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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class preview
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class preview

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class that goes on sale by the end of 2019 is something of a companion crossover SUV. The refreshed GLC adds the automaker’s latest infotainment software and screens, which means occupants can say, “Hey, Mercedes” followed by a command such...Read More»

2020 Cadillac XT6
2020 Cadillac XT6 preview

Coming soon to a suburban garage near you: the 2020 Cadillac XT6 three-row crossover. The family hauler is Cadillac’s answer between the smaller, two-row XT5, and its perennial luxury SUV best-seller Escalade. The XT6 is a natural fit for Cadillac and parent-company General...Read More»

2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive
2019 Volvo XC40

Hope springs eternal for Volvo. The 2019 Volvo XC40 compact crossover is unapologetically cast toward shoppers who can’t remember the first season of “The Simpsons.” It pioneers a new way to pay for a car, and the 2019 XC40 sports many features that may impress younger...Read More»

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design
2019 Volvo V60

The 2019 Volvo V60 station wagon is a key to a club—an exclusive one, at that. It’s a compact luxury wagon for those willing to write off high-riding crossover SUVs as a trend. Count us in that camp, which is why we rate the 2019 V60 at 7.2 out of 10 points. (Read more about...Read More»

2019 Volvo S90
2019 Volvo S90

The 2019 Volvo S90 is a mid-size luxury sedan seemingly without pretense. Its dynamite shape is complemented by an interior that’s spa-chic and technology that’s impressive, but not in your face. This year, the S90 adds an Excellence trim level that may tempt six figures but...Read More»

2019 Volvo S60
2019 Volvo S60 preview

The 2019 Volvo S60 is what happens when a car is left in the dryer too long. The long-awaited heir to Volvo's aging compact luxury sedan lineup that dates back to its iconic 240, the 2019 S60 rounds out Volvo's several-year effort to remake its entire range. At first glance, the wait...Read More»

2019 Volvo XC60
2019 Volvo XC60

The 2019 Volvo XC60 luxury compact crossover feels like an occasion. New last year, the headline this year for the Volvo XC60 is a more affordable, front-wheel-drive version that should appeal to sunny-state shoppers. The 2019 XC60 still rates highly on our overall scale. We give it a...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
2019 Volkswagen Golf

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf is what we would all drive if we were all rational people. We’re not, so we buy three-row SUVs to take to Kroger and convertibles for family cars. We’re imperfect. So is the VW Golf, but not as much as we are. On our scale, the 2019 Golf rates 6.5...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2019 Volkswagen Atlas

With its 2019 Atlas, Volkswagen doesn’t shrug at the notion of seating seven adults under a single crossover SUV’s roof. The 2019 VW Atlas has one of the most spacious interiors short of an ocean-going vessel. It’s like a big house in the suburbs: you may not get much...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

Among crossover SUVs, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan stands out for its spacious interior—so long as every seat isn’t filled in seven-seat versions. The VW Tiguan aces real-world utility with its excellent outward vision, comfortable interior, available active safety gear, and...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Passat
2019 Volkswagen Passat

The 2019 VW Passat has let itself go. It’s surrounded in the VW showroom by crossover SUVs with room for the whole family and a rugged image. The 2019 Passat has its virtues, but a pared lineup this year suggests that its maker has given up, at least until a redesigned model...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2019 Volkswagen Jetta

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta hardly lacks for assets. The compact sedan is roomy, comfortable, well-made, and a good value. But the 2019 Jetta doesn’t bond with its driver in the way we’ve come to expect from German-branded small cars, including the Jetta’s VW Golf...Read More»

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