Monthly Archives: March 2011

Volvo S60 earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2011-12 Volvo S60 earns the Institute’s Top Safety Pick award for good performance for front, side, rollover, and rear crash protection, plus standard electronic stability control (ESC). The previous generation of the S60 earned good ratings in the Institute’s … Continue reading

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NADA guides Highlights Top Five Fuel Efficient New Cars under $30,000

Gas Prices rising to 2008 levels, but more exciting fuel sipping cars are now available COSTA MESA, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — News Highlights With gas price concerns returning,  NADAguides, the leading provider of vehicle pricing and information,  has … Continue reading

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Kia is ‘best of the best’

The new Kia Optima saloon and Sportage crossover SUV have been awarded top honours in two categories at this year’s red dot product design competition in Germany. The jury bestowed coveted red dot awards on the Kia Sportage compact SUV … Continue reading

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2011 Buick Enclave rollover test

  Rollovers are one of the scariest types of vehicle crashes, especially in a top heavy crossover like the 2011 Buick Enclave. So to lessen the likelihood and the effects of such an event, GM’s safety engineers have given the … Continue reading

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Autotrader presents 5 reasons to buy the Buick Regal

For most car shoppers, the name Buick Regal may recall images of low priced used cars or it may bring up images of nothing at all. That’s because there simply hasn’t been a Buick Regal for the last seven years, … Continue reading

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Kia Sportage Scores Carbuyer’s First Car of the Year Award

During its inaugural award ceremony, Carbuyer.co.uk has named the Kia Sportage the 2011 Car of the Year, as well as Best 4×4. Describing it as a “landmark car,” they also say it combines on and off-road performance with plenty of … Continue reading

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Buick Enclave Wins ‘2011 Best Value in America’ Award

Vincentric Picks Enclave over Other Full-Size Crossovers Based on Lower Costs of Ownership DETROIT – Buick Enclave took top honors in the full-size crossover category of Vincentric’s seventh annual Best Value in America awards announced today, beating Ford Flex and … Continue reading

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