2023 Honda CR-V Gets Handsome Redesign, Sport Trims for

  • Honda has redesigned the CR-V for 2023, and the new model looks good inside and out.
  • EX, EX-L, Sport, and Sport Touring trims are available. A hybrid powertrain is standard on Sport and Sport Touring.
  • The nonhybrid 2023 CR-V will go on sale this summer, with the hybrid model following shortly after.

The latest version of the Honda CR-V has

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2023 Toyota Crown Preview – Consumer Reports

Two powertrains will be available when the Crown debuts. The one that most reports will be excited about is called Hybrid Max—we’ll get to that one in a bit.

Most versions of the Crown will likely come with the newest version of Toyota’s hybrid powertrain (they call it Toyota Hybrid System, or THS), which pairs a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with

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A Delightfully Strange, High-Riding Hybrid Sedan

The 2023 Toyota Crown marks the first time the model has come to the United States in 50 years, albeit in a completely different package. Now it’s a full-size hybrid sedan with standard all-wheel drive and an SUV-like ride height. It’s essentially a bigger, comfier AMC Eagle for the present age—and an idea that feels like its time has come. 

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2023 Toyota Crown Replaces the Avalon as a Lifted, Hybrid

  • The new Toyota Crown arrives for the 2023 model year with two hybrid powertrain options, standard all-wheel drive, lots of modern tech, and an unorthodox lifted-sedan bodystyle.
  • The base powertrain is a 236-horsepower hybrid setup, while the Platinum trim comes with a 2.4-liter turbocharged inline-four and two electric motors, good for 340 hp.
  • The Platinum also features an 11-speaker JBL
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From distance to the power grid, electric vehicles face fair

BOISE (Idaho Capital Sun) — In 2003, Christiane Rudd became an early adopter of hybrid vehicles. She bought her first hybrid, a Toyota Prius that she drove for 18 years, before she upgraded to a newer, more efficient Hyundai Ioniq, a plug-in hybrid that runs on a pure electric engine before using its gasoline one.

The Ioniq’s use of electricity

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Is the Toyota RAV4 Prime an EV?

For anyone who has checked out a Toyota RAV4, a car salesman has probably also asked if you’re interested in the standard RAV4, the RAV4 Hybrid, or the RAV4 Prime. What’s the difference between these RAV4 models, and is the Toyota RAV4 Prime an EV (electric vehicle)? Well, the answer is yes and no, so we’ll explain what the RAV4

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Navigating EV purchases during car shortage, gas price surge

With new car prices up 12.6% and used car prices up 16% over the past year, is it worth tracking down high-demand electric vehicles right now? Experts weighed in.

OREGON, USA — As gas prices surge in Oregon, Washington and around the country, many consumers are fighting to join the electric vehicle (EV) market.

Buying any car in 2022 has

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Consumer Reports Tests the Most Fuel-Efficient Hybrid Cars,

Getting the Furthest with the Least Fuel

Looking to buy the best of the best when it comes to fuel economy and saving money down the road? Then you are in luck with this latest listing of hybrids under real world road testing that CR analysts determined get the most miles per gallon.

A combination of a gasoline engine with

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