Category: New Models

Subaru WRX
12
Apr
2022
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Highlights of the 2022 Subaru WRX

Compact performance models are no longer common fare, at least not from the mainstream manufacturers. Ford exited the market a few years back when it decided to keep the Focus out of the U.S. market. Also, Chevrolet and Dodge no…

Mazda CX-30
06
Apr
2022
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Mazda CX-30: Refined and Pricey

The subcompact crossover utility market is flooded with models with every manufacturer participating. At present, Mazda is represented by one entry, the CX-30, retiring the CX-3 last year. The duo was based on separate platforms with the latter offering a…

2022 Hyundai Venue
14
Mar
2022
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First Look: 2022 Hyundai Venue

Are high car prices getting you down? You’re not alone as the average transaction price for a new vehicle is fast approaching $50,000. That’s well above the price threshold for average Americans, which makes new car buying a significant challenge…

Toyota Tundra
11
Mar
2022
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At a Glance: 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

The all-new Toyota Tundra is here, the first new full-size model from this manufacturer in 15 years. That’s a long interval or nearly three times as long as how the domestic competitors approach the segment, with full overhauls approximately every…

09
Mar
2022
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Kia Stinger Fun Facts!

The Kia Stinger is an unusual model for a mainstream brand. First, it comes with standard rear-wheel drive. Second, it blends luxury and performance elements that are typically found on fine models from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Importantly, it delivers value…

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat
04
Mar
2022
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First Impression: Ford Maverick Lariat

Immediately after testing the two-door Ford Bronco, a Ford Maverick replaced it. The Maverick is a compact pickup truck in a segment that has been dormant for nearly three decades. Along with the Ranger and F-Series, the all-new Maverick solidifies…

2022 Mazda CX-5
02
Mar
2022
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The Mazda CX-5 Remains a Formidable Competitor in a Robust Segment

We are fans of most things Mazda, appreciating this Japanese brand’s styling verve, attention to detail, and fun-to-drive capabilities. The Mazda CX-5 remains a powerful entry in the compact crossover SUV segment, a five-passenger model that will soon be replaced…

Ford Bronco
25
Feb
2022
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The Three Engines of the Ford Bronco

The Ford Bronco retook the SUV stage in 2021, marking this model’s 55th anniversary. Ford resurrected the Bronco line by first rolling out the Bronco Sport, a crossover based on the Ford Escape. This automaker followed with two- and four-door…

2022 Ford Bronco Two-Door Outer Banks
24
Feb
2022
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About the 2022 Bronco Two-Door Outer Banks Edition

It has been a long time coming, but the wait is worth it. That wait involves the revived Ford Bronco, an all-new model released in 2021. We were not able to drive the new Bronco in 2021, but we did…

2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan
23
Feb
2022
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Driven: Toyota Corolla Sedan With a Stick

Very few driving enthusiasts opt for manual transmissions these days, therefore manufacturers are pulling them from most of their remaining models. However, Toyota recently sent us a Corolla sedan with a pleasant, but welcome surprise: a 6-speed manual gearbox. It…

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
17
Feb
2022
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Breaking Down the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a midsize, two-row crossover utility vehicle, with room for five. Last fully redesigned for 2019, the current model offers standard front-wheel drive, available all-wheel drive, and two engine choices. A hybrid model is also available…

2022 Nissan Altima
16
Feb
2022
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By the Numbers: 2022 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is a sedan, one of four such four-door gas models sold by this automaker. As a midsize vehicle, it is joined by the flagship Maxima, compact Sentra, and subcompact Versa. Nissan also makes the GT-R and Z,…

2022 Volkswagen Golf R
14
Feb
2022
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Joy Toy! 2022 Volkswagen Golf R.

Small cars can be fun to drive, especially the performance versions. Lots of horsepower and torque under the hood make these models fast, easy to maneuver, and in some cases, they double as track stars. There are few models, however,…

Ford E-Transit
08
Feb
2022
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Electric Ford Transit on the Way to Customers

A full-electric version of the popular Ford Transit van is on its way to customers. The new model, dubbed the E-Transit, follows the Ford Mustang Mach-E to the market and precedes the Ford F-150 Lightning by a few months. Ford…

2022 Nissan Frontier
03
Feb
2022
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Behind the Wheel of a Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

CWe’ve had two opportunities to test drive the all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier. In September 2021 and again just four months later, we were treated to all matters of midsize pickup truck fun. The second time simply built on what we…

GMC Canyon
01
Feb
2022
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Last Hurrah for the Second-Generation GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon and its Chevrolet Colorado counterpart are coming to an end. At least for the second-generation models. Introduced in 2015 after a two-year hiatus, the current models helped reinvigorate the midsize pickup truck segment. After an eight-year run…

2022 Chevrolet Suburban
24
Jan
2022
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By the Numbers: 2022 Chevrolet Suburban

When the Chevrolet Suburban debuted for the 1935 model year, it is doubtful that anyone thought this model would last for generations. At that time, the “Suburban” name was utilized by multiple manufacturers, describing a wagon-like utility vehicle. Indeed, GMC…

GMC Sierra 1500
21
Jan
2022
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GMC Sierra 1500: Favorite Things

The GMC Sierra 1500 is a full-size truck, with the latest version introduced in 2019. Refreshed for 2022, this model is offered in three cab choices, with four engine options, rear- or four-wheel drive, and a host of package upgrades….

Ford Raptor
12
Jan
2022
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Raptor, the Ford Truck Performance Brand

Ford’s Raptor brand is taking shape. Initially ascribed to the F-150 pickup truck, Raptor is set to move to two other truck-based models: the Bronco and Ranger. Both are midsize models with a strong or growing following, making each one…

03
Jan
2022
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By the Numbers: 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a midsize, sport utility vehicle, one of the most popular models in its segment. Now in its thirtieth year and fifth-generation, the Grand Cherokee solidifies its position with an extended-wheelbase variant. With this in mind,…