If you're looking for practicality but don't want a crossover, fear not because the 2022 Honda Civic hatchback has arrived. The second body style in the Civic lineup offers additional practicality and is one of the ways you can get a six-speed manual transmission. For the first time, the Civic hatchback will be built in the U.S. at Honda's Greensburg, Indiana facility. Since … [Read more...] about 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback First Look: Now With a Manual!
The 2021 Toyota Corolla isn’t exactly best known for fun. Yes, it sells in massive numbers but its popularity stems from it being incredibly reliable and easy to live with. This current generation Corolla sees Toyota working to change the way you think of its popular compact car especially with a sporty-looking hatchback. Alex’s test vehicle is the 2021 Toyota Corolla … [Read more...] about 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Nightshade Edition Review: The Blacked-Out Treatment
The last generation Honda Civic changed the game in the compact segment, quickly atoning for the missteps of the previous generation. Now, the eleventh generation 2022 Honda Civic has arrived aiming to build on the goodness of its predecessor with a little more maturity and refinement. Alex recently got some seat time in a range-topping Civic Touring sedan in Los Angeles to see … [Read more...] about 2022 Honda Civic First Drive: Still the Benchmark?
Make no mistake that the 2021 Honda Civic Type R remains the king of hot hatches. No other entry in this segment possesses the same level of balance, engagement, practicality, and power. When it first arrived in the U.S. for the 2017 model year, the hottest Civic immediately became an enthusiast’s sweetheart. It was one of the most well-rounded cars under $40,000, making it an … [Read more...] about 2021 Honda Civic Type R: Still the Hot Hatch to Beat
If you're looking at the 2021 Lexus IS 350 and immediately assume it's a new generation compact sedan, think again. This is a heavily refreshed iteration of the outgoing car because it's the same under the skin. The front fascia has been changed with the addition of new LED headlights that now integrate the swoosh into the cluster and a new grille. In the back, you now … [Read more...] about 2021 Lexus IS 350 Review: Lightly Tweaked Under the Skin
Honda has finally shown off the 2022 Civic sedan in all its glory and boy does it look like a miniature version of the Accord. That’s not a bad thing because the Accord is a handsome sedan in its own right. As for the 2022 Honda Civic, the new look adds more restraint yet keeps the car attractive with nice proportions and a low-slung roofline just like its predecessor. This … [Read more...] about 2022 Honda Civic First Look
The Volkswagen Jetta GLI once played second fiddle to the much more beloved Golf GTI. Before, you’d notice the differences between the two because it was so obvious that the one with the trunk wasn’t as fully fleshed out as its legendary hot hatch sibling. That changes for this generation because the Jetta GLI is essentially a sedan version of the (soon to be replaced) Golf … [Read more...] about 2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review: Affordable All-Around Sport Sedan