#302 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander; Rivian Adventure Network

published 5 months ago by Consumer Reports

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.     ----------------------------------- Subscribe to Talking Cars on Apple Podcasts!   Video version:    Audio version:    Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 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?     ----------------------------------  All-Electric Rivian Pickup and SUV Take Charge   The Coming Wave of Electric SUVs and Pickup Trucks   How to Choose the Best Home Wall Charger for Your Electric Vehicle   Preview: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander May Be More Than Just a Budget SUV   2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Quick Drive   Cars With the Most Comfortable Front Seats   What Makes a Car Really Comfortable   How to Judge  Car’s Comfort on Just a Short Test Drive   Guide to Car Safety   Coronavirus Resource Hub     ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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