2021 Nissan Murano parked in front of an affluent home
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The Most Reliable Nissan Cars

Nissan admits that its models are all over the place right now. But even so, this Japanese car brand still offers some comfortable cruisers. As you shop around, you might wonder: what are the most reliable Nissan cars? We’ve created a list of the most reliable Nissans based on data from Consumer Reports. These ratings indicate how well a …

2021 Crosstrek Sport

2021 Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek: How Outdoorsy Are You?

Subaru is a unique breed because this brand delivers on both comfort and adventure. And if you specifically want a Subie ideal for city-driving, you might be interested in the Impreza or the Crosstrek. Both models have charming qualities, but how would you go about choosing between the two? Driving the 2021 Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek  The Impreza …

2021 Hyundai Tucson driving in the city

2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Elantra: Compact Car or Compact SUV?

Many Hyundai vehicles are honorable. But two of the brand’s most popular models are the Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Elantra. These Hyundais are ideal for everyday drives and offer desirable in-car tech. But how would you decide between a compact car like the 2021 Elantra and a compact SUV like the 2021 Tucson? Driving the 2021 Hyundai …

2020 Ford Fusion Titanium
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Buying a Brand-New Ford Fusion Will Make Your Wallet Cry

It is no secret that the Ford Fusion is going out of production in the U.S. alongside the rest of the brand’s sedans. However, there are plenty of brand-new Fusions sitting in lots across the country. While some deals for the outgoing sedan may be tempting, you may want to wait before pulling the trigger. …

An image of the 2022 Honda Civic Prototype in a studio.
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Don’t Buy the 2021 Honda Civic, Wait for Spring

The arrival of the 2022 Honda Civic Prototype marked some significant changes for one of its most important models. Aside from the obvious visual improvements, the 2022 Civic should arrive with better tech and a redesigned interior. As a result, the new generation is set to be a massive step forward. That leaves the current-gen …

Front seats of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra.
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The 2021 Hyundai Elantra’s Interior Has 1 Major Drawback

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is one of the brand’s most important products. Since the Elantra has to compete with the likes of the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, it has to be great. In this regard, the all-new Elantra is off to a great start, offering sharp aesthetics, powerful engine options, and an affordable price. …

A photo of the Mazda3 outdoors.
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Forget About the 2021 Toyota Corolla, Buy a Mazda3 Instead

If you’re in the market for a 2021 Toyota Corolla and you haven’t given the 2021 Mazda3 a look, you’re doing yourself a disservice. While previous generations of the Mazda were plastic-filled, noisy, and uncomfortable machines, the newest generation is a major leap forward. The Toyota Corolla is a great machine, offering tons of safety …

Blue 2021 TLX A-Spec
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The Most Fuel-Efficient Acura Sedans

When shopping for a luxury sedan, there are many features to pay close attention to. For example, you may need to decide whether or not you want navigation and the premium sound system, or maybe even the head-up display. Interior and exterior colors are important, too, but if you’re going to use the car for …

a red mercedes that is a perfect example of the type of car that is better to buy in a private sale
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These are the Most Complained About Mercedes-Benz Cars

Mercedes-Benz is a luxurious automobile that hails from abroad and graces us with powerful engines and plush interiors. The brand now has a broad price range to include those with pockets a bit more on the shallow side compared to some of the deep pocket models. Pricing ranges from the low $30s to well over …

A Honda Accord on display at an auto show
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These 3 2020 Sedans Have the Biggest Trunks of All

Perhaps you’ve decided not to follow suit with the trend of the masses and upsize to a crossover. If so, you may wonder which sensible sedan offers the most cargo space. Of all the 2020 sedans on the market, not all trunks are created equal. What car has the biggest trunk? Some trunks are large, …

An orange Kia Stinger GTS performs a burnout

What Kind of Cars Does Kia Have?

Kia has managed to redefine the sedan class, even though this market isn’t as popular as it once was. Kia has been killing the sedan game by offering more value and luxury, influencing other carmakers to do the same. So if you’re shopping for a new and reliable car, Kia likely has an ideal choice for you.  2020 …

A silver-gray 1959 Jaguar Mk2 sedan on a damp sunset-lit track
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The Jaguar Mk2: The Classiest Way To Play Cops and Robbers

Sleepers come in all shapes and sizes, but sedans are commonly-featured. Models like the Mercedes-Benz 500E and Subaru Legacy Spec B look little-different from their baser counterparts. Which makes them perfect for robbers looking to hide or run away from the fuzz. And decades before the Lotus Carlton rocketed past British cops, the Jaguar Mk2 …

A black Mercedes 300SEL 6.3 in the desert at sunset with its lights on
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Without the Mercedes 300SEL 6.3, There Wouldn’t Be an AMG

While it’s cutting cars in favor of SUVs and crossovers, AMG is still producing incredibly-fast Mercedes models. For example, the Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 can out-accelerate a Corvette. And in the early 2000s, the E55 AMG was the fastest production sedan on the planet. But, while the tuner’s history contains some oddballs—like a 500-hp minivan—and even …

2021 Lexus IS parked with three windows
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Why Is Lexus Falling Behind the Competition in Luxury Cars?

