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2018 INFINITI QX30 Preview The INFINITI QX30 arrived in 2017 as the brand’s contestant in the hot subcompact crossover segment. A fact obvious to loyalists of either brand, this is not a normal INFINITI. The interfaces, engine,...
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2018 Hyundai Accent Test Drive Review With a starting price below $15,000, the all-new 2018 Hyundai Accent is one of the most affordable cars on the market. But despite its low cost, Hyundai loaded the Accent with stylish design, desirabl...
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2018 Volvo XC60 Test Drive Review After nearly ten years, the Volvo XC60 finally gets an update for 2018. And what an update it is: Volvo’s best-selling vehicle is now built on an all-new platform, has a totally different look and fee...
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2018 McLaren 720S Preview With its insane specs, legendary pedigree, and advanced technology, the McLaren 720S is one of the most talked about cars of the year. The British-made coupe just might be the thinking person’s su
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2018 Chevrolet Corvette Preview Since 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has held a legendary place in American history. But big changes are on the horizon for the homegrown sports car: The upcoming eighth-generation (known as C8) Corvett...
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Test Drive Review Just because a vehicle is expensive doesn’t mean it can’t be a good value. Case in point: the all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery. It’s a luxury SUV that handles like a sedan, fits more stuff than a
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2017 Subaru Impreza Test Drive Review If you’re looking for a sensible, all-wheel drive car, there are plenty of crossovers out there. But if a sedan or hatchback is more to your liking, the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza is one of your only...
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Preview Although the Jeep Grand Cherokee remains one of the most capable vehicles you can buy, it hasn’t undergone a major redesign since 2011. Still, there’s big news for 2018—a 707-hp Trackhawk variant that...
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2017 Jeep Compass Test Drive Review If you want a compact crossover with some legitimate off-roading capability, the all-new Jeep Compass is worth checking out—especially if you don’t mind paying more for the Trailhawk trim. Jeep design...
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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Preview Along with rivals like the BMW X1, Audi Q3, Acura RDX, and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class has helped define the luxury compact crossover segment. For 2018, the GLA is getti...
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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Preview Fresh from a 2017 refresh, the compact Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class remains largely unchanged for 2018. Still the baby of the Benz lineup, the entry-level CLA 250 “4-door coupe” is the least expensive Merc...
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Test Drive Review Hyundai must be playing the long game with the all-new Ioniq. After all, unless it's preparing for gas to hit $4 a gallon again, why else would a carmaker release a compact hybrid hatchback when Ameri...
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2017 Kia Niro Test Drive Review Think of a hybrid car, and the first image that comes to mind will likely be the wedge-like shape of a Toyota Prius. It’s a good bet that Kia is okay with that association, even though its own all-new...
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2017 Lamborghini Aventador Preview Since 2011, the mid-engine Aventador has been Lamborghini’s flagship supercar for the masses. And by masses, we mean they’ve sold about 1,000 a year—big numbers compared to the 3 Veneno hypercars that...
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2018 INFINITI Q50 Preview The INFINITI Q50 sedan gets its first-ever exterior update and the promise of new, partially self-driving technology for 2018. A host of smaller upgrades, from the steering wheel to trim-level names, ...
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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Test Drive Review The popular Honda Civic went through a major redesign for 2016. Both the coupe and sedan got a new look, new technology, and a new turbocharged engine option. This year, there’s a new model in the
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2017 Kia Soul Test Drive Review The Kia Soul returns for 2017 with an optional turbocharged engine, updated looks, and new technology. Although it remains the quirkiest option in its price range, this squared-off car is decidedly av...
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2017 Tesla Model S Preview Tesla may be famous for “upgrading” its existing electric cars with over-the-air software updates, but new model years can still bring major changes—even for a nontraditional automaker. The 2017 Model...
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2017 MINI Countryman Preview If you like the looks of the MINI Cooper but don’t want to drive a tiny car, the MINI Countryman is for you. The 2017 version is 8 inches longer and 0.4 inches wider than its predecessor, making the n...
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Preview As a stylish 7-seater with sliding doors and a modern exterior, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica quickly earned a reputation as a go-to family hauler. Now, a plug-in hybrid version, the Pacifica Hybrid, is ...
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2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Preview For 2017, Honda gives us the Clarity—one car platform powered by three very different fuel types. The Clarity midsize sedan is the first car in the world to be offered as either a plug-in hybrid, batt...
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2017 Jeep Renegade Preview The Jeep Renegade is a popular compact crossover from a brand best known for go-anywhere vehicles. While it’s unlikely that buyers will take their Renegades out to Moab, the plucky crossover certainly...
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2017 Ford Taurus Preview Since the unveiling of an updated Ford Taurus prototype at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, rumors have circulated about upcoming changes to this full-size sedan. At least in the U.S., none of them will c...
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2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Preview The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always been a benchmark for luxury. Now it comes in two more flavors. In addition to the S-Class 4-door sedan, the 2017 S-Class Coupe is available as a 2-door hard-top or...
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2017 Ford Transit Passenger Preview While the Ford Transit van may be best known as a cargo hauler, it also comes in a passenger configuration. Whether you’ve got a big family, run a shuttle service, or need to carry schoolkids or churc...
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2017 Ford C-Max Preview The Ford C-Max is a bit of an oddity in the U.S. In the rest of the world, it would be called an MPV (multi-purpose vehicle), which is kind of like a compact minivan or tall wagon. Here, it’s in a cla...
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2017 Ford Fiesta Preview Re-introduced in the U.S. after a 30-year absence for 2011 and last refreshed in 2014, the Ford Fiesta is getting long in the tooth. Trims still include S, SE, Titanium, and ST, and both sedans and ha...
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2017 Subaru Crosstrek Preview With all-wheel drive (AWD) and high ground clearance, the Subaru Crosstrek falls somewhere between a compact hatchback and a crossover. It’s a popular choice in snowy climates—especially for those who...
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2017 Ford Flex Preview Now in its eighth year and last updated for 2013, the Ford Flex carries on into 2017 largely unchanged. This 7-passenger crossover is unique in sitting far lower to the ground than most other vehicles...
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2017 Acura RLX Preview The tech-heavy RLX is Acura’s flagship sedan. This Japanese-built car has had precious few updates since its 2013 model year release, and that tradition continues for 2017. In fact, the only tweaks th...
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2017 Toyota Avalon Preview The full-size Avalon is Toyota’s flagship sedan. Slotted above the popular Camry but sitting below Toyota’s more luxurious Lexus lineup, the Avalon underwent a major redesign in 2013 and a significant...
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2017 Subaru BRZ Preview Since its debut in 2012, the Subaru BRZ coupe has been an affordable favorite for enthusiasts who prize balanced handling and simplicity. Though the basic formula remains the same—naturally aspirated ...
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