Reviews

2017 Mazda CX-5
2017 Mazda CX-5

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is new this year, and improves upon last year's model with a better interior and exterior look, quieter ride, a new-ish standard engine, and a coming turbodiesel that could be among the leaders for small crossovers in highway mileage. It's offered in Sport, Touring...Read More»

2018 Toyota Yaris
2018 Toyota Yaris preview

Toyota's itty-bitty subcompact hatchback adds a little more flair (or at least the appearance of it) for 2018. The changes are, admittedly, only skin deep. Underneath, the 2018 isn't expected to be substantially changed from the 2017, which has only been updated lightly since the 2012...Read More»

2018 Toyota Sienna
2018 Toyota Sienna

The 2018 Toyota Sienna has a familiar minivan shape and mission, but its new shape and unique features separate the van from the clan—maybe that's the plan? Last year, the Sienna's upgrades were largely confined to spaces you couldn't see: a new engine and transmission. This...Read More»

2018 Ford Focus Electric
2018 Ford Focus Electric

The 2018 Ford Focus Electric is a battery-electric five-door compact hatchback that directly competes with the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Nissan Leaf, and Volkswagen e-Golf. Like all, except the 238-mile Bolt EV, its recently expanded range falls between 105 and 125...Read More»

2018 Ford F-150
2018 Ford F-150

Trucks don’t want to be luxury vehicles or family wagons, but now they have to be. The 2018 Ford F-150 is proof. Although the F-150 rides on a fully boxed ladder frame with a quartet of muscular engines designed to tow, haul, or drag nearly everything under the sun, the full-size...Read More»

2018 Volvo S90
2018 Volvo S90 Preview

The 2018 Volvo S90 is a mid-size luxury sedan with just a little bit more for the new model year—well, actually, quite a bit more. After debuting as an all-new model last year, the S90 grows several inches for 2018, with all of that extra girth directly benefiting rear-seat...Read More»

Ford GT Competition Series
2017 Ford GT preview

The 2017 Ford GT is the brand's limited-edition supercar and the most advanced car the Blue Oval has ever built. It's the second generation of the GT, following on the 2005-2007 original, and it is the spiritual successor to the Ford GT40 of the 1960s. Ford will only build 250 cars per...Read More»

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, Santa Barbara, CA, March 2017
2017 Honda Clarity

The 2017 Honda Clarity is a mid-size four-door sedan that comes with two different powertrains, both of them zero-emssion. The first to arrive, in December 2016, was the Clarity Fuel Cell, which is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell that feeds pure hydrogen, stored in the car's...Read More»

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is a compact four­-door sedan aimed at the BMW 3-Series, and the Quadrifoglio version is a BMW M3 fighter. The Quadrifoglio is the first car in an eight­-product assault scheduled for the next three years. Riding an all­-new rear­- and...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek, 2017 Geneva auto show
2018 Subaru Crosstrek preview

The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is the sophomore followup to the surprise hit for the quirky automaker. Combining the practicality of its Impreza wagon with a taller ride height and a little more body cladding, the Crosstrek has been the Labrador retriever of the automotive universe: their...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
2018 Volkswagen Golf

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf is a perennial favorite—and something of an underdog—among compact cars. It's offered as a four-door hatchback, a wagon with either a standard or slightly raised suspension, and a pair of sporty "hot hatches." With the 2018 Golf, Volkswagen has taken...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T
2018 Hyundai Sonata preview

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is a mid-size sedan that competes against some of the car industry's best and brightest—but with a new look, an upgraded transmission, and additional available technology, the Sonata brings more to the table this year. The Sonata isn't new for 2018, but...Read More»

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