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2018 Kia Rio: Video Review and Road Test

With average transaction prices hovering in the mid-$30,000 range, it’s refreshing to know that you can buy a brand-new car for less than $20,000. In fact, there are base models of the 2018 Kia Rio that actually start at less than $15,000. Micah Muzio shows us the value and practicality that this subcompact from Kia has to offer in this Video Review and Read more...

2018 Honda Civic Type R: Video Review and Road Test

The hot hatch segment got a huge shot in the arm with the introduction of the 2018 Honda Civic Type R. This high powered liftback delivers on the attitude it projects through its aggressive aerodynamic package that is punctuated by a huge rear wing. The Civic Type R puts other pocket rockets like the Subaru WRX STI on notice as Micah Muzio explains to us in Read more...

Overview Starting Price: $20,000 (est.) Goes on sale: Summer 2018 Engine: 168-horsepower 4-cylinder City/Highway Fuel Economy: Still TBD Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles Similar Vehicles: Honda Civic Hatchback, Hyundai Elantra GT, Mazda Mazda3 5-Door, Volkswagen Golf Legitimate style backed by legitimate substance A new must-drive Read more...

In bringing the 2018 Kia Stinger to the market, the Korean make is working hard to change its perception in the marketplace. With stunning styling, high performance and a ride tuned by an ex-BMW engineer, the 2018 Stinger has what it takes to shake up the market and go against higher priced vehicles like the Audi A5 Sportback and others. Micah Muzio Read more...

Ford has introduced its redesigned global Focus, a more spacious, tech-filled and connected compact car that the Dearborn automaker will tweak to fit markets across the world. The new Focus will be available in Europe and China this year and in the U.S. in the second half of 2019. Depending on the market, Ford will offer the Focus as a 4-door car, 5-door Read more...

The minicar segment is a small part of total car sales in the U.S. (no pun intended), but those who like the easy-to-park, fuel-efficient nature of this category choose the Chevrolet Spark more than any other minicar. Some of that can be attributed to the ease of connectivity in a car this size and price–for example, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are Read more...

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