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2015 Mazda3 5-door Grand Touring

Redesigned in 2014, the 2015 Mazda3 gets more standard features for 2015. The third generation Mazda3 outsells all other Mazda vehicles with more than four million sold globally, according to the company. Available with four or five doors, the Mazda3 is a fun, functional and safe ride. The Mazda3 is one of a dwindling number of… Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for April 17, 2015

FRIDAY, APRIL 17 CRESCENT CITY CORVETTE CLUB MONTHLY MEETING: 6 p.m., third Friday of each month at Italian Pie, 5650 Jefferson Highway in Harahan. For more information call Bill Matthews at (504) 913-1494. SATURDAY, APRIL 18 CRUISE BREAKFAST: 7 a.m., every Saturday at Me Pa’s Diner, 6643… Continue reading →

Lexus

Lexus blends its well-known luxury signatures with high performance and sex appeal in the new 2015 RC 350 coupe. The RC 350 is a stand-alone coupe, not a 2-door version of a sedan. Available in RWD and AWD, this new Lexus storms into the luxury-sport coupe segment with an attitude. Standard power for the RC 350… Continue reading →

2015 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry gets redesigned for 2015 with a new exterior and more refined materials inside. Toyota says only the roof remains the same on the new Camry, which has been the best-selling car in America for more than a decade. The Camry looks more sculpted with its larger grille and streamlined profile. If the new… Continue reading →

2015 Ford Edge

Ford blurs the line between regular crossovers and luxury crossovers with the 2015 Edge, a great new five-seater with more cutting edge technology and craftsmanship than ever. The 2015 Edge is redesigned from the rubber up and starts at less than $29-grand. Offered in four trim levels, the new Edge has many of the features you’d… Continue reading →

2015 Acura MDX

2015 Acura MDX.

Completely reengineered last year, the Acura MDX enters 2015 with no major changes. It remains a well-rounded luxury crossover with a quiet ride and a comfortable cabin. Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive is still available, making the MDX a safe and attractive choice in the luxury crossover segment. The 2015 MDX earns a five-star safety rating… Continue reading →

2015 Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota 4Runner, one of the few body-on-frame SUVs remaining on the market, has been around since 1984. The iconic 4Runner has logged many an off-road mile and conquered some pretty tough trails. After a restyle last year, the 4Runner gets a new TRD Pro edition for 2015. The newest 4Runner edition doubles down on… Continue reading →

2015 Lexus

The Lexus IS 250 enters 2015 without major changes from the 2014 model year. New for this year are LED fog lamps and technology enhancements like Siri Eyes Free and Lexus Enform Remote. And while other sport sedans are moving to turbocharged four-cylinder engines, the IS 250 keeps its 2.5-liter V6. The all-V6 IS lineup includes… Continue reading →

2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Sonata 2.0T

After unprecedented success with the previous generation, Hyundai introduces the seventh generation of its mid-size Sonata sedan, giving it a more refined look and better ride quality. Hyundai’s redesign of the Sonata builds on the fluidic sculpture design of the outgoing Sonata. Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 gives the Sonata crisper lines, a larger grille and a tighter beltline.… Continue reading →

2015 Nissan Titan

The 2015 Titan is built on Nissan's rugged pickup platform, featuring a powerful 5.6-liter DOHC Endurance V8 rated at 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft torque and a standard 5-speed automatic transmission.

Nissan offers its full-size pickup truck – the Titan – in king and crew cabs with either 2WD or 4WD for 2015. Late this year, Nissan will also roll out a heavy duty 2016 Titan XD powered by a 310-horsepower Cummins turbo diesel, showing once again that Nissan isn’t giving up anything to its big three pickup truck… Continue reading →

2015 Chevrolet Trax

The Chevrolet Trax in San Diego with optional Bike Rack accessory. With the utility of a SUV and agility of a compact car, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a city-smart vehicle ready for almost any adventure.

