2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited vs 2020 Honda CR-V Touring vs 2020 Mazda CX-5 Signature
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Mazda CX-5 Takes on the Best-Selling Crossovers

Although the line between SUV and crossover has become blurred over time, what isn’t debatable is how popular the latter is. Crossovers like the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are some of the best-selling vehicles in their company’s respective lineups. In fact, Car and Driver reports that in 2019, the CR-V and RAV4 were the …

2020 Subaru Forester
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Can the Subaru Forester Replace Your SUV?

You might think you need an SUV to carry people, or go off-roading, but that’s not necessarily true. Vans like the Mitsubishi Delica can do all that too. However, if you don’t want to deal with a JDM vehicle’s quirks, wagons like the Subaru Forester are an excellent alternative. It’s one of Subaru’s best-selling vehicles, …

Citroen C5 diesel SUV vs gasoline SUV
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Is a Diesel SUV as Fast as a Gasoline One?

There’s an old adage that consumers buy horsepower, but drive torque. And when it comes to torque, it’s tough to beat a diesel SUV. Diesels can tow larger loads and are arguably more durable than gasoline engines—hence the popularity of importing diesel Land Cruisers and Hiluxes. The problem is, that high torque comes at the …

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
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Does the Volkswagen Tiguan Have Apple CarPlay?

The Volkswagen Tiguan is one of the hottest compact crossovers in the segment. It offers spaciousness with an available third-row, good fuel efficiency, and the impressive tech you’d expect from the Volkswagen brand. With all of its available features, does the Volkswagen Tiguan come with Apple CarPlay? Does the Volkswagen Tiguan come with Apple CarPlay? …

Honda CR-V Hybrid compact crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo
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Which Honda CR-V Trim is the Best Value?

Looking for a small SUV? You might be thinking about the Subaru Forester, Mazda CX-5, and the Toyota RAV4, but the Honda CR-V is also a great option to consider. It has four available trims – which one is the best value? Consumer Reports’ recommendation Consumer Reports is one source of well-rounded information ranging from …

Hyundai Kona Hybrid compact crossover suv on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium
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This 2020 Subcompact SUV is the Best Value for Your Money

While there continues to be a need from consumers for the larger-sized SUVs, there has been an increasing number of people downsizing their preferences. The subcompact SUV segment has blossomed with options, offering SUV size, comfort, and fuel economy for those looking for the goldilocks of SUVs. Recently, Kelley Blue Book evaluated the 2020 subcompact …

2019 Subaru Crosstrekdriving on curvy country roads
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Does the Subaru Crosstrek Have Android Auto?

Subaru is known for making great, reliable cars, and the Subaru Crosstrek isn’t an exception. On top of being reliable, the Crosstrek also has a lot of features. Here’s a look inside the Crosstrek at everything that Subaru offers in it.  What comes standard on the Subaru Crosstrek As U.S. News reported, the standard Crosstrek …

A Honda CR-V is seen during the Vienna Car Show press preview at Messe Wien, as part of Vienna Holiday Fair, on January 15, 2020
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The 2020 Honda CR-V Just Took Home Another Award

Honda is well-known for making great cars that anyone can buy. That’s exactly what happened when Honda started making the CR-V, which is now one of the most popular SUVs on the market. And, while Honda continues to improve on the beloved CR-V, it just earned itself yet another award. Kelley Blue Book’s Best Buy …

The 2020 VW Atlas boasts sharp lines and bold exterior color options.
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Does the Volkswagen Atlas Have Android Auto?

The Volkswagen Atlas has three rows and can seat seven, but Car and Driver says it doesn’t have “even a hint of minivan-ness.” While it doesn’t have a luxury feel inside, it is a comfortable SUV to drive. Buyers can choose between a four-cylinder and a V-6 engine, but the Atlas comes standard with a …

2021 Genesis GV80 SUV | Genesis
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What Features Does the Genesis GV80 Offer?

Driving in luxury has never been more exciting. Genesis recently revealed that they will be rolling out its first-ever sport-utility car. The GV80 was officially unveiled to the public a few weeks ago, and drivers are dying to know all of the details about this impressive model. The “V” in the title represents the versatility …

2019 Nissan Murano
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Does the Nissan Murano Have Android Auto?

The 2020 Nissan Murano may not provide an exciting driver experience, according to Car and Driver, but it does have a more luxurious interior and exterior design than most other mid-size crossovers available. But does the Nissan Murano’s upscale environment include Android Auto? Android Auto Google developed the Android Auto vehicle infotainment software to let …

A grey 2020 Mazda CX-9 sparked in near a lush green forest.
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What Feature Come Standard on the Mazda CX-9?

