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Don’t Call it a Comeback: 2018 Lincoln Navigator Test Drive

The 1990s were the Wild West for SUVs, and the Lincoln Navigator (introduced for the 1998 model year) represented the gold rush leading a charge of automakers to create bigger, more profitable luxury crossovers and SUVs. In the 20 years since, the Navigator has taken a back seat while rivals like the Range Rover and Cadillac Escalade have become the unofficial vehicles of celebrities and housewives, but the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator is primed to put this SUV – and Lincoln – back on the luxury map. That includes being…

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2017 Lexus GX 460 Test Drive Review

The current luxury vehicle trend definitely skews toward smaller, more efficient cars and crossovers, but the 2017 Lexus GX 460 shows that an old-school, body-on-frame SUV still has its place in the luxury segment. Introduced in 2002, the GX bridges that gap between the high-volume RX and the high-dollar Land Cruiser-based LX. There’s no shortage of three-row luxury SUVs out there right now, but the 4Runner-based GX is in a rugged, off-roading niche with the Land Rover Discovery and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, perhaps standing as its only true head-to-head rivals. The…

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Chevrolet Announces SUV Special Editions

Chevrolet announced special edition sales for the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, Traverse and Trax models, adding to the growing collection of specials from Chevrolet. “Special Editions resonate with buyers, offering a unique package with unique looks,” said Betsy Flegg, senior manager, Chevrolet SUVs. “We’ve already seen a strong interest with the Trax Midnight Edition when we announced production last December [and…] anticipate customers will like the looks of the new Equinox Midnight and Sport Editions and Traverse Graphite Edition.” Also in the lineup are specials for the Suburban and Tahoe.  …

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Nissan USA Announces Pricing for 2017 Pathfinder SUV

With nearly 60 years under its belt, the Nissan Pathfinder has been reborn for 2017 featuring a refreshed look, more technology, and improved performance. The exterior has been given stronger body lines and design elements, with a new front end featuring the bold “boomerang” headlights with LED daytime running lights, a wider front bumper, dynamic hood lines, and a retouch on the “V-Motion” grille. On the inside, there are new driver assist features, such as the optional motion-activated liftgate, intelligent cruise control, forward emergency braking, blind spot warnings, rear cross…

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Is There a Difference Between a CUV versus an SUV?

The answer is yes and no. There is a technical difference between a CUV versus an SUV, but that line has been disappearing with the popularization of the SUV in general. First, though, let’s look at the differences between the two. While you may not think it, the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-9, and Jeep Grand Cherokee are technically all CUVs, yet all are categorized as SUVs. Vehicles such as the Lexus CT 200h, Mazda CX-3, and BMW X1 are crossovers. All the vehicles listed in this paragraph are technically CUVs due to…

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