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2023 Honda HR-V

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 14:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Honda HR-V? What does it compare to? The Honda HR-V epitomizes the crossover segment by straddling the style difference between a hatchback and SUV, while prioritizing affordability. The small crossover competes against the Volkswagen Taos, Subaru Crosstrek, and Hyundai Venue. Is the 2023 Honda HR-V a good car? We give...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango SUVs recalled for rollaway risk

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 16:07
Certain SUVs produced by the automaker formerly known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are being recalled for a false brake reading that may increase the risk of rollaway crashes, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. The recall encompasses 270,904 SUVs, including the 2018-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018-2019 Dodge Durango. A faulty antilock brake circuit...
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2022 Ford Bronco

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 15:38
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Ford Bronco? What does it compare to? The 2022 Ford Bronco is an off-road SUV with standard 4x4 capability on a pickup truck frame. Available in two-door or four-door, soft-top or hard-top configurations, the Bronco tries to buck the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon from its off-road throne. Is the 2022 Ford Bronco a good...
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2023 Chevrolet Tahoe

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 14:54
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe? What does it compare to? With the Tahoe, Chevrolet has a big – but not gargantuan – SUV capable of seating as many as nine passengers while towing a hefty trailer. It’s a rival to the Ford Expedition and GMC Yukon. Is the 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe a good SUV? If you can justify its...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 Ecodiesels recalled for power loss

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 14:52
Stellantis is recalling 138,645 SUVs and trucks equipped with a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine. Dubbed Ecodiesel, the engine has a fuel pump that can block the flow of fuel and lead to power loss while driving, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. The recall affects the 2014-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV (that make up about 30,000 of the affected units) and...
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2023 Toyota 4Runner

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota 4Runner? What does it compare to? With the 4Runner, Toyota offers a relatively inexpensive and highly capable SUV that emphasizes off-road ability over on-road plushness. The 4Runner squares off against the Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler, plus the Honda Passport and Subaru Outback. Is the 2023 Toyota 4Runner...
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2023 Genesis GV60, 2023 Toyota Highlander headline this week's new car reviews

Sat, 06/18/2022 - 16:30
We spent some time in the 2023 Genesis GV60, the brand's first electric vehicle, and were pleasantly surprised that Hyundai's luxury arm has a another winner. Automakers kept rolling out prices and updates to 2023 models, and the IIHS finished crash-testing 2022 models. Here are the top reviews, previews, and news on The Car Connection this week...
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2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Sat, 06/18/2022 - 13:46
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer? What does it compare to? With the Trailblazer, Chevy has a city-friendly crossover SUV with a relatively low price of entry and expressive styling. It’s a good rival to the Jeep Renegade and Kia Seltos. Is the 2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer a good car/SUV? While refined and stylish, the...
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2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 16:59
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV? What does it compare to? What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV? What does it compare to? An electric hatchback offered in smaller and larger body styles, the Chevrolet Bolt EV competes against EVs such as the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model Y and Model 3, Nissan Leaf, and Hyundai...
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2023 Kia Seltos price increases by $470 to $24,135

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 16:55
The 2023 Kia Seltos small crossover carries over into the new year with a modest price increase of about $500 and even more modest additions to safety. The entry-level crossover launched for 2021 and offers a taller, roomier alternative to the brand's bestselling Kia Forte. The base LX model with standard all-wheel drive starts the bidding at...
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2022 Audi E-Tron GT

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 17:05
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Audi E-Tron GT? What does it compare to? The Audi E-Tron GT is a sleek electric vehicle that doubles as a grand tourer and a performance car. It competes against a range of luxury electrics such as the Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S, and the forthcoming BMW i4. Is the 2022 Audi E-Tron GT a good car? The E-Tron GT...
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Tesla hikes prices again, Model Y starts at $67,190

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 16:27
Tesla has increased prices again across nearly its entire lineup of electric vehicles. It's the second increase in three months, and at least the seventh price increase since 2020. The last time Tesla increased prices of its electric vehicles, in March 2022, the prices spiked between $2,500 to $12,500. This time, the lower priced models get the...
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2023 Genesis GV60 vs 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 13:00
I expected the 2023 Genesis GV60 to be the brand’s first crossover dud. Instead, Genesis keeps undermining established luxury brands with arresting style, breathtaking acceleration, and a loaded standard feature set that marinates into that most delicious oxymoron—a luxury value. It almost seems unfair. The 2022 GV70 compact crossover...
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2022 Volkswagen Golf

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 17:30
What kind of car is the 2022 Volkswagen GTI? What does it compare to? The more pedestrian versions of the Golf have disappeared from the U.S. market for 2022, leaving only the performance oriented GTI and Golf R to carry the torch. Both of those cars get a full redesign for 2022 and compete against the performance versions of other compact...
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2022 Volkswagen Golf R, GTI earn highest safety ratings

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 16:30
The redesigned 2022 Volkswagen Golf earns the highest safety awards bestowed by the IIHS, the insurance-industry funded non-profit announced Wednesday. The two sporty iterations of the Golf sold in the U.S., the GTI and Golf R, aced all six of the crash tests conducted by the IIHS. Both of the hatchbacks come well equipped with standard...
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Ford recalls nearly 3 million cars for rollaway risk

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:28
Ford will recall 2,952,968 vehicles for a shifter issue that could slip a car out of Park and let the vehicle roll away without the driver's knowledge, the NHTSA disclosed Wednesday. A damaged or missing bushing that attaches the shift cable to the transmission may degrade or detach, Ford revealed in documents filed to the NHTSA. The damaged...
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2023 Genesis GV60

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Genesis GV60? What does it compare to? The Genesis GV60 is an all-electric, compact luxury SUV that is brand new for 2023. It competes against a growing field that for now includes the Tesla Model Y and Volvo XC40/C40, as well as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6, which share a platform with the GV60. Is the 2023...
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2022 Jeep Compass

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 17:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Jeep Compass? What does it compare to? The 2022 Jeep Compass is a five-seat crossover SUV slotting between the slightly smaller Renegade and larger Cherokee. Its rivals include small crossovers such as the Subaru Crosstrek, Hyundai Kona, and Kia Seltos. Is the 2022 Jeep Compass a good car? The coarse powertrain is...
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2023 Toyota Highlander preview

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 16:25
What kind of car is the 2023 Toyota Highlander? What does it compare to? The 2023 Highlander handles minivan duty in SUV form, and the available hybrid is one of the most efficient 8-person vehicles without a plug. Large but not really lovely, the flexible family hauler competes against a congress of three-row models, ranging from the lovely Kia...
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2023 Subaru Ascent SUV refreshed with new lights, upgraded tech

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 16:06
The 2023 Subaru Ascent three-row SUV climbs into the new year with revised front and rear ends, wireless smartphone connectivity, and improved safety technology, Subaru announced Tuesday. Competing with family haulers that eschew sliding doors for SUV style, the refreshed Ascent faces off against recently updated models ranging from the 2023...
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