Posts by Michael Hines

Inside the 2021 Honda Accord: A Refreshed and Modern Sized Sedan

Unsurprisingly, the 2021 Honda Accord is still a top choice in the ever-shrinking family sedan segment. That’s because it does just about everything well. It has lots of space, is priced right, and is both fun to drive and practical. It’s also fuel-efficient and provides pretty good pickup, no matter what engine you equip it…

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The Truth Behind the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

It was recently announced that former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn will stand trial in Germany for his role in the “Dieselgate” scandal. It’s no surprise that Dieselgate is back in the news five years after the scandal first rocked the automotive industry. This is the story that will not die, largely because of its scope.…

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Inside the 2021 Hyundai Kona: Quirky, Affordable and Fun

2021 Hyundai Kona

Despite debuting three years ago, the Hyundai Kona is still capable of captivating onlookers with its bold styling. However, there’s more to the subcompact crossover than its squinty front end. For starters, the 2021 Kona features a gutsy 175-horsepower turbocharged engine and sharp handling. They combine to make it surprisingly fun to drive. It also…

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Inside the 2021 GMC Canyon: A Comfortable Yet Tough Pickup

2021 GMC Canyon

The 2021 GMC Canyon is ostensibly a more luxurious Chevrolet Colorado. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a luxury truck. In fact, the consensus among reviewers is that there are better options for luxury mid-size trucks. Despite not being a true luxury truck, reviewers have commended the GMC for its ride quality and quiet cabin.…

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Inside the 2021 Audi A6: Luxury Standard, Performance Optional

Very few luxury cars are as versatile as the 2021 Audi A6. The base model is a gas-sipping sedan powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Meanwhile the top-tier RS6 Avant is a performance wagon powered by a monstrous twin-turbocharged V8 engine. Between those two extremes sits the sporty S6 sedan and the A4 Allroad, a…

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