Posts Tagged ‘Midsize sedan’

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Something from Nothing: MT’s 2016 Midsize Sedans Preview Feature

July 8, 2015

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The 2016 model year is a big year for midsize sedans, with heavy revised or fully redesigned four-doors from plenty of automakers. Recognizing this, I put together a slideshow that previewed the changes coming to the major players. The resulting multi-page, slideshow-like feature …

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Review: The Toyota Camry V-6 Gets XSE

July 3, 2015
Photo by Zach Gale

Photo by Zach Gale

Toyota recognized growing demand for the sportier Camrys by introducing the new-for-2015 XSE variant, and I reviewed the powerful V-6 version for Motor Trend. In addition to the review…

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A Comprehensive and Fair Review on the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.4

February 16, 2015

2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited by Zach Gale

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is one of the most popular vehicles in the U.S., so I jumped when I learned Motor Trend would have an opportunity to test one of the midsize sedans with the volume engine. About the 2015 Sonata Limited 2.4, I said that …

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Attractive But Flawed: 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo Review

December 17, 2014

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo

The Chevrolet Malibu sedan didn’t really need an emergency exterior redesign, but GM gave it one anyway. Unfortunately, what the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo needs can’t be fully fixed until…

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Taking a Brief Video Tour of the 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i

November 5, 2014

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited

Whenever something on MotorTrend.com is proving popular, we try to find ways to capitalize on that buzz, while still providing some type of helpful information to readers. In the case of the 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i, we…

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A Slick Look: 2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Review

March 14, 2014

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The options list on some midsize sedans is impressive — on a $32,755 2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T, HID headlights, a navigation system, leather seats heated in front and back with a ventilated driver seat, and a dual-panel roof are all part of the package. So it’s a well-equipped, 274-hp turbocharged version of a high-volume midsize sedan — is it worth your money?

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Motor Trend’s Long-Term 2013 Nissan Altima Update 2: CVT Droning

August 8, 2013

2013 Nissan Altima front view photo by Zach Gale

The continuously variable transmission (CVT) in the Nissan Altima scares enthusiasts and mainstream consumers, but in the second Motor Trend long-term update, I discuss what it’s like to live with a CVT-equipped car. From the amusing sound the car makes to how the CVT affects the acceleration’s smoothness, the comprehensive update thoughtfully discusses it all.

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