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2019 Kia Niro EV Review And Buying Guide

On Monday, April 1st, 2019
2019 Kia Niro EV Kia entered the increasingly competitive small crossover game with the Niro hybrid, followed by the Niro PHEV shortly after. Now it offers the 2019 Kia Niro EV, which retains the same desirable body style but adds a big battery good for an estimated 239 miles of driving range on a single charge, and with the ...

The Next-Gen 2020 Ford Escape Debuts April 2

On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
2020 Ford Escape Ford introduced the latest-generation Escape for the 2013 model year, so the compact crossover is a bit overdue for a full redesign. Fortunately, the automaker promises to unveil a new version on April 2. On Twitter, Ford released a teaser video to whet our appetites. We can see the crossover gets a completely redesigned grille, ...

Ford F-150 Excels in IIHS Passenger-Side Small Overlap Crash Test

On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Ford F-150 Crash Test The Ford F-150, Nissan Titan, and Ram 1500 earned top scores in the passenger-side small overlap test from IIHS. But the agency says most pickups need better protection in this area. The test involves a vehicle’s right front corner crashing into a rigid barrier at 40 mph. IIHS started issuing these ratings in 2017 over ...

2019 Chevrolet Blazer Review And Buying Guide

On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
2019 Chevrolet Blazer In segment mostly filled with anonymous kid haulers, the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer stands apart with eye-catching styling inspired by the Camaro. Its driving experience also evokes Chevy’s modern muscle car, demonstrating a degree of handling precision not expected for this segment. Certainly, if you’re looking for something zestier and more memorable than the segment norm, ...

2019 Lexus UX Review And Buying Guide

On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
2019 Lexus UX The 2019 Lexus UX is the smallest and cheapest Lexus you can buy, and the UX 250h hybrid model just barely misses out being the most fuel efficient. As an entry into the Lexus brand, this subcompact crossover is generally an impressive effort, embodying the design, quality, features and driving experience we’ve come to expect ...

2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet First Drive Review

On Monday, March 11th, 2019
2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet When it comes to numbers on the new 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, how does 12 seconds grab you? No, not the quarter mile (which the S model makes in 11.9 seconds), but the time it takes the convertible to shed its fabric top. The new 911 is beginning its long rollout of model variants. In ...


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Drivers’ Notes Review

On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is totally new at just the right time to soak up all the sweet, sweet crossover love out there now. We get bolder styling on the outside with Hyundai’s new cascading grille, and a classier interior with vastly updated technology to boot. We have the top Ultimate trim level with ...

2019 BMW M2 Competition Drivers’ Notes Review

On Monday, February 25th, 2019
2019 BMW M2 The 2019 BMW M2 Competition is a revised version of BMW’s smallest performance car. The updated model uses a detuned version of the S55 turbo inline-six from the BMW M3 and M4. Unlike the old N55, it’s a proper M engine, at least as much as that means today. The S55 makes 405 horsepower between ...

Ford Mustang Could Get More Powerful Ecoboost Option For 2020

On Monday, February 18th, 2019
2020 Ford Mustang Carmakers file paperwork with the National Highway Transportation Administration every year that parse VINs for coming models. Hagerty discovered a VIN decoder document for the Ford Mustang suggesting a more powerful engine on the way for the 2020 pony car. According to Bozi Tatarevic, who wrote the Hagerty piece, “sources at Ford say we’re looking ...