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2021 Chevy Trailblazer tested, Ford Bronco history revisited, 2022 GMC Hummer preview: What's New @ The Car Connection
2021 Chevy Trailblazer tested, Ford Bronco history revisited, 2022 GMC Hummer preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer first drive: The name returns but the small crossover marks its own path The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer blazes no new trail but it reorients Chevy for the modern crossover era. For those of a certain beautiful age (yes, you are), the Trailblazer may evoke the...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum
2020 Toyota Highlander revisited, 2021 Audi A7 PHEV previewed, 2020 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid reviewed: What's New @ The Car Connection

The 2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum earns a participation trophy The 2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum delivers everything expected from a three-row crossover SUV but it doesn’t distinguish itself. 2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel first look: more grunt, more miles On Friday, Jeep announced that...Read More»

2021 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
2021 Toyota 4Runner updated, Lambo Sian roadster previewed, RAV4 Prime marked up: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Toyota 4Runner updated, Trail editions return, and TRD Pros get spacey The 2021 Toyota 4Runner will get sharper eyes, fleeter feet, a new edition, and a fresh paint job in a bid to keep the aging SUV fresh. Another small car goes boom; Chevy Sonic won't return Chevrolet will shelve the...Read More»

2021 Mazda 3 with turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive leaked
2021 Mazda 3 turbo returns, 2021 Elantra N Line preview, Audi Q4 E-Tron preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Mazda 3 spins out a turbocharged all-wheel-drive compact contender The available engine will make up to 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque and boost the Mazda 3's performance potential. What's New for 2021: Audi After a robust 2020 that starred performance crossover SUVs and wagons...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
Kia Telluride can't keep up, 2020 Polaris Slingshot review, 2021 RAV4 Prime compared: What's New @ The Car Connection

Kia has a problem: It can't build the Telluride fast enough Consumers might be willing to wait five to six months for a $200,000 supercar from Europe, but are they willing to wait that long for a Kia SUV? 2021 Kia K5 sedan starts at $24,455, up $100 from outgoing Optima The replacement for the Kia...Read More»

Owners drive Corvette C8s at the Ron Fellows school | Ron Fellows Performance Driving School photos
American muscle cars flex 2020, Ford Bronco family revealed, how tires affect EV range: What's New @ The Car Connection

5 American cars that are better than fireworks Organized fireworks during this year's July 4th festivities will be as hard to find as a manual transmission. But the domestic auto industry has plenty of fireworks of its own. Toyota expands recall for Prius hybrid system failures Toyota is expanding...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature
2020 Mazda CX-9 revisited, 1967 VW Bus reviewed, Mach-E capacity breakdown: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature straddles the SUV class line The 2020 Mazda CX-9 embraces some contradictions for a three-row crossover SUV. BMW rolls out upgraded software, subscription-based convenience features Not much about BMW screams "Pay for what you need," but the automaker will...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
2021 Kia K5 previewed, 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS and 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime driven: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Kia K5 sedan revealed: New name, new look for Kia's old Optima mainstay The 2021 Kia K5 replaces the Optima mid-size sedan in name, and gets significant upgrades inside and out. First look: 2022 VW Tiguan goes digital, touch-sensitive On Tuesday, Volkswagen gave us our first look at the 2022...Read More»

2020 Lincoln Corsair first drive
2020 Lincoln Corsair revisited, Porsche Taycan rear-drive dream, Nissan Ariya set for launch: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: The 2020 Lincoln Corsair Reserve flies under the radar SUVs run the roost at Lincoln, and even the smallest Lincoln SUV bristles with verve that's all but absent from Cadillac and Infiniti rivals. 100th Anniversary Special Edition MX-5 Miata celebrates Mazda's centennial The...Read More»

