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  • More is More: Ten Roomiest Sedans on Sale in 2020

    These are the ten roomiest sedans on sale in 2020.

    These Spacious Sedans Impress With How Much Cargo They Can Carry

    — by Manuel Carrillo III

    "I need my space." Have you ever heard those words? They're usually the antecedent to a breakup, but they could also be the precursor to an SUV purchase. One of the several reasons light trucks and SUVs are so popular right now with 70-percent market share is because they can carry more stuff than sedans.

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  • Reid All About It: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

    The Alfa Romeo 4C is the definition of a minimalist sports car.

    The Alfa Romeo 4C is the Definition of a Minimalist Sports Car

    — by Andy Reid

    Every once in a while, a manufacturer decides to design a car that, from the very start, is set up to be a future classic. Cars like the Porsche Carrera GT and the Lexus LFA are great examples of born-to-be classics, and sadly, they’re both quite expensive.

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  • Fuel-Sipping Family Car: Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

    The Hyundai Ioniq is designed to compete directly with the Toyota Prius.

    The Ioniq Hybrid Isn’t Just About Efficiency, it’s the Complete Package

      — by Jeffrey N. Ross

    Hyundai launched its hybrid hatchback for the 2017 model year, and the lineup has since grown to include the Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid and Ioniq Electric, giving Hyundai a broad product mix to compete against other hybrids, plug-in hybrids and EVs.

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  • Rugged Ragtop: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

    On Road and Off, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is an Impressive Rig

      — by Derek Shiekhi
     
    The latest Jeep has all of the Wrangler DNA we've loved for decades — the round headlights, the seven-slot grille, the two-box design — in a slicker, more modern form. It's both familiar and fresh at the same time.
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  • Lexus LS 500 vs Mercedes S 560: Which Luxury Sedan is Best?

    It's time for this week's video: Lexus LS 500 vs Mercedes S 560! In this corner, we have the Lexus LS 500. It’s latest incarnation of the luxury sedan Lexus challenged Germany with three decades ago, and it gets a long awaited update for 2019.

    Next, we have the Mercedes S 560. A rolling illustration of German opulence, and an undisputed benchmark in the automotive world, this year’s model arrives mostly unchanged.

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  • Exceeding Expectations: 2020 Nissan Sentra SR

    The Nissan Sentra delivers fantastic bang-for-the-buck.

    In the Areas That Matter Most, the Sentra Delivers Fantastic Bang-for-the-Buck

      — by Andrew Chen
     
    Just a few short weeks after the global debut of the all-new 2020 Sentra, Nissan hosted an exclusive first-drive opportunity along the coast of Southern California, and AutoNation Drive was among the first in the world to experience the ground-up re-imagining of this storied compact sedan.
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  • 2019 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Which is Best?

    Honda and Toyota both have loyal fans, and this is a touch choice. So lets see who comes out in the Honda Pilot vs.Toyota Highlander battle!

    In this corner, we have the 2019 Honda Pilot. As the biggest crossover in the company’s stable, it’s what Civic fans long for once they have kids. Next, we have the 2019 Toyota Highlander. It’s good there can’t only be one, because these are popular, and everyone sharing would be impractical.

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  • 2019 Honda Accord vs Nissan Altima: Which is Best?

    This week it's Honda Accord vs Nissan Altima!

    In this corner, we have the 2019 Honda Accord. It’s a mainstay of Honda’s lineup, and in recent years, it’s become something of an undercover performance car. Next, we have the fully redesigned 2019 Nissan Altima. Base models got a power bump, along with more standard creature comforts, and all-wheel drive is now available.

    Both the Honda and the Nissan are mid-size sedans thriving in the crossover era, meaning they’re both solid choices. So let’s compare engines, interiors, standard features, and pricing Watch the video to…

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  • Crossover Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester

    When looking at the Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester, it's clear two very different design doctrines have made for two very different crossovers. That said? We've enjoyed our time with both.

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  • Staff Picks: The Best SUVs We Drove in 2019

    Staff Picks: The Best SUVs We Drove in 2019

    Buying an SUV Doesn’t Mean You Have to Pass Up Performance

    — by AutoNation Staff

    Sport utility vehicles have come a long way. No longer are they warmed-rigs work rigs that bounce over bumps and steer like a battleship. In fact, there are loads of good offerings if you’re looking for an SUV that’ll haul more than cargo. Check out this list to read about some of our favorites.

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