep Wrangler preserves the traditional off-road capability with a body-on-frame chassis construction, solid front and rear axles, detachable doors, and a fold-down windshield.



All-new for 2011, the Kia Sportage receives a redesigned exterior, as well as a new AWD system. Offered in Base, LX and EX trim levels, the Sportage features such standard equipment as air conditioning, power locks, power windows/mirrors, and Sirius Satellite radio. The LX updgrades the base with integrated LED turn signal mirrors, and rear tinted windows. The top-of-the-line EX comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, and leather-wrapped shifter and steering wheel. The Sportage is Kia's longest running nameplate and has been freshened to appeal to a more sophisticated consumer. Available late in 2010, will be a Microsoft powered UVO vehicle infotainment system.



All-new for 2012, the Chevrolet Sonic is offered in four door hatchback and sedan bodystyles, and will be replacing the Aveo in the Chevrolet line-up. Sonic is available in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels and features an Ecotec 1.4L 138 hp turbo engine. GM has designed Sonic to be practical yet fun to drive. As of this writing, Chevrolet is the only company building a small car in the U.S., with Sonic production beginning later in 2011 at the Orion Assembly Plant in Michigan. Available features on the models include remote start, heated front seats, and sunroof. Standard safety equipment includes 10 airbags, ABS braking system, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, as well as six months of On-Star with Turn-by-Turn navigation.



All-new for 2012, the Ford Focus continues in sedan and hatchback bodystyles. The U.S. market will see SE, SE, SEL, and Titanium trim levels, with the new vehicles set to begin production in Michigan. The Focus has been updated to offer more technology features, typically found in more expensive vehicles. Body changes include a redesigned exterior, as well as changes to reduced Noice, vibration, and harshness (NVH) levels in the car. The most noteworthy interior update is the Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch that replaces the functionality of many of the previous buttons and knobs. The Focus features next generation front and side airbags which adapt deployment to specific passengers, as well as Safety Canopy curtain airbags. Other tech features offered on the car include active park assist, push button remote vehicle start, rear view camera, ambient lighting, and HD Radio with iTunes T



All-new for 2012, the Mazda5 returns with minimal change. It remains available in three trims; Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The Mazda5 is powered by a 2.5-liter MZR inline four-cylinder engine, which is also available in the MAZDA3, MAZDA6 and CX-7, producing 157 horsepower and 163 lb-ft of torque. The engine can be mated to either a six-speed manual transmission (Sport models only) or a five-speed electronically controlled automatic with manual shift control. Standard features include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and fold out table. The Grand Touring adds as standard a moon roof, rear spoiler, heated mirrors and leather seats, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Standard safety features include anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitoring system, six airbags, and a brake force feature.



All-new for 2012, the Volkswagen GLI is a sportier version of the new Jetta sedan, and is offered in three trims--Base, Autobahn, and Autobahn with Navigation System. The GLI is powered by a 200hp turbo four-cylinder engine, and features details unique to the performance sedan. Such equipment includes an upgraded "track-tuned" suspension, available DSG automatic transmission with paddle shifters, XDS differential (offered first on the GTI) for better handling and reduced inside wheel spin during cornering, as well as four-wheel disc brakes with red-painted calipers. The GLI Autobahn comes with 18-inch wheels, sunroof, dual automatic climate control system, heated leatherette seats and a Fender Premium Audio System. The top-of-the line model also adds a nav system, as well as push button start. Also standard is a 6.5-inch touchscreen with integrated Bluetooth and iPod connectivity.



All-new for 2013 model year, the midsized 2014 Ford Fusion sees only minor changes and is largely carried over from last year. Offered in gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains including a 2.5L in-line four-cylinder, a 1.6L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder engine, a 2.0L EcoBoost in-line four-cylinder, or a 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor. Titanium models offer consumers either AWD or FWD options. Updates this year include revised exterior color choices and a new rear inflatable seatbelt option, as well as ventilated seats and heated steering wheel. Other available safety features include a Lane Keeping System, adaptive cruise control, active park assist and a Blind Spot Information System.



All-new for 2013, the 2015 Porsche Boxster returns for the new model year with no major updates, though a new GTS model has been added to the line-up. As with last year the Boxster features a lightweight body and a completely revamped chassis. The base model is equipped with a 2.7L 265 horsepower flat-six engine; while the S receives a 3.4L flat-six engine that produces 315 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. Both engines feature fuel-efficiency gains through the use of electrical system recuperation, thermal management and start/stop functionality. Transmission choices include either a standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) automatic transmission. For those interested in coupe body, the Cayman should be researched.



All-new for 2013, the Porsche 911 returns for 2014 with minimal change. The line-up consists of two bodystyles and 16 models, ranging from the Base Carrera RWD coupe, to the new high-end performance GT3. The seventh-generation Porsche 911 is longer, lower, has a wider front track. It also includes new features such as a new rear axle design to improve dynamic precision and stability, a new electro-mechanical power steering system, Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), enhanced Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and enhanced dynamic engine mount technology created for the last generation 911 GT3. The new GT3 is powered by a 3.8L boxer engine that produces 400 horsepower and accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds.



All-new for 2013, the Porsche Boxster returns for 2014 with little change. It remains available in two trims: base and S. It received an entirely new lightweight body and a completely revamped chassis last year. The base model is equipped with a 2.7L 265 horsepower flat-six engine; while the S receives a 3.4L flat-six engine that produces 315 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. Both engines have increased fuel-efficiency by as much as 15% due to the use of electrical system recuperation, thermal management and start/stop function. Transmission choices include either a standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) automatic transmission.



All-new for last year, the 2014 Ford Escape returns available in three trims: S, SE, and Titanium. The S is offered in only 2WD while the SE and Titanium are also available in AWD. Engine choices include a 168 horsepower a 2.5L four-cylinder engine, a 173 horsepower 1.6L Ecoboost four-cylinder engine, and a 2.0L Ecoboost four-cylinder engine that produces 237 horsepower and 250 lbs-ft of torque. Active park assist, Blind Spot Information System, Curve Control and Torque Vectoring Control are also technologies available on the Escape. Curve Control automatically slows the vehicle when its cornering too fast and Torque Vectoring Control helps accelerate through a turn. A liftgate with motion-sensing technology and upgraded MyFord Touch system that makes connecting with digital devices on the go easier are technology equipment available on the Escape.



All-new for the 2009 model year, the Nissan cube is the latest entrant into the small wagon market, which features design queues and options to appeal to an active, environmentally aware consumer. Available in four trims--Base, S, Krom and SL with a 1.8L four-cylinder engine. The SL and Krom models come with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Nissan is launching the cube with a "Reserve Your cube" program, anticipating strong demand. The cube comes with unique options including Push Button Ignition, Rockford Fosgate subwoofer, and more than 40 accessories which allow for greater customization of the vehicles. These include a 20-color interior illumination kit and "shag dash topper," as well as aero body kits and custom wheels.



All-new for the 2014 model year, the Toyota Corolla returns in four trims--L, LE, LE Eco, and S. The Corolla features a new sculped, more fluid exterior and sportier profile. On the inside, Toyota made use of more premium materials with soft touch finishes for an upgraded appearance. There are nine exterior and eight interior color choices. The LE Eco is new and features additional aerodynamics, more efficient 1.8L Valvematic engine and a CVTi-S to improve fuel efficiency. All models feature LED headlamps, eight airbags, Bluetooth hands-free phone and streaming audio. Other options available include push-button start, back-up monitor, paddle shifters, rear deck spoiler and navigation system.



All-new in 2005, the Dodge Magnum returns with the addition of the SRT8 model. The 2006 Magnum is now available in five trim lines: SE, SXT, SXT AWD, RT, and the SRT8 models. The Magnum SE comes with RWD system, a 2.7L V6 engine paired to a four-speed automatic transmission, and 17-inch wheels. The SXT is equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine paired to a four-speed automatic transmission, while the SXT AWD features a five-speed automatic transmission. The Magnum RT boasts a 5.7L HEMI V8 engine producing 340 horsepower and featuring a Multi-Displacement System, which increases the HEMI engine's fuel efficiency. For the SRT8, Dodge has taken the 5.7L Hemi engine and increased the displacement to 6.1L. The 6.1L Hemi engine produces 425 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.



All-new in 2009, the 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is a carried over for this year with no major changes. Offered initially in S, SE and SEL trims (4MOTION all-wheel drive available on SE and SEL models only), the SE is only in production until November 2009. All models are powered by a 2.0L Turbo engine boasting 200 horsepower and 207 ft-lb of torque. The Tiguan features second-row seating that can split fold and slide/tilt. Heated leather interior seating is standard on SEL, and the S is the only trim with an available manual transmission. The vehicle also shares a modified platform with the VW Golf and Rabbit.



All-new in 2010, the 2011 Lexus HS 250h is carried over with changes only to the exterior color choices. Available in two models: Base and Premium, the HS 250h is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine coupled to a permanent magnet motor that combine for a rating of 187 total systems horsepower. The motor is paired with an electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission (CVT). Standard amenities include a one-touch moonroof, Bluetooth hands-free system with voice control, SmartAccess keyless entry, and a push-to-start ignition system. The Premium model adds semi-aniline leather seat trim, heated and ventilated front seats, wood interior trim, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The HS is the first dedicated hybrid Lexus has offered.



All-new in 2010, the Acura ZDX returns for 2011 with only minor updates. It remains available in three trim packages: Base, Technology, and Advance. The ZDX features a large panoramic glass roof, concealed door handles, and hand-stitched leather seating. All-wheel drive is standard on all models, as well as a 300 hp V6 engine. The Technology Package features a navigation system, full display screen, and multi-view rear camera. The top-of-the-line Advance Package adds such amenities as blind-spot warning system, adaptive cruise control, collision avoidance braking, and ventilated Milano Leather seats.



All-new in 2010, the Jaguar XJ returns for 2011 with little change. The XJ is available in six trims: Base, Supercharged, and Supersport in either regular or long wheelbase configuration. The Base models are powered by a 385 horsepower 5.0L V8 engine while the Supercharged models receive a supercharged version of the 5.0L V8 engine producing 470 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque. The Supersport models are equipped with a more powerful version of the supercharged 5.0L V8 engine producing 510 horsepower and a 0 to 60mph time of 4.7 seconds. All engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, moonroof, heated mirrors, heated and cooled front seats, and memory settings for outside mirrors, pedals and seats.



All-new in 2011, the 2012 Hyundai Equus continues in both Signature and Ultimate trim levels. While Hyundai offered an Apple iPad with interactive owner's manual as standard last year, the program is no longer currently offered. Equus features Hyundai's most powerful engine, a 5.0 liter Tau V8, which produces 429 horsepower. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Other changes this year include new satin chrome finish on the side window openings, and a power rear window sunshade as standard equipment on Equus Ultimate. The top-of-the-line Ultimate features other amenities such as ventilated/cooled reclining rear seats (including an integrated refrigerator compartment), power trunk, power rear head restraints, a passenger-side seat massage system, and rear entertainment system.



All-new in 2011, the 2012 Nissan JUKE continues for this year with no major changes and is offered in S, SV, and SL trims. Positioned by Nissan as a "bold urban sport cross," the models come equipped with, 17-inch wheels, available AWD, and a turbo charged engine. Geared towards shoppers who want a performance oriented yet versatile vehicle, the JUKE also features distinctive styling cues such as concealed rear door handles (which give it a sporty two-door appearance, but with four door convenience), and the "boomerang" taillight design found on the latest Z. JUKE offers such technology features as torque vectoring AWD which evenly distributes the turning power up to 50:50 between the front and rear wheels and also side-to-side across the car's rear axle. In doing so, cornering capability is greatly improved.



All-new in 2012, the 2013 Scion iQ micro car returns unchanged as the world's smallest four passenger vehicle. Though only 10 feet long, it features a unique 3+1 offset seat configuration where one adult can sit behind the front passenger and a child or small package can fit behind the driver. Targeted towards forward thinking urban drivers, the iQ comes with such standard features as 11 airbags, Bluetooth connectivity, HD Radio (TM) technology, and Toyota's Star Safety System (consisting of ABS, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, traction control, vehicle stability control, and Smart Stop Technology brake override). The iQ is offered in a number of colors including Hot Lava, Black Sand Pearl, and Pacific Blue Metallic.



All-new last year, the 2011 Honda Crosstour sees no major changes for this year and is offered in EX and EX-L (with Leather) trim levels. Updates are limited to the relocation of the climate control buttons for improved convenience, and slight tick upward in fuel economy (1 MPG). The styling of the Crosstour seeks to blend the features of the popular, long-standing Accord, with the sportier look, convenience, and versatility of an SUV. As a result, the vehicle has an increased ride height (ground clearance is measured at 6.0 inches), cargo capacity, and improved handling over many traditional truck based SUVs. Crosstour comes standard with 17-inch aluminum wheels, rear privacy glass, moonroof, power mirrors, and a removable hidden utility box in the rear. The EX-L upgrades the EX with 18-inch wheels, auto on/off headlamps, power seats and mirrors with memory function, as well as an upg



All-new last year, the 2011 Kia Soul carries over this year in four trims: Base, Soul+ and Soul! (exclaim), and Sport. After an apparent successful Hamster ad campaign and "A New Way to Roll" tagline, the Soul returns for this year with only minor changes. Standard amenities on the Soul+ include keyless entry, deep tinted privacy glass, power mirrors, and 16-inch wheels and tires. The Soul! upgrades with power moonroof, fog lights, and 18-inch wheels. To enhance the performance look, Sport models feature front and rear fascia, rear spoiler, and side sills. For a time, Kia Motors America invited consumers on-line to join a video contest. People created their own talent video based on the distinctive design of the Kia Soul for a $10,000 prize.



All-new last year, the 2012 Honda CR-Z continues in two trims: Base and EX (with or without Navigation System). One new feature is offered this year; a new black seat fabric is optional on vehicles equipped with Crystal Black Pearl paint. The powertrain consists of a 1.5-liter SOHC 16-valve i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine with a 10-Kilowatt Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). A three-mode drive system tailors throttle response, steering and IMA assistance to the driver's preference for Sport, Normal or Econ (Economy) driving modes. Over the Base model, the EX adds a 360-watt high-power audio system with seven speakers including subwoofer, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, and perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel.



All-new last year, the 2014 Lexus LS continues with no major changes and is available in five trims: 460 and 460 L in either FWD or AWD configurations, and the 600h L hybrid. The integration of Siri Eyes Free technology from Apple is the only change. The F Sport Package features F SPORT seats with larger bolsters, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters, genuine aluminum trim, sport tuned air suspension, Brembo six-piston caliper brakes, and 19" forged wheels with summer or all-season tires. An optional Lexus Climate Concierge offers a customizable system that uses multiple sensors to automatically regulate not only the temperature of the cabin, but also the climate control seats and the heated steering wheel, quickly bringing each occupant to their preferred temperature. Standard amenities include Bluetooth wireless connectivity, R/V monitor, driver's information center,



All-new last year, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is offered in three trims: SL550 SL63 AMG and SL65 AMG and is carried over with no major changes. The SL features an aluminum unit body that reduces weight over the previous generation by about 200 pounds. The retractable hardtop features a panoramic view sunroof. Standard features include two-zone automatic climate control, GPS navigation, leather seats, wood trim, 12-way power adjustable seats and a Harmon/Kardon audio system. Standard safety features include the Pre-Safe system, Attention Assist, pop-up roll bars, bi-xenon headlights and eight airbags. Innovative optional features include Distronic Plus adaptive cruise control, Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, ABC active suspension and Keyless Go.



All-new last year, the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage returns for this year with no major changes. The Mirage, as a five-door vehicle, boasts "the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid" gasoline engine available in the U.S. according to the manufacturer. Updates this year include new chrome interior accents and revised rear-mounted short pole antenna on all trims; and upgraded seat fabric and freshened side view mirrors with integrated turn signals on ES models. Standard on all grades is tilt steering, automatic climate control, power windows, color-keyed mirrors, split-folding rear set, keyless entry with panic alarm, variable intermittent wipers and rear spoiler. Additional safety features offered at no cost include seven airbags, ABS brakes, Brake Assist, and Hill Start Assist (when equipped with the CVT automatic transmission), as well as Active Stability Control and Traction Control.



All-new last year, the Mitsubishi Outlander returns for 2008 available in three trims: ES, LS, SE and XLS in either 2WD or AWD configurations. New for 2008, the Outlander ES model is now powered by an all-new, fuel-efficient 2.4L 168 horsepower aluminum DOHC MIVEC four-cylinder engine teamed with a new Sportronic CVT transmission. A new Outlander Special Edition model combines the economy of the 2.4-liter powertrain with upscale amenities and options from the V-6 XLS. The LS and XLS are powered by a 220 horsepower 3.0L aluminum MIVEC V6 engine mated to a six-speed Sportronic automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include power windows, locks and mirrors, remote keyless entry, curtain side air bags, and Active Skid and Traction Control (ASTC).



All-new last year, the Subaru Forester returns for 2015 with little change. It is available in several trims including Base, Premium, Limited and Touring. For 2015, the base model 2.5i gets rear vision camera and color multi-function display as standard equipment. The 2.5i Premium manual transmission model is now equipped with a moonroof standard and the Premium now features a standard All Weather Package. The standard engine is a 170 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder Boxer DOHC engine while the XT models feature the turbocharged 2.0L Boxer engine that produces 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5i receive a six-speed manual while the 2.0XT is mated to a Lineartronic continuously variable transmission (CVT). The high-torque version of CVT for 2.0XT models also has 6-speed and 8-speed manual shift modes with steering wheel paddle shift switches.



All-new last year, the Volkswagen Passat returns for 2013 with little change. It is available in seven trims: S, SE, TDI SE, SEL, V6 SE, TDI SEL, and V6 SEL. The standard engine on the Passat is a 2.5L in-line five-cylinder engine that generates 170 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. A 140 horsepower 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine and a 280 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine is also available. All engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic controls. Standard features on all models include power amenities, keyless remote entry system, dual zone climate control, and electronic stability control. The top of the line SEL Premium adds leather seating surfaces, rearview backup camera, keyless entry with push-button start, navigation system, driver seat memory, wood grain interior, eight-way power passenger seat, and interior chrome accents.



All-new to the Buick line-up for the 2013 model year is the globally designed Buick Encore. The Encore is a smaller five passenger vehicle, sitting below the Enclave in the brand's line-up. Offered with either front wheel or all-wheel drive, the Encore features a fuel economy rating of up to 25/33 city/highway. It features the distinctive Buick grille and comes with such amenities as rearview camera, power driver's seat, leather wrapped steering wheel and heated mirrors. Options include dual zone automatic climate control, lane departure warning sytem, heated leather seats, Bose sound system, and front and rear park assist. The Encore comes with the brands IntelliLink infotainment system featuring a full color, high resolution display. All models see the benefit of QuietTuning with Buick's first us of Bose Active Noise Cancellation Technology.



All-new to the Buick line-up for the 2013 model, the 2014 Encore compact crossover returns with no major changes and is offered with either front wheel or all-wheel drive in Base, Convenience, Premium and Leather trim levels. New available safety technology this year includes Rear Cross Traffic and Size Blind Zone alert systems. The Encore comes with such amenities as rearview camera, power driver's seat, leather wrapped steering wheel and heated mirrors. Options include dual zone automatic climate control, lane departure warning sytem, heated leather seats, Bose sound system, and front and rear park assist. The Encore comes with the brands IntelliLink infotainment system featuring a full color, high resolution display. All models see the benefit of QuietTuning with Buick's first us of Bose Active Noise Cancellation Technology.



Although the Honda Civic was recently redesigned, a lukewarm reception by the auto industry prompted the automaker to take their highly popular compact sedan and coupe back to the drawing board and make further revisions in a very short period of time. Subsequently, the updated 2013 Honda Civic sees significant interior and exterior changes, new standard amenities, and improved driving dynamics for this year. The Civic celebrates its 40th anniversary this coming year. Changes include extensive chassis modifications (including the use of Honda's ACE(TM) II body structure for better safety and stability), the use of premium finishes on the interior, retuned steering system, and added features such as Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, rearview camera, Pandora internet radio interface (with messaging feature), and steering wheel mounted audio controls.



Another entrant into the growing EV city car segment is the all-new Mitsubishi I, or MiEV. Offered in ES and SE trim levels, the MiEV features a rear wheel drive system, AC synchronous motor, and single fixed gear transmission. The vehicle has a targeted driving range of 85 miles/charge with a top speed of about 80 mph. It features three settings: "D" offers maximum performance with 100% torque from direct accelerator input; "Eco" reduces battery consumption to maximize energy usage; and "B" increases the regenerative braking functionality with the "D" level torque response. The MiEV features three possible charging methods: the standard Level 1 120V portable cable, a Level 2 home EVSE charging system, or Level 3 public quick charge station (which requires an optional DC charging port available as an option on SE trim level).



Arriving new for last year, the Honda fit returns for 2008 available in four trims: base and Sport in both automatic and manual transmissions. This five-door hatchback is powered by a 1.5-liter 109-horsepower VTEC engine. Standard amenities across the board include all power conveniences, air conditioning, tinted glass, and dual front and side airbags with side curtain airbags. A leather-wrapped steering wheel, keyless remote entry, rear roof spoiler, and an AM/FM stereo with CD and MP3 capabilities comes standard on the Sport models. The Sport, with automatic transmission, adds as standard features such as steering wheel mounted paddle shifters and a sport-mode gear indicator.



As an all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee will be available for model year 2011, the 2010 line-up continues with no changes for this year (except the Overland model being discontinued). Offered in Laredo, Limited and SRT8 trims, engine choices on the Grand Cherokee include a standard 3.7L V6 engine on the Laredo and Limited (the 5.7L HEMI V8 engine is optional), and a 6.1L HEMI V-8 engine for the high performance SRT8. Grand Cherokee also features a Leather Appearance Group as standard on the Limited trims, as well as memory function for the outside mirrors, radio, pedals and driver's seat. A rearview monitor and remote start are also standard on Limited.



As one of Volkswagen's most iconic cars, the sixth generation Golf returns for 2013 with a new exterior design and is offered with two engine choices, a 2.5L gasoline variant, as well as a TDI clean diesel. The VW Golf has seen sales of more than 29 million vehicles worldwide since it was introduced in 1974. Offered with two or four doors in a versatile hatchback bodystyle, the Golf exterior has been updated to feature a wide, double bar grille treatment, and a more athletic front bumper and airdam which visually create a wider and lower stance. The TDI models equipped with the Tech Package feature the LED daytime running lights popularized by the groups luxury sister brand, Audi. VW wanted to ensure that all model grades feature a refined interior with exceptional fit and finish, such as a soft-opening silicon-dampened glovebox.



As the high performance variant of the recently redesigned A6, the 2013 Audi S6 features the newly developed 4.0L twin turbo engine that produces 420 hp. (The same engine will be used to power the new S7 and, with an output of 520 hp, the S8.) All new last year, the A6 continues in Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels, and is offered with the 2.0T or 3.0T powerplant (Prestige is offered with 3.0T only). The S6 makes us of cylinder on demand, active engine mounts and active noise control technology in order to achieve high levels of both efficiency and performance. Inside the S6 unique S treatments are featured, including Valcona leather with diamond stitching, sport seats, and the choice of Carbon Atlas, matte brushed aluminum or fine grain natural Ash brown or Oak wood inlays.



Audi introduces a brand new mid-size luxury coupe for 2008, the A5. The A5 will be powered by a 3.2L V6 engine with a horsepower rating of 265 and a 0-60 time of 5 seconds. The A5 can be paired with either a manual, automatic, or DSG transmission. Other features will include a 2+2 seat configuration, a high-end leather interior trim, 17-inch alloy wheels, three-zone climate control, and a sound system with CD player. Inovative features include an electromechanical handbrake, an all-plastic key, and Audi's MMI technology. Options include keyless engine start, a rear parking assist system, bi-xenon headlights, and a premium sound system.



Audi introduces a brand new mid-size luxury coupe for 2008, the S5. The S5 will be powered by a 4.2L V8 engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission, boasting a projected horsepower rating of 354 and a 0-60 time of about 6 seconds. Other features will include a 2+2 seat configuration, a high-end leather interior trim, 18-inch alloy wheels, exclusive exterior paint, sport suspension, three-zone climate control, and a sound system with CD player. Inovative features include an electromechanical handbrake, an all-plastic key, and Audi's MMI technology. Options include keyless engine start, a rear parking assist system, bi-xenon headlights, and a premium sound system.



