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2021 Subaru Crosstrek: Small price bump, big power gains

2021 Subaru CrosstrekThe 2021 Subaru Crosstrek comes with a modest $100 price bump but more standard equipment and more power. A new Sport trim highlights a more powerful engine option that is only $600 more than the base engine, the automaker announced Thursday. A common gripe from shoppers interested in Subaru's smallest crossover SUV was that they needed more power...

New 2021 Mazda 3 compact car upgrades to three available engines

2021 Mazda 3 with turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive leakedThe 2021 Mazda 3 compact car will offer three available engines when it goes on sale, including a new entry-level inline-4. Following the news of the return of a larger turbocharged engine, Mazda revealed a smaller 155-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 to complement the 2.5-liter engines available in the sedan and hatchback, the automaker announced...

2021 Toyota 4Runner updated, Lambo Sian roadster previewed, RAV4 Prime marked up: What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro2021 Toyota 4Runner updated, Trail editions return, and TRD Pros get spacey The 2021 Toyota 4Runner will get sharper eyes, fleeter feet, a new edition, and a fresh paint job in a bid to keep the aging SUV fresh. Another small car goes boom; Chevy Sonic won't return Chevrolet will shelve the slow-selling Sonic after the 2020 model year, the...

2021 Toyota 4Runner updated, Trail editions return, and TRD Pros get spacey

2021 Toyota 4Runner TrailThe 2021 Toyota 4Runner will get sharper eyes, fleeter feet, a new edition, and a fresh paint job in a bid to keep the aging SUV fresh. Those changes also will include a new Lunar Rock color across the TRD Pro off-road lineup and the return of the Trail edition to the Tacoma and Tundra pickups, as well as to the 2021 4Runner, Toyota announced...

Another small car goes boom; Chevy Sonic won't return

2020 Chevrolet SonicChevrolet will shelve the slow-selling Sonic after the 2020 model year, the automaker confirmed this week. The small compact will make way at the automaker's Orion Township plant for an electric vehicle that Chevy plans to produce next year, according to a spokesman for Chevy. Dealers were notified last month that the Sonic wouldn't return and...