2023 Nissan Z, Cadillac Lyriq headline this week's new car news and reviews
2023 Nissan Z, Cadillac Lyriq headline this week's new car news and reviews

The past and the future collide this week with our coverage of excellent sports coupes and the latest 2023 redesigned and electric models. The new normal is pretty exciting. Here's what else moved us. 2023 Nissan Z review The rear-wheel-drive coupe with a standard 6-speed manual honors the past...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Silverado
2022 Chevrolet Silverado, 2023 Toyota Venza top this week's new car reviews

The 2023 model year rolls out from automakers toward dealerships in earnest, but supply remains constrained even as automakers prep their latest models with the newest technology. We spanned both model years this week, finally getting in an updated 2022 Chevrolet Silverado (not the carryover 2022...Read More»

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid
2023 Kia Sportage, Toyota BZ4X headlines this week's new car reviews

The 2023 model year ramps up with Toyota's first dedicated electric vehicle and Kia's first hybrid iteration of its bestselling Kia Sportage. Here's what else moved us this week. 2023 Kia Sportage review The Sportage sizes up for 2023, with sharper, more futuristic styling, a hybrid model, and new...Read More»

2023 Acura Integra
2023 Acura Integra and Kia Niro top this week's new car news and previews

The return of the Acura Integra comes with a reasonable price that tops out below $37,000. We take a closer look at the redesigned Kia Niro and peruse changes to Audi's 2023 lineup. The most interesting news this week was a report of two new three-row SUVs in the Toyota Lexus lineup. Here's what...Read More»

2022 Audi Q4 E-Tron Sportback
What's New for 2023: Audi

Audi ramps up for the 2023 model year with more standard equipment across its lineup of tech-forward luxury cars and SUVs, and a planned expansion of its E-Tron brand of electric vehicles. Audi's been pushing for matrix LED headlights for some time, and thanks to U.S. regulators finally relaxing an...Read More»

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV
2023 Lexus RZ and Mercedes EQS SUV top this week's news and new car reviews

After a flurry of product debuts at the onset of the New York International Auto Show last week, some momentum carried over into Earth Day this week with the launch of the latest electric cars. The 2023 Lexus RZ is more accessible than the latest in the Mercedes-Benz EQ lineup, but the 2023 EQS SUV...Read More»

2023 Kia Telluride
2023 Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade headline this week's new car reviews

The 2022 New York International Show gave automakers the stage to reveal updates to some of their most popular and largest SUVs this week. Kia debuted the refreshed 2023 Telluride three-row SUV as well as the redesigned 2023 Kia Niro and its three electrified powertrains. Hyundai launched the 2023...Read More»

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge
What's New for 2022: Volvo

The biggest news for Volvo in the 2022 model year can't be considered news given the brand's long-lasting reputation for safety. The Swedish brand backed by a Chinese multinational earned 13 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards, which many consider to be the most rigorous safety recognition bestowed in the...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country, ZR2, LT, from left to right
What's New for 2022: Chevrolet

Chevy sits at a crossroad for the 2022 model year. One avenue stretches into the future with an electric 2024 Silverado and an electric Equinox compact crossover. The other spans into the past to honor performance icons such as the Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro, as well as killing off what was once...Read More»

2023 Subaru Solterra
2023 Subaru Solterra, Acura Integra top this week's new car reviews

The new, the old, and the confusing topped this week's new car headlines at The Car Connection. We test drove the 2023 Subaru Solterra, the brand's first global electric car, in the desert beyond Scottsdale, and we got the scoop on what exactly the resurrected Acura Integra will entail when it...Read More»

2023 Chevrolet Blazer
2023 Chevy Blazer and 2022 Lincoln Navigator headline this week's new car reviews

Chevy updated the 2023 Blazer mid-size SUV, Volkswagen revealed the production version of the ID.Buzz electric successor to the legendary Microbus, and we revisited the Lincoln Navigator and other 2022 models this week. We took a look at everything that's changed for Genesis for 2022, as well as...Read More»

2022 Genesis GV70
What's New for 2022: Genesis

Genesis keeps laying deeper tracks in the luxury class with sporty sedans and alluring crossover SUVs. They're all loaded with features and undercut the prices of more established automakers while doling out style. That continues for 2022, with the brand's five vehicles coming standard with at...Read More»

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee
What's New for 2022: Jeep

The Jeep brand continues to roll out electrified models for 2022, with its 4xe plug-in hybrid offered in the Wrangler and redesigned Grand Cherokee. Most of the V-6 and V-8 offerings remain intact, but the biggest news for 2022 is the return of the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer full-size SUVs, and...Read More»

2022 Dodge Durango
What's New for 2022: Ram, Alfa Romeo, Dodge, and Chrysler

The electric future is starting to come into focus for Chrysler, Ram, and Dodge. The American heritage brands had a slow if not reluctant reception of electrification under the parent company formerly known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Chrysler Pacifica minivan was the only plug-in hybrid on...Read More»

2023 Mazda CX-50 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus
Safety awards and concerns top this week's news

With large recalls and another widespread investigation launched by the NHTSA this week, as well as the 2022 Top Safety Pick awards announcement, it felt like safety week at The Car Connection. Two new compact crossovers got priced for 2023, and we revisit the underwhelming Cadillac XT6 three-row...Read More»

2022 Kia Niro EV
What's New for 2022: Kia

Kia's electrified future gathers momentum across the lineup in 2022. The launch of the EV6 electric crossover leads the way, riding on a modular platform that will underpin a family of forthcoming electric vehicles from Kia, Hyundai, and Genesis. A bridge to that imminent future extends with...Read More»

2023 Subaru Solterra
Subaru, Tesla dominate this week's news at The Car Connection

Subaru benefited from good news this week, while Tesla did not. Improved reliability and minor price increases on its latest model reflected well on the small but strong Japanese automaker, while another investigation and poor performance scores on its latest models bogged down the press on the...Read More»

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness  -  first drive
What's New for 2022: Subaru

Subaru ushers in a new era with the 2023 Solterra electric crossover, but for 2022 it builds off the reputation that got it here: standard all-wheel-drive vehicles with an emphasis on safety and an option for rally-inspired fun. On that note, the WRX compact gets redesigned for more sport as does...Read More»

2023 Kia Sportage PHEV
2023 Kia Sportage and 2023 Chevy Blazer top this week's new car news

The redesigned 2023 Kia Sportage compact crossover now comes with a plug-in hybrid powertrain option, and Chevy updated the skin and the tech on the Blazer mid-size SUV. Ram released a teaser of the 1500 EV, and we rounded up all the electric trucks currently on the market or coming to it. Here's...Read More»

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