Tag archives for Wagon

Honda Civic Leads May Compact Sales, Elantra Drops Two Spots

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Sales of the Honda Civic continue to climb since its 2013 refresh, with the compact hanging on to the first-place finish it earned in April. Though the Hyundai Elantra came in second place behind the Civic a month prior, the Korean compact slipped two spots behind the Toyota Corolla and Ford Fusion in May. Honda sold ...

Updated Chevrolet Captiva to Debut in Geneva, New Cruze Wagon Appears

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A refreshed Chevrolet Captiva crossover makes its global debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. Joining it in the European Chevy lineup will be the Chevrolet Cruze wagon, the latest Cruze variant we won’t get here in the U.S. The Geneva debut of the updated Captiva represents isn’t the first update Chevy’s given the crossover ...

Should the 2014 Chevrolet SS Get Wagon, Truck Variants Like the VF Commodore?

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Following up on the VF Commodore sedan, Holden revealed the VF Sportwagon and Ute pickup, which go on sale in the middle of this year. The 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan shares its bones with the VF Commodore, and that makes us wonder whether Chevrolet could also import the wagon and pickup to the U.S. market. General ...

Thread of the Day: What is the Most Attractive Practical Car?

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Enthusiasts can get excited over a vehicle’s performance numbers or overall value, but today we want to know which vehicle best combines practicality with eye-catching style. A Toyota Sienna SE minivan may be practical, but even with 19-inch wheels and a body kit, few would argue it’s one of the most attractive vehicles on the ...

Viva Las Vegas: Cadillac V-Series Driving School Sets up Shop in Desert

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Exploring the limits of your brand new Cadillac CTS-V on public roads is a bad idea. Instead, new Cadillac owners might consider spending some time at the Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club located outside of Las Vegas, the new home of Cadillac’s V-Series Performance Academy. Once there, attendees will have their choice between a ...

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 ...

Thread of the Day: Should GM Make More Niche Vehicles Like the Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon?

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We had loads of fun with our long-term Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon, which took us on an epic beer run through the midwest and even lapped the Nürburgring during its tenure in our fleet. It was both a unicorn for its scarcity, and a sleeper thanks to the brutal horsepower hidden beneath its unassuming wagon ...

July Compact Sales: Honda Civic Continues to Dominate While Hyundai Elantra Gains Ground

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In our monthly compact segment sales report, the Hyundai Elantra made the biggest change, moving from fifth place in June to third in July. The Elantra was no doubt helped by the new Elantra Coupe and Elantra GT hatchback variants. The Honda Civic continues to top the list while the Toyota Corolla maintained its second-place ...