Tag: Sedans

QOTD: Your Least Favorite Rear-drive Nineties Ride?

<img data-attachment-id="1593002" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1996 Chevrolet Impala SS" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1593002 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-610×407.jpg” alt=”1996 Chevrolet Impala SS – Image: Chevrolet” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/1996-Chevrolet-ImpalaSS1-medium.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Last week, we accepted suggestions for our readers’ least favorite […]

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Hereditary: 2020 Nissan Versa Is Unmistakably Nissan, Less Entry-level Than Before

Regardless of which angle it’s viewed from, Nissan’s next-generation Versa stands atop a box and screams “Nissan!” for all to hear. From the side, you’d be forgiven for thinking someone shrunk the Maxima. Looking at the upward-sweeping character line and upstairs/downstairs door handles, its identity could be that of the new Altima. Head-on, a pedestrian […]

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Where Your Author Makes a Quick Purchase (and a Long Trip)

<img data-attachment-id="1669362" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map.png" data-orig-size="1147,605" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="map" data-image-description=" google ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-450×237.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1669362 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png” alt width=”610″ height=”322″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-75×40.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-450×237.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-768×405.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-120×63.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map.png 1147w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>What happens when specific used car requirements combine with some old fashioned encouragement from TTAC staff? A one-way road trip […]

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QOTD: Your Least Favorite Front-drive Nineties Ride?

Last week, Steph penned a QOTD where he let commenters loose on front-drive American cars made between 1980 and 2010. The ask was to pick a favorite from the wide selection; one you’d buy today as new. This week we’re going to take the opposite tack and talk about the front-drive car you like the […]

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Report: Mazda 6 Drops Its Manual Transmission for 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1644944" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1537117354","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"500","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Mazda 6 Signature front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2018 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1644944 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Mazda 6 Signature front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Mazda-6-Signature-front-quarter.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Changes come to […]

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2019 Mazda 3 AWD First Drive Review – Holding It All Down

<img data-attachment-id="1666982" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553526723822.jpg" data-orig-size="2264,1698" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.9","credit":"","camera":"SM-J337A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1553261193","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.91","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.0018050541516245","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda 3 AWD" data-image-description=" Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553443281687-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553443281687-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1666982″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/20190322_132633-e1553443281687-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″>Earlier this year, Mazda showed off its all-new 3 sedan in Los Angeles. The new compact’s intent is to impress a revised, upscale image on the brand. While the 3 delivered in quality, […]

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Hot Take: You Probably Wouldn’t Have Wanted the New Ford Taurus, Anyway

<img data-attachment-id="1666576" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312.jpeg" data-orig-size="724,501" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Ford Taurus China leak rear" data-image-description=" sohu ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-450×311.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-610×422.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1666576″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-610×422.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”422″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-610×422.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-75×52.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-450×311.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312-120×83.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-Ford-Taurus-China-leak-rear-e1553201021312.jpeg 724w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Despite having risen from the grave in 2007, following its brief stint as the Ford Five […]

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Where Your Author Sells an Infiniti Quickly, Then Starts a Search

<img data-attachment-id="1665912" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2009 Infiniti M35x" data-image-description=" Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1665912 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, I’ve shared musings about selling my old Infiniti, as well as the coupe or sedan options […]

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BMW Confirms 2 Series Gran Coupe For 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1666362" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230.jpg" data-orig-size="3770,2170" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="P90340876-highRes" data-image-description=" bmw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-450×259.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-610×351.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1666362″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-610×351.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”351″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-610×351.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-450×259.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-768×442.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/P90340876-highRes-e1553113182230-120×69.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Having already provided Gran Coupe (fastback sedan) versions of the 4 and 6 Series, BMW is planning on doing the same […]

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Cadillac’s Second Sedan Shoe Drops This Year, and It Has a Name

Not giving up on a segment many Americans have already crossed off their shopping list, Cadillac debuted its strategically placed CT5 sedan this week, sparking no shortage of debate as to its aesthetic attributes. While one man’s opinion holds about as much weight as a feather, this author gives a thumbs-up to the CT5’s Escala-inspired […]

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QOTD: Most Overpriced Non-luxury Vehicle of the 1990s?

<img data-attachment-id="1577905" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1992 Camry Wagon" data-image-description=" source: http://consumerguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/92812081991001.jpg ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577905 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-610×406.jpg” alt=”1992 Camry Wagon” width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/92812081991001.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>For the past couple of weeks, Wednesday’s QOTD posts have asked a simple question: What […]

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QOTD: Most Overpriced Non-luxury Vehicle of the 2000s?

<img data-attachment-id="1419441" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Picasa","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="SAAB 9-5 Aero Wagon" data-image-description=" Image: Saab ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1419441 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-610×458.jpg” alt=”SAAB 9-5 Aero Wagon, Image: Saab” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/95.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> I hinted at today’s QOTD last week, when the original […]

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QOTD: What’s the Most Overpriced Non-luxury Vehicle in 2019?

Though much of the luxury vehicle segment is immune from the depressingly practical concept of “good value,” the less aspirational vehicles of the proletariat are not so fortunate. Today we discuss overpriced non-luxury vehicles for sale in 2019. We’re only concerned with brand new vehicles; those offered for the 2019 model year. Perhaps another day we […]

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Rare Rides: A Very Brown Talbot Tagora From 1982

Today’s Rare Ride is the European luxury sedan you’ve never heard of. Plush, brown, and boxy, it’s the Talbot Tagora from 1982. The Tagora was born at a difficult time for its owner, Chrysler Europe. Chrysler’s European branch was formed in 1967 from a combination of three brands, all hailing from different countries in Europe. […]

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Where Your Author Eliminates a Couple of Coupes

In an introductory post last week, I detailed a couple of cars I was considering as a replacement to my decade-old Infiniti M. The comments (some filled with unusual anger) prodded me to add another car to the list. A week later, I can tell you that two of those former options are absolutely out […]

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2019 Lexus IS 300 F Sport Black Line Special Edition

With sales of the IS 300 leaving something to be desire these past few years, Lexus has bestowed the obligatory black-themed appearance package on the compact sedan for the 2019 model year. Available on both rear- and all-wheel drive IS 300 F Sport models for 2019, the Black Line Special Edition offers a handful exterior […]

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QOTD: Found Yourself Surprisingly Disappointed?

In last week’s QOTD, we asked you to share the vehicles that pleasantly surprised you after spending some time behind the wheel. Whether your expectations were high or low to start, it’s always nice to recall transportation that impressed. Today we turn in the opposite direction, and talk about cars that left you feeling disappointed. […]

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Where Your Author Steps Away From Infiniti

Some heavy thoughts are weighing on my mind lately; some might even call them urges. And those urges are telling me to sell a blue Datsun sedan and get something else. Should I give in? The M35x pictured above has occupied the lone space in the garage since early November of 2013. I bought it […]

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2020 Subaru Legacy Debuts In Chicago With Turbocharged Engine

The 2020 Subaru Legacy made its debut at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show on Thursday. While most casual observers will probably assume the model has undergone a mild visual refresh, what’s actually on display is an entirely new vehicle. Whereas previous incarnations of the Legacy provided more of an upscale WRX experience, the outgoing sixth […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: 2014 Midsize Luxury Sedan Shootout

Today’s edition of Buy/Drive/Burn was generated by a discussion over at the TTAC Slack room. The conversation turned to sporty midsize luxury sedans from 2014, and one staff member regarded one of these choices with a “meh.” Let’s see how you feel about them. BMW 528i The sixth-generation 5 Series (known as F10) debuted for […]

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