Toyota has announced the return of the Venza wagon-style crossover SUV as an upscale two-row offering. A hybrid powertrain will be standard in the new Venza, which will arrive in the 2021 model year. Also standard will be hybrid-powered all-wheel drive. Read about it at New Atlas.
Toyota has revamped its Sienna minivan with an all-new 2021 model that comes standard with a hybrid powertrain delivering 33 mpg combined. The 2021 Sienna will retain its all-wheel drive option, makes safety a priority, and includes a new high-level luxury option. Read it at NewAtlas.com.
When Ram Truck redesigned the half-ton 1500 models for 2019, it brought back the EcoDiesel engine as well. The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel is similar to what it was before, but this third generation for the engine has more power, a quieter run, and a better transmission match. Read the review at …
Wagons aren’t dead. At least, not in the luxury realms. The 2020 Volvo V60 is a beautiful, classy, and very well done station wagon (excuse me, “Estate”) that offers a lot of goodness in its shapely form. Got a soft spot for wagons? This one’s for you.
This is the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander in its plug-in hybrid format (PHEV). A great vehicle all around, the Outlander PHEV still struggles on an important point. Plus there’s no third row option for the plug-in. But it shines where Mitsubishi has always shined: in its engineering.
See the interior walkthrough here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUy2wEewiCQ
In this Q&A, Aaron answers a question regarding keyless ignition. Specifically, the question of whether a vehicle that’s running can be driven away if the keyfob is not present. Aaron answers this question and cites the federal regulation that makes things the way they are.
We recently spent some time with the 2020 Infiniti QX50, a well-sized luxury crossover with sporty looks and plenty of goodness to justify itself. It looks great, has an excellent interior, and comes packed with loads of standard features right out of the box. New for this year is a …