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2022 Ford Maverick, 2022 Lexus NX showcase this week's new car reviews
2022 Ford Maverick, 2022 Lexus NX showcase this week's new car reviews

A hybrid pickup truck that costs only $20,000, a plug-in hybrid first from Lexus, and new flagship electric sedans highlight the latest new cars coming soon to dealer lots. It's an impressive crop of vehicles, with a broad spectrum in price, powertrains, and capability. Here's what we've been...Read More»

2022 Rivian R1T
2022 Rivian R1T, 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee headline this week's new car reviews

Electric pickup trucks and redesigned iterations of classic SUVs filled The Car Connection's week of new car test drives and previews of forthcoming vehicles. Here's a look at the highlights. 2022 Rivian R1T review The R1T is the next iteration of the pickup truck, and its blend of futuristic yet...Read More»

2022 Ford Expedition Timberline
2022 Ford Expedition cashes in, Bugatti Super Sport takes off, EV tax credit explainer: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Ford Expedition SUV adds off-road and performance versions, updates tech The Timberline model appeals to off-road enthusiasts and the Stealth performance package improves on-road dynamics. Refreshed 2022 Acura RDX adds wireless CarPlay, updated drive modes The updated 2022 RDX will be quieter...Read More»

2023 Cadillac Lyriq
What's new for Cadillac, BMW Z8 reimagined, Prologue's big plans: What's New @ The Car Connection

What's New for 2022: Cadillac Cadillac embarks on a large-scale transformation toward all-electric this year—before its transformation to SUVs is complete. 2022 Honda Civic sedan and hatch earn Top Safety Pick+ honors Civic duty accomplished: Honda's latest earns the IIHS' kudos. Refreshed...Read More»

2022 Toyota Tundra
2022 Toyota Tundra debuts, Porsche Macan GTS tested, 300-mile EVs listed: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Toyota Tundra preview The redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra takes a big leap forward with a hybrid powertrain, a coil-spring rear suspension, and the latest tech. NHTSA probes 30 million more vehicles with Takata airbags A safety issue that has already spanned 67 million vehicles from nearly two...Read More»

2022 Volkswagen Taos SE
2022 Volkswagen Taos revisited, Hennessey Venom targets TRX, Lucid Air tops EV range: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2022 Volkswagen Taos goes big on space, short on refinement The Taos impresses the family with comfort and versatility, but the driver might not be so charmed. Lucid Air outlasts Tesla with 520-mile electric range The Lucid Air officially takes the crown as the longest-range electric...Read More»

2022 BMW iX xDrive50
2022 BMW lineup previewed, 2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed excels, RAV4 Prime succeeds off-road: What's New @ The Car Connection

What's New for 2022: BMW BMW adds the i4 and iX electric vehicles while keeping its gas-powered cars up to date for 2022. Ford Ecosport discontinued, leaving nothing but an echo in small crossover history The uninspired Ford Ecosport will leave the U.S. market by the middle of 2022. 2022 Chevrolet...Read More»

2022 Mazda CX-5
2022 Mazda CX-5 updated, GT-R T-Spec rains purple, Elio blusters on: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Mazda CX-5 refreshed; AWD standard on all 2022 CX SUVs All-wheel drive is standard on the 2022 Mazda CX-5, and a facelift along with seat and suspension updates are among other updates. 2021-2022 Chevy Trailblazer and Buick Encore GX earn Top Safety Pick awards Smallest GM SUVs get the nod...Read More»

2022 GMC Acadia AWD 4-door Denali Angular Front Exterior View
2022 GMC Acadia tested, Land Rover considers Defender family, best affordable EVs listed: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 GMC Acadia review The Acadia three-row crossover SUV strikes a good balance between comfort, style, and good standard features, earning it a TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10. 2018-2021 Toyota Tundra recalled for increased fire risk Headlights can get too hot in Toyota's full-size truck; a recall...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 ZR2
2022 Chevy Silverado updated, 2022 Lexus IS 500 tracked, Outlander PHEV revisited: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 refreshed Most trims of the pickup truck spruce up their faces, update their interiors with a 13.4-inch touchscreen, add standard safety features, and offer GM’s Super Cruise limited hands-free driver-assist system. First ride: Redesigned 2022 Subaru WRX tries to...Read More»

