Is the 2021 Lincoln Corsair a Fancy Ford Escape?

2021 Lincoln Corsair

The Lincoln Corsair makes a bold statement. The Lincoln marque, also known as the Lincoln Motor Company, is the luxury brand for the Ford Motor Company. Founded in 1917, the company was acquired by Ford in 1922 and has survived its parent company’s many ups and downs through the intervening … Read more

Sporty and Elegant: Mazda CX-5

The CX-5 supplies a powerful presence among small SUVs. Mazda may be a small player in the automotive sphere, but not one model fails to garner the attention it deserves. Credit goes to Mazda designers for delivering a fetching design across its entire model line. That model line now includes … Read more

SUV Rising: 2017 Nissan Rogue

2017 Nissan Rogue.

A compact crossover with a growing audience. The Nissan Rogue was a latecomer to the compact SUV segment, but has certainly made up for lost time. Introduced in 2008 and overhauled in 2014, the Nissan Rogue is now one of the top sellers in the segment, trailing only the Honda … Read more

Updated SUV: 2017 Ford Escape

2017 Ford Escape

Small SUVs are a hot commodity — so much so that at least four models should top 300,000 units sold this year. The Toyota RAV is in hot pursuit of the segment-leading Honda CR-V, followed by the Nissan Rogue and the Ford Escape. Although sitting in a distant second place … Read more

The 2017 Ford Escape by the Numbers

Refreshed for 2017, the compact Ford Escape SUV remains a strong model in its segment. Mid-product cycle updates are supposed to provide a nip here and a tuck there. An engine or transmission change signals a more aggressive update, while tech changes seem to come yearly. As for the 2017 … Read more

Ford Escape Receives Significant Mid Cycle Boost

The Ford Escape arrived on the market in 2001 and has undergone regular updates since then. The current generation model was released in 2013, giving Ford an even stronger entry in the compact crossover SUV segment. At the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford unveiled a significant refresh for the … Read more

On the Road With the All-New 2016 Hyundai Tucson

After several years of strong year-over-year sales, the Hyundai engine has transitioned from a raucous roar to a subdued purr. Much of that change can be attributed to a scarcity of utility vehicles in its product line, just when consumers are snapping up SUVs and choosing fewer cars. That product … Read more

Slot This Tiny Ford EcoSport SUV

The Ford Escape is the smallest SUV sold in North America. In other markets, including India, the EcoSport serves the growing subcompact crossover utility vehicle segment. A Chennai manufacturing facility may soon produce a US-spec version in time for the 2017 model year. “One Ford” represents a business strategy adopted … Read more

Compact Crossover: 2014 Hyundai Tucson Limited FWD

Invariably, when I am asked my opinion about a new passenger vehicle, the conversation includes one or more crossover utility vehicles (CUVs). These models are immensely popular and represent today’s version of the sport utility vehicle. SUVs are built on truck-based platforms while CUVs have “crossed over” to car-based platforms. … Read more

The Five Top Selling Small Crossovers of 2013

Small SUVs, better known as crossovers, are among the top selling models of our day. For 2013, the segment continued to grow with each of the top manufacturers fielding at least one model. The best selling small crossover was the Honda CR-V, one of three Honda models that topped 300,000 … Read more

Pricing Announced for 2015 Lincoln MKC Crossover

If you are a Lincoln dealer, the arrival of the 2015 Lincoln MKC crossover cannot come soon enough. Since Mercury was dropped by Ford at the end of 2010, Lincoln dealerships have been thirsting for new product. Moreover, the existing Lincoln line has long been weak from top to bottom … Read more

About the 2014 Hyundai Tucson

New base engine powers Hyundai’s compact SUV. Introduced in 2005, the Hyundai Tucson plunged the Korean automaker right into the middle of the very competitive small crossover utility vehicle segment. The Toyota RAV4, Honda’s CR-V and the Ford Escape were segment stalwarts, but the Tucson quickly found room by offering numerous convenience … Read more

About the 2014 Honda CR-V

Few models define the compact sport utility market as well as the Honda CR-V. Certainly, the Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape have their place, but the CR-V may offer the best combination of fuel efficiency, value and safety of any model on the market. The 2014 Honda CR-V is priced … Read more

List of Best Compact Crossover SUVs for 2012

Small or compact crossover sport utility vehicles are popular models with vehicles such as the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV-4 and the Ford Escape leading the US sales pack. Car manufacturers with a stake in the small car market offer compact crossovers here, vehicles that are often built on the same … Read more