Configure This: How We'd Spec the 2019 Acura RDX

The third generation's the charm

Acura has spent the time redesigning the RDX well since the third-generation small luxury crossover looks and feels nothing like the two that came before it.

5 Best Reasons to Buy an Electric Car

From niche to mainstream in just a decade

What once seemed on the outskirts for many car buyers has become a serious consideration, and EVs are here to stay. Here are five reasons why you should consider buying one. 

Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Honda Insight Hybrid

Two similar green brothers from the same mother

But the new kid on the block, the Insight Hybrid, is the model's first foray into the sedan segment. The question is how do these two stack up against each other, and why do they both exist? 

What New and Used Midsize Crossovers Would We Buy For Under $35,000?

If it was our own money, we'd choose carefully

Choosing the right car isn't easy, so we want to help by telling you what we'd buy with our own money. Today, we're covering midsize crossovers, a segment that cuts a wide swath across the industry.

Why Do Muscle Car Interiors Have to Suck?

The ergonomic quality of a box of Legos

The one weak link in the muscle car formula is the interior. They tend to be horrendous when it comes to ergonomics and visibility. Only one of them does it well. 

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is a Total Revelation in Hot Hatches

German-infused Korean driving goodness

Most cars these days are pretty good, but some are truly surprising. One that really surprised us was the 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo.

Toyota Needs to Redesign the 4Runner Instead of Making It Dress Like Darth Vader

No amount of stealth will hide its aging self

The new, dark 4Runner trim is called the Nightshade Edition, so named for a deadly flower whose berries can kill. 

Chrysler Screwed Up the 300 Sedan, and Now It's Dead

The struggle is real, yo

Now, it seems the Chrysler 300 is also destined to die an ignominious death, and probably no one shy of amateur rappers and road-tripping businessmen will even notice. 

I Tracked a Dodge Durango SRT and Loved It

Track driving proved to be a challenging but thrilling experience

A first-time track driver learns the basics from the pros and tries them out in the 2019 Dodge Durango SRT at GingerWay Raceway.

Is Buying a Base Model to Save Money Smart?

Don't buy that stripper car without considering the following

Base models are cheaper than their better-equipped counterparts. That means you can save some money when buying new, but is that really a smart idea?

Did Toyota Go Too Far With the 2019 Avalon's Interior?

There's a lot going in here

Now that some time has passed, and we're testing the 2019 Avalon for our in-depth review, we can say that we weren't mistaken about the cabin. 

The 2018 Lincoln MKZ Has a Great Rear End But Needs to Die

Very appealing to a few old men somewhere

The Lincoln MKZ is a strange car. It's been tweaked a few times over the past several years, and it soldiers on as one of two passenger cars in Lincoln's crossover heavy lineup.

I Just Saw a Tesla Model 3, and It's Nasty

Maybe red isn't its best color, but still

We just saw a red one this morning on the way to the office, and it's pretty freakin' awful for a car that really costs more like $50K instead of $30K and one for which some customers have waited over

Will the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Even Sell in the Wake of Dieselgate?

Poor diesel perception may prove too difficult to overcome

Mazda has a new CX-5 with a diesel engine in it. That will mean better fuel economy and torque, but will the model actually sell or has VW ruined diesel engines with Dieselgate?

People Still Really Love the Hell Out of Muscle Cars

They remain head turners even if they don't sell

The world loves muscle cars, unless you happen to be the neighbor of a muscle car owner who loves to rev his engine at all hours. They're like a kid's imagination come to life.