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2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD - SAV Signed By MX-5 Miata - Quick Review

Handsomely re-designed 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD is the "MX-5 Miata of 7-seat SAVs." <br> <br> Starting at $32,420, with (pictured) Signature AWD trim topping out at $45,215, the new Mazda CX-9 excises "blandness" from the family crossover utility vehicle .<br>
* * * * * * * * * * * * (Contributing Editor: Tomasz Paluch, Roadblazing.com) WISH: bringing home to the wife (or husband) & four kids a brand new deep Soul Red Mazda MX-5  repleted with a big white ribbon. PROBLEM: Then imagine the frying pan (or power tool) hitting you over the... Read more »

2013 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD - We Mostly Knew Where This Was Headed - Brief Review

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. Dedicated to families who prefer their crossovers to "maxi-minivans." <br>  <br>The $42,000 4WD Platinum guise sports, among other niceties, 20"-inch wheels, dual moon-roofs, blind sport warning, dual moonroof, HDD navigation, hands-free communications, and dual monitor theater entertainment with Bose audio and wireless headsets.<br>
First Nissan spoiled us late last year with its Infiniti JX35 luxury uni-body three-row crossover utility vehicle. You know the one that will get the name change to QX50 next year. Then they dump in our laps  “down-market” Tennessee kissin’ cousin, the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder 4WD Platinum. No name change in sight for the Pathfinder. In... Read more »

2012 Dodge Durango and 2012 Ford Explorer: Reports of the SUV's Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

2012 Dodge Durango Crew and 2012 Ford Explorer Limited AWD; adding a lease on life to the Sport Utility Vehicle
* * * * * * * * * * * * Making “predictions” about the fiercely competitive automotive industry is at least difficult thanks to a new generation of bean-counters who can drown out the marketing and engineering sides. Such were the exaggerated claims of all this interest in saving Saab after General Motors... Read more »
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