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Rating 72/100 Background Families in the market for a large crossover SUV have a lot of factors to consider, from versatility and technology to safety and fuel economy. But what about luxury? If you’re looking for a little more serenity in your drive — and if your family is big enough to require an eight-seat …

Rating 57/100 Background Large crossover SUVs have become the car of choice for many large families. It’s easy to see why, as these crossovers offer plenty of room inside for passengers and their belongings, as well as the availability of all-wheel drive to get them confidently to their destinations in foul weather conditions. Among these …

Rating 77/100 Background Buick typically positions itself as a brand that builds higher-quality, more luxurious vehicles than its Chevrolet corporate cousin, yet it doesn’t go so far upstream as to encroach upon the refined waters of Cadillac. It’s a niche to be sure, but one that works out well for models like the 2013 Buick …

Rating 70/100 Background The family hauler has changed a lot over the years, with wagons making way for minivans and then truck-based SUVs. Today, crossovers have largely melded the attributes of the latter two, with a few wagon bits occasionally thrown in for good measure. One of the best of these modern family haulers is …

Rating 67/100 Background Like Rob Schneider movies, Buick’s product line has been universally disappointing in recent years. Thankfully for Buick, there’s an exception that rises above the status of “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo” — the 2009 Buick Enclave. This large crossover SUV, introduced just last year, distinguishes itself as a top choice in its category.Under …

Rating 52/100 Background Buick wants to be known as a premium automaker, but none of the vehicles the brand has rolled out over the last five years have fully lived up to their luxury billing. The 2008 Buick Enclave could be the one that breaks Buick’s mediocrity streak.At first glance, the Enclave is just another …

Now is a great time to buy an SUV. Manufacturers, in a rush to meet the burgeoning demand, increased production on their models, resulting in many dealerships having more inventory than they can sell. This creates a buyer’s market in that to sell off their overstock, manufacturers have to offer more enticing incentives. Bloomberg Technology …

Buick’s Chinese-built Envision luxury crossover receives a series of updates for the 2017 model year. There are now more affordable trim levels for consumers to choose from. The 2016 Envision came with two trim level choices. The 2017 model has five. The three new additions are the Base, Preferred and Essence models. The additions help …

SUVs have come a very long way from what they once were – massive, gas-guzzling behemoths that barely fit in a lane. Today, they come in an incredibly wide range of sizes, capabilities and price points, from compact SUVs little larger than the average passenger car to full-size SUVs with seating for eight people and …

Rating 85/100 Background A decade ago, if you wanted a car with eight seats and a giant cargo bay, your choices were either a minivan or an SUV big enough to require its own ZIP code. Today, though, there are several large crossover SUVs that give you generous interior space in a reasonably sized package, …

Rating 52/100 Background It’s rare when a auto goes longer than six years between full redesigns, yet the GMC Acadia is soldiering into its ninth year since it was first introduced way back in the latter half of the Bush administration. Now, there are ways in which it is metaphorically graying at the temples. But …

Rating 68/100 Background The 2016 Volvo XC90 marks the SUV’s first comprehensive redesign since its debut in 2003. That made the outgoing version ancient by today’s standards — models typically visit the surgeon about every five years. Advanced safety and understated style have long been Volvo strengths, but the quick evolution and expansion of the …