2005-15 Toyota Tacoma

Tacoma's performance, accommodations, off-road prowess, and utility are competitive with most rivals. The crew cab's available curtain side airbags are an important safety plus. New and updated [...]

2005-14 Ford Mustang

We prefer the GT versions, but any Mustang has all-American bang-for-the-buck appeal. The main letdowns are low-rent cabin appointments and occasional workmanship lapses. V6 versions are close to [...]

2003-14 Ford Expedition

Expeditions qualify as a Best Buy (2003-6 and 2008-12) because they do everything a full-size SUV should, and handle some important tasks better than most. No, Ford's version is not as opulent as [...]

2003-14 Volvo XC90

Volvo fans got an SUV to call their own, but most any buyer would approve of the XC90's carlike road manners, rock-solid feel, solid workmanship, and numerous safety features. Relatively weak [...]

2004-14 Nissan Titan

Titan is strong competition for large domestic pickups in performance, comfort, utility, and available safety features. Some buyers may miss the regular-length cab and longer cargo beds available [...]

2005-14 Nissan Xterra

Xterra is slightly smaller than most in the midsize SUV class, hence the somewhat tight interior space. Its off-road orientation accounts for sub par ride comfort, and its backwoods-ready [...]

2004-14 Nissan Armada

Armada doesn't lead its class in any area. And it trails key rivals in 3rd-row comfort and ease of entry/exit. Still, engine performance is laudable, and prices generally undercut those of [...]