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Gabrielle Rogers

Bill Ford (L), executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company, and Jim Hackett (R), President and CEO, pose with the 2019 Ford Ranger
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Most Sustainable Cars: Ford Ranger

The 2020 Ford Ranger when you need it to be and charismatic when it matters most. Its engine offers refined power delivery while providing the muscular towing and payload capabilities that make trucks a must-have for some buyers. Trim levels range from the stripped-down XL to the spruced-up Lariat, and there are two body styles …

The Ford Escape at a press conference in Shanghai
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Most Sustainable Cars: Ford Escape

The 2020 Escape arrives in S, SE, SE Sport, SEL, and Titanium trim levels, and if counted in just the right way, comes in seven different configurations, between its turbo and hybrid drivetrains and its choice of front- or all-wheel drive. With the latest Escape, Ford’s softened the hot-hatchback lines of the most recent version …

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Cars

2020 Most Sustainable Cars: Ford Mustang

Arguably one of the most recognizable cars of all time, the 2020 Ford Mustang continues to deliver eye-catching style and driving excitement. Its ability to be personalized and performance-enhanced also have endeared Ford’s pony car to the public for more than 55 years. While the standard turbocharged four-cylinder might sound like a blasphemous choice for …

Ford Edge
Crossover & Midsize

2020 Most Sustainable Cars: Ford Edge

The 2020 Ford Edge is a mid-size SUV that can seat up to five. It has a standard 250-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or an available 335-hp, twin-turbo 2.7-liter V-6 that goes in the performance-oriented ST trim level. Both engines work with an eight-speed automatic transmission, and front- and all-wheel-drive models are offered. Competitors include …

Trucks & SUVs

2020 Most Sustainable Cars: Ford F-450

Ford’s pickup truck lineup is relatively simple to understand. As the numbers get progressively bigger, the trucks get more capable. The 2020 Ford F-450 represents the pinnacle of the non-commercial fleet. Properly equipped, it can tow up to 37,000 pounds thanks to 1,050 lb-ft of stump-pulling torque delivered by a next-generation 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 engine. …

The 2020 Ford Explorer hybrid is shown at AutoMobility LA
Trucks & SUVs

Most Sustainable Cars: 2020 Ford Explorer

The sixth-gen 2020 Ford Explorer may look like a modest step forward from its predecessor, but there’s a lot going on underneath that makes this transformation more significant than it appears. Rear-Drive Again Its new unibody platform with a longitudinally-mounted engine and standard rear-wheel drive mimics the layout found in many luxury SUVs, marking the …

Crossover & Midsize

2020 BMW X1 Promises Affordable Luxury

The 2020 BMW X1 is a small crossover but both effortlessly playful and uncompromisingly practical. It’s powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that revs eagerly and smoothly with good fuel-economy ratings and plenty of power. The cabin is spacious for such a small crossover; four adults will ride in comfort, with room to spare for …

Indianapolis 500
Cars

IndyCar Grand Prix Moved Following Postponed Indy 500

The coronavirus shutdown has postponed the Indianapolis 500 til August, while also setting up the long-awaited NASCAR Cup Series/IndyCar Series doubleheader for Independence Day weekend in July. The Indianapolis 500 was originally scheduled for Sunday, May 24, but will now take place on Sunday, Aug. 23. This will be the first time the iconic race …

2019 Mazda3 hatchback
Cars

2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Mazda3: Head to Head

The Honda Civic is one of the most recognizable auto nameplates in recent history. Since its introduction to the North American market in the mid-1970s, Honda has sold millions upon millions of this venerable model. Even as pickup trucks and SUVs become the vehicles of choice for modern consumers, the Civic continues to prove that …

2019 Honda Accord
Cars

Four Best Midsize Cars for the Money in 2020

Crossovers continue to get most of the automakers’ advertising dollars and showroom floor space, but they’re hardly the only vehicles worth considering. In fact, a midsize sedan will suit most consumers’ needs for a new car just fine. And many of them are excellent values, too. The names on this list will be familiar to …

2015 Lexus NX 200t
Crossover & Midsize

2020 Lexus NX: Luxury Crossover

Instant power off the line and an exceptional 31-mpg combined estimate are just two ways the Lexus NX Hybrid breaks boundaries. The large available 10.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display provides immediate, simultaneous access to audio or climate controls and various systems including Navigation. Featuring a full-screen map view for added convenience, the voice-activated Navigation System …

