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The Car Connection News Feed: 2022 Kia Stinger

The Top Zones - Mon, 04/04/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Kia Stinger? What does it compare to? The 2022 Kia Stinger is a five-door hatchback refreshed for 2022 to seat five in more comfort and with the latest tech. Is the 2022 Kia Stinger a good car? The Stinger is part of a rare and dying breed of rear-wheel-drive based sedans, but it makes an excellent case for their...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2022 Jeep Cherokee

The Top Zones - Sat, 04/02/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Jeep Cherokee? What does it compare to? The Jeep Cherokee is a five-seat compact crossover easily overshadowed in Jeep’s supersized SUV lineup, which now features the 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer full-size SUVs, as well as a three-row variant of the Grand Cherokee SUV. The Cherokee tries to keep the...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

The Top Zones - Fri, 04/01/2022 - 14:00
What kind of car is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS? What does it compare to? Mercedes swings big with the EQS electric vehicle that’s billed as the eventual successor to the ultra-posh S-Class sedan, with a fully electric powertrain and a futuristic interior. Rivals at this level of electric luxury (and price) are few, and include the Lucid Air...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Test drive: 2022 Nissan Frontier aims for traditionalists

The Top Zones - Thu, 03/31/2022 - 14:15
My mother, or anyone in my family, will tell you I’m a bit resistant to embracing change. It’s hard. The latest Nissan Frontier is designed for people like me. With a TCC Rating of 5.6 out of 10, the 2022 Nissan Frontier outranks every direct mid-size pickup truck competitor on paper thanks to a fresh design and great dimensions...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Test drive: 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross treads familiar territory

The Top Zones - Wed, 03/30/2022 - 14:13
The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross seems familiar, like a new winter jacket that somehow smells like Grandpa. Toyota’s latest model doesn’t do anything new, but it welcomes buyers coming from Toyota sedans or downsizing from larger vehicles with a warm but uninspired greeting. More like a smaller RAV4 than an upsized Corolla hatch, the...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler presents a more accessible off-road truck

The Top Zones - Tue, 03/29/2022 - 14:48
Ford introduced a new Rattler package for the 2023 Ford F-150 pickup truck that bridges the gap between the base XL truck and the FX4 off-road variant, the company announced Tuesday. By adding yet another package option to America's bestselling vehicle, Ford simplifies the most configurable vehicle on the market with a bundle of popular features...
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The Car Connection News Feed: GMC recalls 740,000 Terrain SUVs for excessive headlight glare

The Top Zones - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 14:24
The lights are too bright on 2010-2017 GMC Terrain SUVs, according to a decision made by the NHTSA earlier this month. After nearly three years of assessing GM's request to be exempted from an expensive recall, the NHTSA determined the headlight design was faulty and needs to be remedied. The low-beam headlights have a housing that can refract a...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Test drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander delivers throwback SUV vibes in modern crossover body

The Top Zones - Mon, 03/28/2022 - 13:44
The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander suggests it’s new, but the related 2021 Nissan Rogue preceded it a year ago. Mitsubishi reskinned and tweaked the crossover SUV to differentiate itself from its corporate sibling. With a TCC Rating of 6.5 out of 10, the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander ties the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4’s ratings...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2023 Subaru Solterra vs. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

The Top Zones - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 15:00
Electric cars are no longer niche vehicles, and the new 2023 Subaru Solterra and 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 demonstrate how far the mainstream has swung toward battery-powered crossover SUVs. The duo also represent a trend of automakers partnering up to split costs in a rapidly developing global marketplace shaped by emissions regulations. The Ioniq 5...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning rated at up to 320 miles of range

The Top Zones - Mon, 03/21/2022 - 14:45
The EPA has certified the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at up to 320 miles of range, the automaker announced Monday. Ford had been expecting the electric version of America's bestselling vehicle for more than 40 years to have a peak range of 300 miles. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning comes with a choice of two battery packs, sized...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Dodge, Ram recall 370,000 Durango and pickup trucks for faulty ESC light

