2021 Toyota Highlander or Subaru Ascent

By Duncan Brady – MotorTrend The Toyota Highlander has long been a go-to pick in the three-row SUV segment, but Subaru introduced an appealing alternative with the Ascent for 2019. Our rankings position the Ascent as the overall superior offering, but depending on your priorities and how you’ll use the vehicle, the HighlanderContinue Reading

2021 Jaguar F-Type

The Jaguar F-Type channels the British brand’s heritage, creating a modern sports car successor to the legendary E-Type. Available in coupe or convertible body styles, the Jaguar F-Type blends attractive design with thrilling performance. In addition to the standard model, there’s also the potent F-Type R, which has AWD standard.Continue Reading

Dodge Charger or Nissan Maxima

By Alex Leanse – MotorTrend Although the Dodge Charger and Nissan Maxima adopt a similar form factor, these full-size sedans go about their business in very different ways. The Maxima takes a more luxurious approach to its features and appointments while still trying to be fun to drive. Meanwhile, the Charger emphasizes power and performance moreContinue Reading

2021 Mazda CX-5 Turbo

By Alex Leanse – MotorTrend Fourth gear, throttle wide open down the straight. A right-hander closes in ahead. Don’t brake yet … Now! The front end dips. Cut two cogs with the left paddle. Pop off the stoppers and toss the steering clockwise. Ease into the power. Feel the weightContinue Reading

2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid

By Greg Fink – MotorTrend Bentley plans to wean itself off internal-combustion engines by the end of the decade, and its latest attempt at embracing electrification comes in the form of the updated 2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid. Like the rest of the 2021 Bentayga lineup, the gasoline-electric Bentayga Hybrid benefits from fresh styling inside andContinue Reading

Cadillac XT6 Sport

By: Jeff Perez – Motor1 We’ve spilled plenty of ink criticizing Cadillac more recent products, like the CT4 and CT5 sedans in particular, so we expected to be equally disappointed jumping behind the wheel of the 2021 Cadillac XT6 crossover. But to our surprise, the XT6 isn’t all that bad. Cadillac actually built a solid three-row that drivesContinue Reading

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

By  Jeff Perez – Motor1 The only thing we’ve ever really disliked about the Subaru Crosstrek Sport was how lethargic it was. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine simply wasn’t punchy enough, even for such a small crossover. But Subaru listened, and this year the company introduced a new Sport model that adds aContinue Reading

2021 Nissan Kicks

By: Jeff Perez – Motor1 We have a lot of love for the little Nissan Kicks. The pint-sized crossover has a big driving personality, approachable styling, and great standard safety features. Now Nissan has further improved the Kicks for 2021 with a facelift (akin to its overseas sibling) and more standard features. TheContinue Reading

Fastest SUVs

By: Brett T. Evans – Motor1 These 20 hot-headed haulers give sports cars a run for their money. Hot sport-utes are more popular now than ever, tracing their lineage back to our favorite examples from the ‘90s: the Lamborghini LM002, GMC Typhoon, Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG, and Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited. ButContinue Reading