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What is the Kia Picanto?

One in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market. The Kia Picanto is…

0 215  4 Comments on Presenting the All-New Toyota Sienna Hybrid
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Presenting the All-New Toyota Sienna Hybrid

The Toyota Sienna is hybrid-only as it starts its fourth generation. The minivan segment is shrinking, but the remaining players…

0 360  5 Comments on The 2021 Nissan Sentra Exudes Its Altima Vibes
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The 2021 Nissan Sentra Exudes Its Altima Vibes

The family sedan still has a place in many homes as these models bring style, value, efficiency, and affordability to…

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A Look Back at the Ford Mustang II

Not every Mustang was a superstar. The Ford Mustang II is a bit of an odd bird when it comes…

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Highlights of the 2021 Nissan Rogue

The compact crossover sport utility vehicle market is booming and that’s no surprise. These models have largely replaced the family…

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV
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Introducing the All-New
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV

Mitsubishi Teams With Amazon to debut the new Outlander SUV. There’s a first for everything. In Mitsubishi’s case, it teamed…

0 1782  9 Comments on All-Wheel Drive Finally Comes to the Toyota Camry and We Like It!
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All-Wheel Drive Finally Comes to the Toyota Camry and We Like It!

All-wheel drive comes to the Camry sedan range. If you’re shopping for an all-wheel drive model, chances are you’re looking…

0 396  0 Comment on All-New Acura TLX Takes Charge
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All-New Acura TLX Takes Charge

Acura replaces two models with the all-new TLX. Acura is Honda’s premium brand, but it doesn’t always receive the respect…

0 297  10 Comments on Can the Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road Handle Tough Terrain?
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Can the Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road Handle Tough Terrain?

Toyota brings the TRD Off-Road to the RAV4 line. Things have certainly changed for Toyota and we’re not talking about…

0 323  3 Comments on Second Look: 2020 Nissan Sentra
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Second Look: 2020 Nissan Sentra

The Sentra SR is the sporty of this model’s three trims. On occasion, manufacturers will supply a specially trimmed model,…

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Style Maker: The All-New Nissan Versa

With three new Nissan car models in just over a year, you might think the segment is poised to rebound….

0 299  8 Comments on Quilted Seats and a Nissan Sentra
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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…

0 150  4 Comments on On the Road With a 2020 Mazda CX-5
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On the Road With a 2020 Mazda CX-5

If you’re looking for an affordable family car with room five, ample utility space, and available towing capacity, then the…

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Highlights of the 2020 Nissan Versa

Small cars typically offer big value and the 2020 Nissan Versa is an excellent example of such a model. Redesigned…

0 100  5 Comments on Toyota: Camry, Avalon Sedans Gain An All-Wheel-Drive Option
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Toyota: Camry, Avalon Sedans Gain An All-Wheel-Drive Option

Just as some manufacturers are embracing crossover utility vehicles at the expense of sedans, others are doubling down on the…

0 112  1 Comment on Toyota Yaris: Small Footprint; Big Value
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Toyota Yaris: Small Footprint; Big Value

If you take heed to various Internet reports, you may think that new car ownership is far beyond your reach….

0 155  4 Comments on Value Leader: 2020 Volvo XC40
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Value Leader: 2020 Volvo XC40

Volvo’s strategy is unlike any other manufacturer as it has been “all in” on electrification for several years. No, the…

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Highlights of the 2020 Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger is back and in some ways it is better than ever. Indeed, the current model, which was…

0 139  2 Comments on Hyundai’s 18K Venue SUV
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Hyundai’s 18K Venue SUV

It’s official: Hyundai’s latest utility vehicle, the tiny Venue, starts at $18,345, which includes the destination charge. The all-new model…

0 183  8 Comments on Highlights of the 2020 Hyundai Accent
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Highlights of the 2020 Hyundai Accent

The Hyundai Accent is the smallest of all cars sold by this Korean manufacturer. It sits beneath a cohort of…

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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…

0 218  6 Comments on Hot Hatch: 2019 Mazda3
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Hot Hatch: 2019 Mazda3

All-wheel drive comes to Mazda’s compact hatchback and sedan. The Mazda3 hatchback adds available all-wheel drive, perhaps setting the framework…

0 188  17 Comments on Return of the Chevrolet Blazer
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Return of the Chevrolet Blazer

Chevy adds another crossover model.   Chevy’s Blazer makes its presence known.   The Chevrolet Blazer first emerged in the…

0 174  8 Comments on Drop-Top Delight: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Drop-Top Delight: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Heavy pollen and spring rains are in abundance in my area at this time of the year, which makes it…

0 489  21 Comments on The Fifth-Generation Toyota RAV4 Evaluated
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The Fifth-Generation Toyota RAV4 Evaluated

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover utility vehicle with room for five. it comes with a four-cylinder engine,…

0 172  7 Comments on Going Rogue in Nissan’s Popular Crossover
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Going Rogue in Nissan’s Popular Crossover

Note: Moving forward, Auto Trends will give our recommendation of the trim and packages we think you should consider when…

0 166  6 Comments on The All-New Toyota Avalon Hybrid Combines Luxury With Efficiency
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The All-New Toyota Avalon Hybrid Combines Luxury With Efficiency

Toyota launches the latest generation Avalon Hybrid sedan. The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is a large, five-passenger front-wheel-drive sedan that’s…

0 180  2 Comments on Handsome Wagon: 2019 Volvo V60
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Handsome Wagon: 2019 Volvo V60

The V60 is all new and handsomely designed at that. Just as some manufacturers are distancing themselves from cars, Volvo…

0 191  4 Comments on Polestar Powered: 2019 Volvo S60
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Polestar Powered: 2019 Volvo S60

Fast times in a Polestar sedan. Electrification is now a significant part of what Volvo is all about. Indeed, the…

0 196  9 Comments on Small Nissan Crossover SUVs:
Kicks, Rogue Sport and Rogue
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Small Nissan Crossover SUVs:
Kicks, Rogue Sport and Rogue

Three small crossovers give Nissan a leg up among its competitors. Small Nissan Crossovers In 2007, Nissan didn’t have a…