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2020 Acura MDX

Model Tested: 2020 Acura MDX AWD A-SPEC Engine:3.5-liter V-6, 290 horsepower 267 lb-ft torque Transmission: 9-speed automatic, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 19-mpg city, 25-mpg highway, 21-mpg combined Base Price: $54,900 As Tested: $56,295 Performance: Strong acceleration and power Smooth, pleasant highway ride Corners well … read more

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2019 Lexus RC 350 AWD

Model Tested: 2019 Lexus RC 350 AWD Engine:3.5-liter V-6, 311 horsepower 280 lb-ft torque Transmission: 6-speed automatic, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 18-mpg city, 24-mpg highway, 21-mpg combined Base Price: $46,240 As Tested: $54,630 Performance: Strong, smooth V-6 engine Smooth automatic transmission Paddle shifters Dial … read more

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Model Tested: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD Engine:2.5-liter I-4 + electric, 219 combined horsepower Transmission: CVT automatic, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 41-mpg city, 38-mpg highway, 40-mpg combined Base Price: $33,700 As Tested: $37,899 Performance: Very good power and acceleration Excellent fuel economy—our best … read more

2019 Honda Passport
Autos

2019 Honda Passport — Challenging the Midsize Segment

Model tested: 2019 Honda Passport AWD Elite Engine: 3.5-liter VTEC V6 Transmission: 9-speed automatic Horsepower: 280 Torque: 262 lb.-ft. EPA ratings: 19/city, 24/highway, 21/combined Base price: $43,680 As tested: $44,725 Overview: The 2019 Honda Passport is an all-new model based on the larger, … read more

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MOST FUN SUVS A great way to evaluate new cars and SUVs is to drive them back-to-back on fun roads. Most consumers don’t have that luxury, but members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) get that experience on their annual Run to … read more

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2019 Volkswagen Arteon

Model Tested: 2019 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SEL R-Line w/4Motion Engine:2.0-L turbocharged I-4, 268 horsepower 258 lb-ft torque Transmission: 8-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 20-mpg city, 27-mpg highway, 23-mpg combined Base Price: $43,560 As Tested: $44,555 Performance: Smooth highway ride with adaptive dampers … read more

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2019 Lexus RX 350

Model Tested: 2019 Lexus RX 350 F Sport AWD SUV Engine:3.5-liter V-6, 295-horsepower 268 lb-ft torque Transmission: 8-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive EPA Rating: 19-mpg city, 26-mpg highway, 22-mpg combined Base Price: $50,620 As Tested: $61,315 Performance: Peppy V-6 engine Very smooth highway ride … read more

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