The Infiniti QX60 Deserves Much Praise

Infiniti has a new QX60 for 2022, a model that finds its place in a crowded segment. This midsize, seven-passenger luxury utility vehicle is back after one-year hiatus. It features a new design from bumper to bumper, an overhauled interior, and an improved powertrain. It scores well on all things … Read more

Off-Road Beast: 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

2022 Nissan Frontier

Nissan’s off-road PRO-4X trim delivers as promised. Nissan kept the previous-generation Frontier around for much longer than anyone thought possible. Indeed, the last model rolled out in 2005 and stayed around through 2021…17 years is a long time to stick with the same generation. For 2022, the Frontier is new, … Read more

Clever by Design: 2022 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

The Pathfinder is your three-row family utility vehicle. Family cars were once represented by large sedans and station wagons, with minivans flourishing in the 1980s and 1990s. However, in more recent years, the prevailing trend is crossover utility vehicles, which offer the best fusion of passenger room, cargo space, and … Read more

The All-New and Rugged Nissan Pathfinder

2022 Nissan Pathfinder

The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder launches its fifth generation with a more rugged look. The Nissan Pathfinder is one of the earliest sport utility vehicles, with the nameplate launching in 1985. Based on a Nissan truck architecture through its first three generations, the Pathfinder transitioned to a car-based platform beginning in … Read more

Buick Encore GX: Subcompact, Yet Upscale

The Encore GX is the better of two subcompact Buick models. You will not find a single new Buick car these days as this premium GM brand is comprised of four utility vehicle models only. That is the same approach Ford has taken with its Lincoln brand, an auto trend … Read more

Introducing the All-New 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Crossover SUV

Nissan has a new Pathfinder arriving this summer, the latest version of its midsize 7- or 8-passenger crossover utility vehicle. After an 8-year run, the previous-generation model has come to an end, although no 2021 model year Pathfinder exists. The new model has a more rugged look, supplies expanded passenger-carrying … Read more

At Last! The All-New 2022 Nissan Frontier Revealed.

Updated August 10, 2021, to reflect 2022 Nissan Frontier pricing. See specs below. Nissan’s space in the pickup truck marketplace is well established, dating to the first Datsun models that arrived stateside in the late 1950s. Through the years, its trucks have evolved, with Datsun giving way to Nissan, and … Read more

Super Trooper: Nissan Titan Pickup

Nissan’s full-size pickup truck soldiers on in a tough segment. We love our full-size pickup trucks as they have largely replaced family sedans for a significant number of consumers. Nissan’s entry is the Titan, an appropriate name for the brand’s largest and most powerful truck. In addition to carrying as … Read more

Premium Delight: Buick Enclave Avenir

The Buick marque once represented a line of sedans, with names such as Electra 225, Roadmaster, and Lucerne among them. These days, however, the brand is down to the Regal car line with an assortment of tiny, small, and midsize crossovers dominating the product field. At the top of the … Read more

2020 Nissan Frontier Highlights

A cut-out of the engine bays shows the new 3.8-liter V6 powering every 2020 Frontier. We haven’t seen a new Nissan Frontier pickup truck since 2005 and that’s an awfully long time between new models. In the interim, Nissan rolled out new and updated versions of its full-size Titan pickup … Read more

Luxury Performance: Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Sedan

Fast coupes and sedans once held sway on American roads, but crossovers have largely eclipsed them, at least in terms of availability. But not every manufacturer is neglecting cars, with Mercedes-Benz a fitting example of a luxury marque that’s staying the course. Mercedes-Benz models with performance credentials are marketed as … Read more

The Incomparable Jeep Cherokee

Jeep’s Cherokee straddles the small and midsize utility vehicle segments. Midsize utility vehicles are a hot commodity, with every manufacturer of note offering one. But few have the off-road chops some people desire and that’s where the Jeep Cherokee rides in. The Jeep Cherokee is one of five utility vehicles … Read more

Compact Luxury Crossover: Cadillac XT4

Late to the SUV game, Cadillac has been playing catch up since. Sure, its flagship Escalade was one of the first luxury utility vehicles of its kind and the SRX (now XT5) followed five years later in 2004. But it has taken until 2019 for a third utility vehicle, the … Read more

Swift Sportback: 2018 Buick Regal GS

New Sportback model offers an interesting take on a hatchback design. We have a new Buick Regal to consider, but it probably isn’t the model you think it is. Indeed, for 2018 the Regal offers two body styles — a wagon and a hatchback — replacing the previous sedan. As … Read more

Generation Two: 2018 Buick Enclave

The second-generation Buick Enclave takes a bow. It took 10 years, but the long wait for the second-generation Buick Enclave may have been worth it. Buick’s midsize, three-row SUV is all-new for 2018, delivering a look that is sleeker and more polished than the model it replaces. Its expressive design, … Read more

Now Competitive: 2015 Chrysler 200S

Quite easily the 2015 Chrysler 200 is the best midsize sedan ever to wear a Chrysler badge. Don’t get all giddy about my statement just yet — Chryslers offerings in this segment have included the LeBaron, Cirrus, Sebring and the 200. Under performers all and in one of the toughest … Read more