Full-size SUVs http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/full-size-suvs The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Cadillac Escalade (ESV, EXT) Premium review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-esv-ext-premium-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium full-size luxury SUV</h2> <p>An icon in the world of luxury SUVs, Cadillac Escalade is synonymous with style, technology, comfort and performance. For 2013, it continues to offer the most complete lineup in its segment, with three distinct body styles and the Platinum models. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Premium-001.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The model range includes the Escalade, the extended-length Escalade ESV and the reconfigurable Escalade EXT.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Premium-006.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="363" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Escalade and Escalade ESV are available in AWD and RWD configurations. The Escalade EXT sport-utility truck features standard, full-time AWD. All models are powered by a 6.2L V-8 with efficiency-enhancing continuously variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management technology.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Premium-004.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-esv-ext-premium-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Cadillac Cadillac Escalade Cadillac Escalade ESV Cadillac Escalade EXT Cadillac Escalade Premium Full-size SUVs Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:08:03 +0000 admin 96651 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid </h2> <p>Cadillac’s innovative Escalade Hybrid is the world’s first hybrid full-size luxury SUV. It achieves an EPA-rated 20 miles per gallon in the city – a 50-percent improvement in city fuel economy over the non-hybrid model. It also seats eight, with generous cargo room available with the third-row seat removed.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Hybrid-003.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Escalade Hybrid is powered by an advanced, fuel-saving two-mode hybrid system and offers the same dramatic design, luxury and full-size capability that have made the Escalade an icon. Both are available in RWD and 4WD configurations. They deliver up to 5,800 pounds (2,631 kg) of usable towing capacity on RWD models and 5,600 pounds (2,540 kg) on 4WD models.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Hybrid-001.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="281" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Cadillac Cadillac Escalade Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Full-size SUVs Gas-electric hybrids Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:50:20 +0000 admin 96637 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-tahoe-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV</h2> <p> Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid delivers a dramatic improvement in fuel economy over non-hybrid models – 33-percent in city driving – with the spaciousness and capability customers seek in a full-size SUV. It offers seating for up to eight and a towing capacity of up to 6,200 pounds (2,812 kg) on 2WD models.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Tahoe-hybrid-001.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="299" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Tahoe Hybrid’s improved fuel economy over gasoline-only models is due largely to GM’s s tate-of-the-art two-mode hybrid system, which helps 2WD Tahoe Hybrid models deliver an estimated 20 mpg in the city. That’s comparable to the city fuel economy of many smaller cars.</p> <p>New for 2013 are three exterior colors: Champagne Silver Metallic, Concord Metallic (late availability) and Blue Ray Metallic (late availability).</p> <p>Hybrid system details</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-tahoe-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Chevrolet Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Full-size SUVs Gas-electric hybrids models SUVs Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:02:44 +0000 admin 96540 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe (LS, LT, LTZ) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-tahoe-ls-lt-ltz-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV</h2> <p> Chevrolet Tahoe is a full-size SUV that offers spaciousness – including cargo space of up to 108.9 cubic feet (3,084 liters) – and a towing capability of up to 8,500 pounds (3,855 kg).</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Tahoe-002.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Tahoe photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Tahoe photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="300" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Tahoe photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe is available in LS, LT, LTZ and Hybrid models, all offered in 2WD and 4WD. Each is built on GM’s full-size SUV platform that features a fully boxed frame, coil-over-shock front suspension and rack-and-pinion steering. Wide front and rear tracks enhance handling and lower the center of gravity for a more confident road feel.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Tahoe-003.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Tahoe photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Tahoe photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="339" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Tahoe photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>LS, LT and LTZ models are powered by a 5.3L V-8 that uses variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management to optimize performance and efficiency. A fuel-saving Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed is standard on all models and contributes to a 21-mpg EPA highway fuel economy rating, thanks to reduced engine speed. That lower engine speed also helps make the interior quieter.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-tahoe-ls-lt-ltz-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Chevrolet Chevrolet Tahoe Full-size SUVs models SUVs Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:56:37 +0000 admin 96537 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Suburban (LTZ,LS, LT) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-suburban-ltz-ls-lt-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Suburban SUV</h2> <p> Introduced in 1935, Chevrolet Suburban is the original SUV and the oldest continuous nameplate in automotive history. Seventy-eight years later, it continues with the same blend of spaciousness and capability that has distinguished it for generations.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Suburban-004.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="332" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>For 2013, Suburban is offered in LS, LT and LTZ models – in 2WD and 4WD – as well as half-ton and heavy-duty ¾-ton series. (LTZ is available only on half-ton.) A Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed is standard on half-ton models, optimizing fuel economy on the highway via reduced engine speed. Also, the lower-rpm engine speed on the highway enhances interior quietness.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Suburban-003.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-suburban-ltz-ls-lt-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Chevrolet Chevrolet Suburban Full-size SUVs models SUVs Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:20:12 +0000 admin 96532 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Toyota Sequoia (SR5, Limited, Platinum) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-toyota-sequoia-sr5-limited-platinum-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Toyota Sequoia SUV</h2> <p>The Toyota Sequoia, which offers seating for up to eight in a full-size, full-capability sport-utility vehicle (SUV), gains new family friendly entertainment features for 2013. The Sequoia debuts a Toyota-first Blu-Ray rear seat entertainment system, and 2013 also marks the first full year of Toyota Entune™ availability.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-Sequoia-049.