Category Archives: hybrid vehicles

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime – First Drive

The most powerful and quickest RAV4 ever while also being the most fuel-efficient. That’s the new 302hp 2021 RAV4 Prime. It can do 0-60mph in 5.7 seconds and drive up to 42 miles on battery power. Check out the new … Continue reading

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2020 Audi A6 Allroad – Drive Review

Audi has brought back the A6 Allroad. Yes it’s a station wagon. Adjustable air suspension gives it a car-like look and ride and yet allows for a bit of unpaved-road travel. A turbo 3.0-L V6 48-volt mild hybrid pumps out … Continue reading

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2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid – First Drive

The 2020 CR-V Hybrid is a new addition to the Honda lineup and the first electrified SUV from the Honda brand in America. It’s also a candidate for the 2021 North American Utility of the Year. Now Honda offers you … Continue reading

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – First Drive

Low tailpipe emissions, high fuel economy and more horsepower, that’s what you get if you go hybrid on the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. The Sonata Hybrid is powered by a 2.0-L 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor paired with a 6-speed … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota RAV4 – Drive Review

 Twenty-five years after coming on the U.S. auto scene the RAV4 continues to be a top seller. Redone for 2019, 2020 bings a new TRD Off-Road model. There’s a model for everyone in the RAV4 line up with the promise … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Escape – First Drive

Ford has redone the Escape for 2020 with new architecture, a more car-like design, added safety features and a choice of four engines. Two gasoline engines, two hybrids and front- or all-wheel drive are yours to choose from. Here’s a … Continue reading

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2020 Lincoln Navigator – Drive Review

The new Lincoln Aviator was named the 2020 MAMA Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year. The new 2020 Aviator 3-row midsize SUV is quite refined and luxurious while at the same time delivering excellent overall dynamic performance. Read a bit … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota Highlander – First Drive

On the invite of Toyota I participated in the line-off celebration of the new Highlander at Toyota’s Princeton, Indiana plant were it is produced. Then I spent time behind the wheel of both the Highlander with the V6 engine and … Continue reading

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2020 Honda CR-V – Drive Review

Honda’s CR-V is one of the original compact SUVs and America’s best-selling crossover of the past two decades Now for 2020 this fifth-gen CR-V has been freshened with a new look up front featuring a new grille and fascia. In … Continue reading

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2020 Hyundai Sonata – Drive Review

Yes it has Smaht Pahk! Just hit the clickah! It’s also running on an all new chassis, has been smartly restyled, and offers the choice of  three different power plants—two different gasoline engines or a hybrid. You should take a … Continue reading

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