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Chevy Equinox an underdog amid compact SUVs

The Equinox has lots of upside. It features a roomy cabin, solid handling, and uncomplicated infotainment system. Yet its downside remains the same - modest-at-best performance and underwhelming interior.

Hard to find fault with 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Roseville, Calif.- It's difficult to find a legitimate flaw with the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS, a full-size, three-row luxury sport utility vehicle that seats seven passengers.

Honda Passport exceeds expectations

The Honda Passport's rebirth has it shorter and taller than the company's largest SUV, the Pilot, a well-designed and popular three-row crossover.

Toyota Tundra gets major redesign

Major improvements and a modernized interior Roseville, Calif.- Meet the new Tundra. The Toyota full-sized truck has been transformed following its first major redesign in...

Mazda CX-9 still among class leaders

Appealing and Solid Performing Midsize SUV Roseville, Calif.- There's always been a lot to admire regarding Mazda's largest and most expensive SUV - the CX-9. It...

All-new Ioniq 5 a highly-capable electric SUV

Performance, comfort, and solid tech just a few of the highlights Roseville, Calif.- There's so much to like about the all-new 2022 Ioniq 5 that...

Lexus hybrid UX 250h gets mixed reactions

Attractive subcompact SUV delivers despite challenges Roseville, Calif.- There are some major criticisms of the 2022 Lexus UX 250h, a subcompact luxury sport utility vehicle. Detractors...

New Genesis GV70 SUV an immediate hit

All-new 2022 Genesis GV70, an instant competitor Roseville, Calif.- Genesis is the Hyundai luxury division that produced its first vehicle four years ago and...

Toyota Tacoma remains versatile midsize truck

Something for everyone in the Tacoma lineup Roseville, Calif.- For more than two decades, the Toyota Tacoma has been a very popular alternative for shoppers...

Mazda CX-5 challenging class leaders

Smartly-designed SUV ascends the ranks Roseville, Calif.- It's hardly a secret the Mazda CX-5 has ascended to the top echelon in its class. The numbers tell...