There are some people who love nothing better than spending their Sunday morning lovingly washing and polishing their car to within an inch of its life. And then there are others who don’t see the point in wasting two hours slaving over a bucket of water when the local car wash is cheap and cheerful.
I have to admit I like the new design of the Nissan Titan a lot better than the old one.
Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn unveiled the all-new 2016 TITAN XD at the Detroit Auto Show this week. This is Nissan’s bid to make an aggressive return to the full-size pickup segment. This new truck was created specifically with American consumers in mind. You can see in some ways the styling has a more traditional front grille though it definitely has some Nissan flair to it as well. The new TITAN sports a Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and aims at a “new class” of full-size truck between current heavy-duty and light-duty offerings.
The with core planning, design and engineering of the new truck was conducted in Tennessee, California, Michigan and Arizona, and it will be assembled in Mississippi, with engines from Tennessee and Indiana.
There are plenty of good options in the compact crossover space, but the Mitsubishi Outlander remains a solid option. Not too much has changed for 2015 but overall this offers good value for the price.
Fist off, the styling is very appealing with an attractive front end. The interior is also clean and functional. Basically the designers aren’t trying to win awards here. Instead they’ve created a sporty package that most consumers can appreciate.
The handling is fine, though it doesn’t have much power. If you really want performance you’ll have to look elsewhere are probably consider options outside the compact crossover segment. But this vehicle looks nice and is very practical with decent gas mileage, so it’s an option worth checking out.
Much like the Challenger model of the Hellcat, many of the guts and glory that are in the Challenger, are also found in the new Charger model. What does the introduction of this powerful sedan mean for the Dodge subsidiary brand?
Simply one thing, it means that Dodge now owns the bragging rights for the most powerful sedan in the North American market. Want to know what it takes to make that claim? The answer is 707 horsepower revving out of a 6.2 liter supercharged V8. This is surely not made for those looking for their first family vehicle.
Step aside 500, the X is in town.
FIAT introduces their first true crossover model with the AWD FIAT 500x. It shares a lot of the same platform design and cues that were introduced with the smaller Jeep Renegade. Where the Jeep succeeds, the FIAT does not.