2020 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

18 Sep
2020 Ford EscapeShoppers flock to compact crossover SUVs like the 2020 Ford Escape and the 2019 Honda CR-V for good reason. They’re right-sized for daily commutes and long-distance getaways alike. They’re right-priced, too, and efficient and flexible. They’re outfitted with excellent safety and technology. One’s better in the overall TCC...

2020 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Compare Cars

17 Sep
2020 Ford EscapeCompact crossover SUVs are today’s do-it-all family cars. They’re tasked with everything from daily commutes to weekend adventures—and they have to do it all with space for people and cargo in mind. In the case of the 2020 Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4, they also have to do it with a reasonable price tag and good gas mileage, too...

First drive: The 2020 Ford Escape you want has two last names

17 Sep
2020 Ford EscapeThe 2020 Ford Escape may look like one compact crossover SUV, but like the English language, it’s really three different things wearing one trenchcoat. The 2020 Escape comes with a choice of four trim levels, three engines, two transmissions, and a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. Variety’s great, until it’s confusing: Among...

First drive: The 2020 Ford Escape you want is the Hybrid

17 Sep
2020 Ford EscapeThe 2020 Ford Escape may look like one compact crossover SUV, but like the English language, it’s really three different things wearing one trenchcoat. The 2020 Escape comes with a choice of four trim levels, three engines, two transmissions, and a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. Variety’s great, until it’s confusing: Among...

2020 Volkswagen Atlas

6 Sep
2020 Volkswagen AtlasThe 2020 Volkswagen Atlas is a three-row crossover SUV with a spacious interior and seating for adults in all three rows. It’s not flashy, luxurious, or especially powerful, but it bests most competitors for outright interior space. Overall, we rate the 2020 VW Atlas 5.6 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The Atlas can...

2020 Lincoln Aviator vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare SUVs

3 Sep
2020 Kia TellurideThree-row SUVS don’t have to wear a certain sticker price to earn the luxury tag. You can spend $80,000 or more on a 2020 Lincoln Aviator—or half that on the 2020 Kia Telluride. The question is, does each deliver the goods to justify its price? Our editors have driven both and according to The Car Connection’s ratings scale, both...

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2 Sep
2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse CrossThe 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a familiar name on a new crossover SUV. “New” and “improved” are not necessarily synonymous. The 2020 Eclipse Cross earns 4.6 out of 10 on our scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2020, the Eclipse Cross gets a new SP trim that adds carbon-effect accents and slots between the...

2020 Ram 2500 HD

1 Sep
2020 Ram 2500 The 2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty are more luxurious, bigger, and more capable than ever, setting a new bar for the HD pickup truck class. The family of trucks gets an overall rating of 6.5 out of 10 for its combination of massive capacities, premium features, and serene comfort, even though safety and fuel economy aren’t measured in any...

2020 Ram 1500

1 Sep
2020 Ram 1500The 2020 Ram 1500 is the luxury car of pickup trucks—and one of the strongest in work-day chores, too. With a wide selection of engine options including mild hybrids and a new turbodiesel, the Ram 1500 can be configured to fit nearly any truck task, while it outpoints rivals for its handsome cabin. We give it 6.2 out of 10 overall, based on...

2020 Jeep Wrangler

1 Sep
2020 Jeep WranglerThe 2020 Jeep Wrangler is an all-American icon of an SUV that’s more livable than ever. But that doesn’t mean its capability off road is not without compromise in other areas—on pavement, for a big one. We give it 5.4 out of 10 overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2020, the Wrangler gets thorough powertrain updates...