Nissan bets on a bigger battery shoehorned into the existing chassis, upgrades to an existing powertrain and small tweaks to technology to extend the Leaf’s performance and range – and the automaker’s EV sales dominance.
The first-ever GMC Sierra AT4 is an off-road take on the brand's luxurious Denali trim level with exclusive features such as a 2-in. factory lift, Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires and specially tuned Rancho monotube shocks.
This is not to suggest the Sierra AT4 is soft. Quite the opposite, it is designed as an off-road take on the pickup’s luxurious Denali trim. That means equal parts ruggedness and luxury with a sticker price approaching rarefied retail air.
With at least three years left in their model lifecycles, Nissan’s top-of-the-line Murano CUV and Maxima sedan get enhanced safety offerings, upgraded interiors and mild styling changes for the ’19 model year.
Since November 2017, BMW has blitzed the U.S. market with four all-new SAVs, starting with the X3, followed soon after by the smaller X2, then the coupe-like X4 and most recently the larger three-row X5. Munich isn’t fooling around.