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2021 Mazda 3 starts just over $20,000, but top Turbo can cost nearly $40,000

The 2021 Mazda 3 compact sedan and hatchback gets simultaneously cheaper and more expensive with a broader lineup that  includes a new entry-level model and a new range-topping turbocharged model.

The 2021 Mazda 3 2.0 sedan with the small 155-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 new for 2021 starts at $21,445, while the top 2021 Mazda 3 hatchback starts at $34,695 with all the bells, whistles, and turbochargers, the automaker announced Tuesday. All prices listed include $945 destination ($990 in Alaska). 

The middle of the pack gets a modest price bump from 2020 models of $150 on Preferred trims and $350 on Premium

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2021 Toyota 4Runner SUV starts at $37,515, gets new lights

The 2021 Toyota 4Runner SUV gets brighter with LED headlights and fog lights, and the price gets stronger to boot. The average price increase for the 4Runner is about $300, boosted by an increase in the mandatory destination charge from $1,120 in 2020 to $1,175 in 2021. Toyota announced the 4Runner’s price Thursday.

Toyota spruced up the venerable but aging 4Runner with a Trail Special Edition that add some off-road elements to the truck-based SUV. TRD Pro models get some upgrades as well, but aside from the front lighting the other trims remain the same except for the price. 

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2021 Honda Odyssey minivan starts at $32,910, Touring trim drops $2,560 from 2020 version

The refreshed 2021 Honda Odyssey minivan comes with more standard safety equipment and a $1,000 increase over the 2020 base model to start at $32,910, including $1,120 destination, the automaker announced Wednesday.

Like last year, the 2021 Odyssey comes in LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, and Elite trims. The base LX represents the most significant price increase, while the Touring trim drops $2,560 to $43,620 for 2021.

The fresh look on the best-selling minivan features a wider, lower grille with more vertical fog lights and a chrome band that moves from the center of the blacked-out grille to the top. A

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2021 Kia K5 sedan starts at $24,455, up $100 from outgoing Optima

The name may be new, but the price is relatively familiar.

The 2021 Kia K5 sedan that’s arriving in dealers now costs at least $24,455, including mandatory destination charges, the automaker announced Tuesday. That’s $100 more than the base version of the 2020 Kia Optima and $120 less than the related 2020 Hyundai Sonata sedan.

The 2021 K5 will be offered in LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX, and GT trim levels. The base K5 LX is equipped with 16-inch wheels, LED reflector headlights, two USB ports, cloth upholstery, an 8.0-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity,

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