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2007 Nissan Frontier Nismo Compact Pickup Truck

Avoiding the outlandish styling direction that so many new pickups are taking, Nissan's basic Frontier focuses more on functionality than on sizzle. It's a basic pickup in the classic American tradition. There's nothing too unusual about the Frontier's interior. It has a roomy front seat and, like in most pickups, a dash covered in cheap-feeling plastics. Read More »

Are You Accident-Prone? What’s Your Sign?

If your significant other is a Gemini, you might want to hide the car keys. On the other hand, if a Capricorn is your child’s designated carpool driver this week, you can rest assured your offspring are in the safest possible hands. Suncorp Metway Ltd. reviewed 160,000 accident claims filed over a three-year period and came back with a list ... Read More »

2007 Nissan Pathfinder Mid-Size Sport Utility Vehicle

The Nissan Pathfinder looks like a truck, and guess what? It is one. Unlike crossover vehicles that use a car-like frame to improve comfort on pavement, the Pathfinder has a truck-like ladder frame designed for off-road performance. Other than an abundance of hard plastic everywhere, there's not much to dislike about the Pathfinder's cabin. It has three rows of seats, two of which are roomy and comfortable. Read More »

2007 Nissan Quest Minivan

The Nissan Quest has an unusually curvy body for a minivan. It's also available in several bold colors. One of the most unique features on the Nissan Quest is this big skylight that extends all the way to the back-row seats. Even little kids riding back there deserve to see the sky. Read More »

2006 Mazda MPV Minivan

Base MSRP Range: $22,115 – $28,515 Base Invoice Range: $20,475 – $26,377 MSRP as Tested: $29,075 Versions: LX-SV, LX, ES. Vehicle Category: Minivan Engine Location: Front Engine Drive Wheels: Front-Wheel Drive . Standard Engine as Tested: 3.0-liter, Dual Overhead Cam, 16-valves, V-6,200 – horsepower at 6200 rpm and 200 lb-ft torque at 3000 rpm. Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 18/25. Transmission: 5-speed ... Read More »

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab Full-Size Pickup Truck

MSRP As Tested: $29,710 Versions: Short Bed, Long Bed. Vehicle Category: Full-Size Pickup Truck Engine Location: Front Engine Drive Wheels: All-Wheel Drive, Rear-Wheel Drive, 4-Wheel Drive. Standard Engine as Tested: 4.7-liter, Single Overhead Cam, 24-valves, V-8 Hemi,245 – horsepower at 6200 rpm and 230 lb-ft torque at 3600 rpm. Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 19/21. Transmission: Six-speed manual, Five-speed automatic. Standard Safety ... Read More »