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2021 Tesla Model 3 earns TSP+, Subaru teases 2022 WRX, Volvo plans US EV plant: What's New @ The Car Connection
2021 Tesla Model 3 earns TSP+, Subaru teases 2022 WRX, Volvo plans US EV plant: What's New @ The Car Connection

Tesla Model 3 top safety rating restored by IIHS Tesla's camera-based system in the 2021 Model 3 proved just as effective in avoiding or mitigating crashes in the Tesla Model 3 as its old radar-based system, the IIHS found. 2020-2021 Nissan Sentra recalled for steering issue Nissan's compact family...Read More»

2020 Nissan Sentra
2020-2021 Nissan Sentra recalled for steering issue

The 2020-2021 Nissan Sentra compact sedan may have a problem with bent tie rods, and that has prompted Nissan to recall 138,736 models, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. Redesigned for 2020, the Nissan Sentra came with a dual pinion rack-mounted electric power steering system that made it more fun to...Read More»

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara, black, and 2021 Ford Bronco Black Diamond, yellow
2021 Ford Bronco vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler: Compare SUVs

The return of the 2021 Ford Bronco after a quarter-century means one thing: Jeep is in trouble. Benchmarks need to be challenged, and icons deserve to be dared. Measuring the monumental return of a classic versus a living, rock-crawling legend favors the road-friendliest in our TCC Ratings. The...Read More»

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara, black, and 2021 Ford Bronco Black Diamond, yellow
Bronco vs. Wrangler, 2021 Ford Bronco tested, Tesla owner sues over supercharging: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Ford Bronco vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler: Compare SUVs Off-road and on, Ford’s revived convertible SUV takes down the time-honored Jeep. 2021 Ford Bronco review With a TCC Rating of 7.0 out of 10, the 2021 Ford Bronco has dethroned the venerable Wrangler. 2022 Audi Q8 review With a TCC Rating...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX60
2022 Infiniti QX60 previewed, Wrangler goes Xtreme, Volvo debuts Super Cruise rival: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Infiniti QX60 preview The redesigned 2022 Infiniti QX60 three-row crossover SUV shares a platform with the Nissan Pathfinder but rivals the Lincoln Aviator and Acura RDX. 2022 Kia Seltos review With a TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10, the 2022 Seltos earns a spot just above the hatchback Soul...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback
2022 Honda Civic hatchback pulls double duty

The wraps have been pulled off of the 2022 Honda Civic hatchback, with Honda debuting the five-door compact variant on YouTube Wednesday evening. As a card-carrying member of the “hatchbacks and wagons are best” club, this was the real Civic that I’ve been waiting for. The 2022...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback
2022 Civic hatch debuts, Ferrari flashes 296 GTB, Jaguar makes EV plans: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Honda Civic hatchback pulls double duty The redesigned 2022 Honda Civic hatchback fills the gap left by the coupe as well as rounding out the sedan with more cargo room and a 6-speed manual. 2022 Subaru Impreza review The Impreza sedan and hatchback strike the right value note, with standard...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT gets up to 270 miles of range

The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2021, the Ford Mustang Mach-E, got some good news from the EPA. The environmental agency says the predicted range for Mach-E GT and GT Performance Edition electric cars is higher than expected. Ford had targeted a range of 250 miles for the Mach-E GT, and 235...Read More»

2022 Kia Stinger
2022 Kia Stinger earns Top Safety Pick+

The safety spotlight shines brightly on the 2022 Kia Stinger hatchback. The refreshed 2022 Stinger sedan earned a Top Safety Pick+, the IIHS announced Tuesday. The non-profit safety agency funded by the insurance industry bestowed the industry's toughest safety award for standard LED reflector...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC60
Review update: 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid deserves a closer look

It would be a mistake to overlook the 2021 Volvo XC60 crossover SUV. A friend in the market for a luxury-leaning five-seat crossover considered Tesla, Jaguar, and Lincoln, until I showed up in the 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid. Volvo may lack the flash and cachet of its German rivals, yet...Read More»

2022 Kia Telluride
2022 Kia Telluride overview, 2021 S-Class tested, Fisker Ocean teased again: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Kia Telluride review With a TCC Rating of 7.5 out of 10, the 2022 Kia Telluride leaps ahead of rival three-row crossovers with features and a great warranty. Buick Encore GX and Chevy Trailblazer recalled for plastic jack General Motors is recalling the Buick Encore GX and Chevy Trailblazer...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Buick Encore GX and Chevy Trailblazer recalled for plastic jack

