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2023 Toyota Sequoia preview

6 hours 7 min ago
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota Sequoia? What does it compare to? The 2023 Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV that shares its hybrid running gear with the Toyota Tundra. It competes with other large three-row SUVs ranging from the Nissan Armada to the Ford Expedition and Chevy Tahoe. Is the 2023 Toyota Sequoia a good SUV? We haven’t...
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2022 Cadillac CT4

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 13:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Cadillac CT4? What does it compare to? The smaller of the brand’s two sedans, the 2022 Cadillac CT4 takes on compact sport sedans that include the Audi A4, BMW 3-Series, Genesis G70, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Volvo S60. Is the 2022 Cadillac CT4 a good car? Any version of the 2022 CT4 is fun to drive and the...
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Review update: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz packs style and utility in a compact package

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 13:00
The year is 2022 and Hyundai makes a kind of pickup truck. Watch out world, it’s a whole new era. Hyundai’s not looking to take on the Ford F-150 or Chevrolet Silverado. It’s not even aiming for the Ford Ranger or Honda Ridgeline. With the 2022 Santa Cruz, Hyundai’s circled a bullseye around a lifestyle crowd that wants the...
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2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 12:00
What kind of car is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class? What does it compare to? The 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the brand’s flagship luxury car. Its lineup is reduced to just a sedan this year, but it remains the industry standard for luxury and technology. It takes on the likes of the Audi A8, BMW 7-Series, and Lexus LS. Is the 2022...
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2022 BMW X7

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 14:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 BMW X7? What does it compare to? The X7 is BMW’s biggest vehicle, the one with the most seats and a lavish interior on par with the 7-Series sedan. It’s a rival for the Mercedes GLS, Audi Q7, and the Range Rover. Is the 2022 BMW X7 a good SUV? It’s one of the highest-rated gas-powered SUVs, buoyed...
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Ford recalls 200,000 cars for phantom brake lights, rollaway risk

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 14:00
That Ford car braking in southern states might not be braking at all. An issue with the brake pedal has prompted Ford to recall nearly 200,000 cars from the 2014-2015 model years, but only in select states, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The brake pedal bumper stop in affected cars can disintegrate over time in southern coastal states and Hawaii...
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2022 BMW 7-Series

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 13:27
What kind of car is the 2022 BMW 7-Series? What does it compare to? The 7-Series puts five people at total ease in its full-size body, with its full complement of luxury touches and massive doses of horsepower. It’s a rival for the Audi A8, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and the Porsche Panamera. Is the 2022 BMW 7-Series a good car? And how...
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2022 Toyota Mirai

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Toyota Mirai? What does it compare to? The 2022 Toyota Mirai is a large sedan powered by hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The Mirai, which emphasizes a luxurious ride, feels at times like it could wear the Lexus badge, and it goes up to 402 miles on a tank of hydrogen. Availability is limited to where a hydrogen...
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2022 Lexus IS

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Lexus IS? What does it compare to? The Lexus IS is a compact luxury sedan with a decidedly high-performance bent. Shop it against the BMW 3-Series and Cadillac CT4. Is the 2022 Lexus IS a good car? Overall, the IS lineup does a lot of things well—the new IS 500 more so. For most mainstream needs, though...
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2022 Lexus LX 600 and BMW 3-Series top this week's new car reviews

Sat, 01/22/2022 - 12:00
We test drove the redesigned 2022 Lexus LX 600 in the high desert and concluded that it will make a suitable replacement for the Toyota Land Cruiser with its more powerful and more efficient twin-turbo V-6. Other cars that moved our needle to the red were the BMW 3-Series, Acura TLX, and another rooster tail of a spin in the Ford Bronco. 2022...
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2022 Lexus LC

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 13:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Lexus LC? What does it compare to? The 2022 Lexus LC lineup comes in coupe and convertible forms to rival the BMW 8-Series, Mercedes-Benz SL, and Porsche 911, among others. Is the 2022 Lexus LC a good car? The 2022 Lexus LC is a stunning choice with spectacular performance matched by runway style. Only a tight...
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2022 Lexus LX

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Lexus LX? What does it compare to? The redesigned LX 600 is a three-row SUV that can seat five or seven passengers—or just four in the new Ultra Luxury grade. It competes with everything from the Infiniti QX80 to the Jeep Grand Wagoneer and BMW X7. Is the 2022 Lexus LX a good SUV? The full-size SUV gets...
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2022 Lexus LS

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Lexus LS? What does it compare to? The 2022 Lexus LS is a full-size sedan available in an optional hybrid configuration. It competes with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7-Series, and Tesla Model S. Is the 2022 Lexus LS a good car? Interest in full-size luxury sedans may be waning, but those who do find themselves...
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2022 BMW X4

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 14:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 BMW X4? What does it compare to? The X4 takes BMW’s U.S.-built X3 and rewraps that crossover SUV with a sleeker roofline. The X4 fights for attention with the X3, of course, but also dukes it out with the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe, the Range Rover Evoque, even the Porsche Macan and Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Is...
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2022 BMW X3

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 13:20
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 BMW X3? What does it compare to? The X3 crossover melds BMW’s handling virtues into a five-seat SUV body. It’s a rival for the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Audi Q5, and Volvo XC60. Is the 2022 BMW X3 a good SUV? It’s a home run, with excellent performance, features, and safety. Based on the most...
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2022 Ford Bronco

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 12:00
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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Hands-free safety? IIHS to assess semi-autonomous driving systems

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 05:01
The IIHS will be the first independent safety agency to test the safety of hands-free driving systems, the insurance-industry funded group announced Thursday. The IIHS said that none of the semi-autonomous systems currently offered by automakers meets the criteria to earn a "Good" rating. The safety group emphasized that there is no such thing as...
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Review update: 2022 Genesis GV70 presents chic design in composed package

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 15:39
Now the establishment should be concerned. Genesis has arrived at the meat of the market: small luxury crossover SUVs, and the upstart brand has brought its A game. With the 2022 Genesis GV70, the luxury division of Hyundai has a bullseye circled around the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercede-Benz GLC-Class, and even the Acura RDX. Genesis did its homework...
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2022 Lexus LX: Same starting price gives way to $128,000 top price

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 16:30
The redesigned 2022 Lexus LX three-row SUV rides on a new platform, uses a new twin-turbo engine, and upgrades to the latest tech and safety systems, yet it costs the same as the outgoing model at $88,245, including a $1,345 destination charge. But two new trims, including an Ultra Luxury grade with reclining, massaging second-row captain's chairs...
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2022 BMW 3-Series

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:00
What kind of car is the 2022 BMW 3-Series? What does it compare to? The 3-Series is BMW’s birthright sport sedan, the alpha and the omega of rear-drive four-doors with enthusiast followings. Square it up against a Mercedes-Benz C-Class or an Audi A4. Is the 2022 BMW 3-Series a good car? With much of its handling luster restored, it earns a...
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