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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross costs $23,410, but be ready to spend more
2022 Toyota Corolla Cross costs $23,410, but be ready to spend more

With the 2022 Corolla Cross, Toyota ventures even deeper into crossover territory—going smaller in both size and price, in the hopes of making its SUV sales get bigger. The Corolla Cross joins the C-HR, RAV4, Venza, and Highlander in the brand's crossover lineup. Built from running gear...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph
First drive: 2022 Infiniti QX60 finds its path with style and flair

Looks matter. One look of the brown grass, parched hillsides, and depleted reservoirs of California’s Napa Valley shows me something. One look at the redesigned 2022 Infiniti QX60 shows me something else, specifically, how it differs from its cheaper sibling, the Nissan Pathfinder. Infiniti...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph
2022 Infiniti QX60 driven, 2021 Lotus Evora tested, Toyota to cut EV costs: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2022 Infiniti QX60 finds its path with style and flair Upscale amenities and elegant looks separate the 2022 QX60 three-row SUV from its more pedestrian Nissan Pathfinder sibling. 2022 Genesis G80 brings Sport back, raises price to $63,450 The 2022 Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan...Read More»

2022 Genesis G80 Sport
2022 Genesis G80 brings Sport back, raises price to $63,450

The 2022 Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan adds a Sport trim for its 3.5T engine, and the rest of the lineup sees a modest price hike of at least $300 over the 2021 model. The base 2.5T with rear-wheel drive costs $49,045, or all-wheel drive adds $3,150, the automaker announced Wednesday. The 2022...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander shines with Top Safety Pick+ honor

The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ designation from the IIHS, the non-profit safety agency announced Tuesday. Like other automakers, Mitsubishi adjusted the standard LED reflector lights in the middle of the model year's production to attain the...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander gets safer, Mercedes rolls out EV lineup: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander shines with Top Safety Pick+ honor The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander joins 71 other vehicles in the 2021 calendar year to earn the auto industry's top safety rating. Honda TrailSport trim elbows into off-road segment The Passport mid-size SUV is the first vehicle expected to...Read More»

Honda TrailSport logo
Honda TrailSport trim elbows into off-road segment

A new TrailSport trim will buff up Honda's light trucks by the end of the year, the automaker announced Tuesday. The cosmetic appearance package will be followed in subsequent years by increased ground clearance and off-road suspensions, unlike any Honda passenger vehicle on sale today. The...Read More»

Genesis GV60 prototype
From V-8 to EV in a decade: Genesis to launch only electric vehicles starting in 2025

Genesis announced on Thursday that all new Genesis vehicles launched starting in 2025 will be electric. Battery electric vehicles (BEV) and hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) will represent a two-pronged approach to getting Hyundai's luxury brand to sell only zero-emission vehicles by...Read More»

2021 Nissan Armada
Review update: 2021 Nissan Armada attacks big SUVs with small upgrades

The Nissan Armada has always had a gem of a V-8 engine and a big tow rating, but its technology has been stuck a decade behind for years. The Armada’s glaring issue has been fixed for 2021. The 2021 Nissan Armada arrives with a modest refresh that adds an infotainment system that’s from...Read More»

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness
2022 Subaru Forester goes wild with $400 price hike and new Wilderness model

The 2022 Subaru Forester arrives with a fresh face, a $400 price increase, and a new Wilderness model, Subaru announced Thursday. All six trim levels come with a new grille and revised fog light garnishes. Up top, and standard on Premium trims and above, a new ladder roof-rail system can carry up...Read More»

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness
2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness debuts, 2022 Genesis G70 driven, Genesis plans EV future: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Subaru Forester goes wild with $400 price hike and new Wilderness model New sub-brand spreads the love to Subaru's most practical (!) wagon. 2022 Infiniti QX80 follows Armada with larger touchscreen, higher price A price hike and feature upgrade freshen the full-size SUV. 2022 Audi TT review...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX80
2022 Infiniti QX80 follows Armada with larger touchscreen, higher price

The 2022 Infiniti QX80 three-row SUV navigates the new year with more standard convenience features headlined by a larger 12.3-inch touchscreen and a higher starting price of $71,995, including destination. The full-size SUV comes with a price increase across all three trims, Luxe, Premium Select...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid
2022 Hyundai Santa Fe upgraded to Top Safety Pick+ status

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe earned the highest safety rating bestowed by the IIHS, the non-profit safety agency announced Wednesday. A new set of LED headlights shined the way for the mid-size crossover SUV to earn the industry's highest safety rating of a Top Safety Pick+ award. Redesigned for 2021...Read More»

