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Redesigned 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban gain size, screens

2021 Chevrolet SuburbanFor anyone who felt the current Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban were small, there's good news: Both SUVs will make gains in new versions coming next year. On Tuesday in Detroit, General Motors unveiled the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban with a lot more space, optional turbodiesel power, and up to five display screens. When they goes on sale in the...

First drive: The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S boosts Porsche into electric era

2020 Porsche Taycan 4SReports of the Porsche Taycan have evoked the kind of superlatives that can only overstate. Porsche’s first electric vehicle has been called game changing, the future, and, of course, a Tesla killer. It’s even been posited that the Taycan (pronounced TIE-khan) will not only outperform and outsell the 911, but that it is also...

EPA fuel economy ratings show 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid is the most-efficient small SUV

2020 Ford EscapeFord on Tuesday revealed the EPA fuel economy ratings for its redesigned 2020 Escape Hybrid, and they show it is the most-efficient small SUV on the market. With front-wheel drive, the 2020 Escape Hybrid is EPA estimated at 44 mpg city, 37 highway, and 41 combined. That gives the Escape Hybrid a range of 582 miles on a single tank of gas from its...

Honda Passport, BMW 8-Series kickstart Best Car To Buy 2020 nominees: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Honda Passport - Best Car To Buy 2020Honda Passport: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee The Honda Passport shares much of its goodness with our Best Car To Buy winner from 2016; does that mean the new five-passenger crossover SUV has it in the bag? The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 shorts on cylinders, goes long on satisfaction A downsized turbo-4 engine in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350...

2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High Performance PackageThe 2020 Ford Mustang balances retro styling with thoroughly modern handling and a variety of engines and models to go with its coupe and convertible body styles. It’s a performance car bargain with a throaty exhaust note, agile moves, a decent ride, and a small but effective interior. We rate it a 6.0 out of 10 with the qualifier that...