The Truth About Cars » crossover http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » crossover http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Volkswagen’s Small Crossovers – Not New Golf – Are Probably Headed to Geneva http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-small-crossovers-not-new-golf-probably-headed-geneva/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-small-crossovers-not-new-golf-probably-headed-geneva/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273857 Volkswagen may bring to Geneva two new small crossovers to complement its aging crossover lineup —including a production version of the T-ROC Concept it showed off in Geneva two years ago — Autocar reported (via Car and Driver). The T-ROC and reported T-Cross would both be MQB-based crossovers. The T-ROC is Golf-sized and much more […]

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Volkswagen may bring to Geneva two new small crossovers to complement its aging crossover lineup —including a production version of the T-ROC Concept it showed off in Geneva two years ago — Autocar reported (via Car and Driver). The T-ROC and reported T-Cross would both be MQB-based crossovers. The T-ROC is Golf-sized and much more […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 GMC Acadia Saves on Fuel, Spends on Gym Membership http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:21:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264417 Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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Nissan Wants A Cheaper Z, So The Kids Can Buy Them http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-wants-a-cheaper-z-so-the-kids-can-buy-them/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-wants-a-cheaper-z-so-the-kids-can-buy-them/#comments Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247282 The next-generation Nissan Z  (which may or may not be: 1. A crossover; 2. Real; 3. Inspired by a bicycle; 4. FWD; 5. All of the above) may be less expensive than the current car, Nissan design chief Mamori Aoki told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. A lower price would appeal to a younger generation who can’t […]

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The next-generation Nissan Z  (which may or may not be: 1. A crossover; 2. Real; 3. Inspired by a bicycle; 4. FWD; 5. All of the above) may be less expensive than the current car, Nissan design chief Mamori Aoki told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. A lower price would appeal to a younger generation who can’t […]

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2015 Ford Edge Titanium Review – Manufacturer of Doubt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2015-ford-edge-titanium-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2015-ford-edge-titanium-review/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 21:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240873 As soon as I finished my time with the 2015 Nissan Murano, my mind immediately wandered to the new Ford Edge. You see, the Murano is fantastic. It’s effortlessly comfortable. The ride is sublime. When you’re driving the Murano, everything is damn-near perfect. But the Murano could only be considered pretty by someone subjected to the “Ludovico Technique” […]

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As soon as I finished my time with the 2015 Nissan Murano, my mind immediately wandered to the new Ford Edge. You see, the Murano is fantastic. It’s effortlessly comfortable. The ride is sublime. When you’re driving the Murano, everything is damn-near perfect. But the Murano could only be considered pretty by someone subjected to the “Ludovico Technique” […]

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Why Would Anyone Ever Recommend The Dodge Journey? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/anyone-ever-recommend-dodge-journey/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/anyone-ever-recommend-dodge-journey/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:05:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238889 There comes a point in our lives when we all fly off the handle. It can happen when we’re still young and ready to believe anything or when we’re old and the voice of those young’uns make us instinctively say nasty, insensitive thoughts. Temporary insanity comes and goes with the seasons. With that I am about to […]

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There comes a point in our lives when we all fly off the handle. It can happen when we’re still young and ready to believe anything or when we’re old and the voice of those young’uns make us instinctively say nasty, insensitive thoughts. Temporary insanity comes and goes with the seasons. With that I am about to […]

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Oh, So The Mazda Koeru Might Be a Completely New Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/oh-mazda-koeru-might-completely-new-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/oh-mazda-koeru-might-completely-new-car/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237969 Settling the debate between whether Mazda’s Koeru concept from Frankfurt was a new CX-5 or CX-9 (or CX-7?),  CEO Masamichi Kogai told Automotive News that the answer may be “none of the above,” apparently. On Monday, Kogai said that the Koeru could get the green light as a sporty crossover, sold alongside the CX-5 as a wagon-esque […]

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Settling the debate between whether Mazda’s Koeru concept from Frankfurt was a new CX-5 or CX-9 (or CX-7?),  CEO Masamichi Kogai told Automotive News that the answer may be “none of the above,” apparently. On Monday, Kogai said that the Koeru could get the green light as a sporty crossover, sold alongside the CX-5 as a wagon-esque […]

