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Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Ford Five Hundred agreeable companion

Ford Five Hundred (2005) Livable. That word more than any other sums up the new Ford Five Hundred, one of the Blue Oval’s two replacements for the long-running and once-popular Taurus mid-sized sedan. Livable as defined by our old,...

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Buick LaCrosse result of blending two models

Buick LaCrosse (2005) Buick is undergoing a rather interesting transformation. The century-old General Motors’ division is replacing four popular sedans with two new ones. For 2005, Buick has taken its two mid-sized sedans and combined them into one vehicle....

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Blurring the lines between minivan and SUV

Pontiac Montana SV6 (2005) Pontiac calls it a “crossover sports van” and backs up the name with a new look that gives the 2005 Montana SV6 a more SUV-like persona than the previous Montana, or any typical minivan. Most...

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Hyundai Tucson answers the call

Hyundai Tucson (2005) We get on average about two winter events a season in eastern North Carolina. As luck would have it, there’s been some type of vehicle in the driveway that delivers torque to all four wheels during...