Comparison Test

Our comparison tests are reviews that pit various cars, trucks, and SUV models against their rivals. Through careful evaluation and scoring, we determine a ranking from worst to best and choose a winner.

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Mustang Shelby GT500 vs. Camaro ZL1 1LE vs. Challenger Hellcat Redeye


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image Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model S: The Test

After eight uncontested years, Tesla's Model S finally has a rival in the 2020 Porsche Taycan.

image Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5: Can Ford's Newcomer Beat the 10Best-Winning Mazda?

Can the all-new Ford Escape beat the 10Best-winning Mazda, our favorite in the compact SUV segment?

image Defining the Porsche 911: New vs. Old

Does the latest 992-generation 911 have anything in common with the 1964 original?

image Sports-Sedan Rivals: Alfa vs. BMW vs. Genesis vs. Volvo

The updates to the 2019 BMW 3-series are an excuse to pit it against the 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, 2020 Genesis G70, and 2020 Volvo S60.

image Diesel Half-Ton Tug of War: Chevy vs. Ford vs. Ram

The light-duty Chevy Silverado, Ford F-150, and Ram 1500 fight for trailer-towing, fuel-sipping supremacy.

image Betting on the Ponies: Mustang Shelby GT500 vs Camaro ZL1 1LE

With 650 and 760 horses, these supercharged, rear-wheel drive muscle cars go head to head on the road and the test track.

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image Mustang GT PPL2 vs. Mustang Shelby GT350

Two high-performing Ford Mustangs face off against each other on the track.

image 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid vs. 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid: Which Gas-Sipping Family Sedan Is Better?

We set out to determine which of America's two most popular mid-size sedans plays the hybrid game the best.

image 2019 BMW X7 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class: Which Decadent Full-Size Luxury SUV Does It Better?

A battle of luxurious German three-row SUVs that's been 13 years in the making.

image 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 vs. 2019 BMW X3: Which Brand Builds the Better Compact Luxury SUV?

These SUVs have ascended to the top of their brands' sales charts, but one is more satisfying than the other.

image 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera vs. 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe: Which Is Better for Chasing Apexes?

The starter models of Porsche and AMG's six-figure sports cars are different beasts chasing the same ideal.

image 2020 Genesis G70 vs. 2020 Volvo S60: Which Small Sedan Does Sport and Luxury Better?

Volvo's redesigned S60 challenges Genesis's upstart G70 for sports-sedan superiority.

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image 2019 BMW 3-Series vs. 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia: Which Sports Sedan Packs More Excellence?

Two feisty compact luxury sports sedans trade blows to decide which one delivers the strongest combination of driving excitement and practicality.

image 2020 Toyota Supra vs. 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo: Reflections on a Japanese Performance Icon

The latest Supra is really good, but is it better than its legendary predecessor?

image 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid vs. 2019 Honda Insight: Two Hybrids Enter, One Honda Leaves

Both electrified Honda sedans offer driving satisfaction and fuel-sipping powertrains, but one is the better buy.

image 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Which Fuel-Sipping Compact Crossover Is Better?

The best-selling RAV4 and freshly redesigned Escape face off to prove which offers the better mix of fuel efficiency, value, and practicality.

image Mid-Size Sedans Compared: Sonata, Altima, Legacy, Camry, Accord

We compare these affordable family sedans side-by-side to see where they rank on safety, fuel economy, comfort, and performance.

image 2020 BMW X1 vs. 2019 Audi Q3: Which Is the More Compelling Compact SUV?

Audi has completely redesigned its smallest SUV, but is it finally better than its aging BMW rival?

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image 2020 Subaru Outback vs. 2019 Honda Passport: Which Is the Better Mid-Size SUV?

Freshly redesigned, Subaru's popular lifted wagon challenges Honda's mid-size Passport SUV in real-world usability and performance.

image 2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Subaru Legacy: Which AWD Mid-Size Sedan Is Best?

Nissan has challenged Subaru’s all-wheel-drive dominance in the family-sedan segment, so we set out to choose a winner.

image 2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Which All-New Three-Row SUV Is the Best?

Hyundai and Kia's excellent new mid-size, three-row SUVs kick in the door to the segment, but there's only room at the top for one.