2021

2021 Toyota Sienna hybrid minivan: Price and mpg increase
2021 Toyota Sienna hybrid minivan: Price and mpg increase

The redesigned 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan costs nearly $3,000 more than last year's model, but it comes standard as a hybrid loaded with more features. It goes from getting 20 mpg combined to an EPA-estimated 36 mpg combined. The base 2021 Toyota Sienna starts at $35,635, including $1,175...Read More»

2021 Toyota Venza Limited
2021 Toyota Venza, RAV4 Prime earn Top Safety Pick awards

The reborn 2021 Toyota Venza brings top crash-test ratings and a Top Safety Pick award, the IIHS announced last week. The hybrid crossover SUV last sold for the 2015 model year as a crossover/wagon, and the new version gets a five-star safety rating from the NHTSA, as well as a coveted TSP...Read More»

2021 Mini Cooper 1499 GT
2021 Mini Cooper 1499 GT and Mini Countryman Oxford headline even more special editions

Mini may have more special and limited editions than movie cameos. For 2021, there will be two more, bringing its total of specials to nearly the same number of years since Mini launched in 1959. The 2021 Mini Cooper 1499 GT celebrates the brand's potent past, while the 2021 Mini Countryman Oxford...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra gets modest price bump to start at $20,645

The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan comes with fewer trims but more variants, including a hybrid model and performance-oriented N Line. But its overall value carries over, even as the price spectrum has grown alongside the feature set. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra SE base model costs...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge priced at $53,990

The electric version of the Volvo XC40 small crossover SUV starts at $53,990 excluding destination, Volvo announced Wednesday. Volvo's first electric vehicle, the 2021 XC40 Recharge comes with all-wheel drive thanks to a motor on either axle powered by a 78-kwh battery pack. The system makes 402...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen Arteon
2021 Volkswagen Arteon is more expensive to start, but cheaper at the top

The refreshed 2021 Volkswagen Arteon sedan comes with a new look and a new pricing scheme. Volkswagen was quick to update the Arteon flagship sedan that debuted for the 2019 model year. It was also quick to streamline the trim levels and adjust the pricing to undercut the Audi A6 and try to compel...Read More»

2021 Nissan Rogue
2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Ford Escape: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2021 Nissan Rogue and 2021 Ford Escape represent the newest versions of compact crossovers that are some of the most popular cars on the road. Both five-seat SUVs prioritize safety and value without skimping on the latest features or premium options. That makes either one of these best sellers...Read More»

2021 Honda CR-V (CR-V Hybrid)
2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Honda CR-V: Compare Crossover SUVs

The redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue prioritizes creature comforts and standard safety features. The 2021 Honda CR-V soldiers on with good fuel economy and a reputation for roominess. Neither one of these compact crossover SUVs excites the heart, but they do appease the budget. Neither attractive nor...Read More»

2020 Honda Accord
2021 Honda Accord sedan and hybrid get more tech, price bump to $25,725

The refreshed 2021 Honda Accord mid-size sedan comes with more standard safety and convenience features, as well as a price increase of up to $875 over the 2020 model. But Honda wants you in the 2021 Accord Hybrid. "The new Honda Accord Hybrid is really the Accord to buy, offering customers more of...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD tows more, gets more tech

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD gets an increased towing capacity, and more available trailering technology spreads to both the 2500 and 3500HD. The Silverado 3500HD boosts max towing capacity by 500 pounds to 36,000 pounds. That number is achieved by the base Work Truck with rear-wheel-drive...Read More»

2021 Nissan Rogue
2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4: Compare Crossover SUVs

The redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue fortifies its bones and freshens its skin inside and out to take on the best-selling non-truck in America, the 2021 Toyota RAV4. The RAV4 comes in seven trims, three powertrains, and a striking design. The Rogue is less edgy and more mainstream, with four trims and...Read More»

2021 Ram 1500 TRX
5 things to know about the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

It's acceptable to call the new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX the Hellcat pickup truck. The Hellcat Ram. Ram's Ford Raptor rival. It's equally acceptable to just call it bonkers. Ram and team FCA showed off the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX at a traveling road show that stopped in the Chicago suburbs last month, and...Read More»

2021 Nissan Rogue
First drive: 2021 Nissan Rogue splits the difference

The 2021 Nissan Rogue headlines a major overhaul underway at Nissan. The compact crossover SUV is the first and arguably most important of six new or redesigned vehicles for 2021, ranging from the cutting edge Nissan Ariya electric SUV to the old-as-salt Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup truck. The...Read More»

2021 Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Cherokee SUV adds mid-grade Latitude Lux trim for 2021

The 2021 Jeep Cherokee mid-size crossover SUV gets a new well-equipped mid-grade trim, Jeep announced this week. The new Cherokee Latitude Lux slots between the Latitude Plus and off-road ready Trailhawk trims. It comes with the larger and less efficient 271-horsepower 3.2-liter V-6 with a 9-speed...Read More»

2021 Lexus IS350 F Sport
Lexus cuts price on redesigned 2021 Lexus IS F Sport

The 2021 Lexus IS compact sedan gets an updated look, a stiffer suspension, and a streamlined model lineup that cuts the price on top F Sport models, Lexus announced Wednesday. Even though the powertrains haven't changed, they are the source of the biggest change when it comes to pricing. Three...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150
2021 Ford F-150 claims best-in-class towing, max payload of light-duty pickup trucks

The 2021 Ford F-150 pickup truck hybrid made headlines when it was announced in June, but its 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 gets the attention now with a tow rating and payload capacity that tops rivals such as the Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado, Ford announced Monday. The 400-horsepower 3.5-liter turbo...Read More»

2021 Honda Odyssey
2021 Honda Odyssey earns Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2021 Honda Odyssey minivan aced crash tests and excelled at preventing crashes, earning it a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS, the agency announced last week. The non-profit funded by the insurance industry also commended the refreshed minivan's headlights and child safety seat hardware. To earn...Read More»

2021 Ford Ranger STX Special Edition
Considering the 2021 Ford Ranger STX Special Edition? Get the XLT

The 2021 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck now comes with another available package for the base XL model. It's called the STX Special Edition package and Ford announced it this week. That's not to be confused with the STX Appearance package, or maybe it is. The STX Special Edition costs $995, but...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line
2021 Hyundai Sonata gears up with N Line performance trim

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata mid-size sedan speeds into the new year with the N Line performance treatment, the South Korean automaker announced this week. Redesigned for 2020, the Sonata sported a sleek new look and sophisticated technological and creature comforts that nudged the top trims into the...Read More»

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