2001 Nissan Pathfinder

I've become a bit of a curmudgeon when it comes to sport-utility vehicles because many don't pass the most important test of all: the reality check.

2001 F150 SuperCrew

The new-gen F150, launched in 1996, introduced a new level of ride, comfort and handling to fullsize pickups. It also introduced the threedoor SuperCab in a two-plus-one configuration.

2000 Mercedes-Benz C Class

Mercedes Benz would rather we not think of the new C Class as a smaller S Class. But if you follow either of them down the Autobahn, I defy you to tell them apart from 50 paces.

2000 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner

Who needs fourwheel drive? Nooobody! At least when you live in Toronto, you can rely on the army to clear to snow, should it get too deep.

2001 Nissan Sentra

The all-new 2001 Nissan Sentra is marginally wider and taller and a hefty 165 mm longer than its predecessor.

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2000 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai's Accent has been the obvious entry level car choice almost since its debut.

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2001 Ford Focus

I've driven a handful of Foci now and, despite variations in engine, body style and price, they share a remarkably astute suspension setup.

2000 Hyundai Accent

A seemingly oft-repeated refrain among people I know is, You can't get a decent car for less than 25 grand these days, but a week in a $14,245 Hyundai Accent sedan has convinced me otherwise.

2000 Hyundai Accent

As the least-expensive Hyundai -- a brand that prides itself on affordability -- the Accent sooner or later turns up on the possibles list of most penny-pinching shoppers.

2001 Nissan Pathfinder

The 98-pound weakling has sprouted muscles and is about to kick sand back at the bully. That's the story of the recently released 2001 Nissan Pathfinder -- now the most powerful six-cylinder spor

2000 Mazda 626

Good cars can get lost in the marketplace. It's no longer enough for a car to competently execute its owner's wishes. Nowadays, we expect some edge — something that breaks through to

2000 Lincoln LS V8

Case in point: this forest green Lincoln LS V8, an admirable car, but one that does not need a V8.

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2000 Lincoln LS V6

Lincoln's image continues to evolve. The master concept in the drive to attract younger, trendier buyers is American luxury.

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2000 Honda Insight

Is Honda's Insight the future of automotive transportation, a step in the right direction or merely technological grandstanding?

2000 Honda Accord SE

It's hard to believe that, as legendary architect Mies van der Rohe said, less is more when surrounded by big sportutes in a traffic jam. For a growing number of car buyers, more is, emphatically

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2000 GMC Yukon

The Suburban has long been synonymous with monster proportions, so it seems a bit bizarre to call it nimble.