2021 MotorTrend SUV of the Year

By MotorTrend As automakers walk away from sedans as family transportation, it seems ever more categories and niches are being created for the now-omnipresent SUV. Across these multiple sizes, shapes, and price points, we tested the latest models at the 2021 MotorTrend SUV of the Year competition—thoroughly evaluating nearly 30 vehicles in all,Continue Reading

MotorTrend Rates The Best SUVs

MotorTrend tests more than 200 vehicles at the track every year. We rate cars using the same factors you do, including how they drive, interior space, efficiency, tech, value, and safety. Ratings are only applicable within each respective segment. Read More…Continue Reading


By Kelly Lin – MotorTrend The BMW iX3 is the automaker’s first electric crossover SUV, and it launches later this year in China. BMW’s latest battery-electric vehicle rounds out the already diverse X3 lineup, which includes gasoline, diesel, and plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid powertrains. Power for the BEV Bimmer comes courtesy of an electric motor that producesContinue Reading

2022 Nissan Ariya EV SUV

By Aaron Gold – MotorTrend The Nissan Ariya – This Murano-like electric SUV will take on the Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach E. Nope, this isn’t a concept car—it’s the production version of the Nissan Ariya electric SUV shown at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, and it’s coming toContinue Reading

Chevy Trailblazer

By Scott Evans – Words; William Walker – Photos – MotorTrend Rescue-Blazer: Saving a friend, their kids, and their stuff from a bigger broken-down SUV and the desert. One of my oldest friends had bid farewell to her husband just weeks prior as he deployed overseas. They’d packed up theContinue Reading

Ford Bronco SUV

By Frank Markus – Words; Steven Pham– Photos – MotorTrend Every Jeep model carries a spark of the original flame kindled by the iconic WWII Willys original. This makes it way easier to sell Jeeps, even the ones that don’t still resemble the primordial jeep. Ford (which incidentally built almostContinue Reading


By Jonny Lieberman, Frank Markus – Words; Steven Pham,William Walker– Photos – MotorTrend Thunderclouds threaten as our group stands in the middle of Johnson Valley OHV Area, looking at two pre-production versions of the all-new 2021 Ford Bronco. One is a Cactus Gray four-door Badlands hardtop, but we can’t take ourContinue Reading

The New Trucks and SUVs Most Ready for the Apocalypse

By Kelly Lin – MotorTrend When the apocalypse comes, you’ll need a vehicle that can outrun zombies, tackle difficult terrain, and keep going for the long haul. Fortunately, many of today’s trucks and SUVs were born ready for the job. These tough off-roaders have what it takes to help you survive a doomsday scenario,Continue Reading

What Are The Best-Handling SUVs

By Kim Reynolds – MotorTrend We want it all. Now that SUVs and crossovers have conquered America’s roads and driveways (and mall parking lots, and Starbucks drive-thru lines, and everywhere else), we’re expecting them to handle as well as the cars they’ve vanquished, too. Can they? No. And precisely forContinue Reading