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Review update: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport overshadows big Bronco
Review update: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport overshadows big Bronco

They asked the same question, at the hockey rink, in the school drop-off, in a supermarket parking lot. “Is that the new Bronco?!? How do you like it?” In every case, nearly a dozen times in one weekend, I said, “This is the Bronco Sport—the big Bronco comes out in a couple...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco Sport
2021 Ford Bronco Sport revisited, C-Class leans into turbo-4s, Karma GS-6 priced: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport overshadows big Bronco The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport compact crossover steps out of the shadow of its off-road cousin and into the SUV spotlight. 2021 Ford F-150 recalled for loose windshield; F-Series payload overstated Ford has issued two recalls for its...Read More»

2018 Porsche 911
Lexus, Porsche owners report the fewest problems; Jaguar Land Rover the most

New cars are more reliable and have fewer frustrations than in years past, according to the latest long-term vehicle dependability study conducted by J.D. Power. Owner complaints dropped 10% compared to last year's study, and the overall rate of problems was at its lowest in the study's 32-year...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
Review update: 2021 Kia K5 takes trendy style to the mainstream

What is that thing? That’s the biggest question the general public has with Kia’s latest mid-size sedan. Formerly known as the Kia Optima, the 2021 Kia K5 was redesigned with a fast roofline and trendy LED lighting that helps it stand out among other mid-size sedans. The 2021 Kia K5 has...Read More»

2021 Lexus ES
J.D. Power reports fewer new car problems, Stellantis breaks up SRT, Ford's EV push: What's New @ The Car Connection

Lexus, Porsche owners report the fewest problems; Jaguar Land Rover the most The latest J.D. Power vehicle-dependability study puts GM brands up high, Tesla and Chrysler down low. Review update: 2021 Kia K5 takes trendy style to the mainstream The redesigned 2021 Kia K5 evolves the Optima into a...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Kona N Line
2022 Hyundai Kona updated with N Line sport variant

The 2022 Hyundai Kona small crossover SUV wears some minor updates that are overshadowed by the introduction of an N Line sport variant. The automaker revealed the changes to the gas and electric models on Tuesday, while touting the expansion of the N performance subbrand and the N Line trim level...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
Mitsubishi launches 2022 Outlander, 2022 McLaren Artura debuts, 2022 Hyundai Kona EV updated: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander preview The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander is a seven-seat crossover with an architecture shared by the Nissan Rogue. 2022 Hyundai Kona updated with N Line sport variant A sporty N Line model brings more excitement to the 2022 Hyundai Kona lineup, which gets styling...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX55
Special FX: 2022 Infiniti QX55 SUV costs $47,525 to start

The new 2022 Infiniti QX55 crossover coupe costs $47,525, including $1,025 destination, Infiniti announced Tuesday. Related to the QX50 compact crossover SUV, the 2022 QX55 seats five and features a roofline with a curved rear end instead of the blocky rear end on most crossover SUVs. The...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX55
2022 Infiniti QX55 priced, Porsche 911 GT3 previewed, 2022 Chevy Bolt revealed: What's New @ The Car Connection

Special FX: 2022 Infiniti QX55 SUV costs $47,525 to start The crossover-coupe version of the QX50 SUV comes better equipped and with a $7,000 price difference. Mercedes-Benz to fix nearly 1.3M recalled vehicles with software update Mercedes-Benz is recalling almost 1.3 million vehicles for a...Read More»

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
Toyota flips switch on electric vehicles, teases new SUV

Toyota plans to sell an electric crossover SUV and electric sedan later this year in the U.S., the automaker announced on Wednesday. After years of touting hydrogen fuel cell technology over battery electric vehicles (BEV), and decades of being the global leader in hybrid vehicle sales, Toyota's...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, left, and 2021 Tesla Model 3, right
Mach-E vs Model 3, C-Class goes 4-cylinder only, Big Oil preps for new energy: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3: Compare Electric Cars The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E faces the 2021 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus in a battle of the best affordable electric car. Toyota flips switch on electric vehicles, teases new SUV Toyota plans to introduce two EVs and one...Read More»

Infiniti QX60 Monograph concept
Infiniti QX60 SUV skips 2021 model year for 2022 redesign

Following the path of the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2022 Infiniti QX60 mid-size SUV will skip the 2021 model year in advance of the 2022 redesign that promises a better ride and a fresh look. Skipping a model year was not uncommon before the pandemic, but it is happening with much greater...Read More»

Teaser for 2022 Infiniti QX60
2022 Infiniti QX60 teased, 2021 Mustang Shelby previewed, Toyota teases EVs: What's New @ The Car Connection

Infiniti QX60 SUV skips 2021 model year for 2022 redesign Following the path of the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2022 Infiniti QX60 mid-size SUV will skip the 2021 model year in advance of the 2022 redesign that promises more power and a fresh look. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon review The 2021 Volkswagen...Read More»

2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor reviewed, Audi E-Tron GT preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio review The 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is a performance crossover based on the Giulia sedan, and finally gets updated infotainment to balance luxury features with alluring performance. It earns a TCC Rating of 6.6 out of 10. 2021 Chevy Blazer performs well in crash tests, but...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Sport
2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross sports a new look, higher price of $24,590

The refreshed 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross crossover SUV sports new front and rear styling and an updated interior. Mitsubishi announced Tuesday it also sports a new starting price of $24,590 for the base SE model, which is a $400 increase over the 2020 Eclipse Cross. The compact crossover that...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo
2021 Mazda CX-30 driven, Lotus says goodbye, electric Jeep Wrangler teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo cranks up the fun and the price Mazda drops a 2.5-liter turbo-4 in the 2021 CX-30 small crossover, but expects shoppers to pay a pretty premium. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross sports a new look, higher price of $24,590 The 2022 Eclipse Cross compact crossover gets...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo
First drive: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo cranks up the fun and the price

Adding more power is something I’m going to be in favor of in 90% of cases and the 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo is the rule, rather than the exception. Prior to the Turbo, the smaller engine in Mazda’s tweener SUV (it’s somewhere between a subcompact and compact SUV) lacked oomph at key...Read More»

2021 Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sorento reviewed, Porsche 911 GT3 set to launch, Ioniq price hiked: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Kia Sorento review The redesigned 2021 Kia Sorento three-row crossover SUV gets hybrid powertrains and a more spacious interior; it gets a TCC Rating of 6.8 out of 10. Jeep Wrangler, Gladiator recalled for increased fire risk Jeep's hallmark SUV and pickup come under NHTSA fire for risk of...Read More»

2021 Kia Sedona
2022 Kia Sedona minivan to be renamed Kia Carnival

Kia's Carnival is coming to North American towns, and it's bringing the party known as the Kia Sedona minivan. The 2022 Kia Carnival will replace the Sedona minivan in name, following the global name Kia has used almost everywhere else except in North America and a few other countries, MotorTrend...Read More»

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