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Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Lurks in Darkness Before Geneva Debut

Automakers across the globe are readying teaser images for models they intend to debut at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show next month. For Subaru, that means the latest addition to its Viziv line of concept vehicles. While initial Viziv concepts were highly conceptual designs, the line has gradually evolved to deliver models more in line […] The post Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Lurks in Darkness Before Geneva Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Auto Shows, Autos, Crossovers, Concept Cars, Subaru, Geneva Auto Show, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Concept Vehicles, VIZIV, Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept


2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC Review – It’s Safe to Stare

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That adage, from George Santayana, has a less well-known corollary that I just made up: “Those who do remember the past are doomed to watch idly while our memories are sold out to create something much, much worse.” Take the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross […] The post 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC Review – It’s Safe to Stare appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Autos, Crossovers, Car Reviews, Mitsubishi, George Santayana, Compact Crossover, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Eclipse Cross, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S AWC


The Kia Telluride’s Fuel Economy Is Pretty Much Exactly What You’d Expect

Built with the sprawling American lifestyle in mind, Kia’s range-topping Telluride doesn’t deploy any fancy tricks to lower its fuel consumption. With EPA fuel economy figures for the 2020 Telluride now out, the three-row midsizer can rest assured that few consumers will take its thirst as a selling point or deal breaker. The Telluride begins […] The post The Kia Telluride’s Fuel Economy Is Pretty Much Exactly What You’d Expect appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Epa, Kia, Fuel Economy, Telluride, Kia Telluride, News Blog, 2020 Kia Telluride


2020 GMC Acadia: More Engines, More Speeds, More Grille

As part of its 2020 model year refresh, GMC’s midsize Acadia crossover gains three engine options and three additional cogs for its automatic transmission. It also gains an AT4 variant — the brawny-lux GMC sub-brand introduced on the 2019 GMC Sierra pickup, though a modest suspension lift isn’t a part of this AT4’s package. While […] The post 2020 GMC Acadia: More Engines, More Speeds, More Grille appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, Gmc, Acadia, GMC Acadia, GMC Sierra, News Blog, Product Planning, 2020 GMC Acadia


2020 GMC Acadia toughens up on the outside, gets smarter on the inside

The 2020 GMC Acadia crossover gets styling updates and a more rugged AT4 trim level. Under the skin, the Acadia sports a new turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a wider array of tech features. The post 2020 GMC Acadia toughens up on the outside, gets smarter on the inside appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Crossovers, Gmc, Acadia, GMC Acadia


I Need a Practical and Environmentally Friendly Car That Doesn't Send the Wrong Message! What Car Should I Buy?

Thomas is an architect in the midwest looking for a comfortable crossover that can haul his two boys, have a reasonable carbon footprint, and not send the wrong message to his potential clients. What car should he buy?Read more...
Tags: Car Buying, Crossovers, Lifehacks, Hybrids, Midwest, Thomas, What Car Should You Buy, Wcsyb


Lincoln to Offer Three Flavors of Corsair

It’s nice to write about a vehicle with an honest-to-goodness name, especially one that replaces a vehicle with an alphanumeric name. As it slowly relegates past three-letter combinations to the dustbin of history, Lincoln Motor Company is busy putting the finishing touches on the next product in its utility vehicle offensive: the Corsair, formerly the […] The post Lincoln to Offer Three Flavors of Corsair appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Lincoln, Corsair, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Lincoln Motor Company, Product Planning, Lincoln Corsair, 2020 Lincoln Corsair


BMW’s X3 M and X4 M pack 503 horsepower in nontraditional form

BMW is starting even further from its heritage with the 2020 X3 M and X4 M performance crossovers. But with up to 503 horsepower available in each vehicle, does that really matter? The post BMW’s X3 M and X4 M pack 503 horsepower in nontraditional form appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossovers, Bmw, BMW X3, Bmw X4


2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: More Like Its Siblings, but Still Not an Outlander Sport Replacement

