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2022 Lexus LX: Same starting price gives way to $128,000 top price
2022 Lexus LX: Same starting price gives way to $128,000 top price

The redesigned 2022 Lexus LX three-row SUV rides on a new platform, uses a new twin-turbo engine, and upgrades to the latest tech and safety systems, yet it costs the same as the outgoing model at $88,245, including a $1,345 destination charge. But two new trims, including an Ultra Luxury grade...Read More»

2022 Lexus NX
Review update: 2022 Lexus NX 350 burnishes brand with great tech

Reputations are a hard thing to build and an even harder thing to shake. When the Lexus NX arrived in 2014, the compact crossover was intended to bring some youthful swagger to a brand favored by a quieter, comfier, stay-off-my-lawn kinda owner. Though a strong seller, the technology tried...Read More»

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee: Best SUV To Buy 2022

The all-around SUV king has returned to its thrown. After being dethroned in 2021 by the Genesis GV80 over poor crash-test scores and lack of standard automatic emergency braking, the redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee has returned stronger than ever to win back The Car Connection's Best SUV To Buy...Read More»

2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer
2022 Jeep Wagoneer vs. 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer: Compare SUVs

With its new full-size 2022 Wagoneer and 2022 Grand Wagoneer SUVs, Jeep has effectively drawn a line between the premium and luxury classes. The closest thing Jeep had to a premium vehicle was the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which just expanded with a third row in the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. That...Read More»

2022 Genesis GV70
Genesis GV70: Best Car To Buy 2022 nominee

The newest model from Genesis might be its best. The GV70 compact crossover embraces the brand's distinct design language and colors the interior into a new shade of luxury. A choice of potent powertrains add performance to a cabin that's a good place to be, amid its luxury-level features. Yet, at...Read More»

2022 Mazda CX-9
2022 Mazda CX-9 SUV costs $800 less than its predecessor, with exceptions

Stop the presses! The 2022 Mazda CX-9 three-row SUV starts at $36,505 for the base Sport model, Mazda announced Tuesday. That's $780 less than the 2021 Mazda CX-9 with AWD. It is one of the only 2022 models with a price drop for this inflated model year; the other one was the 2022 Mazda CX-5...Read More»

2022 Honda Passport TrailSport
2022 Honda Passport price hike ranges from $1,000 to $2,500

The refreshed 2022 Honda Passport SUV introduces a new TrailSport trim, eliminates the inexpensive Sport trim, and starts at $39,095, including $1,225 destination, the automaker announced Monday. The trim shakeup puts the five-seat Passport on the premium end of the pricing spectrum. Last year, the...Read More»

2020 Honda Ridgeline
Honda recalls Passport, Pilot, and Ridgeline for hoods that can fly open

Honda will recall nearly 725,000 newer utility vehicles for hoods that can open while the vehicles are being driven, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The hood latch can be damaged and can separate from the hood, which can obstruct the driver's view and increase the risk of a crash. Honda also ordered a...Read More»

2022 Mazda CX-5
2022 Mazda CX-5 can cost $800 less or $1,200 more than outgoing model

The refreshed 2022 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV comes with a $1,200 price increase on higher end models or an unusual $820 price decrease on similarly equipped base models, based on pricing released by Mazda on Tuesday. The popular crossover that bridges the mainstream and premium classes faces...Read More»

2023 Fisker Ocean
2023 Fisker Ocean makes waves as $37,500 electric SUV

The Fisker Ocean promises something few other automakers have yet to accomplish: a luxury-leaning electric SUV that starts at less than $40,000. Unveiled in prototype form Wednesday at the Los Angeles auto show, the first vehicle by the hometown electric car maker will start at $37,499 for the base...Read More»

2022 Nissan Rogue
2022 Nissan Rogue: Smaller, stronger engine matched by higher price

Nissan introduced a new engine and a $1,050 price increase on the 2022 Nissan Rogue compact crossover, the brand announced on Wednesday at the Los Angeles auto show. Just one year after redesigning the Rogue, Nissan swapped out engines in its bestseller to better compete with hybrid offerings in...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz vs. 2022 Subaru Outback: Compare Utility Vehicles

The Hyundai Santa Cruz small pickup truck and Subaru Outback wagon-like SUV are utility vehicles serving as a complement for owners’ recreational activities and outdoorsy image. Sharing a platform with the Tucson compact crossover, the Santa Cruz might seem like a direct competitor to pickup...Read More»

2022 Lexus LC Convertible
What's New for 2022: Lexus

Lexus is almost there when it comes to modern technology. It debuts a new touchscreen infotainment system and user interface on the redesigned 2022 Lexus NX that will spread to all Lexus models and replace a dated mishmash of multimedia iterations. In more other 2022 models, the current interface...Read More»

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness
First drive: 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness rings the mountains

We almost forgot about weekends, right? Although camping and hiking are undergoing a resurgence, it’s an idea the Pacific Northwest never lost touch with. Look no further than the crawl of caravans of Subaru Foresters and Outbacks covered with dust or caked with mud, and loaded with outdoor...Read More»

2022 Acura RDX
What's New for 2022: Acura

Acura enters the 2022 model year at an inflection point. Honda's luxury arm redesigned the MDX three-row crossover SUV and refreshed the RDX compact crossover—its two bestsellers—but sold out the last iteration of its rare NSX supercar in hours. The comfy utility vehicles support the...Read More»

2022 Mazda MX-30
What's New for 2022: Mazda

Mazda's expansion continues in North America for 2022, with larger iterations of its crossover SUVs and more available sizes. The biggest news for Mazda in 2022 has the smallest impact: Sales of the Japanese brand's first electric vehicle, the MX-30, will be limited to California, initially, in...Read More»

2022 Lexus NX
First drive: 2022 Lexus NX goes greener, techier

Driving the redesigned 2022 Lexus NX 450h+ F Sport on a 40-mile loop into the Arizona desert quickly reveals what’s new about the brand’s compact crossover. For starters, I’m in the new NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid model—the brand’s first—that shares its powertrain...Read More»

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve 4x4
Review update: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve grows for the family

After nearly 30 years, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has finally grown to accommodate those who have grown up with it. The fifth-generation Grand Cherokee introduces a new model to the lineup known as the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. With a longer wheelbase and an adult-sized third row, the larger...Read More»

2022 Ford Expedition Stealth Performance
2022 Ford Expedition SUV adds off-road and performance versions, updates tech

The 2022 Ford Expedition full-size SUV comes with new versions aimed at off-roading and performance, an upgraded suspension, a larger touchscreen, and a limited hands-free driver-assist system for its mid-cycle refresh. The front and rear get a makeover as well, Ford announced this week. Standard...Read More»

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