Car Buying

2019 Ford Edge ST Mashes Up Performance and Practicality

By Fred Meier on October 9, 2018

It had to happen. You have a history of respected Ford ST performance cars, but buyers are lining up for SUVs. Enter the 2019 Ford Edge ST, combining expected practicality with unexpected perfor... Read More
Ford Tops Up 2019 Edge Titanium, But Is It Elite Enough?

By Fred Meier on October 5, 2018

Ford has refreshed the mid-size Edge five-seat SUV for 2019, adding a new top Titanium Elite Package and an edgier performance model, as well as making some not-so-edgy tweaks to the front and r... Read More
2019 Hyundai Kona Ups Safety Features, Price

By Jennifer Geiger on October 3, 2018

Hyundai has its eye on safety for its smallest SUV; the subcompact Kona SUV has stellar crash test scores and for 2019 gets additional safety features as standard equipment. Hyundai announced to... Read More
2019 Toyota 4Runner Blacks Out at State Fair of Texas

By Fred Meier on October 1, 2018

Toyota has brought a stylish, blacked-out 2019 4Runner to show off its dark side (who knew Toyota had one?) to truck-happy Texans at the annual state fair: The 4Runner Nightshade Special Ed... Read More
Shopping for a Car This Weekend? Let Us Help

By Patrick Masterson on September 29, 2018

The very end of September looms this weekend, and with it a prime opportunity to take advantage of month-ending sales incentives for a new car. If you need a good ol' fashioned octopus-smack... Read More
2018 Orange County Auto Show: Chevy Blazer Tops 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Matt Schmitz on September 28, 2018

Listen up, car shoppers, automotive enthusiasts and people who just get a kick out of checking out new, exotic and conceptual vehicles while munching on a churro, auto show season is revving up ... Read More
Waiting for VW's Luxury Arteon Sedan? Better Luck Next Year

By Fred Meier on September 27, 2018

Volkswagen is delaying the U.S. launch of its all-new Arteon flagship sedan, which will be the most luxurious and most expensive VW sedan, until "early 2019" because of certificat... Read More
When Is a Wagon Not a Wagon? When It's Volvo's New V60 Cross Country

By Fred Meier on September 26, 2018

Americans are sadly averse to buying wagons, even ones as tasty as the new Volvo V60, which baffles wagon fans (of which I'm one). But they'll line up to spend more if you give it a lift... Read More
Honda Civic Price Hike Is 2nd in 6 Months; What Do You Get for It?

By Fred Meier on September 25, 2018

We knew Honda's mainstay Civic sedan and coupe, which has been bucking the trend of cratering sedan sales with big numbers, was being updated for 2019 with a new Sport model, styling tweaks ... Read More
2019 Chevrolet Blazer Won't Set Fire to Your Bank Account

By Brian Normile on September 25, 2018

Chevrolet's new Blazer SUV goes on sale in early January 2019, and now we finally know its starting price: For $29,995, including destination fee, you'll get a Blazer L, the lowest trim.... Read More