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2020 Toyota Highlander unveiled: Crossover SUV juices up with thrifty, 34-mpg hybrid

2020 Toyota Highlander, 2019 New York International Auto ShowWith the 2019 New York auto show debut Wednesday of its redesigned 2020 Highlander, Toyota hasn’t built the Prius of three-row crossover SUVs. The automaker’s 34-mpg combined fuel-economy estimate for the 2020 Highlander Hybrid comes close, however. That figure is a hefty 6 mpg higher than last year’s hybrid combined EPA test...

2020 Subaru Outback unveiled: Crossover SUV laces up with more tech, turbo power

2020 Subaru Outback, 2019 New York International Auto ShowThe redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback hits the road, trail, mountain, river crossing, or middle-of-nowhere in late 2019. Its styling is largely carried over—think tall station wagon with chunky roof rack, unpainted side cladding, and a stack of LED fog lights on most trims. Inside, the upgrades are literally a bigger story thanks to a vertical...

2020 Hyundai Venue crossover revealed: Stage is set and the crowd is only getting bigger

2020 Hyundai Venue, 2019 New York International Auto ShowSmall crossovers like the 2020 Hyundai Venue are cheap cars for a new generation. The tiny Hyundai hatchback that made its debut Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show has a smaller footprint than the Accent sedan and slots below the compact Kona in the automaker's menu of crossovers. Offered in SE and SEL trims, the Venue goes...

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class stretches into Maybach territory, almost

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS, 2019 New York International Auto ShowOpulence and space take the driver’s seat in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, the three-row SUV that made its debut Wednesday at the 2019 New York auto show. With the new GLS, Mercedes blocks and tackles to defend its turf from new arrivals such as the BMW X7 and Lincoln Navigator. MORE: Read our 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class preview Spun...

The 13 most important cars of the 2019 New York auto show

2020 Toyota Highlander, 2019 New York International Auto ShowFrom three-row crossover SUVs to shapely mid-size sedans, the 2019 New York International Auto Show had an important new-car introduction for just about every kind of buyer Wednesday. The show opens to the public Friday and highlights eventually headed to showrooms include the 34-mpg 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, the shapely 2020 Cadillac CT5...