2014 Ford Fiesta ST Test Drive

?2014 Ford Fiesta: Kinetic design hits North America? Small has recently been getting bigger in popularity, but not necessarily in terms of size. The popularity and influx of ever-smaller cars into the North American marketplace is the big issue and not the size of the vehicles themselves. Several factors are contributing to this increasing trend:…

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2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Test Drive

?2014 Hyundai Elantra GT? A fun, Smart Hatchback The Hyundai Elantra is available in either a popular four-door sedan or Coupe configuration, or as a GT model that appears in a 5-door model hatch format offering something for everybody in the Elantra stable. There?s no turbocharged engine yet for the Elantra lineup, only normally aspirated…

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2014 Ford Fiesta Titanium Test Drive

?2014 Ford Fiesta Titanium: A delightful 5-Door Hatch” Small has recently been getting bigger, but not necessarily in terms of size, but rather in popularity. The popularity and influx of ever-smaller cars into the North American market is actually the big issue, not just the size of the vehicles themselves. There are several contributing factors…

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2015 Honda Fit EX-L/NAVI Test Drive

?Honda Launches 3rd generation Fit for 2015? Honda just launched the third generation of their popular and versatile 5-Door subcompact hatchback. The Honda Fit was first introduced in 2006 as a 2007 model. The 2015 Honda Fit has been completely redesigned and benefits from several unique and innovative enhancements in a highly efficient package based…

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Test Drive: 2013 MazdaSpeed3 Touring

?2013 MazdaSpeed3:? Stellar performance and value? By Arv Voss Mazda?s venerable ?Hot Hatch? first appeared on the scene in 2006, and even before it actually became available in showrooms, driving enthusiasts had already categorized the MazdaSpeed3 as a winner in the front-drive performance car category.? It definitely lived up to that expectation and it has…

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Test Drive: 2012 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatch

?All-New 2012 Kia Rio provides new fuel saving technology? Kia has certainly come a long way since their vehicles were first marketed here on our shores. The Korean automaker is now definitely a force to be reckoned with on all levels of their existing stable. We?ll deal here with their latest Kia Rio lineup….

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Test Drive: 2012 Ford Focus Titanium 5-Door Hatch

?Ford Focus ? All-new for 2012 in two configurations? ? For those nay-sayers who predicted the fall and demise of the once popular hatchback, I can only say ?guess again? folks. The five-door hatchback is back with a vengeance. Let?s face it, five-door hatches are generally mini-wagons that are fun to drive due to their…

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Test Drive: 2012 Hyundai Veloster

?Hyundai introduces the Veloster ? A gateway halo vehicle? Korean automaker, Hyundai is on a roll in terms of appealing new product. Their latest vehicle is the 2012 Veloster, a three-door asymmetrical coupe with a rear hatch. It is intended to be a ?gateway halo? or entry level vehicle for the brand. It is unique…

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2012 Hyundai Accent 5-Door Hatch

??Hyundai bows?with?new?Accent 5-Door Hatch variant? The Hyundai Accent has been around for a while exclusively as a four-door sedan that the EPA classifies as a compact rather than a subcompact. For 0212,?the four-door model continues, but as an all-new vehicle that reflects a?continuation of what Hyundai refers to as its Fluidic Sculpture design language?that generates…

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Test Drive: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic 5-Door Hatch

?Chevrolet?s All-new Sonic: A Top Class challenger? The General Motors Bow-Tie team first displayed its 2012 model Sonic at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this year. The Sonic delivers a youthful and aggressive design in its five-door hatchback that is destined to seriously challenge the likes of Ford?s Fiesta, the Honda…

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