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See which Sports cars are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of Sports cars that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Sports cars that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Volkswagen Jetta GLI
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The Volkswagen Jetta is a sedan offered in 4dr Man SE w/Connectivity, 4dr Man TDI, 4dr DSG TDI, 4dr DSG GLI, 4dr Man SE, 4dr Auto SE w/Connectivity/Sunroof, 4dr Man S, 4dr DSG Hybrid SE, 4dr DSG Hybrid SEL Premium, 4dr Man GLI Autobahn, 4dr DSG GLI Autobahn w/Nav, 4dr Auto SE w/Connectivity, 4dr Auto SEL, 4dr DSG GLI Edition 30 w/Nav, 4dr Auto SE, 4dr Auto S, 4dr Man Base, 4dr Man TDI w/Premium, 4dr Man TDI w/Premium/Nav, 4dr DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav, 4dr DSG TDI w/Premium, 4dr DSG GLI Autobahn, 4dr DSG GLI Edition 30, 4dr Man GLI Edition 30 w/Nav, 4dr DSG Hybrid, 4dr Man GLI Edition 30, 4dr DSG Hybrid SEL, 4dr Man SE w/Connectivity/Sunroof, 4dr Man GLI, 4dr Man GLI Autobahn w/Nav, 4dr Man TDI Value Edition and 4dr DSG TDI Value Edition. The powertrains include 1.4-liter 4 hybrid (170 hp), 1.8-liter 4 turbo (170 hp), 2.0-liter 4 (115 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (210 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbodiesel (140 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, 6-speed sequential and 7-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The Jetta GLI Autobahn 4-cyl MT uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mazda MX-5 Miata
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The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a convertible offered in 2dr Conv Man Sport, 2dr Conv Auto Sport, 2dr Conv Auto Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Auto Club, 2dr Conv Man Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Club, 2dr Conv Man Club, 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Club, 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring and 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Grand Touring. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (158 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 (167 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The MX-5 Miata uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Hyundai Veloster
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The Hyundai Veloster is a 3-door hatchback offered in 3dr Cpe Auto w/Gray Int, 3dr Cpe Auto Turbo w/Black Int, 3dr Cpe Man Turbo w/Blue Int, 3dr Cpe Man w/Black Int, 3dr Cpe Man w/Gray Int, 3dr Cpe Auto w/Black Int, 3dr Cpe Auto w/Red Int, 3dr Cpe Auto Turbo w/Blue Int, 3dr Cpe Man Turbo R-Spec, 3dr Cpe Man w/Red Int and 3dr Cpe Man Turbo w/Black Int. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 (138 hp) and 1.6-liter 4 turbo (201 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 27 mpg city to 37 mpg highway. The Veloster uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Nissan 370Z
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The Nissan Z is a convertible, coupe offered in 2dr Cpe Auto, 2dr Cpe Manual NISMO, 2dr Roadster Auto, 2dr Cpe Manual Touring, 2dr Roadster Manual Touring, 2dr Cpe Manual, 2dr Roadster Auto Touring and 2dr Cpe Auto Touring. The powertrains include 3.7-liter V6 (332 hp) and 3.7-liter V6 (350 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 26 mpg highway. The Z uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2009
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart
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The Mitsubishi Lancer is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in 4dr Sdn Man GSR, 4dr Sdn CVT ES FWD, 5dr Sportback GT FWD, 5dr Sportback ES FWD, 4dr Sdn Man GT FWD, 4dr Sdn CVT SE AWD, 4dr Sdn TC-SST MR, 4dr Sdn Man ES FWD, 4dr Sdn CVT GT FWD and 4dr Sdn TC-SST Ralliart AWD. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (148 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (237 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (291 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 (168 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed sequential and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 17 mpg city to 25 mpg highway. The Lancer sedan Ralliart 4-cyl uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010