2016

2016-2017 Volvo S60, S90, V60, XC60, XC90 recalled: 74,000 U.S. vehicles affected
2016-2017 Volvo S60, S90, V60, XC60, XC90 recalled: 74,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Volvo has issued recalls for 2016 and 2017 models of the S60, S90, V60, XC60 and XC90. According to Auto News, those vehicles may have a problem with their seat belts that could prevent them from restraining occupants properly during collisions. The problem component is the seat belt buckle, which...Read More»

2016 Kia Sorento
2016 Kia Sorento recalled to fix problem with driver's seats

Kia is recalling the 2016 Sorento crossover to fix a manufacturing flaw associated with its driver's seat. The problem stems from dodgy weld joints on the seatback frame, which could increase the risk of injury to occupants in the event of a crash. This is the second welding-related recall for the...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
2016 Honda Pilot long-term road test: is the safety tech worth it?

It was 10 months ago that we took delivery of our long-term pearl white 2016 Honda Pilot Touring AWD. In that time we've covered nearly 12,000 miles. You might say we're getting to know it rather intimately. We've performed weekend errands to Home Depot, cross-country road trips, family trips up...Read More»

2016 BMW 4-Series Coupe
2016 Ford Mustang vs. 2016 BMW 4-Series: Compare Cars

The Ford Mustang and BMW 4-Series don’t appear to have much in common, at least not at first glance. They go at it from opposite ends of the enthusiast landscape: The Mustang is the quintessential pony car—an American icon by almost any definition—while the BMW 4-Series is a...Read More»

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Limited Edition
2016 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2016 Ford Focus: Compare Cars

For buyers who put a priority on driving enjoyment, the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus are the best-known entries among compact hatchbacks. No longer the province of staid styling and miserly demeanor, they offer well-trimmed interiors and enough features to keep even long-distance commuters happy...Read More»

2017 Volkswagen Jetta
2016 Dodge Dart vs. 2016 Volkswagen Jetta: Compare Cars

The Volkswagen Jetta and Dodge Dart are both compact four-door sedans that have been around for a few years. The current Jetta dates back to 2011, while the Dart was launched for 2013. Both are remarkably spacious inside for the segment, but neither competes in the mainstream occupied by the Honda...Read More»

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
Nissan Leaf vs. Volkswagen e-Golf: Compare Cars

The Nissan Leaf is by far the best-selling electric car in the world, with almost 250,000 units sold as of mid-2016. But it's only one among a handful of all-electric, five-seat small cars sold in the U.S. Other five-door compact hatchbacks include the BMW i3, the lower-volume Ford Focus Electric...Read More»

2016 Mazda CX-9
2016 Mazda CX-9: Best Car to Buy Nominee

It's the answer to the question that every car enthusiast with a family has ever asked: The Mazda CX-9 is a truly polished, fun-to-drive crossover capable of seating six in comfort or seven in a pinch. Sure, this isn't the first go-around for the CX-9, which was genuinely enjoyable to hustle...Read More»

2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander recalled for brake fluid issue

Toyota is recalling roughly 7,100 Highlander crossovers from the 2016 model year to address a problem that could diminish the vehicle's braking power. That problem is rooted in a wiring harness associated with the Highlander's brake fluid reservoir sensor. According to Toyota, there's a chance that...Read More»

2017 Kia Sedona
2017 Kia Sedona vs. 2016 Chrysler Town & Country: Compare Cars

With only seven minivans from which to choose, shopping for one is relatively uncomplicated. But be sure to include some of the newest entries with a foot in both passenger- and commercial-duty worlds. The Kia Sedona is one of those traditional picks and a long-running nameplate for the brand. The...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid recalled for faulty sunroof: nearly 63,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Hyundai is recalling nearly 63,000 Sonata Hybrid vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the cars' sunroofs may detach from the vehicles while the cars are in motion. In similar situations, the problem often lies with the bonding...Read More»

2016 Honda CR-V
Honda CR-V vs. Hyundai Tucson: Compare Cars

Compact crossovers like the Honda CR-V and Hyundai Tucson are essentially the new family wagons for many households—and in turn, we've seen almost every automaker step up its game, with progressively better packaging, versatility, and features aimed at the way that these models are truly used...Read More»

2016 Lexus RX 350
Lexus RX vs. Lincoln MKX: Compare Cars

Mid-size luxury crossover vehicles like the Lincoln MKX and Lexus RX have developed multiple roles in the market. On one hand, they’re the shape of convenience and elegance—especially to empty-nester types, who have turned to them instead of big luxury sedans. And on the other hand...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2010-2016 Genesis Coupe recalled to fix airbag issue

Hyundai is recalling the 2010-2016 Genesis Coupe to address a potential problem with its airbag system. Because the car debuted here as a 2010 model, the recall affects nearly every Genesis Coupe registered in the U.S. The recall stems from a faulty wiring harness connector associated with the...Read More»

2017 Toyota Highlander
2016 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander: Compare Cars

While shopping for a three-row, seven-seat crossover or SUV, you're likely to include one of the best-sellers in that group: the Toyota Highlander. But it's also worth considering another model offering a relatively sporty driving experience: the Mazda CX-9. We like them both, but for very...Read More»

2016 Toyota 4Runner
2017 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2017 Jeep Wrangler: Compare Cars

The Toyota 4Runner and Jeep Wrangler are relics of another era—or you might simply want to call them survivors. They stand as rugged counterpoints to the high-riding, high-roof, ubiquitous all-wheel-drive passenger cars that are now commonly termed crossover utility vehicles. And for the most...Read More»

2016 BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition
2016 BMW i8 vs. 2016 Tesla Model S: Compare Cars

The Tesla Model S and BMW i8 both plug in to recharge their battery packs, and they can both carry six-figure price tags. They're also from two of the most forward-looking and technology-focused brands in the world. Beyond those factors, the all-electric luxury sedan and the plug-in hybrid sport...Read More»

2016 Honda Civic Coupe
2016 Honda Civic recalled to fix parking brake: 350,000 U.S. vehicles affected

The beloved Honda Civic received a snazzy redesign for the 2016 model year. Unfortunately, it also received some dodgy software that could disable the parking brake. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the faulty code is found in a component supplied by Continental...Read More»

2016 Kia Optima
2016 Kia Optima recalled to fix fractured driveshafts

Kia is recalling select 2016 Kia Optima sedans to replace a faulty driveshaft. More than 12,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. DON'T MISS: 5 unethical tricks car dealerships will play on you The problematic part is the right front axle driveshaft, which was manufactured in South Korea by Seo...Read More»