Mary Lowry

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)
The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV has seating for seven to nine passengers, depending on individual model configuration. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Chevrolet Tahoe expands after a full redesign last year

The popular full-size SUV, enlarged for 2021, now makes special features available on more models.

The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV has seating for seven to nine passengers, depending on individual model configuration. (Manufacturer photo)
High ground clearance, Yokohama Geolandar tires, and a new ladder-type roof rail are just a few of the adventure cues on the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness. (Manufacturer photo)

New 2022 Wilderness model is Subaru Forester’s most capable

This is Subaru’s second Wilderness, following in the all-terrain tire tracks of the Outback Wilderness.

High ground clearance, Yokohama Geolandar tires, and a new ladder-type roof rail are just a few of the adventure cues on the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness. (Manufacturer photo)
Sleek styling sends a visual message that the 2022 Kia K5 mid-size sedan is ready for action. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Kia K5 GT-Line sedan lives up to the sporty new name

Sharp styling, attractive pricing and all-wheel drive boost the latest version of a familiar mid-sizer.

Sleek styling sends a visual message that the 2022 Kia K5 mid-size sedan is ready for action. (Manufacturer photo)
Nissan’s signature V-motion grille dominates the 2022 Pathfinder’s front. Look closely and you’ll see three slots at the top, a tribute to the original 1986 Pathfinder. (Manufacturer photo)

Nissan Pathfinder comes full circle with all-new 2022 version

The three-row mid-size SUV gains modern amenities but returns to the rugged impression of the original.

Nissan’s signature V-motion grille dominates the 2022 Pathfinder’s front. Look closely and you’ll see three slots at the top, a tribute to the original 1986 Pathfinder. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Lexus RX 450h is a premium mid-size hybrid SUV. The model shown here has an optional F Sport appearance package that includes 20-inch wheels. (Manufacturer photo)

Lexus RX 450h tradition is comfort, quality, fuel efficiency

The premium mid-size hybrid has new paint colors for 2022, and fog lights are now a standalone option.

The 2022 Lexus RX 450h is a premium mid-size hybrid SUV. The model shown here has an optional F Sport appearance package that includes 20-inch wheels. (Manufacturer photo)
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has seating for five passengers. The rear cargo area looks cavernous for a compact SUV. (Manufacturer photo)

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid aces the critical driveway challenge

The perennially best-selling RAV4 compact SUV proves a stroke of luck substitute in extreme weather.

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has seating for five passengers. The rear cargo area looks cavernous for a compact SUV. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Genesis GV70 exhibits a sporty image with its crest grille positioned below the headlamps and a skid plate beneath the bumper. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Genesis GV70 is an SUV alternative to G70 sports sedan

The new luxury compact seats five with 28.9 cubic feet of cargo space to spare.

The 2022 Genesis GV70 exhibits a sporty image with its crest grille positioned below the headlamps and a skid plate beneath the bumper. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback provides 24.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback is a stunner, just like the sedan

Both versions are sleek and sporty, but only the hatchback offers the choice of a manual gearbox.

The 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback provides 24.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz standout front end has lights integrated into the grille in a wing shape. (Manufacturer photo)

Brand new 2022 Santa Cruz: Hyundai’s first pickup, or naw?

It’s complicated. But whatever, this latest entry from Hyundai has a lot to offer.

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz standout front end has lights integrated into the grille in a wing shape. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Infiniti QX60 is available in four trim levels, all with standard front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. (Manufacturer photo)

Infiniti QX60 midsize SUV is all new and deluxe for 2022

An extra dash of exterior drama, upgraded interior, and new Autograph model keep QX60 in the running.

The 2022 Infiniti QX60 is available in four trim levels, all with standard front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Mini Cooper is available in two-door or four-door hardtop models. A two-door soft-top convertible model is also offered. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Mini Cooper reinforces the brand’s reputation for fun

An exterior freshening, new 8.8-inch touchscreen and value-driven Oxford Edition model are highlights.

The 2022 Mini Cooper is available in two-door or four-door hardtop models. A two-door soft-top convertible model is also offered. (Manufacturer photo)
Black body cladding and a radiator grille give the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 All-Terrain a look similar to an SUV. (Manufacturer photo)

Mercedes-Benz E 450 All-Terrain has a nostalgic third row

Modern features of the new wagon include a hybridized powertrain and the latest version of MBUX.

Black body cladding and a radiator grille give the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 All-Terrain a look similar to an SUV. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2022 Infiniti QX55 turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers 268 horsepower and a 25 mpg rating for combined fuel economy. (Manufacturer photo)

Infiniti’s new QX55 compact SUV doubles as a fastback coupe

Reminiscent of the brand’s RX model from nearly 20 years ago, it’s a sporty looker with practical purpose.

The 2022 Infiniti QX55 turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers 268 horsepower and a 25 mpg rating for combined fuel economy. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata is available as a soft-top convertible or the power-folding hard-top model shown here. (Manufacturer photo)

Mazda MX-5 Miata’s appeal is in the styling and shifting

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are newly standard for 2021, and wireless CarPlay is now available.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata is available as a soft-top convertible or the power-folding hard-top model shown here. (Manufacturer photo)