If there is one thing we've learned over the past few years, it's that Americans love their SUVs, and these days, compact offerings seem to be all the rage. To that end, we've gathered up some of our favorite small-ish utility vehicles that hit all the sweet spots, from utility, efficiency, luxury and yes, even sportiness.Subaru CrosstrekThe 2019 Subaru Crosstrek starts at … [Read more...] about Best compact SUVs for the money in 2019
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Volvo has not been shy about its aspiration to electrify its entire lineup within the next few years, and it's taking another step toward that goal with the release of a refreshed SUV and a new line of B-badged mild hybrids.Volvo on Friday unveiled the refreshed 2020 XC90. The XC90 may still feel fresh, but it actually pioneered the current design language seen on all new … [Read more...] about Volvo launches new mild hybrid trims alongside refreshed XC90 SUV
caption The Lexus UX 250h. source Matthew DeBord/BI The 2019 Lexus UX 250h is a new subcompact luxury hybrid. Lexus now offers hybrid versions of three crossovers in different segments, providing alternatives to sedans. The Lexus UX 250h is offbeat, but I liked the small crossover quite a lot. A fuel-economy rating of nearly 40 mpg combined certainly helps. In … [Read more...] about I drove a $42,000 Lexus UX hybrid SUV to see if this offbeat, entry-level crossover is worthy of its luxury nameplate. Here’s the verdict.
The Ford Explorer was instrumental in popularizing the SUV. When it hit the market for the 1991 model year, it followed the lead of the Jeep Cherokee and Chevrolet S-10 Blazer by offering off-road capability and rugged styling with family-friendly utility.Almost 30 years later, the Ford Explorer is a lot different than when it first drove into suburbia's garages, but it still … [Read more...] about 6 generations of Ford Explorers: A history of the groundbreaking SUV
caption Our Honda Civic Type R source Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider The Honda Civic Type R is the fastest and most powerful car the company has ever sold in the US. The Civic Type R debuted in the US market in 2017. Sky high demand saw some dealers mark up the British-built car by as much as $10,000. The Honda Civic Type R is powered by a 306 … [Read more...] about We drove a $36,000 Honda Civic Type R to see if the most powerful Honda ever sold in the US lives up to the hype. Here’s the verdict.