Day: May 20, 2022

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Deep Dive — Auto Trends Magazine

Hyundai Ioniq 5 front fascia

If you are considering the Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle, you are in company with an untold number of Americans who are in shock over gas prices. For some individuals, an EV was far from a priority until now. But with fill-ups costing $75, $90, to well over $100, pain at the pump is very real.

At Auto Trends Magazine, we do not tell people to purchase a particular type of vehicle. If you are in the market for that model, then we supply you with a fair assessment of one. Hopefully, the information we share enlightens you and causes you to become well versed in that vehicle.

To that end, we offer a comprehensive look at the Hyundai Ioniq 5, a small electric vehicle with room for five. Read on as we take a deep dive into all things Ioniq 5.


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Professional Minnesota car shoppers offer tips for buying at worst possible time

Maybe you waltzed into a car dealership looking for a new car in the past year — and the dealer didn’t have any. Maybe you went online seeking out a used truck and were shocked by the price.

You aren’t alone. Shopping for a vehicle in 2022 is more expensive and difficult than most experts say they have ever seen.

“This is not going to be like the last time you bought a car when you are going to get a discount and all of these things,” said Ronald Montoya, a senior editor at automotive resource website

Due to the global microchip shortage, manufacturers have been limited during the last year in how many new cars they can produce. Since it has been hard for people to get their hands on new cars, the value of used cars also rose.

According to Edmunds, the average monthly payment for

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Customer Race Cars: Realizing A Dream

Dedicated motorsport divisions and client racing programs let drivers get a taste of life as a racer.

As automotive and motorsport enthusiasts, we all dream of the day we can get behind the wheel of a factory race car and push it to the limits on a legendary circuit. While the reality of becoming a professional racing driver is a challenging task in itself, automotive brands are making the goal of owning a factory race car more attainable by establishing dedicated motorsport divisions. These client factory race programs allow individuals the opportunity to purchase, service, and race vehicles that sport the badging of the world-renowned brands that compete in professional settings.

Manufacturers that participate in these programs include Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG, Lamborghini, Porsche, BMW, Toyota, and Mazda, among others. Starting as a blank canvas, each chassis comes fit with identical performance and technology features that level the playing field for

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Toyota RAV4 (2013 – 2019) | Expert Rating


Arriving in UK showrooms in early 2013, the fourth-generation Toyota RAV4 was a mid-sized five-door SUV/crossover that was sold until 2019, including a mid-life facelift in 2016. It was replaced by the current RAV4.

The line-up consisted of a selection of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, as well as a range-topping petrol-electric hybrid powertrain.

Throughout its lifespan, the fourth-generation Toyota RAV4 received below average to very good reviews from the British motoring media during its production life. The Sunday Times described it as “a solid beast with better on-road handling than most of its rivals and lots of boot space”, while The Telegraph said that it was “cheap and nasty inside, and not very pleasant to drive”.

Though the car’s interior and exterior styling was rather dull for some, reviewers generally agreed that the RAV4 had a spacious cabin which was well-equipped with on-board tech as standard, and that

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