Day: May 18, 2020

Hybrid power, all-wheel drive, coming this year

At least in some ways, it feels like 2010 all over again.

The 2021 Toyota Venza crossover SUV and 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan were revealed Monday as mostly hybrid, all-wheel drive family vehicles. After a long absence and previous incarnation as a wagon, the Venza is reborn as a crossover SUV. 

The new Venza is still spacious, comfortable, and sized a bit larger than the RAV4, but it’s more aligned with the company’s three-row Highlander crossover. The Venza’s shapes are more organic and flowing, which is a contrast to the macho RAV4. The Venza is powered exclusively by a hybrid

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8 things to know about the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI is still more than a year away from arriving, but there is plenty to get excited about for the eighth generation of the hot hatch. 

1. The base model Golf and the three-door Golf are not coming back to the U.S., for now. The GTI and performance-tuned Golf R will be the only models sold here, both as 2022 models with five doors (including the rear hatch). 

2. The 2022 Golf GTI will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-4 that makes 242 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, which are improvements of 14 hp and

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