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Rating 68/100 Background Like most everything in your refrigerator, some cars are best used before their expiration date. The 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor is like that forgotten leftover container in the back of the fridge: It was once an appetizing selection of ingredients, but now is best discarded in favor of fresher fare. When the Endeavor …

Rating 70/100 Background There’s more to the 2008 Mitsubishi Endeavor than huge fender flares and exaggerated body bulges. That’s saying quite a lot, since this midsize five-passenger crossover SUV is festooned with the type of body adornment that makes you wonder if the folks at the factory accidentally included the prototype’s styling excesses on the …

Rating 73/100 Background Upon its introduction three years ago, the Mitsubishi Endeavor, a crossover (car-platform-based) SUV, gave the company a solid entry in the very competitive midsize sport-ute segment. With its exaggerated styling cues such as muscular wheel arches and a prominent nose, the Endeavor looked different enough from the status quo to preserve Mitsubishi’s …

Driving can be a dangerous endeavor. Along with having to share the road with drivers who alternate their attentions between driving and texting, shaving, eating and more, obstructions can appear at any moment. When this happens, your hope is your SUV’s brakes operate at optimal levels to provide the stopping power you need. If you …

Affordability is the main consideration for most buyers. And even with the SUV segment being an embarrassment of riches as it concerns selections, finding a model that aligns with your finances should outweigh all other factors.  To aid you in this endeavor, Car and Driver came out with its list of the cheapest new SUVs …

One of the lesser joys of vehicle ownership are repairs. They can be expensive; they often occur during the most inconvenient times, and they can be time-consuming, depending on how extensive the problem is. There are ways to reduce the likelihood of surprise repairs from occurring. First, by adhering to your service schedule in your …

Finding the right SUV for your family can be a daunting responsibility. After all, with so many worthy choices available, it can be difficult to differentiate the best from the rest. To assist you in this endeavor, we sought out to find the best SUV for families. To achieve this, we examined all the SUVs …

If you are into power and performance, Jeep may just have the perfect SUV for you. While you may not yet heard of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, it is for good reason. The Trackhawk is a model that just recently was rumored to be given the green light for production in the near future. …

Rating 67/100 Background First we wondered why Infiniti needed another three-row SUV in its lineup. It seemed like one behemoth tugboat hauler — the V8-powered QX model — was enough. But the 2013 Infiniti JX is a new endeavor altogether. Simply, Infiniti grew tired of watching competitors like Acura, Buick and Lexus siphon off customers …

Rating 55/100 Background Like the white rhino, the Toyota 4Runner is an endangered species. It’s one of the last SUVs left with body-on-frame construction and a traditional outdoor work ethic. If you’re looking for a car with true off-road capability and all the rugged hardware that makes it possible, the 2012 Toyota 4Runner is here …

Rating 80/100 Background Representing the seventh year of the model cycle, the 2007 Toyota Highlander is the oldest midsize crossover SUV on the market. Like most Toyotas, though, it was well designed from the start and has aged gracefully over the years. Key strengths include a cozy ride, easy maneuverability in tight spaces, above-average gas …

Rating 80/100 Background Now in its fourth generation, the Toyota 4Runner is largely unchanged for 2007. It still has the expected rugged good looks and true off-road capability of a stout, no-nonsense sport-utility vehicle. While other SUVs in its class have evolved into softer, kinder, gentler versions of their originals, the 4Runner has retained much …