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Most attractive cars of 2020, 2021 Audi A3 preview, Karma Revero aims for Model S: What's New @ The Car Connection
Most attractive cars of 2020, 2021 Audi A3 preview, Karma Revero aims for Model S: What's New @ The Car Connection

The Car Connection's Best-Looking Cars of 2020 To earn a perfect 10, a car must be exceptional—and for 2020, only three cars earn that merit badge. A slew of vehicles land just a point lower, and any of them would instantly upgrade most drivers’ garage wardrobes. Review update: 2020...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 with Multifunction Tailgate
Best 2020 car features, 2020 Passat R-Line review, GM's conflicting EV stance: What's New @ The Car Connection

The Car Connection's Best New Features in 2020 Each year, millions of new cars roll on dealers’ lots vying for buyers’ attention. Beyond price, size, fuel economy, and space, those cars elbow past each other with (sometimes) innovative features that either blow our minds or take the...Read More»

2020 Nissan Pathfinder SV Rock Creek Edition
2020 Pathfinder Rock Creek review, Maserati MC12 uncovered, Porsche Taycan 4S arrives: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek treks into familial, familiar territory The Nissan Pathfinder three-row crossover reaches back to a macho name once affixed to a sturdy SUV from the 1990s and even appends a special edition moniker that somehow isn’t a name for outdoor-wear...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave and 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
Jeep Gladiator Mojave vs. Tacoma TRD Pro, Hennessey tunes Audi R8, BMW 330e gets 23-mile range: What's New @ The Car Connection

Rock of ages: 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave challenges the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro in a gravel pit The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave face off in an old rock quarry turned muddy off-road park to see which mid-size pickup truck is the best off-roader. Auto insurance...Read More»

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
RAV4 vs. Tiguan, 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave review, Byton M-Byte back on track: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4: Compare Crossover SUVs In the Thunderdome of compact crossovers, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 would be the one man to leave. The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan? Not so much. But the Bartertown of car shopping is about more than sales numbers and TCC Ratings (RAV4 is a...Read More»

2020 Toyota Sienna
2020 Toyota Sienna review, RWD Mazda 6? Electric flying car race takes off: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: The 2020 Toyota Sienna Limited Premium is very casual, all business Minivans like the 2020 Toyota Sienna are the automotive equivalent of sweatpants, but like you and me, they get the job done for the family—especially if we can only get drive thru. Automakers slash rates, add...Read More»

2020 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition
Civic vs. Corolla, 911 Speedster to be auctioned, Tesla takes charge in China: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars The Toyota Corolla is the pick for features—or for having a high-mpg hybrid as part of the lineup—but if the driver's seat still counts a little more, the Honda Civic wins. Review update: 2020 Hyundai Venue SEL packs big value small...Read More»

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2020 Volkwagen GTI review, 2020 Nissan Frontier review, Bentayga PHEV disappoints: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: The 2020 Volkswagen GTI's swan song hits all the right notes With an overhauled GTI on the way next year, I gave one last drive to the 2020 GTI. The 2020 Golf earned a 6.7 TCC Rating, based largely on the GTI. How to clean your car's interior like a pro A clean car is a happy car...Read More»

2021 Genesis GV80
Coolest crossovers for 2021, Tesla Cheetah Stance, and cheaper EV charging: What's New @ The Car Connection

Ford Bronco, Genesis GV80 lead the coolest crossover SUVs for 2021 With so many things to look forward to—the outdoors; non-rationed toilet tissue; our normal lives—our impatience for the forthcoming crop of crossover SUVs is particularly acute. Updated 2022 Chevrolet Traverse, Equinox...Read More»

2020 Audi Q3
2020 Audi Q3 review, Polestar Precept deep dive, Model Y range extender?: What's New @ The Car Connection

Review update: 2020 Audi Q3 Premium Plus is punk-rock practical The 2020 Audi Q3 is a small luxury crossover engineered for mass appeal like Wonder Bread—and I discovered that I like both. 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQC preview The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQC is an all-electric crossover that’s the...Read More»

Dean Winters as 'Mayhem' in Allstate ad campaign
Auto insurers give cash back, Nissan Juke-R for sale, Mercedes EQS preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

Allstate and other auto insurers giving money back to drivers Allstate plans to return $600 million to auto insurance policyholders over the next two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. 2020 Mazda CX-9 earns Top Safety Pick+ award The 2020 Mazda CX-9 earned a Top Safety Pick+ award for not only...Read More»

2020 Subaru Forester
Forester vs. Tiguan, Koenigsegg Gemera deconstructed, 2020 BMW 745e review: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2020 Subaru Forester are boxy compact crossovers with all-wheel drive and good safety ratings. Our comparison finds the Tiguan is larger and the Forester is a better value. Nissan adds large...Read More»

Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels delivers connections, Mazda turns 100, GM to build Hondas: What's New @ The Car Connection

Wheel Connections: Meals on Wheels deliver more than food during coronavirus shutdown Kathy Kreidler and her Subaru Forester have delivered thousands of meals to home-bound seniors so far, and the need is only getting greater. When does a three-row small crossover make sense? Grandparents, nannies...Read More»

2019 Mazda 3 - Best Car To Buy 2020
Mazda crossover or hatch? Camry TRD Pro is kid approved, Lucid claims 400-mile range: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2020 Mazda 3 hatchback: Compare Cars Mazda has presented a curious case with its small cars. Following the evolutionary chart of the Mazda3 hatchback leads to a split in what we can now call the Crossover Era. 2021 Genesis G80 preview When it goes on sale late this year, the...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen Atlas with Basecamp package
Basecamp comes to 2021 Atlas, 2021 BMW 5-Series spied, EV Jeeps are coming: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp off-road add-ons push families further into the wilderness It may not promise the world, but Volkswagen on Wednesday rolled out a list of available off-road upgrades to its 2021 Atlas. The parts, which include appearance items like front and rear bumpers, extra skid...Read More»

gas pump
Gas prices drop, as do EPA mileage targets: What's New @ The Car Connection

Average gas price in US drops to $1.99: AAA The global coronavirus pandemic has suppressed oil demand and a crude oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia have combined to lower crude oil to less than $20 per barrel, the lowest price since 2002, AAA reports. Review update: 2020 CX-30 is...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
2020 Kia Telluride vs Sorento, 2021 Genesis G80 preview, electric trains are coming: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare Crossover SUVs The 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Kia Telluride are both three-row crossover SUVs that share similar missions to get the family to soccer practice on time. Sidewalk Edition returns to 2021 Mini Cooper S convertible 2021 Mini convertible...Read More»

2020 Subaru Crosstrek
Small crossovers compared, factories slated to restart, 2021 BMW 330e preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Honda HR-V vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers Little ‘utes like the 2020 Honda HR-V and 2020 Subaru Crosstrek have low prices but big value. Both flex on versatile interiors and a tall ride height, with some change to spare in the cupholders. Car shoppers cash in on deals...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry
How long can my car sit? Bugatti expands 3D printing, 2021 Honda Insight wins city mpg: What's New @ The Car Connection

Car care during coronavirus Q&A: Should I run my car during lockdown? As the coronavirus pandemic reaches its peak and more states are imposing shelter-in-place restrictions, most vehicles are hibernating in garages or on the street. How long can a car sit before it is negatively affected? What...Read More»

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