We RoofNested in a 2019 Honda Passport and loved it

18 Jul
2019 Honda Passport with RoofNest tent for campingTired: Sleeping in your car. Wired: Sleeping ON your car. I know because I’ve slept a lot in my cars, for various reasons. And because I spent a long weekend in a car outfitted with a RoofNest tent. The RoofNest ends up being a pricey way to avoid sleeping on the ground—and a good one. I took a RoofNest Sparrow attached to a 2019 Honda...

2020 Chrysler Pacifica

18 Jul
2020 Chrysler PacificaThe minivan is not dead yet: The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica carries the family-hauler torch with pride. As far as people-movers go, this bubbly bus is among the best, earning an 7.2 rating overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) We liked it so much we named it our Best Car to Buy 2017. For the 2020 model year, the Pacifica gets a handful of...

2020 Chevrolet Colorado

18 Jul
2020 Chevrolet ColoradoThe 2020 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck has plenty of capability and excellent powertrain choices. As new competitors enter the fold, however, Chevy’s smaller offering is starting to show its age. We give it 5.2 out of 10 overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The 2020 Colorado receives only minimal changes, including a tire...

2020 Acura RDX

17 Jul
2020 Acura RDXAmong crossover SUVs, the 2020 Acura RDX stands out for its high-tech features, edgy looks, and strong turbocharged engine. It scores XX out of 10 on our scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The 2020 RDX was redesigned last year and is available in four trim levels—base, Technology, A-Spec, and Advance—which Acura calls packages...

The $20,370 2019 Honda Civic LX is the best $20,000* new car you can buy

21 May
2019 Honda CivicThe rule in our household is simple: New cars cost less than $20,000. Nevermind that the average new-car transaction price tops $37,000 now, made easy by 72-month financing. We’re cheapskates who hate debt. Twenty grand’s the limit. If we were to buy a new car today, the choices for $20,000 that score well across The Car...

2019 BMW 8-Series

14 May
2019 BMW 8-Series (M850i xDrive)The 2019 BMW 8-Series revives a badge that’s been dormant for 20 years. It replaces the former 6-Series, and takes a spot at the top of BMW’s numeric charts, while it takes up rent-free space in our head. The coupe or convertible is lovely to look at and to drive, though it’s as chunky as a BMW SUV and more expensive than most of...

2020 Jaguar XE

25 Apr
2020 Jaguar XEThe 2020 Jaguar XE has put on new blinders. The pursuits for diesel economy and supercharged V-6 performance always were at the fringes of its talents. For 2020, they’re out of sight, out of mind. With the 2020 XE, Jaguar focuses on turbo-4 engines, smartly tuned ride and handling, an excellent warranty and maintenance plan, and a slightly...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

17 Apr
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-ClassThe 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV is a masterful blend of performance, comfort, and luxury. It’s so nice it’s hard to imagine how Mercedes will improve upon the GLS with a rumored ultra-decadent Maybach version, something to woo Range Rover drivers into its showrooms in the future. We rate the 2020 GLS at 8.3 out of 10, a figure...

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class stretches into Maybach territory, almost

17 Apr
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS, 2019 New York International Auto ShowOpulence and space take the driver’s seat in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, the three-row SUV that made its debut Wednesday at the 2019 New York auto show. With the new GLS, Mercedes blocks and tackles to defend its turf from new arrivals such as the BMW X7 and Lincoln Navigator. MORE: Read our 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class preview Spun...

2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

28 Mar
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque P250 R-Dynamic SWith the 2020 Evoque, Land Rover revamps the best-selling vehicle that wears the Range Rover badge. Better in almost every way, the 2020 Evoque’s shaped more softly, rolls down the road more quietly, and navigates on and off-road more confidently, sometimes through a see-through set of camera-fied goggles. It’s a 6.4 out of 10 to us...