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Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive
Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive

The 2019 Audi A8 L sticks to an understated formula that has worked for more than two decades. Audi's biggest and poshest sedan lays a ground game for future driver-assistance and technology features. While the 2019 A8 L is new, the competition is far from it. Competitors from BMW, Mercedes, and...Read More»

2019 Honda Civic
The $20,370 2019 Honda Civic LX is the best $20,000* new car you can buy

The rule in our household is simple: New cars cost less than $20,000. Nevermind that the average new-car transaction price tops $37,000 now, made easy by 72-month financing. We’re cheapskates who hate debt. Twenty grand’s the limit. If we were to buy a new car today, the choices for...Read More»

2016 Ford Fusion
270K Ford Fusion sedans recalled over rollaway risk

Ford on Wednesday said that it will recall about 270,000 2013 through 2016 Ford Fusion sedans to fix transmissions that could slip out of gear and allow the vehicles to roll after they've been put in park. A shifter cable bushing can degrade over time and may eventually detach from the...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2020 Hyundai Elantra adds safety tech, to cost $19,870

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra costs $1,750 more than last year's model to start, but it comes standard with previously optional active safety tech and a new fuel-saving transmission that boosts fuel economy to as high as 35 mpg combined. Hyundai said Thursday that 2020 Elantra shoppers will be met with...Read More»

2019 Toyota Camry
2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Nissan Altima: Compare Cars

Meat-and-potatoes sedans like the Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima once were staples in American households like TV dinners and Twinkies. But time and tastes have evolved toward more variety, both in cars and in TV channels. The 2019 Toyota Camry and 2019 Nissan Altima are spicier takes on the...Read More»

2019 Honda Accord
2019 Honda Accord vs. 2019 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars

Few rivalries among automakers are as long-standing and deeply entrenched as the feud between the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry sedans. Millions of both models have been sold to buyers in the U.S. over decades, and even today, the Camry and Accord are among the most popular cars on dealers’...Read More»

2020 Nissan Versa, 2019 New York International Auto Show
2020 Nissan Versa revealed: Honey, I shrunk the Altima

Alongside country and rock musicians performing at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nissan on Friday unwrapped its redesigned subcompact sedan. The 2020 Nissan Versa offers an unusual amount of safety and high-tech features for a subcompact sedan, which Nissan hopes will make...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG
2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG debuts: A stylish 302-hp firecracker

Don't let its suave looks fool you: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG that debuted Monday is a 302-horsepower muscle machine in a tight-fitting track suit. The hottest version yet of the automaker's redesigned CLA four-door sedan retains the CLA300's elegant roofline, but it swaps in a high-output...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2019 VW Jetta earns five-star crash-test rating

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta compact sedan earned a five-star crash-test rating from the federal government, the automaker said Thursday. Though it didn't ace the NHTSA's barrage of crash tests, the 2019 Jetta earned four stars for frontal crash protection and five stars for side-impact protection...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line package
Flagship 2019 Volkswagen Arteon arrives for $36,840

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon will cost $36,840 when it goes on sale this spring, VW said last week. That base price, which includes a mandatory $995 destination charge, is for an Arteon SE with front-wheel drive. Arteon SEL and SEL Premium trims cost $40,990 and $45,940. All-wheel drive is a $1,800...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
New transmission makes 2020 Hyundai Elantra more fuel efficient

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra will be a frugal compact car when it goes on sale later this year. The EPA last week said that Hyundai's compact sedan will return estimated 31 mpg city, 41 highway, 35 combined with the addition of a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) to the Elantra lineup...Read More»

2018 Mazda MAZDA6
2019 Mazda 6 sedan starting price rises with new standard active safety features

The 2019 Mazda 6 will cost more than the outgoing sedan, but a bundle of new standard active safety features will soften the blow for sedan shoppers. CarsDirect reported Wednesday that the starting price of the 2019 Mazda 6 will increase by $1,875 compared to the 2018 Mazda 6 Sport base trim. The...Read More»

2020 Cadillac CT5 Sport
2020 Cadillac CT5 mid-size luxury sedan revealed, and there's turbo power everywhere

Cadillac has been thick and fast with new crossovers for the last 12 months. Last year, the brand unleashed long-awaited compact and full-size crossover SUVs to round out its lineup, the 2019 XT4 and 2020 XT6, respectively. On Monday the luxury automaker turned its attention to its aging sedan...Read More»

2019 Lincoln Continental
Lincoln Continental recalled for doors that may fly open while driving

Doors that could swing open without prior warning prompted Ford Motor Company last week to recall approximately 27,000 2017 through 2019 Lincoln Continental sedans.. According to recall filings released by the NHTSA last week, a faulty door latch motor may not shut the doors entirely. The problem...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
GM builds last Chevrolet Cruze, exits compact car market

The final Chevrolet Cruze will roll off the assembly line in Ohio on Wednesday, pulling General Motors and the entire Detroit new-car industry out of the compact car market in the process. Reuters reported that production is scheduled to end two days ahead of schedule. That means that on Thursday...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2019 New York International Auto Show
2020 Hyundai Sonata adds drama to the mid-size sedan

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata unveiled online Wednesday ahead of an expected debut at next month's 2019 New York International Auto Show is anything but a boring four-door sedan. Its dramatic, coupe-esque lines draw from Audi and Genesis' playbook. The new Sonata looks wider with a short front overhang...Read More»

2019 Honda Insight
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs. 2019 Honda Insight: Compare Cars

Sometime, around the moment we found nutrition labels and no longer considered Thursdays to be part of the weekend, frugal and inexpensive commuter cars began to make sense. It’s cool, we all grow up. For us olds, the 2019 Honda Insight and 2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid are adulting like...Read More»

2018 Ford Taurus
Ford builds its last Taurus sedan

The Ford Taurus, once a beacon of American sedan supremacy, went out of production Friday. The last Taurus, a silver sedan with a moonroof, rolled off the automaker's Chicago assembly line, marking the end of full-size four-doors from Ford. Ford has ended production of the Taurus before, however...Read More»

2020 Jaguar XE
Sharpened claws: 2020 Jaguar XE sedan refreshed

The 2020 Jaguar XE sedan unveiled Tuesday has a new interior that borrows tech from Jaguar Land Rover's more expensive models and puts a conventional gear lever back in the driver's hands. The XE has a revised look outside, with slimmer headlights, a revised bumper, and a wider grille that give it...Read More»

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