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

2022 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»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive  -  Portland, OR
The Car Connection's Driver's Choice 2021 award winners

As we evolve into the next stage of life the auto industry seems to be doing the same with a legendary nameplate going electric: There's now an electric Ford Mustang, and it's called the Mach-E. It's also taking plenty of honors as the top spot in the automotive award season. The Ford Mustang...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021. The Mach-E has the styling cues of its pony car namesake, the roominess of a crossover SUV, and the performance that bridges the gap between them. With a 300-mile range that rivals only the Tesla Model Y and a price that...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive  -  Portland, OR
Chevy Corvette and Ford Mustang Mach-E earn our Best Car To Buy 2021 honors: What's New @ The Car Connection

Ford Mustang Mach-E: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 The Mach-E electric SUV starts at $43,995. It's affordable, easy to operate, fun to drive, and stays relevant with over-the-air updates. Kia Telluride: Best Family Car To Buy 2021 The 2021 Kia Telluride three-row crossover SUV looks...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang convertible
Ford Mustang: Best Convertible To Buy 2021

The Ford Mustang is a lot of things: American icon, muscle car, pony car, fastback, and now an electric car with the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. It's easy to overlook the Mustang in one of its best forms, however, as a convertible. With a 6.2 out of 10 TCC Rating (read more about how we rate cars)...Read More»

2021 Genesis GV80
Genesis GV80: Best Luxury Car To Buy 2021

The 2021 Genesis GV80 may be a luxury crossover SUV, but that doesn't mean value isn't important. With its beautiful design, luxurious cabin, insulating road manners, and strong turbocharged engines, it looks and feels like an SUV that could cost nearly double its base starting price of $49,925...Read More»

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Best Coupe To Buy 2021

The Car Connection's Best Coupe To Buy 2021 can also be had as a sedan or convertible, but for our money, the 2021 Mercedes C-Class ranks the highest as a coupe and still falls under our $50,000 price cap to qualify for the award. Barely. With a punchy turbo-4 and German engineering matched only by...Read More»

2021 Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf: Best Hatchback To Buy 2021

The 2021 Nissan Leaf probably isn't the first car you think of when it comes to hatchbacks, but with a TCC Rating of 7.2 out of 10 (read more about how we rate cars), it is our highest rated hatchback and winner of our Best Hatchback To Buy 2021. Celebrating its tenth birthday, the first...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 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 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 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition
Honda Civic Type R: Best Sports Car To Buy 2021

Buying a car isn't all about responsibility and practicality. Fun can enter into the equation, and we think it often should. A good sports car can provide an escape, deliver a thrill, and help heal the soul. If bought right, it can also be practical for everyday needs. The Car Connection's Best...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid
Hyundai Elantra Hybrid: Best Economy Car To Buy 2021

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid, more than any of our other Best Car To Buy 2021 nominees, helps make the idea of the economy car relevant for a new generation feeling the pinch of 2020. The “Economy Car” term carries over from an era when air conditioning was deleted and wind-up...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Best Sedan and Best Hybrid To Buy 2021

Last year, in this very space, The Car Connection's editors picked a high-powered, expensive luxury car as our favorite four-door. This year, we're going in the opposite direction. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is our choice for Best Sedan To Buy 2021. It also won our Best Hybrid To Buy 2021, edging...Read More»

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