Category Archives: AutoPilot

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
March 28, 2022

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There are actually very few electric vehicles on the market at the moment, but they seem to create the bulk of the buzz. Whether that stems from curiosity, excitement, the very mention of Elon Musk’s name, or the looming sense that the days of internal combustion are slowly drawing to a close, get ready for more. A lot more.

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2022 Chevrolet Equinox
February 28, 2022

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Over its 17 model years, the Chevrolet Equinox nameplate has garnered plenty of followers and sales. The third-generation model that arrived for 2017 keeps pace with the group leaders, including the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape, even though the Equinox’s choices under the hood are generally more limited. As in no hybrid option. That will change for 2024 as Chevrolet transitions the Equinox to an electric platform.

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2022 Lexus NX
January 24, 2022

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You might not be able to tell by looking at it, but the NX is classified by Lexus as an “all-new” model for 2022. That doesn’t mean it looks all that different from the 2021 version, because it clearly doesn’t. But all things considered, the description is mostly correct.

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2022 Subaru WRX
January 3, 2022

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The base WRX is estimated at $30,000, including destination charges. The GT is expected to cost $6,000 more.
If you’re wondering what’s happening with the hotter WRX STI, Subaru will release details in a few months. For now, the WRX should be enough to satisfy the performance needs of buyers with a passion for driving not just rapidly, but also securely and safely.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
November 29, 2021

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Unlike the Ioniq and the Kona, which offer gasoline-engine options, the Ioniq 5 is a dedicated battery-electric vehicle and is built using the equally dedicated Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It’s also the first of what will become a range of models, all using the Ioniq name (Hyundai’s Kia division has its own electric series, appropriately labeled EV).

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2022 Audi Q3
October 25, 2021

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The size-small Q3 first appeared for 2015, while the second-generation Q3 showed up in mid-2019. It’s built using the Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform that’s common to many VW and Audi vehicles. The company says the modular architecture’s lighter weight, increased rigidity and advanced suspension improve ride comfort and driving response when compared with the previous version.

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2022 Mazda MX-30
October 4, 2021

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After 40-million-plus vehicles sold around the world, the Corolla remains at the top of its game with both sedan and hatchback variants. And the 2022 Corolla Cross will join in later this year.
What’s unique about the MX-30 is a pair of unconventional rear doors. Actually they’re not doors in the usual sense, but rather partial-door-size openings. They latch clamshell-style from the inside and make access to the rear seat much easier than a traditional two-door coupe design, but obviously not like full-size doors would.

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross
August 30, 2021

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After 40-million-plus vehicles sold around the world, the Corolla remains at the top of its game with both sedan and hatchback variants. And the 2022 Corolla Cross will join in later this year.
With the public gobbling up tall wagons like never before, developing a Corolla-branded version spared Toyota from introducing a fresh new name and spending untold gobs of money promoting it to prospective purchasers.

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2021 Lexus IS
August 2, 2021

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The first IS arrived in North America two decades ago as a competitor to the BMW 3 series and has been on a constant path of updating ever since. The 2021 version underwent subtle (but visually enhancing) changes that included a slightly enlarged “spindle” grille, narrower headlight pods, widened fenders and more prominent rocker panels. The trunk lid was lowered and a thin light bar now connects the tail lamps.

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2021 Chevrolet Suburban
July 5, 2021

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Chevrolet has cooked up a sharp-looking body that belies its increased dimensions. The curved front end and grille are neatly rendered, and the creases extending along the doors, quarter panels and around the fender openings effectively break up what would otherwise have been acres of shapeless sheetmetal.
Uniquely shaped LED taillights in translucent cases add to the Suburban’s modern look.

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