A black 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX hatch on a backcountry road
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Next Toyota-Subaru Collab Might Be an AWD Hot Hatch

Automaker collaborations can lead to interesting vehicles. The modern Supra, for example, is the result of BMW and Toyota working together. And it’s because Toyota joined forces with Subaru that we have the 86 and BRZ. But new rumors suggest the two Japanese automakers aren’t done with their partnership. We’re hearing whispers that Toyota and …

A white 1957 Fiat Nuova 500
Sedans & Coupes

Why Are Classic Fiat 500s Worth More Than Some Modern Ones?

As the owners of air-cooled 911s can attest, classic cars sometimes loom large against their modern descendants. Sometimes the looming is more about a car’s ethos, as seen with the E30 BMW M3. Other times, though, the vintage model can eclipse its newer counterpart in market value. Such is the case with the Fiat 500—specifically, …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2021 Toyota Corolla Might Surprise You

The Toyota Corolla is a benchmark Toyota car. Now, we have the 2021 Toyota Corolla presenting with some new trims, or ‘grades,’ as the Toyota press videos call them. There is an all-new special edition called the Apex, as well as the spunky hot hatch Corolla. In fact, with a reputation for being a basic …

sideview of a beige Honda Civic 2004 model year with mountains in the background
Sedans & Coupes

The 2004 Honda Civic Is a Simple Daily Driver

New cars are fun and exciting. But sometimes you just don’t need all those bells and whistles. For many drivers, something that they can pay cash for right out of the gate and get from one place to another with relative ease and reliability is all they seek. The 2004 Honda Civic is a simple …

Toyota Corolla compact hatchback car on display at Brussels Expo
Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Just Might Surprise You

Toyota is well known for its attractive, reliable vehicles. Even better is the fact that Toyotas are also affordable. Now the Japanese automaker is looking to add fun to its lineup the new Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Kelley Blue Book reviewed this newest addition to the Corolla lineup, and they were highly impressed. The 2021 Corolla …

Hyundai Accent Hatchback on display
Autos

The Hyundai Accent Hatchback is Better Than You Think

If you want a reliable hatchback, then consider the Hyundai Accent Hatchback. It’s proving itself in terms of quality, value, and dependability. Check out why the 2017 Hyundai Accent Hatchback deserves a chance to go home with you.  The 2017 Hyundai Accent Hatchback  While there is a 2020 Hyundai Accent that starts around $15k, it’s …

2020 Mazda Mazda3
Sedans & Coupes

Is Turbo for the 2021 Mazda3 Really a Good Thing?

We’ve heard the hype and entertained the rumors. Mazda may be giving its 2021 Mazda3 and its hatchback version a turbo option. If anyone has wondered what might make the Mazda3 and Mazda3 hatchback better, there is a good chance they thought about turbo power. Turbocharged makes everything better, right? Not always. Let’s speculate a bit …

2019 Mazda3 hatchback
Sedans & Coupes

The 2019 Mazda3 Is a Great Used Car

If you are shopping for a new compact car and you want a lot for your money, the Mazda 3 may be a great fit for your needs. It also comes as a fun little hatchback with an available manual transmission. A compact sedan that was entirely new for the 2019 model year, this Mazda …

Cars

Worst Wagons of 2020

Wagons are the perfect medium between a compact car and an SUV. They are quickly becoming more and more popular. We’ve already been through Consumer Reports‘ best wagons of 2020, so it only makes sense that we would also write up a list of the worst wagons of 2020 as well. Anyone looking for a …

Kia Soul X-Line driving on dirt trail
Cars

Battle of the Hatchbacks: Kia Soul vs. Toyota Corolla HB

The hatchback car body style used to be seen as stuffy and boring. Now, thanks to modern styling, hatchbacks are chic and can make a bold statement. They are also pretty affordable. Two of the coolest hatch-type cars in 2020 are the Kia Soul and the Toyota Corolla hatchback. So, which one should you choose? …

Should I Buy a Subaru Impreza?
Cars

Should I Buy a Subaru Impreza?

For a compact car, the 2020 Subaru Impreza is pretty solid. Its safety ratings make it a stand out and the fact that it comes standard with all-wheel drive makes it an even more compelling option. You have two body style options for the Impreza: the sedan which starts at $18,695 and the hatchback which …

A silver Ford Fiesta ST displayed at an auto show.
Cars

Can You Daily a Ford Fiesta ST?

Ah, the perennial question posed by countless car enthusiasts across automotive forums far and wide. The TL;DR answer (that’s shorthand for “Too Long; Didn’t Read”): Yes, but it depends on your lifestyle. If you’re considering a Ford Fiesta ST for your daily driver, then read on to determine whether or not this feisty five-door is …

A blue first-generation Ford Fiesta ST displayed at an autoshow.
Cars

The Ford Fiesta ST Will Be a Future Cult Collectible

Certain neoclassical cars inspire such passionate, some would say borderline obsessive devotion from their loyal fan base that they achieve cult car status —the Porsche 911, VW Beetle, and Mazda MX-5 Miata immediately come to mind. Cult cars exude charisma, style, and offer a distinctive driving experience that sets them apart from more mundane motor …

2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring
Cars

2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2020 Honda Civic: What’s the Better Value?

The Honda Civic and Volkswagen Jetta are two of the oldest nameplates in the compact car category. Now in its tenth generation, the Honda Civic boasts new technological features along with the tried-and-true fuel economy and reliability we have come to know and love. The Volkswagen Jetta is in its seventh generation, having gone under …