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Refreshed 2022 Buick Enclave to launch later this year
Refreshed 2022 Buick Enclave to launch later this year

The refreshed 2022 Buick Enclave three-row crossover SUV will debut later this year, Buick announced during a brand overview on Thursday. GM's premium automaker was mum on details about its largest vehicle, but in twin teaser images the family hauler sports revised ends with a new lighting...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
Ford forced to recall 3 million vehicles with Takata airbags

Ford must recall 3 million older model vehicles with defective Takata airbags in the latest ruling from the NHTSA, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The NHTSA denied petitions filed by Ford and Mazda in 2017 to avoid the sweeping recall of vehicles from the 2006 to 2012 model years. The largest...Read More»

2009 Ford Ranger XL
Ford recalls millions, Genesis G80 tested, Mercedes EQA range comparison: What's New @ The Car Connection

Ford forced to recall 3 million vehicles with Takata air bags The fallout from faulty Takata airbags continues as the NHTSA forces Ford to recall 3 million more vehicles. 2021 Tesla Model X review With seating for up to seven, stunning performance, and a long driving range, the Tesla Model X is...Read More»

2021 Kia Telluride
2021 Kia Telluride costs $300 more, starts at $33,415

The 2021 Kia Telluride three-row crossover SUV carries over to the new year unchanged, except for a $300 price increase. The Telluride, which won The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2020 award, costs $33,415 to start for its second model year. The price reflects a $300 increase and a $55 increase...Read More»

2021 Nissan Armada
2021 Nissan Armada costs at least $1,000 more, starts at $49,895

The refreshed 2021 Nissan Armada full-size SUV costs more across the lineup, but also comes with a new entry-level trim, a new front end, upgraded infotainment system, more standard features, and more power. The upgraded Armada costs $49,895, including the mandatory $1,395 destination fee. That's...Read More»

2020 Land Rover Defender 110
Land Rover Defender road tested, Mercedes EQA preview, Biden's effect on EVs: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Land Rover Defender SUV looks the part Around town, the 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 and its car-based unibody structure rides smoother and quieter than a rocky Wrangler or trundling Toyota 4Runner, earning it a TCC Rating of 6.6 out of 10. 2021 Nissan Armada costs at least...Read More»

2020 Land Rover Defender 110
Review update: 2020 Land Rover Defender SUV looks the part

The 2020 Land Rover Defender proves you can enjoy an off-road vehicle without ever venturing off-road. Such is the privilege of luxury, to do what you want even if you never do. Land Rover relies on this luxury premise, starting from the Discovery Sport up the lineup to six-figure Range Rover...Read More»

Kia logo
Kia shortens name, updates logo, plans 7 electric vehicles

Kia has dropped "Motors" from its name, designed a new logo, and announced last week an ambitious plan to become the global leader in electric vehicles, with seven dedicated EVs planned by 2027. The changes reflect the plans of the South Korean automaker to develop into much more than just car...Read More»

Kia EV teaser
Kia showcases big plans, Shelby Cobra nets millions, Mach-E charge times: What's New @ The Car Connection

Kia shortens name, updates logo, plans 7 electric vehicles Kia has dropped "Motors" from its name, designed a new logo, and announced plans to become a global electric vehicle leader. 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport review With a TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport...Read More»

2021 Ford Escape
The Car Connection’s Safest New Cars of 2021

Safety might not be the sexiest attribute sought by new car shoppers, but like fuel economy, it is one of the most important. The Car Connection’s annual list of the safest cars includes vehicles that earn five-star ratings from the NHTSA, at least a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS, and come...Read More»

Honda safety demonstration
Safest cars of 2021 ranked, Stellantis merger completed, Microbus EV delayed to 2023: What's New @ The Car Connection

The Car Connection’s Safest New Cars of 2021 Which cars crash best—and which protect you better? Our safest cars to buy set a high bar. 2021 Mini Cooper review The 2021 Mini Cooper is a stylish, fun-to-drive small hatchback and convertible that makes up for its cramped space and...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model 3
The Car Connection's Greenest Cars of 2021

If you want to make the lightest impact on the planet—and on the air you and your neighbors breathe—it’s time to bypass hybrids and diesels and even lose the economy-car stereotypes of the past. Think charging ports, not gas stations. Electric motors are already fundamentally...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model 3
Most efficient cars of 2021 honored, 2021 E450 Coupe reviewed, used EVs get recharged: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy: The Car Connection's Greenest Cars of 2021 The greenest vehicles of 2021 have charge ports rather than fuel tanks or tailpipes. NHTSA requests Tesla to recall Model X, Model S for touchscreen failure Failure of the touchscreen in Model S and Model X can lead to the loss of rearview...Read More»

