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2020 Gladiator vs. Wrangler, Aston Martin embraces V-6, VW's EV Bus conversion: What's New @ The Car Connection
2020 Gladiator vs. Wrangler, Aston Martin embraces V-6, VW's EV Bus conversion: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2020 Jeep Wrangler: Compare Trucks The 2020 Jeep Gladiator and 2020 Jeep Wrangler serve different market segments—one’s a pickup and the other’s an SUV—but they are very similar. In fact, the Gladiator amounts to a longer version of the Wrangler with...Read More»

2020 Lexus RX
2020 Lexus RX review, "Faster" Q&A, Porsche plans Macan EV: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: The 2020 Lexus RX 350 AWD still answers the call The $46,575 2020 Lexus RX 350 AWD answers a very specific call—the call of the mild. It's been popular for two decades because it's a known entity, never too obtrusive, never one to step out of line. Volvo recalls all new models...Read More»

2020 BMW X7
10 beloved new car features, Porsche Taycan Turismo and Kia Sorento Hybrid coming: What's New @ The Car Connection

10 best small but thoughtful new car features Automakers can slip in some little thoughtful touches that make the everyday driving experience a little better. None of these surprise-and-delight features will raise any of our ratings, but we love them and you might, too. Here are ten of our favorite...Read More»

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Duramax
2020 Silverado vs. Sierra, Audi preps product blitz, 2020 Niro EV price bump: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500: Compare Trucks Mechanically, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 offer the same powertrain options and similar interiors, but the GMC offers slick features that simply can’t be optioned in the Chevy. The Silverado is...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra unveiled, Valkyrie hits the road, Elantra Hybrid targets 50 mpg: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Hyundai Elantra debuts: More tech, hybrid powertrain, roomier interior The glitzy 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan unveiled Tuesday in Hollywood, California, strayed further from its economy car roots and followed closer the star Sonata mid-size sedan that was unveiled last year. 2020...Read More»

2020 Subaru Crosstrek
Ecosport or Crosstrek? 2020 Porsche Macan S review, 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid review: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Ford Ecosport vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers Little crossovers are a big deal. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek and 2020 Ford Ecosport are two of the most popular for first-time buyers, empty-nesters, and city dwellers. Their smaller engines go longer on a tank of fuel, too. Automakers...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Traverse
Chevy refreshes Traverse SUV, Apex track car debuts, Model Y specs revealed: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Chevrolet Traverse refreshed with new look, latest tech Chevrolet has updated the 2021 Traverse three-row crossover SUV with revised front and rear ends, standard LED headlights and taillights, and more standard safety features. 2020 Mazda CX-30 earns Top Safety Pick award The 2020 Mazda CX-30...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid - Best Car To Buy 2020
Best-selling crossovers compared, Saleen 302 White Label reviewed, Mustang Mach-E conquests: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Nissan Rogue: Compare Crossovers With so many compact crossovers, picking the best one often comes down to feels more than facts. For two of the best-selling crossovers, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Nissan Rogue, the similarities are greater than the differences. 2021...Read More»

2020 BMW X1
2020 BMW X1 vs. GLA, Audi RS Q8 driven, emissions testing for tires? What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class: Compare Crossovers For about the cost of an average new car—any new car—luxury automakers offer something that resembles affordable. For about $37,000, which is the average price paid for a new car last year, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class...Read More»

2021 Kia Seltos
2021 Kia Seltos first drive, 2021 Roland Gumpert revealed, Tesla Cybertruck seeks a home: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2021 Kia Seltos rides in style The 2021 Kia Seltos piles on style like fresh Wranglers, crisp button-up shirts, hard-wearing felt Stetsons and shined up East Texas belt buckles. We recently drove the Seltos in the hill country outside San Antonio, where swamp oak and cedar elm share...Read More»

2021 Honda Odyssey
2021 Honda Odyssey previewed, Audi RS 6 Avant priced, EV Porsche coupes not here yet: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Honda Odyssey gets more bling, but is still a minivan The 2021 Honda Odyssey will get a refreshed look and improved tech and safety features when it debuts at the 2020 New York Auto Show in April, the automaker announced Monday. 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid nabs Top Safety Pick award The 2020 Honda...Read More»

2019 Toyota Highlander
Toyota expands recall, electric Camaro possibility, Honda Clarity EV discontinued: What's New @ The Car Connection

Toyota, Lexus expand fuel pump recall to 1.8 million vehicles Toyota expanded its recall of vehicles with a faulty fuel pump and ordered dealers to stop selling newer models because the failure can stall the engine and increase the risk of a crash, the automaker announced to the NHTSA on March 4...Read More»

2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
2020 Tundra vs. Titan, 2020 Cadillac XT6 first drive, GM's future EV models: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Nissan Titan vs. 2020 Toyota Tundra: Compare Trucks The Toyota Tundra and Nissan Titan pickup trucks are relative outliers among rivals from Ford, General Motors, and Ram, but far from also-rans. Combined, the two trucks outsold nearly every new sedan on sale last year 2021 Volkswagen Atlas...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas review, 2021 Genesis G80 preview, GM's electric future: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Volkswagen Atlas review The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport are three- and two-row mid-size crossovers, respectively, that use big space and value to appeal to wide American shoppers. They’re comfortable for up to eight (or five in the Cross Sport) passengers and offer a...Read More»

Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]
MPGs on the rise, 2021 Audi A3 previewed, BMW i4 teased: What's New @ The Car Connection

Average fuel economy improves, despite proliferation of SUVs The average fuel economy of new vehicles in the U.S. increased to 25.1 mpg, which represents a record high in fuel economy and a record low in carbon dioxide emissions, according to an annual report released Monday by the EPA. 2020 Audi...Read More»

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport driven, Koenigsegg launches super machine, Mach-E Mustang charges a nation: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport crossover hits the middle in a big way Until now, Volkswagen’s answer to mid-size crossover shoppers unswayed by their three-row team bus dubbed the Atlas was silence so wide that you could drive one through it. 2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Acura MDX...Read More»

IIHS automatic emergency braking for pedestrian protection test
Pedestrian deaths skyrocket, 2020 Audi S4 first drive, California hybrid sales surge: What's New @ The Car Connection

Pedestrian deaths reach 30-year high in 2019 Pedestrian deaths caused by drivers increased 50% in the past decade, according to a report released last month from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Kia recalling more than 141,000 Optima sedans for faulty fuel lines Kia will recall 2013-2014...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
2020 Audi Q7 first drive, 2021 AMG GLE 63 first drive, CR-V Hybrid priced right: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2020 Audi Q7 goes long on tech, short on space and fuel economy The mid-cycle refresh of the 2020 Audi Q7 crossover SUV brings a mix of contradictory developments. The new MIB3 infotainment system makes the best native navigation on the market even better, but the new turbocharged V-6...Read More»

2020 Honda Pilot
Pilot vs. Ascent, new Golf GTI debuts, Toyota hybrids are everlast: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Subaru Ascent: Compare Crossovers The 2020 Honda Pilot and 2020 Subaru Ascent count between them a baker’s dozen USB chargers, seating for more than 15, and more cupholders than our bladders can stand. So which crossover is best for your family? 2020 Honda CR-V...Read More»

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