After more than a decade, Ford redesigns the Escape to be much more stylish and refined. A Ford Escape V6 is no longer available, but the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine has plenty of power. Read our blog post for more information: http://bit.ly/JrN0rg
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport first drive from Consumer Reports (Updated)
Consumer Reports takes a first drive of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Styling
is much more flowing and modern than before. But blind spots have gotten
worse. A three row, long wheelbase V6 version comes later and it is now
featured in this updated video. Watch more SUV videos: http://bit.ly/ORzFvt
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #38: Volkswagen Golf GTI
We're car enthusiasts here at Consumer Reports, so we got rather excited by
the arrival of our new 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI test car. While it's a very
nice car indeed, some of us have mixed feelings about this more mature hot
hatch. Moving on to YouTube questions, we finally answer a patient viewer's
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2013 Ford Escape review
The ford Escape has been the best selling compact crossover in Canada for 8
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Top 5 Slowest 0-60 MPH Cars @1 Mile above sea level
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) What's the slowest car from 0-60 MPH at 1 mile
above sea level? That's pretty straightforward question and one that we are
prepared to answer. In the first half of 2012 we've tested a lot of slow
cars from 0-60 MPH at altitude. As you may know less air also means less
power so our 0-60 MPH times are different from those at sea level. Also turbocharges and supercharges help to make
up for the power loss. So what Top 5 Slowest 0-60 MPH Cars @1 Mile Above
Sea level in 2012? Watch this video to find out.
2013 Ford Flex EcoBoost Car Video & Crossover Review
http://www.autobytel.com/ford/flex/2013/?id=32972 The 2013 Ford Flex is a
crossover vehicle that has won the hearts of many owners out there. Part
car, part van, and part station wagon; the Flex is full of surprises. Can
any other station wagon haul seven people and all their gear with over 365
are 3 different trim levels starting with the SE which costs $30,885, the
SEL which costs $33,225, up to the Limited EcoBoost AWD which costs $43,850.
There is quite a big gap there but the 3 different trims come in either FWD
or AWD configurations. The SE and SEL are powered by a 3.5 Liter V-6 that
pushes 285 horsepower while getting 18
MPG in the city and 25MPG on the highway. Step up to the twin-turbocharged V-6 EcoBoost engine with AWD will cost you a few
miles per gallon (16 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway), but you
get 365 horsepower
and 350 lb-ft. of torque in return.
The 3rd row seating features a 50/50 split folding bench. The 2013 Ford
Flex is quite versatile and there is a ton of cargo room with over 80 cubic
feet of storage space. The doors are large enough to make entering and
exiting the vehicle a breeze. There is a lot of legroom for adults. Also
the Flex can be purchased with all the Ford technology available like Voice
Activated Navigation to the SYNC in-car connectivity system.
On the outside there is no mistaking the 2013 Ford Flex with any old
crossover or station wagon. The styling is bold and Ford took some risks
with the interesting grille up front, chrome accents, and the grooved door
panels that run down the side of the Flex. The two-tone paint gives the
Flex a modern throw-back feel. The large 20-inch aluminum wheels make a
visual statement. The 2013 Ford Flex is definitely one of the coolest
crossover cruisers out there.
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2013 Ford Escape Review - Kelley Blue Book
Compared to its predecessor the 2013 Ford Escape is a radical departure.
Daring styling, innovative technology and athletic driving dynamics have
breathed new life into the Escape but does Ford's compact crossover SUV
have what it takes to conquer an increasingly formidable field of
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2012 Land Rover LR4 vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Off-Road Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Land Rover LR4 and the 2012 Jeep Grand
Cherokee are two of the most off-road worthy family haulers that you can
buy. Both can be had with a massive V8 engine and both come with
all-wheel-drive to take on the wild Colorado West when the road turns
dusty. Both also have the pedigree to call themselves the very best
off-road rides that you can buy today. In this TFLcar mash-up review we see
which one of these two legendary off-road rides is better in the Colorado
Rockies. Is it the 375 horsepower Land Rover LR4 or
is it the HEMI powered 360 HP Jeep Grand Cherokee?
