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2017 Kia Forte REVIEW

Kia is a brand on the rise; like its big brother Hyundai, it is carving out a bigger slice of the consumer market every year by offering unexpected refinement, impressive features and an outstanding warranty. Redesigned for 2017, the Kia Forte is even better equipped to take on the leaders in the compact sedan segment, and in doing so makes a stronger case for itself than ever. Those looking at cars like the Ford Focus, Mazda3, or even the venerable Honda Civic should take some time to consider the 2017 Forte. Its new styling resembles that of the midsize…

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2018 Toyota Camry REVIEW

Starting Price: $24,380 | Price yours Above Average: Reputation, resale value, comfort, ease, standard safety Below Average: Lack of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Consensus: Still just as comfortable, with a new sense of driving spirit    Totally redesigned for 2018, is Toyota’s midsize sedan now officially an extrovert? The Camry’s rock-solid reputation for quality and value have long been enough to attract hundreds of thousands of buyers every year, but some shoppers are looking for a little more personality. Now they can have it all. Not only is the boldly styled eighth-generation 2018…

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta Buyer’s Guide

The European Sedan of Mainstream Compact Cars The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is the most affordable European sedan in America. Developed to the highest public road standard in the world — there are still long stretches of German autobahn with no speed limit — the Jetta has the solid chassis, firm feel and decisive responses required for an environment where triple-digit fast lane speeds aren’t unusual. Behind the Wheel From our 2017 Volkswagen Jetta review: “Aside from invigorating engines, we appreciate the Jetta’s responsive steering and brakes, and smooth transmissions. Jettas have a taut…

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2017 Chevrolet Cruze Buyer’s Guide

A Quiet and Comfortable Compact Sedan The Cruze is the best compact sedan Chevrolet has ever offered, and a solid contender in a highly competitive class. The second-generation Chevrolet Cruze is larger, lighter and more fuel-efficient, and will soon be available as a hatchback. The restyled model has attractive new looks, well appointed interiors and advanced connectivity options. Driving It From our 2017 Chevy Cruze full review: “The last-generation Chevy Cruze built a reputation for a quiet, comfortable and composed ride, and the new car upholds that tradition. However, it also adds quite a bit…

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2017 Subaru Impreza Buyer’s Guide

All New For 2017, and Dressed to Impress The Subaru Impreza has been totally redesigned for 2017 with new styling, a more upscale, comfortable and quiet interior, and improved steering and suspension. Offered as a sedan or a hatchback, Subaru’s compact car stays true to the brand’s trademark values of safety, sporty dynamics and standard all-wheel drive, all at a starting price that’s just a hair above $19,000. Driving the Impreza “Compared to its predecessor, the first thing you’ll notice about the 2017 Subaru Impreza is the quiet, a credit to the…

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his 1989 FBI Surveillance Van Is Your Next Ride

Ever wanted your own rolling spy van? Ginter Senfeldas, a North Carolina resident, is selling a 1989 Dodge Ram 350 he purchased at a police auction. With a little more than 23,600 miles on it, this vehicle seems to be in decent condition for its age—just minor rust and dents, and no cracks in the windshield. Senfeldas shows us his van in a video he uploaded to YouTube. The interior shows how this old police vehicle differs from your everyday Dodge Ram. It’s packed with video and audio recording equipment, TV monitors,…

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Yep, Lyft Is Working Towards Autonomous Cars Too

Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service said it will open its network, inviting automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers in their self-driving vehicles and gather data. It may even share computer software and sensor technology. Raj Kapoor, the company’s chief strategy officer, says Lyft is pursuing the open strategy as a way to bring the environmental…

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