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The 2019 Subaru Ascent is a new, top-notch, three-row SUV.

2019 Subaru Ascent arrives with SUV street cred

The sport utility vehicle market apparently hasn't reached its saturation point — at least Subaru doesn't think so. Welcome the Ascent, the largest car...
The 2013 Toyota Highlander has a spacious interior

 2013 Toyota Highlander: Polished, roomy crossover

To the surprise of many, American station wagons from the 1950s and 1960s are becoming very desirable. One can only guess if the 2013...
The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is a versatile SUV with sedan tendencies.

2019 Mazda CX-9: versatile SUV with sedan tendencies

The Mazda CX-9 debuted in 2006 as a versatile, well-equipped addition to the fraternity of family haulers. The first generation endured for nine years...
The 2019 Ford Ranger marks the return of the midsize truck for the first time on eight years

2019 Ford Ranger back but with a few warts, flat tires

After an eight-year absence, the Ford Ranger was re-introduced to the North American market late last year as a 2019 model. It marked a...
Bob Kavner showcased his 1955 Ford F100 at the Concours & Cocktails gathering at the Santa Lucia Preserve.

1955 Ford F100 best of show at Concours & Cocktails

Supercars, family heirlooms and affordable vintage vehicles are nothing new to the Monterey Peninsula, particularly during Classic Car Week. Gawk at a new multi-colored...

2018 VW Golf SportWagen: humble, proud, best in class

Throughout its long history in the United States, Volkswagen has manufactured two of the most recognizable cars in history, the VW Beetle and the...
The 2017 Acura RDX is among the best luxury compact SUVs.

2017 Acura RDX: Hefty price, best compact SUV

Largely unchanged from its massive makeover last year, the 2017 Acura RDX remains among the premier compact luxury sport utility vehicles on the market. Now...

2017 Hyundai Veloster: sporty look, lackluster ride

The Hyundai Veloster was introduced seven years ago as the South Korean manufacturer’s first coupe. A year later, a turbo-changed edition debuted. The 2017...

2018 Kia Niro joins Hyundai Ioniq to challenge Prius

Once upon a time, car categories were simple — sedans, convertibles, station wagons, vans and pick-up trucks. Vehicles had concise, practical names often referencing...
The 2016 Yukon Denali has seating for seven.

2016 Yukon Denali: Big, badass, defies logic

The 2016 Yukon Denali includes a host of new technology, safety and convenience upgrades, further embellishing the already massive and plush sport utility vehicle. The...
The 2014 Hyundai Equus: The top-line sedan has been upgraded.

2014 Hyundai Equus: More luxury, less cost

Some people wonder if they're paying too much for a luxury car. The Hyundai Equus provides solace. The South Korean carmaker lacks the prestigious...
The 2019 Lexus LS 500 is the flagship of the upscale division.

2019 Lexus LS 500 commands the open road in style

Like naval fleets, automobile manufacturers have flagships. Commanding officers, weaponry or distinguished flags aren't involved. Still, carmakers' highest-profile vehicles are their proudest presentations. Luxury brands...