General Motors will recall the 2020-2022 Buick Encore GX and 2021-2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer small crossover SUVs for an emergency jack that can fracture in use, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The plastic emergency jack that comes on 135,400 of the recalled vehicles could fail when not properly...Read More»

2022 Kia Telluride
2022 Kia Telluride price increases up to $700, adds larger touchscreen

The 2022 Kia Telluride three-row crossover SUV gets a larger touchscreen and a larger starting price, Kia announced this week. Offered in LX, S, EX, SX, and SX-P models, the winning family hauler wears Kia's new badging on the outside, and sports a 10.3-inch touchscreen inside as well as highway...Read More»

2022 Kia Telluride
2022 Kia Telluride priced, 2021 Kia K5 GT tested, Canoo EVs set for 2022: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Kia Telluride price increases up to $700, adds larger touchscreen The 2022 Kia Telluride three-row crossover gets some additional equipment, including a 10.3-inch touchscreen on base models, and a minor price bump. Mazda, Lincoln join growing list of automakers pledging electric vehicle...Read More»

2022 Kia Carnival, silver, and 2021 Toyota Sienna, green
2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: Compare Minivans

Minivans may not get the attention of three-row crossover SUVs, but the redesigned 2022 Kia Carnival and redesigned 2021 Toyota Sienna narrow the gap between SUVs by different measures. This year, the Toyota Sienna comes standard with a hybrid powertrain that gets up to 36 mpg combined, making it...Read More»

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L review, Porsche Cayenne Coupe sets 'Ring record, Clarity PHEV discontinued: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L review The venerable Jeep Grand Cherokee is joined by the distinct Jeep Grand Cherokee L three-row SUV for 2021. 2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: Compare Minivans The redesigned 2022 Kia Carnival and 2021 Toyota Sienna hybrid narrow the gap between SUVs while...Read More»

Lincoln boutiques and dealerships
Used and new car prices near record highs and the American fleet gets older

That old car is worth money. This catch phrase from a long-running TV commercial for Victory Auto Wreckers that ran in the '80s has never been more accurate. Used car prices are nearing record highs, with some owners selling their gently used cars for more than they paid for them new. At the same...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic
First drive: 2022 Honda Civic expands on winning compact car formula

The prospect of testing the redesigned 2022 Honda Civic excited me, given its outsized importance to Honda and domination of the compact car market. But it also gave me pause, because I have a lot of familiarity with the car. Not only do I come from a family of Civic owners (a 1997 and a 2009), I...Read More»

2022 Mini Cooper Hardtop
What's New for 2022: Mini

It's easy to overlook Mini on American roads, where bigger often gets muddled with better. The small British brand owned by BMW still makes cute if not compelling city cars and small SUVs. From the Union Jack taillights and rear barn doors to the circular design features adorning the inside and...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic
2022 Honda Civic driven, Audi RS 6 Avant tested, Polestar 3 promised: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2022 Honda Civic expands on winning compact car formula The 2022 Honda Civic compact sedan remains the go-to option for affordable, reliable transportation but interior upgrades and improved performance means it's anything but regular. What's New for 2022: Mini Small changes for a...Read More»

2021 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid
What's New for 2022: Audi

With its E-Tron series of electric crossover SUVs and sedans, Audi brings the electric vehicles for 2022. Audi also brings more connected car technology and more safety features. Most models arrive with rear side airbags as standard, as well as tire-pressure monitors with individual readouts...Read More»

2021 Toyota Mirai
5 things to know about the 2021 Toyota Mirai

At a recent press event at Toyota Motors North America's headquarters in Plano, Texas, the most popular vehicle to test drive was not the gorgeous six-figure Lexus LC500 sports coupe, nor was it the Toyota Land Cruiser leaving American shores. Instead media members lined up to test the redesigned...Read More»

2021 Toyota Mirai
2021 Toyota Mirai driven, 2022 Porsche Macan tested, Land Rover Defender FCEV confirmed: What's New @ The Car Connection

5 things to know about the 2021 Toyota Mirai The Mirai is a rear-wheel-drive EV, with power from a hydrogen fuel cell and up to a 402-mile range between sparse filling stations. 2022 Subaru Ascent adds Onyx Edition for $39,120 The seven-seat Subaru shows new style in 2022, with a blackout trim...Read More»

2022 Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition
2022 Subaru Ascent adds Onyx Edition for $39,120

The 2022 Subaru Ascent three-row SUV climbs into the new model year mostly unchanged except for the addition of the blacked-out Onyx Edition, Subaru announced Monday. First launched for 2019, Subaru's largest vehicle adopts the popular Onyx Edition trim introduced on the 2020 Subaru Outback. The...Read More»

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