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Two Reviews on One Very Popular SUV: The 2015 Subaru Outback

November 26, 2014

2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

After driving a 2015 Subaru Outback back from a drive event in Oregon, we produced two completely different reviews for MotorTrend.com and an adapted version of one for the print magazine. About the 2015 Outback, we felt the crossover was…

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Edge-Fighter With Potential: 2014 Toyota Venza V-6 AWD Review

October 26, 2014

2014 Toyota Venza Limited AWD V-6

The 2014 Toyota Venza is a sometimes-overlooked five-passenger crossover that competes with the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano. We drove an all-wheel-drive V-6 model — was it any good?

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Review: 2012 Ford Edge SEL EcoBoost – Explore the Edge EcoBoost or Escape?

April 15, 2012

The 2012 Ford Edge SEL EcoBoost is an ambitious part of the automaker’s plan to use downsized engines across its SUV lineup. But how good could a turbocharged four-cylinder engine possibly be in a midsize crossover as large as the Edge?

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By the Numbers: 1999-2011 Toyota RAV4

June 2, 2011

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Accelerating from 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds is quickness you expect from an entry-level premium sports sedan, not an SUV like the Toyota RAV4. Yet that’s exactly how rapidly a 2011 RAV4 with all-wheel driveand a V-6 engine completed the performance benchmark.

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True Value: What Do Seven-Passenger Crossover Buyers Sacrifice by Eschewing Minivans?

January 30, 2011
Minivan Versus Suv Nissan Quest Dodge Durango
Some people simply can’t handle minivans. Despite recent efforts by Toyota and others to add some “swagger” to the people-movers, a sporty body kit and stylized sheetmetal can’t disguise the fact that a minivan is a family vehicle above all else. There are no pretentions of off-roading ability or active, outdoorsy lifestyles in a minivan. But what they usually do provide is more functionality than a similarly priced and sized crossover.
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