2021 Cars for Latinas to Drive!
By Robert Bard
Looking for state-of-the-art technology or simply more space for your bags after a family road trip? Check out the list of 2021 cars we have selected for you. Learn more about the special features and surprises the 2021Ford Mustang Mach-E, the Chevy Bolt EV Premier, the Kia Seltos SX, the Chevy Bolt EV Premier, the ALFA Romeo Stelvio TI, the Cadillac XT6, and the Dodge Charger RT have available for you.
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Awarded the North American SUV of the Year award, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s first electric vehicle designed for a new generation of Mustang owners. The beautiful sleek SUV is fast, fun, and striking.
Available with standard and extended-range battery options with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive powered by permanent magnet motors, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is equipped with an extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive, Mustang Mach E has a targeted pure-electric driving range of up to 600 km (more than 370 miles) according to the World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).1 In extended-range all-wheel-drive configurations, Mustang Mach-E is targeting 337 PS (248 kW) and 565 Nm of torque. The Mustang Mach-E GT is targeting 0-to-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in less than 5 seconds, as well as an estimated 465 PS (342 kW) and 830 Nm of torque.
Ford’s Mustang Mach-E delivers three unique drive modes – Whisper, Engage and Unbridled – each offering finely tuned driving dynamics packaged with a distinct sensory experience. Features include custom-designed vehicle responsiveness such as sportier steering controls, ambient lighting, sounds tuned for an authentic all-electric experience, and dynamic cluster animations that are tied to driving behavior.
Featuring cloud-based connectivity and conversational voice recognition, the next-generation SYNC system brings twice the computing power of SYNC 3 to help make navigation, music and connecting a smartphone to the vehicle faster and easier. A few surprises include a drainable front trunk storage unit under its hood, providing 100 litres of storage space. Another spectacular feature is the panorama fixed-glass roof. It has a special glass coating with infrared protection that helps the interior stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. In addition, an inner layer between the glass helps protect against ultraviolet rays.
For more information visit https://www.ford.com/suvs/mach-e/?gnav=header-all-vehicles
2021 Chevy Bolt EV Premier
Redesigned and eye-catching, the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV is not only spacious and fun to drive, its charging capability is as easy as plugging in your smartphone. Charge it at home while making coffee or while running errands or search for a public charging station near you using the myChevrolet Mobile AppÜ with Energy Assist. Offering an EPA-estimated 259 miles of range, on a full charge, you’ll be ready for that short or long road trip. Equipped with a large center infotainment system of 10.2-inch-diagonal color touchscreen, the screen assists on battery life, road conditions, and can track real-time vehicle information to help you maximize efficiency.
Capable of seating up to five people, the all-electric Chevy Bolt EV has useful storage compartments and seats fold flat for max cargo space.
Its advanced safety technology includes forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, automatic emergency braking, rear camera mirror, front pedestrian braking and HD surround vision.
From roominess to zero tailpipe emissions, the Chevy Bolt EV gives a fun and comfortable ride.
For more information visit https://www.chevrolet.com/electric/bolt-ev
2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo
Rugged yet with an elegant and bold look, the 2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo is unique and stands apart with its strong and attractive stance. Providing a smooth and comfortable ride for both driver and passengers, the Kia Seltos SUV has three drive modes – Normal, Eco, and Sport – each using specific settings for powertrain, drivetrain, and steering mapping to provide the desired driving experience. Available active on-demand all-wheel drive1 (AWD) system provides all-weather capabilities and enhanced driving performance with a center locking differential that splits power equally between the front and rear wheels.
Powered by efficient 2.0-liter or spirited 1.6-liter Turbo four-cylinder engines, the Kia Seltos is available in five trims: LX, EX, S 2.0L, S 1.6T and SX. Its one-of-a-kind grille and headlamp design featuring full LED “Beat” lighting for a modern appearance will wow you the minute you see it. The spacious and versatile cabin offers more interior volume and the two-step reclining rear seat functionality enhances second-row comfort level.
Let’s not forget about its eye-catching technology, which also provides safety and driver assistance. A few of the many amazing features include the 10.25-inch high-resolution color touchscreen with satellite radio, UVO telematics, navigation and split-screen display, the 8-speaker Bose premium sound system, the multi-Bluetooth7 wireless connectivity allows two phones to connect simultaneously. The Driver Attention Warning (DAW): Senses inattentive driving patterns and sends an audible/visual warning to alert the driver, the Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS): Builds on LDWS by applying slight steering inputs in certain circumstances to help bring the vehicle back into the lane.
