The most popular cars in Europe tend to be small, fun to drive and luxurious for their size — not necessarily in terms of high-end features, but in the design and quality of their interiors, and the sophistication of...
For 30 years, the term “town car” broadly referred to a big, cushy luxury sedan, often chauffeured and painted shiny black. But the ubiquitous sedan that lent its name to that genre — the Lincoln Town Car – was discontinued...
When Honda last redesigned its Odyssey minivan, for the 2011 model year, the automaker threw out the old van's familiar boxy shape. That new Odyssey was lower and wider, boasting an aggressive, hunkered-down stance and an unusual window-line that...
For most cars, it’s tough to make a giant leap in fuel efficiency. Automakers have been carefully calibrating their cars engines, transmissions, weights and aerodynamics to inch up their gas mileage, but progress tends to be incremental. The exception...
It's not easy to find a more fuel-efficient car than a Prius. Toyota's gas-electric hybrid is now in its fourth generation, and its EPA ratings have climbed with each new iteration. Most of today's Priuses are rated for a...
Most D.C. drivers aren’t looking to buy an SUV that measures 17.5 feet from nose to tail even in its “short-wheelbase” version. Even fewer are likely to want the extended-length variant that’s 12 inches longer. But some do. Full-size...
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a notable sports car that's truly fun to drive even in a congested city. Super-quick steering and an eager but not overly powerful engine can bring joy to even everyday conditions, and you don't...
Visit Rome today, and you'll probably encounter more Jeeps than the Italian capital has seen since 1945. Most of these are the subcompact Renegade, a spunky, boxy little crossover that's filled with reminders of Jeep's World War II heritage...
To many Americans, a small car isn’t a luxury car. Why pay a lot of money for something small when you could buy something big? Northwest residents, though, have benefited greatly from the explosion of small luxury crossovers. These...
Most of today’s subcompact crossovers are brimming with personality. There are sporty models like the Fiat 500X, Nissan Juke and Mazda CX-3. There are rugged ones like the Jeep Renegade and Subaru Crosstrek. And there are those that make...

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