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First Drive: 2020 Kia Forte5 Hatchback Review | Forget the Crossovers

Hatchbacks offer that low-slung, sporty look & handling you don't get with CUVs. The new 2020 Kia Forte5 entry-level EX is stylish, roomy & affordable.

2018 Honda Fit Sport Review

With no performance bump, the 2018 Honda Fit Sport adds black wheels, a chrome tailpipe, a subtle body kit & a black/orange interior, all slapped with a 'sport' badge.

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Review | A Plug-in Hybrid for Hatchback Fans

A new Hyundai hybrid hits the scene. We review the 2018 Ioniq Electric Plus - a middle ground between the EV and the standard hybrid car.

First Drive: 2018 Buick Regal GS Review | The American Sportback Sedan

The 2018 Regal GS makes a strong case for buying a mid-size sedan. Buick's all-new 4-door for 2018 with its hatchback-style rear lid provides crossover-type cargo space.

2018 MINI Countryman Cooper SD ALL4 Review

When the chance to review a Cooper SD performance diesel model arose - unavailable in North America - we went for it.

2017 BMW i3 Review: An Electric Hatch with Avant-Garde Looks and Price to Match

BMW's nimble 2017 i3 electric four-door hatchback has concept-car looks with everyday practicality but does it justify the upscale price tag?

2017 Mini Clubman John Cooper Works All4 Review

The most powerful of the Mini Clubman bunch, we get behind the wheel of the 228-hp 2017 Clubman JCW All4 model.

2018 Subaru Outback Review First Drive: Mid-Cycle Refresh with More Rugged Styling

We hit the track and back trails to review the 2018 Outback - Subaru's SUV wagon which gets a healthy mid-cycle refresh with updates for 2018.

2017 Ioniq Electric Review: Hyundai’s All-New EV Hatchback

The 2017 Ioniq Electric Vehicle was developed from the ground up with electric propulsion at its core. We review Hyundai's new EV hatch.

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Hatchback Review

Hyundai's 2018 Elantra gets an overhaul & sculpted redesign for 2018, but it's the Elantra GT Sport hatch with 6-speed manual setting it apart.

First Drive: 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback Review

All-new for 2018, we review Kia's subcompact Rio 5-door hatchback sporting aggressive looks, bigger cabin, more tech, & the same 1.6L engine.

2017 Subaru Impreza Review

We think Subaru's changes to the 2017 Impreza make the car better but will forcing buyers to pay more for safety sour the deal?

In Pictures: Snowy Hotlaps in the 350-hp 2017 Ford Focus RS

Few production hatchbacks can come close to the driving prowess of the 2017 Ford Focus RS. We hit the snow in Ford's pinnacle 350-hp hatch.

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review: An All-Wheel Drive Alternative to the Compact Crossover

The 2017 VW Alltrack's price seems steep for a compact wagon, but it compares nicely with the compact crossovers. Wagons need love too.

2017 Toyota Corolla iM Review: Back in the Hatchback Game. Sayonara Scion

Toyota gets back in the hatchback game with the 2017 Corolla iM. But does this former Scion compare to the outgoing Matrix?

In Pictures: All-new 2017 VW Golf Alltrack Hits the Mountains with AWD and decent Cargo

The all-new 2017 VW Golf Alltrack keeps the affordable wagon within reach for families less interested crossovers and small utility vehicles.