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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Small crossover tweaks styling
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The top-selling vehicle in Mitsubishi’s lineup is the Outlander, a small crossover for soft-road and around-town utility. An all-season vehicle with good fuel economy and compact size, Outlander was initially known as the Mitsubishi Airtrek when it was launched in Japan in 2001. By the second generation, in 2005, Airtrek became Outlander.
Mitsubishi added a smaller, sportier and more affordable Outlander configuration in 2011 – the Sport. Carrying the Outlander badge, the trendy Sport and has...
2018 Honda CR-V: A favorite of car experts, compact SUV is a winner
Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Honda CR-V entered the automotive marketplace in 1995, gaining its alphabetical name from its manufacturer’s assertion that it was a Comfortable Runabout Vehicle – CR-V. Launched as a small SUV that dual-purposed as an urban daily driver and an off-road or soft-road vehicle, CR-V has evolved into an elegant and sporty crossover imbued with state-of-the-art tech and entertainment, while upgrading with increased power and better fuel economy.
A favorite among automotive experts, the 2018 CR-V...
2018 Toyota Camry: Top-selling Midsize family sedan evolves with sportscar tendencies
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The all-new eighth-generation Toyota Camry is an established mid-size family sedan that has turned into a sports car … of sorts.
The best-selling sedan in America for the past 15 consecutive years has evolved steadily. Camry was launched as a compact car when introduced to the Japanese market as a narrow-body successor to the Carina in 1980. After it replaced Corona in 1983, Camry lengthened to mid-size, and captured the American market. Now, in 2018,...
2018 Nissan Rogue: Innovative driving assist technology added to compact crossover
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Nissan’s top-selling vehicle, its compact crossover – Rogue – no longer offers a third row, but has added drivers’ assist technology and a bevy of other enhancements for 2018.
Rogue for 2018 adds available ProPILOT Assist technology, which provides assisted steering, braking and accelerating during single-lane highway driving. ProPILOT Assist helps drivers stay centered in the lane, navigate stop-and-go traffic, maintain a set vehicle speed and maintain a set distance to the vehicle ahead. And, it...
2018 Jeep Wrangler: Improving on the original without forsaking its heritage
Thursday, March 22, 2018
A derivative of “the truck that won WWII,” the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler upgrades in its 4th generation, with a modern design that stays true to the original, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains and more open-air options. And it is loaded with safety features and advanced technology.
Based on the nostalgic military Willys Jeep of 1941, the Jeep Wrangler has been an off-road enthusiasts’ favorite since 1986. A compact four-wheel-drive multi-purpose vehicle, Wrangler debuted in 1986 as a...
2018 Chevrolet Equinox: Leaner and meaner with a new design, increased safety and refined turbo
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Equinox, Chevrolet’s second-best selling vehicle, after the Silverado, enters its third generation in 2018 with a full redesign. The Gen-3 Equinox sheds nearly 400 pounds -- approximately 10 percent of its mass, creating a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined with this weight loss, the all-new body was designed and optimized for top safety ratings.
An all-new, mass-efficient body structure is at the center of the Equinox’s trimmer curb weight and helps make...
2018 Lexus RX350: Combines SUV versatility and luxury sedan-like comfort
Thursday, March 8, 2018
The Lexus RX has been America’s best-selling luxury SUV since its introduction in 1998, and has earned a reputation as a reliable, elegant, pampering and performing utility vehicle.
RX was the first Lexus SUV, and has been its entry into the luxury crossover niche through four generations. As the category has attracted more competition, RX has refined, upgraded, teched-up and improved its line.
Two years after its introduction, the fourth-generation RX sees several changes for 2018....
2018 Infiniti QX80: Three-ton luxury SUV continues its evolution
Thursday, March 1, 2018
An upgrade from the QX56, the 2018 Infiniti QX80 evolves Infiniti’s presence in the luxury SUV segment.
Built by Nissan’s luxury division (Infiniti), QX began as the QX4 mid-size SUV in 1996, when it was based on the unibody Nissan Pathfinder. QX56 started in 2004 with its sister, the Nissan Armada, and Gen-3, which first came out in model-year 2011, upped the luxury ante. Carrying the name QX56 through last year, the naming convention had followed...
2018 Kia Stinger: Dynamic New Sports Car Combines Athleticism and Luxury
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Kia has come a long way. It began life in December 1944 as Kyungsung Precision Industry, a Korean manufacturer of steel tubing and bicycle parts, eventually producing Korea's first domestic bicycle, the Samchully, in 1951. A year later, the company changed its name to Kia, which translates to “to come out of the East.” Moving on to motorcycles and trucks, Kia began selling cars in 1974, and when it first made a splash in America...
2018 Toyota Tacoma: Safety and cosmetics added to top-selling mid-size pick-up
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The Toyota Tacoma debuted in America in 1995, and was marketed as a compact pick-up, a designation it held through 2004. The second generation was classified as mid-size, and following a full third-generation redesign for 2016, the 2018 Tacoma remains the best-selling mid-size pickup as it has for 11 years running.
For 2018, Tacoma adds a safety enhancement, as all Tacoma models gain Toyota Safety Sense-P. This equips Tacoma with Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane...