If you are a true car enthusiast then you must be aware of the list of all cars named after places.
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Does Dodge Durango Have a 5.7 Litre HEMI V8 Engine?
- A. Yes
- B. No
Dodge Durango was named after the city of Durango, Colorado. Durango was produced by Dodge, an American brand of automobile manufactured by FCA US LCC. This car is famous for its three-row mid-size Sport Utility Vehicle(SUV) which can hold up to 7 persons and tow up to 3,400 kg (7,500 lb).
This three-row minivan shared its name with Pacifica, California. Chrysler Pacifica was manufactured by Chrysler. Chrysler is one of the top 3 manufacturers in the United States.
With 3.6-litre gasoline-powered engine and plug-in hybrid version, Pacifica went on sale in mid-2017 and early 2017.
Kia’s compact sedan was named after the city, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which is commonly called Rio. Kia Rio was manufactured by South Korean manufacturer Kia motors. The first-generation Kia pride was replaced by the Kia Rio. Rio comes in three and five-door hatchback and four-door sedan.
Kia Sedona is also a minivan manufactured by Kia Motors in 1977 as Kia Carnival. It is named after the city of Sedona, Arizona. This three-row minivan is available in five trim levels – L, LX, EX, SX, SXL. Kia was manufactured and sold under different nameplates in different places like Malaysia, Australia, United States, India, and Saudi Arabia.
This pickup truck has been manufactured by the Japanese manufacturer Toyota since 1995 in the US. Toyota Tacoma was named after the Tacoma city in Washington state. By February 1995, Tacoma was introduced in the United States as a replacement for the Hilux. Totally three types of engines are available in Toyota Tacoma.
The Chevrolet Malibu was manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet since 1963. Chevrolet Malibu was named after the beach city, Malibu, California. Totally eight generations were introduced globally. Malibu has been manufactured in North America. They only manufacture sedan, coupe, and wagon type cars.
Chevrolet Tahoe is a three-row full-size SUV manufactured by General Motors Co (GMC). Chevrolet Tahoe was named after Lake Tahoe in the western United States. Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon are now included as General Motors’ full-size SUV family. The total curb weight of Tahoe is 4,500-5,500 lb.
This compact crossover SUV was manufactured by the South Korean Hyundai manufacturer since 2004. Hyundai Tucson was named after the city of Tucson, Arizona. Tucson has a total of four generations. Tucson’s fourth-generation model was revealed recently on 14, September 2020.
Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Santa Fe has been manufactured by the South Korean Hyundai manufacturer since 2001. It is named after the city of Santa Fe, Mexico. Hyundai Santa Fe was introduced in 2001 as the first SUV model in Hyundai. Soon after its release, Santa Fe became Hyundai’s bestseller. Hyundai Santa Fe comes in a 2.2-liter diesel engine.