Yankees versus Mets, Jets versus Giants, pizza versus pastrami — these age-old New York City rivalries are well established. With the return of the New York auto show following two years of pandemic-related cancellations, there’s a new rivalry in town: family SUVs versus electric vehicles. The 2022 New York International Auto Show is bustling with freshly debuted people movers and a robust lineup of new EVs looking to seduce shoppers away from their gas-powered rivals.
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Our Cars.com Editorial team got early access to the show on its media preview days, held Wednesday and Thursday prior to the public show that starts on April 15. Get all the details on what’s new with family and adventure-focused SUVs as well as electric cars with our roundup of all the coverage.
The roster of SUVs unveiled in New York is stocked with three-row family vehicles including spruced-up versions of the Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade, stretched-out variants of the new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, and an off-road trim for the Nissan Pathfinder. Compact two-row SUVs revealed at the show include a fresh-faced Subaru Outback and the all-new Alfa Romeo Tonale.