2020

Review update: The 2020 Lexus RX 350 AWD still answers the call
Review update: The 2020 Lexus RX 350 AWD still answers the call

The $46,575 2020 Lexus RX 350 AWD answers a very specific call—the call of the mild. It's been popular for two decades because it's a known entity, never too obtrusive, never one to step out of line. We nailed it in our full review thusly: "Performance isn't its big virtue—virtue is."...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer Limited
2020 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2020 Ford Explorer: Compare SUVs

The 2020 Ford Explorer and 2020 Chevrolet Traverse are modern-day Lewises and Clarks of the open road, transporting families to every corner of the U.S. with long hours on pencil-straight interstates. Although the Explorer and Traverse aren’t plugging up the banks of the Mississippi or...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel
2020 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500: Compare Trucks

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 have always asked buyers which GM badge they’d rather have in their driveway. Mechanically, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 offer the same powertrain options and similar interiors, but the GMC offers slick features...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition
2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition plucks heartstrings of Southern states

The 2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition luxury trim aims to please proud pickup truck buyers in Texas and Southern states of the U.S., the truckmaker announced Wednesday. Playing off the popular Lone Star edition, the Laramie Southwest Edition marks the eighth trim available for the second...Read More»

2020 GMC Acadia Denali
2020 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2020 GMC Acadia: Compare Crossovers

The 2020 GMC Acadia and 2020 Chevrolet Traverse aren’t remarkable for any reason—and that’s reason enough to look at them. The two crossovers from General Motors are more distantly related now (they used to be much closer in size) and offer different takes on the three-row...Read More»

2020 Subaru Crosstrek
2020 Ford Ecosport vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers

Little crossovers are a big deal. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek and 2020 Ford Ecosport are two of the most popular for first-time buyers, empty-nesters, and city dwellers. Their smaller engines go longer on a tank of fuel, too. But only one goes longer on our TCC Rating scale. The Crosstrek earns a 5.8...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-30
2020 Mazda CX-30 earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 small crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS when equipped with certain headlights, the automaker announced Friday. New for 2020, the CX-30 earned "Good" ratings on all six crash tests performed by the non-profit safety agency, which for 2020 instituted more...Read More»

2020 Nissan Rogue
2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Nissan Rogue: Compare Crossovers

With so many compact crossovers, picking the best one often comes down to feels more than facts. For two of the best-selling crossovers, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Nissan Rogue, the similarities are greater than the differences. Both come with standard active safety features, available all-wheel...Read More»

2020 BMW X1
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class: Compare Crossovers

Entry-level luxury isn’t an oxymoron. For about the cost of an average new car—any new car—luxury automakers offer something that resembles affordable. For about $37,000, which is the average price paid for a new car last year, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class and 2020 BMW X1 are...Read More»

2020 Cadillac XT6
Review update: 2020 Cadillac XT6 fades from 3-row party

The 2020 Cadillac XT6 is late to the three-row crossover SUV party. For some, such as the BMW X7, Lincoln Aviator, Kia Telluride, and Hyundai Palisade, being late to the party is an art form in lasting impressions. That is not the case with the 2020 Cadillac XT6. The XT6 is so late it feels...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500
2020 Nissan Titan vs. 2020 Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

Our fathers knew that the right tool was the best way to start any job. Our fathers also told us to listen closely or something—hard to say, we weren’t really paying attention. However, the 2020 Ram 1500 and 2020 Nissan Titan full-size pickup trucks are tools for many jobs: worksite...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid nabs Top Safety Pick award

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid joins the conventional CR-V in earning a 2020 Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2020 CR-V Hybrid earned top "Good" ratings in all six crash tests, and a "Superior" rating in front crash prevention with both other vehicles and...Read More»

2020 Nissan Titan XD
2020 Nissan Titan vs. 2020 Toyota Tundra: Compare Trucks

The Toyota Tundra and Nissan Titan pickup trucks are relative outliers among rivals from Ford, General Motors, and Ram, but far from also-rans. Combined, the two trucks outsold nearly every new sedan on sale last year, and the two pickups trade on perceived reliability and affordability...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3 - Best Car To Buy 2020
2020 Mazda 3 aces NHTSA crash testing

The 2020 Mazda 3 earned a top five-star rating in each of three crash tests from the NHTSA, the agency announced on February 28. Earlier in the year the IIHS awarded it a Top Safety Pick+. The top marks in federal and independent crash testing make the compact sedan and hatchback among the safest...Read More»

2020 GMC Sierra 2500 AT4
Review update: The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 AT4 innovates where it counts

The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty clocks in for the new decade with innovative new features that make life easier—and more enjoyable—at the job site. Getting around in general has also gotten easier in the redesigned work horse. For 2020 the GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty might have a...Read More»

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
First drive: 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport crossover hits the middle in a big way

Until now, Volkswagen’s answer to mid-size crossover shoppers unswayed by their three-row team bus dubbed the Atlas was silence so wide that you could drive one through it. Admittedly, the smaller VW Tiguan already on dealer’s lots is a giant-size compact crossover with more leg room...Read More»

2020 Acura MDX
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Acura MDX: Compare Crossovers

Pour one out for the old family van. Just pour it out of the back windows with the vents, would ya? A generation of children will never know church pews with seatbelts in the back of a tin-can van slowly petering across the U.S. Instead, they know crossover comfort with individualized climate...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»

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