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10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Honda CR-V Does Well as Hyundai Ioniq Shows 6 Range | News

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They say if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Good advice…unless you have the . are second best seller vehicle in the best selling automobile class in America, as is the case with the perennially popular Honda CR-V. Not only should you try to get an edge over your main rival – in this case the No. 1 compact SUV, the Toyota RAV4 – but you should also try the Nissan Rogue, Mazda CX-5 and a host of others who are also eager to take a chance. want to make on the title. But to hear Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman put it in one of our most-read articles of the past week, the Honda CR-V revamped for 2023 seems to have cemented its position by improving on something good without ruining the win formula. .

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Major changes to the CR-V include improved forward visibility and a more modern, squarer silhouette; the welcome return of physical buttons and audio control buttons; and increased seating comfort. It remains a matter of how it rides, but that will have to wait until it gets closer later in the summer (with the hybrid trims to come) when our reviewers can get behind the wheel.

For Bragman’s full story on getting close to the 2023 Honda CR-V, follow the link below to Cars.com’s number 2 news story of the week; for more details on the update, head over to this week’s countdown to the number 8 spot and check out our full preview.

Meanwhile, our full preview of the all-new Hyundai Ioniq 6 runs out of reach in a very distant third. That’s despite the electric sedan’s ability to cover an estimated 380 miles by the automaker on a full charge in a rear-wheel drive configuration — potentially giving it an edge over Hyundai’s sibling the Ioniq 5 SUV, to say the least. not to mention usurping the number 3 Tesla Model 3 are among the longest-range EVs. The Ioniq 6, scheduled for release early next year, is a body style adaptation of the platform it shares with the Ioniq 5 and takes inspiration from the Prophecy concept that debuted in 2020.

For everything we currently know about the Hyundai Ioniq 6, follow the link below to the number 3 news item of the week.

We also got headlines about BMW, the Chevrolet Blazer and Silverado 1500, and much more – so don’t stop reading until the numbers have doubled. Here are the top 10 news stories that Cars.com readers couldn’t get enough of this past week:

1. Here are the 11 cheapest electric vehicles you can buy

2. 2023 Honda CR-V up close: keeping the competition sharp

3. Hyundai Ioniq 6: Expect Range to Rival Tesla

4. What’s the best new car deal for July 2022?

5. BMW: New Heated Seat Subscription Fees Will Not Affect US

6. 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV: Chevy Delivers a Mustang Mach-E Killer

7. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country Review: Chevy Completes Its Pickup

8. 2023 Honda CR-V: more power, more space, more hybrid

9. Up close with the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV: On the road to sporty EVs

10. Which new cars have manual transmissions?

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