Tag: sedan

Kia Optima
15
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chronicling the Changes: Kia K5 (Optima)

The Kia Optima is a midsize, five-passenger, front-wheel drive sedan. Known as the Kia K5 in most markets, the Optima name lasted for four generations until it assumed the global K5 naming convention in 2021. Regardless of its name, the…

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
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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…

2022 Audi A3
25
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Autumn Delight: 2022 Audi A3

Audi’s smallest sedan is affordable and offers a pair of performance upgrades. The market may have shifted to utility vehicles, but several premium manufacturers remain engaged with sedans. Certainly, Audi has its share of “Q” utility vehicles, but the company…

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 Toyota Crown
05
Oct
2022
Posted in New Models News

Toyota: Out With the Avalon, In With the Crown

The Toyota Avalon is discontinued following a nearly three-decade run. Like other large sedans, sales of the Avalon had steadily fallen, making it difficult to justify its existence. But Toyota isn’t forgetting the market. Indeed, arriving just after the Avalon’s…

Buick LaCrosse
21
Sep
2022
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Buick LaCrosse: Chronicling the Changes

Buick has long been known for its sedans, which typically were represented by full-size models such as the Electra 225, Roadmaster, and Lucerne. In recent years, Buick has become a crossover utility vehicle seller, with the last sedans dropped in…

Chrysler 300C
13
Sep
2022
Posted in News

Big Hemi Powers Final Edition Chrysler 300C

The Chrysler 300C is going away, a traditional full-size sedan that’s taking its final bow for 2023. The sedan line, initially introduced in 1955 and resurrected decades later, fades away as the Chrysler marque prepares to shift to full electric…

2017 Cadillac XTS
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2017 Cadillac XTS Overview

The 2017 Cadillac XTS is a large, luxury sedan with room for five. Two V6 engine choices, available all-wheel drive, and a long list of technological features mark this model. Cadillac offers the 2017 XTS comes in Base, Luxury, Premium…

2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
27
May
2022
Posted in New Models

All About the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

If you are in search for a fuel-efficient car, you’re in the company of legions of Americans. With fuel prices surging well above $4 per gallon, the search for efficiency is on. A growing list of full-electric vehicles is available….

2022 Hyundai Sonata N-Line
26
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Taking the N-Line With the Hyundai Sonata

The midsize Hyundai Sonata remains a strong contender in its segment with standard, hybrid, and performance models available. This model seats five comfortably, offers several powertrain choices, and has one of the best interiors in its class. The infotainment is…

09
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Kia Stinger Fun Facts!

The Kia Stinger is an unusual model for a mainstream brand. First, it comes with standard rear-wheel drive. Second, it blends luxury and performance elements that are typically found on fine models from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Importantly, it delivers value…

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…

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…

Lexus ES
03
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Modern Luxury the Lexus ES Way

The Lexus ES is refreshed for 2022. Making the transition from mainstream to luxury models is a leap some of us are hesitant to do. After all, justifying spending thousands of dollars extra on a pricey sedan or utility vehicle…

Subaru WRX
27
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Performance Maven: Subaru WRX

The WRX packs ample power in a tidy package. Compact sedans are typically best known for efficiency and a low cost, but the Subaru WRX flies in the face of popular convention. The WRX sedan shares its chassis with the…