On the Road With an Updated Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan offers room for five or seven. Volkswagen has made great strides in recent years by bolstering its utility vehicle profile. In 2018, the company experienced a watershed year when the all-new midsize Volkswagen Atlas rolled out and the second-generation, as well as enlarged Volkswagen Tiguan, made its … Read more

Electric Kia EV6 Shows Evocative New Design Conception

Kia offers hints of its electrified feature with a cutting-edge design. If you’re a fan of design, take note of where Kia is heading with its latest look, this one evident in the upcoming EV6 electric vehicle. Dubbed “Opposites United,” the expression is at once sporty as it is forward-thinking, … Read more

Preview: 2022 Hyundai Tucson

The all-new Tucson adds a pair of hybrid variants. An all-new Hyundai Tucson arrives in the coming weeks, launching the fourth generation for this compact crossover utility vehicle. The new model is important to Hyundai as it helps the brand maintain a toehold in a hot segment. For 2022, the … Read more

Highlights of the 2021 Nissan Rogue

The compact crossover sport utility vehicle market is booming and that’s no surprise. These models have largely replaced the family sedan, offering similar five-person seating, better cargo space, and decent trailering. Among the best-selling models in this segment is the Nissan Rogue, which launched its third generation for 2021. We’ll … Read more

7 Facts About the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt

Bolt EV

GM introduces the first of 30 planned new EV models. Chevrolet is at the forefront of vehicle electrification with its compact Bolt EV. Since its introduction, it has served as the face of pure-electric vehicles for GM. For 2022, the Bolt is refreshed and will be joined by a second … Read more

Introducing the All-New 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV

Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi Teams With Amazon to debut the new Outlander SUV. There’s a first for everything. In Mitsubishi’s case, it teamed with Amazon Live to debut its latest model, the 2022 Outlander. The new vehicle, a compact crossover with room for seven, will be built in Japan and begin arriving in … Read more

Plug It In: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

A plug-in hybrid that doesn’t require a cord. Is it possible to achieve optimum performance while enjoying excellent efficiency? Indeed, it is as electric vehicles do both as they use no fuel and possess outstanding and instantaneous torque. But you’re not limited to pure electric vehicles. For instance, there is … Read more

Introducing the All-New 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Crossover SUV

Nissan has a new Pathfinder arriving this summer, the latest version of its midsize 7- or 8-passenger crossover utility vehicle. After an 8-year run, the previous-generation model has come to an end, although no 2021 model year Pathfinder exists. The new model has a more rugged look, supplies expanded passenger-carrying … Read more

Cost-Effective Crossover: Nissan Kicks

Nissan’s smallest crossover is big on value and styling. Budget cars have given way to low-cost crossovers, underscoring a trend we’ve seen in recent years. Not every manufacturer, though, manages to combine value with amenities, but in the Kicks Nissan certainly does. With a starting price of around $20,000, the … Read more

Return of the Toyota Venza!

The Venza nameplate returns. This time it’s a hybrid-only crossover. The Toyota Venza most certainly was not a popular model during its original 2009-2015 run, but it fulfilled its mission as the brand’s lone wagon-like crossover utility vehicle. Like the Chrysler Pacifica before it and the Honda Accord Crosstour that … Read more

Preview: 2021 Nissan Rogue Crossover

Nissan’s popular Rogue crossover is now in its third generation. The Nissan Rogue is a compact crossover utility vehicle and is also the brand’s bestseller. Introduced in 2008, the second-generation model rolled out in 2014 and quickly solidified its place in the segment. For 2021, the third-generation Rogue is here, … Read more

Cadillac Gets Most Things Right
With the XT6 Crossover

The XT6 makes three Cadillac utility vehicles. As GM’s luxury brand, Cadillac is tasked with delivering to customers the ultimate in design, opulence, tranquility, and technical prowess. The marque largely meets its mission through the varying vehicles it currently offers. The Cadillac of old is gone – there isn’t a … Read more

