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Rating 52/100 Background It doesn’t seem that long ago when Hummers were the preferred status symbol of the celebrity set. Somehow, it was deemed cool to pilot the massive, 3-ton, gas-guzzling H2 SUV through crowded city streets on the way to Hollywood premieres and expensive restaurants. Hummer soon expanded its lineup to include the baby …

Rating 55/100 Background Hummer’s sales are in a slide steeper than the hills the H3 can climb. Hummer drivers never seemed like the environmentalist sort to begin with, so let’s assume that it’s rising gas prices that are making these big off-roaders suddenly less popular than squid-flavored sorbet. Nevertheless, the 2009 Hummer H3 soldiers through …

Rating 70/100 Background From afar, the 2008 Hummer H3 is hard to discern from its bulkier H2 brother. And that’s the idea; the smaller Hummer H3 has all the brand’s signature styling cues — the industrial grille, the massive wheel flares, the armored car-style windows — that make these life-size Tonka trucks so appealing to …

As SUV sales continue to climb, many manufacturers are shifting how they do produce their models. Audi, Ford, and other brands have increased the amount of SUVs they make per year to feed the growing need from prospective buyers. At the same time, as the SUV segments saturate due to an influx of models, Chevrolet …

As temperatures begin to climb in some areas, it promotes more activity. Along with increased driving, there’s more foot traffic as people go for walks to take advantage of the warmer weather. Burglars also take advantage of the weather, studying behavior patterns and quick scores such as breaking into an SUV. And here’s something to …

Durability is an important factor to consider, especially if you own a used SUV or plan to keep it for the duration of its operating life. Even by adhering to maintenance schedules, employing less taxing driving behaviors and using premium parts, your SUV will have limitations as to how much you can drive it before …

A focal point for many is reducing your carbon footprint. To assist with this, some vehicle manufacturers have created green SUVs. These SUVs are less harmful to the atmosphere because they produce lower emissions. Along with less pollution, these models deliver excellent fuel efficiency to help you save money in fuel expenses. Understanding the Labels …

If you are like many prospective buyers, an SUV’s safety performance ranks high on your list of determining factors along with performance, interior space, and cost. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to conduct research to learn how safe an SUV is. One of the best resources to turn to is the National Highway Traffic Safety …

The Porsche Cayenne delivers track-level performance, transforming normal drives into the exciting. Making the Cayenne an excellent choice is its performance, handling, and stylistic options. Below is a closer look at how Porsche was able to create an SUV that delivers its compelling performance and how it measures up to others in its segment. Performance …

The last thing you want is to spend money on a luxury SUV for it to encounter recurring problems due to design or part malfunctions. If your SUV is creating problems which prevent you from using it to its maximize purpose, then it can dwindle your confidence in that vehicle. That said, how can you …

How an SUV drives can indicate if it’s the right model for you; this is why it’s important to learn how the experts review the performance features of certain models, then go for a test drive yourself. Consumer Reports, in an effort to help prospective SUV buyers, conducted road tests on many different models. Not …

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 …