The Truth About Cars » Sport Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +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 » Sport Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 2016 Nissan Maxima SR Review – The Impurist’s Sports Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-maxima-sr-review-impurists-sports-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/2016-nissan-maxima-sr-review-impurists-sports-sedan/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:06:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275177 Like cockroaches scattering in the light, Americans are fleeing sedans for the upright comfort and wagon-like space of crossovers. The full-size sedan segment has recently been hit hard, Maxima included. Since 2012, the auto market has expanded 20 percent, while full-size sedan sales have contracted 14 percent. Based on an aging design and the entrance […]

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Like cockroaches scattering in the light, Americans are fleeing sedans for the upright comfort and wagon-like space of crossovers. The full-size sedan segment has recently been hit hard, Maxima included. Since 2012, the auto market has expanded 20 percent, while full-size sedan sales have contracted 14 percent. Based on an aging design and the entrance […]

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2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan Review – Bitter Medicine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2016-cadillac-ats-sedan-review-bitter-medicine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2016-cadillac-ats-sedan-review-bitter-medicine/#comments Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1173266 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 3.6-liter LGX DOHC V-6, variable valve timing, active fuel management and cylinder deactivation (333 horsepower @ 6,800 rpm; 285 pounds-feet @ 4,800 rpm) 8-speed 8L45 automatic transmission 20 city/30 highway/24 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 24.5 mpg combined in 60/40 city/highway, downtown traffic nightmare combined cycle (Observed MPG) Tested Options: Driver Assist […]

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2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 3.6-liter LGX DOHC V-6, variable valve timing, active fuel management and cylinder deactivation (333 horsepower @ 6,800 rpm; 285 pounds-feet @ 4,800 rpm) 8-speed 8L45 automatic transmission 20 city/30 highway/24 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 24.5 mpg combined in 60/40 city/highway, downtown traffic nightmare combined cycle (Observed MPG) Tested Options: Driver Assist […]

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Cadillac ATS Sales Down, Down, Down, Down Some More? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/cadillac-ats-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/cadillac-ats-sales/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1056202 The Cadillac ATS’s launch in the fourth-quarter of 2012 was the most important for the Cadillac brand since whatever Cadillac’s previous most important launch was. But very early on, Cadillac simply wasn’t selling as many as they wanted to. Sales weren’t terribly low – Cadillac averaged 3,200 U.S. ATS sales in calendar year 2013, but […]

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The Cadillac ATS’s launch in the fourth-quarter of 2012 was the most important for the Cadillac brand since whatever Cadillac’s previous most important launch was. But very early on, Cadillac simply wasn’t selling as many as they wanted to. Sales weren’t terribly low – Cadillac averaged 3,200 U.S. ATS sales in calendar year 2013, but […]

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Cain’s Segments: Entry Luxury Sport Sedans – February 2015 YTD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/cains-segments-entry-luxury-sport-sedans-february-2015-ytd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/cains-segments-entry-luxury-sport-sedans-february-2015-ytd/#comments Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1025905 Trivia time: which cars combined to sell less than half as often in the United States in the first two months of 2015 as the BMW 3-Series and its 4-Series two-door (and four-door) offshoot? The Audi A4 and Cadillac ATS. Or a number of other pairings listed in the chart below. Take your pick. The […]

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Trivia time: which cars combined to sell less than half as often in the United States in the first two months of 2015 as the BMW 3-Series and its 4-Series two-door (and four-door) offshoot? The Audi A4 and Cadillac ATS. Or a number of other pairings listed in the chart below. Take your pick. The […]

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The Acura ILX Is The Modern Day Infiniti G20 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/the-acura-ilx-is-the-modern-day-infiniti-g20/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/the-acura-ilx-is-the-modern-day-infiniti-g20/#comments Mon, 06 May 2013 16:02:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=487429 A few weeks ago, I posted an article entitled “Cars That Look Good But Aren’t.” I thought this was a particularly brilliant piece of writing, primarily because virtually every word was spelled correctly. After finishing it, I patted myself on the back and said “Good job, Doug.” Then I got in my Nissan Cube and […]

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A few weeks ago, I posted an article entitled “Cars That Look Good But Aren’t.” I thought this was a particularly brilliant piece of writing, primarily because virtually every word was spelled correctly. After finishing it, I patted myself on the back and said “Good job, Doug.” Then I got in my Nissan Cube and […]

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New or Used: Commuter Ying, Sporty Yang http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/new-or-used-commuter-ying-sporty-yang/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/new-or-used-commuter-ying-sporty-yang/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2011 18:05:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=421888   Mark V. writes: I was wrong, I thought I could drive a 370z touring on a daily basis to work, a 75m round trip on the highway mostly, but I can’t.  Its to loud and its becoming unpleasant to drive.  I don’t want to get a beater for a 2nd car because spending almost 2 […]

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  Mark V. writes: I was wrong, I thought I could drive a 370z touring on a daily basis to work, a 75m round trip on the highway mostly, but I can’t.  Its to loud and its becoming unpleasant to drive.  I don’t want to get a beater for a 2nd car because spending almost 2 […]

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Review: 2011 BMW 335is http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/review-2011-bmw-335is/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/review-2011-bmw-335is/#comments Mon, 30 Aug 2010 18:47:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=364244 BMW loves America, and to prove it, BMW is sending us a North American exclusive sports coupé and convertible. No, it is not some fabulous concept car turned production, its last year’s 335i cranked up a notch with some M3 parts and an exhaust system that’s too loud to be sold in the EU tossed […]

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BMW loves America, and to prove it, BMW is sending us a North American exclusive sports coupé and convertible. No, it is not some fabulous concept car turned production, its last year’s 335i cranked up a notch with some M3 parts and an exhaust system that’s too loud to be sold in the EU tossed […]

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