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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Cadillac Escalade

1. What’s new for 2015? It’s a clean-sheet redesign for the vehicle that’s bling incarnate. Compared to the outgoing 2007-2014 Escalade, the ‘15 is brasher on the outside, more opulent inside, and more powerful under the hood. This full-size luxury ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Nissan Murano

1. What’s new for 2015? Designer fashion at outlet prices. The first full redesign of this five-passenger crossover since model-year 2009 brings flamboyant new styling and a coolly contemporary cabin, but retains an aging powertrain. Seeking distinction in a jammed ...

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Even With Losing the Coupe and Convertible to Their Own Model Name, the BMW 3-Series Offers Numerous Powertrains Options to Please Any Buyer

What changes will make it different? Although the 3-Series has been around since the mid-1970s, it’s still only in its sixth generation, which first came to us as a 2012 model year. That means that the ’16 should signal the ...

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For 2016 the BMW 4-Series Could See Small Revisions to the Engines and Front Styling

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What changes will make it different? Although the 4-Series will continue to be viewed by many as simply a rebadging of the 3-Series coupe and convertible, it was actually a new car in its own right for the 2014 model ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2016 Honda Pilot

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1. What’s new for 2016? Everything. Sleeker styling, more power yet better fuel economy, and overdue safety features mark the first full redesign of this midsize crossover since model-year 2009. Looking much like an inflated version of the automaker’s hot-selling ...

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A X6 M Variant Is Expected From BMW For 2016 With Plenty Of Power

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What changes will make it different? BMW now has a huge range of models that can be sporty, luxurious, practical, opulent, great-looking and very, very fast. Until the arrival of the X6 as a 2009 model year, you could see ...

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A Diesel and Hybrid Version Of The BMW 7-Series For 2016

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What changes will make it different? From what we’ve been seeing and hearing, the 2016 model year of BMW’s flagship 7-Series sedan is expected to be a redesigned sixth generation of the nameplate. While we shouldn’t expect anything too radical ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Nissan Juke

What’s new for 2015? Revised styling freshens this kooky crossover while additional standard equipment makes it a better value. The styling changes are subtle: slightly reshaped nose and tail, updated headlamps and taillamps, and mirrors with LED turn-signal repeaters. Amenities ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado or GMC Canyon

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What’s new for 2015? Everything. Originally developed for overseas markets, these new trucks join GM’s U.S. lineup for model-year 2015 to augment the larger, more expensive full-size Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. They’re pitched as more fuel-efficient, more maneuverable alternatives ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Hyundai Veloster

1. What’s new for 2015? This sporty compact hatchback adds automatic climate control to its optional Technology package and makes 18-inch alloy wheels part of its Style package. Available with naturally aspirated and turbocharged four-cylinder engines, the front-wheel-drive Veloster is ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Nissan Rogue

1. What’s new for 2015? Nissan’s compact crossover SUV gets minor updates on the heels of its model-year 2014 redesign. Heated cloth front seats are now included with the SV Premium Package. Arctic Blue Metallic is added to the exterior ...

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Driving Performance Is a Highlight For the Compact X4

What changes will make it different? It was completely new for 2015, so don’t expect much to be different in model-year ’16. We might, however, see a performance M version. These days it seems that if BMW can find even ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Ford Fusion

1. What’s new for 2015? A rear-backup camera is standard across the line and the combination of all-wheel drive and the 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine is available on more than just the top-line model. In other changes for this ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Hyundai Equus

What’s new for 2015? This surprisingly plush full-size flagship is unchanged, continuing as a rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan with standard V-8 power. It slots above the smaller Genesis sedan in Hyundai’s lineup and is roughly the size of the Lexus LS ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Honda Pilot

1. What’s new for 2015? Honda’s square-shouldered midsize crossover SUV gets only minor changes for 2015. A newly added Pilot Special Edition (SE) trim level at about the middle of the product line includes pewter gray aluminum alloy wheels, a ...

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Top 12 Things to Know Before You Buy a 2015 Nissan Altima

1. What’s new for 2015? Upgraded safety and convenience features and better mileage improve this popular midsize sedan for 2015. Engineering improvements for its available V-6 engine increase fuel-economy ratings 1 mpg in highway and in combined city/highway driving. V-6 ...

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