Monthly Archives: January 2016

New Audi Q2 heads brand's SUV boom

New Audi Q2 heads brand's SUV boom
Audi is set to place its shiny new Q2 badge on a radically styled SUV in time for March's Geneva Motor Show. As the smallest SUV in the brand's line-up, the newcomer – revealed in our exclusive images – will be aimed at a younger audience than Audi has …
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TMR Best Buy 2016 – Top 5 Large SUVs: Kia Sorento, Toyota Kluger, Ford

TMR Best Buy 2016 – Top 5 Large SUVs: Kia Sorento, Toyota Kluger, Ford
Last year sales of medium SUV models overtook the large SUV category by just 4000 units. While the large sector grew by 9.3 percent, sales of medium soared by 15.7 percent compared with 2014. Put those two sets of figures together and what they show is …
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2016 Honda Civic, Volvo Hybrid SUV Win Top Honors

2016 Honda Civic, Volvo Hybrid SUV Win Top Honors
DETROIT, Michigan, January 12, 2016 (ENS) – More than 50 international automotive journalists have named the Honda Civic and the Volvo XC90 hybrid SUV the official 2016 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year at the North American …
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Jeep confirms pickup; new SUV to be Patriot or Compass

Jeep confirms pickup; new SUV to be Patriot or Compass
Jeep is making moves to continue its global expansion and sales records in the coming years, with the introduction of a compact SUV this year and a long-awaited pickup likely in 2018. Jeep's global chief, Mike Manley, said Monday the brand expects to …
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Wichita-area shoppers increase spending in 2015

Wichita-area shoppers increase spending in 2015
“We're selling more higher-cost vehicles,” he said. “A lot of it is driven by the low gas prices. The super economy models aren't nearly as sought after as the midsized SUVs.” The hottest models, he said, are in the Jeep line. If Davis-Moore had had …
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Kia Large SUV Concept Teased Before Detroit Debut

Kia Large SUV Concept Teased Before Detroit Debut
Kia is looking to expand its SUV lineup with a new model above the Sorento. A concept previewing this “premium large SUV” will debut at the 2016 Detroit auto show next week, and this teaser photo gives us an early indication of its blocky, truckish …
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Consumer Reports reveals which small SUV drives best in snow

Consumer Reports reveals which small SUV drives best in snow
At its snow-covered auto track, Consumer Reports put three of the most popular small SUVs to the test, the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester and Toyota Rav 4. All are equipped with their standard all-season tires. "All-wheel-drive SUVs aren't all the same.
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Skoda's new SUV 7-seater gets ready for 2016 launch

Skoda's new SUV 7-seater gets ready for 2016 launch
Admittedly, the picture doesn't give anything away, but behind the large garage door the brand does state that "something big" is planned. A teaser this early could also indicate that a concept version of the SUV could debut at the Geneva Motor Show in …
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Jeep® Expands Cherokee Lineup With Premium Overland Model

Jeep® Expands Cherokee Lineup With Premium Overland Model
The 2016 Jeep Cherokee completely redefines the mid-size SUV segment, delivering legendary Jeep 4×4 capability, superior on-road ride and handling, world-class craftsmanship, clever functionality and versatility, more than 70 available safety and …
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