Feast your eyes on the 2020 version of the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the compact crossover that attracts more American and Canadian customers than any other vehicle in Mitsu’s relatively sparse lineup. Looks more like a new Mitsubishi, doesn’t it? Sure does. The model’s updated “Dynamic Shield” front end styling now resembles that of its bigger […] The post 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: More Like Its Siblings, but Still Not an Outlander Sport Replacement appeared first on The Truth About Ca...
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Mitsu, News Blog, Product Planning, Outlander Sport, 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport


One More Thing About That Mazda Crossover…

Amid the hoopla surrounding last week’s Chicago Auto Show and its many new and refreshed trucks and crossovers, Mazda teased a butt shot of a mysterious new crossover bound for a Geneva reveal next month. Mazda’s crossovers, especially the CX-5, garner more enthusiast attention than, say, a Hyundai or Toyota CUV, due to the zoom-zoom […] The post One More Thing About That Mazda Crossover… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Autos, Crossovers, Geneva, Hyundai, Chicago Auto Show, Mazda, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning


Casting a Wider Net: Audi’s EV Push Won’t Ignore the Entry-level Crowd

Audi plans to make a green new deal with premium-minded buyers of limited means. With the brand’s Volkswagen Group parent going all-in on electric vehicles, Audi has access to whatever it needs from mama’s parts bin. This will come in handy. It seems a cheaper, smaller EV is Audi’s next big reveal, with the Golf-sized […] The post Casting a Wider Net: Audi’s EV Push Won’t Ignore the Entry-level Crowd appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, Audi, EVs, Platforms, Volkswagen Group, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning


With No New Vehicle to Show in Chicago, Cadillac Tweaks the XT5

The Cadillac XT5, which happens to be a perfect all-weather urban vehicle, is a major breadwinner for the upscale brand. By far the best-selling vehicle in the Caddy stable, the XT5 midsize crossover out-volumes the bigger and pricier Escalade by a factor of two to one. Unfortunately, it’s no longer the freshest face at the […] The post With No New Vehicle to Show in Chicago, Cadillac Tweaks the XT5 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Chicago, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, Cadillac, Chicago Auto Show, News Blog, Cadillac XT5, Limited Editions, Cadillac XT5 Sport package


2020 Nissan Rogue Sport gets a face-lift to help it stand out from the crowd

The 2020 Nissan Rogue gets some exterior styling changes to help differentiate it from the larger Nissan Rogue. The Rogue Sport also gets more standard driver-assist tech for the new model year. The post 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport gets a face-lift to help it stand out from the crowd appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossovers, Nissan, Chicago Auto Show, Nissan Rogue, Nissan Rogue Sport, Nissan Rogue The Rogue Sport


2020 Nissan Rogue Sport Puts Its Best Face Forward

At the 2017 North American International Auto Show, Nissan revealed its plans to slot the North American version of its Qashqai crossover between the Juke and Rogue. While the company ultimately decided to call the model the “Rogue Sport” in the United States, replacing the Juke with the Kicks shortly thereafter, the rest of the plan […] The post 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport Puts Its Best Face Forward appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: United States, Autos, Crossovers, Nissan, New Cars, Chicago Auto Show, Qashqai, Nissan Qashqai, News Blog, Refresh, Cuv, Compact Crossovers, Nissan Rogue Sport, Rogue Sport, Facelifts, 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport


Beyond Adventure: Toyota’s RAV4 – Yes, the RAV4 – Gets the TRD Treatment

After last year’s Camry and Avalon surprise, it should come as no shock that Toyota’s keen to expand TRD branding beyond its body-on-frame trucks and SUVs. Frankly, the automaker ran out of BOF vehicles to tune for the trail. Enter the RAV4, redesigned for 2019 and still no one’s idea of a hardcore off-roader. While […] The post Beyond Adventure: Toyota’s RAV4 – Yes, the RAV4 – Gets the TRD Treatment appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Toyota, New Cars, Chicago Auto Show, News Blog, BOF, Product Planning, Toyota RAV4, 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road


