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2016 BMW 3-Series Facelift, changes, price, specs

2016 BMW 3-Series Front

2016 BMW 3-Series was recently spotted on the streets during testing, and both sedan and wagon variants will go through mid-cycle facelift. As visible on spy shots, 2016 3-Series is wearing camouflage on front and rear end, which indicates that intensity of changes, will not be as big. This is no surprise what so ever, since Germans usually make small refreshments with their exterior during facelifts. 

2016 Nissan Frontier Release, redesign, news

2016 Nissan Frontier Front

2016 Nissan Frontier will be refreshed for this model year. Its changes will not be major, or huge, but will bring couple of refreshments which would make Frontier appeal more modern and attractive. However, we do not expect any changes reading the performance of this mid-size pick-up truck, since the current engine has served pretty good. Although Nissan constantly improves its Frontier, this truck still misses some major redesign, since its current generation lasts for a while now.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Diesel news and release

2016 Toyota Tacoma Front

The test mule of 2016 Toyota Tacoma was spotted in the desert, and those spy shots revealed some changes we can expect from the upcoming model. Toyota didn’t prepare any major makeover, but rather a refresh of the popular pick-up truck. There is much info about what can we expect from the upcoming Tacoma, but there is actually only few info that are reliable and make sense.

2016 Ford Raptor News, price and specs

2016 Ford Raptor Front

Upcoming 2016 Ford Raptor will be built out of light-weighted materials, which will influence its fuel economy without damaging its strength or durability. Although we doubted that Raptor will even make the cut, looks like Ford officials decided to continue with production of the truck. This pick-up truck was originally launched back in 2010, for Baja 1000 off-road race, and it gained a lot of fans.

2016 Nissan Titan with Diesel Cummins engine

2016 Nissan Titan Front

2016 Nissan Titan will be presented very soon, and it will show different design as well as performance which will be up-to-date with its design. Nissan originally presented its Titan back in 2003 and since its release, it hadn’t had any big redesign. For 2016 model year Japanese car producer decided to spice up its Titan with new design and new performance options, among other. 2016 titan’s redesign will not include new platform, but rather upgraded version of the existing one.

2016 Ford Taurus Changes and Release date

2016 Ford Taurus Front

2016 Ford Taurus will be enhanced significantly. Its redesign will include couple of major changes, such as new platform, better fuel economy, lighter body, and more power. Previous Taurus was made on a modified Volvo’s platform, which made some problems for American producer. This full-size sedan became too heavy for today’s market, which influenced its performance. Latest trends in automotive industry force car producers to make changes and reduce weight of its vehicle to be able t follow the numbers and rates regarding their power and fuel economy.

2016 Dodge Charger Price and release date

2016 Dodge Charger Front

2016 Dodge Charger will come with major alterations, since Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne announced big changes for this model as well as for 2017 Chrysler 300. Both models will change their platform, and will share the new one, too. Current, LX underpinning is already pretty old, and ready for a switch. Current platform on which Dodge Charger is built will be 11 years old by the time Dodge releases its 2016 Charger, and this period is pretty long for today’s car market.

2016 Honda Civic Si

2016 Honda Civic Si Front

2016 Honda Civic Si should bring major changes. Civic is currently into its 9 generation, and if we can believe statistic data, its generations switch every five years. Last major redesign of this model was in 2011, and since then it features only minor upgrades. 2016 Honda Civic Si is special trim of regular Civic, and the badge “SI” marks Sport Injection, and indicates that the emphasis is on its performance.

2017 BMW X3 Changes

2017 BMW X3 Front

Bavarian car producers prepared a lot of changes for its 2017 BMW X3, since this model is set to start the new generation. Great line-up of SUVs under the badge of BMW, forces the SUVs from the X series to bring constant improvements, in order to set-apart from the competitors, and the rest of the family. With X1 right under, and the X5 just slightly above, 2017 BMW X3 was redesigned in a way to suit the needs of many, and to offer high level of quality and performance as expected from the brand.

10 most economical non-hybrid vehicles – part 1

Mazda 6 mpg

EPA released a list of 10 most fuel-efficient car in the US, with their fuel economy rates, but we decided to left out the hybrid vehicles and to go purely on either gasoline or diesel engines and their consumption, and here are the results:

No. 10 – Ford Focus Sedan – 37 miles per gallon

Focus has been on these lists for couple of years now, and now it delivers pretty impressive numbers. Great design is yet another thing that sets apart this great sedan. The rated number is achieved in combination with a PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission, but even without it, Ford Focus Sedan gets great figures.