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  • 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...

  • 2018 Honda Clarity

    Electricity is the prime propulsion factor in Honda’s trio of green, midsize Clarity sedans. A different powertrain goes into each version: Plug-In Hybrid, battery-powered Electric, and a Fuel Cell model that...

  • 2018 Fiat 500

    The Fiat 500 offers character in place of spaciousness, Italian charm in place of performance. Under the hood, though, the new turbocharged base engine delivers 33 percent more horsepower than its...

  • 2018 Chevrolet Silverado HD

    The Chevrolet Silverado HD heavy-duty pickups come in a broad choice of configurations and trim levels, in 2500 (so-called three-quarter ton) and 3500 (one-ton) versions, the latter with single or dual...

  • 2018 GMC Sierra

    The 2018 GMC Sierra is in the fifth year of its third generation. Redesigned for 2014, Sierra was restyled again in 2016, and hasn’t changed in the last two years. For...

  • 2018 Toyota Tacoma

    The Toyota Tacoma is an especially rugged and reliable midsize pickup truck, generally regarded as the best in the class for bouncing over boulders. Tacoma TRDs are popular in California for...

  • 2018 Infiniti QX60

    Nissan’s luxury division launched its midsize three-row, seven-passenger premium crossover as a 2014 model. Little has changed for the 2018 model year over last year, except for a newly standard Rear...

  • 2018 Infiniti Q60

    The rear-wheel-drive Infiniti Q60 is a flagship coupe based on the Q50 sedan. It was redesigned for 2017 with sheetmetal that gives it a gorgeous profile. It carried over unchanged for...

  • 2018 Infiniti Q50

    Abundantly equipped and available with a range of powertrains, including the powerful Red Sport version, the Infiniti Q50 sedan has been the most popular model from Nissan’s luxury division. Launched for...

  • 2018 BMW X3

    The BMW X3 compact crossover has been redesigned for the 2018 model year. First launched as a 2004 model and now in its third generation, the X3 is one of six...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Pace

    The Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV was introduced as a totally new vehicle for 2017 with a 340-horsepower supercharged V6. Within months, Jaguar added a high-mileage 2.0-liter turbodiesel, and six months after...

  • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq

    Hyundai Ioniq is a five-door hatchback that comes three ways: Hybrid, full Electric, and for 2018 a new Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, or PHEV, as they say. The Hybrid and Electric...

  • 2018 Hyundai Sonata

    After its redesign for 2015, Hyundai’s midsize family sedan faced some criticism for lack of passion and distinction in its design. For the 2018 model year, the Sonata gets a fresh...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type

    The 2018 Jaguar F-Type line was expanded with additional powertrain choices, and the styling was revised with four distinct front bumpers to distinguish models. For 2018, F-Type is available with six...

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