2000 At a glance

2000 New Car Reviews

2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder

The Mazda Miata has pretty much enjoyed a competitor-free life for the last 10 years. After all, the original 1.9-liter BMW Z3 was too expensive (and too slow) ...

2000 Volvo V70 R AWD

Station wagons may not get everyone's heart racing, but when there's a Volvo badge on the grille, it's definitely worth a second look. The new Volvo V70 R ...

2000 Subaru Legacy Sedan GT Limited

The cars built by Subaru have a history of going where (and when) few others will venture, like up that ice-covered driveway or into that forest stage of ...

2000 BMW 323i Sport Wagon

The Sport Wagon is an excellent blend of utility, performance and affordability. Based on the 323i Sedan, the Sport Wagon offers 2.5 times the storage space of the ...

2000 Dodge Viper ACR

Fast and brutal: two words that sum up a week in the Dodge Viper ACR. Following their success of the ready-to-race Neon ACR cars, DaimlerChrysler now offer a ...

2000 Honda S2000

The recently-introduced Honda S2000 makes a staggering 240 horsepower from only 1997cc of engine displacement. While that magic number comes at a staggering 8300 rpm, it's still pretty ...

2000 Dodge Caravan ES AWD

Two years ago last month, we bought a new 1998 Chrysler Town & Country. After putting 50,000 trouble-free miles on this vehicle (10,000 to 15,000 of these miles ...

2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser

A few years ago, there was a vehicle called the Mitsubishi Expo LRV (and its mate, the Dodge Colt Vista). These were cars that were not really big ...

2000 Ford SVT F-150 Lightning

What would you say about a vehicle that could accelerate from 0-60 in 5.4 seconds, cover a 1/4 mile in just over 14 seconds, brake from 60 mph ...

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  • What's This?

    What's This

    Using a top-secret, highly sophisticated algorithm that may or may not have been co-developed by NASA, the Grassroots Motorsports Bang For The Buck Index is a 100-point scale that indicates which of the new cars we've reviewed over the years actually provide the greatest bang for the buck.

    The highly-guarded formula--which is securely stored in the floor safe in Scott's office and protected by razor wire and laser-wielding ferrets--takes into account our ratings, the car's power-to-weight ratio, its price and other factors to determine the true Bang For The Buck.

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