Audi introduces a new performance trim to its 2008 line-up, the RS4 cabriolet. Initially released in the returning sedan trim, the RS4 is powered by a 4.2L V8 engine boasting 420 horsepower, which is coupled to a six-speed manual transmission. Features include large brakes, 19-inch tires, dual-zone climate control, a power glass moonroof, Nappa leather seats, and a six-disc CD changer. Available options on the RS4 include rear side impact airbags, an iPod connection, exclusive exterior paint choices, and several luxury equipment packages. The optional Exclusive Package adds unique floor mats, specialized black and red interior trim, and additional badging.



Audi joins in the Luxury Utility market with its first offering, the 2007 Q7. Available in either a Base or a Premium trim, this large SUV initially comes equipped with a 4.2 V8 engine that produces 350 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. A V6 version will be available later in the model year. Standard amenities across the board include leather seats, alloy wheels, front fog lights, an AWD system, and Bose sound system with a six-disc CD changer. The Premium level adds luxury features such as heated seats, a rear parking assist system, a DVD-base Navigation system, and a panoramic power glass moonroof. Audi also offers a host of options, including a rear side impact airbag system, unique exterior paint colors, an adaptive air suspension, and side vehicle sensors.



Audi keeps its entry level sedan fresh for the 2013 model year with a new allroad model (replacing the Avant wagon), as well as significant updates to the A4/S4 variants. Changes for this year include Wi-Fi hotspot connectivity and a greater level of technological advancements offered in the model lineup including Audi MMI navigation with Google Earth mapping and real-time SiruisXM traffic, as well as safety features such as active lane assist and adaptive cruise control. The new exterior features an updated hood, grille, and new design for the iconic LED daytime running lamps popularized by the brand. The interior sees updates to the infotainment display, climate controls and wood accents. All interior colors (save for Black) receive revised upholstery with Nappa Leather. The high performance S4 comes standard with the 3.0L supercharged engine found on the A6/A7 and now the A8.



Audi unveils the new R8 sports car for 2008, available in manual or automatic transmission versions. This mid-engine coupe is powered by a 4.2L V8 engine that boasts 420 horsepower, 317 lb-ft of torque, a top speed of 178-mph, and a 0-60 time of 4.4 seconds. The R8 features a lightweight aluminum frame, 19-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, heated power sport seats, a premium sound system, and Bluetooth phone prep. Audi also offers several luxury options, including a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, unique metallic/pearl exterior paint, an Enhanced Leather Package, a navigation plus system, and several exterior trim modifications.



Audi's entry level luxury sedan the A6 returns this year with a 2.0T, 3.0T, high performance S6, as well as new clean diesel TDI model added to the lineup. The new TDI is expected to get 29 combined MPG and produces 240 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque. The 3.0T and TDI are both offered starting at the Premium Plus level, which includes Audi Navigation Plus with Google Earth mapping, Audi connect Wi-Fi, Audi Advance Key, xenon plus headlamps, parking assist system, and 18-inch wheels. A Black Optic package is available on A6 3.0T, TDI and S6 models.



Audi's full-size luxury sedan returns for 2006 with several enhancements. The A8 is again available in three trims, base, L, and L W12, and is powered by either a 4.2L V8 or 450-hp 6.0L W12 engine. The exterior has been revised with a new single-frame grille, an adaptive front light, new 18-inch 5-spoke wheels, and new exterior paint choices. The A8 interior receives an Audi Parking System with graphic display, a new color driver information center, a glove box lock, and a new optional wood steering wheel. Audi also offers exclusive packages for models in Red and Anis Yellow, which features such amenities as leather seats with contrasting piping, wood and leather interior trm, and unique floor mats.



Audi's largest luxury sedan enters 2007 with several revisions, returning in three trims: Base, L, and L W12. The A8 receives a new more powerful engine in the 4.2L V8, which now boasts 350 horsepower and 325 lbs-ft of torque. The W12 trim trumps that power by equipping a 6.0L V12 engine that results in 450 horsepower. Changes for this year include new front and rear headrests, a more powerful Bose surround sound system, a standard driver information system, a MP3 capable CD changer, and an expanded list of options. A full leather upgrade is now available on A8 L models, while W12 models obtain a new 20-inch wheel option. Two new exterior colors are also available, Ibis White and Phantom Black.



Audi's near luxury wagon enters 2007 with only minor revisions, returning in 2.0T or 3.2 Quattro versions. The A3 2.0T, which features a 200-hp 2.0L I-4 Turbo engine, comes in either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. The 3.2 Quattro boasts a 3.2L V6 engine producing 250 horsepower, as well a six-speed automatic transmission. Package badging and content has been changed for this year, including a new S Line Package. Also, the Audio Package now adds a Sirius satellite radio, along with the Bose premium sound system and the six-disc CD changer. The new Technology Package offers a light and rain sensor, an auto-dimming interior mirror, bi-xenon headlights, and Bluetooth phone prep.



Audi's popular new sportback the A7 is carried over from last year with no major changes, except the addition of the high performance S7 variant being added to the line-up. The A7 is offered in a single quattro model with three available trim levels--Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The A7 was designed with the fluid body of a coupe (with seating for four passengers), but with the functionality of a hatchback. As a result, the rear cargo area is able to hold 24.5 cubic feet in its base configuration. If the 60/40 seats are folded flat, the cargo area is greatly expanded and has a flat floor for added convenience. The S7 adds a number of unique interior and exterior S line visual treatments as well as the new 4.0L twin turbo engine that will also be found in the S6 and, with higher output, the S8. S7's are badged V8T and have Valcona leather seating with diamond stitching, sport



Audi's smallest premium vehicle line returns for 2006 with numerous feature changes. The S4 is available in three bodystyles, sedan, convertible, and wagon, and is powered by a 4.2L V8 boasting 340 horsepower. The interior of the S4 has been updated with standard brushed aluminum and optional grey birch and carbon. Other new amenities include Bluetooth technology, rear Parktronic system, and redesigned premium wheels. Also, new for the year, the Torsen C 40/60 torque shift is available on all models equipped with a manual transmission.



Audi's smallest vehicle line returns for 2006 with new models and numerous feature changes. The A4 is available in three bodystyles, sedan, convertible, and wagon, and in several engine trims: 1.8T, 2.0T, 3.0, and the new 3.2. The new optional phone system features Bluetooth technology and voice control. Other new amenities include a rear Parktronic system, sport suspension, redesigned premium wheels, and a wood trim interior. A four-spoke multi function wheel and heated rear seats have also been added to the A4's list of options. Additionally, convertible models feature a new beige/grey interior.



Available in 2WD and 4WD configurations, the Rainier returns for 2007 with no major changes. Buick's mid-size is powered by 291-hp 4.2 inline-six engine coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission. The Rainier also offers an optional 5.3L V8 engine, which produces 300 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. Other optional amenities include a rear entertainment system, power pedals, a power glass moonroof, HD engineering enhancements, and several option packages. The Luxury Package includes heated seats and chrome assist steps, while the Cargo Convenience Package adds a cargo mat, a cargo net, and a cargo cover.



Back from a three year break is the 2008 Mercury Sable. The Sable comes available in four trims: Basic and Premier; in both FWD and AWD configurations. All Sable models are powered by a 3.5L 260hp V6 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and drivers information center. The Premier adds to the standard list: heated seats, heated mirrors, garage opener, and memory settings for drivers seat and outside mirrors. Available as options include rear parking sensors, moon roof, and remote control engine start. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags.



Based on the Fairlane concept of 2005 (and replacing the Freestar), the Flex is Ford's take on luxury people-moving with a theme that dates back to the automaker's classic luxo-wagons of the 1950s. Inside, available real wood trim and second row leather captains chairs with footrests share a cabin with a mini-refrigerator and Ford Sync, an entertainment system that combines a hands-free communication system with a voice-activated MP3 audio and DVD video unit. The Flex's Vista roof offers multiple skylight-like panels over individual passengers and an ambient lighting system brightens the interior with a choice of seven different colors. Source: www.motortrend.com.



Based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Volt, the all-new 2014 Cadillac ELR coupe provides an extended driving range of over 300 miles through a combination of electric power (up to 35 miles estimated) and a range-extended generator. One can program the charging schedule and energy efficiency reporting is offered on-line or through a smartphone app. The ELR features a HiPer Strut front suspension with continuous damping control, LED headlamps, 20-inch wheels, and the Cadillac CUE with navigation system as standard. On the interior, hand sewn leather with suede inserts are used, as well as chrome, wood, and carbon fiber accents. The ELR features such advanced safety systems as Safety Alert Seat, Forward Collision and Lane Departure alerts, while Blind Zone monitor, Cross-Traffic alert and adaptive cruise control are optional. The sound system is a Bose 10-channel premium audio sy



Being completely redesigned last year, the Chevy Malibu enters 2009 available in four trims: LS, LT, LTZ, and Hybrid. Standard equipment across the all models includes head-curtain side air bags and front-seat thorax air bags, OnStar Gen 7 with remote diagnostics, and XM Satellite Radio. The OnStar Gen 7 will feature standard an automatic crash notification service and OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation - the first factory-installed, fully integrated GPS navigation system from OnStar. StabiliTrak electronic stability control is standard on LT and LTZ models. Choice of economic powertrains will include a 2.4L Ecotec VVT four-cylinder engine, a 3.6L DOHC V-6 VVT engine, and a 36-volt electric motor/generator mated to the 2.4L Ecotec VVT four-cylinder engine on the Hybrid.



BMW finally brings a performance version of the 7-series to the US with the introduction of the Alpina B7. This sports sedan is powered by a 4.4L supercharged V8 that boasts 493 horsepower and 506 lb-ft of torque. The rear-wheel drive Alpina is fitted with a six speed automatic and has a 0-60 time of 4.8 seconds. This will be a limited production car by BMW, complete with a numbered plaque and only an estimated 200 being produced for 2007. Luxury amenities on the B7 include soft-close doors, Bluetooth wireless technology, a GPS navigation system, keyless go engine start, a lifetime subscription to Sirius radio, a six-CD changer premium stereo system, and heated leather active ventilated front seats.



BMW re-introduces the new two-seater M Roadster and Coupe to its 2006 line-up. Powered by a 3.2L six-cylinder engine, the Z-4-based M boasts 330 horsepower, 262 lb-ft of torque, a top speed of 155 mph, and a 0-60 time of 4.9. This front engine, rear drive speedster features a short-throw six-speed manual transmission, a traction controlling variable differential lock, performance front and rear suspension, and advanced cross-drilled ventilated disc brakes. Other M standard equipment includes 18-inch low-profile tires, a tire monitoring system, a fully automatic convertible top, and dual front-impact airbags. An optional Premium Package adds auto-dimming mirrors, power memory seats, an upgraded audio system, extra storage, and the BMW Assist system.



BMW's 7-Series sedan enters 2006 with two new V8 models. The 7-Series is now available in four models: 750I, 750Li, 760i, and 760Li. Exterior trims, such as grille, lighting cluster, and bumpers, have been slightly updated. The new 4.8L V8 engine found on the 750's generates 360 hp and 360 lb-ft of torque. The 7-Series offers several option packages, including the Sport Package, which features sport suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels, sport seats, a sport steering wheel, and unique interior and exterior trim. The optional Cold Weather package adds a heated steering wheel, a ski bag, heated front and rear seats. Other available options include rear climate control, rear impact air bags, a satellite radio, comfort seats, and active cruise control.



BMW's new 2013 X1 small crossover makes its debut in the U.S. this year, having already sold more than a quarter of a million units in other parts of the world. Positioned in the line-up below the X3, the X1 features such fuel efficient technologies as Auto Stop/Start and Brake Energy Regeneration. xDrive Models have standard all-wheel drive, and an M Sport Package is available for consumers that want to add to the sport look of their vehicle. Inside is center console storage, gloss black and chrome accents, and electroplated surrounds for the gearshift and console area. Available xenon headlamps feature LED light rings as daytime running lights.



Brand new last year, the 2014 Mazda CX-5 returns for its second year in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels but adds a new 2.5L SKYACTIV engine as standard on Touring and Grand Touring trims (a manual transmission is offered only on the Sport grade which features a 2.0L engine). Mazda's SKYACTIVE technology combines engineering and design elements optimized for greater fuel efficiency without compromising performance. Components of this are a 4-2-1 exhaust system, a high compression ratio 2.0L or 2.5L gas engine, and specially engineered SKYACTIV manual or automatic transmission. The CX-5 also sees minor updates for the new model year including a "Smart City Brake Support" being added to the Technology Package, and infotainment updates by way of a color touchscreen display for the audio menu that includes auto notification in the case of an emergency, Pandora Internet Radio a



Buick introduces a new large sedan into its lineup for 2006. The Lucerne is offered in three trims, CX, CXL, and CXS, and is powered by either a 3.8L V6 or 275-hp 4.6L V8 engine. Safety features include StabiliTrak, brake assist, front passenger dual depth air bag, side curtain air bags, and ABS brakes. Luxury amenities include heated and cooled front seats, a Harman Kardo stereo system, a DVD Navigation system, and a heated windshield. The Lucerne also features Buick's Quiet Tuning, which reduced unwanted road and engine noise.



Buick's large sedan enters 2008 available in four trims: CX, CXL, CXS, and the new Super. The Lucerne CX and CXL trims are powered by a 197-hp 3.8L V6 engine, while the CXS boasts a 4.6L V8 engine producing 275 horsepower. Standard amenities across the board include anti-lock brakes, the OneStar communication system, aluminum wheels, keyless entry remote, and XM radio. The optional Luxury Packages adds heated seats, upgraded power seats, a heated steering wheel, turn signal mirrors, and a memory function to both the seats and mirrors. Other options on the Lucerne include unique exterior paint choices, heated and cooled seats, a power glass moonroof, and a Lane Departure Warning System.



Buick's mid-size SUV returns for 2006 available in six models: CX, CXL, and Ultra in either 2WD or AWD. Returning for this year are newly designed wheels, that made their debut on the 2005 Rendezvous, upgraded tires, and an improved multimedia sound system that includes a touch screen. Engine choices include a 185-hp 3.4L V6 engine or a 3.6L V6 engine boasting 245 horsepower and 232 ft-lbs of torque. Standard equipment includes a keyless entry remote, power convenience features, and cruise control. Various options can be equipped, including an entertainment system, a navigation system, a power glass moonroof, special trailering equipment, and chrome wheels.



Buick's premium crossover SUV enters 2007 with only a few changes and is initially only available in CX FWD and CXL FWD. The Rendezvous is powered by a 196-hp 3.5L V6 engine coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission. Revisions for this year include an available tire pressure monitoring system, standard four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes, and a standard AM/FM stereo with CD player. The OnStar one-year Directions and Connections Plan is also now being offered. Available options include an XM satellite radio, all-speed traction control, audio system controls, side-impact airbags, a universal home remote, and a removable second row captain's chair.



Buick's seven-passenger minivan returns for 2007 now available in three trims levels, CX, CX Plus, and CXL. The Terraza is powered by the new 240-hp 3.9L V6 engine coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission. Other standard amenities include ABS brakes, traction control, and the OnStar Telematics System. CXL upgrades include upgraded leather seats, an eight-way power driver's seat, and genuine wood interior trim. Buick offers a list of options on the Terraza, including power sliding side doors, a CD changer, front and second row side impact airbags, rear parking assist and a Sit-n-Lift power seat. Towing capabilities can be updated by adding the optional 3500-Lb trailering provision package and automatic load-leveling suspension.



Built for both personal and professional use, the 2012 Ford E-Series Wagon is carried over from last year and continues to be available in several models: E150 XL and XLT, as well as E350 XL and XLT, each coming in regular and extended versions. The E-Series Wagons off SYNC voice activated infotainment system, navigation system with 6.5-inch touchscreen, as well as Crew Chief fleet management technology. The E-Series is designed for ease of use when loading cargo, and features flexible cargo doors which can be held open without effort at 105 degrees, or pushed further open to 178 degrees. For those looking for a smaller passenger/cargo van option, Ford also offers the TransitConnect.



Cadillac re-enters the premium compact market with the all-new entry level 2013 ATS sedan. Offered in Base, Premium, Performance and Luxury trims with several engines choices (2.0L, 2.5L and 3.6L) and rear-or all wheel drive, the ATS offers a wide variety of performance, economy and luxury attributes to meet buyer's needs. The vehicle is built on GM's new, lighter weight architecture and is designed to be efficient, quick and offer highly enjoyable driving dynamics. Engineering and design elements of the ATS include underbody shields for improved aerodynamics, Cadillac's first five-link independent rear suspension, a near 50/50 weight distribution front to rear, four channel ABS braking system with Brembo performance brakes, and an available driver adjustable sport suspension.



Cadillac's full-size luxury SUV returns for 2008 available in three trims: 2WD, AWD, and ESV. All Escalade models are powered by a 6.2L HO V8 engine, producing 403 horsepower, coupled to a six-speed heavy-duty automatic transmission. Standard luxury amenities include automatic air conditioning, aluminum wheels, heated leather bucket seats, and a Bose stereo system with six-disc CD changer. The optional Ultra Luxury Collection Package adds a DVD-based navigation system, IntelliBeam headlights, a six-disc DVD changer, and heated and cooled front seats. Other options on the Escalade include an Entertainment System, infrared tinted windows, and upgraded wheels.



Cadillac's luxury crossover enters 2007 with several key changes, returning in V6 or V8 models. The SRX receives a completely redesigned interior, including a new center console, chrome trim, and several hand cut and sewn interior appointments. Available powertrains include a 255-hp 3.6 V6 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission or a 320-hp 4.6L V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Several optional amenities are offered on the SRX, including an UltraView Plus power moonroof, magnetic ride control steering, a premium stereo system, rear air conditioning, and memory power pedals. The optional Driver's Package adds a limited slip rear axle, HID headlights, upgraded tires, and cast aluminum wheels.



Cadillac's luxury crossover enters 2009 again available in V6 or V8 models. The SRX is powered by either a 255 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission or a 320 horsepower 4.6L V8 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include dual zone climate control, keyless remote entry with remote engine start, StabiliTrak stability control, and rear parking sensor. Optional packages offered on the SRX include several luxury packages, a Theater Package, a Utility Package, and a Driver's Package. The optional Driver's Package adds a limited slip rear axle, HID headlights, and cast aluminum wheels.



Cadillac's luxury performance sedan enters 2007 a few revisions and is available in three models: V6, V8, and STS-V. The STS features 255-hp 3.6L V6 engine coupled now coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission and a 320-hp 4.6 V8 engine mated now mated with a six-speed automatic transmission. The STS-V boasts a Northstar turbocharged V8 engine producing 469 horsepower. Revisions for this year include two new option packages, STS Platinum Edition and Performance Handling Package, and three new exterior paint choices: Gold Mist, Sunset Blue, and Thunder Gray. Available options on the STS include a heated steering wheel, a DVD touch-screen navigation system, magnetic ride control, adaptive cruise control, and a power sunroof.



Cadillac's luxury roadster revs into 2007 with only few changes and is again available in two models, XLR and XLR-V. The XLR is powered by a 320-hp 4.6L V8, while the XLR-V boasts a 443-hp 4.4L supercharged V8 engine. Revisions include two new option packages, the Platinum Edition and the Passion Red Limited Edition. The later includes a Passion Red exterior paint job, 18-inch chrome wheels, and a numbered sill plate. A new six-speed transmission, a redesigned key fob, and the improved OnStar one-year Directions and Connections Plan rounds out the list of changes for this year. Available options on the XLR include 18-inch 15-spoke polished aluminum wheels, Olive Ash wood and genuine aluminum trim, and light or dark Eucalyptus wood accents.



Cadillac's mid-size LUV (Luxury Utility Vehicle) returns for 2006 with no major changes. It is again available in two different engine configurations: the 260-hp 3.6L V6 or the 4.6L V8, which boasts 320 horsepower and 315 ft-lbs of torque. A rear-wheel drive system comes standard, but the AWD version can be equipped when you order the optional five-speed automatic transmission (MV3). Various luxury amenities are offered optionally, including a Bose sound system, rear air conditioning, heated front seats, a power glass moonroof, and Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights with washers.



Cadillac's performance sedan enters 2008 with new power, styling, and technology. The base STS receives a new 3.6L direct injection V6 engine, which boasts 302 horsepower and 272 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission completes the powertrain. Other revisions for this year include the new optional active steering feature, GM's Lane Departure Warning System, restyled grille and moldings, and newly available 14-spoke aluminum wheels. Available options on the STS include a power glass moonroof, leather seats, performance brakes, and several trim option packages.



Cadillac's Premium Crossover, the SRX, returns for 2014 with no major changes. New this year, the Luxury Collection trim levels will see the addition of an available Chrome Plated wheel (later in the model year), while the Intellibeam headlamps are now included with the ESS 1 Driver Awareness Package. Several new interior colors have been added, including Graphite Gray, Terra Mocha and Sapphire Blue Metallic. One new interior trim combination is offered--Caramel with Ebony accents. On the exterior, Performance and Premium grades feature 20-inch wheels, as well as fender vents and LED light pipes.



Cadillac's sports convertible enters 2009 available in a base and performance V model. The XLR is powered by a 320-hp 4.6L V8 engine, while the XLR-V is equipped with a supercharged 4.4L V8 engine boasting 443 horsepower and 414 lb-ft of torque. Luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a DVD-base voice-activated navigation system, heated leather seats, and premium sound system with Bose speakers and a six-disc CD changer. The optional Weather Veil Package adds a custom fit car cover and a windscreen. Chrome aluminum wheels may also be selected optionally.



Cadillac's sports convertible returns for 2008 available in a base and performance V model. The XLR is powered by a 320-hp 4.6L V8 engine, while the XLR-V is equipped with a supercharged 4.4L V8 engine boasting 443 horsepower and 414 lb-ft of torque. Luxury amenities include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a DVD-base voice-activated navigation system, heated leather seats, and premium sound system with Bose speakers and a six-disc CD changer. The optional Platinum Edition Package adds 15-inch polished aluminum wheels, olive ash wood interior trim, a chrome grills, and unique sill plates. Chrome aluminum wheels may also be selected optionally.



Carried over from 2008, the 2009 Land Rover LR3 is available as a single trim this year, with the HSE equipment featured as an option package. Standard features on the LR3 include Dual-Zone automatic climate control, central locking system, Terrain Response System, Stability Control, power moonroof, and Walnut Wood trim. The HSE Package adds unique badging, Cold Climate Group, driver's information center, DVD-based navigation System w/voice activation and touch screen, front and rear parking sensors, personal telephone integration system, and six-spoke alloy wheels. An HSE Luxury Package, entertainment system, and a rear seat climate group are also optional.



Carried over from last year with a minor refresh, the 2010 Buick Lucerne is available in four models--CX, CXL, CXL Special Edition, and Super. Optional for this year on the Super are 18-inch chrome wheels. All models now see the rocker panels and fog lamp style previously available on the Super only. Continuing from a change late last year, backlit instrument panel gauges are standard. Base CX (1CX) models now offer Bluetooth compatibility. Special Edition models now feature Ebony and Cocoa/Shale Super interior combinations. Other new exterior color choices include Pearl Frost Tricoat, Light Bronze Metallic, and Sand Beige Metallic. Dark Crimson, Ming Blue, Gold Mist, Dark Mocha Bronze, and Mystic Sapphire have been discontinued.



Carried over from last year with few changes, the 2009 Hyundai Elantra is available in both GLS and SE trims with either a manual or automatic transmission. Updates this year include minor changes to the suspension systems (enhanced ride and steering tuning for improved road feel and performance) as well as a new audio system that is USB/iPod compatible. The SE comes with a firmer, sport-tuned suspension and has standard stability control. A minor update to the interior is an improved instrument cluster. Most of the changes for this year are subject to delayed availability. All Elantra models come with six standard airbags, including side-curtain airbags, designed to protect outboard passengers in the front and rear seating positions.



