Thursday, February 14, 2019
The 2019 Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition SUV is a special value option package with dark 18-inch wheels with 255/60R18 all-season tires, black mesh grille, black roof rails, black door handles and outside rearview mirrors, black front and rear fascia accents, black molded overfenders and unique “Rock Creek” badging on the front doors. Interior changes include special Rock Creek Edition two-tone seating surfaces and badging, high contrast stitching on seats, door, console lid and steering wheel and premium metallic interior trim. Every Rock Creek Edition also features a standard trailer tow hitch and harness and splash guards. Both 4WD and 2WD Pathfinder models feature a 6,000-pound towing capability. It goes on sale this Spring with a package price of $995, a $1,315 savings (versus similar equipment priced separately).
The next generation 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque compact luxury SUV, available in S, SE, R-Dynamic S, R-Dynamic SE and R-Dynamic HSE, with an additional First Edition model available for the first year only, will be powered by an all-new 48-volt 296 horsepower mild-hybrid (MHEV) powertrain available alongside a 246 horsepower Ingenium four-cylinder gasoline engine. The Range Rover Evoque is priced from $43,645 (including $995 destination/handling charge). The new Range Rover Evoque features ‘ClearSight Ground View’ technology designed to allow the driver to virtually see through the hood and under the front end of the vehicle by projecting a 180-degree view of the ground onto the vehicle’s upper touchscreen. The 2020 Range Rover Evoque will be on sale starting this Spring.
The new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI, powered by a 228 horsepower 2.0-liter TSI® engine mated to a standard six-speed manual transmission or an available seven- speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission. “Normal,” “Sport,” “Eco,” and “Custom” driving mode selections allow drivers to customize dynamic behavior. Standard features include Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist), Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, and the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. Available features include a sunroof, the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit display with unique GLI graphics, 400-watt BeatsAudio® system, Volkswagen Car-Net® connected vehicle services, SiriusXM® radio, Voice Control, a second USB port, power driver seat with memory and lumbar, ventilated seats, and remote start. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI will be available in two regular trim levels and a 35th Anniversary Edition. It is expected to begin arriving at U.S. Volkswagen dealers in the Spring of 2019.
The all-new seventh-generation 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan, available in Base, Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT and Touring XT models, is powered by a 182-horsepower 2.5-liter direct-injection BOXER engine mated to a Lineartronic® Continuously Variable Transmission or a 260-horsepower 2.4-liter direct-injection SUBARU BOXER® engine for new XT models. Standard on all trims is EyeSight Driver Assist Technology with Lane Centering Function. DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System, optional on Limited and standard on both XT trims, uses a dedicated camera and facial recognition software to identify signs of driver fatigue or driver distraction. If the system detects the driver is distracted or dozing off, a warning will display on both the combination meter and 11.6-inch screen to alert driver and passengers. Standard on the Touring XT, the Front View Monitor captures images within the driver’s blind spots in front of the vehicle and displays a 180-degree view on the 11.6-inch display. Also available, LED Steering Responsive Headlamps (Limited, Touring), Reverse Automatic Braking and Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. The 2020 Legacy will arrive at Subaru retailers this Fall, with pricing announced closer to the on-sale date.
The 2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport package, powered by a 310 horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, is a new limited-edition offered on the XT5’s Luxury and Premium Luxury trims and joins the XT4, recently introduced XT6 and Escalade in the Cadillac SUV line-up. The 2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport Edition package is $2,995 on the Luxury trim and $1,995 on the Premium Luxury trim. The Luxury trim’s starting MSRP in the U.S. is $49,490 (including destination) and it will be available for ordering in Spring.
The refreshed 2020 Kia Sportage, powered by either a 181 horsepower 2.4-liter GDI or a 240 horsepower 2.0-liter turbo GDI engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, offers a new S trim, standard 8-inch touchscreen for LX, S and EX variants, new headlights with available LED turn indicators, redesigned projector-beam fog lights, available LED headlights with available LED fog lights, and new front grille, bumper, air intake and skid plate. Available driver assist features include Driver Attention Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Smart Cruise Control with Start & Stop and Forward Collision Assist with pedestrian detection. The 2020 Kia Sportage is expected this Spring with limited availability.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD, the third all-new Silverado in just 18 months, larger in virtually every measure compared to the current HD and available in Work Truck, Custom, LT, LTZ and High Country trim levels across 22 cab, bed, chassis and driveline configurations, is powered by a new 401 horsepower 6.6L V-8 gas with direct injection mated to a six-speed automatic transmission or a 445 horsepower Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V-8 equipped with all-new Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission boasting a max towing capability to an available 35,500 pounds. The 2020 Silverado HD offers up to 15 unique camera views, including HD Surround Vision, Bed View, a transparent trailer view, and an accessory camera. The lineup includes 2500HD and 3500HD Regular, Double Cab and Crew Cab models offered with standard length and long cargo boxes, as well as two chassis cab lengths. The all-new 2020 Silverado HD goes on sale this summer. Pricing will be released closer to on-sale date.
Monday, February 4, 2019
The all-new 2019 Honda Passport, in Sport, EX-L, Touring and Elite trims powered by a 280-horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V6 engine with a 5,000-pound towing capacity, begins arriving at Honda dealerships today starting at $33,035 (including $1,045 destination charge).