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2018 Ford Fiesta
2018 Ford Fiesta

The 2018 Ford Fiesta bears the brunt of The Car Connection’s objective ratings. Small cars just don’t fare as well in categories like comfort and safety, by nature. Even in fuel economy, the smallest cars often lose out to larger cars with better aerodynamics. That said, we...Read More»

2018 Ford Focus
2018 Ford Focus

The 2018 Ford Focus has broad appeal, maybe too broad to digest at a glance. Commuting daily? There’s a Focus for that. Into the gas-mileage lifestyle? There’s one of those, too. How about shredding tires as a part of your daily ablutions? Check. The Focus family runs the...Read More»

2018 Ford Explorer
2018 Ford Explorer

In a lineup of cars and trucks that includes crazy uncle Shelby and cousin Raptor and a litter of baby RSs and STs, the 2018 Ford Explorer takes on the role of mom. Go ahead and have fun, it’s happy to do the shopping and the carpool, no matter what the weather holds. Someone has...Read More»

2018 Infiniti Q70
2018 Infiniti Q70

Nailing down the 2018 Infiniti Q70 is hard to do. It wears full-size clothes with a mid-size interior that can be stretched in a long-wheelbase version. It offers a choice among three engines—with available all-wheel drive for two of those—and is mated exclusively to a...Read More»

2018 Honda Odyssey Elite
2018 Honda Odyssey

The 2018 Honda Odyssey is on a quest. Just when we thought that every possible family-oriented convenience had been plugged into the world of minivans, Honda has delivered a new minivan with every imaginable feature, with one big rival in mind. With the redesigned Odyssey, Honda's...Read More»

2019 Volvo XC40
2019 Volvo XC40 preview

With the 2019 Volvo XC40, the Swedish automaker will give SUV buyers a novel choice: pay or finance the vehicle, or subscribe to it. The XC40 can be ordered now online, but deliveries will not take place before early 2018, after the automaker starts production in Belgium later this...Read More»

2018 Ford Fusion
2018 Ford Fusion

The Ford Fusion’s a winner. Want proof? Look at our Best Car To Buy 2013 page and tell us we’re wrong. We picked it as our favorite new car that year, and today the Fusion still brims with confident ride and handling, pretty proportions, and lots of tech gadgetry. Now in the...Read More»

2018 Acura MDX
2018 Acura MDX

The 2018 Acura MDX is a seven- or eight-seat crossover SUV that can’t be missed for well-heeled families. It hits in all the right places: superlative safety, standout comfort, and a relatively fuel-efficient hybrid model offered at a tempting price. Its overall rating of 7.5 on...Read More»

2018 Ford Edge with SEL Sport Appearance Package
2018 Ford Edge

Ford’s crossover SUV lineup has some of the most familiar badges. The Ford Edge is one of the newer names in the bunch. Introduced in 2007, it’s now in its second generation, an unqualified success carved out of the slim space between the small Escape and the three-row...Read More»

2018 Nissan Leaf
2018 Nissan Leaf

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is a restyled version of the world’s best-selling electric car. This year it adopts new designs for the exterior and interior, more battery range, a host of active-safety features, and a price slightly lower than last year’s model. The heavily revised...Read More»

2018 Infiniti QX60
2018 Infiniti QX60

The 2018 Infiniti QX60 is clear about its intentions, which is relatively refreshing from a luxury automaker. From the outside, the three-row crossover doesn’t hide its elegant interior with a plunging roofline or bulging fenders. Its big doors are designed for easy entry/exit...Read More»

2018 GMC Canyon
2018 GMC Canyon

The 2018 GMC Canyon is a mid-size pickup with aspirations for greatness. It comes pretty darn close to succeeding, in our eyes, so we’ve rated it a solid 6.0 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Like its Chevrolet Colorado kissing cousin, the 2018 Canyon is on the small...Read More»

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