Dan Roth

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Critic's Review History

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

84

The highest score
awarded by this critic is:

88

The lowest score
awarded by this critic is:

82

2012 Volkswagen Passat

01/12/12
84
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Sedan

Out on the road, the Passat SEL 2.5 Premium does all the right things for the everyman; it’s smooth, it’s quiet, and with 102 cubic feet of interior space, it’s accommodating. It’s a big, comfy car that rides nicely and handles without surprises.

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

11/24/10
83
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
Sedan

The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta is nice to look at, and does achieve the mission of delivering good value. It’s one of the roomiest choices at a price point populated by a raft of B-segment choices, though moving up the trim-level ladder will put it among cut-throat competition.

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

12/23/10
82
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
Sedan

The Jetta has not lost its appetite for devouring sinewy pavement, and this latest generation handles with aplomb. But all of the soft-touch, finely-crafted goodness that Jetta owners have raved about for years is gone.

2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback

05/26/10
88
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2010 Volkswagen GTI Hatchback
Hatchback

The 2010 Volkswagen GTI restores our faith that it can still do the things that made the original one of the all-time enthusiast greats. The GTI strikes us as a bargain for the refinement and performance it offers.

2012 Mazda 3

05/17/12
87
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2012 Mazda 3
Sedan

The Mazda3 Skyactiv may be the sleeper story of the year. While other players in this segment offer slicker styling choices and truckloads of equipment, choices are thin on the ground if you want to actually enjoy yourself behind the wheel.

2011 Lexus GX

02/25/11
84
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 Lexus GX
SUV/Truck

The Lexus GX 460 may not stack up on paper. With impeccable build quality inside and out, luxurious materials, and a brand reputation for reliability and dealers that coddle, it’s a different story on the road. Or off it, for that matter.

2011 Kia Optima Sedan

04/14/11
87
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 Kia Optima Sedan
Sedan

Nobody remembers the 2010 Kia Optima, but just like that, the 2011 model may be the mainstream sedan to beat. While some consumers – the uninformed and brand-bigoted – might remain skeptical, the 2011 Kia Optima is the new benchmark.

2011 Ford Mustang Coupe

09/21/10
82
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 Ford Mustang Coupe
Convertible

The 2011 Ford Mustang GT with automatic is perfectly happy to swallow interstate miles or drag race tarmac, but when the road turns twisty, it’s a dud thanks to the recalcitrant transmission.

2011 Dodge Journey SUV

04/14/11
84
100

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Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 Dodge Journey SUV
SUV/Truck

Always good-looking,the Journey has been redone for 2011 with great success to become a credible competitor in terms of value and driving satisfaction. If you’re crossover shopping, it’s worth a look.

2011 BMW X3 SUV

09/12/11
83
100

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Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Dan Roth Dan Roth Score Pending 2011 BMW X3 SUV
SUV/Truck

Despite its driveline foibles, the 2011 BMW X3 feels like it belongs in the current family of BMW products, and it has the styling and available equipment to attract buyers’ attention.

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