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2014 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line: Solid, versatile SUV

The 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan has sports car overtunes.

No matter how revered an old car model was, an automaker must offer the latest designs to remain popular. The beloved 1950s-1970s Volkswagen Beetle put VW on the map here, but offered little performance or practicality. While the Beetle operated in an auto world that’s vanished, the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line is right in step ... Read More »

2014 Volkswagen Tiguan: A lot beyond the name

What's in a name? For the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan, there's plenty.

Eight years after its debut as a concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan retains the compact crossover vehicle’s unique status. It’s still largely unheralded, and it’s among the oddest named cars in the United States. The Volkswagen Tiguan concept debuted at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show to a ... Read More »

2014 Toyota Highlander: Perfect family vehicle?

The revised 2014 Toyota Highlander may be the perfect family vehicle.

Revise an already good vehicle and you can end up with an appreciably better one. The revised, user-friendly 2014 Toyota Highlander is sleeker, roomier and even more user-friendly. For some, it might be the perfect family vehicle. The revised Toyota Highlander is slightly longer and wider than its predecessor. It also has a lower roofline, ... Read More »

2014 Toyota Venza: wagon? SUV? All good

2014 Toyota Venza side view.

The 2014 Toyota Venza, like its older siblings, is positioned uniquely. It’s neither a wagon nor a true sport utility vehicle. Rather it’s a crossover with the all-wheel drive functionality like a wagon, cargo room like an SUV and the characteristics of a near luxury sedan. The result is a combo-car with a combo name. ... Read More »