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  • 2019 Kia Sedona

    The 2019 Kia Sedona minivan returns for the new model year with some changes visible to the naked eye, and some invisible.  For 2019 the Sedona gets a new grille, headlights...

  • 2019 Kia Sorento

    The Kia Sorento three-row crossover gets significant changes for 2019. Its optional turbo-4 engine has been discontinued, while a new 8-speed automatic now comes with the V-6. Kia has made changes...

  • 2019 Kia Soul

    The boxy Kia Soul hatchback is in the fifth year of its second generation. There are only minor changes for 2019, in advance of a new version coming for 2020.  The...

  • 2019 Kia Sportage

    The popular Kia Sportage crossover stands out for its swoopy lines and its excellent warranty. Unchanged for 2019, it comes as standard front-wheel drive with available all-wheel drive, and with a...

  • 2019 Kia Stinger

    The 2019 Kia Stinger is an ambitious five-door hatchback, one that takes on luxury European cars with its teardrop shape and its lavish cockpit. With its most powerful engine, a twin-turbo...

  • 2019 Jeep Renegade

    More than most compact crossover SUVs, the 2019 Jeep Renegade looks like it can hardly wait to hit the off-road trails. Chunky details, a friendly face, and an unrepentant boxy profile...

  • 2019 Jeep Compass

    Redesigned as a 2019 model, the compact Jeep Compass crossover SUV doesn’t veer far from Jeep’s off-road reputation—but rather than go full-bore, it leans more toward the practical and the useful. ...

  • 2019 Hyundai Veloster

    The 2019 Hyundai Veloster is no sporty-hatch carbon copy. Unlike any compact car on the road, the asymmetrical Veloster boasts two doors on the passenger side, but only the front door...

  • 2019 Hyundai Tucson

    The 2019 Hyundai Tucson slips into the crossover-SUV mainstream with good looks and features. It once was Hyundai’s smallest SUV, but those duties have since fallen to the Kona, and next...

  • 2019 Hyundai Sonata

    The 2019 Hyundai Sonata serves as the automaker’s mid-size family sedan. It’s now in its seventh generation and to some eyes, it’s the best Sonata yet played. Restyling during the 2018...

  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

    The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe has a familiar name, one that’s been applied to a brace of Hyundai crossovers. This is now the South Korean company’s mid-size, five-passenger SUV, flanked by...

  • 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

    With its new Kona Electric, Hyundai is ready to take advantage of the expanding interest in electric cars. Closely connected to the company’s gas-powered Kona compact crossover SUV, the full-electric hatchback...

  • 2019 Hyundai Ioniq

    Unlike some electric and hybrid vehicles, the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq focuses more on affordability than luxury. Introduced for the 2017 model year, the Ioniq comes in three distinct forms: Hybrid, Plug-in...

  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra

    Positioned between the small Accent and mid-size Sonata, the compact 2019 Hyundai Elantra comes in both sedan and less-popular GT hatchback form.  For the new model year, the Elantra sedan receives...

  • 2019 Hyundai Accent

    The 2019 Hyundai Accent carries over into the new model year as the automaker’s value leader. For the new model year, the Accent sedan gets several new standard features. SE models...

  • 2019 Acura NSX

    Some folks call it sexy. Others deem it stimulating. However it’s described, the 2019 Acura NSX is a supercar with a difference—one that goes beyond stunning looks and technological excellence. It’s...

  • 2019 Acura ILX

    The 2019 Acura ILX traces its ancestry to the Honda Civic of the recent past, but this year it receives a round of updates that give it a more contemporary feel....

  • 2019 Buick Regal

    The 2019 Buick Regal has left its sedan past behind. The current Regal comes in hatchback and wagon guise, and delivers either with confident road manners and satisfying handling. A new...

  • 2019 Buick LaCrosse

    The 2019 Buick LaCrosse represents the end of an era. Quiet and comfortable, the 2019 LaCrosse will be the last of Buick’s big sedans, at least for now, as the brand...

  • 2019 Buick Envision

    The 2019 Buick Envision stands apart from the compact competition in one particular way. It’s the first crossover SUV that wears an American badge, but is manufactured in China. The five-passenger...

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