Search new car features, prices, specifications & pictures:
The new 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS hatchback
The all-new 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS amps up the Sonic’s sporty style and driving experience with unique exterior and interior features matched with a 1.4L turbo engine that delivers 138 horsepower (103 kW) and 148 lb.-ft. of torque (200 Nm).
A specially tuned and lowered suspension, performance-oriented exterior and interior features, and large, 17-inch wheels instantly distinguish Sonic RS, which is offered exclusively in the five-door body style.
Standard on Sonic RS is Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment system with a seven-inch color touch screen. MyLink can display smartphone-based music, videos, photos, and contacts for hands-free calling. MyLink also is compatible with smartphones with apps for Pandora and Stitcher internet radio . Later, an app for full-function GPS navigation will be available.
The new 2013 Volkswagen Golf hatchback
The Volkswagen Golf remains the hatchback of choice for buyers demanding German engineering coupled with benchmark levels of quality, safety, style and refinement. With global sales now topping 29 million, the Golf continues to be Volkswagen's most successful model ever.
Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Golf pictures in our 2013 Volkswagen Golf photo gallery (30 photos)
For 2013, Golf continues to be offered in both two and four-door models with a choice of 2.5-liter inline five-cylinder gasoline engine or the 2.0-liter TDI Clean Diesel that offers an EPA fuel economy rating of 42 mpg on the highway.
The strong tradition of affordable pricing coupled with high levels of standard equipment also continues. The 2013 Golf two-door with smooth-shifting manual transmission starts at just $17,995.
The new 2013 Hyundai Accent subcompact sedan
The 2013 Accent continues Hyundai’s mission to defy convention by offering extraordinary value and class-above features to subcompact car shoppers. Now in its second year of production, Accent adds even more standard equipment and offers new class-above comfort features to satisfy shoppers in this hot segment.
Find more new 2013 Hyundai Accent pictures in our 2013 Hyundai Accent photo gallery (75 photos)
Heated side mirrors, remote keyless entry and air conditioning are now standard on all 2013 Accent trims. Accent SE’s side mirrors have been upgraded with turn signal indicators for an extra level of safety. Shoppers also will find an optional power sunroof on the Accent SE trim.
The new 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
With its sleek design and convenient utility, the Mitsubishi Motors' tried and true 5-door Lancer Sportback returns for the 2013 model year as the perfect choice for performance car enthusiasts and young families alike.
This uniquely-configured, yet handsomely-styled vehicle in the popular Lancer family is available in two distinct trim levels: the entry-level ES and the athletic GT. The Lancer Sportback ES comes with an efficient 2.0-liter DOHC MIVEC 16-valve engine that achieves 32 highway mpg, while the sportier Lancer Sportback GT is equipped with a 2.4-liter inline-four engine that produces 168 hp and 167 lb.-ft of torque.
2013 Lancer Sportback ES
The new 2013 Kia Rio & Kia Rio 5-door
With class-leading horsepower1 and fuel economy2, the 2013 Rio sedan and Rio 5-door hatchback continue to infuse style, value, technology and spirited road manners into the Kia Motors America (KMA) model lineup.
Find more new 2013 Kia Rio & Kia Rio 5-door pictures in our 2013 Kia Rio & Kia Rio 5-door photo gallery (50 photos)
All-new last year, these award-winning subcompacts have played a vital role in achieving Kia's record sales and market-share growth since the launch of the Soul in 2009.
As Kia's smallest and most affordable vehicles, the Rio sedan and hatchback offer consumers an abundance of standard amenities, safety features and interior space. New for 2013, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters have been added as standard equipment to the Rio SX to deliver a more engaging driving experience (available early summer).
The new 2013 Ford Focus ST high-performance hatchback
Drivers in the U.S. can now place their order for the new Ford Focus ST, a high-performance hatchback that will offer exhilarating performance and handling, a distinctive interior and muscular exterior design.
Find more new 2013 Ford Focus ST pictures in our 2013 Ford Focus ST photo gallery (20 photos)
Focus ST, Ford’s first global performance car, will integrate a collection of advanced and sport-oriented technologies previously unavailable to North American customers. The combination of these technologies into a refined yet high-performance sport compact will elevate the category and further cement Focus as the most complete compact car range sold in North America.
The new 2013 Volvo V40 premium hatchback
The all-new V40 is ready to overtake the competition in the Premium Hatchback class with sharpened features and characteristics from larger Volvos wrapped in a sleek, compact package.
Find more new 2013 Volvo V40 pictures in our 2013 Volvo V40 photo gallery (50 photos)
"The all-new V40 is the first new model that is fully developed according to our human-centric, Designed Around You strategy. Charged with an outstanding set of high-tech features it definitely will give our toughest competitors a headache," says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation.
The new 2012 Toyota Prius c hybrid hatchback
Following the U.S. debut of the all-new 2012 Prius c at the 2012 North American International Auto Show here, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., plans to bring this dynamically styled, five-door hatchback to market in March of 2012, and introduce Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive to the subcompact segment.
Find more new 2012 Toyota Prius c pictures in our 2012 Toyota Prius c photo gallery (37 photos)
The letter “c” represents “city” in the Prius c name. Designed to function as an urban-friendly vehicle with an engaging driving experience, hatchback utility, and a city fuel economy rating of 53 mpg, Prius c offers the highest city mpg rating of any vehicle without a plug. The all-new Prius c joins the Prius Family, which includes the third generation Prius Liftback, the versatile new Prius v and the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, which will debut in early 2012.
The new 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback
Hyundai Motor America introduced the all-new 2013 Elantra GT in a North American debut at the Chicago Auto Show. Elantra GT brings five-door functionality and European driving dynamics to the expanding Elantra lineup and is slated to hit dealerships this summer.
Find more new 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT pictures in our 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT photo gallery (38 photos)
The lineup now includes Elantra Coupe - also making its world debut today and the popular Elantra sedan, the 2012 North American Car of the Year. Elantra GT is based on the new-generation i30 model designed for the European market.
The new 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid & C-Max Energi
Ford’s two new hybrid vehicles, the C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid, are projected to set a new benchmark for fuel economy when they go on sale this year.
Find more new 2013 Ford C-Max Energi pictures in our 2013 Ford C-Max Energi photo gallery (24 photos)
The C-MAX Energi is expected to deliver a better fuel economy equivalent in electric mode than the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid with a 500-mile overall driving range, more than Chevrolet Volt. The new C-MAX Hybrid is targeted to achieve better fuel economy than Toyota Prius v.
Both vehicles feature the next generation of Ford’s acclaimed powersplit technology that will allow operation in electric mode at higher speeds than any other hybrid.
Search new car features, specifications, pictures and pricing:
Automakers: Latest Makes and Models on Auto Spectator