Category Archives: SUVs

2017 Lexus LX570 – Drive Report

The very large and very luxurious Lexus LX 570 can be a bit big for negotiating crowded city streets. But with seating for eight and 7000 lbs. of trailer pulling power the 2017 LX 570 is great for touring the … Continue reading

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – First Drive

VW has an all-new second-generation Tiguan for 2018. It’s longer, roomier and can carry up to seven.  The current Tiguan will be rebadged as the Tiguan Limited and both of these compact SUVs join VW’s new midsize 3-row Atlas SUV. … Continue reading

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2017 Kia Niro – Drive Report

The Kia Niro is all-new. It’s new to the market having made its global debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. The Niro is hybrid-powered and EPA-rated at 50mpg. Looking more like a hatchback than an SUV, the Niro is … Continue reading

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2017 Mercedes AMG GLC43 – Drive Report

AMG did its thing with the GLC. Biturbo 3.0-L V6 with 362 HP; enhanced nine-speed automatic; performance 4Matic all-wheel drive; mixed-size tires with 255/45 R 20 on 8 x 20 up front and 285/40 R 20 on 9.5 x 20 … 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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2018 Volkswagen Atlas – First Drive

Volkswagen is moving in to the mid-size SUV marketplace with its all-new 3-row 7-passenger Atlas that will hit VW showrooms in May. It has loads of room, comes with 4-cylinder or 6-cylinder power and can be had with front- or … Continue reading

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2017 Dodge Durango GT – Drive Report

The roomy, rugged, aggressively styled, HEMI-powered 2017 Dodge Durango fits the bill as an SUV that will do what an SUV is supposed to do very well. Seating for up to seven, a choice of V6 or V8 power and … Continue reading

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