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Dacia Sandero
0 245  2 Comments on Highlights of the Dacia Sandero
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Highlights of the Dacia Sandero

The Dacia Sandero is an affordable B-segment model in Dacia’s small roster. It’s available as a hatchback or a small…

0 1233  2 Comments on Performance Hatchback: The All-New 2021 Mazda Mazda3 Turbo!
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Performance Hatchback: The All-New 2021 Mazda Mazda3 Turbo!

Mazda’s hottest hatch since the Mazdaspeed3 is here. Do you remember the Mazdaspeed3? That model was arguably the best hatchback…

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Shifting Thru With a Hyundai Elantra GT

The parade of cars is shrinking, but small cars remain in demand. Low prices. Smart styling. Fun driving. These are…

0 254  10 Comments on By the Numbers: 2020 Honda Accord
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By the Numbers: 2020 Honda Accord

The 2020 Honda Accord is a roomy, midsize sedan and one of the best-selling models in its segment. This front-wheel-drive…

0 378  5 Comments on End of the Road: Audi TT
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End of the Road: Audi TT

Car models come and go, although there are a few with staying power. The Chevrolet Suburban, Toyota Corolla, and 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…

0 383  5 Comments on Abarth Life in a Fiat 500
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Abarth Life in a Fiat 500

Pity poor Fiat. This Italian automaker returned to the U.S. market in 2011 after a long absence, but soon found…

0 103  3 Comments on Toyota: 2019 Corolla Hatchback Returns
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Toyota: 2019 Corolla Hatchback Returns

Corolla hatchback debuts at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. For 50 years, the Toyota Corolla has faithfully served…

0 136  4 Comments on Hyundai Veloster N: Namyang Performance
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Hyundai Veloster N: Namyang Performance

Veloster N brings Hyundai’s performance division to North America. “N” stands for Namyang, the location of Hyundai Motor’s global research…

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Zoom-Zoom: 2018 Mazda3 Hatchback

Mazda3: Fun-to-drive and affordable. Small cars have been taking it on the chin these past few years as the market…

0 405  6 Comments on Compact Delight: 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT
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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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Charleston Charmed: 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT

Hyundai rhymes with Sunday. —Updated Dec. 10, 2017, to reflect this model’s safety score.— Most car designs are getting slammed…

0 153  4 Comments on On the Road With a 2017 Fiat 124 Spider
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On the Road With a 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

Once again, Mazda supplies a model for a competitor. Fiat has struggled mightily ever since returning to the US in…

2017 Volkswagen Jetta
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Capacious Compact Sedan: 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Small means big when it comes to the VW Jetta. The Volkswagen Jetta is a compact sedan, a five-passenger model…

0 188  35 Comments on Cute Ute: 2016 Honda HR-V
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Cute Ute: 2016 Honda HR-V

Honda has enjoyed much success with its first two utility vehicles. Notably, its compact CR-V leads in that segment, while…