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2017 Honda HR-V vs. 2017 Jeep Renegade: Compare Cars
2017 Honda HR-V vs. 2017 Jeep Renegade: Compare Cars

A burgeoning number of small crossover utility vehicles is giving buyers more options than every before. Two of the most popular smaller SUVs are likely to be the Honda HR-V and the Jeep Renegade. The HR-V is a smaller sibling to the immensely popular CR-V compact crossover, while the Renegade...Read More»

2017 Toyota Camry
2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Compare Cars

Though never all that stylish, Honda's Accord and Toyota's Camry always have been smart and sensible. The Camry and Accord hit their stride in the 1980s, when they became the epitome of the American mid-size sedan. Since then, both have evolved to keep pace with excellent new family sedans from...Read More»

2017 Mazda CX-3
2017 Honda HR-V vs. 2017 Mazda CX-3: Compare Cars

We're in the midst of a small-SUV explosion. Big-name automakers are slotting new utility vehicles at the entry position in their lineups, blending hatchback bodies with tall-wagon rooflines and SUV-style all-wheel drive. Two of the most interesting new offerings are from automakers with a...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Trax
2017 Chevrolet Trax vs. 2017 Honda HR-V: Compare Cars

We're in the midst of a small-SUV explosion, with new entry-level vehicles arriving every year from major automakers. They blend tall hatchback bodies with the all-wheel drive that qualifies them as crossover SUVs. Both the Chevrolet Trax and the Honda HR-V are recent new entries in the niche, and...Read More»

2016 Honda Accord Sedan
2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Nissan Altima: Compare Cars

While sedans are currently overshadowed by utility vehicles as family-haulers, there’s still a lot of appeal in today’s crop of affordable mid-size sedans. Among those, the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima are two of the most popular choices. How do these two models compare, head-to-head...Read More»

2016 Honda Odyssey
2016 Honda Odyssey vs. 2016 Nissan Quest: Compare Cars

The minivan is loved and embraced by some parents just as much as it's loathed and shunned by others. Regardless which camp you're in, minivans are still the gold standard for family utility and all-around usefulness. The Nissan Quest and Honda Odyssey are two we've rated highly in the past. Both...Read More»

2017 Kia Soul
2017 Kia Soul vs. 2017 Honda Fit: Compare Cars

The Kia Soul and Honda Fit are both boxy small cars with remarkable interior space. The Soul is a style-first urban warrior whose attraction lies in its practicality and cheeky character. The smaller Fit sits at the top of the economy car segment, with a supremely flexible interior and combined EPA...Read More»

2017 Honda Pilot
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2017 Honda Pilot: Compare Cars

The Hyundai Santa Fe and Honda Pilot are two popular picks that represent the shape of today’s family wagons. Both models work well for four or more, allowing enough flexibility for restocking the pantry, fitting infant seats, cargo-carrying, or even expeditions to a weekend campsite. The...Read More»

2017 Honda Civic Si Coupe prototype, 2016 Los Angeles auto show
2017 Honda Civic vs. 2017 Mazda 3: Compare Cars

Honda and Mazda are both known for the leanness and charm that they can build into their compact cars. Both brands have, for decades, excelled at not just at making good, fuel-efficient subcompact sedans (and hatchbacks) but also ones that are nimble and fun to drive. And the latest Honda Civic and...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander: Compare Cars

If you recoil at the prospect of driving a minivan, the roomiest seven- and eight-passenger crossovers are pretty good substitutes. And if your escape from sliding doors brought you to either the Honda Pilot or the Toyota Highlander, you're on the right path. But which fits your family better? Read...Read More»

2017 Honda Pilot
2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Nissan Pathfinder: Compare Cars

The Honda Pilot is our current Best Car To Buy here at The Car Connection--but Nissan's Pathfinder has just received a slew of updates to make it more competitive. These space-efficient, capable family vehicles offer just the right mix of flexible seating space, cargo capacity, and ride...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Compare Cars

If you're in charge of the carpool and looking for something new, a three-row crossover SUV should be among the top vehicles on your shopping list. Few of these big wagons have the heritage and name recognition of the Ford Explorer. But when it comes to carrying big families in the smoothest, most...Read More»

2016 Acura ILX A-Spec
2017 Acura ILX vs. 2017 Audi A3: Compare Cars

As the luxury market grows, driving a car with a luxury badge has become as much a way of affirming you're on a path toward affluence and success as it is one that you’ve arrived. So it’s no surprise that most of the established luxury brands have extended their reach downward, to cars...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
What's New for 2017: Chrysler

It has been mighty quiet in Chrysler's showrooms lately, but there's one especially good reason to make you way to one: The Chrysler Pacifica, a model we named as our Best Car to Buy 2017. Really, the rebooted Chrysler minivan (which discards its Town & Country nomenclature) is that good. It's...Read More»

2018 Toyota Camry
2018 Camry, Rolls-Royce SUV, Electric car sales: What's New @ The Car Connection

2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of Detroit reveal Toyota has given us our first look at the next-generation Camry and confirmed that the new mid-size sedan would make its first appearance at the Detroit auto show next month. EPA sticks to its guns, keeps 2025 fuel economy goals No doubt about it...Read More»

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class (Euro-spec)
Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Lexus NX: Compare Cars

It’s likely that the first time you saw the Lexus NX or the Mercedes-Benz GLC, you took note. And that’s saying something, as the market is flooded with compact crossover offerings nowadays. Leave it to two of the top luxury brands, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, not just to make good with a...Read More»

2018 Toyota Camry
2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of Detroit reveal

Toyota has given us our first look at the next-generation Camry and confirmed that the new mid-size sedan would make its first appearance at the Detroit auto show next month. The back fender of the new Camry looks to take plenty of cues from the current Toyota Prius (and by extension the Mirai)...Read More»

Honda Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system demo  -  Japan, 11/2012
Safety advocates sue NHTSA to mandate automatic braking

Many of you seem underwhelmed by automatic emergency braking, but earlier this year, more than 20 auto brands vowed to make the technology standard on new vehicles by the year 2022. The only problem? Those vows aren't binding, which leaves car companies free to renege on their promises. The...Read More»

Gina McCarthy, nominee for Environmental Protection Agency administrator
EPA sticks to its guns, keeps 2025 emissions goals

No doubt about it: 2016 has been the Year of WTF. The latest proof comes in the form of an announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that it plans to maintain its current auto emissions goals for 2025. That wasn't what most observers expected. Then again, there may be more to this than...Read More»

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