Posts from ‘Hybrids’

Mar
09
2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander

Consumer Guide Automotive

Toyota’s Highlander has long been a top-seller in the hot midsize-crossover class, at least in part due to the host of accolades it has received (though wearing a Toyota badge doesn’t hurt, either.) It gets a redesign for 2020 that brings an additional 2.4 inches of wheelbase and overall length, a host of new tech features, and a decidedly more miserly Hybrid variant.

Feb
21
Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast, Nissan Switch

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Feb
20
2020 Volvo S60 T8

2020 Volvo S60 T8 Inscription in Crystal White Metallic (a $645 option)

2015 Audi Q52020 Volvo S60 T8 Inscription

Class: Premium Midsize Car

Miles driven: 447

Fuel used: 11.7 gallons

Feb
19
2020 Ford Escape Hybrid

2020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid AWD in Agate Black

2015 Audi Q52020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid AWD

Class: Compact Crossover

Miles driven: 240

Fuel used: 5.4 gallons

Feb
06

 

2021 Chrysler Pacifica AWD

2021 Chrysler Pacifica AWD

Chrysler’s popular Pacifica minivan is set to get even more popular with the addition of new features introduced at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show.

Although not the only significant change, certainly the most notable is the availability of AWD — making Pacifica only the second current minivan offering it, joining the Toyota Sienna. While it “officially” comes in on the 2021 models to be introduced in the fourth quarter of this year, Chrysler says it will be available a few months earlier on special 2020 model-year Pacifica AWD Launch Editions.

Feb
06
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai’s redesigned, eighth-generation Sonata recently went on sale at dealerships across the country, and now the fuel-sipping hybrid version of the new Sonata has officially been unveiled. Hyundai took the wraps off the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show.

Jan
31
2019 Land Rover Sport HSE

2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE in Firenze Red (a $710 color option)

Quick Spin

2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE P360

Class: Premium Midsize Crossover

Miles driven: 293

Fuel used: 15.3 gallons

Jan
24
Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE in Blueprint

Quick Spin

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE

Class: Compact Car

Miles driven: 569

Fuel used: 11.4 gallons

Dec
05
2020 Lexus RX Review

2020 Lexus RX 450hL

Freshened for 2020, the Lexus RX premium midsize crossover is quietly one of the most successful, and most important, vehicles to have been introduced into the American marketplace in decades. In fact, I would argue, the RX enjoys a position of retail significance so compelling, its success is rivaled only by ketchup. Heinz Ketchup, to be exact. Allow me to explain…

Nov
27
2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited in Ruby Flare Pearl (a $395 option)

2015 Audi Q52019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD

Class: Compact Crossover

Miles driven: 1060

Fuel used: 26.3 gallons