Cars and Me

The 2018 Ford Expedition pumps up power and towing capacity

In a major redesign, the fullsize SUV gets an enormous cabin, technology updates and more.

 

Mazda boosts power and quality quotient of Mazda6 for 2018

The midsize sedan’s new Signature trim with a turbo engine treads into premium territory.

 

Kia gets gutsy with the all-new Stinger five-door fastback

Styling and performance matches premium brands, but Stinger’s pricing beats them.

 

2018 Lexus IS 300 is elegantly styled, inside and out

The premium sports sedan is available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, with different engines.

Brand new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback aims to please

Even the base version of this comfortable and fun compact is bedecked with standard features.

Volkswagen Atlas SUV has fullsize function in midsize package

The all-new addition to VW’s lineup offers adult-worthy seating for up to seven passengers.

2019 BMW X4 ‘sports activity coupe’ is sleeker, sportier

The all-new version of the 5-passenger car adds a host of comfort, safety and connectivity features.

2018 Toyota Highlander continues reputation for excellence

Practicality, powerful performance and a sophisticated ride make this midsize SUV shine.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan adds more space, improves gas mileage

The compact SUV is fully redesigned with a third row, but still sports VW quality characteristics.

2019 Honda Insight entices with styling, fuel efficiency

A new version of the hatchback is a radical departure from the original. How radical? It’s a sedan.

Kia Niro plug-in hybrid gives eco-oriented performance

Just like the regular Niro hybrid model, fuel economy ratings for the plug-in are sky-high.

Hyundai Sonata sedan is restyled yet enriched for 2018

Abundant new safety and technology features are standard items at modest prices.

Nissan Armada lives up to its name in power, presence, size

The full-size, eight-passenger SUV has a new Platinum Reserve model for 2018.

Attractive pricing, new features call attention to Fiat 500L

All versions of the four-door hatchback now have the Uconnect system as standard equipment.

Hyundai outdoes itself with the all-new Elantra GT hatchback

Sportiness, European styling and a roomy cabin are highlights of the compact car’s many attributes.

Updated Lexus RX 350 aces an arduous road trip

Four people, 106-degree temps and 1,500 miles? No sweat for this premium midsize SUV.

Subaru goes midsize with the roomy, powerful 2019 Ascent SUV

With seating for eight and a 5,000-pound towing capacity, Ascent gives Subie lovers a new option.

Mazda CX-3 subcompact SUV gets even sportier for 2019

A re-tuned engine and suspension boost the zoom-zoom factor. Electronic parking brake helps, too.

Fuel economy boosted 30 percent in 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid

The blockbuster midsize sedan is also redesigned for a sleeker, sportier look inside and out.

Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid is roomy and fuel efficient

The midsize sedan seats five and delivers a three-digit mpg equivalent.