2013 Acura ILX Tech Hybrid sedan

Reviewed by Chester Allen

This car will take you a long way down the highway while burning very little gas. In the meantime,  you enjoy comfortable seats, satellite radio and all the electronic gizmos of the modern age ...

Overall Experience:
3.0 rating

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL 4-dr sedan

Reviewed by Jeff Stites

There’s a lot to like about this car. Although you won’t win any “Hey, look at me” awards with the exterior styling, the interior is where most of your driving time and focu ...

Overall Experience:
3.5 rating

2013 Honda Civic Si coupe

Reviewed by Tony Piff

Nice stance on 17-inch alloys with black details. Far roomier inside than expected. Feels like what I’d expect from a two-door Accord. Gearbox is crisp and smoo ...

Overall Experience:
4.0 rating

2013 Ford Focus Electric sedan

Reviewed by Chad Tyson

Admirable acceleration. Playing the budget driving game to get digital butterflies (yes, butterflies) is amusing. It took a bit to get used to plugging in the car every time I returned home, but th ...

Overall Experience:
3.0 rating

2013 Nissan Rogue SV AWD crossover

Reviewed by Tony Piff

2.5-liter 4-banger putts along almost silently. Intuitive layout for interior controls on steering wheel and dash. Birds-eye backup camera works well and eleminates all risk of curbed alloy rims. D ...

Overall Experience:
2.0 rating

2013 Scion FR-S coupe

Reviewed by Brian Baker

The perfect blend of a track car and a daily driver. Stiff racing seats, but comfortable for a long drive. The tuned suspension makes it feel like the car is stuck on rails. Instrument cluster isn ...

Overall Experience:
5.0 rating

2013 Honda Civic EX sedan

Reviewed by Tony Piff

Clean, slippery profile is contemporary, but not too “jellybean.” Plunging windshield offers the best forward visibility of anything I’ve ever driven. No-nonsense acceleration and ...

Overall Experience:
5.0 rating

2013 Ford Mustang GT coupe

Reviewed by Chester Allen

The Mustang carries the resurgence of modern performance muscle to the masses — especially the masses of middle-aged guys who want to bring a lot of fun to the road for a relatively small amount ...

Overall Experience:
5.0 rating

2013 Audi Allroad 2.0T Quattro wagon

Reviewed by Jeff Stites

Peppy engine, high-quality interior feel. Comes with Xenon headlights, LED driving lights, and auto-dimming rear and side view mirrors—auto-folding when parked—with incorporated LED indicators. ...

Overall Experience:
3.5 rating

2013 Kia Optima SX Limited sedan

Reviewed by Jim Pickering

Good power from the turbo four – enough to make you wonder if you’re actually driving a six. Competent transmission keeps the turbo in its power band most of the time. Road noise is minimal, ev ...

Overall Experience:
4.5 rating