The Jeep Cherokee is a five-passenger mid-size SUV, and it is back new and improved for 2017. It still has the signature grille and sleek modern design that Jeep is known for, but it comes with plenty of innovative features that will appeal to families just as much as outdoor enthusiasts.
Budget-minded German Sport Sedan: 2017 Volkswagen Jetta
For its 2017 lineup, Volkswagen brings the sixth generation of its frugal but sporty front-wheel drive Jetta sedan to North America with three engine choices ranging from near misery to nearly marvelous.
The auto industry may be obsessed with making crossovers and SUVs, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped focusing on sedans. In this crowded segment, the Chevrolet Malibu was the strongest sales gainer in 2016, with total sales jumping 16.9% to 227,881 units. That was good enough for fifth place for the year.
For all you zoom-zoom fanatics out there, Mazda has released its new 2017 CX-5 at a base MSRP of $24,045. While it’s not leading the mid-size SUV pack, it does hold its own, with an updated electronics and infotainment system, driving assist features, and luxury trim options. The 24 city/31 highway EPA-estimated fuel rating isn’t anything to dismiss either.
Did you know the average claim for injuries in an auto accident is just over $15,000? Aside from injuries, claims for damages related to the accident tally on another $3,413. Without auto insurance in place, the cost of an at-fault accident is yours to pay out-of-pocket. Not only will you be responsible for injuries and damages occurring to others in the accident, but your own as well.
Eagle-eyed readers might have noticed one big thing missing when we covered the five top-selling trucks of 2017: no heavy duty models made the list. While heavy duty trucks will never sell in crazy numbers, they are extremely important to American automakers. That’s because these trucks are both incredibly capable, not to mention the fact that they turn a healthy profit.
2017 Kia Soul: A Party-Rocking Yet Practical Compact Crossover
A lot has changed in the world since the Soul’s toe-tapping launch, but seven years later, the 2017 Kia Soul has stood the test of time, still whimsically reminding us that too much serious stuff is a drag, and that a good party can last for years.