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Porsche dragged deeper into Dieselgate
Porsche dragged deeper into Dieselgate

Volkswagen has taken quite a beating since news of its diesel defeat devices began making headlines nearly 15 months ago. Though the company has been making progress on repairing its vehicles and its brand, it's not out of the woods yet. New reports suggest that Volkswagen has been using...Read More»

2017 Ford Flex
Family trucksters, Lexus LC 500 driven, Trump's EPA chief: What's New @ The Car Connection

What kind of car is best for families? Our poll results Some of you remember the 1970s. Back then, America had one family car: the station wagon. For decades, it had served as the only respectable means for parents and kids to travel together. 2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel
2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

Sometimes a head-to-head battle between rival vehicles isn't even a contest. Such is the case with the matchup between the Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier. We'd expect that. After all, the Frontier is an aging vehicle that saw its last redesign in 2005. The Colorado, on the other hand, is a...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Compare Cars

Today's economy cars are do-it-alls. They're practically mid-sizers, with styling that has set trends, and features that sometimes outpoint much more expensive rivals. Two highly-rated four-door sedans fight head to head for shoppers looking for reasonable performance for about $20,000--but between...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado
2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Cars

If you want a pickup that’s more manageable and maneuverable—and perhaps more fuel-efficient—than a full-size truck, the market is gradually coming back to life after years of stagnation. And the recently redesigned Chevrolet Colorado and Toyota Tacoma are both prime examples of...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Equinox
2017 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2017 GMC Terrain: Compare Cars

Chevrolet took its time to build a compact crossover SUV—but when it did the Equinox became a hit, thanks to generous proportions and a nifty sliding second-row seat. It even spawned a GMC edition, the boxy and rugged-looking Terrain. Between those two GM utility vehicles, which one's better...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: Compare Cars

Going green has never been easier. Some of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road are brand-new this year, and by our ratings, they're scoring better than ever in their lifetimes. But when it comes down to purchasing one of the big green mainstays, which one's better for you—the new...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2017 Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars

Despite the surging popularity of utility vehicles, today's small sedans are do-it-alls. They're practically mid-size these days, and the top entrants still sell hundreds of thousands of units a year. And each new entrant offers better safety, nicer interiors, and features that equal and sometimes...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2017 Nissan Leaf: Compare Cars

For the last five years, the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf have been the two best-selling plug-in electric cars in the U.S. This year, however, a new last year Chevy Volt faces off against a Nissan Leaf that looks identical to earlier models but offers a new and class-leading range rating of...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Chrysler 200 vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu: Compare Cars

The 2017 Chrysler 200 and the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu are sleek, affordable, and full of features—but which one is better for you? Both of these four-doors are targeted at the heart of the mid-size sedan market. The 200 was redesigned three years ago and 2017 may be its last model year as...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2016 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT: Compare Cars

Chevrolet's Corvette has been playing the sports car game for more than 50 years. Going head-to-head with it is a daunting proposition, but Mercedes-AMG’s new GT sports car might just have what it takes. The AMG GT and GT S were built to take on the benchmark of the sports car segment: the...Read More»

2017 Jeep Renegade
2017 Jeep Renegade vs. 2017 Chevrolet Trax: Compare Cars

Two of the highest-volume new entries in the red-hot subcomapct SUV segment are likely to be the Chevrolet Trax and the Jeep Renegade. Offered by all-American brands, they're smaller than their "compact" siblings, the Chevy Equinox and Jeep Cherokee, respectively. But they offer two very different...Read More»

2017 Toyota RAV4
2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

If you need a vehicle that can tackle all the family business, yet be good on gas, fit easily in parking sports, and not cost too much, a compact crossover SUV usually ends up as the best choice. Among those, the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are two of the more popular entries on the market. Which is...Read More»

2017 Subaru Outback
Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

With crossover SUVs among the hottest selling vehicles in this era of cheap gasoline, two of the more practical are the Subaru Outback and the Honda CR-V. The Outback is actually sold as a wagon in other markets, but here's it's fully accepted as a utility vehicle—helped by its SUV-like ride...Read More»

2017 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

The Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester are two of the more popular compact crossover wagons and are hardy perennials in this segment. These two models—and nearly all the models in their very popular category—are great family choices. They can multitask better than most, tucking away up...Read More»

2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

Growing families seem to be choosing compact crossovers more frequently these days than traditional SUVs and minivans. Two fine examples are the Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V. Both are fuel-efficient and spacious, and they can be equipped to near-luxury levels of comfort. Plus, they retain much of...Read More»

Chevy Chase in National Lampoon's Vacation
What kind of car is best for families? Our poll results

Some of you remember the 1970s. Back then, America had one family car: the station wagon. For decades, it had served as the only respectable means for parents and kids to travel together. Then, in the 1980s, someone got the bright idea to overhaul the customized vans once favored by the Symbionese...Read More»

2008 Hyundai Entourage Limited
2007-2008 Hyundai Entourage recalled to fix hood latch glitch

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of more than 41,000 Hyundai Entourage minvans from the 2007 and 2008 model-years. NHTSA bulletins indicate that some of those vehicles may have problems with their hood latches, which could increase the risk of accidents. The...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson, IIHS small front overlap crash test
Top Safety Pick+, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Used batteries: What's New @ The Car Connection

Roundup: All the 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ winners The IIHS has revealed its list of what it considers to be the safest new cars available—those that qualify for its coveted Top Safety Pick+ award. Chevrolet prices diesel Cruze from $24,670 Chevrolet says that opting for its new...Read More»

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