2018 Maserati Levante: The 2018 Maserati Levante is a five-seat luxury SUV from a brand that's well-known for making Italian sports cars. It competes with the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, and Porsche Cayenne. For 2018 it sees the addition of new active safety systems such as sign recognition, active blind-spot monitoring, and highway assist. New sporty and luxury trims called the GranSport and GranLusso are also new for 2018.
The Levante is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 that makes either 345 or 424 horsepower, depending on trim level. It mates with an eight-speed automatic transmission and power is applied through an all-wheel drive system. EPA-estimate fuel economy is listed at 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway (14/19 for the higher-power version).
There are four trims available: Levante, Levante S, GranSport, and GranLusso. Convenience features include adaptive cruise control, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, keyless entry, sunroof, leather seats, power liftgate, dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth, premium audio, infotainment, navigation, Bluetooth, satellite radio, USB, heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, and cooled front seats.
Available safety features include rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, front- and rear-park sensors, forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, 360-degree camera, traction control, stability control, and dual-front, front-side and side-curtain airbags.
Visit the official Maserati site for more information