Car Buying

I Bought a 2021 Hyundai Veloster N

By Brian Normile on March 9, 2021 didn’t designate a most fun-to-drive vehicle for 2021 among our annual Best Of awards, but we did in 2020, and the Hyundai Veloster N took the title. When I decided it was time to add a ve... Read More
2021 Mazda CX-30: 4 Things We Like and 4 Things We Don’t

By Nick Kurczewski on March 8, 2021

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 improves on the things we already like most about this small five-occupant SUV and rival to popular models like the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, Kia Seltos and Subaru Crosstrek. N... Read More
What Is Gap Insurance?

By Rick Popely on March 6, 2021

If your car is stolen or totaled in an accident, gap insurance covers the difference (the “gap”) between what you owe on a loan or lease and what the vehicle is worth, or what the insurance industr... Read More
Breaking Down the 2021 Ford F-150's Towing Capacities

By Nick Kurczewski on March 5, 2021

The redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 has even stronger capabilities to take on fierce competition from the likes of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Ram 1500, Toyota Tundra and GMC Sierra 1500. Towing and p... Read More
We Bought a 2021 Ford F-150: See How Much We Paid

By Kelsey Mays on March 4, 2021

By now, you may know that has elevated the redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 to win our top award — Best of 2021 — though not without some problems that have materialized since we purchased the w... Read More
2021 Kia Sorento: 6 Things We Like and 3 Things We Don’t

By Nick Kurczewski on March 3, 2021

Thanks to significant upgrades inside and out, the 2021 Kia Sorento is more than a match for rivals such as the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander and Volkswagen Atlas. In fact, the new ... Read More
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Trim Levels: What You Get, What It Costs

By Jennifer Geiger on March 2, 2021

When Mitsubishi debuted its redesigned 2022 Outlander in February, we noted that the automaker gave the new SUV more of a lot of things — space, tech, style — so it’s surprising that the SUV only g... Read More
2022 Kia Carnival: The New Party Comes With a New Price

By Jennifer Geiger on March 2, 2021

Kia reimagined its Sedona minivan for 2022 with beefy SUV-like styling, loads of convenience features and a new name — Carnival — but this party is going to cost you. The 2022 Kia Carnival starts a... Read More
Here’s Every Car That Earned an IIHS Top Safety Award for 2021

By Brian Normile on February 23, 2021

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its list of vehicles that qualify for either of its two awards — Top Safety Pick and a higher rung, Top Safety Pick Plus — for 2021, and it’s... Read More
What’s New With Diesel Vehicles for 2021?

By Rick Popely on February 20, 2021

If you want a diesel engine, you’ll have to buy either a pickup truck or an SUV. Diesels are no longer offered in passenger cars in the U.S., although Mazda has been planning to make available a di... Read More