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Top 10 Cheapest Convertibles

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The weather is warmer, the days are longer, spring has arrived, and we find ourselves once again lusting after a top-down road trip. While few of us can enjoy the glamor of, say, a Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible (MSRP: $238,000), there are plenty of more affordable droptop cars. Here are the ten cheapest new ...

Nissan Altima is March’s Best-Selling Midsize Sedan

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Toyota sold 37,663 Camrys last month, but it wasn’t enough to stay on top of the midsize segment. With sales totaling 37,763, just 100 more than the Camry, the Nissan Altima was the best-selling midsize player in March. Despite this small setback, Toyota can take solace in the fact that Camry’s year-to-date total is 100,830, ...

Camry Leads Midsize Sales in May, Altima Outsells Fusion

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There’s a new sales leader in the midsize segment thanks to 39,216 customers who purchased the Toyota Camry. Meanwhile, Honda sold 33,218 Accords, which puts it in the number-two spot. The third-place Nissan Altima and fourth-place Ford Fusion swapped positions, with 31,950 and 29,553 units sold respectively. The Chevrolet Malibu slid, moving to sixth place with ...

Honda Accord is April’s Top-Selling Midsize Sedan

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Honda sold 33,538 Accords last month, putting it in first place in the midsize car segment. And for the second month in a row, the Toyota Camry has been relegated to the number-two spot, with 31,710 units sold. The Ford Fusion (26,722 copies sold) stays put in third place. The Nissan Altima finished the month with ...

Top 10 Vehicles that Deserve Two-Door Coupe Variants

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Not as many two-door coupes are available today as there once were, and we think that’s a shame. From a subcompact four-door hatchback to a pricey and powerful luxury SUV, we’ve found 10 gaps in the new car market where we’d like to see two-door variants of four-door sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs. While a handful ...

Post Office Celebrates Muscle Cars With GT500, GTO, Charger Daytona Stamps

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Two nostalgic groups have finally banded together: The U.S. Postal Service and muscle cars. As NASCAR prepares to kick off another season down in Daytona, Fla., the post office used seven-time NASCAR champ Richard Petty to unveil the five muscle cars being honored. Small and big blocks were well represented in the collection of cars that ...

CAW Tentatively Strikes Deal With Ford; GM, Chrysler Not Out of the Water Yet

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As of last night, the labor contracts between the Canadian Auto Wokers union and Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler expired. Ford and the CAW have tentatively struck a new deal, but GM and Chrysler have yet to come to an agreement with the union. Ford is currently in the best shape – as of yesterday afternoon, ...

Customer Satisfaction with Major Automakers at Highest Level Since 2009

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Car buyers are happier than ever, as satisfaction levels have returned to the highest point recorded back in 2009, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). More impressive, though, is the fact that major U.S. automakers have greatly improved their scores in just one year’s time. The ACSI differs from J.D. Power surveys in that ...

July Midsize Sales: Honda Accord Recaptures Second Place, Toyota Camry Again Tops the Chart

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Here’s a non-story: Toyota sold more midsize sedans than any other automaker in July. The race for second and third place is where the midsize sales race gets much more interesting. With the Toyota Camry solidly in first, the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima fought to regain their second and third place spots on the ...

Accord Returns to Glory, Sonata and Passat Flatline in May Midsize Sales

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File this one under good problems to have: a glance at the May 2012 midsize sales sheets suggests that manufacturers can’t make enough cars to adequately satisfy demand. As a result, our ten mid-size challengers have shifted in standing yet again. Let’s get the usual story lines out of the way: the Toyota Camry sold 39,571 units ...