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2018 Honda Accord 1.5T Automatic Tested: Base with Grace

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Our love for the new Honda Accord knows no bounds. We’ve squealed in delight about the transcendent subtlety that comes with the turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four in the high-end models. Whether that’s with a six-speed manual or a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2.0-liter turbo is a critical element in a wonderful car. The thing is, if history is a guide, the majority of the Accords that Honda sells won’t have that engine. READ MORE ››


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2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Automatic Tested: Zen Simplicity with a Side of Sportiness

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After our first exposure to the all-new 2018 Honda Accord, it was clear the inherent goodness that has landed the model on our 10Best Cars list a record 31 times not only remained intact but was elevated. With the latest Accord’s integrity confirmed, we now turn to even deeper exposures—including visits to the test track—with the various models in the lineup. First up: a top-spec Touring with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four and a 10-speed automatic transmission. READ MORE ››


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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L Automatic Tested: Not so Euro

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When Hyundai first showed off the latest Elantra hatchback, which gets GT badging, we were excited. Once again joining the four-door sedan in the Elantra family, the hatchback’s European roots and attractive looks hinted at an experience distinct from that of the sedan. Like its predecessor, this Elantra GT is sourced from Hyundai’s European operations, whereas the sedan hails from the South Korean mothership. Yet for all this, the GT isn’t exactly a Volkswagen Golf wearing Korean clothes. READ MORE ››


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