Archive for the ‘Long-Term Vehicle Updates’ Category

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The Most Comprehensive Long-Term 2015 Kia K900 V-8 Reviews Around

November 19, 2014

2015 Kia K900 V-8

The 2015 Kia K900 V-8 is an incredibly ambitious car from an automaker that’s had positive momentum for years. It’s not so much a car as a rolling brand-building advertisement, and for an entire year, we’re writing thoughtful mini-reviews on every aspect of ownership with this Kia-branded full-size luxury sedan. In the first four pieces of content alone, topics have ranged from…

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Motor Trend’s Long-Term 2013 Nissan Altima Update 2: CVT Droning

August 8, 2013

2013 Nissan Altima front view photo by Zach Gale

The continuously variable transmission (CVT) in the Nissan Altima scares enthusiasts and mainstream consumers, but in the second Motor Trend long-term update, I discuss what it’s like to live with a CVT-equipped car. From the amusing sound the car makes to how the CVT affects the acceleration’s smoothness, the comprehensive update thoughtfully discusses it all.

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MT WOT Review: Don’t Slam the 2013 Scion FR-S

June 10, 2013

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The rear-drive 2013 Scion FR-S can be seen as a blank canvas for enthusiasts to customize and make their own. That’s the approach we have been taking with the Motor Trend long-term 2013 Scion FR-S, and in this WOT blog with original photography, I share my thoughts on one modification I would avoid if it were my car.

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Motor Trend’s Long-Term 2013 Nissan Altima: Update 1: Interior Space

June 1, 2013

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Midsize sedan have three choices — before they even leave the Nissan dealership. In the first update for the Motor Trend long-term 2013 Nissan Altima sedan, we take a close look at the interior specs and trunk capacity of the Nissan Altima, new Nissan Sentra, and soon-to-be-replaced Nissan Maxima. Some of the results may surprise you.

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Is the 2013 Nissan Altima the Altimate Family Sedan? Motor Trend Will Soon CVT

February 22, 2013

2013 Nissan Altima front view photo by Zach Gale

When it was time to write the Motor Trend long-term vehicle arrival story for the 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL sedan, we decided to have some fun with the subheading, which read: “The Altimate Family Sedan? We’ll CVT.” Over the next 12 months, it will be my job to evaluate the four-cylinder Altima sedan in a way few other tests — based on vehicle loans of one or two weeks — can.

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