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What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

By David Thomas  on July 21, 2014


  Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

By David Thomas  on July 21, 2014

  Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of… Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris, 2008-2010 Scion xD

By David Thomas  on April 9, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 158,000 model-year 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris hatchbacks, 250,500 model-year 2007-2010 Toyota Yaris sedans and 64,000 model-year 2008-2010 Scion xD hatchbacks. The Problem: The seat rails for the driver in all models as well as the seat rails for… Read More

Scion Makes Touch-Screen Standard

By Matt Schmitz  on August 19, 2013

Scion announced this week that its 2014 lineup would get a touch-screen audio system. All models will come with the Scion Display Audio System featuring a 6.1-inch LCD touch-screen, AM/FM/CD/HD Radio, hands-free phone and music streaming via Bluetooth and an… Read More

Scion Series 10 Limited Editions Celebrate Brand's 10th Birthday

By Aaron Bragman  on March 28, 2013

Coming to dealers in June will be special editions of Scion's entire lineup, including the just-announced 2014 Scion tC. Marking the brand's 10th anniversary, the Scion 10 Series editions of the xB, xD, iQ, FR-S and tC will all be… Read More

Scion xB and xD to Be Discontinued

By Colin Bird  on April 23, 2012

Toyota plans to discontinue its iconic Scion xB and the ill-remembered xD, according to Ward's Auto. Scion Vice President Jack Hollis told Ward's that the brand didn't "have plans for a direct xB or xD replacement." Scion, which debuted in… Read More

40 mpg Ford Fiesta, Other Small Cars Flounder

By David Thomas  on December 7, 2010

Automakers quickly turned to small cars when gas hit $4 a gallon in 2008. Folks everywhere downsized, trading in giant SUVs for traditional compacts and the latest subcompacts, like the Toyota Yaris. The trend prompted Ford to bring its best… Read More

Cars.com Podcast: How We Picked Our College-Car Winner

By David Thomas  on September 10, 2010

Last week, we published our latest Cars.comparison that pitted three small cars against each other in a battle for the best pick for those heading to college. In this week’s podcast, editors Joe Wiesenfelder, Kelsey Mays and Mike Hanley discuss… Read More

Cars.comparison: Off-to-College Cars

By Colin Bird  on September 2, 2010

With the start of a new school year, kids across America are packing their things to head back to their far-flung homes of learning. For students who are tired of relying on mom and dad to tow their possessions back… Read More

What Affordable Car Works Best With iPod?

By David Thomas  on July 6, 2010

The iPod — on its own or as part of the iPhone — is the go-to music accessory for most car owners. Automakers have paid attention and integrated iPod connectivity via digital means, namely USB ports. But not every model… Read More

Mileage Challenge 6.3: Final Thoughts

By Joe Bruzek  on July 1, 2010

Tooling around in four subcompacts all day to rack up miles for our latest Mileage Challenge left us with many comparisons between the 2011 Ford Fiesta SES, 2010 Honda Fit Sport, 2010 Nissan Cube Krom and 2010 Scion xD. Some… Read More