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A fuel-sipping, high-performing Volvo SUV? It’s real, but real pricey.

You can have it all, if you have about 75 grand to spend. High performance. Great handling. Fuel economy. All-wheel drive. The 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar E-AWD puts together some engineering feats in a pretty nice package.

Genesis begets the G70, a new smaller sporty sedan

The luxury car brand that broke away from Korean make Hyundai has launched its third model — a small sedan — for the 2019 model year. It's fun and fast with the right engine but lacks any semblance of the roominess of its larger siblings.

Genesis begets the G70, a new smaller sporty sedan

The luxury car brand that broke away from Korean make Hyundai has launched its third model — a small sedan — for the 2019 model year. It's fun and fast with the right engine but lacks any semblance of the roominess of its larger siblings.

Kia puts even more joy in the Soul for 2020

Kia has made consistent improvements in its vehicles in the past decade, and the Soul has been the best example of its attention to detail. With the 2020 model, the company adds more speed and more fun to its practical boxy model.

Kia puts even more joy in the Soul for 2020

Kia has made consistent improvements in its vehicles in the past decade, and the Soul has been the best example of its attention to detail. With the 2020 model, the company adds more speed and more fun to its practical boxy model.

Lexus vs. Volvo: Second contender in the tiny crossover competition

Volvo adds the XC40 to its 2019 lineup. The small crossover resembles larger Volvos, but this model offers some seriously sporty handling. So we've put it to the test against the Lexus NX300, a model that has pretty much been the same since 2015.

Lexus vs. Volvo: Second contender in the tiny crossover competition

Volvo adds the XC40 to its 2019 lineup. The small crossover resembles larger Volvos, but this model offers some seriously sporty handling. So we've put it to the test against the Lexus NX300, a model that has pretty much been the same since 2015.
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Lexus vs. Volvo: An end-of-year tiny crossover competition

So you're looking to spend a lot of money on a small premium crossover? You could do worse than to try the 2019/20 Lexus NX300, which may not be easy on the eyes but is plenty of fun on the road. It battles next week's installment, the 2019/20 Volvo XC40.

GM recalls 814,000 pickups, cars to fix brake, battery problems

General Motors is recalling more than 814,000 pickup trucks and cars in the U.S. to fix problems with brake controls and battery cables.

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid retains its attractive charge

The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid continues its tradition of efficiency with just a bit of fun. There's not a lot of space, but the entry price makes it worthwhile.

Free Library’s $1M auto archives are moving to Philly’s world-famous car museum and to a Hershey attraction

South Philly's Simeone Foundation will share the cache of auto manuals and ephemera with an antique car library in Hershey. It's a car nut's treasure.

Fiat 500X is a yabba dabba doo time

For 2019, Fiat gave the 500X an all-new turbocharged engine and standard all-wheel drive. It may not be especially practical, but it sure is fun — in a zipping around a Hanna-Barbera cartoon way.

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Nissan Pathfinder remains a solid value, but that’s about it

In a comparison on SUVs that aim to be more heavy duty, the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder offers intelligent four-wheel drive, three rows, and good value. But it isn't enough to beat the new Honda Passport.

2019 Honda Passport aims for a bit of ruggedness

Honda squeezes a new crossover in between the CR-V and the Pilot, resurrecting the old Passport name for the newcomer. It aims to be a more rugged performer but sticks to all-wheel drive. So it gets put to the test against the similarly priced Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition.

Kia Telluride mixes fun with practicality

In the final installment of the four-part test of big honking SUVs, the all-new Kia Telluride goes a step beyond the competition in many aspects. Still, it can't compete for all-out spaciousness and towing.

2019 Toyota Sequoia? An SUV so solid and unchanging, it’s almost petrified

Part III of the four-part test of big honking SUVs: The Toyota Sequoia shows that it has towing capabilities and speed, but an SUV last redesigned when George W. Bush was president can feel a bit behind the times.

2019 Ford Expedition pulls like a beast, drives like a Winnebago

It’s worth wondering why the same Ford that makes the delightfully car-like F150 can’t do something smoother to tame the spacious Expedition.

Buick Enclave introduces four-way three-row test

Thousands of miles, four long trips, four long crossover/SUVs. The 2019 Buick Enclave had easy duty around typical Pennsylvania stomping grounds, but will compete with the Ford Expedition, Toyota Sequoia, and finally the 2020 Kia Telluride for best in class.

2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth makes drivers want to stretch summer

If you want squeeze every drop of summer — and maybe even freeze your way into fall and winter — there few ways as fun as the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth. It adds a bit of punch to the standard two-seat convertible, and the handling is a dream.

2019 Acura RDX: Smooth and fun, with a touch of annoyance

As we wrap up our small premium crossover comparison, the Acura RDX gets its chance in the spotlight. Its handling, acceleration and comfort shine, but difficult controls mar the experience. How does it stack up with the Cadillac XT4 and Infiniti QX50?

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