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Review update: The 2020 Lexus ES 300h shelters drivers in the right place

2020 Lexus ES 300hLong-distance journeys may have settled into your mind, in this time of sheltering in place. One day we'll be able to drive far, far away—and for that day your shopping list could start and begin with the 2020 Lexus ES 300h Ultra Luxury. If you can avoid the lure of a crossover SUV, the 2020 Lexus ES stands out among four-door sedans. We...

Meals on Wheels delivers connections, Mazda turns 100, GM to build Hondas: What's New @ The Car Connection

Meals on WheelsWheel Connections: Meals on Wheels deliver more than food during coronavirus shutdown Kathy Kreidler and her Subaru Forester have delivered thousands of meals to home-bound seniors so far, and the need is only getting greater. When does a three-row small crossover make sense? Grandparents, nannies, an involved aunt, uncle, sibling, or family...

Wheel Connections: Meals on Wheels deliver more than food during coronavirus shutdown

Meals on WheelsRosalee Craig’s small, 92-year-old frame sidles comfortably into her wheelchair. The back of it says “Drive,” advice she’s taken to heart. In her garage is a red 1966 Mustang that she bought new for a little more than $3,000, just down the street. Her grandson and caregiver James watches over the Mustang now, which he still...

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

2020 Volkswagen TiguanThe 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a crossover SUV that doesn’t chase trends. It’s a conservatively styled, well-proportioned family hauler made a more attractive value this year by the addition of standard collision-avoidance technology. The spacious 2020 Tiguan doesn’t shout for attention. It relies instead on its relatively...

When does a three-row small crossover make sense?

2020 Volkswagen TiguanThere aren’t many compact crossovers like the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan that offer a third-row seat. The Dodge Journey, Tesla Model Y, Mitsubishi Outlander, and Lexus RX 350L squeeze in a third row, but most three-row vehicles are much larger, such as the Volkswagen Atlas. Yet, for the 10% of Tiguan customers who opt for the third row, it...
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