Carried over from last year with minor updates, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is available in two models: CLS550 and CLS63 AMG. The CLS550 is powered by a 382 horsepower 5.5-liter V8 engine while the CLS63 AMG is equipped with a 507 horsepower 6.3-liter V8 engine. Standard features across the board include keyless remote entry, driver's information center, COMAND system, moonroof, and a seven-speed automatic transmission. New for 2011, the CLS550 now comes standard with sport styling exterior treatments, 18-inch AMG wheels, high performance summer tires, and shift paddles. The AMG model continues unchanged.



Carried over from last year with no major changes, the 2010 Toyota RAV4 is again available in three trims: Base, Sport, and Limited in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a more fuel-efficient 2.5L I-4 or the 269-hp 3.5L V6. Standard safety features on all models include driver and front passenger seat mounted side airbags and first and second row side-curtain airbags with roll-over sensor. The Sport and Limited models are offered with an optional JBL audio system that features MP3 capabilities, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and steering wheel mounted controls. A touchscreen Navigation System is also available, while an optional Premium Package adds power heated front seats and leather seating.



Carried over from last year with no major changes, the 2011 Toyota RAV4 is still offered in three trims: Base, Sport, and Limited in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. Engine choices include a more fuel-efficient 2.5L I-4 or the 269-hp 3.5L V6. Standard safety features on all models include driver and front passenger seat mounted side airbags and first and second row side-curtain airbags with roll-over sensor. The Sport and Limited models are offered with an optional JBL audio system that features MP3 capabilities, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and steering wheel mounted controls. A new Upgrade Value Package for Base RAV4 models adds more popular equipment desired by consumers at a lower price point.



Carried over from last year's restyling, the 2011 Volkswagen GTI is available in either two-door or four-door hatchback, and in either manual or automatic transmission. All models are powered by a 2.0L Turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 200 horsepower and 207 ft-lb of torque. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) with Tiptronic controls. Standard on all GTI models is cruise control, air conditioning, 17-inch wheels, sport suspension, and high performance brakes. Models with optional moonroof, navigation system, and Autobahn Package make up the line-up for the 2011 model year.



Carried over from last year, the 2008 Toyota Tacoma is available in three bodystyles and four trims--Base and PRERUNNER Regular Cab, Access Cab and Double Cab, and X-Runner Access Cab. No changes were made to the model line-up for the new model year except for a small increase in the pricing. The models last redesign was in 2005. All 4-cylinder models feature the 2.7L 159hp engine, with the 4.0L V6 producing 2356hp. Safety features on the Tacoma include ABS brakes, tire pressure monitor, head curtain airbags and stability control. Options on the top-of-the-line Double Cab 4WD V6 include a Protection Package, Extra Mile Package (with features such as stainless steel exhaust, running boards and floor mats), and a headrest entertainment system.



Carried over from last year, the 2009 Saturn Astra is available as a two or four-door wagon. Four door trims include both XE and XR trims. All Astra models come with a 1.8L DOHC engine with either a manual or optional automatic transmission. Changes for this year include new available tan cloth seats, advanced audio package (on XE), updated 16-inch wheel cover design on XE, and minor changes to the computer/clock display. Polar White is replacing last year's Olympic White and Quicksilver replaces Star Silver (interim model year change). An oil pan heater is available on all models for 2009.



Carried over from last year, the 2010 Lexus GS is available in four models-- GS 350 in RWD and AWD configurations, GS 460, and GS 450h. The GS 350 equipped with a 303 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, while the GS 460 is equipped with a 4.6L V8 generating 342 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque. The GS 450h combines a 3.5L V6 engine with a compact, permanent magnet electric motor that produces a Total Output of 340 horsepower. Updates to the GS line include iPod/USB connectivity, streaming Bluetooth audio, and active front head restraints. Standard amenities include wood and leather interior trim, keyless remote entry, heated mirrors, moonroof, and Bluetooth wireless technology. Optional features include the Lexus Link communication system, parking sensors, Pre-Collision System (PCS) with dynamic radar cruise control, a Mark Levinson radio system and a navigation system.



Carried over from last year, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class continues to be offered in CL550 (with 4MATIC all-wheel drive), CL600, CL63 AMG, and CL65 AMG. The base CL550 is equipped with a 382-hp V8 engine, while the more powerful CL600 boasts a twin-turbo V12 engine producing 510 horsepower and 612 lb-ft of torque. The CL63 and CL 65 sport-tuned AMG models feature a 518-hp 6.3 V8 engine and a twin-turbo V12 engine producing 604 horsepower, respectively. New for 2010 is an updated audio system with Bluetooth compatibility, HD Radio, 4GB music register and voice recognition. The CL-Class is also outfitted with an upgraded wood/leather steering wheel, larger outside mirrors, and a multi-color ambient lighting feature that can be switched from back and forth from amber, white or ice-blue.



Carried over from last year, the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta is available in two bodystyles and four trims: sedan and wagon bodystyle in S, SE, and TDI, with the SEL and Wolfsburg Edition available as a sedan only. All models except TDI feature a 170 horsepower 2.5L in-line five-cylinder engine. The TDI models are equipped with a 2.0L diesel engine that produces 140 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The S features 16-inch steel wheels (wheel covers are also standard). Safety features on the Jetta include side impact and head curtain airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, and front and rear anti-lock brakes. Standard features on all models include power amenities, keyless remote entry system, cruise/speed control, and electronic stability control.



Carried over with few changes for the new model year, the 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster is available in three trims--Enthusiast, Touring, and Grand Touring. Standard on all 350Z model sis the 3.5L V6 which produces 306 horsepower and 268 lb-ft fo torque. A choice of 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic is available. Revisions to the line-up are limited to exterior color changes; Moonlight White replaces Pikes Peak White. The Roadster features a power soft top system that goes from top up to top down in about 20 seconds. The Enthusiast model features power seats, rear wind deflector, and 18-inch wheels; the top-of-the-line Grand Touring comes with standard Brembo brakes and Vehicle Dynamic Control. A navigation system and grey soft top are the only options for this year.



Chevrolet's compact sedan and coupe enter 2007 with only a few changes. The Cobalt is available in several trim levels, including LS, LT, LTZ (Sedan only), SS, and SS Supercharged (Coupe only). Revisions for this year include an available remote vehicle starter, redesigned 16-inch high vent steel wheels (2LT models), a MP3 playback audio system, and a new standard stereo with CD player on LS models. Rounding out the list of changes are two new exterior paint colors: Pace Blue and Sport Red. Available options on the Cobalt include a rear spoiler, cruise control, all-speed traction control, an XM satellite radio, and color-keyed bodyside moldings.



Chevrolet's Impala enters 2006 with major changes inside an out. The line up includes: LS, LT 3.5L, LT 3.9L, LTZ, and the SS. The LS, LT and LTZ have exterior trim cues that identify each model. The SS receives a distinct front-end appearance, which includes a dual-split grille with a SS-signature black-diamond crosshatch pattern. At the rear, a rear spoiler is standard on LTZ and SS models. The SS also receives Corvette-inspired bright exhaust tips. Also available are a new set of audio systems, which come with an auxiliary input jack for external devices (iPod/MP3). The SS is powered by the new 5.3L V8, 303-hp small-block with Displacement on Demand (DOD) technology, which regulates between eight-cylinder and four-cylinder operation to provide improved fuel economy.



Chevrolet's large sedan enters 2007 with only minor revisions and is available in several trims: LS, LT 3.5L, LT 3.9L, LTZ, and SS. The Impala's 3.5L engine is brand new for this year, while the 3.9L receives a new Active Fuel Management system. Standard equipment across the board includes side-impact airbags, a remote keyless entry system, the OnStar system, daytime running lights, and a theft-deterrent system. Available optional amenities include traction control, anti-lock brakes, a remote vehicle starter system, XM satellite radio, and rear flip-and-fold seats. Six-passenger seating can also be selected for an extra cost. Rounding off the list of changes are four new exterior colors: Precision Red, Blue, Bordeaux Red, and Red Jewel.



Chevrolet's midsize SUV enters 2008 available in LT and SS trims, both in a 2WD or 4WD configuration. The TrailBlazer LT features either a 285-hp 4.2L inline-six engine or a 300-hp 5.3L V8 engine. The performance-oriented SS trim boasts a 6.0L V8 engine that produces 395 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Other SS trim upgrades include VR-rated 20-inch tires, a sport-tuned suspension, and unique interior and exterior trim appointments. The TrailBlazer offers several options, including a rear entertainment system, heated exterior mirrors, a cargo management system, a power glass moonroof, a navigation system, and a Bose sound system upgrade.



Chevrolet's minivan enters 2008 available in four models: Cargo, LS regular and extended, and LT extended. Chevrolet designed the Uplander to have the looks of a Sport Utility Vehicle with the passenger room and interior versatility of a van. The Uplander is again powered by a 3.9L V-6 engine generating 240 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. Safety features on all models include four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, dual stage driver and passenger air bags, and optional side impact air bags. All passenger models offer a rear entertainment system that includes a DVD player and a flip-down LCD screen. A mobile Digital Media System made by PhatNoise will allow for the storage of music, movies, and other entertainment onto a 40-gigabyte hard drive.



Chevrolet's SUV-pickup returns for 2007 with a more powerful engine and a restyled exterior. The Avalanche is available in three trim lines, LS, LT, and LTZ, and in either a 2WD or 4WD configuration. The 320-hp 5.3L V8 is available as either a dedicated gas engine or a flex fuel ethanol-gas blend engine, both of which are coupled with a four-speed automatic transmission. Premium options available on the half-ton Avalanche include an entertainment system, a DVD-based navigation system, a power glass moonroof, special metallic exterior paint colors, and a rear-view monitor.



Chevy's full-size cargo van enters 2007 with only minor revisions and is available in several trims: 1500 RWD and AWD, 2500 Regular and Extended, and 3500 Regular and Extended. Engine choices on the different Express models include a 4.3L V8, a 285-hp 4.8 V8, a 295-hp 5.3 V8 (gas and flex fuel available), a 300-hp 6.0V8, and a 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8. Changes for this year include a new dual-note horn tone and a few new stand alone options. Rounding off the list of changes are two new exterior colors, Graystone and Sport Red. Available options on the Express include rear air conditioning, power convenience features, power seats, deep-tinted glass, a heavy-duty battery, and a stereo system with a CD player.



Chevy's full-size van enters 2008 with a new interior, additional standard equipment, and a revised engine. The Express passenger van is available in 1500 RWD, 1500 AWD, 3500 Regular, and 3500 Extended. The Express cargo van is offered in 1500 RWD, 1500 AWD, 2500 and 3500, both Regular and Extended versions. All models receive a standard tire pressure monitoring system, while the passenger vans also add standard head curtain airbags. The interior has been completely restyled with revisions to the steering wheel, instrument panel, radio, cloth seats, and other various interior trim. Depending on model selection, engine choices on the Express include a 4.3L V6, 4.8L V8, 5.3L V8, a 6.0L V8, and a 6.6L diesel.



Chevy's hot-selling subcompact returns for 2007 with a redesigned sedan model and a carryover hatchback model. The Aveo sedan, available in LS and LT trims, receives both interior and exterior restyling for this year. Not only is the sedan larger, but it also features an expanded list of standard equipment, including an iPod jack in the dashboard, cruise control, and power front seats. Available upgrades include a six-disc CD changer, a power sunroof, heated outside mirrors, and steering wheel-mounted controls. The Aveo hatchback, available in LS and SVM trims, has no major changes for this year. Both models are powered by a 103-hp 1.6L engine that is said to offer a 35 mpg rating on the highway.



Completely redesigned for 2009, the second-generation TSX enters this year larger and more powerful. Exterior dimensions have been increased, which Acura says will result in more interior space and improved ride quality. The new 2.4L VTEC engine boasts 201 horsepower and 172 ft-lbs of torque. This power can be fitted to either a six-speed manual transmission or five-speed SportShift automatic transmission. Other revisions for this year include a HandsFreeLink cell phone system, improved body construction, and enhanced aerodynamics and suspension. The Technology Package adds a voice-activated Navigation system, the new AcuraLink Weather system, and 10-speaker premium sound system.



Completely redesigned for the 2012 model year, the Kia Rio will continue in both four door sedan and five door hatchback bodystyles, though the sedan will arrive later in the model year. The new Rio features a direct injection gas engine, as well as stop/start technology to increase fuel efficiency (up to 40 miles per gallon). Trims offered include a sporty SX model, which features 17-inch allow wheels, LED headlamps, dual chrome exhaust tips, fog lights and a voice activated entertainment system (late availability). The infotainment system will feature a 4.3-inch color display as well as rearview camera. The Rio is aimed at eco-conscious consumers who want a fun to drive vehicle offering many technology advancements in a budget oriented package.



Completely redesigned last year, the 2015 MAZDA6 sedan is carried over with minor feature and packaging revisions as the only changes. The powertrain consists of a SKYACTIV-G 2.5L four cylinder engine producing 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque and mated to either a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual or a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include push-button start, power windows, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise control functions. A new feature this year is the addition of a one touch up/down feature on all the power windows, as well as lighted power window switches on the doors. The entry level sport model offers consumers numerous amenities including air conditioning, sport seats and alloy wheels.



Completely redesigned last year, the Spectra and Spectra5 enters 2006 with little change. It is available in three trims: EX sedan, SX sedan, and Spectra5 Hatchback. All Spectra are equipped with a 2.0L 132 horsepower engine mated to either a five-speed manual or a new four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. The four-speed automatic transmission is lighter in weight and durability and operation have improved. Floor mats and cabin air filter are now standard on all models. Other standard features on all models include air conditioning, a rear window defroster, an AM/FM stereo with CD, and dual front airbags. Available options on the EX sedan include speed control and a rear spoiler. Additional include ABS brakes, and power glass moonroof.



Completely redesigned two years ago, the Mitsubishi Outlander enters 2009 available in three trims: ES, LS, SE and XLS in either 2WD or AWD configurations. The base Outlander is powered by a fuel-efficient 2.4L 168 horsepower aluminum DOHC MIVEC four-cylinder engine teamed with a Sportronic CVT transmission. The LS and XLS are powered by a 220 horsepower 3.0L aluminum MIVEC V6 engine mated to a six-speed Sportronic automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include power windows, locks and mirrors, remote keyless entry, curtain side air bags, and Active Skid and Traction Control (ASTC). Several option groups are available.



Configurations include Regular Cab, Double Cab, and CrewMax, each on which can be either 2WD or 4WD. The Tundra offers three engine choices: the base 236-hp 4.0L V6 (Regular Cab only), the returning 271 horsepower 4.7L V8, or the revamped, more powerful 5.7L V8 (specifications not available yet). Features on the Tundra include lockable and removable tailgates, an air quality system, and a large center console. Other unique features include a seat back that folds down, extensive storage areas, and front-hinged doors on the Double Cab, allowing the doors to swing 80 degrees outward.



Continuing for the 2010 model year with no major changes, the Infiniti G37 is available in coupe, sedan, and convertible bodystyles. Sedans come with a 328 horsepower engine and seven-speed automatic ("S" Sport trim features a six-speed manual transmission), while the coupe's output is slightly higher at 330hp. Updates for this year include a freshened front fascia, grille, headlights and bumper with the interior gauge cluster featuring a predominantly while color scheme. The Sport Sedan has a unique front fascia with the fog and headlights separated. Coupes also see a revised interior and new entertainment and navigation systems. Two new colors are offered for 2010--Smokey Quartz and Graphite Shadow.



Designed for luxury but with off-road capability, the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport continues for this year in two trim--HSE and Supercharged. Upgrades such as the Luxury and Autobiography Packages add amenities to base equipment levels. This year the Range Rover Sport features major upgrades to the audio and infotainment system, a new power tailgate (with open and close feature), a slightly freshened exterior, improved smart key functionality and new rear seat entertainment system (now with WhiteFire(TM) wireless headphones. The top-of-the-line audio system is a Harman/Kardon Logic 7 system with 17-speakers. A new headliner in Ebony Morzine is optional on all models. The infotainment system has "Traffic Message Channel Capability" and voice activated controls for multiple devices.



Dodge Caravan sees a slight change to the trim line up for the 2012 model year and is offered in : Cargo Van, Crew, SE, SXT, and R/T. The Grand Caravan features the ever useful Stow 'n Go seating system whereby the second and third row seating can be folded flat into the cargo floor. All Caravans come with a 3.6L V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Other standard amenities include remote keyless entry, tilt/scope steering, stain repellent seat trim, ABS brakes, and stability control. The only change for this year is the addition of 16-inch alloy wheels as standard. In an effort to up the coolness factor, the R/T model is designed with unique features to meld functionality with sportiness. The Grand Caravan is a sister car to the Chrysler Town & Country.



Dodge introduces its newest muscle car with the 2008 Challenger SRT8. This sports coupe boasts a 425-hp 6.1L HEMI V8 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission. Other standard amenities include 20-inch wheels, chrome exterior trim, Keyless-Go technology, and a 13-speakers premium audio sound system. The interior features leather seats with exclusive orange trim accents. The Challenger will be offered in three colors for 2008, Bright Silver, Brilliant Black, and HEMI Orange. Each exterior will also feature carbon fiber hood stripes. In the 2009 model year, Dodge will expand the line-up to include an R/T model.



Dodge introduces the Nitro, an all-new mid-size SUV, to its 2007 line-up. Available trims include Base, SLT, and R/T, each offered in 2WD or 4WD configurations. The base and SLT are powered by a 210-hp 3.7L V6 engine, while the top of the line R/T boasts a 255-hp 4.0L V6 engine. Standard features across the board include anti-lock brakes, side-impact airbags, and an electronic stability program. The higher trims add the Load 'n Go cargo floor feature, which slides 18 inches to provide easy loading and unloading of heavy cargo of up to 400 pounds. Available options on the Nitro include a DVD navigation system, a rear seat entertainment system, the UConnect communication system, a premium stereo with MP3 capability, and a satellite radio.



Dodge's 2009 Sprinter full-size 2500 cargo vans are carried over from the previous year with few changes. The Sprinter is offered in 144-inch or 170-inch wheelbase models. Updates this year include available power sliding door (with two-stage opening), enhanced radio system with MP3 capability, and window group with emergency glass. Gas engines are no longer available. High Ceiling models feature the greatest interior height at up to seven feet of space. Other standard amenities include power windows and locks, wide angle integrated mirrors for increased visibility, halogen headlights, and electronic stability control for improved safety and handling.



Dodge's full-size passenger and cargo vans return for 2007 completely redesigned. The Sprinter is now offered in several new variations, including 144-inch or 170-inch wheelbases models, regular or extended vehicle lengths, and three ceiling heights. Dodge also offers two new engine options to power the Sprinter, the 154-hp 3.0L V6 diesel engine or the 3.5L V6 gas engine, which produces 254 horsepower. Both are matted to a five-speed automatic transmission. Other revisions for this year include improved maintenance intervals, added safety and security features, and an increase in both cargo volume and towing capacity. New standard features for 2007 include power windows and locks, 16-inch wheels, a CD player, and integrated wide-angle mirrors.



Dodge's full-size passenger and cargo vans return for 2008 with little change. The Sprinter is offered in several variations, including 144-inch or 170-inch wheelbase models, regular or extended vehicle lengths, and three ceiling heights: Standard (65 inches), High (76 inches) and Mega (84 inches). Dodge also offers two engine options to power the Sprinter, the 154-hp 3.0L V6 diesel engine or the 3.5L V6 gas engine, which produces 254 horsepower. Both are matted to a five-speed automatic transmission. New features include standard 12-passenger seating including new emergency exit window, standard four-seat rear bench for cargo vans, electronic sliding door for both cargo and passenger vans, and front swivel bucket seats for all models.



Dodge's large sports-like sedan enters 2007 available in several trims: SE, SXT RWD, SXT AWD, R/T RWD, R/T AWD, and SRT8. Dodge also offers the new Charger SRT8 Super Bee model, which boasts a 0-60 time in around 5 seconds, sport styling, and performance-oriented mechanical enhancements. Engine choices include a 250-hp 3.5L V6, a 350-hp 5.7L V8 HEMI, and 6.1L V8 HEMI, which produces 425 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Available options on the Charger include an entertainment system, a power sunroof, a six-disc CD changer, and the special exterior paint colors of Torred and Red Inferno Crystal. The optional Protection Group features an air filtration system, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags.



Dodge's mid-size SUV returns for 2006 with a revised line-up and new standard features. The new SXT (replacement for the ST) joins the SLT and Limited as available Durango trim levels. Fuel efficiency is improved by 20% with the new multi-displacement system (MDS), featured exclusively on the 5.7L HEMI V8 engine. Other available engines include a 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8, which both offer a Clean Fuel option. Safety is enhanced with new standard equipment, including the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and roll-sensing side curtain air bags. Other revisions for this year include a power rear liftgate, a remote start, and a three-passenger third row seat. Newly designed 17-inch aluminum wheels are standard, while two new 18-inch wheel options are offered.



Entering 2009, the Ford Fusion is again available in five trims: S, SE, SE V6, SEL, and SEL V6. On V6 models, a front-wheel or all-wheel drive configuration may be selected. The Fusion is powered by either a 2.3L 160-hp engine or a 3.0L 221-hp V6 engine. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags. An optional Sport Appearance Package offering color-keyed fog lamps, black chrome grille, spoiler, chrome exhaust tips, red seat inserts, and read stitching on seats is available on the SE FWD and SEL FWD models.



Entering its second year in production, the 9-2X enters 2006 with several revisions to its trims and engines. Saab's all-wheel drive small wagon is available in two levels, the re-badged 2.5i (formerly the Linear) and the higher-end Aero. Both trims feature new engines, the 173-hp 2.5L I-4 and 230-hp 2.5L Turbo, respectively. Also new for this year, the 9-2X features simplified option packages and a revised Sport Package, which now includes xenon headlamps, 17-inch wheels, and all-season performance tires. The 2.5i receives partial leather trim features, while an optional Leather Package on the Aero will add fully leather appointed seats and door inserts. Paint choices for 2006 include Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, and Brilliant Red.



Exceeding sales goals for the brand, the 2014 Buick Verano features minor changes for the new year and is carried over in Base, Convenience, Leather and Premium (Turbo) grades. The Verano comes with Buick's QuietTuning advanced interior acoustics, as well as rearview camera, available forward collision alert and lane departure warning systems, optional heated steering wheel along with a soft-touch interior in the cabin. For 2014 a three channel universal home remote is standard on all but the Base model, as well as Side Blind Zone and Rear Cross Traffic alert systems, and heated seats. One new color, Smokey Gray Metallic is offered this year.



Fairly quickly after its major redesign in 2010, the updated 2013 Ford Taurus has been freshened for the new model year and now sees improved fuel economy, added technology advancements and better fit and finish through upgraded material use. A Limited FWD model has also been made available this year. The new 2.0L 240 hp EcoBoost engine (Taurus is the first Ford in North American to offer the engine) delivers similar power to a typical V6, but the turbo power plant bumps fuel economy to at least 31 MPG on the highway. The SHO (Super High Output) trimline has been given distinct exterior changes which further distinguish it as the performance variant within the line-up. SEL and Limited grades offer FWD or AWD, while AWD is standard on SHO.



First introduced in 2004, the Armada returns for 2006 with only minor changes. Available in SE, SE Off-Road, or LE, Nissan's full-size SUV is powered by a 5.6L V8 engine. New standard equipment includes dual zone climate control, a split fold-flat third row seat, and a MP3 compatible stereo system. Two new exterior colors are also offered for this year, Majestic Blue and Granite. The LE trim also receives new power folding mirrors with heat, auto-dim, and turn signal. The Armada features a eight-passenger three-row configuration, and can tow more than 9,000 pounds if properly equipped. Options include a Bose sound system, leather seating, a power moon roof, a rear entertainment system, and side-impact airbags.



For 2006 Silverado 1500 Extended Cab is offered in eight models: Work Truck, LS, LT, and LT Hybrid trims in both 2WD or 4WD configurations and the SS in AWD. Four engine choices are offered depending on trim and drive configuration, ranging from a 4.3L 195 hp V-6 up to a 6.0L 345 hp V-8 on the SS model. All engines are coupled with a four-speed automatic. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including the Z71 Off-Road Suspension Package, six-way power seats, traction control, aluminum wheels, and a four-wheel steering package. Also, available Ride-Control suspension options provide manually selectable settings for optimal ride quality.



