What’s New for 2019: Subaru

3 Dec
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019A redesigned Forester and the new three-row Ascent crossover SUVs headline Subaru's changes for 2019. Don't leave out the rest of the brand's popular lineup, however, as many of its models have new and noteworthy update this year. The new Forester shares its looks with the old model, but that's about it. It rides on a new chassis that gives it...

What’s New for 2019: Honda

30 Nov
2019 Honda AccordHonda dug deep into its history to name two new models added to its lineup for the 2019 model year. The 2019 Honda Passport revives a badge the automaker last offered more than 15 years ago, and it may be just what crossover SUV shoppers want. At the opposite end of the spectrum, the 2019 Honda Insight is a thrifty hybrid sedan that's lighter on...

What’s New for 2019: Buick

23 Nov
2019 Buick EnvisionAfter a banner year last year—its trio of Regals and Enclave were new—Buick enters 2019 with less of a bang and more of a quiet hello. That's not bad news. The company's lineup is still one of the freshest in the industry. This year, the Buick Envision adds more power and a new transmission, while the Regal Sportback—Buick's...

What’s New for 2019: Ford

22 Nov
2019 Ford MustangWatch this space. Next year, we won't have nearly as many cars to describe. That's because Ford plans to axe all of its sedans and hatchbacks, leaving the Mustang as its sole traditional passenger car. Ford will instead fill its showrooms with crossovers, SUVs, and pickup trucks. A new Bronco is coming, and that's exciting. But for now there...

What’s New for 2019: Dodge

21 Nov
2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye WidebodyDodge might as well be called America's department of muscle cars. For 2019, the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles division is just as performance-oriented as it was last year, but with some notable changes. The seemingly evergreen Dodge Challenger drops its Demon model in favor of a more honed, track-oriented SRT Hellcat Redeye iteration with less power...

What’s New for 2019: Volkswagen

13 Nov
2019 Volkswagen TiguanAfter adding a pair of crossover SUVs to its lineup last year, VW for 2019 reworked its passenger car lineup. A new VW Jetta joins the lineup, now riding on a more advanced platform shared with the Golf. The latest Jetta's 1.4-liter turbo-4 delivers 40 mpg on the highway and decent passing power. After 2019, we'll say goodbye to the VW Beetle. The...

What’s New for 2019: Jeep

13 Nov
2019 Jeep WranglerIt'll be hard for Jeep to follow up on last year. For 2019, America's off-road brand redesigned its Wrangler to be more comfortable in town and more capable where there's no cell service. This year, the newsmakers are the popular Cherokee and Renegade crossover SUVs. Both models see newly optional turbo-4 engines added to their lineups—a...