When you think of luxury cars, one of the first brands that come to our minds is the Lexus. Over the years, they’ve produced some pretty impressive vehicles that ranked high in reliability ratings.  However, the 2020 model has fallen far short of where they used to be. US News & World Report ranked the segment’s small luxury cars, and …

A gray 2020 Cadillac CT5-V driving down the road
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The 2020 Cadillac CT5-V’s Name Lets It Down

Up until now, the V on the back of certain Cadillacs was the equivalent of BMW’s M. It meant not just speed, but handling prowess, too. Unfortunately, much like M itself, some of Cadillac’s latest V models don’t necessarily live up to the badge. The CT4-V is a good example. And although the base CT5 …

A metallic-gray 2020 Mazda6 in the city
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5 Reasons the Mazda6 Is Better Than the Toyota Camry

The mid-size sedan segment is basically ruled by the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord and it has been for years. And while the Mazda6 doesn’t share as much of the spotlight as it’s other Japanese rivals, it still brings a lot to the table via a unique sense of style and refined sportiness. We’ve already …

2020 Toyota Camry TRD side
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2020s Standard Sedans That Make Great Commuter Cars

With the steep depreciation that hits luxury cars and the lack of practicality of sports cars, sometimes keeping things simple is best. For commuter cars, having something standard can be beneficial in many ways. Standard sedans might not have luxurious Alcantara seats or high-tech features, but they do have a lot to offer wrapped in …

A gray 2021 Kia K5 sedan, the successor to the Kia Optima, is slightly ahead of another in this head-on picture of both cars on the road.

Kia Sends the Turbo 2021 K5 GT Sedan Flying

Kia has a new model in its lineup for 2021 called the K5. As part of any vehicle’s debut, one would expect there to be significant marketing to raise public awareness. Kia certainly agrees. Not only has the 2021 Kia K5 been in the press a lot the last few weeks, but it also just …

A gray 2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Spec B
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The Subaru Legacy GT Spec B Was a Sleeper WRX

Flawed dream car though it is, the Impreza-based Subaru WRX has an extensive rallying history and dedicated enthusiast following. However, the Impreza isn’t the only sedan that the automaker modified for some extra performance. But unlike the WRX, the Subaru Legacy GT Spec B was less about standing out than blending in. Subaru Legacy GT …

2019 Genesis G70 sedan drifting around a racetrack
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The Genesis G70 Is What the New Lexus IS Should Be

The 2021 IS’ updates, relatively minor as they are, are welcome. Lexus’ compact sports sedan has fallen behind the competition in some ways. And not just to its main rival, the BMW 3-Series. The Genesis G70 has been making a name for itself as a worthy 3-Series opponent. And arguably, the G70 is what the …

2019 Maserati Ghibli
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These Are the Least Reliable Luxury Cars of 2020

If you’re going to spend a large sum on a luxury car, you don’t want to get stuck with an unreliable model. Of all the cars on the Consumer Reports luxury car ratings list, these are the least reliable luxury cars of 2020. Let’s take a closer look at each of the unreliable 2020 luxury …

Silver 2003 Mercedes E55 AMG sedan driving down the road
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The Mercedes E55 AMG Was the Fastest Sedan in the World

While necessary emissions regulations are starting to thin its lineup, AMG has always offered high-performance Mercedes models. Sedans have been especially well-represented in its history. Today, BMW offers several 600+ hp sedans, and Dodge has one with over 700 hp. And, as Doug Demuro recently explained, it’s thanks to the 2003 Mercedes E55 AMG. How …

1997 Toyota Century V12 sedan
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Toyota Once Made a V12 Luxury Sedan, and It Wasn’t a Lexus

In the US, Lexus has always been the place for Toyota’s most high-end cars. That’s been the case ever since the LS400 made massive waves in the luxury segment. But the brand doesn’t just do reliable luxury. The Lexus LFA, although overshadowed by contemporary supercars, had one of the best naturally-aspirated engines put in a …

1992 Lexus LS400
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The Original Lexus LS400 Was a Luxury Car Game-Changer

Today, Lexus’ vehicles, from passenger cars to 3-row off-road-capable SUVs, enjoy a strong reputation for reliability and comfort. The brand’s vehicles don’t offer features like perfume atomizers or the Rolls-Royce Cullinan’s starlight headliner, true. But then, Lexus started from Toyota, the automaker that created the understated, extremely-exclusive Century. Instead of over-the-top tech, Lexus focused on …

2020 VW Passat R-Line
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Is There Any Reason to Buy a VW Passat Over a Toyota Camry?

The Volkswagen Passat tends to be forgotten about compared to some of the other mid-sized sedans on the market, such as the Toyota Camry. The Camry is one of the best-selling cars in the segment, and there’s even a TRD trim and all-wheel drive available now. But the VW Passat got an update for the …

2019 Toyota Avalon TRD
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Is Toyota Trying to Get Rid of Its Boring Image With the Avalon TRD?

Although Toyota enjoys a reputation as a maker of solid and reliable cars, the company’s image isn’t exactly one of excitement. Especially considering some of its past highlights, like the Celica GT4. But Toyota seems to be actively looking to change that perception. The 86 sports car is getting an update, and Toyota’s TRD division …

2021 Genesis G80
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The 2021 Genesis G80 Should Make the BMW 5-Series Worry

Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury brand, is in the middle of a full lineup blitz. The automaker has already released the GV80 crossover, and it has several more crossovers and SUVs on the way. Genesis is also planning a few more sedans to accompany the G90. Up until now, we’ve only seen a few photos of the …

The Nissan Sentra SR is shown at AutoMobility LA on November 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California
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How Safe Is the Nissan Sentra?

Small and reasonably priced, the Sentra has been Nissan’s flagship compact car for years. It boasts great fuel economy, an easy ride, and best of all, a super-low starting price. But does bargain prices equal bargain safety? The Nissan brand has a reputation for making safe and dependable cars, but how safe is the Nissan …