New Compass in pre-order, the lie of VW and more

A busy week in Brazil and in the world marks this edition of Semana Motor1.com. Among several new features, Jeep opened the pre-sale of the Compass 2022, while Chevrolet presented the 2022 line of Tracker and Equinox, as well as Citroën confirmed the end of C3 to Aircross, which make room for the new small SUV that arrives at 2nd semester.

Going further, the advanced details of the new Hyundai Azera, the Toyota Yaris Cross Adventure, catches Ford Maverick alongside the Ranger and the Hyundai HB20 selling more than the Chevrolet Onix in March. First, listen to our podcast of the week, with an analysis of Stellantis’ performance in our market in 2021 and 2022.

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With the arrival of Toyota Corolla Cross and VW Taos, Jeep is accelerating the launch of the new Jeep Compass 2022. Restyled and with 1.3 turbo engine, it can already be booked in the 80 years series with priority to the owners of the brand’s models in the early days . Until then, the launch would happen only in August.

Volkswagen changes name to Voltswagen

Volkswagen in the United States announced that it would change its name to Voltswagen, a reference to its new electrification phase. Following several communication protocols, it even seemed like a truth that, in the end, became a shot in the foot. It was an April 1st joke that even touched the value of its shares on the stock exchange. That didn’t go well …

Citroën C3 Urban Trail

The move was already expected. Citroën has removed the C3, Aircross and C4 Lounge sedan from our line. Now only with the C4 Cactus, he expects the launch of the new smaller SUV, which should not take long to happen abroad and expected here sometime in the 2nd semester.

Comparative: Fiat Argo 1.0 vs. Hyundai HB20 Sense

Hyundai took advantage of the production stoppage of the Chevrolet Onix to swim alone. HB20 ends March selling more than its main competitor and should repeat the dose until production returns, scheduled for June.

Ford Maverick 2022 - Caught next to the Ranger

In the United States, Ford Maverick rides alongside its older brother, Ranger. It is the first time where we can see the proportion of the new pickup in relation to a model already known, confirming once again that it is keeping an eye on Fiat Toro and other news from brands such as Hyundai and Volkswagen in the coming years.

2020 Hyundai Azera

Hyundai will present the new generation of Azera in 2022. And it continues to provide more details, such as further refinement and dimensions over 5 meters in length. An important model globally, it can reach Brazil.

Volkswagen Taigo 2022

It is no surprise that Nivus, a Brazilian project, will be produced and sold in Europe later this year. But now we know that it will have a new name over there, Taigo, probably some visual changes and even an R version, as shown in the teaser revealed this week.

Toyota Yaris Cross Adventure

An SUV with an adventurous version? Yes, the Toyota Yaris Cross Adventure is signed by Gazoo Racing and is differentiated by the more robust look, but maintains the hybrid motorization of the other versions.

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