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 …

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 …

2021 Toyota Avalon Limited AWD
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Is the New Toyota Avalon AWD Worth the Upcharge?

The Toyota Avalon is the brand’s flagship sedan, slotting just below Lexus’ lineup. It enjoys a reputation for reliability and safety, and it’s not uncommon for owners to hold onto their Avalons for close to a decade. However, even after introducing a TRD version, the Toyota Avalon still lacked something: all-wheel drive. But now, in …

2020 Toyota Camry XSE AWD front
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Is the New Toyota Camry AWD Just Spinning Its Wheels?

Although its competitors’ affordable sedans are starting to wither, Toyota’s are seeing regular updates. Both the compact Corolla and midsize Camry received Nightshade editions, although only the Camry got a TRD trim. However, with trucks and SUVs growing in popularity, in part due to their all-wheel and four-wheel drive, Toyota had to keep the Camry …

2020 Lincoln Continental Reserve
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Will Lincoln Listen to Dealer Demand for Sedans?

Nowadays, sedan buyers are facing a shrinking selection. Although Toyota’s and Honda’s sedans are still going strong, Ford and Chevrolet have cut their offerings significantly. Even luxury marques like Cadillac and Mercedes aren’t immune. But there may be some hope for luxury sedan buyers, especially for those buying American. That’s because Lincoln sedans are still …

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE vs 2020 Honda Civic Touring
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Can the Toyota Corolla Keep up With the Honda Civic?

Although Ford and Chevrolet have cut their sedan choices severely, SUVs and trucks haven’t completely killed demand for them. And for sedan buyers, the choice usually comes down between Toyota and Honda. The Honda Civic keeps breaking sales records, but the Toyota Corolla isn’t exactly unpopular. The Corolla was redesigned for the 2020 model year; …

2020 Cadillac CT5
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Cadillac Is Your Best Bet for an American Sedan

Although sedans aren’t dead, they’re very ill. Trucks and SUVs have expanded their market dominance to the point they’re running out of uncovered segments. They’re also the reason why the IIHS is making its crash tests more extreme. Ford’s sedan lineup has shrunk to one model. Chevrolet does offer more; however, it’s Cadillac that offers …

2020 Chevrolet Malibu RS
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Does Chevrolet Still Make a Sedan?

With customers increasingly choosing SUVs and trucks over sedans, some automakers have cut sedans out of their lineups. Ford, for example, is down to just one passenger car that isn’t a Mustang. And Ford isn’t the only US automaker paring down its sedan offerings. GM hasn’t always been the best brand shepard; not even Chevy …

The 2017 Chevy Cruze on display at the North American International Auto Show
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Why the Cruze Is the Worst Chevy Vehicle to Buy

The Chevrolet Cruze is a sporty compact car sold around the world by General Motors. With its stylish appearance and plenty of room inside, it initially seemed like an improvement over previous Chevy compact cars like the Cavalier and Cobalt. Unlike many compact cars, the Cruze has more weight and feels like a safe, solid …