Mary Lowry

Hyundai developed the 2024 Hyundai Kona platform with an electrified powertrain first. Exterior design of the gas-powered Kona (shown here) reflects the company’s transition toward EVs. (Photo provided by Hyundai)

2024 Hyundai Kona subcompact SUV is a grown-up

The feisty original has developed practicality and sophistication.

 

Army Green is a new paint color for select trims of the 2024 Toyota RAV4 compact SUV. (Photo provided by Toyota)

Toyota RAV4 reaching 30 years on the list of best sellers

The compact crossover was introduced when the term hadn’t been invented yet.

 

The 2024 Kia Sorento has an upright hood and squared off edges, with distinctive daytime running lights. (Photo provided by Kia)

Kia Sorento three-row SUV is revamped for 2024

Styling, infotainment tech and a new rugged-looking trim level boost the midsize SUV’s magnetism.

 

The Solterra is Subaru’s first all-electric compact SUV. (Photo provided by Subaru)

2024 Subaru Solterra is updated with no increase in pricing

Improved charging ability, added EyeSight features and a new steering wheel are among the upgrades.

The Solterra is Subaru’s first all-electric compact SUV. (Photo provided by Subaru)
Maximum towing capacity of the 2024 Toyota Tundra Hybrid is 11,450 pounds, depending on 4x2 or 4x4, trim level, and bed length. The Platinum trim is shown here. (Toyota)

Toyota Tundra Hybrid powertrain overpowers the old V8 and new V6

Updates for the 2024 full-sized pickup include expansion of TRD Off-Road and Nightshade option packages.

Maximum towing capacity of the 2024 Toyota Tundra Hybrid is 11,450 pounds, depending on 4x2 or 4x4, trim level, and bed length. The Platinum trim is shown here. (Toyota)
The 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz XRT has wide fender cladding, a dark chrome grille, and premium LED daytime running lights.

2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz is two vehicles in one

The half SUV, half pickup has a new XRT variant in place of the previous SEL Premium.

The 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz XRT has wide fender cladding, a dark chrome grille, and premium LED daytime running lights.
(Photo provided by Lexus)

2024 Lexus TX brings three-row seating back to the SUV lineup

The new luxury SUV is available in three versions, including two with hybrid powertrains.

(Photo provided by Lexus)
The Ford Maverick has seating for five passengers. Its cargo bed is 4.5 feet long. (Photo provided by Ford)

2024 Ford Maverick compact pickup undergoes a switch

The previous standard engine is now optional. The previous optional engine is now standard.

The Ford Maverick has seating for five passengers. Its cargo bed is 4.5 feet long. (Photo provided by Ford)
The 2024 Kia Telluride midsize SUV is available in 10 trim levels, all sporting the same V6 engine. (Photo provided by Kia)

2024 Kia Telluride makes every drive a pleasure

The midsize SUV has more going for it than many others in its class.

The 2024 Kia Telluride midsize SUV is available in 10 trim levels, all sporting the same V6 engine. (Photo provided by Kia)
The 2024 Subaru WRX is equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine generating 271 horsepower. (Photo provided by Subaru)

2024 Subaru WRX lineup adds a new TR model

The TR trim performs like the other WRX models, only better.

The 2024 Subaru WRX is equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine generating 271 horsepower. (Photo provided by Subaru)
The 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T hybrid’s face has the twin red lines signifying the brand’s focus on performance. (Dodge)

2024 Hornet R/T is first electrified performance vehicle from Dodge

The all-new compact SUV travels 32 miles on pure electric power, and up to 360 miles in hybrid mode.

The 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T hybrid’s face has the twin red lines signifying the brand’s focus on performance. (Dodge)
The 2024 Kia EV9 electric SUV has room for up to six or seven passengers, depending on seat configuration. (Photo provided by Kia)

Kia’s all-new EV9 electric SUV occupies rarified air

Roomy three-row electric SUVs priced below 60 grand are scarce.

The 2024 Kia EV9 electric SUV has room for up to six or seven passengers, depending on seat configuration. (Photo provided by Kia)
The 2024 Volvo C40 Recharge Single Motor is the new entry-level model in the lineup previously featuring only Twin Motor versions. (Volvo)

2024 Volvo C40 Recharge lineup adds a new Single Motor model

The latest family member has rear-wheel drive and a range of up to 297 miles.

The 2024 Volvo C40 Recharge Single Motor is the new entry-level model in the lineup previously featuring only Twin Motor versions. (Volvo)
The 2024 Mazda3 hatchback. (Mazda)

2024 Mazda3 adds a Carbon Turbo trim and more safety features

The charismatic compact is available as a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback.

The 2024 Mazda3 hatchback. (Mazda)
The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas includes new wheel designs for all trim levels. (Volkswagen)

Volkswagen Atlas more handsome than ever for 2024

The mid-size SUV also has a new engine and an increase in the number of standard features.

The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas includes new wheel designs for all trim levels. (Volkswagen)
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson cargo area is one of the largest among compact SUVs. (Hyundai)

2024 Hyundai Tucson compact SUV is big on standard features

The Hyundai Tucson is one of the best-looking members of the densely populated compact SUV market, and can also lay claim to one of the… Continue reading

The 2024 Hyundai Tucson cargo area is one of the largest among compact SUVs. (Hyundai)
The Subaru Ascent midsize SUV has seating for seven or eight passengers, depending on trim level. (Subaru)

2024 Subaru Ascent right at home in the Pacific Northwest

The Ascent midsize SUV stands as Subaru’s largest model, featuring three rows of seats accommodating seven or eight passengers, contingent on the chosen trim level.

The Subaru Ascent midsize SUV has seating for seven or eight passengers, depending on trim level. (Subaru)
The 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLS 580 is powered by a twin-turbo 510-horsepower V8 engine. (Photo provided by Mercedes-Benz)

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLS 580 provides power-outage backup

This big SUV can wear different hats, depending on circumstances.

The 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLS 580 is powered by a twin-turbo 510-horsepower V8 engine. (Photo provided by Mercedes-Benz)
The plug-in hybrid 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale premium compact SUV has seating for five.

2024 Tonale is Alfa Romeo’s first small SUV and plug-in hybrid

The premium compact offers 285 total horsepower, a six-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive.

The plug-in hybrid 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale premium compact SUV has seating for five.
The 2024 Toyota Prius maintains the car’s legendary fuel efficiency, and throws in some great sporty styling and driving dynamics for good measure. (Toyota)

Fully redesigned Toyota Prius has knockout styling, driving dynamics

No worries. The pioneer hybrid is now more fuel-efficient than ever.

The 2024 Toyota Prius maintains the car’s legendary fuel efficiency, and throws in some great sporty styling and driving dynamics for good measure. (Toyota)