Category Archives: crossover SUV

2019 Chevrolet Equinox – Drive Report

 The Equinox has been a part of the Chevrolet portfolio for about 15 years. It was redesigned in 2018 and became a bit smaller. It’s shorter and lighter but still quite roomy. There’s been a few updates for 2019 and … Continue reading

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2020 Nissan Rogue – driving with ProPILOT

Nissan ProPILOT Assist mates steering assist with adaptive cruise control to keep the car centered in the driving lane. All you need is to keep a comfortable grip on the steering wheel and the system steers you along the highway, … Continue reading

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2019 Ford Edge ST – Drive Review

The new 2019 Edge ST has a high-output 335-HP V6, a new 8-speed transmission, better handling and braking, ST-tuned sport suspension, Sport Mode, plus standard all-wheel-drive to help deliver all-around performance. The Edge ST also gets its own design front … Continue reading

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Drive Review

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV was awarded Green Car Journal’s 2019 Green SUV of the Year. With all-wheel drive, 22 miles of pure-electric range plus room for five and decent cargo space, the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is unique in the … Continue reading

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2019 Lexus UX – Drive Report

The UX is an all-new compact crossover from Lexus for 2019. The UX 200 is front-wheel drive with a 169-horsepower 2.0-liter priced at $32,000. The UX 250h is all-wheel drive with the same 2.0-liter mated to a CVT and two … Continue reading

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2019 Honda Passport – Road Review

With its 280-horsepower V6 backed up by a 9-speed automatic, the midsize SUV Honda Passport is quite a joy to drive.  There’s room for five, plenty of cargo space and it can tow up to 5,000 lbs. I did a … Continue reading

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2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i – Road Test

BMW’s X4 sport activity coupe has been revamped for 2019. I first drove it last summer at the media preview program at BMW’s Spartanburg, South Carolina assembly plant.  And I also drove it last October at the Midwest Automotive Media Association Fall … Continue reading

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