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Faulty fuel pump prompts Honda, Acura to recall 437k cars and crossover SUVs

2017 Honda AccordHonda last week recalled nearly half a million sedans and crossovers SUVs sold under both its mainstream Honda and its upmarket Acura divisions due to a defective fuel pump. The latest recall, effective Jan. 29 and published by the NHTSA last week, includes the 2015-2019 Acura TLX sedan, 2016-2018 MDX crossover, and 2015-2017 Honda Accord. Each of...

Redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer to cost $33,860 to start

2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto showWhen it hits dealer showrooms this summer, the 2020 Ford Explorer will command $33,860—that's $400 more than the outgoing model. For most buyers, the redesigned 2020 Explorer will be worth the extra cost. It boasts a new rear-wheel-drive platform shared with the Lincoln Navigator and considerably more features than its predecessor, even if...

2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock fights for pickup truck buyers on a budget

2019 Ram 1500 Classic WarlockWith its 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock, Ram revives an historic name for a special edition of its last-generation pickup truck. While there's a redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck in dealers, the Warlock package is exclusively available on the old model that was renamed Ram 1500 Classic for the 2019 model year. The 1500 Classic Warlock that was...

Honda Ridgeline recalled, Volvo V60 Cross Country driven, Kia Soul EV's 243-mile range: What's New @ The Car Connection

2017 Honda Ridgeline Black EditionHonda Ridgeline recalled for fuel pump that may crack when exposed to car wash soap Keeping a car clean is usually a good thing, but not when it comes to certain Honda Ridgeline pickup trucks. The Honda pickup is subject to a new recall to rectify a faulty fuel pump that could crack when exposed to certain car-wash detergents. Detroit-built...

2019 GMC Canyon

2019 GMC CanyonThe 2019 GMC Canyon is a mid-size pickup with hints of upscale flair, enough for a 5.2 out of 10 on our scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Like its platform mate, the Chevrolet Colorado, the 2019 Canyon can’t quite stack up to its full-size companions, but at nearly 19 feet from end to end, it’s no small fry. The Canyon comes...