Tag Archives: Compact Sedans

Lexus releases product updates for 2015 IS sedan

Lexus announced to be providing the 2015 IS sedan with some new updates. According to the press release, the 2015 Lexus IS sedan receives some minor interior and exterior updates, including new LED fog lights, Siri Eyes Free compatibility, piano black accents, and more. A new interior color, called Stratus Gray, is also offered as […]

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Acura quietly axes the ILX Hybrid for the 2015 model year

Acura announced some minor product changes for the current entry-level ILX for the 2015 model year. Though the biggest news for this product update was the killing of the ILX Hybrid, which is no longer available for the new year. Instead, the 2015 Acura ILX continues with its usual choice of two Honda-sourced i-VTEC four-bangers, […]

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2014 Beijing: Chevrolet reveals all-new redesigned global Cruze in China

Chevrolet seized the moment in China to reveal the all-new complete redesigned next generation Cruze compact sedan to the fastest growing automobile market currently on our planet. The new models takes on a far more four-door-like profile, similar to the Hyundai Elantra and the Honda Civic. It features a new upside-down trapezoidal grille with a […]

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Chevrolet reveals 2015 Cruze for New York, boasts 4G LTE hotspot and Apple Siri integration

Chevrolet will be bringing a mid-cycle refreshed Cruze for the world to see at this year’s show at the Javits Center in the heart of Manhattan. To be sold as a 2015 model, the new Chevrolet Cruze sports some revised exterior styling, a redesigned interior, more wireless connectivity such as Apple Siri integration, and OnStar […]

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2014 Dodge Avenger

Report: Chrysler 200S convertible sunsets for MY2015, Avenger gets thrown under the bus

As had been discussed some time ago, the Dodge Avenger may be eating up the sales of the Dodge Dart. The IIHS top safety pick Avenger is being killed off for MY 2015 “to reduce overlapping products in dealer showroom” according to a source within the depths of the Pentastar. Additionally, the Chrysler 200S will not […]

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2014 NAIAS: Chrysler makes us forget the Sebring with the all-new 2015 200

Chrysler unveiled the successor to their entry-level 200 sedan today at the 2014 North American International Auto Show today. Featuring a completely new design, the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 seeks to make the public forget about the entirely forgettable Sebring-based 200. And needless to say, based on the exterior aesthetics alone, this new 2015 model […]

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Audi to showcase the 2014 A3 sedan during the 2014 Super Bowl

Audi of America announced to be producing some profound television advertising spots featuring the all-new Audi A3 sedan. The new four-door variant is due in showrooms next Spring next year. Those expensive 60 seconds will air on February 2, 2014 in the first in-game break after the 3rd quarter kick off. Starting at $29,900, the […]

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Report: Buick to offer new diesel-powered model, wants more juice from Encore

Buick might be offering a new diesel-powered car, according to a report from Edmunds.com and is expected “soon.” Now, some familiar car enthusiasts might not like the sound of this since the last time Buick and diesel came together in the United States was in the 1980s. And that didn’t exactly go well for the […]

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2014 Hyundai Avante

Hyundai reveals an updated Avante, previews possible updates to our Elantra

Hyundai has just revealed a new facelifted Avante for its home market in South Korea. And why does this matter? Because the Avante is actually our Elantra. So that said, whatever you see from this minor update has potential for making its way onto our shores as way to equally update our Elantra. There are […]

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Report: Hyundai has a BMW 3-Series fighter in the works, might be due in 2016

Things have been going quite well for Hyundai. So well in fact, rumors have suggested the South Korean automaker is even in the works to produce a new compact luxury sports sedan to compete against the proverbial BMW 3-Series. And to follow up with that rumor, AutomotiveNews reportedly learned the rumors hold to be true. […]

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