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2021 Ford Ecosport

What kind of crossover is the 2021 Ford Ecosport? What does it compare to? As Ford’s smallest crossover, the 2021 Ecosport is overshadowed in more ways than one. Not only is it the smallest car in Ford’s lineup, but it’s also the least competitive among rivals such as the Hyundai Venue, Jeep Renegade, Honda HR-V, and Toyota C-HR...

2021 Lincoln Navigator

What kind of car is the 2021 Lincoln Navigator? What does it compare to? The 2021 Lincoln Navigator is a luxury full-size SUV that can seat up to eight passengers. It’s a big, stylish cruiser married to an all-weather towing machine, one that makes no apologies for its opulence and glitzy look. Its rivals include the Cadillac Escalade and...

2021 Mazda updates, Ford tests manual Bronco, VW's big EV plans: What's New @ The Car Connection

What's New for 2021: Mazda The lineup includes a new turbocharged engine on two models, standard Apple CarPlay, and new Carbon Edition trims on some cars. 2020 Volkswagen Arteon sedan earns Top Safety Pick award The curvy sedan at the top of the VW lineup aced its crash-test battery from the IIHS. Volkswagen Taos enters as small crossover SUV...

2020 Volkswagen Arteon sedan earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon full-size sedan earned a Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, the automaker announced this week. The Arteon previously earned top "Good" ratings on all six crash tests conducted by the IIHS, but until now did not qualify for the award due to headlights that rated "Poor." New for 2020 are curve-adaptive LED headlights...

2021 Ford Escape

What kind of crossover is the 2021 Ford Escape? What does it compare to? Ford’s small crossover question for 2021 is the same as peanut butter: Smooth or chunky? The 2021 Ford Escape is the smoother, spreadable side of that answer. The Escape competes against an army of smooth small crossover SUVs such as the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Subaru...

Volkswagen Taos enters as small crossover SUV

Volkswagen's forthcoming small crossover SUV will be known as Taos, the automaker announced Thursday. After stringing together a series of teasers throughout the year, as well as rampant speculation over whether the small crossover model sold in Europe will be imported here, the Volkswagen Taos will be designed specifically for North America...

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport tested, Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge review, 2022 Ford F-150 Electric truck preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

First drive: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport inspires rallycross dreams The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek small crossover SUV comes with a new Sport trim with a larger 2.5-liter flat-4 engine, new water-repellent upholstery, and a bit more fun. 2021 Mazda CX-30 small SUV adds turbo engine from the Mazda 3 The 2021 CX-30 subcompact crossover costs the same for...

2021 Mazda CX-30 small SUV adds turbo engine from the Mazda 3

Mazda finally confirmed on Thursday that the 2021 Mazda CX-30 small SUV will get a more potent turbocharged engine. Like the Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback upon which it is based, the 2021 CX-30 now comes with an available 2.5-liter turbo-4 that makes 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque when running on 93 octane fuel. Regular 87 octane gas...

First drive: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport inspires rallycross dreams

On trips out to the country as a kid, I’d daydream about four-wheelers running over rutted muddy hills or spitting up chalk dust clouds on gravel roads. I was surprised to revisit that fantasy on Appalachian Ohio’s country roads in the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport. Typically, the Subaru WRX STI takes flight in rallycross dreams, but...

2021 Lincoln Corsair review, Nissan Z teased, GM's Ultium future: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Lincoln Corsair review With a TCC Rating of 7.2 out of 10, the 2021 Lincoln Corsair delivers a nearly flawless cabin, a serene ride, and lots of safety technology. GMC drops price on 2021 Sierra pickup turbodiesel, adds trailering features The long-legged 3.0-liter turbodiesel in the GMC Sierra is a little more affordable for 2021. Road death...

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