For 2006 the Chrysler Town & Country is available in four models: Base, LX, Touring, and Limited. A 3.3-liter, V-6 engine, mated to a four-speed automatic transmission, powers the Base and LX models. The Touring and Limited models are powered by a 3.8-liter V-6 engine paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include driver-side inflatable knee blocker, keyless remote entry and a tire pressure monitoring system. Available options for Touring and Limited models include power sunroof, SIRIUS satellite radio, and hands-free communication. New for this year is the BeltAlert system for driver and front passenger, and the CD/DVD changer has been modified to play any CD or DVD.



For 2006 the Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in seven models'Laredo, Limited and Overland in 2WD and 4WD, and SRT-8 4WD. Redesigned in 2005, Jeep has added the top-of-the-line Overland trim for this year. Additional changes include a standard electronic stability program with roll mitigation and one-touch up/down front door windows. The SRT8 is the most powerful Jeep ever built and features the 6.1L HEMI V8 that produces 420hp/420 lb.-ft. of torque, and reaches 0-60 mph in less than 5 seconds. The SRT8 is the first 4WD and Jeep branded Street Racing Technology vehicle. It features a unique, specially designed transfer case necessary to handle the power of the larger engine, while being 60lbs. lighter than the normal Jeep heavy-duty case.



For 2006 the Jeep Liberty is carried over from the previous model year and is available in six models'Sport, Renegade and Limited Editions in either 2WD or 4WD. Jeep introduces two new colors, Inferno Red and Midnight Blue. Other changes for this year include standard six-way power driver seat on Limited models with optional leather, heated seats, and a standard six-way power passenger seat. Additionally, a mini overhead console with trip computer and vehicle information center is optional on the Sport. Functionally, the 3.7L engine is standard and the 2.4L I-4 no longer available. For increased safety and handling, all models come with an Electronic Stability Program with ABS, Roll Mitigation feature, brake assist, and traction Control.



For 2006 the Jeep Wrangler is available in six models'SE, X, Sport, Rubicon, Unlimited (also with Premium Package), and Unlimited Rubicon. The Unlimited models are 15-inches longer than the short wheelbase versions which translates to 13 additional inches of cargo room and 2 more inches of second-row passenger legroom. New for 2006 is a Golden Eagle Edition, which has not been part of the line-up since the 1980's. It features Dana 44 heavy duty rear axle, gold Ravine aluminum wheels, 30-inch tires, silver painted center stack, and Golden Eagle exterior detailing. The Rubicon Unlimited features "air-actuated" locking differentials, 16-inch wheels with 31-inch tires and heavy gauge diamond-plate sill guards for maximum off-road capability.



For 2006 the Reno is available with or without the Convenience or Premium Package in either a manual or automatic transmission. A 127-hp 2.0-liter engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission powers the Reno. New for 2006 includes an upgraded interior and new wheel design. Standard features include power window and locks, air-conditioning with air filtration system, and AM/FM/CD/Cassette stereo with eight speakers. An MP3 audio, remote keyless entry, steering wheel mounted audio controls, power sunroof, and leather-wrapped steering wheel is available in the Convenience Package. The Premium Package contains all the features from the Convenience Package plus 15-inch wheels, a rear-spoiler, fog lights, and the anti-lock brake system with brake-force distribution.



For 2006, Audi introduces the all-new A3 Wagon. A new 2.0T FSI, a four-cylinder engine with turbocharger delivering 200 horsepower, is introduced. The 2.0T will be paired to either a six-speed manual or automatic transmissions. Standard equipment includes automatic climate control with pollen filter and sun sensor, a 140-watt stereo with ten speakers, and satellite radio preparation (for both Sirius and XM). The Sport package adds a sport suspension, aluminum interior trim, leather covered three-spoke multifunction steering wheel, roof spoiler, fog lights, and leather sport seats. A3's equipped with the Premium package have the same features as the Sport package (except sport suspension and roof spoiler) plus HomeLink, a trip computer, auto-dimming mirror with light/rain sensor, and a power driver's seat.



For 2006, BMW re-introduces its luxury-performance coupe, the M6. This limited production speedster is fitted with the same powertrain as the M5, boasting a 500-hp 5.0L engine V10 coupled to a seven-speed sequential manual gearbox. At nearly 100K, the M6 offers a large list of high-end amenities, including an extended leather and wood interior, power heated front seats, titanium finish interior trim, a unique head-up display, and several exclusive M-badged touches. Mechanically, the M6 is enhanced in every way, including M-performance steering, suspension, brakes, and handling. Unique exterior color choices and equipment can also be ordered to further customize the M6.



For 2006, Honda introduces the all-new eighth generation Civic. The Civic will be available in coupe and sedan configurations in several trims including DX, LX, EX, Hybrid, and Si. There are three engine choices available on the Civic: a 140 hp 1.8L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, a hybrid 1.3L i-VTEC four cylinder engine combined with a 20 hp electric engine, and the performance oriented 190 hp 2.0L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine found in the Si. Besides it's redesigned exterior and interior, the Civic also receives a few new standard features on all models. These consist of side curtain and front side airbags, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, active front seat head restraints, telescoping steering wheel, and Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure.



For 2006, Hummer offers up the brand new H3. Built on the Chevrolet Colorado platform, the H3 is 16.8 inches shorter in length, 4.8 inches shorter in height, and 6.5 shorter in width compared to the H2. The powertrain consist of a Vortec 3.5L inline-five cylinder engine mated to a choice of five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. The engine is rated at 220 horsepower and 225 lb-ft of torque. The H3 employs an electronically controlled full-time 4WD system with traction control, and StabiliTrak vehicle stability system. The optional adventure Package adds an Off-Road Suspension Package, a fully locking electronic rear differential, 4.03: 1 two-speed transfer case, and 33-inch on-road/off-road tires.



For 2006, Hyundai introduces the all-new and larger Sonata. The new Sonata boasts a full complement of standard safety features, including six airbags, active front headrests, ABS, and for the first time in the mid-size sedan segment, standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC). Engine choices include two new all-aluminum engines; a 2.4-liter from the new Hyundai/ Mitsubishi/ DaimlerChrysler global four-cylinder engine, and a 3.3L V-6 rated at 235hp and 226 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed manual transmission is offered only on the four-cylinder models while a four-speed automatic is available on all models. The Accessory Group 5 on the GLS consists of a HomeLink transmitter, automatic day/night mirror, power moon roof, and power driver's seat adjuster.



For 2006, Isuzu introduces a small pickup to its line-up, badged i-280 and i-350. The i-280 is an extended cab 2WD truck equipped with a 2.8L I-4 engine mounted to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. This base pick-up can be fitted with three available option packages: Preferred Equipment Package, LS Package, or Luxury Package. Safety features, such as traction control, side impact airbags, and fog lights, can be equipped optionally. The flagship i-350 is a crew cab 4WD boasting a 3.5L I-5 engine and an expanded list of standard amenities. The optional Limited Package can also be selected on the i-350, adding leather seats, power heated seats, a sliding rear window, and a six-disc CD changer.



For 2006, Land Rover introduces a quieter and more powerful line of Range Rover models. The Range Rover is available in two trims - HSE, featuring a naturally aspirated 4.4L engine, and the Supercharged 4.2L with 400hp. Both models have improved sound dampening, new exterior design updates (including front bumpers, headlight and tail light treatments), and revised interior color options in the Supercharged model. Now standard is a tire pressure monitoring system and a rear view camera. Available as new options, the Range Rover features a Rear Seat Entertainment Package and Sirius Satellite Radio.The full-size Range Rover has a 113.3-inch wheelbase while the new Sport model with 108-inch wheelbase is also available for 2006.



For 2006, Subaru introduces its first ever SUV available with seating for seven passengers, the B9 Tribeca. Tagged as the Subaru's new flagship vehicle, this mid-size sport utility comes equipped with a 3.0L, 250-hp six-cylinder Boxer engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard luxury amenities include power seats, a premium stereo system with CD player, a power glass moonroof, and automatic climate control. With the B9 Tribeca, one has the choice of either a five or seven passenger seating arrangement. The seven-passenger option adds a 50/50 split fold-down third-row seat, front heated seats, and manual rear air conditioning. Optional equipment includes a rear seat DVD entertainment system and a navigation system.



For 2006, the 'new' New Beetle receives an exterior freshening, along with powertrain changes designed to give the vehicle an enhanced performance feel through a streamlined and somewhat more modern appearance. Available in three trims'2.5 and TDI hatchback and 2.5 convertible, the Beetle reveals new front and rear fascias, side sills, and fenders to show off the more aggressive styling. Updated head and tail lamp treatments feature narrower, more oval-shaped lights and slimmer turn signals. The base engine is now a 2.5L 150-hp five-cylinder engine. The 2.0L and 1.8L have been deleted from the model line, but the fuel-efficient 1.9 TDI engine remains available. New colors for this year include Shadow Blue, Gecko Green, and Salsa Red.



For 2006, the 2.5X Premium Package model now replaces the 2.5 XS model. An additional model has also been added, 2.5XT Limited. The 2006 Forester line-up now consists of four trims: 2.5 X, 2.5 X Premium Package, L.L. Bean Edition, and 2.5 XT Limited. All models, with the exception of the L.L. Bean Edition, are equipped with a five-speed manual transmission. The L.L. Bean Edition comes with a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, power windows and doors, and an air filtration system. Additional new features include advanced frontal air bag system, a security system, and Desert Beige or Graphite Gray interior. New for 2006 is an upgraded new front fascia, new grille, four-lamp headlight clusters, fender, hood, and bumper.



For 2006, the Altima returns with minimal changes. The Altima is available in several trims including 2.5 Base, 2.5 S, 3.5 SE, 3.5 SL and SE-R. There are four new packages available: 2.5 Special Edition Package, Special Edition Premium Package, Comfort Package, and Trip Package. Another new option is a satellite radio with a choice of XM or Sirius providers. Engine choices remain between either the 175 horsepower 2.5L four-cylinder engine on the 2.5 models and the 250 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine on the 3.5 models. The SE-R is equipped with a similar 3.5L V6 engine but tuned to produce 260 horsepower. The SE-R also sports 18-inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, performance suspension, and leather sport bucket seats. A navigation system is also available.



For 2006, the Audi TT is available in six models: Base and Quattro (in manual and automatic), in both coupe and convertible bodystyles. Overall changes to the Audi line include a "sold orders" only policy, which allows those customers who have ordered vehicles and are willing to wait, a wider variety of options and color choices to choose from (varies by model). All models with Bluetooth preparation now have integrated operation with certain palmOne Treo Smartphones. Satellite Radio is standard on all Audi vehicles as well. The only change to the TT specifically, is the addition of red as an interior color on the coupe.



For 2006, the Canyon returns with a few minor changes. Some of the changes include the addition of two new engines and three new exterior colors: Sport Blue, Midnight Blue Metallic, and Sonoma Red Metallic. The Crew Cab is available in either 2WD or 4WD configuration with a Base, SLE or SLT Option Package. A new 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine is standard on all models while a new 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine, generating 242 hp and 242 lb-ft of torque, is available as an option. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain side-impact air bags with passenger sensing air bag cut-off system are available on all models as a safety upgrade.



For 2006, the Canyon returns with a few updates. Some of the updates include the addition of a passenger sensing air bag system and a ZQ8 Sport Suspension Package, SLT trim is now available on extended and crew cab models, traction control now includes locking differential, the OnStar system has been updated with hands-free capability, and a new Superior Blue Metallic exterior color. Regular Cab versions are available in six models: Work Truck, SL and SLE trim, in either 2WD or 4WD configuration A 2.8L 175 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine remains standard on all models, while a 220 horsepower 3.5L in-line five-cylinder engine is available as an option. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission.



For 2006, the Colorado returns with a few minor changes. Some of the changes include the addition of an optional Sun and Sound Package on the LT models, upgraded cloth materials on the LT upholstery and Crew Cab seatback, and one new exterior color: Blue Granite Metallic. Regular Cab versions are available in four models: LS or LT trim, in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. The base engine is a 2.8L 175 hp in-line four cylinder, while a 220 hp 3.5L in-line five-cylinder engine is available as an upgrade. Both engines are available with either a manual or an automatic transmission. An optional Sport Suspension Package that features a lowered ride height, 17-inch wheels with low profile tires, and body-colored exterior components is also available.



For 2006, the Dakota Club Cab returns with minor changes. It remains available in six models: ST, SLT, and Laramie in 2WD or 4WD configurations. All models are powered by a 210 horsepower 3.7L V6 engine mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a new variable line pressure four-speed automatic transmission. The Club Cabs now feature a full-swing rear door that opens almost 180 degrees. Three new packages are now available on the Dakota. The TRX and TRX4 Off-Road packages feature unique 16-inch aluminum wheels, tow hooks and off-road tires. The R/T package is equipped with a 260 horsepower 4.7L high output V8 and a unique appearance package. The Night Runner package on the SLT trim features a blacked-out color scheme and 17-inch black chrome wheels.



For 2006, the Dodge Ram 1500 returns with exterior enhancements and a new interior design. The 1500 Regular Cab is available in four model trims: ST, SLT, Laramie, and SRT-10. The ST, SLT, and Laramie are available in 2WD or 4WD configurations while the SRT-10 is only available in 2WD configuration. The optional 5.7L Hemi Magnum engine is now equipped with a Multi-displacement System (MDS) that can transition from eight cylinders to four cylinders in improving fuel economy. All 4WD models offer a new standard electric-shift transfer case that delivers 45 percent of the available torque to the front wheels and 55 percent to the rear wheels. The SRT-10's remain equipped with an 8.3L V10 Viper engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission.



For 2006, the Equinox returns with no major changes after making its debut in 2005, where it replaced the Tracker. This truck-like compact sport utility is offered in two trims, LS and LT, and in two drive configurations, 2WD and AWD. The Equinox comes equipped with a 185-hp 3.4L V6 and a standard five-speed automatic transmission. Other standard features include air conditioning, 16-inch wheels, an alarm system, a six-speaker sound system with s CD player, and several power convenience features. The LT upgrades by adding ABS brakes, cruise control, fog lights, deluxe cloth seats, and alloy wheels. Many options are available, including the OnStar communication system, heated leather seats, a power sunroof, side impact airbags, and an MP3-compatible stereo system.



For 2006, the Focus returns with little change. It is again available in several different bodystyles: a ZX3 three-door hatchback, a ZX4 four-door sedan, a ZX5 five-door hatchback, and a ZXW wagon. All bodystyles are available in either S, SE, or SES trims. The ZX4 is also available in ST trim and features a 151-hp 2.3L Duratec engine, which produces cleaner emissions. A 2.0L in-line four-cylinder engine producing 136 horsepower and 133 lb-ft of torque is standard on all other models. Optional equipment on the Focus includes traction control, side airbags, a power moonroof, and a premium sound system. Also available is the optional Sport Package, which features a tachometer, front fog lights, and a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel.



For 2006, the GMC Yukon is carried over from the previous year with only minor refinements. The Yukon is offered in a short or long wheelbase (Yukon XL) and comes in 2WD, 4WD, and AWD (Denali). Available trims include Base, SLE, SLT, and Denali. Existing powertrain choices include a 5.3L V8, a 6.0L V8 (high output Vortec producing 335-hp, exclusive to Denali), an 8.1L V8, and for 2006, a 5.3L Flex Fuel version. Updates for this year include a single integrated OnStar/XM satellite antenna, improved emission performance, a standard tire pressuring system on 2500 (3/4 Ton) models, available power adjustable pedals, and optional extendable power-adjustable camper mirrors. This is the final model year in the current generation.



For 2006, the GTO is carried over from the previous year, with minor changes in color availability and optional 18-inch wheels. The standard powertrain is a performance-tuned four-speed automatic with overdrive. With standard rear-wheel drive, a Tremec close-ratio six-speed manual transmission is optional. Other standard equipment includes a dual exhaust with twin converters, Bosch three-channel traction control system, and Blaupunkt 200-watt sound system. The GTO has a true 2+2-seating configuration, with interior appointments such as machine-drilled pedals, satin nickel trim, and leather seats with side bolsters. In 2007 the vehicle is expected to get a freshening and feature exterior styling unique to the U.S Market.



For 2006, the Lincoln Navigator is available in four trims-Luxury and Ultimate in 2WD or 4WD configurations. Standard on all Navigator models is dual-zone automatic climate control, rear parking sensors, burled walnut interior trim, power adjustable pedals, dual power seats, and machined aluminum wheels. The Ultimate trim also features a moonroof and climate controlled front seats. Options on both models include a rear DVD entertainment system and HID headlamps. The Ultimate model has an available Limited Edition Monotone Package that includes badging, monotone painted lower bodyside cladding, chrome exhaust tips, chrome grille slats w/color-keyed grille surround, and chrome aluminum wheels.



For 2006, the Mitsubishi Montero returns as a carryover from the previous model year. It remains available only in Limited trim. Standard equipment on the Montero includes a 3.8L V-6 engine that produces 215-hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to a five-speed Sportronic transmission with clutchless manual shift mode. The Montero also features a MultiMode antilock braking system that tailors the ABS response to accommodate different surfaces. Other features include rear air conditioning, power sunroof, heated and folding power side mirrors, leather seats, and woodgrain interior trim. The Montero has a number of accessories available such as a bike carrier, grille guard, and a rear entertainment system package with wireless headphones.



For 2006, the Pontiac Grand Prix has been carried over from the previous year and is available in three models'Base, GT, and GXP. Base models feature a 3.8L engine with 200hp. In 2005, the GXP was introduced with a 5.3L V8 that produces 303hp (the GTP trim version is now available on the Pontiac G6). The top-of-the-line GXP comes with dual exhaust outlets, a rear spoiler, TAP-shift automatic transmission, performance brakes, and Magnasteer variable assist steering. It also features a wider front to rear track design for increased performance and handling, head-up display, custom grille, and power sunroof.



For 2006, the Pontiac Montana SV6 is available in two configurations, 2WD and AWD. Both Montana models feature a standard DVD Entertainment Package, cruise control, programmable power door locks with power sliding doors, keyless entry, and the OnStar On-Year Safety and Security plan. The AWD with Premium Package comes with power passenger seat adjuster, leather surfaced seat trim, dual heated front seats and, a center row utility tray. Taking its styling cues from the SUV segment, the Montana SV6 replaced the previous generation Montana in 2005. Front and rear side impact airbags are available as an option on both models.



For 2006, the Pontiac Vibe is carried over from the previous year and is available in Base, GT and AWD configurations. All Vibes have an available Moon and Tunes Package, which comes with a sunroof and an upgraded sound system. The GT upgrades the Base with leather-wrapped steering wheel, tire pressure monitoring system, a 170-hp engine, a six-speed manual transmission, ABS brakes, and 16-inch wheels. The AWD model comes standard with a 123-hp engine and a four-speed automatic (with standard programmable power door locks). The anti-lock braking system in the AWD is front disc/rear drum and while the 16-inch wheels are standard, the wheel rim is steel with bolt-on covers.



For 2006, the Sierra 1500 returns with minor updates. Some of the changes include the addition of a SL trim on the Crew Cabs, a short box option on the Extended Cabs, and a new VortecMAX Performance Package on the Extended and Crew Cab models. Other updates include a single antenna unit for both OnStar and XM satellite radio and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The Extended Cab is available in eight models: Work Truck, SL, SLE, and SLT trims in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The optional VortecMax Performance Package includes a high-output6.0L V8 engine that generates 345 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. It also includes a 9.5-inch rear axle and 17-inch alloy wheels.



For 2006, the Sierra 1500 returns with minor updates. Some of the changes include the addition of a SL trim on the Crew Cabs, a short box option on the Extended Cabs, and a new VortecMAX Performance Package on the Extended and Crew Cab models. Other updates include a single antenna unit for both OnStar and XM satellite radio and two new exterior colors: Steel Gray and Stealth Gray Metallic. The Extended Cab is available in nine models: Work Truck, SL, SLE, SLE Hybrid, and SLT trims in either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The SLE Hybrid's are equipped with a Vortec 5.3L V8 engine coupled with a compact 14-kw electric induction motor. The optional VortecMax Performance Package includes a high-output6.0L V8 engine that generates 345 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque.



For 2006, the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab returns available in six models: LS, LT and HD LT trims in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. All models are equipped with Chevrolet's 6.0L Vortec V-8 engine, which produces 300 horsepower and 360 lb.-ft. of torque. A heavy-duty four-speed automatic transmission is standard. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, driver and passenger airbags, and daytime running lights. Several options are available, including the Four-Wheel Quadrasteer Steering Package, six-way power seats, traction control, XM Satellite Radio, and OnStar Communications system. A rear seat entertainment system with DVD player and LCD screen is also available on all Crew Cab models.



For 2006, the Solara is available in four trims models: coupe bodystyle in SE, SE V6, SE Sport and SLE V6, and convertibles in SE and SLE V6. A manual transmission is available on the SE and SE Sport four-cylinder models only. Part of the Camry line, all Solara's feature fog lights, a telescoping steering wheel, a tire pressure monitoring system, cruise control, and a passenger airbag monitor as standard. The Sport trim has a sport-tuned suspension, black graphite interior trim with chrome accents, a unique sport instrument cluster, and a body kit with rear spoiler. The top of the line SLE adds standard outside heated mirrors, woodgrain interior trim, and heated leather seats. Traction control and a theft-deterrent system are also standard on the SLE.



For 2006, the Sportage comes in EX, LX, and LX V6 trims, in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. All models come standard with power door and power windows, 60/40 split rear seats with drop and fold feature, and side and head curtain airbags. The LX is powered by a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine, in either a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual transmission. The higher-end EX V6 and LX V6 is powered by a V6 2.7-liter engine with a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on the EX V6 models include fog lamps, heated mirrors, sunroof, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and keyless remote entry with alarm. A luxury package is available on the EX V6 model that adds leather seats and trims, heated seats, and an AM/FM/Cassette/CDC stereo.



For 2006, the Subaru Impreza has been restyled and is available in 10 models'2.5i (previously the RS), Base WRX, WRX TR, WRX Limited, and WRX STI sedans; and 2.5i, Outback Sport, Outback Sport Special Edition and WRX wagons. Three of the WRX models are new to the line-up this year. Changes include the new signature front-end styling (a three section mesh-type grille), wider body fenders on the sedans, and an enhanced AWD system on the WRX STI. All WRX models feature a new engine and a significant increase in performance. The larger displacement 230-hp 2.5L engine produces 235 lb.-ft of torque at 3600 rpm. Special Edition models come with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, and an upgraded sound system.



For 2006, the Suzuki XL-7 is available in six models: two-door Premium 2WD and four-door models in Base (2WD and 4WD with and without Third Row Seat) and Premium 4WD. Carried over from last year, the XL-7 features a standard 185-hp 2.7L V6 engine, automatic climate control with Micron Filtration, 16-inch alloy wheels, a seven-speaker sound system with dual tweeters and a subwoofer, steering wheel mounted audio controls, and front and rear power windows. New for this year is an upgraded stereo, which is CD/MP3/WMA and XM Satellite capable.



For 2006, the Toyota Land Cruiser returns with little change. It remains powered by a 4.7L V8 engine with variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) and electronic throttle control system with intelligence (ETCS-i) mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. The result is a powertrain that produces 275 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Standard features include front and rear automatic climate control, driver and front passenger power-adjustable heated leather-trimmed seats, power tilt and telescoping steering wheel, and a 300 watt JBL premium sound system with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and seven speakers. A voice activated navigation system, adjustable height controlled suspension system, and front and rear head curtain and side impact air bags are also available.



For 2006, the Viper receives a partner in the form of an SRT10 Coupe. The Viper is now available in two models: SRT10 in coupe or convertible configurations. Both models are equipped with an 8.3L V-10 engine producing 500 horsepower and 525 lb.-ft. of torque. The Engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. To help stop all this power is a set of Brembo brake calipers with 14-inch rotors. A special Blue Mamba edition with a special interior that includes black leather upholstery with contrasting stitching and shift knob accents will be available later in the year. The Coupe will be introduced in a Viper Blue exterior color with Stone White racing stripes. There are now two options in wheels: a five spoke wheel and an H-spoke wheel both made from forged aluminum.



