• 2016 Hyundai Tucson vs 2016 Mazda CX-5: Having More Choices is a Good Thing [Review]

    2016 Mazda CX-5 vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson

    Photos by Derek Mau Two compelling alternatives in the very competitive compact crossover segment With the economy on stable ground and gas prices remaining low, Americans are buying more and more SUVs. 2015 sales were up almost 25 percent over 2014 and compact crossovers are leading the charge. The Honda CR-V, Toyota

    Chevy Sonic, Spark jump into top four in June subcompact car sales; Versa tops Soul

    Two Chevys and a Kia skyrocketed to near the top of the list for subcompact car sales in June. The Chevrolet Sonic and Spark went from the middle of the pack to being the third and fourth highest selling subcompact cars, respectively, while the Kia Rio, which also was in the

    CR-V leaps into compact crossover sales lead in June, RAV4 tumbles

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    The Toyota RAV4 has been the sales leader in the compact crossover segment all year long, but in June, the leader fell down to fourth place as the Honda CR-V leapt into first. The RAV4 didn't have a bad month by any means. Sales are up more than 10 percent over

    Civic keeps rolling on, takes compact car sales crown again in June

    2016 Honda Civic

    Honda did something very right with the new Civic, and customers agree as it again took the compact car sales crown in June. The Civic, which has had strong sales all year, was up nearly 11 percent over June 2015 and is up nearly 20 percent for the year. It narrowly

    Camry keeps monthly sales lead despite weak June; Altima jumps into second [Sales Report]

    2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Toyota's ubiquitous Camry kept the midsize car sales lead - and the overall sales lead, too - despite a weak month as sales dropped 13 percent from last year. The Camry had a comfortable 2,000-sale lead for June and has a very comfortable 27,000-sale lead for the year. Both leads are

    2017 Hyundai Elantra vs 2016 Honda Civic: The Compact Sedan Is All Grown Up [Review]

    2016 Honda Civic vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra

    Photos by Derek Mau Compared to 20 years ago, the current crop of compact cars seem almost opulent, offering the kinds of options and features that were once only available on luxury sedans. With smaller sub-compacts filling the role of the entry-level vehicle, the compact sedan has grown in size and

    Hyundai Tucson only compact crossover to pass IIHS passenger small overlap test

    2016 Hyundai Tucson

    Drivers in the market for a compact crossover who want protection for themselves as well as their front passenger may want to consider buying the 2016 Hyundai Tucson. A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that the Tucson was the only small SUV out of seven studied

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