The Best Products of 1994

1. The Chrysler Neon. Forget those small American cars that developed a reputation as tinny, tacky and powerless. Detroit's new subcompacts are stylish, drivable and affordable too, none more so than this remarkably popular little Chrysler (average price: $13,000). Most striking are its aggressive lines, responsive handling and tops-in-class acceleration (zero to 60 m.p.h. in 8.4 sec.). Originally intended for young drivers, the surprisingly roomy Neon now sits in the driveways of nearly 175,000 value- minded consumers of all ages, proving that these days good things really do come in small packages.

2. Donkey Kong Country

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