Category Archives: fuel economy

2019 Nissan Altima – First Drive

Nissan has completely re-done the Altima for 2019. Now after 25 years on the U.S. market Nissan still sees a place for the Altima in its lineup. Even as many folks jump into SUVs, sedans still strike a cord with … Continue reading

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta – Drive Report

A modified 2019 VW Jetta went 210.16 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats, setting a new record in the SCTA Blown Gas Coupe class. I drove a new, stock 2019 VW Jetta across lower Michigan and got 43 mpg, beating … Continue reading

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2018 BMW X2 – Drive Report

BMW added another Sport Activity Vehicle to their X-Series lineup with the new 2018 X2 xDrive28i. Based on the same platform as the more utilitarian X1, the X2 is very car-like. So much so, I want to refer to it … Continue reading

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2018 Hyundai Accent – Drive Report

The Hyundai Accent has been updated for 2018 with a more stylish look and new features and equipment. The Accent is a very affordable compact car and budget-constrained buyers should give it a good look. Also, it’s a great choice … Continue reading

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2018 Toyota Prius c – “c” is for City

Although the Prius c has to do battle with a range of less expensive but newer and nicer subcompact sedans, with the latest safety tech now available this car might just be a good choice for that new teen drive … Continue reading

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2018 Mazda6 Signature – Drive Report

 New for 2018 on the Mazda6 is the power we’ve been wanting plus more comfort and refinement. The 6 is now offered in an expanded model range with a 250-HP turbo 2.5-L available on the upper trim levels. A new … Continue reading

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2018 Honda Accord – Drive Review

The entirely new 2018 Honda Accord was named the 2018 North American Car of the Year. For 2018, the Accord is completely redesigned from the ground-up. It has a longer wheelbase but is a touch shorter overall, as well as being … Continue reading

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