2021 Audi Q5
2021 Audi Q5 revealed, Cadillac electric SUV coming soon, Dodge muscle cars coming sooner: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Audi Q5 luxury crossover first look: It's what's inside that matters Audi updated the 2021 compact crossover's infotainment system and added new front and rear bumpers. 2021 Cadillac XT6 luxury crossover gets smaller engine, lower $49,985 starting price The three-row crossover adds a new base...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150
2021 Ford F-150 revealed, Volvo-Waymo self-driving tie-up, electric trucks; What's New @ The Car Connection

New 2021 Ford F-150 truck uploads as a tech-heavy hybrid ready for the next generation The truckmaker unveiled its 2021 Ford F-150 pickup, which included a hybrid powertrain and onboard generator. Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150: How the trucks compare on paper We compare the big...Read More»

2020 Dodge Durango SRT with Redline Stripe and Black packages
Dodge tops JD Power survey, 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S driven, 500-mile EV myth: What's new @ The Car Connection

Dodge, Kia have highest owner satisfaction; Tesla has the worst That new car smell may turn sour for owners of certain brands, according to J.D. Power's annual 2020 Initial Quality Study released Wednesday. Toyota Yaris sedan and hatchback won't return for 2021 The slow-selling small cars were...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen Arteon
2021 VW Arteon refreshed, Jessi Combs honored, 2021 Jaguar I-Pace updated: What's New @ The Car Connection

Updated 2021 VW Arteon shows off a new face for the flagship car The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon flagship sedan gets refreshed with a new front fascia, a revised interior with more available features, and streamlined trim levels. Ford Ranger, Jeep Cherokee, Tesla Model S have most American content...Read More»

2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible - Best Car To Buy 2020
Best affordable convertibles, 2021 Jaguar I-Pace revealed, Nevada to adopt California standards: What's New @ The Car Connection

Beat the heat with these five convertibles that start for less than $35,000 The arrival of summer signals the open season for open-air dining, open-air exercise, and of course, open-air driving. Who doesn't like head room limited only by the lower troposphere? Convertibles just as safe as cars with...Read More»

2021 Mini Countryman
2021 Mini updates, Defender roof tent pops up, trucks charge into West Coast EV Highway: What's New @ The Car Connection

What's new for 2021: Mini The small car brand has small changes for its lineup of two- and four-door cars and crossovers. Review update: The 2020 Mazda 6 Signature straddles the divide between mainstream and premium The 2020 Mazda 6 mid-size sedan carries a premium look and feel on par with Lexus...Read More»

2020 Lexus GX 460
2020 Lexus GX reviewed, "The Blues Brothers" revisited, Mustang Mach-E range recognized: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Lexus GX 460 SUV carries a decade of baggage The 2020 Lexus GX 460 is a luxury three-row SUV with a smooth V-8 and comfy seats, but it is old and lacks competitive features and refinement. New 2021 Ford F-150 promises several surprises When the new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup debuts...Read More»

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
Atlas Cross Sport vs. Honda Passport, AMG E63 wagon returns, Ford launches Active Drive Assist: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport vs. 2020 Honda Passport: Compare Crossover SUVs The 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport and the 2020 Honda Passport are classic spin-offs. Like “Rhoda” and “The Jeffersons,” they have plenty to recommend them in their own right, even over the three-row SUVs...Read More»

2020 Winnebago Solis camper van
Camper vans hit the road, 2021 BMW M5 drops, Lucid Air set to launch: What's New @ The Car Connection

How to be a Covid camper Got the camping bug? Want to explore these United States but don’t have the best car for it? Don’t fancy a massive RV or a flimsy tent? Then it might be time for a camper van. 2021 Honda Pilot shifts to 9-speed transmission, gets $600 price bump All Pilot...Read More»

2021 Lexus IS350 F Sport
2021 Lexus IS and 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 debut, Tesla's 400-mile range: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Lexus IS revealed: New look for luxury sedan, but a lot hasn't changed A refreshed body graces the 2021 Lexus IS luxury compact sedan, but the engines, interior, and just about everything else stays the same as the old model. Crossover SUVs deadlier to pedestrians: IIHS study Since the spread...Read More»

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