Tesla Model 3 or Model S

By Duncan Brady – MotorTrend For years after its debut in 2012, the Tesla Model S utterly dominated the electric luxury car market. That all changed in 2017 when Tesla released its second sedan, the Model 3, providing buyers a smaller, less expensive entry point to Tesla ownership. Don’t go thinkingContinue Reading

Chevrolet Equinox or Blazer

All the reasons to choose the Equinox, plus reasons to go for the Blazer. By Kelly Lin – MotorTrend Chevrolet has among the biggest selection of SUVs on the market, ranging from subcompact crossovers to burly, body-on-frame SUVs. Somewhere in the middle is the hot-selling Equinox and the stylish Blazer. But what are theContinue 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

Honda Civic Type R vs. Toyota GR Yaris

By Angus MacKenzie – MotorTrend Volkswagen invented the hot hatch, launching the Mk 1 Golf GTI in 1976, and it has honed and refined the formula ever since. Like most Japanese automakers, Honda and Toyota have toyed with the hot hatch genre, but these companies’ enthusiasm for it has waxed and waned over the years, tuggedContinue Reading

Lexus IS vs Acura TLX

By Jeff Perez – Motor1 Lexus and Acura bring out the big guns in their battle for mid-range supremacy. Let’s be honest: The Germans still dominate the compact luxury segment. Those companies have been building sporty sedans for decades and doing it very well. But there’s enough room in thatContinue Reading

Fastest Pickup Trucks For 2020-2021

By Jeff Perez – Motor1 These 16 powerful trucks have lots of pickup. Here and now in 2020, there are a lot of ways to go fast. But absurd speed isn’t just for supercar and sports car owners anymore. Many companies now offer performance SUVs – the quickest of which we’ve onContinue Reading

Mazda CX-30 vs Kia Seltos

By Nick Yekikian – MotorTrend The 2021 Kia Seltos is the brand’s latest entrant in the SUV octagon, and it enters the arena with a full head of steam. Last year Kia delivered a knockout punch in the form of the three-row Telluride. It was so good, we named it our 2020 SUV of the Year. WithContinue 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