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    Minivan vs 3 row SUV - why are minivans looked down upon?

    The K5 situation is a little different. "Sedan" is much more widely used than the (I believe) British-only "saloon." From what I have experienced with the Sedona/Carnival, they've been positioning it as the "anti-minivan" since the last generation, and I guess to them this is the next logical step. Whether it's successful remains to be seen.
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    Minivan vs 3 row SUV - why are minivans looked down upon?

    Me, I see it as Kia standardizing everything across the board, just as how they're retiring the name "Sedona" in order to the global "Carnival."
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    Minivan vs 3 row SUV - why are minivans looked down upon?

    What we call minivans, much of the rest of the world calls MPVs.
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    2022 Nissan Frontier

    It's the interior they should have had maybe 8 years ago, but considering they're just now getting away from the interior that looks like it came from over 15 years ago.....
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    Cadillac Reveals CT4V/CT5V Blackwings

    295 in the CTSV, 315 in the GT500. Just read that the CT5 Blackwing has 305 in the rear (edit: right before rperez posted his figures)... apparently they might have learned something.
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    2022 Nissan Frontier

    This segment is about to get interesting again.
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    Cadillac Reveals CT4V/CT5V Blackwings

    One of the complaints about the last CTS-V (at least in a Car and Driver comparo) was that it couldn't put all 640 horses down and thus got passed by heavier and less-powerful cars. It will be interesting to see if this car does a better job of it... but even still, without AWD Cadillac still isn't gonna catch ze Germans that it insists on chasing. Conversely, Mustang isn't in a segment where AWD is prevalent, so no issues there.
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    Cadillac Reveals CT4V/CT5V Blackwings

    I like the specs, but not having AWD with all that power is a head-scratcher. Almost as much a head-scratcher as trying to claim that these model lines compete in a class below where they really do.
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    2021 F150 First Drive

    The YouTube reviewers are also sharing their impressions. Redline Reviews drove both the King Ranch and the XLT, both with the Powerboost.
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    Cadillac Won't Be Using the Blackwing V-8 Anymore

    Not according to GM themselves.
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    2021 Cadillac Escalade Debuts

    I generally like Escalades, and this one isn't bad at all. I don't like the narrow horizontal headlights though on such a big vehicle though.
  12. So someone DID raise this issue during development. FWIW, I feel a little better knowing that not everyone in the building was in lock-step with the dry-clutch design.
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    2021 Chevy Tahoe/Suburban

    I haven't driven any of the newer engines, but the 3.5EB does appear to be better on paper. Ford could easily offer the 2.7EB or the 5.0 as a lesser option in the Expy, at least. They just... don't.
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    Hackett's remedy for sticker shock

    THAT'S thinking! Someone write Hackett and get him on this! At the house we moved into earlier this year, the garage only came with 1 remote. We drive 3 vehicles and routinely use the garage doors, so of course Homelink is a necessity for us.
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