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Honda Passport crash tested, BMW X3 and X4 M Competition driven, Tesla Model X police car: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Honda Passport2019 Honda Passport earns five-star crash-test ratings from the NHTSA The 2019 Honda Passport earned a five-star overall rating in the federal government's crashworthiness tests, the automaker said Wednesday. The five-seat crossover SUV earned four stars for the frontal crash test, five stars in the side-impact assessments, and four stars in the...

FCA sued over Jeep Wrangler suspension concerns

2016 Jeep WranglerFiat Chrysler Automobiles has been served a class-action lawsuit over suspension concerns in the Jeep Wrangler, which owners often call the Jeep "death wobble." According to the lawsuit, which The Detroit News reported on last Wednesday, it was filed in Detroit's U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and alleges FCA knew of the...

2019 GMC Sierra 1500

2019 GMC Sierra 1500With the 2019 Sierra, GMC has a truck that falls shy of maximum capability, but looks to cameras and software to optimize the truck experience. It also counts on a unique, versatile six-way tailgate and a carbon-fiber bed to score tech and utility points away from its stablemate, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This year’s Sierra scores...

2019 Chevrolet Silverado

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 first drive, Wyoming, August 2018The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado gets a new design this year, and drops up to 450 pounds in the process, but it’s more focused on its mission than ever. Its bed is bigger and offers more features, and its cab gets bigger, making this brawny pickup better at hauling cargo and people. Chevrolet also improves road manners, adds safety features, and...

2019 Honda Passport

2019 Honda PassportWith its 2019 Passport, Honda hasn’t invented anything new. The five-seat Passport neatly plugs a gap in Honda’s crossover SUV lineup with minimal fuss. It didn’t take much effort for the automaker to create the 2019 Honda Passport: It’s a Pilot with 6.2 inches lopped off its rear end. The new Passport has a different front...