Tag: utility vehicle

Volkswagen Tiguan
06
Jan
2023
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Volkswagen Tiguan: Chronicling the Changes

Volkswagen arrived late to the compact utility vehicle game, releasing the oddly named Tiguan in 2009. Its lateness, though, has everything to do with its commitment to wagons. As the market changed, Volkswagen responded with its first utility vehicle, followed…

Dodge Journey
30
Dec
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Dodge Journey: Chronicling the Changes

Based on the same platform underpinning the Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Avenger, the Dodge Journey blends attributes from a station wagon and a utility vehicle to form this model. Across its 12-year model run, the Journey went from leading-edge to…

Jeep Cherokee
12
Dec
2022
Posted in News

Jeep Cherokee Future in Doubt

Parent Stellantis will close an Illinois plant and may move production to Mexico. Jeep’s Cherokee utility vehicle may soon see the axe, or its production may relocate from Belvidere, Illinois, to Mexico. Automotive News reported recently that the plant will…

Toyota Crown
09
Dec
2022
Posted in New Models Specifications

About the 2023 Toyota Crown

The Toyota Crown is a large sedan, a model that replaces the Toyota Avalon for 2023. The Crown name is one of Toyota’s oldest, a model that’s been absent from the U.S. for decades. The latest Crown launches this model’s…

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…

Kia Soul
17
Oct
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Kia Soul: Chronicling the Changes

Beginning in the 2000s, several manufacturers developed boxy-style vehicles to appeal to young buyers. Honda, Scion, and Nissan were well represented, with the Kia Soul entering the fray in 2010. Today, every model except the Soul is gone, attesting to…

Ford Flex
10
Aug
2022
Posted in History

History of the Ford Flex

One part crossover and another part station wagon, the Ford Flex was an unusual vehicle for its time. Introduced in 2009 and continuing through 2019, the Flex underwent modest changes during its 11-year model run. The Flex shared its underpinnings…

Volkswagen Taos
16
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

Kia Telluride
28
Jul
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Kia Telluride Luxury SUV

The range-topping Telluride elevates the Kia brand considerably. Three-row crossover utility vehicles are the family vehicle of choice today. The Kia Telluride is the newest model in this class. Specifically, the Telluride is an SUV that brings an upscale design…

Toyota Land Cruiser
23
Jan
2020
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Toyota Land Cruiser: On-Road Comfort; Off-Road Grit

The Land Cruiser Heritage celebrates this model’s 60th anniversary. Taking the trail less traveled is something Jeep does very well. But Toyota is also represented by multiple models, including the Tacoma, 4Runner, and the Land Cruiser. The four-wheel-drive Land Cruiser…