Tag: crossover

2022 Kia Telluride
08
Nov
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2022 Kia Telluride

The Kia Telluride remains one of the most sought-after vehicles in its class. This three-row, midsize crossover utility vehicle rolled out in 2020 to critical acclaim. Consumers prize it for its rugged looks, upscale interior, robust powertrain, and decent value….

Lexus NX PHEV
20
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Driven: Lexus NX 450h+

Lexus represents the pinnacle of Toyota Motors’ luxury, a world-class marque with a wide range of vehicles. Like the eponymous Toyota brand, Lexus offers numerous hybrid models, building on the company’s prowess and leadership in that category. The compact Lexus…

Honda HR-V
19
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Not So Small Wonder: 2023 Honda HR-V

Honda made a name for itself through two models – the compact Civic and the midsize Accord. Each model was among the top models in their respective segments for decades. But with cars giving way to utility vehicles, a host…

Mazda CX-50
18
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Premium Compact Crossover: Mazda CX-50

Mazda has been making a name for itself these past few years. The company, though somewhat of a niche player, has become a premium operator among mainstream brands. That’s especially evident in its most recent new model, the CX-50, a…

Hyundai Tucson XRT
14
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

On the Road With the Gas-Powered 2022 Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson is a compact, five-passenger crossover utility vehicle. For 2022 it is completely new and gains a pair of hybrid variants. As such, the Tucson is better poised to battle it out against the tough competition, namely the…

Volkswagen Atlas
11
Oct
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Volkswagen Atlas: Chronicling the Changes

The Volkswagen Atlas is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for seven. It replaced the Touareg, a high-priced model with limited appeal. The Atlas tops Volkswagen’s four utility vehicle range and is followed by the Atlas Cross Sport,…

2023 Toyota Crown
05
Oct
2022
Posted in New Models News

Toyota: Out With the Avalon, In With the Crown

The Toyota Avalon is discontinued following a nearly three-decade run. Like other large sedans, sales of the Avalon had steadily fallen, making it difficult to justify its existence. But Toyota isn’t forgetting the market. Indeed, arriving just after the Avalon’s…

2023 Honda HR-V
03
Oct
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Honda HR-V: Chronicling the Changes

Honda, long effective in the automotive sector, has a strong presence in the utility vehicle market with its four models. The Honda HR-V is one of the newest and is also the smallest model of the quartet. Introduced in 2016,…

Toyota Higlander Hybrid
24
Sep
2022
Posted in Car Maintenance Tips New Vehicle Reviews

Efficiency Expert: Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The Toyota Highlander is a three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for as many as eight people. Further, it’s Toyota’s largest crossover and slots beneath the Toyota Sequoia SUV. Like so many other Toyota models, a Highlander Hybrid variant is…

Hyundai Tucson PHEV
09
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Hyundai Tucson Now Offers Two Hybrid Choices

Standard and plug-in hybrid Hyundai Tucson models join the product line. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Hyundai is making a huge bid for electrification with its Tucson compact crossover utility vehicle. Beginning in 2022, the…

Volkswagen Tiguan
30
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Roomy Volkswagen Tiguan Crossover

The Volkswagen Tiguan is practical and predictable. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Volkswagen rolled out the current-generation Tiguan in 2018. This year, the model offers updated exterior styling, a refreshed interior, upgraded technologies, and expanded…

Kia EV6
25
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Kia EV6: Full-Electric Crossover SUV

The Kia EV6 is this brand’s first fully dedicated electric vehicle. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Korean automaker Kia continues to dazzle the market with interesting, even exciting models. The Telluride SUV may be the…

2022 Hyundai Kona N
22
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Performance Crossover: Hyundai Kona N

The Kona N throws down the performance in the small crossover segment. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Whoever said that the fun-to-drive on-road experience is limited to sports cars and touring models? Through the years…

Chevrolet Traverse
16
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chevrolet Traverse: Chronicling the Changes

The Chevrolet Traverse is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for seven or eight. Launched in 2009, the Traverse arrived late to the market that had already transitioned to crossovers. The delay, though, is attributable to GM sticking…

Ford Flex
10
Aug
2022
Posted in History

History of the Ford Flex

One part crossover and another part station wagon, the Ford Flex was an unusual vehicle for its time. Introduced in 2009 and continuing through 2019, the Flex underwent modest changes during its 11-year model run. The Flex shared its underpinnings…

Kia Sorento
08
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Kia Sorento: Chronicling the Changes

The Kia Sorento is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with space for seven. Launched in 2003 as a traditional body-on-frame SUV model, the Sorento eventually transitioned to a crossover. In 2020, the slightly larger Kia Telluride debuted; both models…