Category Archives: midsize SUV

2020 Lincoln Navigator – Drive Review

The new Lincoln Aviator was named the 2020 MAMA Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year. The new 2020 Aviator 3-row midsize SUV is quite refined and luxurious while at the same time delivering excellent overall dynamic performance. Read a bit … 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 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 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 Hyundai Palisade – Drive Report

The Palisade is the new Hyundai flagship. It will seat up to eight, has a powerful V6, can tow a bunch, and is surprisingly luxurious for the price. It’s well known that the Hyundai Palisade shares its architecture and powertrain … Continue reading

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2019 Range Rover Sport HSE MHEV – First Drive

With five different trims and as many different engines, the Range Rover Sport has something for everyone. Engine output is from 254hp to 575hp. A mild hybrid as well as a plug-in hybrid are offered. Plus there’s a diesel and … Continue reading

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