March 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

March 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers
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Spring is here and the U.S. automotive market saw its overall sales rise six percent in March, shaking off the slow start to 2014. Compared to 2013, the seasonally adjusted sales rate has grown from 15.3-million units in 2013 to 16.4-million units and is the best showing since November 2013, and among the highest in… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Worst Vehicles to Drive in a Zombie Apocalypse

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Top 10 Worst Vehicles to Drive in a Zombie Apocalypse
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Ok, so the worst just happened, like something totally NOT GOOD. Perhaps a natural disaster has devastated your country; maybe a virulent disease or food-borne illness is spreading throughout the population; conceivably even the hand of God has reached down from on high and caused an outright nuclear meltdown. Whatever the reason, things are seriously… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Hatchbacks Under $25K

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Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Hatchbacks Under $25K
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Would you believe that you could get a vehicle with a 50-mpg combined rating for under $25,000? Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Yearly Updates Promised By Lead Engineer

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Scion FR-S Yearly Updates Promised By Lead Engineer
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Despite reports of unsatisfactory sales, Tetsuya Tada, lead engineer of the Scion FR-S, Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ took to Facebook to tease new updates to the rear-wheel drive sports-car. Continue Reading...

Miata Madness: Nissan 370Z vs. Ford Mustang vs. Subaru BRZ

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Miata Madness: Nissan 370Z vs. Ford Mustang vs. Subaru BRZ
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Unlike past installments of Ask AutoGuide we’re taking a moment to help one of our own this week. Don’t like it? Well then, how about you send us some car-buying questions then? How’s that sound? In any event road-test editor Mike Schlee could use a new ride. He’s the proud owner of a first-generation Mazda… Continue Reading...

January 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

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January 2014 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers
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Welcome to 2014! Apparently in Chinese Astrology it’s the year of the “wood horse” but let’s hope this timber pony can canter away and carry the auto industry to continuing sales success. Which brands drove away with buckets of cash and which ones took a tumble down the stairs? Let’s take a peek at last… Continue Reading...

10 Awesome Toyota GT 86s from the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon

10 Awesome Toyota GT 86s from the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon
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If you thought the hype in Japan around the Toyota GT 86 and Subaru BRZ would die any time soon, think again. This year’s Tokyo Auto Salon continued to be packed with both makes, as the Japanese aftermarket continues to embrace the platform. Continue Reading...

December 2013 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers

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December 2013 Auto Sales: Winners and Losers
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The numbers are in, figures tabulated and Champaign corks popped. It’s a brand-new year and 2013 is forever in the rear-view mirror. New-vehicle sales for December have finally been reported. Overall deliveries were pretty flat across the board. Roughly 2,600 vehicles separate last month’s performance from the same period in 2012. Cold, snowy weather kept… Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Sedan Might Get Turbo-Hybrid Power

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Scion FR-S Sedan Might Get Turbo-Hybrid Power
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Rumors of a Scion FR-S sedan model have been floating around all year long but now they’re picking up steam, with the latest claiming that the car will arrive in 2016 with a turbocharged engine mated to a hybrid drivetrain.  Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Reliable Cars Under $25K

Top 10 Most Reliable Cars Under $25K
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  In the market for a cheap, affordable vehicle that won’t cause you headaches after a few years of ownership? AutoGuide has compiled a Top 10 list of the most reliable vehicles on today’s market under $25,000 based on data from Consumer Reports‘ 2013 Annual Auto Survey. Continue Reading...

Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2013

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Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2013
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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. Continue Reading...

Toyota FT86 Open Concept Video, First Look

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Toyota FT86 Open Concept Video, First Look
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How do you make an already sporty car even more entertaining? Aside from adding a double-shot of extra horsepower under the hood you can do some other stuff, like cutting the roof off. Toyota has taken a giant can opener to the top of its iconic GT86 sportscar to create the FT86 Open Concept. Continue Reading...

Toyota FT86 Previews a Scion FR-S Convertible… Again

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Toyota FT86 Previews a Scion FR-S Convertible… Again
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How do you make an already sporty car even more entertaining? Aside from adding a double-shot of extra horsepower under the hood you can do some other stuff, like cutting the roof off. Toyota has taken a giant can opener to the top of its iconic GT86 sportscar to create the FT86 Open Concept. Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ SEMA Show Mega Gallery

Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ SEMA Show Mega Gallery
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It may not have been as overwhelming as it was last year, but the Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S were still two of the most popular customized cars on display at the SEMA Show. Continue Reading...

Ford, Scion and Jeep Take Home 2013 SEMA Awards… Again

Ford, Scion and Jeep Take Home 2013 SEMA Awards… Again
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The 2013 SEMA award-winners have been selected, highlighting the vehicles that are seen in the most booths at the show. Surprisingly nothing has changed this year in terms of which vehicles won. Continue Reading...

Supra-Powered FR-S Headlines Scion SEMA Customs

Supra-Powered FR-S Headlines Scion SEMA Customs
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An exciting collection of modified Scion FR-S vehicles are at the 2013 SEMA Show, headlined by a Supra-powered creation by GReddy and Scion Racing. Continue Reading...