Tag: hybrid

2006 Toyota Prius
22
Nov
2021
Posted in Articles

Hide Your Aged Toyota Prius Before Catalytic Converter Thieves Strike

Who knew that aged Toyota Prius models were so valuable? Certainly, the retail value of any Prius in the open market is competitive, but it is a particular part that is commanding the most interest…and money. At least for thieves….

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
29
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

2022 Toyota Tundra
18
Oct
2021
Posted in New Models

5 Things We Like About the 2022 Toyota Tundra

The 2022 Toyota Tundra is an all-new model that launches this full-size pickup truck’s third generation. After a lengthy 15-year run, the second-generation Tundra comes to an end along with the V8 engine that powered it. Highlights of the 2022…

Lexus RX
09
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

Toyota Corolla Cross
09
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

First Look: 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

The Toyota Corolla Cross is an entry-level crossover utility vehicle. Toyota has a new crossover utility vehicle rolling out in October 2021 and we could not be more excited about it. Yes, it is true: we are chiefly car fans,…

Lexus ES
03
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

Jeep Wrangler 4xe
27
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

2021 Toyota Sienna
16
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Toyota Sienna Minivan is Now an Efficient Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Toyota’s Sienna is now a full-time hybrid minivan. Talk about transformations! The Toyota Sienna minivan, now in its fourth generation, is a hybrid-only model, much like the Prius and Venza. It’s the biggest change in this model’s history, making this…

Toyota Venza
02
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Transformed Toyota Venza is Now a Hybrid SUV

The Venza is now a hybrid-only model, just like the Sienna minivan. Do you remember the Toyota Venza? If not, allow me to refresh your memory. The original Venza was a wagon-like crossover built from 2009 to 2015. That model…

Kia Sorento
08
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Surprisingly Upscale Kia Sorento

The Kia Sorento is all-new for 2021. It is the slightly smaller complement to the Telluride. When Kia brought out the Telluride in 2020, the thought was that it would replace the Sorento. After all, both vehicles are midsize, three-row…

Toyota Corolla Hybrid
22
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The First-Ever Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Twenty years after introducing its first-ever Prius hybrid, Toyota brings gas-electric engineering to its most popular model, the Corolla. Unlike the Prius, which has a polarizing design, the Corolla Hybrid is hard to distinguish from the gas model. At least…

24
Oct
2019
Posted in Articles More

Electric vs Hybrid Vehicles

There was a time when Gas was dirt cheap and there were no emission standards in place. Most of the major manufacturers had a big burly V8 under the hood of most of their vehicles. Cadillac was the first American…

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
12
Sep
2019
Posted in More

Chrysler’s Versatile Pacifica Minivan

The Chrysler Corporation launched the first modern minivans in 1984, which effectively replaced the wagon as the family people mover of choice. Today, the minivan is superseded by crossover utility vehicles, but the segment soldiers on. The Chrysler Pacifica is…