10 Biggest News of the Week: Toyota Sequoia, Ford Bronco Show Kia Sorento and Telluride | News

The skyscraper’s birthplace stands tall among auto shows once again as the Chicago Auto Show returns to its regularly scheduled winter date for 2022 after last year’s scale show was pushed to July due to pandemic-related concerns. Standing out among the complement of all new and upcoming models debuting at the McCormick Place convention center in downtown Chicago – at what has long prided itself as America’s largest auto show (in terms of square footage) – including the Toyota Sequoia 2023 and Ford’s new flavors Bronco for 2022.

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Anyone who wants to know what they missed, or look back on what they saw, at the Windy City auto show can do so with Cars.com’s most popular news story from last week, a summary of all the highlights from the event, which runs February 12-21. . Toyota’s full-size Sequoia SUV is finally getting a redesign for the 2023 model year after roughly a decade and a half without a major overhaul, and it’s showing up in Capstone guise on the show floor. The new Sequoia gets a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 hybrid powertrain, good for a significant increase of 437 horsepower and 583 pound-feet of torque; 9,000 pound towing capacity, 22% more than the previous best model; and a spacious, well-appointed cabin with a 14-inch touchscreen.

Elsewhere at the Chicago Auto Show was another powerful SUV, albeit significantly smaller — and swamp, as it were — in the edition of the Bronco Everglades. Among other aesthetic and mechanical enhancements, the Everglades’ claim to fame that lives up to its name is the Ford’s tough fording capability—a full 3 feet—which stems in part from its air inlet snorkel. The ability to traverse alligator territory without getting stuck sure sounds cool—but, at $54,495, including destination fee, this privilege will cost you more frogskin than a basic Bronco.

To find out everything you might have missed at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show — which also includes news about the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer and Corvette Z06, the upcoming 2024 Ram 1500 all-electric and more — follow the link below to the No. 1 news on the week countdown. this.

Parked in third place this week are the comparisons and contrasts of Kia’s two family-friendly three-row SUVs, the 2022 Sorento and Telluride. Cars.com’s Jennifer Geiger, expert reviewer and expert mom, drove both SUVs and liked them so much that the final decision on which one is better down to the narrowest of margins — as well as the needs, preferences, and budget of each potential buyer. The two Kias compare well in terms of interiors, comfort features, second-row seating and child car seat accommodation, while the Sorento outperforms the Telluride in price and powertrain options, and the Telluride beats the Sorento noticeably. poweras well as in towing capacity, third-row comfort and cargo space.

“So how do you narrow it down?” Geiger said in conclusion. “With Telluride, you get more than anything, but you also have to pay for it. If you don’t need the extras, Sorento is also an excellent choice.”

For a complete comparison of Geiger, follow the link below to article No. 3 on the countdown this week.

Plus, we’ve got headlines about the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid, Chevrolet Tahoe, Aston Martin DBX 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. 2022 Chicago Auto Show: Everything You Miss

2. When Will Used Car Prices Drop? 3 Things Car Buyers Should Know

3. 2022 Kia Sorento Vs. 2022 Kia Telluride: Favorite Play

4. Closer to Toyota Sequoia Capstone 2023

5. Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2021-22 Review: A Maestro Enveloped in Technology

6. Is the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid a Good SUV? 5 Pros and 5 Cons

7. 2023 Toyota Sequoia vs 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe: Interior Comparing

8. 2021 Aston Martin DBX Review: When Bentley Was Too Ordinary

9. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Wireless: Where Are They Now?

10. What’s the Most Reliable Model-Year Vehicle of 2019?

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