The Macan is a major part of Porsche's plan to become a bigger player in the U.S. market. It's the slightly smaller sibling to Porsche's amazingly successful Cayenne utility vehicle, and a cousin to today's Audi Q5. Base versions cut close to the Audi in price and performance. The Macan Turbo, with its premium suspension and torque vectoring, lives up to its brand and to every letter in the "SUV" acronym.
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The Subaru Legacy and Outback are mid-size vehicles that could finally catapult Subaru into the thick of the mass market. With standard all-wheel drive, they're great all-weather alternative to cars like the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, and Ford Fusion. Fuel economy ranges up to 30 mpg combined, and Subaru's new infotainment system and EyeSight driver-assistance systems are the main tech highlights.
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The Volkswagen Golf was the original hot hatchback, but it's no longer a solo act as a class benchmark.The 2015 VW Golf sets out to change all that with new powertrains, a lighter body, and a range of new models--everything from a new Golf SportWagen to an all-electric e-Golf.___________________________________________