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Mitsubishi Gives Up on i-MiEV in the States, Will Build Any Crossover You Like http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-gives-miev-states-will-build-crossover-like/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-gives-miev-states-will-build-crossover-like/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232393 Mitsubishi’s sedan offering in the United States may very likely begin and end with its Mirage (which Mark says they didn’t ruin for 2017) as the company builds more and more crossovers to sell. “We are strong in SUVs and four-wheel drives. And that is what we would like to focus on as core models in […]

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Mitsubishi’s sedan offering in the United States may very likely begin and end with its Mirage (which Mark says they didn’t ruin for 2017) as the company builds more and more crossovers to sell. “We are strong in SUVs and four-wheel drives. And that is what we would like to focus on as core models in […]

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LA 2015: 2017 Ford Escape Gets Refreshed, Quietly Nixes Problematic Four-cylinder Engine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-2017-ford-escape-gets-refreshed-quietly-nixes-problematic-four-cylinder-engine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-2017-ford-escape-gets-refreshed-quietly-nixes-problematic-four-cylinder-engine/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:55:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220825 Ford unveiled Tuesday its refreshed 2017 Ford Escape complete with two new-ish engines and a slew of new technologies, including stop-start, that could help the crossover catch the best-selling Honda CR-V. The base Escape still comes equipped with a 2.5-liter four, but Ford replaced its 1.6-liter turbo four with a 1.5-liter turbo four that produces […]

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Ford unveiled Tuesday its refreshed 2017 Ford Escape complete with two new-ish engines and a slew of new technologies, including stop-start, that could help the crossover catch the best-selling Honda CR-V. The base Escape still comes equipped with a 2.5-liter four, but Ford replaced its 1.6-liter turbo four with a 1.5-liter turbo four that produces […]

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2017 Cadillac XT5 Revealed – The Longer, Lighter SRX http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cadillac-unveils-longer-lighter-2017-xt5/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cadillac-unveils-longer-lighter-2017-xt5/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:15:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215457 Cadillac’s first next-generation crossover will sport a longer and lighter chassis than the outgoing SRX, the company announced Monday. The XT5, which will be shown first in Dubai, will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week. The car will go on sale next year. In addition to shaving nearly 300 pounds from the […]

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Cadillac’s first next-generation crossover will sport a longer and lighter chassis than the outgoing SRX, the company announced Monday. The XT5, which will be shown first in Dubai, will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week. The car will go on sale next year. In addition to shaving nearly 300 pounds from the […]

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2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6 Review – Not Your Father’s Kia [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-kia-sorento-limited-v6-review-perfect-acura-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-kia-sorento-limited-v6-review-perfect-acura-video/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1210385 Kia gained a well-deserved reputation in the ’90s for cheap and nasty transportation, but lately they are the greatest social climber since Cinderella. “2016 Kia” and “1996 Kia” are totally different from one another. Even “2006 Kia” seems like a distant memory. Unusual for a car company, Kia doesn’t shy away from its troubled beginnings in America, which can be […]

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Kia gained a well-deserved reputation in the ’90s for cheap and nasty transportation, but lately they are the greatest social climber since Cinderella. “2016 Kia” and “1996 Kia” are totally different from one another. Even “2006 Kia” seems like a distant memory. Unusual for a car company, Kia doesn’t shy away from its troubled beginnings in America, which can be […]

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2015 Jeep Renegade Latitude Review – The Sibling Complex http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2015-jeep-renegade-latitude-sibling-complex/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2015-jeep-renegade-latitude-sibling-complex/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1212801 There are myriad ways to improve SUVs and Jeep won’t do any of them to the Wrangler. Instead, the Wrangler remains hopelessly impractical, wonderfully unapologetic and, to own, like living with a Libertarian: there are no compromises and everything is wonderful when you play by their rules. Thankfully for the rest of us, who welcome […]

