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Best Car To Buy: What’s coming for 2022

2022 Hyundai Santa CruzHumanity and automakers welcome 2021 with red-hot car sales in the first quarter and even more exciting cars to come. Chip shortages and supply-constrained delays have pushed some 2021 models back in the calendar year, but the class of 2022 is shaping up to be sharp. Popular favorites such as the Honda Civic and Jeep Grand Cherokee prepare to rub...

Review update: 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor shakes up the doldrums

2021 Ford Ranger TremorIf only we lived in the world car marketers are trying to sell us. We could be the boldest, most capable, most all-new-first-ever versions of ourselves. Instead, after a weekend schlepping my kids around the Midwest, I felt like the baldest, most incapable, tired-ass version of myself. That was despite being fortunate enough to test drive the 2021...

2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia K5A new face is just the beginning for one of the automaker’s most popular models, the 2021 Kia K5 marks a new era for the South Korean brand. We give it a TCC Rating of 7.7 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The 2021 K5 is longer, lower, and wider than the sedan it replaces and will be available with all-wheel drive. Powered by a...

2021 Toyota Sienna

2021 Toyota Sienna XSEWhat kind of car is the 2021 Toyota Sienna? What does it compare to? The Sienna is a passenger-oriented minivan, with seating for 7 or 8. A hybrid powertrain on all models in the lineup assures EPA ratings of up to 36 mpg, and equipment spans from sensible and durable in base LE and XLE models to more lavish, tech-focused and leather-upholstered...

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-ClassWhat kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class? What does it compare to? A better question might be, “What isn’t the E-Class?” It is not a crossover SUV. Refreshed for 2021, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes as a coupe, convertible, mid-size sedan, and finally in the U.S., the All-Terrain wagon. It compares to the Volvo S90...