and it is clear to see why. CR praised its reliability, power, and "smooth-shifting" transmission.
The interior is well-designed and spacious, controls are user-friendly, and the safety systems are impressive for the price tag. And if you want to put your car to work, the 2021 Kia Telluride boasts 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.
When it comes to midsize SUVs, the Telluride can’t be beat, but there is one big drawback: due to popular demand,
As an under-the-radar alternative, Consumer Reports recommends the 2021 Mazda CX-9.
This stylish SUV offers responsive handling, a powerful engine, and decent fuel efficiency. The ride is comfortable and quiet, with a whole host of safety features. Unlike the Explorer, the CX-9 has above-average reliability and good predicted owner satisfaction.
If you’re still not convinced, there is a hidden bonus to owning a Mazda: thanks to
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