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Test Drive & Crossover SUV Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/new-cars/hyundai/santa-fe/?id=32972 The 2013
Hyundai Santa Fe is a brand new redesign that makes this the 3rd generation
automobile. It's hard to believe that the Santa Fe came out back in 1998.
Back then there were not many crossovers on the market yet. Now that
practically every automobile manufacturer has a crossover, Hyundai is
playing it smart. They have gotten rid of the Veracruz model and then
Hyundai has created a long wheel base and a short wheel base Santa Fe.
Prices start at $24,450.
There are 2 different engine options available on the 2013 Santa Fe Sport.
The first is a direct injected 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 190
horsepower and 181
lb-ft. of torque. The second engine is a 2.0 liter turbocharged and gasoline direct injected motor
that makes 264 horsepower and 269 lb-ft. of
torque. The standard transmission is a 6-speed automatic. Fuel economy is
31 MPG combined for the turbo and 33 MPG
combined for the naturally aspirated engine.
On the inside the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has a great 8-inch Navigation
as an option. The panoramic sunroof is ultra cool and lets rear passengers
enjoy the fresh air and sunlight. The Santa Fe Sport comes standard with
many great features like cruise control, power windows and locks,
Bluetooth, and steering wheel mounted audio controls to name a few. Safety
wise the Santa Fe comes with 7 airbags, stability control, traction
control, and anti-lock brakes. These items are all standard on the 2013
Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.
Many improvements have been made and maybe the most important is the
reduction in weight. The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe weighs 266 lbs. less than
the previous model. That weight reduction has a positive effect on fuel
economy. The Santa Fe Sport can carry up to 5 people. The rear seat is a
40/20/40 split bench making for a versatile crossover SUV. You can order
the Santa Fe in either FWD or AWD configurations.
The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is priced right alongside its competition.
But with the Santa Fe you get more standard features for your money along
with a great 10 year 100k mile warranty.
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2014 Ford Escape EcoBoost 4WD Colorado Off-Road Review 2.0
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2014 Ford Escape EcoBoost is small all-wheel-drive Crossover that
is called the Ford Kuga in Europe. Last year we tested the Ford Escape up
our traditional off-road trail in the snow and quickly got it stuck and
almost rolled it into a creek. The trail and the conditions were obviously
extreme for a vehicle that most people will only use occasionally on a dirt
road. As soon as the snow started falling in Colorado we decided to try it
again on a more fitting off-road trail. In another accurate,fun and
informative TFLcar Colorado off-road review, we re-test the 2014 Ford
Escape with the EcoBoost engine in
the snow and mud to se how it will drive when the road gets steep and
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Nissan GT-R Black Edition vs Porsche 911 Turbo S! - Head 2 Head Episode 6
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Jonny Lieberman pits the new 2013 Nissan
GT-R Black Edition against its twin-turbo, all-wheel-drive rival, the 2012 Porsche 911
turbo S. With 500+ horsepower planted firmly to
the ground, both supercars annihilate California's canyon roads, then
square off for an epic quarter-mile drag race.
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2013 Subaru BRZ vs Porsche 911 Carrera S Mile High Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) Most people certainly won't cross shop a 2013
Subaru BRZ and the all new Porsche 911 Carrera S. Yet in many ways the two
cars are very similar. They both have a similar type of flat engine, they
both seat 2 comfortaby but you can get 4 people into the cars in a pinch,
and they are both are classic rear wheel drive sports cars. Of course the
Porsche cost 4X the money and has exactly 2X the horsepower of the BRZ and
yet it is currently and possibly the most desired car by twenty something
year olds. The Porsche is verging on super car status and yet it is
possibly the most desired car by forty something year olds. Check it out as
we mashup these two cars in this Mile High review to see what makes them so
similar to each other.