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2016 Mazda2 Spotted in Europe, Dressed for Easter

2016 Mazda2 Spotted in Europe, Dressed for Easter

A redesigned version of the spunky little Mazda2 was spotted frolicking in Europe. The car was dressed in a festive zebra pattern, but not because Easter is nearly here; it’s so we can’t get a good look. Still some information about this 2016 model can be gleaned.

Chevy Spark vs. Ford Fiesta vs. Honda Fit

Chevy Spark vs. Ford Fiesta vs. Honda Fit

We’re thinking small on this week’s installment of Ask AutoGuide, where value reigns supreme. Are cheap and cheerful mutually exclusive traits or can they really coexist in an automobile? We aim to find out and help one faithful reader in the process.

Mazda Hazumi Concept Bounds into Geneva

Mazda Hazumi Concept Bounds into Geneva

Small cars are BIG, especially in places like Europe where space is at a premium. Foreshadowing an upcoming next-generation subcompact model the folks at Mazda revealed their Hazumi Concept here in Geneva.

Volkswagen Polo Range Updated for 2014

Volkswagen Polo Range Updated for 2014

Volkswagen will reveal a quartet of subcompact Polos at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. Naturally fuel efficiency is a top priority with these models but the company hasn’t forgotten about performance.

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Ford Fiesta Five-Door SE

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Ford Fiesta Five-Door SE

Smaller is better. Obviously this isn’t true in every situation but for many drivers a compact or sub-compact car will meet their needs just as nicely as a midsize sedan or even some crossovers. After decades of neglect, automakers have finally started to share some of their excellent B-Segment offerings with American motorists. If you’ve…

Most Watched Videos of the Week: January 5 – January 12, 2014

This past week, Lexus revealed its RC F sports car, which will make its official debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Automotive enthusiasts didn’t have to wait for the show to kick off however, as we got a first look video of the RC F at AutoGuide.com. Our other most watched videos of the week…

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Toyota Corolla S

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Toyota Corolla S

  There are all sorts of creative ways to transform something boring into something exciting – here’s one: adding grizzly bears to baseball! Sadly, Toyota didn’t really capitalize when it comes to sprucing up its Corolla S, which is advertised as the sportier model of the affordable Japanese compact car, but really isn’t.

2014 Kia Rio Sedan Priced From $14,600

2014 Kia Rio Sedan Priced From $14,600

Kia has announced that its 2014 model year Rio sedan will be priced from $14,600 including destination while the hatchback will cost $100 more at $14,700.

Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2013

Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2013

It’s that time of year again; time for extended families to cram together around an all-too-small table, eat themselves into a food coma, argue over football and be told by countless relatives how they should be living their lives. Yup, it is time to give thanks.

Consumers Turned Off By High EV Prices

Consumers Turned Off By High EV Prices

Electric vehicles face many hurdles compared to their conventional, internal-combustion-powered counterparts. Consumers are generally unfamiliar with them plus they have range-related issues, but that’s not all; pricing is also a problem for new-vehicle shoppers.

Honda S660 Concept Proves Small can be Awesome

Honda S660 Concept Proves Small can be Awesome

Hummer H2 owners may disagree, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with driving a small car. Injecting some excitement into this part of the market Honda unleashed a sporty open-top mini model here in Tokyo.

Kia B.R.A.K.E.S For Teen Drivers

Kia B.R.A.K.E.S For Teen Drivers

Kia has teamed up with B.R.A.K.E.S., a pro-active youth driving school to teach teens and their parents about the importance of responsible motoring.

Top 10 Least Reliable New Cars: The 2013 Edition

Top 10 Least Reliable New Cars: The 2013 Edition

If you’re shopping for a new car and reliability is at the top of your list of priorities, you might want to avoid the following vehicles found on this top 10 list. Based on Consumer Reports‘ reliability studies and surveys, these are the top 10 least reliable new cars on the market right now with the…