Category Archives: SUVs

2018 Mazda CX-9 – Drive Report

Mazda is moving into the premium space with more luxurious interiors and delivering on overall owner satisfaction. The 2018 CX-9 has added semi-automated safety features and G-Vectoring Control for enhanced handling. Prices start at $32,130 and go up into the … Continue reading

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2018 Jeep Wrangler – First Drive

For 2018 the Jeep Wrangler is all-new with much improved road manners and even better off-road capabilities. There’s a 285-HP V6 and a 270-HP mild-hybrid 2.0-L 4-cylinder. A Diesel is coming in 2019. Transmission choices are a six-speed manual and … Continue reading

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2018 Volvo XC60 – Drive Review

Redesigned for 2018. One of three finalists in the running to be named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. Luxury, comfort, beauty and performance all can be found in the 2018 Volvo XC60. Volvo says the new XC60 is … Continue reading

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2018 Chevrolet Traverse – Drive Report

The three-row 2018 Chevrolet Traverse midsize SUV is all-new with more room, more power and less weight. The Traverse can seat up to eight with more rear passenger legroom that makes for a comfortable drive. Prices start at $29,980 and go … Continue reading

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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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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – Drive Report

Volkswagen has an all-new, longer and roomier, seven-passenger Tiguan for 2018. VW says it’s the new king of the concrete jungle, and it just may be. Prices start at $25,345 and you can get front-drive or all-wheel drive in each … 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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