Category Archives: SUVs

2021 Chrysler Pacifica – Minivan v. SUV

Although popular thinking has it that a utility vehicle is the thing to have, that may not always be the case. It might just be that a minivan is better suited for your driving needs. Read my thoughts on that … Continue reading

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2021 Kia Sorento – Drive Review

The new 2021 Sorento’s fresh looks help make it stand out from the competition. The new power train and technology features should attract more buyers. The interior is comfortable, refined and has a premium look. LX and S trims with … Continue reading

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2021 Cadillac Escalade – Drive Review

The 2021 Escalade is large, luxurious, spacious and sophisticated. For 2021 it’s completely new with a more elegant exterior design and on overall more refined look. The new Escalade is also larger with more interior space for passengers in the … 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 Genesis GV80 – First Drive

The 2021 GV80 is the first utility vehicle (UV) from Genesis, the luxury vehicle brand from Hyundai Motor Group. With seating for five, a tow rating of up to 6,000 lbs. and a choice of two engines with either rear-wheel … 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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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer – First Drive

All new to the Chevrolet lineup and their lowest priced utility. Two turbo engines. All-wheel drive an option. Room for five. Choice of ten colors. Two-tone, too. Read more here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2021 GMC Yukon Denali – Room for All

I had some more time with the new GMC Yukon Denali. And, my daughter and her husband got one so they could safely transport their growing family. Two center row captain’s chairs are nice. But, when it comes to needing … Continue reading

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2021 Toyota Venza – Drive Review

The Venza nameplate is back in the Toyota model mix for 2021. Now, the Venza midsize 2-row, 5-seater is offered only in all-wheel drive (AWD) and only with a hybrid drivetrain. Positioned as the “ultimate urban crossover,” the Venza offers … Continue reading

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