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What is the most affordable electric car? 2023 Chevrolet Bolt at $26,595

Mon, 06/06/2022 - 16:26
GM cut the price of the 2023 Chevrolet Bolt electric car by up to $6,300, the automaker announced last week. The $26,595 starting price, including destination, for the base Bolt EV 1LT is $5,900 less than last year, and makes the Bolt EV to the most affordable electric car on sale today. The larger 2023 Bolt EUV costs $28,195, down from $34,495...
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2022 Toyota Tacoma

Mon, 06/06/2022 - 13:51
What 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...
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Toyota, Lexus, and Mercedes dominate this week's new car news

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 16:30
New cars are coming fast and furious for the 2023 model year. This week, Toyota launched a refreshed Corolla, a new Corolla Cross Hybrid, and the redesigned 2023 Lexus RX. Mercedes stayed busy showing off the breadth of its lineup with the 2023 GLC-Class luxury crossover and the latest electric EQ model, the 2023 EQS three-row SUV. Just like the...
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2022 Buick Envision

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 15:52
What kind of car is the 2022 Buick Envision? What does it compare to? The Envision is a five-seat crossover SUV with premium looks and a premium price. It’s engaging to drive, spacious and supportive for four adults or more, and has good infotainment with either its smaller or bigger screen. It competes with the Volvo XC60, Lincoln Corsair...
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2022 Buick Encore

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 15:47
What kind of car is the 2022 Buick Encore? The 2022 Buick Encore is a small crossover, the oldest in its brand lineup. It’s been surpassed by rivals that include the Chevy Trax and Hyundai Venue, not to mention Buick’s own attractive and well-equipped Encore GX. Is the 2022 Buick Encore a good car? We give the 2022 Encore a TCC Rating...
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2022 Buick Enclave

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 15:45
What kind of SUV is the 2022 Buick Enclave? What does it compare to? The 2022 Buick Enclave is one of the best luxury crossover vehicles GM builds. With three rows of seats for up to seven passengers, the 2022 Enclave blends tailored looks with expansive space to compete with vehicles like the Acura MDX, Lincoln Aviator, and Mazda CX-9. Is the...
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2023 BMW X1: Standard AWD offsets small price increase of small crossover

Fri, 06/03/2022 - 16:50
BMW redesigned its smallest crossover to make it bigger, flashier, and at least $3,200 more expensive than its predecessor. The 2023 BMW X1 costs $39,595, including a $995 destination fee, the luxury automaker announced this week. The outgoing 2022 BMW X1 sDrive28i cost $36,395, but that was for a base rear-wheel drive model. The 2023 X1 comes...
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2022 Volkswagen ID.4

Thu, 06/02/2022 - 22:07
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4? What does it compare to? The 2022 VW ID.4 is a fully electric crossover with space for up to five and a range of up to 260 miles. It’s positioned against mainstream compact crossovers like the Toyota RAV4, Subaru Forester, and Honda CR-V, as well as the more expensive Tesla Model Y and Ford...
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2022 Chevrolet Traverse

Thu, 06/02/2022 - 21:55
What kind of car is the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse? What does it compare to? The Traverse sits atop Chevy’s crossover family lineup, with seating for seven or eight people and a strong V-6 powertrain, coupled to front- or all-wheel drive. It’s a rival for the Honda Pilot, Kia Telluride, Hyundai Palisade, and Subaru Ascent, among others...
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2022 Kia Forte

Thu, 06/02/2022 - 21:51
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Kia Forte? What does it compare to? The Forte has a big cargo hold and room for five, but it’s not a crossover. The four-door rivals other sedans hanging on during the SUV onslaught; it’s aimed at cars like the Hyundai Elantra, Honda Civic, and Toyota Corolla. Is the 2022 Kia Forte a good car? Yes...
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2022 Jeep Wagoneer

Thu, 06/02/2022 - 21:48
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Jeep Wagoneer? What does it compare to? For 2022, Jeep revives its full-size, body-on-frame SUV as the mainstream Wagoneer and the luxurious Grand Wagoneer. The Wagoneer debuted in 1963 and was last sold in the U.S. in 1991. It competes with vehicles such as the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Ford Expedition in...
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2022 Audi Q7

Thu, 06/02/2022 - 21:34
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Audi Q7? What does it compare to? The Q7 crossover SUV wraps Audi style around a seven-seat body and a cutting-edge cabin. It’s a rival for the BMW X7, Benz GLS, and Volvo XC90. Is the 2022 Audi Q7 a good SUV? It’s spacious, user-friendly, fleet on its feet, and sure to look good in a decade. We give it...
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class preview

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 16:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class? What does it compare to? The GLC-Class luxury crossover slots into the Mercedes SUV family with its mid-size dimensions, C-Class running gear—and this year, its emergence without V-8, V-6, inline-6, AMG, or Coupe models. Yet. For 2023, so far, it’s prepping for an on-sale date next...
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2023 Toyota Corolla preview

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 14:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota Corolla? What does it compare to? The 2023 Toyota Corolla is a compact car available in sedan and hatchback body styles. It’s offered with gas and hybrid powertrains, the latter of which delivers Prius-grade fuel consumption with more streamlined and less egg-shaped styling. The Corolla runs up against...
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2023 Toyota Corolla Cross preview

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 14:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross? What does it compare to? The Corolla Cross SUV takes economy-car running gear and blends it with an upright crossover body. It’s offered with all-wheel drive, and has more room than the front-drive-only Toyota C-HR though it shares much of its shape with the bigger and more capable RAV4...
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2023 Lexus RX preview

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 01:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Lexus RX? What does it compare to? The redesigned 2023 Lexus RX is a five-seat crossover SUV that takes big strides into the electrified future. The mid-size crossover straddles the premium and luxury classes depending on trim level, similar to the 2022 Acura MDX, 2022 Infiniti QX60, and 2022 Lincoln Nautilus. Is...
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2022 GMC Hummer EV

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 20:33
What kind of truck is the 2022 GMC Hummer EV? What does it compare to? The 2022 GMC Hummer EV, sometimes called the Hummer EV SUT, is a fully electric pickup truck—intended not so much to rival other EVs, but to be a proof point and flagship for GM’s efforts to shift its vehicles away from gas and diesel. Somewhat less hulking EV...
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2022 Volkswagen Arteon

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 16:30
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Volkswagen Arteon? What does it compare to? The 2022 Volkswagen Arteon is among the last of a dying breed of large sedans, though its liftback gives it more cargo space and utility than your regular four-door. Its coupe-like shape gives the Arteon some style and panache, as does an interior that’s a step up...
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, 2023 Acura Integra span this week's new car review range

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 16:00
The 2022 Ford F-150 Lighting electric pickup truck lights up this week's new car reviews, and establishes itself as the real deal work truck powered by batteries alone. We also spent time in the newest, hottest 2023 models, including the resurrected Acura Integra and the redesigned 2023 Land Rover Range Rover flagship. We usher the stragglers of...
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2022 BMW 4-Series

Mon, 05/30/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 BMW 4-Series? What does it compare to? The 4-Series badge sticks to a four-door sedan with a fast roofline, as well as a coupe and convertible. The sleeker companion to the 3-Series, the 4er competes with the Audi A5, Tesla Model 3, and Genesis G70. Is the 2022 BMW 4-Series a good car? The 4-Series scores a TCC...
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