A white 2021 Fiat 500X Pop with Sport Appearance Package sits on wet pavement overlooking Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida
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Fiat Doing The Unthinkable: Producing Convertible 500X

We’ve seen this movie before and it doesn’t end well. Recent history tells us that in spite of automakers’ best intentions nobody wants a convertible crossover. Well, a few do, but not enough to staunch massive losses in developing these unicorns. So along comes troubled Fiat which decides it’s doing the unthinkable by producing a …

A metallic red 2019 Mazda CX-3 drives on a city street outside a storefront
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Mazda Makes the Lightest Compact SUV on the Market

Mazda offers two SUVs in the subcompact segment. The CX-30 is slightly larger and heavier than the Mazda CX-3. But don’t count out the 2021 Mazda CX-3 just yet. It happens to be the lightest compact SUV available on the market today. Why does that matter? And what impact does the CX-3’s lighter weight have …

A metallic red 2021 Mazda CX-5 is parked next to a gray concrete building
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The 2021 Mazda CX-5 Is the Most Stylish Compact SUV

Consumers looking for a compact SUV have plenty of options to choose from. As auto manufacturers strive to stay competitive in a crowded market segment, the standard features just keep getting better. Each model offers differing capabilities in performance, storage space, predicted reliability, and fuel efficiency. With its stylish design and comfortable interior, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 stands out. The …

Hyundai Venue in Miami with a mural in the background
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5 Cheap 2021 Crossovers That Are Actually Worth Your Time

As the crossover segment grows in the U.S. market, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a great cheap 2021 crossover. Consumers demand more tech, safety features, and fuel-efficient engines than ever before. As a result, manufacturers have to be quite clever as to how they build these tiny crossovers. Today we’ll be looking at five …

A metallic red 2018 Honda CR-V parked on gravel in front of a rusty barn and blue sky
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The 2018 Honda CR-V Is a Reliable 3-Year Old SUV

Shoppers searching for a compact SUV usually start looking at brand-new models on the showroom floor. One, the Honda CR-V, is the perfect option. But if you bought it new, you’d be looking at a sizable price tag.  Consumer Reports agrees the Honda CR-V is a great compact crossover. But maybe you should look into …

A dark-gray metallic Mercedes-Benz GLC luxury crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020, in Brussels, Belgium.
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‘Competent’ 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Gets Burned

When someone or something is considered competent, that’s generally a good thing. But for a luxury automaker, “competent” is a slap in the face. Car and Driver recently called the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC “wholly competent.” Here’s why that’s an insult to this high-end crossover SUV.  The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC is a …

Jeep Cherokee luxury SUV on display at Brussels Expo
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The 2020 Jeep Cherokee Already Has Some Concerning Engine Issues

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee didn’t receive many changes due to the upgrades received in the previous year’s model. The reputation of the Jeep brand seemed to be enough to stay competitive with other compact crossovers in its class. With decent towing capabilities, the Cherokee appeared to be a solid choice for off road enthusiasts.  Unfortunately, many owners …

A dark-red 2016 Hyundai Tucson parked on pavement in front of a dark-gray building
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The 2016 Hyundai Tucson Is a Cheap Used Buy Right Now

Hyundai isn’t one of the top automakers, but it has made major strides over the years. From redesigning beloved vehicles to releasing its first RV, the automaker is trying to prove it’s worthy of attention. Though Hyundai has manufactured plenty of great vehicles, the Tucson is arguably one of its best. According to U.S. News, …

A dark-red 2022 Chevrolet Equinox RS
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2020 vs. 2021 Chevy Equinox: Which Is the Better Buy?

The Chevy Equinox continues to be one of the most popular compact SUVs. It helps that the Equinox gets small updates each year to keep things fresh. But because of delays related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Equinox received only some small changes. That means the refreshed exterior that was supposed to debut for …

A dark-gray 2020 Jeep Renegade Limited is parked on a street outside a light-gray brick building
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Why Is the 2020 Jeep Renegade More Expensive Than the 2020 Compass?

Drive down any highway in America, and you’re sure to pass a crossover SUV. The versatile vehicles provide enough space for families without compromising performance or reliability. The automaker Jeep, known for SUVs and off-roaders, puts its reputation behind the subcompact crossover Renegade and compact crossover Compass. Offering affordability and classic styling, the brand’s products hold …

2017 Kia Soul is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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Don’t Spend Over $20,000 for a Used Kia Soul

The Kia Soul has a pretty good reputation, but some would argue it’s not worth its full MSRP. The base Soul trim has only minimal technology offerings, and the highest trim costs over $27,000. It doesn’t make sense to buy a brand-new Kia Soul when there’s a better one for thousands of dollars cheaper. U.S. …

A 2018 Subaru Forester is on display during the Auto China 2018 at China International Exhibition Center on April 26, 2018, in Beijing, China.
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Move Over, Ford F-350 — This Subaru Is a Storm-Chasing Champ

There’s something alluring about storm chasing, but not everyone’s vehicle is equipped to tackle it. Team Dominator recognized this and began creating custom parts to keep storm chasers safe during their ventures. The group transforms trucks and SUVs into vehicles that look more like military tanks. These storm-chasing trucks have garnered plenty of attention over …

An olive green 2021 Kia Telluride driving down an empty road
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Are Crossovers Girly?

Some men might shy away from certain crossovers because they seem a little girly. Whether we like it or not, there are cars, trucks, or SUV models that seem geared more toward one gender than another. For example, a big black Ram 1500 pickup truck definitely appeals to more masculine energies than a red Mini …

A blue 2020 Mini Countryman SUV cruises along a wooded road
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6 SUVs That Are Actually Great for Your Commute

Commuting to work or school can be hectic. Finding a vehicle that offers comfortable seats, a smooth ride, ample cargo space, and decent fuel economy can make your daily drive less stressful. SUVs are great for families, and they’re gaining popularity among commuters. Many prefer SUVs for their spaciousness, higher driving position, and safety. But …

A dark-red 2021 Kia Sportage crossover SUV drives on a dusty road
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The 2021 Kia Sportage Is Better Than Its Hyundai Cousin

Forget sibling rivalry. Some say the fiercest competitions occur between cousins. And in the auto world, two SUV brand cousins always seem to chase each other up the Consumer Reports ranking chart. For the 2021 model year, the Kia Sportage looks like it may have bested its cousin, the Hyundai Tucson. We’ll detail why the …

Lexus UX 250h compact crossover hybrid SUV on display at Brussels Expo
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The 2021 Lexus UX Is the Safest Standard Version of the SUV Ever

Despite the popularity of luxury cars, some models aren’t actually the best value for the price. Lexus’s vehicles were already more affordable than their rivals but now have several new standard safety features. Even newer models, like the Lexus UX, got some much-needed upgrades. The Lexus UX, the automaker’s debut subcompact SUV, has already proven …

2021 Subaru Forester
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Subaru Models Dominated This 2020 Best Resale Value SUVs List

Subaru has a reputation for durability, safety, and Japanese reliability. Brand loyalists turn to Subarus for generations buying one Subaru after another and often even passing them down to their kids––we’ve all seen those tear-jerking commercials. For 2020, the brand maintains its reputation by dominating Kelly Blue Book’s (KBB) list of 2020 best resale value …