2014 BMW X5
The usefulness of connected features outweighs their hodgepodge organization in the 2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i, and the mediocre fuel economy might be a price worth paying for the excellent driving dynamics.
2014 Tesla Model S
The Tesla Model S not only looks good, it drives exceedingly well while running with electric efficiency, but we would like to see more of the driver-assistance features found on comparably priced cars.
2014 Lexus LX 570
The 2014 Lexus LX 570 blends the off-road pedigree of the legendary Land Cruiser with on-road comfort and manners befitting its luxury Lexus badge.
2015 Lexus RX 350
The 2015 Lexus RX 350 remains a comfortable, easy-driving SUV with a great amount of space, but its features, especially in the driver-assistance category, fall behind those of the competition.
2015 Acura RDX
The Acura RDX becomes a simpler, more refined SUV for the 2015 model year with a new engine and AWD system, but terrible dashboard tech hurts the bottom line.
2014 Lexus RX 450h AWD
The 2014 Lexus RX 450h isn't a sexy choice, but it is a strong performer and a comfortable luxury cruiser with one of the quietest power trains in its class.
2015 Chevrolet Suburban
Adherents of old-school truck design will favor the 2015 Suburban for its strong bones, and Chevrolet fits the cabin out with modern electronics to keep the techie generation satisfied, but the era of 6,000-pound passenger vehicles seems over.
2015 Kia K900
The 2015 Kia K900 comes in at a cut-rate price for a big sedan, and offers a few very nice amenities, but ride quality doesn't come up to the class for which this sedan strives.
2015 Subaru Legacy
The 2015 Subaru Legacy makes for a comfortable and capable midsize sedan, handling day-to-day driving with ease, then adding unique features such as all-wheel-drive that set it a cut above the competition.
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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid struggles to justify its bigger price tag, as it doesn't have significant power or efficiency gains over even its non-hybrid base model and pales in comparison to other hybrid wagons.