The Ford Fiesta will be redesigned for the 2014 model year. The 2014 Ford Fiesta will have a redesigned front end with a bigger trapezoidal grill combined with upgrades to the interior. The 2014 Fiesta will be officially unveiled in the Netherlands this week. Americans will continue to get the sedan and wagon [...]
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The 2013 Chevy Spark will get 37 miles to the gallon. If that doesn’t sound impressive to you, it’s because it isn’t. The Spark is a tiny car, powered by a super tiny engine, so why doesn’t it match the larger Chevy Cruze and Sonic in mpgs?
The Sonic has received an official EPA [...]
The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT has been announced and revealed by Hyundai. The five-door Elantra GT will start at $18,395 plus a $775 destination fee, $1,700 more than the 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan. Heated seats, fog lights and alloy wheels are all standard on the Elantra GT wagon.
Base 2013 Elantra GTs will have a six-speed [...]
Ford has announced a performance package that will be available for the 2013 Taurus SHO. The 2013 Taurus SHO performance package will have stronger springs and dampers to help it get around corners faster and an upgraded cooling system and brake pads to handle the high heat generated by aggressive or track driving. Another addition [...]
The Subaru Impreza Mitsubishi Lancer rivalry stems from the companies’ competition with rally cars in the WRC, and is in full swing with the Lancer Evolution and Impreza STI. The rivalry may be born of the fire breathing rally cars and live for the most part in the sports cars, but it is still alive [...]
Dodge is finally putting the functional but little loved Caliber out of its misery. Launched with unbelievably bad timing, the Caliber mimics the large SUVs that have had a bullseye on their backs, especially with small-car-inclined buyers, since the fuel economy woes of the past few years started. While the Caliber’s wagon configuration and [...]
The Fiat 500 has captivated Americans with its ultra-compact size and heavy dose of style, two things that don’t normally go together. Now, Fiat is going to try to captivate a different sort of American by releasing the Fiat 500 Abarth in the U.S. The 500 Abarth is a high performance version of the stylish [...]
The 2012 Chevy Sonic is all new for 2012 to take on the small car segment where its predecessor the Aveo failed. The 2012 Honda Fit is one of the most established (and therefore most due for a refresh) small cars on sale right now. So how do the two compare? Common knowledge says [...]
Want a small car that’s great on gas but also in posession of enough grunt to allow safe merges onto the highway? Hate the idea of joining the ‘I don’t give a flying rat’s rear about cars, just give me something that will get me to work” crew that swarms the Toyota and Honda dealerships [...]
It’s a pretty common problem: you want an SUV, but can’t really justify sub 20-mpg fuel efficiency. You don’t need thousands of pounds of towing and hauling capacity, but want a tall, comfortable, capable vehicle. Luckily for you, the car companies have figured that a lot of people want good gas mileage with [...]