2022 Ford Maverick First Look: Small Truck, Small Price, Big MPG

Where did all these Ford game changers come from all of a sudden? The 2022 F-150 Lightning electric pickup offers up to 563 hp, 300 miles of range, and 10,000 pounds of towing capacity, and it affordably ($41,669 to start!) electrifies the best-selling truck in the world. And now this truck, the new 2022 Ford …

The 2022 Ford Maverick Is Shockingly Affordable

The 2022 Ford Maverick might be the Blue Oval’s smallest truck, but it’s still a big deal. It presents a tantalizing alternative to the doldrum of cheap SUVs and giant pickups we see endlessly patrolling our roads without resorting to outlandish styling or garish gimmicks. It’s a small truck for people who don’t need or …

2022 Ford Maverick Tows and Hauls Less Than Hyundai Santa Cruz

Quick on the heels of Ford announcing its electric 2022 F-150 Lightning, the company has finally unveiled the latest addition to its truck- and SUV-heavy lineup: the 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup. Yes, the Maverick can tow and haul—a little. That said, the Maverick is not the right tool if you’re looking for traditional truck …

2022 Ford Maverick’s Force-Vectoring Springs Come From a Sensational Hot Hatch

A multilink rear suspension is the gold standard for ride and handling; a solid beam axle is the ticket for max payload and trailering. The front-drive hybrid version of the 2022 Ford Maverick uses neither, but its rear suspension design threads a needle between these concepts with a trailing twist beam that leverages Ford’s patented …

2022 Ford Maverick: Why There’s No AWD Hybrid Version of the Small Truck—Yet

Lost amid the hoopla surrounding the launch of America’s cheapest hybrid and its only pickup truck to boast a full hybrid powertrain as standard: The 2022 Ford Maverick boasts an entirely new electric traction motor that is the first one developed and manufactured fully in-house at Ford. Its form factor isn’t terribly different from the …

The Future Summit 2021 Is a Sneak Peek of the Cars (and Thinking) of the Future

The cars of the future are coming sooner than you think, and the world’s top automotive industry executives are wrestling with change that is as revolutionary as the switch from the horse to the car more than 120 years ago. From gas power to electrification, from driving yourself to being driven, these are the monumental …

2022 BMW X4 and X4 M Grow Bigger Snouts and Are More Powerful

We promise, we won’t mention the updated BMW X4’s bigger grille. The time for that is dead and gone. The upsized nostrils aren’t even that bad here—they’re certainly not as garish as those on the 4 Series, M3, or X7, which ushered in the new schnoz design in Bavaria. Besides, the grille isn’t the only …

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe First Look: A Gran Grille for the Gran Coupe

With every BMW variant released with a plus-sized grille, the brand seems to be asserting that its new styling direction is no momentary aberration. The 2022 BMW 4 Series stays the new course set by its two-door 4 Series siblings, which is to be expected. After all, the hatchback remains most notable for the differences …

2022 BMW X3 and X3 M First Look: Are You Into X and M?

The days of BMWs with separate kidney grilles are coming to a close, with the 2022 BMW X3 and X3 M adopting the conjoined nostrils that mark the mugs of many modern Bimmers. It’s not just the X3’s grille that gets an update, as BMW also tinkered with the small luxury SUV’s front and rear …

What’s the Best 2021 Toyota Highlander Trim? Here’s Our Guide

With over 200,000 examples sold every year, the Toyota Highlander is one of the most popular three-row SUVs sold today. All-new just last year, it features ample cargo space, a strong safety suite, and four distinct powertrain combinations. With a half-dozen trim levels, buyers face a wide array of possibilities. To help narrow it down, …