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2023 Toyota Prius arrives with more power, efficiency, style

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 02:30
The redesigned 2023 Toyota Prius debuted on Wednesday on the eve of the Los Angeles auto show, and the hybrid hatchback might be a showstopper. With a larger engine, improved fuel economy, and uncharacteristic style, the fifth-generation Prius breathes new life into a fading star. The only thing more surprising than the sleek new look of the...
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2023 Acura MDX

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Acura MDX? What does it compare to? The 2023 Acura MDX three-row crossover SUV from Honda’s premium brand rivals the Infiniti QX60, Genesis GV80, Cadillac XT6, and Lincoln Aviator. Is the 2023 Acura MDX a good SUV? Yes. The premium family hauler comes well equipped, has a versatile and roomy seven-seat...
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Consumer Reports ranks Toyota, Lexus most reliable, Mercedes worst

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 11:00
Hybrid vehicles and sedans are the most reliable cars, while electric vehicles and pickup trucks pose the most problems for new car owners, according to respondents of a Consumer Reports study announced Tuesday. In its annual consumer survey based on more than 300,000 vehicles from the 2000-2022 model years, the consumer advocacy publication...
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Study: Driver-assist systems reduce rear-end crashes by 49%

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 16:55
Automatic emergency braking and related active-safety technology proliferating in new cars have proven to be effective in cutting in half the number of rear-end collisions, and significantly reducing the number of serious injuries caused by the most common type of crash on American roadways, according to a sweeping new study released Tuesday. The...
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2023 Lincoln Corsair

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 15:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Lincoln Corsair? What does it compare to? Lincoln’s 2023 Corsair packs luxurious features and style into its small crossover body, and offers up the versatility of a plug-in hybrid powertrain, as well. Rivals include the Cadillac XT4, Acura RDX, and BMW X3. Is the 2023 Lincoln Corsair a good car? This...
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2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 14:06
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E? What does it compare to? Despite a name borrowed from Ford’s legendary pony car, the Mustang Mach-E gallops forth on a unique EV platform and rivals electric crossovers such as Tesla’s Model Y, Chevy’s Bolt EV and EUV, Volvo’s XC40 Recharge, and Volkswagen’s ID.4...
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2023 Honda Accord leans into hybrid advantage

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 16:45
The redesigned 2023 Honda Accord mid-size sedan capitalizes on what it does best, with an updated hybrid model offered in more trims, Honda announced last week. Honda aims for the hybrid to capture at least half of new Accord sales as the brand pares down gas-only engines on its protracted commitment to electrified vehicles. Now offered in Sport...
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2023 Lincoln Nautilus

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 15:28
What kind of car is the 2023 Lincoln Nautilus? What does it compare to? Lincoln’s 2023 Nautilus is an elegant luxury crossover SUV with a stunning interior, top-flight comfort and convenience features, and seating for five. This mid-size vehicle competes with the likes of the Audi Q5, Lexus RX, and Cadillac XT5. Is the 2023 Lincoln Nautilus...
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2023 Lincoln Aviator

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 14:49
What kind of car is the 2023 Lincoln Aviator? The Aviator takes its place between the compact Corsair crossover and big Navigator SUV in Lincoln’s lineup of luxury rides. It competes against three-row mid-size SUVs like the Kia Telluride and Audi Q7. Is the 2023 Lincoln Aviator a good car? The expensive Grand Touring model is a hard sell...
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GM recalls 338,000 Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade SUVs

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 14:01
General Motors has recalled 338,735 full-size SUVs for faulty daytime running lights that could increase the risk of a crash, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. In certain 2021 model vehicles, the DRLs may not deactivate when the headlights are on, as required by law. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard states that the resulting glare caused by...
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2023 Honda Accord, Volvo EX90 headline this week's new car news

The Car Connection News Feed - Sat, 11/12/2022 - 12:00
Three big new debuts highlighted the news cycle this week, led by Honda and redesigns of the Accord mid-size sedan as well as Pilot three-row crossover SUV. Those popular American-made vehicles should help the brand bridge the sizable gap to electric vehicles. Volvo's on the bridge, and on the other side is the EX90, an electric version of its...
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Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Mazda 3 withstand new crash test

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 11/11/2022 - 14:54
Most small cars performed well in the latest crash test implemented by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the non-profit safety group announced Thursday. The Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback earned top "Good" ratings, while the Nissan Sentra, as well as sedan and hatchback versions of the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla earned "Acceptable"...
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2023 Honda Passport

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 14:55
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Honda Passport? What does it compare to? The Honda Passport is a mid-size crossover with seating for five. It’s mechanically related to the 2022 Honda Pilot, but while the Pilot’s strongest asset is its third row of seating, the rugged-looking Passport stands out thanks to the increased ride height that...
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2023 Honda Accord preview

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 14:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Honda Accord? What does it compare to? With seats for five and an excellent hybrid option, the Honda Accord stands out in a small but strong class of mid-size sedans that includes the Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, and Nissan Altima. Is the 2023 Honda Accord a good car? Redesigned this year to mark the 11th...
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2024 Volvo EX90 preview

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 14:15
What kind of vehicle is the 2024 Volvo EX90? What does it compare to? The 2024 Volvo EX90 is a seven-seat crossover SUV with a full battery electric powertrain. It compares with a limited but growing number of three-row electric vehicles, including the Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, Rivian R1S, and Tesla Model X. Is the 2024 Volvo EX90 a good SUV? We...
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2023 Ford Mustang

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 13:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Ford Mustang? What does it compare to? We’re nearly 60 years into the Mustang nameplate, and as the original of the pony cars, it’s still going strong. It’s available as an athletic coupe or cheerful convertible, with the choice of an economical turbo-4 engine or impressive V-8 grunt. Like its chief...
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2023 Chevrolet Camaro

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 12:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Chevrolet Camaro? What does it compare to? The Chevrolet Camaro, available and equally appealing as a coupe and a convertible, melds 1960s style with exceptional modern performance. It’s up against pony cars like the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger, but can also be cross-shopped against coupes like the Toyota...
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2023 Lincoln Navigator

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 14:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Lincoln Navigator? What does it compare to? The 2023 Navigator is Lincoln’s full-size luxury SUV. Of the true SUVs that remain on the market, this is among the most posh and polished we’ve driven. Rivals include the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Cadillac Escalade, and BMW X7. Is the 2023...
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2023 Ford Edge

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 13:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Ford Edge? What does it compare to? The Ford Edge is a mid-size crossover with seating for five. It’s a comfortable cruiser but it lags behind the competition in terms of both efficiency and sport-utility aspirations. Similar vehicles in the segment include the Honda Passport, Chevrolet Blazer, and Ford Bronco...
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2023 Kia K5

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 12:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Kia K5? What does it compare to? The Kia K5 is a value-oriented five-passenger sedan, formerly known as the Optima. Competitors include cars like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Hyundai Sonata. Is the 2023 Kia K5 a good car? The K5 offers good safety and features across the lineup, which consists of LXS, GT-Line...
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