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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Volkswagen TiguanAmong crossover SUVs, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan stands out for its spacious interior—so long as every seat isn’t filled in seven-seat versions. The VW Tiguan aces real-world utility with its excellent outward vision, comfortable interior, available active safety gear, and good infotainment system. It’s less thrifty than some...

29k Land Rover SUVs recalled over doors that may open unexpectedly

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 A batch of 2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUVs are subject to a new recall to fix doors that could open without warning. The British luxury brand filed the recall with the NHTSA in May and the documents were published and made public last week. The problem surrounds driver-side doors that could open even after closed...

100K Porsche Cayenne, Panamera models recalled over rollaway risk

2011 Porsche Cayenne (left) and 2010 Porsche Cayenne S (right)Two popular Porsche models have been recalled to fix transmission bushings that could degrade, increasing the risk of the vehicle rolling away while in park. In the meantime, Porsche is telling vehicle owners to use their cars' parking brakes. The recall will begin Aug. 11, according to documents released last week by the NHTSA. Both the Porsche...

2020 Toyota Corolla crash tests, Audi SQ8 revealed, Mack electric garbage trucks: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE2020 Toyota Corolla earns IIHS Top Safety Pick award with optional headlights The 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan joins its hatchback counterpart as an IIHS-rated Top Safety Pick, but only with extra-cost headlights equipped. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax diesel is the quiet-talking, big bet by GM Chevy’s first light-duty diesel pickup...

Review update: 2020 Hyundai Palisade does family like suppertime

2020 Hyundai PalisadeFamily vehicles like the 2020 Hyundai Palisade are team buses for a new generation. There’ll be a long list of children soon who will roll their eyes at their parents’ music choices, fall asleep in the bench seats, lose milk money in the cushions, and kick the back of the seats ahead of them filled with misbehaving siblings. The new...