2020

Review update: 2020 Honda Ridgeline pickup is stuck in the middle
Review update: 2020 Honda Ridgeline pickup is stuck in the middle

Pickup trucks should be an extremely rational purchase. Like, garbage bag- and skim milk-type rational. But the most rational pickup of them all doesn’t get a second thought. Why? The 2020 Honda Ridgeline is our highest rated mid-size pickup—by a large margin, actually. That’s in...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator
Review update: 2020 Jeep Gladiator Sport makes for a more useful Wrangler

The Jeep Gladiator is like a Wrangler, except it has a bed and enough towing capacity to haul a boat. And it’s only slightly less capable off-road than the Jeep Wrangler. Set to square off with the Ford Ranger, Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Nissan Frontier, the Gladiator’s...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Traverse High Country
Review update: 2020 Chevy Traverse High Country climbs suburban peaks and valleys

The 2020 Chevy Traverse High Country handles domestic errands as capably as a shared calendar and as comfortably as a rec room when the kids are in bed. Bigger than a Blazer but not quite as large as a Tahoe, the Traverse three-row crossover SUV makes its slow swan song before a refreshed model...Read More»

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback
2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback electric crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ for acing all crash tests and having advanced safety features that rated "Superior," the IIHS announced Monday. New for 2020, the E-Tron Sportback is as much wagon as SUV, though Audi and other German automakers are...Read More»

2020 Lincoln Aviator Reserve
Review update: 2020 Lincoln Aviator Reserve poses a flight risk

The question: Could the 2020 Lincoln Aviator Reserve transport five middle-age dads for a long weekend away at Lake Tomfoolery? The luxury three-row SUV could, but only if we left our coolers behind. But lake life goes with coolers like Lincoln land yachts go with 30-way power massaging front...Read More»

Tesla Model Y
Tesla lowers Model Y price to $51,190, raises price on Autopilot

Tesla dropped the price of the Model Y small crossover on Saturday just months after the electric car went on sale. The Model Y Long Range dropped $3,000 to start at $51,190, including a destination fee of $1,200. The price of the Model Y Performance dropped $1,000 to $61,190. Tesla's federal tax...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum earns a participation trophy

The modern three-row crossover SUV needs to haul a bevy of people in comfort, style, and with the latest technology. The redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander does all these things, but excels at none of them. Squaring off against the Hyundai Palisade, Honda Pilot, Volkswagen Atlas, Dodge Durango, and...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Sonic
Another small car goes boom; Chevy Sonic won't return

Chevrolet will shelve the slow-selling Sonic after the 2020 model year, the automaker confirmed this week. The small compact will make way at the automaker's Orion Township plant for an electric vehicle that Chevy plans to produce next year, according to a spokesman for Chevy. Dealers were notified...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
Kia has a problem: It can't build the Telluride fast enough

Consumers might be willing to wait five to six months for a $200,000 supercar from Europe, but are they willing to wait that long for a Kia SUV? That’s the question facing Elliott and Nichole Diehm, along with many other 2020 Kia Telluride buyers. In October 2019 the Diehms walked into a Kia...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature
Review update: 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature straddles the SUV class line

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 embraces some contradictions for a three-row crossover SUV. Mazda’s largest vehicle leads the competition by a long nose when it comes to length, yet its shorter height results in less cargo room than the Honda Pilot, Kia Telluride, and the Subaru Ascent. Its sporty design...Read More»

2020 Lincoln Corsair first drive
Review update: The 2020 Lincoln Corsair Reserve flies under the radar

Lincoln's SUVs get more subdued as they inch down the price ladder. The Navigator's fabulous—as it had better be, with a six-digit sticker price all too easy to reach. The Aviator's blessed with the same finesse but less bulk. (It's also ever so slightly more environmentally conscious; it has...Read More»

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition and R360
100th Anniversary Special Edition MX-5 Miata celebrates Mazda's centennial

What better way to celebrate a 100-year-old birthday of an automaker than by dropping the top and hitting the road in a special edition of Mazda's beloved MX-5 Miata? The limited-run roadster unveiled Monday is based on the 2020 MX-5 Grand Touring model and wears its party hat with red styling...Read More»

2020 Mazda 6
Review update: The 2020 Mazda 6 Signature straddles the divide between mainstream and premium

Could a mainstream family sedan look and feel like a premium vehicle without a big shiny screen protruding from the dashboard, fancy self-parking technology, and supercar-like LED daytime running lights? Despite what the 2020 Hyundai Sonata might have everyone believe, the 2020 Mazda 6 Signature...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-30
2020 Mazda CX-30 recalled for two issues; Mazda 3 also recalled

The new 2020 Mazda CX-30 subcompact crossover is the subject of two separate recalls, one for a brake issue and the other a fuel leak, the automaker announced to the NHTSA earlier this month. The 2020 Mazda 3 is also being recalled for the brake issue shared with the CX-30. The brake issue affects...Read More»

2020 Lexus GX 460
Review update: 2020 Lexus GX 460 SUV carries a decade of baggage

The Lexus GX 460 is a luxury paradox. The three-row SUV is rugged, capable, and loaded with luxury features, yet it’s loud, inefficient, drives like a truck, and has some odd packaging. The current GX 460 was introduced a decade ago, and has since received a few updates over time to remain...Read More»

2020 Honda Passport
2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport vs. 2020 Honda Passport: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport and the 2020 Honda Passport are classic spin-offs. Like “Rhoda” and “The Jeffersons,” they have plenty to recommend them in their own right, even over the three-row SUVs that spawned them. Which one deserves to come back for next season? Both...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 “Built to Serve Edition”
Limited run, 2020 Ram 1500 "Built to Serve" truck honors Navy

The second installment of Ram's special edition pickups to honor five branches of the U.S. military will hit dealers soon, the truckmaker announced Thursday. The 2020 Ram 1500 "Built to Serve" truck will honor the U.S. Navy, and it follows a similar package released last year for the Army. Like...Read More»

2020 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport
Review update: 2020 Genesis G70 makes case for sport sedan glory

Not much has changed for the second year of the Genesis G70 sport sedan, except for the reminder that it is worthy of consideration alongside the BMW 3-Series, long the benchmark for your sport sedan dollars. That narrow segment is crucial in converting car enthusiasts into brand enthusiasts. While...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs. 2020 Honda CR-V
2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid compared: Crossover SUV cross-up

As one of America’s most popular crossovers, the 2020 Honda CR-V speaks for itself. Spacious? Yup. Affordable? Sure. Competent? You bet. It’s so familiar that it doesn’t need many words. Honda gave us something more to talk about this year with the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid...Read More»

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