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About urbandriverchicago

Mechanical engineer and automobile enthusiast with extensive auto industry experience now writing about vehicles for urban and city use.

2020 Nissan Versa – Drive Review

Versatile and with good value. The 2020 Versa is all new. It’s a bit larger and a bit roomier and has a bit more performance. Technology is a top priority in the all-new Nissan Versa, featuring available Nissan Safety Shield … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Explorer – Drive Review

 All-new again. The 2020 Ford Explorer has been redone and now is based on a rear-drive platform. There’s new engines including a hybrid plus a 10-speed automatic. Most everything is better, as of course it should be. Read more here … Continue reading

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2020 BMW M340i xDrive – Road Review

Now in its 7th generation the 2020 BMW 3-Series grows up a little bit more following its roots from the iconic 2002. A six-cylinder engine has returned to make for all the more driving pleasure. Check it out right here. … Continue reading

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2020 Cadillac XT6 – Drive Review

Cadillac’s new for 2020 XT6 3-row SUV has a 310-HP V6 that helps make it a great family hauler. Premium Luxury or Sport trims help suit varied tastes and styles. Check out more on the XT6 right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro – Drive Report

The Tacoma TRD Pro for 2020 has been given the once over by Toyota Racing Development. With a strong cachet among off-roaders I drove it in the dirt and on the road. It’s one of the best for hitting the … Continue reading

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2020 Acura RDX – Drive Review

The 2020 Acura RDX represents a good value in the premium compact SUV. It has a nice luxury feel, interesting styling, sporty performance, refined ride and handling, decent fuel economy as well as a roomy interior. This third generation RDX … Continue reading

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2020 Volvo XC40 – Drive Review

The Volvo XC40 provides an overall very satisfying driving experience. It’s quiet with a nice open and spacious feeling in the cabin, seat design is very comfortable for long road trips, has a smooth ride but yet the suspension is … Continue reading

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