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First Drive: 2018 Nissan Kicks Review | Handsome Cousin Finally Arrives

We won’t miss the odd-ball, peculiar-looking Nissan Juke. Fortunately, Nissan’s new, sharply-designed subcompact finally joins its North American family. Good timing, Kicks.

2018 Honda Civic Type R | A Closer Look

We spend some time with the 2018 Honda Civic Type R and breakdown the Japanese sports car's engine, driving impressions, specs, and price.
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First Drive: 2019 Kia Sorento Review

Kia's 7-seater gets a late-cycle refresh ahead of an upcoming full redesign. Meantime, the 2019 Sorento mid-size SUV drops the turbo, soldiering on with just the four & the V-6, paired to a new 8-sped transmission.

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