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AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout – Part Three: And the Winner is…

AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout – Part Three: And the Winner is…

Yesterday we eliminated five cars from the 2014 AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout. That leaves the final three, which are all completely different takes on affordable fun. Weren’t we surprised when the numbers were tabulated and the top cars included not just all-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and front-wheel drive rivals, but a hatchback, a…

AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout

AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout

Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget. When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes.

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

I tagged along for a two legs of MINI Takes the States, an epic cross-country road rally that’s put on by the company. I participated in just two sections of this continent-spanning trip, but that was still enough for me to experience four Midwestern states and some 700 miles of America. But there’s much more…

Small Cars Struggle in Latest IIHS Crash Testing

Small Cars Struggle in Latest IIHS Crash Testing

Only one compact out of a dozen earned a “good” rating in the latest round of testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), with the small overlap crash test proving difficult to protect against.

Should I Buy a Used Toyota Corolla?

Should I Buy a Used Toyota Corolla?

Trouble-Free Commuting Vehicle Overview In 2009 a new Corolla went on sale in North America. Not entirely “new,” the 10th generation Corolla feature carried over mechanics on a newly style body and interior. A staple in the compact car market, Toyota kept to the winning formula of offering a basic car with high reliability and…