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Winners of U.S. News’ 2012 Best Cars for Families awards are geared to New York City broods

The 2012 Buick Enclave was voted best midsize SUV (three rows) by U.S. News & World Report. By Robert Dominguez / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS   It’s tough enough maneuvering the stop-and-go intricacies of New York City traffic by car … Continue reading

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Road test: 2012 Buick Regal GS

By Bob McHugh, The Province February 15, 2012 A higher turbo-boost pressure, and engine tuning, give the 2.0-litre engine in the GS more oomph than its counterpart in the Regal CLX. right front 3/4 view Photograph by: BOB McHUGH A … Continue reading

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2012 Kia Optima Hybrid: A sporty triple threat

Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal presents the 2012 Optima The 2012 Kia Optima is an excellent car and an outstanding value that’s available in three four-cylinder iterations. The Optima is by design very versatile and the three distinct engines help broaden … Continue reading

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Lots for little in the 2012 Kia Rio

The story behind the new Kia Rio5 is to offer a lot for a little. But unlike past cases where Kia relied purely on price to attract customers, the 2012 Rio5 relies on value. Current Kias are as well or … Continue reading

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The Kia Sportage crossover will turn heads into 2012

DALLAS, December 28, 2011 — As we move into 2012, one car to look at again is the 2011 Kia Sportage. It was completely revamped, and the 2012 model offers only a few changes. In fact, the only new elements … Continue reading

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Buick is on a roll!

  Once scorned for unimaginative vehicles, General Motors’ Buick brand is on a roll these days. Here’s why. The Buick Verano was a finalist in Motor Trend‘s recent Car of the Year competition. In fact, I heard the Verano missed … Continue reading

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The Buick Regal GS

Buick steps up to a new-generation buyer with racy styling and turbocharged performance of the 2012 Buick Regal GS.  General Motors’ Buick division stirs sizzling design into its next–generation product mix with the 2012 Buick Regal GS sport sedan. Gone … Continue reading

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