Day: June 15, 2020

2020 Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4 usher in new era of hybrid crossovers

For 2020, the best-selling cars in America come with hybrid options. The redesigned 2020 Ford Escape and refreshed 2020 Honda CR-V aim for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, the best-selling non-truck in America that will also come as a plug-in hybrid for 2021. 

The cutthroat compact crossover segment, which accounts for nearly one quarter of all new passenger vehicles sold, will have three hybrids for 2020. The redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue does not come as a hybrid. 

These five-seat family haulers are more similar than different, as evidenced by our rankings. But the redesigned 2020 Ford Escape gets the edge

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New 2021 Nissan Rogue crossover SUV gets stronger, sharper, and more Platinum

When Nissan goes Rogue, they update their best-selling car with a new look, a roomier interior, a more potent engine, and more standard safety and convenience features. The redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue compact crossover SUV unveiled Monday gets a wealth of upscale improvements, including Nissan’s top Platinum trim for the first time, but the powertrain is limited to one engine despite competitors rolling out hybrids, plug-in, and electric variants. 

Powering the 2021 Rogue is an uprated 2.5-liter inline-4 that makes 181 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque, improvements of 11 hp and 6 lb-ft over the 2020 model. The continuously

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Is that Hertz used car sale really that good of a deal?

Nothing attracts a crowd like a deal. And nothing conjures up a deal like desperation. With Hertz car rental behemoth filing for bankruptcy last month, reports of fire sales and too-good-to-be-true deals from the car selling arm of Hertz have conflagrated on the internet. 

Tempting deals such as a 2019 Corvette Z06 for $60,000, far removed from its $100,000 new car price, from Hertz Certified cars surfaced, Motor Authority reported

This week, used car site reported Hertz used vehicles were selling at nearly $1,400 below market value, on average. It listed 25 models with savings of more than

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