With solid cabin tech, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel competes well with compact sedans and gets stellar fuel economy, but high initial cost and the price of diesel eat into the savings.
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Ford may tout the Fiesta as a funky, affordable car for our connected age, but until it fixes the voice-recognition system and makes USB standard on all models, the Fiesta's key strengths are its wonderful handling and brilliantly absorbent ride.
Typical price: $21,490.00
Few SUVs offer the capability, comfort and cabin tech of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel, and those that come close cost considerably more.
Typical price: $83,532.00
Built for serious off-roading, not just dashing up the gravel track to your favourite vineyard, the Cherokee demands too many compromises to be a city-bound family hauler.
Typical price: $43,990.00
Grand Cherokee finally has a diesel - maybe too much diesel.
A diesel engine option adds decent fuel economy to the Jeep Grand Cherokee's impressive roster of capabilities.
Ford introduced the its new GT supercar at this year's Detroit auto show to great fanfare, and today Ford revealed the model would participate in next year's Le Mans GTE Pro class.
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