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Toyota Avalon
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Highlights of the 2022 Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a large sedan. Introduced in the 1990s, the Avalon has played a significant role in expanding…

Genesis GV70
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Lavishly Luxurious: 2022 Genesis GV70 SUV

The hits keep coming for the Genesis marque, but are we surprised? Five new models in five years and Hyundai’s…

Jeep Grand Cherokee L
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At a Glance: Jeep Grand Cherokee L

The Jeep marque continues its ascent, as it introduces new and updated models. This Stellantis brand is finding a foothold…

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Drop-Top Joy: BMW M440i Convertible

The M440i Convertible offers an exceptional driving experience. In a world of crossovers, it is certainly pleasing to find a…

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The Genesis G80 of Luxury Sedans

The Genesis G80 may be the best luxury sedan for under $50,000. Since splitting from Hyundai in 2017, the Genesis…

 5 Comments on To the Manor Born in the All-New 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV
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To the Manor Born in the All-New 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV

Genesis hints at a new gilded age with the genteel GV80 SUV. The Genesis GV80 is one of the most…

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About the 2022 Genesis GV70

Genesis expands its product line to include a second SUV, the GV70. Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, is turning the corner….

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Preview: 2022 Hyundai Tucson

The all-new Tucson adds a pair of hybrid variants. An all-new Hyundai Tucson arrives in the coming weeks, launching the…

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Vroom! Lexus Reveals the IS 500 F Sport.

Optimum power comes to the IS range. Ever since Lexus discontinued the GS sedan and its potent GS F variant,…

 6 Comments on Introducing the Kia Carnival MPV
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Introducing the Kia Carnival MPV

Kia offers a fresh take on a tired segment. It’s out with the old and in with the new for…

 12 Comments on All-Wheel Drive Finally Comes to the Toyota Camry and We Like It!
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All-Wheel Drive Finally Comes to the Toyota Camry and We Like It!

All-wheel drive comes to the Camry sedan range. If you’re shopping for an all-wheel drive model, chances are you’re looking…

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What We Know About the All-New 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Jeep’s new model brings the brand into three-row territory. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is finally getting a three-row version with…

 3 Comments on Hot Stuff: Lexus RC F Sport Coupe
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Hot Stuff: Lexus RC F Sport Coupe

Lexus and performance are nothing new. We’ve seen a host of hot models down through the years, capped by the…

 1 Comment on Kia Sets K5 to Replace Optima
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Kia Sets K5 to Replace Optima

New sedan replaces an established nameplate. The Kia Optima is a midsize sedan and has earned its place in a…

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BMW X6 M Competition
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SUV Performance!
BMW X6 M Competition

BMW’s formidable line of SUVs is comprised of seven models sequentially named from X1 to X7. This German marque leaves…

 3 Comments on Spotlight on the Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition
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Spotlight on the Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

In the world of SUVs, the Toyota Land Cruiser is a rare breed. This traditional body-on-frame utility vehicle is designed…

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Highlights of the 2020 Toyota Sienna

The Toyota Sienna is a multipurpose vehicle, better known as a “minivan,” although it certainly isn’t diminutive. The Sienna is…

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Audi SQ5 SUV
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Where Luxury Meets Performance:
Audi SQ5 SUV

It isn’t too often that I get a performance vehicle, but when one arrives, I rub my hands in delicious…

 6 Comments on At a Glance: 2019 Kia K900
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At a Glance: 2019 Kia K900

The Kia K900 is one of the most improbable and unlikely models from a mainstream manufacturer. Introduced in 2015, the…

 8 Comments on On the Road With a 2018 Genesis G80
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On the Road With a 2018 Genesis G80

Luxury meets value with the Genesis G80 Hyundai launched the Genesis luxury brand launched in 2016 with plans to steadily…

 5 Comments on Robust SUV: 2018 Land Rover Discovery
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Robust SUV: 2018 Land Rover Discovery

The Land Rover Discovery simply gets the job done. If you’re shopping for a highly capable luxury sport utility vehicle,…

 14 Comments on Maxima Fighter: 2018 Toyota Camry XSE
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Maxima Fighter: 2018 Toyota Camry XSE

Behind the wheel of the top-of-the-line Camry XSE. What was once bland is now grand — Toyota’s midsize Camry lost…

 2 Comments on High Country Chevy Silverado Delivers a Premium Package
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High Country Chevy Silverado Delivers a Premium Package

High Country Chevy is at the apex of the Silverado range. Mostly everyone knows the next-generation Chevy Silverado 1500 is…

 5 Comments on Second Look: 2017 Genesis G80
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Second Look: 2017 Genesis G80

All-wheel drive and the luxury to go with it. The Genesis G80 is a midsize luxury sedan, designed to take…

2016 Jaguar XF
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Jaguar XF: Rock Star Saloon

Jaguar is on the prowl. This marque’s midsize XF is simply a star. More than once I’ve been asked by…

 3 Comments on Sixth Generation Chevrolet Camaro Pulls Out All Stops
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Sixth Generation Chevrolet Camaro Pulls Out All Stops

GM bypassed the customary auto show venue to debut the sixth generation Chevrolet Camaro. The new model has sharper lines,…

 9 Comments on The Top-of-the-Range Kia K900
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The Top-of-the-Range Kia K900

If you haven’t glanced Kia’s way in a few years, you may want to look at what this Korean manufacturer…

 8 Comments on Peak This: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
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Peak This: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

One year after taking delivery of my first 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee test vehicle, the fourth model pulled into my…

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Turbo Diesel Up: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD

Jeep Grand Cherokee sales are up 15 percent for the year through Nov. 2013. Arguably, it is the most recognized…