Tag: crossover

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…

Toyota Highlander
01
Aug
2022
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Toyota Highlander: Chronicling the Changes

The Toyota Highlander is a midsize, three-row crossover utility vehicle with room for seven or eight. Launched in 2001 as a five-passenger SUV model, the Highlander eventually transitioned to the people mover it is today. It remains a top seller…

Chevrolet Equinox
29
Jul
2022
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Chevrolet Equinox: Chronicling the Changes

The Chevrolet Equinox is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with room for five. Introduced in 2005, the Equinox was the first crossover SUV sold by Chevrolet. Shoppers of older models will find diesel and V6 engine choices available some…

27
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Jeep Renegade: Chronicling the Changes

The Jeep brand has grown remarkably in the 21st century through its expanded global presence and widening product line. Among the models offered is the Jeep Renegade, the smallest vehicle this off-road line has. Built in Italy, the Renegade shares…

Mazda CX-5
27
Jul
2022
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Mazda CX-5: Chronicling the Changes

The Mazda CX-5 is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with room for five. Launched in 2013, the CX-5 replaced the previous Mazda Tribute. In 2020, a premium Mazda CX-50 debuted; both models are sold today. Chronicling the Changes 2023…

Nissan Kicks
27
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Kicks: Chronicling the Changes

Shoppers looking for an affordable entry-level model might consider the burgeoning small or subcompact crossover utility vehicle range. The Nissan Kicks, for example, is one such model, a tiny CUV with room for up to five. This front-wheel-drive-only model is…

First-Generation Nissan Rogue
26
Jul
2022
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Nissan Rogue: Chronicling the Changes

The Nissan Rogue is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with space for five. Introduced in 2008, the Rogue has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revisions since. Despite arriving later in the market than most competitors, the Rogue has made…

First Generation Toyota RAV4
22
Jul
2022
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Toyota RAV4: Chronicling the Changes

The Toyota RAV4 is a compact, two-row sport utility vehicle with room for five. Introduced in 1997, the RAV4 has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revision since. This crossover is one of our top recommended models in its segment when…

First Generation Honda Pilot
20
Jul
2022
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Honda Pilot SUV: Chronicling the Changes

The Honda Pilot is a midsize, three-row sport utility vehicle with room for eight. Introduced in 2003, the Pilot has undergone complete overhauls and regular updates since. This SUV is one of our top recommended models in its segment when…

2023 Honda CR-V
20
Jul
2022
Posted in New Models

Improved Honda CR-V Pushes Hybrids

Something interesting is happening on the road to electrification, at least for certain manufacturers. Instead of including hybrids in the transition, several automakers are heading straight to full electrics. Happily, not everyone has chosen this path and that’s exactly the…

2023 Honda HR-V
13
Jul
2022
Posted in Specifications

About the 2023 Honda HR-V Crossover

Honda’s lineup of utility vehicles includes the HR-V, CR-V, Passport, and Pilot. The Honda HR-V rolled out in 2016 and originally shared its underpinnings with the Fit subcompact hatchback. The Honda Fit has departed, therefore, to keep the HR-V going,…

Nissan Juke
12
Jul
2022
Posted in History

History of the Nissan Juke

The Nissan Juke is a rare breed, a quirkily styled model that by all accounts should have immediately failed in a discriminating consumer market. This subcompact crossover utility vehicle, however, rolled out in 2011 and stayed around through 2017, as…

Ford EcoSport
23
Jun
2022
Posted in Specifications

Farewell to the Ford EcoSport

The Ford brand is dominated by utility vehicles and trucks, therefore it is a bit surprising that its smallest crossover is going away. Indeed, the 2022 Ford EcoSport is the final model year for this subcompact model, an import from…

2022 Toyota RAV4 Off-Road
22
Jun
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Best-Selling Crossover: 2022 Toyota RAV4

The family car is no more, at least it isn’t in the form that we once knew – a four-door sedan. Sure, there are some sedans to be had, but most shoppers prefer utility vehicles, as these are prized for…

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
19
May
2022
Posted in Articles

All About Minivans!

The minivan segment is a shell of its previous glory. In the 1980s, just when the Chrysler Corporation was reviving the segment, customers began moving away from wagons to minivans. By 2000, crossover utility vehicles began to enter the market…