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2021 Mazda MX-5 roadster costs $250 more at $27,775
2021 Mazda MX-5 roadster costs $250 more at $27,775

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster gets a modest price bump on base models, but it now comes standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Mazda announced Thursday. It competes with the mechanically similar Fiat 124 Spider and the aspirational BMW Z4. The beloved two-seat convertible costs $27,775...Read More»

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2021 Mazda Miata priced, Jaguar celebrates E-Type, electric vans roll out: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Mazda MX-5 roadster costs $250 more at $27,775 The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster gets a modest price bump on base models but it now comes standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Hyundai Elantra: Best Car To Buy 2021 nominee The 2021 Hyundai Elantra’s comprehensive redesign...Read More»

2021 BMW 3-Series (330e)
2021 BMW 3-Series overview, 2020 Audi A6 Allroad revisited, PHEV pollution controversy: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 BMW 3-Series review With a high TCC Rating of 7.7 out of 10, the BMW 3-Series blends smart features with snappy performance. Redesigned 2022 Acura MDX SUV costs $2,400 more, starts at $47,925 Starting at $47,925 including destination, the 2022 Acura MDX comes on a new light-duty truck platform...Read More»

2022 Acura MDX
Redesigned 2022 Acura MDX SUV costs $2,400 more, starts at $47,925

The 2022 Acura MDX three-row crossover SUV is redesigned and comes with a $2,400 price hike over the outgoing 2020 model, Acura announced Tuesday. There won't be a 2021 model year. Starting at $47,925 including destination, the 2022 Acura MDX comes on a new unibody light-duty truck platform with a...Read More»

2021 Nissan Kicks
2021 Nissan Kicks updated, 2022 Genesis GV70 preview, Volvo XC40 Recharge qualifies: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Nissan Kicks updated with fresh look, better tech The 2021 Nissan Kicks small crossover wears a new skin and gets a refreshed interior to compete with all the other subcompact crossover SUVs. Ford Bronco Sport: Best Car To Buy 2021 nominee The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is a welcome addition to a...Read More»

2021 Nissan Kicks
2021 Nissan Kicks updated with fresh look, better tech

The 2021 Nissan Kicks small crossover wears a new skin and gets a refreshed interior with the latest technology, Nissan announced Tuesday. The mostly cosmetic upgrades to Nissan's entry-level crossover SUV aim to keep the Kicks fresh in a segment bursting with competitors. Launched as a replacement...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco Sport
2021 Ford Bronco Sport tested, Ford Bronco delayed, 2021 VW ID.4 driven: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Ford Bronco Sport review The new Ford Bronco Sport small crossover SUV bridges the gap between the around-town Ford Escape and the off-road Ford Bronco. It's good enough to worry Subaru and Jeep, and earns a TCC Rating of 7.0 out of 10. Acura TLX: Best Car To Buy 2021 Nominee The redesigned...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid  -  First Drive, May 2015
Hyundai and Kia recall 423,000 cars for increased engine fire risk

Hyundai and Kia announced the recall of certain sedans and crossovers for an increased fire risk, the NHTSA reported Monday. The South Korean automakers maintain separate identities but share many parts, including the Theta II, Lambda, Gamma, and Nu engine models investigated by the NHTSA prompted...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV starts at $28,025 but tops out above $43,000

The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe five-seat crossover SUV costs $575 more than last year's model due to more potent and more efficient engine choices, a fresh face, and a refined interior loaded with the latest technology. The new Calligraphy trim tops the range and the price chart, however, at...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe and Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid priced, Pontiac Fiero sold for $90,000: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV starts at $28,025 but tops out above $43,000 The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe starts at $28,025, which is just $575 more than the 2020, but the new Calligraphy model pushes the top of the range to $43,475. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid updated with $200 price increase...Read More»

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid updated with $200 price increase

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek plug-in hybrid charges into the new year with a refreshed face, a retuned suspension, and a $200 price increase to $36,395 including destination, Subaru announced Thursday. Following the refresh of the gas-only 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, the Hybrid dons a new front bumper with...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Best Car To Buy 2021: What didn't make the cut

The Car Connection's annual Best Car To Buy faces the daunting task of winnowing down nearly 50 new or significantly updated cars for 2021 into our top 10 or so most deserving of your consideration. With nearly 100 collective years of test-driving new cars, our editorial team logged thousands of...Read More»

