With its new appearance, 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a competent full-size luxury SUV, but its powertrain and dashboard tech could also use an update to keep up with the competition.
The all-new Lincoln MKC shows interior and exterior styling competitive in the luxury set, along with a stellar range of driver assistance features, but it should go further in insulating passengers from the rigors of the road.
The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid offers a serious increase in efficiency over the standard model without compromising its power, comfort, or parent-friendliness.
The 2014 Volkswagen Passat competes well in its segment for driving character and fuel economy, and checks off the right boxes for cabin tech, but falls short on driver-assistance features.
The BenQ W1080ST short-throw DLP projector offers very good performance and extra placement flexibility, but the long-throw W1070 is a better deal.
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 offers a decent image and a good mix of features at a low price, but is still bettered by rivals.
The 2014 Nissan Rogue comes out with many tech features not available among the competition and offers excellent utility for an economy crossover, but it could use further refinement, such as better integration for connected features.
The 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan is an excellent sequel to the original, maintaining a great value for a luxury sedan while adding a host of comfort and safety amenities.
Although not as sporty as its GTI sibling, the iconic 2014 Volkswagen Beetle comes through with good power and an enjoyable driving experience, but navigation isn't worth the option price.
The 2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost gets extraordinary fuel economy, but the skill required to drive it and the limited options available will limit its appeal.