For 2006, Volkswagen's top-of-the-line luxury model, the Phaeton, is available in four models'4-passenger and 5-passenger 4.2L V8 and W12. New for this year, the W12 model maintains a 24-hp increase over the previous version, and now produces 444-hp at 6000 rpm. The Phaeton features an air suspension system with an auto-adjust capability, taking the ground clearance from 4.4 to 6-inches, based on driving and road conditions. The vehicle comes with a host of standard equipment including a "soft-close" door system, 18-way power driver's seat, four-zone automatic climate control, navigation system, and power rear and side rear sunshades.



For 2007 the Chrysler Town & Country is available in four models: Base, LX, Touring, and Limited. All models remain powered by either a 3.3L or a 3.8L, V-6 engine, paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and a sunscreen glass. Available options for Base and LX models include power sliding doors, SIRIUS radio equipment, and UConnect communication system. The Limited model comes standard with the Leather interior group that adds tri-zone air conditioning, air filtration system, power seat adjusters, leather and heated front seats, trip computer, and vehicle information center. New for 2007 is the replacing or Blue Midnight and Blue Butane with Blue Marine, Blue Modern, and Cognac Crystal.



For 2007 the Suzuki Forenza comes available in sedan or wagon bodystyle; in both automatic and manual transmissions. A 2.0-liter, 143-horsepower, four-cylinder engine powers all models. Standard equipment includes air conditioning with a micron air-filtration system, all power conveniences, heated exterior mirrors, and AM/FM stereo with CD and MP3. The wagons come with silver painted roof rails. Safety features on all models include tire pressure monitor, and dual front and side impact airbags. An optional Convenience Package is available which includes keyless remote entry and cruise control. The Popular Package includes the Convenience Package items and adds a power tilt-and-slide sunroof.



For 2007, Ford introduces a new midsize utility to the crossover market: the Edge. Available in either 2WD or intelligent AWD configurations, the Edge is powered by a 265-hp 3.5L V6 engine coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission. Trim levels choices include base, SEL, and SEL Plus. Unique features on the Edge include console laptop storage, a panoramic Vista Roof, and a MP3 player input jack. Safety is enhanced my adding standard Advance Trac traction control with anti-roll technology, side-impact airbags, and a Safety Canopy. Available options on the Edge include heated seats, a DVD navigation system, premium wheels, a cargo management system, a rear entertainment system, and rear parking sensors.



For 2007, Isuzu returns with major changes. The i-280 extended cab 2WD has become the i-290 and the i-350 crew cab 4WD is renamed the i-370. The trimlines remain unchanged: S and LS for the i-290 and LS for the i-370. The i-290 models are equipped with a 2.9L 185hp engine mounted to a five-speed manual transmission; whereas the i-370 is equipped with a 3.7L 242hp engine mated to a four speed automatic transmission. The i-290 LS offers a standard Preferred Equipment Package that includes floor mats, tinted glass, AM/FM Stereo with CD & MP3, Rear Jump Seats & Cloth Seat. Changes for 2007 to the color palette include the addition of Pacific Blue, the replacement of Adriatic Blue Metallic with Bering Blue Metallic, and the interior color replacement of Very Dark Pewter with Ebony.



For 2007, Mercedes-Benz returns with the ML500 and the all new ML63 AMG. The ML500 features a 5.0-liter 302-horsepower V8 engine while the ML63 AMG features a 6.3-liter 503-horsepower V8 engine. Both engines are mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities across the board include all power conveniences, Burl walnut wood interior trim, COMAND system, privacy glass, heated seats, roof rails, and TeleAid Communication System. The ML63 AMG adds as standard, heated mirrors, moonroof, R/V monitor, DVD-based Navigation system, tinted taillights, and chrome twin exhaust pipes. Optional features include Keyless Go engine start, entertainment system, parking sensors, and trailer hitch.



For 2007, Nissan introduces the all-new entry-level Versa hatchback and sedan. The Versa will initially be available in S and SL hatchback followed by the sedans later on in the year. It will be powered by an all-new 1.8-liter DOHC inline four-cylinder engine generating 122 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. There are three transmissions available depending on the trim: six-speed manual (available on the S and SL), four speed automatic (available only on the S) and an Xtronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) (available only on the SL). A Power Package on the S adds remote keyless entry system and power windows and door locks. An Intelligent Key system, a Bluetooth hands-free phone system and satellite radio are all options on the SL models.



For 2007, the Acura MDX comes equipped with an upgraded 3.7-liter, 300- horsepower, V6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. The MDX comes available with three optional packages; Technology, Entertainment, and Sport. The Technology Package offers the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition and rearview camera. The Entertainment Package offers a nine-inch flip down color screen, second-row heated seats, and remote operated tailgate. The Sport Package offers all the Technology Package items and adds exclusive alloy wheel design and auto-leveling headlights. Standard features on the MDX include all power conveniences, moon roof, heated mirrors, heated seats, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.



For 2007, the all-new Lexus LS is available in two trims: 460 and 460 L. This is the first time that the LS has been available in a long-wheelbase model. Both models are powered by an all-new 4.6L V8 that features electric-motor driven Variable Valve Timing with intelligence and Electronically controlled intake cam (VVT-iE). The engine is mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission and generates 380 hp and 367 lb-ft of torque. The long-wheelbase LS 460 L features 4.8 inches of additional space and standard conveniences, including navigation with XM satellite radio with real-time traffic, climate-controlled front seats, heated rear seats, a new heated steering wheel, power rear sunshade, a new one-touch open/close power trunk, power door closers, headlamp washers, and laminated side glass.



For 2007, the Colorado returns with a few minor changes. Some of the changes include the addition of two new engines and three new exterior colors: Pace Blue, Imperial Blue Metallic, and Deep Ruby Metallic. Crew Cab versions are available in two models: LT trim, in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. A new 2.9L 185 horsepower in-line four-cylinder engine is standard on all models while a new 3.7L in-line five-cylinder engine, generating 242 hp and 242 lb-ft of torque, is available as an option. All engines are mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. Head curtain side-impact air bags with passenger sensing air bag cut-off system are available on all models as a safety upgrade.



For 2007, the Crown Victoria returns with only minor changes. It is now available in only two trims: Standard and LX. Changes for this year include a new Sport Handling and Performance Package on the LX, an AM/FM audio system with CD player and remote keyless entry system is now standard on all models, and a perimeter alarm system and daytime running lights are available on all models. The Crown Victoria is equipped with a 224 horsepower 4.6L V8 engine mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. The Sport Handling and Performance Package include a free-flowing dual exhaust system that bumps up the engines ratings to 239 hp and 287 lb-ft of torque. Other available options include a six-disc CD changer, a power glass moonroof, heated outside mirrors, and traction control.



For 2007, the Dodge Ram 1500 is available in three model trims: ST, SLT, and Laramie, three Cab styles: Regular Cab, Quad cab, and Mega Cab, and a choice of either 2WD or 4WD configurations. The standard engine on the ST and SLT is a 235 horsepower 4.7L V8 engine while the Laramie comes equipped with a 5.7L Hemi Magnum engine with Multi-Displacement System (MDS) that produces 335 hp and 370 lb-ft of torque. The Multi-Displacement System (MDS) can transition from eight cylinders to four cylinders in .040 seconds. This can improve fuel economy by up to 20 percent. Both engines are mated to an electronically controlled five-speed automatic transmission. All 4WD models are equipped with an electric-shift transfer case that delivers 45 percent of the available torque to the front wheels and 55 percent to the rear wheels.



For 2007, the Equinox returns with a few minor changes. It remains available in four models: LS and LT in 2WD or AWD configurations. The Equinox is equipped with a 185 horsepower 3.4L V6 engine mated to a standard five-speed automatic transmission. New features for this model year include StabiliTrak stability control system, four wheel disc brakes with ABS, driver information center, tire pressure monitoring system, and a redesigned front and rear fascia. Granite Gray Metallic, Deep Ruby Metallic, and Silverstone Metallic are new exterior colors for this model year. Many options are available, including the OnStar communication system, heated leather seats, a power sunroof, side impact airbags, and an MP3-compatible stereo system.



For 2007, the exterior and interior of the Nissan Quest have been updated. It remains available in four models: base, S, SL, and SE. Exterior updates include a new grille and front bumper fascia, new rear taillight assembly and new 16-inch and 17-inch alloy wheels. On the inside, the Quest receives a redesigned instrument panel that places the gauges directly in front of the driver. All models are powered by a 3.5L V6 engine producing 235 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a revised five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with a wider gear range for increased acceleration. New optional equipment includes Bluetooth hand-free phone system, larger 8-inch LCD monitors with the DVD entertainment system, and a rear view camera monitoring system.



For 2007, the GMC Yukon has been completely redesigned and features an all new interior and exterior. It is available in both 2WD and 4WD. The new Yukon features an introductory price which is over $3,000 less than the 2006 model it replaces. Major changes for this year include optional head curtain air bags, power liftgate, 20-inch wheels, rear camera system, and a power fold and tumble second row seat for easier third row access. The new models feature a new chassis with front coil-over-shock front suspension, larger brakes with improved pedal feel and standard Stabilitrak. Second row passengers gain more knee and leg room, and overall cabin quietness has been improved. The XL and Denali models will be available later this year.



For 2007, the Hyundai Tiburon returns with a redesigned front and rear fascia, taillights, headlights, hood, front fender, and exhaust tips. The Tiburon is available in a GS, GT, GT Limited (in either a automatic or manual transmission), and the SE. Standard amenities on all models include keyless remote entry, all power conveniences, tinted glass, and tire pressure monitoring system. The GT Limited adds as standard red leather seats, power sunroof, and an Infinity AM/FM/CD/MP3 seven-speaker audio system. For 2007, the exterior colors Yellow Sunburst and Orange Crush have discontinued and Gray Carbon has been added. Red has been added to the interior color list.



For 2007, the Kia Optima is available in five trims: LX Automatic, LX Manual, LX V6, EX, and EX V6. The LX and EX are powered by a 162-horsepower 2.4-liter engine, while the LX V6 and EX V6 are powered by a 185-horsepower 2.7-liter engine. Standard features include a chrome grille, all power conveniences, heated mirrors, and the tire pressure monitor. An optional Leather Package, only available on the EX models, offers leather seat trim, power adjustable pedals, powered passenger seat adjuster, heated front seats, and rear sun shade. Safety features include dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact air bags.



For 2007, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class returns with an upgraded design featuring sharper angles and a cleaner line frame. The S550 is powered by an all-new 5.5-liter, 382-horsepower, V8 engine mated to the first ever seven-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include a COMAND system, TeleAid communication system, Navigation system with GPS, pneumatic door-and-trunk-closing assists, head protection window curtain air bags and side impact air bag mounted in each door. Optional features include the Distonic Plus System, panorama roof, heated steering wheel, and the newly introduced infra-red night vision. Later in 2006, an S600 model will be powered by a 5.5-liter twin-turbo 512-horsepower V12 engine.



For 2007, the Nissan 350Z returns with several upgrades. The 350Z receives exterior enhancements that include a new front hood design. The 350Z Coupe is available in four trims: Base, Enthusiast, Touring, and Grand Touring. The Roadsters are only available in Enthusiast, Touring or Grand Touring trims. All models are powered by a new VQ-series 3.5L 306-hp V6 engine. Standard equipment includes all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and heated mirrors. The Touring and Grand Touring models add as standard, Bluetooth wireless and heated leather seats. The Roadster models are available with a new gray colored convertible top and front seat-mounted side impact airbags. Also new for 2007, are three new exterior colors: Carbon Silver, San Marino Blue, and Solar Orange.



For 2007, the Nissan Altima comes available in six trims: base model, S (in Automatic and Manual transmissions), SE (in Automatic and Manual transmissions), and SL. The base model and the S are powered by a 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter engine; while the SE and SL are powered by a 270-horspower, 3.5-liter engine. Standard features on the SL include, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, moon roof, heated mirrors, heated seats, and a BOSE AM/FM stereo with an in-dash six-disc CD changer and MP3. Optional equipment includes mud guards and rear spoiler. An optional Sport Package is available on the SE models offering fog lights, moon roof, rear spoiler, and all the features included in the Premium Package.



For 2007, the Nissan Sentra now comes available in five trims: base model (in Automatic and Manual transmissions), S (in Automatic and Manual transmissions), and SL. This new exterior and roomier interior sedan is powered by a 140-horspower 2.0-liter engine. Safety features include dual front airbags, head curtain airbags, front side impact airbags, trunk entrapment release, and the tire pressure monitor. Standard amenities on the SL model include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, leather seats, alarm system, and alloy wheels. An optional Audio Package offering a Rockford Fosgate AM/FM stereo with an in-dash six-disc CD changer and MP3 is available on the S and SL models.



For 2007, the Nissan Xterra returns available in four models: X, S, Off-Road, and SE. All models come in a 4WD; and all models, except the Off Road, are available in a 2WD version. All are equipped with a 4.0L 261-hp V6 engine paired with either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, roof rails, and tire pressure monitor. A Power Package is standard on all, except the X model, featuring an alarm system, engine immobilizer, and steering wheel touch controls. An Airbag Package, offered as optional, includes front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbag restraint system. A new exterior color has been added to the color palette: Desert Stone.



For 2007, the Porsche Boxster returns available in two trims: base and S. The base model is equipped with a 2.7L 245-hp V6 engine mated to a five speed manual transmission; while the S receives an upgraded 3.4L V6 engine that now produces 295-hp from last years 280-hp. The S comes paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Standard interior amenities on both models include all power conveniences, aluminum look interior trim, on-board computer, and AM/FM stereo with CD. Standard exterior amenities include heated mirrors, glass rear window, automatic power soft top roof, and an automatic retractable rear spoiler. Optional features include heated seats, wind deflector, rear parking sensors, and a removable hard top roof.



For 2007, the Rabbit returns available in two or four door hatchback bodystyles. The base engine is a 2.5L inline five-cylinder engine producing 150 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. A Partial Zero Emissions version is also available in some states at no extra charge. Both engines are mated to either five-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic shift control. Standard equipment on all models includes anti-lock brakes, a CD player, keyless entry remote, cruise control, and power convenience features. Optional features offered on the Rabbit include an Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP), a six-disc CD changer, a tire pressure monitoring system, rear side impact air bags, and a choice of two different upgraded alloy wheels.



For 2007, the redesigned X5 is now larger and more powerful. It is available in two trims: 3.0si and 4.8i. The 3.0i is equipped with a 260 horsepower 3.0L inline six-cylinder engine while the 4.8i receives a 4.8L V8 engine that produces 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a new six-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. With a larger interior and the new optional third row seating, the X5 is now capable of accommodating up to seven passengers. Run flat tires and Xenon adaptive high intensity discharge headlights are now standard on all models. The Sport Package now includes 19-inch wheels and Adaptive Drive which combines Active Roll Stabilization with Electronic Damping Control. Other new packages include the Active Ventilated Seat Package and Technology Package.



For 2007, the RL is now available in three trims: RL, RL with Technology Package, and the RL with Technology Package plus CMBS and PAX run flat tires. The Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) reduces the speed of impact and retracts the driver and front passenger seatbelts in a collision. All trims are powered by a 3.5-liter 290-hp V6 engine, paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on the RLs include Bluetooth wireless connectivity, drivers information center, moon roof, and heated mirrors and seats. The Technology Package includes the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition and the AcuraLink with real time traffic. A new exterior color has been added, replacing Celestial Silver and Meteor Silver is Platinum Frost Metallic.



For 2007, the SLK-Class returns available in three trims: SLK280, 350, and AMG 55. All SLK models come standard with all power conveniences, TeleAid communication system, and a power retractable hard top. The SLK55 AMG adds a rear spoiler and steering wheel gear shift paddles as standard. Optional features include Hand-Free telephone, run flat tires, and navigation system. An AMG Sport Package is available on the SLK55 that includes aerodynamic body enhancements, steering wheel gear shift paddles, and AMG Sport suspension. Red Firemist, Graphite, and Chablis designo have been deleted from the color palette; the new added colors are Red Storm and White Arctic.



For 2007, the Volkswagen Passat wagon returns as an all-new model. It is available in four trims: Value Edition, 2.0T, 3.6 and 3.6 4MOTION. Overall, the new Passat is only slightly larger, but with a redesigned and more functional interior, it gains nearly 2.5-inches of rear seat legroom. The new design is marked by a "medallion-shaped" grille with high-tech headlamp treatments. The base 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine has been upgraded to produce 200 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque while the revised 3.6L V6 engine generates 280 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and sport mode selection. The rear suspension is now an independent multi-link for improved ride and handling.



For 2007, the X3 gets a new name; BMW X3 3.0si. The X3 receives a performance upgrade, now producing 260-hp from last years 225-hp. The X3 is powered by a 3.0L V6 engine paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission. New exterior enhancements include a new front bumper, rear bumper, and taillight cluster. The X3 3.0si comes equipped with an on-board computer, keyless remote entry, and moonroof. An optional Premium Package includes the BMW Assist Communication System, garage door opener, outside and inside automatic day/night mirrors, and leather seats. Other optional features include navigation system, heated seats, and front and rear parking sensors.



For 2007, Toyota introduces the FJ Cruiser. The FJ Cruiser is available as a single trim in either 2WD or 4WD configuration. The FJ Cruiser is powered by a high-compression 4.0L VVT-i V6 engine that produces 239 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission with the 4WD models receiving the option of a six-speed manual. Dual-stage driver and passenger airbags, anti-lock brakes, and traction control are all standard safety features. Side-curtain airbags and side impact airbags are available as options. Standard features include power windows and door locks, skid plates, and black water resistant seats. Optional packages available on the FJ Cruiser include a Convenience Package and two Upgrade Packages.



For 2008 the all-new Toyota Highlander receives a larger, roomier, quieter SUV. The Highlander returns available in three trims: Base, Sport, and Limited, all in 2WD and 4WD configurations. All models come powered by a 3.5L V6 270-hpengine, paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard features include keyless remote entry, privacy glass, and roofrails with crossbars. A rear entertainment system, DVD-based navigation system, and moon roof are options on the Sport and Limited models. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and side impact airbags, knee airbags, and roll sensing side curtain airbags.



For 2008 the Audi A8 is available in three trims--Base, L and L W12. This model features some minor changes as an entirely new version of the A8 is expected late 2009. Updated exterior modifications include a new front grille, LED tail lamps, and 10-spoke cast alloy wheels. Other changes include improved sound insulation, tweaked performance of the steering and suspension systems for better road contact feel and handling, as well as new safety features such as the blind-spot notification system which utilizes radar technology. The S8 is a high performance version of the A8 sedan and features a 5.2L V10 engine and other sport characteristics (such as steering wheel paddle shifters and Adaptive Sport suspension) which distinguish it from the standard A8 model.



For 2008 the Audi S8 is available in a single trim. The S8 is a high performance version of the A8 sedan and features a 5.2L V10 engine and other sport characteristics (such as steering wheel paddle shifters and Adaptive Sport suspension) which distinguish it from the standard A8 model. Standard features include limited slip differential, electronic stability control, grille filler panel with chrome strips, sport steering wheel with power tilt and scope, and 20-inch wheels and tires. Available options for the S8 include power door closing system, adaptive cruise control, carbon fiber interior trim, upgraded leather trim and a Bang & Olufsen sound system.



For 2008 the Chevrolet Cobalt is now available in six trims: LS, LT, and Sport; in both sedan and coupe bodystyles. The LS and LT models come powered by a 2.2L 148-hp engine; whereas the Sport is powered by a 2.4L 171-hp engine. All models come equipped with a five-speed manual transmission. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, and front and rear head curtain airbags. The LT has an optional Chrome Package available that offers: chrome exhaust, front fog lights, white-faced sport gauges, rear spoiler, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift lever, and steering wheel touch controls. New colors added for 2008: Blue Flash Metallic, Slate Metallic, and Imperial Blue Metallic.



For 2008 the GMC Acadia returns available in two trims, SLE and SLT; in 2WD and AWD configurations. The Acadia is powered by a 3.6L 275-hp V6 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, hands-free OnStar communication system, tinted glass, heated mirrors, roof rails and a rear spoiler. The Acadia has a several optional packages to chose from, one of which is the Convenience Package offering a remote control engine start and rear parking sensors. The SLT has an optional Luxury Package that includes a powered moon roof with powered rear panel, and ultra bright machined aluminum wheels. Two new colors have been added for 2008: Dark Crimson and Platinum Ice Tri-Coat.



For 2008 the Lincoln MKZ is available in two models--Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or All-Wheel Drive (AWD). This year, Lincoln has made a number of features available to add to the overall comfort and luxury of the vehicle. 2008 models now offer "Lincoln Sync," the 'industry's first' hands-free, voice-activated communications and entertainment system (developed jointly with Microsoft). A reverse sensing system with audible warning, standard SIRIUS satellite radio, and tire pressure monitoring system are also new features. Also standard for this year are the premium leather heated and cooled seats. Four new exterior color choices are offered; Dark Blue Ink, Moss Green, and Vapor Silver Clearcoat Metallic, and White Suede Clearcoat.



For 2008 the Mercury Milan is available in six models--Base and Premier 4-cylinder, and Base V6 and Premier V6 in either FWD or AWD. This year, Mercury has made a number of features available to add to the overall comfort and luxury of the vehicle. 2008 models now offer "Mercury Sync," the 'industry's first' hands-free, voice-activated communications and entertainment system (developed jointly with Microsoft). An optional reverse sensing system with audible warning, along with standard SIRIUS satellite radio and tire pressure monitoring system are also new for this year. Four updated exterior color choices are offered; Dark Blue Ink, Moss Green, and Vapor Silver Clearcoat Metallic, and White Suede Clearcoat.



For 2008 the Nissan Pathfinder features updated interior and exterior styling, and sees the addition of SE and LE-V8 models to the line-up. According to Nissan, the new 5.6L engine will produce more than 300 hp and 300+ lb.-ft. of torque. With this engine, the Pathfinder is able to achieve a 7,000lb. towing capacity. New technology features on the vehicles include a improved Nissan Navigation System with a 9.3 gigabyte Music Box hard drive (LE models only), 7-inch monitor with rear camera, Intelligent Key with twist start and Bluetooth Gäó capability. A new Russet interior color has been added to models equipped with leather interior. The standard three-row seating is complimented by the use of new fabrics and materials and center stack design.



For 2008 the Toyota Avalon is available in four trims--XL, XLS, Limited and Touring. Acknowledged by Toyota as the "flagship" of their passenger car line-up, the Avalon receives minor changes for the new model year. Vehicles receive a new six-speed automatic for better performance and updated brakes to improve stopping distance, while reducing pedal firmness. Updates to the exterior include a bolder design for the headlamps, front bumper and radiator grille, as well as new tinted tail lights. Remote keyless entry is standard and the Touring model now has 17-inch alloy wheels available. The interior sees such changes as a new dark wood grain trim and 8-way power passenger seat on XLS and Limited models.



For 2008 the Volkswagen Jetta sedan is available in five models--S and SE (with either manual or automatic) and SEL automatic. 2008 Jetta models feature a 2.5L engine as standard that produces 170hp. The sportier GLI model will be the only one to feature the 2.0L turbo engine. Other changes for this year include black colored exterior trim (S and SE models) and "2.5" badging designating engine size. The S features 16-inch steel wheels (wheel covers are also standard). "Leatherette" interior seat trim is standard on the SEL with genuine leather seats are no longer available on any trim. Also deleted are automatic climate control and Homelink. Safety features on the Jetta include side impact and head curtain airbags and ABS brakes.



For 2008 the Volkswagen Rabbit is available in four models--two or four-door "S" hatchback with either manual or automatic transmission. Replacing the Golf in 2007, the current model is carried over for the 2008 year with few changes (save for the "S" badging). All Rabbit models feature air conditioning, a sound system with 8-speakers and MP3 capability, tire pressure monitor, ABS brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution, and front side impact and head curtain airbags. A number of options are available to upgrade equipment including a Ground Effects Kit, alloy wheels, Sport Styling Kit, and rear spoiler. The Rabbit features the same 2.5L 170hp engine standard on the Jetta, with the sportier GTI featuring the 2.0L turbo.



