Flash Drive: 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid

Back To the Electrified Future Ford announced in April 2018 it would be ending sedan production, filling in with new SUV, crossover and truck models in the next few years. Sixteen of the new models were to be battery electric vehicles (BEV), and 24 gasoline/electric hybrids. Ford’s lofty goals are on the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Stronger than Gas-Only Version For 22 years and counting, Toyota’s RAV4 compact crossover has been a leader in its segment. All new for 2019, it offers gasoline-only and hybrid powertrains in several trims. I tested the sportiest version of the thriftiest one—the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE all-wheel-drive model. All new looks ... Read More...

Road Test: 2019 Chevrolet Malibu RS

High Style—Low Price In 1967 Chevrolet offered the first-ever Camaro RS, with RS meaning Rally Sport. The RS package then offered mostly cosmetic enhancements, without significant performance upgrades. Chevrolet has tagged other cars over the years with the RS badge, with the 2019 Malibu RS being one of the latest. Like its Camaro predecessor from five ... Read More...

Road Test: 2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan XLE

Fuel Efficient and Affordable What’s in a name? For one, there is no longer a Toyota Yaris iA, which henceforth is known as the Toyota Yaris sedan. The new 2019 Toyota Yaris sedan is available in three trim levels, including a first-ever premium grade of XLE. The fuel economy remains 40+ on the highway, with ... Read More...