2016 Honda Civic Steps Over Camry – Finally Takes Crown!

This has been a long time coming, and in April it has finally happened: the 2016 Honda Civic has become the best-selling sedan in the US market, beating long-time leader Toyota Camry by almost 1,300 units. Overall, the Camry still holds a lead of over 8,000 units against the Civic in the perspective of year-to-date Read more about 2016 Honda Civic Steps Over Camry – Finally Takes Crown![…]

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback – New Type R In Hiding

Whether or not the 2017 Honda Civic hatchback would be able to approximate the kind of success attained by the sedan model is up for debate. The prototype, which is to undergo minimal changes in heading to production, was revealed in March at the Geneva Auto Show. And since then, there have been several sightings Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback – New Type R In Hiding[…]

2017 Subaru Impreza: Can Sedan Finally Rival Hatch?

The clamor from fans demanding for Subaru to offer a five-door hatch version of the Subaru WRX STI is enough indication that there is not enough love for Subaru sedans, and this applies most aptly to the Impreza nameplate. After introducing a revised design language for the Impreza, Subaru intends to achieve a balance between Read more about 2017 Subaru Impreza: Can Sedan Finally Rival Hatch?[…]

2016 Honda Accord: Surprise Winner Over New Civic

According to 2016 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards, there are seven different categories of vehicles that feature some rather expected winners. It isn’t a revelation that the Tesla Model S is the Best Electric Car, plus anything other than the Volvo XC90 as Best SUV would be a mistake. Even the Chevrolet Camaro nabbing Car Read more about 2016 Honda Accord: Surprise Winner Over New Civic[…]

2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Fewer Reasons To Disappoint

Previously, with many standalone options available to be added on Chevrolet Cruze buyers would put together the car they desire online only to find that their nearest dealer doesn’t spec it the way they wanted. That has disappointed a lot of customers and has been widely regarded as a bad move. As such Chevy is Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Fewer Reasons To Disappoint[…]

2016 Nissan Sentra Buries Elantra, Cruze, Focus – Winning Restyle!

In the compact sedan segment, all the attention is being given to the 2016 Honda Civic, and rightly so. It is the leading nameplate in the Honda lineup and has overtaken the Corolla, which by the way was the world’s top-selling car in 2015. Because of that it is easy to overlook the astounding progress Read more about 2016 Nissan Sentra Buries Elantra, Cruze, Focus – Winning Restyle![…]

2016 Honda Civic Snubbed, Accord Gets Best Sedan Award

One would assume that with the amount of love given to the latest gen model, the Honda Civic would undoubtedly be considered the best mass market sedan for 2016. Besides winning the 2016 North American Car of the Year award, the Civic is also Honda’s current top-seller in the US. It seems that Popular Mechanics Read more about 2016 Honda Civic Snubbed, Accord Gets Best Sedan Award[…]

2017 Honda Accord: Small Sporty Turbo – Progress Or Ruin?

Like the Honda Civic, the Accord sedan has established a solid identity for itself. Whereas the Civic has often been seen as the performance choice for the budget-minded enthusiast, the larger sedan stood out as an upright, reliable vehicle that doesn’t get swept in by trends in the auto industry. Hence the idea of the Read more about 2017 Honda Accord: Small Sporty Turbo – Progress Or Ruin?[…]

2016 Honda CR-V: Eclipsed By Civic Explosion!

As the SUV market grows more saturated, it becomes increasingly difficult for some automakers to compete especially if there isn’t too much of a standout appeal in its SUV. That’s probably what the 2016 Honda CR-V is facing as it drops from being the best-seller in the segment. Reeling on a 2.7 percent year-to-date sales Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V: Eclipsed By Civic Explosion![…]

2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Barely Rivals Civic, Mazda 3

GM has gotten one thing right with the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze sedan, and that is its value against some tough close rivals. With a starting price of $17,500, the Cruze is really a bang-for-buck choice against the $18,650 Honda Civic and $17,850 Mazda 3. The cost-savings extend to fuel economy as well, equal to what Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Barely Rivals Civic, Mazda 3[…]

