Consumer Reports is well-known for its lists. And in the automotive world that includes standard best and worst lists and more niche areas like best used cars, best sport utility vehicles and best family cars.
Economy class automobiles are like economy class airplane tickets. Sometimes the value outweighs the shortcomings and sometimes it doesn’t. The latter holds true for the 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon. The largest of the Korean manufacturer’s compact cars offers an inviting price, a spacious interior and a solid list of standard features.
In January, 2004, the automotive industry arrived at another unique plateau. For the first time, the average price of a new car in the United States surpassed $30,000. Ironically, it was also only a few years ago, the same amount designated the minimum amount of a luxury car.
With its new design for 2006, the Hyundai Accent is a formidable player in the compact class. It’s bigger, it has more power and it … Read more
Introduced a decade ago, the Kia Sportage was the Korean manufacturer’s second style available in the American market. It had its supporters and critics, and … Read more
Like Hyundai and Kia, the Korean manufacturer Suzuki has accepted the difficult task of trying to infiltrate the sub-compact market dominated by Honda, Toyota and … Read more
A four-wheel drive sports utility vehicle, with plenty of cargo space and easy access would have been the logical choice. Instead, the three of us, … Read more