The Dodge Durango is perhaps the crossover most like an old-school SUV in this class: though it can carry a boatload of passengers, it's also equipped with a relatively rugged all-wheel-drive system and has a V-8 option for towing.
The Nissan Pathfinder recently chucked its old SUV bona fides and threw in with the crossover crowd; it's based on the Altima sedan, and has a CVT and a 6-cylinder, plus a 4-cylinder hybrid version.
The Chevy Traverse sizes up nicely against the biggie Pathfinder, and it's just as carlike, with only a big V-6 and an option for all-wheel drive.
Finally, the Ford Flex is the crossover closest in concept to a real station wagon.
It's missing only the faux-wood paneling to complete its Fairlane-alike styling—make your own and save up for the fantastic turbocharged EcoBoost powertrain.
The Honda Pilot is all-new this year, with a smoothed-over form and revamped interior appointments.
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|2016 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings||2016 Chevrolet TraverseBrowse Used Listings||2016 Dodge DurangoBrowse Used Listings||2016 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2016 Nissan PathfinderBrowse Used Listings||2015 Ford FlexBrowse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6|
|Small SUV 2WD||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||N/A||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD||Standard SUV 2WD|
|FWD 4-Door I4 LE (GS)||FWD 4-Door LS w/1SM||2WD 4-Door SXT||2WD 4-Door LX||2WD 4-Door S||4-Door SE FWD|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||CVT w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2016 Chevrolet Traverse||2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2016 Dodge Durango||2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2016 Honda Pilot||2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2016 Nissan Pathfinder||2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2015 Ford Flex|