Best-Selling Cars Less Than $25,000

Best-Selling Cars Less Than $25,000 Overall auto sales for calendar 2020 are down in the U.S. due to COVID-19, although some models continue to post positive numbers. Here we take a look at the more attainable models — the best-selling cars in America with starting prices below $25,000. Some manufacturers no longer report monthly sales…

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2020 Buick Encore GX Essence FWD Test Drive

“2020 Buick Encore GX Essence FWD” All-New Model Expands Brand’s SUV Family OVERVIEW Buick’s all-new GX model lineup’s purpose is to bolster Buick’s position in what is possibly the most popular SUV vehicle segment in today’s marketplace. Buick offers four premium SUVs across the three segments most shopped in by consumers: small, compact and midsize….

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2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e Plug-in Hybrid: Review

What Is It? The X3 is BMW’s compact 5-passenger crossover which also happens to be the best-selling model in the BMW lineup. The X3 offers great performance in a stylish, usable package with a range of powertrains, and for the first time the German automaker offers this popular premium crossover as a plug-in hybrid. The…

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4: First Look

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 With the launch of the 2021 ID.4, Volkswagen joins the growing list of automakers bringing long-range electric vehicles to the U.S. market. Although the German carmaker has offered electric vehicles before, none have had the range and capability of this new model. A small crossover SUV that fits conveniently into VW’s U.S….

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2021 Kia Sorento: First Look

2021 Kia Sorento Following the success of the Kia Telluride and recent launch of the Seltos, it’s no surprise that the revamped Kia Sorento also receives a more aggressive design. One of Kia’s best known and best-selling models, the Sorento has found success with a conservative design, but the new model — designed at Kia’s…

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Photos: 2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition

Special Treatment At Acura’s Performance Management Center in Marysville, Ohio, every NSX sports car — the brand’s halo vehicle — gets hand assembled by master technicians. Now this special treatment will be given to the Acura RDX crossover SUV. Following PMC Editions of the TLX and MDX, the RDX will produce a PMC variant that…

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2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport: Review

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport For 2020 Volkswagen adds the 5-seat Atlas Cross Sport, which shares the same 117.3-inch wheelbase with the 7-seat Atlas, although Cross Sport is 2.8 inches shorter in overall length and sits 2.3 inches lower in height. The rear pillar and rear glass are more steeply raked on the Atlas Cross…

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Most Satisfying New Cars of 2020

Most Satisfying New Cars of 2020 When shoppers spend hard-earned cash on new vehicles, they hope to be satisfied with their purchases. Automotive consulting and research firm AutoPacific strives to help with that. The company publishes annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards that identify the most satisfying new cars on the market. “AutoPacific VSAs give consumers true,…

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2020 Nissan Leaf SL+ Test Drive

“2019 Nissan Leaf SL Plus” Nissan’s Electric Pioneer gets even better In 2011, the Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. launched what they claimed to be the world’s first affordable, zero-emission car in the form of the all-new Leaf, a 4-door, medium-size, lithium-ion battery powered, plug-in electric hatchback, capable of comfortably transporting five adults. Earlier last year,…

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Nissan Z Proto Precursor to New Car

Nissan Z Proto Nissan builds a wide range of sedans, crossovers and trucks, but the most noteworthy model in the lineup is the legendary Z car. In its current iteration as the 370Z, this iconic sports car celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and what better way to celebrate the past than by providing a…

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