Overall, the Kia Seltos SX is equipped with exactly what we are looking for, A modern look, safety, and great technology.
For more information visit https://www.kia.com/
2021 ALFA Romeo Stelvio TI
Featuring an Italian style and state-of-the-art technology, the driving dynamics of the 2021 ALFA Romeo Stelvio TI are a delight. With an impressive performance, it delivers a great balance of elegance inside and out. Crafted at the Cassino plant in Italy, the award-winning Stelvio offers four streamlined trims: Sprint, Ti, Ti Sport and Quadrifoglio. Stelvio lineups add new exterior colors, Ocra GT Junior, Rosso GTA, Rosso Villa d’Este, Verde Montreal, and available 21-inch wheels on select Stelvio trims.
Designed for driving enthusiasts to conquer the road, the 2021 Stelvio SUVs are equipped with standard leather seating, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM Radio, keyless passive entry, remote start, bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lamps and LED taillamps, Alfa DNA Drive Mode selector, backup camera with rear park sensors and Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus.
Available ADAS features level 1 and 2 autonomy and high level of safety and security content, include Highway Assist System; Traffic Jam Assist System; Traffic Sign Recognition; Lane Keep Assist; Active Blind-spot Assist; Driver attention alert; Intelligent Speed Assist; Standard Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus. The Standard 8.8-inch center touchscreen display with state-of-the-art connectivity and additional standard content include: Driver-configurable interactive widgets and horizontal scroll for additional personalization with improved layout, vehicle performance pages and expanded navigation view, to name a few.
For more information visit https://www.alfaromeousa.com/suvs/2021/stelvio
2021 Cadillac XT6
Luxurious. comfortable, safe and with extraordinary technology features, the 2021 Cadillac XT6 Crossover is one-of-a-kind as it delivers a unique experience. This year, the XT6 enters its second year with a new Luxury model that expands its reach to more customers and completes the brand’s signature Y-trim strategy, which also includes Premium Luxury and Sport models. With advanced LED lighting technology, front and rear, and a contemporary interior appeal, the Premium Luxury models are distinguished with exotic wood décor. The Platinum Package amplifies the XT6’s interior amenities with Semi-Aniline leather seating surfaces. A 2.0L turbo is the new standard engine in the XT6, with a 3.6L V-6 in the Premium Luxury and Sport models. Both engines are matched with a nine-speed automatic transmission featuring Electronic Precision Shift and offering up to four selectable driving modes. New for 2021: Luxury model with standard 2.0L turbo engine rated at 237 hp (177 kW); Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and 20-inch wheel design for Sport models.
A few amazing surprises include a generous cargo space, intuitive controls including a rotary controller with jog functionality, Bose® Performance Series sound system with 14 custom-tuned speakers, Air ionizer is available on Premium Luxury and Sport.
As for technology, the 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen is wonderful as it is user-friendly. Cadillac Connected Access10 and Teen Driver is standard. Standard safety and driver assistance technologies on all models include: Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, Following Distance Indicator, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, HD Rear Vision Camera, Safety Alert Seat, IntelliBeam headlamps and Front and Rear Park Assist. Additionally, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are standard on Premium Luxury and Sport.
For more information visit https://www.cadillac.com/suvs/xt6
2021 Dodge Charger SRT
Need a fast and powerful ride for the weekend or head to your favorite mall? Check out the four-door muscle car, the 2021 Dodge Charger SRT. In addition to its amazing look, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye won’t disappoint as it serves up 797-horsepower and 707 lb.-ft. of torque and a top speed of 203 miles per hour (mph). The 2021 Dodge Charger lineup offers a full range of powerful engine options designed to meet the wants of a wide range of Dodge performance enthusiasts. The 2021 Dodge Charger lineup includes eight distinct models and five different engines, including: the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 with up to 300 horsepower on the Charger SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models; The legendary 5.7-liter HEMIÆ V-8 with 370 horsepower on R/T models. Standard on every Dodge Charger model is the innovative TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.
The most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world, the Dodge Charger is the World’s fasted four-door muscle car with a top speed of 203 mph. Delivering excellent braking performance, it also features electric power steering (EPS) for better steering feel.
Last but not least, the Dodge Charger is America’s only four-door muscle car and the only four-door muscle car that offers all-wheel drive (AWD) capability on both Charger SXT and Charger GT models.
For more information visit https://www.dodge.com/charger/srt.html