Expert Reviews

2018 Hyundai Accent Review: Sensible Trumps Sexy

By Kelsey Mays on April 9, 2018

Hyundai gave its fifth-generation Accent sedan the green light for U.S. dealers, but a hatchback variant that's available elsewhere won't make it stateside. Hatch-o-philes can consider th... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat Review: Comfortable and Composed With a Hint of Flair

By Jennifer Geiger on April 2, 2018

After a redesign for 2016, the Volkswagen Passat saw minor changes for 2017, and for 2018 it gets a new base engine and a sporty Passat GT trim level.   The Passat straddles sedan classes, com... Read More
2018 Infiniti Q50 Review: Freshened, But Not Fresh Enough

By Brian Wong on March 30, 2018

The 2018 Infiniti Q50 is the latest iteration of one of Infiniti's most popular cars, the compact luxury sedan originally named G35. The G35 was one of the first cars I had an automotive crus... Read More
2018 Toyota Avalon Review: Wait Till Next Year

By Jennifer Geiger on March 14, 2018

Toyota last updated its largest sedan for 2016, then added more standard safety features in 2017. For 2018, the Avalon carries over unchanged, but it's being redesigned as an all-new 2019 model. Th... Read More
2018 Jeep Wrangler Review: Lighter, Stronger, User-Friendlier and More Comfortable, But Not Cheaper

By Aaron Bragman on March 13, 2018

It used to be that the idea of buying a Wrangler was always tempered by "yeah, buts." "Yeah, it looks like a lot of fun, but I have a family." So Jeep added a four-door model ... Read More
2018 Lincoln Navigator Review: Luxury and Technology on a Grand Scale

By Jennifer Geiger on February 27, 2018

It's been more than a decade since the Lincoln Motor Company Navigator's last redesign, and some long-overdue changes for 2018 modernize it inside and out, including an opulent exterior s... Read More
2017 Nissan Frontier Review: Cheap Trucks Do Exist

By Joe Bruzek on February 19, 2018

The new Nissan Frontier is the last small, affordable pickup truck. Its starting price of just $19,365 (including destination) is the equivalent of an entry-level Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla bu... Read More
2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe Review: It's Time for Some Me-Time

By Mike Hanley on February 14, 2018

It's been two years since Mercedes-Benz debuted the redesigned E-Class sedan, and since then additional variants and body styles have joined the lineup, including the coupe. The base engine f... Read More
2018 Audi SQ5 Review: Pony Up for Polish, Performance

By Jennifer Geiger on January 31, 2018

The SQ5 is the performance-oriented version of Audi's Q5 SUV; both models were redesigned for 2018 with additional room and updated powertrains. The Q5 competes against the likes of the BMW X... Read More
2018 Subaru WRX STI Review: A Legend Struggles to Rally

By Brian Wong on January 25, 2018

For fans of performance cars, the last couple of years have been a breath of fresh air. Sure, we lost the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution to the scrap heap of history, but we gained the Ford Focus RS... Read More