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Jeep tells dealers to stop selling certain 2020 Gladiator models until driveshaft fixed

2020 Jeep GladiatorConsumers looking to buy a 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup may have to wait. Parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a recall for the popular new model and told dealers to stop selling certain Gladiators until a fix can be made on the rear driveshaft. On Sept. 5, FCA issued a voluntary recall for 2020 Jeep Gladiators built from Dec. 15, 2018...

New 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid crossover debuts with more efficient powertrain for popular utility

2020 Honda CR-V HybridOne of the most popular crossovers now has one of the most efficient powertrain options. Honda announced Wednesday its 2020 CR-V compact crossover would offer a hybrid powertrain and all-wheel drive, making it the first hybrid crossover offered by the automaker in the U.S. and the first all-wheel-drive hybrid from Honda. The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid...

2020 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

2020 Ford EscapeShoppers flock to compact crossover SUVs like the 2020 Ford Escape and the 2019 Honda CR-V for good reason. They’re right-sized for daily commutes and long-distance getaways alike. They’re right-priced, too, and efficient and flexible. They’re outfitted with excellent safety and technology. One’s better in the overall TCC...

Review update: The 2019 Honda Passport is the tweener SUV

2019 Honda PassportIf the Pilot is too large and the CR-V’s too small, then Honda has a “new” mid-size crossover SUV for you: the 2019 Passport. I use the term “new” loosely because the Passport name has been with us before, (remember the ‘90s?) and most of the “new” Passport is ported over from the Pilot, which...

Nissan forges the same path with 2020 Pathfinder

2020 Nissan PathfinderThe 2020 Nissan Pathfinder will lumber down the same path it's been on since 2017, when it was last updated. While other automakers have ushered in new models to compete for three-row buyers—redesigns and new launches for 2020 alone include the new Kia Telluride, Hyundai Palisade, Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander—Nissan seems content...