2021 Honda CR-V Touring First Test: Still the Best

They—whoever they are—say it is difficult to be humble when you’re the best at what you do, but apparently they forgot to tell that to the 2021 Honda CR-V, the family hauler that we rate number one among compact SUVs. It’s not hard to believe that Honda would make the best compact SUV in the …

2021 Ford F-250 vs. Ram 2500 HD, Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD: Gentler Giants

The heaviest loads and trailers demand a 1-ton diesel dually pickup. But those are unwieldy to maneuver, and their ride quality can be downright punishing when they’re not fully loaded. Plus, to tow more than half of those trucks’ max capacity you need a commercial driving license (CDL). Scale back your towing needs to “operator …

2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: High-Spec Haulers

In theory, doing the right thing is easy. Want to lose weight? Eat fewer calories and exercise more, right? Similarly, you might be tempted to think creating the right minivan is easy, too. All you need is a big, blobby shape, lots of seats, and a couple of sliding doors, and the job’s done, right? …

The Ultimate BMW M4 Will Set You Back $530,000, and It’s Not Road Legal

If you have the scratch, and the skill, you can own the ultimate BMW driving machine: the latest M4 GT3. Based on a 2021 M4 Competition, the GT3 is just what it looks like: a pure race car, designed for competition. It joins a broad lineup of race-only BMWs, including the M8 GTE, M4 GT4, …

2021 Kia Niro EV Adds More Features, Keeps Same Price

Meet the 2021 Kia Niro EV, which is almost exactly the same as the 2020 Niro EV. For 2021, Kia hasn’t squeezed any additional driving range from the electric SUV, nor changed its bodywork, fiddled with its interior, or improved its front-mounted motor’s outright power. The story pretty much mirrors that of the Niro hybrid, …

Tesla Model 3 and Y Lose Adjustable Lumbar Due to “Almost no Usage”

If your friends have a bad back, you might not want to consider a Model 3 or Model Y anymore. Tesla is taking lumbar support for the front passenger’s seat out of both of those models moving forward, even though it’s a common feature among premium cars. This comes right after Tesla announced it will …

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Small Truck, Not Exactly Big Fuel Economy

The arrival of Hyundai’s funky and stylish compact pickup truck is quickly approaching, and we’re eager to get behind the wheel for a test drive. After the all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz broke cover this past spring, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally released fuel economy estimates for it. So, what kind of mpg …

Japan First to Get Factory Right-Hand-Drive Chevy Corvette C8s

We got our first look at the mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette C8 back in July of 2019, and even at that early date, GM confirmed that the C8 would get factory-built right-hand-drive (RHD) versions for those associated markets: Australia, Japan, and the U.K. But it’s taken this long for these RHD Corvette C8s to debut, and …

Should You Buy Your Dream Car? Top Gear America Says, Yes!

Everyone remembers them, you probably had one growing up (possibly still do)—a Lamborghini Countach poster circa the 1980s. The Countach is a dream car unlike any other, adorning more walls and inspiring generations of automotive enthusiasts all over the world. But everyone knows it’s a piece of crap. Never meet your heroes, kids, you’re often …