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The SsangYong Kyron is a compact 'soft-roader' SUV (although it is quite large for its class) built by SsangYong Motor Company. It has a 104 Kw (139 hp)/310 N·m (229 ft·lbf) diesel motor, with Mercedes-Benz motor parts. Although the motor is a great one in its own right, it does performance a vehicle weighing almost two tonnes which makes performance lethargic at best.

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New platform, new layout, new motor - the new SsangYong Korando brings an completely fresh approach to the crossover sphere. Introducing a number of significant firsts for SsangYong, the SsangYong Korando is ready to take a bold step into one of the most buoyant sectors of the European vehicle sphere.

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The SsangYong Actyon is a direct replacement for the SsangYong Musso. The SsangYong Actyon comes in two forms the Coupe Sports (actyon) and the Sports Utility Truck (actyon Sports). Both models will be available in a few various guises, with both 2WD and 4WD systems on provide as well as the choice of a third generation common rail VGT turbo diesel motor or a 2.

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Saturn presented the all-new 2008 Saturn Vue, a compact 5-door crossover car with European layout and sporty ride and handling. The car was revealed at the Greater Los Angeles International Auto Show. The new Saturn Vue is the latest Saturn model to showcase the brand's new layout character and intensified focus on driving characteristics.

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Saturn today represented the all-new Saturn Outlook crossover SUV at the New York International Auto Show. Saturn Outlook provides seats for up to eight and features the capability of an SUV with carlike driving characteristics. Its contemporary look-and-feel introduces the new face of Saturn layout.

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The Pontiac Torrent is a sport utility car (SUV) sold by the Pontiac division of Basic Motors, and replaced the U-body Aztek as the company's crossover SUV for 2006. Basically, the Pontiac Torrent is an upscale Chevrolet Equinox on the Theta platform. The Pontiac Torrent was presented at the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show and went on sale in late summer 2005.

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The Pontiac Aztek, presented late in the 2001 model year (launch alongside rivals the Hyundai Santa Fe and Toyota Highlander) and manufactured via the 2005 model year, was a mid-size crossover SUV manufactured by the Basic Motors marque Pontiac. The car is most noteworthy for its polarizing look look-and-feel which is a source of extensive ridicule from both the public and the press.

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PEUGEOT'S FIRST SPORT UTILITY CAR (SUV) - THE Peugeot 4007 - IS POSITIONED IN THE SPHERE OF COMPACT ALL-TERRAIN CARS AND IS THE RESULT OF A CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION, A RECOGNISED 4X4 SPECIALIST, AND THE PSA PEUGEOT Citroën GROUP, RESPECTED FOR ITS MOTOR TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND STYLISH, CHEAP VEHICLES.

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The Peugeot 3008 is a compact and roomy crossover. It introduces a new and high-tech provide, not only in the Peugeot range but also in today's vehicle sphere as a whole. Produced in Eastern France at the Sochaux manufacturing plant, its concept and specification has draw on all of Peugeot's expertise and values.

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With accentuated look layout, new engines, newly tuned chassis and an updated dashboard, the Opel Antara features sporty off-road flair with high utility value and urban chic in the 2011 model year.

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The Oldsmobile Bravada was a luxury SUV from the Oldsmobile marque of Basic Motors. There have been two various cars to bear this model name, the first and second-generation GMT330, and the 2002 to 2004 GMT360. The 1991 Oldsmobile Bravada was an upscale version of the then-new 4-door S-blazer/jimmy.

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The Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Terrano are mid-size Suvs. Where as the Pathfinder is sold in North America, the name first presented in 1986, elsewhere in the world the car was known as the Nissan Terrano. Currently, the Pathfinder falls between the Xterra and Murano in the lineup. The first generation Pathfinder/terrano platform is known as the WD21.

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The Nissan Rogue crossover SUV enters the 2011 model year with a new refreshed look look, refined dashboard, added technology and comfort features and one other thing - more of the same high-value, high-fun attitude that has made Nissan Rogue one of the most well-known compact crossover Suvs in class since its introduction four years ago.

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Saab takes Suv-performance to a new altitude as it announces the Aero performance version of the Saab 9-7X. The limited edition Saab 9-7X Aero will make its way to dealer showrooms early this autumn.

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The new Saab 9-4X brings original layout and engineering values to the growing mid-size crossover segment. With distinctive Scandinavian and aircraft-inspired looks, it also provides car-like handling and ride characteristics that challenge class benchmarks.

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The Saab 9-3X is the perfect alternative to big and heavy crossovers or Suvs. With distinctive looks, a versatile Sport Wagon body, higher stance and advanced all-wheel drive technology, the Saab 9-3X also provides impressive fuel economy and functional cargo. The Saab 9-3X is available with either Saab's 2.

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Robust, unbreakable, cheap. The Nissan Patrol is a name synonymous with ruggedness, a legendary off-roader capable of going anywhere, anytime. Meticulously honed for over five decades, the Nissan Patrol is Nissan's main big SUV model and enjoys a rich heritage particularly in the Middle East that dates rear to the 1950's.

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The Nissan Frontier, a no-compromise pickup forged with luxury hardware, extraordinary performance and off-road athleticism, continues to be a leader in the mid-size truck segment. Improving its already cool packaging, the 2009 Nissan Frontier gets revised with a new front fascia grille and headlight layout and new 16-inch and 18-inch wheels.

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The updated 2010 Mitsubishi Shogun continues to provide consumers a original blend of on and off-road capability, generous traditional equipment levels, convenience, room and luxury and highly competitive pricing.

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that its all-new compact crossover Mitsubishi RVR went on sale throughout Japan from February 17, 2010.

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itsubishi's dramatically styled Mitsubishi Raider mid-size pickup truck was presented for 2006 and earned the Best in Class Car Satisfaction Award (VSA) for compact pickups from the renowned Autopacific, Inc. market consulting group. The model line has been streamlined for 2007, now product one extended-cab model and three Double Cabin models at release.

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The 2005 Mitsubishi Montero stands apart as one of the few sport utility cars that successfully features style and luxury with world-renowned, off-road ruggedness.

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The Mitsubishi Endeavor is a crossover-type mid-size sport-utility car that features car-like driving dynamics with cool convenience, space and flexibility. Unibody construction and four-wheel independent suspension ensure a smooth, quiet ride.

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At the 2010 New York International Auto Show, Mitsubishi Motors expanded the Outlander family lineup with the debut of an all-new crossover utility car (CUV). Developed from the bottom up with a striking layout and rigid, lightweight body, the smart-sized crossover features fuel economy with stylish and feature-rich luxury performance.

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Nissan Murano, the luxury crossover, is more premium than ever. Upgrades to the dashboard, revisions to the tail-lights, a new layout of alloy wheel and changes to the instrumentation improve even further the already high levels of convenience and style found in Nissan's main model. The majority of the changes take place inside the well-appointed cab.

