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What Car Should I Buy? MotorTrend Editors Pick Their Favorites

5:30 am PDT, June 17, 2019

In today’s SUV-saturated market, cars—that is, sedans, hatchbacks, and coupes—are increasingly rare. Even so, that doesn’t stop MotorTrend from driving and testing every one we can get the key to. With collective decades of experience in evaluating cars, we’ve formed opinions around the standouts we’d buy with our own money. We already named the SUVs […]

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What to Buy: BMW X3 M or BMW X4 M?

1:00 am PDT, June 17, 2019

It’s 2019 and 500-hp SUVs are a normal part of life now, so you’d better get on board. You used to want that M3 coupe, but reality got in the way and an SUV just fits you and the family better now. That doesn’t mean you can’t have fun, though. With 70 to 80 grand […]

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2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure: Trailhawk Adventure

1:00 am PDT, June 17, 2019

In January, we Big Tested eight compact SUVs and ranked the aging Jeep Cherokee seventh, adding this caveat: “If you’re planning to take your compact CUV off-roading, bump the Cherokee to the top of your list.” But then we got to wondering, is the Cherokee still the king of the soft-roader hill? The Toyota RAV4 […]

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We Drive the 503-HP BMW X3 M and X4 M: Are They Real-Deal M Cars?

3:01 pm PDT, June 16, 2019

“Don’t know why I have to drive so fast, my car has nothing to prove,” country superstars Alabama harmonized in their 13th number one single “I’m in a Hurry (And Don’t Know Why),” an upbeat commentary on the pace of modern life. Even still, lead singer Randy Owen brags about how quick that car is […]

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2019 Volkswagen Golf: Why I’d Buy It – Kelly Pleskot

1:00 am PDT, June 15, 2019

“What car should I buy?” It’s a question consumers ask themselves every day, but what would online editor Kelly Pleskot drive? Keep reading for the answer, and see other editors’ picks here. The Volkswagen Golf isn’t on most people’s radar when shopping for a small car. When it won our 2015 Car of the Year […]

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Is More Truck for Less Money

4:21 pm PDT, June 14, 2019

Chevrolet has announced pricing for the 2020 Silverado HD, and despite offering greater capability and technology than the model it replaces, the heavy-duty pickup comes at a lower starting price. Before we get into the numbers, let’s have a quick overview of the Silverado HD range. The heavy-duty truck is offered in strong 2500 or […]

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Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Kia Telluride vs. Toyota Highlander

1:21 pm PDT, June 14, 2019

Kia finally entered the three-row SUV market when it introduced the Telluride this spring. One of its most formidable competitors will be the upcoming 2020 Toyota Highlander, which sheds its staid image thanks to a recent makeover. Does the Telluride’s quirky design compete with the newly elegant Highlander? Let’s examine the design differences between the […]

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