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Top 5 Reviews and Videos of the Week: 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 53 Balances Frills, Thrills

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 53

High-end cars that try to combine performance and luxury usually end up making compromises and sacrifices toward one or the other — the two don’t mix all that well. Not so with the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 53 sedan recently tested by Cars.com reviewer Brian Wong, however. Despite the car’s disparate goals, Wong couldn’t find it lacking.

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“[T]his is a very dialed-in car,” Wong states in his review. “[T]he powertrain, the suspension and the steering all work in close concert to offer something that can feel elusive in luxury circles these days: fun.”

The big “coupe” from Mercedes joins our countdown of most popular Cars.com reviews this week in the second spot, just behind our review of the 2020 Dodge Charger Scat Pack and Hellcat Widebodies, another set of big, brash four-door cars. If all the horsepower in the GT 53 isn’t enough for you, and you’re willing to skimp a little (OK, a lot) on interior luxury, check out our video review of the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, which comes among this week’s Top 5 videos in fourth place.

Horsepower-focused rides aside, there’s also the usual motley assortment of body styles and price ranges to fill out the field. Check out the top five car reviews and videos of the week below.

Top 5 Reviews

1. 2020 Dodge Charger Scat Pack and Hellcat Widebody Review: Which to Buy?

2. 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 53 Review: The Delightful Intersection of Luxury and Fury

3. 2020 Toyota Corolla Review: Hatchback-Nice With a Trunk and Real Backseat

4. 2020 Lexus RX Review: Just What the Doctor Ordered

5. 2020 Subaru Outback Review: Punching Above Its Weight Class

Top 5 Videos

1. 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye: Drag-Strip Tested

2. 2020 Hyundai Palisade: Review

3. 2019 Compact SUV Challenge: Overview

4. 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Review

5. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Review

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