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
The Ford Focus has been a popular compact sedan with commercial fleets. In 2013, it was the most registered compact sedan with 11,497 units going into commercial fleets (more than one in four compact sedans). Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
September 8, 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
Audi's Q7 offers a new 2.0L four-cylinder base model in 2017 to go with its carryover 3.0T model that's powered by a 3.0L supercharged V-6 (333 hp). This three-row luxury mid-size SUV offers standard all-wheel drive and plenty of car tech. Photos by Vince Taroc.
August 16, 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
BMW's 5 Series entered its seventh generation with the 2017 540i, which is the first of at least four planned models (with the four-cylinder 530i, 530e iPerformance PHEV, and M550i xDrive). BMW may bring a diesel model and is expected to refresh the M5 as well. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
June 30, 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
Fiat-Chrysler's 2017 Jeep Compass slots between the Renegade and Cherokee in the Jeep lineup and will do battle in the smaller compact SUV niche. Read more here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
June 2, 2017
BMW invited AutomotiveFleet.com to its Ultimate Driving Experience, a six-city tour providing driving training and a showcase for the 2017 540i that reached dealer lots in March. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Paul Clinton.
May 24, 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 2017 Genesis G80 is one of two luxury sedans from Hyundai's new spin-off luxury brand and replaces the Hyundai Genesis. The sedan offers two engines, including a direct-injection V-6 and 5.0L V-8. Genesis will add a turbo V-6 for 2018. Photos by Vince Taroc.
April 21, 2017