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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport compact SUV is now in its eighth year on the market, and it shows. While the price starts at roughly $21,000, it’s not only smaller than more recent compact crossovers but also slower, less attractive, and fitted with far fewer safety features...Read More»

2018 Mini Cooper
2018 Mini Cooper

The 2018 Mini Cooper is a two- or four-door hatchback that's all style first, substance comes later. Its relatively small shape and perky powertrains make it unexpectedly quick, but its hatchback practicality is what makes a lasting impression. We give the 2018 Mini Cooper a 6.3 out of...Read More»

2018 Mini Countryman
2018 Mini Countryman

The 2018 Mini Countryman is a compact crossover that adapts the automaker's shape into a bigger body. It's newly available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, which is the automaker's first. We give the Mini Countryman a 6.6 on our overall scale thanks to plentiful features and good...Read More»

2018 Mazda CX-5
2018 Mazda CX-5

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover nails the details. Its handling has been expertly tuned, its engine is tuned for efficiency and fun, and its subtle exterior style is understated and elegant. The bad news? The big stuff feels left out. Its space is a little cramped and infotainment...Read More»

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata two-seater sports car is a small wonder—literally and figuratively. It's been around showrooms for decades, despite a thirst for tall-riding SUVs. It's also one of the smallest and lightest cars on sale. It doesn't hurt that it's endlessly fun. The 2018...Read More»

2018 Mazda CX-3
2018 Mazda CX-3

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV has hustle. It does more with less—more effort isn't always better. The CX-3 also counts advanced safety features among its skill set—increasingly commonplace for smaller cars, but strangely missing from cars that cost more than...Read More»

2018 Mazda3
2018 Mazda 3

The 2018 Mazda 3 sedan or hatchback is low-cost, high-fun. It's affordable and fun to drive, versatile and handsome. This year, Mazda has added active safety features that help bring its small sedan or hatchback up to a 7.2 on our overall scale. Its good looks and bright performance are...Read More»

2018 Mazda CX-9
2018 Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 is a stylish crossover SUV that puts others on notice. It's one of the best looking three-row crossovers on the market, and boasts several interior features and creature comforts found in much pricier SUVs. We rate it at a 6.7 for now—that score should improve with...Read More»

2018 Ford Transit Connect - commercial van version
2018 Ford Transit Connect

The 2018 Ford Transit Connect is a small commercial van used by countless small businesses to keep America stocked on flowers, drinks, candy, plumbing, sprinklers...you get the idea. A family version called the Transit Connect Wagon is offered in XL, XLT, and Titanium trim levels, while...Read More»

2018 Ford Fiesta
2018 Ford Fiesta

The 2018 Ford Fiesta compact sedan and hatchback were never going to rate highly on our scale. Small, inexpensive cars don't have th space, safety, or comfort of bigger cars. Even fuel economy—once the purview of compacts—is much better in bigger cars. That said, we...Read More»

2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid

The 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi are now in their sixth model year, older than any competing mid-size sedans with high-efficiency hybrid or plug-in versions. Mildly refreshed last year, the Fusion remains a good-looking sedan with a comfortable and stylish interior. The...Read More»

2018 Ford Super Duty
2018 Ford Super Duty

The 2018 Ford Super Duty series of full-size trucks spans a wide spectrum of big pickups including swanky, near-luxury models, bare-bones work trucks, towing champs, and nearly every step in between. It was redesigned last year to bring the big rigs in line with its best-selling Ford...Read More»

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