Are you in need of the best minivan on the market? Look no further than the 2018 Honda Odyssey, which has secured some of the best ratings out there in the automobile world. Loaded with everything you want, need and expect from Honda, the Odyssey has earned the No. 1 ranking by Cars U.S. News, securing a 9.3 overall rating.
With all the money in the auto industry, marketing teams within car companies spend countless hours dreaming up the perfect name when rolling out a new vehicle or model. After all, a name can evoke incredible feelings and drivers can build a very quick emotional connection to the car they are driving. Some vehicle names can be bang on, other ones, not so much.
Cars are about more than transportation. Sure, any old rust-bucket can get you from point A to point B. But even the most pragmatic car-buyers value style just as much as leg room and gas mileage. There’s no two ways about it: vehicles are a status symbol, an expensive fashion accessory. For better or worse, vehicles say as much about the driver as they do about the company that manufactured it. Why? Advertising, for starters.
Could the 2018 Toyota Highlander be the ultimate mid-size crossover SUV? It can seat up to eight on three rows of seats, it’s versatile, the engine is strong, and despite its practical roots, it still retains a semblance of style.
While the Lexus ES may not be a standout in the brand’s lineup or be the most exciting luxury sedan on the market, its focus on interior amenities, a smooth and quiet ride, and comfort has kept it in the conversation.
The basic recipe is the same: big horsepower, big fun, bold looks, and an affordable price tag that costs just $26,995. But now this recipe is going global and the 2018 Dodge Challenger is taking on Ford and Chevy on the world stage.
Buick is known as a big car specialist and the true talent was bringing the big car feel, in terms of equipment, features, and interior space, to a much cheaper and more compact platform. The 2018 Buick Encore starts at just $22,990 and it feels like a grown-up SUV, especially with the optional power glass roof.