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Rating 80/100 Background The 2013 Infiniti FX sport-luxury crossover SUV is designed for those who value style, performance and technology over cargo capacity, rear seat space or a cushy ride. Built using the same architecture as the Infiniti G37 sport sedan, the FX offers a level of carlike performance rivaled by few crossovers or SUVs. …

Rating 68/100 Background The 2012 Infiniti FX sport-luxury SUV is designed for those who value style, performance and technology over cargo capacity, trail-blazing and a soft ride. Utilizing the same architecture beneath the Infiniti G37 sport sedan, the FX offers a level of carlike performance rivaled by few crossovers or SUVs. With a lively, responsive …

Rating 78/100 Background Sporty luxury crossover SUVs like the 2011 Infiniti FX37 and FX50 seem to be gaining in popularity. And with the FX, Infiniti emphasizes "sport" over utility. Built on Infiniti’s G37 sedan platform, the FX features a carlike drive and nimble handling and is backed by a confident V6 or a commanding V8 …

Rating 67/100 Background There was a time when the idea of a luxury SUV seemed as oxymoronic as gourmet instant coffee. Now it seems that every auto manufacturer has this segment covered. When the first high-performance luxury SUVs debuted, they were met with the same sort of puzzled response. Some people might think this is …

Rating 77/100 Background Nowadays, shoppers in the market for a luxury crossover have no shortage of choices. The vast majority of these car-based SUVs deliver a carlike ride, sumptuous interiors and a wide range of features. Standing out among this crowded field is no easy feat, but the 2010 Infiniti FX35 attempts to grab as …

Rating 72/100 Background Infiniti calls its redesigned 2009 FX50 a “radical expression of sport and utility,” and while we’re generally skeptical of marketing catchphrases, this one’s pretty accurate. The FX50 is Infiniti’s top-of-the-line crossover, replacing the outgoing FX45, which debuted along with its FX35 sibling in 2003 as one of the first crossovers to include …

Rating 55/100 Background Five years after its debut, the midsize luxury SUV that Infiniti deemed the “Bionic Cheetah” has morphed into a slightly different animal. While the redesigned 2009 FX35 keeps many of its lean, catlike lines, it now features a longer nose, a restyled black chrome grille and chrome-plated side vents — an aggressive, …

Rating 92/100 Background Despite what its tallish SUV profile and cozy backseat might imply, the Infiniti FX45 is a sport sedan in SUV clothing. By mating a powerful 320-horsepower V8 to a modified version of the previous-generation G35’s sport-tuned chassis, Infiniti created a machine that accelerates with vigor, attacks corners eagerly and generally feels alive …

Rating 85/100 Background Despite what its tallish SUV profile and cozy backseat might imply, the 2008 Infiniti FX35 could be considered a sport sedan in SUV clothing. Thanks to a strong 275-horsepower V6 and sport-tuned chassis (derived from the previous-generation Infiniti G35), the FX35 accelerates with vigor, attacks corners eagerly and generally feels alive on …

There’s no doubt the Ford Expedition is commanding. One look at its bold profile illustrates this. Then, there are the SUV’s amazing performance capabilities, where the road warrior tows 9,200 pounds, placing it on par with what you would expect from a pickup truck. Simply, the Ford Expedition is the perfect combination of what happens …

No one likes sitting in bumper to bumper traffic. It’s incredibly frustrating. No matter what you do, it’s hard to keep calm when you’re in that situation. Even if you have a souped up sports utility vehicle with all the bells and whistles to keep you comfortable, connected and entertained, sitting in traffic is still …

A new vehicle can lose nearly 30 percent of its value in just the first year of ownership and over five years a vehicle can lose up to 65 percent per a Consumer Reports study. Doing your homework before you purchase any vehicle, including SUVs, can help you find one that not only fits your …