There have been three times in my life that I almost bought a compact pickup truck. Continue Reading...
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It’s no secret that the Mazda CX-5 is a favorite among the AutoGuide.com staff. Continue Reading...
Kia built its reputation as an automobile manufacturer that offers content at a discount. One look at the 2015 Kia Forte5 and it’s easy to understand why. Continue Reading...
With the success of last year’s CLA-Class compact sedan coupe, Mercedes-Benz is unabashedly eager to expand its front-wheel drive line-up in America. Continue Reading...
Fiat’s compact crossover debuted this week at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. If you missed it the first time, here’s you chance to get fed on all the details of this cute-ute. Continue Reading...
Fiat is taking another stab at creating a larger 500 variant, but this time, instead of tall wagon thing like the 500L, the company is playing it safe by creating a compact crossover called the 500X. Continue Reading...
Impressive Compact Hatch with a Few Quirks The Focus is an important vehicle for Ford. The compact car category continues to grow and the Focus is a solid seller within the segment. Offered in either sedan or hatchback body styles, the Focus features contemporary styling and a lot of unexpected technology for a compact car. Continue Reading...
In a push to retain strong global sales momentum Ford has restyled its popular Focus compact car for the 2015 model year. It’s on display for all to see at the New York International Auto Show. Continue Reading...
With 290 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will make its North American debut in Detroit. Continue Reading...
BMW’s upcoming 2 Series Active Tourer has been spotted completely uncovered. Continue Reading...
Time flies. It seems like just yesterday we picked up our long-term Mazda CX-5 with a little over 600 miles on the odometer. But it is now nearly half a year later, our three-month evaluation period turned into four months during which time we drove nearly 8,000 miles behind the wheel of the CX-5. Continue Reading...
Like Rolex watches, fine art or mega yachts, people aspire to own luxury automobiles. If they were both offered to you for free, chances are you’d pick a shiny new BMW 5 Series over a battle-scarred 1996 Plymouth Breeze every single time. Continue Reading...
Toyota announced a recall today affecting approximately 10,000 vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Continue Reading...
AutoGuide‘s compact crossover video comparison garnered plenty of attention this week, as we pitted eight of the market’s most popular crossovers against one another. Which one came out on top? Watch the video below, along with our other most popular videos of the week. Continue Reading...
After impressing us during a comparison test earlier in the year, we get our hands on a 2014 Mazda CX-5 for an extended test drive. Over the next three months we will put this vehicle through a barrage of tests and situations to see how well it stacks up during everyday life. The AutoGuide family… Continue Reading...
Volkswagen brought an array of its Golf hatchbacks to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show this year, but what’s known as the Golf Variant in Europe will make it to the U.S. as the 2014 Jetta SportWagen. Continue Reading...
The Dodge Dart is the brand’s newest entry into the compact sedan market, and despite the brand adding a third shift to the Illinois plant where the compact is built, sales slowed down in November. Continue Reading...
Left in the wake of Hyundai’s debunked fuel economy claims, brands that vowed to catch up are unexpectedly well-positioned. As gas mileage lurches to the forefront of many driver’s minds, car buyers are considering which product will be the least thirsty. It’s an issue that easily put Hyundai atop many lists until recently when the… Continue Reading...
“All hail the King of compact cars,” or so the masses of droning Honda Civic buyers might chant as they march in unison with cash in hand. Continue Reading...
Mercedes will integrate pure EVs into its compact line by 2014 and it previewed te product to come today at the Paris Motor Show in the B-Class Electric Drive. Continue Reading...
Buick will introduce new premium features to its Verano compact luxury sedan in 2013, perhaps in an effort to remain competitive against the more youthful Acura ILX. Continue Reading...
Introduced for the Japanese market last December, the Toyota Prius C had only hit U.S. showrooms on March 12. In only its first three days in the U.S. market, the Prius C sold 1,201 units, eclipsing the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf’s complete February sales performance of 1,023 and 478 units respectively. However, demand for the… Continue Reading...
Of the major Japanese Automakers, Nissan Motors has been one of the least affected by natural disasters and the strengthening yen, effectively minimizing exposure to regional risks by erecting facilities overseas. Nissan has announced plans to build another manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes, Mexico, to expand North American production. An investment worth $2.0 billion USD, the… Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz unveiled its second-generation B-Class at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show along with a concept for an E-Cell version of the front-wheel drive compact sport tourer. The new B-Class is almost two inches shorter than the previous version yet has more leg room thanks to a lowered floor. The seats are also more upright but… Continue Reading...