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Hyundai Veloster N
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The Hyundai Veloster N Pocket Rocket

A hot little hatch from Hyundai. Small cars with a performance edge represent a dwindling niche. One model, the Hyundai…

Volkswagen Taos
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New Crossover: 2022 Volkswagen Taos

The Volkswagen Taos is a sizable entry-level model. Volkswagen has a new crossover and it occupies the entry-level position once…

Volkswagen Arteon
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Refreshed Volkswagen Arteon Features Improved Performance

The VW Arteon is a style maker. The Volkswagen Arteon may be the most anonymous four-door in its class. This…

Lotus Emira headlamp
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Last Gas Hurrah: Lotus Emira

We’re gobsmacked by all things Emira. Say “farewell” to the Elise and the Exige and let’s bid a warm welcome…

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The All-New Kia Sorento Projects Telluride Vibes

An all-new Kia Sorento brings class and distinction to the midsize crossover segment. Let us come to this conclusion: the…

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About the Volkswagen Taos

Volkswagen adds Taos to its growing crossover utility vehicle linuep. It wasn’t too long ago that Volkswagen had one utility…

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Midsize Performance Master: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N-Line

A performance-oriented version debuts for the Hyundai Sonata. Performance and a midsize sedan don’t mix, but that belief is fading…

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Mid-Engine Masterpiece: The Eighth-Generation Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

A new mid-engine layout for the venerable Corvette. Decades after developing prototypes of a mid-engine variant, the Corvette assumed that…

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The Highly Efficient Hyundai Ioniq

Averaging 55 mpg is this model’s modus operandi. The Hyundai Ioniq is a tale of three models, namely hybrid, plug-in…

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Cool Design: Hyundai Elantra Sport

The Elantra Sport is one of six trims with the 2020 Elantra sedan. The Hyundai Elantra is a compact, front-wheel-drive…

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N Line Debut: 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT

N Line performance comes to Hyundai. Hyundai offers the compact Elantra in sedan and hatchback body styles, the latter known…

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Ford Focus, Fiesta Transmission Troubles Not Over Yet

The Ford Motor Company has received thousands of complaints about the dual-clutch transmissions found in some of its models. Specifically,…

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All-New 2020 Kia Soul
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Merry Hamsters and the
All-New 2020 Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is a runaway hit for this Korean manufacturer, a cult favorite with the youth. Kia has long…

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Volkswagen Rabbit Reprise: Again!

VW’s bunny makes its third visit. This time as a limited-edition Rabbit trim. The Volkswagen Rabbit is set to return…

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Hyundai Veloster Dissection: All-New Second-Generation Model

The new Veloster targets entry-level performance enthusiasts. The Hyundai Veloster is back and is ready for round two. After a…

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SUV Eruption: 2018 Hyundai Kona

Hyundai’s smallest SUV is big on surprises. Let it be known that Hyundai arrived late to the subcompact SUV game….

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Flagship Acura RLX Debuts With a Refreshed Look

A new transmission and updated technologies for the 2018 RLX. My, how fast time passes by. It hardly seems possible,…

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Compact Delight: 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT

Hyundai breathes fresh life into its little sport hatchback. —Updated Dec. 10, 2017, to reflect this model’s safety score.— Automakers…

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Hyundai Kona: New B-Segment SUV

Updated February 1, 2018, to include pricing. Hyundai Kona: Make that four Hyundai SUV models by March 2018. Hyundai’s US…

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Nothing Ironic About the Hyundai Ioniq

Not a Prius fighter…or is it? Some may say the Hyundai Ioniq is this Korean manufacturer’s answer to the Toyota…

Audi S3
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Compact Luxury Performance Sedan: Audi S3

This small luxury sedan is big on performance. You won’t find a smaller sedan in the Audi lineup than the…

2016 Volkswagen Golf R
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Turbo Driven: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R

Few models can match the Golf R’s fun factor. Hot hatchbacks remain prized commodities. And this segment has only become…

2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport.
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Excellent Value Proposition: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport

A pleasantly appointed family car can be had for about $25K. US car sales broke an all-time record in 2015…

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How to Order a 2017 Ford GT Supercar

Ford GT ordering has begun and we’ll tell you how to snag one of these beauties! Ford’s all-new GT super…

2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
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Turbo PHEV: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi launches “e-tron,” its nascent line of hybrid electric vehicles. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron name is a mouthful. Once…

2016 Acura ILX
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The Premium Compact 2016 Acura ILX

Acura’s ILX offers a sleek exterior, a prosaic interior, and a price point keeping in line with this compact gateway…

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On the Road With the All-New 2016 Hyundai Tucson

After several years of strong year-over-year sales, the Hyundai engine has transitioned from a raucous roar to a subdued purr….

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Efficient Turbo: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco

Hyundai continues to expand its Sonata line. For 2015, six editions are available, including an all-new Eco model. The Sonata…

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Volkswagen Eos Finale Set

After a nine-year model run, Volkswagen has set an end date for its Eos hard-top convertible. Yet another convertible model…

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On Sale Now: 2016 Acura ILX

New 2016 model year vehicles are beginning to trickle out and the Acura ILX is among them. This entry-level premium…