For 2008 the Volvo S40 is available in both 2.4i and T5 versions. New for this year, the 2.4 features an updated fascia, grille, spoiler, lower air intake and more prominent manufacturer logo branding. Other exterior enhancements include refreshed headlights and tail lamps, standard 16-inch "Cursa" wheels, color-keyed rear bumper, door sill and side moldings. In the interior, the vehicles feature reworked air vents, a repositioned clock (to the center information display), revamped center stack and larger front map pockets. The T5 sees a slight increase in horsepower to 227 hp and also features redesigned tailpipes, standard high performance sound system, and updated instrument cluster.



For 2008 the Volvo S80 is available in 3.2, T6 AWD (new model for this year) and V8 AWD. Updates to the line-up include updated interior wood inlay, full leather gearshift knob, and updated package offerings. The Climate Package now has heated rear seats, and the Dynaudio Package is replacing last years Audio Package while adding rear headphone jacks and audio controls. The T69 model features bright taillight trim, softer leather seats, a "watch dial" instrument cluster and 17-inch "Canicula" wheels. The S80 V8 features an available Ember Black Metallic paint and Personal Car Communicator (PCC) with keyless drive, two-way car communication functionality and heartbeat sensor.



For 2008, BMW introduces the 1-Series coupe in two trims: 128i and 135i. The 128i comes powered by a 3.0L 230-hp V6 engine; while the 135i comes in a 3.0L 300-hp V6 engine. Both trims come paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Standard amenities include remote control engine start, heated mirrors, rear spoiler, and moon roof. Optional features include heated seats, rear parking sensors, BMW assist, and navigation system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, heated rain-sensing windshield wipers, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. An optional Sport Package offers Shadowline exterior trim, sport bucket seats, and rear run flat tires.



For 2008, Cadillac's luxury crossover is available in V6 or V8 models. The SRX is powered by either a 255 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission or a 320 horsepower 4.6L V8 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard features on all models include dual zone climate control, keyless remote entry with remote engine start, StabiliTrak stability control, and rear parking sensor. Optional packages offered on the SRX include several luxury packages, a Theater Package, a Utility Package, and a Driver's Package. The optional Driver's Package adds a limited slip rear axle, HID headlights, upgraded tires, and cast aluminum wheels.



For 2008, Pontiac introduces the front-engine, rear-wheel-drive G8 sedan, available in base and GT trims. The G8 base features a 261-hp 3.6L V6 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic with manual shift mode. The more powerful GT receives a 6.0L V8 engine, which boasts 362 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.Both models come equipped with 18-inch wheels, dual-zone air conditioning, the OnStar system, stability control, and keyless entry remote. Options on the G8 include a power sunroof, leather heated seats, 19-inch premium wheels, and a few option packages.



For 2008, Pontiac's small crossover SUV is offered in a base trim, as well as the new GXP trim, both available in FWD and AWD. The Torrent base comes equipped with a 185-hp 3.4L V6 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission, while the GXP boasts a 263-hp 3.6L V6 engine matted to a six-speed automatic transmission. Safety equipment on the Torrent includes a passenger sensing system, rollover sensor, StabliTrak, a tire pressure monitoring system, and a theft-deterrent alarm. GXP upgrades include a stiffer suspension, premium alloy wheels, unique interior trim enhancements, and sporty exterior revisions.



For 2008, Saturn introduces the all-new Astra to its lineup of cars. It is available in three models: XE four-door, XR four-door, and XR two-door. The Astra is the first Saturn to incorporate Saturn's new European-inspired contemporary design language. All models are powered by a 1.8L DOHC VVT Ecotec four-cylinder engine that produces 140 horsepower and 126 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to either the standard five-speed manual or the optional four-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety feature include roof rail head curtain air bags, seat-mounted thorax/pelvic air bags, tire pressure monitoring system, and OnStar with one year of Safe & Sound service.



For 2008, the Acura MDX comes equipped with a 3.7-liter, 300- horsepower, V6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. The MDX comes available with three optional packages; Technology, Entertainment, and Sport. The Technology Package offers the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition and rearview camera. The Entertainment Package offers a nine-inch flip down color screen, second-row heated seats, and remote operated tailgate. The Sport Package offers all the Technology Package items and adds exclusive alloy wheel design and auto-leveling headlights. Standard features on the MDX include all power conveniences, moon roof, heated mirrors, heated seats, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.



For 2008, the Acura TSX returns with no major changes. The TSX comes available in four trims: TSX and TSX with Navigation System; in both automatic and manual transmissions. All models come powered by a 2.4L 205-hp V6 VTEC engine. The TSX comes with an array of standard amenities including all power conveniences, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, keyless remote entry, moon roof, alarm system, heated seats, heated mirrors, and a premium AM/FM radio with in-dash six-disc CD changer. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags.



For 2008, the BMW 650 returns in coupe and convertible bodystyles. Both bodystyles come powered by a 4.8L 360-hp V8 engine, paired with either a manual or automatic transmission. The 650 comes with an array of standard amenities, including Bluetooth wireless connectivity, voice-activation system, BMW assist communication system, and DVD-based GPS navigation system. The coupe adds as standard a power sun shade and moon roof. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, front and rear parking sensors, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. An available Cold Weather Package offers heated seats, ski sack, and heated steering wheel.



For 2008, the Chevy Malibu has been completely redesigned. It is available in three trims: LS, LT, and LTZ. Along with the new exterior and interior styling the Malibu will offer standard head-curtain side air bags and front-seat thorax air bags, OnStar Gen 7 with remote diagnostics, and XM Satellite Radio on all models. The OnStar Gen 7 will feature standard automatic crash notification service and OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation - the first factory-installed, fully integrated GPS navigation system from OnStar. StabiliTrak electronic stability control is standard on LT and LTZ models. Choice of economic powertrains will include a 2.4L Ecotec DOHC four-cylinder engine and a 3.6L DOHC V-6 engine with variable valve timing (vvt).



For 2008, the Chrysler Crossfire comes available in two body styles: coupe and convertible. Both body styles come powered by a 3.2-liter V6 engine, paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, tinted glass, rear spoiler, heated mirrors, and heated leather seats. The convertible comes with a powered roof. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, dual front knee airbags, and front side impact airbags. The only optional features include a five-speed automatic transmission and an upgraded AM/FM/CD radio with navigation.



For 2008, the Chrysler Pacifica remains available in the Base, Touring, and Limited; in either 2WD or AWD configurations. All models come powered by a 4.0L V6 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Touring and Limited models come standard with heated mirrors, vehicle information center, air filtration system, and an AM/FM/CD/DVD with MP3 capabilities. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and knee airbags. A Navigation/R/V Monitor Package offering instrument cluster with display screen, GPS navigation system, and R/V monitor is available on the Touring and Limited.



For 2008, the Dodge Charger comes available in several trims: SXT RWD, SXT AWD, R/T RWD, R/T AWD, and SRT8. There are many engine choices including; a 3.5L 250-hp V6 on the SXT, a 5.7L 350-hp V8 HEMI on the R/T, and a 6.1L 425-hpV8 HEMI on the SRT8. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, heated mirrors, front and rear solar control glass, and AM/FM/CD radio with MP3 capabilities. The SRT8 adds to the standard list: vehicle information center and a rear spoiler. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, and dual front airbags. Available options on the Charger include an entertainment system and a power sunroof. Two new exterior colors have been added to the color palette: Light Sandstone and Dark Titanium.



For 2008, the Dodge Durango returns with a new addition to the list; the Adventurer. The Durango is available in four trims: SXT, SLT, Adventurer, and Limited; in 2WD and 4WD configurations. All trims come equipped with 4.7L 335-hp V8 engine; but also come available with an optional 5.7L V8 HEMI engine. They all come with a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, deep tinted glass, roof rails, and heated mirrors. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and side-impact airbags. Also new for 2008 is the new exterior color: Light Sandstone.



For 2008, the Jeep Compass is offered in four trims: Sport and Limited; in both 2WD and 4WD configurations. All trims are powered by a 2.4-liter engine, with a five-speed manual transmission. The Limited trims offer an array of standard features such as tinted windows, vehicle information center, keyless remote entry, roof rails, and heated seats. Saftety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, and front and rear head curtain airbags. A Trailer Tow Prep Group Package is available on the Sport models offering engine oil cooler, conventional spare tire, and trailer tow wiring harness. A new color, Sunburst Orange, has also been added to color palette.



For 2008, the Kia Optima returns available in five trims: LX Automatic, LX Manual, LX V6, EX, and EX V6. The LX and EX come powered by a 2.4L 162-hp engine; while the LX V6 and EX V6 come powered by a 2.7L 185-hp engine. Standard amenities across the board include chrome grille, alarm system, heated mirrors, and keyless remote entry. The only optional features available are a rear spoiler and wheel locks. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. An optional Convenience Package offering power adjustable pedals, power seat adjuster, heated seats, and a rear sun shade is available on the EX models.



For 2008, the Kia Rio and Rio5 return with the addition of an LX to the Rio5 line-up. The Rio is available in base, LX, and SX sedans, while the Rio5 is now available in LX and SX hatchbacks. Both the Rio and Rio5 come powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder 110-hp engine; paired with both a manual transmission and automatic transmission. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. A convenience Power Package is available, offering all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, heated mirrors, anti-lock brakes, and alloy wheels.



For 2008, the Lexus GX returns available in a single trim: GX 470. New styling upgrades have been added for 2008, which include new front grille and roof rack. The GX 470 comes powered by a 4.7L 263-hp V8 engine, mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, moonroof, hill ascent control, and memory settings for outside mirrors, drivers seat, and steering wheel. Optional features include an entertainment system, third row seat, and Lexus link communication system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. Two new exterior colors have been added: Desert Sage Metallic and Salsa Red Pearl.



For 2008, the Lexus SC convertible returns available in a single trim: SC 430. The SC comes powered by a 4.3L 288-hp V8 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include privacy glass, heated mirrors, powered retractable roof, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and DVD-based voice-activated navigation system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, dual front knee airbags, and front side impact airbags. The optional Pebble Beach Special Edition Package offers badging, unique front and rear floor mats, Birds-Eye maple wood interior trim, rear spoiler, run flat tires, and six-spoke alloy wheels.



For 2008, the Mazda Mazda5 returns with major updates. The Mazda5 receives an exterior redesigned front fascias, grille, headlights, and taillights. The interior receives an updated shift panel and center console design. The Mazda5 is available in three trims; Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The Mazda5 comes powered by a 2.3L 153-hp engine. Standard features include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and fold out table. The Grand Touring adds as standard a moon roof, rear spoiler, heated mirrors and leather seats, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Five new exterior colors have been added: Copper Red, Stormy Blue, Sunlight Silver, Golden Sand, and Crystal White Pearl.



For 2008, the Mercedes-Benz S-class returns with numerous model changes. The S-Class is now available in the following trims: S550 (2WD and 4WD), S600, S63AMG, and S65 AMG. All models are equipped with these technological amenities: hands-free communication system, drivers information system, COMAND system, voice control system, and hard drive-based GPS navigation system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, heated rain-sensing windshield wipers, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front and side impact airbags. Three new color choices have been added for 2008: Majestic Black, Artic White, and Jade Green.



For 2008, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class comes in three models--SLK280, SLK350 and SLK55 AMG. The model line is carried over from last year with no significant changes. To commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the model, Mercedes-Benz will offer a Ten-Year Anniversary Edition. Featured equipment will include standard automatic transmission, 17-inch wheels and tires, special "Edition 10" badging, as well as red stitching on the seats and red dash trim. The top-of-the-line AMG model features unique trim on the dash and console, sport steering wheel with paddle shift, premium AMG leather interior, 18-inch tires, sport exhaust and other performance amenities unique to the nature of the vehicle.



For 2008, the Mercury Grand Marquis returns available in two trims: GS and LS. Both trims are powered by a 4.6L 224-hp V8 engine, mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and tire pressure monitor. The LS adds to the standard list: garage door opener, heated mirrors, and power adjustable seats and pedals. A Palm Beach Edition Package is available in the LS, offering satin applique on instrument and door trim panels, unique badging, dual heated mirrors, front side impact air bag restraint system, cashmere leather seats with Palm Beach Logo, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and nine-spoke chrome wheels.



For 2008, the Mustang adds more standard safety features, new Shelby models and new optional equipment. Side air bags are now standard equipment on all models. The Shelby GT and Shelby GT500KR are two of the newest Shelby models available. The Shelby GT will be available in coupe and convertible bodystyles and powered by a 4.6L V-8 engine modified with Ford Racing Performance parts and generating 319 horsepower. To mark the 40th Anniversary of the Mustang, Ford brings back the Shelby GT500KR. It features an estimated 540 horsepower 5.4L supercharged V-8, 3.73:1 rear axle ratio, short-throw shifter, and unique suspension tuning. The Shelby GT500KR will be available in the spring of 2008. A limited edition Warriors in Pink Mustang will also be available. Sales from the Warriors in Pink edition will help raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.



For 2008, the Nissan Altima returns available in several trims: Base, S (in automatic and manual transmissions), SE (in automatic and manual transmissions), and SL. The base and S models come powered by a 2.5L 170-hp engine; while the SE and SL models come with a 3.5L 270-hp V6 engine. Standard amenities on the SL include heated mirrors, heated seats, front and rear mud guards, moon roof, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity with hands-free telephone. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front-side impact airbags. Two exterior paint colors have been added: Code Red and Azure Blue.



For 2008, the Nissan Altima returns available in several trims: Base, S (in automatic and manual transmissions), SE (in automatic and manual transmissions), SL, and Hybrid. The base and S models come powered by a 2.5L 170-hp engine; while the SE and SL models come with a 3.5L 270-hp V6 engine. The Hybrid is powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder engine coupled with an advanced electric motor/generator. Standard amenities on the SL include heated mirrors, heated seats, front and rear mud guards, moon roof, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity with hands-free telephone. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front-side impact airbags. Two exterior paint colors have been added: Code Red and Azure Blue.



For 2008, the Nissan Frontier returns available in two body styles: King Cab or Crew Cab, in both 2WD and 4WD configurations; and in several trims: XE, SE, SE V6, LE, and Nismo. All models come powered with either a 2.5L four-cylinder 261-hp engine or a 4.0L 281-hp V6 engine. Safety features include tire pressure monitor and a dual front airbag restraint system. A new Technology Package offering an upgraded sound system, steering wheel audio controls, XM satellite radio, Bluetooth with hands-free telephone, Nissan immobilizer, and security system is available on the LE and Nismo models. New for 2008 is the replacement of the Desert interior trim color with a new Beige interior trim color.



For 2008, the Nissan Sentra comes available in six trims, base, S (in automatic and manual transmissions), SL, SE-R, and SE-R Spec V. The base, S, and SL models come powered by a 2.0L 140-hp engine; while the SE-R and SE-R Spec V come equipped with a 2.5L 200-hp engine. Standard features on the SL include keyless remote entry with intelligent key, leather seats, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity with hands-free telephone. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front-side impact airbags. A Rockford Fosgate Audio Package offering a Rockford Fosgate AM/FM Stereo with six-disc in-dash CD changer with MP3 capabilities is available on all models except for the base.



For 2008, the Nissan Versa returns available in a hatchback and sedan bodystyles. The Versa is available in S and SL; hatchback and sedan; in 2WD and 4WD configurations. All models come powered by an 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine producing 122 horsepower. An available, optional, Convenience Package on the SL models adds Bluetooth wireless connectivity, remote control engine start, keyless remote entry, and leather-wrapped steering wheel, and steering wheel touch controls. Safety features include trunk entrapment release, tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags.



For 2008, the Pontiac G6 returns available in sedan, coupe, and convertible bodystyles; and in several trims: 1SV, 1SA, GT, and GXP. The GXP replaces last years GTP model. Standard amenities include keyless remote entry, drivers information center, and OnStar communication system. The GXP models adds to the standard list: modified front and rear fascias, rocker panels, heated leather seats, and dual chrome exhaust. Safety features include dual front airbags, front side impact airbags, and front and rear head curtain airbags. Three new colors for 2008: White Diamond Tricoat, Midnight Blue Metallic, and Cranberry Metallic.



For 2008, the Pontiac Vibe returns with a few changes from previous years. The FWD has been discontinued.The Vibe continues to be available in a single model. The Vibe is powered by a 1.8L 126-hp engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission. Optional features include a moonroof, alarm system, and Onstar communication system. There are serveral packages availabe. A Preferred Package offering illuminated keyless remote entry, reading lights, inside manual day and night mirror, and all powered conveniences. Also availabe is a Sun and Sound Package that offers a power glass moon roof, Monsoon speakers and subwoofer, and an AM/FM Stereo with CD and MP3 capablilities.



For 2008, the Subaru Legacy returns with a re-designed new grille, front and rear fascias, headlights, taillights, and the first ever Legacy with a V6 engine (R Limited). The Legacy is available in five trims: 2.5i, i Limited, 2.5GT Limited, R Limited, and the GT spec.B. Safety features on all models include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. The GT spec.B model adds as standard: drivers seat memory, GPS navigation, and moonroof. An All Weather Package that includes heated mirrors, heated seats, and windshield wiper de-icer is available on all models except the 2.5i. The 2.5i has an available Sport Trim Group Package that offers rocker panel trim, fog light kit, and rear spoiler.



For 2008, the Subaru Outback returns with a re-designed new grille, front fascia, fenders, and hood for a more rugged look. The Outback comes available in five trims: basic model, 2.5i, 2.5i Limited, 2.5XT Limited, and 3.0R L.L. Bean Edition. Standard amenities across the board include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, and alarm system. The Limited models and 3.0R L.L. Bean Edition add as standard roof rails with crossbars, wood interior trim, moonroof, and fog light kit. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. All trims, with the exception of the basic model, come standard with the All Weather Package that adds heated mirrors, heated seats, and windshield wiper de-icer.



For 2008, the Suzuki Grand Vitara returns available in several trims: Base 2WD, Base 4WD, and XSport (in both 2WD and 4WD configurations). All trims are powered by a 2.7L 185-hp V6 engine; in both a manual or automatic transmission. Standard amenities on the XSport include privacy glass, sun roof, roof rails, and SmartAccess engine start. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. A Luxury Package available in the XSport trim offers, garage door opener, wood grain interior trim, heated outside mirrors, heated seats, and leather seats. A new Beige interior color choice has been added along with several exterior colors: Pearl Black, Sand Storm, Quicksilver, White Water, and Vivid Red.



For 2008, the Suzuki SX4 comes powered by a 2.0L 143-hp four-cylinder engine, paired with a five-speed manual and a four-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, roof rails, and an AM/FM/CD stereo with MP3 capabilities. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, front head curtain airbags, and front side impact airbags. The optional Touring Package offers SmartAccess engine start, heated outside mirrors, rear spoiler, Electronic Stability Program, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering wheel touch controls, and an AM/FM Stereo with in-dash six-disc CD changer with MP3 capabilities.



For 2008, the Toyota Prius is available a new lower end model (Standard), in addition to the Base and Touring versions. The Standard model does not come with equipment such as cruise control, upgraded wheel trim, heated outside mirrors, tonneau cover or rear seat pockets, and offers a lower entry price than in previous models. The Base model offers power windows and locks, ABS brakes, and automatic climate control. The Touring mode, introduced last year, comes with fog lights, HID headlamps, 16-inch wheels, sport suspension and rear spoiler. Dual front, side impact and head curtain airbags are standard on all three trims. A Smart Key entry system, navigation system, leather seats and stability control are among the offered options.



For 2008, the Toyota Sienna is available in nine models--CE and LE 7- and 8-passenger FWD, and LE, XLE and XLE Limited FWD and AWD configurations. Carried over from last year, the Sienna receives few changes for 2008. All Sienna models feature a standard 3.5L 266hp V6 engine. Upgrades to the safety features for this year include standard rear disc brakes, traction control and vehicle stability control across the model line. The top-of-the-line XLE Limited starts at just over $38,000 and features such standard amenities as run flat tires (AWD) , power moonroof, leather seats, rear air conditioning and dual power seats. For all models equipped with the upgraded JBL sound system, Bluetooth compatibility is also standard.



For 2008, the Volkswagen Eos is available in six models, and as with the Passat, trim names have been changed. This year, the line-up includes Komfort, Lux, Turbo and VR6 variations. Despite the naming, the 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine is standard on all but the VR6 model, which comes with a 250hp 3.2L V6. All Eos models feature, power 12-way driver seat, leather trim (steering wheel, shift knob and parking brake), 16-inch wheels, stability and traction control, along with head thorax airbags (which must deploy from the front seats). A wind deflector is now standard as well. The Lux trim offers upgrades to 17-inch wheels and the VR6 features standard 18-inch wheels. Lux and VR6 models also make standard a rear park distance control feature.



For 2008, the Volvo C70 sees a number of minor changes, predominantly on the interior. The center stack now features real laminated oak wood, along with the door handle surrounds (replacing the aluminum finish inlays previous used). The clock was moved to the center information screen and the steering wheel and gearshift knobs are now leather. Ice White is a new optional color and Pearl White also continues for 2008. Horsepower on the standard engine was increased slightly from 218 to 227 hp. A new Convenience Package is available which includes rear park assist, keyless drive, Interior Air Quality System (IAQS), and the Blind Spot Warning System (BLIS), and power retractable rear mirrors.



For 2008, the Volvo XC70 is available in a single trim--3.2 wagon. Designating the size for the 235hp engine, it produces 236 lb.-ft. of torque. Dubbed all-new by the maker, the XC70 features such standard equipment as Hill Descent Control, premium sound system, 6-speed automatic and all-wheel drive. Options on the XC70 include Blind-Spot Alert system, remote engine start, rear entertainment system, navigation system and adaptive cruise control. Eight exterior colors are available including Lunar Gold, Ice, Barents Blue, Willow Green and Lava Sand Metallic. Standard safety features include side impact and head curtain airbags, engine immobilizer and traction control. Volvo expects to sell about 19,000 XC70 vehicles in the North American market.



For 2009 The Altima is available as a coupe, sedan or hybrid sedan. Trims include S and SE coupe or sedan, and SL and 2.5 sedans. The automatic is a Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT); a 6-speed manual is also offered. Both the sedan and coupe were recently redesigned (in 2007 and 2008, respectively), and are carried over for 2009 with few changes. The coupe makes available 18-inch alloy wheels for this year, as well as, standard automatic door locks and high gloss front grille treatment. The most notable visual difference distinguishing the coupe from the sedan body is the coupe's aggressive exterior design, which rides on a shorter wheelbase with a lower profile. With the exception of the hood, all other exterior parts are unique to each style.



For 2009 the Audi A6 is available in four models--3.0T, 3.2 and 4.2 Quattro sedans, and Avant Quattro wagon. Improvements to the A6 for this year include upgraded suspension and handling, refreshed front bumper and grille (as well as the integrated use of LED lighting for the daytime running lights), improved all-wheel drive system and new optional blind spot detection system. The new 3.0T features a direct injection, supercharged 300hp engine paired with a Tiptronic transmission. The interior is enhanced with aluminum accents and softer door armrests. The top-of-the-line 4.2 model comes equipped with a 4.2 liter V8 engine which produces 350hp. A more performance oriented S6 is also available.



For 2009 the Cadillac STS is carried over from last year with minor changes. It is available in three models--V6, V8 and the high-performance "V" trim. The standard engine is the 302 hp 3.6L direct injection V6. Both the V6 and V8 versions come with rear-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. Rated at 469 hp with a standard Northstar V8, the STS-V is one of the most powerful Cadillac offered. The STS features a number of optional Luxury or Performance Packages to enhance the driving experience. Optional equipment on the STS-V includes high performance brakes, magnetic ride control suspension and premium steering gears.



For 2009 the Chevy Corvette is available in four models--Base coupe and convertible, Z06 coupe, and new this year the ZR1. Updates for this year include a lower price point for the convertible, along with a more affordable 1LT Package, Bluetooth connectivity and two new custom leather interior options. The Z06 horsepower remains the same but features new "spider" designed wheels, a refreshed interior with minor changes and increased capacity for the oiling system. The much anticipated ZR1 was designed and built with a unique combination of carbon fiber and ceramic materials, including the hood itself (with a polycarbonate window view into the engine area). The standard engine is the LS9 supercharged 6.2L V8 rated at 638 hp.



