Monthly Archives: December 2012

The all-new 2013 Buick Encore

The new 2013 Buick Encore

2013 Buick Encore

Debuting at the 2012 Detroit auto show the 2013 Buick Encore is a compact crossover SUV that features upscale styling in an efficient package. The new 2013 Buick Encore is built by GM Korea on Gamma II platform, that is shared eith the Opel Mokka and Chevrolet Trax. The engine of the new Encore is the same one that is offered in the Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic models.

The 2013 Buick Encore is available in four trim levels: standard Encore, Convenience, Leather and Premium. All models are available in front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive configurations. The standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth wireless connectivity and IntelliLink audio system with 7-inch color touch screen. The Convenience trim adds rearview auto-dimming mirror, dual-zone climate control, remote start, fog lamps and rearview camera. The Leather trim adds leather upholstery, heated front seats and heated steering wheel. The Premium trim adds blind spot alert, lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors and Bose audio system.

The 2013 Buick Encore also features plenty of storage capacity and storage compartments. It offers 18.8 cubic feet of storage behind the split-folding rear seat and 48.4 cubic feet with the rear seat folded. With the rear seat in place, there is room for at least six full grocery bags and with the rear seat folded, there is room for golf clubs and overnight bags for a weekend getaway.

Read the rest of this entry

Nissan Pathfinder 2013

2013 Pathfinder SUV from Nissan

2013 Pathfinder SUV

The fourth-generation Pathfinder was completely redesigned. The all-new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder adopts a unibody platform in order to get driving refinement and better gas mileage. The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is a midsize seven-passenger SUV designed for interior flexibility, interior space and passenger comfort.

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is offered in four trim levels: S, SV, SL and Platinum. The 2013 Pathfinder S comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, rear privacy glass, cruise control, tri-zone automatic climate control, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40-split second-row seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a six-speaker sound system with a six-CD changer. The 2013 Pathfinder SV adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, automatic headlights, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a color multi-information display, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera and an upgraded audio system.

The SL trim level adds foglights, a power liftgate, roof rack rails, rear parking sensors, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, driver memory functions, an auto-dimming rearview camera and a compass.

Read the rest of this entry