2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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 …

2019 Ford Edge ST
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Ford Edge Have Android Auto?

Anymore, today’s vehicles are becoming connectivity hubs for all things communication, audio, navigation, and infotainment. As you spec out potentially buying the 2020 Ford Edge, you may be wondering what comes standard and what is considered optional tech. If you’re an Android enthusiast, you might be more specifically concerned with the Edge’s Android Auto capability. …

2018 Audi Q5
Crossover & Midsize

The Audi Q5 Plug-In Hybrid Will Cost More than $50,000

Just like Audi’s Avenger car, Audi is determined to break into the American electric and hybrid market. Audi is known for its premium and high quality cars, and its newest hybrid isn’t an exception. The newest Audi hybrid hitting American shores is the Q5 plug-in hybrid, and here’s everything you need to know about it. …

2021 Genesis GV80 SUV | Genesis
Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is the Genesis GV80?

Genesis may not be a well-known car brand, but its parent company is. Genesis is the luxury brand of Hyundai, and its goal is to make Hyundais that are as luxurious as a Lexus or a BMW is. The GV80 is Genesis’s first SUV, and it’ll be coming to the states soon. Here’s how safe …

Crossover & Midsize

All-New Mazda 3 Is Tanking Like We’ve Never Seen

Man, Mazda must be spinning out about the performance of its all-new Mazda 3. Being one of its rock-solid performers for years it looked to continue that feat when an all-new 2019 3. Instead, it sank to its lowest sales numbers in 29 years. That’s practically three decades. Yikes! Now, it’s launching a compact crossover …

2020 Porsche Sport Turismo wagon | Porsche-0
Crossover & Midsize

2020 Porsche Sport Turismo: The Most Perfect Vehicle

Now that they are almost extinct do we conclude station wagons are the perfect vehicle? A wagon can do most anything a pickup or SUV can without the high-riding truck-ness most think they need. Yet, as pickup and SUV sales continue to climb we are almost out of any wagons offered by manufacturers. So, to …

2019 Mazda CX-5
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Mazda CX-5 Have Android Auto?

Many people love their Droid smartphones and take them on the road with them for errands, road trips, and more. Thanks to today’s technology, you can pair the power of Android with your vehicle’s onboard infotainment system for connectivity and functionality that’s just right for you. Android Auto makes the union possible. It allows you …

The Ford Escape at a press conference in Shanghai
Crossover & Midsize

Does the 2020 Ford Escape Look Too Much Like a Car?

The Ford Escape is back for 2020, and fans are ecstatic. It’s fully redesigned and updated in styling and interior quality. While many consumers are welcoming the Escape with open arms, some are citing its striking resemblance to a car. We scoured the conversations and threads online to see just how many folks are talking …

The Nissan Rogue on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Never Buy a Nissan Rogue From This Model Year

The Nissan Rogue is a popular family SUV and one of Nissan’s best-selling vehicles in its arsenal. But popularity doesn’t always mean quality. Is the Nissan Rogue a reliable vehicle, or is it bound to give you heartache? Are all Nissan Rogues created equal, or do certain model years stand out above the rest? Here’s …

The Subaru Forester at the Brussels Motor Show
Crossover & Midsize

The 1 Subaru Forester Year You Should Avoid

Subarus are well-known for their reliability and longevity. In fact, a large number of older cars you see on the road are Subarus. The Subaru Forester has been one of the carmaker’s most popular vehicles since it was first introduced on the Impreza platform. Its robust performance, cargo space, and mechanical stability have made it …

2005 Pontiac Aztek
Crossover & Midsize

The Pontiac Aztek Is Actually Cool Now

It’s been called one of the ugliest cars ever. It failed to meet its sales goals, even after its redesign. And it’s arguably the best example of how badly General Motors understood its customers in the early 2000s. Yes, the Pontiac Aztek has always been an easy target for criticism, a lot of it deserved. …

A red 2020 Subaru Outback driving on the countryside.
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Subaru Outback Have Apple CarPlay?

The Subaru Outback has a long history of safety, reliability, and awards. Now Subaru is adding tech to the list with a completely redesigned interior.  If you’re interested in buying a 2020 Subaru Outback, here are some juicy details that might help make your decision easier. Apple CarPlay If you’re thinking of upgrading to a …

Genesis GV80 front camera demo
Crossover & Midsize

The Genesis GV80 Should Terrify Infiniti

Up until now, we’ve only been able to compare the new Genesis GV80 from a features and design perspective. The mid-size luxury SUV just launched in South Korea, and won’t be coming to North America until later in the year. And it’s just the first in an expanded lineup that Genesis is bringing here. But …

The Jeep Wrangler on display at the Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Do All Jeeps Come With Four-Wheel Drive Standard?

Folks may look at you as if you’ve confessed to high treason when you mention the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo you’re considering is a two-wheel-drive model, as is the Wrangler Sahara you test drove. All Jeeps are four-wheel drive after all, aren’t they? The fact is, Jeep offers its loyal following plenty of options, and …

A 2020 Subaru Outback parked off-roading in a forest.
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Subaru Outback?

