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Subaru heads for the Outback Wilderness, Kia K5 GT boosts its score: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Subaru Outback WildernessFirst drive: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness pushes further into the wild The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness adds ride height and more off-road capability, but it keeps the price—and the ride—reasonable. 2022 Subaru Legacy review With a TCC Rating of 7.2 out of 10, the 2022 Legacy needs just a hint of style to top the family-sedan...

First drive: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness pushes further into the wild

2022 Subaru Outback WildernessIt feels like the 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness was constructed out of the fever dreams of a cooped-up adventurer. Which means that the Wilderness arrives at exactly the right time (and the right price) to become the weapon of choice for Outback buyers who are looking to really get away. This is no simple options package, if you can look past the...

Best Car To Buy: What’s coming for 2022

2022 Hyundai Santa CruzHumanity and automakers welcome 2021 with red-hot car sales in the first quarter and even more exciting cars to come. Chip shortages and supply-constrained delays have pushed some 2021 models back in the calendar year, but the class of 2022 is shaping up to be sharp. Popular favorites such as the Honda Civic and Jeep Grand Cherokee prepare to rub...

Review update: 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor shakes up the doldrums

2021 Ford Ranger TremorIf only we lived in the world car marketers are trying to sell us. We could be the boldest, most capable, most all-new-first-ever versions of ourselves. Instead, after a weekend schlepping my kids around the Midwest, I felt like the baldest, most incapable, tired-ass version of myself. That was despite being fortunate enough to test drive the 2021...

2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia K5A new face is just the beginning for one of the automaker’s most popular models, the 2021 Kia K5 marks a new era for the South Korean brand. We give it a TCC Rating of 7.7 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The 2021 K5 is longer, lower, and wider than the sedan it replaces and will be available with all-wheel drive. Powered by a...