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a small, affordable SUV that takes the baseball, hot dogs and apple pie car company further into the small car market. Chevy has been working hard to bring small cars to market globally, and the new Trax is a nice blend of comfort and functionality. The Trax has actually been on sale since… Continue reading →

2015 Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque is a compact luxury crossover that doesn’t compromise its capability for its style. Delivered with heaping helpings of both, the Evoque is the latest status symbol from Land Rover. Two new trim levels are added at the upper end for 2015, the Autobiography and Autobiography Dynamic. Land Rover also introduces a… Continue reading →

2015 Fiat 500c Abarth

For 2015, the Fiat 500 gets a new 6-speed automatic transmission in regular models as well as the performance-oriented Abarth, a “small but wicked” 500 model outfitted with a 160-horsepower turbocharged engine that guarantees a fun driving experience. In fact, Fiat offers new owners of 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio models an opportunity to attend a… Continue reading →

2015 Chrysler 200C

The Chrysler 200 has been significantly improved for 2015 with a new 9-speed automatic transmission that helps it get a 13 percent increase in fuel economy. The new 200 can take you up to 36 miles down the road on a gallon of gas. That’s 5 mpg better than the previous model. Ask any automaker how they’d like… Continue reading →

2015 VW Beetle Convertible

Volkswagen adds a 2.0-liter clean diesel engine to its Beetle Convertible lineup for 2015. The new 150-horsepower TDI turbocharged 4-cylinder gets 40 highway miles per gallon. It takes just 9.5 seconds to drop the top on this bug, which has become one of the best-selling affordable convertibles around. The iconic Beetle has been around for… Continue reading →

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali

More than 60 percent of all GMC Yukon sales are Denali models, and there’s a good reason why: We like fancy stuff. The 2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali is an XXL size SUV full of convenience features and technology. If you want to spread out and be comfortable with all the gizmos and gadgets, this SUV is for… Continue reading →

2015 Chrysler 300

2015 Chrysler 300S

Chrysler introduces the 2015 model of its flagship sedan – the 300 – and the “mother of all Chrysler vehicles” promises to keep the company’s unprecedented sales growth strong. Chrysler emerged from bankruptcy in 2009 struggling to stay alive. But since the government bailout and partnership with Fiat, Chrysler sales have increased for 56 consecutive months, smashing records… Continue reading →

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 represents the automaker’s entry into the compact SUV segment. Powered by a 208-horsepower turbocharged Inline 4-cylinder engine, the compact GLA scoots around town like a waterbug, then delivers 32 miles per gallon on the highway. With five SUV models in its portfolio – GLA, GLK, ML, GL and G – Mercedes-Benz is definitely in… Continue reading →

2015 BMW X4 xDrive35i

All new for 2015, the BMW X4 blends the sportiness of a coupe, the style of a sedan and the convenience of an SUV. It’s a mixture of all three, backed by the performance you’ve come to expect from the German automaker. The 4-door X4 gives a clearer picture of what a crossover utility vehicle should be, even… Continue reading →

2015 Subaru Outback

The 2015 Subaru Outback is the fifth generation of the world’s first utility wagon introduced 20 years ago. The new model is the roomiest Outback yet and by far the best on fuel economy, with mileage figures up to 33 miles per gallon on the highway and 25 mpg in the city. Like most other Subarus,… Continue reading →

2015 Infiniti Q50S

Now in its second year, the Infiniti Q50 again offers distinctive design, engaging performance, world’s first technologies and unmatched levels of connectivity and personalization. It is available with a choice of a refined 328-horsepower 3.7-liter V6 or Q50 Hybrid featuring Infiniti’s Direct Response Hybrid System™ with Intelligent Dual Clutch Control.

Infiniti is moving into a new vehicle naming structure where all of the company’s automobile names will start with a “Q” and the names of its SUVs will start with “QX.” Now in its second year, the 2015 Q50 is a compact luxury sedan with 10 available models. Models include the Q50 3.7, Q50 3.7… Continue reading →

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe

If you ever feel the need to reach 60 miles per hour from a standstill in fewer than 5 seconds, the Jaguar F-Type is among the finest ways to do that. The 2015 Jaguar F-Type is a world-class performer, now available in a coupe model as well as a roadster. The convertible F-type was introduced in 2013, and… Continue reading →

2014 Range Rover Sport

With a new supercharged V6 engine and aluminum unibody construction, Land Rover’s 2014 Range Rover Sport has lost weight and gained fuel economy. It’s fast and agile on the pavement, but it’s still a beast off the beaten path. The Range Rover is the flagship of Land Rover’s three-model Range Rover lineup. The Evoque is the sportier version,… Continue reading →

2015 Chevy Colorado

The all-new 2015 GMC Canyon features triple-sealed doors inlaid in the body sides for improved aerodynamic performance and a quieter interior.