2016 Honda Accord: Chosen Over Civic As Best Sedan!

After considering plenty of options and seeing enough of the newest releases in the automotive industry, the folks at Popular Mechanics have come up with their “annual compendium of the year’s vehicular triumphs”. This compendium is called the 2016 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards and it has chosen a winner for seven different categories that Read more about 2016 Honda Accord: Chosen Over Civic As Best Sedan![…]

2016 Nissan Sentra: Rivals Civic In Crucial Aspect!

For a brand that doesn’t have a notable, distinct identity, Nissan hasn’t really been slacking too badly in the weakening sedan segment. The 2016 Nissan Altima may not currently be improving its sales figure over last year, but it’s still one of the top three sedans in the market. It has, however, just lost its Read more about 2016 Nissan Sentra: Rivals Civic In Crucial Aspect![…]

Tenth-Gen Honda Accord In 2017 – Redesign, Hybrid, Turbo!

One of the most dependable sedans in to date is the Honda Accord, which remained Honda’s volume leader in 2015 despite a downturn in the sedan segment. However, that doesn’t mean the vehicle hasn’t been immune to criticism. Honda fans have been dissatisfied with how little the Accord has advanced over these past few years. Read more about Tenth-Gen Honda Accord In 2017 – Redesign, Hybrid, Turbo![…]

2017 Toyota C-HR: US Model More Civic Than Juke

The several concept models that were released over the past few years have evoked a similar response from people each time. Whether it appears as a Scion or Toyota, the feedback usually goes along the lines of “OMG, a Juke rival” or something like that. Toyota has proven everyone wrong, and probably created something eye-catching Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: US Model More Civic Than Juke[…]

2016 Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla: Far Ahead Of Others

With a thrilling new design worn by its latest generation model, the 2016 Honda Civic proves that a hearty dollop of sportiness can go a long way in attracting buyers. The opposite is also proven true, with the 2016 Toyota Corolla demonstrating that people still want unassuming, tried-and-true sedans. Both vehicles currently occupy the top Read more about 2016 Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla: Far Ahead Of Others[…]

2016 Honda CR-V Falls Behind Civic – Supply Constraint At Fault?

Lately, there has been more sales growth for the Honda HR-V subcompact crossover than the larger CR-V. In all of the three months that have gone by this year, the SUV posted negative growth. After confirmation of March numbers, the CR-V shows a 2.7 percent YTD decline in sales. This puts it behind far behind Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V Falls Behind Civic – Supply Constraint At Fault?[…]

2017 Toyota Camry: TNGA Needed To Fight Off Civic

For now the 2016 Toyota Camry remains at the top of the pile in the US sedan segment, but a streak of months with declining year-over-year sales has meant that the nameplate is losing its foothold as the market leader, especially given how quickly the Honda Civic has been catching up. The Civic has just Read more about 2017 Toyota Camry: TNGA Needed To Fight Off Civic[…]

2016 Honda Accord, CR-V Cast Under Civic’s Shadow

Last year the 2016 Honda CR-V predictably emerged as the best-selling SUV in the US and second to the Honda Accord as the brand’s sales leader. Coming in at third for Honda is the Civic as a tenth-gen model. Sales for the Accord, CR-V, and Civic in order were 355,557 units, 345,647 units, and 335,384 Read more about 2016 Honda Accord, CR-V Cast Under Civic’s Shadow[…]

Next-Gen Honda Accord With Acura Precision Styling Influence?

The refresh of the Honda Accord for 2016 that still borrowed heavily from the Acura TLX sedan didn’t win too many fans, though fortunately it didn’t scare away Honda’s faithful following. While the promise of turbocharging for the next-gen Honda Accord is more than welcome, it is not as concrete as the fact that there Read more about Next-Gen Honda Accord With Acura Precision Styling Influence?[…]

Tenth-Gen Honda Accord To Debut In 2017 – Turbocharged!

Apart from the discontinuation of the hybrid model last year, public sentiment about the Honda Accord has not been favorable as of late. From a stale design to a lack of innovation, a positive change has been long overdue for the midsize sedan. Honda isn’t going to extra mile to introduce an RWD Accord or Read more about Tenth-Gen Honda Accord To Debut In 2017 – Turbocharged![…]