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2013 Jeep Patriot Compact Crossover SUV

2013 Jeep Patriot compact SUV

Patriot provides an optional four-wheel-drive (4WD) device with low range gearing plus an off-road package dubbed Freedom Drive II which adds a skid plate, tow hooks and all-terrain tires (Goodyear Wrangler GTA 215/65R17 OWL) to make this particular CUV a surprisingly capable rock-crawling and mud-romping trail runner. Read More »

2013 Scion tC Compact Hatchback Coupe

2013 Scion TC front view

Our vehicle -- the Scion tC for model-year 2013, a shapely two-door hatchback coupe in new limited-production Release Series 8.0 trim -- also throbs in deep beats from its own sounds stoked by tunes off our iPod and tracked by the 8-speaker Pioneer audio kit. Read More »

2013 Dodge Journey Mid-Size Crossover SUV

2012 Dodge Journey

Dodge builds the Journey for the Class of 2013 with front-wheel-drive (FWD) traction or optional all-wheel-drive (AWD) with four-cylinder and V6 engine choices in five different trim versions -- the price-leader Journey AVP (America Value Package), base issue Journey SE, upscale Journey SXT, Journey Crew and sport-tuned Journey R/T (the initials signify "Road and Track" in recognition of Dodge's muscle car heritage). Read More »

2013 Toyota Sienna Minivan

2013 Toyota Sienna Minivan

We discover that Sienna's go-pedal holds plenty of juice beneath a driver's foot, thanks to a lively V6 engine lifted from Camry, Toyota's best-selling mid-size sedan. Read More »

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Full-Size Crossover SUV

2013 Chevrolet Traverse mid-size SUV

Focal point is the bold front-end carved in elegant lines of a sculpted block with a power dome hood, 5-sided grille filled with horizontal fins, redesigned headlamp clusters, generous chrome accents and sculpted front fenders bulging over big tires. Read More »

2013 Honda Odyssey Minivan

2013 Honda Odyssey minivan

The 2013 Honda Odyssey has a jagged "lightning bolt" line from its side profile, giving the current generation a more distinctive look than previous models. Inside, the Odyssey's cabin is built with the same solid construction as any Honda product, which makes it stand out in the minivan market. Read More »

2013 Toyota Venza Wagon

2013 Toyota Venza mid-size wagon

The Toyota Venza's body has been refreshed for 2013 with a new grille, new 19-inch wheels and new taillights. While the Venza is heavily based on the Toyota Camry, its big selling point is a roomy, SUV-like cargo area behind the back seat. Read More »

2013 Kia Optima Mid-Size Sedan

2013 Kia Optima mid-size sedan

With its taut suspension tuned for precise maneuvers and a quick rack and pinion steering system aboard, Kia's mid-size sedan hugs contours of the road and carves out crisp corners when wiggling around curves in the hills. Read More »

2013 Lexus ES 350 Luxury Mid-Size Sedan

2013 Lexus ES 350 Luxury mid-size sedan

The 2013 Lexus ES 350 gets a new, more aggressive look up front as part of a complete redesign for 2013. It's now based on the Toyota Avalon instead of the Camry. Of all the changes this year, perhaps the most noticeable is a roomier back seat. It has several inches of extra legroom compared to the older Lexus ES design. Read More »

2013 Lexus RX 350 Luxury Mid-Size Crossover SUV

2013 Lexus RX 350 Crossover SUV

Stylists at Lexus have carved a bold new face on the 2013 RX 350 with the low-sloping hood crowned by a pinched grille with chrome fins and low intake valence, plus canted lamp clusters mounted at the top of front corners accented by outlines of LED running lights. Read More »