In business, being in the right place at the right time can be critical. But in the case of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid- size pickup trucks, GM believes it is has the right size at the right time. It’s been 10 years since the mid-size pickup segment has seen anything dramatically new, but GM… Continue reading →

2014 Toyota Sequoia

The Toyota Sequoia gets a new Entune audio system for 2014, building on the Blu-Ray rear seat entertainment system added last year. The Sequoia earns its living by making up to eight passengers comfortable in a large cabin. Available in three trim levels – SR5, Limited and Platinum – the Sequoia is a large, body-on-frame SUV that can… Continue reading →

2014 Toyota 4-Runner

The Toyota 4Runner is a mid-size SUV with true off-road capability. The Fifth Generation 4Runner, which has been around for nearly 30 years, gets a new exterior design and interior refinements for 2014. The 4Runner’s body-on-frame construction gives it tall ground clearance and all the tools it needs for the trail. The 4Runner comes in… Continue reading →

2014 Lexus CT 200h

Lexus now has five hybrid vehicles, giving the company more than any other luxury brand. The entry level Lexus hybrid is the CT 200h, a five-door vehicle that will get you up to 43 miles per gallon in city driving. Winner of a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2014 Lexus CT… Continue reading →

2015 Hyundai Genesis

Completely redesigned for 2015, the sportier Hyundai Genesis offers premium amenities and driver convenience technologies that make time behind the wheel safer and more comfortable. Significant changes include an available new HTRAC AWD system with normal, eco and sport settings. Also available is a super new Heads Up Display system – Hyundai’s first ever. We… Continue reading →

2014 Toyota Sienna XLE

Back in 1984, Toyota introduced its first minivan after deciding the company needed to win its share of the rapidly-growing minivan market. Well, the minivan market is no longer on fire, but Toyota’s Sienna remains a top choice for families in need of the comfort and convenience that only a minivan can offer. For 2014, the Sienna gets… Continue reading →

2014 Honda Civic

2014 Honda Civic Sedan.

Available as a coupe or sedan, the 2014 Honda Civic gets a new camera system that virtually eliminates blind spots on the right side and behind the car. It’s Honda’s Lane Watch system, and it’s one of the reasons the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the Civic its Top Safety Pick Plus award. The combination of safety,… Continue reading →

2014 Lexus LS 460 F Sport

Lexus introduced the LS 460 luxury sedan more than 20 years ago, and it has remained true to its rear-wheel-drive luxury roots. It may be growing a little long in the tooth, but the LS 460 still has a lot to offer, particularly in the F Sport trim. For the 2014 model year, Lexus adds Siri Eyes-Free mode… Continue reading →

2014 Range Rover

The Range Rover lineup is king of the mountain when it comes to off-road capability. The Range Rover gets a new engine choice for the 2014 model year – a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 with a stop/start feature. Buyers can either opt for that V6 or a V8 supercharged engine that kicks out 510 horsepower. Also new on the… Continue reading →

2014 Mazda5

2013 Mazda5

The 2014 Mazda5 is a compact multi-activity vehicle for families on the go. It has the convenience of a minivan without a boxy or bulky shape. So if your small family works hard and plays hard, the Mazda5 with all of its functionality is worth a look. Designers used a pair of sweeping shoulder lines and a spacious… Continue reading →

2015 Hyundai Sonata

When you rocket to stardom, sometimes the success can go to your head and complacency can set in. Not with the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. The previous generation was a huge success, but the 2015 Sonata still finds ways to improve. If you’re shopping for a new mid-size sedan and you don’t test drive the Sonata, you’ll be making… Continue reading →

2014 Nissan 370 Z

Nissan’s 2014 370Z continues to earn its reputation as an affordable enthusiast’s car. While you can spend well over $45-grand on a super sporty NISMO edition, the regular 370Z starts at $29,900. The regular 370Z doesn’t change much for model year 2014, and the NISMO edition gets primarily cosmetic changes inside and out. All 370Z models… Continue reading →

2015 Subaru Outback

Some Subaru Outback owners believe their vehicles are happiest when they are dirty. Subaru wouldn’t argue with that, saying most Outback owners love the outdoors and have selected the perfect car to take them there. And in the outdoors, dirt and dust just happen. The 2015 Subaru Outback is the fifth generation of the world’s first… Continue reading →

2014 Nissan Versa Note

The all-new Versa Note is offered in a range of well-equipped grade levels: S, S Plus and SV, along with top-of-the-line SL Packages. Each is equipped with an advanced 1.6-liter DOHC 4- cylinder engine with dual fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control).

The 2014 Versa Note is an entry level hatchback that won’t toss your head back when you floor the accelerator, but what it will do is take you 40 miles down the highway on a single gallon of gasoline. Offered in three trim levels, the Versa Note starts below $14,000. The engine used in all three… Continue reading →