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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…

Chevrolet Trailblazer
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Out and About With the 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer

The smallest of all crossovers covers the subcompact range, one of the fastest-growing segments in the industry. That’s not too…

Ford Maverick
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One Step Closer: Ford Maverick Pickup Truck

It has been a long year of anticipation for fans of Ford’s newest pickup truck. No, we are not talking…

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
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Hyundai Goes Electric With the Santa Fe Hybrid

Electrification has come to the Hyundai Santa Fe line and that is a first for this midsize, five-passenger crossover sport…

Honda Civic Sedan
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Homerun: Honda Knocks it Out With the 11th-Generation Civic

The Honda Civic has long been a top player amongst small cars. Ever since its 1973 release, the Civic has…

2022 Toyota Tundra
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First Look: 2022 Toyota Tundra

After what seemed like months of waiting, Toyota has taken the wraps off the 2022 Tundra. The Tundra is this…

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…

Ford EcoSport
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Ford Says Good-Bye to the EcoSport

The Ford Motor Company is discontinuing the EcoSport, its smallest crossover utility vehicle. Built in India and introduced to the…

Chevrolet Silverado ZR2
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Makes Additional, Substantial Changes
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Refreshed 2022 Chevrolet Silverado Adds ZR2 Trim;
Makes Additional, Substantial Changes

When the current-generation Chevrolet Silverado rolled out in 2019, it did not do much to move the needle. Style changes,…

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe
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Switched On: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

What 4xe means to the Jeep Wrangler. The electric vehicle revolution continues apace, with scores of new models available or…

Genesis GV70
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Lavishly Luxurious: 2022 Genesis GV70 SUV

The hits keep coming for the Genesis marque, but are we surprised? Five new models in five years and Hyundai’s…

Hyundai Elantra N Line
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Riding the N Line With the Hyundai Elantra

The N Line gives the Elantra a performance boost. The Hyundai brand has certainly taken some big strides in recent…

supercharger animation
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Get Boosted! Supercharging vs. Turbocharging

Most people with even the slightest interest in cars know how a regular car engine works, the most basic of…

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…

Kia Picanto GT
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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…

2022 Infiniti QX55
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The 2022 Infiniti QX55 Hearkens to the FX

The Infiniti QX55 is all-new for 2022. Do you remember the Infiniti FX? If you don’t, then that’s a shame….

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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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Buick Encore GX: Subcompact, Yet Upscale

The Encore GX is the better of two subcompact Buick models. You will not find a single new Buick car…

Lincoln Corsair
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Is the Lincoln Corsair a Fancy Ford Escape?

The Lincoln Corsair makes a bold statement. The Lincoln marque, also known as the Lincoln Motor Company, is the luxury…

2022 Ford Maverick
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The Ford Maverick Returns as a Compact Hybrid Pickup Truck

Ford goes crossover with its all-new small Maverick truck. Ford’s worst-kept rumor is now a reality. Or at least the…

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The Ford F-150 Hybrid Electrifies!

An F-150 Hybrid is a production reality. The Ford F-150 remains the top-selling pickup truck in the world, but the…

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Premium Crossover: Mazda’s 2021 CX-30

The 2021 CX-30 is one of four Mazda crossover models. We’re long-time admirers of Mazda, the little Japanese automaker that…

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Sportback Elegance: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

The Volkswagen Arteon is a premium-class four-door sedan with a coupe-like presence. The Volkswagen Arteon is the “odd duck” amongst…

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All the Things We Love About the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai ups its game in the midsize crossover utility segment. From top to bottom, Hyundai’s product line is far different…

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The Value-Oriented 2021 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy combines an available turbo Boxer engine with all-wheel drive for incomparable value. Among midsize sedans, the Subaru…

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Jeep Compass Nemesis: Ford Bronco Sport

Ford fires the opening salvo in its Jeep utility war with the Bronco Sport crossover. There is a war going…

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The Genesis G80 of Luxury Sedans

The Genesis G80 may be the best luxury sedan for under $50,000. Since splitting from Hyundai in 2017, the Genesis…

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The Premium and Elegant Mazda CX-9 SUV

The Mazda CX-9 remains one of the better models in its class. Mazda doesn’t get the attention some of the…

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The Kia K5 GT Kicks Up Performance

The K5 GT is a compelling formula for on-road antics. When Kia replaced the Optima with the K5, we knew…

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All the Things We Love About the 2021 Hyundai Sonata

Plus a few Sonata features we would love to see changed. Among midsize sedan models, the Hyundai Sonata offers one…