#Compact Cars

The Strangest Car Designs of All Time

After a down year, the auto industry seems to have come roaring back, with car companies enticing buyers with some interesting new offerings. A few of these, however, may be too “interesting” for some. For instance, Tesla’s Cybertruck looks like nothing else on the road. The electric truck is made of stainless steel, has a […]
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U.S. News Announces the 2022 Best Cars for the Money

Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled the 2022 Best Cars for the Money awards. Covering 11 automotive categories, the awards put a spotlight on cars, SUVs and minivans that represent the best combination of long-term value and excellent ownership experience. For the second time, U.S. News will present the Best Cars for the Money awards at the Washington, D.C. Auto Show.
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The Best-Selling Cars In The World In 2021

The network editorial staff put together data on the best-selling cars in 2021. Here are the country-by-country results. As a regular reader of, you probably know that we are passionate about statistics. As they say, numbers speak louder than words. So in this column called Motor1 Numbers, we coordinated with the 12 editorial offices in our network around the globe to take a look at the best-selling cars country-by-country for 2021.
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6 Seater Cars: Top Picks

Sometimes, having a two-row car is just not enough. Cramming the crew into a vehicle, three wide in the backseat, is not just uncomfortable, it might not even be physically possible depending on the individuals in question. What is needed is a three-row vehicle that offers everyone the opportunity to...

Wholesale Prices Rise Again In First Half of January 2022

Wholesale used vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage-, and seasonally adjusted basis) increased 0.8% in the first 15 days of January compared to the month of December 2021, according to figures released Jan. 19 by Cox Automotive. This brought the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index to 238, a 46.0% increase...

Is the BMW 1 Series a Good Buy in 2022?

Are you looking to buy a BMW 1 Series, but you are unsure whether buying a used one is a good idea? Of course, purchasing a pre-owned vehicle can be stressful and even confusing at times. Luckily, a few simple steps can make the whole process a lot safer. For starters, ask for the car’s detailed service history and have it thoroughly inspected before finalizing the purchase. If some work is required, think about getting your hands on a BMW 1 Series repair manual. This way, you’ll be able to get it back in shape in no time.

The Deadliest Car Recalls in History

The innovations and advances in technology driving the institutions of the automotive industry over the last century have been truly remarkable. The pursuit of faster and more efficient cars has pushed engineers to test the limits of materials, designs, and physics itself, as outlined by Jardine Motors Group. But with the ability to move faster comes the dangers of serious injury from wrecks.

14 cars from the Eighties now considered classic – including the Ford Sierra

The car industry has changed a lot in the past 40 years, but now as we head inexorably towards electrification – with a ban on the sale of all new petrol- and diesel-engined cars by 2030 – there’s surely nothing better than a bit of motoring nostalgia such as these cars that are celebrating their 40th birthday this year.

2022 Mazda MAZDA3 Review

All-wheel drive can be fitted to most models for $1,400, where it isn’t standard. Turbos include it. The 2022 Mazda 3 makes a play for upscale compact-car buyers with a rich interior and cut-above handling. What kind of car is the 2022 Mazda 3? What does it compare to?

Significantly more used cars imported last year due to chip shortage

Last year, 294,119 second-hand cars were obtained from abroad, BOVAG and data provider RDC reported on Tuesday. Imports were therefore 36 percent higher than in 2020. Many buyers grabbed a new car due to chip shortages and therefore turned to a used one. The specialist trade also looked across the...