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2020 Mazda 6

2020 Mazda 6The 2020 Mazda 6 is a standout among sedans in an age when fewer people are buying them every year. For its head-turning style, sharp driving dynamics, and great value, we give it 6.5 out of 10 overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2020, the 6 remains mostly unchanged except for a new key fob. It’s available in Sport, Touring...

2020 Genesis G90 preview

2020 Genesis G90The Genesis G90 takes on some of the world's best cars—the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7-Series, and Audi A8 among them—but does it at a lower price and without as much technological wizardry. A 2020 update for the G90 gives it new body panels aside for the roof and doors, and a new polished silver shield of a grille that stands out...

2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed: Shocking power from crossover SUV

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, 2019 LA Auto ShowToyota on Tuesday confirmed a bit of a shocker, pun intended. The automaker confirmed details for its 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid crossover, due next year, which adds a bigger hybrid battery to its hybrid powertrain that can power the crossover up to 39 miles on electric power alone. The crossover will make 302 combined horsepower and...

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer crossover SUV will get tougher, off-road variant

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer RSWhen it arrives at dealerships next year, the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer crossover SUV will boast more rugged trim levels to help the small SUV live up to its namesake. On Wednesday, Chevrolet detailed parts of the pint-size crossover that will compete against other offerings such as the Nissan Rogue Sport, Ford Ecosport, and other small...

2021 Kia Seltos preview

2021 Kia SeltosThe 2021 Kia Seltos expands a family of crossover SUVs that now includes the Sportage, Sorento, and Telluride. It’s the smallest of the bunch, roughly the size of the Hyundai Kona, but the 2021 Seltos has a few features and touches to call its own. Kia will sell the 2021 Seltos from early 2020, in LX, EX, S, and SX editions. With the Seltos...