2020 Hyundai Palisade
Cars

The New Hyundai Palisade vs the Competition

The Hyundai Palisade might be the best-looking crossover that Hyundai’s ever built. But how does it stack up against other mainstream three-row crossovers? Read on to find out. Hyundai Palisade or Kia Telluride? Like the Palisade, the Kia Telluride is an all-new midsize SUV. These are both products of Hyundai Motor Company, so there are …

2019 Lexus RX 350
Crossover & Midsize

2020 Lexus RX: Aggressive Style & Reliable Performance

Sleeker and more sophisticated than ever before, the 2020 Lexus RX features a redesigned front fascia, razor-sharp character lines, and more expressive headlamps and taillamps. The RX pairs leading-edge technology with exceptionally smooth performance. Meanwhile, the three-row RX L delivers uncompromised styling with added passenger capacity. The RX features a new pinch- and zoom-enabled 12.3-inch …

2019 Lexus GX 460
Cars

2020 Lexus GX Promises Uncompromising Capability

Take your weekend adventures to the next level with advanced technology to take on any road. The 2020 GX features an available Off-Road Package to optimize visibility on challenging terrain, making this luxuriously crafted utility vehicle highly civilized—even when the road isn’t. From more contemporary craftsmanship to new, evocative illumination, the 2020 GX leaves an …

2020 Lexus LC500h
Cars

2020 Lexus LC: Naturally Powerful V8

Experience a near-perfect weight distribution, a strikingly low center of gravity and instinctive handling. Experience the future of the 2020 Lexus LC high performance. Bring all the convenience of Amazon Alexa on the road with the Lexus+Alexa app. Using only your voice, you can easily access thousands of the same skills you get with Alexa …

2019 Lexus RC Coupe
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2020 Lexus RC: Style and Compatibility

Boasting a bold front fascia and strong, sweeping character lines, the 2020 Lexus RC unrestrained sports coupe is crafted to stand apart. And after years without it, the RC finally features Apple CarPlay integration and new Android Auto functionality. Too much power? Too much control? No such thing. Own the road in a way that’s …

Lexus UX
Crossover & Midsize

2020 Lexus UX: The Modern Crossover

Want a small but luxurious crossover? With accommodating features like an available power rear door that opens with a convenient kick sensor, the UX puts Japanese luxury within reach. Bring all the convenience of Amazon Alexa on the road with the Lexus+Alexa app. Using only your voice, you can easily access thousands of the same …

2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport
Cars

2020 Lexus LS: Where Luxury Meets Affordability

Built on the same platform as the high-performance LS coupe, the Lexus LS features a powerful twin-turbo engine paired with an exhilarating 10-speed automatic transmission. Let’s take a tour of the new 2020 Lexus LS. Navigation System with 12.3-Inch display The large 12.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display provides immediate, simultaneous access to audio or climate …

2019 Lexus ES 350
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2020 Lexus ES: Performance, Speed and Technology

From the hand-stitching on the dash to the available Japanese-sword inspired Hadori Aluminum accents, this is the epitome of unconventional craftsmanship. The Lexus ES has multiple models—including the head-turning ES 350, powerful ES 300h, Luxury and Ultra Luxury versions of both, and the ES F SPORT—the 2020 ES is crafted to surpass all expectations. Dynamic Voice Command …

2019 Lexus GS 300
Cars

2020 Lexus GS Is Reliable Luxury At Its Best

Take your weekend adventures to the next level with advanced technology to take on any road. The 2020 GS features an available Off-Road Package to optimize visibility on challenging terrain, making this luxuriously crafted utility vehicle highly civilized—even when the road isn’t. Modern Technology The large 12.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display provides immediate, simultaneous access …

The Safest Cars for Teen Drivers
Cars

Best Reliable Cars For First Time Drivers

When a first-time driver is ready to purchase his or her car, they are looking at price, quality and reliability. Depending on the consumer, reliability could be their number one priority. You don’t have to purchase a brand-new car, there are several great used car options for half the price. Here’s a list of used …

blue 2020 Hyundai Sonata
Cars

Is the Hyundai Sonata a Luxury Car?

The Hyundai Company has never disappointed its customers. With its latest model, Hyundai Sonata, the Company has continued this trend. It is an amazing car with breathtaking interior and exterior features. One of the most amazing features of this car is its gas-powered engine. Let’s do a deep dive into the amazing specs and features …

2019 Honda CR-V
Cars

Should I Lease or Buy My Next Honda?

I’m sure you’re wondering if you should take that next step for the next three to four years, or the next 12 – 24 months. We are here to shed some light on the pros and cons of leasing vs. buying your next Honda. However, whatever you decide, your local finance team at your favorite …