2014 compact & midsize car reviews
1:49 PM EDT, July 1, 2014
Hyundai broke into the U.S. market in the mid-'80s by selling a tiny $4,999 Excel to compete against an even teenier $3,990 Yugo, both of which were promoted as low-cost new-car alternatives to used cars, and both sharing another distinction: Popular Mechanics said the economy cars "deserved to die" and they did.
2:13 PM EDT, June 16, 2014
Who knew hipster hamsters could’ve taken the Kia Soul this far.
10:16 AM EST, February 12, 2014
Subaru made the biggest news at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show with the unveiling of its midsize 2015 Legacy sedan. Billed as the roomiest Legacy ever with largest passenger compartment in the midsize segment, the 2015 Legacy is a toned down version of the concept car Subaru showed last November at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
2:02 PM EST, January 29, 2014
The Volkswagen CC is the Passat in Europe. Not so in North America.
8:00 AM EDT, October 12, 2013
Compact cars are like toasters. Almost everyone, at some point, has owned one. They do their job without drama. Only rarely do they burn you.
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