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2016 Crossover Vehicles: Hitting Market Fast

2016 Fiat 500X Trekking Plus

Among the hottest offerings for 2015 is a collection of small and midsize sport utility vehicles. All new in the ever-growing, small-but-tall class are the 2016 Fiat 500X, 2016 Honda HR-V, and 2016 Mazda CX-3. Here’s a run-down of what’s … Continue reading

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All-New Toyota RAV4 Evolves for Consumer Demands

Toyota’s all-new RAV4 marks the fourth-generation of this popular small crossover SUV. The 2013 RAV4 isn’t a radical departure from the original concept, but it now displays a dynamic exterior with its new sleek roofline, bold character lines and streamlined … Continue reading

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Death, Crashes Dropping — Volvo at Top of the Heap

Motor vehicle deaths are declining and property damage insurance claims are being reduced due to advanced safety technology in automotive systems. Volvo’s “City Safety” is a low-speed crash-avoidance technology designed to help the driver avoid hitting a car (or to … Continue reading

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Dodge Journey Gets New Interior, Connect Tech, Drive Dynamics

As in any journey, the path we take is a personal expression of what drives us. The 2011 Dodge Journey allows drivers to express where they’re at in life with a flexible crossover that features two engines, two drives, and … Continue reading

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Nissan Rogue — Fresh Style, More Features for 2011

The always well-presented Nissan Rogue turns out more style for 2011 on the outside and inside. Enhancing this compact Crossover Utility Vehicle’s value for 2011 is a nice list of optional features that have never before been offered on the … Continue reading

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Nissan Murano is Modern Art of CUVs

Car-platform-based Sport Utility Vehicles — called Crossover Utility Vehicles — are as commonplace as teens on cellphones, but it wasn’t always that way. When the Murano debuted in model-year 2003 it was Nissan’s first foray into the CUV segment. The … Continue reading

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Ford Revamped Technology, Design, Powertrains

The 2011 Ford Edge definitely has an “edge” with its bolder, more smoothly flowing exterior character lines, stronger grille presence and new chin spoiler. The hood flows into the A-pillar, displaying the essence of sculpture. The exterior enhancements are matched … Continue reading

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