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Accord and Camry compared, Tesla's absurd claim, 2022 F-150 Lightning Pro preview: What's New @ The Car Connection
Accord and Camry compared, Tesla's absurd claim, 2022 F-150 Lightning Pro preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Honda Accord vs 2021 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars The latest versions of the Camry and Accord mid-size sedans are available as hybrids, and offer a better driving experience than crossovers. They both earn a 7.0 out of 10 here. Kia recalls already recalled Optima and Sorento for increased fire...Read More»

2015 Kia Optima
Kia recalls already recalled Optima and Sorento for increased fire risk

Kia announced the recall of vehicles already recalled for leaking brake fluid that increased the chance of engine fires, but the company says this time the fix will include enhanced safety measures. The recall affects 283,803 Kia Optima mid-size sedans and 156,567 Kia Sorento mid-size SUV from the...Read More»

2021 Jaguar F-Pace
2021 Jaguar F-Pace tested, Biden wants a new Beast, Lightning or R1T: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Jaguar F-Pace review Sleek handling meets sleek moves in the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace, and its exceptional warranty leads among luxury SUVs. It earns a TCC Rating of 7.0. 2022 Chevrolet Equinox cuts trims, prices, engine offerings The 2022 Chevy Equinox compact crossover costs $2,000 more than last...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Equinox
2022 Chevrolet Equinox cuts trims, prices, engine offerings

The 2022 Chevy Equinox compact crossover arrives at dealers this summer with a higher initial starting price, but a lower cost for the same trim levels from the 2021 Equinox. Chevrolet eliminated the base L trim, according to a dealer guide uncovered by CarsDirect, so the LS trim becomes the base...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning strikes electric truck market

A new Lightning is coming, and with it Ford shocks the pickup truck segment it has dominated for more than four decades. On Wednesday, the truckmaker debuted the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck with a 10,000-pound towing capacity, an estimated 300-mile range, and an estimated 0-60...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning thunders to life, 2021 Acura TLX Type S track tested: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning strikes electric truck market Ford's new battery-powered pickup truck will be quicker than a Raptor, will be able to tow almost as much as a gas-powered truck—and will cost less than $40,000 in commercial spec. IIHS, Consumer Reports name safest used cars for teens...Read More»

Toyota vehicles used in IIHS crash testing
IIHS, Consumer Reports name safest used cars

Safety does not need to come at a steep price, according to the latest recommendations from Consumer Reports and the IIHS. The safest cars for teens, inexperienced drivers, or car shoppers keen on crash protection can still be affordable, despite sky-high used car prices, the organizations...Read More»

2021 Nissan Armada SL with Midnight Edition package
Review update: 2021 Nissan Armada honors the strong, silent type of SUVs

The 2021 Nissan Armada has a hard time standing out despite being a whale of an SUV. American makes have long dominated the truck-based full-size SUV category, and GM’s own armada of ships were redesigned for 2021 to be even larger. Yet the refreshed Armada is too good a value to cast away in...Read More»

2021 Nissan Armada SL with Midnight Edition package
2021 Nissan Armada tested, Bugatti hits the 'Ring, Canoo prices EV lineup: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2021 Nissan Armada honors the strong, silent type of SUVs Not quite ready for the Chevy Tahoe in some ways, Nissan’s big SUV isn’t far off the QX80 marque. 2022 Kia EV6 preview The 2022 Kia EV6 is a battery electric crossover SUV that seats five and has a 300-mile...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD gets 6-way tailgate

The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500HD pickup trucks now offer heavy duty options when it comes to loading the bed. GM brings its Multi-Flex Tailgate first offered on the GMC Sierra AT4 and made available on the Silverado 1500 last year to its heavy duty lineup, Chevy announced Monday. On the...Read More»

Rivian R1T
Best Car To Buy: What’s coming for 2022

Humanity and automakers welcome 2021 with red-hot car sales in the first quarter and even more exciting cars to come. Chip shortages and supply-constrained delays have pushed some 2021 models back in the calendar year, but the class of 2022 is shaping up to be sharp. Popular favorites such as the...Read More»

