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.
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.
The 2020 Volvo XC40, at an affordable $35k is one of the coolest compact SUVs on the road these days. The fun CUV turns heads and can rip the road with unbridled aggression due to revolutionary T4 and T5 turbocharged engines. We reviewed the 2020 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design and the 2020 XC40 T5 Inscription.
Ford adds new trims to their Edge lineup that includes a brawny Titanium model and a sporty kitted-out ST. While much of the dimensions and storage layouts are the same, the 5-passenger SUVs perform dramatically different. The muscular Edge Titanium has a hefty drivetrain with amazing stamina. While the Edge ST has a smooth powerful launch on par with high-performance lux SUVs. Both have dramatic fuel savings, multiple drive modes and abundant safety technology.