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ntroduced in 2005 as Mercury's entry-level, small SUV, Mercury Mariner built on the style and success of the mid-size 4-door Mountaineer.

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The customised version of the SsangYong Rexton, shown at the 2008 British International Motor Show, is now an add-on model in the SsangYong range, priced at £29995, on-the-road. The SsangYong Rexton R-line was so enthusiastically received by visitors to the SsangYong motor show stand, that distributors Koelliker UK, had no hesitation in adding it to the range.

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The Subaru Baja is a car/truck crossover built by Fuji Heavy Industries. It is based on the Legacy-based Subaru Outback wagon, except instead of a big wagon's trunk space, it has an open pickup truck-like bed, full with a tailgate. The back passenger seatings fold down to enable extension of the open bed into the passenger compartment for long trunk.

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Fuji Heavy Industries Inc. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, announced its plan to introduce the refactored Subaru B9 Subaru Tribeca, now called Subaru Tribeca, and to start sales in the U. this summer. FHI will unveil the new Subaru Tribeca (U. specifications) at the New York International Auto Show, which will be held from April 6 via 15.

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) today arrived the all-new 2007 Suzuki XL7 midsize crossover SUV at the 2006 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). With the introduction of the new front-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive crossover SUV, Suzuki is moving forward to the next chapter in its ongoing SUV success story.

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The Toyota Land Cruiser enjoys a special status in the global sphere as a car that has proved its tough, lasting and robust qualities in the most extreme environments.

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Making its debut at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show with new changes for MY 2011, the sporty 5-door Toyota Matrix deftly features a fun-to-drive spirit with the utility of a small SUV and impressive fuel efficiency. In 2011, the Toyota Matrix will option new traditional wheels, dashboard layout features, the Toyota Care complimentary maintenance plan, and traditional Smart Stop Technology.

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The Toyota Tacoma, still the best-selling compact pickup truck in the U. sphere by a wide margin, provides a restyled look exterior and a refactored, updated dashboard in all models for 2012. New changes add convenience, usability and audio/infotainment performance. Toyota sold more than 106000, Toyota Tacoma models for 2010, outselling its nearest rival by nearly two-to-one.

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The new Toyota Urban Cruiser is developed to meet a growing demand for cars that are cut out for life on urban roads, yet are equally at home off the beaten track. It is compact for simple town driving and parking and, due to new Toyota technology, has a small carbon footprint - key requirements for today's urban motorists.

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The new Volvo XC60 is the first car in a new generation of the contemporary cross-over concept. It is a mix of a conventional city car and an XC car aimed for young, professional urban people with an active life. Volvo XC60 is a sporty and dynamic vehicle with tasteful look and dashboard layout and versatile functionality.

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The new Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG stands for efficiency and performance, exclusivity and a superlative driving experience. Running on 11. 8 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres (NEDC combined, 276 g Co2/km), the high-performance SUV undercuts its predecessor by 28 percent. The basis for low fuel consumption and top-class performance is offered by the AMG 5.

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The Mercedes-Benz M-class is a 4-door SUV with light off-road capability, first provided in 1997, and built in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA, at the same time as its rival, the Infiniti QX4. It marked a shift at Mercedes-Benz in becoming a global player; while it had plants outside Germany before, they merely built facsimiles of German models.

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Volkswagen Amarok, with its highly advanced TDI engines - all boosted direct injection engines - will set new standards when it comes to fuel efficiency and emissions. The pickup's active and passive security systems and comfort features all match up to passenger vehicle levels. Yet the Volkswagen Amarok is extremely rugged.

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Europe's best selling pick-up and its SUV sibling since its release - the Nissan Navara and Nissan Pathfinder - have been given a mid-term boost with a number of significant improvements developed to keep them at the top. Among the changes are the arrival of a new and technically advanced 3. 0-litre V6 diesel engine; hight-priority enhancments to the well-known 2.

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L200 belongs to the line of authentic 4x4s that established the Mitsubishi Motors name in Europe. It is no surprise then that it owes much of its layout inspiration to the most stunning of all, the 2002 Pajero Evo 2+2 concept / Pajero Evolution racer.

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The Toyota Sequoia full-size sport utility car moves into 2011 with minor dashboard trim changes. The trailer hitch connector is now the same as on the Tundra full-size pickup truck, and there is a new off switch for the traditional Daytime Running Lights. The Toyota Sequoia is available in SR5, Limited and Platinum grades.

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The Subaru XV is a new type of crossover SUV that not only projects a great presence despite its compact sporty layout, but also boasts a range of new features never seen before in an SUV.

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Launched in Europe in 1996, the Subaru Outback pioneered the 'crossover' concept, combining the convenience, dashboard room and superior on-road handling of a family estate, with the off-road capability and ground clearance of a sports utility car. This special blend of features has now been further refined. The new Subaru Outback is longer, wider and taller than the model it changes.

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The all-new Volvo XC70 has admittedly dressed up for a premium night out in town, but its appetite for impressive adventure is as big as ever. The dark-coloured plastic panels at the bottom are less obvious than on the current model.

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Volkswagen has represented the completely redeveloped Volkswagen Touareg as a world premiere at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. It is the most technically high-tech Volkswagen since the make has been in existence.

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More dynamic and more efficient, more roomy inside and lighter overall, pointing into the future of technology and in sporting, elegant layout - the new Porsche Cayenne is more Porsche than ever before.

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The all-new 2009 Pontiac Vibe is a modern re-mix of a classic hit, infusing the functionality of a compact crossover with a bolder attitude of muscular look-and-feel, increased performance and tight handling. It arrives in dealer showrooms in early 2008. Adding a richer harmony to the tune, the well-known all-wheel-drive and GT models return to the Pontiac Vibe lineup.

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People have never tired of talking about that mythical creature who, with his white fur coat and sharp teeth, lives high up in icy mountains.

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When the first Toyota 4runner sport utility car (SUV) was launched rear in 1984 it was a revolutionary new car based on the mechanics of the four-wheel-drive Toyota pickup truck. The Toyota 4runner combined the versatility and go-anywhere ability of four-wheel-drive with the convenience and utility found in passenger vehicles. Twenty-five years, four generations and more than 1.

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Wider, longer, lower - in brief, this is the formula for the impressive look of the new Mercedes-Benz M-class. Although the wheelbase and track of this successful SUV (sports Utility Vehicle) by Mercedes-Benz have been enlarged, the new M-class makes a very compact and concentrated impression. As a careful evolutionary workflow, the developers have given it even more dynamic but stylish lines.

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In the search for the optimum hybrid system for the Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid, the developers were already sure of one thing right from the concept phase: a Mercedes-Benz SUV with a hybrid drive would have to share the same typical make attributes as any other Mercedes car.

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The third generation of the Mercedes-Benz M-class sets new benchmarks in the SUV world with its leading-edge auto technology. The new Mercedes-Benz M-class boasts optimum energy efficiency, leading standards of passive security, impressive ride convenience combined with superb driving dynamics, as well as a completely revamped dashboard layout product impressive ergonomics among its key strengths.

