2020 Toyota Supra: Legendary two-seat sport coupe returns, with a European twist

14 Jan
2020 Toyota Supra, 2019 Detroit auto showLaunching a new model name costs many millions of dollars, which is why automakers often bring back old names or radically alter the vehicles sold under an existing name. That explains why Toyota's new two-seat sport coupe is called Supra, reviving a name last used in 1998. The new 2020 Toyota Supra has an inline-6 engine, just like the old one...

2018 Lexus NX

30 Mar
2018 Lexus NXIn its fourth year on the market, the Lexus NX compact crossover utility vehicle gets some mild styling upgrades, additional features, and a new model name for the gasoline version. The 2018 Lexus NX 300 (known as the NX 200t in previous years) is available with front- or all-wheel drive, while the NX 300h hybrid continues with all-wheel drive as...

2018 Nissan Leaf

26 Feb
2018 Nissan LeafThe 2018 Nissan Leaf is a restyled version of the world’s best-selling electric car. This year it adopts new designs for the exterior and interior, more battery range, a host of active-safety features, and a price slightly lower than last year’s model. The heavily revised electric car comes in three trim levels: base Leaf S, mid-level...

2018 Tesla Model X

15 Feb
2018 Tesla Model XThe 2018 Tesla Model X is the sole all-electric utility vehicle sold in the U.S. this year. Available in five- or seven-seat versions with all-wheel drive standard, its rated ranges of 238 to 295 miles should deliver at least 200 miles in most circumstances even at highway speeds. Tesla doesn’t offer traditional trim levels, but the Model X...

2018 Tesla Model 3

7 Feb
2018 Tesla Model 3The 2018 Tesla Model 3 is the car intended to take the Silicon Valley electric-car maker to the next level of volume: hundreds of thousands of cars a year. Its long and bumpy path to mass production started in July 2017 and has continued well into 2018, with just a few thousand delivered in its first six months. Several versions have been...

2018 Lexus ES

2 Feb
2018 Lexus ESThe 2018 Lexus ES mid-size sedan is smoother than honey on a sore throat and just as sweet. We give the ES a score of 7.2 out of 10 points, awarding it extra credits for its calm, refined demeanor, a luxurious interior, and a very good track record in safety. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Last year’s ES added several active-safety...

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

1 Feb
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SportThe 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport compact SUV is now in its eighth year on the market, and it shows. While the price starts at roughly $21,000, it’s not only smaller than more recent compact crossovers but also slower, less attractive, and fitted with far fewer safety features. It is offered in three trim levels: base ES, mid-level SE, and...

2018 Tesla Model S

1 Feb
2018 Tesla Model SThe 2018 Tesla Model S luxury sedan safely can be called a vehicle that history will remember. The all-electric Model S remains the fastest plug-in car in volume production, though those qualities come at a price. Tesla doesn’t have trim levels, but this year the Model S comes in essentially three versions, all now with all-wheel drive: the...

2018 Toyota Prius C

24 Jan
2018 Toyota Prius CThe 2018 Toyota Prius C is the least expensive hybrid from the company that’s made more hybrids than any other. Now in its seventh and perhaps last year, the 2018 Prius C is a compact hatchback that’s the smallest of the four-car Prius lineup. For 2018, it gets some minor styling tweaks after a more comprehensive front and rear restyle...