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2020 Nissan Versa revealed: Honey, I shrunk the Altima

2020 Nissan Versa, 2019 New York International Auto ShowAlongside country and rock musicians performing at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nissan on Friday unwrapped its redesigned subcompact sedan. The 2020 Nissan Versa offers an unusual amount of safety and high-tech features for a subcompact sedan, which Nissan hopes will make it appeal to younger buyers. It'll go on sale...

2020 Ford Escape revealed: Crossover SUV brings plug-in hybrid tech to mainstream

2020 Ford Escape, 2019 New York International Auto ShowThere's nothing faux-rugged about the 2020 Ford Escape that was unveiled Tuesday ahead of the 2019 New York International Auto Show. Its soft lines channel Tesla—not the chunky Toyota RAV4 that outsold all other crossover SUVs in the U.S. last year. With a revived Bronco on the way to beef up the automaker's SUV credentials, Ford gave its...

2020 Subaru Outback preview

2020 Subaru OutbackSet to go on sale this fall in base, Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, and Touring trim levels, the 2020 Outback boasts an exceptionally wide lineup. The Outback is still a station wagon version of the Subaru Legacy with a lift kit and standard all-wheel drive that feels more like a crossover SUV. The Outback and Legacy share many body panels, an...

2020 Subaru Outback unveiled: Crossover SUV laces up with more tech, turbo power

2020 Subaru OutbackThe redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback hits the road, trail, mountain, river crossing, or middle-of-nowhere in late 2019. Its styling is largely carried over—think tall station wagon with chunky roof rack, unpainted side cladding, and a stack of LED fog lights on most trims. Inside, the upgrades are literally a bigger story thanks to a vertical...

2020 Hyundai Venue crossover revealed: Stage is set and the crowd is only getting bigger

2020 Hyundai VenueSmall crossovers like the 2020 Hyundai Venue are cheap cars for a new generation. The tiny Hyundai hatchback that made its debut Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show has a smaller footprint than the Accent sedan and slots below the compact Kona in the automaker's menu of crossovers. Offered in SE and SEL trims, the Venue goes...