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2019 Mazda CX-3

2019 Mazda CX-3The 2019 Mazda CX-3 does much to please drivers with its nimble compact crossover moves. It’s stylish, has lots of the latest safety features, and steers and rides well for a small car with cranked-up ride height. What it doesn’t do so well is an SUV essential. The pint-sized CX-3 simply can’t hold many people or much stuff. We...

2019 Lincoln MKC

2019 Lincoln MKCThe 2019 Lincoln MKC is back with a facelift and a nosejob, but not much else has changed for the entry-level luxury SUV. With a more refined, modern look, the MKC finally has the highbrow looks to match its Lincoln street cred. We rate the 2019 MKC 6.6 out of 10 overall for its attractive new design, quality materials, and finishes. (Read more...

2019 Lincoln Nautilus preview

2019 Lincoln Nautilus, 2017 Los Angeles Auto ShowThe 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is Ford’s latest take on the mid-size, two-row premium crossover segment, replacing the MKX nameplate without ditching the Ford Edge-based underpinnings. It arrives in dealers in spring 2018. As of this writing, Lincoln has only announced a pair of trim levels—the mid-grade Reserve and the range-topping Black...

2019 Porsche Cayenne

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-HybridThe 2019 Porsche Cayenne heaps astonishing performance into its tall-wagon crossover body. It’s a formula once thought to be heresy; now it’s old hat. Now it’s in its third generation, and thanks to a smartly re-engineered cabin and a trio of powertrains, the 2019 Cayenne earns a score of 8.0 overall. (Read more about how we rate...

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12The 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck wants to be more than just a trusted hauler. With its roomy, refined interior and its choice of engine options, the 2019 Ram is the most livable full-size pickup on the market today. We rate it 5.8 out of 10 overall, with some caveats. For one, we haven’t driven the new mild-hybrid V-6 and V-8 engines. For...