2021 Polestar 2 First Impressions; New Nissan Frontier & Pathfinder | Talking Cars #294

CR recently bought the very first car released by Polestar, the performance brand from parent company Volvo. The Polestar 2 is an all-electric hatchback built to compete with other luxury EVs like the Tesla Model 3 and Audi e-tron, and we share our first impressions on what we found taking it on the open road, as well as our test track. Nissan recently announced a redesigned Frontier pickup truck and Pathfinder SUV, and we ask the big question: what took so long?! Other topics this week include why a dealership might offer you above market value for your used car or leased vehicle, if it’s wise to purchase a vehicle that was recently discontinued, a fun-to-drive car that can accommodate two child seats, and if an imported Kei car would make a sensible car for driving around town.


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00:00 – Intro
00:50 – 2022 Nissan Frontier Preview
06:02 – 2021 Polestar 2 First Impressions
14:05 – Question #1: Would it be wise to purchase the recently discontinued Lexus GS 350?
15:45 – Question #2: Why are dealerships offering above market value for used and leased vehicles?
20:12 – Question #3: Which fun-to-drive vehicle can comfortably fit two child seats?
24:06 – Question #4: Is it a good idea to import a 25 year old Kei car from Japan for around town driving?


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