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2017 Volkswagen Jetta Test Drive Review

If you want a manual gearbox in a compact car these days, it seems you either have to get a stripped-down base model or an optioned-up sport-tuned model. That isn’t the case with the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta SE. Like the base Jetta S, the SE trim level comes standard with a manual transmission and efficient engine, but it also adds in a long list of standard features. Bottom line, it’s the perfect middle ground for buyers looking to balance cost and amenities, and we got to spend a week in…

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2016 Scion iA Specs

The 2016 Scion iA is a city-sized minicar with a little spunk and a lot of style. Sporting strong design cues, the low entry cost Scion iA offers big features for a small price. Starting at $15,700*, the 2016 is one of the least expensive vehicles on the road, but doesn’t sacrifice style or comfort to do so. Included is the no-cost 2-year or 25,000-mile service warranty and 24-hour roadside assistance for two years.   2016 Scion iA Exterior Exterior features on the 2016 Scion iA include Power mirrors with…

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2015 Toyota Corolla Test Drive

There’s really no such thing as a basic car anymore. Over the years even today’s least expensive vehicles, come with features that were optional on high end cars only a few years ago. Power windows and mirrors, air conditioning, steering wheel mounted audio controls and a CD player with MP3 decoder are just a few of the standard features of the base 2015 Toyota Corolla L. Spend a little extra for the 2015 Toyota Corolla S Premium though, and you’re talking about a small car with all the modern amenities a…

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2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Test Drive

The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta remains one of the go-to cars for those looking for small, stylish transportation that won’t break the bank. Prices range from $17,325.00 for the base 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, to just over $31,000 for the Jetta Hybrid SEL. This means that whatever your budget is Volkswagen’s got you covered on price, space and EPA mileage estimates. An Insurance Institute for Highway Safety “Top Safety Pick +” award winner, the Volkswagen Jetta is available with no less than five different engine options. For 2015 Volkswagen introduced an all-new 2.0-liter…

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