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Mercedes-Benz launched official images and data of the all-new Mercedes-Benz Glk-class sport utility car. The versatile SUV will debut at Auto China in Beijing on Sunday, April 20, and make its U. dealer showroom debut in January 2009 as a 2010 model. Powered by a 268-horsepower, 3. 5-liter V6 motor the 2010MY Mercedes-Benz GLK 350 will form the basis of the U.

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The 5. 5 liter V8-engine in the Mercedes-Benz GL550 generates 382 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque. At only 6. 4 seconds, the 0-60 mph acceleration time is almost comparable with that of a sports vehicle, as is the electronically limited top speed of 130 mph. The GL450 has a displacement of 4. 6 liters, performance output of 335 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque. It makes the dashboard from 0 to 60 mph in 6.

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Mercedes-Benz Gl-class -the seven-seater luxury off-roader provides impressive handling both on and off-road and pampers occupants with its extremely roomy accommodation and the convenience of a luxury saloon. The Gl-class sets another milestone with PRE-SAFE, the powerful security system, a first in this sphere segment.

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Mercedes-Benz Gl-class -the seven-seater luxury off-roader provides impressive handling both on and off-road and pampers occupants with its extremely roomy accommodation and the convenience of a luxury saloon. The Gl-class sets another milestone with PRE-SAFE, the powerful security system, a first in this sphere segment.

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Even more visually expressive and with an even more elegant and convenient dashboard, Mercedes-Benz presents the new Mercedes-Benz Gl-class Grand Edition. This distinctive, new special edition of the off-roader comes as traditional with a level of spaciousness and convenience that is on a par with a luxury saloon.

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Following its most recent G-class makeover, the Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG is now even more appealing. Boasting an updated performance of 373 Kw/507 hp, this offroad classic has also been given a fresh exterior, incorporating a reworked radiator grille and new 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels.

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A classic off-roader is entering its final phase: as the model designation suggests, Mercedes-Benz is producing the last edition of the short wheelbase Station Wagon in the successful Mercedes-Benz G-class with the special BA3 Final Edition model.

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Showing its commitment to improving the world's air class, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) will unveil the all-new 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid-electric Car (HEV) at the 2007 North American International Auto Show.

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Mazda CX-7 is one of the world's first production Suvs to combine a sporty layout and driving experience with SUV practicality and roominess. Since its release in 2006, this original sports crossover SUV has steadily gained in popularity around the world, selling about 190000, units and winning 15 auto awards.

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Mazda is unveiling the all-new Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Mazda CX-5 is the first car of a new Mazda generation that will adopt the full range of Mazda's breakthrough SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and new layout theme, 'KODO - Soul of Motion', which was showcased by the Mazda SHINARI and Mazda MINAGI concept vehicles.

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At the 2010 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney, Mazda is unveiling the all-new Mazda BT-50 that signifies a new direction in the utility segment. It was designed as an Active lifestyle car, and is tailored to further extend the appeal of a utility from conventional enterprise users to a wide range of buyers, including families and pleasure-seekers.

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The Mazda B2500 has always stood out as a pickup that features strength and stylishness to be something far more than just another commercial car. Its youthful and active layout language combined with high create class give it a passenger car-like stylishness.

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Maserati Kubang - a new Maserati car in the sport luxury SUV segment will represent a natural direction for the company to enlarge its offering range and strengthen its presence in the sport luxury sphere. For some reason Suvs today never seem to provide the kind of uplifting driving pleasure and luxury atmosphere that are two givens of today's high-end sports and luxury vehicles.

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Lincoln MKT full-size crossover provides a dramatically enhanced ride, sharper handling, better fuel efficiency and new security technologies including back inflatable seat belts for the 2013 model year, providing buyers benefits and features that match or exceed more expensive rivals. The changes ensure a recognizable Lincoln family exterior going forward.

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New, industry-exclusive technologies and engaging layout featuring world-class craftsmanship and materials further elevate the 2011 Lincoln MKX midsize luxury crossover. Leading the wide-ranging innovations is the all-new Mylincoln Touch driver connect technology, which provides a smarter, safer, simpler way to connect drivers with in-car technologies and their digital lives.

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The Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup truck manufactured in the American sphere by Nissan Motors. The truck shares the stretched Nissan F-alpha platform with the Nissan Armada and Infiniti QX56 Suvs, and is produced in Canton, Mississippi. The Nissan Titan was created to challenge the market-leading Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado/gmc Sierra, Dodge Ram, and Toyota Tundra.

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The Lincoln Mark LT is a luxury pickup truck from Lincoln. It first went on sale in January 2005 for the 2006 model year. The Lincoln Mark LT replaced the failed 2002-only Lincoln Blackwood, Lincoln's only other pickup truck. The Lincoln Mark LT is built at Ford's River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan (a plant that used to create the Ford Mustang).

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The Lincoln Aviator was a mid-size luxury SUV from the Ford Motor Company's Lincoln-mercury Division. It was presented in 2003, and production ended in 2005. The Lincoln Aviator was built exclusively at Ford's St. Louis Assembly plant in Hazelwood, Missouri. Its rivals included the Cadillac SRX, Lexus GX (launched at the same time as the Lincoln Aviator), and Infiniti FX.

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Lexus represented the all-new, next generation Lexus RX 350 and Lexus RX 450h hybrid at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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The Toyota Harrier is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by the Toyota Motor Corporation. It is the world's first mid-size crossover SUV. In North American markets, it is sold as the Lexus RX series (such as the RX 300, RX 330 and RX 350). It is based heavily on the Camry platform, which it shares with the Kluger/highlander.

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Lexus represented the all-new 2008 Lexus LX 570 full-size luxury utility car at a press conference at the 2007 New York International Auto Show. The all-new third-generation LX will option more technological advancements to offer added performance, luxury, security, roominess and both on- and off-road capability over the proven LX 470 it changes.

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The Lexus LX is a full-size luxury sport utility car sold by the Lexus division of Toyota. Also, it was Lexus's first SUV. It has a 4. 7-liter, four-cam V8 motor with four valves per cylinder. The LX has a welded metal body and a capacity to bench eight passengers.

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The 2009 Lexus GX 470 is a full-capability luxury utility car delivering an impressive mix of performance, convenience and confidence for any kind of driving. The Lexus GX 470 is positioned between the brand's prestige-luxury LX 570 and unibody-based RX models. The Lexus GX 470 is powered by a 4. 7-liter V8 motor that produces 263 horsepower and 323 lb-ft. of peak torque.

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Lexus has presented an all-new, second-generation Lexus GX 460 luxury utility car for 2010 that is more comprehensive, more efficient, quieter and more premium than the Lexus GX 470 model it changes. The 2010 Lexus GX 460 achieves all of these significant developments while its 10 traditional airbags and the available Pre-collision System help improve security.

