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2020 Toyota Camry AWD debuts, back after nearly 30 years

2020 Toyota CamryToyota 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...

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda CR-V HybridInattention 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...

2020 Toyota Tacoma crew cab earns Top Safety Pick award

2019 Toyota TacomaToyota'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...

2020 Chevrolet Trax

2020 Chevrolet TraxThe 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...

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

Ram 1500 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...