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5 Surprisingly Quick Honda and Acura Cars

Hondas and Acuras have historically been known for their reliability and easiness to own and drive. However, they’re not typically known for their speed. Sure, there have been many sporty Honda and Acura models in the past, however, they have always been meant more for a road course or autocross track than a drag strip. …

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Fuel-Saver Flashback: Honda CR-X HF

Taking a look back at the history of Honda’s compact car lineup, it’s easy to see why the brand has garnered such an amazing reputation for achieving stellar fuel economy. During the mid- to late-80s, while gas prices were on the rise and large American cars ran rampant, Honda was producing cars like the CR-X; …

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Fuel-Saver Flashback: 1992-1995 Honda Civic VX

Long before the first hybrid car was introduced in the U.S., manufacturers had to rely on smaller engines and longer transmission gearing to save fuel. During the 1990s, when gas prices were steadily increasing and SUVs started to become popular, Japanese brands like Honda made some of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road. One …

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Fuel-Saver Flashback: Honda Civic Hybrid

At first glance, you might see a Honda Civic Hybrid on the road and think that it’s just another Civic. Technically, that’s what Honda wanted you to think, but that Civic had a little trick up its sleeve. Let’s take a look back at the fuel-saving Civic variant that upped the fuel-economy quotient in Honda’s …

2018 Honda Accord is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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How Reliable Is the Honda Accord?

Even though the Honda Accord is an award-winning car, questions about its reliability are legit. Let’s take a closer look at the Accord’s history and pain points you may want to consider. The history of the Honda Accord Four years ago, the Honda Accord celebrated its 40th anniversary. The first Accord appeared back in 1976. …

2019 Mazda3 hatchback
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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Mazda3: Head to Head

The Honda Civic is one of the most recognizable auto nameplates in recent history. Since its introduction to the North American market in the mid-1970s, Honda has sold millions upon millions of this venerable model. Even as pickup trucks and SUVs become the vehicles of choice for modern consumers, the Civic continues to prove that …

2019 Honda Accord
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Four Best Midsize Cars for the Money in 2020

Crossovers continue to get most of the automakers’ advertising dollars and showroom floor space, but they’re hardly the only vehicles worth considering. In fact, a midsize sedan will suit most consumers’ needs for a new car just fine. And many of them are excellent values, too. The names on this list will be familiar to …

Hyundai shows off their 2020 Sonata Hybrid at the Chicago Auto Show
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10 Cars With Over Forty MPG

Every day there is someone somewhere buying a car. Yes, even now, during this coronavirus quarantine period, someone is going to purchase a vehicle online. For those looking for fuel-efficient vehicles as their primary concern, there is a list below that may prove to be helpful. Search criteria vary wildly for car shoppers. Some people look for the …

2001 Acura Integra Type R
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How the Acura Integra Started the Type R Legend

Some automotive badges have become short-hand for high performance. BMW’s M, Mercedes’ AMG, and Nissan’s GT-R. There’s also Honda’s Type R. In addition to sports cars like the S2000, in the 90s and early 2000s Honda offered stripped-down, souped-up versions of cars like the Civic and NSX supercar. Unfortunately, the US didn’t receive a Civic …

Red 1995 Del Sol Si Vtec
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The Miata and Del Sol Rivalry

Ask an auto enthusiast what a good modern, small, lightweight, open-air, and affordable car would be, and they will probably tell you the Mazda MX-5 Miata. But that was not always the case. The Miata was introduced in 1989. Between then and now, there have been many other competitors. However, the Honda Del Sol was the only real competition. …

Front Passenger Quarter Shot of a 1994 Del Sol
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Honda Made a Mistake Canceling the Del Sol

The Honda Del Sol was canceled in 1997. There would be no replacement for the 1998 model year. Then in 1999, Honda launched the S2000 for the 2000 model year. It was a larger and pricier, full convertible. The S2000 was received well, but it did not have the attraction for people looking for a little, sporty, …

2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe
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What’s the Difference Between a Sedan and a Coupe?

Truck and SUV sales haven’t completely killed off sedans, and that’s partially because lately, sedans have been getting more stylish. The latest Hyundai Elantra and Sonata, for instance, have all manner of creases, folds, and edges. However, just like Mercedes didn’t call its minivan as such, some automakers don’t call their sedans by that name. …