Inside the 2018 BMW 3 Series

BMW is like an aging Rockstar, living off past glories. It was once the best in the world — but it’s 10 years since. While BMW can still shock with the odd smash hit, it’s struggling to keep up with the hipper competition. Plus, their old stuff is better.

2017 Mazda3: Affordable Fun with Four Doors

The 2017 Mazda3, now in the third model year of its third generation, brings a winning trifecta of price, performance, and personality to the sport-compact segment. Available in Sport, Touring, or Grand Touring (GT) trim levels, budget-conscious buyers can tune in the level of performance desired without spending a massive amount of money.

Under the Hood: 2017 Nissan Sentra

Nissan introduces the newly-designed, small-but-mighty Sentra for 2017. With an MSRP of $16,990, the Sentra is a great choice for any budget. If you’re looking for a bit more power, look no further than the Sentra NISMO model. While it may not be the fastest compact sedan on the market, it does keep up with the competition in most respects.

Under the Hood: 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

The auto industry may be obsessed with making crossovers and SUVs, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped focusing on sedans. In this crowded segment, the Chevrolet Malibu was the strongest sales gainer in 2016, with total sales jumping 16.9% to 227,881 units. That was good enough for fifth place for the year.