Category Archives: crossover SUV

2020 Cadillac XT6 – Road Trip

My wife and I recently took a road trip in the 2020 Cadillac XT6 on a long weekend getaway, like so many Americans will be doing this summer. It’s important to have the right vehicle to make for a not … Continue reading

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2020 Mazda CX-30 – Drive Review

 Slotted in between the CX-3 and CX-5, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 provides lots of sporty performance, a refined cabin and good looks. Based on the new Mazda3 platform it’s powered by the same “Skyactiv-G’ 186-horsepower 2.5-L engine and 6-speed automatic … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota RAV4 – Drive Review

 Twenty-five years after coming on the U.S. auto scene the RAV4 continues to be a top seller. Redone for 2019, 2020 bings a new TRD Off-Road model. There’s a model for everyone in the RAV4 line up with the promise … Continue reading

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2021 Kia Seltos – First Drive

The Seltos is an all-new model from Kia in the compact SUV segment. It’s loaded with nice features and priced to be a good value. It seats five and has decent cargo space. No matter if you are an urbanite … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Escape – First Drive

Ford has redone the Escape for 2020 with new architecture, a more car-like design, added safety features and a choice of four engines. Two gasoline engines, two hybrids and front- or all-wheel drive are yours to choose from. Here’s a … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota Highlander – First Drive

On the invite of Toyota I participated in the line-off celebration of the new Highlander at Toyota’s Princeton, Indiana plant were it is produced. Then I spent time behind the wheel of both the Highlander with the V6 engine and … Continue reading

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2020 Mazda CX-9 – Drive Review

Mazda has upped its game and has moved a bit more into the premium space with the Signature trim level. The 2020 Mazda CX-9 3-row midsize SUV now has increased engine torque, a new off-road traction assist, new available center … Continue reading

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2020 Lexus UX – Drive Review

First introduced for 2019 the Lexus UX premium compact crossover has gotten a few upgrades for 2020. Available as the FWD UX 200 and the AWD UX 250h, the Lexus UX provides decent driving dynamics with good acceleration, balanced ride … Continue reading

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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport – Drive Review

Mitsubishi’s best-selling model, the Outlander Sport, has been redesigned for 2020. Overall the Outlander Sport offers reasonable value and might just make a good choice for those on a tight budget but needing the versatility of a crossover SUV. It’s … 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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