Review

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.
Review

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.

No, there’s no coronavirus grace period for expired Pa. car registrations

“Is it true that PennDOT is not giving out temporary license plates because of COVID-19 and do we have a grace period when it comes to getting our car registered?” a reader asked.

No, there’s no coronavirus grace period for expired Pa. car registrations

“Is it true that PennDOT is not giving out temporary license plates because of COVID-19 and do we have a grace period when it comes to getting our car registered?” a reader asked.

Review

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.
Review

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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COVID-19 has ‘everyone you talk to looking to buy a car’

PennDot saw a big jump in new registrations over the summer months, bouncing back from the bottomed-out figures of the spring, when automotive dealerships were ordered to close.

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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.

California is banning sales of gasoline cars after 2035. Now the EV race begins.

California is joining more than a dozen countries, including the U.K., France and Canada, that are phasing out the internal combustion engine. "There's an arms race going on here," said one expert.

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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.

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SUV test, part 2: 4Runner takes us on a rugged trip back in time

The best comparison for the 4Runner? A fire truck. Hard, rubbery, rhinoceros hide leather seats. High driving position, perfect for climbing to the next fire tower. Huge tires for scaling rocks.

How to fight a traffic ticket in Philadelphia

It's worth fighting a ticket. Here's how to challenge your tickets more effectively, or get a ticket reduced or withdrawn.

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XSE line rejuvenates Toyotas, even revving up the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid sounds like a mundane offer: a small SUV that aims for excellent fuel economy in a mundane Toyota package. But put the letters XSE in the name, and up goes the handling and fun.

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BMW takes 2020 3 Series sedan to the Mth extreme

Put the extra M in a BMW, and it’s no surprise that this would be about the most fun I’ve experienced behind the wheel in a long time.

The pandemic has driven the average age of cars in the U.S. to a record high

The average age of a vehicle on U.S. roads rose by a month this year to a record 11.9 years.

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