Want a satisfying car shopping experience? Try Porsche or Buick - 5時間前  High Gear Media

Porsche and Buick ranked highest in terms of a satisfying sales experience for new car buyers, according to an annual report released Wednesday from J.D. Power. This is familiar territory for the brands that have dominated the car shopping experience in the premium and mainstream segments over the last few years. But the annual survey of nearly...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Mazda CX-5 comes standard with more safety tech - 8時間前  High Gear Media

The 2020 Mazda CX-5 crossover is getting a $740 price bump over last year's model—an increase which Mazda says is offset by new standard equipment and other small updates. At the core of the 2020 CX-5's updates are a series of tweaks intended to improve the compact crossover's refinement. Mazda says its engineers have further mitigated...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Honda Accord - 1日前  High Gear Media

The 2020 Honda Accord rises high on our list of four-doors—crossovers, sedans, trucks, anything really—thanks to its attractive mix of style, practicality, space, and of course, price. This year, the Accord carries on without change, our TCC Rating doesn’t either. It’s 7.0 thanks to its space and features—and...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Chevy Silverado - 1日前  High Gear Media

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado is leaner, longer, wider, taller, and has the largest bed in the class. There are eight trim levels, seven powertrains, better available trailering equipment, more available safety features, and a long-awaited new diesel engine. Somehow, it all comes together in a less satisfying fashion than its rivals. We rate the...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years - 1日前  High Gear Media

Toyota introduced Wednesday an available all-wheel drive powertrain on the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon in a bid to compete with more popular crossovers and SUVs. It’s the first time the Avalon sedan is available with AWD, and the first time AWD has been offered on the best-selling Camry mid-size sedan since 1991. Derived from the RAV4 compact...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Toyota Tacoma crew cab earns Top Safety Pick award - 2日前  High Gear Media

Toyota's mid-size pickup received a 2019 Top Safety Pick nod from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the organization announced earlier this month. The award comes thanks to a new set of optional headlights that boosted it toward the top of the class in safety. While the 2020 Tacoma crew cab didn't ace all of the IIHS safety tests, it...
カテゴリー:趣味

F-150 vs. Ram 1500, Jeep Wrangler Ecodiesel review, Volvo boosts PHEV range: What's New @ The Car Connection - 2日前  High Gear Media

2020 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks It’s a heated battle between two of the top four full-size pickups sold in America today—and it’s the runner-up that gets the nod. 2020 Volkswagen Passat to start from $23,915 2020 Volkswagen Passat, the mid-size sedan overshadowed by the Jetta and Arteon sedans, stays the course. 2020...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Volkswagen Passat to start from $23,915 - 3日前  High Gear Media

The restyled 2020 Volkswagen Passat will start at $23,915 (including a $920 destination fee), the company announced Monday, and the range-topping SEL model will start at $32,015; it will be the only variant to retail for more than $30,000. The Passat's base price remains essentially unchanged from what it was for 2018—the last time the full...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Lexus RX earns Top Safety Pick due to improved headlights - 3日前  High Gear Media

The 2020 Lexus RX has received a Top Safety Pick nod from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety thanks to some strategic improvements to its crash structure and an updated set of headlights. For the first time, the 2020 RX swept the insurance watchdog's crashworthiness tests, receiving a "Good" in each category. For the first time, the RX was...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 BMW Z4 - 3日前  High Gear Media

Two-seat roadsters deliver a lofty payload: Salvation from humdrum road boredom. The 2020 BMW Z4 convertible fits the spiritual bill with a pair of turbocharged inline engines and road-hugging handling. It begs to be driven simply for the joy of driving. With the top down in the new M40i version, that simple joy becomes an extended thrill. The...
カテゴリー:趣味

Ford F-150 v GMC Sierra, Ford's EV is the Mustang Mach-E, VW's new US plant for EVs: What's New @ The Car Connection - 7時間前  High Gear Media

