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2017 Ford Focus Buyer's Guide

With head-turning style and driver-pleasing dynamics, the Focus continues to be an attention-grabber. Created in England under the worldwide One Ford development plan, the U.S. Focus differs only slightly from the European versions in terms of suspension tuning and general performance, yielding brisk responses and a distinctly athletic feel. Sedan versions Read more...

2019 Ford Focus Spied

A prototype of the new 2019 Ford Focus has been spotted testing in Europe. Seen here in hatchback form, the new Focus appears to be a bit larger overall than the current model which had its last major makeover for the 2011 model year. Also coming in sedan form, Ford’s popular compact will be spun from the automaker’s next-gen C2 global platform -- new Read more...

Unveiled at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the 2018 Hyundai Accent rolls onto the scene with a bolder look, enhanced technology and more sophisticated dynamics. Once again offered in 4-door sedans and 5-door hatchbacks, the fifth-generation Accent expands on the high-value formula that has served it well in the past while breaking some new Read more...

Remade from the inside out, the all-new 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT debuted at the Chicago Auto Show with new looks and feel. Heading here this summer in GT and GT Sport form, this newest member of the Elantra family is based on the European i30 model presented last fall in Paris. In addition to its more aggressive overall styling, the recast Elantra GT boasts Read more...

Once ubiquitous hatchbacks are about to make a comeback if they are as handsome and affordable as the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze LT model that recently cycled through our offices here at Kelley Blue Book. Rendered in eye-catching Red Hot paint, this stylish 5-door compact boasts sharply defined character lines, a friendly face that doesn’t go overboard with a Read more...

The old adage "you get what you pay for" applies in spades to the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4, which is among the lowest priced new cars on the market today. What that gets you is a small sedan that embodies many of the attributes of a state-of-the-art 1990s small car. Unfortunately, it's 2017. Zach Vlasuk explains in this Video Review and Road Read more...