Motor Trend 4 April 2018

Mainstream vs. Luxury Afterword: You Get What You Pay for…Sometimes

When we were assembling the field for this four-test shootout, a representative of a luxury automaker expressed concern that we were creating a straw man scenario—in other words, we were making a testing paradigm that would set up the luxury brands to fail. With cross-our-heart promises that no such agenda was in play, we set […] The post Mainstream vs. Luxury Afterword: You Get What You Pay for…Sometimes appeared first on Motor Trend.

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2018 Cadillac ATS 2.0T vs. 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost: Premium Performance

With mainstream automakers offering luxury-laden trims while prestige car brands attempt to democratize luxury, we organized four comparison tests to see who does posh better for a capped price of $40,000. We ask our vehicles to be good for multiple uses, but few are asked to do such disparate duties as luxury sports cars. They […] The post 2018 Cadillac ATS 2.0T vs. 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost: Premium Performance appeared first on Motor Trend.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL TSI 4Motion vs. 2018 Volvo XC60 T5 AWD: Sweating the Details

With mainstream automakers offering luxury-laden trims while prestige car brands attempt to democratize luxury, we organized four comparison tests to see who does posh better for a capped price of $40,000. Details matter, especially when it comes to luxury. When you can get leather in a Ford Fiesta, those hoping to compete in the luxury […] The post 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL TSI 4Motion vs. 2018 Volvo XC60 T5 AWD: Sweating the Details appeared first on Motor Trend.

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