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The F Sport package adds bold exterior styling cues and 19-inch dark metallic alloy wheels to the 2021 Lexus IS 350. (Manufacturer photo)

Sharp styling, driving dynamics distinguish 2021 Lexus IS

Three engine choices and all-wheel drive availability make this luxury compact sedan an appealing option.

The F Sport package adds bold exterior styling cues and 19-inch dark metallic alloy wheels to the 2021 Lexus IS 350. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2020 Land Rover Defender is available in two-door and four-door versions. The two-door 90 model is shown here.  (Land Rover) 20210208

Land Rover’s legendary Defender is reborn, with amenities

The rugged SUV’s capabilities are still intact, but new architecture gives it better road manners.

The 2020 Land Rover Defender is available in two-door and four-door versions. The two-door 90 model is shown here.  (Land Rover) 20210208
The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport has dual-function X-Mode with hill descent control and settings for snow, dirt, and deep snow. (Manufacturer photo)

Subaru Crosstrek gets a boost for 2021 with a new Sport model

The latest addition has a 2.5-liter engine increasing horsepower by 30 and torque by 31 pound-feet.

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport has dual-function X-Mode with hill descent control and settings for snow, dirt, and deep snow. (Manufacturer photo)
For 2021 the Jeep Gladiator pickup now has an optional 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6 engine. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Jeep Gladiator: What’s not to love?

The impression may be biased, but it comes from the heart.

For 2021 the Jeep Gladiator pickup now has an optional 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6 engine. (Manufacturer photo)
The Infiniti QX50 luxury compact SUV is updated with additional standard features for 2021. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Infiniti QX50 is updated with additional standard features

All versions of the luxury compact SUV now come with a Wi-Fi hotspot and rear seat side-impact airbags.

The Infiniti QX50 luxury compact SUV is updated with additional standard features for 2021. (Manufacturer photo)
GMC Yukon Denali’s trademark chrome grille is bigger and more detailed on the all-new 2021 model. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 GMC Yukon Denali full-size SUV lives up to its namesake

All-new version is larger, has a new turbo-diesel option, and a rugged AT4 model has been added.

GMC Yukon Denali’s trademark chrome grille is bigger and more detailed on the all-new 2021 model. (Manufacturer photo)
The Genesis brand’s “athletic elegance” design language is applied to an SUV for the first time in the 2021 GV80. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Genesis GV80 is the brand’s first sport utility vehicle

Great design, comfort, and serenity take center stage in this completely new luxury midsize SUV.

The Genesis brand’s “athletic elegance” design language is applied to an SUV for the first time in the 2021 GV80. (Manufacturer photo)
An expansive hood, tapered roofline, and sharp angles are focal points of the 2021 Acura TLX. The A-Spec version is shown here. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Acura TLX premium midsize sports sedan is a beauty

The luxury brand’s top seller is completely redesigned and has a new, more powerful turbo engine.

An expansive hood, tapered roofline, and sharp angles are focal points of the 2021 Acura TLX. The A-Spec version is shown here. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2020 Toyota Camry offers a choice between a four-cylinder or V6 engine. (Manufacturer photo)

2020 Toyota Camry roster has a TRD version and all-wheel drive

The midsize sedan’s new lineup ranges from racy to rain-worthy models and everything in between.

The 2020 Toyota Camry offers a choice between a four-cylinder or V6 engine. (Manufacturer photo)
A cross-hole grille with active air flaps and a bottom lip distinguish the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid from the conventional Sonata. (Manufacturer photo)

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid delivers up to 54 mpg on highway

A solar roof panel on this midsize sedan can increase the driving range by about 2 miles per day.

A cross-hole grille with active air flaps and a bottom lip distinguish the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid from the conventional Sonata. (Manufacturer photo)
The Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV is completely redesigned for 2021. The High Country model is shown here.

All new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV is a huge but gentle beast

A different chassis and independent rear suspension tame the ride and allow for lots more room inside.

The Chevrolet Tahoe full-size SUV is completely redesigned for 2021. The High Country model is shown here.
Nissan’s floating roof and V-motion grille design elements enhance the all-new 2021 Rogue. (Nissan) 20201130

Redesign for 2021 means a more sophisticated Nissan Rogue

The compact SUV, Nissan’s best seller, gets a power boost, improved ride and handling, and more tech.

Nissan’s floating roof and V-motion grille design elements enhance the all-new 2021 Rogue. (Nissan) 20201130
Design elements of the M235i Gran Coupe include angled headlights, four-eyed halo daytime running lights, and BMW’s traditional kidney grille. (Manufacturer photo)

BMW’s compact 2 Series Gran Coupe is all new to the 2020 lineup

A turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive, and 8-speed automatic transmission are standard on both versions.

Design elements of the M235i Gran Coupe include angled headlights, four-eyed halo daytime running lights, and BMW’s traditional kidney grille. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S SUV is rocketed by a twin-turbo V8 engine. (Manufacturer photo)

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S SUV is a monster, in a good way

Otherworldly performance meets practicality in this new creation from the high-performance brand.

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S SUV is rocketed by a twin-turbo V8 engine. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2021 Lexus RX 350 luxury midsize SUV is available with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. (Manufacturer photo)

Lexus RX 350 luxury SUV gains new standard features for 2021

Wireless charging and a blind spot monitoring system with rear cross traffic alert are included.

The 2021 Lexus RX 350 luxury midsize SUV is available with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. (Manufacturer photo)
The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid compact sedan has the same hybrid powertrain used in the Prius hybrid hatchback. (Manufacturer photo)

Decades of Toyota success are combined in new Corolla Hybrid

The brand’s legendary best-selling compact car now sports the powertrain of its most fuel-efficient.

The 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid compact sedan has the same hybrid powertrain used in the Prius hybrid hatchback. (Manufacturer photo)
There are three variants of the Hyundai Ioniq: all-electric (EV), hybrid, and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). (Manufacturer photo)

Eco-friendly Hyundai Ioniq hatchback is freshened for 2020

A new Ioniq sub-brand of Hyundai will have a full line of battery electric vehicles starting in 2021.

There are three variants of the Hyundai Ioniq: all-electric (EV), hybrid, and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). (Manufacturer photo)
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 grille, front bumper, and headlights are newly designed on the 2020 Honda CR-V.
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 Lexus LS 500 luxury sedan has a long, low, and streamlined profile. (Manufacturer photo)
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.

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