Scott Sturgis is The Inquirer's auto columnist.

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BMW gives the X3 an E, and whee!

For 2020, BMW adds a plug-in hybrid to the X3. The combined horsepower totals 288, and 60 mph comes in 5.9 seconds, so it's not just for fuel savings.

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2021 Hyundai Venue offers less for less

The 2021 Hyundai Venue is the third in our series of small SUVs tested, following the Kia Seltos and Buick Encore GX. How does this tiny box that comes at a whopping discount match up?

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Seltos jolts Kia’s lineup, for better and worse

The 2021 Seltos provides Kia a small all-wheel-drive model. It’s a fun little box, but the dual-clutch transmission with the turbo model can make for a jerky experience.

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Buick Encore GX: Bigger and stronger, but is it really much better?

The Encore GX gives Buick a contestant in a coveted slot. Though the performance is pretty good, its fuel economy doesn’t seem three-cylinder engine-ish, and some aspects are just dated.

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Lexus RX450h: But it’s got a great personality. No, really.

The 2020 Lexus RX450h continues the Lexus tradition of smooth, refined, luxurious vehicles that scowl at the world. The hybrid drive adds a bit of cost but makes the smooth Lexus even smoother.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata redesign hits almost all the right notes

The Sonata brings some great features to the sedan — and a beautiful look — but it still lags behind improvements to the Corolla and Camry, among others.

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A flat tire helps rescue the Genesis G90’s reputation

The 2020 Genesis G90 came for a review not once, but twice. The first V-8 version busted a tire on a pothole after 3 miles, so a 3.3-liter turbo came. It revealed itself to be a pleasant companion.

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Toyota Tacoma Double Cab stingy on space, spendy at the pump

Toyota’s midsize pickup is the old workhorse on the block these days, having hung around while Chevy and Ford went off in search of greener pastures. Does it stand up to the rest of the pack?

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2020 Ford Ranger offers big things in a small package

Ford has come back into the midsize truck game full tilt, with a pickup that offers fun, versatility, and fuel economy in equal proportion to make the idea of a midsize pickup less ludicrous.

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2020 Cadillac CT4: It’s like the hip grandpa of the car world

The Cadillac CT4 replaces the ATS at the small end of the lineup. Though driving excitement is plentiful, many people still see "Grandpa Car," at least in an unscientific sampling of comments.