Category: New Vehicle Reviews

2022 Infiniti QX80
05
Nov
2021
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The Infiniti QX80 is a Full-Size Luxury SUV With a Strong Price Point

Is it right to call a $70,000 SUV affordable? Not usually, but when you’re looking at full-size luxury models, you may pay much more than that to acquire one. For this reason, the 2022 Infiniti QX80 brings relative value to…

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
29
Oct
2021
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The Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Electrifies

Automotive manufacturers are embracing electrification in a big way, but the paths taken by them are not identical. Hyundai may have fully electric vehicles in its future, but for now, this automaker is embracing hybrids. For 2021, the midsize Santa…

Hyundai Elantra N Line
27
Oct
2021
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Highlights of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Compact sedans remain the ideal entry place into the new car market for an untold number of Americans. With prices starting around $20,000, such models are within the reach of many first-time car buyers. The Hyundai Elantra is an excellent…

Lexus RX
09
Oct
2021
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The Current-Generation Lexus RX Closes Out in Style

The Lexus RX got it all started nearly a quarter of a century ago as the first mass-produced midsize luxury sport utility vehicle. Four generations later and still maintaining its bestseller status, the current model closes out as a new…

06
Oct
2021
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Honda Delivers a Civic Lesson for the Ages

Honda launches yet another new Civic model. The market for small cars continues to shrink, but the remaining players remain locked in a fierce battle for customer attention. The Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and Nissan Sentra dominate the segment, but…

Mini Cooper S
04
Oct
2021
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Mini Cooper S….Oh, Yes!

A Mini Cooper with maximum fun. The Mini Cooper is an outlier amongst mainstream models for its size, style, and price. There is not anything quite like it on the market and for this reason, it continues to attract a…

Jeep Grand Cherokee L
24
Sep
2021
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The All-New Jeep Grand Cherokee Gains a Third Row

The Grand Cherokee L in 2021, followed by the Grand Cherokee in 2022 Jeep continues to make strides as a global leader of four-wheel-drive models. Some 80 years after the first Jeeps crossed pock-marked battlefields in Europe, the brand has…

Volkswagen Taos
16
Sep
2021
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Behind the Wheel of the All-New Subcompact Volkswagen Taos

The Volkswagen Taos is all-new for 2022. Volkswagen arrived late to the utility vehicle game, entering the market in 2009 with the Tiguan. Since then, the automaker has introduced four more models, including the all-electric ID.4. For 2022, Volkswagen has…

Nissan Frontier
10
Sep
2021
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Behind the Wheel of the All-New 2022 Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier steps out as a formidable competitor. We last saw a new Nissan Frontier model in 2005 and that’s a long time to keep this midsize pickup truck unchanged. Interestingly, even as the segment gradually shrunk and later…

Toyota RAV4 Prime
06
Sep
2021
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Skip the Cord with the Toyota RAV4 Prime

The RAV4 Prime is the plug-in hybrid with a strong incentive. The Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover utility vehicle with room for five. It’s Toyota’s best-selling model and even outsells the Camry sedan we featured here last week. Toyota…

Lexus ES
03
Sep
2021
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Modern Luxury the Lexus ES Way

The Lexus ES is refreshed for 2022. Making the transition from mainstream to luxury models is a leap some of us are hesitant to do. After all, justifying spending thousands of dollars extra on a pricey sedan or utility vehicle…

Toyota Camry
01
Sep
2021
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All-Wheel Drive Comes to the Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry remains one of the best-selling cars in America, thanks to its cutting-edge style, strong technology and standard safety features, comfort, and reliability. Through most of its long history, this sedan has been front-wheel-drive-only with a selection of…

Chevrolet Equinox
30
Aug
2021
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The Chevrolet Equinox Brings Value to the World of Crossovers

We’re more likely to consider a crossover utility vehicle than a sedan, coupe, or convertible these days, which explains why manufacturers are abandoning car models in droves. Beyond the Camaro and Corvette, Chevrolet is doing likewise, by expanding its SUV…

Jeep Wrangler 4xe
27
Aug
2021
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Plugging in With the Jeep Wrangler 4xe PHEV

The Jeep Wrangler needs no introduction. The original model emerged during the Second World War and was instrumental in carrying our troops in our fight against tyranny. Some 80 years later, the Wrangler advances all the prowess of the original…

Toyota RAV Hybrid
25
Aug
2021
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Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid Delivers an Astonishing 40 MPG

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is powerful and efficient. Toyota is the king of hybrid technology, selling more cars that combine gas and electric energy than all manufacturers combined. Where some competitors invested heavily in now-fading diesel engineering, Toyota chose…

Genesis GV70
20
Aug
2021
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Wowed by the All-New 2021 Genesis GV70 SUV

In the five years since Genesis separated from Hyundai to form a distinct luxury brand, we have seen new models populate the product line. Three sedans rolled out in succession, followed by a pair of SUVs. The latest model, the…