Monthly Archives: April 2016

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration Concept: Meet Infiniti's Next Swoopy Crossover

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration Concept: Meet Infiniti's Next Swoopy Crossover
But the truth is that Infiniti's small and mid-size SUVs were dated then, and they're just plain old now. The QX50 (previously called EX) at least got an update for 2016, but the QX70 (previously FX) hasn't been changed since the second generation's …
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Crossover crazy: 6 small SUVs that hit every sweet spot in 2016

Crossover crazy: 6 small SUVs that hit every sweet spot in 2016
Larger than an Impreza hatchback, and smaller than an Outback wagon, the Forester occupies a unique place in Subaru's lineup. The Forester appeals to buyers looking for a slightly higher position on the road without sacrifices to fuel economy or cargo …
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2016 Subura Forester delivers affordable all-wheel drive

2016 Subura Forester delivers affordable all-wheel drive
It's not flashy, but the Subaru Forester has the second-lowest price for a compact SUV with traction-improving all-wheel drive. This year, it adds new safety and entertainment features that connect drivers with emergency services and link more easily …
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Recharge Wrap-up: Nissan Leaf top environmental performer, 50000th Renault Zoe

Recharge Wrap-up: Nissan Leaf top environmental performer, 50000th Renault Zoe
So far in 2016, only 27.5 percent of hybrids and EVs are traded in for another electrified vehicle, according to Edmunds. That's down from 38.5 percent in 2015. 33.8 percent of electrified vehicles are traded in for SUVs. Despite the trend of EV and …
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Audi SQ5 TDI Plus 2016 review

Audi SQ5 TDI Plus 2016 review
It'll come with fresh styling, more kit and new engines – but until that car arrives, Audi will wring every last bit of life out of its existing mid-size SUV. That's where this new SQ5 Plus comes into play. The standard model uses a six-cylinder twin …
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Driving One Of The World's Most Dangerous Roads In The F-Pace, Jaguar's First

Driving One Of The World's Most Dangerous Roads In The F-Pace, Jaguar's First
Last week, I flew to Montenegro, a small country on the Balkan Peninsula, to drive Jaguar's first-ever SUV, the F-PACE. The medium luxury SUV arrives just as a rash of upscale marques including Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Maserati and Lamborghini prepare to …
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SUVs rule the road and that's a problem for auto makers

SUVs rule the road and that's a problem for auto makers
It's become an automotive axiom: The sport-utility vehicle is the new standard-issue automobile. Compact SUVs represent the largest vehicle segment in Canada and the United States. Luxury SUVs outsell luxury passenger cars. And, last year, Canadians …
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Audi SQ5 plus 2016 Review

Audi SQ5 plus 2016 Review
Even in 2015 – its seventh year on sale – the Q5 fell only a handful of sales short of BMW's bigger X5, which has long been one of Australia's most popular premium SUVs. Of course, Audi has continued to keep fresh its answer to the BMW X3 with usual …
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