Expert Reviews

2019 Subaru Ascent: Ready to Conquer a Family’s Everyday Adventures

By Jennifer Geiger on July 11, 2018

The Subaru Ascent looks like a plumped-up version of the Outback wagon and fills the hole in the automaker’s lineup left when the unimpressive Tribeca three-row was axed after the 2014 mod... Read More
2018 Audi TT RS Review: A Real Sports Car, Priced That Way

By Brian Wong on July 10, 2018

The singular adjective that has described the Audi TT coupe throughout its run has been “cute.” That’s because of its roly-poly shape, which evokes Volkswagen Beetles of old mo... Read More
2018 Buick Regal TourX Review: A Good Idea Falls Short

By Mike Hanley on July 9, 2018

The Buick brand's rebirth has been powered by SUVs like the Enclave and Encore, but the all-new Regal TourX gives the premium brand a new body style. With standard all-wheel drive, exterior ... Read More
2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake Review: Enthusiasts Might Not Rejoice

By Mike Hanley on July 3, 2018

Hang around enough car enthusiasts and you'll learn many of them have soft spots for wagons, preferably with a manual transmission. And a diesel engine. In other words, the unobtainium of th... Read More
2018 Infiniti QX80: Affordable But Aging

By Fred Meier on May 21, 2018

Stable gas prices have given new life to full-size luxury SUVs, the top tier of traditional, truck-based SUVs that let well-off families haul people and cargo in style, as well as tow their othe... Read More
2019 Volvo XC40 Review: Premium Without Pretense

By Fred Meier on May 18, 2018

The 2019 XC40, Volvo's new small SUV, takes aim at urban and younger buyers with a technical, even cute design and impressive attention to detail. It will do battle with established luxury s... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Golf Review: Practical Fun

By Jennifer Geiger on May 17, 2018

The Golf was refreshed for 2018, but the changes are subtle, limited to minor updates like new standard LED daytime running lights and a revised dash layout to make room for a larger multimedia ... Read More
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Review: Special Editions to the Rescue

By Mark Williams on May 16, 2018

When you need three rows of seating, your options are pretty limited. Yes, you can go for a minivan, but what if you have a heavy load or need to do some light towing? Some try to sway shoppers ... Read More
2018 Nissan Leaf Review: Becoming More Mainstream

By Mike Hanley on May 15, 2018

When it debuted as a 2011 model, the Nissan Leaf brought the possibility of all-electric driving to the masses — including us: Cars.com purchased a 2011 Leaf along with a 2011 Chevrolet Volt ... Read More
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Review: When a Bargain Isn't

By Brian Wong on May 14, 2018

It seems like the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander would be right up my alley. I love a deal. When I go grocery shopping, if it's not on sale, I don't buy it even if I know I like it; the shirt... Read More