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2020 Toyota Camry

2020 Toyota CamryThe 2020 Toyota Camry lineup ranges from mainstream suburban family car to hypermiling commuter to track-tuned TRD sports sedan. There’s something for everyone here, at least everyone who hasn’t followed the call of the SUV. We rate the entire range at 6.8 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Some versions, such as the Camry...

2019 Volkswagen Arteon earns top crash safety ratings despite poor headlights

2019 Volkswagen ArteonThe 2019 Volkswagen Arteon just missed a Top Safety Pick award due to headlights with either deficient visibility or excessive glare. But when it comes to crashworthiness, the full-size sedan earned the praise of the IIHS, which conducts the most rigorous crash-safety testing of any non-profit testing agency. In the six key tests, including the...

Palisade versus Telluride, Bentley Flying Spur review, Chevy Bolt EV update: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Hyundai Palisade2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare SUVs Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride, two of the hottest SUVs for 2020, are actually related. Review update: 2020 Nissan Versa is bigger and better than before We revisit the affordable 2020 Nissan Versa for a week to see if small cars are still a big deal. Ford recalls new Ranger pickups...

2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare SUVs

2020 Kia TellurideTwo of the most anticipated SUVs this year have more in common than being named after ritzy 1-percenter outposts in Colorado and California. The 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade three-row SUVs are mechanically related in many ways, share similar interior features, powertrains, seating for up to eight, and offer good value. There are...

Review update: 2020 Nissan Versa is bigger and better than before

2020 Nissan Versa First DriveIn a market overrun by over-sized and over-priced cars, the redesigned 2020 Nissan Versa is relief. The small sedan demonstrates you can still get a reasonably equipped car at a reasonable price. The entry-level Nissan Versa grows from its basic budget car past with more everything. It’s lower, wider, longer, more powerful, sharper to look...