Tag: front-wheel drive

Mazda 6
11
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Mazda 6: Chronicling the Changes

The Mazda 6 is a midsize sedan, the largest car sold by this Japanese brand. The 6 follows a succession of Mazda midsize models and is also one of the few vehicles in its class also offered as a hatchback….

Chrysler 200c Sedan
04
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chrysler 200: Chronicling the Changes

Among midsize sedans, the Chrysler 200 was one of the smallest. This model was introduced in 2011, effectively a mid-product-cycle overhaul and name change for the Chrysler Sebring. Offered as a sedan and convertible initially, only the sedan was made…

Kia Soul
17
Oct
2022
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Kia Soul: Chronicling the Changes

Beginning in the 2000s, several manufacturers developed boxy-style vehicles to appeal to young buyers. Honda, Scion, and Nissan were well represented, with the Kia Soul entering the fray in 2010. Today, every model except the Soul is gone, attesting to…

Hyundai Sonata
10
Oct
2022
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Hyundai Azera: Chronicling the Changes

Hyundai launched into the large car market with XG300/350 in 2000, followed by the Azera in 2006. Subsequently, two additional models joined the product line – the midsize luxury Genesis and the full-size luxury Equus. In 2017, Hyundai separated the…

2023 Nissan Leaf
26
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

America’s Affordable EV: Nissan Leaf

The road to electrification is paved with many challenges, including electric grids that need updating. Another area is vehicle affordability, with costs determined by battery size, range, design, and amenities. The Nissan Leaf solves many of the problems inherent to…

Nissan Kicks
27
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Kicks: Chronicling the Changes

Shoppers looking for an affordable entry-level model might consider the burgeoning small or subcompact crossover utility vehicle range. The Nissan Kicks, for example, is one such model, a tiny CUV with room for up to five. This front-wheel-drive-only model is…

Toyota Avalon
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2017 Toyota Avalon Overview

Toyota’s response to the large sedans produced by Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford, is the Avalon. This full-size sedan supplies the supple ride familiar to conventional sedans and equals that with premium elements, excellent dependability, and segment-leading safety ratings. The 2017…

2014 Honda Civic Sedan
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2014 Honda Civic Overview

The Honda Civic is one of the most well-known model names in the world, a compact vehicle that is available in coupe and sedan body styles. The 2014 Honda Civic offers a tasteful and sporty design, with a long list…

2022 Hyundai Venue
14
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

First Look: 2022 Hyundai Venue

Are high car prices getting you down? You’re not alone as the average transaction price for a new vehicle is fast approaching $50,000. That’s well above the price threshold for average Americans, which makes new car buying a significant challenge…

2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan
23
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Driven: Toyota Corolla Sedan With a Stick

Very few driving enthusiasts opt for manual transmissions these days, therefore manufacturers are pulling them from most of their remaining models. However, Toyota recently sent us a Corolla sedan with a pleasant, but welcome surprise: a 6-speed manual gearbox. It…

Hyundai Elantra N Line
27
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Compact sedans remain the ideal entry place into the new car market for an untold number of Americans. With prices starting around $20,000, such models are within the reach of many first-time car buyers. The Hyundai Elantra is an excellent…

06
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Honda Delivers a Civic Lesson for the Ages

Honda launches yet another new Civic model. The market for small cars continues to shrink, but the remaining players remain locked in a fierce battle for customer attention. The Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and Nissan Sentra dominate the segment, but…

Mini Cooper S
04
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Mini Cooper S….Oh, Yes!

A Mini Cooper with maximum fun. The Mini Cooper is an outlier amongst mainstream models for its size, style, and price. There is not anything quite like it on the market and for this reason, it continues to attract a…

Toyota Camry
01
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

All-Wheel Drive Comes to the Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry remains one of the best-selling cars in America, thanks to its cutting-edge style, strong technology and standard safety features, comfort, and reliability. Through most of its long history, this sedan has been front-wheel-drive-only with a selection of…

Toyota Highlander in Texas
20
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Introducing the Fourth-Generation Toyota Highlander

Now in its fourth generation, the Toyota Highlander is more stylish and tech-laden than ever. Crossover utility vehicles are the family vehicle of choice and the Toyota Highlander is a strong example of what we’re buying. Offering three rows of…

Toyota Corolla
13
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Toyota Corolla: Value, Practicality, and Style Converge

The popular Toyota Corolla sedan soldiers on in a shrinking market. We may be purchasing crossovers and trucks in record numbers, but when it comes to value, small cars are tops in affordability. The Toyota Corolla is one such example…