2020

Kia Soul: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee
Kia Soul: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

What’s in the box? With the Soul, Kia’s always had a stylish answer, and not just a bunch of goop. The 2020 Kia Soul is the latest in the line of roomy, practical hatchbacks for first-time buyers and penny pinchers. This year, the Soul has us thinking style on a budget like...Read More»

2020 Subaru Legacy - Best Car To Buy 2020
Subaru Legacy: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

Sedans may be passé, but value never goes out of style. The 2020 Subaru Legacy is the less-popular sibling to the other Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee: the 2020 Subaru Outback. The Legacy skips the hand-me-downs. It has a mature sedan look that’s understated. The interior is anything...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-30
First drive: 2020 Mazda CX-30 small crossover is driven by details

As a carmaker, Mazda’s proudly majored in the minors. They’ll tell you as much, too. With the 2020 CX-30, Mazda’s American-sized small crossover is full of minutiae that defines the cars they make. Want details? The front passenger gets a perfectly placed grab handle that’s...Read More»

2020 Subaru Outback - Best Car To Buy 2020
Subaru Outback: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

The 2020 Subaru Outback will go through any field, stream, trail, or two-track to tell you that it’s a crossover. The car’s loyal devotees will go just about as far to tell you it’s the wagon versatility that makes it the best kind of crossover—if they admit that it’s...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander XLE
Car Prices: 2020 Toyota Highlander debuts at $35,720, tops out above $50,000

The 2020 Toyota Highlander crossover SUV makes its debut with a new platform, new standard technology, and new torque-vectoring all-wheel drive. It also debuts a sticker price for its most expensive models that passes the $50,000 mark. With a base price of $35,720, the 2020 Toyota Highlander L...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
Ford Escape: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

It’s been a long time coming, but the new 2020 Ford Escape has some good reasons for its overdue arrival: a new body and interior, new safety technology and infotainment systems, and new hybrid and plug-in models that soar to new fuel economy heights. While the outgoing model had the heart of...Read More»

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S
First drive: The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S boosts Porsche into electric era

Reports of the Porsche Taycan have evoked the kind of superlatives that can only overstate. Porsche’s first electric vehicle has been called game changing, the future, and, of course, a Tesla killer. It’s even been posited that the Taycan (pronounced TIE-khan) will not only outperform...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
EPA fuel economy ratings show 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid is the most-efficient small SUV

Ford on Tuesday revealed the EPA fuel economy ratings for its redesigned 2020 Escape Hybrid, and they show it is the most-efficient small SUV on the market. With front-wheel drive, the 2020 Escape Hybrid is EPA estimated at 44 mpg city, 37 highway, and 41 combined. That gives the Escape Hybrid a...Read More»

2019 Honda Passport - Best Car To Buy 2020
Honda Passport: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

The Honda Passport wears a familiar name, and sports some familiar running gear, too. It’s a shorter, five-seat cousin to the Honda Pilot that we named our Best Car To Buy 2016. It’s a Best Car To Buy nominee almost by default, then. After a few laps on our north Georgia...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 shorts on cylinders, goes long on satisfaction

Turbo-4 engines have taken over for beefy V-6 and inline-6 engines around the car world. The more surprising ones slot into big trucks and SUVs, from this year's Chevy Blazer to the Silverado (!) to the Mercedes SUV that started it all, the 2020 GLE-Class. Powered by V-6 engines since the day it...Read More»

2020 Lincoln Corsair
Lincoln appeals to millennials and women with Phone As A Key function for Corsair

Forget the fob, use the phone. That’s Lincoln’s message with the Phone As A Key function on the redesigned 2020 Lincoln Corsair. With Android devices and Apple iOS versions 9.0 and higher, owners can unlock doors on approach, start the car, and drive away, while freeing up space in...Read More»

2020 BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe
2020 BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe costs about the same as the two-door, is still not a coupe

When it goes on sale next year, base versions of the 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe four-door sedan will cost $38,495, including destination, the automaker announced Wednesday. That's $200 more than a 2020 230i xDrive coupe, which is already on sale, but not related to the upcoming 2-Series...Read More»

2020 Kia Soul First Drive
2020 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Mazda 3: Compare Cars

If the compact hatchback was the precursor to the small crossover, then the Kia Soul and Mazda 3 took completely different approaches in influencing small crossovers that came after them. The redesigned 2020 Kia Soul is less quirky than when the hamsterbox first launched for 2010, yet it still...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
2020 Chevrolet Equinox earns Top Safety Pick for more standard safety features

The 2020 Chevy Equinox compact crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick award, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported last month. The insurance-industry funded group recognized the high-beam assist feature standard on the 2020 Equinox for improved ratings on its headlight tests, helped...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Palisade
2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Hyundai Palisade: Compare Crossovers

Family shoppers would do well to consider the Hyundai Palisade and Honda Pilot crossovers when it’s time for a new car. Both are three-row crossovers from well-established automakers. While the Pilot has been available for years, the Palisade may be a new name unfamiliar to new shoppers. The...Read More»

2020 Nissan Rogue Sport
Refreshed 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport starts at $24,335, adds active safety features

The 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport will cost $24,335 to start—a $900 increase over last year's base version—the automaker announced Tuesday. The reason for the price increase is a standard suite of active safety features that's now included on every model, which wasn't included last year. For...Read More»

2020 Cadillac CT5-V
Cadillac prices high-performance 2020 CT5 from $45,190

Cadillac has announced pricing for the higher-performance variants of its 2020 CT5 sedan. The CT5 Premium Luxury with the twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter engine will start at $45,190; the sportier CT5-V at $48,690, the company said Tuesday. This caps off the pricing of Cadillac's replacement for its...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Ford Escape: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Ford Escape have evolved over time—once blocky ‘utes with brick-in-wind shapes that gave way to smoother shapes with more mass-appeal than a Taylor Swift concert. The RAV4 and Escape now occupy nearly different ends of the crossover compact segment. The...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry AWD, 2019 LA Auto Show
2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years

Toyota introduced Wednesday an available all-wheel-drive powertrain on the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon in a bid to compete with more popular crossovers and SUVs. It’s the first time the Avalon sedan is available with AWD, and the first time AWD has been offered on the best-selling Camry...Read More»

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