Crossover

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Recall Alert
2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Recall Alert

Mitsubishi is recalling certain 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport compact crossover SUVs over concerns about a defective turn signal. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected units at 21. Affected vehicles were manufactured...Read More»

2011 Cadillac SRX
2010-2011 Cadillac SRX: Recall-Alert

General Motors is recalling certain 2010-2011 model year Cadillac SRX crossover vehicles over concerns about a transmission defect that may allow parked vehicles to move. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at...Read More»

2011 Nissan Rogue
2011 Nissan Rogue: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a safety recall on certain 2011 Nissan Rogue compact crossover SUVs because the circuit board on some electric power steering (EPS) control units may have been incorrectly installed. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of...Read More»

2012 Ford Mustang GT
Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: Mustang, Civic, CR-V, Accent, Veloster

Next week, High Gear Media will announce our trio of Best Car To Buy 2012 award winners. Here at TheCarConnection, the field includes 25 eligible cars, crossovers and SUVs--a great field of new vehicles heavy on sedans and hatchbacks, and somewhat lighter on green machines and minivans than in the...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX
2013 Infiniti JX: All-New Seven-Seat, Three-Row Luxury Crossover

Families looking for another alternative in a seven-seat, three-row luxury crossover have a new contender to consider: the 2013 Infiniti JX, which just debuted at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. But what is it about this all-new entry in the competitive luxury crossover segment that family buyers...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
At The L.A. Auto Show, It's SUVs and Sedans--Not Sportscars--That Rule

L.A. is the epicenter of luxury-car sales. But if you're looking for exotic roadsters, super-luxury saloons and hand-built sportscars at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, you'll have to look to find them. For the most part, they're tucked away in a sunken gallery, under the walkway that connects the...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX
2013 Infiniti JX Priced From $41,300

The 2013 Infiniti JX will be priced from $41,300 when it arrives in showrooms next spring. Infiniti released pricing and details on its first seven-seat crossover at the 2011 Los Angeles auto show, promising that the JX would "shake up the status quo" that currently counts the Acura MDX, Audi Q7...Read More»

2012 Nissan Rogue
2012 Nissan Rogue: Around View Monitor Makes Parallel Parking Easier

How often do drivers pass up a parking space because it looks a little too hard to get into? It isn’t only younger drivers that have a problem with parallel parking, either; sometimes we all just need a little help. Nissan has a solution: the Around View Monitor now available in the 2012...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
Redesigned 2012 Honda CR-V To Launch On Schedule

Good news for family buyers waiting for the new 2012 Honda CR-V small crossover SUV: Honda plans to launch the redesigned CR-V on schedule. This comes just a week after Honda warned that supply shortages caused by Thai floods could delay the debut of the popular crossover. As reported in Automotive...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: New Nose, Now MyFord-Touched

Getting ahead of the media frenzy at next week’s 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford has smartly chosen to release photos and details of the 2013 Ford Flex crossover before the show opening. One guess why is the debut of the all-new 2013 Ford Escape small crossover that will grab much of the...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The 2013 Ford Flex will be seen in public for the first time in two weeks at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, but the first photos are out--and if you thought the Flex couldn't get any more edgy, you would be wrong. First and foremost, the 2013 Flex wears a new nose that channels its inner geek...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
2011 Ford Explorer Hits 100,000 Sales In 2011

When Ford introduced the new 2011 Explorer in July 2010, the automaker knew it had a potential sales hit on its hands. What Ford didn’t know was how many customers would quickly take to the completely revised mid-size SUV. The answer is in, and it turns out that over 100,000 Explorers have...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler's Upcoming Product Plan Calls For Less Duplication

In an effort to reduce product overlap and customer confusion, Chrysler will kill off the Dodge Grand Caravan in 2013, leaving the Chrysler Town & Country as it’s sole remaining full-size minivan offering. Big changes are coming to other parts of the Chrysler portfolio as well, as CEO...Read More»

2011 Nissan Murano
2012 Murano and Murano CrossCabriolet Pricing Announced

We have good news and bad news. The good news is that Nissan has just announced pricing for the 2012 edition of the popular Murano crossover. The bad news is that the automaker has also announced pricing for the 2012 Murano CrossCabriolet, which is perhaps the most-hated vehicle on the American...Read More»

The 2012 GMC Terrain SLT. Image: © GM Corp.
2012 GMC Terrain Compact Crossover Debuts Single-Camera Collision Alert System

Families opting for safety technologies that can help prevent front collisions and lane departure warnings often have to pay thousands of dollars for them, either as two separate systems or part of an expensive option package. Now, with the 2012 GMC Terrain compact crossover, for just $295 they can...Read More»

The 2012 GMC Terrain SLT. Image: © GM Corp.
2012 GMC Terrain Debuts Camera-Based Collision Alert

While radar-based collision detection systems aren’t new, General Motors is the first automaker to debut a simpler, more economical camera-based system. The camera will also provide drivers with a lane departure warning system, and it’s now an affordable option on the 2012 GMC Terrain...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Concept Debuts At SoCal Auto Show

Getting a jump on jazzing up interest in the redesigned fourth-generation 2012 Honda CR-V compact crossover SUV, Honda used the Orange County International Auto Show in Anaheim, California as a venue for the world debut of the 2012 Honda CR-V concept. The Japanese automaker says the 2012 CR-V...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Concept Debuts In Anaheim

World debuts for new concept and production models typically happen at premier auto shows, like the North American International Auto Show, the Tokyo Motor Show or even the IAA (more commonly known as the Frankfurt Auto Show). The Orange County International Auto Show, held annually in Anaheim...Read More»

The 2012 Mazda CX-5. Image: Mazda
2012 Mazda CX-5 Crossover Debuts In Frankfurt

It wouldn’t be inaccurate to call the 2012 Mazda CX-5 one of the most important vehicles in the company’s history. It represents the first new Mazda styled in their Kodo design language, and it’s the first new Mazda to be built around the company’s Skyactiv technology, which...Read More»

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