Comparisons

2017 Honda Civic Vs. 2017 Kia Niro: Hatchback Comeback

By Mike Hanley and Kelsey Mays on Fri Apr 28 08:00:20 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Though popular overseas, compact hatchbacks are mostly bit players in the U.S., where the sedan is king among car shoppers. However, give a hatchback a few extra inches of ground clearance, all-wheel drive and a different name, and… Read More

2017 Honda Civic Vs. 2017 Kia Niro: Hatchback Comeback

By Mike Hanley and Kelsey Mays on Fri Apr 28 08:00:20 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Though popular overseas, compact hatchbacks are mostly bit players in the U.S., where the sedan is king among car shoppers. However, give a hatchback a few extra inches of ground clearance, all-wheel drive and a different name, and… Read More

Do You Need a Subaru Crosstrek? Or Is the Impreza Enough?

By Aaron Bragman on Mon Apr 17 09:04:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Subaru introduced an all-new Impreza sedan and hatchback for 2017, and now here at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, the new 2018 Crosstrek debuted. It's essentially the new Impreza hatchback given the Outback treatment. Pricing hasn't been announced for… Read More

Ultimate Jeep Head-to-Head: Wrangler Rubicon Versus Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

By Aaron Bragman on Mon Nov 28 09:25:29 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — With the debut of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk earlier this year, we wondered how this newcomer — which purports to offer a ton of off-road ability without sacrificing comfort and everyday civility — stacked up against the… Read More

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs. Audi A4: Compact Luxury Head-to-Head

By Joe Bruzek on Sat Oct 01 05:30:24 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The last time we drove the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4 for a comparison, the C-Class ended up last place in a multicar challenge with five other luxury sedans and scored way behind even the fifth-place-finisher A4. A… Read More

Luxury SUV Face-Off: Jaguar F-Pace Versus Volvo XC90

By Mike Hanley and Kelsey Mays on Tue Aug 09 05:30:06 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Earlier this year, our long-term 2016 Volvo XC90 battled the redesigned 2017 Audi Q7 in a head-to-head comparison and emerged with a convincing win over the German luxury SUV. When another new luxury SUV — the 2017 Jaguar… Read More

Volvo XC90 Versus Audi Q7: Luxury SUVs Go Head-to-Head

By Kelsey Mays and Joe Wiesenfelder on Wed Apr 20 07:00:10 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90 went without redesigns for an automotive eternity: nine and 12 model years, respectively. If cars were houseguests, these SUVs were the in-laws that dragged Christmas vacation into February. Related: Follow Our Long-Term… Read More

Should You Buy a Loaded Toyota Avalon Hybrid or Base Lexus ES 300h?

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Feb 01 06:30:38 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The Toyota Avalon is a borderline luxury car with its high-quality interior and luxury-like exterior styling. But isn't that what Toyota's luxury brand Lexus is for? The 2016 Lexus ES that's based on the Avalon is a legitimate… Read More

Subcompact Hatchback Head-to-Head: Honda Fit and Nissan Versa Note

By Joe Bruzek and Mike Hanley on Wed Nov 11 06:00:45 GMT-06:00 2015

Squint at the Honda Fit and Nissan Versa Note parked side by side and you may find it hard to tell the difference between the two subcompact hatchbacks, especially when both are painted shades of red, like the two we… Read More

What's the Ultimate Minivan?

By Patrick Olsen on Sun Sep 20 23:01:42 GMT-06:00 2015

Many knowledgeable drivers will tell you that minivans are among the most utilitarian vehicles sold today: No other vehicle uses space quite so well. The reality is, many of those who buy minivans buy them fully loaded, and that's why… Read More

Which Minivan Gets the Best Mileage?

By Jennifer Geiger on Sun Sep 20 23:01:21 GMT-06:00 2015

Minivans are family-hauling stars, but where they don't shine as brightly is in fuel efficiency. Large, heavy and V-6-powered, the minivan class gets an average combined EPA rating of 20 mpg. How does that translate to real-world driving? The Ultimate… Read More