2021 Kia Telluride: Car and Driver 10Best

On specs alone, you wouldn’t guess that the Kia Telluride is 10Best material. It’s a family SUV of normal size with normal power and a normal price. But then you climb in and say, “This costs less than $50,000? How?” One tester pointed out that between the Telluride and the Cadillac Escalade (base price $77,490), only oneContinue reading “2021 Kia Telluride: Car and Driver 10Best”

2021 Honda Accord: Car and Driver 10Best

When people ask their neighborhood car expert (that’s you) which car to buy, they usually have an answer in mind and are just looking for confirmation that it’s the right one. It rarely is. So don’t be surprised if your neighbor’s cousin’s stepbrother’s eyes don’t light up when you tell him to buy a Honda Accord.Continue reading “2021 Honda Accord: Car and Driver 10Best”

2021 Genesis GV80: Car and Driver 10Best

In four short years of existence, Genesis has now won two 10Best awards. Clearly, the brand has our attention, even if the general public has no clue what to make of it. Like the other Genesis models, the GV80 has a not-so-subtle winged badge on its nose. If passersby confuse those wings with Bentley’s Flying B, so be it.Continue reading “2021 Genesis GV80: Car and Driver 10Best”

Tested: 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Complicates a Simple Machine

Depending on how you frame it, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe is either a relic of the past or one of the most technologically complex vehicles on the road. Body-on-frame construction, solid front and rear axles, and a fabric roof make the Wrangler a sort of 21st-century self-propelled covered wagon. Yet the 4xe plug-in hybrid follows the leadContinue reading “Tested: 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Complicates a Simple Machine”

A Closer Look at the 2022 Volvo C40, a Smoothed and Styled XC40

You can order the Volvo C40 Recharge in any of seven different colors, but it would be a mistake to choose any but Fjord Blue. Not only is it fun to say, but it comes with a matching cerulean interior that pops like the silk lining of a vintage overcoat. It’s the kind of fashionContinue reading “A Closer Look at the 2022 Volvo C40, a Smoothed and Styled XC40”

2022 Audi SQ7

The Audi SQ7 is an SUV that attempts to do it all. Not only does it feature seven-passenger seating capacity, it also has a 500-horsepower V-8 engine that provides scintillating performance, and it is luxurious enough to justify its high price tag. Compared with the standard Q7, the SQ7 looks more aggressive to go alongContinue reading “2022 Audi SQ7”