Crossovers

2011 Ford Explorer Hits 100,000 Sales In 2011
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»

2011 Dodge Journey
Play Hide And Seek, Win A 2012 Dodge Journey

When you were a child, did your mother yell at you to get off the couch and go play outside? Dodge is now doing the same thing, only the reward is a whole lot better than a glass of milk and a freshly baked cookie. To promote the 2012 Dodge Journey crossover (which it calls a “search engine...Read More»

Sixth Infiniti JX Concept teaser image
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Week Six Teaser

Last week we brought you teaser images one through five of the upcoming 2013 Infiniti JX luxury crossover concept. This week’s image, a low shot across the JX’s grille and front end, reveals that the JX may carry more of the Infiniti FX family styling than we were originally led to...Read More»

2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet: Most Hated Car Of 2011?

There are a lot of great cars in showrooms these days -- and a lot of losers, too. Now, it seems that auto journos have unofficially dubbed one of those less-memorable rides to be the worst of all: the 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. Even though the CrossCabriolet is fairly new to the...Read More»

2012 Honda Crosstour EX-L
2012 Honda Crosstour Adds Features, Drops Accord Name

Officially called a “crossover SUV” by Honda, the 2012 Honda Crosstour isn’t like anything else on the road today (except the similarly-styled-but-mechanically-different Acura ZDX). Designed to look like a coupe and drive like a car but function like a crossover vehicle, the Honda...Read More»

Fifth Infiniti JX Concept teaser image
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Here's This Week's Tease

Here’s what we know about the 2013 Infiniti JX luxury crossover so far: it will seat seven, which makes it larger than Infiniti’s FX series of crossovers. It’s more conservatively styled (read: less controversial) than the Infiniti FX series, too. Finally, it’s set to make...Read More»

2012 Mazda CX-5
2012 Mazda CX-5 Coming to 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

The Frankfurt Auto Show is still over a month away, but that isn’t stopping Mazda for releasing a beauty shot of its all-new-for 2012 CX-5 crossover. Due to replace the aging, Ford-Escape-based Mazda Tribute, the 2012 Mazda CX-5 will be the first Mazda to take advantage of the new “Kodo...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911
2012 Porsche 911, Fiat, 2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Infiniti JX: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz will build the M-Class Coupe in Alabama. [TheCarConnection] The 2012 Porsche 911 has been caught on video with barely any disguise. [MotorAuthority] Infiniti has released another teaser image of the upcoming 2013 JX Concept. [FamilyCarGuide] Will the 2012 Honda CR-V be best-in-class?...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
Will The 2012 Honda CR-V Be Best-In-Class? #YouTellUs

Honda is set to launch the new 2012 CR-V later this year. Earlier this morning it previewed the new CR-V with an image of a concept. While this concept may look a little too aggressive to be the new CR-V, strip away the large wheels, dark window tint and fender flares, and you have a good look at...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V: Once Again The CUV Leader? #YouTellUs

Earlier this morning, Honda previewed the upcoming 2012 CR-V in concept form. While the aggressive window tint, oversized wheels, and aggressive front skid plate may not make production, the sculpted sheet metal and swept-back headlights will be on the finished product. Honda currently sells nearly...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango Citadel Black & Tan
Which Crossover Is Better: 2011 Dodge Durango or 2011 Ford Explorer? #YouTellUs

With the 2011 Dodge Durango spending the last week in the TCC garage, we can't think of a better #YouTellUs question than pitting the new three-row CUV from Dodge against the completely redesigned 2011 Ford Explorer. Both the Durango and Explorer were aging, and not gracefully, but now each...Read More»

2012 Lincoln MKT
Lincoln Drops Price on 2012 MKT Crossover, Simplifies Ordering

Focusing on its fuel-efficient leaders seems to be Lincoln’s strategy—made all the more evident by its latest announcement to drop the price on the upper-level trim of the 2012 MKT luxury family crossover and simplifying ordering by dropping two-thirds of the combinations. It’s no...Read More»

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