Tag: 6-speed

Quick Spin: 2016 VW GTI

Life doesn’t often afford you second chances. Thankfully, Volkswagen is more forgiving. A disappointing combination of summer tires and winter weather left us feeling slighted the last time around. Under the safe assumption that we wouldn’t experience similar conditions in the summer, we resolved to try again. Despite […]

Better, Not Bigger: 2015 Honda Fit

Bigger is better. Or is it? The new Fit challenges new-car trends by being smaller than the previous generation. But while 1.6 inches have been cut from overall length, there are many improvements to this second generation Fit. While the car is shorter, the wheelbase has grown. Honda […]

Escape: 2014 Honda Civic Si

I didn’t plan this. It’s was just past 7:30pm on Friday night, the sun was setting, and I was scything through central New Hampshire behind the wheel of the 2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe. It had only been a few hours since my phone rang – a call […]

Living on the Edge: 2013 Kia Rio 5 SX

We enjoy hatchbacks for their good looks and real-world practicality. We’re especially fond of hot hatches with their added power and driver involvement. This Spring we’ve driven a wide variety of hatchbacks, from the Kia’s hot hatch cousin, the Hyundai Veloster Turbo, to the efficient and stylish Lexus […]