2017 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
Class: Midsize Car
Miles Driven: 428
Fuel Used: 17.4 gallons
DETROIT: BMW unveiled the seventh generation of its midsize sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new 2017 BMW 5-Series is lighter than its predecessor by up to 137 pounds, and is set to offer an extensive roster of new models, powertrains, and technology features.
The numbers are in, and 2016 was another banner year for light-vehicle sales in the U.S. All told, American consumers purchased more than 17.5 million new cars and trucks.
Class: Premium Compact Car
Miles Driven: 345
Fuel Used: 11.4 gallons
DETROIT—At the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Nissan unveiled a new small crossover SUV that straddles the line between the subcompact SUV and compact SUV categories. The 2017 Rogue Sport closely follows the look and feel of its larger sibling, the Nissan Rogue compact SUV, but on a slightly smaller scale.
DETROIT—Nissan unveiled its VMotion 2.0 concept car at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, forecasting the design theme that future Nissan production sedans will follow.
DETROIT – Volkswagen has taken the wraps off an all-new version of its compact Tiguan compact crossover. The popular little truck was introduced to the American market for the 2008 model year and hasn’t seen much change since then.
DETROIT—Toyota unveiled the all-new eighth generation of its long-running midsize sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Toyota Camry undergoes a fairly significant shift in focus, as the company aims to make its mainstream passenger car into a more dynamic vehicle in terms of both styling and performance.
DETROIT—Honda unveiled the next-generation of its Odyssey minivan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new 2018 Odyssey is fortified with a host of new family-friendly features that should help it do battle in the suddenly-more-competitive minivan market.
DETROIT—Ford rolled out a significantly updated version of its best-selling full-size pickup at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Ford F-150 gets a new 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V6 engine, a new 3.3-liter V6 base engine, expanded availability of the 10-speed automatic transmission that debuted for 2017, an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, and available Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection.