Los Angeles Auto Show

2018 Ford Ecosport video preview
2018 Ford Ecosport video preview

Make way for a new wave of Ford SUVs and crossovers. Some of them from unlikely locations. The new Ecosport made its North American debut at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. Its the first of a slew of crossovers—or SUVs—from Ford that'll be released over the next four years. MORE: Read...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas video preview

Volkswagen needs a hit these days--and they need more SUVs to compete in America. This year, the German automaker will land a one-two punch with new utility vehicles. Soon, there will be a new Tiguan. First, we'll get this made-in-America, three-row crossover SUV: the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas...Read More»

2017 Mazda CX-5
2017 Mazda CX-5 video preview: 2016 LA Auto Show

Was it just four years ago that the Mazda CX-5 showed up to the crossover party? It was, in fact, and in crossover SUV terms, that's old news. Time for some new news. There's a new Mazda CX-5 for the 2017 model year, and it's here at the Los Angeles auto show. The CX-5 is new, we promise. You might...Read More»

2017 Jeep Compass
2017 Jeep Compass video preview: 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Jeep builds a crossover SUV for just about every size. The Renegade's a small; the Grand Cherokee's the extra-large. The medium label? That's what Jeep will apply to this new utility vehicle, starting next year. Jeep wants you to ignore the Compass that's on showroom floors right now. It's old...Read More»

2017 Nissan Versa Note
2017 Nissan Versa Note shows off new face, Doctor Doom references inevitable

Nissan unveiled Thursday its updated 2017 Nissan Versa Note, complete with the V-neck grille you'll find on almost every Nissan now except the Z and the Leaf. The updated hatchback for Nissan is relatively unchanged aside from the swept headlights, deeply set vertical grille element, and...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas first look

There is some wry irony behind the name given to Volkswagen’s newest SUV, the 2018 Atlas, as Volkswagen’s fate in the United States may indeed rest on its shoulders. The company’s largest-yet sport-ute debuts on the heels of news of the massive buyback settlement, in which the...Read More»

Mazda CX-5 teaser
2017 Mazda CX-5 headed to LA Auto Show

A new Mazda CX-5 is set to debut next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show—and it's coming an entire model year before we expected it. The current CX-5 has been a genuine (and much needed) success for Mazda, which has sold more than 80,000 through the end of September this year, so it comes as...Read More»

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage GT
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Video Preview

You might not know it, but the tiny Mirage has been a smash hit for Mitsubishi. The automaker needed to sell just 7,500 to break even in the U.S.; yet in the first twelve months of sales it sold 16,000 units. Now, it's time for an update. The exterior's been updated with a new hood, front grille...Read More»

2016 Mazda CX-9, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2016 Mazda CX-9 Video Preview

What's a sporty car company like Mazda doing in the three-row SUV business? Maybe they're making big crossovers into something fun to drive? That's what we're hoping for with the CX-9, the three-row family wagon coming for the 2016 model year. WATCH: 2017 Cadillac XT5 Video Preview The CX-9 joined...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra
2017 Hyundai Elantra Video Preview

Is less really more? Hyundai's out to prove the adage with a new sedan that trades some of its famous flourishes for other priorities. The new 2017 Hyundai Elantra represents a big departure from today's model. The body's lost most of the dramatic curves of the outgoing model, in favor of a much...Read More»

2016 Nissan Sentra
2016 Nissan Sentra Video Preview

Some of the best cars to buy are small sedans--cars like the new Honda Civic, Chevy Cruze, and Hyundai Elantra. Nissan has some catching up to do with its Sentra, but will the 2016 model-year update give it the boost it needs? While it's not a dramatic change, the 2016 Sentra gets an updated look...Read More»

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
2017 Honda Clarity Preview Video

​ Will hydrogen really be the fuel of the future? Honda thinks it might, so it's putting down some serious money to develop its second fuel-cell powered production car--but it's also hedging its bets for electric cars and plug-in hybrids at the same time. We got our first look at the Clarity at...Read More»

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible Video Preview

So, you want to go off-roading in a convertible SUV. There's always the Jeep Wrangler. But the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet is gone, may it rest in peace. Well, now, there's another way to throw caution to the wind. ALSO SEE: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Video Preview Well, they did it. Land Rover showed...Read More»

2017 Buick LaCrosse, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2017 Buick LaCrosse Video Preview

Buick generated some buzz with its Avenir Concept earlier this year, and now it's putting some of that concept's style into production. Lower, longer, wider, and lighter. That's the new LaCrosse. The face now wears the a grille cribbed from the Avenir concept, and marks the return of the tri-color...Read More»

2017 Cadillac XT5
2017 Cadillac XT5 Video Preview

Cadillac wants to take over the luxury world, but it's missing a truly great crossover SUV in its lineup. Well now, It's time to forget the lackluster SRX because at the LA Auto Show, Cadillac has unveiled its new 2017 Cadillac XT5. The XT5 goes for drama with its crisply folded body. With Le...Read More»

Scion C-HR Concept
Toyota's Next Crossover Is The Scion C-HR Concept

Toyota's brand-within-a-brand is growing once more, and it's doing so by adding more small cars. A new small crossover SUV, based on the C-HR concept on display at this year's Los Angeles auto show, is headed for production as the fourth member of the Scion lineup. When it launched in the 2004...Read More»

2016 Honda Civic Coupe, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2016 Honda Civic Coupe Video Preview

The new 10th-generation Honda Civic sedan just went on sale a few weeks ago, and now it's time for the rest of the lineup to roll. Next up: the new 2016 Honda Civic Coupe. The new Civic Coupe is much sleeker and sportier than the previous version, with a long roofline like its four-door...Read More»

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune, Denim Models Go Vintage Smart Casual

At the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Volkswagen is introducing two new Beetle variants that should help nudge this classic nameplate back into consideration. First, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune, which will arrive in Coupe form in the first quarter of 2016 and in Convertible form by next fall...Read More»

2016 Toyota Mirai
L.A. Auto Show Roundup: Smaller Crossovers, Hydrogen Redux

At the Los Angeles Auto Show this past week, the luxury and performance cars that seemed to steal some of the early attention at press previews proved to be a distraction from two real market trends that elbowed their way into the spotlight: Subcompact crossovers are becoming a major market...Read More»

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