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First drive: 2022 Honda Civic expands on winning compact car formula
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 Audi A3
2022 Audi A3 and S3 return with improved engines and technology

The redesigned 2022 Audi A3 compact luxury sedan and S3 sport variant arrive in the U.S. with more potent turbo-4 engines, a mild-hybrid system, a refreshed look outside, and upgraded convenience and safety technology. The 2022 Audi A3 and S3 can be ordered now at a starting price of $34,945 and...Read More»

2021 Mazda 6
Mazda discontinues the Mazda 6 sedan and CX-3 small crossover

The Mazda 6 mid-size sedan and CX-3 subcompact crossover will not be back in the U.S. for 2022, Mazda announced Friday. With the arrival of the larger, roomier CX-30 in 2020, it was only a matter of time for Mazda to kill the CX-3; for 2021, the hatchback-sized crossover was down to one trim level...Read More»

2021 Honda Accord Sport SE and Hybrid
2021 Honda Accord vs 2021 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars

The mid-size sedan segment has never been better. As former bestsellers dwarfed by crossover SUVs, the 2021 Honda Accord and 2021 Toyota Camry demonstrate the best of what’s left in a strong class ranging from the new Kia K5 to the always good Subaru Legacy. The Toyota Camry remains the...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»

2022 Genesis G70
Refreshed 2022 Genesis G70 price increase to $38,570 includes more features and trims

The refreshed 2022 Genesis G70 expands into the compact luxury sedan segment with more features, trim options, and a higher price. The 2022 G70 costs $38,570 to start and tops out at $55,545 (including $1,045 destination), Genesis announced Friday. The base 2022 Genesis G70 2.0 Standard with...Read More»

2022 Honda Civic
Redesigned 2022 Honda Civic appeals to its base with “something” more

The redesigned 2022 Honda Civic arrives with “something,” in Honda’s own words. The Civic’s revamped interior was created with Honda’s latest—and this name is real—“simplicity and ‘something’” design philosophy. As amorphous as that...Read More»

2022 Lexus ES
2022 Lexus ES upgrades standard features, adds touchscreen

The refreshed 2022 Lexus ES mid-size sedan will come with more standard safety features, a revised infotainment interface, and some minor cosmetic and suspension upgrades when it goes on sale this fall, Lexus announced this week at the Shanghai auto show. The 2022 ES gets standard LED headlights...Read More»

2022 Subaru Legacy Touring
2022 Subaru Legacy Sport gets a big price jump to $29,750

The 2022 Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan gets minor price increases for the new model year—except for the Sport trim that increases $1,695 over the 2021 Legacy. That brings the cost of the 2022 Legacy Sport to $29,750, the automaker announced Monday. For 2022 the mid-level Sport adds a power...Read More»

2020 Audi A3
Audi expands recall to cover all 2015-2020 A3 sedans and cabriolets

The unknown cause of an error with the passenger detection system prompted Audi to recall all A3 models built for the 2015-2020 model years, according to an announcement from parent company Volkswagen Group of America earlier this month. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) can...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra: Compare Cars

The compact sedan is a great first car, an efficient means of transportation, and a wise choice for the budget-minded. The Honda Civic has been the benchmark in the compact-car segment for years, but the redesigned 2021 Hyundai Elantra aims to take a bite out of the Civic’s turf before the...Read More»

2020 Genesis G80
Hyundai's fire issues spread to Genesis in latest recall

Hyundai is recalling certain Genesis sedans for a short circuit in the anti-lock braking system that could lead to a fire in the engine compartment, the NHTSA announced Monday. The latest in a series of engine fire recalls from the automaker and its sister company Kia now spread to Hyundai's luxury...Read More»

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Mercedes-Benz to pare down packages, trims, and models

Mercedes-Benz has pledged to make the car-buying experience less confusing by paring down its packages and thinning out its lineup, Automotive News reported on Monday. The redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class flagship sedan leads the winnowing down by cutting the nine available packages into three...Read More»

2021 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400 AWD
Review update: 2021 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport hits the mark, misses the cut

I enjoyed my week in the 2021 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport. The streets were clear of winter, except for the chalk dust residue of road salt, the sun emerged from hibernation, and a 400-hp twin-turbo V-6 provided enough spring zing to forget the long winter’s march of dull crossovers. Yet I...Read More»

2021 Kia Sportage
Kia recalls 380,000 Sportage and Cadenza models for fire risk

Kia's putting out more flames with another large recall related to increased fire risks. This one exhorts owners to park their cars outside and away from homes until the issue is fixed. The recall will affect 379,931 Sportage crossover SUVs and Cadenza full-size sedans, the NHTSA announced this...Read More»

2019 Nissan Sentra
Nissan recalls more than 800,000 Sentra sedans for brake light failure

Nissan is recalling the 2016-2019 Sentra compact sedan for a brake light failure, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. The brake lights might not come on when the driver presses the brake pedal, thereby increasing the risk of a crash. The recall encompasses more than 854,000 Sentras sold in...Read More»

2021 Lexus ES
2021 Acura TLX vs. 2021 Lexus ES: Compare Cars

Mid-size sedans aren’t the mainstay of American driveways that they used to be, but they still offer practicality and value. We count them among some of the best vehicles on the market, especially in the premium and luxury segments. The 2021 Acura TLX and 2021 Lexus ES both exist in that...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
Review update: 2021 Kia K5 takes trendy style to the mainstream

What is that thing? That’s the biggest question the general public has with Kia’s latest mid-size sedan. Formerly known as the Kia Optima, the 2021 Kia K5 was redesigned with a fast roofline and trendy LED lighting that helps it stand out among other mid-size sedans. The 2021 Kia K5 has...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, left, and 2021 Tesla Model 3, right
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3: Compare Electric Cars

Ford Mustang Mach-E versus the Tesla Model 3. One of the hottest new cars of 2021 faces off against the hottest automaker of 2021. Legacy versus upstart. But in this case, Tesla is the legacy electric vehicle maker, and Ford is the upstart. The 2021 Tesla Model 3 electric sedan isn’t the...Read More»

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