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2015 Toyota Prius: great efficiency, but rivals challenging

The Toyota Prius on one of 10 cars Consumer Reports reports is capable of lasting 200,000 miles.

Now a mainstay in the car industry, the Toyota Prius family is ever expanding. It includes five trims of the original hatchback as well as the compact Prius C and Prius V wagon, the largest offering in the hybrid clan. The Persona Series is new for 2015 and adds a half-dozen cosmetic items to the ...

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2016 Hyundai Elantra GT: Refreshed, roomy, rough ride

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT has an optional six-speed automatic transmission.

Joining a competitive segment, the five-door Hyundai Elantra GT debuted four years ago. The 2016 edition has a few upgrades, including bolder exterior and interior styling, re-tuned power steering and an expanded optional technology package. The Weekly Driver Test Drive Seeking its place in the increasingly popular compact hatchback segment, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT ...

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2016 Acura ILX: Strong drive, good luxury value

The 2016 Lexus ILX has optional 18-inch bespoke alloy wheels.

The 2016 Acura ILX is the fourth year of the first generation of the upscale brand’s midsize, entry level luxury sedan. It has been refreshed this year with several interior and exterior updates, including a larger engine and additional safety features. The Weekly Driver Test Drive The updated base 2016 Acura ILX is available in ...

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2016 Mazda 6: Watch out Honda Accord, Toyota Camry

The 2016 Mazda 6 has a sleek exterior profile.

It’s hard to believe the 2016 Mazda 6 marks the 14th year since the manufacturer replaced the Mazda 626 with its current midsize sedan. The current third generation debuted in 2013, and the new offering is packed with considerable improvements — particularly in the highest-level trim. The Weekly Driver Test Drive A five-passenger sedan, the ...

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