Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Where Are They Now?

By Kelsey Mays on October 22, 2020

In the span of just a few model years, wireless integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto has gone from rare to widespread. Although most cars still require a conventional tethered USB connecti... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Stinky Hyundai Palisade Puts Off Chevy Trailblazer, GMC Yukon

By Matt Schmitz on September 23, 2020

Our second report on the status of our “CSI: Car Smell Investigation, 2020 Hyundai Palisade Edition” is far and away our most popular article of the past week. Read More
2021 Mazda CX-30 Adds 2.5-Liter Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine

By Brian Normile on September 18, 2020

You know the old saying, “What’s good for the Mazda CX-9, CX-5, Mazda6 and Mazda3 is good for the CX-30?” No? Weird. Anyway, Mazda evidently discovered somewhere along the line that its turbocharge... Read More
Which 3-Row SUVs Offer Captain’s Chairs?

By Editors on September 18, 2020

Shopping for a three-row SUV often means balancing seating needs with convenience. If you really need minivan-sized people space, a second-row bench seat maximizes capacity for up to eight (or even... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Chevrolet Tahoe Trailed by Ford Explorer

By Matt Schmitz on September 2, 2020

Our roundup of all the best deals shoppers will find on new cars over the long Labor Day weekend was the No. 1 article of the week. Read More
Mazda CX-5: Which Should I Buy, 2020 or 2021?

By Jennifer Geiger on August 25, 2020

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 adds more standard safety features, a larger standard size for the multimedia system and a new Carbon Edition trim. Read More
Volvo and Hyundai Are Tops, Tesla Not Too Shabby in J.D. Power Tech Survey

By Kelsey Mays on August 19, 2020

A just-released study puts Volvo and Hyundai atop dozens of rival brands in advanced technologies for new vehicles. Volvo led all luxury brands in J.D. Power’s Tech Experience Index Study, an analy... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Toyota Venza Keeps Subaru Outback Out Back

By Matt Schmitz on August 19, 2020

In’s most popular article of the past week, we run down the roster of the things we like about the reinvented 2021 Toyota Venza. Read More
Mazda CX-9: Which Should You Buy, 2020 or 2021?

By Brian Normile on August 18, 2020

Most significant changes: New mid-level Carbon Edition trim; 10.25-inch infotainment screen standard on all models; higher trims get additional safety tech Price change: $70 increase for CX-9 Sport... Read More
Mazda CX-5, CX-9 and Mazda6 Get Carbon Editions for 2021

By Kelsey Mays on August 13, 2020

Mazda is expanding its carbon footprint — but not in a way that’s going to upset the EPA. The automaker is adding Carbon Editions to the CX-5 and CX-9 SUVs, as well as the Mazda6 sedan, for the 202... Read More