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2019 Lexus LX 570 Is the Luxury Land Cruiser of Choice

Overview (Final Score: C+) The 2019 Lexus LX 570 combines two things not often matched well in the luxury sport utility market: true off-pavement capability and rich...

Review: 2019 Nissan Frontier Is the Same As It Ever Was

(Final Score: B-) The Nissan Frontier continues to sell well on the North American market despite all odds seeming to be against it. The reason is simple:...

Review: 2019 Nissan Rogue: Still the Same Best-Seller

Overview (Final Score: C) The Nissan Rogue was introduced in 2014 as an all-new model to compete in the fast-growing and now dominant small crossover-SUV segment. Since...

Review: The 2019 Toyota Camry Still Dominates, As It Should

Overview (Final Score: B+) The Toyota Camry was fully redesigned in 2018 and carries those changes forward into 2019 with just a few updates. There are several...

Review: 2019 BMW MINI Cooper Countryman Offers a True Crossover With MINI Appeal

Overview (Final Score: B-) The 2019 MINI Countryman is the crossover version of the popular MINI Cooper franchise. With underpinnings based on the BMW X1 crossover, the...

Review: 2019 Ford Edge Is Smooth and Roomy

Overview (Final Score: C) Making a name for itself as a well-sized, maneuverable, small crossover, the Ford Edge has been a winning design for the automaker. It...

Review: 2019 Toyota Sienna Shows the Refinement That Comes With Age

Overview (Final Score: C+) The minivan market is, despite all pronouncements otherwise, alive and well. The 2019 Toyota Sienna competes in a small segment that boasts some...

Review: The 2019 Nissan Armada Continues Living Up To Its Big Name

Overview (Final Score: B) The Armada is a full-sized sport utility vehicle built on a traditional body-on-frame truck-style chassis. It’s capable of carrying plenty of passengers and...

Review: The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Remains a Top Pick in Minivans

Overview (Final Score: A-) The Chrysler Pacifica was introduced as a new minivan for the market in the 2016 model year and continues to be one of...

Review: 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Is a Modern Classic In Every Way

Overview (Final Score: B) Mercedes-Benz redesigned the C-Class sedan in 2015 and brought the coupe and convertible models into that change two years ago. The C-Class now...