A blue 2020 Mini Countryman SUV cruises along a wooded road
Crossover & Midsize

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 …

Kia Soul X-Line driving on dirt trail
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Kia Soul Turbo Worth the Extra Cash?

With the Kia Soul Turbo, you get a lot more power. But is paying to have more horsepower in this little hamster SUV worth it? Let’s see what the 2021 Kia Soul Turbo can do compared to rivals like the Mazda CX-30.  How is the 2021 Kia Soul Turbo?  You can get started in the …

2015 Mini Countryman S in the West Village
Trucks & SUVs

Should I Have Bought a 2015 Mini Countryman During a Pandemic?

2020 has forced us to live our lives very differently than we are used to. Some differences have been massive and earthmoving, while others are smaller adaptations we have to keep safe, healthy, and sane. Although I have been an automotive journalist for years, I have lived in NYC for the last seven years, which …

MINI Countryman crossover compact SUV on display at Brussels
Trucks & SUVs

The 2019 Mini Countryman S All4 Is the Last Great Mini

Mini Coopers have been around forever. They are living, breathing legends that we get to watch adapt to our modern world right before our eyes. Although the Mini Countryman has gotten mixed reviews. The Countryman has gone through a few changes already in its short life and has had some trouble deciding exactly what it …

White-and-red-striped 2020 Mini Countryman John Cooper Works driving through a forest
Hybrids & Electrics

The Mini Cooper Is Getting Large and in Charge

Yes, you read that correctly. The Mini Cooper is getting bigger. This seems to be the exact opposite of what’s expected for the classic, tiny SUV. That’s because the Mini Cooper Countryman is just too small.  The Mini Cooper is getting larger  The name Mini could be dropped from the upcoming larger SUV because the …

2018 Mini Cooper S Countryman All4 is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Don’t Let These Reliable Small SUVs Fool You

Large and midsize SUVs have become incredibly popular in recent years. Thanks to its size, a big SUV is perfect for families or anyone who frequently takes long road trips. However, there are also plenty of small SUVs that are so reliable that they shouldn’t be ignored. A small SUV usually seats five passengers, so …

New 2021 Mini Countryman on the open road.
Crossover & Midsize

First Impressions: 2021 Mini Countryman

The Mini Countryman, the largest option in the entire Mini lineup just got a facelift for 2021. When the Countryman was first introduced in 2010, fans were pretty stunned. Practicality was never the main selling point of the Mini but the Countryman was specially made for practical buyers. The Countryman competes with other crossover SUVs …

Forget the Fiat 500X and Go for the Mini Cooper Countryman Instead

You might have already heard, but the Fiat 500X is not a good choice for a subcompact SUV. The best aspects of the 500X are its adorable exterior and upscale cabin, other than that, there isn’t much to this vehicle. The passenger space and cargo room are lacking, even for a subcompact. It also has …