Editor's Head-to-Head Picks

  • Toyota Camry vs. Nissan Altima

    Year after year, the Toyota Camry has been America's bestselling car, earning it a reputation for being both reliable and a good value. However, there's growing competition from other midsize family sedans like the Nissan Altima. And with almost every automaker setting its sights on overcoming Camry

    By John Diether - September 15, 2016
  • Toyota Corolla vs Toyota Camry

    Both the Toyota Corolla and the Camry have been big sellers for a long time and it's easy to see why. Both are affordable, economical and historically reliable, even if they haven't been the most fashionable choice. Toyota has worked hard in recent years to remedy that problem, with the all-new exterior

    By Justin Cupler - March 27, 2015
  • Toyota Corolla vs. Nissan Sentra

    Without much fanfare, the Toyota Corolla has become an icon of the automotive industry. It surpassed the Beetle and Model T long ago to become the best-selling car in history. Buyers have always lined up for the compact sedan, attracted to its mix of price, economy, and reliability. After years of playing

    By John Diether - September 15, 2016
  • Toyota Camry vs. Ford Fusion

    The midsize sedan market is tricky to master. Buyers demand space, comfort, reliability, and efficient-but-powerful engines. For years, no car has dominated the segment like the Toyota Camry. While it may have a reputation for bland styling and average performance, the Camry is a car you can depend on

    By John Diether - December 07, 2016
  • Honda Accord vs. Hyundai Sonata

    The Honda Accord has been chipping away at the automotive block since 1976 and has always been a dominant force in the midsize realm. This gives it a 13-year head start on the Hyundai Sonata. See a side-by-side comparison of the Accord & Sonata » Hyundai was busy fighting some quality and image issues

    By Meghan Ingram - February 26, 2015
  • Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra

    Back in the 1990s, no one compared a Honda to a Hyundai without laughing. While the Korean upstart was busy fending off questions about dubious quality, its Japanese rival was enjoying an enviable reputation for impeccable reliability. In recent years, though, the Hyundai and its Elantra have clawed

    By Justin Cupler - August 31, 2016
  • Hyundai Accent vs. Nissan Versa

    After a boom in 1990s, the subcompact class fell out of favor until returning with a vengeance in the 2010s. One of the staples in the segment is the Hyundai Accent, which is enjoying relative success despite earlier reliability issues. Most of the Accent's former success stemmed from its low price,

    By John Moroney - January 27, 2015
  • Toyota Avalon vs. Hyundai Azera

    The Hyundai Azera has always aimed to deliver buyers value and big-car roominess at a reasonable price. When it came to overall styling and driving dynamics, the Azera used to be at the back of the pack -- trailing rivals such as the Toyota Avalon, which pleased buyers with its compelling blend of elegant

    By Meghan Ingram - January 21, 2015

Most Recent Sedan Articles

  • Hyundai Elantra vs Hyundai Sonata

    The Hyundai lineup is home to a pair of likable sedans that post strong sales year after year. Both the compact Elantra and midsize Sonata…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - February 20, 2018
  • Chevrolet Trax vs. Chevrolet Equinox

    Chevrolet's smallest crossover, the Trax combines a versatile interior with the efficiency and footprint of a small passenger car. It's a full 20 inches shorter…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - March 15, 2017
  • Chevrolet Spark vs. Chevrolet Sonic

    Chevrolet offers bargain hunters a choice of two agreeable economy cars. The Spark lays claim to the lowest price in the entire General Motors stable,…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - March 15, 2017
  • Chevrolet Malibu vs. Chevrolet Impala

    An all-new Chevrolet Malibu debuted last year with dramatically improved efficiency and more interior space. For buyers who want even more stretch-out room, Chevy offers…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - March 15, 2017
  • Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Malibu

    The Chevrolet Cruze isn't just an efficient compact, it's also one the most spacious, thanks in part to a new hatchback model that delivers wagon-like…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - March 14, 2017
  • Ford Fusion vs. Lincoln MKZ

    Although the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ might look different inside and out, these midsize sedans are built on the same platform and share most…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - January 17, 2017
  • Kia Optima vs. Hyundai Sonata

    They don't sell like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, but the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima have come a long way in recent years.…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - January 12, 2017
  • Nissan Altima vs. Nissan Maxima

    In recent years, it’s becoming more common for automakers to have two cars in a single segment. This is true for Nissan and its Maxima…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - December 23, 2016
  • Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6

    Competition within the same brand is becoming more common these days, as automakers now offer a wide range of competitive features and options. This is…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - December 23, 2016
  • Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Avalon

    The Toyota Camry and Avalon have long been closely related, as they've always shared a platform and lots of components. In recent years, the Avalon…

    By Justin Cupler, Automotive Editor - December 22, 2016