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2023 Genesis GV60 EV costs $10,000 more than related Hyundai Ioniq 5

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 17:00
The 2023 Genesis GV60 electric car costs $59,980, including a $1,090 destination charge, the luxury automaker announced Tuesday, the same day it went on sale. Initially, sales of the battery electric crossover will be limited to California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, but Genesis promises to expand availability later in the year for its...
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2023 Nissan Z

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 14:30
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Nissan Z? What does it compare to? The 2023 Nissan Z is a two-seat sports coupe with classic proportions wrapped in a stunning new silhouette. Starting at about $41,000, it competes with American muscle cars as well as the Toyota GR Supra, the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins, and Hyundai N models. Is the 2023 Nissan...
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2022 Ford Escape

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 23:01
What kind of car is the 2022 Ford Escape? What does it compare to? The 2022 Escape five-seat compact crossover SUV takes on bestsellers such as the Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Tucson, and Honda CR-V, not to mention Ford’s own Bronco Sport. Is the 2022 Ford Escape a good SUV? The Escape posts stellar safety ratings and fuel economy, on its way to a...
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2023 Cadillac Lyriq preview

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 18:02
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq? What does it compare to? The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq SUV illuminates the electric future of GM’s luxury brand. It rivals other such vehicles ranging from the Tesla Model X and Audi E-Tron to the forthcoming Genesis GV60. Is the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq a good SUV? It looks promising, but we’ll...
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2023 Subaru Legacy sedan updated with fresh face, improved tech

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 16:49
The 2023 Subaru Legacy rolls into the new model year with a fresh face, updated safety features, and a larger single-unit touchscreen, the automaker announced last week. Modesty defines the mid-cycle refresh of the mid-size sedan as Subaru tries to keep pace with the 2023 Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Hyundai Sonata. Subaru expands the grille...
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2023 Toyota Camry

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota Camry? What does it compare to? The Toyota Camry is a popular mid-size sedan that has been surpassed on freshness and technology by rivals such as the Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, and Kia K5. Is the 2023 Toyota Camry a good car? America’s bestselling sedan still puts up a fight against more popular...
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2022 BMW 2-Series

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:00
What kind of car is the 2022 BMW 2-Series? What does it compare to? The 2022 BMW 2-Series is a performance-oriented luxury coupe that emphasizes driving fun and handling. It competes against other small performance cars such as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Audi A3, Lexus RC, and Porsche 718 Cayman. Is the 2022 BMW 2-Series a good car? The 2-Series...
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2022 Chevrolet Silverado, 2023 Toyota Venza top this week's new car reviews

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 12:00
The 2023 model year rolls out from automakers toward dealerships in earnest, but supply remains constrained even as automakers prep their latest models with the newest technology. We spanned both model years this week, finally getting in an updated 2022 Chevrolet Silverado (not the carryover 2022 Silverado LTD) with a much needed refresh inside...
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Hyundai Sonata recalled again for fuel leak risk

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 15:46
Hyundai is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata mid-size sedans for a potential fuel hose leak that can increase the risk of a fire, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The 2013-2014 Sonata and 2013-2014 Kia Optima had previously been recalled for a fuel hose that can crack prematurely and leak fuel. The tape and zip-tie remedy for those earlier recalls...
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Mercedes issues sweeping recall, urges owners to stop driving

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:01
Mercedes-Benz is urging customers of certain older crossovers to stop driving due a to corroded brake booster that could cause the brakes to fail, the automaker announced Thursday. The request and corresponding recall applies to 292,287 ML-, GL-, and R-Class crossovers and SUVs from the 2006-2012 model years. Recalls are common, but urging...
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2023 Toyota Venza preview

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Toyota Venza? What does it compare to? The hybrid Venza compact crossover seats five people and is half a foot longer but no roomier than the related Toyota RAV4. The Venza rivals mid-size crossovers such as the Honda Passport and Chevy Blazer, as well as larger compact crossovers such as the Kia Sportage and...
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2022 Subaru Forester, Toyota Corolla Cross earn Top Safety Pick+ nods

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 15:00
The 2022 Subaru Forester joins the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross and 2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime as the latest crossovers to earn a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the insurance-industry funded nonprofit announced Thursday. The refreshed Forester once again aced the toughest safety and crash-test criteria in the...
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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 13:45
What kind of car is the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross? What does it compare to? The Corolla Cross is the newest, smallest Toyota crossover to sport available all-wheel drive. Larger than the front-wheel-drive Toyota C-HR and taller than the Corolla sedan that lends its name to the effort, the 2022 Corolla Cross also borrows its looks from another...
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2023 Toyota Highlander subs out V-6 for new turbo-4

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 16:41
The 2023 Toyota Highlander SUV arrives with a smaller but more potent engine, Toyota announced Wednesday. Top trims also come with more standard features and screens. All gas versions of the three-row SUV will be powered by a 2.4-liter turbo-4 engine instead of the outgoing 3.5-liter V-6. The forced induction helps make 265 hp and 309 lb-ft of...
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2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 19:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport? What does it compare to? The Land Rover Range Rover Sport is a luxury SUV that is the slightly smaller (but still rather expensive) sibling to the full-fledged Range Rover. It competes against other mid-size luxury SUVs including the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE Class, Lexus GX, and Porsche...
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2023 Honda Odyssey: Price increases to $38,635, new Sport trim revs up minivan

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 16:56
The 2023 Honda Odyssey minivan will cost at least $700 more than the 2022 model, but it will include two years or 24,000 miles of factory scheduled maintenance called Honda Service Pass, Honda announced Tuesday. A new Sport trim shakes up the lineup as well. The base LX model will no longer be offered in 2023. Instead, the EX starts the Odyssey at...
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2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 12:30
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500? What does it compare to? The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 full-size pickup truck vies for king of the trucking hill with the bestselling Ford F-150, comfortable Ram 1500, redesigned Toyota Tundra, and value-oriented Nissan Titan. Is the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 a good truck? Redesigned for...
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Test drive: 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness reports for adventure duty

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:22
Subaru’s embracing its adventure-ready marketing to new heights. Literally. It just lifted its second model. The refreshed 2022 Subaru Forester arrives with a new Wilderness model that applies the lifted right height, all-terrain tires, body cladding, and adventure-ready interior to a smaller package. We’ve seen this before on the 2022...
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2023 Kia Sportage, Toyota BZ4X headlines this week's new car reviews

Sun, 05/08/2022 - 15:00
The 2023 model year ramps up with Toyota's first dedicated electric vehicle and Kia's first hybrid iteration of its bestselling Kia Sportage. Here's what else moved us this week. 2023 Kia Sportage review The Sportage sizes up for 2023, with sharper, more futuristic styling, a hybrid model, and new rugged X-Pro trims. It earns a TCC Rating of 7.0...
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Catalytic converter theft explodes, pickups and hybrids likely targets

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 16:18
Thieves want your catalytic converters at alarming rates. Claims of catalytic converter theft increased more than 1,200% from 2019 to 2021, according to the most recent data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau as reported by Carfax. In 2021, there were 52,206 reported catalytic converter thefts versus 3,969 thefts in 2019. The number could be...
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