There is a grain of car-buying truth to the old saying, too much of a good thing. When it comes to buying a new model year vehicle, there are sometimes so many options and packages; it can be hard to decipher what comes standard versus what comes with added cost. The Mazda CX-9 has tons …

2020 Buick Enclave | GM
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Does the Buick Enclave Apple CarPlay?

Buick has always strived to be a more luxurious and comfortable brand of vehicle. Upscale features and smooth designs, makes it feel like you’re driving a fancier model than its neighbors in the GM portfolio. In more recent years, Buick is defining itself as the functional, trendy brand, targeting younger generations unable to recognize the …

The 2020 VW Atlas boasts sharp lines and bold exterior color options.
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What Features Come Standard on the Volkswagen Atlas?

If you think that the only thing VW produces is Bugs and VW microbuses, think again. The company has been steadily inserting itself into all types of popular vehicles and enjoying a great deal of success. The company created the VW Atlas to reach the SUV and crossover market. Features that attract drivers to this particular …

A grey 2020 Mazda CX-9 sparked in near a lush green forest.
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Does the Mazda CX-9 Have Android Auto?

Mazda owners love their CX-9, and for good reason. Mazda is known for making great cars that take things like safetyseriously. The Mazda CX-9’s interior features and safety systems is a testament to that. Here’s a look at everything that Mazda offers on the CX-9. The Mazda CX-9’s standard features The centerpiece of the CX-9’s …

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
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Does the Nissan Pathfinder Have Apple CarPlay?

Nissan is known for making great cars that many Americans love. Nissan’s vehicles can compete with the best trucks and SUVs that American automakers have to offer. This is also true with the Nissan Pathfinder, which is Nissan’s mid-size crossover SUV with third-row seats. Here’s everything you need to know about what the Nissan Pathfinder …

2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road
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Does the Subaru Ascent Have Android Auto?

When shopping for a car, there are certain features that consumers look for over others. Sure, safety matters, but what about the sound system? Smooth ride? Yes, please, but only if it has leather seats. Depending on what’s important to you will, a car with high-end technology may be at the top of your list. …

2019 Buick Enclave Avenir
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What Features Come Standard on the Buick Enclave?

Buick is famous for building some of the most luxurious cars on the road. The Enclave, which is Buick’s luxury mid-size crossover SUV, isn’t an exception to that. Here’s a look at all the features that come standard on the 2020 Buick Enclave.  The 2020 Buick Enclave’s powertrain  The 2020 Enclave comes standard with a …

2018 Subaru Ascent is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
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How Reliable Is the Subaru Ascent?

After a lackluster performance by their original crossover effort, the Tribeca, Subaru’s second family crossover was successfully released in 2019. The 2019 Subaru Ascent impressed reviewers as one of the safest models on the market, and the 2020 model has received a solid score of 8 out of 10 from U.S. News for overall performance. Unfortunately, Subaru …

The 2020 VW Atlas boasts sharp lines and bold exterior color options.
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How Safe Is the Volkswagen Atlas?

Safety is a big concern for many drivers, and a bad score may be enough to deter consumers from making a purchase. For the automakers who spend millions developing, testing, and manufacturing a vehicle, one too many bad scores could make for a bad fiscal year. Multiple recalls only add to the fire. So how …

The Ford Edge on display at the Brussels Expo
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What Features Come Standard on the Ford Edge

Research has shown that consumers are turning toward SUVs more and more each time they go out and shop for a new vehicle. The Ford Edge is a popular choice for many people. It’s a bit nicer than many mainstream models out there, offering plenty of advanced features in the standard edition, but the price …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains
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Does the Subaru Forester Have Apple CarPlay?

Subaru redesigned the Forester in 2019, so the 2020 model year is pretty much the same, including Apple CarPlay. There are a few tech and safety upgrades for this year. Now, the standard adaptive cruise control features lane-centering capability, individual tire-pressure monitoring, and a rear-seat reminder to check for the kiddos if you opened the door …

2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road
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How Safe Is the Subaru Ascent?

The 2020 Subaru Ascent SUV offers a third row and seating for 7 or 8 passengers, making it the biggest Subaru yet. It boasts all sorts of cargo/passenger configurations, Subaru’s famous full-time all-wheel-drive, and a full list of the latest technological features, so the Ascent is an obvious choice for families. That means safety is …

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
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Does the Jeep Cherokee Have Android Auto?

One of the aspects Jeep fans appreciate about their beloved brand is the automaker’s ability to improve on its classic design with innovative additions that enhance the vehicle’s functionality. One example is the inclusion of Android Auto. Like its larger, mid-size cousin, the Grand Cherokee, the compact crossover Cherokee also features the latest in technology. …

The Jeep Compass on display at the Brussels Expo
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What Features Come Standard on the Jeep Compass?

