2006 Hummer H3 Video
The 2005 Land Rover LR3 is one of the most technologically advanced SUVs made, combining midluxury comfort and ride quality with serious power and off-road ability.
With the 2007 FJ Cruiser, Toyota scores with a styling statement that has the substance to back up its retrocool image. It offers on-road comfort and good space with serious off-road ability.
The 2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550 is a brawny, midsize SUV with some admirable on- and off-road performance capabilities. But its optional--and expensive--cabin technology lets it down.
We were very impressed with the 2008 Land Rover LR2, which combines solid cabin gadgetry with a luxurious interior. And all this comfort rides on Land Rover's legendary off-road platform. At its price, it's a great value.
The 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX is a fantastically fun car to drive spiritedly and show off to friends, but the lack of in-cabin technology and sudden engine power can make it a bit tiresome in everyday driving.
Although it takes a hit for an outdated audio system, the 2006 Jaguar XKR's timeless looks, serious power, and integrated electronic road-holding technology make up for quite a lot.
Volkswagen builds a powerful set of off-road systems into the extremely civilized Touareg SUV, although it needs a navigation update.
The Honda Insight gets best-of-breed gas mileage, but its lack of digital comforts and cabin room constrains its uses.
Can Hummer make light and youthful its calling card? We take a first look from the 2008 Detroit auto show.
The 2007 Audi Q7 works well from a luxury perspective, although its cabin tech isn't exactly cutting edge. Although features such as quattro and the adaptive air suspension indicate off-road aspirations, people who can afford this car are likely to stay o