2018 Volkswagen Passat Review

2018 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen makes its midsize sedan case with the Passat. Volkswagen trailed the competition in utility vehicle options until last summer when it introduced its all-new Atlas midsize crossover, then followed a few months later with the next-generation Tiguan. Immediately, the 2018 Tiguan went from the smallest compact SUV to one … Read more

Update by Halves: 2017.5 Mazda 6 Review

2017 Mazda 6

Mazda 6 makes a case for the midsize sedan segment. Manufacturers typically adhere to model years except when they don’t. A case in point is the 2017.5 Mazda 6, a midsize sedan benefiting from light changes put in place too late for the 2017 model year, but months before the … Read more

2018 Hyundai Sonata Limited Review

2018 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Behind the wheel of Hyundai’s updated Sonata midsize sedan. Demand for cars may be shrinking, but some of the remaining players are staying in the game, even ratcheting up their offerings in an effort to slice out a larger portion of a now smaller pie. For 2018, the Toyota Camry … Read more

Highlights of the 2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Toyota Camry

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry is the largest, most powerful and efficient one yet. The 2018 Toyota Camry will soon debut, an all-new model that launches this midsize sedan’s eighth generation. The new Camry is a clean sheet redesign and is the latest model built on the Toyota New Global Architecture … Read more

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review

2017 Volkswagen Passat review

VW Passat adds premium features and demonstrate value. Family car sales have steadily fallen over the past several years as consumers select crossovers instead. And who can blame them? Crossovers offer superior utility while packing the storage room and towing capability many consumers prize. But crossovers may also cost you … Read more

2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport Review

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 and will likely fall just short of that number this year. With more than 17 million new car shoppers making purchases each year, the market is ripe for the taking. … Read more

2016 Chrysler 200C Review (The Last Hurrah?)

2016 Chrysler 200c

Chrysler’s current midsize sedan may be short-lived as parent Fiat Chrysler looks for a partner to build two of its current models. Introduced in 2011, the Chrysler 200 is the midsize sedan for the brand, with the 300 serving as the flagship model and the Town & Country (soon to … Read more

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai rolls out the second iteration of its only hybrid model. For 2016, a plug-in variant is also offered. Unless your name is Toyota, sticking with hybrids can seem like a losing proposition. Indeed, Toyota outsells all manufacturers combined by a 2-to-1 margin and that leaves the remaining companies to … Read more

2015 Chrysler 200S Review

2015 Chrysler 200s V6 review

The Chrysler 200S supplies premium features to the product line. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne did in 2014 to the Chrysler marque something that should have been accomplished decades earlier: he officially reassigned Chrysler to mainstream brand status, moving it away from its previous premium standing as a one-time direct … Read more

The Midsize Nissan Altima is Larger than the Flagship Maxima

2015 Nissan Altima

When it comes to sedans, size matters. Especially for classification purposes. Some midsize sedans are larger than the flagship models that traditionally lead the brand. Eight Key Facts About the 2016 Nissan Maxima Nissan has a new flagship Maxima sedan, a 2016 edition that is stylish, sporty and competitively priced. … Read more