Jeep is known for its great off-roading vehicles, particularly the Jeep Wrangler. Even Jeep models that look like traditional SUVs, like the Compass and Grand Cherokee, perform well on uneven pavement. The Jeep Compass was fully redesigned for the 2017 model year, getting some much-needed styling updates. Its engine was also more powerful and got …

2021 Bronco R Prototype Baja 1000 | Ford-001
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Ford Revives “Maverick” Name But What’s It For?

You know about the “baby Bronco,” right? It’s the Bronco-Lite version of Ford’s up and coming body-on-frame Bronco. It will be a crossover based on the Ford Escape as opposed to the Bronco which is based on the Ranger platform. Baby Bronco has been an easy way for us scribes to distinguish between the two …

2019 Chevrolet Traverse High Country
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Does the Chevrolet Traverse Have Android Auto?

There are plenty of reasons why the Chevrolet Traverse remains a popular contender in the mid-size SUV market. The manufacturer offers plenty of top-shelf options, not the least of which is its technology package. In fact, Chevy was among the first automakers to begin including the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay infotainment centers as standard …

2020 Genesis GV80 front
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Here’s What We Think We Know About the Genesis GV70

Hyundai does luxury surprisingly well with its Genesis line of powerful, luxury sedans. Now, the South Korean automaker will be expanding beyond l sedans and into crossover SUVs. By 2021, the Genesis models will include six vehicles instead of the current three. The GV70 is one of these anticipated luxury SUVs, and Hyundai is keeping …

2019 Honda Pilot Elite
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Does the Honda Pilot Have Apple CarPlay?

The 2020 Honda Pilot is the SUV for the modern family, with an impressive list of features. Honda knows that staying in touch is key, so the Pilot is packed with innovations that seamlessly connect you with your world. Honda Pilot is ready for whatever you have planned with plenty of power, versatility, and dynamic …

2019 Honda CR-V
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These Are the SUVs People Keep for the Longest

SUVs have become what consumers in the market want most, offering space, comfort, and performance. And no different than with any other type of vehicle, owners want reliability and dependability above all else. But how do you know which SUVs are reliable and will stay dependable for the years to come? Luckily, the experts are …

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
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What Features Come Standard on the Jeep Cherokee?

Introduced in 1972, the Jeep Cherokee has evolved from its origins as a full-size SUV to its current design as a small crossover SUV. With its approach and departure angles designed for off-roading, the reliable Jeep Cherokee can easily traverse boulders and streams and take you to places that would be impossible for most small crossovers. While …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains
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How Reliable Is the Subaru Forester?

Automaker Subaru is known for its well-designed, safe, and practical vehicles. And with so many awards under its belt, its vehicle lineup is dependable and reliable. But how reliable is the Subaru Forester SUV? Is the Forester worth the investment or not worth the risk? How reliable is the new Subaru Forester? Subaru’s newest 2020 Forester …

2019 Honda Pilot Elite
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What Is Honda’s Smallest and Largest SUV?

Sometimes bigger isn’t always better. Large SUVs don’t always fit in garages, and they cost more, especially at the pump. And because high-end technology is no longer limited to luxury models, even small SUVs come with tons of affordable features. But what if you actually do need the room? Is it worth the upcharge? Honda’s …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains
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Does the Subaru Forester Have Android Auto?

Subaru makes cars that leave their owners very satisfied, and the Forester is one of those cars. And while the Forester may not be as well-known as the Outback is, it’s still a very capable SUV from Subaru. Here’s everything that Subaru offers in the interior of the Forester. The Subaru Forester’s standard features Like …

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk HPE1000
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Yes, You Can Drive a 1000-Hp Jeep Grand Cherokee Daily

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a lot to offer. But while it’s a reliable luxury off-road SUV, with features like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, compared to other Jeeps, it’s lacking that little spark of insanity. True, the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk offers the 707-hp 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V8. But there are Wranglers with 6 wheels, …

The Kia Sportage at the New York International Auto Show
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The Worst Kia Sportage Model Year Had a Catastrophic Problem

When buying a used car, it always pays to do your research. Certain vehicles have had many recalls for potentially life-threatening issues. The most famous of these was the Takata airbag problem, which affected nine million different vehicles from multiple automakers. Even cars with high ratings from critics are not immune to these problems. Most …

2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited
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Does the Jeep Cherokee Have Apple CarPlay?

Do you enjoy bringing your iPhone along on all your adventures and road trips? With the robust connectivity of Apply CarPlay support, you can access many of your favorite apps on the road wherever you go. Most of today’s cars, SUVs, and trucks offer Apple CarPlay connectivity with their vehicle’s onboard infotainment systems. Do the …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains
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How Safe Is the Subaru Forester?

Some consumers prefer to own and buy based on brand loyalty. Others look for vehicles that best fit their lifestyle preferences, including fuel efficiency and seating capacity. For those most concerned about safety, one brand that often comes to mind is Subaru. If safety is a top priority for you, and you want a compact …