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2020 Audi Q7 first drive, 2021 AMG GLE 63 first drive, CR-V Hybrid priced right: What's New @ The Car Connection
2020 Audi Q7 first drive, 2021 AMG GLE 63 first drive, CR-V Hybrid priced right: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2020 Audi Q7 goes long on tech, short on space and fuel economy The mid-cycle refresh of the 2020 Audi Q7 crossover SUV brings a mix of contradictory developments. The new MIB3 infotainment system makes the best native navigation on the market even better, but the new turbocharged V-6...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
First drive: 2020 Audi Q7 goes long on tech, short on space and fuel economy

The mid-cycle refresh of the 2020 Audi Q7 crossover SUV brings a mix of contradictory developments. One of the better infotainment systems gets better, but the new turbocharged V-6 contributes to lower fuel economy than the outgoing supercharged V-6. While it may seem like one step forward, one...Read More»

2020 Ford Expedition Limited FX4
2020 Ford Expedition vs. 2020 Chevy Suburban: Compare SUVs

We’re all Loverboy and we’re all working for the weekend. When it comes time to hit the road with the family and toys, few SUVs can do it better than the 2020 Ford Expedition and 2020 Chevy Suburban. They’re kings (or queens) of weekends. Both SUVs offer big power, big space, and...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid gets 40 mpg city

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid will have EPA fuel-economy ratings of 40 mpg city, 35 highway, 38 combined when it arrives on dealer lots March 1, the automaker announced Thursday. The first hybrid version of Honda's best-selling model in the U.S. is a bit of disappointment. Three of the best-selling...Read More»

2020 Honda Pilot
Pilot vs. Ascent, new Golf GTI debuts, Toyota hybrids are everlast: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Subaru Ascent: Compare Crossovers The 2020 Honda Pilot and 2020 Subaru Ascent count between them a baker’s dozen USB chargers, seating for more than 15, and more cupholders than our bladders can stand. So which crossover is best for your family? 2020 Honda CR-V...Read More»

2020 Subaru Ascent
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Subaru Ascent: Compare Crossovers

No two families are the same, but the list of requisites from any three-row crossover is familiar: good space, quiet ride, safety features, and a flotilla of USB charge ports. The 2020 Honda Pilot and 2020 Subaru Ascent count between them a baker’s dozen USB chargers, seating for more than...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry
Accord vs. Camry, 2020 Corvette review, Polestar Precept preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars Rivalries endure based on the respective strengths of each competitor, and the 2020 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Honda Accord battle is a mid-size sedan showdown for the ages. Ford issues 3 recalls for F-150, F-Series pickup trucks Ford announced...Read More»

2020 GMC Terrain
2020 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2020 GMC Terrain: Compare Crossovers

Although the 2020 Chevy Equinox and 2020 GMC Terrain are assembled in the same plant, share similar powertrains, and may even share the same floor space at the dealership, these two compact crossovers from General Motors have more than just daylight separating them. The two compact crossovers have...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150 with self-leveling kit
Ford issues 3 recalls for F-150, F-Series pickup trucks

Ford announced Wednesday three separate recalls for the Ford F-150 and F-Series Super Duty line of pickup trucks. The first and largest of the recalls covers 166,196 newer model F-150s with LED headlights. The daytime running lights (DRL) on some 2018-2020 F-150s equipped with LED headlights can...Read More»

2020 Honda Accord
2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars

Country versus rock ‘n roll. Peanut butter versus jelly. The Mashed Potato versus the Watusi. Rivalries endure based on the respective strengths of each competitor, and the 2020 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Honda Accord battle is a mid-size sedan showdown for the ages. Both cars offer outstanding...Read More»

Honda safety demonstration
Early data suggests traffic deaths dropped last year

Preliminary data released last week from the National Safety Council shows that serious injuries and fatalities on roads in America may have dropped for the third straight year. According to preliminary estimates, about 38,800 people died in fatal crashes in 2019, which is a 2% drop from 2018 and a...Read More»

2020 Jeep Wrangler
Wrangler vs. 4Runner, Mercedes-AMG subscriptions, Tesla Cybertruck suspension; What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2020 Toyota 4Runner: Compare SUVs The boxy off-roaders square off against each other and aim for weekend warriors with their different takes on old school off-roading. Which one is better for you? Kia Sorento, Sedona recalled for increased fire risk Paperwork filed with...Read More»