2020 Kia Sportage gets a bigger standard touchscreen and more driver aids

The 2020 Kia Sportage rolls into the 2019 Chicago Auto Show with small but significant updates. Kia tweaked the exterior styling, added an 8.0-inch touchscreen as standard equipment, and gave the Sportage more driver aids. The post 2020 Kia Sportage gets a bigger standard touchscreen and more driver aids appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Chicago, Crossovers, Kia, Kia Sportage, Sportage, 2019 Chicago auto show


2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport continues luxury brand’s crossover obsession

The 2019 Cadillac XT5 gets a new Sport package to bring it in line with the smaller XT4, and the family-oriented XT6 launching later this year. The XT5 Sport debuts at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. The post 2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport continues luxury brand’s crossover obsession appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Chicago, Luxury cars, Crossovers, Cadillac, Cadillac XT5, 2019 Chicago auto show


Market in Flux: Europe’s Vehicle Landscape Is Changing Fast

While North American conversations about the auto industry usually center around the public’s swing away from cars, Europe’s doing all sorts of of swinging these days. There’s a battle raging between cars and light trucks, sure, but also between propulsion types. Once dominated by diesel, Europeans are shedding oil burners in favor of cars powered […] The post Market in Flux: Europe’s Vehicle Landscape Is Changing Fast appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Sales, Trends, Autos, Crossovers, EVs, Auto Sales, Market Share, News Blog


Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show

It’s the Chicago Auto Show this week, but some manufacturers are already teasing models for March’s Geneva International Motor Show. Despite many automakers taking a powder on next month’s event, Mazda just announced plans to unveil a new compact crossover in Switzerland. Our best guess is that this is a preliminary concept for something that […] The post Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Switzerland, Autos, Crossovers, Concept Cars, New Cars, Trade Shows, Chicago Auto Show, Mazda, Geneva Auto Show, Geneva International Motor Show, News Blog, Cuvs


No, It’s Not a Windbreaker – It’s the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition

Subaru may have shacked up with outdoorwear maker LL Bean a while back, but Nissan’s new Rock Creek Edition Pathfinder looks ready to mount kayaks to its roof rack, stop for ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s, visit the college-age daughter in Burlington, then head into the mountains for rugged, ecologically sound adventures. Then, a […] The post No, It’s Not a Windbreaker – It’s the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Nissan, Subaru, Special Editions, Burlington, Ben Jerry, Nissan Pathfinder, News Blog, Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition


The Hyundai Tucson N is reportedly coming soon with 340 HP

The Hyundai Tucson may soon get a performance upgrade from the Korean automaker's N division. The Hyundai Tucson N would likely be the only performance vehicle in a market segment that typically emphasizes practicality. The post The Hyundai Tucson N is reportedly coming soon with 340 HP appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Crossovers, Hyundai, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Tucson N


Expect a Performance Hyundai Tucson N, Report Claims

It’s a rumor that’s existed since the debut of Hyundai’s performance N division — the evential debut of a much hotter Tucson compact crossover to pair with N-badged compacts already heading to customers on both sides of the Atlantic. Now, a report claims to have the inside scoop on the existence of just such a […] The post Expect a Performance Hyundai Tucson N, Report Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Atlantic, Autos, Crossovers, Hyundai, Tucson, Hyundai Tucson, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Hyundai Tucson N, Hyundai Tucson N Report Claims


2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Pricing Very Obviously Targets the Chevy Bolt

Hyundai’s Kona Electric is gradually seeping into select dealerships across the United States, requiring the company to (finally) make a definitive statement about its price. While our time spent with the model was brief, it left a positive initial impression. Clearly targeting the likes of Chevrolet’s Bolt and Tesla’s Model 3, the Kona EV did […] The post 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Pricing Very Obviously Targets the Chevy Bolt appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Tesla, United States, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, Chevrolet, EVs, Hyundai, New Cars, Pricing, Kona, News Blog, ZEVs, Kona EV, Hyundai Kona Electric