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The Lincoln Navigation system serves as Lincoln's full-sized luxury SUV. The Lincoln Navigation system shares the same platform with the lesser Ford Expedition full-size SUV. Presented in 1998, the Lincoln Navigation system has proven extremely well-known, comprising 40% of the American luxury SUV sphere in 2001.

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Toyota represented the all-new 2009 Toyota Venza crossover sedan at a press conference at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Toyota Venza will raise the crossover car to new levels by combining a original blend of sedan refinement and sport utility car (SUV) functionality.

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Lexus represented the all-new, next generation Lexus RX 350 and Lexus RX 450h hybrid at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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With its comprehensive, sporty and elegant look-and-feel, supreme agility, premium functionality and high-tech equipment features, the BMW X1 is a trailblazer in the luxury compact segment in terms of driving pleasure. Yet again luxury carmaker BMW has successfully transplanted the BMW X model concept to a new car segment to create a original offering.

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A renewed version of Renault Koleos is to be launched in late 2011. The chief changes concern the model's look look-and-feel and dashboard trim, plus appreciable CO2 and fuel consumption savings in the case of its diesel engines.

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Kia Motors announced the world debut of the all-new Kia Borrego SUV at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, further bolstering its offering offerings in the US. Inspired by Kia's less is more layout philosophy, Kia Borrego was tailored to convey a pure and functional exterior.

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The all-new 2008 Infiniti EX35, which goes on sale at Infiniti retailers nationwide in late December 2007, provides an exceptional mix of seductive layout, elegant dashboard and advanced technology systems.

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The Discovery (now known in North America as the Land Rover LR3) is a convenient 4x4 car (SUV in American-english) from Land Rover which is now owned by Ford. There have been three generations of the car, which is somewhat less expensive than the company's top Range Rover model. The Discovery was presented in the late 1980s and is the most well-known model of Land Rover.

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Since its introduction in April 2007 the all-new Land Rover LR2 has enjoyed strong sales and to reinforce its line-up in the U. , Land Rover North America today announced the introduction of a new and improved derivative.

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The 2011 Land Rover Freelander 2 model range, on sale in the UK from the end of September 2010, benefits from a new 2. 2-litre diesel motor available with either 150PS or 190PS outputs, a new exterior look plus dashboard alterations including new instrument dials and a new Luxury Pack feature.

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Land Rover is enhancing its range of factory-supported armoured cars with the release of the comprehensive new Land Rover Discovery 4 Armoured.

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Land Rover launches the new 2011 Land Rover Defender X-tech Limited Edition at the 2011 Brussels Motorshow. The Land Rover Defender X-tech provides raw and edgy style, with the class-leading all-terrain capability you would expect of this motoring icon. The look is available in Zermatt Silver, improved by a contrasting Santorini Black finish to the roof and wheel arches.

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Jeep introduces the all-new 3. 6-liter Pentastar V-6 petrol motor that will be equipped on the 2012 Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 6-liter V-6 powertrain offers more fuel economy, enhanced on-road driving dynamics and refinement, more performance and more torque. Petrol powertrain now adds updated automatic transmission for refined shifting and greater performance.

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Chrysler Group LLC launched pictures of the new 2011 Jeep Patriot, the cheap compact sport utility car (SUV) that provides buyers segment-leading capability and unsurpassed 4x4 fuel efficiency, along with classic, rugged Jeep look-and-feel.

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Nearly 18 years ago, Jeep invented the luxury SUV segment with the introduction of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. More than 4 million sales later, Jeep enhances the formula and hits the sweet spot of real-world capability and on-road refinement with the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Product unsurpassed 4x4 fuel efficiency and off-road capability in the Compact-suv segment, the new 2011 Jeep Compass features a stunning new sophisticated layout, with cues coming directly from the brand's luxury icon, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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The Jeep Commander is a mid-sized SUV presented in 2006. It was first presented at the 2005 New York Auto Show. It is a 7-passenger SUV and is just 2 inches longer than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. It has much more boxy look-and-feel, with an upright windshield and squared-off sides.

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The all-new Jeep Cherokee remains true to its legendary 4x4 heritage while product buyers more on-road refinement and amenities. The new Jeep Cherokee takes on the Jeep rugged look layout, and for the first time it now comes with the all-new Selec-trac II full-time four-wheel-drive system as traditional.

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Truly a pickup without compromise from the company that calls itself 'the pickup professionals', the 2011 Isuzu Rodeo range provides UK buyers the ideal blend of rugged ability with performance, convenience with style, and self-assured confidence with truck-like toughness.

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The Isuzu Pickups made their debut in 2006, and the crew cabin model was rapidly nominated as Truck of the Year by two various magazines, Truck of Texas and Four Wheeler of the Year. Intellichoice called the 2006 models a Smart Choice in ten various ownership-cost categories, and singled out the 2006 i-280 Extended Cabin S as the Top Winner in its class for lowest repair costs.

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Intellichoice called the 2006 Isuzu Ascender 5-passenger a Top Winner in its class for both lowest fuel cost and lowest operating cost, and a Smart Choice in eight other categories. Isuzu's main SUV returns for 2007, sized just right to provide a lot of of space for five passengers, and with the multiple proven 4. 2-liter inline six- cylinder motor under its hood.

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Following a record setting sales trend and the successful release of the all-new G sedan, Infiniti is keeping the momentum going with today's unveiling of the 2008 Infiniti QX full-size luxury sport utility car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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The Infiniti QX4 and the Nissan Terrano Regulus are mid-size luxury Suvs presented in 1997 as rebadged Nissan Pathfinders. It was launched a year after Acura's release of the SLX and Lexus's release of the larger LX 450, and it is Infiniti's first entry into Suvs. Also, it was launched the same time as the Mercedes-Benz M-class.

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Infiniti QX starts with a breathtaking presence, a calm strength derived of clean fluid lines that attract and hold your attention. It continues with the highest level of luxury, not just for the driver and front bench passenger, but all occupants - world class, personalized control over their environments for passengers in each bench in the house.

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The 2013 Infiniti JX will shake up the status quo when the high-tech 7-passenger luxury crossover joins the Infiniti lineup in spring 2012.

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In keeping with Infiniti's well defined offering strategy, the new FX is inviting in each dimension, from the nimble feel of its quick and controlled response to driver input, to the ride convenience offered by its Dual Flow Pass shock absorbers and quick response to body motion inputs, to the original Infiniti feel under acceleration and braking.

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The Infiniti FX is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV. It is sold in two models: the FX35 and the Infiniti FX45. Both were launched in 2003, the same time Lexus launched their GX 470. It replaced the QX4 as Infiniti's mid-size luxury SUV, despite being larger than its predecessor. With the Infiniti FX45 crossover, Infiniti sought to combine sports-car performance with SUV functionality.

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A genuine fusion of sports vehicle and SUV, the Infiniti Fx37's exciting look-and-feel - shared with the Infiniti FX50 - sets it apart from the crowd. Built on Infiniti's FM (front-midships) platform, the Infiniti FX37 blends sports vehicle proportions with the character of a 4x4.

