2018 Mazda3 Featured Mazda Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Mazda3 Sedan Test Drive Review

Mazda isn’t fooling anyone with its fun and sporty cars anymore. If you don’t already know that Mazda’s entire lineup – from the Miata up to the CX-9 midsize crossover – is designed with drivers in mind, then you just haven’t been paying attention. The 2018 Mazda3 might be Mazda’s most definitive example of its Driving Matters tag line, as it’s part of the affordable compact class, but offers the driving dynamics of something much sportier. The Mazda3 is available in sedan and hatchback form, and it goes up against…

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Featured Nissan Test Drive Reviews 

Looking to be Number One: 2018 Nissan Rogue Test Drive Review

Take out full-size truck sales, and the list of best-selling vehicles in the U.S. is dominated by cars and crossovers. In fact, if you take out the top three sellers in the U.S. (the Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado and RAM truck lineup, which all factor in fleet sales), the battle for the top sales spot last year was determined by a mere 4,084 units, with the Toyota RAV4 edging out the Nissan Rogue. The Rogue’s sales include last year’s addition of the all-new Rogue Sport and Rogue Hybrid models helping to…

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2018 Toyota RAV4 Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

2018 Toyota RAV4 Platinum Test Drive Review

The Toyota RAV4, Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V are to passenger vehicles what the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and RAM 1500 are to trucks: they dominate the market. Last year was huge for compact crossovers, and as more buyers flock to crossovers, that trend doesn’t seem to be slowing anytime soon. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 faces some stiff competition, though, from CUVs like the CR-V and Rogue as well as the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, Jeep Cherokee, VW Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-5. Of course, Toyota is credited with…

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Featured Hyundai Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Hyundai Sonata Limited Test Drive Review

Looking at last year’s sales figures, there’s no doubt that crossovers are quickly replacing sedans as the official vehicle of American families. But don’t expect automakers to give up on this market as easily as they did with station wagons and minivans. For Hyundai, sedans are still the biggest sellers, even though last year, the only vehicles to post year-over-year gains were its trio of crossovers. To combat this trend, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata has been heavily updated just a few years after the current model was introduced for the 2015…

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Featured Lexus Test Drive Reviews 

F is for Fun: Lexus IS 350 F Sport Test Drive Review

In the eternal words of Ferris Bueller, “life moves pretty fast.” And that’s especially for automakers competing in compact luxury sedan segment. When the third-gen Lexus IS surfaced four years ago, competition came primarily from German automakers, but in recent years, a new breed of small, fun and affordable luxury sedans have surfaced including the Infiniti Q50, Jaguar XE and the Alfa Romeo Giulia. Ever since its launch, Lexus has made tweaks to the IS to keep it relevant against its rivals, and the 2017 model year is no different…

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