2022 Ford Ranger Splash Pacakge
Ford makes a Splash, 2022 Porsche Macan tested, Subaru teases Solterra again: What's New @ The Car Connection

We test drive the 2022 Porsche Macan, wade into the 2022 Ford Ranger Splash, and get another glimpse at Subaru's first EV. Here's the automotive news we're covering today. 2022 Ford Ranger Splash dives into deep end of '90s nostalgia Offered as an appearance package or a limited edition series, the...Read More»

2022 Ford Ranger Splash Pacakge
2022 Ford Ranger Splash dives into deep end of '90s nostalgia

The Ford Ranger Splash returns, but without the flare-side bed walls that last made a splash in the '90s. The 2022 Ford Ranger Splash will be offered as an appearance package, and as a rotating cast of limited editions showcasing a unique body color, Ford announced Wednesday. Closing out this...Read More»

Apple CarPlay iOS 14
Biggest problem with new cars? Smartphone connectivity, says Power IQS

Siri is not the only one unable to connect at this time. Automakers are having a tough time connecting new car owners to their smartphones, according to J.D. Power's annual Initial Quality Study released Tuesday. New car owners complained loudest and most frequently about the quality of Android...Read More»

BMW's wireless Apple CarPlay integration
Smartphone connections irk owners, 2021 Ford Raptor tested, Bolt battery fix has benefits: What's New @ The Car Connection

Biggest problem with new cars? Smartphone connectivity, says Power IQS New car owners complained loudest and most frequently about the quality of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, according to J.D. Power. 2022 Kia Sorento SUV costs $30,655; plug-in hybrid has 32-mile range A 32-mile...Read More»

2022 Kia Sorento X-Line
2022 Kia Sorento SUV costs $30,655; plug-in hybrid has 32-mile range

The 2022 Kia Sorento three-row SUV costs $30,655, including $1,175 destination fee, Kia announced last week. That's a $105 increase from the redesigned 2021 model. The 2022 Sorento Hybrid costs $35,165, which is $400 more than last year. The 2022 Sorento can also be had as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV)...Read More»

2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2022 Honda CR-V and CR-V Hybrid increase $400 despite no changes

The 2022 Honda CR-V crossover SUV costs $26,975, including $1,225 destination, the automaker announced late Friday. The price represents a $400 increase over the 2021 model, despite no changes to the brand's bestseller. The top Touring trim comes standard with all-wheel drive, which is a $1,500...Read More»

2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2022 Honda CR-V price increased, 2022 Subaru BRZ tracked, Alpha Motors deconstructed: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Honda CR-V and CR-V Hybrid increase $400 despite no changes It's still down on touchscreen size, but Honda's bestselling crossover SUV returns with excellent space and fuel economy. 2022 Toyota Avalon review Still one of our favorite large cars, the 2022 Toyota Avalon says goodbye this year...Read More»

2022 Kia Niro Hybrid
2022 Kia Niro Hybrid and PHEV price reduced on higher trims

The 2022 Kia Niro Hybrid hatchback wears the brand's new badge but otherwise carries over unchanged, Kia disclosed Thursday. At $25,865, including destination, the base price remains the same as the 2021 Niro, but trim reshuffling cuts nearly $1,000 off the top EX Premium trim. The plug-in hybrid...Read More»

2022 Toyota Prius Nightshade
2022 Toyota Prius rolls on with same price, high mpg, new Nightshade Edition

The 2022 Toyota Prius hybrid coasts into the new year with virtually the same price as the 2021 model, the same 56 mpg combined, and a new Nightshade Edition meant to add some pop to the world's most famous—or infamous—hybrid. The fourth-generation Prius soldiers into its 21st model...Read More»

2022 Toyota Prius Nightshade
Cheap hybrids priced for 2022, Camaro Blackwing rumored, Hyundai promotes fuel cells: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Toyota Prius rolls on with same price, high mpg, new Nightshade Edition A blacked-out Nightshade Edition is the biggest piece of news for the 2022 Prius lineup, offering EPA ratings up to 56 mpg combined. 2022 Kia Niro Hybrid price reduced on higher trims The 2022 Kia Niro Hybrid pricing is...Read More»

2021 Lincoln Nautilus
2021 Lincoln Nautilus Black Label earns Top Safety Pick designation

Improved headlights guided the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus to a Top Safety Pick recognition from the IIHS, the non-profit safety organization announced Thursday. The coveted safety award only applies to top trims. All versions of the 2021 Nautilus earned "Good" ratings in all six crash tests, and its...Read More»

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