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This Week in Car Buying: Top June deals; Inventories dip

Another sign that the market is hitting its peak are the number of deals now available on crossover SUVs. Some of the models are nearing the end of their product cycles, while others are on a new breed of subcompact crossovers that have just recently hit the market. “Low gas prices and changing tastes are pushing SUV sales to record numbers, so for this Read more...

2017 Mini Seven Revisits Iconic Roots

Mini announced a new special edition that pays homage to the iconic small car’s roots in the 2017 Mini Seven. Available in late summer, the Mini Seven will be offered as a package on Cooper and Cooper S versions of the 2- and 4-door Hardtop models boasting exclusive design features both inside and out. The special edition commemorates the introduction of Read more...

Making its world debut in New York, the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza reflects a total remake of this mainstay model, which once again will be available in Sedan and 5-Door hatchback body styles. In addition to a bolder look, new architecture and more efficient powertrain, this generation will offer significantly upgraded comfort/convenience/safety features Read more...

Confirmed for this market nearly a year ago, the 2017 Golf Alltrack rolled onto the automaker’s stand in New York prior to its arrival in showrooms this fall. As VW indicated last spring, this higher-riding, all-wheel drive version of the Golf SportWagen adds visual and functional elements that impart a go-anywhere character that Joerg Sommer, Vice Read more...

Making its debut in New York, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic gets a mid-cycle refresh that endows this subcompact with a bolder Chevy face and more sophisticated technology without sacrificing value. The 2017 Sonic Sedan will be offered in LS, LT and a new Premier model that replaces the current LTZ, while the Hatchback features LT/Premier trims, both fitted with Read more...

Although it provided no details as to timing, a source at Volvo confirmed to KBB that its compact 40 Series will be returning to the U.S. lineup at some point before the end of the decade. Last sold here in 2011, the 40 Series will likely return as an XC40 compact crossover and an S40 Sedan as well as a new version of the V40 Wagon and its higher-riding V40 Read more...