2022 Volkswagen Taos First Look

By Nick Yekikian – MotorTrend The Volkswagen Group is the largest automaker in the world, and yet it only commands a measly three percent of the U.S. car market. Why so small a piece of such a decent-sized pie? Well, for a long time VW simply didn’t make the sort ofContinue Reading

2021 MotorTrend SUV of the Year

By MotorTrend As automakers walk away from sedans as family transportation, it seems ever more categories and niches are being created for the now-omnipresent SUV. Across these multiple sizes, shapes, and price points, we tested the latest models at the 2021 MotorTrend SUV of the Year competition—thoroughly evaluating nearly 30 vehicles in all,Continue Reading

The Best Hatchbacks You Can Buy In 2020

By Alex Nishimoto – MotorTrend Crossovers and SUVs might dominate the new car market, but for some, there is just no substitute for the practicality, fuel economy, and handling fun that a proper hatchback can offer. There’s a lot to like about modern hatchbacks—and of course, SUVs are just jacked-upContinue Reading

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The Mazda MX-30 isn’t Mazda’s first electric vehicle per se – it’s made several prototypes, including the absurd, Kinder-Egg-on-wheels EX-005 concept of 1970 – but it is Mazda’s first production EV. Careering straight down the plug-in crossover route seems like a safe bet for pulling in buyers, but there are plentiful clues Mazda’sContinue Reading

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By Vijay Pattni – Top Gear This is the new, facelifted Jaguar F-Pace. It’s a subtle makeover of Jag’s really rather good SUV, intended to give it a “cleaner, more assured presence”. As such, the bonnet has been redesigned with a bigger bulge up top, while sitting underneath is a slightly largerContinue Reading

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe

By Greg Fink – MotorTrend eep continues to expand its Wrangler SUV’s powertrain lineup with the arrival of a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid option for 2021. Dubbed the 4xe (that’s pronounced “four-by-E”), the Wrangler’s latest powerplant joins the model’s 285-hp 3.6-liter V-6, 270-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, and 260-hp turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6. As with the latter engine,Continue Reading

2021 Honda Odyssey

By: Brett T. Evans – Motor1 Updates for 2021 make Honda’s already excellent family hauler slightly better. In spite of my penchant for dad jokes, I am not in the target demographic for the 2021 Honda Odyssey – as an unmarried, childless, 31-year-old male, my automotive tastes currently skew toward three-letter abbreviations like WRX,Continue Reading