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  • Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is practical and enjoyable
    2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport road test: Practical and (relatively) fun to drive
    Let’s agree right at the start that the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, complete with the optional Ultimate equipment package, will not fit the bill for everyone, and it obviously is not for anyone with a large family.Not to be confused with...
  • Ford Expedition
    2015 Ford Expedition: SUV with a roomy interior and smooth ride
    The Ford Expedition is one of the old breed large SUVs that, while they might not be as popular as they were a few years ago, still serve an important role in the vehicle market.With room for eight passengers, the Expedition is plenty spacious....
  • A gearshift lever on a 2015 Mercedes ML350, the same design used in Ellen Brody's SUV.
    Was poor gear shift design by Mercedes the cause of Metro North train tragedy
    It was an avoidable tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Pete Donahue of the NY Daily News on his investigative piece published late last weekend (Feb. 22, 2015) the untimely death of 49-year-old Ellen Brody and five train...
  • Handsome and comfortable, the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder can seat seven.
    2015 Nissan Pathfinder road test: Softer, but more sensible
    Hard-core off-roaders may lament the changes, but it seems to me that the Japanese manufacturer made all the right moves when it updated the Nissan Pathfinder a couple of years back.Back in 1985 when it was introduced, the Pathfinder was a pickup...
  • Rolls-Royce confirms new SUV on the way
    Rolls Royce developing a super luxury SUV fit for the US market
    An unwritten rule for any car manufacturer is to give the customers what they want. And that is exactly what Rolls-Royce is doing according to a report published by Automotive News earlier yesterday ( Feb. 17, 2015.) The US market has been good to...
  • 2015 Volvo XC60 SUV
    2015 Volvo XC60 a safety lover's dream
    A longtime leader in car-safety innovation, Volvo has completely outdone itself with the 2015 XC60 premium crossover SUV.Long gone are the boxy Volvo’s I remember from my childhood, now replaced by sophisticated, curvy automobiles that still...
  • 2016 Acura MDX, better than 2015 or just slightly different?
    2016 Acura MDX: Better than 2015 model or just different?
    This week 2016 Acura MDX will be released to select dealerships nationwide: Just when we thought Acura had hit the pinnacle of price-point meets exceptional value, they take the best selling 3 row SUV in North America to the next level of comfort...
  • 2015 Nissan Rogue SV: Comfortable and practical
    2015 Nissan Rogue SV: Comfortable and practical
    Judging by the flurry of new models due to hit the road in the coming months, manufacturers are expecting small crossovers and sport-utility vehicles to become one of the hottest niches in the marketplace.And right in the middle of all that...
  • Lexus LX 570
    2015 Lexus LX 570: Big vehicle that's huge on style
    Large, luxury SUVs like the Lexus LX 570 lost a little bit of their luster a few years ago when the economy soured and gas prices rose.Now, though, the economy is better and gas prices are much lower. So could the big SUV make a comeback? Whatever...
  • Volvo XC60: An SUV for those who like to think — and buy — outside the box
    Volvo XC60: An SUV for those who like to think — and buy — outside the box
    Car buyers tend to fall into one of two groups.There are those who always shop for the “safe” choice, not in the sense of auto safety but more in the lines of buying what everybody else has so as not to risk ridicule for their choice....
  • 2014 VW Tiguan
    2014 Volkswagen Tiguan: A solid choice in compact SUVs
    The compact SUV segment has grown substantially in the past few years, with each entrant seemingly trying to distinguish itself from the pack with one characteristic or another.For the Volkswagen Tiguan, there might be a few characteristics that...
  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid
    Car review: The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
    SUVs are not what they used to be, no more do we see the big and bulky gas-guzzlers running the roads and killing our air. Nowadays SUVs are compacted but still able to give you the room, muscle and as gas efficient as some sedans. Imagine an SUV...
  • Dodge Journey and Honda CR-V: very different takes on the Crossover theme
    Dodge Journey and Honda CR-V: very different takes on the Crossover theme
    TechnoFile.comThe Dodge Journey and Honda CR-V are both good examples of the SUV/Crossover beast, though executed in very different ways. And after a week with each, I came away thinking that despite the good things about both models, I think I&...
  • SUV Savvy
    SUV savvy: Why buying an SUV makes more sense than a car
    SUV’s are in style. They’re vogue. More and more people are snubbing cars for SUV’s now more than ever, and not just because they need oodles of cargo space or they need to tow tons of gear. Despite high pump prices and the often...
  • Subaru enhances its Legacy and upgrades its Outback for 2015
    Subaru enhances its Legacy and upgrades its Outback for 2015
    TechnoFile.comLove 'em or hate 'em, Subarus have earned a loyal following for their tradition of offering all wheel drive vehicles that can take you virtually anywhere at any time. And for 2015, two of the company's top models have...