2025 Toyota Camry headlines this week’s new car reviews

Toyota continues to roll out its revamped product line, with the 2025 4Runner completing the overhaul on the truck side, and our first drive with the new Land Cruiser. We also took a last spin of the Mini Cooper Clubman in rorty John Cooper Works form, and revisited the excellent Ford Maverick hybrid.

Here’s what moved us this week.  


2025 Toyota Camry review

Good standard safety and convenience features, a modern design, and an enhanced hybrid system with a more potent all-wheel-drive option bring the ‘25 Camry up to a TCC Rating of 7.0 out of 10.

Test drive: Last spin in the Mini Cooper Clubman JCW

We say goodbye to the last iteration of the Mini John Cooper Works Clubman performance wagon and we will miss it.

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser review

Toyota has revived its top-end SUV nameplate, but has taken away some of its premium features. Can it out-buck the Bronco and out-wrangle Jeep?

Test drive: 2024 Ford Maverick lends adulthood a hand

Revisiting the small pickup truck with the hybrid powertrain helped with the heavy lifting of life. 

2025 Lexus NX review

The 2025 Lexus NX crossover packs plenty of options, including gas, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid powertrains.

Ford Maverick vs Hyundai Santa Cruz: Compare Pickup Trucks

Looking for the utility of a pickup truck but don’t want the size or fuel economy penalty of a full-size truck? The Ford Maverick and Hyundai Santa Cruz fit the bill.


Ford recalls 456,565 Maverick, Bronco Sport for loss of drive power 

The crossover and pickup truck can stall while driving or fail to restart from a stop. 

Ford Escape, Bronco Sport recalled again for fuel leak, fire risk

Ford fixed the fuel injector issue but neglected to update the software, so engine fires persisted in Escape and Bronco Sports that had already been fixed. 

2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali: 440-mile range, $99,495 price

The range-topping Denali Edition 1 costs $3,000 more than the 2024 Chevy Silverado EV RST. 

2025 Mercedes-Benz EQS gets larger battery, S-Class face

The 2025 Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan slips into the new year with a larger battery that should boost range, an updated regenerative braking system, and a new face that looks more like the flagship S-Class full-size sedan