Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Experian Automotive Talks To "Auto Trends"

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2017 Audi A3 Quattro S: The German Brand’s Entry-Level Premium Sedan

Highlight: A 2018 RS 3 was launched at this year’s New York International Auto Show. The five cylinder compact, which arrives this summer, is slated to push out 400 horses, the fastest A3 to date. With this being the case, only a limited number of 2017 RS 3 models will be available.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $43,025 (base model $32,150)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Equipment: airbags; ABS; electronic stability control system; a tire pressure monitoring system; an electronic parking brake; a rearview camera; a forward collision system; automatic braking; front and rear parking sensors; and automatic windshield wipers and headlights

Monday, April 24, 2017

Its Recall Mondays: Mercedes-Benz, Subaru And Tesla Are In The Hot Seat

1. Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 58,323
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, E400 4Matic Coupe, GL63 AMG, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic and GLE63S AMG Coupe 4Matic vehicles, 2017 E300 4Matic and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles, and 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic BlueTec, GL450 4Matic, and GL550 4Matic vehicles. The affected vehicles have an electric power steering connector that may be insufficiently sealed, allowing water to enter the control unit.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

First Drive With Video: 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country (The Alternative To Crossovers And SUVs)

....Two Generations Of Volvo's Cross Country Series

For more details about the features, technical information and pricing of the V90 Crossover, visit our New Car Pricing Research Guide, which is located on the right side of the website.

New York Auto Show: 2018 Lincoln Continental And 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

The 2018 Lincoln Navigator with out the wingdoors is slated to arrive in the fourth quarter of 2017.

The 2018 Lincoln Navigator was designed by Earl Lucas, who was responsible for reviving the current generation Navigator eight years ago.

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio crossover

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

New York Auto Show: 2018 Kia Rio And One-On-One With Kia's Multicultural Manager

Candelaria Powell, the multicultural manager at Kia, poses with the fourth generation Rio
The interior of Kia Rio EX with the 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

"Auto Trends with" recently caught up with Candelaria Powell, the multicultural manager for Kia, to talk one-on-one about the 2018 restyled Kia Rio.

Availability? Fourth quarter (2017)

Coupe, Sedan or Hatchback? A sedan and a five door hatchback will be available.

Trim packages? LX, S and EX model.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Its Recall Mondays: Ford And Mitsubishi Are In The Hot Seat

1. Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Potential Number of Units Affected 48,443
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty trucks equipped with 6.2L engines and six-speed automatic transmissions. These transmissions may have a damaged park rod actuating plate that can result in unexpected vehicle movement even though the transmission has been shifted to 'Park.' As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect", and number 114, "Theft Protection."

Sunday, April 16, 2017

New York Auto Show: Genesis GV80 Concept

This Genesis Concept crossover gives us a glimpse of the prominent fascia and quad angle lights will become the face of each of their vehicles.

The GV80 rides on the brand's signaturel 23-inch alloy wheels with the brand's imprints in the design of the wheels.

This crossover is powered by an advanced plug-in hydrogen fuel cell.