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There are myriad ways to improve SUVs and Jeep won’t do any of them to the Wrangler. Instead, the Wrangler remains hopelessly impractical, wonderfully unapologetic and, to own, like living with a Libertarian: there are no compromises and everything is wonderful when you play by their rules. Thankfully for the rest of us, who welcome […]

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Mazda Goes All Hollywood for Next-gen CX-9 Premiere http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/mazda-goes-hollywood-next-gen-cx-9-premiere/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/mazda-goes-hollywood-next-gen-cx-9-premiere/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:05:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211857 Mazda announced Wednesday that it would unveil its next-generation CX-9 in Los Angeles later this month. The three-row crossover made its debut in 2007 and hasn’t changed much since. Mazda’s seven-seater still sits atop the Ford CD3 platform used by previous generations of the Mazda6/Ford Fusion and Ford Edge. It also sports the same powertrain as the previous-generation […]

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Mazda announced Wednesday that it would unveil its next-generation CX-9 in Los Angeles later this month. The three-row crossover made its debut in 2007 and hasn’t changed much since. Mazda’s seven-seater still sits atop the Ford CD3 platform used by previous generations of the Mazda6/Ford Fusion and Ford Edge. It also sports the same powertrain as the previous-generation […]

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2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country Review – The Sport Utility… Sedan? [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-volvo-s60-cross-country-review-sport-utility-sedan-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-volvo-s60-cross-country-review-sport-utility-sedan-video/#comments Mon, 02 Nov 2015 16:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1206657 I understand the logic behind the modern crossover, especially in Sweden. Sweden’s 360,000 mile network of public and private roads is only 30-percent paved. That leaves some 252,000 miles of unpaved glory to explore. This high percentage of unpaved roads explains why Volvos have long had reasonable ground clearance, why the Swedes invented the headlamp […]

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I understand the logic behind the modern crossover, especially in Sweden. Sweden’s 360,000 mile network of public and private roads is only 30-percent paved. That leaves some 252,000 miles of unpaved glory to explore. This high percentage of unpaved roads explains why Volvos have long had reasonable ground clearance, why the Swedes invented the headlamp […]

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2016 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD Review – Sweden’s New King (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-volvo-xc90-t6-awd-review-swedens-new-king-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-volvo-xc90-t6-awd-review-swedens-new-king-video/#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1196218 Many of you have asked why we bother to review a car we’ve already reviewed based on a few hours at a launch event. The all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 is a textbook example of why more time with a car allows for a more complete review. At launch events, you have no time to perform acceleration […]

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Many of you have asked why we bother to review a car we’ve already reviewed based on a few hours at a launch event. The all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 is a textbook example of why more time with a car allows for a more complete review. At launch events, you have no time to perform acceleration […]

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport – Diamond Star in the Rough http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2015-mitsubishi-outlander-sport-diamond-star-rough/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2015-mitsubishi-outlander-sport-diamond-star-rough/#comments Wed, 14 Oct 2015 20:15:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1158698 A preconceived notion — or simply, a bias — forms easily when correlations exist to support it. Take Mitsubishi. While the Japanese automaker has seen recent sales success, their newest nameplate — Mirage — has become the butt of many jokes and is often associated with a group of buyers one degree removed from the “Buy Here, […]

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A preconceived notion — or simply, a bias — forms easily when correlations exist to support it. Take Mitsubishi. While the Japanese automaker has seen recent sales success, their newest nameplate — Mirage — has become the butt of many jokes and is often associated with a group of buyers one degree removed from the “Buy Here, […]

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Report: Volvo Will Enter Compact Crossover Market in 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/report-volvo-will-enter-compact-crossover-market-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/report-volvo-will-enter-compact-crossover-market-2018/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194458 Automotive News Europe reported that Volvo will offer a new compact crossover, based on a new architecture, in 2018 that will likely be called the XC40. The crossover will be built in Ghent, Belgium and possibly in China, using the same platform being developed for compact cars in Europe. The crossover will get Volvo power plants that […]

