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  • 2019 Jaguar F-Type

    Now in its fifth year, the distinctly Jaguar F-Type has proven itself to be a car with character, a true-blue two-seat sports car, a coupe or convertible contender against the Corvette...

  • 2018 Tesla Model 3

    Not many cars have had as hard a road to traverse getting into the marketplace as Tesla’s Model 3. Developed as a mass-market alternative to the bigger, costly Model S electric...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Beetle

    The revival of the Volkswagen Beetle, now two decades old, appears to be ending. Though never as good in its time period as the original, an icon dating back to 1949,...

  • 2018 Nissan Murano

    The Nissan Murano crossover fits in Nissan’s fleet as bigger than the Pathfinder and smaller than the Armada. Its styling is unique and too bold for comfort, for a lot of...

  • 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport

    The Nissan Rogue Sport is like the Nissan Rogue, which is a good thing, only it’s a foot smaller, and it’s less powerful. Every Sport comes with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder...

  • 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander

    It’s been a while since Mitsubishi had big news, so they are making the most out of the 2018 news, that there is a new plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (perfectly designated...

  • 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

    The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport compact SUV is a smaller and better-looking version of the Outlander. It’s capable, and it costs less than its more stylish rivals, but it’s hard to favorably...

  • 2018 Mazda 6

    The front-wheel-drive Mazda 6 competes in a heavyweight field of midsize sedans, including the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion. Sleek and evocative, it’s the most eye-catching among them, while...

  • 2018 Lincoln MKZ

    The Lincoln MKZ, built on the front-wheel-drive Ford Fusion platform, isn’t the flagship for the marque (that would be the larger Continental); instead, it is sporty, responsive, enthusiastic and entertaining. With...

  • 2018 Lincoln MKX

    For the 2018 model year, the Lincoln MKX changes little aside from newly available paint colors and several additional apps for its Sync 3 infotainment system. Updating for the 2019 model...

  • 2018 Lincoln MKT

    Despite its capability for passenger-hauling, the Lincoln MKT three-row crossover SUV hasn’t made much of an impact since its 2010 debut. Limousine services like it, but retail customers tend to turn...

  • 2018 Lexus IS

    For 2018 the Lexus IS gets a small increase in horsepower, and the model names simplified to IS 300 and IS 350. The Lexus IS might be called a sport compact...

  • 2018 Lexus ES

    The polished, smooth and quiet Lexus ES is a midsize sedan on a full-sized wheelbase, designed that way to be a better family sedan with more room in the rear. For...

  • 2018 Kia Sorento

    Redesigning for the 2016 model year gave Kia’s largest crossover SUV an elegant new look. Though more generic than distinctive in appearance, the reworked Sorento fits in the heart of the...

  • 2018 Kia Optima

    When it was redesigned for 2011, Kia’s midsize Optima established a trend toward sedans that stand out in styling, unlike the often-dowdy four-doors of the past. Reworked again for 2016, the...

  • 2018 Kia Cadenza

    Once known mainly for its small cars, Kia now has a full range of models. The current lineup includes two premium sedans: the front-wheel-drive Cadenza and a bigger, more costly rear-drive...

  • 2018 Kia Sedona

    A competitor in the minivan market since the 1990s, Kia soldiers on with its latest, third-generation Sedona. Last redesigned for the 2015 model year, the Sedona shows no significant change for...

  • 2018 Jaguar XE

    The Jaguar XE is a compact sports sedan challenging the BMW 3 Series. It was all new for 2017, and for 2018 brings a new engine into the lineup, a 2.0-liter...

  • 2018 Genesis G90

    The Genesis G90 luxury sedan, Hyundai’s flagship, was a totally new car for the 2017 model year. It’s bigger than any other Genesis, rear-wheel drive with available all-wheel drive, and has...

  • 2018 Cadillac XT5

    The 2018 Cadillac XT5 carries over virtually unchanged from 2017. XT5 is Cadillac’s entry-level crossover, replacing the SRX model designation after the 2016 model year. Seating five while straddling the line...

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