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Abarth 124 Spider v Mazda MX-5 comparison

The fact that both the Mazda MX-5 and the Abarth 124 Spider sports cars exist, side-by-side, is a good thing. In fact, they need each

2017 Honda CR-V review

THE GOOD: The 1.5-liter turbocharged engine is pretty peppy, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on EX trim lines and above. THE BAD: It’s a

Mazda 2 Genki v Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo comparison

Light car sales may be down an alarming 16 per cent this year, but they’re still big business. Here we pitch two of the better

2017 Kia Soul Turbo first drive and review – it’s invigoratingly hamstertastic

In an age of homogenized design, the Soul is unmistakably a Kia and, internally, it’s known as the company’s most affordable “halo car”. It’s the

2017 Ford Escape review

THE GOOD: With available Sync 3, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and a superior suite of driver aid features, 2017 Ford Escape blows the competition away where

2017 Ridgeline Review: Honda’s Suburban Multi-Tool Gets a Do-Over

Honda’s decision to resurrect its multipurpose pickup after a three-year hiatus may be one of the smartest things it’s done lately — outside of finally

2018 Toyota C-HR First Drive

Toyota may be late to the subcompact crossover game, but it’s got a sharp new entry. After appearing in close-to-production trim at the Geneva Motor

Volvo XC60 T6 Review: Mid-Sized SUV Luxury Is a Swedish Specialty

Speak not of demonic driving forces, ardent aero tweaks, or deeply bolstered race seats, for these are the things that make Volvo’s Polestar line of performance

2016 Subaru WRX STI review

THE GOOD: With an all-wheel drive system and 305 horsepower, you can have fun almost anywhere in the Subaru WRX STI. The old-school hydraulic power steering

October 2016 VFACTS : New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

A pair of light commercial vehicles, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, topped the charts in a fairly flat October, today’s industry car sales revealed.

Mazda MX-5 Generations Review : We drive every generation, from NA to ND

I never had posters of the Mazda MX-5 on my bedroom walls as a kid. I had a Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Diablo, and McLaren F1,

Medium wagon comparison : Hyundai i40 v Mazda 6 v Volkswagen Passat

At the risk of flogging the proverbial horse, we often wonder why more people don’t buy mid-sized wagons over medium SUVs. We understand the appeal

Mazda Miata or Fiat 124: Buy This, Not That

From 1966 to 1985, the Fiat 124 Spider was one of the easiest and most popular ways to experience open-topped Italian driving. Over 200,000 buyers worldwide

Mazda MX-5 Miata Review : Grand Touring Roadster Revival

If the Mazda Miata were a Star Wars space fighter, it would be the Rebel A-Wing of the open road. Small, stealthy, and surprisingly swift

2017 Renault Megane Zen and GT-Line Review

 (+) : Exterior design; 1.2 turbo-petrol engine; steering; high-end body control; ownership costs  (- ) : Ride on patchwork roads; no AEB yet, even though

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback First Drive – Smart-driving SUV Alternative

In nature, single celled organisms divide themselves in two as an integral part of their reproductive strategy. At the blackjack table, you double-down on a

Lexus CT200h vs. Toyota Prius: Buy This Not That

For all the attention they get, hybrids and EVs are still in their infancy. Toyota, GM, and Ford have gotten pretty serious about them, while

Mazda CX-9 Review: A Genuine Family Car of the Year Frontrunner

When people point and stare at your car on the highway, mouths all agape and cellphones snapping, you know you’re driving something special. It’s even

Medium SUV Comparison : Hyundai Tucson Highlander v Mazda CX-5 GT v Renault Koleos Intens v Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline

Buyers looking for the perfect medium SUV are faced with a bewildering array of options in what has become Australia’s fastest-growing vehicle segment. This year,

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan : seven things to like about this new mid-sized SUV

The all-new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is exactly what is says on the box –  all-new. But amongst the plethora of new features and extra kit,

2016 Suzuki Vitara Range Review

The 2016 Suzuki Vitara has been a bit of a hit for the Japanese brand – it seemingly has the right blend of pricing, styling

Honda Civic Touring Coupe Review: One Impressive Compact

It’s been a year since we saw the first 10th generation Civic roll off the assembly line in Indiana, accompanied by a Honda rep who goes by “Sushi.” Honda

2016 NISSAN ALTIMA SL REVIEW

HIGHS Solid engine power One of the best continuously variable transmissions on the market Comfortable and quiet Good safety story Excellent value for your dollar

Comparison : Hyundai i30 SR Premium v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina v Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Highline

The ever-evolving small car class is again under the spotlight for this test, with the upgraded Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 here to take on

2016 Ford F-150 5.0L V-8 4×4 vs. 2016 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost 4×4 – Comparison Tests

This article is part of our special feature exploring turbocharged vs. naturally aspirated engines, for which we conducted four head-to-head matchups of turbocharged vehicles and

Mazda CX-9 Azami v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison

If you’re looking for a seven-seat SUV there’s a fair chance the Toyota Kluger would have been on your shopping list at some point –

2016 TOYOTA CAMRY REVIEW

HIGHS Good features for the price Toyota reliability Affordable hybrid option Comfortable and quiet LOWS Could be more exciting without sacrificing any value What is

Hyundai Azera Review: The Low-Profile Luxury Cruiser

Sometimes, stealth mode is the only way to go. Nothing audacious or overly flashy, just simple, snazzy, purposeful, and unassuming. It’s a mantra that illustrates

10 Forgotten Pickup Trucks That Never Made It

It should go without saying that America loves its pickup trucks. There are millions of die-hard Ford F-Series, Chevy Silverado, and Ram fans out there

2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus vs. 2016 McLaren 570S, 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S – Comparison Tests

There is no acceptable way to begin a story about 500-plus-horsepower, $200,000 sports cars and include in the first sentence a reference to that class