Category Archives: SUVs

2019 Subaru Ascent – First Drive

Subaru has upped its game with an all-new 3-row SUV. The 2019 Subaru Ascent can be had with seating for seven or eight. With an all-new 260-HP 2.4-L turbo boxer engine it’ll tow up to 5,000lbs. It’s loaded with new … Continue reading

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2018 BMW X1

The X1 is the entry to BMW’s X-series. Redesigned in 2016, it is unchanged for 2018 except for some option packaging revisions. The only power plant is a 228-horsepower 2.0-L turbocharged I-4 coupled to an 8-speed automatic. Read more on … Continue reading

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2018 BMW X2 – Drive Report

BMW added another Sport Activity Vehicle to their X-Series lineup with the new 2018 X2 xDrive28i. Based on the same platform as the more utilitarian X1, the X2 is very car-like. So much so, I want to refer to it … Continue reading

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2018 Audi Q5 – Drive Review

New platform, more performance, more efficient Quattro AWD system, more interior room all define the 2018 Audi Q5. The editors at Autotrader praised the all-new 2018 Q5 for its styling and sportiness in the crossover segment and named it one … Continue reading

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Mopar Performance Dodge Durango SRT 392

A recent trip to Denver had me behind the wheel of a Mopar-ized 2018 Dodge Durango SRT 392. Mopar Performance parts installed on this Durango included a black racing stripe down the center, a performance exhaust kit and lowering springs. … Continue reading

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2019 BMW X4 – First Drive

On the invite of BMW I drove the new 2019 BMW X4 through the Carolina Appalachians, got to see it being built in BMW’s Spartanburg, SC assembly plant and had a little fun pushing the limits on the track and … Continue reading

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2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Drive Review

Toyota has been a leader in hybrid development as well as in bringing new variations of SUVs to the market. The Toyota RAV4 is one of the original compact SUVs that came to market about twenty years ago. Now, today, … Continue reading

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