Tag: CVT

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
27
Dec
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Subaru Crosstrek: Chronicling the Changes

Subaru has long been ahead of the curve in developing crossover utility vehicles. Years before other manufacturers jumped in, the company had the market cornered. For the 2013 model year, Subaru introduced its smallest model yet, the XV Crosstrek. Based…

2023 Nissan Rogue
30
Nov
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2023 Nissan Rogue

The compact Nissan Rogue utility vehicle enters its third year for this third-generation model for 2023. It is one of the most popular models in the segment and Nissan’s top-selling passenger vehicle. New this year is a Midnight Edition package,…

Infiniti QX55
06
Oct
2022
Posted in Articles

Infiniti QX55: Compact Luxury SUV

The 2023 Infiniti QX55 returns better equipped, but pricier. Infiniti’s quartet of utility vehicles includes a pair of models that are more alike than different. New for 2022, the Infiniti QX55 is a derivative of the QX50. Both models are…

First-Generation Nissan Rogue
26
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Rogue: Chronicling the Changes

The Nissan Rogue is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with space for five. Introduced in 2008, the Rogue has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revisions since. Despite arriving later in the market than most competitors, the Rogue has made…

2023 Honda CR-V
20
Jul
2022
Posted in New Models

Improved Honda CR-V Pushes Hybrids

Something interesting is happening on the road to electrification, at least for certain manufacturers. Instead of including hybrids in the transition, several automakers are heading straight to full electrics. Happily, not everyone has chosen this path and that’s exactly the…

2023 Honda HR-V
13
Jul
2022
Posted in Specifications

About the 2023 Honda HR-V Crossover

Honda’s lineup of utility vehicles includes the HR-V, CR-V, Passport, and Pilot. The Honda HR-V rolled out in 2016 and originally shared its underpinnings with the Fit subcompact hatchback. The Honda Fit has departed, therefore, to keep the HR-V going,…

Nissan Juke
12
Jul
2022
Posted in History

History of the Nissan Juke

The Nissan Juke is a rare breed, a quirkily styled model that by all accounts should have immediately failed in a discriminating consumer market. This subcompact crossover utility vehicle, however, rolled out in 2011 and stayed around through 2017, as…

Mitsubishi Outlander
09
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Mitsubishi Outlander is New and Improved in Almost Every Way

Introducing the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander. Marketing pros used to utilize phrases such as “New!” and “Improved!” to push their products. After a while, the terms lost their impact, particularly as consumers realized that updated packaging was not enough. But with…

2022 Hyundai Venue
14
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

First Look: 2022 Hyundai Venue

Are high car prices getting you down? You’re not alone as the average transaction price for a new vehicle is fast approaching $50,000. That’s well above the price threshold for average Americans, which makes new car buying a significant challenge…

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat
04
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

First Impression: Ford Maverick Lariat

Immediately after testing the two-door Ford Bronco, a Ford Maverick replaced it. The Maverick is a compact pickup truck in a segment that has been dormant for nearly three decades. Along with the Ranger and F-Series, the all-new Maverick solidifies…

2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan
23
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Driven: Toyota Corolla Sedan With a Stick

Very few driving enthusiasts opt for manual transmissions these days, therefore manufacturers are pulling them from most of their remaining models. However, Toyota recently sent us a Corolla sedan with a pleasant, but welcome surprise: a 6-speed manual gearbox. It…

2022 Nissan Altima
16
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

By the Numbers: 2022 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is a sedan, one of four such four-door gas models sold by this automaker. As a midsize vehicle, it is joined by the flagship Maxima, compact Sentra, and subcompact Versa. Nissan also makes the GT-R and Z,…

2022 Nissan Rogue
25
Nov
2021
Posted in New Models

New Three-Cylinder Engine Powers 2022 Nissan Rogue

The compact Nissan Rogue crossover utility vehicle gains a new engine for 2022. One year removed from the introduction of its third-generation model, the 2022 Rogue gains a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder motor. Moreover, that engine is now standard across the…

Infiniti
23
Aug
2021
Posted in Reader Stories

Infiniti Family Feud: QX55 SUV Versus Q60 Sports Coupe

Infiniti struts its stuff with its current model line. It doesn’t happen often where we receive models from the same brand within a week of each other. Notably, a special one-day preview of the upcoming 2022 Infiniti QX55 SUV took…

2021 Nissan Altima
11
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Adds All-Wheel Drive to the Midsize Altima Sedan

The Nissan Altima is a midsize sedan with room for five. The Nissan Altima remains one of the best-selling cars in America. Even as consumer demand shifts to utility vehicles and competing models shrink in numbers, Nissan doubled down by…

Subaru Legacy
09
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Subaru Legacy Supplies Maximum Grip, Tech, and Safety Features

The Subaru Legacy is a midsize all-wheel-drive sedan with room for five. Available in seven trims, this model costs from $22,895 to $36,145, plus a $925 freight charge. Subaru offers two engine choices and one automatic transmission. What’s New Largely…

2021 Nissan Maxima
26
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Marks the 40th Anniversary For Its Premium Maxima Sedan

Nissan’s flagship sedan celebrates its 40th anniversary. It has been four decades and eight generations for Nissan’s flagship Maxima sedan, a model that has outlasted several competitors. Marketed as a “four door sports sedan,” the Maxima has long supplied a…

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
02
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Blazing New Paths With the Chevrolet Trailblazer

Chevrolet resurrects a familiar name as it releases the diminutive Trailblazer crossover. The Chevrolet Trailblazer once represented off-road capability, but the all-new 2021 version does not. Instead, Chevrolet resurrected a recognizable name and affixed it to a small crossover SUV….

2021 Nissan Rogue
09
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Third-Generation Nissan Rogue Crossover

Sportier styling marks the latest Nissan Rogue. The Nissan Rogue is one of more than a dozen compact utility vehicles available this year. In such a competitive market, standing out is critically important for attracting and winning new customers. For…