Monthly Archives: July 2012

2013 Toyota Venza

New Venza model from Toyota

Toyota Venza 2013

The 2013 Toyota Venza is a large five-seat hatchback, named by Toyota a “crossover sedan”, that received for 2013 model year an enhanced exterior styling, new standard convenience features and updated option packages that include the Entune multimedia system. Three new exterior colors are also available for 2013 Toyota Venza: Cypress Pearl, Attitude Black and Cosmic Gray Mica. The 2013 Toyota Venza is available in three interior colors: Ivory, Light Gray and Black. A touchscreen interface is now standard on all 2013 Venza models.

The 2013 Toyota Venza successfully couples the flexibility of a SUV with the comfort and styling of a passenger car. The 2013 Toyota Venza is available in LE, XLE and Limited trim levels, and each of them can be equipped with all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive.

The 2013 Toyota Venza LE comes standard with 19-inch wheels, foglamps, privacy glass, automatic headlights, a windshield wiper de-icer, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, an eight-way power driver seat, a cargo cover, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity and a six-speaker audio system with a CD player, an iPod/USB interface and a touchscreen interface.

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2013 Chevrolet Spark

All-new 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark 2013

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is an all-new five-door city car and it is the smallest car in GM’s portfolio. The 2013 Chevrolet Spark competes with Scion IQ, Fiat 500 and Smart Fortwo but it is the only hatchback in the A-segment with reasonably comfortable space for four adults. The new 2013 Chevrolet Spark will be on sale in the U.S. market in August or September, this year.

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is available in three trim levels: LS (MSRP from $ 12,245), 1LT (starting at $13,745) and 2LT (at $15,05 MSRP). The base LS model comes standard with air conditioning, remote keyless entry, cruise control, power windows, rear wiper, 15-inch alloy wheels, driver information center and auxiliary audio input jack. The 2013 Chevrolet Spark 1LT adds the connectivity of Chevrolet MyLink, 7-inch touch-sreen, six-speaker audio system with Bluetooth, USB port and steering wheel audio controls, and power mirrors.

The top-of-the-line 2LT trim level adds heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, foglamps, chrome accent at the interior and unique fascias on the outside.

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2013 Kia Forte

the all-new Kia Forte 2013

Kia Forte 2013

The 2013 Kia Forte will be an all-new compact car model, available as a four-door sedan, four-door hatchback or two-door coupe (which Kia calls Koup). The new 2013 Kia Forte will have a new exterior design, new wheels, LED lights, power-folding side mirrors and a new engine. With attractive styling, feature content and pricing, surely this car will have good sales as the previous model.

For 2013 Kia Forte is expected that in addition to the new engine, to be used the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine from Hyundai Elantra Touring or the 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine from Cee’d. The 2013 Kia Forte will be available in LX, EX and SX trim levels, while the 2013 Forte hatchback and Koup will be available in EX and SX trims only. Certainly, 2013 Fortes comes standard with stability control, traction control, Bluetooth, CD stereo with USB audio jacks and air-conditioning.

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2013 Ford Focus ST

New Focus ST

Focus ST 2013

The 2013 Ford Focus ST is an all-new performance model of Ford. The 2013 Focus ST will be on sale later this year and will have a starting MSRP price at $ 24,495. The 2013 Focus ST is a high-performance and well-equipped sport hatchback of the Focus family and it is the successor of Focus SVT.

The 2013 Focus ST is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct-injected EcoBoost engine that produces an impressive 252 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, with 92 hp more than the 2.0-liter of the regular Ford Focus. The 2013 Ford Focus ST comes with front-wheel drive and only six-speed manual transmission. The 2013 Focus ST also features 18-inch alloy wheels, performance tuned suspension and steering, and an aggressive styling of exterior design.

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2013 Hyundai Elantra

2013 Elantra sedan

The new 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan

The Hyundai Elantra is a four-door compact sedan with seating for up to five, roomy cabin and sporty styling and performance. The Hyundai Elantra sedan was named the 2012 North American Car of the Year. The new versions Coupe and GT Hatchback of Elantra will debut this year and are considered distinct models. The 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan competes with Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze and Mazda3. With modern and stylish design and respectable performance of the engine as well as a frugal fuel economy, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra is one of the best compact cars available, eclipsing many models of its rivals.

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan is available in GLS (from $ 16,695 MSRP) and Limited (MSRP from $ 20,945) trim levels. The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, full power accesories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, heated mirrors, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and an iPod/USB audio interface and a trip computer.

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