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The trend at this year’s New York Auto Show was SUVs. After all, with them being the most popular automotive segment, manufacturers want to take full advantage of this growing marketplace. Due to this, many manufacturers like Chevrolet are diversifying their product lines. Their thinking is by offering more packages and trends for their existing …

Several concept sport utility vehicles made a major splash at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Here at SUVs.com, we reported on the Infiniti QX50 and Audi Q8 concepts, which both debuted at the show. There were at least two other SUV concepts on display, however, that also deserve some attention. While …

Rating 67/100 Background There’s no denying that the full-size 2014 Lincoln Navigator SUV offers some desirable attributes. There simply aren’t that many luxury vehicles out there that can seat eight passengers in comfort, swallow a small mountain of cargo or haul a 9,000-pound trailer, and do it all with style. However, we suspect very few …

Rating 77/100 Background We’ll say this: The 2013 Lincoln Navigator still has plenty of presence. A massive, squared-jawed face and an imposing profile with chrome flourishes highlight the exterior, while genuine wood accents and more luxury features than you can count are found inside. And thanks to its rugged and traditional body-on-frame construction, the Navigator …

Rating 72/100 Background When the current-generation Lincoln Navigator was unveiled a few years ago, the luxury SUV market was thriving. The big Lincoln’s massive chrome grille epitomized the era’s conspicuous consumption, and the thirsty V8 pulling nearly 3 tons of curb weight was barely a consideration amid cheap fuel prices. The Navigator, along with the …

Rating 65/100 Background Is there still a market for 3-ton luxury SUVs riding on full-size-pickup platforms? Ford certainly hopes so, because the fate of the 2009 Lincoln Navigator hangs in the balance. A few short years ago, the Navigator was the automotive darling of hip-hop stars and professional athletes, blinging its way through an endless …

Rating 70/100 Background The only way the 2008 Lincoln Navigator could be flashier and more “blingtastic” would be if it came with a flashing orange neon sign bolted to the roof advertising “Free Cristal.” The front end is adorned with not one, but two huge chrome grilles complete with an optional chrome hood mustache and …

Rating 78/100 Background Anyone who’s a fan of large luxury SUVs has the Lincoln Navigator to thank. The Navigator was the first full-size luxury SUV, and although that early version was little more than an F-150 with a wagonlike body and some luxury bits thrown in, the Navigator and the segment it helped to pioneer …

Consumer insight is a good resource to use when buying a new SUV. After all, who better to know the SUV than someone who has it? With this in mind, Kelley Blue Book ranked the top rated SUVs of 2017 based on consumer reviews. Here’s a closer look at some of the models that made …

BMW is certainly on a mission when it comes to churning out SUVs. The company is expected to refresh its X Series lineup over the next two years while also adding two completely new models. Right now, the X Series lineup includes the X1, X3, X4, X5 and X6. Soon, it will be expanded to …

There’s no doubt the luxury class for large SUVs is full of many exceptional choices. However, there is one that stands out from the pack, as this is why the Mercedes-Benz GLS earned our honor for the best large luxury SUV. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is a new concept from the manufacturer. The GL name became …

Rating 68/100 Background A hot automotive trend for 2016 is the subcompact crossover SUV. These pint-size vehicles are easy to drive, and Chevrolet’s got one in the form of the Trax. But Chevy also knows its traditional American customers quite well, and there’s still a need for a full-size SUV that can take a big …