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The Infiniti Ex30d introduces a lower CO2 V6 diesel motor, first-in-class security technology and a new chapter in the European ambitions of Japan's youngest luxury performance car-maker. What doesn't change is the Ex's dynamic coupé crossover style, its impressive traditional equipment - and a high-performance drive to seduce the sportiest of owners.

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In 2010, a revolutionary new Hyundai Tucson joins the quickly evolving Hyundai offering line. The sleek crossover from Hyundai, with its athletic European layout, strikes a stark contrast from its predecessor and enhances in each functional space, from its roomier cab with extra trunk room to its leap in fuel efficiency and technology.

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A new world-beating motor, more equipment and a stylish new exterior - all at a lower price tag. The 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe looks too good to be true. But consumers looking for a large, practical family vehicle can stop pinching themselves, as Hyundai has confirmed the amazing news that its 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe will actually be cheaper than the vehicle it changes, despite a raft of enhancments.

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The new seven-seater Hyundai ix55 luxury utility car made its European debut at the 2008 Paris Mondial de L'automobile. The main Hyundai ix55 sits ahead of the current Tucson and Santa Fe models and effectively completes the company's dynamic and engaging SUV range.

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The new Hyundai Veracruz midsize crossover made its North American debut at the 2007 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Just as the Hyundai Azera is altering perceptions about luxury sedans, Hyundai Veracruz breaks new ground in luxury crossovers.

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The Toyota FJ Cruiser (FJC) is a retro-style compact SUV by Toyota presented as a concept at the 2003 Chicago Auto Show and in production form at the following North American International Auto Show.

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Hummer is bringing its unmistakable style and unmatched capability to the truck sphere with the 2009 Hummer H3T. It is based on the architecture of the well-known Hummer H3, but features a five-passenger crew cabin and a separate five-foot-long (1. 5 meters) bed. The Hummer H3T is bigger than a midsize truck and smaller than a full-size truck, creating its own niche in the sphere.

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Hummer announced the 2008 Hummer H2, with a completely refactored, more refined dashboard that features luxury with Hummer's legendary ruggedness; improved security features and a more comprehensive motor that is coupled with a new, six-speed automatic transmission. The new powertrain mix enhances efficiency when compared with previous models.

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The Hummer H1 is a civilian car based on the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Car (HMMWV), popularly known as the Humvee, which was created by AM Basic.

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Revised for 2009 with a total of 50 significant changes and new features, the Honda Ridgeline takes on a bolder exterior and feel with new look and dashboard look-and-feel along with a more comprehensive motor.

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The Honda Passport was a mid-size SUV manufactured by Isuzu, launched in 1993, as Honda's first entry in the truck sphere for the US, and only sold in the US. Built and developed solely by Isuzu, who sold it as the Rodeo, it was seen as a "quick fix" entry into the growing SUV sphere in the US.

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The Acura Honda MDX (honda MDX in Japan and Australia) is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV manufactured by the Japanese manufacturer Acura since the 2001 model year. It is built by Honda of Canada Manufacturing Ltd. in Alliston, Ontario, Canada. It was presented in late 2000 as a 2001 model, replacing the slow-selling SLX, based on the Isuzu Trooper. In 2003, the Honda MDX went on sale in Japan.

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The extremely versatile Honda Element SUV undergoes a transformation for 2007 with freshened look-and-feel, 10 more horsepower, new 5-speed automatic transmission (available) and extensive new traditional security equipment that contains side curtain airbags and Car Stability Assist (VSA).

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The 2012 Honda Crosstour embraces the crossover SUV formula from a distinctively sleek, sporty and economical perspective while also maximizing the interior's trunk capacity, versatility and luxury feel. For 2012, the official name becomes Honda Crosstour, replacing Accord Honda Crosstour (2010 and 2011 models).

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The 2008 GMC Yukon Hybrid, featuring the world's first two-mode hybrid propulsion system in an SUV, will provide buyers a 25-percent improvement in overall fuel efficiency when it arrives at dealers toward the end of next year.

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All-new 2010 GMC Terrain makes its world debut at the 2009 New York International Auto Show. The GMC Terrain is a five-passenger crossover SUV that blends bold look-and-feel with fuel economy and luxury features.

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GMC announced the 2009 GMC Sierra Hybrid, a comprehensive full-size pickup that achieves 40-percent greater city fuel efficiency and a 25-percent improvement in overall fuel efficiency while delivering the capability expected of a full-size truck - including a 6100-pound, (2767, kg) towing capacity. Partnering Basic Motors' patented two-mode hybrid system and a comprehensive 6.

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The new GMC Envoy replaced the Jimmy name in Gmc's lineup. While it still shares a platform with the Chevrolet Trailblazer, the look-and-feel is differentiated. Early versions used the 270 hp (201 Kw) Vortec 4200 motor, while later GMC Envoys stepped up to 275 hp (205 Kw). This rating grew to 291 hp for the 2006 model year. All GMC Envoys have 4-wheel disc brakes. A Displacement on Demand 5.

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Tiger Woods, the world's top-ranked professional golfer and long-time Buick partner, teamed up with Buick to introduce media to the brand's newest vehicle: the all-new 2008 Buick Enclave luxury crossover SUV, on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Buick Enclave was represented at the Art Center College of Layout in Pasadena, one of the world's most prestigious art and layout schools.

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GMC announced the all-new 2007 GMC Acadia. It is Gmc's first crossover, delivering a smooth, responsive driving experience, athletic layout, a roomy dashboard and a powerful security suite to the fastest-growing car segment in the US. Acadia is a natural extension of the GMC make, explained John Larson, Pontiac-gmc basic manager.

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Fans of the Ford Flex have even more to love with an updated model with a sleek new exterior and even more technology to make driving safer, easier and more economical. Flex appeals to people who want to stand out from the crowd and has the highest retention rate of any car in the Ford lineup, explained Mark Fields, president of The Americas.

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Following an extensive development programme the covers have finally come off the highly anticipated new-model Ford Territory. The Australian-designed-and-developed SUV (sports Utility Vehicle) has undergone an extensive visual update inside and out.

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Ford Super Duty buyers expect and demand capability from the best-selling heavy-duty truck in America. For most Ford Super Duty owners, it's the core asset of their enterprise. Day after day, year after year, it's expected to deliver results in the most demanding situations. No nonsense. And never any excuses.

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A new traditional 6. 2-liter V8 motor pumping out 411 horsepower, new technologies and a newly available Supercrew feature that gives Raptor buyers more choices in cabin size all ensure the 2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will remain the off-road performance truck champion in the new model year.

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Ford F-series Super Duty, the industry's leading heavy-duty work truck and a mainstay of businesses throughout America, has been overhauled for the 2008 model year. Ford's Super Duty pickup has been the leader in the over 8500-pound, truck segment since release, product best-in-class payload, gross car weight ratings (gvolkswagenr) and trailer tow ratings.

