When I first started in this whole automotive journalism biz, I held a sort of hodgepodge receptionist/gopher/production assistant role, and each morning as the staff filed in, I'd ask them how they liked whatever car they were assigned to drive the previous night. Most of my colleagues would regale me with anecdotes about how good or bad a vehicle was, but one co-worker, every single morning, would answer my query with the exact same phrase: "It was fine." I always assumed this was just a brush-off, an "ask me again after I've had a cup of coffee" sort of response. But then I found ... Read More
- 2.5L I4
- 170 HP / 175 LB-FT
- Base Price:
- As-Tested Price:
A Good Option Among Many Gets a Little Better We don't envy the hordes of product planners working in the auto world. America's concept of quality transportation seems to shift with the seasons, leaving analysts scrambling to anticipate amorphous market demands while automakers fill barely justifiable voids in their product line. If you need proof, look ...