Tag: all-wheel drive

Toyota GR Corolla
28
Nov
2022
Posted in New Models Specifications

Overview: 2023 Toyota GR Corolla

Take one Corolla hatchback and give it the GAZOO Racing treatment and you’ll find the most powerful compact built by Toyota yet. That’s exactly what Toyota did when they created the 2023 GR Corolla, a potent compact model based on…

Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek
25
Nov
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Introduces the Pathfinder Rock Creek

Rock Creek comes to the Nissan Pathfinder line. Automotive manufacturers are heavily invested in utility vehicles and for good reason: they’re the family vehicle of choice these days. An important subset in this segment is off-road skilled models or at…

Kia Optima
15
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chronicling the Changes: Kia K5 (Optima)

The Kia Optima is a midsize, five-passenger, front-wheel drive sedan. Known as the Kia K5 in most markets, the Optima name lasted for four generations until it assumed the global K5 naming convention in 2021. Regardless of its name, the…

Mazda 6
11
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Mazda 6: Chronicling the Changes

The Mazda 6 is a midsize sedan, the largest car sold by this Japanese brand. The 6 follows a succession of Mazda midsize models and is also one of the few vehicles in its class also offered as a hatchback….

Chrysler 200c Sedan
04
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chrysler 200: Chronicling the Changes

Among midsize sedans, the Chrysler 200 was one of the smallest. This model was introduced in 2011, effectively a mid-product-cycle overhaul and name change for the Chrysler Sebring. Offered as a sedan and convertible initially, only the sedan was made…

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
01
Nov
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Not-So-Mini Chrysler Pacifica

The Chrysler Pacifica is a minivan, a multipurpose vehicle with room for as many as eight. Introduced in 2017, the Pacifica is available in gas and hybrid versions. Although the segment is a fraction of its previous self, Chrysler continues…

Hyundai Santa Fe 2.5T
28
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe

The midsize, two-row crossover utility vehicle market is Boom City for manufacturers, as customers continue to abandon sedans for them. Hyundai is no exception as sales of its midsize Sonata sedan plunge. The good news is that customers are migrating…

Mazda CX-50
18
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Premium Compact Crossover: Mazda CX-50

Mazda has been making a name for itself these past few years. The company, though somewhat of a niche player, has become a premium operator among mainstream brands. That’s especially evident in its most recent new model, the CX-50, a…

Hyundai Tucson XRT
14
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

On the Road With the Gas-Powered 2022 Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson is a compact, five-passenger crossover utility vehicle. For 2022 it is completely new and gains a pair of hybrid variants. As such, the Tucson is better poised to battle it out against the tough competition, namely the…

2023 Toyota Crown
05
Oct
2022
Posted in New Models News

Toyota: Out With the Avalon, In With the Crown

The Toyota Avalon is discontinued following a nearly three-decade run. Like other large sedans, sales of the Avalon had steadily fallen, making it difficult to justify its existence. But Toyota isn’t forgetting the market. Indeed, arriving just after the Avalon’s…

2022 Hyundai Tucson
30
Sep
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Hyundai Tucson SUV: Chronicling the Changes

The Hyundai Tucson is a compact, two-row sport utility vehicle with room for five. Launched in 2005, the Tucson has undergone several updates since with the most recent model rolled out in 2022. Besides the conventional gas model, this vehicle…

Toyota Higlander Hybrid
24
Sep
2022
Posted in Car Maintenance Tips New Vehicle Reviews

Efficiency Expert: Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The Toyota Highlander is a three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for as many as eight people. Further, it’s Toyota’s largest crossover and slots beneath the Toyota Sequoia SUV. Like so many other Toyota models, a Highlander Hybrid variant is…

Buick LaCrosse
21
Sep
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Buick LaCrosse: Chronicling the Changes

Buick has long been known for its sedans, which typically were represented by full-size models such as the Electra 225, Roadmaster, and Lucerne. In recent years, Buick has become a crossover utility vehicle seller, with the last sedans dropped in…

Hyundai Tucson PHEV
09
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Hyundai Tucson Now Offers Two Hybrid Choices

Standard and plug-in hybrid Hyundai Tucson models join the product line. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Hyundai is making a huge bid for electrification with its Tucson compact crossover utility vehicle. Beginning in 2022, the…

2023 Hyundai Palisade
02
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Head-Turning, Attention-Grabbing Hyundai Palisade

The Hyundai Palisade is elegant and affordable. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Hyundai shook the midsize, three-row crossover utility segment in 2020 when it introduced the Palisade. The new model immediately supplied a bridge between…

Volkswagen Tiguan
30
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Roomy Volkswagen Tiguan Crossover

The Volkswagen Tiguan is practical and predictable. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Volkswagen rolled out the current-generation Tiguan in 2018. This year, the model offers updated exterior styling, a refreshed interior, upgraded technologies, and expanded…