F This: Lexus Mulling a Hotter Crossover

There’s no shortage of F Sport models populating the Lexus lineup, but those efforts amount to little more than an appearance package designed to foist some of the aura of the brand’s F performance division onto pedestrian models. There’s no additional power. While the brand already has two F models in the form of the […] The post F This: Lexus Mulling a Hotter Crossover appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lexus, Autos, Crossovers, Performance, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Lexus UX


2019 Honda Passport First Drive – Passport to Sales

Honda really wants to prove that its 2019 Passport five-seat crossover has off-road chops. To that end, it’s possible I had more wheel time on washboard-surfaced gravelly roads than I did on paved surfaces during my day with the newest trucklet on the block. Some of this was by my choice – I chose to […] The post 2019 Honda Passport First Drive – Passport to Sales appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Honda, Car Reviews, New Cars, SUVs, Passport, Honda Passport, 2019 Honda Passport, Old Names Back From The Past


2019 Volvo XC40 T4 Review – The Crossover That Made Me Love Crossovers

I get it. No real enthusiast should like crossovers. They’re tall, handle poorly, slurp gas, and aren’t as space efficient as the cars upon which they’re based. They aren’t a true sport-utility vehicles, either, as their on road-focused designs can’t handle rough terrain. I used to be like you. I’m a car lover, and always […] The post 2019 Volvo XC40 T4 Review – The Crossover That Made Me Love Crossovers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Autos, Crossovers, Car Reviews, Volvo, Volvo XC40


With the Toyota Yaris Liftback’s Demise, Dodge’s Journey Enters an Exclusive Class

The passing of the Toyota Yaris hatchback into history doesn’t just spell the end of a forgettable subcompact car, it also leaves the red-blooded Dodge brand sitting in a class of one. What might that special group be, you ask? Some of you already know. With the Yaris hatch’s discontinuation, the still strong-selling Dodge Journey […] The post With the Toyota Yaris Liftback’s Demise, Dodge’s Journey Enters an Exclusive Class appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Crossovers, Dodge, Dodge Journey, News Blog, Product Planning, Transmissions


‘This Is Pretty Much It’: New GM President Acknowledges Cadillac’s Last Chance For Glory

Cadillac is at a crossroads. While the brand has enjoyed growth in Asia, domestic volume never fully recovered from the Great Recession. It’s come back a bit, with sales dipping and rising between years, but hasn’t managed to keep pace with the overall market. As of 2018, Cadillac possesses the lowest share of the U.S. market […] The post ‘This Is Pretty Much It’: New GM President Acknowledges Cadillac’s Last Chance For Glory appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Asia, General Motors, Corporate Strategy, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, EVs, Platforms, Cadillac, Electrification, Brand Strategy, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning


Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric crossover will spawn a Lincoln luxury version

Lincoln will get its own version of parent Ford's first mass-market, long-range electric vehicle. While Ford's version will have styling inspired by the Mustang, Lincoln will take a more traditional approach. The post Ford’s Mustang-inspired electric crossover will spawn a Lincoln luxury version appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Ford, Crossovers, Lincoln, Electric Cars, Mustang, Mustang Lincoln


Hyundai, While Not Pulling Up Stakes in the Car Market, Knows Where Its Future Prosperity Lies

Ignore that slight dip in U.S. sales volume last year, Hyundai Motor America’s chief operating officer, Brian Smith, says. It’s just because the automaker stopped flinging so many cars at rental agencies. Barring some unexpected disaster, 2019 should see the brand’s sales climb in the U.S., Smith said, adding that Hyundai’s not planning on pulling […] The post Hyundai, While Not Pulling Up Stakes in the Car Market, Knows Where Its Future Prosperity Lies appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Autos, Crossovers, Smith, Hyundai, Brian Smith, Hyundai Motor America, News Blog, Product Planning