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2020 Mazda CX-5 comes standard with more safety tech

2020 Mazda CX-5 SignatureThe 2020 Mazda CX-5 crossover is getting a $740 price bump over last year's model—an increase which Mazda says is offset by new standard equipment and other small updates. At the core of the 2020 CX-5's updates are a series of tweaks intended to improve the compact crossover's refinement. Mazda says its engineers have further mitigated...

2020 Ford F-150 vs. GMC Sierra: Compare Trucks

2020 Ford F-150Both the 2020 GMC Sierra and the 2020 Ford F-150 have the kind of big-truck bona fides that matter—towing, hauling, mudding, and let’s be honest, posing. They share a fondness for the straight line, for low-end torque, for beds with more tricks up their tatted sleeves than Criss Angel, and lately, they show some love to technology...

2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda AccordThe 2020 Honda Accord rises high on our list of four-doors—crossovers, sedans, trucks, anything really—thanks to its attractive mix of style, practicality, space, and of course, price. This year, the Accord carries on without change, our TCC Rating doesn’t either. It’s 7.0 thanks to its space and features—and...

2020 Chevy Silverado

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 dieselThe 2020 Chevrolet Silverado is leaner, longer, wider, taller, and has the largest bed in the class. There are eight trim levels, seven powertrains, better available trailering equipment, more available safety features, and a long-awaited new diesel engine. Somehow, it all comes together in a less satisfying fashion than its rivals. We rate the...

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda CR-V HybridInattention didn’t kill the family sedan, compact crossovers like the 2020 Honda CR-V did. Our jury returns a favorable verdict to the CR-V and its cohort; they’re comfortable, spacious, and in the case of the popular Honda, relatively fuel efficient too. The 2020 CR-V is updated this year—just a fluff and buff, at least until...