Main theme: We talk about a few of the automotive-related commercials that aired during the Super Bowl, including the one for the new Genesis GV80 SUV and the Boston-themed one for the Hyundai Sonata.

Driven this week: 2020 Cadillac CT5

Audience questions:

  • Why does CR recommend cars and SUVs in their first year of production?
  • Should I get the emissions fix done for my 2014 Audi Q5 TDI, or sell it?
  • Is it a good idea to buy a used BMW i3 electric vehicle?
  • What is the best way to keep a pet safe when driving?
Panelists Gabe Shenhar, Jon Linkov, and Mike Monticello
Talking Cars panelists Gabe Shenhar, Jon Linkov, and Mike Monticello

As with other “Talking Cars” episodes, this one is available free through Apple Podcasts. (Subscribe to the audio or video.) You’ll also find the audio on Spotify (log-in required) and video on YouTube.

• Mercedes-Benz GLS, episode 240
• Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel, episode 239
• Hyundai Sonata, episode 238
• Nissan Sentra, CES Highlights, episode 237
• Best Autos Moments of the Decade, episode 236


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