2018 Hyundai Kona small crossover debuts at LA auto show

The 2018 Hyundai Kona small crossover utility made its debut Wednesday at the Los Angeles auto show, adding another utility vehicle to the Korean maker’s lineup as buyers snap up SUVs of all sizes. Smaller than the Tucson, the 2018 Kona has expressive and extroverted styling like the Toyota C-HR and the new Nissan Kicks […]

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2018 Nissan Kicks Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2018 Nissan Kicks is a far more conventional crossover than its Juke predecessor. That doesn’t mean it’s a dullard in the looks department, though. On sale in other parts of the world for the last few years, the 2018 Kicks arrives here in the U.S. with dramatic styling not matched by underhood muscle. With […]

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2018 Mazda MAZDA6 Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

A powerful engine option could finally make the 2018 Mazda 6 live up to its sports sedan billing. For 2018, the Mazda 6’s headliner is a new 2.5-liter turbo-4 engine option. Rated at 250 horsepower (227 hp on regular unleaded) and 310 pound-feet of torque, the engine should motivate the lithe four-door with far more […]

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China's Trumpchi, Infiniti QX50, Tesla Model 3: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Chinese automaker aims to sell Trumpchi car line in U.S. The Chinese automaker that builds cars under the Trumpchi name says it’s gearing up to sell its cars in the U.S. by the end of 2019. New 2019 Subaru Ascent will climb family crossover mountain The automaker famous for building rough-and-tumble wagons and crossovers ready […]

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2019 Subaru Ascent Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2019 Subaru Ascent is a family-focused, three-row crossover SUV and the largest vehicle ever produced by the automaker. It goes on sale in summer 2018. Pricing hasn’t yet been announced. When it hits dealers, the Ascent will be offered in base, Premium, Limited, and Touring trim levels. With the Ascent, Subaru finally has a […]

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New 2019 Subaru Ascent will climb family crossover mountain

The automaker famous for building rough-and-tumble wagons and crossovers ready for off-the-beaten path missions is tackling another famously treacherous task: family duty. The 2019 Subaru Ascent was officially unveiled Tuesday ahead of the 2017 Los Angeles auto show, and it potentially delivers the rapidly expanding carmaker into more suburban homes. The new Ascent is the […]

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is Ford’s latest take on the mid-size, two-row premium crossover segment, replacing the MKX nameplate without ditching the Ford Edge-based underpinnings. It arrives in dealers in spring 2018. As of this writing, Lincoln has only announced a pair of trim levels—the mid-grade Reserve and the range-topping Black Label—although that’s likely to […]

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Chinese automaker aims to sell Trumpchi car line in U.S.

The Chinese automaker that builds cars under the Trumpchi name says it’s gearing up to sell its cars in the U.S. by the end of 2019. The move would make GAC, Trumpchi’s parent company, the first Chinese automaker with a U.S. market presence. But don’t look for the Trumpchi name—which obviously conjures up images of […]

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