Review

8-Seater Cars: Eight Seater SUV vs People Mover – Hyundai Palisade, Kia Carnival, & Mercedes Valente Comparison Review

The video review (above) where Nedahl and I put the cargo areas of the Palisade, Carnival and Valente to the ultimate family test is worth watching.

We fill each with a set amount of family gear to determine which will hold the most with all three rows of seats in place.

Here’s what needed to go in: a tent, an Esky, a balance bike, a little BMX, a scooter, a backpack, four helmets, four netballs, a pram, two umbrellas and a marquee. 

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Only one of our test cars could fit the lot in with

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Car Review: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec

OVERVIEW

Acura’s mid-sized luxury sedan balances sporty with comfort

PROS

Looks sharp, nice ride, low price

CONS

Touchpad infotainment, transmission, could use more power

VALUE FOR MONEY

Base spec and Platinum Elite models offer the best value

WHAT TO CHANGE?

Wait and see what that Type S is all about

HOW TO SPEC IT?

Platinum Elite trim with the bright red paint

Take a time machine to the early 2000s and you’d see Acura in peak form. The halo’d NSX mid-engined supercar was taking on exotics from around the world, the TL and CL proved to be popular with savvy

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Tucson Hybrid review, Cadillac Lyriq details, Toyota electric pickup, A6 E-Tron: The Week in Reverse

Which electric vehicles earned top safety ratings this week?

Which luxury brand revealed a fully electric sedan with 800V charging?

This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 23, 2021.

This week we took a first drive in the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and found that its superiority over the non-hybrid versions of the Tucson extends beyond just gas mileage. 

2022 Hyundai Tucson

Toyota teased one of the fully electric vehicles set to arrive in the U.S. in 2022—in the form of the RAV4-sized bZ4X Concept. And it

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Polestar 2 review: all-electric performance, powered by Google

Polestar may not be a household name just yet, but the fledgling electric car company has big ambitions, and with its second car, the Polestar 2, it’s taking the fight directly to Tesla.

The 5-door all-electric fastback has enough space for four adults, boasts impressive performance, and comes with Google’s in-car entertainment system, which bakes the Google voice assistant, Google Maps and Google Play Store directly into the interface.

Polestar 2 prices start at $59,900 / £39,900, but add the long-range dual-motor (dual-motor is standard in the US), non-standard paint and the Pilot, Plus and Performance packs to the car

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Tucson Hybrid review, Toyota electric pickup, BMW solid state, Genesis EV: Today’s Car News

Genesis shows its first fully electric model. BMW sets a timeline for solid-state tech. We get drive time in the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. And Toyota confirms an electric pickup in its future. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. 

A first drive of the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid told us that the superiority of this 38-mpg crossover over non-hybrid versions extends beyond gas mileage. It’s a formidable new rival to the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and Honda CR-V Hybrid. Is there even a point to making a non-hybrid Tucson?

Toyota has confirmed—with its announcement of the RAV4-sized bZ4X Concept yesterday—the

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2021 Hyundai Sonata Review | Price, fuel economy, pictures, what’s new

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata makes a stronger case for itself after last year’s complete redesign. No longer merely a value play — although it is still keenly priced and well equipped — Hyundai’s midsize sedan has a rejuvenated sense of style and also boasts impressively up-to-the-minute tech. The model line has been fleshed out with a fuel-sipping Hybrid and the Sonata’s first performance version ever, the highly credible Hyundai Sonata N Line.

Though buyer interest in this segment is shrinking, the cars have never been better, and the 2021 Sonata is a fine example of that truth. Is it our

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