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Toyota Corolla Cross
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Previewed: 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

A Corolla Cross model for Toyota’s popular compact car range. The Corolla Cross is the latest model in the Corolla…

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Introducing the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota expands the Corolla line with a first-ever crossover model. The Toyota Corolla is one of the most recognized and…

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Plug It In: 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,…

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Fuel-Efficiency and AWD Champion: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

The most efficient compact crossover thanks to hybrid technology. Compact SUVs are the new family vehicle. With room for five,…

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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…

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Can the Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road Handle Tough Terrain?

Toyota brings the TRD Off-Road to the RAV4 line. Things have certainly changed for Toyota and we’re not talking about…

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Toyota: Camry, Avalon Sedans Gain An All-Wheel-Drive Option

Just as some manufacturers are embracing crossover utility vehicles at the expense of sedans, others are doubling down on the…

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The Fifth-Generation Toyota RAV4 Evaluated

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover utility vehicle with room for five. it comes with a four-cylinder engine,…

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Highlights of a 2019 Toyota C-HR

The C-HR brings it to the small crossover segment, but in a different way. We like crossovers and are buying…

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America’s Top 10 Selling Vehicles in 2017

New vehicle sales dip slightly in 2017. US passenger vehicle sales fell by 1.8 percent in 2017, the first year-over-year…

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America’s 10 Best-Selling Passenger Vehicles

A look at the year-to-date best-sellers through June 2017. The US auto market is slowing down and will most likely…

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Overtaken: Toyota Camry Falls to Third

America’s best-selling car is now a crossover. For most of the past two decades, the Toyota Camry has been America’s…

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Full Disclosure: 2018 Toyota C-HR

Last week, I shared certain details surrounding the 2018 Toyota C-HR. Some of the information was under embargo and that…

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Compact High Rider: 2018 Toyota C-HR

Previewing Toyota’s latest model. As of this writing, I’m in Austin, Texas, putting on the finishing touches to your review…

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.
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Performance + Efficiency = 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

A modest price premium makes hybrid ownership a solid value proposition. The Toyota RAV4 is a popular compact SUV in…

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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…

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Takata Recalls to Pace Yet Another Record Year

With tens of millions of vehicles under recall for replacement airbags, other recalls may get buried. Millions of other models…

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Compact Luxury Crossover: 2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

No surprise: a hybrid joins the NX line too. An aggressive face marks the 2015 Lexus NX. Lexus made the…

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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…

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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…

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Toyota RAV4 Limited: Stylish, Compact Crossover

My wife’s favorite vehicle is the Toyota RAV4, an important disclosure I want to get out of the way before…

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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…

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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…

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Say Good-Bye to the Toyota Matrix

The Toyota Matrix is a five-door hatchback or what some might consider a “tall wagon” design. It is built on…

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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…