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Chicago Auto Show -- best of vanishing breed?

Auto shows seem to be fading, from the manufacturers standpoint at least, but the Chicago Auto Show remains a huge draw, through Feb. 17, and the new Porsche Taycan is an example

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Kia deepens its Soul with GT turbo flair

The Soul started out as something of a novelty for Kia, but it became so popular that the companh left its hamster mascots behind in favor of a GT with turbo power for 2020.

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Explorer ST goes to new lengths for 2020

SUVs come and go, grow and shrink, but Ford's Explorer keeps on keepin' on, with rear-drive platform, 3 rows of seats and sporty outlook for 2020.

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Polished 2020 G70 gives Hyundai a step up in sedan field

Hyundai has readily met the consumer surge toward SUVs, but the new sports/luxury Genesis G70 proves that it remains convinced the sedan market is a long way from disappearing.

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Tiguan goes to greater lengths to impress

Volkswagen's Tiguan has grown up in its third generation, and the sleek SUV offers a 3rd-row seat to make maximum use of the extra room and challenge larger competitors.

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Santa Fe adapts from handsome look of its predecessor to upscale new signature.

Santa Fe fills niche amid new Hyundai SUV flurry

Hyundai offered new-generation Santa Fe amid a flurry of high-tech new SUVs, but it remains perfect compromise from larger Palisade to Tucson and compact Kona in loaded fleet.

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Rugged but roomier, Outback can go off-road, or take the family out for dinner and a show.

Whether SUV or station wagon, Subaru Outback fits

Subaru's have steadfastly stuck with symmetrical AWD and flat-opposed engines, and the roomier Outback for 2020 is either a modern SUV or a traditional station wagon -- or both.

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Mother Nature can halt 475-HP Durango

The 2020 Dodge Durango SRT, armed with its 475-horsepower Hemi, is a worthy weapon of choice, while trying to churn through a 29-inch Thanksgiving Weekend blizzard.

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Wide, sweeping grille sets off 2020 Volkswagen Arteon sedan.

Arteon poised to lead VW resurgence

In the global revision of its car and SUV line, Volkswagen has built the new Arteon to carry the torch as its luxury/performance icon. For 2020, it meets all requirements.

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Lexus crossovers cross over, add technology

Toyota's upscale Lexus line has an alpha-numeric stable of sedans and SUVs, and the 2020 NX 300 shows the SUVs closely resemble sedans like the IS350 in design and features.

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