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October Compact Sales: Toyota Corolla Back on Top, Chevrolet Cruze Slips to Third

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The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic moved ahead of the Chevrolet Cruze in October 2012 compact segment sales; the Cruze placed first in September. The Ford Focus retained its fourth-place spot in October while the Nissan Sentra slipped one spot to ninth place behind the Kia Forte. Once a full supply of 2013 Nissan Sentras ...

Get Your 2012 Best Driver’s Car Questions Answered on The Downshift

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As the tire smoke settles from our 2012 Best Driver’s Car competition, many readers have questions about how and why the competition was organized the way it was. On this episode of The Downshift, Motor Trend contributors Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Carlos Lago, and Jessi Lang answer the most frequently asked questions about this year’s ...

MT Poll: Which 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender Will Win COTY?

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It’s Car of the Year time again! Over the past two weeks we’ve been teasing new 2013 Car of the Year contenders every day. With the 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year announcement coming Monday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. EST, we thought it’d be fun to ask which contender you think will take ...

Staff Picks: The Best and Worst Cars We Drove in 2012

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And just like that, we’re closing the book on 2012 and preparing to start 2013. Motor Trend staffers were lucky enough to drive a wide assortment of fantastic cars, with everything from the 74-hp Volkswagen Up! to the 691-hp Lamborghini Aventador passing through our garage. Of the hundreds of cars we’ve driven this year, these ...

July Compact Crossover Sales: Honda CR-V Battles Ford Escape for Top Spot

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Though Ford was the only major automaker to not post CUV gains in July, the Escape came out on top of our compact crossover sales chart once again, winning a tight race with the Honda CR-V. The third-place Chevy Equinox was only about 650 units below the CR-V. Maintaining its momentum from June 2012, the Ford ...

Top 6 Coolest Coupes from the 2013 Model Year

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As cool as some sedans, wagons, trucks, and SUVs can be, nothing is cooler than a good old-fashioned two-door coupe. Coupes are often more striking in design, and often pack much more performance under the hood than their four-door counterparts. To celebrate coupes of all price ranges, we’ve compiled this list of our six favorite ...

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 ...

Best Driver’s Car 2012: Camaro ZL1, Shelby GT500, Seven Others Battle for the Crown

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Best Driver’s Car is back! We recently gathered together the latest crop of sports cars, muscle machines, and supercars for our 2012 Best Driver’s Car competition. Those of you who follow our Twitter and Facebook feeds may have gotten a sneak peak at the competitors already, but for those of you not in the know, ...