It’s hard to imagine a car costing less than six figures that would be finer than the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE450. Yep, it’s one of the most feature-packed and luxurious vehicles I’ve driven this year. And, this built-in-America SUV even has legitim…

The Nissan Murano gets refreshed for 2019 with new style elements including a more pronounced front grille, redesigned LED headlights and taillights, LED fog lights, wheel designs and three additional color choices.

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The 2019 Regal TourX is a long, sleek crossover/wagon, the newest offering from Buick that drives like a car with the benefits of an SUV. With seating for five and 32.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row, the new TourX is a great way …

The luxurious Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets two new models for 2019, the E 450 and E 450 4MATIC. The E-Class is a sleek and sophisticated rear-drive car that comes as a sedan, coupe or even a wagon. Despite having it during the recent Baton Rouge col…

The bosses at Jeep decided to refresh the Cherokee for 2019 but told designers and engineers they weren’t to mess with the mid-size SUV’s legendary off-road performance. With those marching orders, the engineers came up with some really nice styli…

The Cadillac ATS comes in just a two-door model for 2019, but if you like fast and sexy cars you won’t mind. Especially if you pick the ATS-V, a world-class performer that can hit 60 miles per hour from a standstill in less than four seconds.

The 2019 Buick Encore doesn’t change much from last year’s model, and that’s mostly a good thing. It’s a compact – and I do mean compact – SUV that offers good mileage, good safety scores, available AWD and a pleasant driving experience.

It doesn’t happen too often – particularly with pickup trucks – but terrific innovations do come along in the automotive industry. The term “game-changing” is tossed around with abandon by some automakers and auto journalists, but in the case of t…

It may be getting a little long in the tooth, but the Cadillac Escalade is still the go-to full-size luxury SUV around here. If you want the biggest, plushest and most luxurious road machine around, the 2019 can Escalade still get the job done.

The GMC Terrain gets appearance and safety updates for 2019 and has already earned high marks from the government when it comes to safety. The Terrain takes home five stars in every crash-tested category except rollovers, where it gets four stars.…

The Rogue has been Nissan’s best-selling model for the past two years, so what do company officials do for 2019? They don’t mess too much with their proven winner, instead focusing like a laser on safety for 2019, making more sophisticated technol…

The GMC Yukon is a big, comfortable family hauler that doubles as a workhorse towing machine. It’s got a chiseled exterior and a soft, upscale interior. Check the Denali box and you’ll get a loaded road warrior that allows the whole family to spre…

The Corolla Hatchback is new from the wheels up for 2019. This hot hatch from Toyota is longer, wider and lower than the previous version and it’s got a dynamite new style with dynamic body lines and new LED headlights that’ll stop any deer in its…

Think you have stress? Just imagine if you were one of the Toyota engineers assigned to redesign the company’s biggest-selling vehicle? I can almost hear the boss telling them, “Sales of this vehicle have doubled in the past five years, so don’t s…

The Mazda6 got two new upper trim levels with a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine for 2018, giving buyers more choices for this popular mid-size sedan. The new engine is a nice complement to a great sedan, nicely styled and pretty good on gas as well.

Honda is diving headlong into the electrified vehicle industry. The 2019 Insight is the company’s fifth electrified vehicle to be introduced in the past year, joining the Clarity series and the Accord Hybrid. The new Insight isn’t the first to bea…

Toyota’s popular three-row Highlander didn’t change much for 2018; it’s still a comfortable and reliable family hauler with a strong safety record and roomy interior. The Highlander will carry up to eight passengers, and the Hybrid version will de…

The Sorento is Kia’s best-selling vehicle in the United States, but that doesn’t come as a big surprise to owners. The 2019 Sorento is a sleek and stylish SUV with excellent value. Starting at below $26,000, the new Sorento can take you and up to …

With 81 consecutive months of year-over-year sales growth, Subaru is a car brand on fire. The company just finished its best August ever, and is launching the 5th Generation Forester, a car that represents more than a quarter of all U.S. sales.

Sedan sales have taken a back seat lately to SUVs and crossovers, but the 2018 Lexus LS 500 isn’t your typical sedan. It’s a high-end luxury car with opulence and – if you opt for the F Sport trim – a hefty dose of sport thrown in.

The Honda Accord was the first car from a Japanese automaker to be built in America. That happened back in 1982, and the Accord has been built in Marysville, Ohio, ever since. More than 11 million Accords have been sold in the U.S.

The Fourth Generation Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is bigger and safer than ever with a new design, new driver assistance systems and a standard suite of safety technologies. It’s also no longer going to be called the Santa Fe Sport, but will be simply …

Announced back in March, the eTorque system for the 2019 Ram 1500 is finally arriving. The revolutionary mild hybrid system takes the place of the truck’s alternator, but also boosts short duration torque that enables the truck’s stop/start system…

For 2018, Toyota moves to an all V8 lineup and four doors on every Tundra full-size pickup, eliminating regular cab models. Made in Texas, the Tundra can tow up to 10,200 pounds with standard hitch receivers.

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The 2018 Toyota 4Runner gets a new Wilderness Package and TRD Enhancement Package for its 34th birthday. What consumers get is a rugged off-road SUV that can haul the family as well as the boat. The 4Runner can tow up to 5,000 pounds with its 270-…

Small crossovers are hot, and carmakers are scurrying to bring more of these fuel-saving vehicles to market. With an excellent safety record and affordable starting price, Mazda’s CX-3 presents a good value in this growing segment.

Sensing a shift from mid-size crossovers to smaller models, carmakers are in a rush to get more of these new small CUVs into showrooms. Hyundai is getting in on the ground floor with the 2018 Kona. Starting at just $19,500, the 2018 Hyundai Kona i…

When Lexus adds an “F” to the name of a car, you can bet that car’s performance will be something special. Lexus is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the F performance brand, and the company took its 2018 GS F sedan to Germany’s legendary Nurbur…

The BMW M5 is a lightning quick and powerful luxury sedan that is just as comfortable tearing up a track as it is idling in the valet line the Four Seasons. BMW passed on the 2017 model year, updated it for 2018 and is introducing a 2019 model des…

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee does what a lot of us want to do this year: it loses weight and performs better. It also gets a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and new exterior styling. What it doesn’t get is any reduction in off-road capability.

With expected class-leading fuel economy and a bucket full of cool, the newest Nissan is arriving in dealerships now. The 2018 Nissan Kicks fills an important space in the company’s extensive lineup of SUVs.

The 2018 GMC Acadia is a mid-sized family hauler – built in the USA – that seats up to seven. It has clean, athletic lines and comes in a wide range of choices with four-cylinder or six-cylinder engines in front-drive or AWD.

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is as quiet as a church mouse and as elegant as Mar-a-Lago. It gets excellent fuel economy and has impressive safety technology. Yep, there’s a lot to like about this mid-sized CUV from Infiniti.

With a richly styled cabin and exquisite exterior, the 2018 Buick Enclave is a quiet and capable family hauler. So, pack up the kids and the beach toys in this three-row SUV and hit the road this summer. This big, comfortable vehicle is just what …

The Chevrolet Tahoe is a fixture on American roadways, a strong rear-wheel-drive SUV that Louisianans just love to take on road trips. Good thing too, because the 2018 Tahoe is a fine road machine.

Volkswagen’s 7th Generation Jetta arrives on a new platform that delivers a quiet and comfortable ride as well as more interior room. But one of the best things about the new Jetta is that nearly every trim level of the 2019 model will cost less t…