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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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Pricing for Toyota’s Former Scion Lineup Announced

Pricing has been announced for Toyota’s upcoming lineup of former Scion vehicles. Since Scion, a subsidiary of Toyota, was closed and absorbed by its parent company, their vehicles will be going into Toyota’s 2017 lineup.   2017 Toyota 86 Formerly the Scion FR-S, the 2017 Toyota 86 comes into the market with an improved look and a sportier performance. Toyota has given the 2017 86 a new front end with a next level look featuring LED headlights, a new fog lamp bezel, and a redesigned bumper. A redesigned rear end…

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The All-New Mercedes-Benz AMG E43

During the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mercedes-Benz unveiled their first new high-performance variant to the E-Class: the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG E43. Expected to be available in AutoNation-affiliated Mercedes-Benz dealerships across the nation in early 2017, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG E43 will feature the ultimate in style, high-class comfort, and perfect sports car performance. While this classically-created precision performance machine isn’t available just yet, we do know many of the specifications that it will come with.   2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG E43 Exterior The exterior design of the Mercedes-Benz…

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Head to Head: 2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Mazda6

When it comes to safe and spacious family sedans, both the 2016 Mazda6 and the 2016 Honda Accord fit the bill with ample extras included. Both of these four-door sedans compete equally on the market with other similar vehicles, such as the Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Malibu, and Hyundai Sonata, but how do they really stack up against each other? Mazda has carved out a niche for itself, in terms of a cult following from many owners, because their line-up of vehicles shares in the fun driving experience of…

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Head to Head: 2016 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2016 Scion iA

The number of low entry-cost cars coming into the market keeps increasing, with two newer models going head-to-head in this comparison: the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic versus the 2016 Scion iA. These vehicles join a market filled with the Mazda3, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Nissan Versa, Ford Focus, Volkswagen’s Jetta, and more. While the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic comes in two body-style choices, sedan or hatch, the 2016 Scion iA comes only in sedan. The base entry cost for the Sonic is $14,345 MSRP* with the top of the line trim level around…

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