Toyota Rav 4: Step to Excellence
The first RAV4 in 1994 created a real revolution, opening to the world a new class of “SUVs”. The machines of the two subsequent generations developed in an evolutionary way…

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Toyota Celica: In the cramped, but not mad
The main advantages of the coupe - the enthusiastic views of others and sporty characteristics. According to the canons, the silhouette should be squat, the motor powerful, and the interior…

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Toyota Highlander: Highlander
“Highlander” is a car for those who cannot buy a Lexus, but would like a car with the same level of comfort and wealth of equipment — short and clear,…

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Mazda 5: Let’s do the Karakuri

“He” – a mini-van, “she” – “Mazda”? I am constantly confused in the definition of gender – you look at the solid dimensions, wrapped in the classic forms of a mini-van, like “He.” And you get behind the wheel, glance through the interior, the familiar “twisters”, the display screen – “She”, “Mazda” comes out. Then you step into the wide opening of the sliding door, try on the middle row of the relief seats, feel the supply of space around – and again confusion. Continue reading

Mitsubishi Carisma: Reasonable Sufficiency

We have already met with “Mitsubishi Carisma” more than once, including in group tests. The car, well-known in our country, has been produced since 1995, and during this time it has changed many times. So in 2002, the model year “Charisma” acquired a new power unit and suffered a small facelift. The main changes in appearance – a new grille, black edging headlights, chrome emblems; A second passenger airbag and some additional equipment appeared in the cabin. Under the hood now – the engine with direct injection of 1.8 GDi. Continue reading

Toyota Avensis Stripping Game

A budget version of Avensis is on sale. Having lost a dozen equipment positions, Toyota dropped $ 2,200 in price and became one of the best deals in the class. Let us try to find out how justified such savings are.

At one time, we complained that the basic equipment of the 1.8-liter Avensis was too rich. In principle, there is nothing bad in this – rather, on the contrary. Continue reading

Nissan Micra: Look into your eyes
Of particular interest to the "Mikre" is caused not only by a bright appearance - the former model was the European bestseller of "Nissan", its circulation exceeded 1.3 million units.…

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Mazda 2: City Toy
Bright and cute "Mazda-2" reminded toy avtomobchik. Made of soft plastic, with a whistle in the bottom - twenty years ago, my youngest daughter loved to play that way when…

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Isuzu Trooper: Yours among strangers
SUV "Isuzu-Truper" is not as popular with us as its competitors: "Mitsubishi Pajero", "Nissan Patrol GR / Nissan Patrol" or "Toyota Landkruyzer." There is also a share of the guilt…

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Mazda 3: What are we standing for?
Most of the popular cars today can be found at dealers in stock, or, in extreme cases, get in 1-2 months. "Mazda-3" remained, perhaps, the only model in the class,…

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