Featured review: 2016 Kia Optima

There’s reason for optimism with 2016 Kia Optima

The latest generation of Optima continues the company’s upward curve in terms of style and performance.

Lexus gets stylish with 2016 RX gas and hybrid designs

The 2016 Lexus RX 350 has a roomier interior thanks to an increase in the wheelbase of 1.6 inches.

BMW i8 turns heads but will it find its niche?

The stunning 2015 BMW i8 is both a plug-in hybrid and an exotic sports car. How can it fulfill both roles?

Beauty (Jaguar F-Type) and the Beast (Viper GTC)

The F-Type proves Jags still take the top spot in design and performance. But the GTC is a beauty in its own way.

Flex muscles with the Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack

The Charger R/T Scat Pack is a four-door sedan with comfortable, bolstered cloth seats and real-world room for adults.

Ford’s Focus provides high-end perks at fine price

Ford has done a nice job with exterior styling of the Focus Titanium sedan, giving it the Ford “look” with a redesigned hood and grille.

Chevy upgrades the Volt with more style, power

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt is an obvious, serious refinement of the current model.

Subaru’s WRX: Everything you want, except a clutch

This is the street version of the car you see competing in the World Rally Championship. It’s in a class of its own.

Mitsubishi i-MiEV is America’s lowest cost electric, for a reason

The i-MiEV is an electric subcompact with an EPA tested range of 62 miles, which is usually better in observed driving.

2016 Scion iA a practical indulgence for penny-pinching millennials

Scion has come to market with a car that it hopes will revitalize its own sales as well as revitalize millennial interest in car buying.

Fiat 500X holds its own vs. competitors

The Fiat 500X is a slightly smaller and more SUV-like sibling of the 500L.

2016 Range Rover Sport offers plenty of luxury to love

Once a Safari vehicle, the Range Rover still has solid off-roading credentials plus a luxurious interior.

2016 Smart ForTwo solves many problems, not all

Smart ForTwo has zeroed in on its two biggest flaws—its transmission and its harsh ride—and improved both.

Nissan’s 2016 370Z roadster: A ragtop rambler

Having a new (2016) 370Z roadster during a spell of great late-summer weather makes it even more fun.

Scion’s new hatchback could jumpstart the brand

With a starting price of $19,255 (including delivery), the 2016 Scion iM could be just what the brand needs for resurgence.

Sizing up Hyundai’s Santa Fe Sport

The Santa Fe Sport can comfortably accommodate four adults (five in a pinch) along with their luggage.

2015 Jaguar XJ is in a class all its own

The XJ has a supercharged V-6 that is smooth and refined but jumps into action when you hit the throttle hard. Bottom line: “It’s a Jag.”

Best Car Buys for 2015

If you’re thinking of visiting a dealership, consider which cars, trucks, and SUVs might offer the most bang for your buck.

WardsAuto’s Best Interior winners

It really is what’s on the inside that counts. After evaluating 41 vehicles, WardsAuto editors name the winners of the “10 Best Interiors.”

12 Greenest Cars on the Market

By 2025, national fuel economy standards will hit an equivalent of 54.5 miles per gallon, but many of these 2014 high mileage cars are already there. Check out 12 cars that get high grades for fuel economy.