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2017 Land Rover Discovery Td6 – Drive Review

The fifth generation Land Rover Discovery combines a radical new exterior design with a highly versatile interior that’s capable of seating up to seven. It’s a go anywhere, extremely capable on- and off-road SUV. Gas or Diesel power gives you … Continue reading

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2017 Jeep Compass – Drive Review

All-new for 2017, the Jeep Compass has been nicely refined over the previous generation.  And yet, it’s very much a Jeep with outstanding off-road creds. For on-road use, and that’s all some drivers do, it comes in front-wheel drive. If … Continue reading

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric – Drive Report

Perhaps a perfect Chicago car! Yes, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric with its 124 mile driving range, compact exterior combined with 5-peson seating and a roomy rear cargo area would do the job very adequately. It’s priced at $29,500, before … Continue reading

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2017 Infiniti QX30 – Drive Report

The very coupe-like QX30 from Infiniti with its bold styling certainly sets itself apart from other compact crossover SUVs. Priced starting around $30K it’s the entry into the luxury Infiniti brand. It seats five and has a fairly spacious cargo … Continue reading

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2017 Honda CR-V – Drive Report

Honda completely redesigned the CR-V for 2017 making this class-leading compact SUV even better. Restyled and sculpted on the outside, more modern and upscale on the inside, and a new 1.5-L turbo engine pushing you down the road make the … Continue reading

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2017 Jaguar F-PACE 20d – Drive Review

It was named the 2017 World Car of the Year as well as being the World Car Design of the Year award winner. The F-PACE from Jaguar deserves the titles. It’s quite lovely. Nicely designed on the outside; luxurious on the … Continue reading

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2017 Ford Escape – Drive Report

The Escape is celebrating its sixteenth birthday and got a mid-cycle refresh along with some powertrain improvements. In the crowded compact SUV market, with many really good offerings for the buyer today, the Escape is one that should be given … Continue reading

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