Chicago Auto Show

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Preview Video
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Preview Video

The future is electric at Kia. The South Korean automaker introduced the new Niro hybrid at this year's Chicago auto show--and also showed off the brand's first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid. Kia says it wants its cars to be far more efficient by the year 2020, and the Optima...Read More»

2017 Nissan Armada
2017 Nissan Armada Preview Video

With gas prices low, big SUVs are back in vogue. At this year's Chicago auto show, Nissan is showing off its latest large sport-utility vehicle--one with a global reputation for toughness--as it unveils the 2017 Nissan Armada. MORE: Read Our 2017 Nissan Armada Preview Until now, the Armada has been...Read More»

2017 Kia Niro, 2016 Chicago Auto Show
2017 Kia Niro Preview Video

Small-SUV shoppers have never had more choice. The streets are practically teeming with new utility vehicles like the Honda HR-V, the Jeep Renegade, and the Mazda CX-3. But what if you're also looking for a utility vehicle without the all-wheel drive, and with hybrid power? At the 2016 Chicago auto...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Video

The Elantra GT may share its name with Hyundai's best-selling compact sedan--but in reality, it's a different vehicle, one that comes originally from Europe. And that's why it attracts competition from cars like the VW Golf and Ford Focus. ALSO READ: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Preview This year, the...Read More»

2016 Acura ILX  -  First Drive, February 2015
2016 Acura ILX Video

With shiny new entries to the compact segment in the form of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and Audi A3, Acura must be feeling the crunch. For 2016 the automaker’s given the ILX some pretty significant enhancements to become more focused and fortified. ALSO READ: 2016 Acura ILX Review Visually...Read More»

2016 Toyota Avalon launch at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Toyota Avalon Video

The Toyota Avalon may be the cousin of the best-selling Camry--but for many drivers it's the better choice. Since it was redesigned in 2013, the Avalon's been the better-looking of the duo, with more cabin space and premium features to boot. ALSO READ: 2016 Toyota Avalon Preview The Avalon gets a...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Equinox, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Chevrolet Equinox Video

The Chevy Equinox has been a surprise hit for General Motors in its second generation, but it's been on sale virtually unchanged since 2010. It's time for some updates--especially now that the CR-V, RAV4, and Santa Fe are all better than ever. For the 2016 model year, Chevrolet is giving the...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show Live Photos
2016 Honda Pilot Video

The Honda Pilot has been one of the mainstays of the crossover-SUV world since 2003. But Honda stumbled with the second-generation model it introduced in 2009--it gave it blocky styling and a lackluster interior. ALSO SEE: 2016 Honda Pilot Preview For 2016, Honda's ushering in some dramatic change...Read More»

Mitsubishi Montero teaser lead for 2015 Chicago Auto Show (thumbnail)
Mitsubishi Hints At A New Montero For The U.S.: Chicago Show Debut?

Is the Mitsubishi Montero coming back to the U.S. market? Based on hints dropped by the company in advance of next month’s Chicago Auto Show, showing a utility vehicle with an upright profile, and the wording “the return of a legend,” the brand is at the least seriously...Read More»

All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV to Make Global Debut at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Honda Pilot Teased Before Chicago Auto Show Debut

When you look at the Honda Pilot, "graceful" isn't the first word that comes to mind -- and that's okay. The Pilot's blocky, somewhat awkward styling has helped it stand out from the increasing number of crossovers littering American showrooms. But that may soon change. Honda has published a teaser...Read More»

2015 Subaru Legacy launch at 2014 Chicago Auto Show
Redesigned 2015 Subaru Legacy Bows At Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos

Subaru has revealed a completely redesigned 2015 Legacy lineup at the Chicago Auto Show. And while the all-new version of Subaru's mid-size sedan is by no means radical in its design, a quieter, more refined ride, improved gas mileage, leading-edge active-safety features, and some serious...Read More»

2014 Toyota Tundra
2014 Toyota Tundra Full Details: 2013 Chicago Auto Show

The full-size pickup truck market still makes up a large portion of vehicle sales in the U.S., from the job site to the boat landing, American's rely on their trucks. Toyota made a serious play in the American pickup truck industry back in 2007, but a lot has changed since then, and Toyota knows...Read More»

2013 Acura ILX
All-New 2013 Acura ILX Sedan, Redesigned 2013 RDX Crossover: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Acura teased with concepts of its all-new 2013 ILX compact luxury sedan and redesigned 2013 RDX compact luxury crossover at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now, the automaker has unveiled the final production versions at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The two Acura models launch this spring. 2013...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius C, drive event, La Jolla, CA, Feb 2012
2012 Toyota Prius C Driven, 2013 GMC Acadia Revealed: Today's Car News

Acura finally revealed the refreshed RDX at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. We drove the 2012 Toyota Prius C, and liked it. Hyundai introduced the 2013 Elantra Coupe to go up against the Honda Civic Coupe. Better get your order in for the Aston Martin One-77, as there's only one left. The 2013 Acura...Read More»

Project 370Z
Nissan Announces Social Media Driven "Project 370Z"

We're here at day two of the Chicago Auto Show, also now known as "Social Media Day," and Nissan has just announced what it is calling "Project 370Z." The new social media project is driven around the mildly refreshed 2013 370Z unveiled yesterday and is aimed at building up hype for the car before...Read More»

2012 Kia Optima SX Limited
2012 Kia Optima SX Limited: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Kia follows up its “Sandman” commercial aired during the Super Bowl with the reveal of its all-new, top-of-the-line 2012 Kia Optima SX Limited model at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Our sister publication MotorAuthority has the scoop direct from the show floor, including live photos of...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, Coupe: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Hyundai expands its Elantra lineup with the debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show of the all-new 2013 Elantra GT five-door hatchback and Elantra coupe. The 2013 Elantra GT, which replaces the Elantra Touring model, is designed to attract buyers likely to consider Ford Focus, Mazda3 and Volkswagen...Read More»

2013 GMC Acadia introduction, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012
2013 GMC Acadia Preview

Five years after the Acadia’s launch as GMC’s first crossover, the 2013 GMC Acadia and Acadia Denali make their debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show sporting a new exterior design and technology and safety updates. The segment, three-row crossover SUVs, is gaining in popularity. In fact...Read More»

2013 GMC Acadia
2013 GMC Acadia Preview: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

GMC has revealed the refreshed 2013 Acadia three-row crossover at the Chicago Auto Show. With an updated exterior and more refined interior, GMC is looking to reinforce its "Professional-Grade Engineering" tagline. The updated front end now features standard LED daytime running lights and a...Read More»

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