Refreshed SUV: 2022 Ford Expedition

2022 Ford Expedition review

Full-size sport utility vehicles remain a popular choice for large families, businesses, and sporting enthusiasts. New or updated models from Jeep and Toyota give consumers much to consider, along with mainstay versions from Ford and GM. For 2022, the Ford Expedition receives a styling update along with tech and performance … Read more

The Exploding Seatbelts Recall and Others

Is your vehicle on the recall list? We haven’t covered specific recalls here for some time, choosing instead to alert people on how to respond to them. Recalls seem commonplace and they are. After all, when models come with as many as thousands of moving parts, problems happen. But the … Read more

The Nissan Armada Sails on in a Niche Segment

The refreshed Armada makes a bold statement. Sometimes you need a full-size SUV to get it done. In the case of the Nissan Armada, three rows of seating for up to eight individuals is how you get there. But it goes beyond size to please most customers. Specifically, customers what … Read more

The History of the Toyota Sequoia

2021 Toyota Sequoia

  The Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV, based on the platform underpinning the Toyota Tundra pickup truck. This SUV competes in a narrow segment, one dominated by the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, Ford Expedition and represented in later years by the Nissan Armada. Toyota released the Sequoia in 2001. … Read more

Grand SUV: Ford Expedition Platinum

Extra power accompanies the top-trim Expedition Platinum. Inasmuch as crossovers dominate the SUV segment, traditional models such as the Ford Expedition have an enduring appeal. Quite frankly, there are no other vehicles possessing the passenger carrying capabilities and towing power of full-size SUVs. The 2018 Ford Expedition launches the fourth … Read more

New! 2018 Lincoln Navigator Black Label

Lincoln Black Label in the land of the $100K SUV. The Lincoln brand is one in transition, a luxury marque that once outsold the likes of Cadillac, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. But that was 1998 and the segment was far different from what it is today, with more brands competing … Read more

Nissan Armada Reprise: Platinum Style

Capable 2017 Armada is punctuated by the Platinum edition. For the second time in three months, Nissan delivered a 2017 Armada for my review. My earlier review offers a thorough inspection of this full-size sport utility vehicle, a model that competes with the likes of the Toyota Sequoia, Ford Expedition, … Read more

Live! From the 2017 Chicago Auto Show!

***Final Edition*** The third of four major North American auto shows gets underway this week when the Chicago Auto Show opens to the general public. Running from Feb. 11-20, this year’s show will once again be held at McCormick Place on South Lake Shore Drive. And this year I’ll be … Read more

Recalibrated SUV: 2015 Ford Expedition

For 2015, the Ford Expedition continues with its traditional body-on-frame construction. Several updates, including a turbocharged V-6 engine, give this vehicle a lease on life. A more comprehensive revision is needed, one that may still be two or three years away. Sales, however, have not suffered for this big SUV. … Read more

At a Glance: 2015 Ford Expedition

Fourth generation model debuts this year. The Ford Motor Company released updated information on Wednesday about its full-size sport-utility vehicle. The 2015 Ford Expedition is the latest version of this big body-on-frame SUV. Standard and stretched wheelbase versions are once again available; a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine is now standard. … Read more

Chicago Auto Show Debut: 2015 Lincoln Navigator

In 1997, the Lincoln Navigator was launched to the full-size luxury sport utility vehicle segment, one that spawned several competitors including the Cadillac Escalade. Like the Escalade, the Navigator is based on the company’s truck platform, a traditional body-on-frame SUV that seats as many as eight people. At the 2014 … Read more