The 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec is Here. This is How We'd Spec It

Acura's midsize luxury sedan gets sporty

We drove the Acura TLX A-Spec back in June. Ever since then, we've been thinking about how we'd configure on if we were going to buy it. Here are the choices we'd make.

The GMC Envoy XUV Was the Best of the Worst

GMC got funky with a power retractable roof

The GMC Envoy XUV sounds like a smart idea: combine the practicality of an SUV with the utility of a pickup into one vehicle. Unfortunately, good ideas don't always pan out.

Are Aftermarket Wheels Any Good?

It's more than just skin deep.

A common vehicle customization for many people is new aftermarket wheels for their car. However, upgrading your wheels isn't as easy as you might expect. Here are some reasons why.

The 2018 Audi TT RS is One of the World's Best Sports Cars for the Money

The German hot pocket mates thrills with its looks

You see, the TT RS costs a mere $64,900 (base MSRP), while others easily come close to or actually exceed that painful $100,000 price tag.

Will Used Ford Fiesta ST Prices Skyrocket?

What makes a car's price go up?

Ford recently decided to cancel its Fiesta in the U.S. This means the fantastic Fiesta ST hot hatch will be gone, too. Does that mean the used versions of the car will become valuable?

Are DIY Car Repairs Worth Doing?

Should you roll up your sleeves and do it yourself?

Car maintenance is expensive. By doing it yourself you won't have to pay the mechanic's high labor fees, but is it worth it to spend your own precious time on your car?

The Care by Volvo Program Could Be the Model for Future Car Leasing

The price of entry might seem high, but it's whole hog

Last week, when the new XC40 crossover bowed, so did the Care by Volvo program that gets you into an XC40 and all the associated car needs for a single flat price.

Unsung Hero: Toyota MR2 Spyder

The least-loved MR2 is actually very good

There's a lot of car enthusiasts out there pining for a good mid-engine sports car. People talk about past affordable mid-engine sports cars often. The MR2 Spyder is usually left out. It shouldn't be.

Cars We Miss: Audi A6 Avant

One of the best wagons is now just a distant memory

Americans have an odd aversion to wagons. It is this dislike of the vehicle type that drove the Audi A6 Avant from our shores. Now we can only admire it from afar.

Why Does the Second Row Middle Seat have to Suck so Bad?

It's earned a curse word as a nickname for a reason

The vast majority of five-passenger cars, CUVs, and SUVs can really only be used regularly for four passengers. Why? Because the second-row middle seat in just about every vehicle out there sucks.

Can the Nissan LEAF Once Again Dominate the Electric Car Segment?

The industry has evolved, and the LEAF has, too

The Nissan LEAF captivated every electric car enthusiast when it first came out eight years ago. Nissan has a new LEAF for 2018, and the company hopes it to be just as successful as its predecessor.

The Crossover Segment is Confusing as Hell

It's made classifying vehicles a whole lot trickier

Like gender roles, sexuality, race, and culture, vehicles are becoming harder and harder to fit into preselected categories. This is due mostly to the crossover utility vehicle.

Will Chinese Companies Rule the Future of the Automotive Industry?

China's buying up the automotive industry piece by piece

Chinese firms are buying into the automotive industry quickly and one day, the automotive industry will be less about American, Japanese, and European companies and more about Chinese investors.

Opinion: Should You Buy a Car on Facebook or Craigslist?

Which one can you really trust?

If you've ever done car shopping online, you've probably ventured over to the Craigslist classifieds in search of something interesting. But have you tried Facebook?

The Brilliance of a Hybrid Diesel

Why aren't hybrid diesel powertrains everywhere?

Automakers seem to build either electrified vehicles or diesel vehicles, but why not put those two things together? It would be extremely efficient and put regular hybrids to shame.