SUVs http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/suvs The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Acura MDX review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-mdx-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura MDX luxury SUV</h2> <p>The 2013 Acura MDX went on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $43,280. The award-winning MDX continues as a benchmark vehicle for performance, packaging and style in the seven-passenger luxury SUV segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-MDX-015.jpg" alt="2013 Acura MDX photo" title="2013 Acura MDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura MDX photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura MDX pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7670">2013 Acura MDX photo gallery</a></em> (30 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 MDX is powered by a 3.7-liter, all-aluminum, 24-valve, VTEC® V-6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 engine is matched to a Sequential SportShift 6-speed automatic transmission and Acura-exclusive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-MDX-014.jpg" alt="2013 Acura MDX photo" title="2013 Acura MDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura MDX photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Acura SH-AWD is a full-time all-wheel-drive system that uses active torque vectoring to distribute engine torque to all four wheels to deliver optimal handling control under varying road-surface and weather conditions.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-mdx-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura MDX AWD Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:05:53 +0000 admin 96980 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura ZDX review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-zdx-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura ZDX luxury crossover</h2> <p>The innovative and stylish Acura ZDX crossover vehicle, introduced in 2009, will receive numerous styling and technology enhancements for the 2013 model year, which will be the final year on the market for ZDX as the Acura brand sharpens its focus on new models and core products, the company announced today.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-ZDX-001.jpg" alt="2013 Acura ZDX photo" title="2013 Acura ZDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="225" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura ZDX photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura ZDX pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7669">2013 Acura ZDX photo gallery</a></em> (13 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 ZDX will receive several new features, including a redesigned front grille, front and rear parking sensors, power folding side mirrors and safety features such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). The 2013 Acura ZDX went on sale October 19, 2012, with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $50,920*.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-ZDX-010.jpg" alt="2013 Acura ZDX photo" title="2013 Acura ZDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="225" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura ZDX photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-zdx-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura ZDX Compact SUVs Crossover Crossover SUV Luxury cars luxury crossovers models SUVs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:50:22 +0000 admin 96948 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2006 Ford Explorer review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-explorer-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The 2006 Ford Explorer</h2> <p>How do you improve upon a vehicle that created its segment and has continued to be the sales leader for 15 straight years? For the 2006 Ford Explorer, the answer is more power, improved fuel economy, low emissions, new advanced safety technologies, class-leading interior quietness, improved ride comfort and bolder styling.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-explorer-004.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Explorer" title="2006 Ford Explorer" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Explorer</strong></span></span><em>Find more 2006 Ford Explorer pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7664">2006 Ford Explorer image gallery</a></em> (82 photos)</p> <p>Ford Explorer has been the world's best-selling SUV for 15 consecutive years with sales totaling nearly 5.5 million because it adheres to a simple formula: put people first. Since its introduction in 1990, Explorer has defined the SUV segment by offering the capability of an SUV for towing and off-roading, along with innovations in package, comfort and refinement.</p> <p>Explorer leads a changing segment</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-explorer-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2006 Ford Ford Explorer models SUVs Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:59:06 +0000 admin 96799 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 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 Equinox (LS, 1LT, 2LT, LTZ) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-equinox-ls-1lt-2lt-ltz-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Equinox crossover SUV</h2> <p>The Chevrolet Equinox rolls into 2013 with a new, more powerful 3.6L V-6 engine, Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation, and other features that will help maintain its momentum as one of the most popular small crossovers.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Equinox-002.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Sales for the first eight months of 2012 were up 16.6 percent, building on sales of more than 193,000 in 2011.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Equinox-001.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Equinox seats five and is available in LS, LT (1LT and 2LT trims) and LTZ models, with available all-wheel drive. When equipped with the standard Ecotec 2.4L direct-injected engine, the FWD Equinox achieves an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Equinox-007.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-equinox-ls-1lt-2lt-ltz-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Chevrolet Chevrolet Equinox Crossover Crossover SUV models SUVs Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:12:41 +0000 admin 96551 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 Chevrolet Avalanche review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-avalanche-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche pickup</h2> <p>Chevrolet Avalanche is one of the industry’s most flexible utility vehicles, combining the passenger comfort of a SUV with the cargo capability of a truck, thanks to the exclusive Midgate. It opens to extend the cargo-area from 5-feet-3-inches-long (1.6 m) long to 8 feet 2 inches (2.5 m). It is available in LS, LT and LTZ models, with 2WD and 4WD.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Black-Diamond-Avalanche-001.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="407" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Avalanche rolls into its final year of production in 2013 and is commemorated with the Black Diamond Avalanche. It features body-color bed surrounds, a unique badge on the sail panel of every vehicle produced, additional features on LS and LT models, and lower prices across the lineup.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Black-Diamond-Avalanche-002.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="348" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-avalanche-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Chevrolet Chevrolet Avalanche models pickups SUVs Trucks Wed, 24 Oct 2012 06:45:24 +0000 admin 96394 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars