2019 Cadillac CT6 preview

28 Mar
2019 Cadillac CT6-VThe 2019 Cadillac CT6 offers all on paper that a flagship luxury sedan should. It's stylish, a technological leader, and it has one of the industry's most advanced semi-autonomous driver-assist systems. For 2019, it adopts a new twin-turbocharged V-8 engine in a new CT6-V model. As cool as a 550-hp luxury sedan is, the CT6’s tauter, more...

2019 Cadillac XT4

28 Mar
2019 Cadillac XT4Mary Kay can’t make up as good as the 2019 Cadillac XT4 that was long overdue. The first compact crossover SUV from Cadillac was a long time coming. Thankfully, it was mostly worth the wait. With the 2019 XT4, Cadillac offers some of its most daring designs yet, wrapped around an impressive new powertrain and swathed in high-quality...

2019 Ford Fusion adds safety tech, allegedly new styling

20 Mar
2019 Ford Fusion EnergiLook closely. Look really, really closely. A nip here, a tuck there, and oh yeah, a whole bunch of active safety tech. That's the gist of the refreshed 2019 Ford Fusion, a midsize sedan that still represents a big chunk of the pie for Ford Motor Company. These light updates keep the Fusion competitive ahead of an uncertain future as Ford...

2018 Cadillac Escalade

8 Mar
2018 Cadillac EscaladeTime and competitors have caught up to the 2018 Cadillac Escalade. In a bid to stay relevant with consumers, it's going to take more than bling to keep buyers back. Alongside a new 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2018 Cadillac Escalade continues with a lavish cabin, a new color scheme on the range-topping trim, a comfortable ride, and a...

2018 Infiniti QX80

8 Mar
2018 Infiniti QX80Refreshed but in need of a redesign, the 2018 Infiniti QX80 lumbers into the new model year with a more attractive face, a still-lovely interior, and a charming V-8 engine. But aging technology and an old-fashioned powertrain—and while we don't base our ratings on it, vastly newer and more advanced competitors—make it a difficult SUV...

2018 Acura TLX

1 Mar
2018 Acura TLXThe 2018 Acura TLX mid-size luxury sedan improves on a recent new design with a new face this year and a sporty-looking appearance package. But it's the sedan's balance and powertrain that should win over outright looks. The TLX earns a 6.8 on our overall scale thanks to its comfort and impressive features. We’d ask more from the styling...

2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon mixes diesel power with passenger hauling

8 Feb
2019 Ford Transit Connect WagonThe heart of the redesigned 2018 Ford Transit Connect Wagon that bowed Tuesday at the Chicago auto show is a new diesel engine that Ford hopes will boost fuel economy for the commercial-oriented small van. Available across the line for the passenger-friendly Transit Connect Wagon, the new 1.5-liter EcoBlue four-cylinder diesel is the latest entry...

2018 Genesis G80

27 Jan
2018 Genesis G80 SportThe 2018 Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan adds a Sport version to the lineup this year. That version of the G80 gets a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-6 that's new to the G80, but the whole lineup gets a raft of powertrain tricks and an 8-speed automatic transmission. The net effect on all models is a responsive, driving experience behind the...

2018 Infiniti Q50

24 Jan
2018 Infiniti Q50The 2018 Infiniti Q50 is the automaker’s most popular vehicle and returns this year after a modest restyling and reshuffling of its trim levels. The major changes include new front and rear bumpers, some light, stylish interior refinements, and a reshuffled trim lineup. These changes are enough to score a 7.0 out of 10 on our overall scale...

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

18 Jan
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio First DriveThe 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio couldn't have arrived soon enough for the fledgling luxury brand. It's the first SUV from the Italian luxury automaker and the one that buyers are most likely to see on the streets, ahead of the Giulia sedan and 4C sports car. Alfa Romeo blends old-world charm with the New World’s obsession with high-riding...