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Automotive News Europe reported that Volvo will offer a new compact crossover, based on a new architecture, in 2018 that will likely be called the XC40. The crossover will be built in Ghent, Belgium and possibly in China, using the same platform being developed for compact cars in Europe. The crossover will get Volvo power plants that […]

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2016 Infiniti QX50 RWD Review – Long, Strong, But Same Old Song http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-infiniti-qx50-rwd-long-strong-get-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2016-infiniti-qx50-rwd-long-strong-get-sales/#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1192210 2016 Infiniti QX50 RWD 3.7-liter VQ37VHR V-6, with Variable Valve and Event Lift (325 horsepower @ 7,000 rpm; 267 pounds-feet of torque @ 5,200 rpm) 7-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode and Downshift Rev Matching 17 city/24 highway/20 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 19 mpg on the 70/30 city/hwy grocery loop (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Technology Package — $2,750 (Intelligent cruise, […]

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2016 Infiniti QX50 RWD 3.7-liter VQ37VHR V-6, with Variable Valve and Event Lift (325 horsepower @ 7,000 rpm; 267 pounds-feet of torque @ 5,200 rpm) 7-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode and Downshift Rev Matching 17 city/24 highway/20 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 19 mpg on the 70/30 city/hwy grocery loop (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Technology Package — $2,750 (Intelligent cruise, […]

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Subaru Impreza 5-Door, Viziv Future Concepts Ready for Tokyo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/subaru-impreza-5-door-viziv-future-concepts-ready-for-tokyo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/subaru-impreza-5-door-viziv-future-concepts-ready-for-tokyo/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1189658 Subaru may have taken away our hot hatch goodness with the WRX and WRX STI, but the down-market Impreza looks to continue with all five doors intact. In a release on Wednesday, Subaru announced they would show off the next Impreza in hatchback form at the Tokyo International Motor Show. As per usual when it […]

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Subaru may have taken away our hot hatch goodness with the WRX and WRX STI, but the down-market Impreza looks to continue with all five doors intact. In a release on Wednesday, Subaru announced they would show off the next Impreza in hatchback form at the Tokyo International Motor Show. As per usual when it […]

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Is This Scion’s First Crossover? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/is-this-scions-first-crossover/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/is-this-scions-first-crossover/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1188546 Scion, Toyota’s “youth” brand, released the above teaser image Tuesday morning along with a brief press release stating their third all-new vehicle will be displayed at the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Is this the Toyota CH-R in Scion drag? It very much looks to be. After releasing the brand-new-to-America Scion iM hatchback — a […]

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Scion, Toyota’s “youth” brand, released the above teaser image Tuesday morning along with a brief press release stating their third all-new vehicle will be displayed at the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Is this the Toyota CH-R in Scion drag? It very much looks to be. After releasing the brand-new-to-America Scion iM hatchback — a […]

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Could the Volvo XC90 Polestar Be a 450-Horsepower Crossover? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/xc90-polestar-450-hp-crossover/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/xc90-polestar-450-hp-crossover/#comments Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:35:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1174322 This one we should have seen in the cards already: Last month, Volvo announced that it purchased Volvo tuner Polestar to bring in-house and churning out more models for eager hands. Last year, Volvo announced it had developed a triple-turbo, 2-liter four that could produce 450 horsepower. It’s entirely likely, TTAC has learned, that the […]

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This one we should have seen in the cards already: Last month, Volvo announced that it purchased Volvo tuner Polestar to bring in-house and churning out more models for eager hands. Last year, Volvo announced it had developed a triple-turbo, 2-liter four that could produce 450 horsepower. It’s entirely likely, TTAC has learned, that the […]

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Frankfurt 2015: Mazda Shows Off Koeru Concept, Won’t Need To Kill MX-5 To Build It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/frankfurt-2015-mazda-shows-off-koeru-concept-wont-need-kill-mx-5-build/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/frankfurt-2015-mazda-shows-off-koeru-concept-wont-need-kill-mx-5-build/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:50:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1172282 Mazda is on fire with its designs as of late, and the newest entry to their concept stable is this — the Koeru — and it’s likely not the next CX-5 or CX-9. Welcome back, CX-7. The Ford Edge and Nissan Murano have proven once again that third-row seating isn’t needed in order to sell […]

