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Toyota recalls 2.9 million newer vehicles for airbag and seat belt defects

2019 Toyota CorollaToyota is recalling 2.9 million hatchbacks and sedans from a defective electronic control unit that can malfunction during a crash, the automaker announced Tuesday. The signal from crash sensors might not be read, leading to incomplete deployment of airbags and seat belt pretensioners. This can increase the risk of injury in a crash. Affected...

2020 Audi TT

2020 Audi TT 2.0 TFSI quattro Side Exterior ViewThe 2020 Audi TT balances style and performance like few cars on the road. The well-proportioned car is a blast to drive in any configuration, though the best of this lineup is arguably the mid-level TTS. If you happen to have a race track country club membership, however, the firmer, faster TT RS is a thrill machine with a hefty price to match...

Honda recalls 2.4 million vehicles for a separate Takata airbag issue

2000 Honda Accord Sdn DXHonda is recalling 2.4 million older model Honda and Acura vehicles to inspect and replace airbag inflators supplied by Takata, Honda announced Tuesday. The recall affects 1996-2003 model years, but Honda said it was not related to prior Takata airbag inflator recalls. Last week, BMW, Nissan, GM, and other automakers continued the largest recall...

Review update: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited is the best mid-size sedan

2020 Hyundai Sonata LimitedThe redesigned 2020 Hyundai Sonata is the best mid-size sedan on the road. As someone who avoids superlatives and exaggeration (like the plague), I can hardly believe it myself. The new Sonata sheds the dull skin of its predecessor with a subtle fastback design and loads the interior with the kind of creature comforts and conveniences befitting a...

2020 Hyundai Sonata review, 2020 BMW M8 first drive, Cruise Origin debuts the future: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Hyundai SonataReview update: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited is the best mid-size sedan The redesigned 2020 Hyundai Sonata wears a striking fastback style and has a luxury-leaning interior. The Limited trim blends power, grace, sophistication, roominess, and value to make the Sonata the best mid-size sedan on the market. 2021 Kia Seltos crossover nets up to 31 mpg...