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  • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq EV Review

    It seems that EVs are falling into two categories. One with ranges suitable for most daily commutes and one with ranges mimicking an average family sedan with a full tank of gas. With nearly 130 miles of range the Ioniq EV falls into teh first category with a strong focus on overall EV efficiency. It’s

  • 2018 Toyota C-HR Review

    Whether you call the C-HR a crossover or a hatchback, whether you want to call it a Toyota or reminisce about Scion, the C-HR is unquestionably one of the best values under 172 inches long. The “un-crossover” badge is the result of the American market C-HR not being available with AWD, although for some reason

  • 2018 Kia Rio First Drive Review

    The Kia Rio has a difficult, and oddly conflicting mission in America. As the least expensive Kia, commuter shoppers demand a car that’s basic, reliable and inexpensive to own. On the other hand, a full third of Rio buyers say they are interested in premium features wrapped in subcompact sheet metal. The result is the

  • 2018 Honda Civic Type-R First Drive

    If you’ve always thought that the Civic needed more power and a bigger wing, then Honda has read your mind for 2018 with the all-new Type-R. It also happens to be one of the best hot hatches in America, but can it beat the Golf R or Focus RS? That depends on how much you

  • 2018 Subaru Impreza Review

    The Subaru Impreza has long been one of the least expensive ways to get AWD in America but previous versions struggled when it came to value if AWD wasn’t on your “must have” list. With that in mind, Subaru completely redesigned their compact sedan for 2017 and 2018 tossing in more standard equipment, new entertainment

  • 2017 BMW i3 Range Extender Review

    Some call it a hybrid, some call it an EV. Some have called it a REx, a BEVx, a landmark vehicle in EV production, and others simply call it ugly. Whatever you want to call the i3 it is one of BMW’s most important new cars in California for a variety of reasons. It’s also