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11 Feb 2019 | No Comment | 209 views

By Don Hammonds

Toyota has transformed itself in recent years from a popular maker of pleasant, but nondescript products, to a leader in style, designs—and still kept its reliable, pleasant reputation.

For 2019, that trend, which began with the ubiquitous Camry midsized sedan last year, now continues with fresh looks and features all around.

Here’s the scoop:

Avalon, which pretty much has been the beauty queen in past years for Toyota’s sedans lineup, continues that role with an elegant,contemporary luxury sedan with all kinds …

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16 Jan 2019 | No Comment | 268 views

By Don Hammonds

Hyundai, arguably one of the auto industry’s most fiercely competitive companies, is hitting the road this year with a slew of new models that, like others in the brand’s lineup, are likely to be among the top picks of each model segment.

In fact, if there’s a market segment in which Hyundai does not have a strong product to do battle with the competition, we can’t think of one.

Here’s what you can look for in 2019:

Santa Fe

All-new for this …

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15 Jan 2019 | No Comment | 289 views

By Don Hammonds

Cadillac’s big news for 2019 is of course, their chic XT4, which basically is the entry level ticket if you want to nab a Cadillac for your driveway or garage.

[caption id="attachment_9839" align="alignnone" width="5700"] 2019 Cadillac XT4 Sport[/caption]

With knife-edge styling that is similar to the popular XT5 SUV, the XT4 has a price range of $35,790 to $38,290. Power comes from a 2.0 liter 237 horsepower turbocharged four cylinder engine that gets 23 to 25 miles per gallon city …

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14 Jan 2019 | No Comment | 214 views

Welcome to the second round of articles for Automobile Journal’s 2019 Buyer’s Guide.  Today we are featuring the Honda and Kia lineups for 2019.  Thursday, look for articles on Hyundai, Cadillac,  and Audi.

Hope you enjoy our Buyers Guide articles. Happy browsing!

Don Hammonds, executive editor and publisher of Automobile Journal

By Don Hammonds

Looking for style, durability, performance, and an invaluable sense of security about your next vehicle?

Look no further than Honda.

Honda has undeniably had a successful year in 2018.  Just look at …

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14 Jan 2019 | No Comment | 200 views

By Don Hammonds

Kia is one busy carmaker these days.

First, it’s introducing new —and quite well-done–products virtually every model year.

Secondly, Kia continues to garner acclaim for the styling, performance and quality of its products, and given that American car makers are leaving the sedan market, Kia, which produces some of the best sedans in the business from the bottom to the top of the market, will likely see its sales explode over the next year or two to come.

Contrary to what …

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