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SUVs hold widespread appeal due to their versatility. Not only can you find models that deliver sportier handling with ample interior room, you can find power behemoths which can tackle your most demanding jobs with ease. Whether it’s towing boats, trailers with work equipment or camping items, manufacturers provided their SUVs with powerful drive systems, and in some cases, truck chassis to help the SUV deliver the power and handling needed for the jobs. Additionally,...

The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse sports utility vehicle has a new look, a new powertrain, comes in two new trim levels and is also much roomier. It was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, a day after its sister brand GMC unveiled its 2018 Terrain. “The all-new Traverse offers the ultimate in style and convenience for the segment, with the versatility customers need and a thoughtful, spacious design they’ll love,” said Alan...

One of the biggest challenges of taking your four-legged friends on your trips is ensuring they are protected and the interior of your SUV doesn’t become destroyed during transit. Nissan took these factors into account when it created the Rogue Dogue--a specialty SUV designed exclusively for dog owners. This isn’t Nissan’s first attempt at a specialty concept SUV. Earlier it unveiled another concept exclusively for pets called the Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs-a model unavailable in the United...

SUVs are similar to any other vehicles in that it takes time to become fully acclimated to driving them. SUVs possess a higher profile and more interior room, which might give off the impression they are safer. And while many manufacturers have worked hard to supply their models with driver-assistance technology and other safety features, the brunt of how safe your vehicle is directly correlates with your driving behaviors. The bottom line is SUVs handle differently...

The Ford Explorer’s popularity continues to remain high. Since its release in 1990, Ford sold close to seven million models, according to the USA Today. Because of this, Ford understands the Explorer is an in-demand vehicle. Instead of making drastic changes, the manufacturer smartly opted for simplicity when refreshing the SUV’s design. New Design Details The 2018 Ford Explorer features small stylistic changes. The most prominent change is the new front grille that will enhance the SUV’s...

After the diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen decided to win back consumers’ trust. One of the ways it hopes to achieve this is by offering a six-year, 72,000-mile powertrain limited warranty on its 2018 Tiguan and 2018 Atlas SUVs. This warranty offering is generous, especially when you compare it to other manufacturers. To demonstrate, Chevrolet gives its customers a limited powertrain warranty for the first five years of ownership or 60,000 miles, whichever the owner reaches...

Space matters when selecting your next vehicle. Not only do you want to have enough leg and headroom to remain comfortable on your trips, you want a vehicle that has the space to handle all your gear. It’s for this reason why you might be considering an SUV. SUVs offer some of the most versatile interiors as it pertains to space. In addition to having roomy areas for passengers, most manufacturers design their SUV to have...

Subaru has redesigned its Crosstrek for 2018. The all-new Crosstrek is the second Subaru model to be built on the new Subaru Global Platform which enhances the vehicle’s handling as well as its ride comfort. It also improves crash energy absorption by 40 percent. That helps make the 2018 Crosstrek even safer than the outgoing model, which was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick for six years straight (when equipped with available EyeSight Driver Assist...

It all went down in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas Cowboys as well as Dallas firefighters helped unveil the all-new Ford Expedition on Feb. 7, 2017. Together, they surprised a local first responder with the all-new full-size SUV! The American automaker calls it, “the smartest, most capable and most adaptable Expedition ever.” It features more advanced technology to help keep passengers connected on long rides, more power as well as more towing capability. “When Expedition was introduced...

When searching for your next SUV, one of the big selling points manufacturers and dealerships like to tout is a model’s horsepower output. While it is fun envisioning driving a machine that generates 707-horsepower like the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk does, is it really practical for your needs when you won’t be able to use the maximum power? This is why determining how much horsepower you need is a key consideration when choosing the best...

Subaru debuted an updated version of its best-selling model, the Outback, at the 2017 New York International Auto Show as well as the design concept for its upcoming three-row crossover. The new SUV will be called the Ascent and will be sold exclusively in the North American market beginning in 2018. The 2018 Outback, meanwhile, arrives this summer. The latest Outback has revised styling and a refreshed interior. It also has new multimedia capabilities and a new...

Lexus says when it introduced its Lexus NX crossover to the world in 2014, it couldn’t have predicted how popular it would become. The brand even went as far as to say the vehicle became a worldwide sensation as it outperformed sales forecasts in every one of its markets including North America, Europe and China. Lexus attributes the luxury compact SUV’s success to the fact that it’s stylish, has exciting driving dynamics and excellent fuel...