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Genesis G80: Best Sedan To Buy 2020
Genesis G80: Best Sedan To Buy 2020

The commentatorati can predict the death of the sedan all it wants: With four-doors like the 2020 Genesis G80, we think it's going to be about forever before we give up on the form. The Genesis G80 slips in just below our $50,000 price limit, but at about $44,000, it sets a high-water mark. It's...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 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class snags IIHS Top Safety Pick+ trophy—with the right lights

One of the newest crossover SUVs in the Mercedes-Benz family now can be called one of the safest, provided it's outfitted with optional headlights. The IIHS reported on Wednesday that the 2020 Mercedes GLE-Class SUV has earned its Top Safety Pick+ award, so long as the vehicle in question rolled...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Lincoln Aviator vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare SUVs

Three-row SUVS don’t have to wear a certain sticker price to earn the luxury tag. You can spend $80,000 or more on a 2020 Lincoln Aviator—or half that on the 2020 Kia Telluride. The question is, does each deliver the goods to justify its price? Our editors have driven both and according...Read More»

2015 Acura RDX
Acura doubles up on certified pre-owned car warranty program, adds free maintenance

Car buyers shopping certified pre-owned vehicles may want to take a second look at Acura. The Japanese luxury brand announced changes to its CPO warranty program this week with double the amount of coverage. Acura CPO vehicles, no older than six model years, will now have a standard warranty of 2...Read More»

2020 Cadillac XT6 Sport
The 2020 Cadillac XT6 settles for second best

The Cadillac lineup has exactly one spot for a no-compromise SUV. That slot belongs to the Escalade. It’s powered by a V-8, not some dinky turbo-4. It answers the critics who say it’s too long with an even longer-wheelbase model. Take that! In an era of underplayed modernist design, it...Read More»

Audi Q3 Sportback
Audi Q3 Sportback revealed, but no US sales planned

The Audi Q3 sub-compact crossover is getting a coupe-styled sibling in the form of the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback. Alas, it won't make the journey to the U.S., however. Audi's latest crossover SUV model debuted Wednesday with the coupe-like crossover looks we've come to know from Audi, BMW, and...Read More»

Cadillac Marketplace ParkWhiz parking app
King of the garage: Cadillac's app can help find open parking spots

Cadillac owners can now find parking and pay for a spot even before they arrive. General Motors' luxury brand said Friday that ParkWhiz will be availalbe in the Cadillac Marketplace in-car app system. Marketplace provides owners a digital mall of apps to order food, reserve tables, and now pay for...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43
2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 crossover and coupe put a new face on entry-level performance

The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 is a 'tweener performance crossover—stuffed between the GLC-Class and ultra-hot GLC63—and now looks the part. With a round of updates, shoppers looking for a speedier SUV will have a few more reasons to put the AMG-tuned vehicles on their test drive lists. Both...Read More»

2019 Acura MDX
Acura MDX luxury crossover is $100 more expensive for 2020

For the 2020 model year, everything stays the same for the Acura MDX crossover, except the price. Buyers will need to shell out just a little more to step into a base MDX. Honda's luxury brand said in a Tuesday release the 2020 MDX will cost $45,395 after a $995 destination charge. Those looking...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
Redesigned 2020 Audi Q7 gets a digital redo inside

The updated 2020 Audi Q7 may not look different on the outside, but the interior has received a digital overhaul. The new crossover bowed Wednesday and is set to go on sale in Europe this fall with U.S. sales to follow. Relatively minor tweaks to the exterior mask the new new interior technology...Read More»

2016 Audi Q3
Audi Q3 recalled for turn signal malfunction

The Audi Q3 has been recalled to fix a turn signal warning light that may not work correctly. The sub-compact crossover may not alert drivers that the turn signal no longer operates, such as if the bulb ceases to function. That leaves the Q3 out of compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety...Read More»

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz E350 boasts more powerful engine

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class adds power and features to the renamed entry-level 2020 E350 sedan. Last year's E300 is renamed E350 thanks to a new 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine that puts out 255 horsepower, a boost of 14 hp compared to 2019. Torque stands at 237 pound-feet. The automaker has not...Read More»

2020 Lexus GX 460
Off-road, safety tech added to rugged 2020 Lexus GX 460

The 2020 Lexus GX 460 is treated to a minor styling update that masks its newly standard active safety tech and available off-road features. Under its crisper tuxedo for the new year, the 2020 GX 460 is still a global-market Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. Up front is a new spindle grille that falls...Read More»

2019 Cadillac CT6, 2018 New York auto show
2020 Cadillac CT6 lineup sliced with fewer options and engines

The 2020 Cadillac CT6 will soldier into its final year with a simplified lineup. The luxury division has chopped trim to just three with fewer options and engine choices. CarsDirect reported Monday the 2020 CT6 will be available in Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum trims. Those intrigued by a...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class priced from $76,195

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class will arrive with a $76,195 starting price when it hits dealers later this year, the automaker said Monday. That's about $5,000 more than last year's model. The posh SUV will first arrive in GLS450 trim, which places an electrified inline-6 engine under the hood...Read More»

Volvo Tow For Life service
Volvo says it will tow broken-down cars for life

Volvo owners stuck on the side of the road with a broken-down car will never need to worry about arranging a tow truck. The luxury brand said Tuesday announcement it will provide free towing for life for Volvo drivers in the U.S.. The program, fittingly called "Tow For Life," extends outside of the...Read More»

2020 Cadillac CT4-V
Entry lux: Cadillac CT4 to do battle with BMW 3-Series, Audi A4

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 that bowed Thursday stands ready to take on Germany's best, and it started from the top. The 320-horsepower turbocharged CT4-V is the enthusiast-oriented flagship of a lineup that will grow downward with at least one additional, less-powerful and more affordable model...Read More»

Motor Authority builds a 2019 Volvo S60
2019 Volvo S60 recalled over incorrectly tightened suspension part

The 2019 Volvo S60 has been recalled to address suspension components that may not have been tightened correctly on the assembly line, according to filings released Monday by the NHTSA. According to the filings, the recall will address suspension toe links, a relatively small but important...Read More»

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