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Honda CR-Z Review

Honda CR-Z Review

Hybrid cars are all well and good if you’re trying to save the planet, but aren’t they all a bit… well, boring? And don’t they always have those CVT gearboxes that make them sound like they’re suffering from permanent clutch-slip? Honda doesn’t think it needs to be this way, and in 2010, they launched this, …

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2019 Honda Insight Quick Drive | Consumer Reports

2019 Honda Insight Quick Drive | Consumer Reports

[TINKLING] The all new Honda Insight hybrid sedan has the best fuel economy of any new car we’ve tested that doesn’t come with a plug. But the only place you’ll notice a difference between the Insight and other compact sedans is at the gas pump. That’s because it lacks any funky fuel-saving styling that lets …

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Where to Stop Your Vehicle in Waiting Traffic

Where to Stop Your Vehicle in Waiting Traffic

[WHERE TO STOP YOUR VEHICLE IN WAITING TRAFFIC] Hi there smart drivers, Rick with Smart Drive Test. Another quick tip for road test smart – stopping behind other traffic in an urban area. You have to stop behind other traffic so you have a clear sight of the vehicle in front – its tires making …

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2014 Honda CR-V – TestDriveNow.com Review by Auto Critic Steve Hammes | TestDriveNow

2014 Honda CR-V – TestDriveNow.com Review by Auto Critic Steve Hammes | TestDriveNow

The couple across the street owns 2. My next door neighbor drives 1…so does my sister. Pass any school faculty parking lot and you’ll see one in every color. It’s the crowd pleasing, ever popular Honda CR-V. But what makes it so? Well, it’s the top rated compact CUV in JD Power’s Dependability Study…further cementing …

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Honda CR-V 2015 review – Car Keys

Honda CR-V 2015 review – Car Keys

This is the fourth-generation Honda CR-V and as part of its 2015 mid-life refresh Honda has made a host of tweaks. These include a new front-grille, a better infotainment set-up and – the main attraction, a new high-powered 1.6-litre diesel, unique to Europe, along with a new nine-speed automatic transmission. Now, Honda has said that …

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Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Review

Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Review

Ordinarily if you’re looking at buying a Honda Civic, we’d steer you towards the excellent 1.6-litre diesel. However, recent noises by the Mayor of London seem to suggest that drivers of economical diesel cars may face an additional charge to enter the city, and that’s got people thinking about a shift back towards petrol. The …

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Honda CR-V Touring 2017 Review | TestDriveNow

Honda CR-V Touring 2017 Review | TestDriveNow

When you make the best-selling SUV in America over the past 20 years and the time comes for a redesign, you can bet most automakers would take a conservative, evolutionary approach, but not Honda. This 2017 CR-V truly earns its all-new descriptor, advancing it farther than any of its previous next generation releases. My mother, …

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What to Do When an Emergency Vehicle Approaches to Pass a Road Test

What to Do When an Emergency Vehicle Approaches to Pass a Road Test

[SIREN – AMBULANCE APPROACHING] [INTRO & MUSIC] Rick with Smart Drive Test talking to you today about emergency vehicles. A few weeks ago I had a student he comes in during his day of training. He has road test the following day for his Class 1 drivers license which is tractor-trailer. We’re out, we’re training. …

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