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Articles by Alan Rider
Maximum Fun Allowed by Law – Mazda Miata RF/Alfa Romeo Stelvio
We recommend rolling down a curvy stretch of road in one of these beauties.
Get to Work! – Ram Heavy Duty/ GMC Sierra 1500
Our work helps to give our lives purpose. So any vehicle that enables us in this noble calling is worth a closer look.
No Bad Days – Volkswagen Jetta GLI/Honda Civic Si
Everyone has a bad day occasionally. Everyone, that is, except those lucky enough to park one of these in their garage.
Where the Pavement Ends – Toyota RAV4/Subaru Ascent
Experience life firsthand with the help of these remarkably user-friendly crossover SUVs.
Big Fun – Nissan Kicks/Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
These two models are virtually guaranteed to produce smiles.
Mileage or Smile-Age? – Toyota Corolla Hybrid/Genesis G70
Folks who wring the maximum MPG out of a fill-up want something distinctly different than those who love to hustle down a curvy stretch of road. These two new models cover both ends of the spectrum.
Upscale, Downsize – Lexus UX 200/Volvo XC40
These two new models prove that upscale and downsize are not mutually exclusive concepts.
High-Tech, To Go – Acura RDX/Volvo XC60 Hybrid
Explore cutting edge technology with these two newly updated crossovers.
Middle of the Road – Nissan Altima/Mazda6
New midsize sedans offer more options, safety features and comfort.
A Place for Your Stuff – Volkswagen Golf SportWagen/Mazda3 Hatchback
Whether it’s moving boxes or a run to the store, you’ll eventually need a vehicle that can haul your stuff. Here are two appealing candidates.