These Models Won’t See the 2023 Model Year

2022 Toyota Avalon

Every year, manufacturers retire model lines as market shifts weigh in. With the pivot to electrification upon us, certain names will not be around for the 2023 model year. Some of the models leaving have nothing to do with EVs coming onboard. Instead, they are sedans that are no longer … Read more

Has Ford Abandoned the Little Guy?

2014 Ford Fiesta

Once again, Ford is dropping a model. This time it is the EcoSport, which is its smallest and most cost-effective utility vehicle. Yesterday, we enumerated the reasons why that is happening, particularly with Ford shutting down its Indian manufacturing base. Ford also builds the EcoSport in Romania for the European … Read more

Ford Says Good-Bye to the EcoSport

Ford Ecosport

It is the end of the line for the Ford EcoSport. The Ford Motor Company is discontinuing the EcoSport, its smallest crossover utility vehicle. Built in India and introduced to the U.S. market in late 2017, the little SUV goes away as the automaker winds down its Indian manufacturing arm. … Read more

2018 Ford EcoSport Review

2018 Ford Ecosport

Behind the wheel of Ford’s EcoSport crossover. The 2018 EcoSport gives Ford a critically needed crossover, a new model that fills a hole in the brand’s product lineup. The new-to-North-America vehicle is Ford’s smallest SUV yet, a product it has offered for years in countries such as Brazil and India, … Read more

Tiny Crossover Segment Poised to Explode

2015 Nissan Juke NISMO RS

It wasn’t all that long ago when Nissan introduced its Juke crossover, what had some analysts scratching their heads in wonder. Sure, the styling itself was polarizing, but the segment the diminutive Nissan occupied was virtually nonexistent. Until now. One year after the Juke’s 2011 arrival, Chevrolet introduced the fleet-only … Read more