2020 Ford F-150 vs. GMC Sierra: Compare Trucks The difference between the 2020 Ford F-150 and the 2020 GMC Sierra comes down to options, in bed size, engine offerings, and models. 2020 Chevy Silverado review The 2020 Chevy Silverado has the largest bed in the class, the most fuel-efficient diesel, and all the trims. Factoring in the positives, the...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Ford F-150 vs. GMC Sierra: Compare Trucks - 8時間前  High Gear Media

Both the 2020 GMC Sierra and the 2020 Ford F-150 have the kind of big-truck bona fides that matter—towing, hauling, mudding, and let’s be honest, posing. They share a fondness for the straight line, for low-end torque, for beds with more tricks up their tatted sleeves than Criss Angel, and lately, they show some love to technology...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Honda Accord - 1日前  High Gear Media

The 2020 Honda Accord rises high on our list of four-doors—crossovers, sedans, trucks, anything really—thanks to its attractive mix of style, practicality, space, and of course, price. This year, the Accord carries on without change, our TCC Rating doesn’t either. It’s 7.0 thanks to its space and features—and...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Honda CR-V review, McLaren Elva returns, cheap EV lease deals: What's New @ The Car Connection - 1日前  High Gear Media

2020 Honda CR-V review The best-selling 2020 Honda CR-V compact crossover gets modest upgrades and a new hybrid model. 2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years In a bid to compete with crossovers, Toyota introduced all-wheel drive powertrains on the 2020 Camry and 2021 Avalon sedans. 2020 Toyota Tacoma crew cab earns Top Safety...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Honda CR-V - 2日前  High Gear Media

Inattention didn’t kill the family sedan, compact crossovers like the 2020 Honda CR-V did. Our jury returns a favorable verdict to the CR-V and its cohort; they’re comfortable, spacious, and in the case of the popular Honda, relatively fuel efficient too. The 2020 CR-V is updated this year—just a fluff and buff, at least until...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Chevrolet Trax - 2日前  High Gear Media

The 2020 Chevrolet Trax may lack eye-grabbing options, but its most stand-out feature can’t be found anywhere in the order guide: price. If you’re going to buy a Trax, buy a cheap one. The 2020 Chevrolet Trax is a baby crossover designed for those who want good visibility and ease of entry/exit with a city-friendly footprint. Overall...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks - 2日前  High Gear Media

The Ford F-150 has sold more copies than the average Kinko’s; the Ram 1500 keeps gaining on it and rivals from Chevy and GMC with methodical doses of technology and talent. Both full-size pickup trucks are at the top of their towing and hauling and passenger-carrying game—but which one should you buy? The latest 2020 Ram 1500 does it...
カテゴリー:趣味

BMW's 2020 lineup, VW Golf R overview, Tesla leads Germans: What's New @ The Car Connection - 3日前  High Gear Media

What’s New for 2020: BMW With more models than ever, the 2020 BMW lineup includes new four-door coupe-like sedans, M-branded SUVs, and bigger batteries for hybrids. 2020 Lexus RX earns Top Safety Pick due to improved headlights Updated headlights and reinforced bumpers bump the 2020 Lexus RX into a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS for crash...
カテゴリー:趣味

What’s New for 2020: BMW - 3日前  High Gear Media

BMW has an onslaught of new product for 2020 with an updated or new powertrain, body style, and performance package for each of its many models. With Gran Coupe four-doors and Competition performance trims, not to mention the M performance sub-brand and the M Sport appearance packages, BMW offers a vast array of models, and never has it been this...
カテゴリー:趣味

2020 BMW Z4 - 3日前  High Gear Media

Two-seat roadsters deliver a lofty payload: Salvation from humdrum road boredom. The 2020 BMW Z4 convertible fits the spiritual bill with a pair of turbocharged inline engines and road-hugging handling. It begs to be driven simply for the joy of driving. With the top down in the new M40i version, that simple joy becomes an extended thrill. The...
カテゴリー:趣味