Road Test: 2015 Nissan Rogue SL FWD

A Comfortable Fit For Your Driveway Completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, the 2015 Nissan Rogue continues to be one of the best midsize SUVs and is Nissan’s second best-selling vehicle. Roomy and fuel-wise, the Rogue just might look perfect in your driveway. It’s got style and delivers well beyond ... Read More...

Top 10 Stories of 2014

Electric Cars, Fuel Cells; Diverse Paths to Fuel Efficiency Highlighted Here at Clean Fleet Report we had a great year, seeing and reporting to you on a record number of cars, trucks, SUVs and even some two-wheel fuel-efficient vehicles. We had plenty of stories on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, conventional hybrids, ... Read More...

Road Test: 2015 Mazda CX-5

Fuel economy and Zoom-Zoom How can a small-size car company meet federal fuel economy standards for the next decade if it lacks the resources to develop fuel-efficient hybrids, like larger automakers? If you’re Mazda, you tackle the issue with a holistic approach and innovative engineering that benefits not only fuel economy, but ... Read More...

Road Test: 2015 Ford Escape

Avant-Garde Styling, Sporty Handling & AWD 30 mpg Ford’s Escape is one of the two most popular small crossover sport utility vehicles in America — second most popular at the moment — trailing the Honda CR-V in their perennial battle for the top spot in sales. All new for 2013, the Escape ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Subaru Outback

The 2014 Subaru Outback Joins the AWD 30 MPG Club In our northwest corner of the country, motorists embraced Subarus back when quirky wasn’t hip. We thought Subarus were neat long before Paul Hogan started hauling his “barbie” around in Outbacks or Lance Armstrong cycled his way to becoming the new ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Honda CR-V

Honda’s SUV Is Back On Top In Sales It’s not easy to be the top dog of a vehicle category. Just ask Honda. The company’s CR-V compact crossover vehicle has been battling the Ford Escape for years, and the two have traded places as the number-one seller in their category several times. ... Read More...

Comparison Road Test: 2014 Mitsubishi AWD Choice: Compact Crossover or Compact Sedan

Tale of Two Outliers With Outstanding MPG. The Mitsubishi AWD 30 MPG Club Members. OK, what's your favorite compact-vehicle flavor, crossover sport utility or four-door sedan? Mitsubishi offers both with all-wheel drive. While the EPA's combined fuel economy estimate is 26 mpg for the Outlander Sport crossover with all-wheel drive, and ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Subaru Forester

A Fresh Look & Better MPG For A Familiar Face. The 2014 Subaru Forester is the first all-new model for this brand since 2009. It is slightly larger than the outgoing edition, looks only a little different but has an unexpected surprise – it's more fuel efficient. Like other recently introduced Subarus, ... Read More...

Test Drive: 2013/2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 With Start-Stop

Direct Injection, Diesel and Start-Stop Pump Up MPG. In response to Europe's 2007 legislated carbon emissions reduction rules, Mercedes-Benz and other European automakers began equipping their non-hybrid vehicles with start-stop systems, a relatively low-tech, low-cost technology that moderately improves tailpipe emissions and fuel economy. Even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Toyota RAV4

2014 Toyota RAV4 Close to 30 MPG – And Worth a Closer Look. You have most likely observed that not everything that is stated or printed is cast in stone. Look no further than the "your mileage will vary" warnings or anything printed in the smallest possible type on a contract. That also ... Read More...