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    2009 BMW X5 Review

    BMW’s X5 was one of the first to prove that a truck could dance through the twisties and reward an enthusiastic driver. It was a practical, four-season people mover that drove like a proper Bimmer. Granted, that first-generation Sports Activity Vehicle, or SAV, which debuted in 1999, also was a bit firm...

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    2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Review

    The Santa Fe is Hyundai’s entry in the mid-size crossover utility vehicle market, competing against vehicles such as the Toyota Highlander, Ford Edge, Mazda CX-7, and Honda Pilot. It is available with two V-6 engines: a 2.7-liter that makes 185 hp and 183 lb-ft of torque and a 3.3-liter that’s good for...

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    2009 Chevrolet HHR / HHR-S Review

    The HHR is a stylish retro wagonette based on the Chevrolet Cobalt platform. Introduced in 2006, it offers more interior space and better looks than the Cobalt, although the roughly $3000 premium for the HHR is not insubstantial. An economy-minded ride, the regular HHR offers a choice of 2.2- and 2.4-liter four-cylinder...

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    2009 GMC Acadia Review

    Introduction The Acadia is GMC’s version of General Motors’ Lambda family of crossovers. It was the first to market of quadruplets spread across the GMC, Saturn (Outlook), Buick (Enclave), and Chevrolet (Traverse) brands. The Acadia offers the size and most of the versatility of a full-size SUV while delivering much friendlier on-road...

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    2009 Nissan Rogue Review

    Introduction The Rogue is Nissan’s entry into the competitive small-sport-utility segment. Like most of its competition, the Rogue is car-based, available with front- or all-wheel drive, and relatively fuel efficient compared with the truck-based sport-utility vehicles of the past. The Rogue is built on the same platform as the economy-car Sentra, for...

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    2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i Review

    Just as grown children often find themselves caring for elderly parents, the BMW X6 is giving back to the vehicle that spawned it. Based heavily on the BMW X5, the X6 came to market offering the choice of a 300-hp twin-turbocharged inline-six or a 400-hp twin-turbo V-8, even while the X5 languished...

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    2010 Buick Enclave CXL FWD Crossover Vehicle Review

    Representing the high end of General Motors’ Lambda crossover range—which includes the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia—the Enclave was the first modern Buick to exhibit high levels of interior refinement, design, and serenity. Offering three-row seating, GM claims the Enclave’s unibody architecture makes it lighter and more efficient than full-size body-on-frame SUVs,...