Category: Trucks and SUVs

reviews of new pickup trucks, CUV, midsize SUVs and Big-Body full size SUVs

2021 Mazda CX-30: Distinct Crossover with Adventure and Edge

2020 Mazda CX-30

The 2021 CX-30 2.5 S marries sporty and soulful offering its own Select, 2.5 S Preferred and 2.5 S Premium models. What’s so amazing about the new CX-30 is that it offers as much as some high-end crossover, like leatherette seating, efficient powertrain, big 8-inch infotainment touchscreen inside, big wheels and abundant safety features starting at less than $25k.

First Drive – 2020 Ford Expedition Platinum Max is in a Lane of its Own

2020 Ford Expedition Platinum

At a base $79k, the Ford Expedition, with its 8-passenger capability chromed-out character outside and superior functionality and luxury inside is a in a class by itself. Only higher-end SUVs like the Escalade can begin to compete. We reviewed the top-of-the-line 2020 Ford Expedition Max Platinum wide, stout and slick adorned with chromed inside and out. Not only did the 2020 Expedition turn heads it made Motorsports Correspondent Daryl want to trade in his H2.

First Drive – 2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Palisade

In a big city like Chicago, the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride can be spotted on the streets every hour, affirming their popularity in the Midwest. Editor Sommer and Motorsports Correspondent Daryl compare notes from their illustrious first drive reviews with the 2020 Kia Telluride SX V6 AWD and the 2020 Palisade SEL AWD to see which a lux lover and a sports-toy fiend would put on top.

2021 Genesis GV80 Tries Forging Ahead on a Crowded Lux SUV Stage

2021 Genesis GV80

The all-new Genesis GV80 offers sleek European design cues outside and an innovative South Korean “whitespace” design inside. These days more brands are dropping affordable SUVs with luxury and premium perks. So the luxury SUV segment is even more competitive with new big-body whips from Genesis and Lincoln competing with classics from Acura and Lexus.