Automotive News 

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.  …

Read More
Automotive News 

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…

Read More
Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

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…

Read More
Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport

When you’re looking for a capable off-roading machine with legendary off-road capabilities for less than $40,000, then look no further than than an SUV. Today’s head to head is the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport. Competitors to the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Land Rover Discovery Sport include the Lexus NX, Infiniti QX50, Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV, BMW X3, Toyota Highlander or 4Runner, Honda HR-V or Pilot, Subaru Forester, and other great all-wheel drive SUVS. However, today, we’re comparing the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs the 2016…

Read More
2016 BMW X1 Head to Heads & Advice 

2016 CUV Round-Up

CUVs, or crossover utility vehicles, are SUV-like hatchbacks built on car platforms, making them lower to the ground but still capable of some light off-roading and full of cargo spaces. Of course, to make matters more confusing, there’s also Small SUVs (SSUV), Compact SUVs which are car-like, and tall wagons which are both CUV- and SUV-like. Many of these vehicles are capable of towing a trailer full of your favorite recreational or towing your favorite recreational trailer! CUVs offer the best of the SUV and truck world in powerful engines, but have…

Read More