For 2009 the Chrysler Town & Country is available in two-wheel drive LX, Limited and Touring trims. Carried over with few changes, the 2009 model year is the silver anniversary of the minivan with Dodge/Chrysler still capturing about 40% of market sales, having sold over 12 million minivans worldwide. This year's model features an optimized 4.0L engine and re-tuned 6-speed automatic transmission. As a result, the powertrain achieves an 8% increase in fuel economy. The Town & Country offers two different seating and storage systems (including Swivel 'n Go) along with other entertainment options. Electronic Stability Control is standard, and the vans received a five star rating in the government's front and side impact crash tests.



For 2009 the Expedition is carried over with minor convenience and safety enhancements. The vehicle is available in both short and long wheelbase in four trims XLT, Eddie Bauer, King Ranch and Limited. Changes for this year include an SOS notification in the event of a collision, perimeter anti-theft alarm, easy 'capless' fuel filler system, rain sensing wipers, and optional heated seats for the second row passengers. The 5.4L engine is now flexible fuel compatible. Technology updates include satellite radio and SYNC next generation navigation system. For the last seven years, the Expedition as earned a five star rating in the NHTSA front crash tests. An AdvanceTrac traction control system with rollover stability control is standard across the line.



For 2009 the Hyundai Veracruz is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. Available in four trims--GLS and Limited, in either two or four-wheel drive, Hyundai aims to appeal to current upscale midsize crossover shoppers of the Pilot and Highlander. Updates for the new model year include a standard USB/iPod auxiliary input, optional Preferred and Premium Packages (GLS), and optional black leather interior for the Limited. The Preferred Equipment Package on GLS effectively replaces the SE model previously available. Available later in the model year, the Limited will feature an optional monochromatic appearance package with a Black Diamond exterior paint color and chrome wheels.



For 2009 the Saturn Outlook is carried over from last year with few changes. Available in XE and XR trims with two-or all-wheel drive, the Outlook crossover features the capabilities of an SUV with the handling and drive characteristics of a passenger car. With standard seating for up to eight passengers, the models come equipped with a more powerful V6 engine that provides 281 horsepower on the XE (288 hp on the XR) but sees no reduced fuel economy as a result. Interior and convenience enhancements include OnStar with Bluetooth connectivity and a choice of two Bose Sound Systems. Saturn continues to offer its At-Home Test Drive program and 24-hour Live Chat on their website.



For 2009 the V70 is carried over from last year with a number of minor enhancements. Two new exterior colors are available--Savile Grey Pearl and Caper Green Pearl. The front head restraints have been modified to meet the new size restrictions. An updated claret walnut wood inlay will be offered as an option, as well as a Homelink system and Cassini 17" aluminum wheels. The rear seat features height adjustable integrated child safety seat allows children of varying heights to have a good view out the window, while at the same time providing a high level of protection. A number of loading solutions are available, including a 40/20/40 split rear seat, aluminum rails in the cargo area and movable anchoring points. Full-around laminate glass is also an option.



For 2009, Jeep Wrangler is again available in two bodystyles and three trims: two-door and Unlimited four-door bodystyles, and X, Sahara, and Rubicon trims. The Unlimited X and Unlimited Sahara are available in either 2WD or 4WD configurations, while all other trim and bodystyle combinations are only available in 4WD configuration. All models are powered by a 202 horsepower 3.8L V6 engine mated to either the standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional four-speed automatic transmission. Standard equipment across the board includes an AM/FM stereo with a MP3-capable CD player, advanced multi-stage front airbags, electronic roll mitigation, and an easy folding soft top. Available options on the Wrangler include remote keyless entry, a navigation system, a six-disc CD changer, and satellite radio.



For 2009, Kia adds the new Borrego to mid-size utility market. This seven-passenger SUV can be equipped with the company's first V8 offering, which boast 337 horsepower and 323 lb-ft of torque. The standard engine will be a 276-hp 3.8L V8 matted to a six-speed automatic transmission. Offered in LX or EX trims, the Borrego come equipped with two-stage front airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, a six-disc CD changer, and a sliding second row feature. Options include a GPS-based Navigation system, premium chrome wheels, a rear entertainment system, and several luxury amenity packages.



For 2009, Pontiac's crossover SUV is carried over with few changes. Torrent continues to be offered in four models--Base and GXP trims, both available in FWD and AWD configurations. The Torrent Base model comes equipped with a 185-hp 3.4L V6 engine coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission, while the GXP boasts a 264-hp 3.6L V6 engine matted to a six-speed automatic transmission. Safety equipment on the Torrent includes a rollover sensor, StabliTrak, tire pressure monitoring system, and a theft-deterrent alarm. GXP upgrades include a stiffer suspension, unique interior trim enhancements, polished Forged Aluminum wheels, and sportier exterior treatments. A Sun and Sound Package and navigation system are optional.



For 2009, the all-new Pontiac Vibe returns available in four models: 1.8L FWD, 2.4L FWD, 2.4L AWD, and GT. The base Vibe is powered by a more powerful version of the 1.8L engine that now produces 132 horsepower compared to 128 horsepower from 2007 models. All other models receive a new 2.4L four-cylinder engine that generates 158 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. Standard transmission on the AWD model is a four-speed automatic while the base models and GT are equipped with a five-speed manual. Optional features include a moonroof, alarm system, engine block heater, and cargo cover. Available on the 2.4L FWD and AWD is a Sun and Sound Package that offers a power glass moon roof, Monsoon speakers and subwoofer, leather wrapped steering wheel with touch controls, and an AM/FM Stereo with CD and MP3 capabilities.



For 2009, the Audi S6 is available in single trim. Based on the A6 sedan, the S6 version comes with a standard V10 5.2L engine which produces 534 horsepower and 398 lb.-ft of torque that is paired with an Audi Tiptronic automatic transmission. Updates to the look of the S6 include a high-gloss exterior grille, and freshened bumpers, air vents and fog lights. Standard amenities include leather seating, wood accent interior trim, revised instrument cluster (which features a new Engine Start/Engine Stop button). The optional xenon plus headlights now also come with LED daytime running lights. The rear tail lights also feature LED lighting technology.



For 2009, the BMW 1-Series is available in two trims--128i and 135i, in either coupe or convertible bodystyles. Updates for this year include new options for improved driver comfort. A heated steering wheel is now added to the Cold Weather Package on 128i trims (available as a stand-alone option on 135i), and the 4th gen iDrive now comes with the vehicle when equipped with a navigation system. Based on the original BMW 2002, the 1-Series is marketed to consumers with a focus on sporty design and handling features and seating for four (a 60/40 rear split seat is standard). The 135i is powered by a twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engine that produces 300hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. As with other models, the 1-Series comes with BMW's Ultimate Service, including a Maintenance Program.



For 2009, the Chrysler 300, carried over from last year, returns in eight models--300 C, Limited and Touring in RWD or AWD, and LX and SRT8 RWD sedans. Chrysler has attempted to simplify the line-up for several of its models, including the 300. In doing so, Base model vehicles see higher trim and content equipment at reduced price points over previous years. Additionally, more fuel efficient powertrains are offered across the model line. For the 300, the Touring is now the entry level model and the new Base trim retains the "Touring" interior and exterior appointments. A WPC Touring Signature Edition is now available, and comes with 18-inch wheels, ride control, AWD, navigation system and side impact airbags.



For 2009, the Chrysler Sebring, carried over from last year, returns in three trims--LX, Touring and Limited in either convertible or sedan bodystyles. Chrysler has attempted to simplify the line-up for several of its models, including the Sebring. In doing so, the Sebring Limited sedan is launched as the "value leader" by offering such standard equipment as leather interior, heated seats, power front driver's seat, and tortoiseshell and chrome accents, at the previous price point of the Touring model. A more fuel-efficient 2.4L 4-cylinder or 3.5L V6 are available, as well as six-speed automatic, dual exhaust tips, and 18-inch wheels. The convertible now offers both a soft and hardtop option for the roof.



For 2009, the Grand Caravan is offered in a Cargo Van configuration. This front-wheel drive cargo van is powered by a 180-hp 3.3L V6 engine matted to a four-speed automatic transmission with AutoStick. Standard features include air conditions, remote keyless locks, power conveniences, and a stereo system with a CD player. Available options include an alarm system, UConnect Communication System, a power driver's seat, express-down power windows, running boards, and various exterior enhancements, including unique exterior paint colors. Several standard features may also be deleted on the cargo van, further lowering its starting price.



For 2009, the Honda Element has been freshened, with minor changes to the interior and exterior. Updates include a new front grille and bumper, front fenders which have been restyled for a more rugged appearance (and are now metal instead of a composite material), as well as a new hood, wheel arches, and headlight and tail treatments. The Element is still available in three trims--the entry level LX, a more feature-oriented EX, and the sport SC level. New features available on the EX and SC include a Satellite-linked navigation system, rear view camera (with auto only), USB connectivity, and an improved overhead console storage design. Interior changes see more vivid color schemes with 'titanium-look' trim, updated fabric patterns, and a new center console.



For 2009, the Infiniti EX35 is carried over with few changes. Continuing in Base or Journey trims with either RWD or AWD availability, the EX receives primarily updated feature and package content this year, including standard leather seats, RearView monitor, and rear HVAC vents on the Base model. Journey trims add a standard six-disc CD Changer, power tilt/scope steering wheel, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Optional on the EX is a 2nd row power folding seat, Bose and Navigation Package (with included Around View Monitor), and Technology Package. The tech package includes Lane Departure Prevention, Intelligent Cruise Control, Distance Control, and Forward Collision Warning systems. The EX is a sister car to the Nissan Murano.



For 2009, the Jeep Patriot returns with few changes and is available in four trims: Sport and Limited in either 2WD or 4WD. Exterior updates for the new model year are limited to paint color changes; Light Sandstone and Deep Water Blue Pearl are new. Interior enhancements include a freshened instrument panel, door trim panels and center console. LED-illuminated cup holders are standard. The uconnect GPS system combines the features of unconnect tunes and phone with the navigation system for ease of use. Engine noise has been reduced through the use of silencers, as well as, improved exhaust tuning. The suspension the Sport has been tuned for a more comfortable ride. Models with the 2.4L CVT powertrain are Partial Zero Emission vehicles.



For 2009, the Lexus RX is initially introduced in two models, RX 350 FWD and AWD. All models are currently powered by a 3.5-liter 270-horsepower V6 engine paired to a five-speed automatic transmission, however a V8 engine is rumored for the future. Standard amenities include all power conveniences, keyless remote entry, privacy glass, heated mirrors, and an AM/FM stereo with in-dash six-disc CD changer with MP3. Optional features include heated seats, roof rails with crossbars, and a DVD-based voice activated navigation system. A longer wheelbase seven-passenger version will makes it debut later in the model year.



For 2009, the Lexus SC convertible returns available in a single trim: SC 430. The SC comes powered by a 4.3L 288-hp V8 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard amenities include privacy glass, heated mirrors, powered retractable roof, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and DVD-based voice-activated navigation system. Safety features include tire pressure monitor, trunk entrapment release, dual front airbags, dual front knee airbags, and front side impact airbags. The optional Pebble Beach Special Edition Package offers badging, unique front and rear floor mats, Birds-Eye maple wood interior trim, rear spoiler, run flat tires, and six-spoke alloy wheels.



For 2009, the Subaru Legacy sedan is available in six trims--2.5i (Base), 2.5i Limited, 2.5GT spec B and Limited; and 3.0R (Base) and Limited. New for this year, the Special Edition model (late availability) replaces the Premium in the line-up. The Legacy 3.0R model enters the market with a lower price point for the 6-cylinder. The Limited version continues to offer Bilstein Sport suspension and upgraded interior. The new VDC system is standard on all models except 2.5 GT (manual). The keyless entry remote is smaller than last year and minor interior color changes have been made. Automatic climate control is standard on all Limited trims. Lastly, two new colors; Seacrest Green Metallic and Ruby Red Metallic are also available.



For 2009, the Subaru Outback wagon is available in four trims--2.5i, Limited and XT Limited, and 3.0R Limited. New for this year, the VDC system is standard on all models and a new Harman-kardon (R) Premium Audio system is standard on all models except the Base 2.5i. The L.L.Bean model has been discontinued and is replaced by the Limited, and the Premium model has been replaced by the Special Edition (available later). Dark tinted privacy glass is standard on the Limited, as well as steering wheel audio controls. The keyless entry remote is conveniently made smaller and minor interior trim color updates have been made. Ruby Red Metallic is a new exterior color choice on all models except the Base 2.5i.



For 2009, the Volkswagen Beetle is available in a single "S" trim as a hatchback (with manual or automatic) or convertible. The hatchback is also available as a PZEV (Partial Zero Emission Vehicle). Changes are few this year, though the SE trim has been dropped from the line-up. The New Beetle saw a minor exterior/interior update for the 2006 model year. Standard features on the vehicle include stability control, air conditioning, keyless entry, leather-wrapped heated and telescoping steering wheel, and traction control. Among the Port-Installed options are a trunk mounted CD changer, rubber floormats, rear spoiler, moonroof, and Silver Sport alloy wheels. The convertible features a power soft top with optional boot cover in either Black or Cream.



For 2009, the Volvo C70 is carried over from last year. It features a three-piece retractable hard-top, taking the vehicle from convertible to coupe in approximately 30 seconds. New available features for this year include 'auto fold feature' for the power retractable side mirrors, Homelink, updated rear spoiler and a new color--Vanilla Pearl. The BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) is now available across the entire Volvo line, including the C70. The IDIS (Intelligent Driver Information System) will delay incoming phone calls in complicated traffic situations so the driver is not unsafely distracted. The T5 is the top-of-the-line model and features a turbo charged 230 hp engine.



For 2009, the XC70 is available in 3.2 and 3.0T trims. Carried over from last year, only minor updates have been made to the this years vehicle. Changes include a new Caper Green Pearl exterior color choice, modified front head restraints (smaller to comply with new regulations), side scuff plates, available Homelink system and Erakir 19" aluminum wheels. The interior also features updated claret walnut wood inlay. The rear seat of the XC70 features integrated child seats which are adjustable in two steps. A number of safety systems are both standard and optional, including Collision Warning with brake support, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Volvo's Whiplash Protection System. Full-around laminate glass (including the tailgate) is also an option.



For 2010 the Dodge Ram 1500 features a number of changes, though the model style is carried over from last year. Half ton models see an increase in the Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Rating to 15,000 pounds, up from 14,000 (when equipped with the 57.L Hemi, 3.92 rear axle and 140.5-inch wheelbase). The standard 3.7L engine features a fuel saver indicator light though all the engines come with the Interactive Decel Fuel Shut Off (iDFSO) capability. All models come with a premium tire pressure monitoring system. Folding or power trailer towing mirrors and integrated brake controller are offered as options. A late inclusion in the R/T Package will be 22-inch tires.



For 2010 the Hyundai Veracruz continues with minor changes, and is offered in four trims--GLS and Limited, in either two or four-wheel drive. New for this year, the GLS adds a number of standard features including power driver seat, automatic headlights, back-up alert system, fog lights, roof rack side rails, and a center console with climate controlled storage. Available for the first time on GLS trims, is a navigation system. Later in the model year, the Premium Package will include navigation as well as an Infinity Logic 7 Surround Sound audio system. The Limited upgrades the GLS with such features as leather seating, power heated front seats, 18-inch wheels, power tilt/scope steering wheel, auto-dimming mirrors, and memory function for the seats, steering wheel and mirrors.



For 2010, the Acura TL returns with minor changes for the new model year. The TL continues to be offered in SH-AWD or FWD, with or without the optional 18-inch wheels, HP Tires and/or Technology Package upgrades. New for this year, the SH-AWD is available with a six-speed manual transmission, making it the best performing TL in the vehicle's history. The TL features other available technological convenience features such as AcuraLink Real-Tim Traffice with Traffic ReroutingGäó and AcuraLink Real-Time Weather with radar image maps. Models with the SH-AWD come standard with the larger 3.5L engine that produces 305 horsepower.



For 2010, the Buick Enclave continues with minor changes. The Enclave still offers the CX and CXL trim level via equipment packages on the FWD or AWD models. Updates for this year include enhancements to OnStar telematics performance that features increased emergency and security advancements, as well as available 20-inch chrome wheels. The StabiliTrak stability control is now monitored by the vehicle diagnostic system to ensure continued operation. The USB port with the optional premium radio will play audio files through the vehicle's sound system and provide battery charging for some handheld electronic devices. The Enclave is a sister car to the Chevy Traverse, Saturn Outlook, and GMC Acadia.



For 2010, the Cadillac Escalade is carried over from the previous model year with a number equipment changes across the model line. Available in short or long wheelbase (ESV) and extended cab (EXT) bodystyles, the Escalade is also offered in a Platinum trim level, as well a hybrid version. Equipment updates for this year include standard Active Fuel Management technology, a locking steering column for increased security, standard side thorax air bags for the outboard seating positions, improved inner door design for increased side impact protection, and a battery saver mode which powers down the vehicle battery when needed after extended use of the accessories. All models now feature the analog clock previously only offered on the Platinum Edition. Two new exterior color choices are also available: Silver Lining and Blue Chip.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. The only update for this year is the addition of USB connectivity in the center stack which allows for stored audio files to be played through the vehicles stereo system. The connection will also charge some handheld electronic devises. Silverado HD has a 18,500 pound gross combined weight rating on vehicles with the gas V8 engine. Fifth wheel max towing capacity is 16,700 pounds when properly equipped. Two new exterior color choices are offered this year: Taupe Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Suburban continues in LS and LT trim levels (in either half ton or three quarter ton), and LTZ 1500. The vehicles feature relatively minor changes for the new model year. The 6.0L engine now features displacement on demand and is E85 capable on the 2500 vehicles. USB connectivity is available in the center console area, which allows for stored audio files to be played via the vehicle's audio system. The Interior Plus Package comes with Bluetooth, climate control for all three rows of seating, premium cloth seats, and rear audio controls. An Exterior Plus Package adds fog lights and luggage rack crossbars. The Z71 off-road suspension is now offered on base 1LT models. New colors for this year include Deep Ruby, Silver Birch, Graystone, and Taupe Grey Metallic.



For 2010, the Chevrolet Tahoe continues in LS, LT, and LTZ trim levels and features relatively minor changes for the new model year. All 5.3L engines now feature displacement on demand and are E85 capable. USB connectivity is available in the center console area, which allows for stored audio files to be played via the vehicle's audio system. The Interior Plus Package comes with Bluetooth, climate control for all three rows of seating, premium cloth seats, and rear audio controls. An Exterior Plus Package adds fog lights and luggage rack crossbars. LT models upgrade LS trims with tri-zone climate control, Bose nine-speaker sound system, power adjustable pedals, remote vehicle start, rear park assist and HD rear locking differential. More fuel efficient XFE models are also available.



For 2010, the Chrysler 300 line-up has been revised to include the 2.7L Touring, 3.5L Touring Signature, C, Limited and SRT8 trim levels. The model ine sees the following updates; keyless entry/Keyless Go system, and ParkSense rear parking assist (standard on C and higher), chromed exterior door handles and freshened front and rear fascia trim and heated chromed mirrors made standard on Touring levels, and a supplemental side curtain airbag system now standard across the model line. The SRT8 continues to feature details unique to the performance nature of the vehicle such as special front and rear fascias with air ducting, rear spoiler, color-keyed front and rear bumpers, as well as body color mirrors and door handles, and special SRT8 badging. The LX trim has been discontinued, and a redesigned replacement for the current 300 is underway.



For 2010, the Chrysler Sebring, carried over from last year, returns in three trims--Touring and Limited in convertible or sedan bodystyles, as well as an LX convertible (the LX sedan was dropped from the line-up). Updates for this year include a fresh hood treatment and new 16-, 17-, and 18-inch wheels for an updated appearance. A fuel-efficient 2.4L 4-cylinder or 3.5L V6 are available, as well as a six-speed automatic with Auto Stick. The convertible offers both a soft and hardtop option for the roof. Safety features on the Sebring include side curtain airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, ABS, electronic stability control with brake assist, and traction control.



For 2010, the Dodge Avenger is offered only in SXT and R/T trims. Updates to the model line this year include a new instrument panel cluster, standard four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, and active front head restraints. Other features on the Avenger include available Uconnect Navigation system with Sirius Satellite Radio, a Chill Zone storage compartment which can hold and cool up to 12 beverage cans, and a premium headliner with LED directional lighting. The 3.5L high output V6 engine is optional, and produces 235 horsepower and 232 lb. ft. of torque.



For 2010, the Dodge Caliber sees some interior updates and is being offered to consumers in a number of special edition trim levels including Mainstreet, Express, and Uptown (SE, SXT, and R/T models are not available for retail sale). The Express model offers such conveniences as Bluetooth connectivity, iPod/MP3 player controls, rearview mirror with auto dimming feature, and satellite radio. The Mainstreet upgrades the Express with exterior treatments such as 17-inch wheels, chromed grille, front fog lights, folding passenger seat, and upgraded suspension. The top-of-the-line Uptown model will come with leather, ABS, 18-inch wheels, enhanced steering, and premium sound system.



For 2010, the Dodge Challenger continues in SE, R/T, and SRT8 trims. New features on the Challenger include standard electronic stability control on the SE, hill-start assist with manual transmission models, and auto headlights, LED cup holders, and door handle lights on R/T. The R/T also makes available an optional Super Track Pack for 2010 (offered later in the model year). The SRT8 now features a limited production Plum Crazy model with unique Plum Crazy Pearlcoat paint, plum accent seat-stripe inserts, and a serialized dash plaque. SRT8 models also come with remote engine start, an Enhanced Accident Reponse System (EARS), as well as vehicle theft alarm.



For 2010, the Dodge Dakota has been carried over from last year with no major changes. The Dakota is available in extended and crew cab bodystyles in either ST or Big Horn (the Big Horn is dubbed Lone Star in the state of Texas only), with the Laramie trim only offered as a crew cab. Updates for this year include the addition of Tokico shocks and Arvin springs as standard, in order to improve ride and handling characteristics. New colors for this year are Mango Tango, Flame Red, and Bright White. The standard engine is a 3.7L Magnum V6, with a 4.7L V8 optionally available. The V8 is E85 compatible and is equipped with Electronic Throttle Control.



For 2010, the Ford Escape is offered in XLS, XLT, and Limited trims in either 2WD or AWD. Hybrid models are available in Base or Limited in 2WD and AWD. New standard features this year includes an Integrated Spotter Mirror, MyKey System (XLT and Limited), heated seats and mirrors and Cargo Package (Limited only), and a rear view camera (Hybrid Limited). New options available for 2010 are an Auto Park system, rear view camera, and a universal garage door opener. The 3.0 V6 which is optional on some trims, is now Flex Fuel capable. The Ford Escape is a sister vehicle to the Mercury Mariner.



For 2010, the Ford Flex is offered in three trims--SE (2WD only), and SEL and Limited in either 2WD or AWD. The new 3.5L EcoBoost engine is available on SEL and Limited AWD models only. Changes for this year include a power autofold seat function on the smaller side of the rear 60/40 seat, and a telescoping steering wheel offered later in the year. The MyKey system is now standard across the model line. Revised options offered are the Trailer Sway Control as part of the Trailer Tow Package, active park assist on EcoBoost models, and dual DVD entertainment system mounted in the front seat headrests (late availability). New color choices are Tuxedo Black, Steel Blue, Red Candy and Ingot Silver Metallic finishes.



For 2010, the Ford Focus line-up continues with S, SE, SES and SEL trims, with the coupe being offered in SE and SES only. New for this year, AdvancedTrac stability control and ABS brakes are now standard on all models. The MyKey system is also standard and the SES two- and 4-door offer the same feature content regardless of bodystyle. The S trims have added remote keyless entry and driver information center; while the SE and above also features a perimeter theft deterrent system and revised options available to consumers. SES sedans have 17" dark stainless wheels and a performance suspension with rear stabilizer bar as standard, as well as the same front fascia and exterior treatments previously found only on the coupe.



For 2010, the freshened Hyundai Santa Fe returns in three trims--SE, GLS, and Limited. Major changes to the models this year include revised powertrains (including a new six-speed transmission) that improve performance while increasing fuel economy. Exterior changes include revised wheels, headlight and tail light treatments, as well as updates to the grille, bumpers and body moldings. Interior refinements see updates to the seating surfaces, addition of a standard "Eco" indicator light on models with automatic transmissions, and rollover sensors for the side curtain airbags. A CleanAir Ionizer is also standard on the Limited trim.



