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2017 Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla keeps us humble. Not only when we’re driving one—that would keep anyone’s ego in check—but when we think about the lowly Corolla being not just the best-selling compact car in America, but the best-selling automotive nameplate of

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2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Our multiple encounters with Chevrolet’s second-generation Cruze sedan have been entirely cordial. It placed third in a recent five-car comparison test, in which the modest compact pleased us with its quiet cabin and good looks, as well as its overall

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2017 Lincoln Continental

A brand named after a beloved American president—and which once supplied cars to presidents—is now looking to China for salvation. Following Buick’s proven path, Lincoln sees the Middle Kingdom and its swelling ranks of status-obsessed nouveaux riches as the ladder

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Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR with Performance Tires

The formula is simple: Put stickier performance tires on any vehicle and you can generally see its cornering grip go up and its stopping distances go down. Such was the case with this Range Rover Sport SVR, which we put

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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Italian-ness. We know it when we see it, and when we don’t, it is often in a Fiat Chrysler product. When stepping into a Maserati Ghibli only to find a Chrysler touchscreen and switchgear, for instance, we get the sinking

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid

When the first Chrysler minivans hit the market in 1984, they revolutionized family transportation. The front-wheel-drive vans offered car like ride and handling in a compact shape that preserved a lot of the space and practicality of larger vans and

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2017 Volkswagen Golf

In just a few weeks, Volkswagen will launch a face lifted version of its seventh-generation Golf—but the makeover will be so modest that you may not notice it at first glance. Big aesthetic changes or not, anyone in the market

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2017 Audi R8 Spyder

Audi’s racy R8 seems like a fixture among supercars, but it’s easy to forget that the R8 is a relative newcomer. Indeed, the second-generation car only recently launched in coupe form, and the initial coupe version is now joined by

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2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

Bragging rights among hybrids often come down to a matter of just a few miles per gallon in the EPA ratings. It seems like a somewhat arbitrary metric given the old “your mileage may vary” disclaimer, but fuel economy is

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2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO

Every generation of the Nissan Sentra since the early 1990s has sprouted a sporty variant. Most of these hotted-up small cars have worn the SE-R badge, a name that earned a fair share of credibility after the B13-generation Sentra SE-R

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