Property

VW, Audi to fix 224,700 recalled cars with software update

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:30
Volkswagen and its luxury brand Audi are recalling 224,704 newer cars and SUVs for a faulty tire pressure monitor, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. Despite the large recall, the fix is as easy as bringing the car into the dealer for a software update. The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) may not read the correct air pressure in the tires...
Categories: Property

VW, Audi fix recall of 224,700 cars with software update

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:30
Volkswagen and its luxury brand Audi are recalling 224,704 newer cars and SUVs for a faulty tire pressure monitor, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. Despite the large recall, the fix is as easy as bringing the car into the dealer for a software update. The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) may not read the correct air pressure in the tires...
Categories: Property

2023 Honda Pilot preview

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 14:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Honda Pilot? What does it compare to? The Honda Pilot offers three rows of seats, V-6 power, and all-wheel drive, so it’s in the same class as the Hyundai Palisade, Kia Telluride, Toyota Highlander, and Ford Explorer. Is the 2023 Honda Pilot a good SUV? It’s new, and we haven’t yet driven...
Categories: Property

2023 Acura RDX

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 13:00
What kind of car is the 2023 Acura RDX? What does it compare to? The Acura is a luxury crossover with seating for five passengers, edgy styling, and a powerful turbo-4 engine. Rivals include the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and the Mercedes GLC-Class. Is the 2023 Acura RDX a good car? We like the Acura’s spacious cabin, performance, and safety...
Categories: Property

2023 Kia Forte

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 12:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Kia Forte? What does it compare to? The Kia Forte is a spacious small sedan. The Forte, along with rivals such as the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and the Hyundai Elantra, presents a good value despite the onslaught of crossovers taking over this segment. Is the 2023 Kia Forte a good car? Despite bland performance...
Categories: Property

2023 Kia Telluride, Mercedes-Benz EQE top this week's reviews

The Car Connection News Feed - Sat, 11/05/2022 - 11:00
From the latest electric sedans to the two best three-row crossovers, we tested a broad range of 2023 models this week. We checked in on the updates to popular compact crossovers, and even revisited one that had been easy to overlook. Here's what moved us this week and how they measure up on our TCC Rating system meant to level the playing field...
Categories: Property

Test drive: 2023 Kia Niro blends crossover style and 49 mpg

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 11/04/2022 - 15:56
The redesigned 2023 Kia Niro Hybrid gets bigger, bolder, and mostly better for its second act. The tall hatchback, or small crossover, comes only with front-wheel drive and a choice of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric powertrains. I recently tested the most accessible and least expensive iteration, the 2023 Niro Hybrid. On a long weekend away...
Categories: Property

2023 Audi Q5

The Car Connection News Feed - Fri, 11/04/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Audi Q5? What does it compare to? The 2023 Audi Q5 is a five-seat compact luxury SUV that does battle with the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class. Is the 2023 Audi Q5 a good SUV? The Q5 is a solid choice with few downsides. It’s just as good with no options as it is loaded up, thanks to willing powertrains, a...
Categories: Property

2023 Hyundai Palisade

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 14:39
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Hyundai Palisade? What does it compare to? Hyundai’s largest vehicle, the 2023 Palisade gets its first major update since its winning launch into the three-row SUV segment in 2020. It competes against the Kia Telluride, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer and many, many other three-row family...
Categories: Property

More airbag deaths lead to Dodge Charger, Challenger recall

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 14:23
Exploding Takata airbags have killed three more people, prompting Stellantis to urge owners to stop driving older model Dodge and Chrysler vehicles, the AP reported Thursday. The company formerly known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles warned owners to stop driving more than 276,000 older model Chrysler 300 sedans, Dodge Magnum wagons, and Dodge...
Categories: Property

2023 Fiat 500X

The Car Connection News Feed - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Fiat 500X? What does it compare to? The 2023 Fiat 500X is a small crossover SUV. Shop it against the Jeep Renegade and Subaru Crosstrek. Is the 2023 Fiat 500X a good SUV? This model has been around for a while, and a trimmed-down lineup this year further dents its appeal. We like the 500X’s personality and...
Categories: Property

2023 Kia Telluride

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 13:46
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Kia Telluride? What does it compare to? The 2023 Kia Telluride three-row crossover SUV seats up to eight passengers in minivan-like comfort but with the alluring design of a muscular SUV. Is the 2023 Kia Telluride a good SUV? A perennial Best Car To Buy winner since it launched for 2020, the Telluride balances...
Categories: Property

Test drive: 2022 Toyota Sienna Woodland leans on rugged marketing hype

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 12:30
With a name like Woodland Special Edition, it might seem as if Toyota jacked up its Sienna minivan with a lift kit and knobby tires. Spoiler: It hasn’t. The 2022 Toyota Sienna Woodland adds all-wheel drive and a tow hitch receiver as standard, and Toyota increased the ride height 0.6 inches on its hybrid minivan, but the enhancements create...
Categories: Property

2023 Ford Expedition

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Ford Expedition? What does it compare to? The 2023 Ford Expedition is a full-size SUV available in two lengths. Shop it against the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Chevrolet Suburban. Is the 2023 Ford Expedition a good SUV? By big SUV standards, the 2023 Ford Expedition lineup is hard to beat. These SUVs pair a...
Categories: Property

2023 Kia Sorento costs $31,285; plug-in hybrid is $51,185

The Car Connection News Feed - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 10:00
The updated 2023 Kia Sorento three-row crossover SUV costs $31,285, including a $1,295 destination fee, Kia announced on Friday. That's a modest price increase of $620 compared to the 2022 Kia Sorento, but the elimination of the base S trim on the Sorento Hybrid results in a price increase of about $2,500 for hybrid models. The 2023 Sorento...
Categories: Property

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 19:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE? What does it compare to? The EQE electric mid-size sedan repackages the aerodynamic shape of the larger EQS sedan into a more balanced profile with sportier handling. Rivals range from the Porsche Taycan and Audi E-Tron GT to the BMW i4 and Tesla Model S. Is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE a good car?...
Categories: Property

End of the road: Automakers discontinue these cars in 2023

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 14:30
The dawn of the electric age arrives with the sunset of the sedan. Though unrelated, consumers continue to migrate to crossover SUVs and have begun adopting electric powertrains in greater numbers. It’s an American paradox to want cleaner, more efficient cars but not sacrifice the size and flexibility of larger, heavier, less efficient...
Categories: Property

2023 BMW X3

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 BMW X3? What does it compare to? The X3 is a five-seat compact luxury SUV that squares off against the Volvo XC60 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, among many others. Is the 2023 BMW X3 a good SUV? It’s a great choice—and for many shoppers, it may be the best BMW in the automaker’s lineup. Great turbo...
Categories: Property

Volvo recalls 2022-2023 plug-in hybrids for power loss

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 10/31/2022 - 16:16
Volvo will be recalling its new longer-range plug-in hybrid models due to a software error that can prevent the engine from starting, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. When the system requires max cooling of the electrical drive unit, the faulty software in the control module sets the cooling flow to zero. That causes the module controlling the...
Categories: Property

2023 Toyota RAV4

The Car Connection News Feed - Mon, 10/31/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Toyota RAV4? What does it compare to? The 2023 Toyota RAV4 is a five-seat crossover SUV. Shop it against the Subaru Forester and the Nissan Rogue. Is the 2023 Toyota RAV4 a good SUV? It’s a deservedly popular choice that benefits from a huge range of configurations, decent infotainment, and lots of...
Categories: Property

Pages