Elite: 2016 Ford Explorer

Ford pulled out all the stops for the all-new Platinum Explorer. It sits atop Ford’s Explorer model lineup, a platform that delivers a trim level for all consumers. The Platinum combines the larger EcoBoost engine found in the Sport with luxury features and add-ons worthy of the over-$50k […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2016 NYIAS

Fret not, dear readers. Our 5 best/worst things from the 2016 New York International Auto Show was briefly delayed while we celebrated Easter. But the show opened to the public on Friday afternoon. Whether or not you’ve already paid a visit, take a look at some of our […]

NYIAS 2016: Day 2

Day 2 of the NYIAS has drawn to a close. Tomorrow, after dealer previews and some rearranging, the Javits Center will open to the public. Before you attend, here’s more noteworthy debuts straight from the floor. We’re on our way home to rest up for Easter weekend. Stay […]

NYIAS 2016: Day 1

It’s sunny and 70 degrees here in New York. But no matter how nice it is outside, thousands of journalists have packed into the Jacob Javits Center to see what the auto industry has to offer. Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show has come to […]

Survivor: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road

Trucks have always been rugged. Regardless of whether they’re mid-size, full-size, or larger, trucks are the workhorses that many rely on. But trucks have become increasingly more domesticated. Lightweight construction and new drivetrain technologies have made them more efficient, new suspension systems have made them more compliant, and […]

Outside the Box: 2016 Hyundai Tuscon

The new Hyundai Tuscon is bigger, stronger, and more efficient than before. Fully redesigned for 2016, the 3rd generation Tuscon brings much-needed enhancements to driving dynamics with an all-new drivetrain, fully revised suspension, and a stiffer body. There‚Äôs a lot riding on this new Tuscon. Not only is […]

Everyman: 2016 Subaru Outback

If you think back, there was always that one kid in school who participated in every extracurricular activity, did well in every subject, and fit in with just about every social circle. That is the personification of the Subaru Outback. The Outback is a jack-of-all-trades vehicle. It has […]

First Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra

The Elantra is Hyundai’s #1 selling vehicle. That means there’s a lot at stake when it comes time to update the platform. When Hyundai debuted the Elantra at the L.A. Auto Show last November, value and efficiency were the focus. This new Elantra packs class-leading technology into a […]

Spiced: 2016 Ford Edge Sport

It was time for some change. For 2015, Ford brought some serious improvement with the second-generation Edge. For 2016, Ford sprinkled in additional features and more standard equipment. The Edge is unique, offering more interior space than most crossovers in its class without stepping into the three-row category. […]

Crossed Over: 2016 Mazda CX-3

A new breed of crossover has arrived, aimed at making another class of car obsolete. The compact crossover is a relatively new idea billed as more utilitarian without sacrificing size or efficiency. But yet another crossover variant makes us nervous. The SUV and extended cab pickup truck market […]