Tag: SUV

Ford Flex
10
Aug
2022
Posted in History

History of the Ford Flex

One part crossover and another part station wagon, the Ford Flex was an unusual vehicle for its time. Introduced in 2009 and continuing through 2019, the Flex underwent modest changes during its 11-year model run. The Flex shared its underpinnings…

Kia Sorento
08
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Kia Sorento: Chronicling the Changes

Revised: September 22, 2023 The Kia Sorento is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with space for seven. Launched in 2003 as a traditional body-on-frame SUV model, the Sorento eventually transitioned to a crossover. In 2020, the slightly larger Kia…

Ford Explorer ST
05
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Ford Explorer: Chronicling the Changes

Revised: September 22, 2023 Among utility vehicles, the Ford Explorer is one of the oldest continuing models available. Launched in 1991, this midsize model has undergone numerous changes, including transitioning from a truck-based platform to its current unibody construction. In…

Toyota Highlander
01
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Toyota Highlander: Chronicling the Changes

Revised: October 16, 2023 The Toyota Highlander is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for seven or eight. Launched in 2001 as a five-passenger SUV model, the Highlander eventually transitioned to the people mover it is today. It…

First-Generation Nissan Rogue
26
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Rogue: Chronicling the Changes

Revised: October 16, 2023 The Nissan Rogue is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with space for five. Introduced in 2008, the Rogue has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revisions since. Despite arriving later in the market than most competitors,…

2015 Honda Pilot
25
Jul
2022
Posted in Used Vehicle Shopping

2015 Honda Pilot Overview

The midsize Honda Pilot is a capable, three-row SUV with room for eight. The Pilot is one of the first models in this segment and remains a strong competitor. Key attributes include a spacious and versatile interior, a polished and…

First Generation Honda Pilot
20
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Honda Pilot SUV: Chronicling the Changes

Revised: September 22, 2023 The Honda Pilot is a midsize, three-row sport utility vehicle with room for eight. Introduced in 2003, the Pilot has undergone complete overhauls and regular updates since. This SUV is one of our top recommended models…

2022 Ford Expedition
18
Jul
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Ford Expedition: All-American SUV

The fourth-generation Ford Expedition rolled out in 2018 and received an update for 2022. The full-size SUV shares its underpinnings with the Ford F-150 and is available in standard and stretched wheelbase configurations. The Expedition is prized by large families…

Genesis GV60
08
Jul
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Bedazzled by the 2023 Genesis GV60 EV!

The Genesis marque launched in 2015 and within a few years, it had three sedans for consideration. Soon thereafter, a succession of utility vehicles followed, including its latest model, the GV60. Unlike the others, the Genesis GV60 is electric only….

Lexus LX 600 center console
01
Jul
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

The All-New 2022 Lexus LX600

The Lexus LX 600 is all-new for 2022, a model based on Toyota’s large truck architecture. The LX is the Lexus version of the Toyota Land Cruiser, a model that is no longer sold in the U.S. but is still…

Ford EcoSport
23
Jun
2022
Posted in Specifications

Farewell to the Ford EcoSport

The Ford brand is dominated by utility vehicles and trucks, therefore it is a bit surprising that its smallest crossover is going away. Indeed, the 2022 Ford EcoSport is the final model year for this subcompact model, an import from…

2022 Toyota RAV4 Off-Road
22
Jun
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Best-Selling Crossover: 2022 Toyota RAV4

The family car is no more, at least it isn’t in the form that we once knew – a four-door sedan. Sure, there are some sedans to be had, but most shoppers prefer utility vehicles, as these are prized for…

2023 Toyota Sequoia
08
Jun
2022
Posted in New Models Specifications

2023 Toyota Sequoia Specifications

The Toyota Sequoia is all-new for 2023, launching this model’s third generation in summer 2022. The Sequoia is based on the identical body-on-frame platform as the full-size Toyota Tundra pickup truck. It will also be built on the same assembly…

transfer case
26
May
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

General Guide to Finding the Perfect Transfer Case for Your Needs

A transfer case is the heart of the four-wheel-drive system found in your rig. That means you want one that delivers amazing functionality and exceptional dependability. However, with so many transfer cases available on the market, it can be difficult…

Cadillac Lyriq
17
May
2022
Posted in New Models

Cadillac Announces Lyriq EV Pricing and Range

Cadillac’s first all-electric model, the 2023 Lyriq crossover, arrives this summer. Just ahead of the order books opening on May 19, the luxury marque announced vehicle pricing and an EPA-estimated range. Cadillac prices the Lyriq from $62,990 for rear-wheel drive…

2022 Infiniti QX60
11
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Second Look: 2022 Infiniti QX60 SUV

The Infiniti QX60 shines among luxury SUVs. It doesn’t happen that often, but sometimes a manufacturer delivers a follow-up of the same model year vehicle. That’s twice as nice and allows us to take a deeper dive. In 2014, we…

Mitsubishi Outlander
09
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

The Mitsubishi Outlander is New and Improved in Almost Every Way

Introducing the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander. Marketing pros used to utilize phrases such as “New!” and “Improved!” to push their products. After a while, the terms lost their impact, particularly as consumers realized that updated packaging was not enough. But with…

Kia logo
02
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Kia Sorento: Style, Value, & Capability

When Kia rolled out the now wildly famous Telluride in 2020, this automaker did not stop producing the Sorento. Both models are three-row crossover utility vehicles, therefore it seemed reasonable that the Sorento would go. But Kia would have none…

Mazda CX-30
06
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Mazda CX-30: Refined and Pricey

The subcompact crossover utility market is flooded with models with every manufacturer participating. At present, Mazda is represented by one entry, the CX-30, retiring the CX-3 last year. The duo was based on separate platforms with the latter offering a…

2022 Hyundai Venue
14
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

First Look: 2022 Hyundai Venue

Are high car prices getting you down? You’re not alone as the average transaction price for a new vehicle is fast approaching $50,000. That’s well above the price threshold for average Americans, which makes new car buying a significant challenge…