10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Chevrolet Tahoe Trailed by Ford Explorer

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The redesigned-for-2021 Chevrolet Tahoe is big, gas-guzzling and expensive, but — as’s Aaron Bragman put it in his review of the Chevy Silverado pickup’s full-size SUV sibling — it also “feels like a massive upgrade over the old one, loaded with technology, style, luxury and capability.” The greatest improvements may have been to the cabin, largely due to increases in both this family hauler’s length and wheelbase, which frees up vital cubic feet in both rear rows as well as the cargo area — and our inside scoop on the Tahoe’s interior found space near the top of this week’s countdown of our most popular news articles.

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Our rundown on the things we love about the spacious, luxurious, tech-packed interior of the Tahoe’s top-tier High Country trim level lands at No. 2 — second only to our roundup of all the best deals shoppers will find on new cars over the long Labor Day weekend. Heed our advice and, while your neighbors are scraping charred meat residue off their barbecue grill and putting away the lawn darts, you’ll be driving home in your tidily discounted Hyundai Kona, Kia Optima, Nissan Murano or Kia Soul. Follow the link below to our No. 1 story of the week for the full scoop on these and other Labor Day deals.

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Rounding out the top five this week are a firsthand account of how well the 2020 Ford Explorer towed an Airstream trailer on the aforementioned Bragman’s socially distanced sojourn in the great outdoors of the Midwest, at No. 3; our report on the new-and-improved app from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to help car owners stay informed of federal safety recalls on their cars, at No. 4; and a pricing breakdown for the 2021 Dodge Durango SUV lineup — which includes the fire-breathing SRT Hellcat version you can have for a cool 82 grand, at No. 5.

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Beyond that, we’ve got headlines on the Kia Stinger, Porsche 911 Targa 4, Mazda CX-5, Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator, so keep reading. Here are the top 10 news stories readers couldn’t get enough of in the past week:

1. What’s the Best New-Car Deal for Labor Day 2020?

2. 3 Things We Love About the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country’s Interior

3. How Well Does the 2020 Ford Explorer Tow a Camper Trailer?

4. New NHTSA Smartphone App Can Alert You When Your Car Is Under Recall

5. 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Price Tops $82K

6. Updated Kia Stinger Gets Meaner Looks, New Engine Option, Advanced Tech

7. 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4: 7 Pros and 3 Cons

8. Mazda CX-5: Which Should I Buy, 2020 or 2021?

9. 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster Review: This Beauty Is a Beast

10. 2020 Ford Explorer, Lincoln Aviator: Recall Alert

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