The Infiniti M37 successfully blends style and performance with luxury in this next-generation sedan.
Powered by a 3.7-liter, 330 horsepower V6 engine, the rear-wheel drive M37 is matched with a seven-speed automatic transmission with manual sport shifting. A variable valvetrain is included for improved power and economy; and Infiniti Drive Mode Selector and Hill Start Assist are there to help deal with varying road conditions. Heated leather front seats with 10-way power adjustment and power lumbar are standard. Safety features include six airbags, front seat active head restraints, individual tire pressure monitor, and rearview monitor. The M37 features Vehicle Dynamic Control stability control, traction control, advanced ABS brakes, Infiniti Intelligent Key, BlueTooth, and bi-functional (HID) xenon headlights. Available features include a hard drive navigation system, 4-wheel steering, 20-inch alloy wheels, and Bose Studio Surround Sound.
The Ford Flex is a full-size family vehicle that features three-rows of seating, bold styling and is highly functional. The Flex competes directly in the popular crossover segment.
The front-wheel or all-wheel drive Flex is powered by a 285-hp 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine. Available on the all-wheel drive Limited only is the 355-hp 3.5-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 engine. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. Available features include a Multi-Panel Vista Roof, interior refrigerator, and capless fueling. Standard safety features include four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock brakes, electronic stability and roll control, six airbags, and a tire pressure monitor.
After a 2013 refresh, the Flex rolls into 2014 unchanged.
Dodge Dart takes the performance attributes of its Italian cousin, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, and infuses it with Dodge design. The front is styled with the unmistakable Dodge split crosshair grille while the rear features a Charger-inspired "racetrack" full-width taillamp design with 152 indirect glow LEDs. Loaded with innovative technology, class-leading safety features and clever functionality, the Dart competes in the compact car segment by offering a high level of personalization, roominess, style and fun-to-drive dynamics. The Dart is available in five trims: SE, AERO, SXT, GT and Limited.
Depending on trim level the engine choices range from a 160 horsepower Tigershark 2.0-liter engine, a 160 horsepower MultiAir Intercooled Turbo 1.4-liter engine, or a 184 horsepower 2.4-liter engine. Transmission choices are either a six-speed manual, six-speed automatic, or a six-speed dual dry clutch (DDCT) transmission. Available equipment includes high-intensity discharge remote headlamps; remote start system; proximity keyless entry; Keyless Enter-N-Go push-button start; rain-sensitive wipers; SmartBeam auto-dimming headlamps; ParkSense rear park assist system; blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-path detection system; active grille shutters; underbody aerodynamic treatment, leather seat trim; heated front seats; front passenger in-seat cushion storage; express open/close sunroof; heated steering wheel; dual-zone automatic temperature control; SiriusXM satellite radio; 506-watt Alpine sound system; and a Uconnect Touch 8.4N CD/MP3/Navigation Multimedia Center. Standard safety features includes four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, brake assist, brake-lock differential, traction control, electronic stability control with roll mitigation, hill-start assist, ten airbags, and a reactive head-restraint system.
The Toyota Venza is a five-passenger vehicle that couples the styling and comfort of a passenger car with the flexibility of a sport utility vehicle (SUV), to give customers a stylish alternative to the traditional sedan.
The Venza offers the choice of two powerplants, a 181-hp 2.7-liter four-cylinder or 268-hp 3.5-liter V6. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift control and can be had in either front or all-wheel drive. There is also the choice of 19-inch wheels, standard on four-cylinder models and 20-inch on V6 models. The 2014 Venza features three trim levels. The LE includes dual-zone automatic climate control, power windows, locks and mirrors, privacy glass, cruise control, electronic stability control, seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag, front seatbelt pretensioners and front active head restraints. The XLE adds a power liftgate, voice-activated touch-screen DVD navigation system, satellite radio, leather upholstery and Toyota's Smart Key System and the Limited trim adds High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps and a JBL 13 speaker audio system to the list of standard features.
The Subaru Forester is a compact crossover vehicle that blends many of the best attributes of a sport-utility vehicle with the ride and driving dynamics of a car. It offers the capability of Symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive, as well as a versatile rear cargo area with liftgate, underfloor storage and up to 74 cubic feet of cargo capacity.
The Forester is available in six trim levels: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Touring, 2.0XT Premium and 2.0XT Touring. All 2.5i variants are equipped with a 2.5-liter horizontally-opposed naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine, producing 170 horsepower. For 2014, both "XT" variants get a new 2.0-liter horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engine with direct fuel injection, generating 250 horsepower compliments of an intercooled turbocharger. Transmissions are also new for this model year - the 2.5i and 2.5i Premium get a six-speed manual, while all other trims are mated to a Lineartronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) with manual shift mode (available on the 2.5i and 2.5i Premium). Notable (trim-dependent) features include a sport-tuned suspension, panoramic glass sunroof, power liftgate, 17- or 18-inch aluminum wheels, automatic climate control, heated front seats, leather upholstery, HD and satellite radio, a USB port and Bluetooth wireless phone/audio streaming capability. A revised touch-screen voice-activated navigation system is found on Touring trims, complete with premium harman/kardon audio and Aha Infotainment smartphone integration. Standard safety equipment includes electronic stability and traction control systems, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, active front head restraints, front side-impact airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor; additionally, a rear-vision camera is standard on all but the 2.5i trim level. New for 2014, a driver's side knee airbag has been added to every Forester.
The Subaru Forester is completely redesigned for the 2014 model year. It receives exterior and interior design revisions, a new, more powerful 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, new transmissions, and a host of additional standard features. Dynamic new technologies include: Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-DRIVE), an engine management system that allows the driver to customize performance characteristics by selecting one of three modes - Intelligent, Sport, and Sport Sharp; X-mode manual locking of the AWD variable transfer clutch for enhanced control; and Eyesight driver assist, including adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and collision mitigation.