2018 Ford Ecosport An Even Smaller Small Truck
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2018 Ford Ecosport An Even Smaller Small Truck

Ford stunned the automotive world earlier this year by announcing they were no longer going to sell cars in the USA, only trucks, SUV’s, crossovers and the odd Mustang or two. Now along comes the EcoSport to show…

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2019 Volvo XC40: something truly new and truly great among the crossovers
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2019 Volvo XC40: something truly new and truly great among the crossovers

It’s no secret that we’re fans of what Volvo is doing these days. From the first in their new line, the XC90 SUV to the new XC60 we just tested to the V90 Cross Country to the S90…

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: doesn’t measure up to the competition
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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: doesn’t measure up to the competition

Americans buy a boat-load of trucks. Over 2.7 million trucks were sold in 2017, with Chevy Silverado accounting for 500k of them. When you compare to the F-Series at almost 900k, you can see that Ford has a…

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2018 Ford Mustang GT: the Pony Car Ponies Up Performance
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2018 Ford Mustang GT: the Pony Car Ponies Up Performance

Few cars are as iconic as the Ford Mustang. Introduced in 1964, the car defined the class of rear-wheel drive, front-engine performance coupes that would dominate American performance car culture. Always billed as affordable performance, the newest generation…

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2018  Toyota Corolla budget ride with a not-so-budget price
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2018 Toyota Corolla budget ride with a not-so-budget price

This is the last year of the current generation, now the 11th iteration of the venerable small car. Toyota sells about 300,000 of them a year, give or take. What used to be a small car with a…

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2018 Toyota C-HR: another small crossover to consider
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2018 Toyota C-HR: another small crossover to consider

“Just like anything else, once someone figures out that something works, the rest of the market jumps to copy it”. Pretty soon they all pretty much looked and drove the same. Manufacturers started working to stand out from the crowd,…

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2018 VW Passat: Small Changes to an Average Sedan
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2018 VW Passat: Small Changes to an Average Sedan

There’s nothing bad about the VW Passat. It’s a handsome-looking midsize sedan with decent interior space, lots of tech and decent performance. But it’s never really been the ‘wow’ car in its class. Some changes for 2018 could…

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2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid: Adding a Plug Makes a Great Hatch Even Better
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2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid: Adding a Plug Makes a Great Hatch Even Better

Last year we had high praise for the Kia Niro, with its breakout styling, robust tech, and value price point. This year we got to try 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid – Kia’s plug-in version and it’s better…

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2018 Mazda CX-5 Checking Back In With One Of Our Favorite Crossovers
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2018 Mazda CX-5 Checking Back In With One Of Our Favorite Crossovers

2018 Mazda CX-5 Checking Back In With One Of Our Favorite Crossovers Last year we checked out the refreshed 2017 CX-5, and had high praised for the refinements Mazda made to the sound-deadening and ride-quality. It really lends…

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2018 Volvo S90: Now With Even More Legroom
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2018 Volvo S90: Now With Even More Legroom

The move shows just how aggressive Volvo is being with their offerings, not even willing to rest on their laurels for more than a year. We loved the first-year 2017 S90, and awarded it with our Sedan of…

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