For 2010, the GMC Canyon is offered in regular, extended, and crew cab bodystyes, with a choice of Base (Work Truck), SLE or SLT trims (SLT not available on regular cab vehicles). The Canyon sees only minor equipment changes this year including standard head curtain side airbags and updated package and equipment groups. A ZQ8 Sport Suspension Package is offered on 2WD extended and crew cab vehicles with SLE-1, or SLT trims. Three new color choices are available: Merlot Jewel, Gray Green, and Pure Silver Metallic. The GMC Canyon is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Colorado.



For 2010, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with minor changes. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available). Updates for this year include a 3.08 axle ratio and fuel saver mode standard with vehicles equipped with the 5.3L V8. The 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.2L engines are now FlexFuel capable with standard variable valve timing on all but the 6.2L. Side curtain airbags and seat mounted side airbags, as well as StabiliTrak is standard on all half-ton models. Other minor updates include freshened interior door trim and two new exterior colors: Storm Gray and Sheer Silver Metallic. The rearview camera is now offered as optional equipment in more models in the Sierra line-up.



For 2010, the Hyundai Accent is carried over from last year with minor changes. Offered in sedan and two-door hatchback bodystyles, this year's line-up features the addition of a new low cost, fuel efficient "Blue" trim level (with air conditioning available as an option). All trims see improved EPA mileage ratings for the new model year. Other changes include standard iPod/USB ports on all models equipped with the audio system, steering wheel radio controls on SE (optional on GLS trims), and a new blue backlit gauge cluster. Antilock brakes are offered now on GS trims, and the Accent SE features standard cruise control and sunroof.



For 2010, the Hyundai Elantra is offered in both sedan and wagon (Touring) bodystyles. Both are available in SE and GLS trims (the GLS is new for the Touring), with the sedan additionally available in a new Base "Blue" trim level. The Blue trim is a higher mileage, lower price point entrant to the line-up. The EPA fuel estimates are improved on other models as well. Update for this year include minor interior and exterior trim enhancements such as a new waterfall chrome grill and rear chrome grill. Black is now an interior color choice as well. All models features standard electronic stability control and mandated tire pressure monitoring system. Roof rails are now optional for the wagons.



For 2010, the Infiniti EX35 comes with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive in either Base or Journey trim levels. Standard equipment changes for the new model year include USB connection port (this replaces the CompactFlash slot), an interface system for iPod integrated with the USB, automatic headlights, heated outside mirrors, and heated front seats on all all-wheel drive models. Last year's scratch shield paint is no longer available. Journey models feature standard Bluetooth hands-free phone system. A navigation system is a standalone no charge option, but requires the purchase of the Around View Monitor Package, and now features XM NavWeather Gäó and the Zagat -« restaurant guide.



For 2010, the Jeep Commander is offered in two trims--Sport and Limited, with either 2WD or 4WD. New for this year, the Limited model features a standard 5.7L HEMI engine (optional on Sport), power liftgate, body-color mirrors, rear exterior chrome assist handles, color-keyed rear fender flares and chromed styled bolt heads. Both trims also have chromed bodyside molding as standard. New 18-inch Casino forged aluminum wheels are optional on Limited. Red Rock Crystal Pearl is no longer offered, and is replaced by Inferno Red Crystal Pearl. The Commander features three-rows of seating with available CommandView Skylights above the second and third rows.



For 2010, the Nissan Frontier is carried over from the previous year with only minor changes. The Frontier is offered in King Cab and Crew Cab bodystyles in a variety of trim levels including XE (King Cab only), SE, LE and PRO-4X. Models with the SE Value Truck Package and V6 see an upgrade with a Class IV tow hitch receiver as standard. Optionally available is an integrated Garmin Navigation system at a reduced price over last year. Side airbags are now standard safety equipment on the XE and four-cylinder SE modes, with other trims also featuring standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS).



For 2010, the Nissan Murano is carried over from last year with only minor updates. Offered in S, SL and LE trims, the Murano line-up sees the addition of a FWD LE model, as well as upgraded equipment across the line-up. Overall, Nissan has attempted to simplify the interior/exterior color combinations to make it easier for customers to find the ideal vehicle. S models now come in a 'mono spec' trim with the Intelligent Key system and Privacy as standard. SL also adds roof rails and a vehicle theft deterrent system, while the LE models also come with a dual-panel moonroof. The Nissan Murano is a sister vehicle to the Infiniti EX.



For 2010, the PT Cruiser is now offered in a single Classic trim level with no changes for the new model year. The standard powertrain is the 2.4L engine mated with an automatic transmission. Other conveniences include four wheel ABS braking system, vehicle information center, cruise control, air conditioning and 16-inch wheels. The stereo system features MP3 capability. The interior features upgraded treatments including premium cloth seats, satin finish gauges with chrome trim, and an analog clock.



For 2010, the Scion tC continues with minor changes for the new mode year. Updates include replacement of Blue Ribbon Metallic exterior color with a new Nautical Blue. All Cion vehicles come equipped as "mono spec" to simplify the ordering and buying process. Customers need only select a vehicle color and choose a transmission (automatic or manual). The tC comes standard with front dual-stage airbags, seat-mounted side impact airbags and head curtain airbags, as well as the recently mandated tire pressure monitoring system. If performed at an authorized dealer, the vehicles come with complimentary 5,000 and 10,000 mile complimentary scheduled maintenance.



For 2010, the Sentra is offered in Base, S, SR, SL, SE-R, and SE-R Spec V trims. All introductory prices for this year's models are lower than last year (up to $1080.00 lower MSRP on SE-R trims). Updates for this year include new or revised package options include a Sentra Navigation Package (late availability) featuring a five-inch color screen and XM NavTraffic Real-Tim Traffic Information. The SE-R and Spec V trims offer more performance enhancing features and are powered by a 2.5L engine (with Spec V producing 200-horsepower). Other performance oriented equipment includes 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, traction control system, and vehicle stability control. SE-R models also feature unique interior and exterior treatments.



For 2010, the Subaru Outback has been redesigned, and is available in six models--2.5i and 3.6R in Base, Premium and Limited trims. The new Outback was updated to provide a more quiet and spacious interior, with improvements in refinement and comfort. The models feature a new chassis, as well as the Lineartronic(TM) continuously variable transmission. As with all Subaru vehicles, the Symmetrical AWD is standard across the model line. The 2.5i Base comes with reclining rear seats, remote keyless entry, and auto on/off exterior lighting. Premium trims add privacy glass, power driver's seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and 16-inch alloy wheels. Among other features, the top-of-the-line 3.6R Limited comes with leather seats, power passenger seat, and harmon/kardon audio system. The 3.6R replaces the previous 3.0R.



For 2010, the Subaru Tribeca is carried over from the previous year with only minor updates. This year, the Tribeca is offered in three trims--3.6R Premium, Limited, and Touring, with seven-passenger seating standard across the model line. All models feature the 3.6L 256 horsepower engine, which now runs on regular grade gasoline. As well, the top-of-the-line Touring model comes with a host of new luxury and convenience features over the Limted. These include HID headlamps, color-keyed monochromatic paint scheme, power moonroof, rear camera with integrated rearview mirror monitor, silver painted roof rails, and alloy wheels. All Tribeca models now feature heated seats and updated HVAC system to accommodate all three rows of seating.



For 2010, the Suzuki Grand Vitara is carried over from the previous year with minor changes. Updates include a new, more fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine, as well as, a more powerful V6 that also sees an improvement in fuel economy over the engine that it replaced last year. The Grand Vitara comes with a standard navigation system that offers real-time traffic, weather, movie times, gas prices and stock updates amongst other convenient information. The Grand Vitara drive and body features a standard rear-wheel based system with a 50/50 weight distribution, with two 4WD systems available: Single Mode or 4-Model full-time four-wheel drive. Electronic stability control is standard across the model line.



For 2010, the Toyota Highlander is offered in several trims--Base 4-cylinder (previously badged L4), V6, Sport, Limited and Hybrid. Updates to the model line this year are minor. The Base model features new equipment such as a power tilt/slide moonroof and available backup camera (V6 only). This generation Highlander was designed to be roomier and quieter over the previous model it replaced in 2008. The Highlander Hybrid is available in Base and Limited and features the four-wheel drive system with '"ntelligence." Safety features include a tire pressure monitor, dual front airbags, front and side impact airbags, knee airbags, and roll sensing side curtain airbags.



For 2010, the Toyota Sequoia returns after having skipped a model year with 2009 models not having been available for retail sale. This years models are available in three equipment levels--SR5, Limited, and Platinum (the SR5 and Platinum trims are "mono spec" and only available with a preset list of standard features to simplify the buying process). The Limited offers a navigation system, rear entertainment system, and seven-passenger seating as the only options. The SR5 features an all-new 4.6L iForce V8 engine, which receives a 34hp increase over the previous generation 4.7L, but achieves an increase in fuel economy by 2 mpg (highway with 2WD models). To enhance front passenger safety, driver and passenger front knee bags have been added as standard.



For 2010, the Volkswagen Beetle is carried over with no major changes and continues in a single "S" trim as a hatchback (with manual or automatic) or convertible. The New Beetle saw a minor exterior/interior update for the 2006 model year. Standard features on the vehicle include stability control, air conditioning, keyless entry, heated front seats, leather-wrapped heated and telescoping steering wheel, and traction control. Among the Port-Installed options is a trunk mounted CD changer, rubber floormats, rear spoiler, moonroof, and alloy wheels. The convertible features a power soft top with optional boot cover in either Black or Cream.



For 2010, the Volvo C70 is carried over from last year available in a single trim--T5. It features a three-piece retractable hard-top, taking the vehicle from convertible to coupe in approximately 30 seconds. Options for this year include remote start, rear parking sensors, wood trim, and portable Navigation System. The BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) is now available across the entire Volvo line, including the C70. The IDIS (Intelligent Driver Information System) will delay incoming phone calls in complicated traffic situations so the driver is not unsafely distracted. The T5 features a 227 hp turbocharged engine.



For 2011 the Cadillac STS continues with no major changes. Standard equipment on the STS includes adaptive report start and keless access, 17-inch aluminum wheels, driver information center, power front bucket seats, leather interior, and ultrasonic rear park assist. Options include a Platinum Package which adds 18-inch wheels, Alcantara leather (including the headliner), and Platinum badging. Among other available equipment from which customers can select is adaptive cruise control with head-up display, Bose Surround System plus Navigation, and lane departure warning and blind zone alert systems.



For 2011 the Ford Flex sees a number of updates, including the addition of a new Titanium trim to be offered later in the model year. Updates include HD radio added to the navigation system functionality, new 1-Touch PowerFold and Tumble third-row seating (optional on Limited and Titanium only), and four new exterior colors including Kona Blue and Earth Metallic. The Titanium series upgrades the Limited with unique black chrome badging, Tuxedo Black Metallic two-tone roof, various black exterior treatments and 20-inch 5-spoke Painted Luster Nickel wheels. The interior of the Titanium features a painted alloy metallic finish on the center gauge stack, as well as charcoal black leather seat trim with gray suede inserts.



For 2011 the Hyundai Genesis sedan returns with no major changes. Offered in both V6 and V8 models, the V8 has been enhanced to produce an additional 10-hp over the previous version (a change introduced mid-2010 model year). The engine will allow the owner to use either Regular or Premium Fuel, with the horsepower output of the engine changing from 378 to 385, respectively. The Genesis features numerous luxury amenities including leather seats, wood interior trim, and a premium sound system. The optional Technology Packages (now standard on the V8) adds a 17-speaker audio system, a navigation system, climate controlled seats, adaptive xenon headlights, and park assist.



For 2011 the Hyundai Veracruz continues with minor changes, and is offered in four trims--GLS and Limited, in either two or four-wheel drive. New for this year, the GLS Premium Package now contains power sunroof, power tailgate, auto-dimming rearview mirrors, heated front seats, and windshield de-icer. The previously available RSE Package has been dropped. The Limited upgrades the GLS with such features as leather seating, dual power heated front seats, 18-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels, automatic climate control with Air Quality System, and integrated memory functions for the steering wheel, mirrors and driver's seat.



For 2011 the Mitsubishi Eclipse continues to be offered in coupe and convertible (Sypder) bodystyles. Updates for this year include lower vehicle pricing (at launch) and a GS manual transmission model starting production in early summer 2010. New 18-inch allow wheels, improved fuel economy, an a "black-out" exterior roof treatment round out the other changes for this year. The GS Sport coupe adds heated leather seats with power driver's seat, while the GS Sport Spyder also makes standard high-intensity discharge headlamps and 18-inch alloy wheels. All 2011 models now come with 5-year, unlimited miles Roadside Assistance.



For 2011, Hyundai's full-sized crossover, the Veracruz, returns with minor updates inside and out. Offered in GLS and Limited trims in either FWD or AWD configurations, changes for this year include a bold new grille design, hypersilver 18-inch wheels, with the Limited receiving standard heated second row seats. A new Alpine navigation system is available as an option on the Limited as well. it's offered with a radio system that features HD Radio technology, Pandora Internet for iPhone, and has an integrated rearview camera, Bluetooth compatibility with a seven-inch touch screen display. Engineers paid close attention to the Veracruz design which boasts an ultra quiet interior on par with competition such as the Lexus RX. Seating for up to seven is accommodated with a standard Hideaway(TM) third row seat which is easily reached via a lever that simply slides the second row forward



For 2011, the Acura MDX is carried over from the previous model year. The MDX is available with three optional packages; Technology, Entertainment, and Advance. The Technology Package offers the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition, premium sound system, Milano premium leather seating surfaces and rearview camera. The Entertainment Package offers a nine-inch power folding monitor and second-row heated seats. The Advance Package offers all the Technology Package items and adds premium technologies including Collision Mitigating Braking System (CMBS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), an all-new blind spot information system (BSI) and the Active Damper System. The MDX is equipped with a 300 horsepower 3.7-liter V6 engine mated to a new six-speed automatic transmission.



For 2011, the all-new Mazda Mazda2 hatchback enters the subcompact car segment offered in two trims--Sport and Touring. Launched several years ago in Europe, Australia and Japan, the vehicle was designed as a stylish and sporty small car that typifies the Mazda 'fun to drive' experience. Powered by a 1.5L 100-horsepower engine, the Mazda2 comes additionally equipped with standard features such as air conditioning, power windows and locks, tilt steering wheel, rear window wiper/washer, and remote keyless entry. The Touring model adds upgraded cloth seat fabric, 15-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, rear spoiler, chrome exhaust tip, trip computer, and leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls. The Mazda2 is offered in six color choices including Spirited Green and Aquatic Blue (offered later in the year).



For 2011, the Buick Enclave continues with minor changes. The Enclave offers the CX and CXL trim levels on either FWD or AWD drivetrain configurations. Updates for this year are limited to newly available 19-inch 9-spoke Chrome wheels. Interior appointments include Quiet Tuning (TM), second row fold flat seats, tri-zone automatic climate control and a tilt/telescoping steering column. Enclave features HID headlamps, front fog lamps, and standard 19-inch wheels. Safety equipment is enhanced by StabiliTrak stability control system and head curtain airbags for all three seating rows. Vehicles equipped with the Convenience Package add remote vehicle start and ultrasonic rear park assist with rearview monitor. The Enclave is a sister car to the Chevy Traverse and GMC Acadia.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Silverado is offered in regular, extended and crew cab bodystyles in either Base (Work Truck), LT or LTZ trims, with three cargo bed choices and five wheelbase lengths to select from. Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine rated at 397hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. Silverado HD now has a max towing capacity (with fifth wheel)of 21,700 lbs. and a conventional towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Other standard features include trailer sway control, integrated brake control and hill assist, and auto grade breaking help give the driver increased driving confidence with heavy loads. A new "smart" exhaust brake system helps reduce brake pad wear. The Silverado is a sister car to the GMC Sierra.



For 2011, the Chevrolet Tahoe continues in LS, LT, and LTZ trim levels and features relatively minor changes for the new model year. A Trailering Package now includes an integrated trailer brake control for added safety and stability while towing. LTZ trims see optional 20-inch chrome wheels for this year The popular LT trim level upgrades the base LS trims with tri-zone climate control, Bose nine-speaker sound system, power adjustable pedals, remote vehicle start, rear park assist and HD rear locking differential. New exterior color choices are Mocha Steel, Steel Green and Ice Blue Metallic. The XFE trims are no longer offered, but the Hybrid vehicles continue. The Tahoe is a sister car to the GMC Yukon.



For 2011, the GMC Sierra line is carried over from the previous model year with some changes, mostly to the HD models. The Sierra continues to be offered in Base Work Truck, XFE, SLE and SLT trims (a top-of-the-line Denali trim is also available, and offered for the first time on Sierra 2500). Updates for this year include a new Duramax diesel engine on HD models, which is rated at 397 hp and 765 lb.-ft of torque. HD models offer a towing capacity of up to 21,700 lbs. (fifth wheel equipped), with a conventional towing capacity of up to 17,000 lbs. All-new frames and suspensions have been used to support the revised powertrain and load capacities. A new "smart" exhaust braking feature and hill assist have been added for increased driver confidence towing larger loads.



For 2011, the Honda Pilot is offered in twelve trims--LX, EX, EX-L (Leather), and Touring, with the leather-trimmed models also offered with a navigation and/or rear entertainment system. This year the Touring models feature standard navigation and rear DVD. Four-wheel drive models feature "Variable Torque Management (VTM-4)" which directs power as needed to the wheels with the most traction in rain, snow and other slippery road conditions. The standard 250-horsepower engine achieves added fuel efficiency through selective cylinder deactivation when full six-cylinder power is not needed (such as cruising or light acceleration). Second and third row bench seats split and fold in a 60/40 configuration, and the third row knee room was designed to comfortably fit an average sized adult.



For 2011, the Hyundai Accent is carried over from last year with minor changes and is offered in sedan and two-door hatchback bodystyles. The new entry level model is the GL trim (replacing the "Blue" model from last year), while the SE now features 16-inch wheels, and enters the new model year at a lower standard price point (though the sunroof has been deleted). The GS now features a 172-watt audio system with MP3 and iPod auxiliary inputs as standard. Two new colors are available later this year: Clearwater Blue and Boston Red (starting with November production).



For 2011, the Kia Forte returns with no major changes to equipment and styling, though a new four door hatchback model is now available, along with the coupe and sedan versions. Kia added the new vehicle to provide consumers with additional functionality. The hatchback and coupe are offered in EX and SX trims only, while the sedan comes in LX, EX and SX trim levels. Standard features include power windows and locks, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, as well as air conditioning and steering wheel mounted audio controls. Standard safety features include front active head restraints, front seat-mounted and side curtain airbags (and full length side curtain airbags), electronic stability control, and traction control. Forte comes with Kia's 10 year/10,000 mile powertrain and 5 year/60,000 basic warranty.



For 2011, the Mazda CX-7 is carried over with no major changes. After some interior and exterior updates for 2010, the current model line-up sees the addition of an i Touring FWD trim, in addition to the six other vehicles offered last year. The "i" models come with a five-speed sport transmission, while the "s" models feature a six-speed automatic. An available rearview camera is now offered on s Touring and i Sport (standard on Grand Touring, i Touring). Other notable and available equipment includes a navigation system, Blind Spot Monitoring system, as well as Advanced Keyless Entry and Start. Consumer's seeking more seating capacity may wish to review the Mazda CX-9 information.



For 2011, the new third generation Toyota Sienna is offered in Base, LE, XLE and Limited trim levels. Both the Base and LE models are offered at a lower introductory price than the previous model they replace. New features this year include seven airbags (with driver's knee airbag), daytime running lights with manual override, and active head restraints. Power windows now feature auto up/down and jam protection, and the 60/40 split bench seats with "one motion" stow feature, windshield de-icer, three-row automatic climate control, and air filter and also standard. The second row seating is removable, as well as tips up and slides out of the way. The LE V6 comes with a backup camera, window sun shades, dual power sliding doors, and easy clean fabric. Options on some models include dual-view/dual input entertainment center, dual moonroof, and Lounge Seating.



For 2011, the Nissan Frontier is carried over from the previous year with minor updates, as well as revisions to the line-up. The Frontier is offered in King Cab and Crew Cab bodystyles in a variety of trim levels including S, SV , SL (formerly XE, SE, and LE, respectively), and PRO-4X. A 4-cylinder engine continues to be offered on S and SV King Cab models only, while the rest of the line-up features a standard 4.0L 261 horsepower engine. Other changes include a vehicle engine immobilizer and bed rail caps standard on SV, PRO-4X, and SL trims, and a new Navy Blue exterior color choice on Frontier SV.



For 2011, the Nissan Sentra continues in Base, S, SR, SL, SE-R, and SE-R Spec V trims. There are no major changes for this year to the line-up. Features and optional equipment have been revised to allow consumers to find a vehicle that best suits their needs and budget. An SE-R style rear spoiler is now included on Base, S and SL models. As well, ABS brakes with electronic brake force distribution are standard on the Base. Added safety equipment such as dynamic vehicle and traction control come equipped on S and SR trims. The SE-R and Spec V trims offer more performance enhancing features and are powered by a 2.5L engine (with Spec V producing 200-horsepower). SE-R models also feature unique interior and exterior styling treatments.



For 2011, the Porsche Panamera adds two new V6 models to the line-up. It is now available in five models: base, base 4, S, 4S, and Turbo. Other updates include Bluetooth hands-free phone interface and a universal audio interface that provides connections for a MP3 player that can be controlled through Porsche's Communication Management system are now standard on all models. The base and base 4 are powered by a new 300 horsepower 3.6L V6 while the S and 4S are powered by a 4.8L V8 engine generating 400 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. The Turbo receives a twin turbocharged version of the 4.8L V8 engine and produces 500 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) double-clutch automatic transmission.



For 2011, the Scion tC has been redesigned. Offered in a single trim with either manual or automatic transmission, the tC features a host of changes, including a more powerful engine, improved fuel economy, more aggressive sport styling, and additional safety features. The 2.5L engine produces 180 horsepower, up 19 from the previous generation model. Vehicles now feature a sport-tuned exhaust system with a more efficient intake design that is intended to deliver the bolder sound output that performance oriented buyers often seek. Handling improvements include the addition of standard power steering, as well as a McPherson strut front suspension, and 18-inch alloy wheels.



For 2011, the Subaru Forester is available in several trims including Base, Premium, Limited and all-new for this year, Touring. Notable changes for the Forester sees a new 2.5L Boxer DOHC engine as standard across the model line. The new engine helps improve fuel efficiency. On the outside, changes include a freshened grille; while on the interior of the vehicles, the gauge cluster has been updated. The new Touring model features such standard amenities as high intensity discharge headlamps, integrated turn signal mirrors, silver-finish roof rails, one-touch folding rear seats, and dual automatic climate control.



For 2011, the Subaru Tribeca is carried over from the previous year with no changes. With trim and package level enhancements last year, the line-up continues in three trims--3.6R Premium, Limited, and Touring. All models feature standard seven passenger seating, and no changes to packages and options have been made. The top-of-the-line Touring model comes with a host of luxury and convenience features over the Limted. These include HID headlamps, color-keyed monochromatic paint scheme, power moonroof, rear camera with integrated rearview mirror monitor, silver painted roof rails, and alloy wheels. All Tribeca models also come with heated seats and an HVAC system that accommodates all three rows of seating.



For 2011, the Suzuki Grand Vitara is carried over from the previous year with minor changes. The only engine offered on the vehicle this year is the four-cylinder 2.4L. Other updates for this year include enhancements to the standard navigation system that offers real-time traffic, weather, movie times, gas prices and stock updates amongst other convenient information. A full-size spare tire cover is standard across the line, and the Limited trim now comes with 18-inch wheels and tires. The Grand Vitara drive and body features a standard rear-wheel based system with a 50/50 weight distribution, with two 4WD systems available: Single Mode or 4-Model full-time four-wheel drive. Electronic stability control is standard across the model line.



For 2011, the Toyota Corolla saw a freshened exterior and updated interior design, as well as a revised model lineup. This year it returns unchanged and is offered in three trims--L, LE and S models. This year, the L trim adds new power features such as mirrors, locks, windows, and keyless entry. LE and S models add a new audio system with Bluetooth connectivity as standard. As well, the top-of-the-line LE features updated 16-inch wheels. Corolla offers the company's "Star Safety System" as standard. As a result, all models co