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2020 Hyundai Palisade crossover first look: Big SUV doesn't fall far from family tree
2020 Hyundai Palisade crossover first look: Big SUV doesn't fall far from family tree

The 2020 Hyundai Palisade crossover SUV that appeared Wednesday is a new name from the automaker, even if it's not a new idea. The three-row crossover that made its debut at the 2018 LA Auto Show takes over as the full-size family rig from Hyundai for the outgoing Santa Fe XL, which also had three...Read More»

2019 Fiat 500X, 2018 LA Auto Show
2019 Fiat 500X crossover sports new engine, new nose

The 2019 Fiat 500X crossover will get a new smaller, more efficient turbocharged engine when it goes on sale next year. The automaker released details about its bestselling crossover Monday ahead of the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. Powering the small utility vehicle will be a 1.3-liter turbo-4 that...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class to cost $54,695

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class luxury crossover SUV will haul in its mid-size luxury goods with a starting price of $54,695, the brand announced Wednesday. The base price reflects a mandatory $995 destination fee, and the figure will plop buyers behind the wheel of a rear-wheel-drive GLE350. The...Read More»

2019 Mazda CX-5
2019 Mazda CX-5 nets 25 mpg combined with new turbo engine

Crossover buyers looking for a little more oomph have a new candidate to consider. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 ushers in a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine, and its official EPA fuel economy ratings show it will return as high as 25 mpg combined. Front-wheel drive CX-5s with the new engine return 23...Read More»

2019 Nissan Murano, 2018 LA Auto Show
2019 Nissan Murano, Maxima debut with updated look

At the 2018 LA Auto Show Wednesday, updated versions of the Nissan Murano crossover SUV and Nissan Maxima sedan broke cover. The two boast evolutionary styling updates with new LED head- and running lights, revised front and rear bumpers, and new wheel designs. On both, wider availability of active...Read More»

2020 Lincoln Aviator, 2018 LA Auto Show
2020 Lincoln Aviator debuts: Luxury crossover SUV takes flight

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator isn't the first time Ford's luxury brand has distilled its Navigator into something more palatable, but it's a much more thorough effort. At the 2018 LA Auto Show on Wednesday, Lincoln took the wraps off of its new, rear- or all-wheel-drive three-row crossover SUV that's...Read More»

2019 Nissan Rogue Sport
2019 Nissan Rogue Sport adds tech, costs $23,235

The 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport slides into the new model year with a modest price hike to cover its newly standard advanced smartphone compatibility. The crossover starts at $23,235, which includes a $995 destination fee. That price rises from $23,155 for a 2018.5 Rogue Sport, which included a $1,045...Read More»

2019 Honda Passport, 2018 LA Auto Show
2019 Honda Passport debuts: Crossover SUV stamps its docs, returns to market

With its 2019 Passport, Honda is back in the SUV game. The automaker revived the long-forgotten Passport name ahead of the 2018 LA auto show Tuesday as a new crossover SUV that slots between its compact CR-V and its three-row Pilot. The 2019 Honda Passport will hit dealers early next year with a...Read More»

2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque crossover revealed: Not just another cute 'ute

The new 2020 Range Rover Evoque will be more than just a pretty face when it arrives in the U.S. next year. The updated crossover SUV revealed Thursday sports some of the most advanced off-road systems found on a Range Rover, and will offer the latest tech inside from the automaker. So go ahead and...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE first drive review: Bellwether luxury crossover SUV

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class that I rushed through a washed-out road on a steamy October afternoon didn’t seem to mind that when it rains in Central Texas, it pours. For Mercedes-Benz, the GLE has become a beacon of stability. It’s a middle child in a lineup of crossover SUVs...Read More»

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid priced at $35,970 ahead of LA auto show debut

Subaru's first plug-in hybrid has a price tag. The 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid will start at $35,970 (including a $995 destination fee) when it goes on sale. The brand said Monday that the Crosstrek Hybrid will make its formal debut at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show in a week. The powertrain combines...Read More»

2019 Nissan Kicks
2019 Nissan Kicks price punted to $19,535

The 2019 Nissan Kicks will cost $19,535 when it goes on sale soon, which reflects a $570 price bump over last year's price. The 2019 price includes a $995 destination fee and Nissan said Monday that 2019 Juke models should arrive in dealers soon. Nissan's Kicks replaced the Juke earlier this year...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Toyota RAV4 first drive review: Reaching new heights

Traffic on California’s winding, tourist-riddled Highway 1 creeps along on a Tuesday morning in November. I’m in a 2019 Toyota RAV4 and I’m stuck behind a wandering Mustang with Nevada plates, almost certainly a rental, and I watch in vain as its occupants snap photos of the...Read More»

2019 Honda Passport teaser
2019 Honda Passport crossover SUV teased ahead of LA revival

After rumors swirled at the start of 2018 over a reborn Honda Passport, the brand has confirmed the nameplate's revival. Honda teased the forthcoming mid-size crossover SUV on Thursday (#ThrowbackThursday) and announced the model will make its global debut at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. The...Read More»

2019 Mazda CX-5
2019 Mazda CX-5 adds 2.5-liter turbo engine option, new Signature trim level

A new 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine headlines updates to the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The brand's compact crossover also benefits from a new range-topping Signature trim level with softer leather upholstery and real wood trim inside. Mazda announced details for the 2019 CX-5 at the 2018 Seattle...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2019

Some crossover SUVs have more style, others have more features. The scrappy 2019 Subaru Forester climbed to the top of our ratings with its unbeatable blend of everyday practicality and value. It’s our Best Car To Buy 2019 and it’s our first repeat winner, following up on the 2014...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Equinox
NHTSA to probe Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain crossover SUV windshield wipers

The NHTSA has opened a new investigation into the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain's wiper blades. The government agency will probe both vehicles after a previous recall in 2016 addressed wiper failure, Reuters reported Tuesday. If the NHTSA finds new evidence of wiper failure, GM will be forced...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Subaru Forester Sport review update: Crossover plays the name game

The 2019 Subaru Forester Sport is a new name but not a new concept. The last-generation Subaru Forester XT had more power than it needed from a raucous turbo-4 pulled from the WRX four-door sedan that made 250 horsepower and a wall of torque. In the Forester XT, it propelled the crossover to 60 mph...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Tucson
Active safety tech bumps 2019 Hyundai Tucson crossover SUV price to $24,245

The updated 2019 Hyundai Tucson that's arriving in dealers now costs about $700 more than last year's crossover SUV, the automaker said last week. That price hike isn't without merit, however: Active safety features and smartphone integration are newly standard on the refreshed 2019 Tucson. The...Read More»

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