More Stories Used to be “sport/utility vehicle” was synonymous with “cash cow.” Then the segment got crowded. Then the auto makers themselves whittled away at SUV popularity by creating friendlier-riding, easier-to-ingress cross/utility vehicles. So for ’04, the midsize SUV segment remains a place of action – but analysts wonder if the glory days are waning for truck-based SUVs. The Chrysler Group certainly hopes the ’04 Dodge Durango emerges as the segment’s new target. ...

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