Tag Archives: SUVs
by Automotive Rhythms
After greatly search, plus look at a variety of different models such as the Suzuki impressive Vitara, Honda HRV, Audi, Honda CRV, Land Rover Free lander, and Daihatsu Tories, I came crossways the small wheel base account of the Toyota Rav4 (present has since been a novel model in which the small wheelbase account is no longer life form made plus the variety has been known an all surrounding facelift). The primary thing that stood out is that it looks a lot extra fashionable than the additional 4×4′s in the same class, especially the diesel engine version, which I opted for, with the bonnet scoop for the turbo inter cooler.
The engines obtainable are a 2.5 liter four cylinder that give 179 horsepower and 173 pound feet of torque, and a 3.5 liter V6 that produces 269 horsepower plus whopping 246 pound feet of torque.
The lesser engine gets a petroleum financial system of 22 mpg city plus 28 mpg thoroughfare. The better train comes in with 19 mpg city, plus 27 [Read more...]
by Chris JL
The Lexus RX is a crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) sold since 1998 by Lexus, the luxury division of the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota. Three generations of the Lexus RX have been produced to date, the first being compact in size, and the latter two classified as mid-size.
In the Lexus model lineup, the RX sits below the company’s other SUVs, the GX and LX, but remains the brand’s only crossover model. As one of the earliest luxury crossovers on the market, the Lexus RX has inspired similar competitors from rival marques. Based on the unibody front-engine, front-wheel drive multi-model platform used by the Lexus ES, the RX is designed to combine the functional characteristics of an SUV with ride and features of a luxury sedan. Its commercial success as the best-selling Lexus model has been partially attributed to the strong reliability reputation held by Toyota and in turn Lexus.
The success of the RX has been particularly strong in the United States where it has been the best-selling luxury SUV since its [Read more...]