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Ford F-series Super Duty, the industry's leading heavy-duty work truck and a mainstay of businesses throughout America, has been overhauled for the 2008 model year. Ford's Super Duty pickup has been the leader in the over 8500-pound, truck segment since release, product best-in-class payload, gross car weight ratings (gvolkswagenr) and trailer tow ratings.

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The all-new Ford Ranger - the latest in a wave of global cars - made its worldwide debut at the 2010 Australian International Motor Show. The all-new Ford Ranger has a comprehensive presence and promises to give pickup truck owners more can-do capability and a transformed truck ownership experience.

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The 2011 Ford Explorer has been refactored from bottom to top, inside and out, to reflect a contemporary vision of what buyers today want in a modern SUV. Ford has changed everything about the all-new Ford Explorer, yet it's still instantly and instinctively recognizable as a Ford Explorer, explained Moray Callum, executive director of North America Layout.

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Many buyers demand the kind of capability for hauling people and trunk that can only come from a full-size SUV. The new 2007 Ford Expedition and all-new Ford Expedition EL extended length model deliver with a fresh layout and best-ever capability and convenience designed specifically for those core SUV buyers.

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The Ford Excursion was the largest SUV in the Ford Motor Company lineup for the model years 2000-2005. Based on the Super Duty pickup truck platform, it provided big V8 (gasoline and diesel) and V10 (gasoline) engines, and seats for up to 9 passengers. It was developed to jack above the Ford Expedition and Ford Explorer in the company's SUV lineup.

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Style and technology - the hallmarks of Ford Edge since it took the midsize crossover segment by storm starting in 2006 - come together in an all-new way, product buyers even more of what they love for the 2011 model year. Buyers told us how much they like Ford Edge's layout and dynamic driving class, explained Mark Fields, Ford's president of The Americas.

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In a layout masterstroke, Fisker Auto has created a completely original vehicle: the first electric luxury/sports automobile for an active and eco-friendly lifestyle. The Fisker Surf builds on the success of the ground-breaking Karma Electric Car with extended range (ever) by adding add-on, customizable load-carrying capability, along with a spirited new attitude all its own.

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Fiat is renewing the Fiat Sedici in style and choice of engines: from now the Fiat Sedici is even more respectful of the environment due to two new Euro 5 engines (the 120CV 1. 6 16v petrol motor and the 135CV 2. 016v Multijet diesel), making it the best in class SUV for CO2 emissions.

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Daihatsu is product buyers extra value from its limited-edition Daihatsu Terios Kiri which is being restricted to only 250 vehicles. Based on the Daihatsu Terios 1. 5 S, the 'kiri' adds original metallic green paint, roof rails, special five-spoke 16 x 6 ins alloy wheels with 215/65 R16 tyres, a hard spare wheel cover, leather-covered helm, front fog lamps and special 'kiri' graphics.

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Dacia Sandero Stepway's trailblazing looks are a sure sign that it was born for adventure.

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The Dacia Duster project was born out of the easy premise that a real need existed in the world for an cheap, convenient and rugged 4x4, a class which is currently not well served. Aware of this gap, the Renault group decided to develop an all-terrain car aimed initially at emerging markets. The needs of European buyers were also taken into account from the project outset.

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Citroen has announced first details of its impressive new Sports Utility Car (SUV), that is set to add an extra dimension to the French manufacturer's range when it goes on sale in Europe from summer 2007.

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The Ford Freestyle (code name D219) is a crossover SUV / station wagon, presented for the 2005 model year to compete primarily with mid-size competitors such as the Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot, Nissan Murano and Mitsubishi Endeavor, as well as other station wagons like the Subaru Legacy and Outback models.

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The Dodge Durango is a full-size crossover SUV from the Dodge division of Chrysler. It was introduced in 1998 as a mid-size SUV, and as a replacement for the Ramcharger discontinued in the North American market in 1993, and was redesigned to full-size for 2004. The Durango was produced at the Newark Assembly plant in Newark, Delaware until the end of 2008.

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The Nissan Armada is Nissan's full-size SUV. It shares its body-on-frame F-Alpha platform with the Nissan Titan pickup truck, Nissan Xterra SUV, Nissan Frontier pickup truck, and Nissan Pathfinder SUV. An upscale version of the Armada was sold as the Infiniti QX56 from 2004 to 2010, when it switched to a platform based on the Nissan Patrol. All Armadas are currently built in Canton, Mississippi.

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Boasting elegant Chrysler look-and-feel, unsurpassed capability and performance, and abundant luxury amenities, the all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen is the latest addition to the Chrysler make showroom — a luxury SUV that is a value alternative to luxury-priced rivals.

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Nissan Juke is set to change the urban landscape. for the third time. Following in the wheeltracks of the Murano big crossover and then the successful Qashqai - the vehicle that three years ago presented the concept of a crossover as an alternative to the conventional C-segment hatchback - comes its younger brother, the Nissan Juke.

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The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse provides a reliable and satisfying mix of performance, efficiency, ride and security. The driving experience is supported by a sophisticated, 3. 6L DOHC V-6 that features variable valve timing and gasoline direct-injection technology.

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The Chevrolet Trailblazer is a mid-size SUV from the Chevrolet division of Basic Motors. It was presented in 1999 as an upscale trim line of the Blazer, and became a model in itself for 2002. The rest of the Blazer line continued, but because of the new Chevrolet Trailblazer, the Chevrolet Trailblazer trim was discontinued. The Chevrolet Trailblazer won the North American Truck of the Year award.

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The Chevrolet Tracker, formerly the Geo Tracker, is a mini SUV produced for Chevrolet and Geo by CAMI Automotive in Ingersoll, Ontario. Although appearing as a compact SUV, the Tracker was actually certified as a Light truck due to its off-road capabilities.

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LOS ANGELES - Chevrolet announced the 2007 Chevy Chevrolet Suburban, the next generation of the industry's most capable full-size SUV.

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The Chevrolet SSR is a convertible pickup truck manufactured from 2003 via 2006. The truck is based on the big Chevrolet Trailblazer's platform but features "retro" look-and-feel and a metal convertible top developed by ASC. The production model is based on the Supersport Roadster concept vehicle shown at the 2000 Detroit Auto Show.

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The Chevrolet S-10 (and alike GMC S-15 and Sonoma) was a compact pickup truck from the GMC marquee of Basic Motors. When first presented in 1982, the GMC version was known as the S-15. A high-performance version was the GMC Syclone. The truck was also sold by Isuzu as the Hombre from 1996 via 2000. There was also an SUV version, the Chevrolet S-10 Blazer/gmc S-15 Jimmy.

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The renowned Toyota Hilux continues to dominate European pick-up sales. Car sales totalled 21866, in 2010, representing almost 25% of the sphere share. This makes the Toyota pick-up the segment sales leader for the third consecutive year. With the release of the 2012 Toyota Hilux, Toyota introduces a new layout and further enhances the model's renowned class, durability and reliability.

