The Hyundai Venue debuts for 2020 offering flash, not dash

The 2020 Hyundai Venue has a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine with a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive. (David Dewhurst/Hyundai/TNS)

It’s instructive to compare Hyundai’s least expensive SUV, the all-new subcompact 2020 Hyundai Venue, to the company’s least expensive sedan, the 2020 Hyundai Accent.

Driving into the future

The 2021 Pacifica minivan all-wheel drive makes an appearance during media preview for the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (Brian Hill/Daily Herald via AP)

Auto shows on two continents last week gave drivers a preview of the future. Here are some scenes from the Chicago Auto Show and the Auto Expo in Greater Noida near New Delhi, India.

Nissan Rogue offers style, comfort, practicality in a compact crossover

Nissan Rogue highlights include body-color heated outside mirrors with available integrated turn signals, a rear spoiler, privacy glass and roof rails. (Mike Ditz/Nissan Motor Corporation/TNS)

The Nissan Rogue for 2020 has lots to offer to buyers looking for a small crossover.

For 2020, the Hyundai Sonata regains more than just its design mojo

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata. (David Dewhurst/Hyundai/TNS)

The redesigned 2020 Hyundai Sonata is a stunning return to form, one whose beauty is more than skin deep.

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid delivers the Prius’ exceptional fuel efficiency without the oddball styling

The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. (Toyota/TNS)

Did you know that a corolla is “the ring of petals around the central part of a flower?” And here I thought it was a ubiquitous four-door compact car. But, of course, it’s both. It just depends on whether you capitalize the word...

Buyers move to used vehicles as new autos hit record prices

FILE - In this June 26, 2018, file photo a used 2017 Kia Forte sits in a row of other used, late-model sedans at a dealership in Centennial, Colo. Consumers bought an estimated 40.4 million used vehicles last year, likely passing the old record of 40.2 million set in 2018, according to figures from the Edmunds.com auto pricing site. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

The average sale price of a new vehicle in the U.S. hit a record of just over $39,000 late last year, chasing many buyers into used vehicles

Motormouth: Why do tires wear out at 20,000 miles?

Questions and answers about cars.

There’s a new No. 2 pickup truck: Here’s why Ram 1500 just passed Chevy Silverado

The all new Ram-1500 (Dodge/TNS)

The Ram 1500 has just knocked the Chevy Silverado out of second place among U.S. pickups.

A fuel-sipping, high-performing Volvo SUV? It’s real, but real pricey

2020 Volvo XC60 (Volvo/TNS)

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD Polestar: A high-performance, luxury SUV with a bit of fuel economy on the side?

GM recall causes brake failure in potentially thousands of pickups

General Motors is issuing an update to a recall because the initial recall has created more problems.

Ram 1500 beats BMW, Mercedes for this top luxury spot

2020 Ram 1500 Limited (FCA US LLC/TNS)

If you’re surprised Ram would be in the discussion with Mercedes and BMW for the top luxury car of 2020, you’ll be even more surprised by the winner of one such contest.

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