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross
2022 Toyota Corolla Cross and 2022 Polestar 2 tested, Model S Plaid reruns the 'Ring: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross review Larger than the front-wheel-drive Toyota C-HR and taller than the Corolla sedan, the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross also borrows its looks from another Toyota—the RAV4. We give it a TCC Rating of 6.2 out of 10. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan review The 2022 Volkswagen...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph
2022 Infiniti QX60 driven, 2021 Lotus Evora tested, Toyota to cut EV costs: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2022 Infiniti QX60 finds its path with style and flair Upscale amenities and elegant looks separate the 2022 QX60 three-row SUV from its more pedestrian Nissan Pathfinder sibling. 2022 Genesis G80 brings Sport back, raises price to $63,450 The 2022 Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander gets safer, Mercedes rolls out EV lineup: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander shines with Top Safety Pick+ honor The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander joins 71 other vehicles in the 2021 calendar year to earn the auto industry's top safety rating. Honda TrailSport trim elbows into off-road segment The Passport mid-size SUV is the first vehicle expected to...Read More»

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness
2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness debuts, 2022 Genesis G70 driven, Genesis plans EV future: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Subaru Forester goes wild with $400 price hike and new Wilderness model New sub-brand spreads the love to Subaru's most practical (!) wagon. 2022 Infiniti QX80 follows Armada with larger touchscreen, higher price A price hike and feature upgrade freshen the full-size SUV. 2022 Audi TT review...Read More»

2022 Ford Ranger Splash Pacakge
Ford makes a Splash, 2022 Porsche Macan tested, Subaru teases Solterra again: What's New @ The Car Connection

We test drive the 2022 Porsche Macan, wade into the 2022 Ford Ranger Splash, and get another glimpse at Subaru's first EV. Here's the automotive news we're covering today. 2022 Ford Ranger Splash dives into deep end of '90s nostalgia Offered as an appearance package or a limited edition series, the...Read More»

BMW's wireless Apple CarPlay integration
Smartphone connections irk owners, 2021 Ford Raptor tested, Bolt battery fix has benefits: What's New @ The Car Connection

Biggest problem with new cars? Smartphone connectivity, says Power IQS New car owners complained loudest and most frequently about the quality of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, according to J.D. Power. 2022 Kia Sorento SUV costs $30,655; plug-in hybrid has 32-mile range A 32-mile...Read More»

2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2022 Honda CR-V price increased, 2022 Subaru BRZ tracked, Alpha Motors deconstructed: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Honda CR-V and CR-V Hybrid increase $400 despite no changes It's still down on touchscreen size, but Honda's bestselling crossover SUV returns with excellent space and fuel economy. 2022 Toyota Avalon review Still one of our favorite large cars, the 2022 Toyota Avalon says goodbye this year...Read More»

2022 Toyota Prius Nightshade
Cheap hybrids priced for 2022, Camaro Blackwing rumored, Hyundai promotes fuel cells: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Toyota Prius rolls on with same price, high mpg, new Nightshade Edition A blacked-out Nightshade Edition is the biggest piece of news for the 2022 Prius lineup, offering EPA ratings up to 56 mpg combined. 2022 Kia Niro Hybrid price reduced on higher trims The 2022 Kia Niro Hybrid pricing is...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150
2021 Ford F-150 recalled, Aston Martin DBX future foretold, Lucid dreams of 500-mile range: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Ford F-150 extended cab recalled for seat belt issue Misrouted front seat belts on the redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 may not restrain passengers, increasing the risk of injury in a crash. 2022 Volkswagen Jetta preview Easy to overlook but never bad, the five-seat Jetta and its sporty GLI...Read More»

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