2017 Tesla Model S
NHTSA requests Tesla to recall Model X, Model S for touchscreen failure

The NHTSA has asked Tesla to recall about 158,000 electric vehicles for failures of a 17-inch touchscreen in 2012-2018 Tesla Model S sedan and 2016-2018 Tesla Model X SUV. The interface can fail, resulting in a loss of the rearview camera and other "safety-related vehicle functions," the feds said...Read More»

2021 Honda Ridgeline
2021 Honda Ridgeline price jumps nearly $3,000 to start at $37,665

The refreshed 2021 Honda Ridgeline costs up to $2,800 more than the outgoing model, but Honda offsets the increase by equipping every Ridgeline with standard all-wheel drive. The mid-size pickup truck's base Sport model costs $37,665, including $1,175 destination fee. That's an increase of $2,590...Read More»

2021 Honda Ridgeline
2021 Honda Ridgeline priced, 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback preview, Tesla touchscreen recall request: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Honda Ridgeline price jumps nearly $3,000 to start at $37,665 The refreshed 2021 Honda Ridgeline is more expensive, but the mid-size pickup now comes standard with all-wheel drive. Review update: 2021 Infiniti QX50 is not worth $60,000 A week with the 2021 Infiniti QX50 Autograph AWD compact...Read More»

2021 Infiniti QX50
Review update: 2021 Infiniti QX50 is not worth $60,000

The 2021 Infiniti QX50 raises that age-old question about the worth of luxury products. Infiniti toes an unsteady line in the sand of the premium segment, which itself has been washed over by luxury-leaning top trims from mass market automakers and new entry-level models from luxury automakers. Ebb...Read More»

2021 Porsche 718 GTS 4.0
The Car Connection's Best-Performing Cars Of 2021

People buy cars for different reasons. For many of us, they provide simple point A to point B transportation. Some of us, though, appreciate how much fun they can be. At The Car Connection, we reflect fun in the performance category of our rating system. Some hard numbers play into our performance...Read More»

2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
Best performance cars of 2021, Toyota Land Cruiser revisited, Hyundai Ioniq 5 teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy: The Car Connection's Best-Performing Cars Of 2021 These six cars scored a perfect 10 in The Car Connection's rating system. Tesla Model Y earns 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA The Tesla electric crossover earns a top rating from the federal government, though it hasn't yet been...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model Y
Tesla Model Y earns 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA

The Tesla Model Y compact crossover SUV aced crash tests performed by the NHTSA, the federal automotive safety agency reported Tuesday. The Model Y electric crossover earned top marks of five stars in every single crash test, including frontal, side, and rollover protection. Most crossover SUVs...Read More»

Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept
Best Car To Buy: What’s coming for 2022

With so much to look forward to in 2021, we turn our eyes to the most exciting new cars rolling out later this year, most likely as 2022 models. Popular favorites such as the Honda Civic and Jeep Grand Cherokee prepare to rub bumpers with new entrants such as the Rivian R1T and GMC Hummer. 2022...Read More»

Rivian R1T
Looking ahead to 2022 cars, Hyundai Kona N teased, Nio solid-state flagship teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy: What’s coming for 2022 The most exciting vehicles for 2022 include popular favorites such as the Honda Civic and Jeep Grand Cherokee rubbing bumpers with new entrants such as the Rivian R1T and GMC Hummer. 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport review The 2021 Outlander Sport gets...Read More»

2021 Lexus LC
The Car Connection's Best-Looking Cars of 2021

Now that we've handed out this year's Best Car To Buy 2021 awards, it's time to get into the weeds. We've sifted through our data from rating and reviewing more than 200 new cars this year, and looked down the Styling column for the cars, crossovers, and SUVs with the best style. They're...Read More»

2021 Acura NSX
Most beautiful 2021 cars admired, GM lowers new logo, Mach-E range tested: What's New @ The Car Connection

The 9 most beautiful cars of 2021 The most beautiful cars of 2021 range from supercars such as the Acura NSX to sedans and SUVs such as the Genesis GV80. Chevy reintroduces 0% APR, big incentives on 2021 Silverado, 2020 Bolt, others Big deals on electric cars, crossovers, and big pickups could...Read More»

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