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The Dodge Ram (currently marketed as a separate brand from Dodge in the United States and Canada) is a full-size pickup truck manufactured by the Chrysler Group LLC. As of late 2010, it has been sold under the Ram Trucks brand. Previously, Ram was part of the Dodge lineup of light trucks.

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Toyota arrived the 2010 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck and an all-new 4. 6-liter V8 motor at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show. On screen are two new packages, including the debut of an all-new Toyota Tundra Platinum Suite and the recently announced Toyota Tundra Work Truck.

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Chevrolet Silverado bolsters its position as the segment's most capable and diverse lineup with improvements for 2012 that enhance look, convenience and connectivity. New front-end designs, available heated/cooled seatings (LTZ models) and a special White Diamond Edition improve look and convenience, and a new navigation radio provides on connectivity.

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The Ford Escape is a compact SUV sold by the automaker Ford Motor Company introduced in 2000 as a 2001 model year and priced below the Ford Explorer. Although it is technically a crossover vehicle, it is marketed by Ford as part of its traditional SUV lineup (Escape, Explorer, Expedition) rather than its separate crossover lineup (Edge, Flex). The Escape was sold in Europe as the Ford Maverick.

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The Jeep Liberty has remained a leader in the mid-size sport-utility car (SUV) sphere since its introduction in 2002. The well-known mid-size SUV gives off-road enthusiasts and owners their own sense of personal freedom and capability that only defines the Jeep make.

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Suzuki launched its first Vitara 20 years ago, creating the world's first compact SUV and tapping into a new sphere for cars that deliver true off-road performance with responsive, fun-to-drive on-road performance.

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The new-for-2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT showcases why it's various for a reason with a fresh mix of seven-passenger luxury and road holding control. Occupying the top tier in the Mitsubishi Outlander family, the Mitsubishi Outlander GT uses luxury materials and advanced features for an upscale feel.

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The 2011 Subaru Forester is Subaru's third generation of crossover SUV. Based on the Impreza platform, the Subaru Forester features a multi-link back suspension, fuel-saving electric performance steering and Subaru Car Dynamics Control. All Subaru Forester cars option Subaru's Symmetrical All-wheel Drive system, and buyers can select the new-for-summer-2011 2.

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Since the first generation of Toyota RAV4 (recreational Active Car with 4 Wheel-drive) was launched in Europe in 1994, over one million buyers have come to appreciate its compactness, manoeuvrability and versatility, allied to the dependability of the most advanced four-wheel drive system in the segment.

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From September 2010, consumers of the Nissan X-trail SUV will benefit from a series of extensive upgrades to maintain its position in the SUV segment as one of the few, versatile and agile four-wheel drive cars on the European sphere.

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Kia Motors America (KMA) announced the official North American debut of the all-new Kia Sorento crossover utility car (CUV) during a press conference at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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With a new bodyshell, new engines and fresh, bold look-and-feel that introduces a new kind of dynamic aesthetics, the latest Kia Sportage is an urban-friendly compact SUV for today's families - consuming less fuel and emitting less CO2.

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The Hyundai ix35 development team moved away from the two-box off-roader exterior in favor of a sleeker, more reformed profile while aiming for a roomier cab, extra cargo capacity and fuel efficiency leadership. Hyundai's new fluidic layout language finds confident expression in the sweeping, gently curved lines of the Hyundai ix35.

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The new Volkswagen Tiguan is here. An SUV with layout parallels to the larger Touareg. An SUV with comprehensive and at the same time economical engines; fuel consumption is 5. 3 litres per 100 km for the two front-wheel drive Volkswagen Tiguans 2. 0TDI with Bluemotion Technology (81 Kw / 110 PS and 103 Kw / 140 PS).

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Mitsubishi Motors extends the concept one notch below (c-segment) with the introduction of a smaller and sportier sibling: the all-new Mitsubishi ASX compact crossover. Another global vehicle for the regions from Mitsubishi Motors and therefore called and specified accordingly, Mitsubishi ASX was first launched in Japan in February 2010 (as RVR).

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The all-new Ford Kuga is Ford of Europe's first entry into the highly competitive crossover sphere and promises a blend of rewarding on-road driving class and surprising off-road capability. The genesis for Ford Kuga was first seen in the exciting iosis X Concept car which made its debut at the 2006 Paris Motor Show.

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In line with its Pure Drive strategy, Nissan continues to innovate to enhance CO2 and fuel efficiency performance to deliver no compromise, real benefits for buyers. As part of this strategy Nissan is introducing a new Pure Drive version of the top selling Nissan Qashqai equipped with a new state-of-the-art 1. 6 Dci motor.

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The Mini Countryman crossover introduces a whole new mix of the absorbing handling characteristics of a Mini with the versatile dashboard of a 4-door vehicle and the optimised traction of a Sports Activity Car (in the shape of the auxillary all-wheel-drive system).

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The Infiniti FX, Infiniti's iconic performance crossover, enters the 2012 model year with interesting news - a updated front grille and front fascia layout, updated meter illumination, traditional heated front seatings on all models and the addition of the new Limited Edition Infiniti FX35 AWD model.

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The Chevrolet Kodiak is a line of medium duty trucks from General Motors. It was produced from 1980 to 2009, when General Motors exited the medium-duty truck market. The Kodiak/TopKick were commonly used as a basis for work trucks, cargo haulers, dump trucks, and similar vehicles which required medium duty torque, GVWR, towing capacity.

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The all-new 2010 Chevrolet Equinox is a compact crossover that blends distinctive layout with impressive efficiency. A new, 2. 4L direct injection motor helps the Chevrolet Equinox deliver expected best-in-segment estimated highway fuel efficiency of 30 mpg (EPA certification pending) - a 25-percent improvement over the previous model.

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The all-new 2010 Acura ZDX 4-door sports coupe will appear this winter at Acura dealers with exciting look-and-feel, impressive performance and the latest in advanced technology. The segment bending Acura ZDX features stunning coupe-like look-and-feel with the added benefit of a commanding presence and customizable utility.

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The all-new Chevrolet Colorado, developed and engineered to be Basic Motors' toughest, highest-performing and most-refined midsize pickup truck ever, made its global debut in Thailand. The Chevrolet Colorado range is the offering of a five-year, $2 billion car program designed across five continents for buyers in more than 60 markets around the world.

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Louis Chevrolet would be proud of the latest SUV entry, the new Chevrolet Captiva. Chevrolet's full blooded compact SUV has been given a major makeover for 2011, including a fresh look layout to give it an even more confident and dynamic presence; an all-new range of the latest comprehensive and economical engines; chassis modifications to enhance ride and handling and an updated dashboard.

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The Chevy Chevrolet Avalanche was the first to combine the passenger-comfort attributes of an SUV with the trunk capability of a truck.

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A new 3. 6L V-6 - the segment's most comprehensive traditional motor - headlines upgrades to the 2012 Cadillac SRX. It enhances a mix of performance, technology and refinement that is resonating with more luxury crossover buyers. Cadillac SRX retail sales rose 17. 7 percent in the first half of 2011, building on a record-setting 2010 sales increase of 150 percent. The new 3.

