Posts from ‘SUVs’
The official launch of the redesigned-for-2017 Mazda CX-5 is just around the corner; it’s slated to begin arriving in dealerships later this spring. The new CX-5 represents an evolution of Mazda’s KODO—Soul of Motion design theme, a motif that debuted on the Mazda Shinari concept car of 2010. The new bodywork also bears an obvious family resemblance to the CX-5’s larger sibling—the redesigned-for-2016 Mazda CX-9 midsize SUV.
Class: Premium Compact Crossover
Miles Driven: 384
Fuel Used: 19.4 gallons
Jeep, a name virtually synonymous with SUVs for more than three-quarters of a century, has hit the mother lode in recent years as buyers suddenly began flocking to that market. And in the hottest segment of that market – compact SUVs – the company has long had three entries, together accounting for half of its entire model portfolio.
Class: Midsize Crossover
Miles Driven: 615
Fuel Used: 31.0 gallons
2017 Nissan Rogue SL AWD HEV
Class: Compact Crossover
Miles Driven: 100
Fuel Used: 3.4 gallons
Mitsubishi debuted a new trim level for its top-selling vehicle at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition slots above the base ES model in the Outlander Sport lineup, and wears a handful of unique appearance features.
Chevrolet debuted Redline concepts at the 2015 SEMA show, but introduced production versions today at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
It’s perhaps not quite what you’d expect from “Midnight Editions” (shouldn’t they be, um, black?) but Nissan says these new additions to the Sentra, Altima, Rogue, Murano, and Pathfinder lineups reflect the popularity of the original version that was first made available on the 2016 Maxima SR – and accounted for 85 percent of SR sales.
Toyota revealed a second “sporty” entry at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show in the form of the 2018 Sequoia TRD Sport.
Toyota’s popular RAV4 compact crossover showed off its brawnier side at the Chicago Auto Show.