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2022 Kia Telluride price increases up to $700, adds larger touchscreen
2022 Kia Telluride price increases up to $700, adds larger touchscreen

The 2022 Kia Telluride three-row crossover SUV gets a larger touchscreen and a larger starting price, Kia announced this week. Offered in LX, S, EX, SX, and SX-P models, the winning family hauler wears Kia's new badging on the outside, and sports a 10.3-inch touchscreen inside as well as highway...Read More»

2022 Kia Telluride
2022 Kia Telluride priced, 2021 Kia K5 GT tested, Canoo EVs set for 2022: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Kia Telluride price increases up to $700, adds larger touchscreen The 2022 Kia Telluride three-row crossover gets some additional equipment, including a 10.3-inch touchscreen on base models, and a minor price bump. Mazda, Lincoln join growing list of automakers pledging electric vehicle...Read More»

GM announces new campaign for EVs, revamped brand logo  -  January 2021
Mazda, Lincoln join growing list of automakers pledging electric vehicle futures

Mazda and Lincoln joined other automakers this week by pledging to electrify their respective lineups and by announcing plans for their first battery electric vehicles. Full battery electric vehicles (BEV) will be joined by other electrified models, such as hybrids (HEV), mild hybrids, and plug-in...Read More»

2022 Kia Carnival, silver, and 2021 Toyota Sienna, green
2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: Compare Minivans

Minivans may not get the attention of three-row crossover SUVs, but the redesigned 2022 Kia Carnival and redesigned 2021 Toyota Sienna narrow the gap between SUVs by different measures. This year, the Toyota Sienna comes standard with a hybrid powertrain that gets up to 36 mpg combined, making it...Read More»

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L review, Porsche Cayenne Coupe sets 'Ring record, Clarity PHEV discontinued: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L review The venerable Jeep Grand Cherokee is joined by the distinct Jeep Grand Cherokee L three-row SUV for 2021. 2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: Compare Minivans The redesigned 2022 Kia Carnival and 2021 Toyota Sienna hybrid narrow the gap between SUVs while...Read More»

Lincoln boutiques and dealerships
Used and new car prices near record highs and the American fleet gets older

That old car is worth money. This catch phrase from a long-running TV commercial for Victory Auto Wreckers that ran in the '80s has never been more accurate. Used car prices are nearing record highs, with some owners selling their gently used cars for more than they paid for them new. At the same...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic
First drive: 2022 Honda Civic expands on winning compact car formula

The prospect of testing the redesigned 2022 Honda Civic excited me, given its outsized importance to Honda and domination of the compact car market. But it also gave me pause, because I have a lot of familiarity with the car. Not only do I come from a family of Civic owners (a 1997 and a 2009), I...Read More»

2022 Mini Cooper Hardtop
What's New for 2022: Mini

It's easy to overlook Mini on American roads, where bigger often gets muddled with better. The small British brand owned by BMW still makes cute if not compelling city cars and small SUVs. From the Union Jack taillights and rear barn doors to the circular design features adorning the inside and...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic
2022 Honda Civic driven, Audi RS 6 Avant tested, Polestar 3 promised: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2022 Honda Civic expands on winning compact car formula The 2022 Honda Civic compact sedan remains the go-to option for affordable, reliable transportation but interior upgrades and improved performance means it's anything but regular. What's New for 2022: Mini Small changes for a...Read More»

2021 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid
What's New for 2022: Audi

With its E-Tron series of electric crossover SUVs and sedans, Audi brings the electric vehicles for 2022. Audi also brings more connected car technology and more safety features. Most models arrive with rear side airbags as standard, as well as tire-pressure monitors with individual readouts...Read More»

2021 Toyota Mirai
5 things to know about the 2021 Toyota Mirai

At a recent press event at Toyota Motors North America's headquarters in Plano, Texas, the most popular vehicle to test drive was not the gorgeous six-figure Lexus LC500 sports coupe, nor was it the Toyota Land Cruiser leaving American shores. Instead media members lined up to test the redesigned...Read More»

2021 Toyota Mirai
2021 Toyota Mirai driven, 2022 Porsche Macan tested, Land Rover Defender FCEV confirmed: What's New @ The Car Connection

5 things to know about the 2021 Toyota Mirai The Mirai is a rear-wheel-drive EV, with power from a hydrogen fuel cell and up to a 402-mile range between sparse filling stations. 2022 Subaru Ascent adds Onyx Edition for $39,120 The seven-seat Subaru shows new style in 2022, with a blackout trim...Read More»

