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Top 10 Most Popular Car Reviews Of 2012

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Each year we review dozens of new cars, encompassing everything from the cheapest subcompacts to the most powerful supercars. This year was no different, as our staff spread out across the globe to drive brand-new cars, updated cars, and occasionally cars that hadn’t changed at all for several years. Some car reviews proved more popular than others, as evidenced by this list of the top 10 most popular new-car reviews we published in 2012. 10. ...

Ford Escape Overtakes Honda CR-V in January Compact Crossover Sales

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Back with a vengeance, the Ford Escape proved more popular than the Honda CR-V — the 2012 compact crossover king — besting it by more than 2000 units in January. Not only does the CR-V (17,809 units) have the Escape to worry about, but also the Chevrolet Equinox, which was behind the Honda by only 600 units, with 17,223 examples sold. The Toyota RAV4 earned a solid spot in fourth place with 11,610 sold, while ...

Sales Success: Ford Explorer Celebrates its 23rd Anniversary Today

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Twenty three years ago today, the Ford Explorer hit the market as a 1991 model and it instantly became a success story. Although it wasn’t the first SUV inexpensive SUV, the Explorer blended truck capability and comfortable family car qualities into one vehicle. As the Ford Explorer celebrates its 23rd anniversary, we’re recapping the highlights from then until now. Replacing the Bronco, the first Explorer in 1991 debuted as a two- or four-door, and it ...