Rivian R1T
New cars coming for 2022, 2021 Ford Bronco Sport revisited, 2022 Bolt ships early: 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. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD gets 6-way power tailgate GM brings...Read More»

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness
Subaru heads for the Outback Wilderness, Kia K5 GT boosts its score: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness pushes further into the wild The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness adds ride height and more off-road capability, but it keeps the price—and the ride—reasonable. 2022 Subaru Legacy review With a TCC Rating of 7.2 out of 10, the 2022 Legacy needs...Read More»

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness
First drive: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness pushes further into the wild

It feels like the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness was constructed out of the fever dreams of a cooped-up adventurer. Which means that the Wilderness arrives at exactly the right time (and the right price) to become the weapon of choice for Outback buyers who are looking to really get away. This is...Read More»

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor
Review update: 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor shakes up the doldrums

If only we lived in the world car marketers are trying to sell us. We could be the boldest, most capable, most all-new-first-ever versions of ourselves. Instead, after a weekend schlepping my kids around the Midwest, I felt like the baldest, most incapable, tired-ass version of myself. That was...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and 1967 Ford Mustang coupe
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 1967 Ford Mustang: Compare Eras

In 1964, Ford introduced a car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. In 2020, Ford launched an electric car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. This is why 56 years and six generations later, Ford bequeaths the Mustang—it’s...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco two-door first ride
2021 Ford Bronco: Power up, but inefficient

The 2021 Ford Bronco rumbles into dealers soon with even more power under the hood than what was originally expected, Motor Authority reported on Tuesday. The boost in power comes at the expense of efficiency, however, as the Bronco maxes out at just 21 mpg combined. The base 2.3-liter turbo-4...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and 1967 Ford Mustang coupe
Mustang Mach-E vs. '67 Mustang, Porsche vies with Ferrari, Chevy Bolt EV range report: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 1967 Ford Mustang: Compare Eras As the internal combustion era reaches its peak the electric era starts to hit its stride. 2021 Ford Bronco: Power up, efficiency down The 2021 Ford Bronco makes more power than originally quoted, but fuel economy isn't high for either...Read More»

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 VW Tiguan refreshed, 2022 Bentley Flying Spur debuts, 2022 Bolt EUV rated: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan freshens up with new styling, technology, and touch controls The refreshed compact crossover SUV can still seat seven in a pinch, but comes with upgraded safety and convenience tech. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan preview The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan freshens its face and upgrades some...Read More»

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan freshens up with new styling, technology, and touch controls

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan launched Tuesday gets a standard sort of refresh that updates the compact SUV’s technology and styling but leaves the bones of the vehicle alone. What you see and touch will look a little bit different, but the Tiguan’s mechanical parts and spaciousness remain...Read More»

Teaser for Subaru Solterra electric crossover due in mid-2022
Subaru Solterra rises as brand's first electric SUV

The sun and the earth meet in the naming of Subaru's much-anticipated first electric vehicle, the Subaru Solterra, the brand announced Tuesday. The Latin words converge on an all-wheel-drive SUV powered by batteries and furthering Subaru's earth-friendly image. Subaru revealed little else about the...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai recalls Elantra, Ford F-150 Lightning and Subaru Solterra EVs teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

Hyundai issues 3 recalls for Elantra, Kona, Santa Fe Sport Three separate recalls highlight increased fire risk in several Hyundai compact sedans and crossovers. Subaru Solterra rises as brand's first electric SUV Subaru's first fully electric vehicle will be a crossover SUV called the Solterra...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai issues 3 recalls for Elantra, Kona, Santa Fe Sport

Hyundai issued three recalls of varying magnitude and model lines, the NHTSA announced Monday. 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport The largest recall encompasses 151,205 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport from the 2013-2015 model years and represents an expansion of a recall initiated last August in the U.S. A...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Sport sedan
NHTSA investigates more than 1.1 million Honda Accords for sudden loss of steering

The NHTSA expanded a safety probe into more than 1.1 million Honda Accord mid-size sedans for a sudden loss of steering, according to a Reuters report published on Monday. A safety probe, or open investigation, often precedes a recall as the safety agency gathers evidence and assesses complaints...Read More»

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