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2020 Kia Telluride crossover SUV rated as high as 23 mpg combined

2020 Kia TellurideFuel-economy ratings for the 2020 Kia Telluride show that the automaker's biggest crossover SUV won't exactly be frugal, but it'll be on par with its big crossover SUV rivals. The EPA released last week its estimates of 20 mpg city, 26 highway, 23 combined for the front-wheel drive 2020 Telluride. With all-wheel drive, the Telluride is rated at...

2020 Ford Explorer priced, Manual transmission tips, 2021 Ford Mach E: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Ford Explorer hybridRedesigned 2020 Ford Explorer to cost $33,860 to start When it hits dealer showrooms this summer, the 2020 Ford Explorer will command $33,860—that's $400 more than the outgoing model. Faulty fuel pump prompts Honda, Acura to recall 437k cars and crossover SUVs Honda last week recalled nearly half a million sedans and crossovers SUVs sold...

2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC Acadia DenaliA newly optional engine, upgraded infotainment, and revised styling mark the 2020 GMC Acadia. The three-row crossover SUV goes on sale this fall with a new 2.0-liter turbo-4 sandwiched between carryover base 2.5-liter inline-4 and optional 3.6-liter V-6 engines. The new turbo-4’s 230-horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque rating puts it...

Faulty fuel pump prompts Honda, Acura to recall 437k cars and crossover SUVs

2017 Honda AccordHonda last week recalled nearly half a million sedans and crossovers SUVs sold under both its mainstream Honda and its upmarket Acura divisions due to a defective fuel pump. The latest recall, effective Jan. 29 and published by the NHTSA last week, includes the 2015-2019 Acura TLX sedan, 2016-2018 MDX crossover, and 2015-2017 Honda Accord. Each of...

Redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer to cost $33,860 to start

2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto showWhen it hits dealer showrooms this summer, the 2020 Ford Explorer will command $33,860—that's $400 more than the outgoing model. For most buyers, the redesigned 2020 Explorer will be worth the extra cost. It boasts a new rear-wheel-drive platform shared with the Lincoln Aviator and considerably more features than its predecessor, even if the...