You can—and probably will—spend all month test-driving compact crossovers.
The Honda CR-V is the country’s most popular, and it’s easy to see why.
The CR-V delivers a good driving experience with a roomy, flexible interior.
The Ford Escape is greying at its temples but is still a pleasure to drive and is often discounted.
The Mazda CX-5 is the segment’s sports car in every way but acceleration.
It’s roomier this year, too.
Subaru’s popular Forester offers good off-road ability and tremendous flexibility inside, even if it too is showing its age.
And the Nissan Rogue has emerged as one of the segment’s heavy-weights.
Skip its cramped optional third row, though.
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|22 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||24 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded H-4|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD|
|LE FWD (GS)||S FWD||LX 2WD||Sport FWD||2.5i Manual|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||CVT w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2018 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2018 Ford Escape||2018 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2018 Honda CR-V||2018 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2018 Mazda CX-5||2018 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2018 Subaru Forester|