Tag: SUV

Mercedes gives GLE350 big makeover for 2020

Pros: •handsome, stylish body •exceptional interior design with lots of space •plethora of safety and useful equipment  Cons: •takes a lot of cash to own one •could use a little more power While some folks are trying to decide which 2019 vehicle is worth purchasing, most companies are rolling out a few 2020 vehicles to

Audi Q7 loaded with luxury but showing its age

  The luxury SUV market has become a very crowded field. There’s hardly a marque that doesn’t have such a vehicle or plan to have such a vehicle within the next couple of years. There are some really good ones. The Audi Q7 is one of those good ones. Yes, it has its age issues

QX56 is spacious, comfortable Infiniti offering

There are large luxury SUVs and then there’s the Infiniti QX56 which tips the scales on the gigantic side. There’s probably bigger. Caddy’s Escalade comes in a Suburban length version but somehow this QX56 comes across more massive. You have to step up into this thing and it feels really wide. Well, it is really

Infiniti JX35 SUV is well crafted, balanced effort

The luxury SUV market is saturated with good product. Big behemoths filled with leather, wood, fancy entertainment systems and big engines that whisk you down the road with very little fanfare. So how do you make your product stand out among the crowd? Add a bit more polish, little more leather, more horsepower? That works,

New Land Rover evokes a driver’s passion

Say Land Rover and most automatically think of the Range Rover, arguably the world’s most plush (and toughest) sport utility vehicle. Would you think compact SUV? There is the LR3, but it’s kind of old-think and not very stylish. Can’t say that about the new Evoque. It’s all new, in idea and execution. Stylish? Very.

Explorer Takes Ford To Familiar Territory

Back in the day Ford sold a gazillion Explorers. It threatened to top the F-150 pickup as the best selling truck a couple of times. It seemed that every business, every family wanted one. Then came the problems. Somehow, Firestone tires were beginning to blowout on Explorers — only on Explorers it seemed. There were

Acura ZDX Is A Bit Odd But Fun to Drive

The first thing I noticed about Acura’s ZDX is what everyone else seems to notice – this is one sharp car. Literally. The architectural look to current Acura’s for me is stunning. I love the shield-faced noses that have taken over as the corporate face. Most of the people who approached me about the ZDX