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Review update: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited is the best mid-size sedan
Review update: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited is the best mid-size sedan

The redesigned 2020 Hyundai Sonata is the best mid-size sedan on the road. As someone who avoids superlatives and exaggeration (like the plague), I can hardly believe it myself. The new Sonata sheds the dull skin of its predecessor with a subtle fastback design and loads the interior with the kind...Read More»

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid in Limited trim
Toyota Avalon: Best Hybrid To Buy 2020

Believe it. It's not the Prius or the best-selling RAV4 Hybrid that does best what Toyota does best. It is the Toyota Avalon full-size sedan, prized by drivers who prefer life in the slow lane, that tops The Car Connection's rating at 7.0 out of 10 to make it the Best Hybrid To Buy 2020. Redesigned...Read More»

2020 Genesis G80
Genesis G80: Best Sedan To Buy 2020

The commentatorati can predict the death of the sedan all it wants: With four-doors like the 2020 Genesis G80, we think it's going to be about forever before we give up on the form. The Genesis G80 slips in just below our $50,000 price limit, but at about $44,000, it sets a high-water mark. It's...Read More»

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid
Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Best Economy Car To Buy 2020

Prius who? With the 2020 Corolla Hybrid, Toyota has made a case to shoppers for ignoring its hallmark gas-electric hatchback and opting instead for its newest compact economy sedan. The latest Toyota Corolla shows just how serious the company is about dominating economy cars through excellent fuel...Read More»

2020 Nissan Altima
Review update: The 2020 Nissan Altima packs value

The mid-size sedan segment isn’t where one usually looks for excitement, but that’s changed quickly. Toyota came out swinging with an aggressively styled Camry lineup while the Honda Accord’s European flair should make a consumer pause on their way to lease a BMW 3-Series...Read More»

2020 Subaru Legacy - Best Car To Buy 2020
Subaru Legacy: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

Sedans may be passé, but value never goes out of style. The 2020 Subaru Legacy is the less-popular sibling to the other Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee: the 2020 Subaru Outback. The Legacy skips the hand-me-downs. It has a mature sedan look that’s understated. The interior is anything...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry AWD, 2019 LA Auto Show
2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years

Toyota introduced Wednesday an available all-wheel-drive powertrain on the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon in a bid to compete with more popular crossovers and SUVs. It’s the first time the Avalon sedan is available with AWD, and the first time AWD has been offered on the best-selling Camry...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata
2020 Hyundai Sonata has a modest price bump for a big jump in content

The 2020 Sonata will start at $24,330 (including a $930 destination fee), Hyundai announced Thursday. That's $750 more than the base price of the outgoing sedan—an increase Hyundai claims is offset by additional standard equipment. Hyundai redesigned the Sonata for 2020, making the price bump...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Arteon
2019 Volkswagen Arteon earns top crash safety ratings despite poor headlights

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon just missed a Top Safety Pick award due to headlights with either deficient visibility or excessive glare. But when it comes to crashworthiness, the full-size sedan earned the praise of the IIHS, which conducts the most rigorous crash-safety testing of any non-profit...Read More»

2020 Honda Civic
2020 Honda Civic sedan and coupe get a price bump

An updated price is still an update, right? This week, the 2020 Honda Civic coupe and sedan made their debuts with identical style as last year's model—even the same features—and a $335 price hike across the board compared to the 2019 Civic. Like last year, the 2020 Civic is available...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata
First drive review: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited does the work of two cars

The Hyundai Sonata already worked overtime at its day job, providing efficient and safe wheels for families unconvinced by the whole crossover-SUV conflamma. Now has two jobs: the base sedans keep that pace, while the 2020 Sonata Limited ascends a few steps to become a replacement for the former...Read More»

2020 Subaru Outback
2020 Subaru Outback, 2020 Legacy recalled for brake problem

The 2020 Subaru Outback and 2020 Subaru Legacy are being recalled even as initial deliveries of the redesigned wagon-like crossover and sedan arrive at dealerships. A missing or loose bolt in the brake pedal mount can impair braking and increase the risk of a crash, Subaru reported to the NHTSA on...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
Last wave: Chevrolet cancels Malibu Hybrid sedan for 2020

The most efficient sedan in Chevrolet's lineup won't return for 2020. The Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid will be discontinued after the 2019 model year, Chevy spokesman Kevin Kelly confirmed to The Car Connection this week. The mid-size Malibu sedan will be offered with a 1.5-liter or 2.0-liter turbo-4...Read More»

2018 Chevrolet Malibu
GM recalls 2018 Chevy Malibu with turbo engine

General Motors is recalling certain 2018 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedans equipped with 1.5-liter turbo-4 engines. A software error can prevent the engine from starting and, in rare cases, the car can stall while running and increase the risk of a crash. The software error in the engine control module...Read More»

2020 Honda Accord
2020 Honda Accord sedan arrives with $150 price bump in most models over last year

On Monday, Honda detailed the 2020 Accord's price and trim levels, which should be familiar to mid-size sedan shoppers. For 2020, the Honda Accord will stand pat in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels, with most models getting a $150 nudge up in price compared to 2019 versions. The...Read More»

2020 Cadillac CT4
2020 Cadillac CT4 luxury sedan revealed: Turbo-4 power, available Super Cruise

Cadillac revealed its new 2020 CT4 sedan Thursday, detailing its replacement for the now-gone ATS and giving us an idea of what to expect from its premium compact offering going forward. Cadillac says the CT4 will capture buyers who never warmed up to the ATS with improved cabin materials and a...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry TRD
First drive review: 2020 Toyota Camry and Avalon TRD inject fun into the family sedan

It’s 102 sweltering degrees at Texas Motor Speedway and I’m driving a 2020 Toyota Camry family sedan on an autocross. Not only that, but the next car I’ll toss from sharp, chalk-outlined corner to corner is a 2020 Toyota Avalon, a car with a famously elderly audience. What world...Read More»

2020 Subaru Legacy
The 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan runs toward the best mid-size value

“Runner-up” has defined the Subaru Legacy sedan longer than the automaker would like to admit. Marooned to the back of shoppers’ minds behind crossovers, the Legacy’s been playing third, fourth, or fifth fiddle to the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord sedans longer than Garth...Read More»

2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid
More than 100K 2015 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ sedans recalled for seat belts that can erode

Ford announced last week that it would recall more than 100,000 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Lincoln MKZ sedans for seat belt fasteners that could erode and fail to hold occupants in place in a crash. The automaker said it was aware of one injury caused by the faulty seat belts. In a statement, Ford...Read More»

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