Tag Archives: Sedans

2014 Volkswagen Jetta: New engine, better ride

The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta.

The Volkswagen Jetta is an affordable German-engineered compact sedan, which might partially explain why it is VW’s most popular model here. Major improvements for 2014 include a new turbocharged and intercooled 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It has direct fuel injection and replaces a 2.5-liter inline five-cylinder engine ... 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.” 2015 ... Read More »

2014 Volkswagen Passat: Conservative, sturdy, versatile

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat is sturdy and versatile.

The reasonably priced 2014 Volkswagen Passat is among the top German sedans. Successfully redesigned for 2012, the slow-selling Volkswagen Passat was “Americanized” to satisfy desires of motorists here without losing its “German car” appeal. The made-in-America Passat confronts mid-size sedans, such as the Chevrolet Malibu, increasingly popular Ford Fusion, highly popular Nissan Altima, Hyundai Sonata ... Read More »

Review: 2014 Toyota Corolla: Sporty redesign shines

The 2014 Toyota Corolla has been redesigned.

Even the most successful car in history has to eventually change with the times. Meet the 2014 Toyota Corolla. Just in time for the sale of the 40th million iconic compact sedan, the redesigned 11th generation has been unveiled. Available in L, LE, L Eco and S models (and a few variants), the 2014 Toyota ... Read More »