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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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2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Test Drive

Introduced at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Honda Accord Hybrid wowed spectators with its combination of luxury and fuel efficiency. In 2015, the Honda Accord Hybrid continues to impress drivers with even more upgrades in battery technology, interior comfort and impressive design. The Accord Hybrid was listed as Kelly Blue Book’s 10 Best Green Cars list for the second year in a row for 2015 and we wanted to take a closer look with a full review. The 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid starts at a base price of…

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2015 Mazda Mazda3 Test Drive

The 2015 Mazda Mazda3 is available as both a 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback. Competing against cars like the Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra, the Mazda3 is arguably one of the best vehicles to pilot in its segment. Its engaging handling and comfortable interior are complimented by one of two fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engine options: a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine in Mazda3 i models and a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine in Mazda3 s models. For 2015, the Mazda3 s can now be purchased with a 6-speed manual transmission. A 6-speed…

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2015 BMW M5 Test Drive

Three decades ago BMW did something fun. The company grabbed hold of its mild mannered 5-series sedan and stuffed it with a version of the straight-6 engine found in the original BMW M1 super car. Power was rated at 286 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque, and aside from being able to haul your family around in all day comfort, the BMW M5 was also quick enough to keep pace with sports cars costing much, much more. Over the years the M5 has also garnered a reputation for being one…

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