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Reviews 2010: Car of the Month


Toyota Prius
Sporting the same unique look with a slightly sleeker and roomier design, the third-generation Toyota Prius Hybrid is an amenity-laden five-door hatchback with improved mileage, gaining up to 51 mpg in city driving conditions.
A three-quarter front view of a 2010 Toyota Prius


Audi TTS Roadster
Sexy, fast and fun, the TTS Roadster is a well-balanced and nimble convertible. Boasting all-wheel drive and a quick-shifting dual-clutch gearbox, this car is ideal for mountain roads or simply taking out for a romantic drive.
A front view of a 2009 Audi TTS Roadster

MARCH 2010

Volkswagen Golf TDI
Coupling clean-burning diesel technology with a surprisingly powerful turbocharged engine, the Volkswagen Golf TDI is not only a sporty and fun new take on the 5-door hatchback, it's also an extremely fuel-efficient option.
A three-quarter rear view of a 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

APRIL 2010

Lincoln MKS EcoBoost
Fitted with a muscular 3.5-liter, twin turbocharged V6 engine and standard all-wheel drive, the MKS EcoBoost is a reasonably-priced American-made luxury sedan capable of keeping up with its European competition.
A three-quarter front view of a 2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost

MAY 2010

Chrysler Town & Country
With its roomy interior and cavernous cargo space, this mighty minivan is doing its best to prove its relevance in a market saturated with SUVs and crossovers and all things un-van-like—and it's working.
A three-quarter front view of a 2010 Chrysler Town and Country

JUNE 2010

Jaguar XJ
With swift, feline lines and a muscular 385-horsepower V8 engine, the new Jaguar XJ is a ferocious cat that toes the line between sportiness and sophistication.
A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Jaguar XJ

JULY 2010

Porsche Boxster Spyder
Featuring more horsepower and less weight than previous Boxster models (at 2,811 pounds, the Boxster Spyder is the lightest in the Porsche fleet), this romping roadster offers a pure sports car experience.
An aerial view of a silver 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder


Kia Sportage
Boasting cool looks, excellent driving dynamics, and a host of technologically-advanced amenities, this small CUV defies the typical norms of what a budget car is and should be.
A three-quarter front view of a 2011 Kia Sportage


Ford Edge Sport
Combining solid performance with innovative technological features like the futuristic MyFord interface, the Ford Edge Sport crossover offers drivers a luxury feel at a reasonable price.
A three-quarter rear view of a red 2011 Ford Edge Sport


Volvo S60
Coming standard with an athletic 300-horsepower inline-6 and innovative safety features like Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Stop, the Volvo S60 is not only one of the smartest cars on the road, it's also one of the safest.
A front view of a 2011 Volvo S60 in action


Volkswagen Jetta
With the unveiling of the all-new 2011 Jetta, Volkswagen's cute compact sedan just got a whole lot more attractive. Starting at around $16,000, this roomier, revamped VW provides Volkswagen's famed precision German engineering at an affordable price.
A three-quarter front view of a silver 2011 Volkswagen Jetta


Hyundai Equus
With its German-inspired styling and plush, technology-enhanced interior, the all-new Equus exhibits an upscale approach to Hyundai's value-oriented aesthetic.
A three-quarter front view of a white 2011 Hyundai Equus

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