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May 29, 2014 8:07AM
Since when was the VW Golf an "entry-level luxury car"? It might be a plush car if the right options are selected, but I never thought of a Golf as a luxury car. Ever.
Jun 1, 2014 4:52PM
I don't see a horse listed anywhere?
May 28, 2014 3:06PM
I get that these are alternatives, but using the words "best alternative" is a stretch in my opinion.  Just "alternative" would be a more logical fit and mostly because it comes down to buyer preference.  I did find it odd that you listed the Audi A3 as "entry-level luxury" when it's a car that (from my understanding) isn't even sold yet in the US.  Some of these alternatives you list don't even seem to be in the same category.  
Jun 3, 2014 1:10PM
Horse, Oxen, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Trike, Airplane, Jet pack....I think these are more of how I would define 'automotive alternative'.
Jun 6, 2014 10:20AM
wow is that Avalon ugly just look at the lower intake part of the front      omg    ug ug ugly
Jun 15, 2014 10:37AM
This isn't much of a list, nor is it helpful. Everyone has their opnion but why is it that most (not all) of the "alternatives" suggested here are reportedly less-reliable models than the front-runners? I'm not saying that all suggestions are unreliable (Mazda 6 seems like a great car, just get rid of the smiley face grill?) but Jaguar, Jeep, and VW, for all of their driving capabilities, are not winning any prizes for low cost of operation. Toyota, Honda and Subaru don't build beauty award winners (I wish they tried harder on this, though)...People don't always buy what they wish to have, but often need to buy the best investment for safety and performance.
Jun 15, 2014 2:31PM
1 american vehicle and it is a van do you people want America to fail or are you just stupid?
Jun 15, 2014 3:33PM
People pick reliable, or good performance cars. And MSN tells us, "get alternative". But if these alternatives were better, they would be front-runners. Yea people, get a Jaguar, a car that has a motto- "all parts fallen from this vehicle are of fine British craftsmanship". Or VW. Or get rid of your Subaru and get a Jeep just to bump your problems per hundred vehicles by 55 points
Jun 15, 2014 10:48AM
There are dozens of choices in each of the three same old brackets. All have 4 doors and are called  sedans, SUV's or  crossovers. Some manufacturers think we're stupid so they lower the  roofline of a 4 door sedan and now call it a coupe? I'm still waiting for even a couple decent 2 door sport hatches with a sleek design ( not a freakin box called a VW GTI), with fold down rear seats that  are performance oriented for under fifty grand.
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