Powertrain

First Drive Review : The Volvo S90 Sedan and V90 Wagon Are Swedish for ‘Sexy’

The Volvo S90 sedan and V90 wagon aren’t the vehicles that will save the Swedish automaker from the same fate that befell its former rival,

The Prius Plus Four Is Toyota’s Big Green Middle Finger to the Haters

Here’s the Toyota Prius paradox: Everything you’ve ever heard about it is true. It’s a green car landmark, but it’s also a threat to our

The 2017 Toyota 86 Feels Naked Without Its TRD-Tailored Clothes

The updated and rebadged Toyota 86 earned its keep and then some a few months back when we were out in the mountains of California,

2017 Audi SQ7 TDI review

(+) Fantastic ‘electro-compressed’ turbo-diesel V8; solid handling and grip; as spacious and well-finished as Audi’s excellent Q7 range (-) It’s pricey; sportiness robs some of

2017 BMW X5 XDRIVE40E IPERFORMANCE REVIEW

HIGHS Tranquil ride quality Upscale design inside and out Stupendous seats Efficiency without sacrifice LOWS Limited cargo capacity for its size Lofty base price Driving

2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta Review

LOVE IT Tremendous power and performance Unlimited headroom Very exclusive model LEAVE IT Very, very expensive Likely already sold out Available only to select Ferrari

Review : The 2017 Kia Cadenza May Be the Best Luxury Car No One Is Talking About

Ask yourselves this simple question: What is luxury automotive engineering? We’re not talking about the overtly bespoke wooden and precious gem encrusted kind of sumptuousness

Sorry Z06, the 2017 Grand Sport is the Best Corvette You Can Buy

The Corvette is a strangely complex thing. On the one hand, it’s “AMERICA’S SPORTS CAR,” the unimpeachable icon that will never be unseated, whether you like

2018 Ford Expedition Review

Ford worked tirelessly to improve the current F-150 by reducing mass and adding efficient turbocharged engines all mounted on a high-strength steel frame. It’s now

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid review

THE GOOD: Tweaks to the electrified side of the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid’s powertrain yield 1-2 additional mpg across the board. The sedan’s cabin sees a

2016 Fiat 500 Abarth Review: Flawed but feisty boredom-buster

PROS Bang-for-buck entertainment on the right roads Raucous exhaust soundtrack Looks the part CONS Tough to live with as an everyday car Lacks practicality Expect

2017 Honda CR-V review

THE GOOD: The 1.5-liter turbocharged engine is pretty peppy, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on EX trim lines and above. THE BAD: It’s a

10 Great Cars People Are Avoiding for Some Strange Reason

Some car segments hit the skids in 2016, and it’s easy to see why. There were hybrids that fought cheap gas and lost. On other

2017 Cadillac CT6 Premium Review: Let’s Call It a Comeback

Cadillac’s reinvention from has-been to vital luxury brand has been one of the biggest automotive stories of the past decade. But it’s a story that’s

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain offers good midrange torque and respectable fuel economy. The plug-in model adds 27 miles of electric range to

Honda Mobilio CVT Review

Imagine having a long time crush. For years, you and the object of your admiration have been in contact on and off. You know there’s

Mazda 2 Genki v Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo comparison

Light car sales may be down an alarming 16 per cent this year, but they’re still big business. Here we pitch two of the better

2016 Lexus ES 350 review

THE GOOD: The ES 350 upholds traditional Lexus tenets — it’s quiet, it’s comfortable and it’s plenty spacious. THE BAD: It’s far less stylish than its stablemates,

2017 Mustang California Special Review: Ford’s Pony Is Wild and Well-Trained

The 2017 Ford Mustang California Special is partly a throwback to the muscle car heyday of tire-smoking Camaros, Challengers, Road Runners and more. This Ford pony

2017 Kia Soul Turbo first drive and review – it’s invigoratingly hamstertastic

In an age of homogenized design, the Soul is unmistakably a Kia and, internally, it’s known as the company’s most affordable “halo car”. It’s the

2017 Ford Escape review

THE GOOD: With available Sync 3, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and a superior suite of driver aid features, 2017 Ford Escape blows the competition away where

2017 Ridgeline Review: Honda’s Suburban Multi-Tool Gets a Do-Over

Honda’s decision to resurrect its multipurpose pickup after a three-year hiatus may be one of the smartest things it’s done lately — outside of finally

2018 Toyota C-HR First Drive

Toyota may be late to the subcompact crossover game, but it’s got a sharp new entry. After appearing in close-to-production trim at the Geneva Motor

2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA HYBRID FIRST DRIVE

When Chrysler re-invented the minivan back in 1984, they hit on a formula that answered the needs of families – an affordable vehicle that could

Jaguar I-PACE Concept previews Model X rivaling EV for 2018

Concept cars are usually flights of design fancy, but nobody at Jaguar got the memo about being wildly impractical when designing the new I-PACE Concept

Volvo XC60 T6 Review: Mid-Sized SUV Luxury Is a Swedish Specialty

Speak not of demonic driving forces, ardent aero tweaks, or deeply bolstered race seats, for these are the things that make Volvo’s Polestar line of performance

2016 Chevrolet Cruze review

THE GOOD: The attractive and efficient 2016 Cruze brims with the latest in-car tech. THE BAD: The Cruze has some trouble getting out of its own way,

2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Nissan 370Z Nismo’s performance upgrades transform the sports coupe into a street-legal race car. The firm suspension offers great track feel and

5 Things You Need to Know About the New Mercedes-Benz Pickup

For the better part of the decade, BMW and Mercedes have found success expanding into just about every segment you can think of. Between GTs and

2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR Review: Jaguar Still Has Its Wild Side

Jaguar wants to pretend it’s staying serious, if only for a moment. Except the bright-blue, 575-horsepower two-passenger sports car we’re driving suggests the British luxury