The All-New Chevrolet Trailblazer Forges Urban Paths

A sub-$20,000 starting price for a new Chevrolet. Chevrolet was once a car-dominated brand, but now utility vehicles are taking over. Indeed, GM’s bow-tie marque currently boasts seven models for the choosing – five crossovers and two SUVs. The latest model is the Trailblazer, a familiar name to brand enthusiasts. … Read more

Volkswagen Atlas Revels in its Strengths

Volkswagen’s Atlas offers ample room for seven. We love our crossovers as they seem to do everything we want in a family vehicle: hold passengers, haul equipment, tow a boat, offer top technologies and safety features, and simply supply a better ride experience than family movers of the past. The … Read more

More Than an Encore: Buick Encore GX

Buick supplies an encore to the Encore. Nearly 90 percent of Buick sales are utility vehicles and that’s why names such sedan names as Century, Roadmaster, and LaCrosse have gone away. The only car model left is the Regal, represented by hatchback and wagon variants. But the Regal is in … Read more

White Space Wonder: 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport

The Rogue Sport is the middle of a trio of small Nissan crossovers. Crossover utility vehicles are today’s family car, offering a blend of raised visibility, passenger space, and utility. Nissan is well represented in the segment with six utility vehicles to choose from, including the Armada SUV. At the … Read more

The Latest, Greatest Toyota Highlander

Stepping out with Toyota’s three-row crossover utility vehicle. For 2020, the Highlander is all-new, launching this midsize model’s fourth generation. This three-row crossover utility vehicle seats eight or seven and is available in gas and hybrid configurations. It’s the family vehicle of choice for anyone looking for an excellent blend … Read more

Spotlight on the 2020 Hyundai Kona

On the road with Hyundai’s almost smallest utility vehicle. Hyundai’s utility vehicle portfolio is one of the newest on the market, composed of multiple models spanning from the diminutive Venue to the roomy and luxurious Palisade. One of its smallest models is the Kona, a subcompact model with room for … Read more

Honda CR-V: Is This the Best Small Crossover?

Honda’s compact crossover remains a safe bet. Shopping for a new vehicle is never easy, as there are so many makes, models, trims, and package options to consider. Even if you narrow the list considerably, there’s always the risk you’ll drive away with something less than the ideal vehicle. But … Read more

Just for Kicks: Nissan’s Smallest Crossover

2020 Nissan Kicks

Nissan’s smallest crossover is big on value. The world of tiny crossovers continues to grow, with the Nissan Kicks one of the newest models. This subcompact utility vehicle is small on the outside, but it offers surprisingly decent space inside. Introduced in 2018, the current model benefits from driver assistance … Read more

Premium Delight: Buick Enclave Avenir

The Buick marque once represented a line of sedans, with names such as Electra 225, Roadmaster, and Lucerne among them. These days, however, the brand is down to the Regal car line with an assortment of tiny, small, and midsize crossovers dominating the product field. At the top of the … Read more

Budget Crossover: 2020 Hyundai Venue

Hyundai’s newest crossover is also its smallest one yet. The 2020 Hyundai Venue is an all-new model, the smallest crossover in this Korean brand’s arsenal. Slotted just below the Kona, the Venue brings new crossover affordability to the market in a front-wheel-drive-only vehicle. It’s the latest in an onslaught of … Read more

Wham! Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Volkswagen was late to the game with utility vehicles, but this German automaker has made great strides in recent years with several new models. In 2018, Volkswagen rolled out the second-generation Tiguan, the same year it introduced the midsize Atlas. Along with the new Golf Alltrack, VW has subcompact, compact, … Read more

Premium Utility: 2020 Mazda CX-30

Utility vehicles are not the utilitarian conveyances they once were with nondescript front fascias, slab sides, and dreary interiors. These days, customers can find several models that incorporate car styling cues, while remaining faithful to their mission. 2020 Mazda CX-30 Review The 2020 Mazda CX-30, which is an all-new model, … Read more