Two of the most anticipated family-friendly electric crossover SUVs made news this week, with the base price of the 2024 Kia EV9 announced, and the first good look at the 2024 Honda Prologue, the brand’s first electric crossover. We also hit the track in the new 2024 Nissan Z Nismo.
Here’s what moved us on The Car Connection this week.
2024 Honda Prologue preview
Sized like the Honda Passport, Honda’s first electric SUV seats five, has an 85-kwh battery pack, and in available dual-motor AWD form, the Prologue’s propulsion system will make 288 hp and 333 lb-ft of torque. Full specs and pricing will be revealed in the first half of 2024.
2024 Kia EV9 preview
The 2024 Kia EV9 three-row electric SUV represents the largest and most luxurious Kia to date, and aims to redefine the brand for the electric era. It starts at about $56,000 for the base model with the smaller 76.1-kwh battery pack.
2024 Nissan Z review
The classic rear-wheel-drive sports coupe gets a Nismo infusion of lifeblood.
2024 Genesis GV70 review
Unconventional exterior design gives way to a plush cabin in the 2024 Genesis GV70 luxury crossover.
2024 Chrysler Pacifica review
The 2024 Pacifica is a three-row minivan with an optional hybrid system and all-wheel drive, though not together.
2024 Genesis GV60 review
The Genesis GV60 combines sophisticated styling with electric performance and great features to present a compelling option in the luxury crossover space.
2024 Genesis G80 review
The G80 midsize luxury car has a choice of two turbocharged engines, as well as the Electrified G80 full battery EV.
2024 Nissan Z Nismo
What’s New for 2024: Nissan
At a crossroads, Nissan begins to blend in more electric vehicles into its lineup of cars, trucks, and SUVs.
Kia recalls 1.7M older cars for increased fire risk, again
At least 10 older Kia models have been recalled for an increased fire risk from the hydraulic electronic control unit, in what has become a troubling pattern.
Hyundai recalls 1.6M cars for greater engine fire risk, again
An issue with the ABS module can cause a short-circuit and trigger an engine fire, similar to a recent Kia recall.
Genesis recalls G80, GV80, GV70 for fuel pump failure
The issue in select 2021-2022 Genesis models could lead to a loss of engine power and increase the risk of a crash.