2021 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN TEST DRIVE

If you want the biggest SUV on the market with better fuel efficiency than a Honda Pilot, the Suburban diesel is in a class of its own.
Here we are with the 2021 Suburban and indeed this aluminum, 3.0-liter in-line 6-cylinder Duramax turbo-diesel is an attractive option for high-mileage drivers.  Equipped with 4-wheel drive, this Suburban is rated at 20mpg city and 26mpg highway.  And as is the case with these types of engines it’s all about the torque and this one produces the same 460 pound-feet as the mighty 6.2-liter V8 but does so beginning at only 1,500RPM.  It’s even paired with start/stop engine technology that’s as smooth as butter.  And you can barely even tell that it’s a diesel under the hood.           

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2021 GMC Yukon First Look

2021 GMC Yukon First Look By Auto Critic Steve Hammes. When the Escalade is a little too rich for your blood and a Chevy a tad too plebian, GMC is right there to perfectly meet your large SUV needs.  The all-new 2021 Yukon and its extra-long brother the Yukon XL have plenty of new tricks up their sleeves including an even more luxurious Denali model and the addition of the more rugged AT4 trim. Families will appreciate the Yukon’s nearly 5” longer wheelbase which substantially expands 3rd row legroom and max cargo volume.  The Yukon XL also grows in those regards but more modestly.  A new sliding 2nd row seat makes getting in and out of that 3rd row easier than ever.  Of course, the new independent rear suspension also plays a role in the smarter packaging as well as elevating the Yukon’s ride sophistication. Built in Texas, the 2021 Yukon and Yukon XL go on sale this summer.  https://testdrivenow.com/2021-gmc-yukon-first-look/

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2021 Cadillac Escalade First Look

America’s aspirational SUV has received its overdue makeover. The all-new 2021 Cadillac Escalade is taking bold in a smarter direction with dramatic increases in both passenger and cargo space capitalizing on its longer wheelbase and new independent rear suspension. With people’s knees no longer in their faces, 3rd row legroom has increased a whopping 10+”. Regular and extended length models are still offered. Pricing has yet to be announced but the Escalade’s on-sale date will be later this year.   https://testdrivenow.com/2021-cadillac-escalade-first-look/ 

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2020 Lincoln Navigator Reserve

Before the Cadillac Escalade seized the crown as America’s most aspirational SUV, there was the Lincoln Navigator. And this next generation model has been positioned to be the most formidable competitor yet. Impressive in size and stature, this is what it’s like to ride large and in charge. This Lincoln has the solid resume of a big bucks luxury SUV – it’s a joy for long travel. MSRP as-tested: $92,020. https://testdrivenow.com/2020-lincoln-navigator-reserve/

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2020 Hyundai Palisade Review

2020 Hyundai Palisade Review. Remember the Veracruz? That was Hyundai’s first attempt at an upscale 3-row crossover. And now look how far they’ve come; this is the first-ever 2020 Palisade. Hyundai is going to sell a lot of these. It’s a stellar product at an even better price.  MSRP as-tested: $43,205 https://testdrivenow.com/2020-hyundai-palisade/

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