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Land Rover Defender road tested, Mercedes EQA preview, Biden's effect on EVs: What's New @ The Car Connection
Land Rover Defender road tested, Mercedes EQA preview, Biden's effect on EVs: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Land Rover Defender SUV looks the part Around town, the 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 and its car-based unibody structure rides smoother and quieter than a rocky Wrangler or trundling Toyota 4Runner, earning it a TCC Rating of 6.6 out of 10. 2021 Nissan Armada costs at least...Read More»

2020 Land Rover Defender 110
Review update: 2020 Land Rover Defender SUV looks the part

The 2020 Land Rover Defender proves you can enjoy an off-road vehicle without ever venturing off-road. Such is the privilege of luxury, to do what you want even if you never do. Land Rover relies on this luxury premise, starting from the Discovery Sport up the lineup to six-figure Range Rover...Read More»

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Kia shortens name, updates logo, plans 7 electric vehicles

Kia has dropped "Motors" from its name, designed a new logo, and announced last week an ambitious plan to become the global leader in electric vehicles, with seven dedicated EVs planned by 2027. The changes reflect the plans of the South Korean automaker to develop into much more than just car...Read More»

Kia EV teaser
Kia showcases big plans, Shelby Cobra nets millions, Mach-E charge times: What's New @ The Car Connection

Kia shortens name, updates logo, plans 7 electric vehicles Kia has dropped "Motors" from its name, designed a new logo, and announced plans to become a global electric vehicle leader. 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport review With a TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport...Read More»

2021 Ford Escape
The Car Connection’s Safest New Cars of 2021

Safety might not be the sexiest attribute sought by new car shoppers, but like fuel economy, it is one of the most important. The Car Connection’s annual list of the safest cars includes vehicles that earn five-star ratings from the NHTSA, at least a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS, and come...Read More»

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Safest cars of 2021 ranked, Stellantis merger completed, Microbus EV delayed to 2023: What's New @ The Car Connection

The Car Connection’s Safest New Cars of 2021 Which cars crash best—and which protect you better? Our safest cars to buy set a high bar. 2021 Mini Cooper review The 2021 Mini Cooper is a stylish, fun-to-drive small hatchback and convertible that makes up for its cramped space and...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model 3
Most efficient cars of 2021 honored, 2021 E450 Coupe reviewed, used EVs get recharged: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy: The Car Connection's Greenest Cars of 2021 The greenest vehicles of 2021 have charge ports rather than fuel tanks or tailpipes. NHTSA requests Tesla to recall Model X, Model S for touchscreen failure Failure of the touchscreen in Model S and Model X can lead to the loss of rearview...Read More»

2021 Honda Ridgeline
2021 Honda Ridgeline priced, 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback preview, Tesla touchscreen recall request: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Honda Ridgeline price jumps nearly $3,000 to start at $37,665 The refreshed 2021 Honda Ridgeline is more expensive, but the mid-size pickup now comes standard with all-wheel drive. Review update: 2021 Infiniti QX50 is not worth $60,000 A week with the 2021 Infiniti QX50 Autograph AWD compact...Read More»

2021 Infiniti QX50
Review update: 2021 Infiniti QX50 is not worth $60,000

The 2021 Infiniti QX50 raises that age-old question about the worth of luxury products. Infiniti toes an unsteady line in the sand of the premium segment, which itself has been washed over by luxury-leaning top trims from mass market automakers and new entry-level models from luxury automakers. Ebb...Read More»

2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0
Best performance cars of 2021, Toyota Land Cruiser revisited, Hyundai Ioniq 5 teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy: The Car Connection's Best-Performing Cars Of 2021 These six cars scored a perfect 10 in The Car Connection's rating system. Tesla Model Y earns 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA The Tesla electric crossover earns a top rating from the federal government, though it hasn't yet been...Read More»

Rivian R1T
Looking ahead to 2022 cars, Hyundai Kona N teased, Nio solid-state flagship teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy: What’s coming for 2022 The most exciting vehicles for 2022 include popular favorites such as the Honda Civic and Jeep Grand Cherokee rubbing bumpers with new entrants such as the Rivian R1T and GMC Hummer. 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport review The 2021 Outlander Sport gets...Read More»

2021 Acura NSX
Most beautiful 2021 cars admired, GM lowers new logo, Mach-E range tested: What's New @ The Car Connection

The 9 most beautiful cars of 2021 The most beautiful cars of 2021 range from supercars such as the Acura NSX to sedans and SUVs such as the Genesis GV80. Chevy reintroduces 0% APR, big incentives on 2021 Silverado, 2020 Bolt, others Big deals on electric cars, crossovers, and big pickups could...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo Hatchback
2021 Mazda 3 turbo hatch review, Tesla Model Y price drop, Hyundai and Apple to develop self-driving EV: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo Hatchback rekindles an old flame The 2021 Mazda 3 2.5 Turbo hatchback moves upstream but all the impressive performance is offset by annoying features. Genesis GV80: Best SUV To Buy 2021 The first SUV from the upstart luxury brand beats out the Jeep Grand...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»

Mazda MX-30
Mazda confirms MX-30, 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L debuts, Mercedes launches Hyperscreen interface: What's New @ The Car Connection

Mazda MX-30 small crossover coming as EV and PHEV Mazda confirmed its MX-30 small crossover will come to the U.S. as either an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid with a rotary engine. Chrysler Pacifica: Best Minivan To Buy 2021 The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is a great utility vehicle and the Best...Read More»

2021 Chrysler Pacifica
Chrysler Pacifica: Best Minivan To Buy 2021

The best utility vehicle of the year also happens to win The Car Connection's Best Minivan To Buy 2021 award, and for the fifth year in a row, the winner is the Chrysler Pacifica. Prized for its versatility, roominess, refinement, standard features, and superior practicality compared to SUVs, no...Read More»

2021 Nissan Kicks
2021 Nissan Kicks driven, C8 Corvette reimagined, Mazda MX-30 EV confirmed: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Nissan Kicks review The 2021 Nissan Kicks subcompact crossover SUV comes with good standard safety and convenience features, but its pokey powertrain underscores its utilitarian purpose. It earns a TCC Rating of 5.2 out of 10. 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport costs $22,090, adds standard safety...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 Genesis GV80
Driver's Choice awards, why the Corvette reigns, Fisker pickup teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

The Car Connection's Driver's Choice 2021 award winners Readers voted on their Best Car To Buy and it reflected tastes shared by our editors, with the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E winning three of six categories. Ford Mustang Mach-E: How we'd equip our Best Car To Buy 2021 Restricted by our $50,000...Read More»