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FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019

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The CX-5 is Mazda’s best-selling model. It’s the most engaging — and arguably the best-looking — of the non-luxury compact crossovers (Mazda)

2019 CX-5 crossover heralds a more luxurious Mazda

Lately, Mazda, the brand that added Zoom-Zoom to the automotive lexicon, has been quietly slipping upstream. In the past few years, its crisply designed interiors have grown quieter and more finely crafted. Ride quality has improved with each generation. Safety and driver-assist features are liberally...

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The 4Runner is more stable underway than the typical pickup, but its ride is choppier and less fluid than its crossover competitors. (Toyota)

Aging Toyota 4Runner is more popular than ever

Last year, Toyota sold more copies of the 4Runner than at any other time in the SUV’s 35-year history. Which is remarkable, since overall SUV sales have fallen sharply with the rise of car-based crossovers. Moreover, the 4Runner ($35,110) is ancient by any standard; it...

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Don Adair
Don Adair is a Spokane-based freelance writer.