Mary Lowry

The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge can be plugged in at home, using a 110-volt or 220-volt
outlet. (Volvo)

2022 C40 Recharge represents several firsts for Volvo

Based on the XC40 compact SUV, it’s exclusively all-electric and has a 226-mile driving range.

 

A three-dimensional wing-shaped front bumper is a distinctive feature of the 2022 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD Sport model. (Manufacturer photo)

Genesis spiffs up G80 sedan with new Sport models for 2022

Exclusive embellishments inside and out, plus rear-wheel steering and sport-tuned suspension do the trick.

 

Sheet-metal creases and strong angles give the 2022 Toyota Sienna minivan a sharp, stylish appearance. (Toyota) 20220613

2022 Toyota Sienna XSE stands the test for good behavior

On the freeway, around town, at the pump or a family graduation, this hybrid minivan scores high.

 

BMW’s kidney grille is present on the 2022 iX xDrive50, but it’s completely blocked off. (Manufacturer photo)

BMW’s iX xDrive50 is the brand’s first all-electric SUV

A profusion of advanced technology and gorgeous design elements are contained in this new flagship.

BMW’s kidney grille is present on the 2022 iX xDrive50, but it’s completely blocked off. (Manufacturer photo)
The new 2022 Chevrolet Equinox RS model has dark 19-inch wheels, a black grille, black roof rails, and black exterior badging. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Chevrolet Equinox drops previous L model, adds new RS

The popular compact SUV has refreshed styling, and wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard.

The new 2022 Chevrolet Equinox RS model has dark 19-inch wheels, a black grille, black roof rails, and black exterior badging. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid has three rows of seats, including middle-row captain’s chairs, for a total capacity of six passengers. (Manufacturer photo)

Kia Sorento Hybrid SUV adds appealing new features for 2022

The compact crossover is now available with all-wheel drive, and there’s a new plug-in hybrid model.

The 2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid has three rows of seats, including middle-row captain’s chairs, for a total capacity of six passengers. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory has seating for seven. Heated outboard second-row seats and power-return third-row seats are standard equipment. (Manufacturer photo)

Infiniti QX60 Sensory model doesn’t play second fiddle

The new Autograph version tops the 2022 lineup, but this previous headliner holds its own.

The 2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory has seating for seven. Heated outboard second-row seats and power-return third-row seats are standard equipment. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Mazda CX-30 has seating for five. Cargo area capacity is 20.2 cubic feet when rear seats are in upright position. (Manufacturer photo)

Mazda makes all-wheel drive standard on every 2022 CX-30

The subcompact’s lineup also adds a Carbon Edition model, with an exclusive paint color and red seats.

The 2022 Mazda CX-30 has seating for five. Cargo area capacity is 20.2 cubic feet when rear seats are in upright position. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Honda Civic Si high-performance model delivers loads of driving fun without requiring a huge outlay. (Manufacturer photo)

High-performance Si model joins new 2022 Honda Civic lineup

Enthusiast oriented Si is the trim of choice for drivers seeking more fun without straining the budget.

The 2022 Honda Civic Si high-performance model delivers loads of driving fun without requiring a huge outlay. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Lexus ES 300h has seating for five passengers and a trunk stowage capacity of 13.9 cubic feet. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Lexus ES 300h F Sport delivers enthusiast highlights

Sport features are combined with this hybrid midsize sedan’s existing luxury and fuel efficiency.

The 2022 Lexus ES 300h has seating for five passengers and a trunk stowage capacity of 13.9 cubic feet. (Manufacturer photo)
A heritage-inspired grille with the word Toyota in big bronze lettering is a distinguishing feature of the 2022 Tacoma SR5 Trail Edition model. (Manufacturer photo)

Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup continues its reign at the top

For 2022, Trail Edition and TRD Pro models are better in rough terrain, and there’s flashy new paint.

A heritage-inspired grille with the word Toyota in big bronze lettering is a distinguishing feature of the 2022 Tacoma SR5 Trail Edition model. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Hyundai Kona subcompact SUV’s design revisions are most prominent in the front end. (Manufacturer photo)

Hyundai Kona’s sportiness and good value intensified for 2022

The latest update includes design revisions, more safety features, and two new models: N Line and Kona N.

The 2022 Hyundai Kona subcompact SUV’s design revisions are most prominent in the front end. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 BMW X3 has seating for five passengers. Its cargo area measures 28.7 cubic feet when rear seats are occupied. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 BMW X3 M40i luxury compact SUV radiates high quality

Styling tweaks, infotainment upgrades, a mild-hybrid system, and more safety tech are new this year.

The 2022 BMW X3 has seating for five passengers. Its cargo area measures 28.7 cubic feet when rear seats are occupied. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Subaru WRX has a widened hexagonal grille, compact LED headlights, and a broad hood scoop. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Subaru WRX is a major redesign of the hot compact

The brand’s signature all-wheel drive and boxer engine remain constant in this fifth-generation version.

The 2022 Subaru WRX has a widened hexagonal grille, compact LED headlights, and a broad hood scoop. (Manufacturer photo)
A large logo up front helps identify the unorthodox AMG GLB 35 compact SUV as a Mercedes. (Manufacturer photo)

Mercedes gives GLB-Class a booster shot from the AMG division

The Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 offers raciness along with SUV usefulness, including a third-row option.

A large logo up front helps identify the unorthodox AMG GLB 35 compact SUV as a Mercedes. (Manufacturer photo)
Infiniti’s double-arch grille and “human-eye” headlights create an impressive face for the 2022 QX50. (Manufacturer photo)

Infiniti spreads drive-assist tech across all 2022 QX50 models

The brand’s ProPilot suite of advanced safety features is now standard equipment for the compact SUV.

Infiniti’s double-arch grille and “human-eye” headlights create an impressive face for the 2022 QX50. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Toyota GR86 has a G-mesh-shaped matrix grille and functional molding on the front bumper. (Toyota) 20220307

Toyota’s 86 coupe returns for 2022 with new engine, new name

Horsepower, torque and technology get a big boost but the bottom line stays well below 30 grand.

The 2022 Toyota GR86 has a G-mesh-shaped matrix grille and functional molding on the front bumper. (Toyota) 20220307
The 2022 Lexus NX 250 seats five, and offers more room for front passengers than the previous version. (Manufacturer photo)

Lexus goes all out on the all-new 2022 NX luxury compact SUV

Interior features include a new state-of-the-art infotainment system and several clever touches.

The 2022 Lexus NX 250 seats five, and offers more room for front passengers than the previous version. (Manufacturer photo)
The sleek 2022 Mazda3 sedan is a sensuous counterpart to the hatchback version. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Mazda3 sedan is generous with standard features and fun

The Carbon Edition model available on other select Mazda vehicles joins the compact 3 lineup.

The sleek 2022 Mazda3 sedan is a sensuous counterpart to the hatchback version. (Manufacturer photo)
A brazen face distinguishes the 2022 Hyundai Sonata mid-size sedan. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Hyundai Sonata delivers lots of bang for the buck

The family mid-size sedan adds fresh air to a car market segment challenged by crossovers and wagons.

A brazen face distinguishes the 2022 Hyundai Sonata mid-size sedan. (Manufacturer photo)