Talking Cars (MP3)

This week we drove the all-new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander, and we share our first impressions on the interior styling, and how it handled on our track. Rivian, the fledgling electric truck and SUV nameplate, just announced a plan to install EV chargers at places known for outdoor recreation: state parks and campsites. We talk about how this plan differentiates it from other automakers, and whether it's enough to stand out in a market dominated by Tesla. We also discuss the potential resale value of gas-powered cars in a future that could be dominated by hybrids, why cars from different brands that share a parent company might have a big difference in quality, and the best way to judge a car for long-term comfort during a test drive.




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00:00 - Introduction

00:36 - Rivian Adventure Network

06:41 - 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander First Impressions

13:58 - Question #1: Will the traditional gas-powered car market crash with the abundance of hybrid vehicles coming soon?

17:12 - Question #2: Why is Hyundai better rated by CR than Kia even though they are owned by the same company?

20:38 - Question #3: What is the best way to asses seat comfort on a test drive?




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What Makes a Car Really Comfortable


How to Judge  Car’s Comfort on Just a Short Test Drive


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