The Ascent, due in showrooms in July, is the largest, heaviest Subaru ever built.
The most spacious of the midsize SUVs keeps its dimensions large, while adding some new features and a more SUV-like exterior look.
Among the high-end features: Two folding seats stowed in the load floor deploy with the push of a button for tailgating from the rear of the vehicle, to take in, as Rolls-Royce says in the promo video, "the savanna stretching out in front of you or … your child's sports day."
Nobody ever got up in the morning and said, "I'm gonna buy a Taurus today, I don't care what anybody says. I must have that car!"
After a glass windshield was replaced on a 2015 Ford Escape SE, the windshield wipers began behaving oddly.
The Toyota Sienna was last redesigned in 2011. But keeping the same outward appearance and lack of real marketing mean potential buyers may not be aware of big changes inside, including an 8-speed transmission and better interior styling.
Rearview cameras have the biggest benefit for drivers 70 and older. Their backing crash rate fell 40 percent with cameras, compared with 15 percent for drivers younger than 70, a 2016 study found.
Questions about your car? This week's column covers emission testing, brake rotors, and tinted windows.
The Honda Odyssey and the Toyota Sienna are two old minivan names that bring a lot of new ideas to the family unit. This week, Honda's offering is put to the test.
The powerful 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk does 0 to 60 is in about 3.5 seconds. Actually, that's Jeep's number; a Motor Trend writer reported doing it in 3.4.
An analysis of a stripped-down version of the Tesla 3 found inconsistency in basic manufacturing but innovation in electronics and materials.
This week's problems: vibrating brakes, misdiagnosis in a general checkup, idling while listening to the radio, and accuracy of tire pressure gauges.
The 1500 gets its first major overhaul since the 2009 model year, and FiatChrysler is making something special. Weight is down 225 pounds. Payload and towing are increased to 2,300 pounds and 12,750 pounds respectively.