It can be difficult to know whether a new vehicle will turn out to be reliable or not. Luckily for us, there are experts whose knowledge can help determine whether a car is worthy of the investment. Automaker Subaru prides itself on safety and reliability, so how reliable is its newest 2020 Subaru Outback? Is …

2020 Kia Telluride driving down paved road
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Kia Telluride Have Android Auto?

While there was a time when drivers didn’t think twice about keeping a stash of CDs or cassette tapes in our cars, those days are long gone. Not only are CDs expensive, they also take up a great deal of space, clutter up the car, and are prone to breaking. These days, many drivers prefer …

2020 Ford Fusion/Mondeo wagon | Ford-0
Crossover & Midsize

Is A Ford Fusion Station Wagon Coming In 2021?

We all lamented the announcement that the last American station wagon will be gone this year. The 2020 Buick TourX was supposed to be the final wagon made as most of the car companies stop making cars. But now this has popped up. Could this be a new 2021 Ford Fusion station wagon? If it …

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek at the Annual Chicago Auto Show
Cars

The Car That Gets in the Most Accidents Might Surprise You

Every year, vehicles of all types get into some sort of fender bender. Whether your car gets a small dent in the body or one side gets crushed, it’s still a scary and frustrating thing to experience. Have you ever wondered, though, whether there’s been a specific type of vehicle that’s more prone than others to get …

A 2020 Subaru Outback parked off-roading in a forest.
Crossover & Midsize

What Features Come Standard on the Subaru Outback?

With the 2020 model year, Subaru rolls out the new sixth generation of the Outback. They did a lot of research when designing the new version, and they found that customers love this wagon pretty much as it is. After all, it is Subaru’s best-selling model. There are some changes on the new model though, …

2020 Land Rover Defender
Crossover & Midsize

Did Land Rover Ruin the New Defender?

Since the new Land Rover Defender was officially revealed, the SUV has generated tons of questions. Considering the legacy of the original Defender, this was something Land Rover couldn’t really afford to screw up. Even though it now owns off-road expert Bowler, the Defender needed to be capable of off-roading right out the gate. Even …

A Hyundai Palisade SUV parked on a grassy hill in the wilderness
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Hyundai Palisade Have Android Auto?

When shopping for a new Hyundai Palisade, there are certain features drivers consider important. Traditionally these features included how many cup holders the vehicle had, interior storage space, safety features, fuel economy, resale value, reliability, and overall purchase price. Android Auto has the distinction of being one of the latest features drivers want when in …

2019 Honda CR-V
Crossover & Midsize

What Features Come Standard on the Honda CR-V?

So, you’re looking hard at the new Honda CR-V, and you’re impressed. But, with all the configurations and trim levels available, it might be hard to sort what version of this fun and sporty SUV is best for you. What comes standard, and what’s considered optional? There is a menu of benchmark basics, and we …

2020 Toyota Highlander driving down the street
Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is the Toyota Highlander?

Automaker Toyota is known today for designing some of the most dependable and technologically-advanced vehicles on the market. The Highlander is one of Toyota’s flagship SUVs, offering space, economy, and Toyota’s expected menagerie of safety and tech features. But how safe is the Toyota Highlander? How the Toyota Highlander performs on safety tests Though it’s too …

2019 Dodge Durango SRT
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Dodge Durango Have Apple CarPlay?

In your quest to find the perfect midsize SUV, you look for a series of must-have options. If you’re a fan of Apple devices or have iPhones in your family, you might be wondering if the 2020 Dodge Durango offers Apple CarPlay. We thought we’d look into the available tech for Durango, in addition to …

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Jeep Cherokee?

The Jeep Cherokee is one of Jeep’s best-selling vehicles on the market. There are a lot of reasons to like the Cherokee, but like anything else, it also has its downsides. Despite Jeep’s good reputation when it comes to reliability, this is an area where the Cherokee doesn’t do great.  What Consumer Reports had to say …

Ford Explorer Hybrid parked in sand
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Ford Explorer?

Although the Ford Explorer has enjoyed a long reign on the American SUV landscape, it’s not been without its share of recalls, complaints, and overall design issues. Unfortunately, with a history that extends back to 1991, encompassing six generations of production, each version holds its own distinct idiosyncrasies. A look at the highs and lows …

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Toyota Highlander Have Android Auto?

The cassette tape has been vanquished, CD players are on the run, and the Infotainment system rules victorious. In other words, you will no longer have to worry about your tapes being eaten by your ancient tape player. All your favorite music is safely stored on your phone.  Tragically, not all new vehicles have Infotainment …

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Toyota Highlander Have Android Auto?

The cassette tape has been vanquished, CD players are on the run, and the Infotainment system rules victorious. In other words, you will no longer have to worry about your tapes being eaten by your ancient tape player. All your favorite music is safely stored on your phone.  Tragically, not all new vehicles have Infotainment …