Honda CR-V Hybrid compact crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Crossover & Midsize

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 …

2019 Nissan Murano
Crossover & Midsize

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport at the Los Angeles Auto Show
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How Reliable Is the Volkswagen Atlas?

Although it’s a newer vehicle, the Volkswagen Atlas isn’t holding up very well to the reliability surveys conducted by Consumer Reports. In fact, it has the lowest overall reliability score possible. But what exactly is the problem — and does the Atlas have any redeeming qualities? Official reliability rating  According to Consumer Reports, the projected …

The 2019 Nissan Murano at AutoMobility LA
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Nissan Murano Have Apple CarPlay?

The Nissan Murano stands out thanks to its stylish exterior styling and comfortable, luxurious interior. As Nissan’s first crossover SUV, it’s one of the oldest models in the midsize SUV segment. But technology-wise, Nissan hasn’t left the Murano back in the early 2000s since the automaker has kept its infotainment and safety features current. If buyers …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains
Crossover & Midsize

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
Crossover & Midsize

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 …

The 2019 Nissan Murano at AutoMobility in LA
Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is the Nissan Murano?

Nissan’s SUVs aren’t the most popular in the segment. Despite being a good car overall, the Nissan Pathfinder can’t keep up with its competition. The redesigned Nissan Armada also failed to make a huge impact on sales. The Nissan Murano remains unchanged for the 2020 model year, though it did get an exterior refresh last …

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. …