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Toyota Land Cruiser

New cars that owners keep longest before selling them

Toyota Land Cruisers purchased new cruise longer for their owners before they are sold than any other vehicle. Land Cruiser owners hang on to their vehicles 11.4 years on average, while other owners sell on average 8.4 years after their…

Chevrolet Colorado at Texas State Fair

Texas Fair zones out on trucks, corrals herd of cars, SUVs

Trucks aren’t meant to be corralled. But apparently the Ford trucks, at least, are meant to sit atop – and climb the side – of an oil derrick-looking thing at the Texas State Fair Auto Show in Dallas. Those high-flying…

World Car of the Year Awards candidates revealed for 2020

World Car of the Year Awards candidates revealed for 2020

It’s a long road to the World Car of the Year Awards. About seven months from now the successor to this year’s winner, the Jaguar I-PACE, will be named at the New York International Auto Show in April 2020. But…

Hyundai Santa Fe best, most popular midsize SUVs

The best, most popular midsize SUVs available right now

There must be more to identifying the best, most popular midsize SUVs than picking and ranking six models – even if they are rigorously tested. That’s what one website did in picking the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate 2.0T AWD…

Nissan Murano satisfaction guaranteed?

When ‘satisfaction guaranteed’ almost automatic for drivers

Satisfaction guaranteed? Well, not exactly. But the “unbeatable” Nissan Murano and Maxima may come close based on a recent survey of 50,000 new car and light truck owners by AutoPacific marketing research and consulting firm. The two models led the…