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2021 Model Year Vehicles We Can't Wait to Drive

Derek Shiekhi | Oct 14, 2020

The new models for 2021 are finally coming out of the vault from the manufacturers. Discover great cars, trucks, and SUVs we can't wait to drive in 2021.


Car Research from AutoNation Drive

More than getting there: research commuter cars

With the rising cost of living in the city, more and more Americans are choosing to commute. A reliable vehicle helps make that daily drive less of a chore. And there are some great picks out there these days -- modern cars might as well be your home away from home for that hour a day that you're sitting on the freeway.

Discover a great car, truck, or SUV won't turn your daily commute into a job.


Recent commuter car research


One of the hottest vehicles for 2021

2021 Model Year Vehicles We Can't Wait to Drive

Discover great cars, trucks, and SUVs we can't wait to drive in 2021.

Derek Shiekhi | Oct 14, 2020


View of dashboard depicting lane assistance in a vehicle

Package Deals: Safety Packages by Brand

Learn about the various safety packages of popular automakers.

Derek Shiekhi | Oct 14, 2020


Exterior view of one of the best used luxury deals on the market today

Best Used Luxury Car Deals

Get the lowdown on the best used luxury deals on the market today, from automotive enthusiast Andy Reid.

Andy Reid | Jul 10, 2020


Exterior view of an SUV packed with great features

Best Car Features You Never Knew You Wanted

From adaptive cruise control to massaging seats, here are the best car features you never knew you wanted from AutoNation Drive editors.

Andrew Chen | Jun 24, 2020


Screenshot of an Android Auto feature

Best Android Auto Features You're Not Using

Our editors highlight Android Auto features you're probably not using -- and reasons why you should.

Andrew Chen | Jun 22, 2020


Exterior view of a Volkswagen vehicle

10 Affordable Cars and SUVs with Heated and Cooled Seats

Get a round-up of SUVs and Crossovers from the luxury segment that won't break the bank.

Manuel Carillo III | Jun 04, 2020



See one of the best used vehicle deals under $15,000

Best Used Cars Under $15,000

Enjoy our editors' picks for five great vehicles you can buy for less than $15,000.

Manuel Carillo III | May 20, 2020


Exterior view of a great AWD sedan you can buy today

Best AWD Sedans You Can Buy Today

AutoNation Drive editors curated the best AWD sedans. Watch the video and learn more about our favorites all-wheel drive cars.

John Coyle | Apr 10, 2020


Exterior view of one of the best SUVs with rear seat entertainment

Party in the Back: SUVs with Rear Seat Entertainment

Get the low-down on SUVs with rear seat entertainment systems so everybody has a good time on the road.

AutoNation Drive | Mar 17, 2020


Exterior view of one of the safest crossovers in America

Safest Crossovers In America

Looking for a great family crossover vehicle? Check out our list of the safest crossovers in America.

John Coyle | Mar 16, 2020


Exterior view of one of the best SUVs with third row seating

SUVs with 3rd Row Seating

Looking for an SUV with 3rd row seating? Check out our full guide of SUVs that seat up to 8 passengers.

AutoNation Drive | Mar 03, 2020


See one of the roomiest sedans of 2020

Roomiest Sedans of 2019

Need more room? These sedans offer more than your average cargo space for whatever gear you've got.

Manuel Carillo III | Jan 15, 2020


Exterior view of a Volkswagen vehicle

10 Affordable Cars and SUVs with Heated and Cooled Seats

Read our editors' picks  on affordable cars and SUVs with heated and cooled seats.

Manuel Carillo III | Dec 16, 2019


Exterior view of one of the best cars under $20,000

Best New Cars Under $20,000

Our resident luxury expert takes a crack at the best luxury car deals under $20,000.

Manuel Carillo III | Dec 05, 2019


Exterior view of one of the best school run cars

Top 5 School Run Cars

Looking for a car or SUV to take your kids to school? Check out this list of our favorite cars for school runs.

John Coyle | Apr 24, 2020


Exterior view of one of the automakers with a top-notch program for certified pre-owned inventory

Best CPO Programs

If you're on the market for a used car, consider the certified pre-owned inventory at AutoNation. Learn about CPO programs from the top automakers.