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Mazda is on fire with its designs as of late, and the newest entry to their concept stable is this — the Koeru — and it’s likely not the next CX-5 or CX-9. Welcome back, CX-7. The Ford Edge and Nissan Murano have proven once again that third-row seating isn’t needed in order to sell […]

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This Is It: Jaguar F-Pace Priced from $41,985 with US Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-f-pace-priced-41985-us-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/jaguar-f-pace-priced-41985-us-diesel/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:20:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1171850 Jaguar showed us Tuesday what we’ve seen mostly already — the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace fully undressed — and clued us into all the juicy details. The company’s mid-sized crossover will start from $40,990 plus $995 destination, at some point, but will go on sale next year with a duo of potent V-6 engines in the U.S. […]

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Jaguar showed us Tuesday what we’ve seen mostly already — the 2017 Jaguar F-Pace fully undressed — and clued us into all the juicy details. The company’s mid-sized crossover will start from $40,990 plus $995 destination, at some point, but will go on sale next year with a duo of potent V-6 engines in the U.S. […]

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Nissan Wants to Replace the Z with a Crossover Inspired by a Pedal Bike [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissan-wants-to-replace-the-z-with-a-crossover-inspired-by-a-pedal-bike-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissan-wants-to-replace-the-z-with-a-crossover-inspired-by-a-pedal-bike-video/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:30:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1171114 The Nissan Gripz Concept is what we all feared. The pseudo two-door vehicle, which takes inspiration from a bicycle, is the result of Nissan’s designers wanting to create “something free of conventional standards” — which is a crossover, apparently. Executive Design Director, Mamoru Aoki, says Nissan has “a history of pioneering new crossovers.” Nissan also […]

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The Nissan Gripz Concept is what we all feared. The pseudo two-door vehicle, which takes inspiration from a bicycle, is the result of Nissan’s designers wanting to create “something free of conventional standards” — which is a crossover, apparently. Executive Design Director, Mamoru Aoki, says Nissan has “a history of pioneering new crossovers.” Nissan also […]

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2015 Mercedes GLA 250 Review (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2015-mercedes-gla-250-review-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2015-mercedes-gla-250-review-video/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1163306 2015 Mercedes GLA 250 4Matic 2.0-liter DOHC I-4, turbocharged, CVVT (208 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm; 258 lbs-ft @ 1,250 rpm) 7-speed “7G-DCT” dual-clutch automatic 24 city/32 highway/27 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 26.5 (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: 4Matic AWD, Driver Assistance package, Active Parking, Blind Spot Assist, Wood Trim, HID Lamps Base Price: $32,225* As Tested: $42,800* * Prices include $925 […]

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2015 Mercedes GLA 250 4Matic 2.0-liter DOHC I-4, turbocharged, CVVT (208 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm; 258 lbs-ft @ 1,250 rpm) 7-speed “7G-DCT” dual-clutch automatic 24 city/32 highway/27 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 26.5 (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: 4Matic AWD, Driver Assistance package, Active Parking, Blind Spot Assist, Wood Trim, HID Lamps Base Price: $32,225* As Tested: $42,800* * Prices include $925 […]

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Nissan’s Next Z Is Probably Going to Be a Crossover, Everyone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissans-next-z-probably-going-crossover-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissans-next-z-probably-going-crossover-everyone/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1167466 Nissan released Friday a video and a name to accompany the teaser image we were given last week and brace yourselves, it has the letter “z” in it. The Nissan Gripz Concept will be shown in Frankfurt first this year. According to Nissan, the crossover “concept” follows desert racers such as the 240Z and road-racing […]

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Nissan released Friday a video and a name to accompany the teaser image we were given last week and brace yourselves, it has the letter “z” in it. The Nissan Gripz Concept will be shown in Frankfurt first this year. According to Nissan, the crossover “concept” follows desert racers such as the 240Z and road-racing […]

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