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Buick Cascada on the chopping block as automaker scales back its car lineup

2019 Buick CascadaConvertible fans have just a few more months to buy one of the last American-brand droptops. Buick last week confirmed a long-running rumor that it will discontinue its Cascada convertible after the 2019 model year. The 2019 Buick Cascada is the only front-wheel-drive convertible from a Detroit automaker and one of just a handful of four-seat...

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-ClassThe 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is what we all want to be when we grow up. Smooth, suave, confident, versatile, and athletic, the 2019 E-Class lineup is the opposite of the class clown. In many ways, the E-Class is Benz at its best. The more-than-adequate E300 is an amazing starting point to a lineup of 4-, 6-, and 8-cylinder sedans, coupes...

2020 Kia Telluride crossover SUV rated as high as 23 mpg combined

2020 Kia TellurideFuel-economy ratings for the 2020 Kia Telluride show that the automaker's biggest crossover SUV won't exactly be frugal, but it'll be on par with its big crossover SUV rivals. The EPA released last week its estimates of 20 mpg city, 26 highway, 23 combined for the front-wheel drive 2020 Telluride. With all-wheel drive, the Telluride is rated at...

2020 Ford Explorer priced, Manual transmission tips, 2021 Ford Mach E: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Ford Explorer hybridRedesigned 2020 Ford Explorer to cost $33,860 to start When it hits dealer showrooms this summer, the 2020 Ford Explorer will command $33,860—that's $400 more than the outgoing model. Faulty fuel pump prompts Honda, Acura to recall 437k cars and crossover SUVs Honda last week recalled nearly half a million sedans and crossovers SUVs sold...

2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC Acadia DenaliA newly optional engine, upgraded infotainment, and revised styling mark the 2020 GMC Acadia. The three-row crossover SUV goes on sale this fall with a new 2.0-liter turbo-4 sandwiched between carryover base 2.5-liter inline-4 and optional 3.6-liter V-6 engines. The new turbo-4’s 230-horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque rating puts it...