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2020 Subaru Outback vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

2020 Subaru OutbackBefore the crossover, there was the Subaru Outback. The success of the lifted wagon that could go off-road led to the Subaru Forester in 1998. The crossover craze was on. More than 20 years later, these two crossovers have switched positions in the Subaru family, with the Outback growing into a mid-size crossover and the Forester slotting as a...

New and redesigned 2020 and 2021 vehicles lead What's New @ The Car Connection

2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed: Shocking power from crossover SUV The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid crossover will have a 39-mile electric range and 302 horsepower in all-wheel drive. 2020 Nissan Sentra gets sportier, sharper, safer The redesigned 2020 Nissan Sentra compact sedan made its debut at the 2019 Los Angeles auto show...

2019 Audi E-Tron

2019 Audi E-tron  -  first drive report  -  Calirornia, May 2019The 2019 Audi E-Tron is a spacious, all-electric SUV; the first fully electric vehicle from the German luxury brand best known for its quattro all-wheel-drive system, attractive but conservative exteriors, and well-designed and obsessively detailed cabins. It’s available for 2019 in Premium Plus, Prestige, and Edition 1 versions. Despite its...

2019 Audi E-Tron crashes well, scores five stars from the NHTSA

2019 Audi E-tronNow that both sets of crash tests have been performed, the 2019 Audi E-Tron can claim to be one of the safest cars on the road. The NHTSA reports that the 2019 E-Tron has earned a five-star overall rating in its series of crash tests. The SUV scored four-star ratings in both frontal-impact tests, but five-star performance in side impacts and in...

2020 Ford Edge

2020 Ford EdgeThe 2020 Ford Edge sits in a crossover SUV sweet spot between compact and mid-size, offering comfort, power, and impressive tech for a palatable price. We give it 6.8 out of 10 overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) A recent refresh means the Edge gets only minimal changes for 2020, including standard dual-zone climate control on all models...