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2011 Ford Fiesta SES: Driven

2011 Ford Fiesta SES: Driven

As you've probably heard by now, the small-car market has changed radically over the past few years: They've become better equipped, more fun to drive, and safer than they used to be. But as we recently saw in a follow-up drive with the 2011 Ford Fiesta SES, sometimes those waves of small-car... read more

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2010 Mazda Mazda3

2011 Mazda3: Driven

The Mazda3 is one of our favorite small cars on the market, but with every drive, we're reminded that this benchmark fun-to-drive small car (and Mazda's best-seller) might... read more November 5, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Lexus CT 200h

2011 Lexus CT 200h: First Drive

Remember the Lexus HS 250h that was introduced last year? Yes? Well kindly forget about it for the moment and reboot. Actually, consider it a full-on system crash and... read more October 31, 2010 by  5


 
2012 Ford Focus Five-Door

Sport Packages Amp Up 2012 Ford Focus

The 2012 Ford Focus might be one of the most eagerly awaited new small cars in a long while--particularly the 240-hp Focus ST--and Ford is upping the handling anticipation... read more October 25, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Family Car Guide: Five Hot Hatchbacks You Can Afford

Consumers love a good deal, especially when it comes to affordable transportation. Sometimes we get lucky and automakers fall all over each other to provide a plethora of... read more October 25, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Scion xD Release Series 3.0

2011 Scion xD Release Series 3.0 Will Cost You At Least $17,625

Toyota's Scion brand has released its first special edition of the 2011 model year into the wild--and it's safe to say if you like teensy hatchbacks and the color brown... read more October 7, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Smart fortwo Passion Coupe

New Five-Seat Smart Subcompact To Be Sold in U.S. Next Year

Smart dealers are reportedly excited by the announcement that they’ll get another vehicle to sell alongside the two-seat Smart ForTwo minicar sometime next year... read more October 7, 2010 by  0


 
Third-gen Toyota Prius test drive

Recalls In Mind, Should You Buy a Toyota Prius?

I've wanted a Toyota Prius, well... forever. However, now that we are ready to buy, my husband is deeply concerned about "that stuff about Toyotas not stopping." Your old... read more September 24, 2010 by  0


 
2012 Ford Focus Wagon

Ford's Better Idea: Smart Airbags To Debut on 2012 Focus

Word from the Blue-Oval gang in Dearborn, Michigan that Ford Motor Company will debut smart airbags on the all-new 2012 Focus comes as a pleasant surprise. Well, maybe we... read more September 19, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Chevrolet Malibu

Safe Family Cars: Mid-Size 2011 Top Safety Picks

In the mid-size car segment so popular with families, safety ratings play an increasingly important factor in the decision to purchase a particular model. When the Insurance... read more September 10, 2010 by  2


 
2012 Chevrolet Aveo Hatchback

2012 Chevrolet Aveo Preview

With the 2012 Chevrolet Aveo, General Motors is taking its small car destiny in its own hands, bringing its Honda Fit fighter home to North America--at least in terms of... read more September 8, 2010 by  0


 
2009 fiat 500 convertible 500c 2 015

2011 Fiat 500: Will It Be a Hit With American Families?

With the success of the MINI Cooper, Smart ForTwo, and other small-but-very-fuel-efficient cars, the news that an American version of the Italian-spec 2011 Fiat 500 may be... read more September 7, 2010 by  8


 
2010 Chevrolet Spark

2013 Chevrolet Spark: A Few More Details Emerge

General Motors has been very tight-lipped so far regarding details of the production-spec 2013 Chevrolet Spark minicompact. Now, it looks like GM's Service and Parts... read more August 18, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Scion tC

2011 Scion tC: Driven, And Priced

Scion fell into a sales funk last year, with the teensy xD and the bloated new-generation xB falling prey to the likes of Kia and Hyundai. The Scion tC? The same story. The... read more August 6, 2010 by  2


 
2009 Kia Soulster Concept

Kia Unlikely To Build Soul Variants

Back at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show Kia rolled out an oddly styled pickup concept based on its then new Soul compact. The move was intended as means to drum up excitement for... read more July 28, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Scion xD

2010 Scion xD: Not Cute Or Cool, But Efficient And Reliable

Starting at $15,570 when equipped with the standard five speed manual transmission and 1.8 liter 128 horsepower 4-cylinder engine, the 2010 Scion xD is frankly just totally... read more April 13, 2010 by  5


 
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