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 1 Comment on Chrysler Will Become an All-Electric Brand by 2028
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Chrysler Will Become an All-Electric Brand by 2028

The Chrysler marque has fallen on hard times lately, obscured under Fiat Chrysler and seemingly threatened with the emergence of…

Subaru Forester Wilderness
 3 Comments on Into the Wilderness Driving a Subaru Forester
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Into the Wilderness Driving a Subaru Forester

The Subaru Forester gains an off-road-worthy Wilderness edition. The Subaru Forester is a compact utility vehicle, one of four such…

Nissan Pathfinder
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Clever by Design: 2022 Nissan Pathfinder

The Pathfinder is your three-row family utility vehicle. Family cars were once represented by large sedans and station wagons, with…

Honda BR-V
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What is the Honda BR-V?

The Honda BR-V is one in a series of articles examining makes and/or models not sold in the U.S. market….

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…

 1 Comment on 10 Thoughts About the Hyundai Venue
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10 Thoughts About the Hyundai Venue

The Hyundai Venue returns for its second year, continuing in its role as the brand’s smallest utility vehicle. It is…

 5 Comments on 8 Reasons You’ll Want To Wait To Buy A 2021 Kia Telluride SX
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8 Reasons You’ll Want To Wait To Buy A 2021 Kia Telluride SX

There is little wonder why the Kia Telluride SX is so popular. What do the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette and Kia…

 9 Comments on Jeep Compass Nemesis: Ford Bronco Sport
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Jeep Compass Nemesis: Ford Bronco Sport

Ford fires the opening salvo in its Jeep utility war with the Bronco Sport crossover. There is a war going…

 1 Comment on Fuel-Efficiency and AWD Champion: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
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Fuel-Efficiency and AWD Champion: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

The most efficient compact crossover thanks to hybrid technology. Compact SUVs are the new family vehicle. With room for five,…

 4 Comments on Return of the Toyota Venza!
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Return of the Toyota Venza!

The Venza nameplate returns. This time it’s a hybrid-only crossover. The Toyota Venza most certainly was not a popular model…

 1 Comment on The All-New Chevrolet Trailblazer Forges Urban Paths
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The All-New Chevrolet Trailblazer Forges Urban Paths

A sub-$20,000 starting price for a new Chevrolet. Chevrolet was once a car-dominated brand, but now utility vehicles are taking…

 9 Comments on The Latest, Greatest Toyota Highlander
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The Latest, Greatest Toyota Highlander

Stepping out with Toyota’s three-row crossover utility vehicle. For 2020, the Highlander is all-new, launching this midsize model’s fourth generation….

 10 Comments on Premium Utility: 2020 Mazda CX-30
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Premium Utility: 2020 Mazda CX-30

Utility vehicles are not the utilitarian conveyances they once were with nondescript front fascias, slab sides, and dreary interiors. These…

 2 Comments on Highlights of the 2020 Ford Edge
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Highlights of the 2020 Ford Edge

The Ford Edge is a midsize, two-row utility vehicle, one of the earliest models in what was once a segment…

 3 Comments on 7 Facts About the 2020 Nissan Armada
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7 Facts About the 2020 Nissan Armada

It can be easy to overlook the Nissan Armada, especially if you’re shopping for a full-size SUV from Chevrolet, Ford…

 9 Comments on Highlights of the 2020 Ford EcoSport
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Highlights of the 2020 Ford EcoSport

Whether they’re big or small, we just cannot get enough of SUVs. That’s understandable as utility vehicles offer an excellent…

 2 Comments on Hyundai’s 18K Venue SUV
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Hyundai’s 18K Venue SUV

It’s official: Hyundai’s latest utility vehicle, the tiny Venue, starts at $18,345, which includes the destination charge. The all-new model…

 6 Comments on Highlights of the
2020 Nissan Rogue Sport
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Highlights of the
2020 Nissan Rogue Sport

Small crossovers have overtaken compact cars and are often the vehicle of choice for first-time car buyers. Nissan is well-positioned…

 5 Comments on SUV Smackdown: Fiat 500L v. Fiat 500X
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SUV Smackdown: Fiat 500L v. Fiat 500X

The small utility vehicles segment is growing fast and Fiat is well represented by two models, the 500L and 500X….

 11 Comments on 4 Powertrains & the 2020 Ford Escape
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4 Powertrains & the 2020 Ford Escape

Updated Dec. 20., 2019, to include driving impressions and statistical corrections. The Escape was Ford’s first hybrid, introduced in 2005…

 22 Comments on The Head-Turning, Attention-Getting Hyundai Palisade
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The Head-Turning, Attention-Getting Hyundai Palisade

It’s been a decade since Hyundai ventured beyond its mainstream status by issuing a stream of upscale and performance models….

 17 Comments on Kia Telluride: Opulent, Large Crossover
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Kia Telluride: Opulent, Large Crossover

Kia Motors continues to produce hit after hit, a trend that seems to have started way back in 2008 with…

 3 Comments on Upscale SUV: 2019 Buick Envision
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Upscale SUV: 2019 Buick Envision

Historically, Buick has served as GM’s premium brand, delivering a slew of car models of distinction. Today, Buick maintains its…

 4 Comments on Dogs, Drivers, and the Honda Element
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Dogs, Drivers, and the Honda Element

The Honda Element is a vehicle that defies easy categorization. One part utility vehicle, another part car, the Element is…

 7 Comments on About the Refreshed 2020 Lexus RX
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About the Refreshed 2020 Lexus RX

Ever since its 1999 model year introduction, the Lexus RX has played a significant role in the luxury utility vehicle…

 6 Comments on Lexus RX: Style, Luxury & Advanced Safety Features
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Lexus RX: Style, Luxury & Advanced Safety Features

The 2019 Lexus RX 350 returns mostly unchanged, except for the newly added Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app integration. The…

 12 Comments on Compact Luxury and the Lexus NX
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Compact Luxury and the Lexus NX

In a world of utility vehicles, Lexus is well represented. From the small UX to the compact NX, and from…

 16 Comments on Nissan Kicks SR Revisited
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Nissan Kicks SR Revisited

The Nissan Kicks is an affordable utility vehicle for first-time car buyers. It does to the utility sphere what the…

 7 Comments on Audi Q7: Benchmark for the Luxury Set
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Audi Q7: Benchmark for the Luxury Set

The SUV craze is in full swing and it is almost hard to remember when cars were once the dominant…

 6 Comments on The Fifth-Generation Subaru Forester Remains a Strong Contender
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The Fifth-Generation Subaru Forester Remains a Strong Contender

When you offer a very successful product, how do you make improvements as you ready the next-generation model? Very carefully,…