whether you're an in-market car shopper, an auto enthusiast or just someone who wants to get outta this bipolar winter weather, for the next 10 days, chicago is your kinda town. the 2019 chicago auto show opens to the public on saturday and runs through feb. 17, and as usual, the self-styled "nation's largest auto show" uses its million-square-foot-plus exhibit space to maximum effect, offering consumers a comprehensive collection of pretty much every major new-model debut from the 2018-19 auto-show season — plus a bunch of cool new stuff to boot. 's team of automotive journalists was on the scene covering all the action live.
as the chicago auto show goes, so goes the nation — or maybe it's the other way around, but as the best-selling vehicles in the u.s. are consistently pickup trucks, the windy city motor show offers pickups aplenty. debuting in chicago are the 2020 toyota tacoma (the best-selling mid-size truck on the market), the 2020 ford f-series super duty and the 2020 chevrolet silverado 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty trucks. spoiler alert: the chevys won 's best in show award for the chi show, so be sure to check those out.
another must-see debut is the 2020 subaru legacy. as suvs supplant cars on the sales charts, it feels like a bold move anytime a new sedan bows at an auto show. subaru's sedan returns refreshed and ready to keep cars alive, armed with a new near-premium interior, an optional 11.6-inch multimedia screen and an updated turbocharged powertrain option. other refreshed models bowing at the 2019 chicago auto show include the 2020 land rover range rover evoque, the 2019 volkswagen jetta gli and the 2020 nissan rogue sport.
special versions of existing models are also plentiful here. anniversary editions of the mazda mx-5 miata, chrysler pacifica and dodge caravan mark 30- and 35-year milestones, respectively. toyota brought along off-road-ready trd editions of its rav4 and sequoia suvs. new options and packages are yet another theme, with the lexus lc 500 inspiration edition luxury sports coupe, the 2019 lexus nx black line suv, the 2019 dodge challenger and charger muscle cars in sublime green, the 2019 nissan pathfinder rock creek edition suv and the all-new sport package for the 2019 cadillac xt5.
planning on heading to the show but afraid you'll be overwhelmed once you get here? sort out your priorities with our comprehensive coverage before you even leave the house. here's everything you might've missed of our coverage of the 2019 chicago auto show:
mazda mx-5 miata 30th-year edition to bow where it all began: chicago
2020 toyota land cruiser heritage edition celebrates suv's 6 decades
want a lexus lc 500 that stands out even more? peep the inspiration edition
toyota plays coy on 2020 tacoma ahead of chicago auto show reveal
2019 dodge challenger, charger go green (but not in an eco-friendly way)
2019 chicago auto show: what to expect
2019 lexus nx black line is $50k (but you get a matching key glove)
subaru offers big-screen peek at 2020 legacy before chicago auto show
2019 nissan pathfinder rocks new value edition
vw jetta gli tease leaves much to the imagination (so we imagine)
2020 land rover range rover evoque en route to chicago
toyota threatens to unleash a trd pro 'beast' in chicago
2020 toyota tacoma: our recipe for a better taco
2019 cadillac xt5 shows new sport package at chicago auto show
live your best (truck) life at the 2019 chicago auto show
2020 kia sportage in spotlight at chicago auto show
subaru legacy carries on for 2020 with new platform, turbo, tech
2019 volkswagen jetta gli: budget sports sedan
2020 toyota rav4, sequoia off-road versions mount chicago debut
2020 subaru legacy gets a dose of luxury
2020 land rover range rover evoque keeps pricing competitive
2020 nissan rogue sport: a li'l more sport, a li'l less rogue
2019 volkswagen jetta gli might be the jetta to buy if you insist on a jetta
2020 toyota rav4, sequoia trds: one has the looks, the other the goods
2020 toyota tacoma update goes mild
2019 chicago auto show: winners and losers
2019 volkswagen jetta gli: a subtle sports sedan experience
2020 land rover range rover evoque: stylish, perhaps too much
2020 subaru legacy: first look video
2019 chicago auto show: best in show
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