Tag: PHEV

2011 Chevrolet Volt
25
Jan
2023
Posted in History

History of the Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that was produced by General Motors. Development of the Volt began in 2005, and the car was first introduced as a concept car at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show. The…

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…

Lexus NX PHEV
20
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Driven: Lexus NX 450h+

Lexus represents the pinnacle of Toyota Motors’ luxury, a world-class marque with a wide range of vehicles. Like the eponymous Toyota brand, Lexus offers numerous hybrid models, building on the company’s prowess and leadership in that category. The compact Lexus…

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…

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…

2022 Toyota RAV4 Off-Road
22
Jun
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Best-Selling Crossover: 2022 Toyota RAV4

The family car is no more, at least it isn’t in the form that we once knew – a four-door sedan. Sure, there are some sedans to be had, but most shoppers prefer utility vehicles, as these are prized for…

03
Jan
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

By the Numbers: 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a midsize, sport utility vehicle, one of the most popular models in its segment. Now in its thirtieth year and fifth-generation, the Grand Cherokee solidifies its position with an extended-wheelbase variant. With this in mind,…

Toyota RAV4
12
Nov
2021
Posted in Articles

Chronicling 25 Years of the Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 may not have the panache of the Supra, but in the grand scheme of it all, its importance cannot be denied. Launched in the U.S. market in 1996, the RAV4 introduced a new segment of people mover…

Toyota RAV4 Prime
06
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

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…

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
12
Sep
2019
Posted in News

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…