AutoNation Drive | Feb 27, 2020


Recent test drive reviews


Exterior view of the 2020 Hyundai Venue

2020 Hyundai Sonata Review

It was clear that tech played an important role in the launch of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata.

Jeffrey N. Ross | Oct 21, 2020


See the exterior of the 2019 Lexus NX 300

2020 Ford Escape SEL AWD Review

It's the 20-year anniversary of the Ford Escape, which has aged like a fine bottle of wine. This small-scale SUV offers big gains and luxury lines in the sleek rendition for 2020.

Derek Shiekhi | Sep 17, 2020


See the body of the 2020 Subaru Legacy Premium

2020 Subaru Legacy Premium Review

Discover why the 2020 Subaru Legacy Premium is the perfect car for a relaxing drive, whereever you want to go.

Derek Shiekhi | Sep 01, 2020


See the exterior of the 2020 Toyota Avalon Limited

2020 Toyota Avalon Limited Review

Toyota may not be a luxury car line, but the Toyota Avalon Limited trim takes its four-door offering to the next level.

Jeffrey N. Ross | Aug 12, 2019


See the exterior of the 2020 2020 Hyundai Kona Ultimate

2020 Hyundai Kona Ultimate Review

The 2020 Hyundai Kona Ultimate brings attitude and agility to the crowded crossover segment.

Jeffrey N. Ross | Aug 11, 2020


Exterior view of the 2020 Nissan Versa

2020 Nissan Versa Review

Nissan has been overhauling their car lineup for the last few years while the rest of the world became obsessed with trucks and SUVs. Take a peek at the all-new Nissan Versa.

Derek Shiekhi | Apr 22, 2020


See the exterior of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review

With bold looks and a naturally aspirated and powerful V6 engine, the 2019 Toyota Camry XSE is most impressive.

Jeffrey N. Ross | Apr 15, 2019


See the body of the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

Fall in love with the hill-loving 2019 Subaru Crosstrek hybrid.

Mike Musto | Apr 15, 2020


Exterior view of the 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring Review

The 2020 Honda Civic Sport Touring delivers features not available on the sport compact.

Jeffrey N. Ross | Feb 02, 2020


Exterior view of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Review

Hyundai launched its hybrid hatchback for the 2017 model year, and the lineup has since grown to include the Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid and Ioniq Electric.

Jeffrey N. Ross | Jan 08, 2020


See the body of the 2020 Nissan Sentra

2020 Nissan Sentra  Review

AutoNation Drive editors were a part of the exclusive event to to test drive the 2020 Nissan Sentra along the coast of Southern California.

Andrew Chen  | Dec 30, 2019


View of the 2019 Toyota Avalon Touring

2019 Toyota Avalon Touring Review

Toyota nailed the updates that its offered for the 2019 Toyota Avalon Touring.

Omar Rana | Dec 20, 2019


See the exterior of the 2018 Hyundai Kona 1.6T

2018 Hyundai Kona 1.6T Review

This model is powered by a 175 horsepower 1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbo that's mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and it's all-new for 2018.

Omar Rana | Nov 19, 2019


See the exterior of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade SEL AWD

2020 Hyundai Palisade SEL AWD Review

This is the 2020 Hyundai Palisade SEL, and it's the third row SUV that Hyundai was destined to build.

Mike Musto | Nov 08, 2019


What makes a great commuter car?

Fuel economy, safety, and infotainment systems are just a few of the features to consider when choosing a car for your daily commute. But interior features such as heated and cooled seats may feel like more of a necessity depending on where you drive from and to.

For AutoNation Drive editors, the perfect commuter car is a triple threat: excellent fuel economy, stylish and comfortable interior with all the amenities of home, and offers plenty of cargo space.

The best SUVs for city driving

Many modern-day commuters choose SUVs as a steady commuter vehicle. SUVs make for great carpoolers, haulers, and long-distance runners. And gone are the days that SUVs run up a bigger gas bill than your average sedan. Here are just a few SUVs to choose from.

  • The Honda CR-V is one of the top-rated SUVs with an MPG is 28/34.
  • The Nissan Rogue is a surprising fuel-sipper with 26/33 MPG.
  • It's hard to beat the Subaru Forester in either the city or the country with its 26/33 MPG.