Toyota and Honda have been in competition for decades. The RAV4 and CR-V have been bestselling models for both manufacturers since they first came out in the 1990s. Now the RAV4 and CR-V are in their fifth generation and each model is offering hybrid variants. We spent a week with both of these hybrids to find out which one is best.
Ford Explorer Adds More Choice with New Enthusiast ST, Rear-Wheel-Drive Platinum, Platinum Hybrid Models for 2021
Ford Explorer Adds More Choice with New Enthusiast ST, Rear-Wheel-Drive Platinum, Platinum Hybrid Models for 2021 Ford adds new 2021 Explorer Enthusiast ST by Ford Performance for customers who want spirited fun, while also lowering the cost of entry for ST performance Explorer Enthusiast ST boasts the same specially tuned 3.0-liter EcoBoost® engine – making 400 horsepower and 415 lb.-ft. of torque – as Explorer ST Ford Explorer [...]
Volvo makes some nice vehicles and their SUVs are no exception. With the XC60 Recharge, the company has stuffed their turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder under the hood and then added am electric motor. We spent a week with this PHEV to see if all those motivational forces can play well together.
The seventh generation Lexus ES is a masterstroke in finessing details to provide a package that is more than the sum of its parts.
Ford’s Escape has been a solid member of the Ford SUV lineup for two decades. It is all-new for 2020 and the smorgasbord of model options now includes a hybrid variant. We spent a week with the Escape Hybrid to see if it provides a good combination of performance and fuel economy.
AAA named the 2020 Volvo S90 T8 eAWD R-Design its Best Overall Vehicle, Best Large Vehicle, and Best Over $50,000 in the first edition of the newly released AAA Car Guide, a consumer resource on the latest and greatest in-vehicle technology.
100 MPGE! ALL-NEW FORD ESCAPE PLUG-IN HYBRID BRINGS BEST-IN-CLASS EPA-ESTIMATED ALL-ELECTRIC COMBINED FUEL ECONOMY
The all-new Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid now has a best-in-class EPA-estimated all-electric fuel economy rating of 100 MPGe combined and an EPA-estimated 37 miles of all-electric driving range.2 MPGe, or miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent, is an Environmental Protection Agency metric to compare the amount of energy consumed by alternative fuel vehicles – including those partially powered by electricity, like Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid – to what traditional gas-powered vehicles consume.
Honda has plans to electrify two-thirds of its lineup by 2030, and one of the first steps in that direction is creating a hybrid version of its most-popular vehicle. The Honda CR-V Hybrid is all-new for 2020, and it’s going to raise the bar for hybrids in its class.
The Toyota Highlander is all-new for 2020, and it gets new styling and tons of upgraded technology. But with some new players in the three-row SUV arena, did Toyota take this new Highlander far enough so it can compete?
REFRESHED NIRO HYBRID DEBUTS AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW 2020 Niro Receives Exterior and Interior Enhancements New headlights, grille and wheels highlight exterior changes Added tech upgrades and more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2019 — Today Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the enhanced Niro Hybrid. The popular and award-winning compact crossover receives several exterior enhancements for its mid-cycle refresh, including new projector-type headlights [...]