Tag: Sporty Compact Hatchback

2018 Mazda3 5-door Grand Touring G-Vectoring Control - Roadblazing DHS Technology Review

2018 Mazda3 5-door Grand Touring G-Vectoring Control - Roadblazing DHS Technology Review
(Contributing Editor: Tomasz Paluch) CLICK HERE FOR MORE IN-DEPTH CAR REVIEWS AND ROAD TRIPS AT OUR NEW SISTER SITE, ROADBLAZING.COM Semi-autonomous motorway cruising are the current rage in driver fatigue reduction across all passenger car segments. From the kind which beeps driver into lane discipline to the type which permits hands-off the wheel. Meanwhile, Mazda,... Read more »

2016 Scion iA and 2016 Scion iM - Sons of Toyota Lose Quirkiness, Keep Value - First Drive Review

"Son of Toyota" Renaissance:<br> <br> (TOP) All-new 2016 Scion iA subcompact family car, built off Mazda2 bones & muscle, priced loaded at $15,700.<br> <br> (BOTTOM) New for 2016 Scion iM sporty compact hatchback. Scion rebadged its European-market Toyota Auris, with familiar U.S. spec Corolla guts, pricing a loaded iM at  $18,460 <br>.
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – “Drive…He Said” just returned from a Scion Automobiles media preview in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was a first chance for seat time in the all-new 2016 Scion iA and 2016 Scion iM automobiles.... Read more »

2012 Volkswagen Golf R - An "Uber Heiss" Hatch, Indeed - Review

The 2012 Volkswagen Golf R in Rising Blue Metallic rising against the cool blue yonder. Yet it's a "Uber Heiss" (Exceptionally Hot) Hatch.
* * * * * * * * * * * * Hatches are Un-Loved in America Unless They Happen to Be “Hot” Around the globe the Volkswagen Golf is regarded as the “Papa” of family compact cars with liftgates. The GTI version has few peers for the “benchmark of all hot hatches” title. Americans’... Read more »
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