2020 Jeep Wrangler Sahara EcoDiesel
2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2020 Toyota 4Runner: Compare SUVs

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler and 2020 Toyota 4Runner are titans of the trail, moguls in the muck, kings or queens of crud. When it must go anywhere and carry up to five adults, there are few vehicles that can match their might. We’d always suggest the Toyota 4Runner or Jeep Wrangler for their tough...Read More»

2009 Kia Sorento
Kia Sorento, Sedona recalled for increased fire risk

Some Kia Sorento crossover SUVs and Kia Sedona minivans are being recalled for a short circuit that could increase the risk of fire even when the engine is off, the automaker announced on Feb. 19. Moisture can enter the anti-lock brake module and result in an electrical short, which can cause an...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Venue
Where have all the $20,000 cars gone?

If you’re looking for an inexpensive new car, you might have missed your window. The number of new vehicles that start below $20,000 is at a low point, and it appears to be getting worse. “As automakers have abandoned that space (of new vehicles under $20,000), sales have basically...Read More»

2020 Kia Soul - Best Car To Buy 2020
Seeking cheap new cars, Czinger American hypercar debuts, best winter plug-in vehicles: What's New @ The Car Connection

Where have all the $20,000 cars gone? If you’re looking for an inexpensive new car, you might have missed your window. The number of new vehicles that start below $20,000 is at a low point, and it appears to be getting worse. Review update: The 2020 Volvo S60 looks more expensive than it is...Read More»

2020 Volvo S60
Review update: The 2020 Volvo S60 looks more expensive than it is

Redesigned for 2019, the 2020 Volvo S60 rolls into the new decade with a swagger built on sophisticated style, advanced safety, and easy-to-use technology. The luxury sedan needs every advantage to compete with German stalwarts such as the BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, as well as...Read More»

2021 Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sorento three-row crossover detailed: More space, more style, more efficient

Kia this week set a high bar for its new three-row crossover coming to the U.S. later this year—and we don't mean the Kia Telluride. The 2021 Kia Sorento will sport new looks, a new engine, and a new skeleton when it comes to the States. The crossover will make its formal debut at the Geneva...Read More»

2021 Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sorento unveiled, 2020 Nissan GT-R first drive, 2020 RAV4 Hybrid issues: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Kia Sorento three-row crossover detailed: More space, more style, more efficient The redesigned 2021 Kia Sorento comes as a hybrid for improved efficiency and promises more space in the three-row family hauler. Get a grip: These all-wheel-drive vehicles handle ice and snow For drivers in cold...Read More»

2020 Dodge Charger GT AWD kicks up snow at the Winter Driving Encounter in Winter Park, CO.
Get a grip: These all-wheel-drive vehicles handle ice and snow

For drivers in cold and wet weather states, the availability of all-wheel drive can drive car shopping decisions. Is AWD worth the upcharge over front- or rear-wheel-drive vehicles? And are crossover SUVs the only option? We tested six popular models in a snow-filled parking lot at 9,000 feet above...Read More»

Nissan Switch
From Altima to Rogue to GT-R in a week: Nissan rolls out car subscription plan

Drivers may be able to drive a new and different Nissan every day of the week as part of a new subscription plan the automaker detailed Wednesday. The program, which will cost at least $699 per month, has one big caveat: for now, it's only limited to the Houston area within 20 miles of the South...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and 2020 Ram 1500 pickups are a far cry from their agrarian ancestors that were less comfortable and less fashionable than the hay bales they could haul. Now, full-size pickups are family-vehicle replacements and SUV surrogates with enough tech to not only get the job...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500
Silverado vs. Ram 1500, 2021 AMG GLE63 preview, Bill Gates on Porsche Taycan: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 Ram 1500: Compare Trucks The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and 2020 Ram 1500 pickups are a far cry from their agrarian ancestors that were less comfortable and less fashionable than the hay bales they could haul. Now, full-size pickups are family-vehicle...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid - Best Car To Buy 2020
Toyota recalls certain 2020 sedans, crossovers, and hybrids for engine coolant leak

Toyota is recalling certain new hybrid and gas models equipped with a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine due to an engine coolant leak that can cause the cars to stall, which can increase the risk of a crash. Toyota announced the recall of certain 2020 Toyota and Lexus models on Feb. 6, and ordered dealers...Read More»

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