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Finding Hidden Treasures Inside the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg

February 9, 2015

2015 Volkswagen Touareg TDI by Zach Gale

After attended an event for the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg and spending some additional time behind the wheel of a loaded Touareg TDI in Executive trim, I noticed a few cool interior features as well as some needs-improvement areas. Before the MotorTrend.com review even came out …

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Driving the Green Halo Crossover: 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid AWD

December 10, 2014

2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

The 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid is difficult to match up to its three-row luxury crossover competitors, since there are simply not many large SUV hybrids around. Still, after Motor Trend tested the luxury SUV, we…

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Quick WOT Review: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Diesel SUV is Smooooth

August 9, 2013

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Most luxury car buyers simply can’t bring themselves to consider minivans, even though many cross the $45,000 barrier with every option and become quite luxurious. For those who would prefer the image of a three-row SUV, Mercedes offers the GL350. After filling the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL350’s three rows of seating with family on a weekend getaway, I had plenty to say.

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Long-Term Test Verdict for 2011 Infiniti QX56 – Escalating the Lux-ute Standard

January 20, 2012
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Name-brand devotees of the gargantuan-size luxury-ute class are missing out. Sure, the Cadillac Escalade has the chrome-tastic appeal and pop culture status to keep units of the nearly 6000-pound SUV moving out of dealerships, but many wealthy buyers might not realize what other gems exist in the stratospheric $60,000-$100,000, seven-to-eight-passenger luxury-SUV class.
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First Test: 2011 Buick Enclave CXL AWD — Still a Looker, but Getting Rough Around the Edges

June 17, 2011
2011 Buick Enclave Front View In Motion
First introduced in the 2008 model year, the Buick Enclave eight-passenger quasi-luxury crossover has most of the bases covered, but there haven’t been any significant updates to the model since it first arrived in showrooms. Back then, we said the Enclave re-justified the brand’s existence. Thing is, we also said the big crossover still needed work.
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TrueCar Inventory: SUVs Hottest, Small Cars Spend Longest Time At Dealers

April 11, 2011

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Luxury SUVs are hot, TrueCar’s March TrueTrends report suggests. Vehicles in that category spend an average of 36 days in inventory before being sold. Subcompacts, on the other hand, don’t find homes so quickly, with an average of 95 days in inventory.

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MT Then and Now: 1999, 2002, 2009, 2011 Cadillac Escalade

February 20, 2011

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Reading Motor Trend’s review of the 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum, you might get the sense that we think the Cadillac of full-size luxury SUVs is dated. Nevertheless, the Escalade continues to sell in decent numbers this late in the SUV’s lifecycle, producing easy profit for General Motors.

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