2018 Kia Stinger vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars
2018 Kia Stinger vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars

It would be easy to write off the 2018 Kia Stinger as a 2018 BMW 3-Series imitator, but life is never that simple. The 2018 Stinger traces many of the same lines as the 2018 3-Series, and in some cases the Kia does so with more verve and sharper responses. It is worth noting that the Stinger is Kia...Read More»

2018 Kia Optima
2018 Kia Optima modified to ace crash tests

After adopting some mid-year changes, the 2018 Kia Optima earned top marks in independent crash-testing last week. The Optima previously earned the Top Safety Pick Award but now qualifies for the more challenging Top Safety Pick+ after Kia made some changes to improve the mid-size sedan's...Read More»

2018 Honda Accord
Highly acclaimed 2018 Honda Accord sees demand soften in favor of crossover SUVs

The 2018 Honda Accord sedan has been hailed by critics as handsome, athletic and with charisma to spare, but shoppers are walking right by it in favor of crossovers and SUVs. Dealers’ efforts to move the Accord have floundered, leaving a hefty inventory taking up space. As Automotive News...Read More»

2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
2018 Jeep Wrangler price climbs by $750

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler just got more expensive and there's not much you can do about it. CarsDirect reported Thursday that 2018 Wrangler JL off-roaders shipping from the automaker's Toledo, Ohio, assembly plant now cost $750 more than they did just a few weeks ago. That brings the entry price to...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport crossovers recalled over steering wheels that may detach

Hyundai is recalling nearly 44,000 2018 Santa Fe and 2018 Santa Fe Sport crossovers sold in the US and approximately 8,500 of the vehicles sold in Canada over a defect that could cause the steering wheel to detach from the steering column and increase the possibility of an accident. The recall was...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2018 Jeep Renegade: Compare Cars

It’s apples and oranges at first glance with the 2018 Jeep Renegade and the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. These two compact crossovers share a rugged mission, but the Jeep Renegade’s boxy body contrasts with the tall wagon style of the Subaru Crosstrek. They’re two different takes on...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2018 Jeep Compass: Compare Cars

Sometimes, the road less traveled requires getting a little dirty. Enter the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2018 Jeep Compass, two small crossovers that aim to deliver a lot in small packages. Both models are new for 2018 and they bring rugged style and versatility, if not stump-pulling performance...Read More»

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class (Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV)
NHTSA crashes 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, rates it five stars

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class holds up well in instrumented crash-testing, according to the federal government. The NHTSA said Tuesday that the 2018 GLC crossover rates five stars overall. Mercedes-Benz's compact, five-seat crossover earned five stars in frontal and side-impact crash-tests...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Cars

Don’t call them crossovers or SUVs. And don’t call them wagons. The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and 2018 Subaru Outback are a unique, often-imitated breed, and they’re worth cross-shopping within the same showroom. At 7.8 out of 10 points, 2018 Outback rates higher on our scale, which...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee: Compare Cars

Think of the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and 2019 Jeep Cherokee as the automotive equivalent of low-top hiking boots. They’re not quite as off-road-ready as a new pair of high-top Montrails, but they’re far more eager to get down and dirty than a pair of Top Siders. On our scale, the 2018...Read More»

2018 Honda CR-V
5 things I learned from the 2018 Honda CR-V, America’s favorite crossover

It’s as American as the strip mall parking lots where you’ll find its cupholders loaded up with Ultra Maximum Super Grande Big Gulps. It’s the 2018 Honda CR-V. If you don’t own one, you certainly know someone who does—statistically, at least. MORE: Read our 2018 Honda...Read More»

2018 Toyota Camry SE
2018 Toyota Camry, some Lexus models recalled

Toyota’s redesign of the 2018 Camry was meant to light a fire under the staid mid-size sedan, but this isn't exactly what they meant. The automaker announced Friday that about 11,800 2018 Toyota Camry owners will receive recall notices by late March asking them to return their vehicles to...Read More»

2017 Dodge Viper
Death List 2018: The cars that won't be back next year

It's all a popularity contest. If you're a successful car, odds are good that you'll make an appearance the next year. But if you're the kind of car perpetually marked as the "manager's special" with an asking price that's about to become a begging price, you're probably not going to be asked to...Read More»

2018 Honda CR-V
2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compare Cars

They 2018 Honda CR-V and 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan represent two different takes on the people’s crossover. The five-seat Honda CR-V shoots for the mainstream with its versatile cargo area and refined, upmarket interior. With its 2018 Tiguan, VW courts shoppers who might want seating for two...Read More»

2018 Honda CR-V
2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

Comparison shopping the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Subaru Forester is like bringing Aesop’s “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse” fable to life. These two compact, five-seat crossovers bring lots to the table, but do so with decidedly different personalities. The citified 2018...Read More»

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid
2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid: Compare Cars

Driving a hybrid doesn’t mean sacrificing style and space anymore. Hybrid versions of the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord are mid-size sedans with a secret: underneath the plain-jane sheet metal is a remarkably efficient powertrain. The two have come a long way since they were first introduced...Read More»

2018 Chevrolet Traverse
2018 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2018 Buick Enclave: Compare Cars

We all want a little pampering. Just how much pampering is the question posed by the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2018 Buick Enclave. Under the skin, these three-row crossovers are the same vehicle. They can be ordered with the same engine and transmission and they accommodate up to eight...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Elantra
2018 Hyundai Elantra earns Top Safety Pick+ award for crashworthiness

Select versions of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra sedan earned the IIHS' highest accolade for their crash-test performance, the agency announced Friday. The IIHS says that its Top Safety Pick+ award applies to 2018 Elantra compact cars built after December 2017 fitted with optional automatic emergency...Read More»

2018 Fiat 500
2018 Fiat 500 video preview

Can frugal be fun? Fiat might have shown us that with cars, it can be. Unintended consequences may not be a bad thing sometimes. The 2018 Fiat 500 gets a turbocharged engine in the name of efficiency, but the 1.4-liter turbo-4 also adds 33 percent more power. We haven't yet driven it, but the...Read More»

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