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Rating 73/100 Background Truck-based chassis. Fifteen-mpg-combined fuel economy. Less passenger space than a big crossover. With all that’s going against it, the 2009 Chrysler Aspen is looking like a lonely Neanderthal surrounded by smarter Homo sapiens. A new “two-mode” hybrid is a last-minute attempt to evolve for changing competition, but it seems unlikely to be …

Rating 88/100 Background The Chrysler Aspen debuted last year as the brand’s first-ever SUV. Chrysler designed it to appeal to consumers interested in premium features and an upscale appearance. In most respects, the Aspen delivers. It can seat up to eight in three rows of seating, comes standard with V8 power and has a solid …

If you’re looking for a vehicle that blends family friendliness and truck-like usability, you’ll want to consider giving the 2017 Dodge Durango a shot. While the SUV’s muscular and aggressive look is fitting considering its uncompromised utility, class-leading towing and driving range, don’t let it fool you. It also has all the features to keep …

Jeep has unveiled its most powerful SUV offering: the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. This SUV takes performance capabilities to a whole new level. It accomplished this by mimicking the offerings of the Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Most notably, it uses the same 6.2-liter V8 engine to deliver awe-inspiring power with its 707-horsepower output. This places Jeep in …

It’s almost that time of year again! Jeep enthusiasts from across the country will soon descend on Moab, Utah for the annual Easter Jeep Safari. It’s a popular event with a long history. It all started back in 1967. The Moab Chamber of Commerce organized it. Back then, it was just a one-day trail ride. …

We live in a unique age where technology permeates almost everything we do. If you buy a newer SUV, it isn’t uncommon for it to come with a wealth of technological features such as WiFi connectivity and accident avoidance technology. This is where the SUV’s systems work together by reading your surroundings then applying the …

Donald Trump was officially sworn into office on January 20. He now goes by President Trump and with the new title, comes a lot of power. Automakers are fully aware of that newfound power and have long been paying close attention to what Trump has had to say about the auto industry for that reason. …

Take a look at the vehicles on the road around you the next time you head out for a drive. Do you see more SUVs and trucks than cars? It would make sense if you did because SUVs and trucks continue to rise in popularity. NPR reports they now make up for 60 percent of …

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a proposed guidance for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity. It’s aimed at helping automakers protect their vehicles from cyber-attacks. The federal guidance comes in the wake of a cybersecurity-related recall in July 2015 involving nearly 1.5 million Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles. It was …

Excitement is building for the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. There will be 20 global vehicle debuts including introductions by Alfa Romeo, Mazda, MINI, Subaru, Volkswagen and Jeep. Organizers of the annual show say there will be a significant showing of SUVs and electric/hybrid options across several makes and models. As the event rapidly approaches, …

Jeep is looking to capitalize on the luxury SUV market by reviving a sports utility vehicle that hasn’t been produced since 1991. The company is looking to compete with Land Rover’s Range Rover by reintroducing the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. Michael Manley, the head of Jeep, told Automative News in July they will be completely …

Recently, Fiat Chrysler revealed a fresh design for its 2017 Jeep Compass model. This SUV’s new design resembles the aerodynamic stance found on Jeep’s Cherokee and Grand Cherokee models. Its captivating exterior design is more in line with what buyers want in an SUV. Its muscular lines give it a sportier allure while Jeep’s seven-slot …