The Top Zones - Sun, 03/20/2022 - 11:00
New Dodge Durango SUVs and Ram heavy duty pickup trucks are being recalled for an electronic stability control light that might not illuminate properly, the NHTSA disclosed this week. If the malfunction light doesn't show in the gauge cluster, then the driver can be left unaware that the traction control system is not performing as intended...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2023 Subaru Solterra, Acura Integra top this week's new car reviews

The Top Zones - Sat, 03/19/2022 - 11:00
The new, the old, and the confusing topped this week's new car headlines at The Car Connection. We test drove the 2023 Subaru Solterra, the brand's first global electric car, in the desert beyond Scottsdale, and we got the scoop on what exactly the resurrected Acura Integra will entail when it launches later this spring. GM was coy about the end...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Volkswagen recalls 220,000 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUVs for airbag issue

The Top Zones - Fri, 03/18/2022 - 15:30
Volkswagen will be recalling more than 220,000 newer Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUV models for an issue with the side airbag deployment, the NHTSA disclosed on Friday. The Atlas three-row SUV and its related five-seat Atlas Cross Sport has front side airbags that might deploy later than necessary in the event of a side crash. VW believes the...
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The Car Connection News Feed: 2023 Subaru Solterra

The Top Zones - Fri, 03/18/2022 - 13:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Subaru Solterra? What does it compare to? Manufactured in partnership with Toyota, the 2023 Solterra electric crossover shares many mechanicals with the related Toyota BZ4X. Other rivals include the Volkswagen ID.4, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Tesla Model Y. Is the 2023 Subaru Solterra a good...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Chevy Trax, Buick Encore to be discontinued after 2022

The Top Zones - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 13:49
The inexpensive small car has become even more endangered in the U.S., with the Chevrolet Trax and Buick Encore as the latest to reportedly end production. GM's smallest and most affordable crossover SUVs will be discontinued at the end of the model year, multiple sources reported this week. GM was characteristically coy about the reports. "Chevy...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT Trailboss delivers tale of two trucks

The Top Zones - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:00
Chevy has complicated the 2022 Silverado 1500 buying process even more than the usual configurations and options. There will be two trucks sold on dealer lots, both 2022 models, one with updates inside and out, and the other carrying over unchanged from 2021. The carryover 2022 Silverado 1500 will be the same truck introduced in 2019, but...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Why buying a 2022 Chevy Silverado is so confusing

The Top Zones - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:00
Not all 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s will be built equally or even be the same truck. Some models will wear the refreshed changes for the new model year, while the carryover Silverado will be called an LTD model. Both trucks will be 2022 Chevrolet Silverados. Confused? So are we. Chevrolet spokesperson Shad Balch told The Car Connection there...
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The Car Connection News Feed: A tale of two 2022 trucks: Why buying a new Chevy Silverado is confusing

The Top Zones - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:00
Not all 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s will be built equally or even be the same truck. Some models will wear the refreshed changes for the new model year, while the carryover Silverado will be called an LTD model. Both trucks will be 2022 Chevrolet Silverados. Confused? So are we. Chevrolet spokesperson Shad Balch told The Car Connection there...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Tesla increases prices between $2,500 to $12,500 across its model range

The Top Zones - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:31
Tesla increased prices across the board of its electric-vehicle lineup on Monday, marking at least the sixth price hike in some models in the past year. The latest price hike reflects a 10% increased on some models, with the base Model 3 rear-wheel-drive version increasing $2,000 to $46,990, and the top Model X increasing $12,500 to $138,990. On...
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The Car Connection News Feed: Tesla increases prices again, marking a 23% spike for the Model 3 since 2021

The Top Zones - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:31
Tesla increased prices across the board of its electric-vehicle lineup on Monday, marking at least the sixth price hike in some models in the past year. The latest price hike reflects a 10% increased on some models, with the base Model 3 rear-wheel-drive version increasing $2,000 to $46,990, and the top Model X increasing $12,500 to $138,990. On...
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