10 Biggest News of the Week: Ford Expeditionary Journey Farther Than Hyundai Kona Electric | News

The idea of ​​a wealthy millennial might seem as ironic as a special edition vehicle that’s actually special… and, yet, here we are. With the 2022 Ford Expedition, the Blue Oval offers two new special trims that — as opposed to so many trims that only add, for example, aggressive looks without being accompanied by aggressive performance — live up to their respective promises. Meanwhile, both editions are tailor-made to appeal to an allegedly obsessed, financially depressed, and image-conscious and environmentally conscious young generation now more and more persistent, finding their financial footing, reproducing and shopping for gas-guzzling full sizes. SUVs. Hey, what can you say: He like raaaaaaain on your wedding day…

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Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman takes a quick spin on each of these new Expeditions incarnations – the powerful Stealth Performance Package and off-road-ready Timberline trim – and assures us all that both versions of the giant eight-seat SUV deliver.

The dark Stealth Performance model makes use of the 440 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque generated by the high-output version of the Expedition’s 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 EcoBoost engine, providing powerful acceleration without sacrificing cruising comfort. However, if it’s ruggedness you’re after, you might want to branch out to the Timberline trim, which delivers better Stealth power output with legit off-pavement prowess thanks to all-terrain tires, skid plates, tow hooks, standard four wheels. driving, higher ground clearance and Trail Turn Assist technology.

Sounds good, millennium? Just don’t expect, um, “free rides when you’ve paid,” as both can go over the ridiculously un-ironic 80 grand very quickly, depending on the details. For a full retelling of the Bragman Expeditions experience, follow the link below to news No. 2 on the week’s most popular article countdown.

Running out of juice right behind the Expedition is a vehicle at the other end of the size and efficiency spectrum: the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric. Returning for the current model year with updated styling and a larger infotainment screen, the Kona Electric remains a desirable electric subcompact SUV—but Nothing is perfect. In this week’s third-place finish, we ticked off the things we liked and the things we didn’t like. In the plus column are easy-to-use controls, a very competitive starting price, an enjoyable driving experience, a respectable set of standard safety features, a driving range of 258 miles, and fast charging times. Points come off the board, however, for the tight rear seat space, no all-wheel-drive options and very limited geographic availability.

For our quick rundown on the pros and cons of the 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric, follow the link below to news No. 3 weeks ago.

Plus, we’ve got headlines about the Subaru WRX, Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV, Toyota Corolla and more — so don’t stop reading until the numbers double. Here are the top 10 stories that Cars.com readers couldn’t understand in the past week:

1. Electric Car With The Farthest Reach

2. Ford Expedition Quick Spin 2022: Chasing Millennials, On-and Off-Road

3. Is the Hyundai Kona Electric 2022 a Good SUV? Here are 5 Pros and 3 Cons

4. Subaru WRX 2022 Review: Party of One

5. What are the Best New and Used Cars for Teens?

6. Honda CR-V 2023: Honda Promises More Adventure, Flexibility From New SUV

7. How Long Does it Take to Book a Car?

8. Which SUV, Minivan, and Sedan Have the Most Cargo Space?

9. Fire Sale: Chevrolet Cuts 2023 EV Bolts, EUV Price by Thousands

10. Refreshed Toyota Corolla 2023 Gets Hybrid AWD, New Tech Features

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