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10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Hyundai Palisade, Kia Telluride Outdo Outback

By Matt Schmitz on September 11, 2019

A trio of consumer-interest juggernauts collided in a three-way throw-down this week, as the 2020 Hyundai Palisade, 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Subaru Outback vied for the top spot among’s... Read More
Mazda CX-5 vs. Volvo XC40: Is Mazda’s $42K CX-5 Diesel a Luxury Car?

By Kelsey Mays and Brian Normile on September 5, 2019

Mazda is trying to lasso luxury buyers again. That isn’t a news flash: The Japanese automaker mulled launching a separate luxury brand decades ago, and in subsequent years offered premium sedans li... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Palisade Can’t Take Telluride in Hyundai-Kia Clash

By Matt Schmitz on June 19, 2019

Remember when Hyundai and Kia were, fairly or not, considered bargain-basement econoboxes for people who either couldn’t afford a cooler car or who just wanted to get from point A to point B? My ho... Read More
2019 Volvo XC40: 6 Things We Like and 3 Things We Don’t

By Lauren Leazenby on June 13, 2019

The new-for-2019 Volvo XC40 isn’t just a miniaturized version of its stablemates, the XC60 and XC90. This fun-to-drive luxury subcompact SUV brings to the crowded class its own unique flair, distin... Read More
2019 Volvo XC40, XC60 SUVs Score Well in Crash Tests

By Jennifer Geiger on March 14, 2019

Two new Volvo SUVs are helping the brand earn its safety-first reputation. The new-for-2019 Volvo XC40 earned the higher of two possible awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Top ... Read More
Which SUVs Have the Best Pedestrian Detection Systems?

By Jennifer Geiger on February 21, 2019

Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety makes it tougher for a vehicle to earn its awards, compelling automakers to raise the bar on safety equipment and the crashworthiness of their ... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: RAV4 Ravishes Readers

By Matt Schmitz on January 9, 2019

The Toyota RAV4 is sorta like the “Aquaman” movie: You enjoy it despite its glaring faults. And while the massively popular compact SUV’s redesign for 2019 addressed many of the s... Read More
Best of 2019

By Editors on January 3, 2019

What’s eligible: All models that are new or fully redesigned for the 2019 model year. Criteria: Our watchwords are quality, innovation and value. Seldom does a candidate nail all three, but a... Read More
17,500 Volvo Sedans, SUVs and Wagons: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on November 27, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 17,500 model-year 2017-19 Volvo XC40, XC60 and XC90 SUVs; S90 sedans; and V60, V60 Cross Country, V90 and V90 Cross Country wagons The Problem: The software insta... Read More
2018 Orange County Auto Show: Chevy Blazer Tops 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Matt Schmitz on October 31, 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 onc... Read More