Mark Vaughn

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Critic's Review History

In their published
reviews, this critic awards
an average score of:

85

The highest score
awarded by this critic is:

98

The lowest score
awarded by this critic is:

65

2013 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door

11/08/12
65
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2013 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door
Hatchback

If you were looking for a more practical Mini that offers up a bit more stylish geometry, this could be your ride.

2011 Nissan Juke Hatchback

06/01/10
78
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Nissan Juke Hatchback
Hatchback

The stylish 2011 Nissan Juke was designed for Europe, where they load up large-car features on what we would consider very small cars. The sad thing is that all of that sophistication in the drivetrain is sapped by the soul-destroying choice of a CVT transmission.

2011 Lexus CT Hybrid Hatchback

10/12/10
80
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Lexus CT Hybrid Hatchback
Hatchback

If you are a Prius pilot looking for more excitement, you’ll be happy if not thrilled with the CT200h. If you’re a Lexus IS 350 driver seeking to save the world, you will miss your IS 350 but will be willing to do with fewer thrills to save the Earth.

2011 Honda CR-Z Hatchback

06/17/10
81
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Honda CR-Z Hatchback
Hatchback

If you’re looking for a car of high style and relatively high gas mileage and you don’t have kids or more than one friend, then yes, this is for you.

2011 Ford Fiesta Hatchback

04/26/10
82
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
Hatchback

For the price of a more fully optioned Fiesta, you could get into a Mazda 3 or a Volkswagen Golf and have more fun driving them. But you could also save a few thousand and have this perfectly fun front-runner and save money on gasoline, too.

2011 Infiniti M

03/02/10
83
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Infiniti M
Sedan

As a luxury sedan the Infiniti M certainly succeeds. As a sports sedan, a little less so. The only thing that would keep us away from this are all those beeping “features.” But maybe we are just too old-school.

2012 Ford Focus Electric

04/17/12
83
100

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Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2012 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback

The Focus Electric is the quietest EV we’ve driven yet. Room inside is definitely compact-class snug. And you get the benefit of anonymity.

2011 Ford Explorer SUV

12/12/10
84
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Ford Explorer SUV
SUV/Truck

This new car-based 2011 Ford Explorer is far more realistic about what SUV/CUV buyers really want: something roomy inside with excellent on-road manners and very little road noise or wind noise.

2010 Ram 2500/3500

05/10/10
84
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2010 Ram 2500/3500
SUV/Truck

Technically, the Power Wagon is an option package on the Ram Heavy Duty Crew Cab 2500. But there‚Äôs much more to it. The Power Wagon can do the same towing and hauling as the standard Ram 2500 but has the most agile 4×4 drivetrain available on a full-size truck.

2011 Ford Explorer SUV

12/13/10
84
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2011 Ford Explorer SUV
SUV/Truck

This new car-based Explorer is far more realistic about what SUV/CUV buyers really want: something roomy inside with excellent on-road manners and very little road noise or wind noise. Most of the Explorer is in fine shape, at or near the head of its class.

2010 Ram 2500/3500

04/02/10
84
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2010 Ram 2500/3500
SUV/Truck

Owning a Dodge Power Wagon will greatly extend the amount of work and play you will be able to do. By allowing access to terrain way out in back of beyond you can get to places no one else can and haul along almost everything you’re going to need once you get there.

2013 Honda Fit EV Hatchback

06/29/12
85
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Vaughn Mark Vaughn Score Pending 2013 Honda Fit EV Hatchback
Hatchback

Honda says Fit EV owners will use their cars for commuting and running errands. Considering that many people spend their weekdays slogging through stop-and-go traffic, it would be perfect for a good number of buyers.

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