The 2015 Ford F-150 continues to evolve and refine itself with new aluminum construction, a smart EcoBoost engine and luxurious amenities, but we'd advise waiting until the 2016 model year when the new Sync 3 tech arrives.
The 2015 BMW X4's odd design may narrow its appeal, but it holds up the BMW reputation for excellent handling, and its dashboard electronics include the widest range of connected features in the business.
Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.
The new X4 from BMW debuted at the 2014 New York auto show,with a design that defies convention.
The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 brings off-road capability to a class dominated by soft-road wannabes, but its daily drivability suffers slightly for it.
There is a charm to the 2014 Toyota 4Runner's simplicity, but this truckish SUV sacrifices much of its daily driver refinement in the pursuit of occasional off-road excursions.
It may look and ride like a brute, but the 2013 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn offers luxurious appointments and loads of good dashboard tech for the 21st-century cowboy.
The Toyota Tacoma is available with a reasonable level of dashboard technology, which is surprising for such a simple, brutal truck.
The latest Samsung Series 9 goes extra-big, and the gamble pays off with the most portable and comfortable 15-incher you're likely to find. However, its high price and lack of higher-end features don't make it the best value.
The 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4x4 retains the off-road chops that make this model legendary, but adds creature comforts that make it an adequate, though not particularly good, daily driver.