Paul Borden

Hyundai Palisade moves to top of the class with 2023 refreshing


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By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(October 2, 2022) The Hyundai Palisade has been been around for only a short while but already the South Korean automaker’s largest SUV has made quite an impression. Such respected publications as U.S. News & World Report has the 2023 Hyundai Palisade sharing the top spot with Kia’s award-winning Telluride in its rankings of midsize SUVs.

Grand Cherokee gets electrified with plug-in model for 2022



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(October 1, 2022) Jeep kicks off the fifth generation of its flagship SUV by introducing its first electrified Grand Cherokee a year after the debut of the 2021 plug-in Wrangler. No, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe is not a fully electric vehicle, but a plug-in that includes a gasoline engine to allay any fears of running out of power while on an extended trip.

2022 Infiniti QX60 moves into second generation with redesign



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(September 27, 2022) The big brother of the popular QX50 and newer QX55, the Infiniti QX60 is back for 2022 after sitting out a year for a redesign that moved it into its second generation. It is a tad shorter, but a bit taller and sleeker than its predecessor with a high-class, roomy, and quiet cabin packed with fairly intuitive tech features. Elegant describes the stylish interior.

GMC gives Sierra Denali Ultimate luxury to the highest level


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By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(September 18, 2022) By far the company’s most popular pickup, the GMC Sierra 1500 gets a new trim for 2022 that takes truck luxury to its highest level. In fact, the company claims that the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate “is the most advanced and luxuriously appointed Denali ever offered,” which is quite a boast.

New N model adds fun factor for Hyundai's subcompact SUV Kona



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(September 7, 2022) The Hyundai Kona has been around only a handful of years but even in that short time the South Korean automaker has made a couple of additions that make the Kona a compelling competitor in the subcompact SUV segment.

BMW X4 more about appearance than practicality of typical SUV


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By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 28, 2022) MIAMI — Three years into its second generation, the BMW X4 is a sexier version of the  boxier BMW X3 compact SUV introduced back in 2004, though the X4’s sportier coupe-like profile does come with quirks that impede on the mission of your usual Sports Utility Vehicle.

Chevy plays 'keep up' with mid-cycle Silverado refreshening



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 17, 2022) Though Chevrolet has a history with pickup trucks that goes back over a century, its most popular vehicle, the Silverado, dates back only a little over two decades. It debuted as a 1999 model replacing the long-running Chevrolet C/K pickup. Even though it moved into its fourth generation with the redesign of 2019, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado gets significant updates both inside and out as it battles Ram for the No. 2 spot in full-size pickup sales behind perennial segment leader Ford F-150.

Stylish 2023 Sportage SUV leads way for Kia's surge in U.S. market



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 7, 2022) After “earning” a reputation as a producer of cheap economy cars of say questionable quality after its arrival in the U.S in the early 1990s, Kia has established itself in the 21st Century as the manufacturer of top quality products New vehicles such as the Telluride full-size SUV, playful Soul, and performance-driven  Stinger sedan are responsible for some of that growth.

New screen, extra features come with Infiniti's QX80 flagship SUV



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 3, 2022) MIAMI — As the biggest vehicle in the company’s fleet, the 2022 Infiniti QX80 serves as Infiniti’s flagship SUV and has done so since debuting as the QX56 in 2004. The name change came for 2014 when Infiniti abandoned the practice of using the numbers in its alpha-numeric nomenclature to designate engine size. The QX56, for example, came with a 5.6-liter V8 engine. The new system instead reflected the vehicle’s place in Infiniti’s portfolio. The higher number, the higher the vehicle’s place in the hierarchy.

Refreshed Chevy Equinox gets new sportier RS trim for 2022



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(July 23, 2022) After being fully redesigned a few years back, the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox gets a mid-cycle refreshing this year that includes new headlights, a new grille, updated bumpers and the addition of a new RS model that has some distinctive style features of its own.