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What's New for 2021: Nissan
What's New for 2021: Nissan

Nissan made a lot of news in 2020, but not for all the right reasons. Former CEO Carlos Ghosn's dramatic escape from house arrest in Japan to exile in Lebanon overshadowed the struggling Japanese brand's aggressive overhaul of 10 models in 20 months. But 2020 was all about resiliency, and Nissan...Read More»

2022 Buick Enclave
Refreshed 2022 Buick Enclave to launch later this year

The refreshed 2022 Buick Enclave three-row crossover SUV will debut later this year, Buick announced during a brand overview on Thursday. GM's premium automaker was mum on details about its largest vehicle, but in twin teaser images the family hauler sports revised front and rear ends with a new...Read More»

Mazda MX-30
Mazda MX-30 small crossover coming as EV and PHEV

Mazda confirmed its MX-30 small crossover will come to the U.S. in two different forms: an electric vehicle, or a plug-in hybrid with a rotary engine. Mazda hasn't released many details, but the rear-hinged rear doors and sloped roofline give it an almost fastback shape up top, while the lower half...Read More»

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport costs $22,090, adds standard safety tech

The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport comes with a new base model with a lower starting price over last year's model, and the compact crossover comes with more standard safety features, the automaker announced Monday. Mitsubishi rejiggered the trim line of its bestselling model, increasing the price...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E: How we'd equip our Best Car To Buy 2021

The Ford Mustang Mach-E beat out nine other finalists out of dozens of contenders to win The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 competition. The electric crossover SUV won two segment categories, Best Electric Car To Buy and Best Crossover To Buy, as well as being our overall winner. For the...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive  -  Portland, OR
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Electric Car To Buy 2021

The Mustang is a symbol of freedom and escape and, well, everyone has a Mustang story. With the Mustang badge, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover SUV needed to be good. And it is. What separates the Mach-E is that it’s a very good vehicle compared to cars with gas tanks or not...Read More»

2021 Genesis GV80
Genesis GV80: Best SUV To Buy 2021

With stunning good looks, the ability to tow up to 6,000 pounds, strong turbocharged engines, and a sumptuous interior, the Genesis GV80 is The Car Connection’s Best SUV To Buy 2021. With a TCC Rating of 7.8 out of 10, the new GV80 beat last year’s winner, the Jeep Grand Cherokee, by...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Crossover To Buy 2021

A Mustang winning a Best Crossover award? Believe it. The times they are a changing, and no vehicle represents those changing times better than the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover SUV. The harbinger is a great car now, too, winning not only our Best Crossover and Best Electric Car To...Read More»

2021 Toyota Venza
Review update: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited delivers on broken Lexus RX dreams

The Venza nameplate returned to the Toyota showroom as a sleek two-row crossover SUV with a hybrid powertrain that looks and feels as much like a Lexus as it does a Toyota. The 2021 Toyota Venza would fit in a Lexus showroom if the Japanese automaker’s luxury division hadn’t gotten ugly...Read More»

2021 Fiat 500X
Fiat kills 124 Spider and 500L crossover, leaving 500X as the last Fiat standing

After a decade of renewed sales in the U.S., Fiat has pared down its offerings to just one model for the 2021 model year. The Fiat 124 Spider and 500L small crossover won't be coming back, leaving the Fiat 500X as the only new Fiat to be sold for 2021. The small cars join a long and growing list of...Read More»

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
Review update: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime makes the perfect stopgap

A lot of America isn’t ready to make the move to a fully electric car. With fast charging networks in their infancy and many people driving farther than across town in middle America, a stopgap is needed on the road to electric cars. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is the perfect...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive: Ford is not horsing around with electric SUV

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is an impressive electric crossover SUV that goes beyond its stylish looks and curious name to deliver practicality and zero-emissions fun. Like the Mustang, the Mach-E has only one Ford logo on the entire vehicle (at the top of windshield). But in other ways it’s...Read More»

2022 Acura MDX
Redesigned 2022 Acura MDX SUV costs $2,400 more, starts at $47,925

The 2022 Acura MDX three-row crossover SUV is redesigned and comes with a $2,400 price hike over the outgoing 2020 model, Acura announced Tuesday. There won't be a 2021 model year. Starting at $47,925 including destination, the 2022 Acura MDX comes on a new unibody light-duty truck platform with a...Read More»

2021 Nissan Kicks
2021 Nissan Kicks updated with fresh look, better tech

The 2021 Nissan Kicks small crossover wears a new skin and gets a refreshed interior with the latest technology, Nissan announced Tuesday. The mostly cosmetic upgrades to Nissan's entry-level crossover SUV aim to keep the Kicks fresh in a segment bursting with competitors. Launched as a replacement...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV starts at $28,025 but tops out above $43,000

The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe five-seat crossover SUV costs $575 more than last year's model due to more potent and more efficient engine choices, a fresh face, and a refined interior loaded with the latest technology. The new Calligraphy trim tops the range and the price chart, however, at...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30
2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo costs $2,200 more than the non-turbo engine

The new turbo engine in the 2021 Mazda CX-30 small crossover SUV bumps the starting price by $2,200 over the base engine to $31,000, including $1,100 destination. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo comes with a 2.5-liter turbo-4 with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It makes 250 horsepower and 320...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Mustang Mach-E, XC40 Recharge, VW ID.4 electric SUVs get official range estimates

The 2021 model year welcomes the first big batch of electric crossover SUVs to be sold nationally with at least a 200-mile electric range. Newbies such as the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Volvo XC40 Recharge, and Volkswagen ID.4 join the ranks of the Chevy Bolt and Nissan Leaf as affordable mass-produced...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco Sport first ride
2021 Ford Bronco Sport gets up to 26 mpg combined

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport gets EPA ratings up to 25 mpg city, 28 highway, 26 combined. The off-road ready compact crossover shares many of the same parts as the 2020 Ford Escape, including the 181-horsepower 1.5-liter turbo-3 base engine that earns those ratings. The larger 245-hp 2.0-liter...Read More»

2021 Lincoln Nautilus
2021 Lincoln Nautilus refreshed with a modern, connected cabin

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus compact crossover SUV sheds the vestiges of its MKX predecessor with a new interior more in line with the upscale refinements of the larger Lincoln Aviator and Lincoln Navigator. The powertrain carries over, and new color options and a revised front bumper freshen the...Read More»

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