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2023 Honda Pilot, Porsche 911 headline this week's new car reviews

The Car Connection News Feed - Sat, 01/28/2023 - 12:00
This week we faced winter in the redesigned 2023 Honda Pilot three-row SUV. It climbed to new heights, and topped our most read new car reviews. We also revisited everything from luxury crossover SUVs to a few compelling sport coupes that will only heat up with the weather. Here's what moved us. 2023 Honda Pilot first drive review An eight-seat...
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2023 BMW 2-Series

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 14:30
What kind of car is the 2023 BMW 2-Series? What does it compare to? The 2023 BMW 2-Series is a coupe or, in Gran Coupe form, a four-door sedan. The small but mighty 2-Series competes with the Toyota Supra, Lexus RC, and Porsche 718 Cayman. Is the 2023 BMW 2-Series a good car? The 2-Series is really two cars in one, with a sedan version called the...
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2023 Porsche 911

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 13:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Porsche 911? What does it compare to? The 911 is the prototype sports car with a rear engine and flat-6 power in coupe, Targa, and Cabriolet body styles. It takes on the Audi R8, BMW 8-Series, Chevrolet Corvette, and Jaguar F-Type. Is the 2023 Porsche 911 a good car? Only for people who appreciate wonderful things. It...
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2023 Lexus UX

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Lexus UX? What does it compare to? The 2023 Lexus UX 250h small crossover competes with other entry-level luxury models ranging from the Volvo XC40 to the BMW X1. Is the 2023 Lexus UX a good SUV? Lexus refreshed its smallest crossover by simplifying it to only a hybrid model that lacks a direct competitor. A better...
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Test drive: 2023 Toyota bZ4X FWD goes long, but comes up short

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 01/26/2023 - 14:00
Toyota had a rough start with the launch of its first mass-produced electric vehicle. The vaunted leader in hybrids and efficient gas and motor powertrains dawdled on getting the 2023 Toyota bZ4X to market, trailing most other brands’ electric crossovers except for the Nissan Ariya. Mass-produced might be a stretch—at least on Toyota...
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2023 Ford Escape

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Ford Escape? What does it compare to? The 2023 Escape is five-seat compact crossover SUV that battles bestsellers such as the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, and Hyundai Tucson. Is the 2023 Ford Escape a good SUV? It’s a strong choice, easily earning a TCC Rating of 6.3 out of 10 thanks to top safety scores, good road...
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2023 Toyota 86

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 15:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota GR86? What does it compare to? Developed in concert with Subaru, the GR86 is a rear-wheel-drive sports car with a gutsy—but not especially powerful—4-cylinder engine and a choice between manual and automatic transmissions. Shop it against the near-twin Subaru BRZ plus the Mazda MX-5 Miata. Is the...
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2023 Audi Q3

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:28
What kind of car is the 2023 Audi Q3? What does it compare to? The smallest of Audi’s crossover SUVs, the Q3 seats five and powers along with a turbo-4 and standard all-wheel drive. Rivals include the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, BMW X1, and the Volvo XC40. Is the 2023 Audi Q3 a good car? It earns a TCC Rating of 5.8 out of 10, with fuel economy...
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2023 Lexus RC

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 14:30
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Lexus RC? What does it compare to? The 2023 Lexus RC is a coupe with rear- or all-wheel drive and the option to add considerable underhood muscle. Shop it against the BMW 4-Series and Audi A5. Is the 2023 Lexus RC a good car? The RC is a sharp-handling car with a comfortable ride. Step up to RC 350 and especially...
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2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:25
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class? What does it compare to? A rugged off-roader with a plush cabin and gobs of tech, the G-Class compares well with the Range Rover and the Lexus LX. Is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class a good SUV? Far from rational purchases, the mega-costly G550 and G63 lavish occupants with an upscale interior...
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Volvo fixes recall of 2023 models with over-the-air update

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 17:02
In a sign of the times, Volvo will fix a braking error across its 2023 model lineup with an over-the-air software update, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. In certain new Volvo vehicles, an error in the brake control module can shut down the antilock braking system, and stability and traction control systems. Volvo assured the NHTSA and owners that in...
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2023 Toyota Corolla

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 13:30
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota Corolla? What does it compare to? The 2023 Toyota Corolla is a compact sedan or hatchback, 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 other compacts in a small but strong...
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2023 Audi E-Tron GT

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Audi E-Tron GT? What does it compare to? The 2023 Audi E-Tron GT is a beautiful EV that does double- and triple-duty as a performance car and as a grand tourer. It faces off against a range of luxury EVs such as the Tesla Model S, Porsche Taycan, and BMW i4. Is the 2023 Audi E-Tron GT a good car? Yes. The 2023...
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2023 Mercedes S-Class, Jeep Cherokee span this week's new car reviews

The Car Connection News Feed - Sun, 01/22/2023 - 13:00
We've nearly wrapped up coverage of 260 models for the 2023 model year, and the luxury class gets the last word this week. Sedans and SUVs from Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Tesla top the charts this week, while the soon-to-be-discontinued Jeep Cherokee trails the rear. 2023 Tesla Model S review Tesla lets you skip the yoke in the 2023 Model S...
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2023 Tesla Model X

The Car Connection News Feed - Sun, 01/22/2023 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Tesla Model X? What does it compare to? The Model X is the largest vehicle from Tesla, at least up until the Cybertruck ever shows up. With three rows and unique, wide-opening falcon-wing doors, the electric Model X can accommodate up to seven. Alternatives include the BMW iX, Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, Audi Q8 E-Tron...
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2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale plug-in hybrid stands alone at $44,590

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 01/20/2023 - 17:10
The 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale small crossover will arrive with a $44,590 starting price, the Italian brand announced this week. The new entry-level model will bring the boutique brand's lineup to three models, and is meant to support the low-selling but enchanting performance variants of the Giulia sedan and the Stelvio compact crossover. Sharing a...
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2023 BMW X1

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 01/20/2023 - 13:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 BMW X1? What does it compare to? BMW’s entry-level compact SUV, the X1 has seating for five and a perky turbo-4, as well as all-wheel drive. It takes on the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLA- and GLB-Class, the Audi Q3, and the Volvo XC40. Is the 2023 BMW X1 a good car/SUV? It’s a fine entry luxury choice...
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2023 Tesla Model S

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 01/20/2023 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Tesla Model S? What does it compare to? The Tesla Model S is an electric hatchback offering a spacious interior plus some of the quickest acceleration times of any vehicle. It competes with a growing group of electric luxury cars including the BMW i7, Mercedes-Benz EQS, Lucid Air, and Audi E-Tron GT. Is the 2023...
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2023 BMW X6

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2023 - 13:00
What kind of car is the 2023 BMW X6? What does it compare to? The 2023 BMW X6 is nearly identical to the X5 mid-size luxury SUV, though it stands out thanks to its a fastback-style roofline. The X6 is pretty, it’s expensive, and it’s a pretty expensive contender in a competitive segment that includes the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class...
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2023 BMW 8-Series

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2023 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 BMW 8-Series? What does it compare to? Part luxury car, part sports car, the 2023 BMW 8-Series is available as a slick coupe, convertible, or Gran Coupe sedan. It’s a challenger to the Audi RS7, Porsche 911, Lexus LC, and Mercedes S-Class and AMG GT 4-Door Coupe. Is the 2023 BMW 8-Series a good car? Yes...
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