2022 Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition
2022 Subaru Ascent adds Onyx Edition for $39,120

The 2022 Subaru Ascent three-row SUV climbs into the new model year mostly unchanged except for the addition of the blacked-out Onyx Edition, Subaru announced Monday. First launched for 2019, Subaru's largest vehicle adopts the popular Onyx Edition trim introduced on the 2020 Subaru Outback. The...Read More»

2020 Volvo XC90
Volvo recalls nearly all 2019-2020 vehicles for stall risk

Volvo will be recalling every 2019-2020 vehicle in its lineup except for the XC40 compact crossover, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. A low-pressure fuel pump can blow a fuse and cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Volvo will upgrade the fuse from a 15-amp fuse to a 20-amp. The...Read More»

2022 Lexus NX 350h
2022 Lexus NX debuts, Tesla Model S Plaid sets speed record, Maserati teases EV: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Lexus NX preview The 2022 Lexus NX is a five-seat crossover SUV that’s been revamped for the new model year with a dramatic shape, a plug-in hybrid edition, and massive touchscreen-driven infotainment. GM's recall of 2021 full-size SUVs, cars can be fixed with over-the-air update Flawed...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
GM's recall of 2021 full-size SUVs, cars can be fixed with over-the-air update

General Motors will be recalling 282,429 new vehicles across its four brands, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. In the 2021 vehicles, the airbag malfunction light may not illuminate to warn drivers that there is an issue with the deployment of the airbag in case of a crash. Faulty deployment of the...Read More»

2022 Audi A3
2022 Audi A3 and S3 return with improved engines and technology

The redesigned 2022 Audi A3 compact luxury sedan and S3 sport variant arrive in the U.S. with more potent turbo-4 engines, a mild-hybrid system, a refreshed look outside, and upgraded convenience and safety technology. The 2022 Audi A3 and S3 can be ordered now at a starting price of $34,945 and...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick vs 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Compare Trucks

The 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz resurrect a small truck segment that had been dormant for more than a decade. Both of these crossover-based vehicles give shoppers an open bed and a more adventurous edge than compact crossover SUVs that fill roads like construction zones in...Read More»

2022 BMW X3
2022 BMW X3, X4 small SUVs updated with more tech, more torque, modest price increases

The 2022 BMW X3 compact crossover and related X4 compact crossover coupe wear a fresh interior with updated technology and a mild-hybrid powertrain that modestly boosts torque on inline-6 variants, BMW announced Tuesday. Of course, these enhancements come with a price increase that ranges from $200...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
Maverick and Santa Cruz compared, 2022 Corvette tweaked, 2022 Jaguar I-Pace updated: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Ford Maverick vs 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Compare Trucks The 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz small pickup trucks give shoppers an open bed and a more adventurous edge than compact crossover SUVs. 2022 BMW X3, X4 small SUVs updated with more tech, more torque, modest price...Read More»

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
First drive: 2022 Nissan Pathfinder SUV carves a straightforward path

The redesigned 2022 Nissan Pathfinder doesn’t pretend to be a performance SUV or aspire to be an electric tech dynamo. Instead, it excels at what it’s meant to be: a roomy three-row SUV with enough seating flexibility and towing capability to stand out in a crowded class. The base...Read More»

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
2022 Nissan Pathfinder tested, 2022 BMW X3 previewed, Lordstown Motors sputters: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Nissan Pathfinder review Redesigned for the first time since 2013, the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder three-row crossover SUV sports a new look inside and out, and comes loaded with the latest convenience and safety technology. Review update: 2021 Toyota Sequoia falls behind as it soldiers on The 2021...Read More»

2022 Lexus LS 500h AWD with Teammate
First drive: Lexus Teammate driver-assistance system wants to know you’re there

Lexus’s Teammate driver-assistance system flashed red at me and grew impatient. As I ignored its alerts to take control of the steering wheel, it rang audible alerts in increasing levels of alarm. I wanted to see if I could game the hands-free driving system, but Teammate wouldn’t have...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick hybrid truck debuts, 2023 Kia Sportage preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Ford Maverick preview With the Maverick, Ford hopes it can lure small-SUV buyers into yet another version of the mechanicals that power its Escape and Bronco Sport, without drawing them away from one of its bigger pickups—the Ranger and F-Series. First drive: Lexus Teammate...Read More»

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