Subaru WRX Showcases Its Performance Chops

Subaru’s WRX pulls out all the performance stops. Compact sedans typically are Point A to Point B models that deliver an admirable blend of cost, standard amenities, and efficiency. Most models can be had beginning from under $20,000, with well-equipped models costing just a few thousand dollars more. Subaru takes … Read more

Second Look: 2020 Nissan Sentra

The 2020 Nissan Sentra is available in three trims, including this sporty top-of-the-line SR trim. On occasion, manufacturers will supply a specially trimmed model, then follow a few months later with a different trim. Two or more shares of the same product with media folk is a way for the … Read more

Quilted Seats and a Nissan Sentra

The market for cars continues to shrink, but some manufacturers are doubling down even as others depart the segment. For 2020, Nissan presents an all-new Sentra, its five-passenger, front-wheel-drive compact sedan. The latest model is its most stylish one yet and borrows elements from the popular Altima sedan. 2020 Nissan … Read more

At a Glance: 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan

An all-new Corolla Sedan arrives for 2020. The Toyota Corolla is one of the best-known and most popular models in the world, with more than a half-century of history its claim. In 2019, the twelfth-generation model rolled out, this time in hatchback form. For 2020, an all-new sedan debuts, giving … Read more

Introducing the All-New Cadillac CT4

Cadillac CT4 shows marque’s renewed commitment to sedans. Think the sedan market is dead? Think again. At least that’s exactly what Cadillac wants you to do. Most definitely, sedans sales have fallen steadily over the past several years and will likely see them fall further as consumers embrace utility vehicles … Read more

Compact Value: 2019 Kia Forte Sedan

Kia rolls out its third-generation Forte. Compact cars and all car models, in general, have seen an unprecedented drop in sales over the past decade. Consumers have voted with their wallets, opting for more utility vehicles and pickup trucks instead. Some manufacturers, such as Ford and Fiat Chrysler, are cutting … Read more

The Range-Topping 2017 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Behind the wheel of Volkswagen’s best-equipped Jetta. The Volkswagen Jetta may “only” come available as a sedan, but what this automaker does to set it apart in a crowded (and shrinking) segment is worth investigating. Yes, diesels are no longer available, but there are three turbocharged four-cylinder gas engines to … Read more

Compact Performance: 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO

Top-end Sentra model offers NISMO touches, enhanced performance. The 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO offers the look of the brand’s motorsport division, but it falls short of expectations. That doesn’t mean the Sentra NISMO isn’t a fun car, rather the production version is a step-down from the Sentra Concept shown a … Read more

Premium Compact: 2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited

Top-of-the-line 2017 Elantra trim delivers the trappings in style. Compact sedans typically offer great value, supplying an ideal entryway to new car ownership for the majority of consumers. Nearly all manufacturers offer one, although the segment has been taking a hit as shoppers continue to shift their purchase decisions to … Read more

Capacious Compact Sedan: 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Small means big when it comes to the VW Jetta. The Volkswagen Jetta is a compact sedan, a five-passenger model offering three turbocharged gasoline engine choices. Now in its sixth generation, the Jetta offers a conservative style, excellent interior room, superior handling, and a roomy trunk. Model Year Updates Following … Read more

Premium Small Sedan: Hyundai Elantra Limited

2017 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai’s compact sedan turns another chapter. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is all new, a compact sedan introduced in the early 1990s. Now in its sixth generation, the front-wheel drive Elantra continues to push the envelope in a competitive segment, by offering premium touches for this mainstream model. 2017 Hyundai Elantra … Read more

Nip/Tuck Keeps Mitsubishi Lancer Going

Updated: Mitsubishi announced on Oct.5, 2015, that it would produce 1,600 copies of a 2015 Lancer Final Edition model, making 303 horsepower and 305 foot-pounds of torque. Mitsubishi carries the dubious “honor” of possessing the smallest market share amongst mainstream manufacturers in the ultra-competitive US market. With Suzuki, Isuzu, and … Read more

Hyundai Avante Points to Next Generation Elantra

If you are a fan of the Hyundai Elantra, then the Hyundai Avante reveal in Korea earlier this week should have your attention. That’s because the Avante, marketed as the Elantra in North America, will soon benefit from an important update, one that will become evident in the sixth-generation Elantra … Read more

Smaller, More Potent Turbo Engine Powers Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen continues to find ways to squeeze more power out of its engines, gasoline and diesel alike. For 2016, the Volkswagen Jetta will be powered by this automaker’s all-new gasoline engine, a turbocharged, direct-injected powerplant displacing at just 1.4 liters. The new 1.4 liter engine will replace two gasoline engines: … Read more

Now Introducing the 2014 Toyota Corolla

The 2014 Toyota Corolla has been introduced, the latest iteration of the world’s best-selling model. The five-passenger front-wheel drive Corolla is now entering its 11th generation and will appear in Toyota showrooms this fall. Introduced in 1966 in Japan, the Corolla showed up in the United States two years later … Read more

At The Rock With the 2014 Lexus IS

Posing with a red 2014 Lexus IS at The Rock. Once in a while an automotive event really moves the “way cool” needle. The “Lexus Education Event” currently taking place at race tracks around the country is one such opportunity, giving drivers a schooling in all things 2014 Lexus IS. … Read more

Qoros, A Name To Remember

Did you catch the LaFerrari model unveiled at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show this month? LaFerrari is a cant miss it model, the most powerful Ferrari ever built and the first gas-electric hybrid from the prancing horse brand. This vehicle is already sold out, with just 499 copies to … Read more