The Kia Soul has been completely re-done for 2020 with a new Third Generation model that keeps the Soul’s quirky spirit and boxy shape. The Soul is the kind of car that kids from 18 to 80 can go for; all you need is “a little bit of rhythm and a l…

Love the Honda Pilot but just don’t need three rows of seating? Take a look at the 2019 Honda Passport, a five-passenger SUV with strong V6 power and available AWD. The Passport shares an awful lot with its big bother Pilot, including exterior sty…

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Love the Honda Pilot but just don’t need three rows of seating? Take a look at the 2019 Honda Passport, a five-passenger SUV with strong V6 power and available AWD. The Passport shares an awful lot with its big bother Pilot, including exterior sty…

If the 2019 Honda Civic Si was a pot of boiled crawfish it would be the last batch. You know, the one that’s so spicy you have to keep a cold beer handy to put out the fire. The Civic Si takes the regular Civic and spices it up with a 205-horsepow…

What slump in sedan sales? As Americans pile into their crossovers and SUVs, smart automakers believe sedans still play an important role. Toyota has the Camry, Honda has its Accord and Nissan has its Altima, and they’re all forging ahead with new…

Mazda’s 2019 CX-5 is a family friendly crossover with attractive styling and attention to detail where it counts. It’s not as big as some other family haulers, but Mazda makes terrific use of the space it offers. Mazda also delivers a fantastic tu…

Toyota’s 4Runner turns 35 this year and remains popular as a body-on-frame SUV ready for just about anything. Toyota offers a new Nightshade special edition 4Runner for 2019, a cool addition with blacked out features, 20-inch wheels, a black bumpe…

The Lexus ES 350 has been completely redesigned for 2019. It’s longer, lower and wider than the previous model and it has a couple of Lexus firsts: it’s the first Lexus to support Apple CarPlay and it’s the first Lexus with an available F SPORT trim.

The Lexus ES 350 has been completely redesigned for 2019. It’s longer, lower and wider than the previous model and it has a couple of Lexus firsts: it’s the first Lexus to support Apple CarPlay and it’s the first Lexus with an available F SPORT trim.

Lexus enters the compact crossover fray with the 2019 UX, a plucky urban driver with a roomier than you’d expect interior and excellent fuel economy. The UX 200 is rated at 29 miles per gallon in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. And how does 41…

It’s been a while since I’ve been in a Genesis vehicle, but after a week in the plush 2019 Genesis G70 I’m hoping it isn’t too long before I get in another one. Genesis is the standalone luxury brand of Hyundai, so it’s no longer a Hyundai Genesis…

It’s hard to be many things to many people, but the 2019 Mazda3 is able to pull it off with the 2019 Mazda3. Available as a sedan or hatchback, the 3 has a nice cabin, a fuel-sipping 4-cylinder, an appealing design and an attractive starting price…

The 2019 Lexus LX 570 is a luxury SUV that can seat from five to eight people, depending on whether you select models with or without a third row. Lexus now offers the LX 570 in a two-row model, leaving more room for all your stuff in back.

If there’s really going to be a party at the end of the world – like the one Jimmy Buffett sings about in his song of the same name – there’s one particular vehicle that I’d choose to get me there. When Armageddon comes, I’ll take Land Rover’s 201…

The first new Toyota Surpa to be sold in the United States in the past 21 years is about to go on sale. Technically, it will be the second new Supra to be sold here since 1998: the first one was sold in January at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Sc…

Chevrolet’s iconic Blazer returns for 2019, this time as a midsize SUV with strong engine choices and an expansive, comfortable cabin. If you were expecting the Blazer would be back on a truck platform with the Silverado as its sibling, that’s not…

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 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…

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…

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…