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New cars, trucks, minivans, and SUVs for 2015, 2016 and beyond - Consumer Reports
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Mazda MX-5 Miata
In the late 1980s, the Mazda MX-5 Miata modernized the classic roadster concept—it was a true driver’s car that was affordable, agile, and fun. Now, 25 years and 940,000 sales later, Mazda has introduced... More
Jaguar XE
The Jaguar XE is an athletic sports sedan poised to challenge the German establishment: Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The initial version will be the XE S, featuring a supercharged 3.... More
Ford Mustang
Carrying on a five-decade tradition, the new Mustang is designed to evoke its legendary progenitors, while being engineered to appeal to a modern, international audience. What’s new or notable?  The... More
Chevrolet Trax
Chevrolet will expand its budget offerings with the Trax, a bite-sized crossover with small-car underpinings. Available in front or all-wheel drive, the Trax will be powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter f... More
Mini Cooper Hardtop 4-Door
The Mini Cooper has a long history of niche variations, but this new spin on the iconic British hatch may truly broaden its appeal. The third-generation of the modern-era Mini Cooper grew slightly in siz... More
Lincoln MKC
A gussied-up version of the already-expensive Ford Escape Titanium, the MKC adds luxury features and high-tech gizmos to compete with the likes of the Audi Q5 and BMW X3. Like the top Escape, the MKC is ... More
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
The compact C-Class, Mercedes’ top-selling car, has been redesigned for 2015 and now looks, intentionally, like a baby version of the big S-Class that appeared last year, with a long hood and pronounced ... More
Subaru Outback
   This all-new Outback looks a lot like a current one that went through a sandstorm and had some of the edges rounded off. That’s not necessarily a bad thing: It looks much more sophisticated ... More