Our monthly guide to the best new-car deals available to car shoppers may have taken the No. 1 spot, but it was the promise of new cars that haven’t even been revealed to the world yet that captivated Cars.com readers’ imaginations. Our coverage in the days leading up to the 2019 New York International Auto Show — which, incidentally, kicks off today with a media preview before opening to the public Friday — dominated this week’s most popular news articles, occupying a full half of the top 10 spots.
Getting the biggest boost to finish at No. 3 was Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman’s first impressions of the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L High Performance Pack, which proves you can have muscle-car thrills with just four cylinders.
“Paired with the 10-speed automatic transmission and placed in the sport mode, the regular EcoBoost Mustang is a hoot,” Bragman wrote. “Amping the horsepower up to 330 and the torque up to 350 pounds-feet is only going to make that even more entertaining, and the torque curve that Mustang engineers have served up with the former Focus RS motor sounds especially sweet; 90 percent of peak torque available from 2,500 to 5,300 rpm? That’s going to be awesome.”
Other New York auto show coverage on this week’s roster includes our teaser story on the redesigned-for-2020 Subaru Outback at No. 4, a preview of the 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition luxury sports sedan at No. 5, a comprehensive rundown from yours truly on everything we expect to see at the New York show this year at No. 7, and an illusory sneak peek at the all-new 2020 Toyota Highlander at No. 8.
You can catch up on all that plus a whole lot of non-New York news. Here are the top 10 news stories Cars.com readers couldn’t get enough of in the past week:
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