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2014 Honda Civic: safe, reliable, fuel efficient

The 2014 Honda Civc

Honda is moving quickly to improve its popular Civic. Its update in 2012 eliminated the cost-cutting complaints about this long-popular model. The 2012 Honda Civic was far from being marginal. Like other Civics, it was safe, reliable and fuel-efficient. But it had a rather bland design, and there were complaints about its handling, steering, ride ... Read More »

PREVIEW: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is all new

The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta has been completely redesigned.

The redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Jetta sedan, which will include a host of interior and exterior upgrades — green technology innovation to design efficiency — will debut at the New York International Auto Show. The show will be held April 18-27 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. The new Jetta’s efficiency has been ... Read More »

2014 Hyundai Sonata: Firmly in family sedan mix

The 2014 Hyundai Sonata has been refreshed.

Now in the fourth year of its current generation, the 2014 Hyundai Sonata is no longer an outsider trying to find a sliver of the market share. The Sonata is well established and holds its own in the crowded pack of family sedans like the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry and Mazda ... Read More »

PREVIEW: 2015 Hyundai Genesis: Elegant, powerful

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis has been redesigned inside and out.

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis, which will debut at dealerships in late April, has been redesigned and will start at $38,000 for the 3.8L V6 and $51,500 for the 5.0L V8 model. Hyundai is touting the upscale sedan as the “the combination of bold design, superb driving dynamics, unmatched standard technology and attractive pricing positions.” Code ... Read More »