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Comparo

New Corolla vs. Civic, Mazda3, Golf, Cruze and Impreza

So you've read what we thought about the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.Well, now you must be wondering how that new 2019 Corolla stacks up with all the other hatchbacks. And, despite long thinking that hatchbacks were doomed, there are actually quite a lot of them these days. So many, in fact, that we couldn't fit them all in our space-limited comparison chart.

Spy Shots

This is still a very early prototype

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is a favorite among the Autoblog staff. Until recently, one among us owned a fifth-generation model. The current Mk7 is a great car, but it's getting along in years. It's been on sale for four years in the US and six years in Europe. Development on the eighth-generation is underway, and spy photographers caught an early test mule having a bit of trouble on the road.

Car Buying

Rust protection is occupant protection

These recently released Swedish videos serve as a reminder that rust isn't just a cosmetic flaw, when it comes to cars. The insurance company Folksam and the homeowner organization Villaägarnas Riksförbund gathered examples of two relatively popular, but by now rusty cars, and then performed crash tests with them at the Thatcham Research facility in Britain. The results are sobering. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width:

Quick Spin

Great-driving hatchback that happens to have an electric motor

Just a smoother, quieter Golf.

Report

It seems the e-Golf is doomed.

Blame the I.D. range for the demise of the e-Golf.

Recap

Leading the way last week was the 2018 Jeep Wrangler.

They may not have much in common ... they do all have wheels and can get you from one place to another in style.

Quick Spin

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.

Frankfurt

Traffic Jam Assist takes over in pesky stop-and-go

Volkswagen shows off the new Golf Sportsvan at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Review
Open Road

After two years with my own hot hatch (a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R), I'd like to share some of what I have learned.

New York

On display in New York

From new paint colors to driver assistance technology.

Report

Once again, the Europeans get all the cool toys.

Look for visual changes to accompany those under the hood.

Opinion

1.8 liters of turbocharged excitement.

Entry-level models need not be boring.

Podcast

We look back at some odd badge-engineered cars shared by various brands over the years, discuss what we've been driving, and spend your money.

Official

You'll have to squint to tell it's different.

The new Golf gets more LEDs and bigger screens, and the GTI gets more power.

Official

Judge approves $14.7-billion settlement in TDI cheating case.

One step at a time.

Report

Big interior changes are coming for VW's compact hatchback.

An Audi-like digital instrument cluster and a hulking 9.5-inch screen would mean a Gulf with more screen real estate than most laptop computers.