Our comparison tests are reviews that pit various cars, trucks, and SUV models against their rivals. Through careful evaluation and scoring, we determine a ranking from worst to best and choose a winner.
From the Archive: The two latest mileage maestros—Honda Insight and Toyota Prius—vie for fuel-sipping supremacy. And we toss a 1998 Chevrolet Metro into the mix to make it, uh, interesting.
Which is the better entry-level electric crossover?
We test the mettle of eight $50,000 SUVs—Acura MDX, BMW X5, Cadillac SRX, Land Rover LR3, Lexus GX470, Mercedes-Benz ML350, VW Touareg, Volvo XC90—on two-track, snow-covered roads.
From the Archive: Buzzed by eagles and hornets, we tramp California's Salt Trail in America's most capable off-roaders of 2008.
From the Archive: Wind in your hair, and an awful lot of horses at your command, make these stunning exotics—2000 Aston Martin DB7, 2001 BMW Z8, 2001 Ferrari 360 Spider—the royalty of the road.
In which the lesson seems to be that going 60 mph in a Town Car is not at all like going 60 on a skateboard.
From the Archive: Two tire punishers face off in a Motor City grudge match. It's not going to be pretty.
Genesis looks to upend the status quo of the mid-size luxury sedan segment with its new G80.
From the Archive: Gauging two new-age muscle trucks with very different takes on performance.
Revisiting the state of the electric luxury sedan with mid-priced examples from Porsche and Tesla.
From the Archive: Two turbo street runts vs. a pair of smooth cruisers compete for your love and money.
From the Archive: Porsche's new 911 Turbo reignites an old grudge match with the Chevy Corvette.
From the Archive: Eight of the best-performing bargains on the market compete for top honors.
From the Archive: Lotus's racy new Elise confronts its obvious, and not-so-obvious, competition.
From the Archive: Audi's V-8-powered middleweight champ faces a fresh set of contenders.
From the Archive: We take eight sedans from California to Cabo San Lucas, and back...well, sort of.
From the Archive: Speed-Crazy Sport-Utes: Suppress your rational instincts, and maybe these 400-hp rebel SUVs start making sense.
From the Archive: Audi's ambitious R8 supercar knocks on the door of a very exclusive club.
From the Archive: The Ford, Chevy, and Dodge battle for front-drive performance sedan supremacy.
From the Archive: We gallop through Bluegrass Country, exercising eight SUVs—Honda CR-V, GMC Terrain, Mercury Mariner, Mitsubishi Outlander, Subaru Forester, Suzuki Grand Vitara, and Toyota RAV4—that are not so much quarter horses as miniature ponies.
From the Archive: We test a bestseller, an old favorite, and the newest arrivals—2009 Audi Q5, 2009 BMW X3, 2010 Lexus RX350, 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK350, and 2010 Volvo XC60.