Cars and Me

The grille, front bumper, and headlights are newly designed on the 2020 Honda CR-V.

2020 Honda CR-V has styling updates and equipment add-ons

The entry-level LX model joins the other trims with a standard turbo engine and driver-assist technology.


The 2020 Lexus LS 500 luxury sedan has a long, low, and streamlined profile. (Manufacturer photo)

2020 Lexus LS 500 sedan is transport fit for the G.O.A.T.

The luxury brand’s flagship has interior space and advanced technology suitable for chauffeuring.


The 2020 Nissan Kicks compact SUV has seating for five passengers. (Manufacturer photo)

2020 Nissan Kicks comes to the rescue during hard times

Even in a downturn, people need cars. This compact SUV is inexpensive and gets great fuel economy.


Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 compact SUV is transformed for 2021

There’s a new 221-horsepower turbo engine, 8-speed automatic transmission, and a much roomier cabin.

2020 Jeep Renegade adds more features for lower trim levels

All models have a new telematics unit, and a 9-speaker Kenwood premium audio system is available.

New 2020 Encore GX compact enhances the Buick SUV menu

Larger than the Encore, smaller than the Enclave, this stylish recent arrival fills a size niche.

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback is a head-turner with turbo power

A six-speed manual transmission option is now available on both Sport and Sport Touring models.

New TRD trim brings sweet sound to 2020 Toyota Avalon group

Mechanicals from Toyota Racing Development enhance the performance of the company’s flagship sedan.

2020 Venue subcompact is Hyundai’s latest most-affordable SUV

Fuel efficiency, maneuverability, and a roomy cabin make this all-new entry an effective runabout.

2020 CX-30 subcompact SUV is true to Mazda form: fun driving

Handling characteristics of this all-new model are devised for recreation as well as transportation.

2020 Cadillac CT4 has elegant looks, animated performance

This luxury compact sedan is all new, and it offers a choice between two turbocharged engines.

2021 Kia Seltos has right balance between flair and sportiness

This all-new model is Kia’s latest entry in the sought-after compact crossover SUV market.

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe is steeped in technology

The new MBUX infotainment system with voice activation could be its most endearing feature.

2020 Nissan Armada has V8 power with a gentle, quiet ride

There’s a new Wheel Package this year featuring 14-spoke wheels wrapped with all-season tires.

2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel: Don’t call it an SUV

The new engine produces 442 lb-ft of torque. Its partner is an eight-speed automatic transmission.

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road gives lineup extra trail cred

The newest model to join Toyota’s compact SUV family builds on the existing RAV4 Adventure model.

2020 Hyundai Kona has sporty driving, attractive pricing

The mid-range model of this five-passenger subcompact SUV gets additional standard features this year.

2020 Honda Ridgeline midsize pickup truck is a party animal

It has a cab and an open bed, but the Ridgeline was built for comfort and fun, not heavy towing.

2020 Lexus ES 300h is heavy on luxury, light on fuel consumption

A nearly soundproof passenger cabin is ideal for the 17-speaker Mark Levinson premium audio system.

2020 Nissan Altima is quiet, comfortable, and fuel efficient

One year after a complete redesign, more safety features have been added to lower-cost models in lineup.