The Truth About Cars » mid-size cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » mid-size cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Ford Fusion Rides Coastal Wave To Sales Success http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/ford-fusion-rides-coastal-wave-to-sales-success/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/ford-fusion-rides-coastal-wave-to-sales-success/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:48:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=654218 From the neon-drenched beaches of Miami and the hipster enclaves in New York, to the high-tech castles in San Francisco and the studio lots of Hollywood, the Ford Fusion is experiencing a coastal market surge in popularity. Nationwide, sales of the Aston Martin-esque Fusion made up 71 percent of all sales for the Blue Oval […]

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From the neon-drenched beaches of Miami and the hipster enclaves in New York, to the high-tech castles in San Francisco and the studio lots of Hollywood, the Ford Fusion is experiencing a coastal market surge in popularity. Nationwide, sales of the Aston Martin-esque Fusion made up 71 percent of all sales for the Blue Oval […]

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Cain’s Segments, November 2013: Compact Vs. Mid-Size Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/cains-segments-november-2013-compact-vs-mid-size-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/cains-segments-november-2013-compact-vs-mid-size-cars/#comments Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:57:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=648338 Four months ago, when we last looked into the U.S. compact car sales battle, the Toyota Corolla (including the Matrix hatchback offshoot with which Toyota combines Corolla sales figures) was the class leader. Yet the expiring Corolla’s lead over the Honda Civic was slim, and it didn’t seem promising. Indeed, through ten months, the best-selling […]

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Four months ago, when we last looked into the U.S. compact car sales battle, the Toyota Corolla (including the Matrix hatchback offshoot with which Toyota combines Corolla sales figures) was the class leader. Yet the expiring Corolla’s lead over the Honda Civic was slim, and it didn’t seem promising. Indeed, through ten months, the best-selling […]

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Review: 2013 Honda Accord EX (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/review-2013-honda-accord-ex-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/review-2013-honda-accord-ex-video/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 17:10:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=487583   Our last look at the Accord was back in September when we ran a two-parter (part 1, part 2) after being invited to the launch event. Yes, shockingly our invite wasn’t lost in the mail. As TTAC has said in the past, there are problems with launch events. Usually you’re running around in a […]

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  Our last look at the Accord was back in September when we ran a two-parter (part 1, part 2) after being invited to the launch event. Yes, shockingly our invite wasn’t lost in the mail. As TTAC has said in the past, there are problems with launch events. Usually you’re running around in a […]

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Review: 2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/review-2013-volvo-s60-t5-awd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/review-2013-volvo-s60-t5-awd/#comments Sat, 06 Oct 2012 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462338 When Volvo introduced the S60 in 2011, the Swedes advertised their mid-sized sedan as the naughtiest Volvo ever thanks to a 300HP turbocharged engine. While I’m sure former “R owners” would disagree, the S60 has met with sales success with over 18,000 units sold so far this year, a 14% increase over last year. In […]

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When Volvo introduced the S60 in 2011, the Swedes advertised their mid-sized sedan as the naughtiest Volvo ever thanks to a 300HP turbocharged engine. While I’m sure former “R owners” would disagree, the S60 has met with sales success with over 18,000 units sold so far this year, a 14% increase over last year. In […]

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Pre-Production Review: 2013 Honda Accord – Part 2 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/pre-production-review-2013-honda-accord-part-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/pre-production-review-2013-honda-accord-part-2/#comments Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:55:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459369   Five days ago we released the first part of the 2013 Accord review. It’s not how we normally do things, but in order to get our hands on the second best-selling mid-size sedan in America we had to agree to keep you all in suspense. If you want to know about the new Accord’s […]

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  Five days ago we released the first part of the 2013 Accord review. It’s not how we normally do things, but in order to get our hands on the second best-selling mid-size sedan in America we had to agree to keep you all in suspense. If you want to know about the new Accord’s […]

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Pre-Production Review: 2013 Honda Accord, Part 1 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/pre-production-review-2013-honda-accord-part-1/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/pre-production-review-2013-honda-accord-part-1/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:13:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458708 Redesigning the second best-selling midsize sedan in America is no easy task. It’s also one that doesn’t happen very often for fear of getting it wrong. Still, even with all the bad press the new Civic received, sales have been booming. By all appearances this has not made Honda sit on their hands however when […]

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Redesigning the second best-selling midsize sedan in America is no easy task. It’s also one that doesn’t happen very often for fear of getting it wrong. Still, even with all the bad press the new Civic received, sales have been booming. By all appearances this has not made Honda sit on their hands however when […]

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Dodge Avenger Headed For Death Row? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/dodge-avenger-headed-for-death-row/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/dodge-avenger-headed-for-death-row/#comments Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:51:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=425890 Chrysler is facing a dilemma straight out of “Sophie’s Choice” – whether or not it should kill the wretched Dodge Avenger to help the marginally better Chrysler 200 thrive. But words straight from the mouth of Dodge boss Reid Bigland made it seem like it’s all but a done deal. Stating that “…Chrysler Group will likely […]

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Chrysler is facing a dilemma straight out of “Sophie’s Choice” – whether or not it should kill the wretched Dodge Avenger to help the marginally better Chrysler 200 thrive. But words straight from the mouth of Dodge boss Reid Bigland made it seem like it’s all but a done deal. Stating that “…Chrysler Group will likely […]

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NAIAS Preview: 2013 Ford Fusion Official Shots And Specs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/naias-preview-2013-ford-fusion-official-shots-and-specs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/naias-preview-2013-ford-fusion-official-shots-and-specs/#comments Mon, 09 Jan 2012 04:39:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424825 Some of the commenters took me to task for what seemed to be undue praise for the 2013 Ford Fusion. So, without prejudice, here is the 2013 Ford Fusion and Ford Fusion Energi. The 2013 Fusion will be based on the same platform that underpins the Ford Mondeo. Three powertrains will be offered; a 2.5L […]

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Some of the commenters took me to task for what seemed to be undue praise for the 2013 Ford Fusion. So, without prejudice, here is the 2013 Ford Fusion and Ford Fusion Energi. The 2013 Fusion will be based on the same platform that underpins the Ford Mondeo. Three powertrains will be offered; a 2.5L […]

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