Category Archives: off-road vehicles

2022 Jeep Compass – First Drive

Jeep took the cover off the 2022 Compass back in July and recently I had the opportunity to drive it. There’s a new look on the outside and a big appearance upgrade on the inside. And the Compass does what … Continue reading

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2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe – Drive Review

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe was the best-selling plug-in hybrid in the U.S. in May. Named Green SUV of the Year by leading industry publication Green Car Journal the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is the first PHEV from the Jeep … Continue reading

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport – First Drive

Ford has brought back the Bronco. But now there are three all-new SUVs in the Bronco brand. One is the 4-door Bronco Sport. The other two are the larger two-door Bronco and four-door Bronco. Ford calls this trio the Bronco … Continue reading

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2021 Jeep Gladiator – Drive Review

New on the 2021 Jeep Gladiator is the availability of a 260-hp 3.0-L EcoDiesel V6 with a 442 lb.ft. torque rating.  EPA fuel economy ratings are 24 combined mpg with 22 city mpg and 28 highway mpg. The V6 EcoDiesel … Continue reading

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2021 Land Rover Defender – Drive Review

For 2021 this British legend Land Rover Defender 110 is joined by the short wheelbase Defender 90. The three-door 90 seats five or six with an available front center seat. The five-door 110 has the option of five, six or … Continue reading

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2020 Land Rover Defender 110 – First Drive

A favorite of adventurers, the Land Rover Defender first appeared in 1983, was sold in the U.S. from 1993 to 1997, and now has returned to the scene with an all-new architecture and more capabilities than ever. Six different trims. … Continue reading

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2021 Ram 1500 TRX – Drive Review

The Ram 1500 TRX has raised the bar for extreme performance pickups. The TRX with its 702-hp Hemi V8 is designed with extreme capabilities and features a unique suspension designed for high-speed off-road driving as well as wheels and tires … Continue reading

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2021 Subaru Outback – Drive Review

The Subaru Outback was all-new for 2020 and has received a few upgrades for 2021. The station wagon-like all-wheel drive Outback is very utilitarian for urban or suburban living and is also designed for off-road driving with impressive trail capability. … Continue reading

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2020 Jeep Compass – Drive Report

The 2020 Jeep Compass has been updated with new colors and added equipment Compass pricing starts at $22,280. With the four models Jeep offers a broad selection of options that allow for personalization for every customer to equip his or … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Ranger – Drive Review

There’s no vehicle more American than the Ford Ranger. The 2020 Ford Ranger is ranked Number One in the Cars.com’s 2020 American-Made Index. Now, three new dealer-installed Ford Performance accessory packages are available for the Ranger, adding off-road capability and … Continue reading

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