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2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner: Compare SUVs

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392Off-roading and adventure seeking is a lifestyle. Not everyone cares, but those who do inevitably consider the Toyota 4Runner and Jeep Wrangler as their overlander of choice. The decision becomes a crossroads. These two legendary icons created cult followings long before Tesla made such a thing, but for very different reasons. The 4Runner’s...

Wrangler or 4Runner, 2021 VW Arteon rocks, a hybrid pioneer revisited: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner: Compare SUVs The two boxy off-roaders square off in our competition; which one is best for you? 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon recalled again for power steering issue GM's smaller pickups have flawed steering; recall begins soon. 2021 Ford Explorer review The venerable three-row Explorer SUV from...

2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon recalled again for power steering issue

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71GM has expanded an earlier recall of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks, the NHTSA announced Monday. A poor electrical connection subject to corrosion in the power steering system can cause the affected vehicles to lose power steering assist and make steering more difficult for the driver. Drivers can still...

2021 Kia Telluride vs. 2021 VW Atlas: Compare Crossover SUVs

2021 Kia Telluride Nightfall EditionThree-row crossovers have become the hottest thing in suburbia since Five Guys spread across the nation. The 2021 VW Atlas and 2021 Kia Telluride are two large popular family crossover SUVs with lots of space for families. The former keeps things simple while the latter punches above its price class in top trims. The Atlas is the automaker’s...

Review update: 2021 Toyota Avalon TRD refills the fountain of youth

2020 Toyota Avalon TRDWhen we first drove it on the track, we wondered out loud whether a car like the 2021 Toyota Avalon really needed the TRD sport-sedan treatment. The Avalon's prime directive has always been to coddle its passengers in a cocoon of sound deadening and sensory deprivation, without costing them too much: Lexus lite. That began to change with the last...