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First drive: 2022 Lexus ES 350 settles into middle life-cycle age

2022 Lexus ES 350The advantage of aging is you are more comfortable with what you are and care less about what you are not. The refreshed 2022 Lexus ES is comfortable in its role as a quiet, comfy mid-size sedan that doesn’t care to be on the cutting edge of technology, even though it adds a touchscreen this year. The updates are incremental if not grudging...

2022 Lexus ES tested, VW ID.5 teased, Tesla capitulates: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Lexus ES 350First drive: 2022 Lexus ES 350 settles into middle life-cycle age The refreshed sedan gets an overdue touchscreen and other standard safety and convenience features, but its best feature remains its ride quality. Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid to return as three-row SUV The Outlander plug-in hybrid will join the Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring...

2022 Toyota Tacoma

2022 Toyota Tacoma Trail EditionWhat kind of vehicle is the 2022 Toyota Tacoma? What does it compare to? The Tacoma is a popular mid-size pickup truck, and it squares off against the Nissan Frontier, Ford Ranger,and Jeep Gladiator. Is the 2022 Toyota Tacoma a good car/SUV? The Tacoma may be the top-selling mid-size truck in the U.S., but that doesn’t make it the best at...

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid to return as three-row SUV

Teaser for next-generation Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVThe next Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid will have more range and more seats when it goes in sale in late 2022, the automaker announced last week. Expected to be a 2023 model, the second-generation PHEV will feature a new powertrain with "improved motor output and increased battery capacity" over the 2021 Outlander hybrid that was just...

Your mileage may vary: AAA finds mpg meters inaccurate

Miles-to-empty fuel meter display, courtesy of AAAFuel economy displays in vehicles and "miles to empty" alerts can vary widely from real world usage, according to a new study by the AAA and Automotive Research Center published this week. In some tests, fuel economy displays showed estimates that were off by more than 2 mpg against controlled testing with a dynamometer, which AAA says acts as a...








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