2021 Nissan Sentra
2021 Nissan Sentra revisited, 2021 Volkswagen Arteon debuts: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy 2021: What didn't make the cut Not every car makes it to the final round of voting for our Best Car To Buy awards. These are the also-rans. 2021 Chevy Tahoe diesel gets EPA-rated 28 mpg highway The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV can get up to 28 mpg highway when equipped with a...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
2021 Chevy Tahoe diesel gets EPA-rated 28 mpg highway

The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV can get up to 28 mpg highway when equipped with a 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-6, Chevy announced on Thursday. The turbodiesel gets an EPA-rated 21 mpg city, 28 highway, 24 combined in rear-wheel-drive models. Four-wheel drive drops it to 20/26/22 mpg. Chevy...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
Best Car To Buy 2021: Past winners

Next week, our editorial team will finalize and announce the nominees for The Car Connection's top award: Best Car To Buy 2021. After spending the year logging tens of thousands of miles test driving more than 100 new 2021 vehicles (and a few 2020 models that showed up too late to make last year's...Read More»

2021 Kia Telluride
Best Car To Buy revisited, Maybach GLS600 tested, Hyundai/Kia's EV future: What's New @ The Car Connection

Best Car To Buy 2021: Past winners From the Kia Telluride to the Hyundai Sonata, a look back at past winners of The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy awards reveals a preference for value, safety, modern style, and convenient features. 2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo costs $2,200 more than the non-turbo...Read More»

2021 Mazda CX-30
2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo costs $2,200 more than the non-turbo engine

The new turbo engine in the 2021 Mazda CX-30 small crossover SUV bumps the starting price by $2,200 over the base engine to $31,000, including $1,100 destination. The 2021 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo comes with a 2.5-liter turbo-4 with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It makes 250 horsepower and 320...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
Start your engines: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 prepares to launch

The calendar year 2020 can't fade in the rearview mirror fast enough for most of us. The view out front looks promising, with nearly 50 new and redesigned cars transporting us to better days ahead in the digital, electrified automotive age. Walls of touchscreens stamp new cars such as the 2021...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco Sport first ride
Best Car To Buy 2021 coverage begins now, Ford details Mustang Mach-E GT specs: What's New @ The Car Connection

Start your engines: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 prepares to launch The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy annual testing commences now for 2021, with winners in each car category as well as an overall winner to be announced in a month. It's time to vote for The Car Connection's 2021...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Corvette convertible
It's time to vote for The Car Connection's 2021 Driver's Choice Awards

The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2021 awards are coming soon, which means it's time to turn your attention to the 2021 Driver's Choice Awards. It's your opportunity to pick the most luxurious, prettiest, best-performing, and greenest cars, trucks, and crossover SUVs that came out in 2020. As in...Read More»

Car seats - NHTSA
Car seats as birth control? A new study explains the decline in three-child families

Could child safety seat regulations act as an unintended form of birth control? That's the assertion of two professors in a study called "Car seats as contraception." First reported by The Economist this week, the study found that increasingly restrictive child car seat laws have led to fewer...Read More»

2021 Genesis G80
Review update: 2021 Genesis G80 carves out a spot at the luxury table

The 2021 Genesis G80 puts to rest any doubts about whether Hyundai’s luxury brand deserves to sit alongside Germany’s heritage brands. Like Genesis, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi built their reputations for performance and refinement on the backs of their sedans, and carried it over into...Read More»

2021 Genesis G80
2021 Genesis G80 tested, Porsche 911 GT3 preview, illegal diesel trucks blow smoke: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2021 Genesis G80 carves out a spot at the luxury table The redesigned 2021 Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan might not the performance chops of BMW's M models or Mercedes' AMGs, but it's a great alternative to German luxury sedans. Tesla suspension investigated by the NHTSA; Model Y...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model X
Tesla suspension investigated by the NHTSA; Model Y, Model X recalled

Dozens of Tesla owner complaints prompted an investigation into suspension issues for older model Tesla vehicles built in the early half of 2016, the NHTSA announced on Friday. Regulators are investigating the 2015-2017 Tesla Model S sedan and 2016-2017 Model X SUV for a front suspension link issue...Read More»

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