Tag: crossovers

Bring the Power: Next-Generation Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Adds Displacement

<img data-attachment-id="1655070" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/01/2018-mitsubishi-outlander-phev-review-the-waiting-was-the-hardest-part/2018-mitsubishi-outlander-phev-front-quarter/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2018-Mitsubishi-Outlander-PHEV-front-quarter-e1580138293355.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1334" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1541949396","copyright":"","focal_length":"80","iso":"500","shutter_speed":"0.003125","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2018-Mitsubishi-Outlander-PHEV-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2018-Mitsubishi-Outlander-PHEV-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1655070″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2018-Mitsubishi-Outlander-PHEV-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> The only hybrid vehicle in Mitsubishi’s meager lineup, the Outlander PHEV, will don a larger gasoline engine when it […]

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Lineup Now Secure, Crossover King Departs Hyundai

Perhaps realizing that his job was done, Michael O’Brien, Hyundai Motor America’s vice president for product, announced his departure from the automaker late Friday. O’Brien leaves the company he served for nearly 20 years on February 3rd, heading off to pursue “other interests,” the grateful automaker said in a statement. Put in charge of the […]

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Volvo’s Biggest Is Due for a Green Makeover

Volvo’s XC90 midsize crossover is both a tony vehicle and a solid seller, but the push into electrification that began with the crossover’s second generation will be completed in its third. The automaker has announced that the third-gen XC90, which arrives in 2022, will ditch gas-only powerplants for good. Volvo only revealed its first fully […]

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QOTD: Taking the Short Way Home?

<img data-attachment-id="1621290" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/04/2017-toyota-highlander-review-truckster-updated/2017-toyota-highlander-profile/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2017-Toyota-Highlander-profile-e1579875967559.jpg" data-orig-size="1983,1322" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1512196862","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"250","shutter_speed":"0.05","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 Toyota Highlander profile" data-image-description=" Image: © 2018 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2017-Toyota-Highlander-profile-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2017-Toyota-Highlander-profile-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1621290 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2017-Toyota-Highlander-profile-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 Toyota Highlander profile” width=”610″ height=”407″> One of your author’s biggest pet peeves is the complete lack of confidence some drivers have in their own abilities — and that […]

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Report: Battery Shortage Has Mercedes-Benz’s Newest EV Struggling to Clear the Tower

The countdown to Mercedes-Benz EQC production last year was preceded by stories about the model’s anticipated range and uncontroversial styling, but when the time came to get EQCs into the hands of buyers, the electric crossover had trouble leaving the launch pad. Not long after reports emerged of the EQC’s U.S. arrival being delayed by […]

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Sexy Infiniti Sibling Will Be Late to the Party

<img data-attachment-id="1695550" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/11/second-time-round-infiniti-once-again-teases-the-qx55/infiniti-qx55-teaser/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser.jpg" data-orig-size="768,384" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="infiniti-qx55-teaser" data-image-description=" infiniti ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-450×225.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-610×305.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1695550 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-610×305.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”305″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-610×305.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-75×38.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-450×225.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/infiniti-qx55-teaser-120×60.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The second-generation Infiniti QX50 is a seldom talked-about model that gets plenty of mention on these digital pages, what with its […]

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GV80: At Last, a Crossover From Genesis

Sure, we weren’t hankering for a high-riding Genesis model, but the brand was. And many buyers might, too, or so the fledgling marque hopes. After teasing the upcoming midsizer since 2017, Hyundai’s premium brand pulled the wraps off the GV80 in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday. In doing so, it raised the brand’s complement to […]

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Butch-premium Goes Mainstream: AT4 Filters Down to the Last Member of the GMC Family

When GMC brass saw the sky-high take rate for its Denali-badged models, the hunt was on for a new sub-brand to further boost sales and margins. After they finished counting their cash, that is. Which brings us to today. AT4, a recently introduced runner-up trim that blends much of the content and coddling of a […]

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Rumor Mill: High-zoot Kia Sounds Like a Good Idea

You read here how 2019 was a buoyant year for corporate siblings Hyundai and Kia; both brands posted full-year sales gains, and both can thank new, large crossover vehicles for the added volume. The higher prices demanded by the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride will certainly be appreciated by the automakers’ beancounters, too. Of the […]

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