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Midsize Sedan Sales: Toyota Camry Widens Lead Over Honda Accord, Nissan Altima

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The top three podium finishers in September and October delivered a repeat performance in November, with the Toyota Camry once again filling the top spot, followed closely by the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima. The Hyundai Sonata again found itself in fourth place, while the Ford Fusion made up some ground to land in fifth. Read ...

Consumer Reports Dings Ford and Chrysler, While GM and Audi Improve

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DETROIT – Ford and Lincoln quality ratings plummeted on the introduction of new models, continuing problems with Focus and Fiesta Powershift dual-clutch automatics, and consumer dissatisfaction with MyFordTouch/MyLincoln Touch, Consumer Reports announced to the Automotive Press Association here Monday. The non-profit magazine’s annual report on predicted reliability ranked Lincoln, number 26, and Ford, number 27, ...

Midsize Sales Roundup: Honda Accord Up, Nissan Altima Down in April

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The midsize sedan segment’s sales order has remained the same over the past few months: the top spot goes to the Toyota Camry while the Nissan Altima earns second place, but only one of those cars had a repeat performance in April. The top spot didn’t change, as the Toyota Camry sold 36,820 units, enough to ...

Your Say: Top 10 New Car Headlight Designs

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We’ve seen plenty of aftermarket headlight replacements, but nothing can top a solid, OEM headlight design. Headlight technology has progressed rapidly, with HID and LED options vastly increasing possibilities for designers, and since headlights are such an important part of a car’s styling, we’re highlighting some well-executed examples in this post. In a recent Thread of ...

Thread of the Day: Which New Cars Would Look Best with Lamborghini-Style Doors?

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Although most cars offer front-hinged doors that swing out horizontally, there are a few exotic and luxury cars that offer unique door opening mechanisms. For example, the DeLorean DMC-12 and Mercedes-Benz SLS both feature gull-wing doors, while older Lincoln Continentals and the Rolls-Royce Phantom offer rear-hinged suicide doors. But the most recognizable alternative door system ...

2013 Nissan Altima Earns Five-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

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The 2013 Nissan Altima is the latest midsize sedan to earn from the NHTSA a five-star safety rating in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing. The previous-generation Altima only earned four stars from the NHTSA’s NCAP test, which has a five-star maximum rating. Inside, the 2013 Altima has driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact air bags, roof-mounted ...