Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is on the verge of unveiling a significantly redesigned Wrangler for the 2018 model year, so we took a closer look at the existing model, the JK that debuted with the 2007-MY. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
October 31, 2017
Chevrolet relaunched its diesel-powered Cruze compact in 2017 with a new Ecotec 1.6-liter inline four cylinder turbo diesel engine sourced from Turin, Italy. The new Cruze also incorporates the redesign of the gasoline model a year earlier. Read our dirving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
September 13, 2017
Toyota's RAV4 was the first compact SUV in the U.S. market when it arrived in the early 1990s. For 2017, the RAV4 adds the Toyota Safety Sense package on all trim levels. It runs on a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that's paired to 6-speed transmission. The roomy compact SUV offers 38.4 cu-ft. of trunk space, and 73.4 cu-ft. with the seats down. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc
August 29, 2017
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid provides about 30 miles of electric driving and 530 in overall range as the only plug-in hybrid minivan now on the market. It replaces the Chrysler Town and Country. Read more here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
August 2, 2017
The GMC Sierra HD All Terrain X joins the lineup for the 2017 model year as the third off-road oriented GMC truck following similar treatment for the Canyon and Sierra 1500. Based on the Sierra 2500, the truck gets more aggresive tires, additional LED lighting, and a black appearance package. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
July 25, 2017
Kia's 2017 Niro gasoline-electric hybrid is a subcompact crossover that offers an impressive fuel economy rating (50 mpg in combined driving) at an entry price ($23,495) that undercuts many of its competitors. Read more here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
June 19, 2017
Hyundai's first battery-electric car, the Ioniq Electric, has been cut from the same design cloth as its Ioniq Hybrid. As far as range goes, this battery EV would slot in at the front of the second tier behind Teslas and the Bolt EV with 124 miles on a full charge. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
May 17, 2017
Hyundai has begun rolling out its electrified Ioniq lineup with the 2017 Ioniq Hybrid, a Prius-fighter that provides 55 mpg in combined driving, according to the EPA. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
May 8, 2017
Nissan hosted a ride-and-drive event for its 2017 Rogue Sport compact SUV in the Nashville, Tenn., area in late April to show automotive journalists how the vehicle is different from the Rogue. For pricing, click here. Photos by Paul Clinton.
May 1, 2017
The Jeep Grand Cherokee adds a Trailhawk trim grade for the 2017 model year that's tailored for off-road driving with 4x4, terrain modes, air suspension, and even a "find a trail" navigation feature. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
March 29, 2017
The 2017 Ram 2500 Tradesman is a commercial workhorse that's available in eight trim grades with three engine options. View photos of the rear-wheel regular cab model with the long box. Photos by Vince Taroc.
March 21, 2017
The 2017 Impreza enters a new generation as a more fuel-efficient all-wheel-drive compact sedan or hatchback with new standard safety features including a back-up camera, tire pressure monitoring system, and other safety features. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
March 10, 2017
Ford redesigned its Super Duty trucks to add towing capability and reduce about 300 pounds of weight with aluminum body panels. Here's a closer look at the 2017 F-350 4x4 Crew Cab XL with the 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 diesel. Photos by Vince Taroc.
March 8, 2017
General Motors' Chevrolet Silverado 2500 adds a 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine and a hood air intake port for the 2017 model year. Take a closer look at the 2500 LT Double Cab with 4WD. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
February 28, 2017
Ford's redesign of its Super Duty trucks adds strength and capability, while reducing about 300 pounds of weight with extensive use of aluminum body panels. Here's a closer look at the 2017 F-250 4x4 Crew Cab Platinum that's powered by the 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 diesel. Read more here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
February 24, 2017