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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Since its sales launch last November, the RAV4 Hybrid has hit the ground running as a bit of a niche product that’s arguably value priced. This year through March it has been America’s second-best selling hybrid vehicle aside from the perennial chart topper – its established sibling, the Prius.

2016 Subcompact SUV Comparison Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With five new entries in the past two model years alone, subcompact SUVs blossomed into an actual segment almost overnight. Smaller, more affordable alternatives to wildly popular compact SUVs like the Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape, the secret formula is the same: elevated seating position, superior cargo versatility, increased ground clearance and available all-wheel drive.

Subcompact SUV Comparison: 2016 Buick Encore

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When the Buick Encore blazed the way for the all-new subcompact SUV segment three years ago, many scoffed that an American market for this kind of vehicle just didn’t exist. Since then the Encore has proven the naysayers wrong by becoming not just a sales leader in its category, but also Buick’s bestselling vehicle. The fact of the matter is that other than its size, the Encore is a Buick in just about every way you can imagine. It’s comfortable, quiet and it offers a surprising measure of acceleration.

2016 Lexus LX 570 First Test Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2016 Lexus LX 570 is the latest recipient in a long line of lucky vehicles to get the corporate spindle grille. This time, we think it looks great. On the RX it’s extreme, and we wonder why Lexus would take such a chance with one of its best-sellers, but on the LX we think the sheer size of the 6,230-pound SUV matches up well with the huge, aggressive mug.

Review: The 2016 Chevy Volt Is The Easy Way Into An Electric Car Lifestyle

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Today, the electric car can’t count on people looking at ways to save money on fuel, therefore, the 2016 Chevy Volt finds itself needing to be a normal car that just happens to be electric.

2016 GMC Yukon Rental Review – In The Big City

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Driving in New York is not like driving anywhere else in America. Yes, other cities are crowded. Yes, other cities have narrow lanes. Yes, other cities even have angry drivers. But there is something particularly unique about navigating the streets of New York’s the five boroughs. The environment and the absolute pressing need of every New Yorker to get everywhere as fast as fast as possible combines for a wildly stressful driving experience.