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Monthly Car Review: 2012 BMW 328i sedan

BY Angie Fisher | autoweek.com Summary: We put the 2012 BMW 328i sedan to the test as a sport sedan and family hauler.  What is it? Enthusiasts consider the BMW 3-series the benchmark for sport sedans — it is fun and engaging every time you climb behind the wheel, and still delivers a practical package [...]

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Monthly Car Review: 2013 Nissan Altima sedan

BY Dale Jewett | autoweek.com Summary: Nissan’s best-selling car gets more comfortable, fuel-efficient with a redesign What is it? The Altima sedan is Nissan’s best-selling vehicle, and is the automaker’s entry in the highly competitive midsized car segment. Last year the Altima came close to knocking off the Toyota Camry as the best-selling car in [...]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Mazda 3 i Touring

BY Sherrice Gilsbach |  autoweek.com Summary: Available as either a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback, the Mazda 3 is a small car that offers great fuel economy and fun design at a fair price. What is it? The Mazda 3 replaced the Mazda Protégé for the 2004 model year. The second generation debuted in 2010. Mazda [...]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Fiat 500 C Pop Cabrio

BY Rory Carroll |  autoweek.com What is it? Following the Mini and the Volkswagen Beetle, the 500 is the latest in a line of retro-styled small cars that trade heavily on the good name built by their forebears. In an automotive market dominated by banal transportation appliances, the few that truly are distinctive are a welcome [...]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Volvo T6 S60 R-Design

BY Andrew Stoy |  autoweek.com What is it? The safe car. The quirky Swede. Volvo has been synonymous with tweed-jacketed professors and suburban yuppies alike throughout its 85-year history. More recently, though, the Swedish automaker has undergone a style renaissance, breaking out of its boxy, stodgy mold with sleek, fashionable designs such as the C30 (a.k.a. [...]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Kia Rio SX

BY Andrew Stoy |  autoweek.com What is it? Kia, along with its parent company Hyundai, spent a long time in the wilderness – they were cars people bought because they couldn’t afford anything better. But thanks to a revolutionary ten-year warranty and newfound focus on design, the once-ignored Korean upstarts have become a powerhouse in [...]

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Coming soon: monthly car reviews from the shopautoweek.com editors

As many of you know, my days (and nights) are filled with a full-time job, staying involved in the D.C. public affairs and auto industries, blogging here for your reading pleasure, and playing violin with the Symphony Orchestra of Arlington. With that being said, it’s not often that I get the opportunity, or have the [...]

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Shopautoweek.com brings editors’ expertise straight to car buyers

Disclaimer: Please note that this is not a paid advertisement. Since 1958, Autoweek magazine has been providing news worldwide for an audience enthused about cars and racing. More than fifty years later, the people behind the by-lines we have come to know and admire are putting their expertise into the publication’s latest project – shopautoweek.com, a website strictly [...]

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