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota Sequoia photo" title="2013 Toyota Sequoia photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota Sequoia photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Toyota Sequoia pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7588">2013 Toyota Sequoia photo gallery</a></em> (50 photos)</p> <p>Built on an exclusive platform that uses body-on-frame construction, the Toyota Sequoia features four-wheel independent suspension to help provide exemplary ride quality, handling and straight-line control. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-Sequoia-021.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota Sequoia photo" title="2013 Toyota Sequoia photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota Sequoia photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-toyota-sequoia-sr5-limited-platinum-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 4x4s AWD E85 Ethanol Flex-fuel vehicles Full-size SUVs models SUVs Toyota Toyota Sequoia Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:34:23 +0000 admin 95311 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-toyota-fj-cruiser-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUV</h2> <p>The Toyota FJ Cruiser, which uniquely melds the brand’s off-road performance legacy with distinct heritage design in a modern SUV, rolls into 2013 with a new color scheme choice for the high-capability Trail Teams Special Edition. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-FJ-Cruiser-033.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo" title="2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7584">2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo gallery</a></em> (44 photos)</p> <p>Even with its considerable off-road capability, the FJ Cruiser offers comfortable everyday usability and Toyota reliability.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-FJ-Cruiser-037.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo" title="2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Trail Teams Special Edition Package incorporates a standard Off-Road Package and features a new color, Cement Grey, which replaces Radiant Red. With the optional Class Four receiver hitch, the FJ Cruiser can pull a trailer up to 4,700 pounds (per SAE, J2807 regulations), enough to take the fun with it, such as a pair of watercraft, a powerboat, dirt bikes or even a racecar.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-toyota-fj-cruiser-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 4x4s AWD Full-size SUVs models SUVs Toyota Toyota FJ Cruiser Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:42:13 +0000 admin 95164 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Toyota 4Runner (Limited, SR5, Trail) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-toyota-4runner-limited-sr5-trail-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Toyota 4Runner SUV</h2> <p>The Toyota 4Runner, the fifth generation of this rugged, full-capability SUV and a key model in the Toyota SUV lineup for 28 years, continues as one of the few fully capability SUVs available in its segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-4Runner-Trail-063.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota 4Runner Trail photo" title="2013 Toyota 4Runner Trail photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota 4Runner Trail photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Toyota 4Runner Trail pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7583">2013 Toyota 4Runner Trail photo gallery</a></em> (114 photos)</p> <p>The 4Runner combines rugged body-on-frame construction with suspension technology that yields ride comfort more often associated with car-based platforms. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-4Runner-SR5-067.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota 4Runner SR5 photo" title="2013 Toyota 4Runner SR5 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota 4Runner SR5 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The 2013 4Runner is available in a variety of configurations and in three models: a well-equipped SR5, top-of-the-line Limited, plus a Trail grade for maximum off-road capability. Optional third-row seats allow for up to seven-person capacity.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Toyota-4Runner-Limited-007.jpg" alt="2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited photo" title="2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-toyota-4runner-limited-sr5-trail-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 4x4s AWD Full-size SUVs models SUVs Toyota Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner Limited Toyota 4Runner SR5 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:32:50 +0000 admin 95118 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Nissan Pathfinder (S V6, SV V6, Silver V6, LE V6, LE V8) review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-nissan-pathfinder-s-v6-sv-v6-silver-v6-le-v6-le-v8-review-specifications-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 Nissan Pathfinder SUV</h2> <p>For more than 25 years, when people think of the Nissan Pathfinder, they imagine where it can take them. With a choice of powerful V6 or V8 engines, a rugged truck frame underneath and available four-wheel drive, the 2012 Pathfinder lives up to its reputation as an authentic, rugged adventure vehicle. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Nissan-Pathfinder-002.jpg" alt="2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo" title="2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Nissan Pathfinder pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7307">2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo gallery</a></em> (14 photos)</p> <p>Yet with an abundance of “civilized” features, including available leather-appointed seat and DVD video entertainment system, today’s Pathfinder owners also know that how it can take them – as in comfort and style – is of equal importance.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Nissan-Pathfinder-001.jpg" alt="2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo" title="2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Nissan Pathfinder photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-nissan-pathfinder-s-v6-sv-v6-silver-v6-le-v6-le-v8-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Full-size SUVs models Nissan Nissan Pathfinder SUVs Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:14:38 +0000 admin 89532 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Nissan Armada (SV, SL, Platinum) review, specifications, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-nissan-armada-sv-sl-platinum-review-specifications-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 Nissan Armada full-size SUV</h2> <p>For 2012, the Nissan Armada is available in SV, SL and Platinum models in 2WD and 4WD drive configurations. Armada has a towing capacity of up to 9,000 pounds (when properly equipped).</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Nissan-Armada-007.jpg" alt="2012 Nissan Armada photo" title="2012 Nissan Armada photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Nissan Armada photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Nissan Armada pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7298">2012 Nissan Armada photo gallery</a></em> (26 photos)</p> <p>The enhancements for the 2012 model year include the addition of a standard power liftgate in the SV Driver Package and on the SL trim and heated front seats on SL trim. On the Platinum trim, standard features now include a new padded center console lid, 2nd row heated seats and a 2nd row padded center armrest with the Captain’s Chair option. One new exterior color, Brilliant Silver, is also offered.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Nissan-Armada-008.jpg" alt="2012 Nissan Armada photo" title="2012 Nissan Armada photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Nissan Armada photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-nissan-armada-sv-sl-platinum-review-specifications-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Full-size SUVs models Nissan Nissan Armada SUVs Mon, 27 Feb 2012 19:45:20 +0000 admin 89303 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars