The happy meeting place of quality and value is slightly different for each new-car shopper, but there are 14 vehicles with a particularly good chance of getting you there. That’s according to U.S. News and World Report which has awarded the cars, SUVs and one minivan that encompass best value in their classes. These are the models that strike the balance between performance, features and high quality with budget-friendly prices most successfully. Quality was measured by the company’s data-driven best-car rankings while value was assessed by combining new-car transaction prices with the running costs of ownership. Take a look through as you consider your next purchase. 2019 best cars for the money SUVs and Minivan Best 2-row SUV: Nissan Murano Best 3-row SUV: Kia Sorento Best compact SUV: Honda CR-V Best luxury 2-row SUV: Lexus RX 350 Best luxury 3-row SUV: Infiniti QX60 Best luxury compact SUV: Acura RDX Best minivan: Honda Odyssey Best subcompact SUV: Hyundai Kona Cars … [Read more...] about Best cars, SUVs (and minivan) for your money – US News
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By Craig Hlavaty Published 11:09 am CDT, Thursday, October 18, 2018 PHOTOS: Inside the 2019 Chevy Blazer >>>See what the newly-rebooted Chevrolet Blazer will look like on the road.... PHOTOS: Inside the 2019 Chevy Blazer >>>See what the newly-rebooted Chevrolet Blazer will look like on the road.... Photo: Chevrolet The new Blazer, due to hit Chevy dealerships in early 2019, is a lot bigger than the Blazer some of us drove in high school and college. In fact it appears to have been built to take on the slew of other crossover SUV offerings on the market including Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano. The Blazer will be standing in between Chevy's own Traverse and Equinox models. less The new Blazer, due to hit Chevy dealerships in early 2019, is a lot bigger than the Blazer some of us drove in high school and college. In fact it appears to have been built to take on the … [Read more...] about Not your father’s SUV: The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer
Family-size Seven-Passenger Crossovers Compared Clean Fleet Report test drives and reviews more than 100 vehicles each year, bringing you in-depth insight into cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles. Usually this is one at a time. So, when given the opportunity to do a head-to-head comparison drive, we jump at the chance. Recently the automotive journalist organization for Southern California, Motor Press Guild, held such a comparison event. Clean Fleet Report drove three seven-passenger crossovers from three different manufacturers. Here is a quick look at the three. Three built to take the family on the open road 2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium 4Motion The Atlas, introduced in 2017 as a 2018 model, is Volkswagen’s first seven-passenger SUV. Designed for the American market and built in Tennessee, this contemporary styled family-sized hauler welcomes its occupants with a spacious cabin. The 3.6-liter V6 drives Volkswagen’s, 4Motion all-wheel drive system through an … [Read more...] about Event: Testing Three-Row Crossovers Back-to-Back
After tasting big success with the Compass, American SUV specialist Jeep is all set to expand its product range in the Indian market. While a sub-4 meter compact Jeep SUV to challenge the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Brezza and the Ford EcoSport is already in the works, the automaker is also putting together a three row SUV that will sit above the Compass in terms of price and positioning. Considering that the Compass’ top-end variants already push the Rs. 20 lakh mark, it’s very likely that the larger, longer SUV planned for India and other markets, will be a Toyota Fortuner challenger. Expect the new SUV to nudge the 25 lakh rupees mark in India. Last year, Jeep launched the Grand Commander SUV in China. The Grand Commander is a 7 seat, 3 row SUV, and while this SUV is specific to the Chinese market, something similar to this coud be launched in India as well. The new, 7 seat SUV from Jeep for the Indian market is expected to arrive sometime in 2022, when the current … [Read more...] about Jeep to launch 7 seat SUV in India; Toyota Fortuner challenger?
When Lexus planned a longer, three-row version of its RX 350, it didn’t have to look far for inspiration. It was hiding in plain sight in the foundation of the well-done Toyota Highlander.The RX was the inspiration (and benchmark) that started the segment for luxury midsize car-based SUV crossovers. Today, every maker has one and it is now the preferred body style over sedans. The RX has been a smash success among those in the cast of competitors, which include the Acura MDX, Audi Q7, BMW X5, Cadillac XT5, Infiniti QX60, Lincoln Nautilus (née MKX) and Jaguar F-Pace.And now there is the longer family-class RX with three rows for six to seven passengers. The body is just 4.3 inches longer than the standard RX, but it is enough for a kid-class third row.The RX-L is sold in gasoline V-6 and gasoline-electric hybrid V-6 models in front or all-wheel drive. Notable upgrades over the Highlander include standard leather upholstery, power folding third-row seats and three-zone climate … [Read more...] about 2018 Lexus RX 350L: The 3-row prescription for family travel