Generation Four: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai’s midsize SUV is all-new for 2019. The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is all-new and now represents a two-row midsize crossover utility vehicle with room for five. Whatever happened to the three-row version? It is still around, but Hyundai renamed it the Santa Fe XL for 2019. Hyundai Utility Vehicle … Read more

A Cut Above: 2019 Mazda CX-9

Taking a ride with Mazda’s largest crossover utility vehicle. Mazda threw a monkey wrench into the midsize three-row utility vehicle segment when it updated the current-generation CX-9 in 2016. This model is a cut above most competitors and is best compared with the likes of the Buick Enclave, itself a … Read more

SUV Zenith: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Subaru’s Ascent is this brand’s largest SUV. The 2019 Subaru Ascent fills a hole in this automaker’s product line, by supplying a sizable three-row crossover SUV. It represents Subaru’s largest model yet, a vehicle designed to keep growing families in the brand fold. Although the Ascent is not Subaru’s first … Read more

Living Large With the 2019 GMC Yukon XL

The Yukon XL nails it, but especially so in Denali trim. Some SUVs are large, while others are downright enormous. The 2019 GMC Yukon XL Denali fits the latter category. GMC’s largest model shares its name with the next largest model in this brand’s lineup (Yukon), but it has an … Read more

The Chevy Blazer is Back, But in Name Only?

2019 Chevrolet Blazer

When you think of the Chevy Blazer name, an image of a burly full-size SUV may come to mind. That representation would be correct, especially if you had in mind the first model sporting the Blazer inscription. Indeed, when the Chevrolet K5 Blazer rolled out in 1969, it immediately made … Read more

Compact, Luxury SUV: 2019 Volvo XC40

The 2019 XC40 makes it three SUVs for Volvo. Volvo Cars makes a name for itself as it overhauls its product line. We have seen new sedans, wagons and SUVs launch over the past few years as the company takes full advantage of its new modular platform to update and … Read more

Refreshed Jeep Cherokee Includes New Turbo Engine

Updated Jeep Cherokee delivers style and performance. Ever since its 2014 return, the Jeep Cherokee has established and maintained a strong beachhead in the highly competitive small-to-midsize SUV segment. Notwithstanding its polarizing front fascia, the Cherokee has successfully played on both its name and rugged off-road capabilities to stand out. … Read more

Subaru Ascent: LA Auto Show Reveal

Ascent: All-new turbocharged 2.4-liter BOXER engine for Subaru’s largest model. The 2019 Subaru Ascent made has made its debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, the largest model ever produced by this once niche Japanese automaker. Available in seven- or eight-passenger configurations, the all-wheel-drive 2019 Ascent should keep Subaru … Read more