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Mazda comes up big with its new small SUV

If you didn't buy a new Mazda CX-7 a year ago, the opportunity won't come again. There is no 2013 CX-7.

Nissan Altima continues to battle the competition

Roseville, CA - It's not easy for the Nissan Altima. Despite being a solid midsize family sedan, the competition has always been formidable.
Chevy Equinox

2019 Chevrolet Equinox a solid bargain

Smooth Ride & Smartly Designed Interior Roseville, CA- Although it still remains a notch behind the class leaders, the...

Scion deviates from original game plan with FR-S sports car

Back in 2002 when the game plan was unveiled, Toyota launched its Scion brand to hopefully capture a younger, hipper segment of car buyers.

Nissan Murano stands out in midsize crossover class

For a variety of reasons, the Nissan Murano continues to reside near the top of the class in a competitive field of sport utility vehicles that combine versatility with nimble driving acumen.

Lexus LX570 SUV: Big, Attractive and Safe

What most drivers will like about the Lexus LX570 is the combination of gracious around-town capability and its ability to go off-road in rugged winter conditions

Honda Pilot remains a strong choice as mid-size SUV

The Pilot remains among the industry leaders in this segment. But the competition is tougher than ever. Vehicles like the Dodge Durango, Ford Flex, Mazda CX-9, Chevrolet Traverse and Dodge Journey are serious rivals.

Jeep Patriot: Price, off-road capability a plus

Car shoppers can drive a new 2015 Jeep Patriot off the dealer lot for just under $17,000. That's quite a bargain
Ford EcoSport

New Ford EcoSport comes up lacking

Ford EcoSport: Too Many Negatives Roseville, CA- Ford decided to add to its existing fleet of sport utility vehicles, unveiling the 2018 Ford EcoSport earlier...

Hyundai Santa Fe offers versatility

Roseville, CA, - One of Hyundai's more impressive vehicles is the Santa Fe, a sport utility vehicle that seats five to seven people, depending on the model chosen.