Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat on www.washingtonpost.com, October 7, 2011

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat on www.washingtonpost.com, October 7, 2011

Both Warren and I drove the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque this week. Ask us about it. Since we talked last I have driven a Mercedes SLK 350 retractable hardtop convertibles, 2011 Acura TSX w/Tech V6, Volvo S60R and Jeep Patriot.

I so love hatchbacks. They are so versatile, and car companies are bringing out more and more of them.

Lots of offerings here;

Toyota Prius plug-in hatchback
Lexus CT 200h hatchback
MINI John Cooper Works hatchback

If you want some a little less expensive try;
Kia Rio hatchback
Hyundai Elantra hatchback
Hyundai Veloster hatchback
Kia Forte hatchback
Mazda 3 hatchback
Scion xd hatchback and
Volkswagen Golf hatchback

A couple other cars that are under $15,000;
Nissan Versa manual transmission
Chevy Aveo
Chevy Sonic
Ford Fiesta
Hyundai Accent
Kia Rio
Kia Soul
Mazda 2
Nissan Cube
Smart fortwo
Suzuki SX4
Toyota Yaris

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About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.