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The refreshed 2021 Armada gains some much-needed improvements to make it a more well-rounded SUV, but Nissan went small while competitors took big leaps.

2021 Nissan Armada Review: Incremental Improvements

The refreshed 2021 Armada gains some much-needed improvements to make it a more well-rounded SUV, but Nissan went small while competitors took big leaps.
The verdict: The new 2020 Buick Encore GX is a small, premium-priced SUV that feels neither premium nor exciting, with bland materials and a meek powertrain. It gets the job done, though — assuming ...

2020 Buick Encore GX Review: Premium Pablum

The verdict: The new 2020 Buick Encore GX is a small, premium-priced SUV that feels neither premium nor exciting, with bland materials and a meek powertrain. It gets the job done, though — assuming ...
The verdict: This Ford’s combination of on-road manners, genuine off-road ability, slick interior designs and rugged good looks make it a Land Rover for budget-minded buyers.

2021 Ford Bronco Sport Review: Who Ordered the Budget Land ...

The verdict: This Ford’s combination of on-road manners, genuine off-road ability, slick interior designs and rugged good looks make it a Land Rover for budget-minded buyers.
The 2020 Kia Forte’s performance and cabin upgrades deliver enough action to help the car stand out yet keep costs reasonable.

2020 Kia Forte GT Review: Basically Fun

The 2020 Kia Forte’s performance and cabin upgrades deliver enough action to help the car stand out yet keep costs reasonable.
The verdict: The 2020 Toyota C-HR uses its funky styling (mostly) to its advantage, with a generous helping of standard safety features.

2020 Toyota C-HR Review: Fun Over Function

The verdict: The 2020 Toyota C-HR uses its funky styling (mostly) to its advantage, with a generous helping of standard safety features.
The verdict:Endowed with the model’s first turbocharged gas engine since the Mazdaspeed3 left showrooms early last decade, the 2021 Mazda3 can muscle past slower traffic with little effort — a ...

2021 Mazda3 Turbo: More Appealing, Still Niche

The verdict:Endowed with the model’s first turbocharged gas engine since the Mazdaspeed3 left showrooms early last decade, the 2021 Mazda3 can muscle past slower traffic with little effort — a ...
Ford’s F-150 only continues to get better with every new generation, with the 2021 model featuring a slick hybrid-electric powertrain option and some genuinely useful new tech.

2021 Ford F-150 Review: Keeping the Champion in Top ...

Ford’s F-150 only continues to get better with every new generation, with the 2021 model featuring a slick hybrid-electric powertrain option and some genuinely useful new tech.
Refreshed for 2021, the Subaru Crosstrek remains a practical choice. Though it lacks a few must-have technologies, it offers relatively generous ride comfort and seating space.

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Review: Bigger Is (Mostly) Better

Refreshed for 2021, the Subaru Crosstrek remains a practical choice. Though it lacks a few must-have technologies, it offers relatively generous ride comfort and seating space.
The 2020 Kia Niro PHEV’s efficiency, practicality and utility are outweighed by its unpleasant driving experience.

2020 Kia Niro PHEV Review: Old-School Hybrid With Old-School ...

The 2020 Kia Niro PHEV’s efficiency, practicality and utility are outweighed by its unpleasant driving experience.
The verdict: The AMG GLE63 S delivers the motion-blurring acceleration and luxurious interior you’d expect from a $100,000-plus luxury performance SUV, leaving buyers feeling like they got their ...

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Review: AMG? More Like OMG

The verdict: The AMG GLE63 S delivers the motion-blurring acceleration and luxurious interior you’d expect from a $100,000-plus luxury performance SUV, leaving buyers feeling like they got their ...