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.

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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.

Hyundai’s all-new Palisade is technically a mid-size SUV, but when you slip inside the cabin it just feels bigger. Loaded with tech and safety systems, the 2020 Palisade replaces the outgoing Santa Fe XL. The Palisade, which starts around $31-gran…

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.

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid continues Toyota’s tradition of new and innovative hybrid products. The completely redesigned RAV4 Hybrid gets more technology, more power and significantly better mileage than the previous version.

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…

Launched in 2014, the BMW X4 enters its second generation as a longer, wider and lower “sports activity coupe.” The X4 has a unique shape and style with four doors built into a coupe-like vehicle.

The Infiniti Q60 is a gorgeous sports coupe that delivers impressive power. Available in either rear- or all-wheel drive, the 2019 Q60 gets a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that can deliver up to 400 horsepower.

The Nissan Pathfinder is a three-row, 7-passenger SUV with a 3.5-liter V6 engine and available AWD. That helps make it a comfortable family hauler ready for summer duty on the softball, baseball and soccer fields. With a roomy and comfortable cabi…

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.

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-…