While staying true to its original formula, the completely redesigned Acura MDX boasts a number of incremental improvements. Join KBB's Zach Vlasuk to see how Acura's latest best-seller fares in the real world.
KBB's quick overview of the 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S.
Audi's player in the rapidly expanding entry-luxury segment is the sub-$30,000 A3 sedan. Both sporty and welcoming the 2015 A3 is small but it's also a solid value and a pleasure to live with. In this video KBB's Micah Muzio gives a full review of the Audi A3 sedan.
What's it like to drive a quarter million dollars' worth of Bentley? Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio finds out in this video review of the 600-horsepower Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed.
BMW could've taken the predictable route and developed another traditional halo car like the Audi R8 or Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, but instead doubled down on its philosophy of "Efficient Dynamics" and produced a sports car for today's more progressive driving enthusiast: the i8.
Sporty may not be a word you'd use to describe any Buick of recent memory. In fact, unless you're familiar with the much loved Buick Regal of the 70's and 80's the notion of a turbocharged Buick might seem strange. And yet there was a time when Buick was a brand for drivers who really liked to drive. After a several year hiatus the Buick Regal has returned with a renewed sense of sportiness, refinement and yes, an optional turbocharger.
Looking to go toe-to-toe with the vaunted BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the fully redesigned, 3rd-generation CTS sedan embodies an entirely new level of style, stature, technology and performance. Does the new CTS have what it takes to run with the best in class? Join KBB's Micah Muzio to find out.
The 2014 Chevy Malibu is the latest addition to KBB's long-term stable. Stay tuned for updates on our experiences with the Malibu over the coming months.
The Chrysler 300 is a full-sized rear-drive American sedan. With a roomy interior, comfortable ride and solid, masculine style the Chrysler 300 adds a charming bit of swagger to the family sedan category.
(This video is applicable to the following model years: 2013 - 2014) The 2013 Dart is Dodge's attempt to reassert itself as a serious player in the compact sedan segment. In this video Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio examines whether the Dodge Dart has what it takes to play in such a competitive category.
When it comes to fuel economy and emission performance the first name you think of isn't Ferrari. Building on its experience of using Formula One racing fuel that contains a little more the five percent methanol, Ferrari has modified an F430 Spider to run on E85. The experimental Flex-Fuel Ferrari can operate on conventional gasoline, E85, or any combination thereof. Because of the re-tuning, the Flex-Fuel F430 actually offers 10 additional horsepower, while emissions are down five percent.
If the small and charming Fiat 500 were bigger and more practical would it lose its magic? It's a question KBB's Micah Muzio attempts to answer in this review of the Fiat 500L.
With so many options to choose from, picking the compact sedan that best suits your tastes and needs is more difficult than ever. And that's where this comparison comes into play. We drove six of the most popular compact sedans - a Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Kia Forte, Mazda3, Nissan Sentra, and Toyota Corolla - hundreds of miles over two days down the California coast to the San Diego area and back to Orange County to flesh out their differences.
Ever wonder what the Scion xB or Nissan Cube would have looked like if it were built in America? Wonder no more. The Granite concept is GMC's take on the mobile box concept. Boxy, squat, beefy. Any number of words comes to mind when describing the Granite. To our eyes the Granite concept looks like a super aerodynamic cinder block from the future. Beyond the visual impact of its rectangular silhouette, massive front grille and nifty angular body surfaces the Granite includes a number of standout
Honda has proven with the Fit that an entry-level economy car doesn't need to be devoid of personality, especially when it comes to design, features and being fun-to-drive. Join KBB's Micah Muzio as he determines if the third-generation Fit carries on this tradition.
That the Hyundai Genesis has garnered so much attention is no mystery. How the Koreans are able to build a sedan that can nip at the heels of a Mercedes-Benz or Lexus for so little money, however, still has some scratching their heads in wonder. In this video, KBB's Micah Muzio finds out if prospective Genesis buyers will get what they pay for.
The Infiniti Q50 carries forward all that we loved about the G37 while adding a healthy dose of technology and style to the mix. Join Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio as he finds out if this next-generation Infiniti is prepared to tangle with the segment's best.
(This video is applicable to the following model years: 2014 - 2015) In this video Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio heads to the racetrack to answer questions posed by KBB.com visitors about the new 2014 Jaguar F-Type.
Ever since its introduction in 1992 the Jeep Grand Cherokee has sought to combine the often conflicting needs off-road confidence and on-road comfort and refinement. Now in its fourth generation the Grand Cherokee carries on as a five-seat SUV, equally comfortable driving around town as it is tackling the Rubicon trail.
(This video is applicable to the following model years: 2014 - 2015) The Kia Sorento blends the versatility of a midsize SUV with the manageability of a compact. Like most midway measures, however, the Sorento is built on a bed of compromise. Can this all-in-one package effectively blend the best of both worlds? KBB's Micah Muzio investigates.
