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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer Edition Dash

Much improved over the bad old days, the 2006 Ford Explorer is a leading candidate for today's SUV "least-likely-to-rollover-and-kill-you" award. Electronic Stability Control is standard as are all manner of air bags and structural crash protection. MSRP: US $27K - $33K; Warranty: 3 y

2007 Land Rover LR3 Rear

The Motor Press Guild's (MPG) annual Track Days event for automotive journalists at Willow Springs Race Track in Rosamond, California attracts vehicles from many manufacturers. Here are a few photographs from the event, featuring several 2007 model year SUVs and crossovers including the Kia Sor

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The 2012 Infiniti FX35 AWD Limited Edition has a list price of $51,550 ($52,445 as tested), and comes with a 4-year/60,000-mile basic warranty, a 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty and EPA fuel economy estimates of 16 mpg city/21 mpg highway. Tested, analyzed and photographed by Jason Fogelson,

20" alloy wheel

Skipping the 2008 model year altogether, Nissan introduced the 2009 Nissan Murano to the press in December of 2007, in advance of its introduction to the marketplace early in 2008. The 2009 Nissan Murano will arrive with a 3 year/36,000 mile basic warranty, a 5 year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty a

One Last Twist

Del Albright brings us more interesting insights to land matters. At some point, we have to ask ourselves the real purpose behind new Wilderness areas. Who is getting something out of this?

Smooth lines

I recently spent a week with the 2007 Saturn Outlook AWD XR, which arrived with a base price of $31,555 ($38,284 as tested), a 3 year/36,000 mile basic warranty, a 5 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty and an EPA estimate of 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway. Tested, analyzed and photographed by Jason Fo

Meet the 2012 Honda CR-V

The 2012 Honda CR-V will arrive with base prices from $21,000 to $30,000, and with a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty and EPA fuel economy estimates of 23 mpg city/31 mpg highway (front-wheel drive) and 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway (all-wheel drive). Tested,

2007 Saturn Vue Green Line

General Motors hosted a two-day preview of their 2007 models in Southern California during the week of September 18, 2006. Beginning with a press conference at Saturn of Temecula, the event featured the new 2007 Saturn lineup on day one, and the new General Motors lineup on day two. Jason Fogelson,

Go full blast with Ford F150 Parts

Ford F 150 has been reigning supreme in the category of pick up vans for long. It has been able to maintain this position because of the constant innovation by the Ford management. There are at least

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Basem's sister thinks of herself as a trend-setter. Would the 2008 Acura MDX, which starts at $40,195, gets 15 mpg city/ 20 mpg highway, and comes with a 4 year/50,000 mile warranty suit her growing needs? Tested, analyzed and photographed by Basem Wasef, one of About.com's experts on cros

2007 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring All-Wheel Drive

The 2007 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring All-Wheel Drive packs a touch of Mazdaspeed, a hint of RX-8 and a lot of driving excitement. The 2007 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring All-Wheel Drive ($28,000 base price; $30,660 as tested) comes with a 3 year/36,000 mile basic warranty, a 5 year/60,000 mile powertrain war

Just let the car park itself

When Ford invited me out to Boulder, Colorado to test drive the 2010 Ford Flex EcoBoost, I was intrigued. Would direct injection change my mind about Flex? Tested, analyzed and photographed by Jason Fogelson, About.com's Guide to crossovers and Sport Utility Vehicles.

Drive Selectors

The 2013 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X arrives with a base price of $30,490 ($31,925 as tested), 36-month/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. The EPA estimates that the 4-wheel drive, 5-speed automatic Xterra will achieve 15 mpg city/20 mpg city. Driven, tested and photog

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport test drive review crossovers suvs sport utility vehicles inline four cylinder five-speed automatic transmission unibody 2.0 liter inline four five-passenger 5 seater 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Test Drive cvt continuously var

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The 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan was the original minivan, and continues to be among the leaders with 90,666 sales in 2009. Here's a photo gallery with pictures from the manufacturer, along with some facts and figures about the 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan.

2.7 Liter V6

Equipped for on-road driving, the 2007 Kia Sportage 4x4 carries a base price of $21,195 ($22,775 as tested) with a 5 year/60,000 mile basic warranty and roadside assistance, a 10 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty and an EPA estimate of 19 mpg city/23 mpg highway. Tested, analyzed and photographe

Nice grille, man

With a starting price of $34,775 (including destination), the GLK350 undercuts Mercedes' next-smallest SUV, the ML350, by over $13,000. But is the 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 an SUV you'd actually want to buy? Let's drive and find out. $34,775 base, $50,245 as tested, EPA fuel economy e

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The 2012 BMW X6 xDrive50i has a base price of $69,500 ($82,925 as tested), a 4-year/50,000 mile basic warranty, free scheduled factory maintenance and roadside assistance for 4 years/50,000 miles and EPA fuel economy estimates of 14 city/20 highway. Tested, analyzed and photographed by Jason Fogelso