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Cadillac announced the world premiere of the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, the world's first fuel-saving hybrid applied to a big luxury SUV.

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Never content resting on its laurels, Acura brings to sphere the 2010 Acura RDX with a fresh new look exterior, a more premium dashboard, and a host of new technology features. For 2010, the Acura RDX is now available with a two-wheel drive feature which provides enhanced fuel efficiency and a lower price tag point over its SH-AWD counterpart.

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The proven Acura MDX luxury SUV sets even higher standards in 2010 for look-and-feel, performance, technology and security. For 2010, the Acura MDX features a fresh new look exterior, updated powertrain that contains a new 6-speed automatic, chassis refinements, more convenience, and enhanced technology along with the introduction of an all-new Advance Suite - making the class leader even better.

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The Range Rover Evoque is a Compact crossover SUV from Land Rover which went into production in July 2011. The Evoque is designed to appeal to urban buyers and meet increased CO2 emissions and fuel economy requirements.

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The Audi Q5 hybrid quattro features the performance of a six-cylinder with the fuel efficiency of a four-cylinder. The highly variable dashboard provides a lot of of space for recreation and family. The car is powered by a 2. 0TFSI producing 155 Kw (211 hp) and an electric motor producing 40 Kw (54 hp). This mix offers for a system output of 180 Kw (245 hp).

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Audi is venturing into a new sphere segment: The Audi Q3 is a luxury SUV in a compact-class form. It is sporty, efficient and versatile - a car that is equally convenient on or off the road. Each parameter of the Audi Q3 showcases Audi technology - the body, the drivetrain, the chassis and the assistance and multimedia systems. Many of its solutions are straight from the luxury class.

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The Audi Q7 is the big Audi for the sporty individualist - the high-performance SUV for sport, leisure, family and enterprise. Now Audi has made it even more comprehensive and efficient, with a choice of three new V6 engines and an 8-speed tiptronic transmission. Even more performance, even higher efficiency: Audi has updated the motor lineup for the Audi Q7.

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2011 BMW X5 will write the latest chapter in the story of the world's first Sports Activity Car in the spring of 2010. Originally launched for the 2000 model year in late 1999, the BMW X5 permanently changed the auto landscape. It proved that the driving dynamics, responsiveness, and linear control signature to each BMW could be compatible with utility, versatility, and other-roads capability.

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In 2004 BMW X3 presented a new concept to the market: the small, luxury Sports Activity Car with all-road capability and unparalleled driving dynamics. This first generation BMW X3 became a best seller in the BMW line…both in the US and in Europe. Via its lifecycle, over 600000, original BMW X3s have been sold worldwide with 150000, sold in the USA.

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Now the discerning buyer has the opportunity to enjoy the original high-performance character of a BMW M vehicle also in the segment of BMW X models: The BMW X5 M and the BMW X6 M are the first all-wheel-drive models to provide the supreme performance, dynamic driving features, athletic layout, and luxury class of a typical BMW M Vehicle.

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Terraza, the newest addition to Buick's growing truck portfolio, is available with even more performance, added security systems and new entertainment features for 2006, making this luxury crossover sport van one of the most comprehensively equipped seven-passenger cars in the entire segment.

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Rendezvous enters 2006 with new levels of performance, quietness, security and safety - all as traditional equipment - to make Buick's luxury crossover car one of the most comprehensively equipped cars in its segment. Highly ranked by consumer groups, all Buick Rendezvous models for 2006 except the CXL Plus are equipped with Gm's 201 horsepower (150 kw) 3500 3.

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As Buick's first full-frame sport utility car, Buick Rainier comes with even higher traditional levels of capability for 2006, a long with elegant new look touches that immediately convey its luxury position among Suvs. Gm's high-tech Stabilitrak electronic stability control system, combined with traction control, is traditional on all Buick Rainier models for 2006.

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DETROIT - Chevrolet has announced the debut of the 2007 Chevy Chevrolet Tahoe, the next generation of the industry's best-selling full-size SUV. The new Chevrolet Tahoe is comprehensively refactored and provides a sharper, more precise driving feel, more performance with enhanced, segment-leading fuel efficiency, increased dashboard refinement and enhanced quietness.

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The Honda Pilot eight-passenger SUV deserves a wide range of upgrades for 2012 with a sleeker front-end layout, improved dashboard features and an EPA highway fuel efficiency rating of 25 mpg on two-wheel-drive models, an increase of 2 mpg compared to 2011 models. The new look-and-feel for the front fascia, with its three-bar chrome-style grille, conveys a more sophisticated crossover SUV look.

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All new for 2012, the fourth-generation Honda CR-V approaches a sophisticated and bold look-and-feel direction, provides multiple technology firsts for Honda and increases fuel efficiency on all models, American Honda Motor Co. , Inc. , announced.

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The 2012 Land Rover Range Rover consolidates its position as the world's most premium SUV with a host of style changes and option upgrades, including new feature packs for the Vogue and Autobiography models. The Land Rover Range Rover always has been and remains the definitive, luxury SUV and one whose off-road performance matches its convenience levels and performance.

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Mazda CX-9 offers SUV roominess and convenience for six on the inside, with a sleek look that has high emotional appeal. This effect is created by a silhouette with a flat windscreen angle, thin tapered windows, big fenders and a rising belt line.

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Wider, longer, lower - in brief, this is the formula for the impressive look of the new Mercedes-Benz M-class. Although the wheelbase and track of this successful SUV (sports Utility Vehicle) by Mercedes-Benz have been enlarged, the new M-class makes a very compact and concentrated impression. As a careful evolutionary workflow, the developers have given it even more dynamic but stylish lines.

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Mitsubishi’s long succesful Pajero SUV, has gone through a minor cosmetic changes for the upcoming 2007 (MY07) model. The fourth generation Pajero SUV is on display at the 2006 Paris Motor Show and is expected to go on sale in Australia and Japan in October 2006. The first generation Mitsubishi Pajero was launched in 1982 and 2.5 million Pajeros have so far been sold worldwide.

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Europe's best selling pick-up and its SUV sibling since its release - the Nissan Navara and Nissan Pathfinder - have been given a mid-term boost with a number of significant improvements developed to keep them at the top. Among the changes are the arrival of a new and technically advanced 3. 0-litre V6 diesel engine; hight-priority enhancments to the well-known 2.

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Toyota has significantly updated its well-known Toyota Highlander and Toyota Highlander Hybrid crossover sport utility cars for 2011, giving them improved look-and-feel, add-on traditional amenities and new user technology. The 2.

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The Volvo XC90 was launched in early 2002 as the first purpose-built SUV (sports Utility Vehicle) to come from Volvo Vehicles. It is also Volvo's first seven-seat vehicle since the 1940s. The Volvo XC90 has electronically controlled All-wheel Drive.