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Buick elevates sights for all-new 2021 Envision premium-compact crossover

2021 Buick Envision by Ed Piotrowski and CarPreview staff What changes will make the 2021 Buick Envision different? This premium compact crossover will be fully redesigned, going upscale with svelte new styling over an all-new architecture. The 2021 Envision helps ...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB: a true premium compact crossover?

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4Matic by Chuck Giametta What changes make the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB different? Addition of the 302-horsepower Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4Matic model keynotes the sophomore season for this crossover SUV, the first compact vehicle from Mercedes-Benz with seating ...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC fights to stay No. 1 in premium compact-crossover sales

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 63 SUV by Chuck Giametta What changes will make the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC different? Little of note after model-year-2020 styling, features, and power updates. That midcycle refresh should sustain Mercedes-Benz’s best-selling vehicle and America’s most-popular premium-compact crossover ...

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Alfa bones, Jeep muscle, go-anywhere heart: redesigned 2021 Grand Cherokee

by Chuck Giametta What changes will make the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee different? Everything. The first all-new Grand Cherokee in a decade will grow larger and get new styling and fresh powertrains, including a plug-in hybrid. Jeep’s popular SUV will ...

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Refreshed, or a little stale? 2021 Honda Accord counts on updates

By Chuck Giametta 2020 Honda Accord Sport 2.0T What changes will make the 2021 Honda Accord different? Updates to styling and connectivity should headline this popular sedan’s model-year-2021 refresh. Sources suggest the top-line Touring model might get a panoramic moonroof. ...

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A top seller. Tops in class? 2021 Toyota Highlander hits and misses

2021 Toyota Highlander XSE By Chuck Giametta What changes will make the 2021Toyota Highlander different? A sporty XSE model expands the 2021 lineup of one of America’s top-selling three-row midsize crossover SUVs. It joins a roster expected to be little-changed ...

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Old-school spirit: 2021 Toyota 4Runner upholds traditional SUV values

2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail By Ed Piotrowski and CarPreview staff What changes will make the 2021Toyota 4Runner different? A Trail trim level with accessories designed for those who spend time in parts unknown. Otherwise, this old-school midsize SUV should return ...

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Will the redesigned Lexus NX crossover be a 2021 or 2022 model?

2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport By Chuck Giametta What changes will make the 2021 Lexus NX different? Probably very little – unless Lexus proves prognosticators wrong. An all-new version of this small, premium-crossover SUV is in the works. But ...

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Style to burn. Self-parking, too. Is the 2021 Hyundai Sonata a wicked-good family car?

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited 1.6T By Chuck Giametta What changes will make the 2021 Hyundai Sonata different? Very little, because this front-wheel-drive midsize sedan is coming off a model-year 2020 redesign that re-established it as a family-car style leader. The ...

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Looks can deceive: 2021 Subaru Forester stealth pick for top all-around compact crossover

2020 Subaru Forester Touring by Chuck Giametta What changes will make the 2021 Subaru Forester different? Subaru almost certainly is exploring returning a turbocharged engine to its popular compact crossover SUV. It dropped the turbo option when it introduced the ...

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2021 Chevrolet Equinox: freshened styling, sporty new RS model

by Ed Piotrowski and CarPreview staff 2021 Chevrolet Equinox RS What changes will make the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox different? Freshened exterior styling and the addition of a sport-themed RS trim level make news for the 2021 edition of this popular ...

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2021 Chevrolet Blazer crossover: generous on style, still stingy on safety?

By Ed Piotrowski and CarPreview staff 2020 Chevrolet Blazer Premier What changes will make the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer different? We’ll hope for wider availability of important safety features but expect little more than new paint colors and higher asking prices ...

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