It's often said that the great thing about Los Angeles is that you can enjoy the mountains and the ocean in the same day. Kelley Blue Book's Jack R. Nerad and Micah Muzio decided to put that concept to the test with the help of a 2014 Range Rover Evoque.
KBB's brief overview of the 2014 Lexus CT200h.
If vehicle design were a baseball game the 2013 MKZ would represent an all-out swing for the fences. With the design box checked the real question is how the Lincoln MKZ sedan works as transportation. Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio examines that question in this video.
Lotus is known for making cars that handle amazingly well, thanks in large part to an obsessive focus on minimizing weight. So we weren't quite sure what to make of the Evora, a larger, much heavier, four-seat (technically) Lotus. We need not have been concerned. In this video Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio takes the Evora for a high-speed jaunt through the mountains to see if it's a worthy addition to Lotus' lineup. Here's a hint: it is.
Take a ride with KBB's Micah Muzio as he gives Maserati's new mainstream offering a thorough shakedown.
The staff at Kelley Blue Book has always had a fondness for the Mazda3, a fondness that has only intensified with the introduction of the 3rd generation sedan and hatchback. What makes the latest Mazda3 so great? KBB's Micah Muzio explains in this review.
You love to drive, but you love to be driven. Thy name is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. And while its options may not deliver palm fronds and grapes, the latest S-Class can give you the equivalent of a hot-stone massage and an aroma-therapy session.
Kelley Blue Book spent a year testing a 2012 MINI Cooper Countryman. Now it's time to say goodbye. As we bid our Countryman farewell it's time to draw some conclusions about what we liked, what we disliked and what kind of buyer might most enjoy a long-term relationship with the biggest of MINI's.
The Mitsubishi Mirage is an exceedingly cheap little hatchback. Does it muster enough pleasantness to make that cheapness bearable? Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio investigates in this video.
The 2014 Nissan Rogue is the first compact SUV to enter KBB's long-term stable. Stay tuned for updates on our experiences with the Rogue.
The latest Porsche Boxster is measurably better than the model that preceded it. Fine, but does Porsche's least expensive drop-top still feel like a world class sports car from the driver's seat? That's a question Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio explores in this video.
Are you young and exceptionally rich? Then you might be interested the new Rolls-Royce Wraith. With stunning coupe styling, impeccable craftsmanship, and an enhanced focus on driving pleasure the Wraith is custom built to entice a new breed of customers to the Rolls-Royce brand. KBB's Micah Muzio had an opportunity to drive the Wraith and shares his experience in this video.
Each year during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach celebrities race cars for our amusement. For 2013 they'll be racing the new rear-wheel drive Scion FR-S. At an early preview KBB's Micah Muzio got the chance to put the race-prepped FR-S through its paces.
(This video is applicable to the following model years: 2008 - 2014) More American's are learning to appreciate small cars for their fuel efficient, easy to park natures. Taking that formula and amplifying it is the Smart ForTwo, a sub-sub compact that has been sold in Europe for years but is set to push the boundaries of America's small car appreciation. Capable of parking in impossibly small spots, the ForTwo is made for city dwellers. It's also made for environmentally concerned citizens, as
Now dubbed an SRT rather than a Dodge, the 3rd generation Viper retains the slithery body lines, formidable handling, and big V10 engine fans expect. It also features a Viper first, stability control. KBB's Micah Muzio took the mighty Viper to the race track to find out if this new, more civilized Viper still has its edge.
Born in 1997 the Subaru Forester was ahead of the curve when it comes to straddling vehicle categories. These days Subaru's tall wagon has morphed into something more akin to small crossovers like the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape. Regardless of how it's labeled the 2014 Subaru Forester remains ideally crafted for small suburban families, winter travelers, and outdoorsy types alike.
(This video is applicable to the following model years: 2013 - 2014) Tesla loaned Kelley Blue Book a Model S electric sedan for 24 hours. Our goal was to drive it from Las Angeles to Las Vegas and back. It should have been a piece of cake. What actually happened was anything but.
The Toyota 4Runner is one of the last of its kind, meaning it has shunned the move toward a car-based chassis and continues on with the same rigid body-on-frame design that, 28 years ago, spawned the original 4Runner. Is there a place in today’s marketplace for a traditional SUV? KBB’s Zach Vlasuk finds out in this video.
The VW Golf is a bit counterculture. It's a hatch when most cars are sedans, and its German roots go against the grain, since most vehicles in the segment are either Asian or domestic. KBB's Zach Vlasuk finds out if the 7th generation Golf has what it takes to become a household name in the U.S. market.
(This video is applicable to the following model years: 2010 - 2013) Defying Volvo's outsider status the latest generation S60 was built to compete head on with the compact luxury power players like the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Mercedes C-Class. Does it succeed? KBB's Micah Muzio finds out in this video.