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Family Cars

Ford Explorer, Expedition Get Gussied Up for State Fair of Texas

By Fred Meier on September 28, 2018

Ford announced today a two-step of dolled-up 2019 Explorer and a do-si-do of 2019 Expedition special editions that it will show off at the State Fair of Texas opening today in Dal... 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
2019 Nissan Altima: Can It Catch Up With Competitors?

By Brian Wong on September 28, 2018

The mid-size sedan class is full of comfortable, safe and affordable cars, but the Nissan Altima has occupied a spot at the bottom of the list. The 2019 model year is a big one for the family se... Read More
2019 Nissan Altima First Drive: When Better Isn't Enough

By Brian Wong on September 28, 2018

It was always going to be an uphill battle for the redesigned 2019 Nissan Altima. No car gets evaluated in a vacuum, but the Altima has an especially rough go of it, as it competes against two o... Read More
Top 5 Cars.com News Stories of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on September 27, 2018

To quote 2000's "X-Men" film, "Mutation: It is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. Thi... 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
Ford F-150 Raptor, Ranger Top What's New This Week on PickupTrucks.com

By Brian Normile on September 27, 2018

New on sister site PickupTrucks.com this week: Ford's F-150 Raptor and its new Ranger will share some off-roading tech; Ram's upcoming mid-size truck will share a production facility wit... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Mazda CX-5?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 27, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in May 2017 about the 2017 Mazda CX-5. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, click here, ... 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 Accord Vs. Toyota Camry: Which Fits Car Seats Better?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 26, 2018

Mid-size sedans may have seen their demand wane in the wake of the SUV's popularity spree, but the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry still hover near the top of the sales charts each month, maki... Read More