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Review: The 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Brings a New ZR2 Off-Road Package

Overview (Final Score: B) The Colorado is Chevrolet’s midsize truck, aiming towards a market that’s grown quickly over the past few years. The small truck segment, long...

Review: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Gets the All-New Treatment

Overview (Final Score: A-) Completely redesigned for 2019, the Santa Fe has a new look inside and out and now includes a two-row design without using the...

Review: The 2019 Ford F-150 Has Everything for Just About Everybody

Overview (Final Score: A) The Ford F-150 is the best-selling pickup truck in America and has held that title for decades. The truck saw a refresh in...

Review: 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Sets the Standard for Luxury SUVs

Overview (Final Score: B) The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class was introduced in 2016 as the German automaker’s entry into the luxury small crossover class. The GLC quickly set the...

2019 Toyota 4Runner is an Off-Road Powerhouse of Throwback Greatness

Overview (Final Score: B) The 4Runner is a traditional body-on-frame (truck-based) sport utility but competes in an arena full of more modern crossover (car-based) utilities. The 2019...

Review: 2019 GMC Acadia Continues With Premium Excellence

Overview (Final Score: A) The GMC Acadia is a solid-selling, midsized crossover in the premium market. As one of the first sport utilities in the segment, the...

Review: 2019 Chrysler 300 Is Big, American, and Awesome

Overview (Final Score: B+) There is something purely American about a big sedan with a rumbling engine and a bold, Al Capone look. The Chrysler 300 embodies...

2019 Lexus LX 570 Is the Luxury Land Cruiser of Choice

Overview (Final Score: C+) The 2019 Lexus LX 570 combines two things not often matched well in the luxury sport utility market: true off-pavement capability and rich...

Review: 2019 Nissan Frontier Is the Same As It Ever Was

(Final Score: B-) The Nissan Frontier continues to sell well on the North American market despite all odds seeming to be against it. The reason is simple:...

Review: 2019 Nissan Rogue: Still the Same Best-Seller

Overview (Final Score: C) The Nissan Rogue was introduced in 2014 as an all-new model to compete in the fast-growing and now dominant small crossover-SUV segment. Since...