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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

2021 Cadillac Escalade Sport 4WD: The More Athletic-Like Luxury SUV


Highlight: This is the first fullsize luxury SUV to be available with a handsfree highway self-driving system.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $107,640 (Base Model RWD: $77,890)

Seating Capacity: 7

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a stability control system; an automatic emergency braking; a following distance indicator; a forward collision alert system; a front pedestrian braking system; a rear pedestrian braking system; a lane keep assist system;  a rearview camera; an OnStar concierge safety system; front and rear park assist system; automatic high-low headlights; a traction control system; a hill start assist system; a trailer sway assist system; a tire pressure monitoring system; and a 17-inch spare tire

Monday, October 18, 2021

2021 Subaru Legacy Limited XT AWD: The Brand’s Midsized Family Sedan


Highlight:  The vehicle is only available in an all-wheel drive configuration.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $ 35,370 (Base Model: $23,820)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a stability control system; all-wheel drive; a radar activated cruise control system with lane centering; a pre-collision braking system; a vehicle lane departure system; a sway warning system; and rear view camera; and automatic vehicle brake hold system

Thursday, October 14, 2021

'Auto Trends' Talks Race, Gender And The Auto Industry With Three Automotive Professionals


 
In honor of Global Diversity Awareness Month, 'Auto Trends' holds its first ever round table discussion centered around race, gender and the auto industry. The conversation features three white collar automotive professionals, which includes the host of the show. The conversation is frank, non scripted and authentic.  In fact, its so 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLB35 4Matic: A Mini Version Of The Flagship GLS With Spunk


Highlight: The GLB is also available as a 7-seater.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $61,310 (Base Model GLA: $39,100)

Seating Capacity: 5 to 7

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a stability control system; a rearview camera; an automatic dimming mirror; a hill start assist system; electronic stability control system; a tire pressure monitoring system; and 3 years of Mercedes connect safety/concierge service

Standard Equipment (250): front wheel drive; 18-inch wheels; a 7-inch touchscreen; a keyless ignition starter system; heated power side mirrors; pseudo leather seats; power front seats with a position memory setting; rear seats with partially incline; a variety of driving modes; a dual zone automatic climate control system; a manual operated tilt/telescopic steering wheel; and a power liftgate

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

2021 Toyota Prius Prime Limited (Plug-In): An Electrified Compact Car

Highlight: The Prime has a 640-mile driving range.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $35,025 (Base LE model: $29,245)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: air bags; ABS; a tire pressure monitoring system; hill start assist control system; stability control system; traction control system; a radar activated cruise control system; a tire repair system; a lane departure warning system; automatic high beams; lane tracing assist; road sign assist; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Saturday, October 9, 2021

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport AWD: The Brand’s Compact Crossover


Highlight:  The compact crossover is also available as a plug-in hybrid.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $ 29,145 (Base Model: $23,295)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a stability control system; all-wheel drive; traction control; vehicle dynamic control; a tire pressure monitoring system; a temporary spare tire; and a rear camera  

Friday, October 8, 2021

Detroit Auto Analyst Tom Libby Joins 'Auto Trends' To Talk Brand Loyalty, Consumer Car-Buying Habits And More

 



IHS Markit's Tom Libby, a Detroit-based auto analyst, joins 'Auto Trends' this weekend to recap the current state of the automotive market. Libby talks about everything from the current car-buying habits of consumers to which automakers are winning the brand loyalty game and what its worth to them.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA250: The Brand's Entry-Level Compact Crossover

 


Highlight: The GLA is a front wheel drive crossover.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $48,620 (Base Model GLA: $37,280)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a stability control system; an electronic blind spot system; an electronic stability system; traction control; a rear view cameral and a tire pressure monitor system

Standard Equipment:18-inch wheels; start-stop engine; an 8-speed automatic transmission; power front seats with driver’s lumbar support; 3-position memory front seats; pseudo leather seats; a manual operated tilt/telescopic steering wheel; rear privacy glass; a dual zone automatic climate control system; a power liftgate; heated power side mirrors; a touchpad controller; keyless entry; a push button ignition starter system; and a MBUX touchscreen and voice activated infotainment center; LED headlights and taillights

2021 Cadillac Escalade Sport 4WD: The More Athletic-Like Luxury SUV

Highlight:  This is the first fullsize luxury SUV to be available with a handsfree highway self-driving system. Test Vehicle's MSRP:  ...